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DC Heritage Tourism Coalition: Civil War theme tour
http://www.dcheritage.org/information2551/information.htm?area=2536

Kathleen W. Dorman, “Interruptions and Embarrassments’: The Smithsonian Institution during the Civil War” [The Joseph Henry Papers Project]
http://www.si.edu/archives/ihd/jhp/Civilwar.htm

Mary Henry: Eyewitness to the Civil War in the City of Washington
http://www.si.edu/archives/documents/mary.htm

Washington During the Civil War: The Diary of Horatio Nelson Taft, 1861-1865
http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/tafthtml/tafthome.html


Printed Materials

Block, Eugene B. Above the Civil War: The Story of Thaddeus Lowe, Balloonist, Inventor, Railway Builder. Berkeley, Calif.: Howell-North Books, 1966.

Leech, Margaret. Reveille in Washington 1860–1865. New York: Garden City Publishing Company, 1941.

Miller, David W. Second Only to Grant: Quartermaster General Montgomery C. Meigs. Shippensburg, Pa.: White Maine Publishing Company, 2000.

Moyer, Albert E. Joseph Henry: The Rise of an American Scientist. Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1997.

Reed, Robert. Old Washington, D.C. in Early Photographs 1846–1932. New York: Dover Publications, 1980.


Manuscripts

Henry, Mary. Diary, 1858–1868. Smithsonian Institution Archives.

Henry, Joseph. Papers. Smithsonian Institution Archives

 

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