Civil War Series
The Battles for Richmond, 1862
Front cover: Desperate Valor by Dale Gallon, courtesy of Dale
Gallon Historical Art Gallery, Gettysburg, PA.
TEXT BY WILLIAM J. MILLER
Maps by George Skoch
Thanks to Michael Andrus, Robert Krick, and the interpretive staff at
Richmond National Battlefield Park.
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|Key for photo and illustration identification:|
|BL||Battles and Leaders of the Civil War|
|LC||Library of Congress, Washington, DC|
|NA||National Archives, Washington, DC|
|NPS||National Park Service|
|USAMHI||United States Army Military History Institute, Carlisle, PA|
Want to Learn
The following books are suggested reading for
additional insights into the Civil War and its key battles:
The Seven Days: The Emergence of Lee (Lincoln:
University of Nebraska Press, 2004), Brian K. Burton,
Extraordinary Circumstances: The Seven Days Battles
(Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2010), Gary W.
Gallagher, The Richmond Campaign of 1862: The Peninsula
and the Seven Days (Chapel Hill: The University of North
Carolina Press, 2008), Brian K. Burton, The Peninsula and
Seven Days: A Battlefield Guide (This Hallowed Ground:
Guides to Civil War) (Lincoln:
Bison Books, 2007), as well as the NPS Historical Handbook #33:
Richmond Battlefields (Washington, DC: National Park
Service, 1992) and the Teaching with Historic Places Lesson
Plan: Chatham Plantation:
Witness to the Civil War.