July 26th, 2012: Views Into the Civil War

Posted on: 07/26/2012
Today we will continue our focus on the transformation of the landscape around Harrison's Landing from a picturesque Virginia tidewater farm area to the camp of the largest army then in existence in the Western Hemisphere.



Above is another civilian house that was taken over by the Union Army.  This one was called the Westover House, and was the headquarters of Fitz John Porter's Fifth Corps.

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