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General view of the city of Alexandria, Va., April 15, 1864

Amazing Detailed Landscape of Alexandria in 1864

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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?

General view of the city of Alexandria, Va., April 15, 1864
General view of the city of Alexandria, Va., April 15, 1864

One interesting thing to note … it was taken exactly one year before Lincoln was assassinated.

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Source: Library of Congress

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