Martyrs, Mayhem & Martial Law: Life in Civil War Alexandria
The history of Alexandria, Va., during the Civil War (1861-65). Included: the Union occupation of the city, which lasted for most of the war; the changes that the war wrought; and the experiences of African-Americans during those years.
Connect with WETA
Sign Up for WETA Highlights
WETA Around Town
Get the latest reviews and recommendations from our team of noted local art, theater and film critics.