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  • The Rebel defences [sic] of Savannah, Georgia, 1864

    Printed map of Savannah, Ga., and environs indicating rivers and creeks, swamps and marshes, cultivated and flooded fields, and names of selected landowners. Annotations by Sneden highlight the positions of Union and Confederate forces and show the direction of Confederate General Hardee's retreat on the night of December 20th, 1864.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Part of Paulding County showing the position of the left wing 16th A.C., June 4th, 1864.

    Relief shown by hachures. Shows names of some residents. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), S97, 199 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Pen-and-ink on tracing linen, mounted on paper.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Map showing the defences of Savannah, on the approaches of Wilmington and Savannah Rivers, Georgia. Flag St[eame]r "Harvest Moon" Feb. 8th 1865.

    Scale 1:40,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 208.3 From Message of the President of the United States, and accompanying documents, to the two houses of Congress, at the commencement of the first session of the thirty-ninth Congress. -Report of the Secretary of the Navy (Washington, Government Printing Office, 1865). fol. p. 324. Printed in the upper left margin: 39th Cong. 1st sess.-Annual Report ...

    • Contributor: United States. Navy
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1865
  • The State of Georgia, showing the major campaign areas and engagement sites of the War between the States, 1861-1865.

    Scale ca. 1:960,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 129.9 "All place names, county lines and railroads are shown as they existed during the Civil War." Indicates "route of Davis' attempted escape," "route of march of General Sherman's main forces," and "Confederate defense works." Engagements and other important sites are keyed by number to map. Includes index to points of interest. Available also through ...

    • Contributor: Smith, J. Harmon - Georgia. Department of Commerce
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1961
  • Atlanta & vicinity : compiled from state map and information /

    Shows fortifications around Atlanta. Relief shown by hachures and spot heights. Printed on blue paper. Map printed on 1 in. grid. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), S37, S38, 135 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes notes indicating general topography. In pencil in upper-right margin: 48. Includes annotations in pencil. LC copy imperfect: Mounted on paper.

    • Contributor: Finegan, N. - Merrill, W. E. (William Emery) - United States. Army. Corps of Topographical Engineers
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Map of army operations Atlanta campaign between Kingston and Atlanta

    Scale 1:285,120. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 132.7 Map of Bartow, Cherokee, Paulding, Cobb, and Fulton counties, Georgia, showing location and date of battles, towns, roads, railroads, entrenchments, drainage, and relief by hachures. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: Western and Atlantic Railroad Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • The Rebel defences [sic] of Savannah, Georgia, Nov. 1864.

    Includes Confederate fortifications and batteries in and around Savannah, Ga., during Sherman's March to the Sea, also referred to as the Savannah Campaign of 15 November to 21 December 1864. Sneden includes Argyle Island in the Savannah River, past the city to Fort Pulaski on Cockspur Island, and Big and Little Tybee islands, where Union forces were located in November 1864.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Map illustrating the first epoch of the Atlanta Campaign : embracing the region from the Tennessee River to the Oostanaula River, showing the positions held and lines of works erected by the ...

    Scale ca. 1:80,000. In upper right corner: 2. In lower left corner: Series 1, Vol. XXXVIII. Photocopy; blue line print. Relief shown by hachures. Original published ca. 1864. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 129.87 Stamped on: 453 754 6.--28. Includes "Authorities." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. AACR2: 650/1; 710/1

    • Contributor: Ruger, Edward - Tennessee Valley Authority
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1974
  • Genl. Sherman's campaign war map.

    Map covering most of Georgia and South Carolina, showing defenses along the sea coast and around the principal towns, Confederate prisons at Andersonville and south of Millen, Ga., roads, railroads, towns, drainage, and relief by hachures.

    • Contributor: Bufford, John Henry
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Charts of Savannah River, Pensacola Bay, and Key West. Showing the positions of the several fortifications. From the United States Coast Survey

    Scale not given. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 209 [1] Savannah River from U.S. Coast Survey. Scale ca. 1:63,360. 18 x 26 cm. [2] [Pensacola Bay] Scale ca. 1:80,000. 18 x 23 cm. [3] Chart of Key West, Florida. Scale ca. 1:125,000. 22 x 20 cm. Each chart indicates fortifications, place names, "line of 18 feet depth of water," and a few soundings. ...

    • Contributor: Smith, Jim (Jim C.) - Smith, Jim
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • [Map of the environs of Olley Creek near Marietta, Georgia, July? 1864].

    Shows troop positions, fortifications, and names of some residents. Title and date from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), S96, 198 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Pencil (some col.) drawn on 1/2 inch pencil grid, mounted on paper.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Map of Atlanta and vicinity. [July 1864].

    Scale ca. 1:165,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 144 From Century illustrated monthly magazine, v. 34, July 1887. p.457. Shows fortifications, roads, railroads, rivers, and towns. The battles of peach Tree Creek (July 20), Atlanta (July 22), and Ezra Church (July 28) are indicated. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: Western and Atlantic Railroad Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1887
  • [Savannah and its environs.

