Maps Genl. Q. A. Gillmore's line of earthworks in front of Fort Wagner, Morris Island, S.C., July 1863

Format Maps
Contributors Sneden, Robert Knox
Dates 1861
Location Fort Wagner
Morris Island
South Carolina
United States
Language English
Subjects Civil War
Fort Wagner (S.C.)
Gillmore, Quincy Adams
Morris Island
Morris Island, Battle Of, S.C
Morris Island, Battle Of, S.C., (July 10 - September 7)
Siege Warfare
South Carolina
United States
Genl. Q. A. Gillmore's line of earthworks in front of Fort Wagner, Morris Island, S.C., July 1863
Map depicts the siege of Fort Wagner, Morris Island, Charleston Harbor, S.C. Details include the locations of swamps, marshes, and sand ridges, and the elaborate earthworks and trenches constructed by Union troops under Gen. Q. A. Gillmore as they prepared to lay siege to the fort.
Contributor Names
Sneden, Robert Knox, 1832-1918.
Created / Published
[S.l., 1863-1865].
Subject Headings
-  Gillmore, Quincy Adams,--1825-1888
-  Fortification--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Maps
-  Morris Island, Battle of, S.C., 1863 (July 10 - September 7)
-  Siege warfare--United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Maps
-  Fort Wagner (S.C.)--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Maps
-  South Carolina--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Maps
-  United States--South Carolina--Morris Island
-  Morris Island, Battle of, S.C
-  Color coding indicates the location of Union and Confederate forces.
-  NOTE: Researchers will be served a color photocopy of this diary image.
-  Relief shown by hachures.
-  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.
-  In the Robert Knox Sneden Diary (Mss5:1 Sn237:1 v. 4, p. 784).
-  Manuscripts
1 map : pen-and-ink and watercolor ; 15.5 x 12 cm.
Virginia Historical Society, P.O. Box 7311, Richmond, VA 23221-0311 USA vau
Digital Id
gvhs01 vhs00152

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