Building the FortOn the evening of May 13, 1861, U.S. General Benjamin E. Butler's troops occupied Federal Hill and brought their guns to bear on Baltimore. For the next four years the hill, garrisoned by 10 different regiments, served as a strategic Union strong point to control the pro-Southern elements of Baltimore's population.
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|Series||This marker is part of the Maryland Civil War Trails series|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Monday, September 15th, 2014 at 3:01am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18S E 361297 N 4349115|
|Decimal Degrees||39.28030000, -76.60811667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 39° 16.818', W 76° 36.487'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||39° 16' 49.08" N, 76° 36' 29.22" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Area Code(s)||410, 301|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 301-433 Key Hwy, Baltimore MD 21230, US|
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