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Refined by:Sites and Collection: Civil War Maps Remove Original Format: Maps Remove Location: South Carolina Remove Subject: Charleston Region Remove Location: Morris Island Remove
Map shows the location of Union and Confederate fortifications on James, Sullivan, Block and Morris islands at the entrance to Charleston Harbor, S.C. In July 1863, Union generals Gillmore and Dahlgren hoped to take Fort Wagner, on Morris Island in Charleston Harbor, in order to gain a vantage point from which to launch an attack on the city of Charleston. Strongly defended by the ...
- Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
- Original Format: Maps
- Date: 1863