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The odd objects looted from Washington DC in 1814

Postby jasonubych » August 29th, 2014, 9:47 am

Found this today thought it may be of interest; http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/blogs-magazin ... r-28833238

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Re: The odd objects looted from Washington DC in 1814

Postby FBC-Elvas, Portugal » August 29th, 2014, 10:11 am

Fascinating Jason. Thanks for the link,

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Re: The odd objects looted from Washington DC in 1814

Postby Mark » August 30th, 2014, 8:11 pm

I didn't know parts of the White House were left unpainted, and thus still bear the scorch marks from the fire.

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Re: The odd objects looted from Washington DC in 1814

Postby FBC-Elvas, Portugal » September 1st, 2014, 7:42 am

A Virginian cousin says that from time to time articles liberated by the Yankees find their way back to Virginia. It's especially helpful when old court records are returned.

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