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To the freeholders of the Congressional district composed of the counties of Spotsylvania, Orange, Louisa and Madison. Fellow citizens: In compliance with the wishes of some of the inhabitants of the district, I inform you of my intention to bec

To the freeholders of the Congressional district composed of the count...

Political campaign.; Imprint 2. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 182, Folder 1.

[Map of Spotsylvania County, Va.].

[Map of Spotsylvania County, Va.].

Relief shown by hachures. Shows fortifications in the Chancellorsville area and the names of residents. Date, title, and scale from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pen-and-ink and pencil on 3/4 inch pencil g... More

[Map of Spotsylvania and Caroline Counties, Virginia].

[Map of Spotsylvania and Caroline Counties, Virginia].

Shows the names of residents. Relief shown by hachures. Date, scale, and title from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Oriented with north to the left. Pen-and-ink and pencil on a 1/2-inch grid mounted on cloth... More

[Map of Spotsylvania County, Va.].

[Map of Spotsylvania County, Va.].

Relief shown by hachures. Shows fortifications in the Chancellorsville area and the names of some residents. Date, title, and scale from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pen-and-ink and pencil on brown paper ... More

Part of Spottsylvania [sic] County.

Part of Spottsylvania [sic] County.

Shows the names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. "Negative loaned for photostatting by Mr. Edward Steere, Historical Section, National Park Service." "Original in Atkinson's "Grants" Campaigns - [no... More

[Map of Spotsylvania County, Va.].

[Map of Spotsylvania County, Va.].

Relief shown by hachures. Shows fortifications in the Chancellorsville area and the names of residents. Date and title from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pen-and-ink and pencil on tracing paper mounted on ... More

McCool's [i.e. McCoull's] house

McCool's [i.e. McCoull's] house

No. 5024. No. 99. Title from item. Mounted with 5 other photographs with general caption: Battlefield of the "Wilderness". Hand written on mount: McCool's house within the "Bloody Bugle". See Miller, vol. 3, p.... More

Confederate shell in tree at the "Bloody Angle" near McCool's house, Spottsylvania (i.e. Spotsylvania), Va. at position held by 7th Rhode Island Infantry

Confederate shell in tree at the "Bloody Angle" near McCool's house, S...

No. 5455. Title from item. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

Hotel at Spottsylvania [i.e. Spotsylvania] Court House

Hotel at Spottsylvania [i.e. Spotsylvania] Court House

Photograph shows people arriving at Sanford's Hotel opposite the court house in Spotsylvania County, Virginia. No. 5042. Title from item. No. "113" etched in the negative. Mounted with one other photograph. Pho... More

Spottsylvania [i.e. Spotsylvania] Court House

Spottsylvania [i.e. Spotsylvania] Court House

Photograph shows three African American men at the water pump in front of the Spotsylvania County Court House. No. 5041. Title from item. Mounted with one other photograph. Photograph is half of a stereograph p... More

Spotsylvania County from "Battles and Leaders of the Civil War, being for the most part contributions by Union and Confederate officers, based upon “the Century War Series.” Edited by R. U. J. and C. C. B., etc. [Illustrated.]"

Spotsylvania County from "Battles and Leaders of the Civil War, being ...

This image has been taken from scan 000230 from volume 03 of "Battles and Leaders of the Civil War, being for the most part contributions by Union and Confederate officers, based upon “the Century War Series.” ... More

Map of Spotsylvania County /

Map of Spotsylvania County /

Relief shown by hachures. Shows the names of some residents. Pen-and-ink with pencil annotations on a 1 1/2-inch pencil grid, on irregularly shaped tracing linen pasted together from 4 sheets, sectioned and mou... More

The Battle of Chancellorsville, Va., including operations from April 29th to May 5th, 1863

The Battle of Chancellorsville, Va., including operations from April 2...

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 Federa... More

Map of Spotsylvania /, Confederate States of America

Map of Spotsylvania /, Confederate States of America

Relief shown by hachures. Shows the names of some residents. Oriented with north toward upper left. "Map from the Confederate Engineer Bureau in Richmond, Va. General J.F. Gilmer, chief engineer. Presented to t... More

Plan of the battle of Salem Church or Salem Heights, Va. Attack and repulse of the 6th Army Corps, Maj. Genl. John Sedgwick, U.S.A., afternoon of 3rd May 1863.

