Collection Items

  • Map
    [Petersburg, Dinwiddie County sheets] Accompanied by manuscript index map. Shows rivers, railroads, roads, towns and houses with owners names. This item is in the Map Collection of the Library of Virginia; please contact the Library's Archives Research Services department for more information. Title derived from published bibliography. Swem, E.G. Maps relating to Virginia, 1142 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. Dec. 2003, ...
    • Contributor: United States. Army of the Potomac. Engineer Dept - Michler, N. (Nathaniel)
    • Date: 1864
  • Map
    [Map of Dinwiddie and parts of Prince George and Sussex counties, Virginia]
    Dinwiddie Co. and Petersburg
    Photocopy of a manuscript map showing roads, railroads, towns, rivers, houses and names of residents. Similar to no. 533.5, LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.). This item is in the Map Collection of the Library of Virginia; please contact the Library's Archives Research Services department for more information. Swem, E.G. Maps relating to Virginia, 1094 Available also through the Library of Congress web site ...
    • Contributor: United States. Army of the Potomac. Engineer Dept - Michler, N. (Nathaniel)
    • Date: 1864
  • Map
    Map showing portions of the Federal and Confederate forces at the battle of Five Forks, fought April 1, 1865 : it also shows the country over which was fought the Battle of ... Wall map of part of Dinwiddie County (Va.) showing Civil War troop positions, roads, railroad, settlements, buildings, farms with occupants' names, and streams. Does not show troop positions or movements for battles of Quaker Road or Dinwiddie Court House. Title from typewritten label affixed at upper left corner. Gift; Mr. A.S. Perham; 1920. Pen-and-ink (black and red) and lead-pencil guidelines. LC Civil War maps ...
    • Contributor: Perham, Aurestus S.
    • Date: 1865
  • Map
    Petersburg and Five Forks. [1864-1865] Detailed topographic map showing Confederate works in red and Union fortifications in blue, houses, fences, names of residents, drainage, vegetation, hachures, railroads, roads, and the street pattern of Petersburg. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. This map is a reduced version of Nathaniel Michler's "Petersburg and Five Forks, " Civil War no. 607.9.
    • Contributor: Michler, N. (Nathaniel) - Michler, N.
    • Date: 1867
  • Map
    Petersburg and Five Forks. [1864-1865] Scale 1:42,240. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 607.8, 607.9 In this issue, the map is printed on a yellow background with rivers colored green. Detailed topographic map showing Confederate works in red and Union fortifications in blue, houses, fences, names of residents, drainage, vegetation, hachures, railroads, roads, and the street pattern of Petersburg. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library ...
    • Contributor: Michler, N. (Nathaniel) - Michler, N.
    • Date: 1867
  • Map
    Plan of the Battle of Five Forks, Va., March 31st 1865 and 1st April. Map shows view from Petersburg to Five Forks, Va. As part of an overall plan to force the Confederate troops out of their Petersburg trenches, on March 30, 1865, Gen. Sheridan's troops advanced on Dinwiddie Court House and Five Forks. They were met by Confederate forces under Pickett near Five Forks on March 31st. On April 1st, having heard of his opponent's heavy reinforcement ...
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1865-03-31
  • Map
    Battlefield of Dinwiddie Courthouse, Va. from official map made by Col. W. H. Paine U.S. Engineers. Map shows the area between Dinwiddie Court House and Five Forks, Va., including the location of troops at different times during the engagement. Beginning on March 30, 1865, Sheridan advanced on the Five Forks area. He was stopped overnight at Dinwiddie Court House due to heavy rain. On March 31st he advanced toward Five Forks only to meet significant Confederate resistance, and was forced ...
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox - Paine, William H.
    • Date: 1865-03-31
  • Map
    Battle of Five Forks 31st March and April 1st 1865 Copy of official plan by Col. W. H. Paine U.S. Engrs. Map shows the area five Five Forks, Va., near Hatcher's Run in Diwiddie County. March 30, 1865 General Sheridan's troops engaged Pickett's army at Dinwiddie courthouse and the next day pursued General Pickett who was withdrawing to Five Forks. The Federal attacks overwhelmed the enrenchments, and the Confederates abandoned their efforts to protect the Southdside Railroad.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox - Paine, William H.
