BLOCKHOUSE & BATTERY A HISTORY OF FORT EDGECOMB BY JOSHUA M. SMITH

BLOCKHOUSE & BATTERY
BLOCKHOUSE & BATTERY
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This bicentennial history of Fort Edgecomb examines the military reasons for fortifying Maine's coastline in the early 1800's, the political ramifications of that fortifications program, and the lives of the men and women who manned these posts through the war of 1812. Based on extenssive primary research that has brought to light forgotten documents, this book places Fort Edgecomb within a national historic context that reveals aspects of the fort's social and military significance. Paperback 122 Pages