Maps Map showing retreat of Union Army 13th and 14th Oct. 1863 from Culpeper to Warrenton Junction.

Format Maps
Contributors Sneden, Robert Knox
Dates 1863
Location Culpeper County
Fauquier County
United States
Language English
Subjects Civil War
Culpeper County
Culpeper County (Va.)
Fauquier County
Fauquier County (Va.)
Meade, George Gordon
United States
Map showing retreat of Union Army 13th and 14th Oct. 1863 from Culpeper to Warrenton Junction.
Map shows an area of central Virginia bordered by Gainesville to the north, Orange Court House to the south, Luray Gap to the west, and Bristoe to the east. With Lee's Army of Northern Virginia on the offensive, it's target Manassas and Washington, Union Gen. Meade had no choice but to pull back to protect the Federal capital.
Contributor Names
Sneden, Robert Knox, 1832-1918.
Created / Published
[S.l., 1863-1865]
Subject Headings
-  Meade, George Gordon,--1815-1872
-  Culpeper County (Va.)--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Maps
-  Fauquier County (Va.)--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Maps
-  United States--Virginia--Culpeper County
-  United States--Virginia--Fauquier County
-  Color coding indicates the location of Union and Confederate forces.
-  NOTE: Researchers will be served a color photocopy of this diary image.
-  Relief shown by hachures.
-  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.
-  In the Robert Knox Sneden Diary (Mss5:1 Sn237:1 v. 4, p. 878).
-  Manuscripts
1 map : pen-and-ink and watercolor ; 15 x 14 cm.
Virginia Historical Society, P.O. Box 7311, Richmond, VA 23221-0311 USA vau
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