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    Fort Stevens.  In the summer of 1864 a fast moving Confederate army under the command of Jubal Early sought to take or threaten Washington DC.  Wanting to see a real battle, Abraham Lincoln arrived at Fort Stevens and quickly jumped up onto the parapet of the fort.  A surgeon standing next to Lincoln was wounded by an incoming bullet and Lincoln was brusquely ordered down from the wall.

    Did you Know?  That Fort Stevens is the only Civil War battlefield located within the District of Columbia.

  • Sorry, that's incorrect
    Answer:

    Fort Stevens.  In the summer of 1864 a fast moving Confederate army under the command of Jubal Early sought to take or threaten Washington DC.  Wanting to see a real battle, Abraham Lincoln arrived at Fort Stevens and quickly jumped up onto the parapet of the fort.  A surgeon standing next to Lincoln was wounded by an incoming bullet and Lincoln was brusquely ordered down from the wall.

    Did you Know?  That Fort Stevens is the only Civil War battlefield located within the District of Columbia.

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