Maps Map shewing [sic] march of the [U.S.] Army from Harrison's Landing or Westover to Williamsburg, Virginia, 15th, 16th, 17th and 18th August.

Format Maps
Contributors Sneden, Robert Knox
Dates 1861
Location Charles City
Charles City County
Chickahominy River
Harrison's Landing
James City County
United States
Virginia
Westover
Williamsburg
Language Ng
Subjects (Erasmus Darwin)
Army of the Potomac
Charles City
Charles City (Va.)
Charles City County
Charles City County (Va.)
Chickahominy River
Chickahominy River (Va.)
Civil War
Corps, 1st
Corps, 3rd
Corps, 4th
Corps, 6th
Harrison's Landing (Charles City County)
Harrison's Landing (Charles City County, Va.)
Heintzelman, Samuel Peter
History
James City County
James City County (Va.)
Keyes, Erasmus D.
Maps
McClellan, George Brinton
Porter, Fitz John
Sedgwick, John
United States
Virginia
Westover (Charles City County)
Westover (Charles City County, Va.)
Williamsburg
Williamsburg (Va.)
Title
Map shewing [sic] march of the [U.S.] Army from Harrison's Landing or Westover to Williamsburg, Virginia, 15th, 16th, 17th and 18th August.
Summary
Illustrates the path McClellan's troops took in August 1862 after their July encampment at Harrison's Landing ended. The 1st Corps under Fitz-John Porter, the 6th Corps under Sedgwick, and the 4th Corps under Keyes are shown traveling due east from Charles City Courthouse across the Chickahominy River toward Williamsburg while the 3rd Corps under Heintzelman travels on a northeastern route from Charles City Courthouse to Barhamsville and then due south towards Williamsburg.
Contributor Names
Sneden, Robert Knox, 1832-1918.
Created / Published
[1861-1865]
Subject Headings
-  Heintzelman, Samuel Peter,--1805-1880
-  Keyes, Erasmus D.--(Erasmus Darwin),--1810-1895
-  McClellan, George Brinton,--1826-1885
-  Porter, Fitz-John,--1822-1901
-  Sedgwick, John,--1813-1864
-  United States.--Army of the Potomac.--Corps, 1st
-  United States.--Army of the Potomac.--Corps, 3rd
-  United States.--Army of the Potomac.--Corps, 4th
-  United States.--Army of the Potomac.--Corps, 6th
-  Charles City (Va.)--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Maps
-  Charles City County (Va.)--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Maps
-  Chickahominy River (Va.)--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Maps
-  Harrison's Landing (Charles City County, Va.)--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Maps
-  James City County (Va.)--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Maps
-  Westover (Charles City County, Va.)--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Maps
-  Williamsburg (Va.)--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Maps
-  United States--Virginia--Charles City County
-  United States--Virginia--Chickahominy River
-  United States--Virginia--James City County
-  United States--Virginia--Charles City
-  United States--Virginia--Harrison's Landing (Charles City County)
-  United States--Virginia--Westover (Charles City County)
-  United States--Virginia--Williamsburg
Notes
-  Across top margin: "Copy of map made for Maj. Genl. S. P. Heintzelman, 3rd Corps, by R.K.S."
-  NOTE: Researchers will be served a color photocopy of this diary page.
-  This item is from the collections of the Virginia Historical Society; please contact the institution for more information.
-  Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image.
-  Robert Knox Sneden scrapbook (Mss5:7 Sn237:1), Virginia Historical Society.
-  In the Robert Knox Sneden diary, 1861-1865 (v. 3, p. 412).
-  Manuscripts
Medium
1 map : pen-and-ink and watercolor ; 18 x 13 cm.
Repository
Virginia Historical Society P.O. Box 7311, Richmond, VA 23221-0311 USA vau
Digital Id
gvhs01 vhs00043 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.ndlpcoop/gvhs01.vhs00043


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