Fort Brady - Richmond National Battlefield Park - Richmond, Virginia
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member gparkes
N 37° 23.519 W 077° 21.649
18S E 291011 N 4140973
Fort Brady was constructed after the capture of Fort Harrison on September 29, 1864 by Federal troops.
Waymark Code: WM97BH
Location: Virginia, United States
Date Posted: 07/08/2010
Published By:Groundspeak Premium Member Turtle3863
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An interpretive marker on site reads:

Union Defensive Lines

Fort Brady to Fort Burnham

After capturing Fort Harison on September 29, 1864, Federal troops built a 2 1/2-mile line of fortifications connecting the Union position from Fort Harrison (later renamed Fort Burnham) to Fort Brady here on the James River.

Once the fortifications were completed, Union soldiers, including United States Colored Troops shown in this 1865 photograph, occupied these earthworks until the end of the war.

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