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Part 3: The Seven Days' Battles pp. 143-187

A Guide to the Robert Knox Sneden Scrapbook
Scrapbook Inventory (Part 3: The Seven Days' Battles pp. 143-187)

Collection Number 1994.80.143-187

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
143 print Map showing from Richmond to Fredericksburg Va. Printed map, bearing annotations by Sneden, showing portions of Henrico, Hanover, Caroline, and Spotsylvania counties, Va.
144 plate Cold Harbor. Battlefield of Gaine's Mill Va. June 1862. Seven Days' Battles, 26 June-1 July 1862.
144 plate The Mechanicsville Bridge Across The Chickahominy River, Va.  
144 plate View of Sumner's Upper Bridge across The Chicahominy River Va. Bridge built by U.S. Army Engineers and used by the retreating Union army during the Seven Days' Battles.
145 plate Savage's House. Savage's Station Virginia. Head Quarters Genl. S. P. Heintzelman 3rd Army Corps during June 1862. The station served as a base of supplies and a general hospital for the Union Army during the Seven Days' Battles.
145 plate View of rear of Savage's House. Seven Days' Battles, 26 June-1 July 1862.
145 plate Savage's House. Savage's Station. On Richmond & York River R.R. Virginia. Seven Days' Battles, 26 June-1 July 1862.
146 plate The Tavern. Cold Harbor near Gaines Mill Va. Sketch of the tavern that gave its name to the village near which the Battle of Gaines' Mill was fought on 27 June 1862. Seven Days' Battles, 26 June-1 July 1862.
146 plate Rear of Ellerson's Mill - Battlefield of Beaverdam Creek or Mechanicsville. June 27th 1862. Site of the Battle of Mechanicsville, Va., 26 June 1862. Seven Days' Battles, 26 June-1 July 1862.
146 print General Davidson's (Richardson's) Brigade Taking Possession Of Mechanicsville, Near Richmond, Virginia, May 22nd 1862. Printed sketch. Peninsula Campaign, March-July 1862.
147 plate Head Quarters of Genl. George B. McClellan at House of Dr. Trent near Savage's Station Virginia. June 1862. Home in eastern Henrico County, Va., that served as McClellan's headquarters during part of the Seven Days' Battles.
147 plate New Cold Harbor Virginia. June 1862. Small settlement near the site of the Battle of Gaines' Mill, 27 June 1862. Seven Days' Battles, 26 June-1 July 1862.
147 print [View of the Battle of Gaines' Mill from the southern side of the Chickahominy River] Printed sketch.
148 print Hanover Court-House, Virginia. Printed sketch of Hanover Courthouse, built 1737-1742. Located near the site of the Battle of Hanover Court House, Va., 27 May 1862.
148 plate Plan of Battle of Hanover Court House Virginia. May 26th 1862. [map] Map of the Battle of Hanover Court House, Va., 27 May 1862.
148 print A Charge on the Rebel Works. Printed sketch.
149 plate Position of Richmond, Va. [map] Map showing the region east of Richmond, Va., where the Seven Days' Battles took place in late June 1862.
150 plate Union Hospital. Sketch of a farmhouse used as a hospital by the U.S. Army.
150 plate Plan of the Battle of Fair Oaks or Seven Pines, Va. [map] Battle of Fair Oaks, Va. (also known as Seven Pines), 31 May-1 June 1862.
150 plate Fair Oaks R.R. Station Va. Sketch of buildings on the battlefield at Seven Pines, Va. Battle of Fair Oaks, Va., 31 May-1 June 1862.
151 print Gen. Stoneman, Gen. Naglee and other Officers at Headquarters Army of the Potomac. Printed photographs of George Stoneman (1822-1894), Union cavalry commander, and Henry Morris Naglee (1815-1886), Union infantry commander.
151 print Near Fair Oaks, June, 1862. Printed photograph of Union artillery east of Richmond in June 1862. Peninsula Campaign, March-July 1862.
152 plate The Tavern at New Cold Harbor. Hanover County, Virginia. May 1865.  
