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Field Hospital: 1862

Field Hospital: 1862

June 1862. "Fair Oaks, Virginia. Frame house on Fair Oaks battlefield used by Hooker's Division as a hospital." Wet plate negative by James F. Gibson from the main Eastern theater of war, the Peninsular Campaign. View full size.

 

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Fair Oaks - Seven Pines

My understanding is this is from a battle fought down around the Richmond area during the Peninsular Campaign. There is a Fair Oaks area that is quite prominent in Fairfax County as well.

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