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White House on the Pamunkey and the Peninsula Campaign in Virginia, 1862

White House on the Pamunkey and the Peninsula Campaign in Virginia, 1862

Illustrated with silhouette graphics of portraits, maps, contemporary views, prints, and other historic materials

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Published by Distributed by Pamunkey River Pub .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Richmond Region (Va.),
  • Civil War, 1861-1865,
  • Battlefields,
  • History,
  • Virginia,
  • Richmond Region,
  • Peninsular Campaign, 1862,
  • Guidebooks,
  • White House on the Pamunkey (Va.),
  • Richmond (Va.)

  • The Physical Object
    FormatUnknown Binding
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8708808M
    ISBN 101887667008
    ISBN 109781887667005
    OCLC/WorldCa35029816

    The Overland Campaign, some odd days of maneuver and combat between the Rapidan and James Rivers, pitted the Civil War’s premier generals — Lt. Gen Ulysses S. Grant for the Union, and Gen. Robert E. Lee for the Confederacy — against one another in a grueling contest of endurance and guile. Grant’s strength was unwavering adherence to. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.


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1862 book [William A Dervishian;]. White House is an unincorporated community in New Kent County, Virginia, United States, on the south shore of the Pamunkey River. White House Plantation, for which it is named, was the home in the 18th century of Martha Dandridge Custis, who as a widow, 1862 book courted her future husband, Colonel George were married in Nearby, White House Landing on the river was the site.

On Jin the midst of the Seven Days battles outside Richmond, smoke billowed in the distance as Confederate cavalrymen advanced toward the Union’s main supply base at a plantation called the White House, located on the Pamunkey River.

The Peninsula Campaign of was probably the single most ambitious Union operation of the American Civil War. In order to outflank strong Confederate defences in northern Virginia, an army overmen strong would be transported by sea to the Peninsula between the James and York Rivers, to the east of the Confederate capitol of Richmond.

[White House Landing, Va. "White House on the Pamunkey," residence of Gen. W.H.F. Lee, and headquarters of Gen. George B.

McClellan] Summary Photograph from the main eastern theater of war, the Peninsular Campaign, May-August   This excellent report has been professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction. The official historian of the Army Transportation Corps provides a vivid account of supplying the army during the famous Peninsula Campaign in Virginia during the American Civil War.

Providing a documentary history of a Virginia Burned County from the Colonial Era through the early Twentieth Century. Civil War, Peninsula Campaign, religion, Rev. William Corby, White House. No comments: A Mass at the White House.

The Advance from White House Traditions; Crump's Plantation Gen. Sickles' Arrival- Rebel Liberality- Successful Skirmishing. WHITE OAK SWAMP, MIDDLE ROAD, Wednesday, From the White House landing to our present encampment, a distance of 15 miles, and within ten miles of Richmond, we found few farm-houses that could be either called.

McClellan eventually withdrew to Fort Monroe. Follow in the footsteps of one of the largest troop movements in military history. Virginia Civil War Trails’ Peninsula Campaign: Civil War in Tidewater is a mile tour route that allows you to explore more than 60 sites in Tidewater Virginia.

Dec 7, - Explore harry's board "CW White House Landing, VA", followed by people on Pinterest. See more ideas about American civil war, Civil war photos and American history pins. The White House - Pamunkey River, Va.

/ McIlvaine. Summary Soldiers (?) on porch of a house on the Pamunkey River, Virginia, with a steamship flying the American flag at landing to the left. Contributor Names McIlvaine, William,artist.

Diaspora Babes Förlorad Be Happy Now 2 Boomer Broads Podcast Alg2 Ch 2 Linear Functions EPHS Back Pocket Book Club Almost White. Featured Full text of "[Source book of the Peninsula Campaign in Virginia, April to July, " See other formats.