153 plate Myer's House - Seven Pines, Virginia. May 1862. Battle of Fair Oaks, Va., 31 May-1 June 1862.
153 plate The Battle of Fair Oaks Va. [map] Battle of Fair Oaks, Va., 31 May-1 June 1862.
154 plate Alexander's Bridge. across The Chickahominy River. June 1862. Seven Days' Battles, 26 June-1 July 1862.
154 plate Bridge Built by U.S. Engineers Across the Chickahominy. Fair Oaks Va. Sumner's Lower Bridge.  
154 plate Houses used for Union Hospitals after Battle of Fair Oaks Va. Battle of Fair Oaks, Va., 31 May-1 June 1862.
155   blank page  
156 print Camp at Cumberland Landing. Printed photograph.
156 print Grape Vine Bridge. Printed photograph of the Grapevine Bridge. This bridge was used by both armies to cross the Chickahominy River, east of Richmond, Va., during the Seven Days' Battles.
157 plate Earthworks built around Officers Qrs 1st Minnesota Regt (Col. Sully) near Fair Oaks, Va. June 8th 1862.  
157 plate The Battle of Fair Oaks Va. 2nd Day's Battle. Sunday, June 1st 1862. [map] Battle of Fair Oaks, Va., 31 May-1 June 1862. Peninsula Campaign, March-July 1862.
158 plate Battlefield of Mechanicsville, Va. or Beaver Dam. Battle of Mechanicsville, Va., 26 June 1862. Seven Days' Battles, 26 June-1 July 1862.
158 plate Plan of the Battle of Mechanicsville or Beaverdam Creek, Virginia fought June 26th 1862. [map] Battle of Mechanicsville, Va., 26 June 1862. Seven Days' Battles, 26 June-1 July 1862.
159 plate Fair Oaks Station Va. Union Earthworks built after the Battle by Sickles Brigade. Battle of Fair Oaks, Va., 31 May-1 June 1862. Peninsula Campaign, March-July 1862.
159 plate Battle of Beaverdam Creek Va. Chickahominy River. June 27th 1862. [map] Battle of Mechanicsville, Va., 26 June 1862. Seven Days' Battles, 26 June-1 July 1862.
160 plate Plan of the Battle of Gaine's Mill, Virginia fought June 26th 1862. [map] Battle of Gaines' Mill, Va., 27 June 1862. Seven Days' Battles, 26 June-1 July 1862.
160 print Battle of Gaines' Mills, June 27, 1862. Printed sketch of the Battle of Gaines' Mill, Va., 27 June 1862. Seven Days' Battles, 26 June-1 July 1862.
161 plate Plan of the Battle of Gaine's Mill, Virginia. [map] Battle of Gaines' Mill, Va., 27 June 1862. Seven Days' Battles, 26 June-1 July 1862.
162 plate View of The Battle of Savage's Station, Virginia. Sunday 29th June 1862. Sketch of the fighting during the Battle of Savage's Station, Va., 29 June 1862. Seven Days' Battles, 26 June-1 July 1862.
162 plate Plan of The Battle of Savage's Station Virginia fought Sunday 29th June 1862. [map] Battle of Savage's Station, Va., 29 June 1862. Seven Days' Battles, 26 June-1 July 1862.
163 plate The ironclad Battery R.R. car with 23 pdr rifle gun used by the Rebels at Savage's St. Sketch of the 24-pounder gun mounted on a railroad car used by the Confederates at the Battle of Savage's Station, Va., 29 June 1862. Seven Days' Battles, 26 June-1 July 1862.
163 plate Ruins of Gaines Mill. Head of Powhite Creek, Virginia. 1865. Sketch of the ruins of the grist mill that gave its name to the nearby Battle of Gaines Mill.
164 print Scenes at and near Gaines' Mills. Printed photographs of sites associated with the battles of Mechanicsville and Gaines' Mill. Seven Days' Battles, 26 June-1 July 1862.
165 plate Plan of the Battle of Glendale and White Oak Swamp Virginia, also known as Frazier's Farm and Charles City Crossroads. Fought June 30th 1862. [map] Battle of Frazier's Farm, 30 June 1862. Seven Days' Battles, 26 June-1 July 1862.
