April 1865. "Fallen Richmond -- Custom House (left) and Virginia State Capitol; rubble in street." Wet plate glass negative.

Shorpy Historical Photo Archive :: April "Fallen Richmond -- Custom House (left) and Virginia State Capitol;

photo of Richmond, Virginia Ruins of Richmond & Petersburg Railroad bridge. It was made in 1865 by Gardner, Alexander, 1821-1882.

See the genealogy of the family and find images of [Richmond, Va. Ruins of Richmond & Petersburg Railroad. at AncientFaces. Ruins of Richmond & Petersburg Railroad. images and more past images and genealogy at AncientFaces.

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My Grandmother would walk us to Carytown (Richmond), Virginia to ride the horse (mechanical) at Standard Drug Store in the early

A view of the burned district of Richmond, Virginia, and the Capitol across the Canal Basin, in 1865. The city was assaulted by Union forces for more than nine months during the Siege of Petersburg, after which Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee's army abandoned the battered city in April, 1865. (LOC) #

A view of the burned district of Richmond, Virginia, and the Capitol across the Canal Basin, in 1865. The city was assaulted by Union forces for more than nine months during the Siege of Petersburg, after which Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee's army abandoned the battered city in April, 1865. (LOC) #

The ruins of Richmond, Virginia, 1865 [1967x1599]

Richmond, April Partial view of the burned district. From photographs of the main Eastern theater of war and fallen Richmond compiled by Hirst Milhollen and Donald Mugridge. Shorpy Historical Photo Archive :: Richmond in Ruins: 1865

Onlookers gather to watch the flood waters of the James River near the south end of of the Lee Bridge in Richmond. The James River peaked at 28.6 ft in Richmond from Hurricane Camille. 8/21/1969. No. 69-2051, Virginia Governor's Negative Collection, Library of Virginia.

Onlookers gather to watch the flood waters of the James River near the south end of of the Lee Bridge in Richmond. The James River peaked at ft in Richmond from Hurricane Camille. Virginia Governor's Negative Collection, Library of Virginia.

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