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Topic: district of columbia

1751
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[View of Washington looking down Pennsylvania Ave. toward unfinished Capitol. National Hotel on left, no. 1]

[View of Washington looking down Pennsylvania Ave. toward unfinished C...

Drawing shows a woman and child exiting the telegraph office, and the National Hotel, at Pennsylvania and 6th Street, NW, as carriages and people move up and down Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington DC. The view ... more

Front of the White House, Washington

Front of the White House, Washington

Faint sketches of women strolling, upper left.

[Statue of George Washington by Clark Mills]

[Statue of George Washington by Clark Mills]

Drawing shows people in a park-like setting, walking and standing near the statue of George Washington by Clark Mills, located in Washington, DC. Congress commissioned a statue of Lt. Gen. George Washington (17... more

[Map of Alexandria, Virginia]

[Map of Alexandria, Virginia]

Illustrates Alexandria's central position in the defense of Washington, where at least 12 outlying forts surrounded the city. Military camps of various Union officers such as Samuel Peter Heintzelman are indica... more

Fort Brady [i.e. Fort Carroll]

Fort Brady [i.e. Fort Carroll]

Photograph shows mounted guns and ammunition around the perimeter of a fort, possibly interior of Fort Carrol in Giesboro, Washington, D.C. instead of Fort Brady.

Union forts on Maryland shore

Union forts on Maryland shore

Shows the names and configurations of Union fortifications on the Maryland side of the Potomac River in 1862, and in some cases the name of the regiment that built the structure. This appears to be a companion ... more

Fort Carroll, Wash., D.C.

Fort Carroll, Wash., D.C.

Photograph showing guns and ammunition in Fort Carrol, near Giesboro, Washington, D.C.

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