Fairfax Court House, Virginia The courthouse.

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Fairfax Court House, Virginia The courthouse. LOC Summary: Photograph from the main eastern theater of the war, Gettysburg, June-July, 1863. The Gettysburg campaign began in Virginia. Lee's army was moving north. Hooker's Union army kept pace with Lee, maintaining a position between the Confederates and Washington. The cavalrymen in this photograph were part of the Union force. The campaign reached its climax with the Battle of Gettysburg, July 1-3. Date Created/Published: 1863 June. Images of the war provided by LOC. Original medium: 1 negative : glass, stereograph, wet collodion.