Fort Gilmer (2)

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Fort Gilmer (2) (1864-1865) - A U.S. Civil War earthworks fort established in 1864 by Confederate forces in Henrico County, Virginia. Named for Major General Jeremy F. Gilmer (Cullum 989), Confederate Chief Engineer. Abandoned in 1865.

Fort Gilmer Marker
Fort Gilmer Earthworks
Fort Gilmer Marker

Fort Gilmer (2) History

The fort was abandoned at 3 am on 3 Apr 1865.

Current Status

Part of Richmond National Battlefield Park, Henrico County, Virginia

Location: Richmond National Battlefield, Henrico County, Virginia.

Maps & Images

Lat: 37.4469482 Long: -77.3798203

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Visited: 29 Mar 2012

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