Arlington House

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I've actually been in this cabin. It was neat to think Lincoln Lived there as a child. "My earliest recollection is of the Knob Creek place," Lincoln said of his boyhood home, a log cabin in Kentucky. The farm is now a historic site. American Presidents, American Civil War, American History, Old Pictures, Old Photos, Vintage Pictures, Historical Sites, Historical Photos, Abraham Lincoln Biography

Abraham Lincoln

Abraham Lincoln was the 16th president of the United States. He preserved the Union during the U.S. Civil War and brought about the emancipation of slaves.

LIE: Lincoln and his Dachshund TRUTH: This is a known photoshopped fake. It's a real photo of Lincoln, but someone added the dachshund. He did have a dog, a "mutt", and there are photos of that dog. Dachshund Funny, Dachshund Love, Daschund, Vintage Dachshund, Dachshund Quotes, Dog Love, Puppy Love, Weenie Dogs, Doggies

President Lincoln and his Doxie. The best writer among all presidents (except maybe Jefferson?) Doxy looks quite cozy.

General Gustavus A. DeRussey (third from left) and Staff on Portico of Arlington House - Arlington, VA, May 1864 Confederate States Of America, America Civil War, Us History, American History, American War, American Soldiers, Arlington House, Arlington Virginia, Robert E Lee

Alexander Gardner | Brigadier General Gustavus A. DeRussy and Staff on Steps of Arlington House, Arlington, Virginia | The Met

Inscription: Inscribed in negative on print, recto UL: "No. 215 [reversed]"; inscribed in pencil on print, verso C: "215"; inscribed in pencil on print, verso C [sideways]: "Gardner"; inscribed in pencil on print, verso CR: "XXIV"; inscribed in pencil on print, verso LL: "BY429"; inscribed in pencil on print, verso LR: "5a"

Featuring various actresses in the eighteenth-century period makeup as Maria Cosway: English painter and lover of Thomas Jefferson. Women In History, Art History, Italian Wife, Royal Academy Of Arts, 18th Century Fashion, English Artists, London Art, Art Studies, Woman Painting

Maria Cosway, a self-portrait. 1787. Born in Florence to a wealthy English innkeeper and his Italian wife. (Four siblings were murdered by their nursemaid.) Devout Catholic. Her brother George Hadfield designed Arlington House in Virginia, home of R.E. Lee (National Cemetery). Studied art w/Zoffany, A. Kauffman. Married miniature painter Richard Cosway; close friend of T. Jefferson.

This house was awesome to tour! Arlington House - Robert E. built by George Washington Parke Custis, grandson of George Washington and father-in-law of Robert E. Arlington House, Arlington Virginia, Williamsburg Virginia, Virginia Usa, Colonial Williamsburg, Living In Washington Dc, George Washington, Interesting History, Interesting Facts

Arlington House - Robert E. Lee's home; built by George Washington Parke Custis, grandson of George Washington and father-in-law of Robert E. Lee.

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Morning Room

The Morning Room at Arlington House, the home of Gen. Robert E. Lee, in Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, VA

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Arlington House and the Spoils of War - Victoriana Magazine

The fight over a beloved home—seized by the U.S. government during the Civil War—went on for decades.

James Parks Notable for his prominent burial. He died at Freedman's Village in Arlington, VA. The first graves in Arlington National Cemetery were dug by James Parks, a former Arlington Estate slave. Parks was freed in Us History, History Facts, Black History, Arlington House, Military Honors, National Cemetery, Grave Memorials, African American History, American Civil War

From Former Slaves To Writers, Civilians, Too, Rest At Arlington

Arlington National Cemetery turns 150 years old on Sunday. It's known as the resting place of war heroes, but extraordinary civilians are buried there as well — here are the stories of three of them.

Selina Gray, daughter of Sally and Leonard Norris and a second generation of the Custis slaves at Arlington House. She is largely responsible for the preservation of many of the Arlington House furnishings during the American Civil War. Women In History, Black History, Family History, Arlington House, Arlington Virginia, Robert E Lee, African Diaspora, African American History, Native American

Arlington House, The Robert E. Lee Memorial (U.S. National Park Service)

Arlington House The Robert E Lee Memorial

Drawing from the diary of Robert Knox Sneden of Arlington House, the home of Gen. Robert E. Lee, in Arlington, Virginia. The house was used as the headquarters of Union Gen. Heintzelman from Sept. Arlington House, Arlington Virginia, American Civil War, American History, Robert E Lee, War Image, Interesting History, Old West, Historical Society

Arlington House

Home of Robert E. Lee. Used as headquarters by Samuel P. Heintzelman from 10 September to 8 December 1862. Robert Knox Sneden Diary. (Wikipedia) Virginia Historical Society. Tweet

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Arlington House and the Spoils of War - Victoriana Magazine

The fight over a beloved home—seized by the U.S. government during the Civil War—went on for decades.

Arlington House ~ Arlington National Cemetery ~ Arlington ~ Virginia ~ A bedroom in the Arlington House home of General Robert E. Arlington House, Arlington Virginia, Bedroom Art, One Bedroom, Home Design Diy, House Design, Victorian Bedroom, Victorian Decor, Victorian Style Homes

Arlington House and the Spoils of War - Victoriana Magazine

The fight over a beloved home—seized by the U.S. government during the Civil War—went on for decades.