    Scale ca. 1:24,000. Title from manuscript catalog of Peter Force map collection. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Oriented with north toward the lower left. Relief shown by hachures. Shows the siege of Savannah, 1779. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1579 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1779
  • [Map of the northwestern part of Cobb County, Georgia, showing Union works near Kenesaw [sic] Mountain, June 1864] /

    Shows locations of the headquarters of the Department of the Cumberland on the 19th and 24th of June. Relief shown by hachures. Title and date from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pen-and-ink, blue ink, and red ink on tracing cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), S85, 188 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes names of ...

    • Contributor: United States. Army. Department of the Cumberland. Topographical Engineers - United States. Army. Department of the Tennessee. Topographical Engineers - United States. Army. Corps, 23rd (). Topographical Engineers
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Plan of the French and rebells sieg[e] of Savannah in Georgia, in South [sic] America, deffend: t[h]rough the Br: Gen: August Prevost, 1779.

    Scale ca. 1:1,500. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Hand colored. Relief shown by hachures. Shows detailed lines of fire for defenders and besiegers, as well as positions of 9 Oct. 1779. Buildings and ships shown pictorially. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1578 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 651; 700/1

    • Contributor: Prévost, Augustine
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1779
  • Map of the siege and investment of Savannah, Georgia, 5th to 20th Decr. 1864.

    Map shows the location of Union forces near the Ogeechee River outside of the Confederate held city of Savannah, Ga. The map also depicts the location of the Union fleet on the Savannah River and in the Atlantic Ocean. Details of the terrain show how a direct assault would have been difficult.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864-12-05
  • Plan of Andersonville Prison, Georgia 1864.

    Shows dimensions, layout, outbuildings and immediate surroundings of Andersonville Prison Camp, Georgia.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • [Union troop positions east of Dallas, Georgia, May 25-June 5, 1864].

    Shows Union troop positions in eastern Paulding County, Georgia. Relief shown by hachures. Title and date from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Similar map appears in the U.S. War Dept.'s Atlas to accompany the official records of the Union and Confederate armies, 1891-95, pl. 43, no. 5. Pencil. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), S69, 172 Available also through the Library of Congress Web ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Map showing the operations of the national forces under the command of Maj. Gen. W.T. Sherman during the campaign resulting in the capture of Atlanta, Georgia, Sept. 1, 1864 /

    Shows dates and troop positions in northwestern Georgia between Chattanooga and Atlanta. Relief shown by hachures. Differs from other 1864 ed. (Sher 28) in inclusion of note at lower left. Gift; Mr. Sherman Ewing; Feb., 1965. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 128, S27 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. Includes note. Signed in ink at lower left: ...

    • Contributor: Hergesheimer, E. (Edwin) - Krebs, Charles G. - Poe, O. M. (Orlando Metcalfe) - United States Coast Survey - Hergesheimer, E.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864-05-06
  • Plan of Camp Lawton, or the rebel prison near Millen, Georgia ... November 1864.

    Illustrates the fort and its defenses of abatis and rifle pits, the guard camp made of log houses, hospital and surgeon's quarters, commissary, quartermaster, officers' quarters, and prison stockade containing shanties, tents, cooking ovens, and sutler's quarters.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Plan of Andersonville Prison, Georgia. Aug. 1864.

    Map shows a detailed plan of the Andersonville prison complex including locations of external defenses, guards' and officers' quarters, hospital, storehouses, cook house, and graveyard, and the use of the terrain (swamps, creeks) as boundaries.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Additions & corrections to the map of Cobb Co., Ga.

    Shows northwestern area of Cobb County, Georgia. Relief shown by hachures. Main entry from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Negative photocopy. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), S56, S57 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes names of select landowners. In manuscript pencil in lower right margin: 32. LC copy imperfect: Fold-lined.

    • Contributor: United States. Army of the Cumberland. Topographical Engineers Office - United States. Army. Corps of Topographical Engineers
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • [Map of the environs of Olley Creek near Marietta, Georgia].

    Shows troop positions. Title from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), S95, 197 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Pencil and pen-and-ink (some col.), mounted on paper.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Position of the Army of the Tenn., July 23d, 64.

    Shows Decatur region west towards Atlanta including "old works" in black and "new works" in blue. "64" at end of title in pencil. Pen and ink and blue ink. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), S43, 141 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. In pencil at bottom: McPherson. Imperfect: Fold-lined. Mounted on paper.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • "Atlanta campaign," left wing 16th Army Corps., May 4th to Sept. 8th, 1864 : Maj. Genl. G.M. Dodge, comdg., Genls. Corse and Burke, comdg. divisions /

    Shows dates, troop positions, and campsites in northwestern Georgia between Chattanooga and Atlanta. Relief shown by hachures. Gift; Miss Eleanor Sherman Fitch; July 7, 1942. Blue print. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), S180, 121 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. "Merged into the 15th A.C., Aug 64." Date "June 1890" printed on label, label affixed to ...

    • Contributor: Bell, C. J.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864-05-04