White House Landing, Virginia Ruins of the White House, burnt during the Federal evacuation.

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White House Landing, Virginia Ruins of the White House, burnt during the Federal evacuation. LOC Summary: Photograph from the main eastern theater of war, the Peninsular Campaign, May-August 1862. These photographs reflect McClellan's advance from Yorktown to Fair Oaks, only five miles from Richmond. Some of the sites of the Seven Days' Battles (June 25-July 1) were photographed only after the fall of Richmond. Civil War image provided by LOC. Original medium: 1 negative (2 plates) : glass, stereograph, wet collodion.