"A powerful enclosed work"
Fort Foote was constructedin 1863 atop Rozier's Bluff to strengthen the ring of fortifications that encircled Washington, D.C. Two of the Guns that prtoected Washington are still there along with the remains of the fort's earthworks.
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Fort Foote is named for Andrew Hull Foote. As commander of the Western Gunboat Flotilla that assisted the Union Army at Fort Henry and Fort Donelson and Island no. 10.