• Memoranda, April 9, 1865, 10 o'clock A.M., Clover Hill (Appomattox Court House) Virginia.

    Shows Appomattox Court House and vicinity at the time of Lee's surrender, including troop positions. Pen-and-ink on paper, mounted on cloth. This map was received in the library in an envelope marked in ink, "Map of Lee's surrender. Found in one of the back closets of one of the old Scrimshaw Pavement Co's desks, 16 Court St. Fged." LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1865
  • Map of Appomattox Court House and vicinity. Showing the relative positions of the Confederate and Federal Armies at the time of General R. E. Lee's surrender, April 9th 1865.

    Scale 1:31,680. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 524 Shows positions of Union and Confederate troops by the colors blue and red respectively, houses, names of residents, roads, relief by hachures, drainage, and vegetation. Bordering the map, there are "historical notes" concerning the surrender, "Gen. Lee's farewell to his army," and views of "Lee's Head-Quarters," "McLane's [i.e., McLean's] House," "Appomattox Court House," "place where ...

    • Contributor: Henderson & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1865
  • Fredericksburg to Petersburg, Va.

    The purpose of this map is uncertain; it may have been to identify the rail lines within the corridor between Fredericksburg and Petersburg. Included (as phrased by Sneden) are the Richmond and Danville Railroad, Lynchburg Railroad, Norfolk and Petersburg Railroad, Virginia Central Railroad, and the Richmond Fredericksburg (Railroad). A few key events in the entire war are indicated such as the surrender of Lee ...

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Plan showing positions of Union and Rebel armies 8th and 9th April 1865, to the surrender of Lee 2nd Corps at Cumberland Church.

    This detail of an unidentified printed map has annotations by Sneden showing the locations of troops surrounding Appomattox Courthouse, April 9th, 1865. Union forces identified include Sheridan's 9th Corps, Humphrey's 2nd Corps, and Sheridan's Cavalry. Also indicated (on original printed map) are names of property owners.

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