ZZ-ARL008 Fort C.F. Smith

Marker text: FORT C.F. SMITH

Historical Site

Defenses of Washington 1861-1865

Just to the north are the remains of Fort C.F. Smith, a lunette built early in 1863 to command the high ground north of Spout Run and protect the flank of the Arlington Line. It has a perimeter of 368 yards and emplacements for 22 guns.

Erected by Arlington County, Virginia 1965

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