Civil War & Reconstruction Civil War First Union Occupation Lacy House Porch

Lacy House Porch

During this First Federal (Union) occupation, Brigader Rufus King’s division was initially headquartered at Chatham, known then as the Lacy House.  King is standing on the bottom porch step, in the center with a white vest.  Lt. Colonel Judson Kilpatrick is on the right.  He commanded the 2nd New York “Harris Light” Cavalry.

Lacy House front porch