Collection Items

  • Map
    Map showing route taken by U.S. prisoners of war, Feby. 1864, when sent from Richmond, Va., to Andersonville, Georgia. Depicts railroad lines from Raleigh, N.C., through South Carolina and Georgia, highlighting in purple ink the particular train route Sneden took as a prisoner.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1864
  • Map
    Plan of Andersonville Prison or "Camp Sumter," April, 1864. Illustrates the layout of Andersonville Camp, as Sneden refers to the prison, and the surrounding area where Confederate guard troops of the 1st Florida Battery were stationed including the headquarters of Captain Henry Wirz, roads in and out, topographical features such as swampland, a graveyard presumed to be connected with the prison, and "Anderson Village." Sneden revised this map and it is available as ...
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1864
  • Map
    Plan of part of Richmond, Virginia : showing locations of Rebel prisons [in] winter of 1863. Shows the streets of Richmond below Church Hill from the Canal to Broad Street and from 17th to 21st streets, including Castle Thunder and Libby prisons and the Union officers' and soldiers' hospitals.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1863
  • Map
    Plan of the tunnel and vicinity [of Libby Prison, Richmond, Va.]. Map of an escape tunnel from Libby Prison, Richmond, Va., showing surrounding sites including other prisons, warehouses, the canal and dock closest to Libby, and the railroad depot.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
  • Map
    Georgia. Shows railroad lines emanating south and east of Atlanta going toward Macon and Columbus, Ga., with a notation "125 miles from Atlanta to Andersonville [Prison]."
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1861
  • Map
    Plan of Andersonville Prison, Sumter Co., Georgia. This is a revised plan showing the physical layout of Andersonville Prison in August 1864. This is a corrected drawing of his map cataloged as Mss5:1 Sn237:1 (v. 5, p. 451).
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1864
  • Map
    Andersonville Prison, Georgia in July 1864. Illustrates a detailed outline of the actual prison yard with acreage and stockade dimensions given. Also, shows the surrounding area where the following sites were located: "death house," graveyard, rifle trenches, forts, including the one where Captain Henry Wirz had his headquarters and loghouse, Union hospital, cook house, and soup house.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1864
  • Map
    Map of Richmond, Virginia...1863. Identifies Confederate prisons, forts, and hospitals in Richmond, Va.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1863
  • Map
    "Camp Lawton" at Millen, Georgia : about 8,600 prisoners confined here 14th November 1864. Concerns a Confederate prison camp for Northern soldiers that was brand new in October 1864 when Sneden was transferred from Savannah, Ga., back inland to Camp Lawton at Millen, Ga. Sneden shows the 44-acre stockade and then the immediate area outside of the stockade where there was a Confederate camp, fort, hospital, and log residences for the Confederate officers. Also, depicted is a tent ...
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1864-11-14
  • Map
    Plan of U.S. military prison, Elmira, N.Y. "Map made by David J. Coffman, born in 1839 in Luray, [Page] County, Va. Served in Co. D., 7th Virginia Calvary (sic). This map made while he was a prisoner of war at Elmira, N.Y., Military Prison." Accompanied by a copy of Coffman's Civil War service record (22 x 28 cm.), stating he enlisted Apr. 1, 1862 in Luray, Virginia, was captured May 20, ...
    • Contributor: Coffman, David J.