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Map Position Sunday May 3rd at 3 p.m.

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  • Position Sunday May 3rd at 3 p.m.


  • The map depicts troops movements in the Chancellorsville area between 10 a.m. and 3 P.M. on May 3rd,1863. Union troops under generals Reynolds, Meade, Sickles and Slocum are located to the east between Chancellorsville and the Rappahannock River. Confederates troops under generals Stuart , McLaws, Rhodes and Anderson are located to the west near Dowdall's Tavern.


  • Sneden, Robert Knox, 1832-1918.

Created / Published

  • [S.l., 1863-1865].


  • -  Chancellorsville, Battle of, Chancellorsville, Va., 1863--Maps
  • -  Spottsylvania County (Va.)--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Maps
  • -  United States--Virginia--Chancellorsville
  • -  Chancellorsville, Battle of, Chancellorsville, Va


  • -  Color coding indicates the location of Union and Confederate forces.
  • -  Map almost identical to v. 4, pg. 325 in size and scope showing troops locations at a different time of day on May 3rd, 1863.
  • -  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. 325).
  • -  Manuscripts


  • 1 map : pen-and-ink and watercolor ; 13 x 15.5 cm.


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

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Sneden, Robert Knox. Position Sunday May 3rd at 3 p.m. [S.l., to 1865, 1863] Map.

APA citation style:

Sneden, R. K. (1863) Position Sunday May 3rd at 3 p.m. [S.l., to 1865] [Map] Retrieved from the Library of Congress,

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Sneden, Robert Knox. Position Sunday May 3rd at 3 p.m. [S.l., to 1865, 1863] Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <>.