Battery Kemble (Battery Kimble)

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The battery held two 100-pounder Parrott rifles that protected the bridge approaches from Virginia. The sick from this post were treated at the Fort Sumner Post Hospital.


  • Hannings, Bud, Forts of the United States, (Jefferson, NC: McFarland, 2006).
    pp. 631 View source information 
  • "Washington and Georgetown, D.C.," Indexes to Field Records of Hospitals, 1821-1912, Manuscript Record Group 94, National Archives. View source information