L'Ouverture Hospital - The Civil War Hospital for African Americans

In the first days of the Civil War, Alexandria, Virginia, was almost immediately seized by Union troops without a...

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1909 Postcard of Gibson and Timberman's Drug Store — Alexandria, VA

This building still exists at 824 King Street although you might never notice it or recognize it. My office was in...

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