Sketch of the Defenses of Pittsburg (sic) made by order of Captain Craighill, Corps of Engrs., USA, July 20th, 1863... - NARA - 305785 (cropped, showing Fort Black).jpg|
Fort Black is marked "Fort" in this map.
Fort Black (also known as Fort Squirrel Hill and Fort Chess) was a fort built in Greenfield (then part of Squirrel Hill) in 1863, during the times of the Civil War. It was located on Bigelow Street (formerly Squirrel Hill Road) between Parade and Shields streets, and had cannons facing the Point, and trenches to protect soldiers.
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