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Day, A. (b. 1840) Rough sketch of Richmond & Petersburg and surrounding works & railroads

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02249.02 Author/Creator: Day, A. (b. 1840) Place Written: Virginia Type: Map Date: 20 September 1864 Pagination: 1 map. ; 31 x 40.2 cm.

Summary of Content: Author is Captain Albert A. Day of Company K, 20th Michigan Infantry, 9th Corps. The map notes rail roads, General Ulysses S. Grant's supply train, Jerusalem Plank Road, Deep Bottom, Jones's Neck, Malvern Hill, Chickahominy River, the fortifications of Richmond and Petersburg, Union lines surrounding Petersburg, the Weldon Rail Road, Reams Station, Confederate works surrounding Petersburg, and the Appomattox and James Rivers, among other features. Possibly drawn in Virginia.

People: Day, Albert A., b. 1840
Treadwell, Thomas James, d. 1879

Historical Era: Civil War and Reconstruction, 1861-1877

Subjects: Classical World and Ancient CivilizationMilitary HistoryUnion ForcesRailroadUnion GeneralFortificationGeography and Natural HistoryConfederate States of America

Sub Era: The American Civil War

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