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    Blockade of the Potomac - by Rebels, winter of 1861 Shows the Potomac River with the Confederate forces located near Cockpit Point, Prince William County, Va.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1861
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    Map of Hampton to Howard's Bridge, Virginia. The area depicted includes the York River to the north, the James River to the south and the Hampton/Five Points area to the east.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-03-27
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    Plan of the Rebel position at Howard's Bridge, April 4th 1862. The map shows the area of the lower peninsula around Howard's Bridge, including the Confederate works on the north side of the Poquosin River.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-04-04
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    Plan of Rebel redoubt and barracks [at] "Camp Misery" : surve... Layout of "Camp Misery," a Confederate fort on the Virginia Peninsula located in a swampy area on the Ship Point road. The camp was evacuated on April 5th, 1862, as Union forces began their siege of Yorktown.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-04-11
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    Plan of Rebel fort (Camp Misery) on Ship Point Road - Virginia. Shows the layout of "Camp Misery" and the surrounding woods and swamp; Ship Point Road is to the south. The camp was evacuated as the Union forces began their siege of Yorktown.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-04-11
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    The Union assault on the Rebel works at Lee's Mill, Yorktown,... Shows fortifications on opposite sides of the Warwick River, with the Confederate forces concentrated to the north of the river and the Union forces to the south around Lee's Mill.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-04-16
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    Map of the Peninsula of Virginia : showing route of McClellan... On what appears to be a portion of a published travel map showing steamship and railroad routes out of Baltimore, Md., Sheden has indicated the route of the Union Army as it moved up the Virginia Peninsula toward Richmond.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862
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    Battle of Hanover Court House, Virginia, May 26, 1862 Shows the area around Hanover Court House, Va., sight of a skirmish between Union and Confederate forces as McClellan's advance up the Virginia Peninsula continued its slow pace. In this depiction, the Pamunkey River is located to the north, and the Richmond & Pamunkey Turnpike is also indicated.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-05-26
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    The battle of Fair Oaks, Va., 2nd Day's battle, Sunday June 1... Shows the area of Henrico County, Va., between Cold Harbor and White Oak Swamp. The Chicahominy River and the Richmond & York River Railroad are indicated.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-06-01
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    Plan of the Battle of Mechanicsville or Beaverdam Creek, Virg... Shows the area of Hanover County near Beaverdam Creek, oriented with the Chickahominy River to the south and the Mechanicsville Road to the north. Here, on the second day of the Seven Days' Battles, the Confederate forces launched an assault on the Federal troops, forcing them to retreat from Mechanicsville toward Gaines' Mill.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-06-26
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    Battle of Beaverdam Creek Va., Chickahominy River, June 27th ... While dated June 27th, this map depicts an engagement that took place the day previously, on the second day of the Seven Days' Battles. It shows the area of Hanover County that includes Mechanicsville, with the Chickahominy River to the south of the image and Beaverdam Creek with the Union and Confederate armies located on either side.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-06-27
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    Plan of the Battle of Gaines' Mill, Virginia, fought June 26t... While dated June 26th, the Battle of Gaines' Mill was actually fought on the 27th, the third day of the Seven Days' Battles. This map shows Hanover County, Va., with the Chickahominy River to the south, the town of Cold Harbor to the north, Powhite Creek to the west, and Elder Swamp to the east.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-06-26
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    Plan shewing [sic] entrenched position of Union army at Westo... As the action on the Virginia Peninsula wound down in July, McClellan moved his headquarters to Harrison's Landing on the James River, in Charles City County, Va.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
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    Plan of the Battle of Bristoe Station, Orange and Alexandria ... Shows the area of Fairfax County, Va., which was the site of the Battle of Bristoe Station. The map is oriented with Cedar Run to the south, Bristoe to the west and indicates the route of the Orange and Alexandria Railroad. Also indicated are A. P. Hill's Corps, Army of Northern Virginia, engaging the Union's II Corps during its withdrawal toward Centreville, Va.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1863-10-14
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    Plan of attack on Marie's Heights, Fredericksburg Va. By Maj.... Area depicted includes the Rappahannock River to the northeast, Taylor Hill to the northwest and Deep Run to the south. The Fredericksburg & Potomac Railroad is also indicated. As part of Gen. Hooker's plan to drive the Confederate Army back toward Richmond, Gen. Sedgwick was to undertake a diversionary attack across the Rappahannock River toward the Confederate entrenchments above Fredericksburg. On May 3rd, having ...
