Maps [Map of the lower Potomac River showing picket lines, January 1862]

Format Maps
Contributors Sneden, Robert Knox
Dates 1861
Location Accotink
Fairfax County
Potomac River
United States
Language English
Subjects (Thaddeus Sobieski Coulincourt)
Accotink (Va.)
Aerial Operations
Civil War
Fairfax County
Lowe, T. S. C.
Pohick Church (Fairfax County, Va.)
Potomac River
United States
[Map of the lower Potomac River showing picket lines, January 1862]
Concerns Union and Confederate pickets positioned north and south around Pohick Church and Accotink in Fairfax County, Va., in January 1862. Includes a balloon pictured near Pohick Church and labelled as "Decr. 1861," but as noted in Sneden's diary text on pp. 374-376, he indicates that Professor Thaddeus S. C. Lowe also was using the surveillance hot-air balloons in the same area in January of the next year.
Contributor Names
Sneden, Robert Knox, 1832-1918.
Created / Published
Subject Headings
-  Lowe, T. S. C.--(Thaddeus Sobieski Coulincourt),--1832-1913
-  Pohick Church (Fairfax County, Va.)
-  Balloons--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Maps
-  Accotink (Va.)--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Maps
-  Fairfax County--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Maps
-  Potomac River--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Maps
-  United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Aerial Operations--Maps
-  United States--Virginia--Fairfax County
-  United States--Virginia--Accotink
-  United States--Potomac River
-  NOTE: Researchers will be served a color photocopy of this diary page.
-  Related to another Sneden map entitled "Official Map of the Lower Potomac River Showing Picket Lines, Jany. 1862" (Mss5:1 Sn237:1, v. 1, p. 370) and the diary text on pp. 372-376.
-  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. 1, p. 117).
-  Manuscripts
1 map : pen-and-ink and watercolor ; 13 x 19 cm.
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