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A statue erected in the memory of the Confederate soldiers from Alexandria who died during the Civil War. The statue faces south to show its defiance of the North.

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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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