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  • Chart showing the entrance of Rear Admiral Farragut into Mobile Bay. 5th of August 1864

    Scale ca. 1:22,500. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 110 Detailed map showing five positions and the tracks of the vessels during the sea battle, obstructions, channels, banks, and shoals. Includes small views of the "Iron-clad Tennessee," Federal ship colliding with the Ram Tennessee, a vessel sailing past what appears to be Mobile Point, and a general view of the battle. Inset: [Diagram] showing ...

    • Contributor: Weir, Robert
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Approaches to Mobile, Ala. 1864.

    Scale ca. 1:205,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 109 Map of Mobile Bay showing forts, towns, soundings, and a few roads. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Rebel defences [sic] of Mobile shewing [sic] Union attack April 3rd-9th 1865 on Spanish Fort.

    Map shows route taken by Union Admiral Farragut in August 1864 as well as that in March 1865, when his fleet provided naval support to land forces under Frederick Steele and E.R.S. Camby. Camby captured Spanish Fort and Blakely, across the bay from Mobile, entering that city on April 18. This map pays attention to the Confederates use of spikes and torpedoes (naval mines) ...

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Map showing entrance to Mobile Bay and course taken by Union fleet.

    Map shows Confederate fortifications (Forts Powell, Gaines, Morgan) and the location of Union fleet in Mobile Bay and the Gulf of Mexico. On August 5, Union Admiral Farragut attempted to lead several ships into Mobile Bay, past formidable Confederate forts and the ironclad C.S.S. Tennessee. Despite the sinking by a mine of the U.S.S. Tecumseh, the Union fleet passed through the channel and engaged ...

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861