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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
    [Map of the environs of Petersburg from the Appomattox River to the Jerusalem Plank Road showing entrenchments occupied by Federal forces] In addition to fortifications, the map shows roads, railroads, and houses and names of some residents. Annotated in pen and ink. Sun print. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 613.8 Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: United States. Army of the Potomac. Engineer Department
    • Date: 1864
  • 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
    Sketch no. 4 of roads between Hd. Qu. 10th Army Corps and Swift Creek on the south : with enemy's 2nd line of intrenchments around Drury's Bluff on the north "To Brig. Gen. A. Terry, with Col. Serrell's complements, May 24th, 1864." Description derived from published bibliography. Includes handwritten note pasted to map: "Found among papers in the army field desk of Pvt. Maj. Gen. Alvin Coe Voris, who commanded the Union force in the Chester Station fight, May 10th, 1864. Presented by Alvia V. Baird of Delaplane, Virginia, April 10th 1937." Oriented with...
    • Contributor: United States. Army. Corps, 10th. Engineer Office
    • Date: 1864