Sunday, May 15, 2011

Slightly off-topic: 1848 views of Cincinnati

I realize this is not a pure "Civil War" post, but I think this is a neat story, and it may be the only photographs to show what the riverfront area of this city - an important trade stop on the Ohio River and around the 6th largest city in the country at time - looked like. Surely it had changed somewhat by the time 1861 rolled around, but perhaps not terribly much

Cincinnati Enquirer story


One of the views of Cincinnati courtesy of the article linked above

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