Raymond Biswanger Slide Collection
Edgar Allan Poe: 1827
Edgar Allan Poe entered the military in May 1827, enlisting under the name Edgar A. Perry. He was sent to Fort Independence at Boston Harbor.
Fort Independence is also a possible source locale for “The Cask of Amontillado,” a short story of live burial.
Castle Island in Boston Harbor, Fort Independence, Boston, Massachusetts [17 August 1954]