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Fort Lafayette, in New York Harbor, Where Political Prisoners Are Confined

View of Fort Lafayette, in NY Harbor, a black-and-white illustration from Harper's Weekly magazine.

Caption: Fort Lafayette, in New York Harbor, Where Political Prisoners Are Confined. View taken from Fort Hamilton. See page 571 [for related story].

Source: Illustration from Harper's Weekly, September 7, 1861, page 568.

Note: An illustration of Fort Lafayette also appeared in New York Illustrated News, September 2, 1861.

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Last Updated: August 7, 2012