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Oct
19
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by 18thVirginia at 7:46 PM
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On my first visit to Richmond many years ago, an administrator for an agency of The Commonwealth offered to give me a tour of the Capitol. When we approached the worn down front marble steps, he said, "And this is where the Yankees walked their horses up the steps."

Although I'd recognize the State Capitol, the other buildings mentioned by those like Mary Chestnt are unfamiliar to me, even though I'm sure they were pointed out to me on various...
Oct
19
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by JPK Huson 1863 at 7:55 AM
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Starting this thread because there seem to be so, so many era photographs of people posed singly and in groups on Lookout Mountain- thankfully drawing me personally into the actual reason behind this place in Civil War History. It's probably an amateur's perspective but tend to learn most when visuals are involved- why you see an awful lot of photographs from me. Plus I just like them.

If anyone comes across a photo of the famous point, would...
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