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Map Plan of Fort Donelson and outworks : [Tennessee]

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  • Plan of Fort Donelson and outworks : [Tennessee]


  • Matz, Otto H., 1830-1919.
  • Janney, Lieut.
  • Kossak, William.
  • McPherson, James Birdseye, 1828-1864.
  • United States. War Department. Corps of Engineers.

Created / Published

  • [1862]


  • -  Fort Donelson, Battle of, Tenn., 1862--Maps, Manuscript
  • -  Fort Donelson Region (Tenn.)--Maps, Manuscript
  • -  Fort Donelson (Tenn.)--Defenses--Maps
  • -  Dover Region (Tenn.)--Maps, Manuscript
  • -  United States--Tennessee--Fort Donelson Region
  • -  United States--Tennessee--Dover Region
  • -  Fort Donelson, Battle of, Tenn


  • -  Shows the fort, town of Dover, fortifications, "Enemies' tents", "Enemies' log huts", woods, and areas of fallen timber.
  • -  Relief shown by hachures and form lines.
  • -  At lower right in handwriting: Engr. Dept. July 18/64. Recd. with Gen. Cullum's letter of the 16th inst. (C. 5621).
  • -  Pen-and-ink (black/blue/red), blue wash, and lead pencil.
  • -  Mounted on paper and cloth backing under gauze covering.
  • -  Imperfect: Brittle, missing small sections of margin along right edge.
  • -  Includes index of outworks ("Explanations") and 3 fortification profiles at left border.
  • -  In upper left corner: 148.D.².
  • -  LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 411
  • -  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.


  • 1 ms. map : col. ; 48 x 44 cm.

Call Number/Physical Location

  • G3964.F62S5 1862 .M4


  • Library of Congress Geography and Map Division Washington, D.C. 20540 to 4650 USA dcu

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Library of Congress Control Number

  • 2003630441

Online Format

  • image

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Chicago citation style:

Matz, Otto H, Lieut Janney, William Kossak, James Birdseye McPherson, and United States War Department. Corps Of Engineers. Plan of Fort Donelson and outworks: Tennessee. [1862] Map.

APA citation style:

Matz, O. H., Janney, L., Kossak, W., McPherson, J. B. & United States War Department. Corps Of Engineers. (1862) Plan of Fort Donelson and outworks: Tennessee. [Map] Retrieved from the Library of Congress,

MLA citation style:

Matz, Otto H, et al. Plan of Fort Donelson and outworks: Tennessee. [1862] Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <>.