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The Royal Engineers in Halifax

Fort Ogilvie, Halifax

Piers note: No. 230. Ogilvie, Fort: Escarp and Ditch of the eastern front, with the main salient angle to left; 1879(?). Looking North from crest of glacis. On ramparts are embrasures for three 9-inch R.M.L. Guns; also Flagstaff. George's Island to extreme right distance. Height of escarp about 13 feet. Soldier of 97th Regiment holding rod.

Date.: ca. 1879

Reference: Royal Engineers Nova Scotia Archives number 6934 (Piers 230) / negative N-1487

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