District of Columbia
The U.S. Capitol under construction, 1860.
Fort Massachusetts, sally port and soldiers, 1861. The fort was renamed Fort Stevens
General view of 96th Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment during drill at Camp
Northumberland, with the camp in the background, 1861.
Barricades on Duke Street, Alexandria, Va., erected to protect the Orange and
Alexandria Railroad from Confederate cavalry, 1861.
Slave pen of Price, Birch, &Co., Alexandria, Va., August 1863. Photographed by
William R. Pywell.
East front of Arlington Mansion (General Lee's home), with Union soldiers on the lawn,
June 28, 1864.
Grand review of Union troops, May 23-24, 1865, looking down Pennsylvania Avenue
toward the Capitol. Artwork by James E. Taylor, July 1, 1881.
General view of the city from the south toward the Treasury Building and the White
House. Cows are grazing near Tiber Creek.
Smithsonian Institution Building in a field of daisies.
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