I found this pic over at Theo’s.



I don’t know where is it, but it certainly shows the challenge that infantry and sappers would have assaulting fortifications in the 19th century.

Craig is our resident expert on fortifications. Perhaps he can weigh in.

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    1. That’s a beautiful looking place.

      BTW, you went in the spam bucket because more than 2 links and Askimet thinks you’re up to no good.

  1. I remember leaving Key West in a boat and watching a big brick building grow out of the Gulf approaching Ft Jefferson.

    Who can forget the first fort in America?
    Castillo de San Marcos, in Saint Augustine, FL

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