Happy Saturday GoDCers! We are digging through old maps to post next week, and we uncovered some great old Civil War maps in the Boston Public Library archives, including this one of the rebel fortifications just west of D.C.

[Click here for larger, high-quality version.]
Civil War map of Confederate fortifications outside Washington
Civil War map of Confederate fortifications outside Washington

You can see the original here.

Tom founded Ghosts of DC on January 4th, 2012 as a blog to uncover the lost and untold history of Washington, D.C. He has lived in the city for over a decade and loves exploring every corner of the District.