Maps Map of the battle of Chancellorsville, including operations from April 29th to May 5th, 1863.

Format Maps
Contributors Sneden, Robert Knox
Dates 1861
Location Chancellorsville
Fredericksburg
Orange County
Spotsylvania County
United States
Virginia
Language Ng
Subjects Chancellorsville
Chancellorsville (Va.)
Chancellorsville, Battle Of, Chancellorsville, Va
Chancellorsville, Battle Of, Chancellorsville, Va.
Civil War
Fredericksburg
Fredericksburg (Va.)
History
Maps
Orange County
Orange County (Va.)
Paine, William C
Spotsylvania County
Spotsylvania County (Va.)
United States
Virginia
Title
Map of the battle of Chancellorsville, including operations from April 29th to May 5th, 1863.
Summary
Concerns the area between Wilderness in Orange County, Va., through Chancellorsville and Fredericksburg in Spotsylvania County, Va., giving a general overview of the placement of troops just prior and during the Battle of Chancellorsville.
Contributor Names
Sneden, Robert Knox, 1832-1918.
Created / Published
[1861-1865]
Subject Headings
-  Paine, William C
-  Chancellorsville, Battle of, Chancellorsville, Va., 1863
-  Chancellorsville (Va.)--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Maps
-  Fredericksburg (Va.)--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Maps
-  Orange County (Va.)--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Maps
-  Spotsylvania County (Va.)--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Maps
-  United States--Virginia--Orange County
-  United States--Virginia--Spotsylvania County
-  United States--Virginia--Chancellorsville
-  United States--Virginia--Fredericksburg
-  Chancellorsville, Battle of, Chancellorsville, Va
Notes
-  Key on the map indicates symbols for the Union and Confederate lines, batteries, cavalry, turnpikes, small roads, and houses. Other unique places such as taverns, furnaces, and churches are also included by Sneden even though not referenced in the key.
-  Note under the title: "From official map by Col. Paine, Engr USA." This possibly was William C. Paine.
-  NOTE: Researchers will be served a color photocopy of this diary page.
-  Oriented with Chancellorsville at the top of the map and Fredericksburg at the bottom.
-  This item is from the collections of the Virginia Historical Society; please contact the institution for more information.
-  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. 296).
-  Manuscripts
Medium
1 map : pen-and-ink and watercolor ; 18 x 13 cm.
Repository
Virginia Historical Society P. O. Box 7311, Richmond, VA 23221-0311 USA vau
Digital Id
gvhs01 vhs00037 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.ndlpcoop/gvhs01.vhs00037


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