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(3-05) Battery #4: Enlarge Fort Hill Drive, north of Mary Harwood house. One 10-inch Columbiad and a 7-inch Brooke Rifle

  

(3-05) Battery #8, Railroad Battery: Enlarge Located on the hill in the background. A rifled 18-pdr, "Whistling Dick" was positioned at Battery #8. View from the site of the wartime railroad station on Depot St., just west of Washington.

      

(3-05) Battery #12: Enlarge Intersection of Washington St. and Bowmar Ave. The battery was located near the brick building in the background. Positioned here were three 32-pdr rifles, one 10-inch Columbiad, and until May 22, 1863 the Widow Blakely, which is now located at  Louisiana Circle

 

(3-05) Whig Office Battery: Enlarge Intersection of Washington and China. The Whig Office Battery was located between the 8-inch Dalhgren and the river. In the background is the Yazoo River diversion canal, which flows in the old bed of the Mississippi River

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