Maps [Map of the siege of Suffolk, Va., 1863.]

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Title
[Map of the siege of Suffolk, Va., 1863.]
Summary
Concerns the unsuccessful Confederate siege of Suffolk, Va., 11 April-4 May 1863, and indicates the location of Federal troops, railroads, roads, parade ground, breastworks, hospital, and forts, and the placement Federal gunboats in the Nansemond River.
Contributor Names
Allen, Orrin Sweet, 1826-1902.
Created / Published
[S.l. : s.n., 1863].
Subject Headings
-  Siege warfare--United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Maps
-  Suffolk (Va.)--Maps
-  Suffolk (Va.)--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Maps
-  Suffolk (Va.)--History--Siege, 1863--Maps
-  Virginia--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Campaigns
-  United States--Virginia--Suffolk
Notes
-  Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image.
-  Orrin Sweet Allen papers, 1862-1865 (Mss2 AL543 a 1), Virginia Historical Society.
-  Orrin Sweet Allen was a carpenter from Harmony, N.Y., who served in Company H of the 112th New York Volunteer Infantry of the U.S. Army.
-  Gift of Roscoe N. and Betty A. Allen through the courtesy of Nelson F. Allen and Tracy L. Allen, Spring, Tex., 15 March 2002.
-  Manuscripts
Medium
1 map : hand drawn in pencil ; 32 x 51 cm.
Repository
Virginia Historical Society, P.O. Box 7311, Richmond, VA 23221-0311 USA vau
Digital Id
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.ndlpcoop/gvhs01.vhs00399

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Allen, Orrin Sweet. [Map of the siege of Suffolk, Va., 1863]. [S.l.: s.n, 1863] Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/gvhs01.vhs00399. (Accessed February 13, 2016.)

APA citation style:

Allen, O. S. (1863) [Map of the siege of Suffolk, Va., 1863]. [S.l.: s.n] [Map] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/gvhs01.vhs00399.

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Allen, Orrin Sweet. [Map of the siege of Suffolk, Va., 1863]. [S.l.: s.n, 1863] Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <https://www.loc.gov/item/gvhs01.vhs00399>.