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Dalton-Herbert Houses, 201 North Fairfax Street, Alexandria, Independent City, VA

Dalton-Herbert Houses, 201 North Fairfax Street, Alexandria, Independe...

Survey number: HABS VA-934 Building/structure dates: ca. 1800 Subsequent Work National Register of Historic Places NRIS Number: 66000928

Engine, J.H. Devereux, Alexandria (Andrew J. Russel)

Engine, J.H. Devereux, Alexandria (Andrew J. Russel)

Photograph shows the ornately decorated locomotive J.H. Devereux, of the United States Military Railroad with two crew members on board outside the roundhouse at the Alexandria station. Title from item. Publish... More

Slave pen, Alexandria, VA. (Civil War time)

Slave pen, Alexandria, VA. (Civil War time)

Address: 1315 Duke Street, Alexandria, Virginia.

[Queen Street warehouse, Alexandria, Va.]

[Queen Street warehouse, Alexandria, Va.]

Copyright by S. McMullin, Philadelphia, Pa.

Union Mills, Va. Orange and Alexandria R.R. (Andrew J. Russel)

Union Mills, Va. Orange and Alexandria R.R. (Andrew J. Russel)

No. B1319. Title from item. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

Building stockade, Alexandria, Va. (Andrew J. Russel)

Building stockade, Alexandria, Va. (Andrew J. Russel)

Photograph shows a group of African American men digging a trench in front of the stockade. No. B524. Title from item. Hand written on verso: "Miller, vol. V, p. 91". Original neg. is at National Archive. Gift;... More

Marshall House, Alexandria, Virginia

Marshall House, Alexandria, Virginia

Egbert Guy Fowx (American, born 1821)

Fort Ellsworth, near Alexandria, Va.

Fort Ellsworth, near Alexandria, Va.

No. B542. Title from item. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

Ward in Hospital. Convalescent Camp, Alexandria Virginia

Ward in Hospital. Convalescent Camp, Alexandria Virginia

Formerly attributed to Mathew B. Brady (American, born Ireland, 1823?–1896 New York)

Bridge and block house on Orange and Alexandria R.R. near Bull Run, Va.

Bridge and block house on Orange and Alexandria R.R. near Bull Run, Va...

No. 4795. Title from item. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

New bridge over Potomac River on the Washington, Alexandria and Georgetown Railroad.  Total length 5,104 feet

New bridge over Potomac River on the Washington, Alexandria and George...

Photograph showing a railroad bridge across the Potomac River. Three men are seated at right: S. Seymour, chief engineer, C.B. Morse, constructing engineer, S.S. Post & Co., contractors. Exhibited: "East of th... More

Alexandria, Virginia. Slave pen. (Price, Birch & Co. dealers in slaves)
Building stockade, Alexandria, Va. (Andrew J. Russel)

Building stockade, Alexandria, Va. (Andrew J. Russel)

Title from item. Hand written on mount: image printed in reverse.

Embankment near Union Mills Station, Orange & Alexandria Railroad (Andrew J. Russel)

Embankment near Union Mills Station, Orange & Alexandria Railroad (And...

Photograph showing two men sitting on and close by a fallen tree over Pope's Head Creek in Clifton, Virginia near a destroyed railroad bridge on the Orange and Alexandria Railroad. No. 127. Inscribed on item: T... More

Fairfax Seminary, near Alexandria, Va.. American Civil War 1861-1865.

Fairfax Seminary, near Alexandria, Va.. American Civil War 1861-1865.

Photograph shows a group of soldiers in front of a building on the grounds of the Virginia Theological Seminary in Alexandria, Virginia. Title from item. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

New bridge over Potomac River on the Washington, Alexandria and Georgetown Railroad.  Total length 5,104 feet

New bridge over Potomac River on the Washington, Alexandria and George...

Photograph showing construction on a trestle railroad bridge across the Potomac River. Caption continues: S. Seymour, chief engineer, C.B. Morse, constructing engineer, S.S. Post & Co., contractors. Title from item.

Bird's eye view of machine shops, with east yard of Orange & Alexandria Railroad

Bird's eye view of machine shops, with east yard of Orange & Alexandri...

Photograph shows a railroad yard of the Orange & Alexandria Railroad in Alexandria, Virginia. Photograph taken from the top of the roundhouse. No. 293. Title from item.

Levee at Alexandria, La.

Levee at Alexandria, La.

No. 3120. Title from item. Hand written on verso: "Identifications (sic) available at Naval Historical Foundation". Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

Convalescent camp, near Alexandria, Va. (Andrew J. Russel)

Convalescent camp, near Alexandria, Va. (Andrew J. Russel)

No. B540. National Archives has original negative. Title from item. Hand written on verso: "Miller, vol. 7, p. 287". Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

Sailors on Russian frigate "Osliaba," harbor of Alexandria, Va. (Andrew J. Russel)

Sailors on Russian frigate "Osliaba," harbor of Alexandria, Va. (Andre...

