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Maps Official plan of the siege of Yorktown, Va., conducted by the Army of the Potomac under command of Maj. Gen. George B. McClellan, U.S.A., April 5th to May 3rd 1862

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Title
Official plan of the siege of Yorktown, Va., conducted by the Army of the Potomac under command of Maj. Gen. George B. McClellan, U.S.A., April 5th to May 3rd 1862
Contributor Names
Abbot, Henry L.
Created / Published
[S.l., 1862]
Subject Headings
-  Yorktown (Va.)--History--Siege, 1862--Maps
-  United States--Virginia--Yorktown
Notes
-  Scale ca. 1:13,500.
-  LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 673
-  "This plan shows about half the line, including the point of attack. The Rebel works are laid down from reconnoissances [sic] made immediately after the evacuation, and are correctly, but very incompletely represented, owing to want of time for sketching minor details.-Our works of siege, including the approaches in the ravines of Wormley Creek, are accurately shown. Redoubts being denoted by letters, and batteries by numbers."
-  Contains a list of the "proposed armament of batteries."
-  Indicates headquarters of Generals McClellan, Porter, Woodbury, and Heintzelman, houses, names of residents, roads, drainage, vegetation, and relief by hachures and spot heights.
-  Description derived from published bibliography.
-  Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
Medium
1 map, 43 x 72 cm.
Call Number/Physical Location
G3884.Y6S5 1862 .A2
Repository
Library of Congress Geography and Map Division Washington, D.C. 20540-4650 dcu
Digital Id
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.gmd/g3884y.cw0673000
Library of Congress Control Number
99446373
Online Format
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LCCN Permalink
https://lccn.loc.gov/99446373
Library of Congress Online Catalog
https://catalog.loc.gov/vwebv/search?searchCode=STNO&searchArg=99446373&searchType=1&recCount=10
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Abbot, Henry L. Official plan of the siege of Yorktown, Va., conducted by the Army of the Potomac under command of Maj. Gen. George B. McClellan, U.S.A., April 5th to May 3rd 1862. [S.l, 1862] Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/99446373/. (Accessed July 28, 2016.)

APA citation style:

Abbot, H. L. (1862) Official plan of the siege of Yorktown, Va., conducted by the Army of the Potomac under command of Maj. Gen. George B. McClellan, U.S.A., April 5th to May 3rd 1862. [S.l] [Map] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/99446373/.

MLA citation style:

Abbot, Henry L. Official plan of the siege of Yorktown, Va., conducted by the Army of the Potomac under command of Maj. Gen. George B. McClellan, U.S.A., April 5th to May 3rd 1862. [S.l, 1862] Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <https://www.loc.gov/item/99446373/>.