This map is
based on part of one found in J.L. Chamberlain's
memoir, The Passing of the
Armies. It shows the road
network and terrain problems that confronted the
Federals when operating beyond their left flank
against the Confederate lines protecting the
lines denote the Confederate lines as of the Five
Forks campaign (late March, 1865). The main
Petersburg lines are off-map to the northeast and
east. The Weldon Railroad runs north-south just
off the map to the east. The James River is
off-map to the north.
this area the Federals had to first march
southwest along the Vaughan Road, then turn west
or north along one of the connecting roads.
notation "HR1" marks the approximate
location of the First
Hatcher's Run fight
(late October, 1864); the notation
"HR2" marks the approximate location of
the Second Hatcher's Run fight (early February, 1865).
there was fighting at the Lewis Farm
("LF," sometimes known as the Battle of
Quaker Road), and at White Oak Road
("WOR"). The final breakthrough
occurred slightly off-map to the northeast; the
delaying action at Sutherland Station between
Cooke and Miles occurred just barely off-map to
the north, along the Claiborne Road.