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    Map of Warrenton Junction, Orange and Alexandria R.R., Virginia shewing destruction of R.R. by enemy, October 1863. Illustrates the position in October 1863 in Fauquier County, Va., of the Union 3rd Army Corps under General William Henry French. The Union troops were near Warrenton Junction along the Orange and Alexandria Railroad. This was part of the Bristoe Campaign, 9 October-9 November 1863, during which the rail line was destroyed by the
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1863
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    Map showing from Richmond to Fredericksburg, Va. Printed map with annotations by Sneden highlighting the defenses of Richmond, Va., and locations associated with the Battle of the Wilderness, 5-7 May 1864.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox - Schott, Charles A. (Charles Anthony)
    • Date: 1862
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    Plan of the Battle of Cedar Mountain, Virginia, August 9th, 1862. The newly-organized Union Army of Virginia under Gen. John Pope had as its mission to draw Lee's focus and forces away from the defense of Richmond. To that end, the army began moving toward Gordonsville in July, planning to approach the Confederate capital from the north. Realizing the seriousness of his position, with McClellen in front of him and Pope on his left flank, ...
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-08-09
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    Plan of the Battle of Fredericksburg, Va., Decr. 13, 1862. Map shows the region surrounding Fredericksburg, Va., including Marie's Heights outside of the city and Falmouth across the Rappahannock River. Due to Burnside's slow maneuvering of the Union forces, Lee was able to use the bluffs overlooking the river to his advantage. After sustaining heavy losses crossing the river, Burnside decided against renewed attacks and withdrew on the 15th of December.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-12-13
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    Plan of the battle of Fredericksburg, Virginia : shewing [sic] Union and Rebel positions 13th Decr 1862. The map shows positions at the beginning of the battle, with the bulk the of Union Army located across the Rappahannock from Fredericksburg, awaiting the construction of a pontoon bridge. Once across, the Union forces were met with fierce opposition from Confederate forces located in the hills to the west and south of the town. Depicts the area surrounding Fredericksburg and on both sides ...
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-12-13
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    Plan of Yorktown, Virginia : showing the Rebel works after the evacuation, May 4th, 1862. Shows the street plan of Yorktown and the fortifications surrounding the town following the Confederate removal up the Peninsula. The York River and the town of Gloucester Point are also indicated.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-05-04
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    Plan of the First Battle of Bull Run, Virginia. July 21st 1861. Map shows the area surrounding Bull Run including Centreville and New Market, Va.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1861-07-21
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    [Map of Alexandria, Virginia] Illustrates Alexandria's central position in the defense of Washington, where at least 12 outlying forts surrounded the city. Military camps of various Union officers such as Samuel Peter Heintzelman are indicated on this map.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1861
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    Official map of the Union works in front of Yorktown, Va. Shows the vicinity of Yorktown, Va., including Union batteries located along the Warwick Court House Road. Also shows the Confederate barricade made up of abatis, palisades, slashings of trees, felled trees, and dams that flooded low-lying areas. The Union army, under Gen. McClellan, prepared to lay siege to Yorktown as part of its advance up the Virginia Peninsula toward the Confederate capital of Richmond.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox - Heine, William
    • Date: 1862
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    Blockade of the Potomac. Map showing Union and Rebel batteries January 1862. The Rebels evacuated all their batteries night of 4th March 1862. "The Rebel troops and batteries were commanded by Genl. Holmes, C.S.A. during the blockade which lasted from Decr 1861 to 9th March 1862." -- Page caption. Color coding shows location of Union and Confederate forces. NOTE: Researchers will be served a color photocopy of this diary image. Relief shown by hachures. This item is from the collections of the Virginia Historical Society; please contact ...
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862
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    Plan of the Second Battle of Bull Run, Va. Showing position of both armies at 6 p.m. 29th august 1862. Below map: "Copy of map made for Maj. Genl. S.P. Heintzelman, 3rd Army Corps, AP, by R.K. Sneden, Topo. Engr." Lower left corner: "Copy of official map by U.S. Engineers of Genl. Pope, USA." NOTE: Researchers will be served a color photocopy of this scrapbook image. Original scrapbook housed in the Museum Department of the Virginia Historical Society (1994.80.4-525) with restricted access.=500 \\ This ...