Plan of the battle of Salem Church or Salem Heights, Va. Attack and re...

The Battle of Salem Church, Spotsylvania County, Va., was part of the Chancellorsville Campaign of April-May, 1863, and was actually fought on May 4, 1863. NOTE: Researchers will be served a color photocopy of... More

Scene of Ewell's attack, May 19, 1864, near Spottsylvania [i.e. Spotsylvania] Court House. Mrs. Allsop's house

Scene of Ewell's attack, May 19, 1864, near Spottsylvania [i.e. Spotsy...

Dead soldier on stretcher. Civil War Photograph Collection. No. 721. LC-B811-721, LC-B8171-721.

[Map of portions of Orange, Louisa, Spotsylvania, and Culpeper counties, Virginia].

[Map of portions of Orange, Louisa, Spotsylvania, and Culpeper countie...

Title, date, and scale from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pencil (some col.), mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H173 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. In... More

Plan of the Battle of the Wilderness, Va. : May 5th to 12th.

Plan of the Battle of the Wilderness, Va. : May 5th to 12th.

While labelled the Battle of the Wilderness (May 5-6), this map depicts troop locations and movements during engagements in the days immediately following as both armies met at Spotsylvania Court House (May 8-1... More

Plan of the Battle of Spotsylvania C.H., Virginia : fought May 8th to 21st 1864.

Plan of the Battle of Spotsylvania C.H., Virginia : fought May 8th to ...

Shows the Confederate forces located around and to the north of Spotsylvania Court House, with the Po River at their back. The Union forces were positioned along the Ny River so as to attack on both the Confede... More

[Sketch of the Rapidan River Valley, covering parts of Madison, Greene, Orange, Culpeper, Spotsylvania, and Stafford counties, Virginia].

[Sketch of the Rapidan River Valley, covering parts of Madison, Greene...

Shows names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. Title, date, and scale from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pen-and-ink and pencil on lined paper, mounted between sheets of transparent paper. LC Civ... More

Battle of Spotsylvania Courthouse, Virginia showing attack on the salient angle May 12th.

Battle of Spotsylvania Courthouse, Virginia showing attack on the sali...

Shows the distribution of Confederate forces under the commands of Longstreet, Ewell, and Hill facing Union forces under Wright, Warren, Burnside, and Hancock, with special attention to Hancock's assault on Ewe... More

Plan of Battle of Spotsylvania Court House, Va.

Plan of Battle of Spotsylvania Court House, Va.

At this midpoint in the Spottsylvania Campaign (May 7-20), Union forces under Grant and Confederate forces under Lee were facing off to the south and east of Spottsylvania Court House. On May 12, Grant ordered... More

Army of the Potomac--The Struggle for the Salient, near Spottsylvania[sic], Virginia. May 12, 1864.

Army of the Potomac--The Struggle for the Salient, near Spottsylvania[...

From Waud drawing: The toughest fight yet--the fight for the Salient. Attributed to: A.R. Waud. Title printed below image. Published in: Harper's Weekly, June 11 1864, pp. 376-7. Gift, J.P. Morgan, 1919 (DLC/PP... More

Dead of Ewell's Corps, Spotsylvania, May 1864

Dead of Ewell's Corps, Spotsylvania, May 1864

No. 722. Title from item. See also: LOT 4168, no. 11. Brady-Handy Collection. Alternate title, photographer, and date from Catalogue of photographic incidents of the war, from the gallery of Alexander Gardner..... More

Where five thousand Confederate prisoners lay camped. A scene after the Battle of Spotsylvania - May, 1864

Where five thousand Confederate prisoners lay camped. A scene after th...

Title from item. Hand written on verso: "See Miller, vol. 7, p. 42". Gift; George Holmes; July 26, 1941.

[Map of parts of Hanover, Goochland, Fluvanna, Albemarle, Louisa, Spotsylvania, and Organge counties, and the city of Richmond, Virginia, 1864].

[Map of parts of Hanover, Goochland, Fluvanna, Albemarle, Louisa, Spot...

