Craven County Digital History Exhibit

New Bern, Interior view of Fort Totten

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Title: New Bern, Interior view of Fort Totten.

Creator: Reed, William Garrison

Subject: New Bern (N.C.)
                Fort Totten (New Bern, N.C.)

Description: Reed described this photograph as follows: "This fort was several acres in extent, and was located so as to command the approaches to New Berne by both the Trent and Neuse Roads. A prominent feature of the fort was a traverse twenty-five to thirty feet high, formed by two rows of hewn logs, fifteen to twenty feet apart, the space filled with earth. The trees across the centre of the picture cover the mound of earth, all that is left."

Date: October 1884

Type: Image

Format: 7-13/16x6 inches (199x150 mm)

Identifier: XXV.24

Source: Donated by William Garrison Reed, 1926.

Relation: One image from a collection of 48 images in a photo album.

Coverage: New Bern (N.C.)

Rights: Permission to use this photograph must be obtained from the New Bern-Craven County Public Library, 400 Johnson Street, New Bern, NC 28560. Must cite as: William Garrison Reed Photo Album, New Bern-Craven County Public Library.

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Images scanned and text prepared by Victor T. Jones, Jr.

This page last edited on 21 Aug 18.

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