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  • Map showing entrance to Mobile Bay and course taken by Union fleet.

    Map shows Confederate fortifications (Forts Powell, Gaines, Morgan) and the location of Union fleet in Mobile Bay and the Gulf of Mexico. On August 5, Union Admiral Farragut attempted to lead several ships into Mobile Bay, past formidable Confederate forts and the ironclad C.S.S. Tennessee. Despite the sinking by a mine of the U.S.S. Tecumseh, the Union fleet passed through the channel and engaged ...

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864-08-05
  • Plan of the battle of August 5, 1864. [Mobile Bay]

    Scale not given. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 106.4 From Harper's weekly, v. 8, Sept. 24, 1864. p. 613. Names of ships are keyed by number and letter to the left of the map. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Siege operations at Spanish Fort, Mobile Bay, by the U.S. forces under Maj. Gen. Canby : captured by the Army of West Miss. on the night of April 8 & 9, 1865 ...

    Description derived from published bibliography. Detailed map showing entrenchments, number, type, and position of Federal guns, vegetation, drainage, roads, and relief by hachures. From 39th Cong., 1st Sess. [1866]-Report of the Chief Engineer, U.S.A. No. 8. This item is in the Map Collection of the Library of Virginia; please contact the Library's Archives Research Services department for more information. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ...

    • Contributor: McAlester, Miles D. - Allen, C. J. - Palfrey, J. C.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1866
  • Rebel defences [sic] of Mobile shewing [sic] Union attack April 3rd-9th 1865 on Spanish Fort.

    Map shows route taken by Union Admiral Farragut in August 1864 as well as that in March 1865, when his fleet provided naval support to land forces under Frederick Steele and E.R.S. Camby. Camby captured Spanish Fort and Blakely, across the bay from Mobile, entering that city on April 18. This map pays attention to the Confederates use of spikes and torpedoes (naval mines) ...

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1865-04-03