• Battle of Hanover Court House, Virginia, May 26, 1862

    Shows the area around Hanover Court House, Va., sight of a skirmish between Union and Confederate forces as McClellan's advance up the Virginia Peninsula continued its slow pace. In this depiction, the Pamunkey River is located to the north, and the Richmond & Pamunkey Turnpike is also indicated.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Plan of the battle of the North Anna fought May 23rd-26th, 1864.

    Grant's continued attempts to turn Lee's flank and allow the Union troops access to Richmond were once again thwarted at the North Anna. Hoping to lure the Confederates away from Spotsylvania Court House, Union forces under Hancock headed for Hanover Junction, an important intersection of the Virginia Central and Richmond, Fredericksburg, and Potomac railroads, hoping Lee would follow. Anticipating this maneuver, Lee moved a ...

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • [Map of parts of Caroline, Hanover, and Henrico counties, Va., west of the Mattaponi River and the Richmond, Fredericksburg, and Potomac Railroad].

    Shows the names of some residents, some of the outer fortifications of Richmond and those along the railroad north of the South Anna River. Date, title, and scale from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pen-and-ink, mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H25 LC Land ownership maps, 1233 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. Imperfect: staining ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 186?
  • Plan of the Battle of Mechanicsville or Beaverdam Creek, Virginia : fought June 26th 1862, 3 to 5 p.m.

    Shows the area of Hanover County near Beaverdam Creek, oriented with the Chickahominy River to the south and the Mechanicsville Road to the north. Here, on the second day of the Seven Days' Battles, the Confederate forces launched an assault on the Federal troops, forcing them to retreat from Mechanicsville toward Gaines' Mill.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Map showing the line of entrenchments of the Army N. Va. from Totopotomoy to the Chickahominy and the positions of the 2nd Corps, A.N.V. from May 28th to June 10th 1864 in ...

    Shows Confederate troop positions and names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. Pen-and-ink and pencil (some col.), mounted on cloth. Oriented with north to the left LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H171 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • [Map of Hanover County, Va.]

    "Map from the Confederate Engineer Bureau in Richmond, Va. General J.F. Gilmer, Chief Engineer[.] Presented to the Virginia Historical Society by his only daughter, Mrs. J.F. Minis, Sav[ana]h, Ga."--Note on map. Forms part of the Gilmer Map Collection. Relief shown by hachures. Shows towns, waterways, roads, geographic features and land owners. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image. ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Battle of Beaverdam Creek Va., Chickahominy River, June 27th 1862

    While dated June 27th, this map depicts an engagement that took place the day previously, on the second day of the Seven Days' Battles. It shows the area of Hanover County that includes Mechanicsville, with the Chickahominy River to the south of the image and Beaverdam Creek with the Union and Confederate armies located on either side.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Cold Harbor [Hanover County, Virginia] /

    One of a series of five maps drawn by Col. Normand Smith showing battle lines. Original maps are included in Personal Papers Collection, accession 24417, Gaines Family Papers, 1776-1905. This item is in the Map Collection of the Library of Virginia; please contact the Library's Archives Research Services department for more information. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. ...

    • Contributor: Smith, Normand
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 18??
  • [Map of Henrico, Hanover and Caroline counties.]

    From the collection of an anonymous donor Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image. "Examined May 19th 1864 J.H."

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Plan of the Battle of Gaines' Mill, Virginia, fought June 26th 1862.

    While dated June 26th, the Battle of Gaines' Mill was actually fought on the 27th, the third day of the Seven Days' Battles. This map shows Hanover County, Va., with the Chickahominy River to the south, the town of Cold Harbor to the north, Powhite Creek to the west, and Elder Swamp to the east.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • [Map of Louisa County and part of Hanover County, Va.].

    Shows place names and names of many residents in Louisa County only. Date, title, and scale from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pen-and-ink and pencil on a 3/8-inch grid, mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H45 LC Land ownership maps, 1291 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 186?
  • Preliminary map of Hanover County, Virginia /

    Ink with title in pencil, mounted on cloth. Two tears on left side and some losses on right edge. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H293 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. On verso in pencil: 192.

    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1871
  • Plan of the Battle of Cold Harbor, June 3rd.

    After two days' preparation, the main Federal assault took place in the early morning of June 3rd against a well-entrenched Confederate army. Federal losses were overwhelming, and by noon Gen. Grant called a halt to the entire attack. This map depicts the area of Hanover County, Va., that includes Old and New Cold Harbor, Gaines Mill, and Bethesda Church in relation to the Chickahominy ...

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • [White House to Harrisons Landing].

