The Arsenal ablaze in the distance…

Posted on April 18, 2011 by

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This is what Strother sketched from somewhere around Bolivar Heights, for 9:30 p.m., April 18, 1861… noting that the time was earlier than some affix to the event…

The march of the Virginians on Harper's Ferry, 9:30 p.m., April 18, 1861, D.H. Strother.

View from Bolivar Heights, afternoon of April 18, 2011…

Marker on Bolivar Heights, recognizing the events of April 18, 1861 (and later that year)…

Another view of the marker, with the backdrop…

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