[Overlay to the map of the siege of Petersburg, 1864-5].
This is an overlay designed to be used with the map of the siege of Petersburg by J.E. Weyss. Title derived from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 619 Includes brief field notes in pencil, red ink, and black ink, probably written by Federal engineers, and shows the location of several camps of the U.S. Engineers and the headquarters ...
Weyss, J. E.
Position of Union Army April 5th and 6th 1862
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.
Sneden, Robert Knox
Notes sur les environs de York.
Scale ca. 1:44,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Includes text. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1469 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 440; 651/1; 651/2
The siege of Yorktown, April 1862
Scale not given. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 673.7 "Entered accord. to Act of Congress A.D. 1862 by C. Bohn in the Clerks Office of the District of Columbia." Bird's-eye view of the Union siege of Yorktown, with 23 places, batteries, ship positions, troop positions, and field headquarters keyed by number to list in lower margin. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also ...
United States. Army. Office of the Chief of Engineers
[Yorktown to Williamsburg]
Scale ca. 1:95,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 600 Another edition. Principal rivers are hand-colored blue. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
Sketch of the lines at Yorktown Virginia April 30th 1862.
Shows an area that includes Gloucester Point on the north/east side of the York River, Yorktown on the south/west side of the river, and Wormsley Creek to the south of Yorktown as the Union forces finalized preparations to begin the siege of Yorktown.
The seige [sic] of Petersburg, Va.
Siege of Petersburg, Va.
Scale not given. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 611 "The above map is made to conform to a diagram of the position of the opposing armies during the seige of Petersburg, Virginia, as gotten up by N. Michler, Major of Engineers of the U.S. Army. The position of Elliotts' and Gracies' brigades are mainly represented." Map of the Richmond-Petersburg area showing forts, covered ...
Yorktown to Williamsburg
Scale ca. 1:63,360. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 599 At head of title: Campaign maps, Army of the Potomac, map no. 1. Shows fortifications, towns, roads, houses, names of residents, vegetation, drainage, and relief by hachures. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
Lord Cornwallis surrender, 1781.
Shows Yorktown Virginia and the York River on conical powder horn. Relief shown by hachures. Manuscript: Engraved bovine horn, shellacked. Has wooden pouring spout inserted at narrow end and wooden hinged cap inserted at wide end. Inscriptions: James Downae his horn, made by E. Crosby - 1781, A: Bowery, A: Lion, The: Elem Tree, and Mare Maid at: Sea. Includes pictorial represenations of the ...
[Map of the siege of Petersburg, 1864-5
Relief shown by hachures. Title taken from other version. Names of surveyors and draftsmen have been added by hand in the lower left corner. Scale in manuscript on verso. Mounted on cardboard, sectioned to 4 parts, and mounted on cloth. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 618 Includes names of some residents in outlying areas. Available also through the Library of Congress web site ...
Weyss, J. E. - Michler, N. (Nathaniel)
Plan of Union and Rebel position at Yorktown Va.
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.