Map showing the investment and siege of Savannah, Georgia by Genl Sherman's army Decr 1864.
Sneden, Robert Knox
- Map showing the investment and siege of Savannah, Georgia by Genl Sherman's army Decr 1864.
- Contributor Names
- Sneden, Robert Knox, 1832 to 1918.
- Created Published
- [1864 to 1865]
- Subject Headings
- - Siege Warfare History Civil War, 1861 to 1865 United States
- - Georgia History Civil War, 1861 to 1865
- - Savannah (Ga.)--History Siege, 1864
- - United States Georgia Savannah
- - "Savannah had a population of about 25,00 [and] was strongly fortified and held by Rebel Genl. Hardee with an army of 15,000. These evacuated the city escaping by pontoon bridge to the Union causeway to Charleston, S.C. The city was surrendered by the mayor. The two rebel ironclad rams in the harbor were blown up by the rebels before leaving"--Page caption.
- - Color coding indicates the location of Union and Confederate forces.
- - NOTE: Researchers will be served a color photocopy of this scrapbook image.
- - This item is from the collections of the Virginia Historical Society; please contact the institution for more information.
- - Regional view of Savannah, Ga., with the many landforms (rivers, sounds, swamps, islands) noted as well as the locations of forts Jackson and Pulaski. The Savannah & Gulf Railroad, Georgia Central Railroad, and Ogeechee Canal are also indicated.
- - Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image.
- - In the Robert Knox Sneden Scrapbook (Mss5:7 Sn237:1 p. 378).
- - Manuscripts
- 1 Map : Pen and Ink and Watercolor ; 16.5 X 23.5 Cm.
- Virginia Historical Society, P.O. Box 7311, Richmond, VA 23221-0311 USA vau
- Digital Id
- gvhs01 vhs00310 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.ndlpcoop/gvhs01.vhs00310
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