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.
The Battle of Fair Oaks, Va. Fought 31st May 1862.
This map shows an area of Henrico County, Va., east of the city of Richmond and south of the Chickahominy River, where the Battle of Fair Oaks, or Seven Pines, took place 31 May-1 June 1862. Confederate Gen. J. E. Johnston's plan to attack the Union Army of the Potomac's IV Corps (under Keyes) at Fair Oaks called for Longstreet to approach from the ...
Sneden, Robert Knox
Plan of the Battle of Cold Harbor, June 3rd.
After two days' preparation, the main Federal assault took place in the early morning of June 3rd against a well-entrenched Confederate army. Federal losses were overwhelming, and by noon Gen. Grant called a halt to the entire attack. This map depicts the area of Hanover County, Va., that includes Old and New Cold Harbor, Gaines Mill, and Bethesda Church in relation to the Chickahominy ...
Plan of the battle of Fisher's Hill, Virginia. Fought September 22nd, 1864.
Despite a strong natural defensive position near Fisher's Hill, south of Strasburg, Va., Early's Confederates were overwhelmed by Sheridan's greater numbers. Map shows the flanking movement led by Crook as well as the position of the Union forces just prior to their frontal assault. The detail of the distribution of the Confederate forces was contained on that portion of the map that is missing.
[Map of part of Prince George County, Virginia. 1864
Relief shown by hachures. Description derived from published bibliography. Map consists of two sheets, each 31 x 31 cm., which have been joined togethers. Sheets are numbered "D. no. 3," and "D. no. 4." Depicted are towns, roads and railroads, houses and names of residents, fortifications south of Petersburg, and woodland. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 619.2 Available also through the Library of ...
Confederate States of America. Army. Department of Northern Virginia. Chief Engineer's Office
The Union assault on the Rebel works Lee's Mill Va.
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.
Battle field of Waynesboro, Va. (2d March, 1865)
Scale 1:9600. Relief shown by hachures. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 664 Detailed map giving Union positions in blue and Confederate positions in red, street pattern of Waynesboro, houses, fences, names of residents in rural areas, roads, "Chesapeake & Ohio Railroad," bridges, fords, vegetation, drainage. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. DEOF ...
Richmond from ten to twelve miles from here.
Shows troop positions, batteries, etc. near Dutch gap on the James River. Pencil and black and red ink on paper, map torn on fold line. Accompanied by letter, includes transcription. On verso: N.B. direct, Geo. M. Nicol, hd. qrs. 3d. Brig. 3d. Division, 18 A.C. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Acquisitions control no. 2001-32
Nicol, Geo. M. (George M.)
Map of a part of the city of Richmond showing the burnt districts
"Confederate imprint" -- LC Civil War maps / Stephenson. "Published by Wm. Ira Smith proprietor Richmond Whig." Advertised to be sold for 50 cents each on Apr. 10, 1865 -- Evening Whig (Richmond), Apr. 8, 1865. Oriented with north toward the lower right. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by isolines. Shows an area north of the James River surrounding the capitol and includes ...
United States. Army. Corps, 10th. Engineer Office
Map of Orange.
"Chief Engineer's Office D.N.V. Maj. Gen. J.F. Gilmer, Chief Engineer."--appears above title. "Map from the Confederate Engineer Bureau in Richmond, Va. General J.F. Gilmer, Chief Engineer[.] Presented to the Virginia Historical Society by his only daughter, Mrs. J.F. Minis, Sav[ana]h, Ga."--Note on map. Forms part of the Gilmer Map Collection. Relief shown by hachures. Shows towns, waterways, roads, geographic features and land owners. Available ...
Confederate States of America. Army. Dept. Of Northern Virginia. Chief Engineer's Office - Campbell, Albert H. (Albert Henry) - Izard, Walter
Map shewing [sic] vicinity of Winchester, Virginia, Potomac, etc.
Shows portions of southern Maryland and northern Virginia emphasizing Winchester, Va. Sneden notes on the map that Winchester was a city that changed hands 46 times during the war. He lists three major battles near Winchester, fought in March 1862, May 1864, and September 1864. Sneden considered the Battle of Kernstown, Va., to be the First Battle of Winchester but today historians consider the ...
Battlefields in vicinity of Washington, D.C., reached via Southern Railway.
Scale not given. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 509 Title when folded: G.A.R. Reunion, Washington, D.C. Battle field folder. Southern Railway. Map of eastern Virginia showing the Southern Railway line in red, other railroads in blue, towns, and river. Battlefields are located by crossed swords. Folder contains brief descriptions of "some Virginia battlefields along the line of the Southern Railway," "list of National ...
Seat of war in Virginia, &c.
Longitude from Greenwich printed at top of map; from Washington (W0020000; W0003000) printed at bottom. Relief shown by hachures. This item is in the Map Collection of the Library of Virginia; please contact the Library's Archives Research Services department for more information. Title is printed above the map, with vignettes "The Dispatch Atlas" on each side of title. "Weekly Dispatch, 139 Fleet Street" printed ...