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Battleground National Cemetery August 1865

Courtesy Library of Congress

150th Anniversary of the Battle of Fort Stevens

Battleground National Cemetery Memorial Program

Sunday, July 13,2014

2:00 P.M. until 4:00 P.M.

Honoring the 38 Soldiers interred on the grounds and others who made the ultimate sacrifice in the Civil War.

Location:

6625 Georgia Avenue, NW

Washington, D.C. 20012

Did You Know?

Denis Hart Mahan

The design for the Defenses of Washington was based on a textbook published in 1836 called A TREATISE ON FIELD FORTIFICATIONS, by Dennis Hart Mahan. Mahan was a professor of civil and military engineering at West Point.