Small batteries called redoubts were constructed during the Civil War as part of the outer defensive lines that encircled Washington, D.C. Late in the war, the one in front of you was built here on Freedom Hill (according to tradition, named for o…
We are building the largest online collection of historical markers, along with other markers that
represent significant events, people, places, and more, but we can't do it without your help. Become
a member and you'll be able to add historical markers, post comments, save favorites, check in, and
Subscribe To Our Newsletter
Keep up with everything we do — We'll deliver our newsletter to your inbox each week.