White House Landing, on the Pamunkey river, Virginia. The site was a major Union Army Supply Base in ,during the Peninsula Campaign. LOC. The Peninsula Campaign (also known as the Peninsular Campaign) during the American Civil War was a major Union operation launched in southeastern Virginia from March through Julyand it was the first large-scale offensive in the Eastern Theater.

The operation, commanded by Maj. Gen. George B. McClellan, was an amphibious turning movement intended to capture the Confederate capital of.

The Peninsula Campaign of A Military Analysis by Kevin Dougherty: Battles and Leaders of the Civil War, Volume 2: North to Antietam by Robert Underwood Johnson: The Civil War Battlefield Guide by Frances H.

Kennedy: The Civil War: A Narrative: Volume 1: Fort Sumter to Perryville by Shelby Foote: Pamunkey River Project and MAHS Fall Field School By John Dowdle ver the Veteran’s Day weekend ofMAHS conducted an Underwater Archaeology Field School in conjunction with its ongoing Pamunkey River Project.

The field school was part of the initial exploration and survey of the White House Landing area along the Size: 1MB. In the subtitle, Hardy calls the battle the "turning point of the Peninsula Campaign." However, in the last paragraph of the book, Hardy says that "while [the soldiers who fought at Hanover Court House's] legacy is a modest one, it should still not be forgotten."/5(3).

- Items of the American Civil War in See more ideas about American civil war, War and Civil war photos pins. Peninsula Campaign. Between April and MayLee Hall Mansion served as a headquarters for Confederate generals John B. Magruder and Joseph E. Johnston.

From this location, they directed the defense of the Warwick-Yorktown line against Major General George B. Peninsula campaign, map of Southeastern Virginia Peninsula campaign, map of Southeastern Virginia (additional map). The Peninsula campaign (also known as the Peninsular campaign) of the American Civil War was a major Union operation launched in southeastern Virginia from March through Julythe first large-scale offensive in the Eastern operation, commanded by Maj.

Gen. George. Forward to Richmond: McClellan's Peninsular Campaign by Ronald H. Bailey: The Killing Ground: Wilderness to Cold Harbor by Gregory Jaynes: Lee Takes Command: From Seven Days to Second Bull Run by John L.

Papanek: To the Gates of Richmond: The Peninsula Campaign by Stephen W. Sears: Twenty Million Yankees: The Northern Home Front by Donald Dale. White House Landing, on the Pamunkey river, Virginia. The site was a major Union Army Supply Base in ,during the Peninsula Campaign.

A black Union soldier sits, posted in front of a slave auction house on Whitehall Street in Atlanta, Georgia, in The Peninsula Campaign [March–July ] consisted of the following battles during the Civil War: Hampton Roads (aka Monitor vs.

Virginia, or Battle of the Ironclads), Yorktown, Williamsburg (aka Fort Magruder), Eltham's Landing (aka Barhamsville, West Point), Drewry's Bluff (aka Fort Darling, Fort Drewry), Hanover Court House (aka Slash Church), and Seven Pines (aka Fair Oaks, Fair Oaks.

J – Confederate Brigadier General J.E.B. “Jeb” Stuart made a name for himself by conducting a daring reconnaissance mission all the way around Major General George B. McClellan’s Army of the Potomac. General Robert E. Lee, commanding the Confederate Army of Northern Virginia, heard rumors that McClellan’s right flank, consisting of General Fitz John Porter’s V.

Native American Gaming and Casino Gambling in Virginia Pamunkey Reservation on the Middle Peninsula Pamunkey Reservation and Sea Level Rise.

Chief William Terrill Bradley in the 's Source: Museum of the American Indian, Chapters on the ethnology of the Powhatan tribes of Virginia (p) Nannie Miles and Mrs. Allmond in the 's. Burning Of The White House On The Pamunkey River The Richmond & York River Rail Road was completed through New Kent and played a key role in the Civil War Peninsula Campaign.

