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The dedication of "Appomattox," a statue dedicated to fallen Confederate soldiers from Alexandria, in May 24, 1889.

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Exhibit Showcases Occupation

Lyceum reveals life in Alexandria during the Civil War.

Throughout the Civil War, Alexandria was an occupied city under the control of the federal government. An exhibit at the Lyceum, Alexandria's history museum, displays what life in the city was like during the that time, as well as, before and after the war.


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