Photograph showing Russian sailors standing on the deck of their ship. No. 210. Inscribed on item: [Gen. Haupt & wife attended a reception given by the admiral]. Title from item.

New bridge over Potomac River on the Washington, Alexandria and Georgetown Railroad.  Total length 5,104 feet

New bridge over Potomac River on the Washington, Alexandria and George...

Photograph showing a trestle railroad bridge across the Potomac River. Caption continues: S. Seymour, chief engineer, C.B. Morse, constructing engineer, S.S. Post & Co., contractors. Title from item.

Slave Pen, Alexandria, Va. - 19th century Virginia.

Slave Pen, Alexandria, Va. - 19th century Virginia.

Exterior, African American woman standing in foreground. Address: 1315 Duke St., Alexandria, Virginia. Stereo, The War for the Union. Photographic History (no. 2300). LC-B811-2300 (half). This record contains ... More

Camp of 44th New York Infantry near Alexandria, Va.

Camp of 44th New York Infantry near Alexandria, Va.

Photograph shows tents in the foreground with King Street in the background. No. B173. Title from item. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

Camp of 44th New York Infantry near Alexandria, Va.

Camp of 44th New York Infantry near Alexandria, Va.

No. B69. Title from item. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

Hunting Creek Bridge, near Alexandria, Va.

Hunting Creek Bridge, near Alexandria, Va.

No. B183. Title from item. Hand written on verso: "Miller, vol. 4, page 325 ( The barracks at Giesboro, Wash., D.C.)" Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

Marshall House, Alexandria, Va. Scene of death of Col. Ellsworth

Marshall House, Alexandria, Va. Scene of death of Col. Ellsworth

No. 1278. Title from item. Mounted with two other photographs with general caption: Marshall House, Alex., Va. & Col. Ellsworth. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

Col. E. E. Ellsworth killed in Alexandria, Va., May 24, 1861

Col. E. E. Ellsworth killed in Alexandria, Va., May 24, 1861

Photograph shows a bust portrait engraving of Col. Ellsworth who was killed at the Marshall House in 1861 after pulling down the Confederate flag. No. 3175. Title from item. Mounted with two other photographs w... More

Marshall House, Alexandria, Va., scene of death of Col. Ellsworth

Marshall House, Alexandria, Va., scene of death of Col. Ellsworth

Photograph shows a group of people in front of the Marshall House at the corner of King and St. Asaph Streets. No. B1087. Title from item. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

Quartermaster's Wharf, Alexandria, Va.

Quartermaster's Wharf, Alexandria, Va.

Photograph shows a group of horses at the wharf. No. B754. Title from item. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

U.S. frigate Pensacola off Alexandria, Virginia

U.S. frigate Pensacola off Alexandria, Virginia

No. B864. Title from item. Mounted with five other photographs. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

Mansion House, Alexandria, Va.

Mansion House, Alexandria, Va.

Photograph shows a group of people gathered in front of a building used as a hospital in the 100 block of North Fairfax Street between King Street and Cameron Street. Title from item.

View on Bull Run, crossing of Orange and Alexandria railroad

View on Bull Run, crossing of Orange and Alexandria railroad

No. B161. Title from item. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

26th New York Infantry at Fort Lyon, near Alexandria, Virginia

26th New York Infantry at Fort Lyon, near Alexandria, Virginia

Formerly attributed to Mathew B. Brady (American, born Ireland, 1823?–1896 New York)

[Troops in formation at Camp of the 44th New York Infantry near Alexandria, Va.]

[Troops in formation at Camp of the 44th New York Infantry near Alexan...

Title devised by Library staff. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

Practice Chapel Virginia Theological Seminary, Alexandria, Va.

Practice Chapel Virginia Theological Seminary, Alexandria, Va.

Photograph shows five men seated on the lawn in front of the chapel. Title from item. Original negative in National Archives Record Group 111: Records of the Office of the Chief Signal Officer, 1860-1985, Serie... More

Fairfax Seminary, near Alexandria, Va.

Fairfax Seminary, near Alexandria, Va.

No. B1143. Title from item. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

View on Pope's Head, near burnt bridge, Orange & Alexandria Railroad

View on Pope's Head, near burnt bridge, Orange & Alexandria Railroad

Photograph showing two locomotives pulling into the Union Mills Station on the Orange and Alexandria Railroad in Clifton, Virginia. Two soldiers stand guard on the bank at right. No. 229. Title from item. Title... More

Mansion House Hospital, Alexandria, Virginia (Andrew J. Russel)

Mansion House Hospital, Alexandria, Virginia (Andrew J. Russel)

No. 1290. Title from item. Hand written on verso: "Miller, vol. 7, pg. 233". Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

Headquarters of convalescent camp, near Alexandria, Va.

