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  • Historical overlay : [Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania Battlefields Memorial National Military Park, Virginia] /

    Blueprint. Accompanied by text: Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania National Military Park, vegetation, community structure, and historical features survey : final report June 1981 / Richard R. Anderson ... [et al.] (iii, 62 leaves ; 28 x 22 cm. - 1 index diagram) LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 551.5 LC sheets annotated in ink on verso: Chancellorsville -- Spotsylvania Court House -- Fredericksburg -- The ...

    • Contributor: Jeck, Michael C.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1981
  • 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
  • The Rebel entrenched position at Fredericksburg, Va. showing Hooker's flank march on Chancellorsville 3rd and 4th May 1863.

    Regional map of the Chancellorsville area encompassing Kelly's Ford in the upper left, Stafford in the upper right, and Spotsylvania Court House at the bottom. Indicates roads and railroads, fords, bridges, and inhabited buildings. Also, indicates the route taken by Hooker's Union forces across the Rappahannock River at Kelly's Ford with the intention of attacking Lee's Confederates at Chancellorsville from the west. Union General ...

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • 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 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • The Battle of Chancellorsville, Sunday May 3rd 9 p.m.

    Map shows troop locations around Chancellorsville, Va., and on both sides of the Rapidan River. The map depicts the formation of Confederate troops under McLaws, Slocum and Stuart to the west of Chancellorsville facing Union troops under Reynolds Meade and Hancock north and east of the town.

    • 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
  • [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
  • [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 and scale from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pencil (some col.), mounted between sheets of transparent paper. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H137 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. Includes notes. In ink on red bordered label: 310.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Battle of Chancellorsville, Va. :

    Detail includes Wilderness and Hunting runs and the locations of Union and Confederate forces on either side of the turnpike going toward Chancellorsville.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Plan of attack on Marie's Heights, Fredericksburg, Va. or 2nd Battle of Fredericksburg. By Maj. Genl. John Sedgwick with 6th Army Corps, Sunday, May 3rd, 1863.

    Illustrates the placement of Union and Confederate forces during the Chancellorsville Campaign of April-May, 1863, culminating in the battle of Chancellorsville fought May 1-4, 1863. This map focuses on the Sunday, May 3rd, action, which is referred to by Sneden as "Second Fredericksburg."

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • 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
  • Sketch of the battles of Chancellorsville, Salem Church, and Fredericksburg, May 2, 3, and 4, 1863 /

    "Accompanying report of Gen. R.E. Lee, C.S. Army Series I. Vol. XXV Part 1: page 795." Plate 41, map 1 from: Atlas to accompany the official records of the Union and Confederate armies. Washington : GPO, 1891-1893. Relief shown by hachures. Shows location of Union and Confederate forces. This item is in the Map Collection of the Library of Virginia; please contact the Library's ...

    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1891
  • 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
  • [Map of the vicinity of Chancellorsville, Va.]

    This undated map extends from German Ford on the Rapidan east to Falmouth Station and south to Shady Grove Church. It shows rivers, roads, crossroads and taverns.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Position of Union and Rebel armies near Chancellorsville May 4th 1863

    Map shows the location of troops in the area surrounding Chancellorsville, Va. The main focus of the map is the troops under Union General Hooker located to the north along the Rapidan River as well as the Confederates under Lee and Stuart to the south and west.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Sunday, May 3rd : [Map of the battle of Chancellorsville]

    Relief shown by hachures. Title in lead pencil in upper margin. Date from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pen-and-ink and pencil (some col.), mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H136 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. Including an index of names of Confederate commanders. In pencil on verso: 20.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Chancellorsville, Va. Position of the 11th Corps at 6 p.m. May 2nd 1863 Maj Genl O.O. Howard commanding

    Map shows the position of Union and Confederate troops in the area surrounding Chancellorsville, Va., at 6 p.m. on May 2, 1863. By late afternoon on May 2, Stonewall Jackson's troops had moved deeper into the Wilderness and were within striking distance of the 1st Corps, U.S. Army of the Potomac, P.O. Howard, commanding. Jackson gave the order to attack at 6 p.m., pushing ...

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • 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