Official plan of the siege of Yorktown, Va. Official plan of the siege of Yorktown, Va. : conducted by the Army of the Potomac under command of Maj. Gen. George B. McClellan, U.S.A., April 5th to May 3rd, 1862 / prepared under the direction of Brig. Gen. J.G. Barnard, Chief Engr., by Lieut. Henry L. Abbot, Top. Engrs. A.D.C.
This map illustrates the official plan for the siege of Yorktown, Va., and indicates the headquarters of Generals McClellan, Porter, Woodbury, and Heintzelman, Confederate and Union batteries, houses, names of residents, roads, drainage, vegetation, and relief by hachures and spot heights. The 5th Wisconsin Infantry and Berdan's Sharpshooters (1st U.S. Sharpshooters, Co. G) participated in the siege, which was fought from April 5-May 4, 1862.
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