Fair Oaks, Virginia Prof. Thaddeus S. Lowe observing the battle from his balloon "Intrepid".

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Fair Oaks, Virginia Prof. Thaddeus S. Lowe observing the battle from his balloon "Intrepid". LOC Summary: Photograph from the main eastern theater of war, the Peninsular Campaign, May-August 1862. Date Created/Published: 1862 May 31. Pictures of the Civil War provided by LOC. Original medium: 1 negative (2 plates) : glass, stereograph, wet collodion.