Richmond defenses

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Fort Brady, shown here in Infrared, was one of a string of forts surrounding Richmond to protect it from attacks by Union forces. No attacks actually got to Richmond, although a couple of days after the cessation of hostilities, Lincoln went to Richmond to sit in Jefferson Davis’ chair.

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