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Part 2: The Peninsula Campaign pp. 90-142

A Guide to the Robert Knox Sneden Scrapbook
Scrapbook Inventory (Part 2: The Peninsula Campaign pp. 90-142)
Collection Number 1994.80.90–142

The scrapbook inventory has been arbitrarily divided into separate parts with titles reflecting the major subject(s) covered. In some cases, however, images or text pertaining to specific battles or sites may be located on pages not corresponding to strict chronological arrangement. Researchers should search each part of the inventory for their subject of interest. Some accession numbers are intentionally left off of the chart because they represent blank pages.

List of Illustrations

• Copies of these illustrations may be ordered from the Photographic and Digital Reproductions page.

*In the publications column, EOS refers to Eye of the Storm (2000) and IFS refers to Images From the Storm (2001).

Page

Type Title or Text Description
90 plate Ruins of Hampton, Virginia.  
90 plate Map of Hampton to Howard's Bridge Virginia. Peninsula Campaign, March-July 1862.
91 print Fortress Munroe Va. Three printed photographs of Fort Monroe, Va.
93 plate Position of Union Army. [map] Map of the position of the III Corps of the U.S. Army of the Potomac at Hampton, Va. Peninsula Campaign, March-July 1862.
94 plate "Burnt Ordinary." Peninsula Campaign, March-July 1862.
94 plate The Union Army Encampment at Hampton, Virginia. [map] Peninsula Campaign, March-July 1862.
95 plate Head Qurs of Maj Genl S. Heintzelman 3rd Army Corps A.P. amid the Ruins of Hampton Virginia. March 1862. Peninsula Campaign, March-July 1862.
95 plate Plan of the Rebel Position at Howard's Bridge. April 4th 1862. [map] Map of Confederate troop positions in Isle of Wight County, Va. Peninsula Campaign, March-July 1862.
95 plate St. John's Church before its destruction. Hampton Va. Built in 1728, St. John's Church was destroyed by Confederate troops in 1861.
96 plate Front View of St. John's Church. Hampton, Virginia.  
96 print Ruins of Old Church, Hampton, Va. Printed photograph.
96 plate Rear View of St. John's Church. Hampton, Virginia.  
97 print Bvt. Maj. General E. B. Tyler. Printed photographic portrait of Erastus Barnard Tyler (1822-1891), Union general.
97 plate A Tombstone in St. John's Churchyard. Sketch of the tombstone of Thomas Garte (1640-1700) in the churchyard of St. John's Episcopal Church, Hampton, Va.
97 print Governor Curtin of Pennsylvania. Printed photographic portrait of Andrew Gregg Curtin (1817-1894), Republican governor of Pennsylvania during the Civil War.
97 plate A Tombstone. St. John's Churchyard. Hampton, Va. Sketch of the tombstone of Ann T. Davis in the churchyard of St. John's Church, Hampton, Va.
97 plate Big Bethel. Virginia. Sketch of Confederate earthworks near Big Bethel, Newport News, Va.
97 plate Head Quarters of Genl. McClellan. Little Bethel Va. Sketch of the headquarters of Gen. George B. McClellan on April 4, 1862, during the advance of the Union Army up the Virginia Peninsula.
97 plate View of Howard's Bridge. April 5th 1862. Peninsula Campaign, March-July 1862.
98 plate Map showing route of 3rd Army Corps, A.P. from Howard's Bridge to the Sawmill. April 5 and 6th 1862. Map of a portion of Isle of Wight County, Va., showing headquarters camps of the various generals of U.S. Army of the Potomac. Peninsula Campaign, March-July 1862.
99 plate Redoubt. Sketch of the Confederate fort, known as "Camp Misery," on the Ships Point Road on the Virginia Peninsula.
99 plate Plan of Rebel Redoubt and Barracks "Camp Misery." [map] Map of a Confederate fort on the Virginia Peninsula, evacuated on 5 April 1862.
99 plate Plan of Rebel Fort (Camp Misery) on Ship Point Road - Virginia. [map]  
100 plate Plan of Yorktown Virginia. April 1862. [map] Map of Yorktown, Va. Peninsula Campaign, March-July 1862.
101 plate Yorktown Virginia in 1780. Sketch of Yorktown, Va.
