Maps Map illustrating the siege of Atlanta, Ga., by the U.S. forces under command of Maj. Gen. W.T. Sherman, from the passage of Peach Tree Creek, July 19th 1864, to the commencement of the movement upon the enemy's lines of communication south of Atlanta, August 26, 1864 /

Format Maps
Contributors Delafield, Richard
Molitor, E.
Poe, O. M.
Poe, O. M. (Orlando Metcalfe)
Sherman, William T. (William Tecumseh)
United States. War Department
Dates 1864 to 1865
Location Atlanta
Atlanta Metropolitan Area
United States
Language English
Subjects Atlanta
Atlanta Campaign
Atlanta Metropolitan Area
United States
Map illustrating the siege of Atlanta, Ga., by the U.S. forces under command of Maj. Gen. W.T. Sherman, from the passage of Peach Tree Creek, July 19th 1864, to the commencement of the movement upon the enemy's lines of communication south of Atlanta, August 26, 1864 /
Contributor Names
Poe, O. M. (Orlando Metcalfe), 1832-1895.
Sherman, William T. (William Tecumseh), 1820-1891.
Molitor, E.
Delafield, Richard, 1798-1873.
United States. War Department.
Created / Published
[Washington, D.C.] : War Dept., [1865?]
Subject Headings
-  Atlanta Campaign, 1864--Maps
-  Landowners--Georgia--Atlanta Metropolitan Area--Maps
-  United States--Georgia--Atlanta
-  Atlanta Campaign
-  Partial cadastral map showing selected buildings and householders' names beyond city limits.
-  Covers area extending from Mt. Gilead Church in west to Decatur in east and from Buckhead in north to East Point in south.
-  Relief shown by hachures and spot heights.
-  Shows troop positions, Union and Confederate works, roads, railroads, vegetation, drainage, and names, dates, and sites of battles connected with Atlanta Campaign.
-  "Note. The red figures indicate elevation at these points above the plan [sic] of reference, which is taken at 50 ft. below the water-table of the City Hall."
-  LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 137, S39
-  Annotated in red ink at lower right: Engineer Bureau, War Department, December 28/'65.
-  Annotated in black ink at lower right: Richd. Delafield, Bvt. Major General Chief Engineer.
-  Annotated in black ink in lower right margin: Proof sheet.
-  Imperfect: Soiled, stained, mounted on paper backing, portions of left and right sides of map cut off.
-  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
1 map : hand col. ; 29 x 52 cm.
Call Number
G3924.A8S5 1864 .P6
Library of Congress Geography and Map Division Washington, D.C. 20540-4650 USA dcu
Digital Id
g3924a cws00039
Library of Congress Catalog Number
Other Formats
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Dublin Core Record
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