Thursday, December 28, 2006

The Civil War and Newport, R.I.

Ahh, let's return to the original mission of this here blog: Civil War history. On my recent trip to Newport, R.I., I stumbled upon a neat factoid. Newport was the U.S. Naval Academy's headquarters during the war. I snapped a picture of the original site. The building behind the sign was not there during the war. It's an Elks Lodge.

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