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Photographs and other information from the Library of Congress and National Archives.
Fort CF Smith
Camp Tennally, 55th NY
The Smithonians Castle was completed in 1851.
The National Mall was used as a pasture.
Interior of Fort Lincoln
Interior of Fort Lincoln.
US Sanitary Commission wagons
The U.S. Sanitary Commission provided support to sick and wounded soldiers during the Civil War. It was directed by Frederick Law Olmsted, better known as the designer of New Yorks Central Park.
The NY 12th assembled at Franklin Square.
Fort Corcoran band
Band at Fort Corcoran
Ford's Theater with guards posted at entrance and crepe draped from windows.
Fort Carrol sketch
As seen from Fort Scott
the 107 USCT at Fort Corcoran.
Mass at Fort Corcoran.
Fort Richardson and camp of 1st Connecticut Heavy Artillery
Fort Richardson and camp of 1st Connecticut Heavy Artillery.
Fort Slocum, General Martin D. Hardin and staff.