Maps Sketch of Fort Fisher

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Sketch of Fort Fisher
Contributor Names
Comstock, Cyrus B.
Created / Published
[S.l., 1865]
Subject Headings
-  Fort Fisher (N.C.)--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Maps
-  United States--North Carolina--Fort Fisher
-  Scale ca. 1:1500.
-  LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 312
-  Large-scale plane of the fort showing the position, type and size of guns, and the location of "torpedoes," roads, buildings, rifle pits, telegraph station, vegetation, drainage, and hachures. Four cross sections of ramparts are given in the inset.
-  This plan is similar in content to two printed maps entitled Plan and sections of Fort Fisher carried by assault by the U.S. forces . . . and Sketch of vicinity of Fort Fisher . . . For complete descriptions of printed maps see entry nos. 310 and 314.
-  Description derived from published bibliography.
-  Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
1 map in 20 parts, col. ms., each approximately 91 x 53 cm. Overall size about 360 x 262 cm.
Call Number/Physical Location
G3904.F62S5 1865 .U5
Library of Congress Geography and Map Division Washington, D.C. 20540-4650 dcu
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Online Format
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Comstock, Cyrus B. Sketch of Fort Fisher. [S.l, 1863] Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, (Accessed January 22, 2017.)

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