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Historic photos relating to the Overland Campaign of 1864
5th Corps Ammunition Train (Library of Congress)
A 5th Corps ammunition train crosses the North Anna River during the Overland Campaign.
Jerricho Mills (Library of Congress)
Jerricho Mills on the North Anna River. The Union 5th Army Corps crossed the river near this point.
Quarles Mills (Library of Congress)
Quarles Mill on the North Anna River.
Chesterfield Bridge (Library of Congress)
Photo of Chesterfield Bridges. This photo was taken from Union trenches overlooking the bridge.
Taylor's Pontoon Bridge (Library of Congress)
Taylor's Pontoon Bridge on the North Anna River.
50th New York Engineers (Library of Congress)
50th New York Engineers in trenches along the North Anna River.
Bridge Building on the North Anna (LOC)
Building a pontoon bridge on the North Anna River.
Council of War (Library of Congress)
Meade and Grant meet at Massaponax Church. This rare picture shows the Union high command at work, as they plan their next move toward the North Anna River.
Union Council of War (Library of Congress)
Union high command meet in the churchyard of Massaponax Chuch. Notice the pews that were removed from the church. Meade and Grant plain their next move.
Massaponax Church (Library of Congress)
Massaponax Church was used by Generals Meade and Grant as a meeting place as the North Anna Phase of the Overland Campaign opened.