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Map Topographical map of Washington, D.C., and vicinity. Showing the Union forts and defences built 1861-3.

About this Item

Title

  • Topographical map of Washington, D.C., and vicinity. Showing the Union forts and defences built 1861-3.

Summary

  • Detail from a printed map of the Potomac River region of Maryland and Virginia, and including Washington, D.C., which Sneden has annotated to show the locations of Union forts and picket lines.

Names

  • Sneden, Robert Knox, 1832-1918.

Created / Published

  • [1861-1865]

Headings

  • -  Fortification--United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Pictorial works
  • -  Maryland--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Maps
  • -  Virginia--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Maps
  • -  Washington (D.C.)--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Maps
  • -  United States--District of Columbia--Washington
  • -  United States--Maryland
  • -  United States--Virginia

Notes

  • -  NOTE: Researchers will be served a color photocopy of this scrapbook 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 Scrapbook (Mss5:7 Sn237:1 p. 44).
  • -  Manuscripts

Medium

  • 1 map : pen-and-ink and watercolor ; 44.5 x 32.5 cm.

Repository

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

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Online Format

  • image

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Credit Line: Library of Congress, Geography and Map Division.

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Chicago citation style:

Sneden, Robert Knox. Topographical map of Washington, D.C., and vicinity. Showing the Union forts and defences built -3. [to 1865, 1861] Map. https://www.loc.gov/item/gvhs01.vhs00240/.

APA citation style:

Sneden, R. K. (1861) Topographical map of Washington, D.C., and vicinity. Showing the Union forts and defences built -3. [to 1865] [Map] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/gvhs01.vhs00240/.

MLA citation style:

Sneden, Robert Knox. Topographical map of Washington, D.C., and vicinity. Showing the Union forts and defences built -3. [to 1865, 1861] Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/gvhs01.vhs00240/>.