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1863
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    Plan of the battle of Mine Run, Virginia : fought Monday 30th... Meade's intention was to cross the Rapidan River at Germanna Ford, travel west toward Orange Court House, and force Lee from his position in Orange County, just south of river. Alerted to these movements, Lee deployed his forces in strong defensive positions along Mine Run. There being no feasible point of attack, Meade withdrew his forces to winter quarters at Culpeper. Details on this ...
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1863-11-30
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    Fort Wagner. Morris Island In July 1863, Union Generals Gillmore and Dahlgren hoped to take Fort Wagner, on Morris Island in Charleston Harbor, in order to gain a vantage point from which to launch an attack on the city of Charleston. Strongly defended, the first Union assaults (July 10th and 18th) resulted in extremely high casualties. Gillmore began formal siege operations and had reached to base of the ...
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1863
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    Vicksburg Missp. and the Rebel batteries 1863. Shows the western theater of the war, focusing on Vicksburg. The Vicksburg & Jackson, and Vicksburg & Texas railroads are indicated.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1863
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    Plan of the Battle of the Wilderness, Va. : May 5th to 12th. While labelled the Battle of the Wilderness (May 5-6), this map depicts troop locations and movements during engagements in the days immediately following as both armies met at Spotsylvania Court House (May 8-12) and Union forces under Grant made slow but steady progress moving southeast toward the James River and their ultimate goal, Richmond. This map encompasses the Rapidan River to the northeast, and ...
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1864-05-05
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    Plan of Battle of Cold Harbor, Va. : June 1st and 3rd 1864. The area of Hanover County, Va., covered by this map extends from Mechanicsville to the northwest, the Chickahominy River to the south and Cold Harbor to the east. The Confederate army was already in place along the lowlands of the Chickahominy River when Grant's army arrived on June 1. There was some fighting late in the day, with no Federal progress, but both sides ...
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1864-06-01
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    Plan of the Battle of Cold Harbor, June 3rd. After two days' preparation, the main Federal assault took place in the early morning of June 3rd against a well-entrenched Confederate army. Federal losses were overwhelming, and by noon Gen. Grant called a halt to the entire attack. This map depicts the area of Hanover County, Va., that includes Old and New Cold Harbor, Gaines Mill, and Bethesda Church in relation to the Chickahominy ...
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1864-06-03
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    Plan of the battle of Five Forks, Va., April 1st 1865 : fough... This map depicts the Five Forks area of Dinwiddie County, Va., where Confederate forces under Gen. George E. Pickett tried to hold off the Union advance on Petersburg and the important South Side Railroad. Included are Hatcher's Run, the Appomattox River, Petersburg, Dinwiddie Court House, and the Weldon Railroad. Union forces involved included Warren's Fifth Corps infantry and Sheridan's cavalry. Accused by Sheridan of ...
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1865-04-01
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    The defenses of Richmond, 1864 Shows the fortifications surrounding Richmond including, Brook Run to the north, and Harrison's Landing to the south. The James River and major roads and railroad lines are also indicated.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1864
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    Plan of the battle of the North Anna fought May 23rd-26th, 1864. Grant's continued attempts to turn Lee's flank and allow the Union troops access to Richmond were once again thwarted at the North Anna. Hoping to lure the Confederates away from Spotsylvania Court House, Union forces under Hancock headed for Hanover Junction, an important intersection of the Virginia Central and Richmond, Fredericksburg, and Potomac railroads, hoping Lee would follow. Anticipating this maneuver, Lee moved a ...
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1864-05-23
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    Plan of the Battle of Spotsylvania C.H., Virginia : fought Ma... Shows the Confederate forces located around and to the north of Spotsylvania Court House, with the Po River at their back. The Union forces were positioned along the Ny River so as to attack on both the Confederate left and right. Several landmarks are indicated, including houses used as headquarters by various officers, and the "mule shoe" salient known as the "bloody angle" because ...
