Collection Items

  • Map
    Sketch of vicinity of Fort Fisher : surveyed under the direction of Brvt. Brig. Gen. C. B. Comstock, Chief Engineer Relief shown by hachures. "Ft. Fisher, Feb. 9th, 1865, forwarded to Engineer Department with letter of this date, C.B. Comstock, Lt. Col. A.D.C. & Brvt. B. Gen." "39th Cong., 1st Sess. - Report of the Chief Engineer, U.S.A." in upper left corner. "No. 5" in upper right corner. "Bowen & Co., lith., Philada." in lower right corner. Mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps ...
    • Contributor: Schultze, Otto Julian - Molitor, E. - Comstock, C. (Cyrus Ballou)
    • Date: 1865
  • Map
    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