Area map of Richmond showing locations of roads, railroads, waterways, and landforms, as well as outlying Confederate defenses. Also includes notations of Union positions on June 13th and June 20th, 1862, and of Genl. Grant's position June 1st, 1864.
Sneden, Robert Knox - Humphreys, A. A. (andrew Atkinson)
A regional view of Yorktown, Va., and vicinity, with Yorktown and Gloucester Point on opposite sides of the York River and indicating where the Warwick River feeds into the James, and also the Poquoson River as it branches off from the York below Yorktown. The headquarters of Gen. John Sedgwick's VI Corps is shown at Warwick Court House.
Scale ca. 1:375,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 459 "Presented by the Home Insurance Compy. of New York." A few battle sites are marked by crossed swords. Shows roads, railroads, towns, county names and boundaries, and drainage. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
Heald, D. A. (daniel Addison) - Heald, D. A.
Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. "Entered according to Act of Congress, in the year 1862 by J. Knowles Hare in the clerk's office of the District Court of the United States for the Southern District of New York." Appears in: Johnson's new illustrated (steel plate) family atlas, ca. 1863. Prime meridian: Washington, D.C. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 602.2 On ...
Johnson, A. J. (alvin Jewett) - Johnson and Ward - Johnson, A. J.
Shows the fortifications of the Union and Confederate forces on opposite sides of the Warwick River in Warwick County [now city of Newport News], Va., at the time of the engagement Lee's Mill, also known as Burnt Chimneys.
Shows the area between the Warwick River and Yorktown to the north and Wormsley Creek to the south that was the Confederacy's first line of defense against McClellan's advance up the Virginia Peninsula. The location of the road to Warwick Court House is also indicated.
Shows the area of Wormsley Creek to the north and Poquoson River to the south as McClellan's forces prepared to launch the siege of Yorktown, Va. The locations of Howard's Bridge across the Poquoson and the road from Yorktown to Hampton are also indicated.
Shows the vicinity of Yorktown, Va., including Union batteries located along the Warwick Court House Road. Also shows the Confederate barricade made up of abatis, palisades, slashings of trees, felled trees, and dams that flooded low-lying areas. The Union army, under Gen. McClellan, prepared to lay siege to Yorktown as part of its advance up the Virginia Peninsula toward the Confederate capital of Richmond.
Shows Virginia Peninsula region, south of Yorktown to Fort Monroe. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. LC copy: Publication information annotated in ink. Sun print. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 601 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy: Mounted on cloth.
Cram, Thomas Jefferson - United States. Army. Corps of Topographical Engineers
Map shows the location of Union troops in the Hampton Roads area of Virginia poised to begin McClellan's Peninsular Campaign, March 1862. Among the landmarks noted are the location of McClellan's headquarters in Hampton from 23 March to 4 April 1862; the route of reconnaissance by Smith and Fitz-John Porter in the vicinity of Yorktown, Va., 27 March; and McClellan's new headquarters on the ...
Shows unnamed major roads and a few place names. Ink and pencil mounted on paper. Folded into 16 sections, with losses along fold lines. In lower left corner: "[AC 12,509]". Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. CW3 Acquisitions control no. 2002-21
Layout of "Camp Misery," a Confederate fort on the Virginia Peninsula located in a swampy area on the Ship Point road. The camp was evacuated on April 5th, 1862, as Union forces began their siege of Yorktown.
On what appears to be a portion of a published travel map showing steamship and railroad routes out of Baltimore, Md., Sheden has indicated the route of the Union Army as it moved up the Virginia Peninsula toward Richmond.
Payne, a member of the 4th Virginia Cavalry, C.S.A., was wounded and captured during the Battle of Williamsburg, Va., in May 1862. This map depicts the area of the Virginia Peninsula between Williamsburg and Richmond.
Payne, William Henry Fitzhugh - Hunton Family