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1864-05-08
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    Topographical map of Washington, D.C., and vicinity. Showing ... Detail from a printed map of the Potomac River region of Maryland and Virginia, and including Washington, D.C., which Sneden has annotated to show the locations of Union forts and picket lines.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
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    Second battle field at Bull Run Shows the Union forces under Gen. John Pope and the Confederates under Gen. Robert E. Lee on the 29th, 30th, and 31st of August 1862 in an area of Virginia defined by the towns of Chantilly to the north, Manassas Junction to the South, Centreville to the east and Gainesville to the west.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-08-29
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    The Union army encampment at Hampton, Virginia Showing picket... Shows the landmarks in the area around Union-occupied Hampton, Va., including the Poor Farm, the Female Seminary, Buckrow's house, Hickman's farm, and "Fox Hill," the home of J. Fox.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1861
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    Official map of the Union works in front of Yorktown, Va. Shows the vicinity of Yorktown, Va., including Union batteries located along the Warwick Court House Road. Also shows the Confederate barricade made up of abatis, palisades, slashings of trees, felled trees, and dams that flooded low-lying areas. The Union army, under Gen. McClellan, prepared to lay siege to Yorktown as part of its advance up the Virginia Peninsula toward the Confederate capital of Richmond.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox - Heine, William
    • Date: 1862
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    The Union position before Yorktown, Va., 18th April 1862 A regional view of Yorktown, Va., and vicinity, with Yorktown and Gloucester Point on opposite sides of the York River and indicating where the Warwick River feeds into the James, and also the Poquoson River as it branches off from the York below Yorktown. The headquarters of Gen. John Sedgwick's VI Corps is shown at Warwick Court House.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862
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    Map of the lines at Yorktown, Virginia, April 1862. Shows the vicinity around Yorktown, Va., including Warwick Court House, the Warwick River, and Wormsley Creek as siege lines were drawn by McClellan's Union troops and Magruder's Confederate forces.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox - Heine, William - Humphreys, A. A. (Andrew Atkinson)
    • Date: 1862-04-03
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    Map showing from Richmond to Fredericksburg, Va. Printed map with annotations by Sneden highlighting the defenses of Richmond, Va., and locations associated with the Battle of the Wilderness, 5-7 May 1864.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox - Schott, Charles A. (Charles Anthony)
    • Date: 1862
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    The Battle of Fair Oaks, Va. Fought 31st May 1862. This map shows an area of Henrico County, Va., east of the city of Richmond and south of the Chickahominy River, where the Battle of Fair Oaks, or Seven Pines, took place 31 May-1 June 1862. Confederate Gen. J. E. Johnston's plan to attack the Union Army of the Potomac's IV Corps (under Keyes) at Fair Oaks called for Longstreet to approach from the ...
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-05-31
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    The Battle of Malvern Hill, Virginia 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.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-07-01
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    Plan of the battle of Malvern Hill, Virginia. Fought June 30t... "The position of Union forces at Malvern Hill was on the West. Overlooking Warren were 36 guns having full sweep of the Valley and over the River Road. These batteries were [Stephen Hinsdale] Weed's NYork battery, Edwards', Carlisle's, Smead's and Voegele's. To these later in the day were added the siege guns 1st Conn. Artillery under Col. Robert O. Tyler[,;] these were placed on ...
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-06-30
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    Plan of the battle of Chantilly, Virginia. Fought Septr. 1st ... This engagement, known as the Battle of Chantilly, or Ox Hill, was the last action in the 2d Bull Run Campaign (June-September 1862). This map focuses on western Fairfax County, Va. Stonewall Jackson's forces occupy both sides of the road from Centreville to Chantilly, with additional forces based on Ox Hill overlooking the town from the north. There is also a substantial force located ...
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-09-01
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    Map showing position of Union and Rebel armies and Jackson's ... Fortunately, Pope's forces retained control of Henry House Hill, thereby allowing the bulk of his army to retreat safely across Bull Run toward Centreville. As part of Lee's plan to interrupt Pope's line of communications, he sent Jackson in a flank movement around the Union Army to take up a position between it and Centreville; Jackson chose the vicinity of Sudley Mountain. As the ...
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-08-28
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    Plan of the Rebel attack on Washington, D.C., July 11th and 1... As a diversionary measure to take some of the pressure off of besieged Petersburg, Confederate forces under Jubal Early launched a northern offensive beginning in late June 1864. After stops near Harper's Ferry and Shepherdstown, W. Va., and Frederick and Baltimore, Md., they reached the outskirts of Washington, D.C., by July 11. Reconnaissance showed the Union had begun some intensive reinforcement, so an attack ...