The Most Consequential Campaign of the War. Lee’s campaign was perhaps the most consequential of the war. If this seems overstated, consider this.

By hammering Union forces from the Virginia Peninsula to Western Maryland, Lee revived the hopes of a demoralized Confederacy. at White House on the Pamunkey River. At the time this was the largest combined land and water military force ever assembled on this continent.

Nevertheless, the Union campaign stalled in July McClellan abandoned his depot at White House and subsequently moved operations to the James River. The remains that are the focus of current research. McClellan made his headquarters at White House, Virginia in the home of William Henry Fitzhugh Lee.

The Son of Confederate General Robert E. Lee. McClellan used the location of White House Landing and its access to the Pamunkey River to bring up supplies and reinforcements to begin his siege of Richmond.

General Joseph E. Johnston had other plans. Library of Virginia Dictionary of Virginia Biography BRISBY, William Henry (August –16 November ), member of the House of Union army during the Peninsula campaign of spring brought war to New Kent County.

Free people of color were being and unscrupulous white men. Brisby began selling his property to stave off his creditors. English: White House Landing on the Pamunkey River in New Kent County, Virginia was the site of a major Union Army supply base during the Peninsula Campaign and again in during the Overland Campaign of the American Civil War.

Branham was among 33 women imprisoned in at the Occoquan Workhouse, in Lorton, Virginia, where they were beaten and tortured, for peacefully protesting in front of the White House for the right to vote (Image courtesy of Library of Congress Manuscripts Division).

The Virginia Association Opposed to Woman Suffrage. Osprey's examination of the short yet crucial campaign of the American Civil War ().

When General Robert E. Lee took command of the Army of Northern Virginia, the Confederacy was in crisis. Lee changed all that in a brilliant, week-long campaign. General George B. McClellan has a meeting with his Corps Commanders outside of White House, Virginia. The main suply depot for the Peninsula campaign.

Erasmus Keys 4th Corps is positioned south of the Chickahominy River, while Samuel Heintzelman's 3rd Corps and Edwin Sumner's 2nd Corps are on the North Side of the river.

Civil War-The Peninsula Campaign March 7, In the early spring ofthe Union Army of the Potomac landed at Fort Monroe at the tip of the Virginia "Peninsula" formed by the James and York Rivers.

The battle of the ironclads March 9 had cleared Hampton Roads, enabling the Federal water transports to land unmolested.

[White House Landing, Va. View down river, with supply vessels]. CREATED/PUBLISHED SUMMARY Photograph from the main eastern theater of war, the Peninsular Campaign, May-August NOTES Reference: Civil War photographs, / compiled by Hirst D.

Milhollen and Donald H. Mugridge. Exhibitions A Nation At War, A Nation At Work (October 9, to Janu ) The Oakland Museum of California (Oakland), October 9, to Janu THE PENINSULA CAMPAIGN, SUMMER, (continued) Seven Pines (Fair Oaks) Slowed by the heavy rains and the bad condition of the roads, where "teams cannot haul over half a load, and often empty wagons are stalled," McClellan finally established his base of supply at White House on May Five days later his advance crossed the Chickahominy.

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in Hanover County, Va., July1. June th: Took the cars at Suffolk for Norfolk. 2. June th: Boarded the transports at Norfolk, sailing up the York and Pamunkey Rivers, arriving at White House on the th.

3. Encamped for three days at White House on the south side of.Robert E. Lee makes a spectacular entrance onto the Civil War's main stage and in less than a week, later termed the Seven Days Battles, the Federal war effort is set back almost a year.

By late afternoon onthe tens of thousands of sweat-soaked, powder-grimed, battle-deafened men near the rural crossroads of Seven Pines, Virginia.White House was the plantation of William H.F.

"Rooney" Lee, General Lee's son, and a hundred years or so earlier it had been the site of George Washington's courtship of the widow Martha Custis. General Lee's wife was a Custis and had been staying at White House until .