Once again members of the 69th Pa were called to duty at Fort Delaware to guard
unruly rebel prisoners taken in battle. Once again duty was done.
|Union Guards line up for duty at Fort
|The 69th was housed in the old officers
quarters at Fort Delaware for the weekend.
|One of the casements inside the fortress.
|After a weekend of rain and humidity, the
weary 69th soldiers depart from Fort
Delaware on the ferry back to shore
|The main gate to the Fort Delaware
|Long Range Artillery lines the top of the
fort to protect the river approaches to
Philadelphia and Wilmington
|On Guard at the main entrance