101 print Plan of the Investment and Attack of York in Virginia. [map] Printed map of the 1781 siege of Yorktown, Va. The map bears annotations by Sneden.
102 print [Map of the Siege of Yorktown, Va., in October 1781] Printed map bearing annotations by Sneden. Includes Sneden's notes regarding British forces surrendered to the Americans at Yorktown, Va., 19 October 1781.
103 plate Official Map of The Union [?] in front of Yorktown, Va. Map of Union battery positions near Yorktown, Va., in April 1862. Peninsula Campaign, March-July 1862.
104 plate The Union position before Yorktown, Va. 18th April 1862. [map] Peninsula Campaign, March-July 1862.
105   blank page  
106 print Scenes and Views in Yorktown, in 1862. Printed photographs of eight different buildings in Yorktown, Va., after its occupation by U.S. Army troops in April 1861.
107 print Army advancing up the Peninsula. Printed sketch of the U.S. Army of the Potomac crossing one of the bridges spanning the Chickahominy River, east of Richmond, Va. Peninsula Campaign, March-July 1862.
107 plate At the Old Temple Farm - near Moore's House. Yorktown, Virginia. 1862. Sketch of the tombstone of William Gooch (d. 1655) at the "Temple Farm," York County, Va.
107 plate Outside Yorktown. Sketch of the tombstone of Walter Aston (ca. 1607-1656), merchant and planter, and his son, Walter Aston (1639-1667).
107 plate Siege of Yorktown, Va. 1862. Chart, compiled by Sneden, listing the types of guns used by Union batteries during the Siege of Yorktown, Va. Peninsula Campaign, March-July 1862.
108 plate Union Hospitals at Clarke's House near "The Sawmill" front of Yorktown, Virginia and Encampment of Fitz John Porter's Division A. P. April 11th 1862. Peninsula Campaign, March-July 1862.
108 plate Entrance to Wormsley Creek Va. April 1862. Peninsula Campaign, March-July 1862.
108 plate Yorktown, Virginia. From Head Qrs. Genl. Heintzelman 3rd Army Corps at "The Sawmill." May 2nd 1862. Peninsula Campaign, March-July 1862.
109 plate Headquarters of Maj. Genl. Saml. P. Heintzelman Commanding 3rd Army Corps at Howe's Sawmill in front of Yorktown. April 1862. Peninsula Campaign, March-July 1862.
109 plate View from Battery No. 4. April 16th 1862. Sketch of a view of Yorktown, Va., from a Union battery. Peninsula Campaign, March-July 1862.
109 plate Union Gunboats shelling Yorktown Va. and Gloucester Point. April 14th 1862. Peninsula Campaign, March-July 1862.
110 plate Ruins of Genl. Magruder's Head Qrs. Yorktown, Va. May 4th 1862. Sketch of the ruins of the house in Yorktown, Va., used as headquarters by Gen. John Bankhead Magruder. Peninsula Campaign, March-July 1862.
110 plate Plan of the Union and Rebel Position at Yorktown Va. [map] Peninsula Campaign, March-July 1862.
110 plate Old House. Yorktown, Va. Head Qurs of Lafayette in 1781. Sketch of the house in Yorktown, Va., used in 1781 as the headquarters of the Marquis de Lafayette.
111 plate Yorktown. Virginia from the York River. May 4th 1862. Sketch of Yorktown, Va., after its evacuation by Confederate forces. Peninsula Campaign, March-July 1862.
111 plate View on Main St. on Main St. Yorktown Va. May 4th 1862. Peninsula Campaign, March-July 1862.
111 plate The Rebel Water Battery known as Battery Magruder. Yorktown, Va. Sketch of abandoned Confederate artillery battery at Yorktown, Va. Peninsula Campaign, March-July 1862.
112 plate The Custom House. Yorktown, Va. used for Confederate Hospital. Sketch of the Custom House at Yorktown, Va., built in 1721. Peninsula Campaign, March-July 1862.
112 plate A dismantled gun in Rebel Battery. Yorktown, Va. 4th April 1862. Peninsula Campaign, March-July 1862.
112 plate Union and Rebel works Yorktown Va. [map] Map of Union and Confederate earthworks at Yorktown, Va. Peninsula Campaign, March-July 1862.
113 plate "The Moore House" near Yorktown, Va. Built 1653. Sketch of the Moore House at Yorktown, Va. The house was used as a U.S. Army Signal Station and as the headquarters of Union Gen. Fitz-John Porter. In 1781, George Washington and Lord Cornwallis met in the house to draft the terms of Cornwallis's surrender.
