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The Union assault on the Rebel works Lee's Mill Va.

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 Bur... more

Position of Richmond, Va.

Position of Richmond, Va.

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 ... more

Williamsburg to White House /

Williamsburg to White House /

Relief shown by hachures. Shows fortifications, towns, roads, houses, names of residents, vegetation, and drainage. Principle rivers are hand colored in blue. "Photographic reduction by L.E. Walker, Treasury De... more

The Battlefield of Williamsburg, Va. : fought 5th May 1862.

The Battlefield of Williamsburg, Va. : fought 5th May 1862.

Concerns the Battle of Williamsburg, Va., which was part of the Peninsula Campaign, March-June 1862. NOTE: Researchers will be served a color photocopy of this scrapbook image. Original scrapbook housed in the ... more

Plan of Rebel redoubt and barracks [at] "Camp Misery" : surveyed April 11th 1862.

Plan of Rebel redoubt and barracks [at] "Camp Misery" : surveyed April...

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.

The Battle of Malvern Hill, Virginia

The Battle of Malvern Hill, Virginia

Shows the area of eastern Henrico County, Va., where the battle of Malvern Hill was fought. The landscape gave the Union forces a strong natural position from which to fend off the Confederate attack.

Map of the Lower Peninsula of Virginia, April 1862

Map of the Lower Peninsula of Virginia, April 1862

Shows the Confederate and Union fortifications located between the York River to the north and the James River to the south during the Peninsular campaign of 1862. Color coding indicates the location of Union a... more

Plan of the Union and Rebel position at Yorktown, Va., April 7th, 1862.

Plan of the Union and Rebel position at Yorktown, Va., April 7th, 1862...

Illustrates a portion of York County, Va., showing headquarters camps of the various generals of the U.S. Army of the Potomac, including the Sawmill, headquarters of General Samuel P. Heintzelman, in the Penins... more

Battle of Beaverdam Creek Va., Chickahominy River, June 27th 1862

Battle of Beaverdam Creek Va., Chickahominy River, June 27th 1862

While dated June 27th, this map depicts an engagement that took place the day previously, on the second day of the Seven Days' Battles. It shows the area of Hanover County that includes Mechanicsville, with th... more

Position of Union Army April 5th and 6th 1862

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 roa... more

Map of the Peninsula of Virginia : showing route of McClellan's Army toward Richmond illegible

Map of the Peninsula of Virginia : showing route of McClellan's Army t...

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 towa... more

Entrenched position of the 3rd corps, A.P., at Harrison's Landing, James River, Va., July 9th 1862

Entrenched position of the 3rd corps, A.P., at Harrison's Landing, Jam...

Shows the area of Charles City County, Va., along the James River (between Kimmage's and Herring creeks) to which McClellan moved his troops at the end of the Peninsular Campaign. They remained here until Augus... more

Union and Rebel works Yorktown, Va. [1862]

Union and Rebel works Yorktown, Va. [1862]

Shows the York River from Gloucester Point to south of Wormsley Creek. Yorktown appears at top of image, with remaining detail showing interior of the Peninsula. Woods, creeks, fields, roads, houses and other ... more

Map of the lines at Yorktown, Virginia, April 1862.

Map of the lines at Yorktown, Virginia, April 1862.

Shows the vicinity around Yorktown, Va., including Warwick Court House, the Warwick River, and Wormsley Creek as siege lines were drawn by McClellan's Union troops and Magruder's Confederate forces.

Plan of the battle of Malvern Hill, Virginia. Fought June 30th and July 1st, 1862.

Plan of the battle of Malvern Hill, Virginia. Fought June 30th and Jul...

"The position of Union forces at Malvern Hill was on the West. Overlooking Warren were 36 guns having full sweep of the Valley and over the River Road. These batteries were [Stephen Hinsdale] Weed's NYork batte... more

Siege of Yorktown Virginia

Siege of Yorktown Virginia

Illustrates the positions of the Union and Confederate armies in York County, Va., around Yorktown, showing entrenchments and redoubts. Lower left corner: "Copy of map made for Maj. Genl. S.P. Heintzelman, 3d A... more

Fair Oaks, Virginia (vicinity). Brigade officers of the Horse Artillery commanded by Lt. Col. William Hays

Fair Oaks, Virginia (vicinity). Brigade officers of the Horse Artiller...

