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Maps The Battle of Malvern Hill, Virginia

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The Battle of Malvern Hill, Virginia
Shows the area of eastern Henrico County, Va., where the battle of Malvern Hill was fought. The landscape gave the Union forces a strong natural position from which to fend off the Confederate attack.
Contributor Names
Sneden, Robert Knox, 1832-1918.
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Subject Headings
-  Porter, Fitz-John,--1822-1901
-  Malvern HIll, Battle of, Va., 1862--Maps
-  Peninsular Campaign, 1862--Maps
-  Seven Days' Battles, Va., 1862--Maps
-  Henrico County (Va.)--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Maps
-  United States--Virginia--Henrico County
-  United States--Virginia--Malvern Hill
-  Malvern Hill, Battle of, Va
-  Peninsular Campaign
-  Seven Days' Battles, Va
-  "Malvern Hill was an elevated plateau about 150 feet and was 1 1/2 miles long by 3/4 of a mile in width. The Union forces under Porter occupied the Hill on Monday forenoon. The rest arrived at 6 PM. Monday 31st May from Battle of Glendale and White Oak Swamp by the Quaker Road. Trees were felled during the night and all in position by 5 a.m. July 1st."--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. 171).
-  Manuscripts
1 map : pen-and-ink and watercolor ; 28.5 x 40 cm.
Virginia Historical Society, P.O. Box 7311, Richmond, VA 23221-0311 USA vau
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Sneden, Robert Knox. The Battle of Malvern Hill, Virginia. [to 1865, 1862] Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, (Accessed September 25, 2016.)

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Sneden, R. K. (1862) The Battle of Malvern Hill, Virginia. [to 1865] [Map] Retrieved from the Library of Congress,

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Sneden, Robert Knox. The Battle of Malvern Hill, Virginia. [to 1865, 1862] Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <>.