Do You Recognize Washington During the Civil War?

Check out this cool photo of the city back in 1861. Click on it for a larger version.

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Washington during the Civil War
Washington during the Civil War

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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  • Jessica Ferrer

    Yes, I do!