Fort Pike Photo Collection

 

Pix #

Date of Pix

Size of Pix

No. of Pix

Kind of image

Negative

1

unknown

5×7

2

B&W Print

none

General P. G. T. Beauregard, a Confederate general. He helped redesign Fort Pike in
the 1850s during a period of remodeling. Beauregard was also an army engineer.

2

Unknown

5×7

1

B&W Print

none

Joseph Gilbert Totten, born in New Haven Connecticut on April 17, 1788. He entered
West Point almost as soon as its doors were open and was commissioned second lieutenant,
Corps of Engineers on July 1, 1805. He was chief engineer of the army for 26 years.
In 1863 he was elevated to the grade of brigadier general, U. S. Army; and following
his sudden death from pneumonia in Washington on April 22, 1864, was posthumously
brevetted major general. He was buried in the Congressional Cemetery.

3

Unknown

5×7

1

B&W Print

none

Guns in a Barbette. A picture of a South Carolina fort that resembles Fort Pike. Fort
Pike would look like this picture if it had the guns pictured here.

4

Unknown

5×7

1

B&W Print

none

Plans of the Officers Quarters. They are on the northwest bastion for Fort Pike.

5

Unknown

8×10

1

B&W Print

none

Plans for the complete Fort Pike complex from Rigolets to Lake Pontchartrain including
the Fort—Shell Road—Hospital.

6

Unknown

8×10

1

B&W Print

none

Plan of Hospital Site at Fort Pike complex.

7

Unknown

8×10

1

B&W Print

none

Birds-eye view of the military Fort Pike from Rigolets to Lake Pontchartrain.

8

Unknown

5×7

1

B&W Print

none

Fort Pike

9

Unknown

5×7

1

B&W Print

none

Fort Pike