Bottom margin: "The swamp was 8 miles long and 3 miles wide." Key across the bottom margin indicates the symbols for positions of the Union and Confederate armies, including infantry, cavalry, and artillery. Farms, homes, and churches are included as well as all major roads and waterways. NOTE: Researchers will be served a color photocopy of this diary page. This item is from the ...
Concerns the Battle of Frazier's Farm, 30 June 1862, also known as the Battle of Glendale and the Battle of White Oak Swamp. It was one of the Seven Days' Battles, 26 June-1 July 1862. Includes the Confederate positions as well as the Union positions.
Scale ca. 1:73,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 549 From Century illustrated monthly magazine, v. 30, July 1885. p. 470. Brigades and batteries are identified and keyed by numbers and letters to the map. Gives roads, streams, fords, "White Oak Swamp," and relief by hachures. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
Shows the area of Henrico County, Va., from White Oak Swamp to the north to Glendale to the south. This was the location of both the Battle of White Oak Swamp and the separate skirmish at Frazier's Farm, both part of the Seven Days' Battles.