Don’t you just love these old Civil War photographs? This one is amazing, and it’s even more impressive if you click on it for the larger version. Can you see anything recognizable?
One interesting thing to note … it was taken exactly one year before Lincoln was assassinated.
Source: Library of Congress
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. He lives in Columbia Heights with Mrs. Ghost and Ghost Dog. On September 3rd, 2013, the second site launched as Ghosts of Baltimore.