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Fort Conahey Map:

Assessment of the Principal Earthworks:

The Federal "Fish Hook" Line, Petersburg, VA

 

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Parapet length, relief, width for forts in meters






Gun Position Location Type Azimuth Visible Features Comment
1 Left of sally port Unknown Not built None observed Shown on plan
2 South face Casemate 182 None observed Collapsed
3 South face Casemate 224 None observed Collapsed
4 West face Casemate 310 None observed Collapsed
5 North face Casemate 340 None observed Collapsed
6 North face Barbette 355 Platform 16x13 ft Parapet eroded
7 North face Barbette 355 Platform 17x15 Parapet eroded
8 Northeast face Unknown 25 None observed Shown on plan
9 Northeast face Unknown 25 None observed Shown on plan
10 East face Barbette 70 Platform 14x15 Outline blurred
11 Southeast angle Barbette 160 Platform 14x17 Ramp Disturbed

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