Fort McHenry.

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  • Historic sites,
  • Military bases,
  • National monuments

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Other titlesTo amend act providing for restoration of Fort McHenry
SeriesH.rp.1843
The Physical Object
FormatElectronic resource
Pagination2 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16177700M

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On the morning of Auga sergeant and 15 enlisted men of the Medical Department arrived at Fort McHenry and unfurled the American flag on the remains of the historic old star fort.

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