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1864-07-11
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    New defenses erected at Centreville, Virginia Originally built by the Confederates and used for winter quarters in 1861-1862, the defenses around Centreville were also used by the Union Army to cover the retreat back to Washington after both 1st and 2nd Bull Run. When Lee began concentrating his forces around Culpeper in July 1863, and Meade, not to be outdone, moved his army to a position opposite them along the ...
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1863
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    The Battle of Antietam, Septr. 16th-17th, 1862. In this detail from a printed map, Sneden shows the movement of the Lee's Confederate line at the battle of Antietam. On September 16 the Confederates are shown east of Sharpsburg. On September 17, after a day of intense fighting, the Confederates have pulled back slightly to just outside the town of Sharpsburg. On September 18 they are shown moving toward Shepherdstown, W. Va.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-09-16
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    Battle of Antietam, Md. In this extremely detailed map, Sneden indicates the locations of roads, bridges, the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal, houses, barns, ploughed fields, and the Antietam Iron Works. The Union and Confederate signal stations are also noted. The line of battle is located east of the town of Sharpsburg on September 16; encompassing the town on September 17 (after the actual battle); and to the west ...
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862
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    The line of the Rappahannock, 30th April 1863 Showing positio... This map shows the location of the two armies on the eve of the Chancellorsville Campaign. Union Gen. Hooker has moved his forces via Kelly's Ford into position south of the Rappahannock near Chancellorsville, Va., to launch what he believes will be a rear attack on Gen. R. E. Lee's Fredericksburg stronghold. Meanwhile Federal forces under Sedgwick continue a diversionary frontal assault on Fredericksburg. ...
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1863-04-30
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    Plan of the battle of Fredericksburg. Fought 13th Decr. 1862. Map shows Gen. R. E. Lee's strong position on the heights overlooking Fredericksburg, Va. While he could not prevent the Union forces from crossing the Rappahannock River on December 13 and taking the town, they were unable, despite repeated suicidal assaults, to take the hills on which the Confederate forces were entrenched. After several days astride the river, the Union forces withdrew the night ...
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox - Paine, William H.
    • Date: 1862-12-13
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    The Battle of Chancellorsville, Va., including operations fro... Map depicts Hooker's attempt to flank Lee's position at Fredericksburg via Kelly's Ford and Chancellorsville, which backfired when Lee discovered it. Dividing his forces, Lee turned half to meet Hooker's Federals head on near Chancellorsville while Jackson's division moved through the Wilderness to flank Hooker's right. Meanwhile, Sedgwick's forces managed to cross the Rappahannock opposite Fredericksburg and dislodge the Confederates holding Marie's Heights, but ...
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox - Paine, William H.
    • Date: 1863-04-29
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    Gettysburg Third day. Position of troops. Detail from an identified printed map annotated to show which units held essentially the same position through July 2 and which moved, noting the starting positions (in the morning) and ending positions (in the evening) of the latter. The usual landmarks, such as Culp's Hill, Cemetery Ridge, and Little Round Top, are also indicated.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1863-07-02
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    The Battle of Gettysburg Penna. Showing positions held July 2... Gives locations of specific units with some attempt to indicate movement (i.e. direction of charges and assaults) during the course of the day. Also indicates the usual landmarks (Culp's Hill, Cemetery Ridge, Round Top, etc.) plus the locations of hospitals and headquarters.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1863-07-02
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    Battle of Gettysburg, Penna. Showing positions held 1st and 3... This map of the battlefield at Gettysburg juxtaposes locations of various units on the first and third days of the three-day battle. Most of the fighting on July 1st seems to have taken place to the northwest of the town of Gettysburg, while that on July 3rd is concentrated to the southeast.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862
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    Gettysburg in peace Printed map on which Sneden has indicated the places where his unit (the 40th New York) saw action on the battlefield.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1863
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    Map of Charleston Harbor with Morris Island and James, Broad,... Regional map of Charleston Harbor extending along the Atlantic Coast from Sullivan's Island just north of the harbor entrance to St. John's and Kiawah islands to the south. Indicates the presence of Union warships off the coast and places along the coastline where the Union has established a foothold.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
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    [Ge]ographical sketch of the city of Richmond, Virginia, with... Shows Confederate encampements and prisons in Richmond and south of the James River in Manchester and Spring Hill. Sneden has added an index listing the governenment buildings and the houses of important persons.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862
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    Plan of Camp Lawton, or the rebel prison near Millen, Georgia... Illustrates the fort and its defenses of abatis and rifle pits, the guard camp made of log houses, hospital and surgeon's quarters, commissary, quartermaster, officers' quarters, and prison stockade containing shanties, tents, cooking ovens, and sutler's quarters.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1864
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    The Defences [sic] of Savannah, Georgia, November 1864. Regional view of Savannah and enrivons just before the Union arrival at that place. Shows the layout of canals, creeks, rivers, swamps, roads and railroads around Savannah as well as the various outlying Confederate batteries and those occupied by Federal troops. There is some indication of the names of property owners and also notations of rice and cotton fields that were either flooded or ...
