The Battle of Chancellorsville, Va., including operations from April 29th to May 5th, 1863
Map depicts Hooker's attempt to flank Lee's position at Fredericksburg via Kelly's Ford and Chancellorsville, which backfired when Lee discovered it. Dividing his forces, Lee turned half to meet Hooker's Federals head on near Chancellorsville while Jackson's division moved through the Wilderness to flank Hooker's right. Meanwhile, Sedgwick's forces managed to cross the Rappahannock opposite Fredericksburg and dislodge the Confederates holding Marie's Heights, but...
Sneden, Robert Knox - Paine, William H.
The Battle of Chancellorsville, Virginia position of Union Army, 2nd May 1863.
Shows the position of Union troops on the second day of the Battle of Chancellorsville, including Oliver Otis Howard's 11th Corps, Daniel Edgar Sickles' 3rd Corps, George Gordon Meade's 5th Corps, Henry Warner Slocum's 12th Corps, cavalry troops of William Woods Averell, David McMurtrie Gregg, and Wesley Merritt, and Joseph Hooker's headquarters.
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...
Confederate States of America. Army of Northern Virginia. Engineer Office - Bien, Julius - Campbell, Albert H. (Albert Henry) - Patton, J. H.
Map of the battlefield of Chancellorsville, Va., 1863.
Scale 1:63,360. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 528 Shows troop positions and movements, roads, railroad, drainage, fords, and vegetation. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
Position Sunday May 3rd at 3 p.m.
The map depicts troops movements in the Chancellorsville area between 10 a.m. and 3 P.M. on May 3rd,1863. Union troops under generals Reynolds, Meade, Sickles and Slocum are located to the east between Chancellorsville and the Rappahannock River. Confederates troops under generals Stuart , McLaws, Rhodes and Anderson are located to the west near Dowdall's Tavern.
Chancellorsville, May 2, 1863, showing Stonewall Jackson's great flank movement
This detail from a printed map shows the area around Chancellorsville, Va., including Wilderness Church to the west, the Rapidan River to the north, and the Plank Road to the south. Also indicated is the route taken by Stonewall Jackson's corps to Wilderness Tavern and the direction of their attack on the Union's exposed flank.
Plan of the battle of Chancellorsville. Virginia position, 5 p.m., 2nd May 1863.
Sneden uses his usual eye for detail in showing the nature of the terrain with crop fields, woods, areas of felled trees, roads, and waterways in the vicinity of the Battle of Chancellorsville. He particularly emphasizes the positions of the following corps in the U.S. Army of the Potomac: 2nd Corps (commanded by Winfield Scott Hancock), 3rd Corps (commanded by Daniel Edgar Sickles), 5th...