Map Sumpter Prison, Andersonville, Georgia, June 1864

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Title
Sumpter Prison, Andersonville, Georgia, June 1864
Contributor Names
Caulfield, Patt.
Created / Published
[Georgia?] : Sgt. Patrick Caulfield, [1864]
Subject Headings
-  Andersonville Prison--Maps
-  Prisons--Georgia--Andersonville
-  Georgia--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Prisoners and prisons--Maps
-  Prisoners of war--Georgia--Andersonville--Maps
-  Fortification--Georgia--Andersonville--Maps
-  United States--Georgia
-  United States--Georgia--Andersonville
Genre
Manuscript maps
Notes
-  Shows the prison with wooden fence, 18 guard towers, the famous "deadline," the north and south gates, Sweetwater Creek, "Valley of Death," fortification, batteries, and cook house. He depicts overcrowding by a blizzard of tiny dots everywhere, writing the dots stand for "Union soldiers."
-  Date written on map: June 1863 with penciled 4 over the 3.
-  Pen-and-ink on blue tinted note paper.
-  Purchase, James Madison Council / Edwin L. Cox American Legacy Fund, March, 2015.
-  Imperfect: Torn at fold lines, stained with several small holes and large central hole, and missing small sections of map along edges.
-  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
Medium
1 manuscript map ; 21 x 34 cm
Call Number/Physical Location
G3924.A43:2A6 1864 .C2
Repository
Library of Congress Geography and Map Division Washington, D.C. 20540-4650 USA dcu
Digital Id
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.gmd/g3924a.cw1051000
Library of Congress Control Number
2015587286
Online Format
image
Description
Shows the prison with wooden fence, 18 guard towers, the famous "deadline," the north and south gates, Sweetwater Creek, "Valley of Death," fortification, batteries, and cook house. He depicts overcrowding by a blizzard of tiny dots everywhere, writing the dots stand for "Union soldiers." Date written on map: June 1863 with penciled 4 over the 3. Pen-and-ink on blue tinted note paper. Purchase, James Madison Council / Edwin L. Cox American Legacy Fund, March, 2015. Imperfect: Torn at fold lines, stained with several small holes and large central hole, and missing small sections of map along edges. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
LCCN Permalink
https://lccn.loc.gov/2015587286
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Caulfield, Patt. Sumpter Prison, Andersonville, Georgia, June 1864. [Georgia?: Sgt. Patrick Caulfield, 1864] Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2015587286/. (Accessed January 17, 2018.)

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Caulfield, P. (1864) Sumpter Prison, Andersonville, Georgia, June 1864. [Georgia?: Sgt. Patrick Caulfield] [Map] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2015587286/.

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Caulfield, Patt. Sumpter Prison, Andersonville, Georgia, June 1864. [Georgia?: Sgt. Patrick Caulfield, 1864] Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <https://www.loc.gov/item/2015587286/>.