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1864
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    Vicinity of Winchester and Harper's Ferry, Va. Detail of a printed map of Winchester, Va., and environs, with annotations and additions by Sneden. Additions include inclusion of roads, notes about and dates of battles and skirmishes, location of the point where the Confederate army recrossed the Potomac River following the Battle of Gettysburg, and note that the town of Winchester changed hands [46] times during the war.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1861
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    Plan of the Battle of Winchester, Va. Fought September 19th, ... Detail of Winchester, Va., and environs includes roads, railroads, creeks, mills, fords, and the locations of the Confederate Signal Station, "Millroy's Forts," Milltown, Kernstown, Stephenson's Depot, and Greenwood Church. The Confederate line, with Early commanding, is in front of Winchester. Union forces under Gen. Sheridan are shown east of the town, while the Union cavalry is located to the north at Stephenson's Depot. The ...
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1864-09-19
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    Plan of the battle of Fisher's Hill, Virginia. Fought Septemb... Despite a strong natural defensive position near Fisher's Hill, south of Strasburg, Va., Early's Confederates were overwhelmed by Sheridan's greater numbers. Map shows the flanking movement led by Crook as well as the position of the Union forces just prior to their frontal assault. The detail of the distribution of the Confederate forces was contained on that portion of the map that is missing.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1864-09-22
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    Plan of the Battle of Lookout Mountain. Fought November 24th-... The northern end of Lookout Mountain is the center point of this image, with the town of Wauhatchie and Lookout Creek to the left and Chattanooga Creek to the right. The Union forces are shown in the vicinity of the Raccoon Mountains, with Hooker and Geary's flanking movements down the west side of Lookout Creek noted. Confederate forces are divided into three lines, the ...
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1863-11-24
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    Chattanooga A chart of the battle between the forces of Gens.... Detail of a printed map to which Sneden has added color and arrows to highlight the lines of Union advance on Missionary Ridge (Sherman's forces from the north on the Confederate right and Hooker's from the south on the Confederate left) and the Confederate retreat toward Dalton, Ga.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1863-11-24
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    The Rebel defences [sic] of Savannah, Georgia, 1864 Printed map of Savannah, Ga., and environs indicating rivers and creeks, swamps and marshes, cultivated and flooded fields, and names of selected landowners. Annotations by Sneden highlight the positions of Union and Confederate forces and show the direction of Confederate General Hardee's retreat on the night of December 20th, 1864.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862
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    Attack on Ft. Pulaski Savannah, Georgia, April 1862. Shows a section of the Savannah River with Long Island (containing an unnamed Confederate battery) and Cockspur Island (containing Fort Pulaski). Also shows the Union position on Big Tybee Island.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862
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    2nd attack on Fort McAllister on the Ogeechee River, Georgia
    Second attack on Fort McAllister on the Ogeechee River, Georgia
    Also shown is the result of an attack by Union Gen. William B. Hazen's 2nd Division, 15th Corps, 1864 December 13, which succeeded in taking the garrison. Shows a portion of Big Ogeechee River and indicates the location of Confederate Fort McAllister. On March 3, 1863 Union gunboats and ironclads attacked the fort in order to test the effectiveness of their new monitors, which ...
