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e. The Fortification Bill passed the United States House of Representatives to-day, appropriating an aggregate of five millions nine hundred and sixty thousand dollars. Among the appropriations were one hundred thousand dollars for Fort Knox, on Penobscot River; one hundred thousand dollars for fort on Hog Island, Portland harbor; seventy-five thousand dollars for Fort Warren, and fifty thousand dollars for For Winthrop, Boston harbor; one hundred thou sand dollars for the fort in New Bedford harbor. The appropriation also included the following for the year 1862: fifty thousand dollars for Fort Knox; fifty thousand dollars for Hog Island Fort; fifty thousand dollars for Fort Winthrop and exterior batteries ; fifty thousand dollars for fort at New Bedford; fifty thousand dollars for Fort Adams, Newport. The Seventy--sixth Regiment New York State Volunteers, under the command of Colonel Green, and two artillery companies, commanded by Captains von Puttakamer and Ellis, left A
H. Wager Halleck , A. M. , Lieut. of Engineers, U. S. Army ., Elements of Military Art and Science; or, Course of Instruction in Strategy, Fortification, Tactis of Battles &c., Embracing the Duties of Staff, Infantry, Cavalry, Artillery and Engineers. Adapted to the Use of Volunteers and Militia., Chapter 7: sea-coast defences..—Brief description of our maritime fortifications, with an Examination of the several Contests that have taken place between ships and forts, including the attack on San Juan d'ulloa, and on St. Jean d'acre (search)
about forty or fifty guns, and Fort Penobscot and batteries, carrying about one hundred and fifty guns. These are only partly built. New Hampshire. Defenses of Portsmouth and the vicinity, about two hundred guns. These works are also only partly built. Massachusetts. Projected works east of Boston, carrying about sixty guns These are not yet commenced. Works for defence of Boston Harbor carry about five hundred guns. These are nearly three-quarters completed. Those of New Bedford harbor carry fifty guns: not yet begun. Rhode Island. Newport harbor,--works carry about five hundred guns, nearly completed. Connecticut. New London harbor, New Haven, and the Connecticut river. The first of these nearly completed ; the two latter not yet begun. New York. The works projected for the defence of New York harbor are estimated to carry about one thousand guns. These works are not yet one-half constructed. Pennsylvania. The works projected for the ;defence
They are additional estimates to those heretofore transmitted to Congress: For fortifications on the Northern frontier, including fortifications at Oswego, Niagara, Buffalo, and Detroit$750,000 Fort Montgomery, at outlet of Lake Champlain, New York150,000 Fort Knox, at Narrows of Penobscot river, Maine159,000 Fort on Hog Island Ledge, Portland harbor, Maine150,000 Fort Warren, Boston harbor, Mass75,000 Fort Winthrop and exterior batteries, Boston harbor100,000 Fort at New Bedford Harbor, Mass150,000 Fort Adams, Newport harbor, R. I.50,000 Fort Schuyler, East river, New York25,000 Fort at Willet's Point, opposite Fort Schuyler, New York250,000 Commencement of casemate at battery on Staten Island, New York100,000 New battery at Fort Hamilton, at the Narrows, New York100,000 Fort at Sandy Hook, entrance to New York harbor, New Jersey300,000 Fort Millin, near Philadelphia, Pennsylvania25,000 Fort Delaware, on Delaware river60,000 New fort, opposite Fort Delaware,