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Blanchard, C. D. (fl. 1862) [Manuscript Civil War map of the battleground of the Battle of Seven Pines]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC06061.01 Author/Creator: Blanchard, C. D. (fl. 1862) Place Written: s.l. Type: Map signed Date: 12 June 1862 Pagination: 1 map : color ; 28.5 x 39.6 cm

Summary of Content: Shows roads, streams, and some troop positions. Drawn on a scale of 200 paces or 133-1/3 yards to an inch. The Battle of Seven Pines took place on 31 May 1862-1 June 1862. Blanchard served as Chief Quartermaster, 4th Corps. Mostly black & white, with some red ink. C.D. Blanchard was possibly Captain Claude D. Blanchard, an assistant quartermaster of volunteers who enlisted on 28 August 1861, served as lieutenant colonel quartermaster on 19 September to 12 Nov 1862, and was honorably discharged on 9 May 1863.

Background Information: C.D. Blanchard was possibly Captain Claude D. Blanchard, an assistant quartermaster of volunteers who enlisted on 28 August 1861, served as lieutenant colonel quartermaster on 19 September to 12 Nov 1862, and was honorably ...discharged on 9 May 1863. See More

People: Blanchard, C. D., fl. 1862

Historical Era: Civil War and Reconstruction, 1861-1877

Subjects: Civil WarMilitary HistoryBattle of Seven Pines (Fair Oaks Station)BattleSurveyingUnion Forces

Sub Era: The American Civil War

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