Maps Plan of Andersonville Prison, Sumter Co., Georgia.
Sneden, Robert Knox
New York Infantry Regiment, 40th
Prisoners and Prisons
- Plan of Andersonville Prison, Sumter Co., Georgia.
- This is a revised plan showing the physical layout of Andersonville Prison in August 1864. This is a corrected drawing of his map cataloged as Mss5:1 Sn237:1 (v. 5, p. 451).
- Contributor Names
- Sneden, Robert Knox, 1832-1918.
- Subject Headings
- - United States.--Army.--New York Infantry Regiment, 40th (1861-1865)
- - Andersonville Prison
- - Military prisons--Georgia--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Maps
- - Andersonville (Ga.)--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Maps
- - United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Prisoners and prisons
- - United States--Georgia--Andersonville
- - Bottom margin of the map: "During August the Union prisoners numbered 31,678, of whom 1,693 were in Hospital. 2,993 died in August. There were 31,693 prisoners, Aug. 31st. Number of prisoners shot by Rebel guard 300. Number buried in graveyard 12,729."
- - NOTE: Researchers will be served a color photocopy of this diary page.
- - This item is from the collections of the Virginia Historical Society; please contact the institution for more information.
- - Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image.
- - Robert Knox Sneden scrapbook (Mss5:7 Sn237:1), Virginia Historical Society.
- - In the Robert Knox Sneden diary, 1861-1865 (v. 5, p. 560).
- 1 map : pen-and-ink and watercolor ; 14 x 17 cm.
- Virginia Historical Society, P.O. Box 7311, Richmond, VA 23221-0311 USA vau
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