Relief shown by hachures. Sheets are numbered "Plate B, no. 2," "Plate C, no.1," "Range C, no.2," and "Range C, no. 3." Sheet "Range C, no. 3" is dated in the bottom margin "Mar. 31st 1864." Map shows cities an... More

Campaign of "The Wilderness," position of brigades of 2nd Corps, A.N. Va. May 6th, 1864 /

Campaign of "The Wilderness," position of brigades of 2nd Corps, A.N. ...

Shows encampments and troop movements. Pen-and-ink, mounted on cloth. Similar to the map reproduced in the Atlas to accompany the official records of the Union and Confederate Armies, 1891-95, pl. 83, no. 2. LC... More

[Map of Spotsylvania Court House]., Confederate States of America

[Map of Spotsylvania Court House]., Confederate States of America

This hand-drawn map shows the location of the Confederate line and the location of Union troops, including the 6th Corps under Upton and 2nd under Hancock; and also the spot where Stonewall Jackson's amputated ... More

Military topographical map of eastern Virginia showing the routes taken by the several army corps & the battles fought in the present campaign of 1864 under Lt. Gen. U. S. Grant

Military topographical map of eastern Virginia showing the routes take...

Scale ca. 1:135,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 499 Includes fortifications surrounding Richmond and Petersburg, roads, railroads, drainage, vegetation, towns, and houses. Description derived from published b... More

Spottsylvania [sic] Court House /

Spottsylvania [sic] Court House /

Scale 1:21,120. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 658.1 Relief shown by hachures and pictorially. In this issue, the map is printed on a yellow background with rivers colored green. Detailed map giving Union works i... More

The Wilderness [1864], Confederate States of America

The Wilderness [1864], Confederate States of America

Scale 1:21,120. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 665.8 In this issue, the map is printed on a yellow background with the Rapidan River colored green. Detailed map giving Union works in blue and Confederate works in... More

The Wilderness. [May 5-7, 1864]

The Wilderness. [May 5-7, 1864]

Scale ca. 1:69,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 666 From Century illustrated monthly magazine, v. 34, June 1887. p.279. "Union works are marked U" and "Confederate works are marked C." Shows roads, houses, nam... More

"The salient" at Spottsylvania [sic]. [May 10-12, 1864].

"The salient" at Spottsylvania [sic]. [May 10-12, 1864].

Scale not given. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 657.5 Relief shown by hachures and pictorially. From their History of the ninety-third regiment, New York volunteer infantry, 1861-1865. Milwaukee, Wis., Swain & Ta... More

Map showing the locations of the battlefields of Fredericksburg, Hamilton's Crossing, Chancellorsville, Salem Church, Wilderness, [and] Spotsylvania, and also showing the boundaries of the battlefield park surveys of 6556 acres.

Map showing the locations of the battlefields of Fredericksburg, Hamil...

Scale ca. 1:90,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 553 Accompanied by a pamphlet entitled Map of the Six Battlefields: Fredericksburg, Hamilton's Crossing, Chancellorsville, Salem Church, Spotsylvania, Wilderness... More

Fredericksburg-Spotsylvania Battlefield National Monument, Virginia

Fredericksburg-Spotsylvania Battlefield National Monument, Virginia

Scale 1:24,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 555.8 "Advanced sheet. Subject to correction." Detailed topographic map. Contour interval 10 feet. The base map is printed in brown, and place names are in black. Tr... More

[Oak Cottage, Spotsylvania County, Virginia. Porch and side wing]

[Oak Cottage, Spotsylvania County, Virginia. Porch and side wing]

Slide for lecturing on "Tales Old Houses Tell." Title and date based on same image in the Carnegie Survey of the Architecture of the South, LC-J7-VA-2590, with additional information from Sam Watters, 2011. For... More

Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania National Military Park.

Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania National Military Park.

Scale ca. 1:95,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 556.5 Folded title: Fredericksburg & Spotsylvania National Military Park, Virginia. "NMP. F.S. 7000." Includes text and illus. Text and illus. on verso. Availabl... More

Union soldiers with new recruit

Union soldiers with new recruit

Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania National Military Park: Living history is no mere spectator sport. Park historians use living history units to help illustrate the events that made these places famous. Sometimes... More

Fairview in the fall, Fredericksburg & Spotsylvania National Military Park, 2014.

