Hie thee to the street corner

That is, if you wish to commemorate the Battle of Fort Sanders during these Sesquicentennial years of the war.

Supposedly, near the intersection of Seventeenth Street and Laurel Avenue is where the fort’s pivotal northwest bastion was sited, until neglect, the elements and rampant development erased the whole shebang. At least they named the consuming neighborhood Fort Sanders.

About Dick Stanley

Retired Texas daily newspaperman
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