Yorktown, Virginia (vicinity). Allen's farm house near Williamsburg Road. General Fitz John Porter's headquarters.

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Yorktown, Virginia (vicinity). Allen's farm house near Williamsburg Road. General Fitz John Porter's headquarters. Corps of Sumner and Heintzelman camped in the background. Date Created/Published: 1862 May. American Civil War pictures provided by LOC. Original medium: 1 negative : glass, stereograph, wet collodion.


Direct Lineage to Farm

I am a direct descendent of the Allen family that owned this farm and house. Looking for any written information on how long the farm was occupied by the Union Army. Also looking for details on if and when the house was destroyed.