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Richmond, Virginia

Touring the Capital of the Confederacy

As capital of the Confederate States, Richmond became a military target of the Federal Army. It was the seat of Jefferson Davis's administration and also the site of Confederate hospitals, factories, and prisons.

Richmond is has a number of fascinating Civil War sites. If you get a chance to visit Richmond, don't miss Chimborazo Park, the Confederate White House, Tredegar Iron Works, Belle Isle, and Hollywood Cemetery.

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chimborazo tour museum drewry bluff laughing
Chimborazo Park The Museum of the Confederacy Drewry's Bluff Lunch break
tredegar james river Richmond skyline millwheel
Museum and Tredegar Iron Works The James River at Belle Isle Richmond today Tredegar Iron Works
watchdog statue monument to stuart cross and view jeff davis statue
Lecture at Hollywood Cemetery Grave of Jeb Stuart The James from Hollywood Cemetery Statue of Jefferson Davis

Frank and Linda

Copyright 2001-2005. Photos taken by Linda Walcroft except for the picture at left of Linda and Frank which was taken by E. B. Vandiver III.


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