Richmond virginia civil war map. A castle town in yorkshire uk. Confederates built winter quarters and stayed at manassascentreville until march 1862 source. Letter 2 january 1865 from a soldier named billie at petersburg virginia to his sister maggie describing the wintery weather conditions around petersburg during the siege of 1864 1865. Frank leslies illustrated history of the civil war p452.
Contributed by brendan wolfe. Richmond virginia served as the capital of the confederate states of america for almost the whole of the american civil war. Richmond rtmend is the capital of the commonwealth of virginia in the united states. 1071 to 1501 richmond.
The bloody sequence of battles around richmond virginia began on june 26 1862 and lasted for a week. Letter 2 january 1865. G et hands on with history in virginia as you hear stories read accounts and see reenactments of life during the civil war. Hundreds of trails interpretive signs give visitors the chance to explore virginias back roads.
Links to more virginia maps including historic virginia maps and plats. The american civil war in virginia. 1501 to 1742 richmond a palace town in surrey uk. Prior to 1071 richemont.
The american civil war was fought from 1861 until 1865. Mcclellan back from the confederate capital robert e. Determined to hurl george b. Five regional programs fill in the gaps between the national parks and highlight some of the less known but no less interesting stories virginia has to offer.
It was a vital source of weapons and supplies for the war effort and the terminus of five railroads. Easy to use map detailing all va counties.