"General Beauregard's Camp of Confederate Troops at White Springs, Virginia, Near the Manassas Gap Railroad." From Harper's Weekly. New York, July 13, 1861. 6 3/4 x 13 1/2. Wood engraving.
In the first weeks of the war, Lincoln began assembling a large army in and around Washington. The Confederates placed a good sized force, under the command of General P.G.T. Beauregard, near Arlington both to keep a watch on the Federal troops and to protect the railroads which ran through Manassas Junction about 25 miles southwest of Washington. $40
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