Map The Cavalry battle, Gettysburg, Pa. July 3rd 1863, 2:30 p.m.

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Title
The Cavalry battle, Gettysburg, Pa. July 3rd 1863, 2:30 p.m.
Summary
The cavalry action took place approximately two miles to the east of the town of Gettysburg. This map shows the Confederate cavalry, under Stuart, attempting to cut the Union lines of communication along the Baltimore Turnpike. They were thwarted in their effort by Union cavalry commanded by David McMurtrie Gregg. The map depicts the rough locations of individual skirmishes.
Contributor Names
Sneden, Robert Knox, 1832-1918.
Created / Published
[S.l., 1863-1865].
Subject Headings
-  Gettysburg, Battle of, Gettysburg, Pa., 1863--Maps
-  United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Cavalry operations
-  United States--Pennsylvania--Gettysburg Region
-  Gettysburg, Battle of, Gettysburg, Pa
Notes
-  Color coding indicates the 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 the institution for more information.
-  Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image.
-  In the Robert Knox Sneden Diary (Mss5:1 Sn237:1 v. 4, p. 650).
-  Manuscripts
Medium
1 map : pen-and-ink and watercolor ; 10 x 15 cm.
Repository
Virginia Historical Society, P.O. Box 7311, Richmond, VA 23221-0311 USA vau
Digital Id
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.ndlpcoop/gvhs01.vhs00149
Online Format
image
Description
The cavalry action took place approximately two miles to the east of the town of Gettysburg. This map shows the Confederate cavalry, under Stuart, attempting to cut the Union lines of communication along the Baltimore Turnpike. They were thwarted in their effort by Union cavalry commanded by David McMurtrie Gregg. The map depicts the rough locations of individual skirmishes.

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Sneden, Robert Knox. The Cavalry battle, Gettysburg, Pa. July 3rd 1863, 2:30 p.m. [S.l., to 1865, 1863] Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/gvhs01.vhs00149/. (Accessed April 29, 2017.)

APA citation style:

Sneden, R. K. (1863) The Cavalry battle, Gettysburg, Pa. July 3rd 1863, 2:30 p.m. [S.l., to 1865] [Map] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/gvhs01.vhs00149/.

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Sneden, Robert Knox. The Cavalry battle, Gettysburg, Pa. July 3rd 1863, 2:30 p.m. [S.l., to 1865, 1863] Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <https://www.loc.gov/item/gvhs01.vhs00149/>.