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1863-03-03
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    Plan of Fort Fisher and vicinity, North Carolina. Plan of sec... The first assault on Fort Fisher was made in December 1864 by Gen. Benjamin F. Butler, who withdrew when he realized a direct assault on the fort would be costly, and that Confederate reinforcements were only a few miles away. The second assault, led by Gen. Alfred Howe Terry, used a large naval force to bombard the fort before landing 8,000 assault troops. Two ...
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1864-12-15
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    Plan of the Battle of Carnifex Ferry, West Virginia. Carnifex Ferry is located on the Gauley River east of the town of Gauley Bridge. Floyd's Confederate forces are positioned with their backs to the Gauley River, and the Union is shown attacking chiefly in the center and on the left.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1861-09-25
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    Capture of forts [sic] Henry ... Tennessee By U.S. Grant, Jan... Shows Confederate Fort Henry on the Tennessee River. The entire site was to include the fort on the low ground near the edge of the river with an entrenched camp (Fort Heiman) on a high plateau immediately above it. The work was not completed and on the day of the Union attack the river had partially flooded the fort site. Realizing the futility of ...
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862
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    Capture of forts [sic] ... Donelson, Tennessee By U.S. Grant,... This map shows the area surrounding Fort Donelson, Tenn., including the Cumberland River, the town of Dover, and Fort Henry Road, and includes the locations of confederate earthworks as well as roads, buildings, woods, and creeks.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862
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    Capture of Mobile, Alabama A regional view of Mobile and environs, encompassing Mobile, Blakely, Spanish Fort, Alabama City, Williamsburg, Fort Morgan, Fort Gaines, and Fort Orwell. Also shows defenses of Mobile Bay, including use of torpedoes (mines), spikes, and sunken logs. The city of Mobile was abandoned by the Confederates on the night of April 11-20th, 1865.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1861
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    Charleston S.C., A.D. 1864 In this annotated detail from a printed map, the city of Charleston is delineated and Confederate fortifications along the Ashley and Cooper rivers are indicated. Also indicated is the area of the city that burned as a result of Union shelling.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1864
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    Fort Lyon, near Alexandria, Virginia The map shows a close up drawing of Fort Lyon located on Eagle Hill in Alexandria, Virginia. Shows the fort's defenses, including abatis, ditches, salients, sally port, and bomb proof.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1861
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    Plan of Yorktown, Virginia ... April, 1862. Shows the area of the York River coastline from Windmill Creek to Wormsley Creek with particular attention to the landforms and defenses around Yorktown and the layout of streets and buildings within the town itself.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862
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    Chancellorsville, May 2, 1863, showing Stonewall Jackson's gr... This detail from a printed map shows the area around Chancellorsville, Va., including Wilderness Church to the west, the Rapidan River to the north, and the Plank Road to the south. Also indicated is the route taken by Stonewall Jackson's corps to Wilderness Tavern and the direction of their attack on the Union's exposed flank.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1863-05-02
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    The Rebel entrenched position at Fredericksburg, Va. showing ... Regional map of the Chancellorsville area encompassing Kelly's Ford in the upper left, Stafford in the upper right, and Spotsylvania Court House at the bottom. Indicates roads and railroads, fords, bridges, and inhabited buildings. Also, indicates the route taken by Hooker's Union forces across the Rappahannock River at Kelly's Ford with the intention of attacking Lee's Confederates at Chancellorsville from the west. Union General ...
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1863-05-03
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    The Investment of Petersburg, Va. Shewing [sic] battlefield o... Shows the area surrounding Petersburg on the Appomattox River with all major transportation lines noted. Union forces under Grant are opposed by Lee's Confederates. Five Forks is to the left of the image; Port Walthall to the upper right: Ream's Station is in the lower right; and Dinwiddie Court House is at the bottom center.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1865-03-31
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    Position of Richmond, Va. Area map of Richmond showing locations of roads, railroads, waterways, and landforms, as well as outlying Confederate defenses. Also includes notations of Union positions on June 13th and June 20th, 1862, and of Genl. Grant's position June 1st, 1864.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox - Humphreys, A. A. (Andrew Atkinson)
    • Date: 1862-05-27
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    Plan of the Battle of Fair Oaks or Seven Pines, Va. Fought 31... Shows the distribution of troops during battle, with majority of McClellan's forces northeast of the Chickahominy River and the Confederates under Joseph E. Johnston attacking the two Union corps on the south side of the river. Map indicates locations of 9 Mile Road and Old Williamsburg Road, the Richmond and York River Railroad, and Confederate defenses, chiefly felled trees. Edwin V. Sumner's route of ...
