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each of the Fort pages serve as
Additional fire-control towers associated with these defenses were once located at Gibson Island, Bodkins Neck, Black Marsh, 65-foot Hill, and Stony Creek (Orchard Beach).
"With Song and Deed"
Coast Artillery Corps
Third District Command
Satellite Images of Baltimore Harbor
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See also North American Fortifications
Seacoast Forts of Hampton Roads - Chesapeake Bay Harbor Defenses
Potomac River Defenses for Washington D.C.
Harbor Defenses of the Delaware
North Carolina Coastal Defenses - Cape Fear
North Carolina Coastal Defenses - Outer Banks
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