Maps Plan of the Battle of Rappahannock Station November 7th 1863.

Format Maps
Contributors Sneden, Robert Knox
Dates 1863
Location Culpeper County
Loudoun County
Rappahannock Station
United States
Language English
Subjects Civil War
Culpeper County
Culpeper County (Va.)
Loudoun County
Loudoun County (Va.)
Rappahannock Station
Rappahannock Station (Va.)
United States
Plan of the Battle of Rappahannock Station November 7th 1863.
As part of the Bristoe Campaign, while Union troops fought to cross the Rappahannock River at Kelly's Ford, Ewell's Confederates defended the pontoon bridge at Rappahannock Station approximately four miles away. This image gives details of the terrain, the elaborate Confederate fortifications, burnt buildings, and destroyed bridges.
Contributor Names
Sneden, Robert Knox, 1832-1918.
Created / Published
[S.l., 1863-1865]
Subject Headings
-  Culpeper County (Va.)--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Maps
-  Loudoun County (Va.)--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Maps
-  Rappahannock Station (Va.)--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Maps
-  United States--Virginia--Culpeper County
-  United States--Virginia--Loudoun County
-  United States--Virginia--Rappahannock Station
-  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. 968).
-  Manuscripts
1 map : pen-and-ink and watercolor ; 14 x 15 cm.
Virginia Historical Society, P.O. Box 7311, Richmond, VA 23221-0311 USA vau
Digital Id

Rights & Access

The maps in the Map Collections materials were either published prior to 1922, produced by the United States government, or both (see catalogue records that accompany each map for information regarding date of publication and source). The Library of Congress is providing access to these materials for educational and research purposes and is not aware of any U.S. copyright protection (see Title 17 of the United States Code) or any other restrictions in the Map Collection materials.

Note that the written permission of the copyright owners and/or other rights holders (such as publicity and/or privacy rights) is required for distribution, reproduction, or other use of protected items beyond that allowed by fair use or other statutory exemptions. Responsibility for making an independent legal assessment of an item and securing any necessary permissions ultimately rests with persons desiring to use the item.

Credit Line: Library of Congress, Geography and Map Division.

Rights assessment is your responsibility.

More about Copyright and other Restrictions

For guidance about compiling full citations consult Citing Primary Sources.