Amazing Civil War Bird’s Eye View of Alexandria Tom Faces & Places of Yesterday, Featured Fri Mar 8th, 2013 1 Comment 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! 1863 view of Alexandria Amazon.com Widgets email Tags 1860s, Alexandria VA, The Civil War Mike So…where is the Portner brewery? Would the “Pa Reserves” be all the beer-drinking Germans from the Keystone State?