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Fort Wead


Fort Wead Layout (PDF)

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  1. Interpretive Signage
  2. Trails

About Fort Wead

Fort Wead was constructed in June of 1864 and named after Colonel Frederick Wead of the 98th New York who was killed in action at Cold Harbor. The fort was built in the rear of the main Union defensive line to prevent Confederate forces from advancing in the event the main lines were captured.

See the Park Layout (PDF)

Park Amenities

  • Interpretive Signage
  • Walking Trail (0.1 mile)

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