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Earthworks Commanding the Approaches to Alexandria – Gun Practice

Black-and-white illustration from New York Illustrated News of soldiers marching in front of the earthworks outside Alexandria.

Caption: Earthworks Commanding the Approaches to Alexandria – Gun Practice. Sketched by our special artist.

Source: Illustration from New York Illustrated News, July 29, 1861, page 195.

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