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Fort Wade. View looking west toward the Mississippi River


South view of the fort


North view

Fort Wade's Ammunition Magazine. Site Marker: Destroyed by the Confederates on the morning of May 3, 1863 when Grand Gulf became untenable against Federal army approaching from Port Gibson. The large sections of iron grate are the remains of the town's jail, which were moved into the fort to house the ammunition

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