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Map Blockade of the Potomac. Map showing Union and Rebel batteries January 1862. The Rebels evacuated all their batteries night of 4th March 1862.

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Title

  • Blockade of the Potomac. Map showing Union and Rebel batteries January 1862. The Rebels evacuated all their batteries night of 4th March 1862.

Names

  • Sneden, Robert Knox, 1832-1918.

Created / Published

  • [1862-1865].

Headings

  • -  Potomac River--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Maps
  • -  United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Blockades
  • -  United States--Virginia--Potomac River

Notes

  • -  "The Rebel troops and batteries were commanded by Genl. Holmes, C.S.A. during the blockade which lasted from Decr 1861 to 9th March 1862." -- Page caption.
  • -  Color coding shows 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.
  • -  Robert Knox Sneden Scrapbook (Mss5:7 Sn237:1), Virginia Historical Society, Richmond, Va.
  • -  In the Robert Knox Sneden Diary (Mss5:1 Sn237:1 v. 1, p. 310).
  • -  Manuscripts

Medium

  • 1 map : pen-and-ink and watercolor ; 12.5 x 10.5 cm.

Repository

  • Virginia Historical Society, P.O. Box 7311, Richmond, VA 23221-0311 USA vau

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Chicago citation style:

Sneden, Robert Knox. Blockade of the Potomac. Map showing Union and Rebel batteries January . The Rebels evacuated all their batteries night of 4th March. [to 1865, 1862] Map. https://www.loc.gov/item/gvhs01.vhs00066/.

APA citation style:

Sneden, R. K. (1862) Blockade of the Potomac. Map showing Union and Rebel batteries January . The Rebels evacuated all their batteries night of 4th March. [to 1865] [Map] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/gvhs01.vhs00066/.

MLA citation style:

Sneden, Robert Knox. Blockade of the Potomac. Map showing Union and Rebel batteries January . The Rebels evacuated all their batteries night of 4th March. [to 1865, 1862] Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/gvhs01.vhs00066/>.