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.
Shows troop positions and movements along the Rappahannock. Relief shown by hachures. Title, date, and scale from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pen-and-ink, pencil, and watercolor mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H138 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. Includes an index of troop positions. In pencil on verso: 100.
LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H129 Title from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. A similar map, somewhat reduced, with the above title is contained in the Atlas to accompany the official records of the Union and Confederate Armies, 1891-95, pl. 41. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
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 ...
Regional map of the Chancellorsville area encompassing Kelly's Ford in the upper left, Stafford in the upper right, and Spotsylvania Court House at the bottom. Indicates roads and railroads, fords, bridges, and inhabited buildings. Also, indicates the route taken by Hooker's Union forces across the Rappahannock River at Kelly's Ford with the intention of attacking Lee's Confederates at Chancellorsville from the west. Union General ...
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.
Some maps show troop positions. Relief shown by hachures on some maps. Title from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pencil (some col.) on ledger paper, mounted between sheets of transparent paper. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H133 In pencil: 289. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
Accompanies letter, 1885 December 14 [copy], of Samuel Sprigg Carroll to Francis Amasa Walker, giving an account of Carroll's attack on the Confederate left at the Battle of Chancellorsville, Va., 1863. Walker appears to have sent the copied letter to Jedediah Hotchkiss. Removed from Jedediah Hotchkiss's personal copy of his Battlefields of Virginia (Rare Books E475.35 .H83). Available also through the Library of Congress ...
Carroll, Samuel Sprigg - Hotchkiss, Jedediah - Walker, Francis Amasa
Maps shows the location of Union troops including the 2nd Division under Geary and 1st Division under Williams near Chancellorsville, Va., and the extends from the location of Gen. Hooker's and Gen. Slocum's headquarters in the south to Dowdall's Tavern in the north.
Depicts the town of Chancellorsville and environs, including Marie's Bridge over Scott's Creek and the locations of the plank roads to Richard's Ford, Orange Court House, and Fredericksburg. Also shows locations of Union and Confederate troops at various times throughout the two days of battle.
In January of 1863 Joseph Hooker replaced Ambrose Burnside as commander of the Army of the Potomac. His first order of business was to dislodge R. E. Lee from his position outside of Fredericksburg. Hooker envisioned a two-prong approach, with half his army attacking on Lee's left, while the other half, under the command of John Sedgwick, made a diversionary attack across the Rappahannock ...
Illustrates the placement of Union and Confederate forces during the Chancellorsville Campaign of April-May, 1863, culminating in the battle of Chancellorsville fought May 1-4, 1863. This map focuses on the Sunday, May 3rd, action, which is referred to by Sneden as "Second Fredericksburg."
Shows positions and movement of troops and names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. Title from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pencil (some col.), mounted between sheets of transparent paper. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H134 In pencil on verso: Notes, troop names, and a small drawing. In ink on red bordered label on verso: 309. Available also through the Library of ...
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.
Map shows troop locations around Chancellorsville, Va., and on both sides of the Rapidan River. The map depicts the formation of Confederate troops under McLaws, Slocum and Stuart to the west of Chancellorsville facing Union troops under Reynolds Meade and Hancock north and east of the town.
Title and scale from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pencil on lined paper, torn along edges, mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H130 Includes list of names of troop commanders. In pencil on verso: 281. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
Area depicted includes the Rappahannock River to the northeast, Taylor Hill to the northwest and Deep Run to the south. The Fredericksburg & Potomac Railroad is also indicated. As part of Gen. Hooker's plan to drive the Confederate Army back toward Richmond, Gen. Sedgwick was to undertake a diversionary attack across the Rappahannock River toward the Confederate entrenchments above Fredericksburg. On May 3rd, having ...
Concerns the area between Wilderness in Orange County, Va., through Chancellorsville and Fredericksburg in Spotsylvania County, Va., giving a general overview of the placement of troops just prior and during the Battle of Chancellorsville.
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.
Map shows the position of Union and Confederate troops in the area surrounding Chancellorsville, Va., at 6 p.m. on May 2, 1863. By late afternoon on May 2, Stonewall Jackson's troops had moved deeper into the Wilderness and were within striking distance of the 1st Corps, U.S. Army of the Potomac, P.O. Howard, commanding. Jackson gave the order to attack at 6 p.m., pushing ...
Gift; Elleanor Wyllys Allen; Jun. 21, 1938. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 528.3 Detailed map showing entrenchments, houses, fences, names of residents, roads, "unfinished railroad," vegetation, drainage, fords, and relief by hachures. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
Michler, N. (nathaniel) - Weyss, J. E. - Michler, N.
Relief shown by hachures. Title in lead pencil in upper margin. Date from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pen-and-ink and pencil (some col.), mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H136 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. Including an index of names of Confederate commanders. In pencil on verso: 20.