Collection Items

  • Map
    Map of Mission [sic] Ridge showing the position attacked by t... LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), S169 Finished pen and ink manuscript. Oval-shaped map of the battle of Missionary Ridge, Tennessee, showing roads, railroads, vegetation, drainage, houses, fences, and relief by hachures. Names of Union commanders are underlined in red. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: Hebard, H. S.
    • Date: 1863
  • Map
    The Battle [of Missionary Ridge, November 25, 1864]. After a day of fierce fighting "above the clouds" on November 24, the Confederates retained a tenuous hold on Lookout Mountain. In this image the focus has shifted to Missionary Ridge. Arrows show the direction of attack as the Union forces under Thomas broke through the Confederate defenses, sending Bragg's army in retreat.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1863-11-25