    • Date: 1865-03-31
  • Map
    Map of the battlefield of Five-Forks. [March 30-April 1, 1865] [Scale 1:15,840]. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 540.1 Another issue. Map extends north to the Appomattox River. Shows entrenchments, villages, roads, "South Side Rail Road," drainage, vegetation, relief by hachures, houses, and names of residents. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: Michler, N. (Nathaniel) - Theilkuhl, F. - Michler, N.
    • Date: 1865
  • Map
    Map of the battlefield of Five-Forks. [March 30-April 1, 1865] Scale 1:15,840. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 540 Shows entrenchments, villages, roads, "South Side Rail Road," drainage, vegetation, relief by hachures, houses, and names of residents. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: Michler, N. (Nathaniel) - Theilkuhl, F. - Michler, N.
    • Date: 1865
  • Map
    Plan of the battle of Five Forks, Va., April 1st 1865 : fought by 5th Army corps Genl Warren. This map depicts the Five Forks area of Dinwiddie County, Va., where Confederate forces under Gen. George E. Pickett tried to hold off the Union advance on Petersburg and the important South Side Railroad. Included are Hatcher's Run, the Appomattox River, Petersburg, Dinwiddie Court House, and the Weldon Railroad. Union forces involved included Warren's Fifth Corps infantry and Sheridan's cavalry. Accused by Sheridan of ...
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1865-04-01
  • Map
    Map of Dinwiddie County, Va. : surveyed under the direction of A.H. Campbell, Capt. Engrs. P.A.C.S. in ch'ge Top'l Dept. D.N. Va. "Map from the Confederate Engineer Bureau in Richmond, Va. General J.F. Gilmer] Chief Engineer[.] Presented to the Virginia Historical Society by his only daughter, Mrs. J.F. Minis, Sav[ana]h, Ga."--Note on map. Forms part of the Gilmer Map Collection. Relief shown by hachures. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image. Gift of Mrs. Louisa Porter (Gilmer) Minis (i.e., Mrs. ...
    • Contributor: Confederate States of America. Army. Dept. Of Northern Virginia. Chief Engineer's Office - Campbell, Albert H. (Albert Henry) - Graves, H. M. - Sommers, S. L.
    • Date: 1864
  • Map
    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 - Bien, Julius - Campbell, Albert H. (Albert Henry) - Patton, J. H.
    • Date: 1891
  • Map
    Map of the vicinity of Petersburg
    Chief Engineer's Office, D.N.V. Maj. Gen. J.F. Gilmer, chief engineer
    Description derived from published bibliography. Map of parts of Prince George, Dinwiddie, and Chesterfield counties, showing roads, railroads, towns, vegitation, houses and names of residents. Relief shown by hachures. Similar to no. 606, LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.). Sun print. This item is in the Map Collection of the Library of Virginia; please contact the Library's Archives Research Services department for more information. ...
    • Contributor: Campbell, Albert H. (Albert Henry) - Gilmer, Jeremy Francis - Confederate States of America. Army. Dept. Of Northern Virginia. Chief Engineer's Office
    • Date: 1864
  • Map
    White House to Harrisons Landing
    Campaign map, Army of the Potomac, map no 3
    Description derived from published bibliography. Shows fortifications, towns, roads, railroads, houses, names of residents, vegetation, drainage, and relief by hachures. This item is in the Map Collection of the Library of Virginia; please contact the Library's Archives Research Services department for more information. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 594 Swem, E.G. Maps relating to Virginia, 943 Available also through the Library of Congress ...
    • Contributor: Abbot, Henry L. - Dougal, William H. - United States. Army of the Potomac. Engineer Dept
    • Date: 1862
  • Map
    [Map of a part of Greenbrier County, West Va. Drawn with pencil and ink on blue-lined paper. Shows towns, roads, rivers and mountains. Not drawn to scale. One of a series of eight maps of southwestern Virginia and West Virginia. Originally in envelope with notations: "Maps of various kinds by residents of western Virginia. Found among a few books &c which had belonged to Genl. Loring. This statement made by Mr. John Hart." ...
    • Contributor: Loring, William Wing
    • Date: 1862
  • Map
    Richmond, Henrico County, Manchester and Springhill, Chesterfield Co. (Virginia) From the Illustrated London news, Sept. 7, 1861. Relief shown by hachures. Shows buildings, railroads and roads. This item is in the Map Collection of the Library of Virginia; please contact the Library's Archives Research Services department for more information. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. April 2003, Map Cataloging Team. Civil War project no.: lva00128. Conservation: Etherington ...