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1861
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    Union and Rebel works Yorktown, Va. [1862] Shows the York River from Gloucester Point to south of Wormsley Creek. Yorktown appears at top of image, with remaining detail showing interior of the Peninsula. Woods, creeks, fields, roads, houses and other points of reference are included. Also indicates location of the British Army's surrender after the Revolutionary War Battle of Yorktown in 1781.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862
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    Entrenched position of the 3rd corps, A.P., at Harrison's Lan... Shows the area of Charles City County, Va., along the James River (between Kimmage's and Herring creeks) to which McClellan moved his troops at the end of the Peninsular Campaign. They remained here until August 16. Details include the use of slashed or burned trees, ditches, piles of logs, and natural landforms as defenses.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-07-09
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    Plan of Fort Magruder, Battlefield of Williamsburg, Virginia.... Shows the area surrounding Confederate Fort Magruder just south of in Williamsburg, Va. Details include the network of ravines and slashed trees extending the width of the Peninsula used by the Confederate Army as part of its defenses.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-05-06
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    The Battle of South Mountain Md. showing positions at Fox's a... This very detailed map shows South Mountain, Turner's and Fox's gaps, and their relationships to Boonsboro and Frost town, Md. The locations of roads and buildings, many identified by owner, are included.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-09-14
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    The Battle of Crampton's Gap 5 miles south of Turner's Gap, S... A regional view of South Mountain in Frederick County, Md., showing the location of Crampton's Gap in relation to Sharpsburg, Middletown, Burkittsville, and Brownsville, Md. Illustrates the position of Confederate forces (Anderson's division commanded by Lafayette McLaws) and the Unions VI Corps, 1st and 2nd divisions during this engagement, part of the larger Antietam, or Maryland Campaign.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-09-14
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    Map shewing [sic] movements of Union and Rebel armies and Bat... In this regional view of the Chancellorsville Campaign, the Wilderness appears in the upper left, the confluence of the Rapidan and Rappahannock rivers in the upper right, and Fredericksburg and Falmouth, located on opposite sides of the Rappahannock, are at the bottom. Time notations attempt to trace the movements of various units over the course of the campaign.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1863-04-27
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    Skirmish at Auburn, Virginia, Octr. 14th 1863 This map depicts a minor skirmish near Catlett's Station, Fauquier County, Va., part of the Bristoe Campaign. Union forces, including the 20th Indiana, 3rd Maine, and 40th New York regiments, are arrayed on a hill overlooking Cedar Run, opposed by forces under the command of A. P. Hill and including Fitzhugh Lee's cavalry battalion, located across the Groveton Road.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1863-10-14
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    Plan of battles of Kelly's Ford and Rappahannock Station, Vir... The map shows the area surrounding the Rappahannock River as it runs from north to south; the Orange & Alexandria Railroad is also indicated. The battles of Rappahannock Bridge and Kelly's Ford were part of the Bristoe Campaign.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1863-11-07
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    Andersonville Prison Detailed plan of Andersonville Prison Camp, showing Sweetwater Lick to the north, and the Southwestern & Enfaula Railroad to the east. Shows the main forts, stockade and cemetery.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1861
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    Plan of the Rebel prison pen at Savannah Georgia, Lt. S. R. D... Detailed drawing of a Confederate prison camp in Savannah, Ga.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1864
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    Map made at Andersonville Prison [Sept. 1864]. This regional view locates the prison camp in relation to Columbia, Macon, and Milledgeville, Ga., as well as the town of Andersonville. Parts of bordering Alabama, Tennessee, and South Carolina are also indicated.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1864
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    Plan of the Battle of Cedar Mountain, Virginia, August 9th, 1... The newly-organized Union Army of Virginia under Gen. John Pope had as its mission to draw Lee's focus and forces away from the defense of Richmond. To that end, the army began moving toward Gordonsville in July, planning to approach the Confederate capital from the north. Realizing the seriousness of his position, with McClellen in front of him and Pope on his left flank, ...
