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  • Map
    The retreat from Petersburg, April 2-9, 1865 "A series of 32 pen and ink maps picturing the progress of Lee's retreat and Grant's pursuit from Petersburg to Appomattox Courthouse, approximately 100 miles, (with descriptive notes) divided into three phases." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Russell, Robert E. L.
    • Date: 1934

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  • Map
    Petersburg Shows fortifications and names of some residents. Official [signed] N. Michler, Major [of Engrs.]. LC copy annotated in pen-and-ink, watercolor, crayon and pencil to show picket lines of the 2nd, 5th, and 6th Union corps situated between Fort Wadsworth and Billup's P.O. on the Weldon and Petersburg R.R. "Gilbert Thompson" stamped on lower right corner, annotated in pencil. Sun print. LC Civil War maps...
    • Contributor: United States. Army of the Potomac. Engineer Department - Michler, N. (Nathaniel)
    • Date: 1864
  • Map
    [Map showing the Federal and Confederate works during the siege of Petersburg : between the Appomattox River and Hatchers Run, June 16, 1864, to April 3, 1865]. Wall map of Petersburg (Va.) vicinity showing fortifications, roads, railroads, city street network, and streams. Title from R.W. Stephenson's Civil War maps, 2nd ed., 1989. Traced from a map formerly in the office of Chief of Engineers. Pen-and-ink (black and red) with lead-pencil annotations. Originally drawn on 10 sheets. Each of the present 5 sheets consists of 2 former sheets stitched together horizontally at...
    • Contributor: United States. Army. Office of the Chief of Engineers
    • Date: 1865