Maps Plan shewing [sic] entrenched position of Union army at Westover or Harrison's Landing, James River, Va., July and August 1862.

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Title
Plan shewing [sic] entrenched position of Union army at Westover or Harrison's Landing, James River, Va., July and August 1862.
Summary
As the action on the Virginia Peninsula wound down in July, McClellan moved his headquarters to Harrison's Landing on the James River, in Charles City County, Va.
Contributor Names
Sneden, Robert Knox, 1832-1918.
Created / Published
[1862-1865]
Subject Headings
-  Peninsular Campaign, 1862--Maps
-  Charles City County (Va.)--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Maps
-  Harrison's Landing (Charles City County, Va.)--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Maps
-  United States--Virginia--Charles City County
-  United States--Virginia--Harrison's Landing (Charles City County)
-  Peninsular Campaign
Notes
-  NOTE: Researchers will be served a color photocopy of this scrapbook image.
-  Color coding indicates the location of Union 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. 182).
-  Manuscripts
Medium
1 map : pen-and-ink and watercolor ; 22.5 x 17 cm.
Repository
Virginia Historical Society, P.O. Box 7311, Richmond, VA 23221-0311 USA vau
Digital Id
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.ndlpcoop/gvhs01.vhs00218
Online Format
image

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Chicago citation style:

Sneden, Robert Knox. [Plan shewing sic entrenched position of Union army at Westover or Harrison's Landing, James River, Va., July and August 1862]. [to 1865, 1862] Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/gvhs01.vhs00218/. (Accessed December 05, 2016.)

APA citation style:

Sneden, R. K. (1862) [Plan shewing sic entrenched position of Union army at Westover or Harrison's Landing, James River, Va., July and August 1862]. [to 1865] [Map] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/gvhs01.vhs00218/.

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Sneden, Robert Knox. [Plan shewing sic entrenched position of Union army at Westover or Harrison's Landing, James River, Va., July and August 1862]. [to 1865, 1862] Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <https://www.loc.gov/item/gvhs01.vhs00218/>.