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-08-09
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    Charleston Harbor S.C. Bombardment of Fort Sumter. Regional view of Charleston Harbor showing the city of Charleston on the Ashley and Cooper rivers, Castle Pinckney on Shute's Folly Island, Pleasantville and Mt. Pleasant Battery, Mechanicsville and batteries on Sullivan's Island, and the Morris and James island batteries, and their distances from Fort Sumter. Shipping channels and the U.S. warships and supply fleet are also noted.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1861
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    Plan of Andersonville Prison, Georgia. Aug. 1864. Map shows a detailed plan of the Andersonville prison complex including locations of external defenses, guards' and officers' quarters, hospital, storehouses, cook house, and graveyard, and the use of the terrain (swamps, creeks) as boundaries.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1864
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    The Rebel defences [sic] of Charleston, S.C., December 1864 Shows in detail the Confederate forts along the Ashley and Cooper rivers, as well as obstructions in Charleston Harbor. Also shows the burned district of Charleston, where Union prisoners of war were kept within range of Union guns.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1864
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    Plan of the First Battle of Bull Run, Virginia. July 21st 1861. Map shows the area surrounding Bull Run including Centreville and New Market, Va.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1861-07-21
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    Map of the Potomac River, Va. : from Alexandria to below the ... Regional map of the lower Potomac River in Virginia, including Alexandria and Fairfax Court House. The Loudoun & Hampshire Railroad is also indicated.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862
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    Map showing the investment and siege of Savannah, Georgia by ... Regional view of Savannah, Ga., with the many landforms (rivers, sounds, swamps, islands) noted as well as the locations of forts Jackson and Pulaski. The Savannah & Gulf Railroad, Georgia Central Railroad, and Ogeechee Canal are also indicated.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1864
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    Atlanta, Georgia and its rebel defences [sic] Map shows a detailed layout of the city of Atlanta, Ga., including the batteries and earthworks in the surrounding area. The Western Atlanta and the Macon & Western Railroad are also indicated. The map depicts the situation in the city as of 1 September 1864; the city fell to Sherman's army on the 8th.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1864-09-01
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    Map showing Genl. Sherman's march from Chattanooga to Atlanta. Map shows an overview of Genl. Sherman's march from Chattanooga, Tenn., to Atlanta, Ga., in the summer of 1864.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1864
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    Battle of Shiloh or Pittsburg Landing, Tennessee In this copy of an official map, Sneden gives a regional view of the area around Shiloh, Tenn.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862
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    Battle of Pittsburg Landing or Shiloh April 6th and 7th 1862. Detailed map shows the area surrounding Shiloh, Tenn., including Pittsburg Landing on the Tennessee River. Arrows show the direction of the Confederate assault.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-04-06
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    The Battlefield of Chicamauga Fought the 19th and 20th of Sep... This detailed view gives the location of Bragg's Confederate forces, primarily on the east bank of West Chickamauga Creek, on the first day of the battle.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1863-09-19
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    Plan of the circle battle between the U.S. ship "Keasarge," C... The map shows the course of the two ships in Cherbourg Harbor and in the English Channel. Made by the British for the Confederacy and captained by Raphael Semmes, the "Alabama" was a successful blockade runner until her sinking by the "Kearsage."
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1864-06-19
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    Map of Falls Church and vicinity of Lewinsville, Virginia : s... Map shows the area surrounding Falls Church in Fairfax County, Va. The Loudoun & Hampshire Railroad is also indicated.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-10-30
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    Position of Union and Rebel armies at Fredericksburg, Decr. 1... Map shows the area surrounding Fredericksburg, Va., including Spotsylvania Courthouse, Chancellorsville and Falmouth, during the Fredericksburg Campaign. This image shows the situation several days before the battle of Fredericksburg, on December 13th, during which Burnside ordered several futile attacks against Lee's forces. After losing over 12,000 men, the Federal forces withdrew on December 15th.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-12-01
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    Plan of the Battle of Fredericksburg, Va., Decr. 13, 1862. Map shows the region surrounding Fredericksburg, Va., including Marie's Heights outside of the city and Falmouth across the Rappahannock River. Due to Burnside's slow maneuvering of the Union forces, Lee was able to use the bluffs overlooking the river to his advantage. After sustaining heavy losses crossing the river, Burnside decided against renewed attacks and withdrew on the 15th of December.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-12-13