The Methodist Protestant Cemetery

Major George Duffey: Alexandria’s Silversmith & Confederate Soldier. A Fascinating Historical Journey

Born on April 6, 1820, Major George Duffey was a third-generation silversmith in Alexandria and lived until July 10, 1895. He lies at rest in The Methodist Protestant Cemetery. His […]

St Paul's Cemetery

Wilmer Mclean: from Bull Run to Appomattox – a Story of War, Surrender, and Loss

Wilmer McLean (May 3, 1814 – June 5, 1882) Introduction The life and homes of Wilmer McLean are deeply intertwined with the American Civil War’s pivotal moments. From the first […]

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