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Washington Artillery (part 2)

Eshleman’s Battery on Willis Hill Unfortunately, due to the major ground leveling associated with the establishment of the Fredericksburg National Cemetery in 1866 atop Willis Hill, at the southern end of Marye’s Heights, all trace of Confederate earthworks located upon … Continue reading

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The Incredible Eye of Alfred Waud

In the time before photography was able to capture action shots, an intrepid group of men sketch “action” for the public. During the Civil War, this group of “Special Artists” included Frank Vizitelli, Alfred Waud, Thomas Nast, Edwin Forbes, WT … Continue reading

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