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Mississippi Barrier Reef Island Fort Was Used By Both Sides In Civil War

Mississippi Barrier Reef Island Fort Was Used By Both Sides In Civil War

Twelve miles and a one-hour ferry ride away from the beaches of Gulfport and Biloxi lies a small island with a landmark from Civil War history well known by Mississippi Coast locals. You may know it better as Ship Island, a popular spot to enjoy warm sandy beaches and view Fort Massachusetts, a brick fortification constructed around Civil War times for coastal defense. The fort is located along...

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