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Maps Fort Lyon, near Alexandria, Virginia

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Title
Fort Lyon, near Alexandria, Virginia
Summary
The map shows a close up drawing of Fort Lyon located on Eagle Hill in Alexandria, Virginia. Shows the fort's defenses, including abatis, ditches, salients, sally port, and bomb proof.
Contributor Names
Sneden, Robert Knox, 1832-1918.
Created / Published
[1861-1865]
Subject Headings
-  Fortification--United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
-  Alexandria (Va.)--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Maps
-  Fort Lyon (Va.)--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Maps
-  United States--Virginia--Alexandria
-  United States--Virginia--Fort Lyon
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. 45).
-  Manuscripts
Medium
1 map : pen-and-ink and watercolor ; 21 x 35 cm.
Repository
Virginia Historical Society, P.O. Box 7311, Richmond, VA 23221-0311 USA vau
Digital Id
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.ndlpcoop/gvhs01.vhs00285
Online Format
image

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Chicago citation style:

Sneden, Robert Knox. Fort Lyon, near Alexandria, Virginia. [to 1865, 1861] Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/gvhs01.vhs00285/. (Accessed September 26, 2016.)

APA citation style:

Sneden, R. K. (1861) Fort Lyon, near Alexandria, Virginia. [to 1865] [Map] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/gvhs01.vhs00285/.

MLA citation style:

Sneden, Robert Knox. Fort Lyon, near Alexandria, Virginia. [to 1865, 1861] Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <https://www.loc.gov/item/gvhs01.vhs00285/>.