166   blank page  
167 print The Battles Before Richmond - The Battle At Willis Church. Printed sketch from Frank Leslie's Illustrated News of the fighting around the Willis Church during the Battle of Frazier's Farm, 30 June 1862. Seven Days' Battles, 26 June-1 July 1862. The sketch was based on one submitted by Sneden and bears his annotations.
168 plate Deserted Hotel near Charles City Court House, Va.  
168 plate "The Parsonage house" (Allen's) off the Quaker Road near Willis Methodist Church and Glendale Virginia. 30th June 1862. Seven Days' Battles, 26 June-1 July 1862.
168 plate Remains of Long Bridge across the Pamunkey River Va.  
169 plate City Point. James River Virginia. June 1862.  
169 print Transport and Monitor on James River. Printed photograph of Union vessels in the James River.
169 plate "Fort Powhattan" on James River, Virginia. Evacuated by the Rebels July 1862. Sketch of Fort Powhatan, a Confederate fort located along the south bank of the James River in Prince George County.
170 plate Part of the Battlefield of Malvern Hill. West House and Hill in the distance. Battle of Malvern Hill, 1 July 1862. Seven Days' Battles, 26 June-1 July 1862.
171 plate The Battle of Malvern Hill, Virginia. [map] Battle of Malvern Hill, 1 July 1862. Seven Days' Battles, 26 June-1 July 1862.
172 plate Plan of the Battle of Malvern Hill, Virginia. [map] Battle of Malvern Hill, 1 July 1862. Seven Days' Battles, 26 June-1 July 1862. Includes text by Sneden concerning Union artillery in the battle.
173 plate "The Malvern House" or Wyatt House. Summit of Malvern Hill Va. Sketch of the Malvern House, used as headquarters by Union General Fitz-John Porter during the Battle of Malvern Hill, 1 July 1862. Seven Days' Battles, 26 June-1 July 1862.
173 print Malvern Hill. July 1862. Printed sketch of dead soldiers on the battlefield. Battle of Malvern Hill, 1 July 1862. Seven Days' Battles, 26 June-1 July 1862.
174 plate Head Qrs 3rd Army Corps near Haskells James River Va. during the Battle of Malvern Hill. July 1st 1862. Sketch of the headquarters of Samuel Peter Heintzelman at Haxall's Landing on the James River during the Battle of Malvern Hill, 1 July 1862. Seven Days' Battles, 26 June-1 July 1862.
174 plate The Main Battlefield. Malvern Hill, Virginia July 1st 1862. Sketch depicting the battle at 11:30 a.m., as the 1st Division, V Corps of the U.S. Army of the Potomac opens fire on approaching Confederates. Battle of Malvern Hill, 1 July 1862. Seven Days' Battles, 26 June-1 July 1862.
174 plate View of "The West House". Battlefield of Malvern Hill, Va. The West House on Malvern Hill served as headquarters for Union General Darius Nash Couch (1822-1897) during the Battle of Malvern Hill, 1 July 1862. Seven Days' Battles, 26 June-1 July 1862.
175 plate Malvern Hill, Virginia from the meadow west of the Crew house. Battle of Malvern Hill, 1 July 1862. Seven Days' Battles, 26 June-1 July 1862.
175 plate Battlefield of Malvern Hill on the James River Virginia showing Turkey Creek and Bridge. Battle of Malvern Hill, 1 July 1862. Seven Days' Battles, 26 June-1 July 1862.
176   blank page  
177 print General W. W. Averell and Staff, at Westover Landing, James River. Printed photograph of William Woods Averell (1832-1900), Union general, and his staff.
177 print Battle of Malvern Hill. Printed sketch of the fighting at the Battle of Malvern Hill, 1 July 1862. Seven Days' Battles, 26 June-1 July 1862.
177 print [Confederate Commanders] Printed photographic portraits of the following Confederate generals: Gabriel James Rains (1803-1881), Daniel Harvey Hill (1821-1889), James Johnston Pettigrew (1828-1863), William Mahone (1826-1895), and Robert Emmet Rodes (1829-1864).
