A friend shared the following movie short by Ken Hendricksen with me and I felt compelled to share it with our readers. Published on Jan 20, 2013, the movie short is a compilation of photographs illustrating the extent of the destruction of Richmond caused by the 1865 evacuation fire.
The images are nothing
So I found the Civil War photo shown above in the Library of Congress archives. It is labeled as being a photo of: "Ruins of a paper mill with water-wheel "with a summary of "Photograph of the main eastern theater of war, fallen Richmond, April-June 1865." Further down in the description
I don't know about you, but I think I prefer the Mayo Bridge thank you very much.
I wouldn't be enthusiastic about trying to cross this James River pontoon bridge with a team of horses and a heavy load on a rough day.
I wonder how much the toll was from the