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    The line of the Rappahannock, 30th April 1863 Showing position of Union and Rebel armies at and near Fredericksburg, Va. This map shows the location of the two armies on the eve of the Chancellorsville Campaign. Union Gen. Hooker has moved his forces via Kelly's Ford into position south of the Rappahannock near Chancellorsville, Va., to launch what he believes will be a rear attack on Gen. R. E. Lee's Fredericksburg stronghold. Meanwhile Federal forces under Sedgwick continue a diversionary frontal assault on Fredericksburg. ...
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1863-04-30
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    Vicksburg Missp. and the Rebel batteries 1863. Shows the western theater of the war, focusing on Vicksburg. The Vicksburg & Jackson, and Vicksburg & Texas railroads are indicated.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1863
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    Plan of the battle of Fisher's Hill, Virginia. Fought September 22nd, 1864. Despite a strong natural defensive position near Fisher's Hill, south of Strasburg, Va., Early's Confederates were overwhelmed by Sheridan's greater numbers. Map shows the flanking movement led by Crook as well as the position of the Union forces just prior to their frontal assault. The detail of the distribution of the Confederate forces was contained on that portion of the map that is missing.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1864-09-22
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    Battle of Chantilly Va. Shows the area between Chantilly to the north and Bull Run to the south where Pope massed his troops prior to their retreat back to Washington. The location of Centreville and Fairfax Station are also indicated.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-09-01
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    Plan of Camp Lawton, or the rebel prison near Millen, Georgia ... November 1864. Illustrates the fort and its defenses of abatis and rifle pits, the guard camp made of log houses, hospital and surgeon's quarters, commissary, quartermaster, officers' quarters, and prison stockade containing shanties, tents, cooking ovens, and sutler's quarters.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1864
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    Plan of the Battle of Newberne [!] North Carolina : fought March 14th 1862. Shows the area between Old Beaufort Road and the Neuse River to the north and Evan's Mill Pond to the south. The locations of forts Lane, Ellis, Thompson, and Dixie are indicated.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-03-14
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    The Mud march ... shewing [sic] movement on Bank's Ford Jany. 19th 1863 by Hooker, Franklin & Sumner. In mid-January 1863, Union General Burnside ordered his exhausted troops to recross the Rappahannock River above R. E. Lee's left flank. A heavy rain fell as the army began to move and the road soon became a quagmire. Wagons and artillery sank; men and horses floundered. In the end the effort had to be abandoned, much to the disappointment of the amused Confederates who ...
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1861
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    Map of Richmond, Virginia...1863. Identifies Confederate prisons, forts, and hospitals in Richmond, Va.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1863
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    Plan of the battle of Mill Spring or Logan's Cross Roads : fought January 19th, 1862. NOTE: Researchers will be served a color photocopy of this diary page. 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. Robert Knox Sneden scrapbook (Mss5:7 Sn237:1), Virginia Historical Society. In the Robert Knox Sneden diary, 1861-1865 (v. 1, p. 361).
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-01-19
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    Plan of the assault on Ft. Wagner, July 11th 1863. Detail of Morris Island, Charleston Harbor, Charleston S.C., showing Confederate Fort Wagner being shelled by the U.S.S. Monitor. Also shown is the daylight assault of Gen. George C. Strong against the heavily-defended fort. Strong's forces were quickly repulsed and with great loss of life.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1863-07-11
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    Plan of the Battle of Glendale or Frazier's Farm. Virginia. 30th June 1862 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Genl Heintzelman and Sumner commanding. Shows the area of Henrico County that includes White Oak Creek and White Oak Swamp.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-06-30
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    Position of both armies, August 30th - 4 to 5 p.m. Shows the area between Bull Run and the Sudley Road in Prince William County, Va., just before the Federal army retreat.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862
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    Battle at Dranesville, Va. Decr. 20th, 1861. 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. This item is from the collections of the Virginia Historical Society; please contact the institution for more information. This item is from the collections of the Virginia Historical Society; please contact the institution for more information. ...
