Map The Investment of Petersburg, Va. Shewing [sic] battlefield of 5 Forks and Hatcher's Run, Friday March 31st, Saturday April 1st & Sunday April 2nd 1865.

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Title
The Investment of Petersburg, Va. Shewing [sic] battlefield of 5 Forks and Hatcher's Run, Friday March 31st, Saturday April 1st & Sunday April 2nd 1865.
Summary
Shows the area surrounding Petersburg on the Appomattox River with all major transportation lines noted. Union forces under Grant are opposed by Lee's Confederates. Five Forks is to the left of the image; Port Walthall to the upper right: Ream's Station is in the lower right; and Dinwiddie Court House is at the bottom center.
Contributor Names
Sneden, Robert Knox, 1832-1918.
Created / Published
[1865]
Subject Headings
-  Siege warfare--United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
-  Petersburg (Va.)--History--Siege, 1864-1865--Maps
-  United States--Virginia--Petersburg
Notes
-  Color coding indicates the location of Union and Confederate forces.
-  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. 316).
-  Manuscripts
Medium
1 map : pen-and-ink and watercolor ; 29.5 x 24 cm.
Repository
Virginia Historical Society, P.O. Box 7311, Richmond, VA 23221-0311 USA vau
Digital Id
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.ndlpcoop/gvhs01.vhs00289
Online Format
image
Description
Shows the area surrounding Petersburg on the Appomattox River with all major transportation lines noted. Union forces under Grant are opposed by Lee's Confederates. Five Forks is to the left of the image; Port Walthall to the upper right: Ream's Station is in the lower right; and Dinwiddie Court House is at the bottom center.

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Chicago citation style:

Sneden, Robert Knox. [The Investment of Petersburg, Va. Shewing sic battlefield of 5 Forks and Hatcher's Run, Friday March 31st, Saturday April 1st & Sunday April 2nd 1865]. [1865] Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/gvhs01.vhs00289/. (Accessed June 22, 2017.)

APA citation style:

Sneden, R. K. (1865) [The Investment of Petersburg, Va. Shewing sic battlefield of 5 Forks and Hatcher's Run, Friday March 31st, Saturday April 1st & Sunday April 2nd 1865]. [Map] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/gvhs01.vhs00289/.

MLA citation style:

Sneden, Robert Knox. [The Investment of Petersburg, Va. Shewing sic battlefield of 5 Forks and Hatcher's Run, Friday March 31st, Saturday April 1st & Sunday April 2nd 1865]. [1865] Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <https://www.loc.gov/item/gvhs01.vhs00289/>.