Map Plan of the battle of Fisher's Hill, Virginia. Fought September 22nd, 1864.

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Title
Plan of the battle of Fisher's Hill, Virginia. Fought September 22nd, 1864.
Summary
Despite a strong natural defensive position near Fisher's Hill, south of Strasburg, Va., Early's Confederates were overwhelmed by Sheridan's greater numbers. Map shows the flanking movement led by Crook as well as the position of the Union forces just prior to their frontal assault. The detail of the distribution of the Confederate forces was contained on that portion of the map that is missing.
Contributor Names
Sneden, Robert Knox, 1832-1918.
Created / Published
[1864-1865]
Subject Headings
-  Crook, George,--1829-1890
-  Fisher's Hill, Battle of, Va., 1864--Maps
-  Fishers Hill (Va.)--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Maps
-  United States--Virginia--Fishers Hill
-  Fisher's Hill, Battle of, Va
Notes
-  Color coding indicates the location of Union and Confederate forces.
-  Incomplete.
-  NOTE: Researchers will be served a photocopy of this scrapbook 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 Scrapbook (Mss5:7 Sn237:1 p. 417).
-  Manuscripts
Medium
1 map : pen-and-ink and watercolor ; 13 x 19.5 cm.
Repository
Virginia Historical Society, P.O. Box 7311, Richmond, VA 23221-0311 USA vau
Digital Id
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.ndlpcoop/gvhs01.vhs00273
Online Format
image
Description
Despite a strong natural defensive position near Fisher's Hill, south of Strasburg, Va., Early's Confederates were overwhelmed by Sheridan's greater numbers. Map shows the flanking movement led by Crook as well as the position of the Union forces just prior to their frontal assault. The detail of the distribution of the Confederate forces was contained on that portion of the map that is missing.

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Sneden, Robert Knox. Plan of the battle of Fisher's Hill, Virginia. Fought September 22nd, 1864. [to 1865, 1864] Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/gvhs01.vhs00273/. (Accessed June 22, 2017.)

APA citation style:

Sneden, R. K. (1864) Plan of the battle of Fisher's Hill, Virginia. Fought September 22nd, 1864. [to 1865] [Map] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/gvhs01.vhs00273/.

MLA citation style:

Sneden, Robert Knox. Plan of the battle of Fisher's Hill, Virginia. Fought September 22nd, 1864. [to 1865, 1864] Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <https://www.loc.gov/item/gvhs01.vhs00273/>.