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  • Battle of Chancellorsville, Virginia, May 2nd & 3rd 1863

    This large detailed map shows the area defined by the Rapidan and Rappahannock rivers and Wilderness Run and indicates the locations of various units over the course of the middle two days of fighting.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Chancellorsville, Va. Position of armies 3rd May 1863 at 8 a.m. to 5 1/2 p.m.

    The map shows Union troops to the east near the Chancellor House and Confederate soldiers under Stuart to the west near Dowdall's Tavern, Va. At daybreak on May 3, Jackson's corps, now under Early's command, seized a low hill overlooking Chancellorsville from which they were able to shell the Union forces. With the Confederate forces attacking on several sides, the Union line formed an ...

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Plan of battle of Salem Church near Bank's Ford, Virginia : May 3rd & 4th 1863.

    As part of a series depicting the Chancellorsville Campgain, this map gives details of the area around Salem Church, where Union Gen. Sedgwick's forces, en route from Fredericksburg to reinforce Hooker near Chancellorsville, met Confederate opposition under Wilcox. Lee's quick assessment of the potential of the situation led him to redeploy his forces in the hope of destroying Sedgwick's corps. While prevented from joining ...

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • [Sketch of the battles of Chancellorsville, Salem Church, and Fredericksburg, May 2, 3, and 4, 1863 /

    LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H129 Title from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. A similar map, somewhat reduced, with the above title is contained in the Atlas to accompany the official records of the Union and Confederate Armies, 1891-95, pl. 41. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Battle of Chancellorsville Virginia 2nd & 3rd May 1863.

    Depicts the town of Chancellorsville and environs, including Marie's Bridge over Scott's Creek and the locations of the plank roads to Richard's Ford, Orange Court House, and Fredericksburg. Also shows locations of Union and Confederate troops at various times throughout the two days of battle.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Plan of position of the 12th Corps and part of the 3rd Corps, covering the ground in front of Chancellorsville during May 2nd and 3rd 1863.

    Shows the locations of the U.S. Army of the Potomac's XII Corps (under Slocum) and III Corps (under Sickles) during Hooker's campaign to circumvent Lee's defenses at Fredericksburg by circling to the west and attacking his flank. Splitting his army, Lee left half to face Union forces at Fredericksburg and moved half to confront Hooker at the Wilderness, an area of dense second-growth forest ...

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • [Map of Chancellorsville battlefield, May 3-4, 1863].

    Shows troop positions and movements along the Rappahannock. Relief shown by hachures. Title, date, and scale from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pen-and-ink, pencil, and watercolor mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H138 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. Includes an index of troop positions. In pencil on verso: 100.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • The Battle of Chancellorsville, Va., including operations from April 29th to May 5th, 1863

    Map depicts Hooker's attempt to flank Lee's position at Fredericksburg via Kelly's Ford and Chancellorsville, which backfired when Lee discovered it. Dividing his forces, Lee turned half to meet Hooker's Federals head on near Chancellorsville while Jackson's division moved through the Wilderness to flank Hooker's right. Meanwhile, Sedgwick's forces managed to cross the Rappahannock opposite Fredericksburg and dislodge the Confederates holding Marie's Heights, but ...

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Battle of Chancellorsville, Va. Position of the 12th and part of the 3rd Corps covering Chancellorsville Plateau May 2nd and 3rd 1863.

    Maps shows the location of Union troops including the 2nd Division under Geary and 1st Division under Williams near Chancellorsville, Va., and the extends from the location of Gen. Hooker's and Gen. Slocum's headquarters in the south to Dowdall's Tavern in the north.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Preliminary map of a part of the south side of James River, Va. : from surveys and reconnaissances /

    "Includes Amelia, Chesterfield, Nottoway, Dinwiddie, Prince George, Surry, Sussex, Greensville, Southampton, Isle of Wight, Nansemond Counties." "Julius Bien & Co. Lith. N.Y." Inset: The battle-field of Chancellorsville, Va. 1867. Plate 93, map 1 from: Atlas to accompany the official records of the union and confederate armies, 1861-1865. Washington : GPO, 1891-1893. Shows roads, waterways, railroads, towns, buildings, land owners and geographical features. This item ...

    • Contributor: Confederate States of America. Army of Northern Virginia. Engineer Office
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1891
  • Position at Chancellorsville at 8 a.m. May 3rd 1863

    Shows the immediate area surrounding the town of Chancellorsville and the location of Union General Hooker's headquarters.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Map shewing [sic] advance of 6th Army Corps (Genl. John Sedgwick U.S.A.) to assist Gen. Hooker at Chancellorsville.