Photo shows Lt. Robert Clarke (seated 1st row, 2nd from left); Capt. John C. Tidball (standing 3rd row, 2nd from right); Lt. William N. Dennison (standing 3rd row, far right); and Capt. Alexander C.M. Penningto... more

The assault on the "Red Battery,"  April 25th, 1862 Yorktown, Va.

The assault on the "Red Battery," April 25th, 1862 Yorktown, Va.

Shows the area between the Warwick River to the west and the Warwick Road to the east as McClellan's forces attacked Confederate batteries on the Peninsula south of Yorktown, Va. Color coding indicates the loca... more

The Centre position of Union and Rebel armies, Yorktown, Va.

The Centre position of Union and Rebel armies, Yorktown, Va.

Shows both of the armies west of Yorktown, with the York River to the east, as the Siege of Yorktown got underway. NOTE: Researchers will be served a color photocopy of this scrapbook image. Color coding indica... more

Plan of Yorktown, Virginia ... April, 1862.

Plan of Yorktown, Virginia ... April, 1862.

Shows the area of the York River coastline from Windmill Creek to Wormsley Creek with particular attention to the landforms and defenses around Yorktown and the layout of streets and buildings within the town itself.

Plan of the Battle of Gaines' Mill, Virginia, fought June 26th 1862

Plan of the Battle of Gaines' Mill, Virginia, fought June 26th 1862

While dated June 26th, the Battle of Gaines' Mill was actually fought on the 27th, the third day of the Seven Days' Battles. This map shows Hanover County, Va., with the Chickahominy River to the south, the to... more

The Union position before Yorktown, Va., 18th April 1862

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... more

Plan of Yorktown, Virginia : showing the Rebel works after the evacuation, May 4th, 1862.

Plan of Yorktown, Virginia : showing the Rebel works after the evacuat...

Shows the street plan of Yorktown and the fortifications surrounding the town following the Confederate removal up the Peninsula. The York River and the town of Gloucester Point are also indicated.

Position of Union Army

Position of Union Army

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 i... more

Hare's map of the vicinity of Richmond, and Peninsular campaign in Virginia. Showing also the interesting localities along the James, Chickahominy and York  Rivers

Hare's map of the vicinity of Richmond, and Peninsular campaign in Vir...

Scale ca. 1:190,080. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 602 Relief shown by hachures. "Entered according to Act of Congress, in the year 1862, by J. Knowles Hare . . ." Copyright number "401 Jan. 22, 1863" is written... more

Plan of Rebel redoubt and barracks at "Camp Misery" : surveyed April 11th 1862

Plan of Rebel redoubt and barracks at "Camp Misery" : surveyed April 1...

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. ... more

Map of the Peninsula of Virginia : showing route of McClellan's Army toward Richmond [illegible].

Map of the Peninsula of Virginia : showing route of McClellan's Army t...

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 towa... more

Plan of Yorktown, Virginia : showing the Rebel works after the evacuation, May 4th, 1862

Plan of Yorktown, Virginia : showing the Rebel works after the evacuat...

Shows the street plan of Yorktown and the fortifications surrounding the town following the Confederate removal up the Peninsula. The York River and the town of Gloucester Point are also indicated. Color coding... more

The Union assault on the Rebel works at Lee's Mill, Yorktown, Va.

The Union assault on the Rebel works at Lee's Mill, Yorktown, Va.

Shows fortifications on opposite sides of the Warwick River, with the Confederate forces concentrated to the north of the river and the Union forces to the south around Lee's Mill.

[Richmond, Va., vicinity. 1st New York Pettit's Battery, Artillery]

[Richmond, Va., vicinity. 1st New York Pettit's Battery, Artillery]

Photograph from the main eastern theater of war, the Peninsular Campaign, May-August 1862.

Plan from Fortress Monroe to Big Bethel Va. : showing Union and Rebel position April 1st 1862.

Plan from Fortress Monroe to Big Bethel Va. : showing Union and Rebel ...

