Maps Sketch and plan for a fortification opposite Paducah, Ky.

Format Maps
Dates 1864
Location Illinois
Massac County
Paducah Region
Puducah Region
United States
Language English
Subjects Civil War
Maps, Manuscript
Massac County
Massac County (Ill.)
Paducah Region
Paducah Region (Ky.)
Puducah Region
Puducah Region (Ky.)
United States
Sketch and plan for a fortification opposite Paducah, Ky.
Created / Published
Subject Headings
-  Puducah Region (Ky.)--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Maps
-  Massac County (Ill.)--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Maps
-  Fortification--Kentucky--Paducah Region--Maps
-  Fortification--Illinois--Massac County--Maps
-  Paducah Region (Ky.)--Maps, Manuscript
-  Massac County (Ill.)--Maps, Manuscript
-  United States--Kentucky--Puducah Region
-  United States--Illinois--Massac County
-  Shows sketch of the environs of the proposed fort in Massac County, Illinois.
-  Relief shown by hachures.
-  In the lower right corner: Engr. Dept., July 18/64. Recd. with Gen. Cullum's letter of the 16th inst. (C5621).
-  Pen-and-ink and pencil.
-  LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 225
-  Includes plan and profile of the proposed fort.
-  Copy imperfect: Part of profile in lower left missing
-  Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
1 map : ms. ; 53 x 82 cm.
Call Number
G3954.P2S5 1864 .S5
Library of Congress Geography and Map Division Washington, D.C. 20540-4650 dcu
Digital Id
g3954p cw0225000
Library of Congress Catalog Number
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