Fort Ramsay and Upton's House

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Title

Fort Ramsay and Upton's House

Subject

Early Civil War in Virginia

Description

Upton's Hill in Alexandria, Virginia, present day Arlington, near the border of Falls Church

Creator

Robert Knox Sneden (1832–1918) was born in Nova Scotia and later moved to New York City, where, in the summer of 1861, he enlisted in the 40th New York Infantry Regiment. Sneden served with the Army of the Potomac in Virginia during the Peninsula Campaign and the Seven Days' Battles and in Washington, D.C., as a topographical engineer on the staff of Maj. Gen. Samuel P. Heintzelman.

Source

https://www.virginiahistory.org/collections-and-resources/how-we-can-help-your-research/researcher-resources/finding-aids/sneden

Publisher

Robert Knox Sneden scrapbook, 1861–1865 (1994.80.1–538), Virginia Historical Society, Richmond, Va.

Date

1861-1865

Contributor

Original scrapbook purchased from Charles F. Ash with funds provided by Mr. and Mrs. Floyd D. Gottwald, Jr., Richmond, Va., in 1993.

Rights

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Collection

Citation

Robert Knox Sneden (1832–1918) was born in Nova Scotia and later moved to New York City, where, in the summer of 1861, he enlisted in the 40th New York Infantry Regiment. Sneden served with the Army of the Potomac in Virginia during the Peninsula Campaign and the Seven Days' Battles and in Washington, D.C., as a topographical engineer on the staff of Maj. Gen. Samuel P. Heintzelman., “Fort Ramsay and Upton's House,” Mapping the Civil War in Arlington, accessed June 16, 2024, https://mtcwia.com/items/show/1.

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