Amazing Civil War Bird’s Eye View of Alexandria

I love this. You’ll love this too, I’m sure.

It’s a bird’s eye view of Alexandria from the water in 1863. Thank you Library of Congress!

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1863 view of Alexandria
1863 view of Alexandria

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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.

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  • Mike

    So…where is the Portner brewery? Would the “Pa Reserves” be all the beer-drinking Germans from the Keystone State?