Headquarters of convalescent camp, near Alexandria, Va.

No. B1174. Title from item. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

Camp of the 44th New York Infantry near Alexandria, Va.

Camp of the 44th New York Infantry near Alexandria, Va.

Title from item. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

Battery Rodgers

Battery Rodgers

Title from item. Hand written on verso: 15 inch Rodman smooth bore Battery Rodgers, near Alexandria. Hand written on verso: Miller, vol. 5, p. 88. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

View on Bull Run, crossing of Orange and Alexandria railroad

View on Bull Run, crossing of Orange and Alexandria railroad

No. B136. Title from item. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

Confederate Trestle Work on Alexandria Railroad

Confederate Trestle Work on Alexandria Railroad

Andrew Joseph Russell (American, 1830–1902)

Government coal wharf, Alexandria, Va. (Andrew J. Russel)

Government coal wharf, Alexandria, Va. (Andrew J. Russel)

Photograph shows two men on the shore of the Potomac River facing the wharf. No. 123. Title from item.

Soldier's Cemetery, Alexandria, Va. (Andrew J. Russel)

Soldier's Cemetery, Alexandria, Va. (Andrew J. Russel)

No. 4451. Title from item. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

Alexandria, Va.

Alexandria, Va.

Photograph shows bird's-eye view of the city.

Outskirts of Alexandria, Va.

Outskirts of Alexandria, Va.

No. B1216. Title from item. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

View from the breastworks of Fort Sedgwick, called by the rebel soldiers "Fort Hell"

View from the breastworks of Fort Sedgwick, called by the rebel soldie...

Stereograph showing long wooden spikes, chevaux-de-frise, extending from the fortifications of Fort Sedgwick, Petersburg, Virginia.

View on Pope's Head, near burnt bridge, Orange & Alexandria Railroad

View on Pope's Head, near burnt bridge, Orange & Alexandria Railroad

Photograph shows two men sitting on and close by a fallen tree over Pope's Head Creek in Clifton, Virginia near a destroyed railroad bridge on the Orange and Alexandria Railroad.

Battery Rodgers, Potomac River, near Alexandria

Battery Rodgers, Potomac River, near Alexandria

No. 143. Title from item. Hand written on verso: Miller, vol. V, p. 87. Hand written on verso: also BH825-16. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

Convalescent camp near Alexandria, Va.

Convalescent camp near Alexandria, Va.

No. B435. Title from item. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

Slave Pen, Alexandria, Va. - 19th century Virginia.

Slave Pen, Alexandria, Va. - 19th century Virginia.

Interior. Address: 1315 Duke St., Alexandria, Virginia. Full stereo, The War for the Union. Photographic History (No. 2298). This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: V... More

Soldiers' Cemetery, Alexandria, Va. (Andrew J. Russel)

Soldiers' Cemetery, Alexandria, Va. (Andrew J. Russel)

Photograph shows Soldiers' Cemetery which was founded in 1862 and may have been one of the first Civil War cemeteries. No. 187. Title from item. Published in: Russell's Civil War photographs : 116 historic prin... More

Eastern view of round house and depot, Orange & Alexandria Railroad

Eastern view of round house and depot, Orange & Alexandria Railroad

Photograph shows a locomotive moving away from the roundhouse at the Orange & Alexandria railroad yard in Alexandria, Virginia. Telegraph wire insulators on utility pole in foreground. No. 104. Title from item.

Slough Hospital, Alexandria, Virginia

Slough Hospital, Alexandria, Virginia

No. B608. Title from item. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

Freedman's Barracks, Alexandria, Va.

Freedman's Barracks, Alexandria, Va.

Photograph shows a group of freedmen and women standing in front of the barracks. No. B350. Title from item. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

Remains of wreck on the track, ready for transportation to Alexandria.  This train was thrown from the track by the Rebels

Remains of wreck on the track, ready for transportation to Alexandria....

Photograph shows the remains of a train derailed in battle returning to Alexandria by train. Title from item. Published in: Russell's Civil War photographs : 116 historic prints / by Andrew J. Russell ; with a ... More

Convalescent Camp near Alexandria

Convalescent Camp near Alexandria

Formerly attributed to Mathew B. Brady (American, born Ireland, 1823?–1896 New York)

Quartermaster's corrall (i.e. corral), near Alexandria, Va.

Quartermaster's corrall (i.e. corral), near Alexandria, Va.

