Alfred A. Knopf
A new capital for a reunited nationIts location was the result of compromise; its topography was primarily lowlands that yielded swamps, poor drainage, and insects. It was uncomfortably hot and humid in the summer. It was our nation's capital. But the Civil....
"Freedom Rising: Washington in the Civil War,"
Civil War Book Review: Vol. 7
, Article 16.
Available at: https://digitalcommons.lsu.edu/cwbr/vol7/iss2/16