Mr. Lincoln's Forts
— Defenses of Washington, 1861-1865 —Fort C.F. Smith was constructed in 1863 on farmland appropriated from William Jewell. The fort was named in honor of Gen. Charles Ferguson Smith, who was instrumental in the Union victory at Fort Donelson, Tennessee in 1862. The fortification was constructed to extend the line of forts to the Potomac River and to command a tributary ravine not covered by Fort Strong.
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18S E 318694 N 4307859|
|Decimal Degrees||38.90091667, -77.09078333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 38° 54.055', W 77° 5.447'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||38° 54' 3.30" N, 77° 5' 26.82" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Area Code(s)||202, 703|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 2501-2525 24th St N, Arlington VA 22207, US|
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