Aiken House, headquarters Army of the Potomac, February 1865
LC 35118. "Aiken House, in front of Petersburg, Va., near headquarters Army of Potomac" photographed by John Reekie, Feb. 1865.
LC 35118. Detail of group on porch. Note missing slats from picket fence, likely gone for firewood.
The Aiken house (top right), Dr. Gurley's house (at Fort Davison), and Globe Tavern (on the Weldon Railroad) were prominent landmarks in the fighting on June 23 and during the movement on the Weldon Railroad.