3D American Civil War in Google Earth

Sunday, June 26, 2011

Exact model of 1865 union repeating gun

Exact model of 1865 union repeating gun: "

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sketchup god
It is not known who invented the union repeating gun, only that it was in 1865. this gun was nick named the coffee mill gun beacause it resembled a coffee grinder. it could only fire about 126 rpm...

Sunday, June 12, 2011

Independance Hall in Wheeling West Virginia

Independance Hall in Wheeling West Virginia: "

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Independance Hall in Wheeling West Virginia. The 1861 Wheeling Convention was a series of two meetings that ultimately repealed the Ordinance of Secession passed by Virginia, thus establishing the...

Friday, June 3, 2011

Philippi Covered Bridge

Philippi Covered Bridge:

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Constructed in 1852 by Lemuel Chenoweth. It is the oldest and longest covered bridge in West Virginia.
It is also, located in the town of Philippi, WV where "the first land battle" of the Civil War took place.
Follow the link to The Civil War Daily Gazette to find out what role this bridge played in this conflict.

Philippi – The First Land Battle

Wednesday, June 1, 2011

Fairfax County Couthouse

Fairfax County Couthouse:

3D model by drobbins
Fairfax County Couthouse, where some fighting took place during the Civil War on June 1, 1861