Collection Civil War Maps
Results: 1-1 of 1 | Refined by: Part of: Civil War Maps Remove Location: North Carolina Remove Subject: History Remove Subject: Capture Remove Location: Fort Fisher Region Remove
Ft. Fisher shewing [sic] Union attack, Jany 15th 1865 From survey made after surrender by U.S. Engineers.
Map shows area surrounding forts Fisher, Buchanan and Anderson near Smithville, N.C. Fort Fisher, located on the peninsula formed by the Atlantic Ocean and the Cape Fear River, was the primary target of the Union assault. Details include locations of Confederate batteries, abatis, spikes, palisades, and ditches, and arrows showing the direction of the advance of the various Union forces.
- Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
- Date: 1865-01-15