Shows area of Virginia Peninsula between Newport News and Big Bethel to the north and Fortress Monroe to the south as McClellan prepared to move his forces toward Richmond. Color coding indicates location of Un... more

Battle of Hanover Court House, Virginia, May 26, 1862

Battle of Hanover Court House, Virginia, May 26, 1862

Shows the area around Hanover Court House, Va., sight of a skirmish between Union and Confederate forces as McClellan's advance up the Virginia Peninsula continued its slow pace. In this depiction, the Pamunke... more

Battle of Hanover Court House, Virginia, May 26, 1862

Battle of Hanover Court House, Virginia, May 26, 1862

Shows the area around Hanover Court House, Va., sight of a skirmish between Union and Confederate forces as McClellan's advance up the Virginia Peninsula continued its slow pace. In this depiction, the Pamunke... more

Plan of the Battle of Gaines' Mill, Virginia, fought June 26th 1862.

Plan of the Battle of Gaines' Mill, Virginia, fought June 26th 1862.

While dated June 26th, the Battle of Gaines' Mill was actually fought on the 27th, the third day of the Seven Days' Battles. This map shows Hanover County, Va., with the Chickahominy River to the south, the to... more

The Rebel works at Howard's Bridge Virginia April 4th 1862.

The Rebel works at Howard's Bridge Virginia April 4th 1862.

Shows the fortifications of the Confederate forces at Howard's Bridge on the banks of the Poquoson River, which succeeded in slowing McClellan's advance up the Peninsula.

Map of the lines at Yorktown, Virginia, April 1862

Map of the lines at Yorktown, Virginia, April 1862

Shows the vicinity around Yorktown, Va., including Warwick Court House, the Warwick River, and Wormsley Creek as siege lines were drawn by McClellan's Union troops and Magruder's Confederate forces. "Yorktown w... more

Plan of Union and Rebel position at Yorktown Va.

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 loc... more

Map of the Lower Peninsula of Virginia, April 1862.

Map of the Lower Peninsula of Virginia, April 1862.

Shows the Confederate and Union fortifications located between the York River to the north and the James River to the south during the Peninsular campaign of 1862.

Richmond, Va., vicinity. 1st New York Pettit's Battery, Artillery

Richmond, Va., vicinity. 1st New York Pettit's Battery, Artillery

Photograph from the main eastern theater of war, the Peninsular Campaign, May-August 1862. Title and photographer name from Civil War caption books. Credit line: Civil war photographs, 1861-1965, Library of Con... more

Map showing the battle grounds of the Chickahominy : and the positions of the subsequent engagements in the retreat of the Federal Army towards James River and all the other points of interest in connection with the siege of Richmond

Map showing the battle grounds of the Chickahominy : and the positions...

Annotated with troop positions, movement, and railroad routes. Similar to no. 639, LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.). This item is in the Map Collection of the Library of Virginia; please contact the Library's Archiv... more

Plan of the battle of Malvern Hill, Virginia. Fought June 30th and July 1st, 1862

Plan of the battle of Malvern Hill, Virginia. Fought June 30th and Jul...

"The position of Union forces at Malvern Hill was on the West. Overlooking Warren were 36 guns having full sweep of the Valley and over the River Road. These batteries were [Stephen Hinsdale] Weed's NYork batte... more

Plan of Rebel fort (Camp Misery) on Ship Point Road - Virginia.

Plan of Rebel fort (Camp Misery) on Ship Point Road - Virginia.

Shows the layout of "Camp Misery" and the surrounding woods and swamp; Ship Point Road is to the south. The camp was evacuated as the Union forces began their siege of Yorktown. NOTE: Researchers will be serve... more

The Union assault on the Rebel works Lee's Mill Va

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 Bur... more

Williamsburg to White House /

Williamsburg to White House /

Relief shown by hachures. Shows fortifications, towns, roads, houses, names of residents, vegetation, and drainage. "Julius Bien & Co. Photo Lith. N.Y." Description derived from published bibliography. LC Civil... more

The battle fields and military positions in the Virginian peninsula from surveys supplied by officers of the army

The battle fields and military positions in the Virginian peninsula fr...

"A few battle sites are marked by crossed swords. Shows railroads, towns, county names and boundaries, and drainage" -- LC Civil War maps / Stephenson. "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1862 by ... more

Plan of Fort Magruder, Battlefield of Williamsburg, Virginia. Sketched the day after the battle 6th May 1862.

Plan of Fort Magruder, Battlefield of Williamsburg, Virginia. Sketched...