114 print Staff and English Officers and Topographical Engineers at General McClellan's Headquarters. Printed photographs taken during the Peninsula Campaign, March-July 1862.
115 plate The Union Assault on the Rebel Works at Lee's Mill. Yorktown Va. Fought April 16th 1862. [map] Map of the Battle of Lee's Mill, Va. Peninsula Campaign, March-July 1862.
115 plate The Rebel Headquarters in Ravine. Yorktown, Va. During the Siege. Peninsula Campaign, March-July 1862.
115 plate The Centre position of Union and Rebel Armies. Yorktown Va. [map] Map of opposing lines at Yorktown, Va. Peninsula Campaign, March-July 1862.
116 plate Interior of Mortar Battery No. 4. Yorktown Va. Sketch of Union mortar battery at Yorktown, Va. Peninsula Campaign, March-July 1862.
116 plate Farnhold's House near Moore House. Yorktown Va. used by U.S. Signal Corps. April 1862. Sketch of a house used by the U.S. Army Signal Corps to signal ships on the York River. Peninsula Campaign, March-July 1862.
116 plate The Sallyport or Main Entrance to Yorktown Va. Peninsula Campaign, March-July 1862.
117 plate The Head Quarters of Maj. Genl. George B. McClellan, USA in front of Yorktown Va. Peninsula Campaign, March-July 1862.
117 plate Cornwallis' Cave at Yorktown Va. - used for a magazine by the Rebels in 1862. Peninsula Campaign, March-July 1862.
117 plate Union Battery No. 1 in Front of Yorktown, Virginia. April 1862. Peninsula Campaign, March-July 1862.
118 plate Mortar Battery No. 4. Yorktown Va. Peninsula Campaign, March-July 1862.
118 plate Rebel Magazines in the Ravines inside Yorktown Va. April 1862. Peninsula Campaign, March-July 1862.
118 plate A Street in Yorktown, Va., after the Evacuation. April 1862. Peninsula Campaign, March-July 1862.
119 print A Street in Yorktown During the Siege. Printed photograph. Peninsula Campaign, March-July 1862.
119 print Battery No. 4 in Front of Yorktown. Printed photographs of Union mortars at Yorktown, Va. Peninsula Campaign, March-July 1862.
120 print Battery No. 4 in Front of Yorktown. Printed photographs of Union artillery at Yorktown, Va. Peninsula Campaign, March-July 1862.
120 print Confederate Fortifications at Yorktown. Printed photographs. Peninsula Campaign, March-July 1862.
121 plate Map of the Lines at Yorktown Virginia. April 1862. Includes a sketch entitled "View of Yorktown from Battery 5." Peninsula Campaign, March-July 1862.
124 plate The Battle of Williamsburg Virginia. Text by Sneden concerning Union and Confederate casualties at the Battle of Williamsburg, 5 May 1862. Peninsula Campaign, March-July 1862.
125 print Genl. Saml. P. Heintzelman Printed photographic portrait of Samuel Peter Heintzelman, commander of the 3rd Army Corps of the U.S. Army of the Potomac at the Battle of Williamsburg, Va.
125 print Battle of Williamsburg. Printed sketch of the fighting at the Battle of Williamsburg, Va., 5 May 1862. Peninsula Campaign, March-July 1862.
125 print McClellan and His Generals. Printed photograph of Gen. George B. McClellan and his general officers.
126 print With Hancock At Williamsburg From Notebook And Memory. Newspaper article, written in 1894 by Edmund Clarence Stedman, concerning the Battle of Williamsburg, Va. Includes annotations by Sneden regarding casualties suffered in each of the Union Corps in the battle.
127 plate View of "Fort Magruder." Battlfield of Williamsburg Virginia. Battle of Williamsburg, Va., 5 May 1862. Peninsula Campaign, March-July 1862.
127 plate The Battlefield of Williamsburg Va. fought 5th May 1862. [map] Map of the Battle of Williamsburg, Va., 5 May 1862. Peninsula Campaign, March-July 1862.
131 plate Head Quarters of 3rd Army Corps at Dr. Mercer's house Williamsburg Virginia. May 6th to 12th 1862. Peninsula Campaign, March-July 1862.
131 plate The U.S. Army Corps Badges and Flags. Sketch of corps badges and flags used by the U.S. Army of the Potomac.
131 print Map of The Peninsula of Virginia. Showing route of McClellan's [?] Printed map.
