Map [Map of a cavalry engagement near Poolesville, Md., 1862].

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Title
[Map of a cavalry engagement near Poolesville, Md., 1862].
Summary
This hand-drawn map accompanies a letter to Dabney's mother describing a recent foray by Jeb Stuart's cavalry into Maryland and Pennsylvania, and an encounter with Union forces when the Confederates attempted to recross the Potomac River at White's Ford, Va.
Contributor Names
Dabney, Chiswell, 1844-1923.
Saunders family.
Created / Published
1862.
Subject Headings
-  Maryland--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Maps
-  United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Cavalry operations, Confederate
-  White's Ford (Va.)--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Maps
-  United States--Maryland
-  United States--Virginia--White's Ford
Notes
-  Accompanies letter, 1862 October 21, of Dabney, "Hd. Qrs. Cav'l. Division," to his mother Elizabeth Lewis (Towles) Dabney.
-  Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image.
-  In the Saunders family papers, 1798-1903.
-  Manuscripts
Medium
1 map : pen-and-ink ; 12.5 x 19 cm.
Repository
Virginia Historical Society, P.O. Box 7311, Richmond, VA 23221-0311 USA vau
Digital Id
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.ndlpcoop/gvhs01.vhs00400
Online Format
image
Description
This hand-drawn map accompanies a letter to Dabney's mother describing a recent foray by Jeb Stuart's cavalry into Maryland and Pennsylvania, and an encounter with Union forces when the Confederates attempted to recross the Potomac River at White's Ford, Va.

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Chicago citation style:

Dabney, Chiswell, and Saunders Family. [Map of a cavalry engagement near Poolesville, Md., 1862]. 1862. Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/gvhs01.vhs00400/. (Accessed May 27, 2017.)

APA citation style:

Dabney, C. & Saunders Family. (1862) [Map of a cavalry engagement near Poolesville, Md., 1862]. [Map] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/gvhs01.vhs00400/.

MLA citation style:

Dabney, Chiswell, and Saunders Family. [Map of a cavalry engagement near Poolesville, Md., 1862]. 1862. Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <https://www.loc.gov/item/gvhs01.vhs00400/>.