Maps Map illustrating the siege of Atlanta, Ga., by the U.S. forces under command of Maj. Gen. W.T. Sherman, from the passage of Peach Tree Creek, July 19th 1864, to the commencement of the movement upon the enemy's lines of communication south of Atlanta, August 26, 1864

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Title
Map illustrating the siege of Atlanta, Ga., by the U.S. forces under command of Maj. Gen. W.T. Sherman, from the passage of Peach Tree Creek, July 19th 1864, to the commencement of the movement upon the enemy's lines of communication south of Atlanta, August 26, 1864
Contributor Names
Poe, O. M. (Orlando Metcalfe), 1832-1895.
Sherman, William T. (William Tecumseh), 1820-1891.
Molitor, E.
Delafield, Richard, 1798-1873.
United States. War Department.
Created / Published
[Washington, D.C.] : War Dept., [1865?]
Subject Headings
-  Atlanta Campaign, 1864--Maps
-  Landowners--Georgia--Atlanta Metropolitan Area--Maps
-  United States--Georgia--Atlanta
-  Atlanta Campaign
Notes
-  Partial cadastral map showing selected buildings and householders' names beyond city limits.
-  Covers area extending from Mt. Gilead Church in west to Decatur in east and from Buckhead in north to East Point in south.
-  Relief shown by hachures and spot heights.
-  Shows troop positions, Union and Confederate works, roads, railroads, vegetation, drainage, and names, dates, and sites of battles connected with Atlanta Campaign.
-  "Note. The red figures indicate elevation at these points above the plan [sic] of reference, which is taken at 50 ft. below the water-table of the City Hall."
-  LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 137, S39
-  Annotated in red ink at lower right: Engineer Bureau, War Department, December 28/'65.
-  Annotated in black ink at lower right: Richd. Delafield, Bvt. Major General Chief Engineer.
-  Annotated in black ink in lower right margin: Proof sheet.
-  Imperfect: Soiled, stained, mounted on paper backing, portions of left and right sides of map cut off.
-  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
Medium
1 map : hand col. ; 29 x 52 cm.
Call Number/Physical Location
G3924.A8S5 1864 .P6
Repository
Library of Congress Geography and Map Division Washington, D.C. 20540-4650 USA dcu
Digital Id
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.gmd/g3924a.cws00039
Library of Congress Control Number
2002621283
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Library of Congress Online Catalog
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Poe, O. M, William T Sherman, E Molitor, Richard Delafield, and United States War Department. Map illustrating the siege of Atlanta, Ga., by the U.S. forces under command of Maj. Gen. W.T. Sherman, from the passage of Peach Tree Creek, July 19th 1864, to the commencement of the movement upon the enemy's lines of communication south of Atlanta, August 26, 1864. [Washington, D.C.: War Dept., ?, 1864] Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2002621283/. (Accessed December 03, 2016.)

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Poe, O. M., Sherman, W. T., Molitor, E., Delafield, R. & United States War Department. (1864) Map illustrating the siege of Atlanta, Ga., by the U.S. forces under command of Maj. Gen. W.T. Sherman, from the passage of Peach Tree Creek, July 19th 1864, to the commencement of the movement upon the enemy's lines of communication south of Atlanta, August 26, 1864. [Washington, D.C.: War Dept., ?] [Map] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2002621283/.

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Poe, O. M, et al. Map illustrating the siege of Atlanta, Ga., by the U.S. forces under command of Maj. Gen. W.T. Sherman, from the passage of Peach Tree Creek, July 19th 1864, to the commencement of the movement upon the enemy's lines of communication south of Atlanta, August 26, 1864. [Washington, D.C.: War Dept., ?, 1864] Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <https://www.loc.gov/item/2002621283/>.