    Annonymous pen and ink manuscript map traced on linen from a portion of: White House to Harrisons Landing. Prepared by Capt. H.L. Abbot, topographical engineer, Army of the Potomac. Shows fortifications, towns, roads, railroads, houses, names of residents and vegetation. This item is in the Map Collection of the Library of Virginia; please contact the Library's Archives Research Services department for more information. Title ...

    • Contributor: Abbot, Henry L.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 186?
  • Plan of Battle of Cold Harbor, Va. : June 1st and 3rd 1864.

    The area of Hanover County, Va., covered by this map extends from Mechanicsville to the northwest, the Chickahominy River to the south and Cold Harbor to the east. The Confederate army was already in place along the lowlands of the Chickahominy River when Grant's army arrived on June 1. There was some fighting late in the day, with no Federal progress, but both sides ...

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • [Map of Hanover County, Va.].

    LC Land ownership maps, 1272 Relief shown by hachures. Shows the names of some residents. Date, title, and scale from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H37 Pen-and-ink on tracing linen, mounted on cloth. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. In pencil in upper left corner: 217.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 186?
  • [Map of Hanover County, Virginia] /

    Title and scale from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pen-and-ink with green neat line, mounted on cloth. Corrections throughout. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H294 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. Includes inset: Geologic map of Hanover Co. after W.B. Rogers. On verso in pencil: 28.

    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1886
  • Hanover County, Virginia /

    Pencil and pen-and-ink over pencil grid on paper mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H292 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. In pencil in lower left corner: (210). In pencil in upper left corner: no. XVI Hanover. On verso in pencil: 156.

    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1867
  • Map of the counties of Charles City, Goochland, Hanover, Henrico, King William, New Kent, and part of the counties of Caroline and Louisa, Virginia.

    "Chief Engineer's Office D.N.V. Maj. Gen. J.F. Gilmer, Chief Engineer."--apears above title. "Map from the Confederate Engineer Bureau in Richmond, Va. General J.F. Gilmer, Chief Engineer[.] Presented to the Virginia Historical Society by his only daughter, Mrs. J.F. Minis, Sav[ana]h, Ga."--Note on map. Forms part of the Gilmer Map Collection. Relief shown by hachures. Shows towns, waterways, roads, geographic features and land owners. With ...

    • Contributor: Confederate States of America. Army. Dept. of Northern Virginia. Chief Engineer's Office
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Plan of the battle of Gaine's Mill, Virginia fought June 27th, 1862.

    Concerns the Battle of Gaines Mill, Hanover County, Va., one of the Seven Days' Battles, 26 June-1 July 1862.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1870
  • Map showing the lines of entrenchments of the C.S. Army of Northern Va., [exten]ding from the Totopotomoy to the Chickahominy, and the positions of the brigades of the 2nd Corps, A.N. Va., ...

    Shows troop positions in Hanover County and names of some residents. Pen-and-ink on tracing paper, mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H170 Imperfect: First five letters of "extending" cut out. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. In pencil on verso: 36.

    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • [Map of Hanover County, Va.].

    LC Land ownership maps, 1274 Shows fortifications near Mechanicsville, describes several bridges across the Chickahominy River as destroyed, and gives the names of some residents. Date, title, and scale from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pen-and-ink on 3/4 in. pencil grid on two sheets of paper pasted together and mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H39 Available also through the Library ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 186?
  • [Map of the northern portion of Hanover County, Va., showing fortifications on the South Anna River near Taylorsville].

    LC Land ownership maps, 1273 Relief shown by hachures. Shows the names of some residents. Date, title, and scale from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pen-and-ink on tracing linen, mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H38 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 186?
  • White House to Harrisons Landing /

    Description derived from published bibliography. Shows fortifications, towns, roads, railroads, houses, names of residents, vegetation, drainage, and relief by hachures. This item is in the Map Collection of the Library of Virginia; please contact the Library's Archives Research Services department for more information. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 594 Swem, E.G. Maps relating to Virginia, 943 Available also through the Library of Congress ...

    • Contributor: Abbot, Henry L.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Col. William Allen's map of the vicinity of Hanover Junction.

    Shows names of some residents in Hanover County. Title on verso obscured by mounting. Date and scale from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pen-and-ink, mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H169 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. In pencil on verso: 90.

    • Contributor: Allen, William Wirt
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Mechanicsville - Ellerson's Mill - Gaine's Mill - Cold Harbor.

    Drawn on tracing paper. Shows roads, rivers, railroads, and towns. This item is in the Map Collection of the Library of Virginia; please contact the Library's Archives Research Services department for more information. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. April 2003, Conservation Commission (1949), gift; Map Cataloging Team. Civil War project no.: lva00129. Conservation: Etherington Conservation Center, 2002. ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 19??