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Biloxi Mississippi Vintage Postcards

Fort Massachusetts & Ship Island

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Fort Massachusetts Ship Island Biloxi MS
"Fort Massachusetts, Ship Island, Near Biloxi, Miss."
"Historic Fort Massachusetts was built by the Union Army and Navy during the War between the states. It is fourteen miles directly south of Biloxi. Here on Ship Island, the headquarters for the West Gulf Blockading Squadron for the U.S. Navy was maintained during the War."
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Old Fort Massachusetts
"Old Fort Massachusetts"
"Construction started in 1858, on the western tip of Ship Island, to protect the entance to New Orleans through Rigolets Pass to Lake Pontchartrain. Designed for 48 cannons. Not completed due to the war between the States, during which the fort was occupoied alternately by Federals and Confederates. Later a prison forsome 4000 Confederate soldiers. Abandoned in 1875."

Fort Massachusetts
"Fort Massachusetts"
"...located on Ship Island, 12 miles off the Coast of Mississippi. Construction was started in 1858, but never completed. Abandoned in 1875. Daily excursion trips from Gulfport and Biloxi."
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Fort Massachusetts / Ship Island
"Historic Fort Massachusetts on Ship Island" See full-sized postcard

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