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 ...
Official map of the Union works in front of Yorktown, Va.
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.
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.
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
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 ...
The Union position before Yorktown, Va., 18th April 1862
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.
Sneden, Robert Knox
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.
Sneden, Robert Knox
Plan des ouvrages faits à York-town en Virginie.
Scale ca. 1:5,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown by hachures. Oriented with north toward the upper left. Incomplete: Upper and right edges have been trimmed. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1468 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 440; 651/1