Fort Foote is the only fort of the "Circle Fort" defenses around Washington, D.C., that remained active after the Civil War. It displays two mounted 15-inch Rodman cannons and is one of the best examples of undisturbed earthworks in the "circle" of forts built in the area.
Washington, DC | During the Civil War, Lincoln and his family resided here from June - November of 1862, 1863 and 1864, and the president would commute daily by horseback or carriage 3 miles from the Soldiers' Home to the White House.
Silver Springs, Maryland | This museum was founded in 1862 to collect "specimens of morbid anatomy . . . together with projectiles and foreign bodies removed" in order to improve the care of the soldiers during the Civil War, and among the most popular anatomical specimens on display are those related to President Abraham Lincoln and Major General Daniel E. Sickles.
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