No. 1291. Title from item. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

Private F. E. Brownell, 11th New York Infantry, "Ellsworth's Avenger"

Private F. E. Brownell, 11th New York Infantry, "Ellsworth's Avenger"

No. 1494. Title from item. Mounted with two other photographs with general caption: Marshall House, Alex., Va., & Col. Ellsworth. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

Quartermaster's Wharf, Alexandria, Va.

Quartermaster's Wharf, Alexandria, Va.

No. B440. Title from item. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

Battery Rodgers, Potomac River, near Alexandria

Battery Rodgers, Potomac River, near Alexandria

No. B469. Title from item. Hand written on verso: 15 inch Rodman. Hand written on verso: Miller, vol. 5, p. 87. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

Hunting Creek, near Alexandria, Virginia

Hunting Creek, near Alexandria, Virginia

Formerly attributed to Mathew B. Brady (American, born Ireland, 1823?–1896 New York)

Camp of 44th New York Infantry near Alexandria, Va.

Camp of 44th New York Infantry near Alexandria, Va.

No. B231. Title from item. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

Ellsworth. Memorial Col. E.E. Ellsworth, the patriot martyr. The Marshall house, Alexandria, Va. Francis E. Brownell, the avenger of Ellsworth.

Ellsworth. Memorial Col. E.E. Ellsworth, the patriot martyr. The Marsh...

Photographs show Colonel Elmer Ellsworth of Field and Staff, 11th New York Infantry Regiment; Marshall House at the corner of King and Pitt Streets, Alexandria, Virginia, the scene of the assassination of Col. ... More

Sanitary Commission Office. Convalescent Camp, Alexandria, Virginia

Sanitary Commission Office. Convalescent Camp, Alexandria, Virginia

Former attributed to Mathew B. Brady (American, born Ireland, 1823?–1896 New York)

Christ's Church, Alexandria, Va.

Christ's Church, Alexandria, Va.

Photograph shows four women conversing outside the church. No. B1213. Title from item. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

Government Bakery, Alexandria, Va. (Andrew J. Russel)

Government Bakery, Alexandria, Va. (Andrew J. Russel)

Photograph shows an aerial view of the facility with Alexandria skyline in the background. No. 220. Title from item.

Fort Ellsworth, Alexandria, Virginia

Fort Ellsworth, Alexandria, Virginia

Formerly attributed to Mathew B. Brady (American, born Ireland, 1823?–1896 New York)

Barracks at Alexandria, Virginia

Barracks at Alexandria, Virginia

Formerly attributed to Mathew B. Brady (American, born Ireland, 1823?–1896 New York)

Camp of 44th New York Infantry near Alexandria, Va.

Camp of 44th New York Infantry near Alexandria, Va.

Photograph shows an aerial view of Alexandria looking East with King Street on the left. No. B172. Title from item. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

U.S. Military Railroad Bridge, Bull Run, Va. Orange and Alexandria R.R.

U.S. Military Railroad Bridge, Bull Run, Va. Orange and Alexandria R.R...

No. B1177. Title from item. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

Convalescent Camp near Alexandria

Convalescent Camp near Alexandria

Formerly attributed to Mathew B. Brady (American, born Ireland, 1823?–1896 New York)

Officers of 14th U.S. Infantry, March, 1862

Officers of 14th U.S. Infantry, March, 1862

No. 973. Title from item. Alternate title from Catalogue of photographic incidents of the war, from the gallery of Alexander Gardner...by Bob Zeller, published by the Center for Civil War Photography, c2003. Gi... More

Marshall House, Alexandria, Virginia / negative by Wm. R. Pywell ; positive by A Gardner.

Marshall House, Alexandria, Virginia / negative by Wm. R. Pywell ; pos...

Photograph showing exterior view of Marshall House and adjoining buildings.

Slave Pen, Alexandria, Virginia

Slave Pen, Alexandria, Virginia

Brady & Co. (American, active 1840s–1880s)

Rebel position near Centreville, Va., at the crossing of the Orange and Alexandria Railway over Bull Run, showing rebel encampment, fortifications, etc. / from a sketch by our special artist Mr. Forbes.  Captain Jonathan S. Slaymaker, of the 2d Iowa regiment ...  Sword presented to Major-General Fremont, "the pathfinder," by the men of the West, manufactured by Tiffany & Co.

Rebel position near Centreville, Va., at the crossing of the Orange an...

Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, 1862 April 12, p. 357.

Slave pen, Alexandria, Virginia / negative by Wm. R. Pywell ; positive by A Gardner.

Slave pen, Alexandria, Virginia / negative by Wm. R. Pywell ; positive...

Photograph showing exterior view of Price, Birch & Co., dealers in slaves. Address: 1315 Duke St., Alexandria, Virginia. Illus. in: Gardner's photographic sketch book of the war / Alexander Gardner. Washington... More

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