Map Plan of the Battle of Fair Oaks or Seven Pines, Va. Fought 31st May 1862.

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Title
Plan of the Battle of Fair Oaks or Seven Pines, Va. Fought 31st May 1862.
Summary
Shows the distribution of troops during battle, with majority of McClellan's forces northeast of the Chickahominy River and the Confederates under Joseph E. Johnston attacking the two Union corps on the south side of the river. Map indicates locations of 9 Mile Road and Old Williamsburg Road, the Richmond and York River Railroad, and Confederate defenses, chiefly felled trees. Edwin V. Sumner's route of advance to reinforce the Union position is also shown.
Contributor Names
Sneden, Robert Knox, 1832-1918.
Created / Published
[1862-1865]
Subject Headings
-  Sumner, Edwin V.--(Edwin Vose),--1797-1863
-  Fair Oaks, Battle of, Va., 1862--Maps
-  Henrico County (Va.)--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Maps
-  United States--Virginia--Henrico County
-  Fair Oaks, Battle of, Va
Notes
-  Color coding indicates the location of Union and Confederate forces.
-  NOTE: Researchers will be served a color 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. 150).
-  Manuscripts
Medium
1 map : pen-and-ink and watercolor ; 25 x 20.5 cm.
Repository
Virginia Historical Society, P.O. Box 7311, Richmond, VA 23221-0311 USA vau
Digital Id
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.ndlpcoop/gvhs01.vhs00292
Online Format
image
Description
Shows the distribution of troops during battle, with majority of McClellan's forces northeast of the Chickahominy River and the Confederates under Joseph E. Johnston attacking the two Union corps on the south side of the river. Map indicates locations of 9 Mile Road and Old Williamsburg Road, the Richmond and York River Railroad, and Confederate defenses, chiefly felled trees. Edwin V. Sumner's route of advance to reinforce the Union position is also shown.

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Sneden, Robert Knox. Plan of the Battle of Fair Oaks or Seven Pines, Va. Fought 31st May 1862. [to 1865, 1861] Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/gvhs01.vhs00292/. (Accessed November 24, 2017.)

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Sneden, R. K. (1861) Plan of the Battle of Fair Oaks or Seven Pines, Va. Fought 31st May 1862. [to 1865] [Map] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/gvhs01.vhs00292/.

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Sneden, Robert Knox. Plan of the Battle of Fair Oaks or Seven Pines, Va. Fought 31st May 1862. [to 1865, 1861] Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <https://www.loc.gov/item/gvhs01.vhs00292/>.