Format Maps
Contributors Sneden, Robert Knox
Dates 1861
Location Fort Jackson
Fort Jackson Region
Louisiana
Lousiana
New Orleans
United States
Language English
Subjects Capture
Civil War
Farragut, David Glasgow
Fort Jackson (La.)
Fort Jackson Region
History
Louisiana
Maps
Naval Operations
New Orleans
New Orleans (La.)
Siege
United States
Title
Map showing the defenses of the Mississippi below New Orleans and Farragut's attack 24 April 1862.
Summary
Map shows the Confederate fortifications at Fort Jackson under Gen. Duncan, Fort St. Philip and the Union fleet along the Mississippi River. This map, also shows the positions of Union ships under Farragut, who captured the strategic port of New Orleans, thereby providing the Federal army access to the Mississippi River.
Contributor Names
Sneden, Robert Knox, 1832-1918.
Created / Published
[S.l., 1862-1865]
Subject Headings
-  Farragut, David Glasgow,--1801-1870
-  Fort Jackson (La.)--History--Siege, 1862--Maps
-  Louisiana--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Maps
-  New Orleans (La.)--History--Capture, 1862--Maps
-  United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Naval operations
-  United States--Louisiana--Fort Jackson Region
-  United States--Louisiana--New Orleans
Notes
-  Color coding indicates the location of Union and Confederate fortifications.
-  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. 528).
-  Manuscripts
Medium
1 map : pen-and-ink and watercolor ; 15 x 11 cm.
Repository
Virginia Historical Society, P.O. Box 7311, Richmond, VA 23221-0311 USA vau
Digital Id
gvhs01 vhs00197 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.ndlpcoop/gvhs01.vhs00197


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