"Mapping the Civil War in Arlington" encourages local historians, teachers, and students to rediscover their heritage. From the start of the Civil War in 1861, Arlington was at the epicenter of the conflict. But only recently has the public had online access to newspaper accounts, illustrations, photographs, books, and diaries, that focus on Arlington's role during the Civil War.

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Registers of the First and Second Regiments of the New York Artillery, in the War of the Rebellion

2nd New York Artillery Roster

Roster of troops serving in the 2nd Regiment New York Artillery

Soldiers of Gen Augurs Brigade waiting for the cars to take them to Uptons Hill, Va. their old camp


Four full-length soldiers in foreground, sketchy images of soldiers in background, including a drummer. Many have sacks and boxes, pillaged from…

Long Bridge


Photograph shows the Long Bridge across the Potomac River from the Virginia shore.