Richmond, Virginia, shows history from colonial times through Civil War to contemporary foodie city

Downtown Richmond, Virginia, as seen from Hollywood Cemetery along the James River. (Eric Althoff/The Washington Times)

ANALYSIS/OPINION: Richmond, Virginia, but 90 miles from Washington, D.C., was once the capital of the nascent Confederacy. From this city on the James River, perhaps it isn’t difficult to imagine Jefferson Davis – the one and only leader of the Confederate States of America – glaring through a spyglass across the Virginia miles up north to…