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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
Incredible Photograph from the Civil War: Three Men at the Washington Arsenal
An incredible photograph from the Civil War shows three men at the Washington Arsenal. Don't forget to read our guest post by GoDCer Andrew on the explosion that killed 21 at the Arsenal.
View of Washington Arsenal ca 1860, Courtesy of National Defense University
The Washington Arsenal Explosion: A Deadly Day in the Capital
On June 17th, 1864, an explosion rocked the Washington Arsenal in the nation's capital. 19 women and girls were killed in the tragedy, and the victims were commemorated with a monument still standing today. Learn the story of the Washington Arsenal explosion.

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