132 plate View of The William and Mary College. Williamsburg Virginia. Sketched May 6th 1862. Peninsula Campaign, March-July 1862. Includes notes by Sneden concerning use of the college as a hospital by Union troops.
132 print The Road from Yorktown to Williamsburg Va. May 1862. Printed sketch of a Union wagon train struggling on a muddy road on the Virginia Peninsula in may 1862. Peninsula Campaign, March-July 1862.
133 plate Enemy Shelling Headquarters of Gen S. P. Heintzelman. Sketch of Samuel P. Heintzelman's headquarters at the Adam's House being shelled by Confederate artillery during the Battle of Williamsburg, Va., 5 May 1862. Peninsula Campaign, March-July 1862.
133 plate Battlefield of Williamsburg Va. from the interior of Fort Magruder. Sketched the day after the battle 6th May 1862. Battle of Williamsburg, Va., 5 May 1862. Peninsula Campaign, March-July 1862.
134 plate Head Quarters of 3rd Corps. Genl. S. P. Heintzelman at Mrs. Taylor's House. Barhamsville Va. May 9th 1862. Peninsula Campaign, March-July 1862.
134 plate Head Quarters of 3rd Corps. Genl. S. P. Heintzelman at Mr. Williams' House. Barhamsville, Va. 10th and 11th May 1862. Peninsula Campaign, March-July 1862.
134 plate Head Quarters 3rd Corps. Genl. S. P. Heintzelman at Haggerty's House. Barhamsville Virginia. Sunday May 12th 1862. Peninsula Campaign, March-July 1862.
135   blank page  
136 plate Head Quarters Genl. S. P. Heintzelman 3rd Corps at Sawyer Telamachus Taylor's House at New Kent Court House Virginia. May 19th - 22nd, 1862. Peninsula Campaign, March-July 1862.
136 plate View of Head Qurs Genl. S. P. Heintzelman 3rd Army Corps at House of Dr. John Tyler. Baltimore Cross Roads, Virginia. May 21st 1862. Peninsula Campaign, March-July 1862.
137 plate Head Quarters Genl S. P. Heintzelman 3rd Corps at Slater's House Slatersville Virginia May 16th 1862. Peninsula Campaign, March-July 1862.
138 plate St. Peter's Church near New Kent Court House Virginia where Washington was married 1759 to Martha Custis. Sketch of St. Peter's Episcopal Church, New Kent County, Va., built 1701-1703 (with the tower added 1739-1741).
138 plate [Tombstone inscription of Mr. William Chamberlayn] Sketch of the tombstone, inside St. Peter's Episcopal Church, of William Chamberlayne (ca. 1700-1736).
138 plate [Tombstone inscription of Thomas and Robert Mosson] Sketch of the tombstone, in the churchyard of St. Peter's Episcopal Church, of Thomas Mosson (ca. 1710-1730) and his brother, Robert Mosson (d. 1744).
138 plate [Tombstone inscription of Ann Clopton] Sketch of the tombstone, in the churchyard of St. Peter's Episcopal Church, of Ann Clopton (ca. 1646-1716).
139 plate New Bridge. Chickahominy. Sketch of one of several bridges that spanned the Chickahominy River on the Virginia Peninsula. Peninsula Campaign, March-July 1862.
139 plate Map Showing The Chickahominy and James Rivers and from Richmond to Harrison's Landing Va. Peninsula Campaign, March-July 1862.
140 plate New Kent Court House Virginia. May 19th 1862. Includes notes concerning the Confederate evacuation of New Kent Court House, Va. Peninsula Campaign, March-July 1862.
141 plate Head Quarters 3rd Corps. Genl. S. P. Heintzelman at a deserted house near Bottom's Bridge, Chickahominy River Va. May 26th-28th 1862. Peninsula Campaign, March-July 1862.
141 plate Head Quarters 3rd Corps Genl. S. P. Heintzelman at Garthwrights House. Linden Farm Virginia. May 28th-30th 1862. Peninsula Campaign, March-July 1862.
141 plate "White House". White House Landing Pamunkey River Virginia. May 22nd 1862. The house, owned by the Lee family, was destroyed by occupying Union troops.
142 print The White House, Va., The Residence of Mrs. Custis, Where She Married General Washington. Printed sketch.
142 plate Ruins of "The White House." Pamunkey River Va. June 1862.  
142 plate Ruins of R.R. Bridge across the Pamunkey River Va. near White House Landing. June 1862.  
142 print View of White House Landing Virginia. 1862. Peninsula Campaign, March-July 1862.

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