Maps Plan of the Battle of Mechanicsville or Beaverdam Creek, Virginia : fought June 26th 1862, 3 to 5 p.m.

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Title
Plan of the Battle of Mechanicsville or Beaverdam Creek, Virginia : fought June 26th 1862, 3 to 5 p.m.
Summary
Shows the area of Hanover County near Beaverdam Creek, oriented with the Chickahominy River to the south and the Mechanicsville Road to the north. Here, on the second day of the Seven Days' Battles, the Confederate forces launched an assault on the Federal troops, forcing them to retreat from Mechanicsville toward Gaines' Mill.
Contributor Names
Sneden, Robert Knox, 1832-1918.
Created / Published
[1862-1865]
Subject Headings
-  Beaver Dam Creek, Battle of, Va., 1862
-  Seven Days' Battles, Va., 1862
-  Hanover County (Va.)--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Maps
-  United States--Virginia--Hanover County
-  Beaver Dam Creek, Battle of, Va
-  Seven Days' Battles, Va
Notes
-  NOTE: Researchers will be served a color photocopy of this scrapbook image.
-  Color coding indicates the location of Union and Confederate forces.
-  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.
-  Robert Knox Sneden Diary (Mss5:1 Sn237:1), Virginia Historical Society, Richmond, Va.
-  In the Robert Knox Sneden Scrapbook (Mss5:7 Sn237:1 p. 158).
-  Manuscripts
Medium
1 map : pen-and-ink and watercolor ; 17.5 x 27.5 cm.
Repository
Virginia Historical Society, P.O. Box 7311, Richmond, VA 23221-0311 USA vau
Digital Id
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.ndlpcoop/gvhs01.vhs00215
Online Format
image

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Sneden, Robert Knox. Plan of the Battle of Mechanicsville or Beaverdam Creek, Virginia: fought June 26th 1862, 3 to 5 p.m. [to 1865, 1862] Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/gvhs01.vhs00215/. (Accessed December 08, 2016.)

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Sneden, R. K. (1862) Plan of the Battle of Mechanicsville or Beaverdam Creek, Virginia: fought June 26th 1862, 3 to 5 p.m. [to 1865] [Map] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/gvhs01.vhs00215/.

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Sneden, Robert Knox. Plan of the Battle of Mechanicsville or Beaverdam Creek, Virginia: fought June 26th 1862, 3 to 5 p.m. [to 1865, 1862] Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <https://www.loc.gov/item/gvhs01.vhs00215/>.