Shows the area surrounding Confederate Fort Magruder just south of in Williamsburg, Va. Details include the network of ravines and slashed trees extending the width of the Peninsula used by the Confederate Army... more

Siege of Yorktown [Virginia].

Siege of Yorktown [Virginia].

Illustrates the positions of the Union and Confederate armies in York County, Va., around Yorktown, showing entrenchments and redoubts.

The March from Hampton to before Yorktown, Va., April 1862. Map showing route of 3rd Army Corps. A.P. from Howard's Bridge to the sawmill, April 5 and 6th, 1862

The March from Hampton to before Yorktown, Va., April 1862. Map showin...

Illustrates a portion of Isle of Wight County, Va., showing headquarters camps of the various generals of the U.S. Army of the Potomac in the Peninsula Campaign, March-July 1862. Lower left corner: "Drawn for ... more

Official map of the Union works in front of Yorktown, Va.

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, an... more

Plan of the Union and Rebel position at Yorktown, Va., April 7th, 1862

Plan of the Union and Rebel position at Yorktown, Va., April 7th, 1862

Illustrates a portion of York County, Va., showing headquarters camps of the various generals of the U.S. Army of the Potomac, including the Sawmill, headquarters of General Samuel P. Heintzelman, in the Penins... more

The Battle of Fair Oaks, Va. Fought 31st May 1862.

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... more

The March from Hampton to before Yorktown, Va., April 1862. Map showing route of 3rd Army Corps. A.P. from Howard's Bridge to the sawmill, April 5 and 6th, 1862.

The March from Hampton to before Yorktown, Va., April 1862. Map showin...

Illustrates a portion of Isle of Wight County, Va., showing headquarters camps of the various generals of the U.S. Army of the Potomac in the Peninsula Campaign, March-July 1862.

Plan of Yorktown, Virginia ... April, 1862

Plan of Yorktown, Virginia ... April, 1862

Shows the area of the York River coastline from Windmill Creek to Wormsley Creek with particular attention to the landforms and defenses around Yorktown and the layout of streets and buildings within the town i... more

map from "Report of the Engineer and Artillery Operations of the Army of the Potomac, from its organization to the close of the Peninsular Campaign, etc"

map from "Report of the Engineer and Artillery Operations of the Army ...

This image has been taken from scan 000241 from "Report of the Engineer and Artillery Operations of the Army of the Potomac, from its organization to the close of the Peninsular Campaign, etc". The title and su... more

map from "Report of the Engineer and Artillery Operations of the Army of the Potomac, from its organization to the close of the Peninsular Campaign, etc"

map from "Report of the Engineer and Artillery Operations of the Army ...

This image has been taken from scan 000253 from "Report of the Engineer and Artillery Operations of the Army of the Potomac, from its organization to the close of the Peninsular Campaign, etc". The title and su... more

map from "Report of the Engineer and Artillery Operations of the Army of the Potomac, from its organization to the close of the Peninsular Campaign, etc"

map from "Report of the Engineer and Artillery Operations of the Army ...

This image has been taken from scan 000239 from "Report of the Engineer and Artillery Operations of the Army of the Potomac, from its organization to the close of the Peninsular Campaign, etc". The title and su... more

map from "Report of the Engineer and Artillery Operations of the Army of the Potomac, from its organization to the close of the Peninsular Campaign, etc"

map from "Report of the Engineer and Artillery Operations of the Army ...

This image has been taken from scan 000247 from "Report of the Engineer and Artillery Operations of the Army of the Potomac, from its organization to the close of the Peninsular Campaign, etc". The title and su... more

map from "Report of the Engineer and Artillery Operations of the Army of the Potomac, from its organization to the close of the Peninsular Campaign, etc"

map from "Report of the Engineer and Artillery Operations of the Army ...

This image has been taken from scan 000251 from "Report of the Engineer and Artillery Operations of the Army of the Potomac, from its organization to the close of the Peninsular Campaign, etc". The title and su... more

map from "Report of the Engineer and Artillery Operations of the Army of the Potomac, from its organization to the close of the Peninsular Campaign, etc"

map from "Report of the Engineer and Artillery Operations of the Army ...

This image has been taken from scan 000261 from "Report of the Engineer and Artillery Operations of the Army of the Potomac, from its organization to the close of the Peninsular Campaign, etc". The title and su... more

map from "Report of the Engineer and Artillery Operations of the Army of the Potomac, from its organization to the close of the Peninsular Campaign, etc"

map from "Report of the Engineer and Artillery Operations of the Army ...

