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Map Plan of the Battle of Cumberland Church, Va.

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  • Plan of the Battle of Cumberland Church, Va.


  • Map shows the location of Confederate Gen. R. E. Lee's troops at Cumberland Church and Union Gen. U. S. Grant's troops south near Farmville, Va., along the Appomattox River. This was a small skirmish in Cumberland County on April 7, 1865, just following action at Highbridge and Rice's Station and just preceding Lee's surrender at Appomattox Courthouse.


  • Sneden, Robert Knox, 1832-1918.

Created / Published

  • [S.l., 1865].


  • -  Appomattox Campaign, 1865--Maps
  • -  Appomattox River (Va.)--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Maps
  • -  Cumberland County (Va.)--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Maps
  • -  Prince Edward County (Va.)--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Maps
  • -  United States--Virginia--Appomattox River
  • -  United States--Virginia--Cumberland County
  • -  United States--Virginia--Prince Edward County
  • -  Appomattox Campaign


  • -  Color coding indicates the location of Union and Confederate forces.
  • -  NOTE: Researchers will be served a color photocopy of this diary image.
  • -  Relief shown 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. 6, p. 423).
  • -  Manuscripts


  • 1 map : pen-and-ink and watercolor ; 18 x 14 cm.


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

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Chicago citation style:

Sneden, Robert Knox. Plan of the Battle of Cumberland Church, Va. [S.l, 1865] Map.

APA citation style:

Sneden, R. K. (1865) Plan of the Battle of Cumberland Church, Va. [S.l] [Map] Retrieved from the Library of Congress,

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Sneden, Robert Knox. Plan of the Battle of Cumberland Church, Va. [S.l, 1865] Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <>.