a national monument in Dry Tortugas, Fla.: a federal prison 1863–73; now a marine museum.
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How to use Fort Jefferson in a sentence
He lingered in great pain at Fort Jefferson until the 11th of December following when death relieved him from his sufferings.Sages and Heroes of the American Revolution | L. Carroll Judson
Disguised as Indians, feathered and painted, he and a few others left Fort Jefferson.The Conquest | Eva Emery Dye
November the fourth, in the year ninety-one, We had a sore engagement near to Fort Jefferson!Lewis Rand | Mary Johnston
By seven in the evening, the fugitives reached Fort Jefferson, a distance of twenty-nine miles.
Fort Jefferson was established on the Mississippi river to guard the mouth of the Ohio.The American Revolution | John Fiske