District of Columbia
The U.S. Capitol under construction, 1860.

218k



Fort Massachusetts, sally port and soldiers, 1861. The fort was renamed Fort Stevens in 1863.

255k



General view of 96th Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment during drill at Camp Northumberland, with the camp in the background, 1861.

294k



Barricades on Duke Street, Alexandria, Va., erected to protect the Orange and Alexandria Railroad from Confederate cavalry, 1861.

292k



Slave pen of Price, Birch, &Co., Alexandria, Va., August 1863. Photographed by William R. Pywell.

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East front of Arlington Mansion (General Lee's home), with Union soldiers on the lawn, June 28, 1864.

270k



Grand review of Union troops, May 23-24, 1865, looking down Pennsylvania Avenue toward the Capitol. Artwork by James E. Taylor, July 1, 1881.

302k



General view of the city from the south toward the Treasury Building and the White House. Cows are grazing near Tiber Creek.

208k



Smithsonian Institution Building in a field of daisies.

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