How To: Document Endicott Period Batteries

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How to document Endicott Period gun batteries on a specific fort page.


Create a template and tailor the code below for the specific fort and batteries

  • The template is created on the fort page by placing {{FtStevensEndicott}} on the fort page.
  • The template will appear as a red link on the fort page when the fort page is saved.
  • Click on the red link to bring up the template page for editing
  • Paste the code below into the template page
  • Modify the code for each battery and remove unnecessary lines.
  • Save the template page

The template should now appear at the location of the red link on the fort page.

Sample Code

{{BatteryListHeader|Fort=Fort Stevens|Period=Endicott Period}}
{{BatteryList|Name=Battery Mishler|Number=2|Caliber=10"|Carriage=Disappearing Carriage|Dates=1898-1941|Notes=}}
{{BatteryList|Name=Battery Lewis|Number=2|Caliber=10"|Carriage=Disappearing Carriage|Dates=1897-1920|Notes=}}
{{BatteryList|Name=Battery Walker|Number=2|Caliber=10"|Carriage=Disappearing Carriage|Dates=1897-1920|Notes=}}
{{BatteryList|Name=Battery Clark|Number=8|Caliber=12"|Carriage=Mortar Carriage|Dates=1899-1942|Notes=}}
{{BatteryList|Name=Battery Pratt|Number=2|Caliber=6"|Carriage=Disappearing Carriage|Dates=1898-1943|Notes=}}
{{BatteryList|Name=Battery Freeman|Number=2|Caliber=6"|Carriage=6" Barbette|Dates=1902-1917|Notes=}}
{{BatteryList|Name=Battery Freeman|Number=1|Caliber=3"|Carriage=15-pounder Barbette|Dates=1902-1920|Notes=}}
{{BatteryList|Name=Battery Smur|Number=2|Caliber=3"|Carriage=Masking Pedestal Mount|Dates=1899-1920|Notes=}}
{{BatteryList|Name=Battery Russell|Number=2|Caliber=10"|Carriage=Disappearing Carriage|Dates=1904-1944|Notes=}}
{{BatteryListFooter|Source=[ Coast Defense Study Group]}}
Fort Stevens Endicott Period Battery (edit list)
Click on Battery links below
No. Caliber Type Mount Service Years Battery Cost Notes
Battery Mishler 2 10" Disappearing Carriage 1898-1900-1900-1941 $ 302,014
Battery Lewis 2 10" Disappearing Carriage 1896-1898-1898-1918 $ *
Battery Walker 2 10" Disappearing Carriage 1896-1898-1898-1918 $ *
Battery Clark 8 12" Mortar Carriage 1897-1898-1899-1942 $ 71,547
Battery Pratt 2 6" Disappearing Carriage 1899-1900-1900-1943 $ 59,955
Battery Freeman 1
15-pounder Barbette
6" Barbette
$ 5,398
$ 34,539
Battery Smur 2 3" Masking Pedestal Mount 1899-1900-1900-1920 $ 11,955
Battery Russell 2 10" Disappearing Carriage 1903-1904-1904-1944 $ 125,000
Source: CDSG
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