Format Maps
Contributors Sneden, Robert Knox
Dates 1862
Location Henrico County
Malvern Hill
United States
Virginia
Language English
Subjects Civil War
Henrico County
Henrico County (Va.)
History
Malvern Hill
Malvern Hill, Battle Of, Va
Malvern Hill, Battle Of, Va.
Peninsular Campaign
Porter, Fitz John
Seven Days' Battles, Va
Seven Days' Battles, Va.
United States
Virginia
Title
The Battle of Malvern Hill, Virginia
Description
"Malvern Hill was an elevated plateau about 150 feet and was 1 1/2 miles long by 3/4 of a mile in width. The Union forces under Porter occupied the Hill on Monday forenoon. The rest arrived at 6 PM. Monday 31st May from Battle of Glendale and White Oak Swamp by the Quaker Road. Trees were felled during the night and all in position by 5 a.m. July 1st."--Page caption. Color coding indicates the location of Union and Confederate forces. NOTE: Researchers will be served a photocopy of this scrapbook image. Relief shown by hachures. This item is from the collections of the Virginia Historical Society; please contact the institution for more information. Shows the area of eastern Henrico County, Va., where the battle of Malvern Hill was fought. The landscape gave the Union forces a strong natural position from which to fend off the Confederate attack. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image. In the Robert Knox Sneden Scrapbook (Mss5:7 Sn237:1 p. 171). Manuscripts 1 map : pen-and-ink and watercolor ; 28.5 x 40 cm.
Contributor Names
Sneden, Robert Knox, 1832-1918.
Created / Published
[1862-1865]
Subject Headings
-  Porter, Fitz-John,--1822-1901
-  Malvern HIll, Battle of, Va., 1862
-  Peninsular Campaign, 1862
-  Seven Days' Battles, Va., 1862
-  Henrico County (Va.)--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
-  United States--Virginia--Henrico County
-  United States--Virginia--Malvern Hill
-  Malvern Hill, Battle of, Va
-  Peninsular Campaign
-  Seven Days' Battles, Va
Notes
-  "Malvern Hill was an elevated plateau about 150 feet and was 1 1/2 miles long by 3/4 of a mile in width. The Union forces under Porter occupied the Hill on Monday forenoon. The rest arrived at 6 PM. Monday 31st May from Battle of Glendale and White Oak Swamp by the Quaker Road. Trees were felled during the night and all in position by 5 a.m. July 1st."--Page caption.
-  Color coding indicates the location of Union and Confederate forces.
-  NOTE: Researchers will be served a photocopy of this scrapbook image.
-  Relief shown by hachures.
-  This item is from the collections of the Virginia Historical Society; please contact the institution for more information.
-  Shows the area of eastern Henrico County, Va., where the battle of Malvern Hill was fought. The landscape gave the Union forces a strong natural position from which to fend off the Confederate attack.
-  Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image.
-  In the Robert Knox Sneden Scrapbook (Mss5:7 Sn237:1 p. 171).
-  Manuscripts
Medium
1 map : pen-and-ink and watercolor ; 28.5 x 40 cm.
Repository
Virginia Historical Society, P.O. Box 7311, Richmond, VA 23221-0311 USA vau
Digital Id
gvhs01 vhs00251 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.ndlpcoop/gvhs01.vhs00251


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