Fairview in the fall, Fredericksburg & Spotsylvania National Military ...

A walk along the artillery emplacements at Fairview is always a solemn reminder of the sharp action of May 3, 1863 but autumn's browns and oranges add a dramatic backdrop to the scene.

Corporal Rene Gonzalez, left, data network specialist,

Corporal Rene Gonzalez, left, data network specialist,

Corporal Rene Gonzalez, left, data network specialist, and Lance Cpl. Carlos D. Vassallo, field radio operator, both with the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit, pack radio equipment in preparation for a communicat... More

Data communications Marines with the 15th Marine

Data communications Marines with the 15th Marine

Data communications Marines with the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit, left, demonstrate to Marines with 9th Communication Battalion the capabilities of an AN(PRC)-117F radio during a communications exercise aboa... More

Snow-covered landscape, Fredericksburg & Spotsylvania National Military Park, 2015.

Snow-covered landscape, Fredericksburg & Spotsylvania National Militar...

The historic Innis House and famous Stone Wall at Fredericksburg.

National Cemetery, Fredericksburg & Spotsylvania National Military Park, 2015.

National Cemetery, Fredericksburg & Spotsylvania National Military Par...

Headstones peeking through the snow in the Fredericksburg National Cemetery.

Master Sgt. Brad Colbert, project officer for small

Master Sgt. Brad Colbert, project officer for small

Master Sgt. Brad Colbert, project officer for small craft and special projects with Reconnaissance and Amphibious Raids at Marine Corps Systems Command, drives a Diver Propulsion Device July 18 at Lake Anna in ... More

Spotsylvania's "Seven Girls" tore down school segregation

Spotsylvania's "Seven Girls" tore down school segregation

Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania National Military Park: The seven women who, in 1963, desegregated the schools of Spotsylvania County, recently reunited for a pubic forum built around the NPS Exhibit, "The Wall... More

Marine Col. William C. Bentley III, commanding officer

Marine Col. William C. Bentley III, commanding officer

Marine Col. William C. Bentley III, commanding officer of Marine Corps Base Quantico (MCBQ) and Sgt. Maj. Michael W. Hensley, sergeant major of MCBQ, delivers the base's donations to the Toys for Tots Northern ... More

SPOTSYLVANIA, Va. (Feb. 29, 2020) – Capt. Casey Plew,

SPOTSYLVANIA, Va. (Feb. 29, 2020) – Capt. Casey Plew,

SPOTSYLVANIA, Va. (Feb. 29, 2020) – Capt. Casey Plew, Naval Surface Warfare Center Dahlgren Division (NSWCDD) commanding officer, speaks with students who are cadets in the Virginia Wing Civil Air Patrol at the... More

Confederate soldiers laid out for burial

Confederate soldiers laid out for burial

Photograph shows Confederate war casualties from General Ewell's corps who were killed in Spotsylvania May 19, 1864 ready for burial near Mrs. Alsop's house. Purchase; Robin Stanford; 2015; (DLC/PP-2015:022). T... More

Confederate dead on the battlefield - 19th century Virginia.

Confederate dead on the battlefield - 19th century Virginia.

Photograph shows Confederate soldiers from General Ewell's corps who were killed in Spotsylvania May 19, 1864, ready for burial near Mrs. Alsop's house. Purchase; Robin Stanford; 2015; (DLC/PP-2015:022). Title ... More

Confederate soldiers laid out for burial

Confederate soldiers laid out for burial

Photograph shows Confederate war casualties from General Ewell's corps who were killed in Spotsylvania May 19, 1864 ready for burial near Mrs. Alsop's house. Purchase; Robin Stanford; 2015; (DLC/PP-2015:022). T... More

Confederate dead on the battlefield - 19th century Virginia.

Confederate dead on the battlefield - 19th century Virginia.

Photograph shows Confederate soldiers from General Ewell's corps who were killed in Spotsylvania May 19, 1864, ready for burial near Mrs. Alsop's house. Purchase; Robin Stanford; 2015; (DLC/PP-2015:022). Title ... More

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