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Break time at Gaines Mill National Park near Richmond, VA.
Federal artillery pounded Jackson's men.
3rd VA members participating in photography premier at the Chrysler Museum of Arts in Norfolk, VA.
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The citizens of nearby Murphreesboro were for all practical purposes under heavy occupation during the time Fortress Rosecrans was operational from January 1863 to April 1866.  The 50,000 soldiers working here were camped all through and around town, army trains and supply wagons were always coming and going, and there was the ever present sight of cannon overlooking them.  In fact one cannon, possibly one here at Lunette Thomas, was pre-sighted on the town courthouse.  Needless to say it was a very tense time for the local population...
Harriett Dean House (ca. 1850's) - Mrs. Dean purchased this property from Lincoln in 1850.  She was a widower with only one son who lived in St. Louis, Missouri.
Lincoln's Burial Room...the incription above reads "Now He Belongs to the Ages," the famous words uttered by Secretary of War William Stanton on word of Lincoln's death.
Lincoln's Burial Chamber - The resting place of Lincoln's two middle sons Edward and William, both taken at very young ages.
Lincoln's Burial Chamber - The resting place of Mary Todd Lincoln, wife of Abraham.
Lincoln's Burial Chamber - The resting place of Lincoln's favorite son "Tad" who died at age 18 from TB.
Lincoln Burial Chamber - Robert Lincoln was the only Lincoln child to survive childhood.  He is recognized here but is actually buried, as indicated, at Arlington National Cemetery.
Break time at Gaines Mill National Park near Richmond, VA.

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Break time at Gaines Mill National Park near Richmond, VA.
Break time at Gaines Mill National Park near Richmond, VA.

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Photo by: Bob Mislan · See photo in original gallery.

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