Peninsula Campaign
Original Author: Hal Jespersen
Created: December 17, 2011
Medium: Digital map

Peninsula Campaign, March 17–May 31, 1862

This map shows the movements of Union forces (in blue) and Confederate forces (in red) between March 17 and May 31, 1862, during the Peninsula Campaign. That campaign was an attempt by the Union to capture the Confederate capital at Richmond from the southeast, marching up the Peninsula between the James and York rivers. This map shows the troop positions and movements during the battles at Yorktown, Williamsburg, and Seven Pines–Fair Oaks in Henrico County.