Exhibitions | Upcoming Events | Event Photos | History of Alexandria During the Civil War
Witness to war and reunion, Alexandria's place in Civil War history is truly unique. The Office of Historic Alexandria is commemorating the Civil War Sesquicentennial through special events and exhibits, and by pulling together resources on the history of Alexandria in the CIvil War
Check out the Calendar of Events for the latest information, including Lectures, Dance Classes, Movies, Civil War Sundays, and more. Upcoming events include the following:
The occupation of Alexandria by Union troops forever changed the social, cultural and economic fabric of the old seaport town. For four years Alexandria was an occupied city; enduring the longest military occupation by Union troops of any town during the conflict.
The following historic resources provide some insight into the War and its effect on Alexandria and its inhabitants.
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Historic Alexandria AdministrationLloyd House220 North Washington StreetAlexandria, VA 22314703.746.4554Fax: 703.838.6451Email
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