Maps Map of the siege and investment of Savannah, Georgia, 5th to 20th Decr. 1864.

Format Maps
Contributors Sneden, Robert Knox
Dates 1864
Location Georgia
Savannah
Savannah River
South Carolina
United States
Language English
Subjects Civil War
Georgia
Hardee, William Joseph
History
Maps
Savannah
Savannah (Ga.)
Savannah River
Savannah River (Ga. and S.C.)
Siege
Siege Warfare
United States
Title
Map of the siege and investment of Savannah, Georgia, 5th to 20th Decr. 1864.
Summary
Map shows the location of Union forces near the Ogeechee River outside of the Confederate held city of Savannah, Ga. The map also depicts the location of the Union fleet on the Savannah River and in the Atlantic Ocean. Details of the terrain show how a direct assault would have been difficult.
Contributor Names
Sneden, Robert Knox, 1832-1918.
Created / Published
[S.l., 1864-1865]
Subject Headings
-  Hardee, William Joseph,--1815-1873
-  Siege warfare--United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Maps
-  Georgia--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Maps
-  Savannah (Ga.)--History--Siege, 1864--Maps
-  Savannah River (Ga. and S.C.)--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Maps
-  United States--Georgia--Savannah River
-  United States--Georgia--Savannah
Notes
-  "Copy of Engineer's map."
-  "Genl. Hardee with 15,000 Rebel troops escaped by pontoons, Decr. 21st, 3 a.m."
-  Color coding indicates the location of Union and Confederate forces.
-  NOTE: Researchers will be served a color photocopy of this diary image.
-  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. 6, p. 102).
-  Manuscripts
Medium
1 map : pen-and-ink and watercolor ; 16 x 12.5 cm.
Repository
Virginia Historical Society, P.O. Box 7311, Richmond, VA 23221-0311 USA vau
Digital Id
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.ndlpcoop/gvhs01.vhs00180

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