12 Dec 2016


Lost Capitol Hill: Ulric Dahlgren’s Leg

Today we will look at something that was lost not once, but twice: once on the battlefield, and again in the many renovations and rebuildings at the Washington Navy Yard. In the aftermath of the Battle of Gettysburg, Captain Ulrich Dahlgren (pic) of the United States Army was patrolling Hagerstown, MD, when he was struck […]

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