Mike Casale says: "Fort Delaware served as a prisoner camp for Confederate POWs during the Civil War. Many of them were from the Battle of Gettysburg. Many of the Confederate officers stayed in the barracks inside the fort." SEPTEMBER 2000
The main gun-line of Batteries Arnold (three 12-inch guns) and Harker (three 10-inch guns).
Tunnel under the parados.
1902 Observation tower and 1874 Magazine.
Casemate for a 3-inch gun of Battery Edwards (foreground).
Battery Krayenbuhl's gun well for a 5-inch gun.
Battery Arnold's gun well for a 12-inch disappearing gun.
Finns Point National Cemetery nearby Fort Mott.
Graves of WWII German POWs held at Fort DuPont in Delaware City.
Graves of over 2000 Confederate POWs held at Fort Delaware.
This battery once had two 6-inch guns.
The support pilings have been exposed to surf and tidal action.