Map Plan of the battle of Five Forks, Va., April 1st 1865 : fought by 5th Army corps Genl Warren.

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Title
Plan of the battle of Five Forks, Va., April 1st 1865 : fought by 5th Army corps Genl Warren.
Summary
This map depicts the Five Forks area of Dinwiddie County, Va., where Confederate forces under Gen. George E. Pickett tried to hold off the Union advance on Petersburg and the important South Side Railroad. Included are Hatcher's Run, the Appomattox River, Petersburg, Dinwiddie Court House, and the Weldon Railroad.
Union forces involved included Warren's Fifth Corps infantry and Sheridan's cavalry. Accused by Sheridan of insubordination and failure to cooperate, Warren was removed from command during the height of battle.
Contributor Names
Sneden, Robert Knox, 1832-1918.
Created / Published
[1862-1865]
Subject Headings
-  Warren, Gouverneur Kemble,--1830-1882
-  Sheridan, Philip Henry,--1831-1888
-  United States.--Army of the Potomac.--Corps, 5th
-  Five Forks, Battle of, Va., 1865--Maps
-  Dinwiddie County (Va.)--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Maps
-  United States--Virginia--Dinwiddie County
-  Five Forks, Battle of, Va
Notes
-  NOTE: Researchers will be served a color photocopy of this diary image.
-  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. , p. ).
-  Manuscripts
Medium
1 map : pen-and-ink and watercolor ; 29.5 x 19 cm.
Repository
Virginia Historical Society, P.O. Box 7311, Richmond, VA 23221-0311 USA vau
Digital Id
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.ndlpcoop/gvhs01.vhs00235
Online Format
image
Description
This map depicts the Five Forks area of Dinwiddie County, Va., where Confederate forces under Gen. George E. Pickett tried to hold off the Union advance on Petersburg and the important South Side Railroad. Included are Hatcher's Run, the Appomattox River, Petersburg, Dinwiddie Court House, and the Weldon Railroad. Union forces involved included Warren's Fifth Corps infantry and Sheridan's cavalry. Accused by Sheridan of insubordination and failure to cooperate, Warren was removed from command during the height of battle.

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Sneden, Robert Knox. Plan of the battle of Five Forks, Va., April 1st 1865: fought by 5th Army corps Genl Warren. [to 1865, 1865] Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/gvhs01.vhs00235/. (Accessed June 27, 2017.)

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Sneden, R. K. (1865) Plan of the battle of Five Forks, Va., April 1st 1865: fought by 5th Army corps Genl Warren. [to 1865] [Map] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/gvhs01.vhs00235/.

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Sneden, Robert Knox. Plan of the battle of Five Forks, Va., April 1st 1865: fought by 5th Army corps Genl Warren. [to 1865, 1865] Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <https://www.loc.gov/item/gvhs01.vhs00235/>.