    In January of 1863 Joseph Hooker replaced Ambrose Burnside as commander of the Army of the Potomac. His first order of business was to dislodge R. E. Lee from his position outside of Fredericksburg. Hooker envisioned a two-prong approach, with half his army attacking on Lee's left, while the other half, under the command of John Sedgwick, made a diversionary attack across the Rappahannock ...

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Chancellorville [sic] [May 1-3, 1863]

    Scale 1:21,120. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 528.2 In this issue, the map is printed on a yellow background with the Rappahannock and Rapidan rivers colored green. Detailed map showing entrenchments, houses, fences, names of residents, roads, "unfinished railroad," vegetation, drainage, fords, and relief by hachures. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: Michler, N.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • The Battle of Chancellorsville, Virginia position of Union Army, 2nd May 1863.

    Shows the position of Union troops on the second day of the Battle of Chancellorsville, including Oliver Otis Howard's 11th Corps, Daniel Edgar Sickles' 3rd Corps, George Gordon Meade's 5th Corps, Henry Warner Slocum's 12th Corps, cavalry troops of William Woods Averell, David McMurtrie Gregg, and Wesley Merritt, and Joseph Hooker's headquarters.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • [Preliminary field sketches of parts of the Chancellorsville battlefield, May 2-4, 1863].

    Some maps show troop positions. Relief shown by hachures on some maps. Title from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pencil (some col.) on ledger paper, mounted between sheets of transparent paper. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H133 In pencil: 289. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Chancellorville [sic] [May 1-3, 1863] /

    Gift; Elleanor Wyllys Allen; Jun. 21, 1938. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 528.3 Detailed map showing entrenchments, houses, fences, names of residents, roads, "unfinished railroad," vegetation, drainage, fords, and relief by hachures. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: Michler, N.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Topographic maps of Chancellorsville and Salem Church battlefields, Spotsylvania County, Virginia

    Scale 1:24,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 530 "Advance sheet. Subject to correction." Two maps on one sheet. Map of Chancellorsville measures 21 x 32 cm., and that of Salem Church, 13 x 17 cm. Each indicates "trenches and gun positions," roads, houses, monuments, drainage, and relief by contour lines and spot elevations. "Contour interval 10 feet." Description derived from published bibliography. Available ...

    • Contributor: Geological Survey (U.S.)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1932
  • [Pencil sketches of Confederate troop positions along the Furnace Road south of Chancellorsville, on the "night of May 1st" and "May 2nd" 1863].

    Title and scale from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pencil on lined paper, torn along edges, mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H130 Includes list of names of troop commanders. In pencil on verso: 281. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Memoranda of J. Hotchkiss, Top. Eng., Hd. Qrs., 2nd Corps, A.N.Va. : [Chancellorsville, Virginia].

    Shows troop movements during the battle of Chancellorsville and names of some residents. Pencil (some col.) on section cut down from one signature of a ledger book, mounted between sheets of transparent paper. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H142 In ink on red bordered label: 283 crossed through with pencil. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Map of the battle of Chancellorsville, including operations from April 29th to May 5th, 1863.

    Concerns the area between Wilderness in Orange County, Va., through Chancellorsville and Fredericksburg in Spotsylvania County, Va., giving a general overview of the placement of troops just prior and during the Battle of Chancellorsville.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Position Sunday May 3rd at 3 p.m.

    The map depicts troops movements in the Chancellorsville area between 10 a.m. and 3 P.M. on May 3rd,1863. Union troops under generals Reynolds, Meade, Sickles and Slocum are located to the east between Chancellorsville and the Rappahannock River. Confederates troops under generals Stuart , McLaws, Rhodes and Anderson are located to the west near Dowdall's Tavern.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • The battlefield of Chancellorsville

    This hand-drawn map shows the location of troops around Chancellorsville and details the route taken by Stonewall Jackson the night he was mortally wounded.

    • Contributor: Carter, Robert Goldthwaite
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1900
  • Chancellorsville, May 2, 1863, showing Stonewall Jackson's great flank movement

    This detail from a printed map shows the area around Chancellorsville, Va., including Wilderness Church to the west, the Rapidan River to the north, and the Plank Road to the south. Also indicated is the route taken by Stonewall Jackson's corps to Wilderness Tavern and the direction of their attack on the Union's exposed flank.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Map of the battlefield of Chancellorsville, Va., 1863.

    Scale 1:63,360. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 528 Shows troop positions and movements, roads, railroad, drainage, fords, and vegetation. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • [Preliminary field sketches of parts of the Chancellorsville battlefield, May 2-4, 1863].

    Shows positions and movement of troops and names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. Title from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pencil (some col.), mounted between sheets of transparent paper. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H134 In pencil on verso: Notes, troop names, and a small drawing. In ink on red bordered label on verso: 309. Available also through the Library of ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863