Civil War Reconnaissance Map of Arlington

Here is an old Civil War map of Arlington. This map was for reconnaissance, done by Benjamin Church. The orientation is a little different with north being down and to the right. Click on it for a larger version to study it.

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1861 Civil War map of Virginia
1861 Civil War map of Virginia

Source: Library of Congress

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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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