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A blog of Nineteenth Century history, focusing, but not exclusively, on the American Civil War seen through the prism of personal accounts, newspaper stories, administrative records and global history.
A thousand tales. A miscellany. A maze of historical tangents.

A Capitol View

A Capitol View
Images of 1861 juxtaposed- Union Square, New York vs. Capitol Square, Richmond

Saturday, April 26, 2014


 149 years ago, actor/espionage agent John Wilkes Booth was trapped and killed not far from Port Royal, Virginia. Ben Swenson at the excellent Abandoned Country tracks down the surprisingly obscure site at the Garrett farm.

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