178 print Burning of the White House, Va., and Departure of Flotilla for the James River. Printed sketch. Includes a table, compiled by Sneden, of Union and Confederate casualties suffered during the Seven Days' Battles, 26 June-1 July 1862.
179 plate The Old Harrison Mansion. Berkeley Landing James River Virginia. Head Qrs. Genl. McClellan. July 1862. Sketch of Berkeley Plantation, Charles City County, Va., built in 1726 by Benjamin Harrison IV. The house was used by Gen. George B. McClellan as his headquarters in July 1862 after the Seven Days' Battles.
179 plate Map of Harrison's Landing. James River, Virginia. Map showing the location of the camps of the U.S. Army of the Potomac after the Seven Days' Battles.
180 plate Old Mill. Rawling's Mill Pond. Harrison's Landing. James River Virginia. Showing Entrenchments of Birney's Brigade 3rd Army Corps. Sketched July 9th 1862.  
180 plate Headquarters of Maj. Genl. S. P. Heintzelman, 3rd Corps at Harrison's Landing Va.  
180 plate Old Graveyard near Selden's. Harrison's Landing or Westover on the James River, Virginia. Aug. 1st 1862.  
181 plate View of Westover Church. Harrison's Landing Va. Sketch of Westover Church, built in 1731.
181 plate The Westover Mansion, former residence of Col. Byrd. Harrison's Landing. James River Virginia. Aug. 1862. Sketch of Westover, built ca. 1730 by William Byrd II, used as headquarters in August 1862 by Union Gen. Fitz-John Porter.
181 plate Old Tomb At Graveyard. Harrison's Landing, Va. at Selden's. Sketch of the tombstone of Mary (Horsmanden) Byrd (1652-1699), wife of William Byrd I.
182 plate Old Graveyard at Westover Landing, James River. Sketch of the tombstone of TheodoricK Bland (1629-1671).
182 print The demolished tomb. Printed sketch of the tomb of Elizabeth (Burwell) Harrison (d. 1734).
182 print Colonel Byrd's Monument. Printed sketch of the tombstone of William Byrd II (1674-1744) at Westover, Charles City County, Va.
182 plate Col. Byrd's Monument in his garden. Harrison's Landing, Virginia. 1862. Sketch of the tombstone of William Byrd I (1652-1704) at Westover, Charles City County, Va.
182 plate Plan showing Entrenched Position of Union Army at Westover or Harrison's Landing. James River Va. July and August 1862. [map]  
183 print "Hard Tack." Printed photograph of a Union soldier with many boxes of hardtack.
183 print At Harrison's Landing. Printed photographs of Union soldiers in camp at Harrison's Landing, Charles City County, Va.
184 print West Point. Old Artillery, War Relic & c. Printed photograph of old artillery at the United States Military Academy, West Point, N.Y.
184 print West Point. View North, from Upper Road. Printed photograph of West Point.
185 plate The Cole House on Ruffin's Plantation opposite Harrison's Landing. James River Va. Before its destruction.  
185 print Commodore John Rodgers, U.S.N. Printed photographic portrait of John Rodgers (1812-1882), Union naval commander.
185 plate Losses of the Union and Rebel Armies During the 7 Days fighting. Table listing casualty figures for both armies for each of the Seven Days' Battles.
185 plate U.S. Troops Burning "The Cole House" and Plantation. Opposite Harrison's Landing, James River on the night of 1st August 1862.  
186 plate Position of the 3rd Corps A.P. at Harrison's Landing, James River, Virginia. July 9th 1862. [map]  
186 print General Banks' Division Recossing Potomac to Attack "Stonewall" Jackson. Printed sketch. 1862 Shenandoah Valley Campaign.
187 plate Head Quarters of 3rd Corps. Genl. S. P. Heintzelman outside of Williamsburg Va. August 18th 1862.  
187 plate Head Qurs of Genl. Heintzelman 3rd Army Corps at Jourdan's House near Jones' Bridge Va. August 16th 1862.  

 


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