Map Battle of Beaverdam Creek Va., Chickahominy River, June 27th 1862

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Title
Battle of Beaverdam Creek Va., Chickahominy River, June 27th 1862
Summary
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 Names
Sneden, Robert Knox, 1832-1918.
Created / Published
[1862-1865]
Subject Headings
-  Beaver Dam Creek, Battle of, Va., 1862--Maps
-  Seven Days' Battles, Va. 1862--Maps
-  Peninsular Campaign, 1862--Maps
-  Hanover County (Va.)--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Maps
-  United States--Virginia--Hanover County
-  Beaver Dam Creek, Battle of, Va
-  Seven Days' Battles, Va
-  Peninsular Campaign
Notes
-  NOTE: Researchers will be served a color photocopy of this scrapbook image.
-  Color coding indicates the location of Union and Confederate forces.
-  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 Diary (Mss5:1 Sn237:1), Virginia Historical Society, Richmond, Va.
-  In the Robert Knox Sneden Scrapbook (Mss5:7 Sn237:1 p. 159).
-  Manuscripts
Medium
1 map : pen-and-ink and watercolor ; 18 x 15.5 cm.
Repository
Virginia Historical Society, P.O. Box 7311, Richmond, VA 23221-0311 USA vau
Digital Id
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.ndlpcoop/gvhs01.vhs00216
Online Format
image
Description
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.

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Chicago citation style:

Sneden, Robert Knox. Battle of Beaverdam Creek Va., Chickahominy River, June 27th 1862. [to 1865, 1862] Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/gvhs01.vhs00216/. (Accessed March 30, 2017.)

APA citation style:

Sneden, R. K. (1862) Battle of Beaverdam Creek Va., Chickahominy River, June 27th 1862. [to 1865] [Map] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/gvhs01.vhs00216/.

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Sneden, Robert Knox. Battle of Beaverdam Creek Va., Chickahominy River, June 27th 1862. [to 1865, 1862] Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <https://www.loc.gov/item/gvhs01.vhs00216/>.