Plan of the battle of Chancellorsville. Virginia position, 5 p.m., 2nd May 1863.
- Plan of the battle of Chancellorsville. Virginia position, 5 p.m., 2nd May 1863.
- Contributor Names
- Sneden, Robert Knox, 1832 to 1918.
- Subject Headings
- - Hancock, Winfield Scott,--1824 to 1886
- - Howard, O. O.--1830 to 1909.--(Oliver Otis)
- - Meade, George Gordon,--1815 to 1872
- - Sickles, Daniel Edgar,--1825 to 1914
- - Slocum, Henry Warner,--1827 to 1894
- - United States.--Army of the Potomac.--Corps, 11th
- - United States.--Army of the Potomac.--Corps, 12th
- - United States.--Army of the Potomac.--Corps, 2nd
- - United States.--Army of the Potomac.--Corps, 3rd
- - United States.--Army of the Potomac.--Corps, 5th
- - Chancellorsville (Va.), Battle Of, 1863
- - Chancellorsville (Va.)--History Civil War, 1861 to 1865
- - United States Virginia Chancellorsville
- - Chancellorsville (Va.), Battle Of
- - Bottom margin: "Copy from official map, Topog. Engineers."
- - Key across the bottom margin indicates that Sneden is illustrating positions of the Union and Confederate forces, including cavalry and artillery positions, houses in the vicinity, headquarters, breastworks, wagons, and skirmishes.
- - NOTE: Researchers will be served a color photocopy of this diary page.
- - This item is from the collections of the Virginia Historical Society; please contact the institution for more information.
- - Sneden uses his usual eye for detail in showing the nature of the terrain with crop fields, woods, areas of felled trees, roads, and waterways in the vicinity of the Battle of Chancellorsville. He particularly emphasizes the positions of the following corps in the U.S. Army of the Potomac: 2nd Corps (commanded by Winfield Scott Hancock), 3rd Corps (commanded by Daniel Edgar Sickles), 5th Corps (commanded by George Gordon Meade), 11th Corps (commanded by Oliver Otis Howard), and 12th Corps (commanded by Henry Warner Slocum).
- - Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image.
- - Robert Knox Sneden scrapbook (Mss5:7 Sn237:1), Virginia Historical Society.
- - In the Robert Knox Sneden diary, 1861-1865 (v. 4, p. 301-302).
- 1 Map : Pen and Ink and Watercolor ; 27 X 18 Cm.
- Virginia Historical Society, P.O. Box 7311, Richmond, VA 23221-0311 USA vau
- Digital Id
- gvhs01 vhs00021 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.nclpcoop/gvhs01.vhs00021
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