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-08-29
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    Plan of Kettle Run and Bristoe Station August 27 1862. Shows the area between Greenwich, Va., to the north and Cedar Run to the south two days prior to the beginning of the 2nd Battle of Bull Run. The location of the Orange and Alexandria Railroad is also indicated.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-08-27
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    Entrenched position of the 3rd corps, A.P., at Harrison's Landing, James River, Va., July 9th 1862 Shows the area of Charles City County, Va., along the James River (between Kimmage's and Herring creeks) to which McClellan moved his troops at the end of the Peninsular Campaign. They remained here until August 16. Details include the use of slashed or burned trees, ditches, piles of logs, and natural landforms as defenses.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-07-09
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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: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-07-01
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    Battle of Chancellorsville Virginia 2nd & 3rd May 1863. Depicts the town of Chancellorsville and environs, including Marie's Bridge over Scott's Creek and the locations of the plank roads to Richard's Ford, Orange Court House, and Fredericksburg. Also shows locations of Union and Confederate troops at various times throughout the two days of battle.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1863-05-02
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    Siege of Yorktown [Virginia]. Illustrates the positions of the Union and Confederate armies in York County, Va., around Yorktown, showing entrenchments and redoubts.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-04-05
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    Plan of the Union and Rebel position at Yorktown, Va., April 7th, 1862. Illustrates a portion of York County, Va., showing headquarters camps of the various generals of the U.S. Army of the Potomac, including the Sawmill, headquarters of General Samuel P. Heintzelman, in the Peninsula Campaign, March-July 1862.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-04-07
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    Harrison's Landing, Va. : Showing Union line of defence [sic]. Shows the location at Harrison's Landing, along the James River, of the camps of the U.S. Army of the Potomac after the Seven Days' Battles, 25 June-1 July 1862. Includes Berkeley and Westover plantations in Charles City County, Va.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-07-02
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    "Camp Lawton" at Millen, Georgia : about 8,600 prisoners confined here 14th November 1864. Concerns a Confederate prison camp for Northern soldiers that was brand new in October 1864 when Sneden was transferred from Savannah, Ga., back inland to Camp Lawton at Millen, Ga. Sneden shows the 44-acre stockade and then the immediate area outside of the stockade where there was a Confederate camp, fort, hospital, and log residences for the Confederate officers. Also, depicted is a tent ...
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1864-11-14
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    Plan of Second Battle of Bull Run Va. : position at 6 p.m. August 30th 1862. Shows the area between Sudley Springs to the north and the Manassas and Gainesville Road to the south. The locations of the Warrenton Turnpike and the Manassas Gap Railroad are also indicated.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-08-30
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    Chancellorsville, Va. Position of the 11th Corps at 6 p.m. May 2nd 1863 Maj Genl O.O. Howard commanding Map shows the position of Union and Confederate troops in the area surrounding Chancellorsville, Va., at 6 p.m. on May 2, 1863. By late afternoon on May 2, Stonewall Jackson's troops had moved deeper into the Wilderness and were within striking distance of the 1st Corps, U.S. Army of the Potomac, P.O. Howard, commanding. Jackson gave the order to attack at 6 p.m., pushing ...
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1863-05-02
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    Fort Lyon, near Alexandria, Virginia 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: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1861
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    Map showing the Chicahominy [sic] and James rivers and from Richmond to Harrison's Landing, Va. Shows the terrain over which the Peninsula Campaign was waged during March-June 1862.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
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    Map shewing [sic] country opposite Harrison's Landing, Va., and position of [U.S.] Army. Shows the location along the James River between Petersburg and Harrison's Landing, Va., of the camps of the U.S. Army of the Potomac after the Seven Days' Battles, 26 June-1 July 1862. Positions of U.S. gunboats are indicated along the James River as well as Confederate strongholds and positions of the Cavalry.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862
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    Plan of the Battle of Cold Harbor, June 3rd. After two days' preparation, the main Federal assault took place in the early morning of June 3rd against a well-entrenched Confederate army. Federal losses were overwhelming, and by noon Gen. Grant called a halt to the entire attack. This map depicts the area of Hanover County, Va., that includes Old and New Cold Harbor, Gaines Mill, and Bethesda Church in relation to the Chickahominy ...
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1864-06-03