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    Civil War Defenses of Washington

    District of Columbia

Amphibians

COMMON NAME

LATIN NAME

SALAMANDER, RED, NORTHERN

Pseudotriton ruber

SALAMANDER, REDBACK

Plethodon cinereus

SALAMANDER, TWO-LINED, NORTHERN

Eurycea bislineata bislineata

Did You Know?

map of WDC and Atlantic Coastal Plain and Piedmont Plateau

The Civil War Defenses of Washington exist because of geology and topography. The strategic high ground where the fortifications are located stretches between two considerably different geologic terrains: the Piedmont Plateau to the north and west and the Atlantic Coastal Plain to the east.