Map Map of the lines at Yorktown, Virginia, April 1862.

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Title
Map of the lines at Yorktown, Virginia, April 1862.
Summary
Shows the vicinity around Yorktown, Va., including Warwick Court House, the Warwick River, and Wormsley Creek as siege lines were drawn by McClellan's Union troops and Magruder's Confederate forces.
Contributor Names
Sneden, Robert Knox, 1832-1918.
Heine, William.
Humphreys, A. A. (Andrew Atkinson), 1810-1883.
Created / Published
[1862-1865]
Subject Headings
-  Peninsular Campaign, 1862--Maps
-  Virginia Peninsula (Va.)--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Maps
-  Yorktown (Va.)--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Maps
-  United States--Virginia--Virginia Peninsula
-  United States--Virginia--Yorktown
-  Peninsular Campaign
Notes
-  "Yorktown was evacuated on the night of 3rd May 1862, rear guard left at daylight of 4th when the whole Rebel Army fell back to the entrenched position at Williamsburg."--Page caption.
-  Color coding indicates the location of Union and Confederate forces.
-  NOTE: Researchers will be served a 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. 121).
-  Manuscripts
Medium
1 map : pen-and-ink and watercolor ; 25.5 x 36 cm.
Repository
Virginia Historical Society, P.O. Box 7311, Richmond, VA 23221-0311 USA vau
Digital Id
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.ndlpcoop/gvhs01.vhs00248
Online Format
image
Description
Shows the vicinity around Yorktown, Va., including Warwick Court House, the Warwick River, and Wormsley Creek as siege lines were drawn by McClellan's Union troops and Magruder's Confederate forces.

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Chicago citation style:

Sneden, Robert Knox, William Heine, and A. A Humphreys. Map of the lines at Yorktown, Virginia, April 1862. [to 1865, 1862] Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/gvhs01.vhs00248/. (Accessed March 27, 2017.)

APA citation style:

Sneden, R. K., Heine, W. & Humphreys, A. A. (1862) Map of the lines at Yorktown, Virginia, April 1862. [to 1865] [Map] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/gvhs01.vhs00248/.

MLA citation style:

Sneden, Robert Knox, William Heine, and A. A Humphreys. Map of the lines at Yorktown, Virginia, April 1862. [to 1865, 1862] Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <https://www.loc.gov/item/gvhs01.vhs00248/>.