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Yorktown: 1865

Yorktown: 1865

Yorktown, Virginia (vicinity), circa 1865. "Federal troops at Confederate winter quarters near Yorktown." View full size.

 

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Architectural details

I like that even such a utilitarian structure in the nineteenth century warranted rake boards and a box cornice.

Headgear

Interesting array of hats, especially the young man standing behind the horse!
The phantom flag intrigues me as well

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