Battle of Fort Stevens

About This Place

The Battle of Fort Stevens took place in the District of Columbia on July 11 - 12, 1864. Confederate Lieutenant General Jubal Early's plan to invade the nation's capital was thwarted when Union reinforcements arrived in time to defend Fort Stevens.

Location

State DC
Latitude 38.96354
Longitude -77.0296

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