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about the Jackson Shrine
The National Park Service now maintains Drewry's Bluff and it is part
of the Richmond National Battlefield.
For more information on the Richmond National Battlefield
Richmond National Battlefield
Drewry's Bluff Photo Tour
The capital of the Confederate States or America was
Richmond was not only vulnerable to ground attack but from
naval attack from the James River.
Confederate forces began constructing a fort on
a bluff over looking the James River to
protect their capital. Northern troops referred to the fort as Fort Darling. The fort was at a key location for the
defense of Richmond from naval attack.
Drewry's Bluff (Fort Darling)
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