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Confederates burned Richmond, Virginia, their capital, before it fell to Union forces in April 1865.

Fri, 2013-04-19 17:08 -- administrator

Confederates burned Richmond, Virginia, their capital, before it fell to Union forces in April 1865.

Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress

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