Tag: Washington Arsenal

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Washington, D.C. Park of Wiard guns at the Arsenal; H.L. Stuart, Nathaniel P. Willis, and Gen. Daniel E. Sickles at right

Amazing Civil War Photograph of the Arsenal

This is an incredible photograph from the Civil War, showing three men at the Washington Arsenal. By the way, don’t forget to read our guest post by GoDCer Andrew on the explosion that killed 21 at the Arsenal. Source: Library

View of Washington Arsenal ca 1860, Courtesy of National Defense University

Twenty-One Killed in Explosion at Washington Arsenal

This is a first guest post by new GoDC contributor Andrea Pawley, a resident of  Washington, D.C. history. Much of this post is based on Washington Arsenal Explosion: Civil War Disaster in the Capital by Brian Bergin, edited by Erin

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