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1861-12-20
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    Battle of Antietam, Md. In this extremely detailed map, Sneden indicates the locations of roads, bridges, the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal, houses, barns, ploughed fields, and the Antietam Iron Works. The Union and Confederate signal stations are also noted. The line of battle is located east of the town of Sharpsburg on September 16; encompassing the town on September 17 (after the actual battle); and to the west ...
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862
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    Plan of Fortress Munroe [sic], Va., 1862. Shows the area surrounding Fort Monroe, including the Chesapeake Bay, Old Point Comfort, and Camp Hamilton to the north.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862
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    Position of Union and Rebel armies near Chancellorsville May 4th 1863 Map shows the location of troops in the area surrounding Chancellorsville, Va. The main focus of the map is the troops under Union General Hooker located to the north along the Rapidan River as well as the Confederates under Lee and Stuart to the south and west.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1863-05-04
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    Charleston Harbor S.C. Bombardment of Fort Sumter. Regional view of Charleston Harbor showing the city of Charleston on the Ashley and Cooper rivers, Castle Pinckney on Shute's Folly Island, Pleasantville and Mt. Pleasant Battery, Mechanicsville and batteries on Sullivan's Island, and the Morris and James island batteries, and their distances from Fort Sumter. Shipping channels and the U.S. warships and supply fleet are also noted.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1861
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    Plan of the Battle of Rappahannock Station November 7th 1863. As part of the Bristoe Campaign, while Union troops fought to cross the Rappahannock River at Kelly's Ford, Ewell's Confederates defended the pontoon bridge at Rappahannock Station approximately four miles away. This image gives details of the terrain, the elaborate Confederate fortifications, burnt buildings, and destroyed bridges.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1863-11-07
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    Union army's march on Gettysburg from Frederick, Md. Regional view shows paths taken by different segments of the Union army on a march from Frederick, Md., to Gettysburg, Pa., as well as the location of the Confederate army units in the vicinity. The Union troops were under the commands of Reynolds, Howard, Sickles, Slocum, Hancock, Sykes and Gregg.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1863-06-30
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    Battle of Pittsburg Landing. Tennessee Depicts troop positions during the Battle of Shiloh, Tenn. Shows the area of Owl Creek to the north and the location of Pittsburg Landing along the Tennessee River to the south.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-04-06
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    Map of part of battlefield of Bull Run July 1861 : showing positions of each army at opening of battle. Area depicted includes Buck Hill to the north and Bald Hill to the south. The locations of the Warrenton Turnpike and Market Road are included.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1861
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    Plan of the Battle of Fredericksburg. Map is oriented with the Rappahannock River to the top (actually, north/northeast) and the Massaponax River [now Creek] to the right (actually, south). Shows the field of action for the first Battle of Fredericksburg, December 12-13, 1862.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-12-12
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    Georgia. Shows railroad lines emanating south and east of Atlanta going toward Macon and Columbus, Ga., with a notation "125 miles from Atlanta to Andersonville [Prison]."
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1861
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    Fredericksburg to Petersburg, Va. The purpose of this map is uncertain; it may have been to identify the rail lines within the corridor between Fredericksburg and Petersburg. Included (as phrased by Sneden) are the Richmond and Danville Railroad, Lynchburg Railroad, Norfolk and Petersburg Railroad, Virginia Central Railroad, and the Richmond Fredericksburg (Railroad). A few key events in the entire war are indicated such as the surrender of Lee ...
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
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    Plan of the Battle of Gaines' Mill, Virginia, fought June 26th 1862. While dated June 26th, the Battle of Gaines' Mill was actually fought on the 27th, the third day of the Seven Days' Battles. This map shows Hanover County, Va., with the Chickahominy River to the south, the town of Cold Harbor to the north, Powhite Creek to the west, and Elder Swamp to the east.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-06-26