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Haunting Images of 1865 Richmond Evacuation Fire

blank 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

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Civil War Mystery Photos: Manchester or Downtown Richmond? 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