Map [Map of the lower Potomac River showing picket lines, January 1862]

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Title
[Map of the lower Potomac River showing picket lines, January 1862]
Summary
Concerns Union and Confederate pickets positioned north and south around Pohick Church and Accotink in Fairfax County, Va., in January 1862. Includes a balloon pictured near Pohick Church and labelled as "Decr. 1861," but as noted in Sneden's diary text on pp. 374-376, he indicates that Professor Thaddeus S. C. Lowe also was using the surveillance hot-air balloons in the same area in January of the next year.
Contributor Names
Sneden, Robert Knox, 1832-1918.
Created / Published
[1861-1865]
Subject Headings
-  Lowe, T. S. C.--(Thaddeus Sobieski Coulincourt),--1832-1913
-  Pohick Church (Fairfax County, Va.)
-  Balloons--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Maps
-  Accotink (Va.)--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Maps
-  Fairfax County--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Maps
-  Potomac River--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Maps
-  United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Aerial Operations--Maps
-  United States--Virginia--Fairfax County
-  United States--Virginia--Accotink
-  United States--Potomac River
Notes
-  NOTE: Researchers will be served a color photocopy of this diary page.
-  Related to another Sneden map entitled "Official Map of the Lower Potomac River Showing Picket Lines, Jany. 1862" (Mss5:1 Sn237:1, v. 1, p. 370) and the diary text on pp. 372-376.
-  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. 117).
-  Manuscripts
Medium
1 map : pen-and-ink and watercolor ; 13 x 19 cm.
Repository
Virginia Historical Society, P.O. Box 7311, Richmond, VA 23221-0311 USA vau
Digital Id
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.ndlpcoop/gvhs01.vhs00059
Online Format
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Sneden, Robert Knox. Map of the lower Potomac River showing picket lines, January. [to 1865, 1861] Map. https://www.loc.gov/item/gvhs01.vhs00059/.

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Sneden, R. K. (1861) Map of the lower Potomac River showing picket lines, January. [to 1865] [Map] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/gvhs01.vhs00059/.

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Sneden, Robert Knox. Map of the lower Potomac River showing picket lines, January. [to 1865, 1861] Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/gvhs01.vhs00059/>.

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