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Battle fields near Richmond, Va.

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Military Affairs

Battle fields near Richmond, Va.

by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Military Affairs

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Published by [s.n.] in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Governmental investigations,
  • Battlefields,
  • Richmond (Va.)

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesInvestigation of battle-fields near Richmond, Virginia
    SeriesS.rp.1921
    The Physical Object
    FormatElectronic resource
    Pagination3 p.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16153953M

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Battle fields near Richmond, Va by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Military Affairs Download PDF EPUB FB2

“On to Richmond!” The Focal Point of the Civil War. The center of Confederate manufacturing fueled a modern war, one of the South’s largest hospitals gave care to the sick and wounded, and armies battled on open fields and in miles of defensive earthworks.

From toRichmond’s fate would determine America’s :// Scale not given. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), Battlefields are located by small flags. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Richmond: The Capital of the Confederacy History lovers have several stops to make in the bustling city of Richmond, located about two hours south of Manassas.

The city was the Confederacy’s capital and a major target for Northern forces during the war, and Richmond National Battlefield Park is the site where two union campaigns nearly   B etween andUnion armies repeatedly set out to capture Richmond, capital of the Confederacy, and end the Civil War.

Three of those campaigns came within a few miles of the city. The park commemorates eleven different sites associated with those campaigns including the battlefields at Gaines' Mill, Malvern Hill, and Cold ://   The cities of Richmond and Petersburg were vital to the survival of the Confederacy.

Known as the "Cockade City," Petersburg was a vital rail and supply center situated 23 miles south of the Richmond.

For days. from June of to April ofFederal forces besieged the city, the longest such siege in United States Army history. The city fell to Union forces on April   Working with our partner, Civil War Traveler, Richmond National Battlefield Park's staff developed the park's first podcast tour to help visitors explore the Malvern Hill battlefield.

Podcasts are file systems that can be downloaded onto an iPod or mp3 player, then taken to the battlefield for a minute, mile walking :// Union troops cried "On to Richmond!" and Confederate troops responded by successfully defending the rebel capital until the Army of Northern Virginia was defeated near Petersburg on April 2, The first major battle of the war was fought at Manassas, and the greatest number of battles and skirmishes occurred in ://   Union forces made several failed attempts to capture Richmond and the remarkable success of General Robert E.

Lee in defending the Confederate capitol was a central theme of Civil War history. From the first big battle at Manassas/Bull Run in to the surrender of Lee’s army at Appomattox inVirginia stayed in the headlines Discover the perfect vacation spot: Come Visit Virginia.

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To right of map: Principal battles and engagements occurring within the limits of the accompanying map, and the losses sustained by the opposing forces- Comparative statement of the number of men furnished and of the deaths in the A series of closely linked battles known as The Seven Days Battle or The Seven Day Retreat start near Mechanicsville as the Army of the Potomac begins its advance to Richmond.

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Harry's Alehouse (91) mi Spotsvania battle field and Elwood house where Stonewall Jackson's arm was :// The Battle of Monocacy was the last time that the Confederacy invaded the North during the Civil War.

This battle is important to the region's history because it saved Washington, D.C. from attack. The Visitor Center features electronic maps, historical artifacts, and interpretive displays of the :// Roanoke Valley, VA | • 14A | 38 | $ Aug 5 - 9 | USA Softball 18U Class A Girls' Fast Pitch Eastern Championship | Roanoke Valley, VA | • 18A | 11 | $ Sep 5 - 6 | VA Fall State Championship NOVA | Loudoun County | • Open • Open • Open   To the Gates of Richmond charts the Peninsula Campaign ofGeneral George McClellan’s grand scheme to march up the Virginia Peninsula and take the Confederate capital.

For three months McClellan battled his way toward Richmond, but then Robert E. Lee took command of the Confederate  › Books › History › Americas. Lafayette Blvd Fredericksburg, VA The Library of Virginia's map collection includes about maps relating to the Civil War. There are maps accompanying a report to the governor of Virginia, Confederate imprints, a variety of printed and manuscript maps, mostly of Virginia areas, and a small group of field maps of southwestern Virginia found in books belonging to Major General William W.

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Oct 8, - Battle of Perryville, or Chaplin Hills, Ky. Oct- Battle of Corinth, Miss., and pursuit of the Confederate ://   The Battle of Ball's Bluff occurred near here in October State marker on US Fort Beauregard (1), a CSA work located two miles southeast of town on Tuscarora Creek, about one and one-half miles southwest of Fort Evans.

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