This image has been taken from scan 000255 from "Report of the Engineer and Artillery Operations of the Army of the Potomac, from its organization to the close of the Peninsular Campaign, etc". The title and su... more

Johnson's map of the vicinity of Richmond and Peninsular Campaign in Virginia : showing also the interesting localities along the James, Chickahominy, and York Rivers

Johnson's map of the vicinity of Richmond and Peninsular Campaign in V...

"35-36." "Entered according to Act of Congress, in the year 1862 by J. Knowles Hare ..." Description derived from published bibliography. From an edition of the author's New illustrated family atlas of the worl... more

Johnson's map of the vicinity of Richmond, and Peninsular Campaign in Virginia : showing also the interesting localities along the James, Chickahominy and York rivers /

Johnson's map of the vicinity of Richmond, and Peninsular Campaign in ...

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 ... more

Johnson's map of the vicinity of Richmond, and Peninsular Campaign in Virginia : showing also the interesting localities along the James, Chickahominy and York rivers /

Johnson's map of the vicinity of Richmond, and Peninsular Campaign in ...

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 ... more

map from "Battle-Fields of '61. A narrative of the military operations of the war for the Union up to the end of the Peninsular Campaign ... With illustrations, etc"

map from "Battle-Fields of '61. A narrative of the military operations...

This image has been taken from scan 000239 from "Battle-Fields of '61. A narrative of the military operations of the war for the Union up to the end of the Peninsular Campaign ... With illustrations, etc". The ... more

map from "A Narrative of the Peninsular Campaign, 1807-1814. ... Abridged from "The History of the War in the Peninsula" by ... Sir W. F. P. Napier ... By W. T. Dobson, etc"

map from "A Narrative of the Peninsular Campaign, 1807-1814. ... Abrid...

This image has been taken from scan 000445 from "A Narrative of the Peninsular Campaign, 1807-1814. ... Abridged from "The History of the War in the Peninsula" by ... Sir W. F. P. Napier ... By W. T. Dobson, et... more

map from "A Narrative of the Peninsular Campaign, 1807-1814. ... Abridged from "The History of the War in the Peninsula" by ... Sir W. F. P. Napier ... By W. T. Dobson, etc"

map from "A Narrative of the Peninsular Campaign, 1807-1814. ... Abrid...

This image has been taken from scan 000444 from "A Narrative of the Peninsular Campaign, 1807-1814. ... Abridged from "The History of the War in the Peninsula" by ... Sir W. F. P. Napier ... By W. T. Dobson, et... more

map from "Battle-Fields of '61. A narrative of the military operations of the war for the Union up to the end of the Peninsular Campaign ... With illustrations, etc"

map from "Battle-Fields of '61. A narrative of the military operations...

This image has been taken from scan 000268 from "Battle-Fields of '61. A narrative of the military operations of the war for the Union up to the end of the Peninsular Campaign ... With illustrations, etc". The ... more

Plan shewing sic entrenched position of Union army at Westover or Harrison's Landing, James River, Va., July and August 1862

Plan shewing sic entrenched position of Union army at Westover or Harr...

As the action on the Virginia Peninsula wound down in July, McClellan moved his headquarters to Harrison's Landing on the James River, in Charles City County, Va. NOTE: Researchers will be served a color photoc... more

Map of country between Yorktown and Williamsbu[rg] in Virginia.

Map of country between Yorktown and Williamsbu[rg] in Virginia.

Shows a portion of the peninsula outlined by the York River to the north and the James River to the south. Sneden marked the Union line of march, wagon trains, and Confederate works, all related to the Peninsul... more

Plan shewing [sic] entrenched position of Union army at Westover or Harrison's Landing, James River, Va., July and August 1862.

Plan shewing [sic] entrenched position of Union army at Westover or Ha...

As the action on the Virginia Peninsula wound down in July, McClellan moved his headquarters to Harrison's Landing on the James River, in Charles City County, Va.

Map showing the Chicahominy [sic] and James rivers and from Richmond to Harrison's Landing, Va.

Map showing the Chicahominy [sic] and James rivers and from Richmond t...

Shows the terrain over which the Peninsula Campaign was waged during March-June 1862.