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Interesting Civil War plan of the Siege of Yorktown, showing about half the line, including the point of attack.

The map notes that "The Rebel works are laid down from reconnoissances made immediately after the evacuation, and are correctly, but very incompletely represented, owing to want of time for sketching minor details.-Our works of siege, including the approaches in the ravines of Wormley Creek, are accurately shown. Redoubts being denoted by letters, and batteries by numbers."

Indicates headquarters of Generals McClellan, Porter, Woodbury, and Heintzelman, houses, names of residents, roads, drainage, vegetation, and relief by hachures and spot heights.

Condition Description
Loss of neatline at lower left corner and minor fold reinforcements