This old photo shows Atlanta in 1864 after General Sherman occupied the city and began his deadly March to the Sea. The photo was taken at what was Whitehall St., now Peachtree St., around where it currently intersects Alabama St. Off in the distance, you’ll notice some railroad tracks.
Click on the image for some beautiful details.
Source: Library of Congress
We also did some research here and here, to dig up a little backstory on this photo.
According to our research, this is approximately the same view today on Google Street View.
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And here is the map of the area.
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