Remains of the Western Battery in 1860
The Western Battery was built by the British Army. With ample supply of trees from the surrounding area it was made of wood. It had two guns with a blockhouse.
Keywordsfort, artillery, ordnance, fortification, guns, emplacement, Stronghold, western battery, cannonry
Benson John Lossing, ed. Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (vol. 9) (New York, NY: Harper and Brothers, 1912)