Map Plan of the Battle of Cold Harbor, June 3rd.

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Title
Plan of the Battle of Cold Harbor, June 3rd.
Summary
After two days' preparation, the main Federal assault took place in the early morning of June 3rd against a well-entrenched Confederate army. Federal losses were overwhelming, and by noon Gen. Grant called a halt to the entire attack.
This map depicts the area of Hanover County, Va., that includes Old and New Cold Harbor, Gaines Mill, and Bethesda Church in relation to the Chickahominy and Totopotomoy rivers.
Contributor Names
Sneden, Robert Knox, 1832-1918.
Created / Published
[1864-1865]
Subject Headings
-  Cold Harbor, Battle of, Va., 1864--Maps
-  Hanover County (Va.)--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Maps
-  United States--Virginia--Hanover County
-  United States--Virginia--Cold Harbor
-  Cold Harbor, Battle of, 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. 334).
-  Manuscripts
Medium
1 map : pen-and-ink and watercolor ; 19.5 x 11 cm.
Repository
Virginia Historical Society, P.O. Box 7311, Richmond, VA 23221-0311 USA vau
Digital Id
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.ndlpcoop/gvhs01.vhs00234
Online Format
image
Description
After two days' preparation, the main Federal assault took place in the early morning of June 3rd against a well-entrenched Confederate army. Federal losses were overwhelming, and by noon Gen. Grant called a halt to the entire attack. This map depicts the area of Hanover County, Va., that includes Old and New Cold Harbor, Gaines Mill, and Bethesda Church in relation to the Chickahominy and Totopotomoy rivers.

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Sneden, Robert Knox. Plan of the Battle of Cold Harbor, June 3rd. [to 1865, 1864] Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/gvhs01.vhs00234/. (Accessed March 28, 2017.)

APA citation style:

Sneden, R. K. (1864) Plan of the Battle of Cold Harbor, June 3rd. [to 1865] [Map] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/gvhs01.vhs00234/.

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Sneden, Robert Knox. Plan of the Battle of Cold Harbor, June 3rd. [to 1865, 1864] Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <https://www.loc.gov/item/gvhs01.vhs00234/>.