    • Contributor: Ettling, Theodor
    • Date: 1861
  • Map
    Yorktown to Williamsburg
    Campaign map, Army of the Potomac, map no. 1
    Description derived from published bibliography. Shows fortifications, towns, roads, houses, names of residents, vegetation, drainage, and relief by hachures. This item is in the Map Collection of the Library of Virginia; please contact the Library's Archives Research Services department for more information. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 599 Swem, E.G. Maps relating to Virginia, 940 Available also through the Library of Congress web ...
    • Contributor: Abbot, Henry L. - Dougal, William H. - United States. Army of the Potomac. Engineer Dept
    • Date: 1862
  • Map
    Williamsburg to White House
    Campaign maps, Army of the Potomac, map no. 2
    "Julius Bien & Co., photo lith., N.Y." Description derived from published bibliography. Shows fortifications, towns, roads, houses, names of residents, vegetation, drainage, and relief by hachures. This item is in the Map Collection of the Library of Virginia; please contact the Library's Archives Research Services department for more information. LC Civil war maps (2nd ed.) 597 Available also through the Library of Congress web ...
    • Contributor: Abbot, Henry L. - Dougal, William H. - United States. Army of the Potomac. Engineer Dept - Julius Bien & Co.
    • Date: 1862
  • Map
    From Dinwiddie C.H. to Appomattox C.H., route and operations of the 10th New York Cavalry. Title derived from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Printed map appears in Preston's History of the Tenth Regiment of Cavalry, New York State Volunteers, August, 1861-1865, 1892. Cameo impression in margin at upper left: Reynolds's Bristolboard (with crown in center). Pen-and-ink. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 510 Call no. cited in LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.): G3881.S5 1865 .P7 Vault. Available also ...
    • Contributor: Preston, Noble D.
    • Date: 1892
  • Map
    [Map of Wyoming, Fayette and Raleigh Counties, West Va. Covers the area from Logan Courthouse to Richmond Ferry, W. Va. Drawn with ink and pencil. Shows towns, roads, rivers and mountains with some distances given. Not drawn to scale. One of a series of eight maps of southwestern Virginia and West Virginia. Originally in envelope with notations: "Maps of various kinds by residents of Western Virginia. Found among a few books &c which ...
    • Contributor: Loring, William Wing
    • Date: 1862
  • Map
    [Map of the Chaffin's Bluff area of Henrico County, Virginia] Additional annotations made in pencil. Map shows federal and Confederate positions September 28, 1864. One of a series of five maps drawn by Col. Normand Smith showing battle lines. Original maps are included in Personal Papers Collection, accession 24417, Gaines Family Papers, 1776-1905. This item is in the Map Collection of the Library of Virginia; please contact the Library's Archives Research Services department for ...
    • Contributor: Smith, Normand
    • Date: 18??
  • Map
    Battle fields of Virginia 1861 to 1865.
    Post route map of the states of Virginia and West Virginia
    Annotated by Capt. Raleigh Travers Daniel, Office of the Secretary of Virginia Military Records of the Commonwealth of Virginia between 1909 and 1910. Prepared to accompany a manuscript guidebook to Virginia Civil War battlefields. Maps originally in Series III. Miscellaneous Records. Guide to Battlefields of Virginia and West Virginia, accession 2768. Includes indexes of counties and explanation of mail service, railroads, mail routes, mail ...
    • Contributor: United States. Post Office Dept - Daniel, Raleigh T. (Raleigh Travers)
    • Date: 19??
  • Map
    Williamsburg to White House
    Campaign map, Army of the Potomac, map no. 2
    Description derived from published bibliography. Shows fortifications, towns, roads, houses, names of residents, vegetation, drainage, and relief by hachures. This item is in the Map Collection of the Library of Virginia; please contact the Library's Archives Research Services department for more information. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 596 Swem, E.G. Maps relating to Virginia, 941 Available also through the Library of Congress web ...
    • Contributor: Abbot, Henry L. - Dougal, William H. - United States. Army of the Potomac. Engineer Dept
    • Date: 1862
  • Map
    Map of the defences [sic] of Richmond, Va., April 1865. Portrays 23 numbered forts around the city of Richmond, which includes the following named forts, Johnson, Magruder, and Harrison.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1865