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Maps Rebel defences [sic] of Charleston Harbor, S.C., December 11th, 18[64]

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Title
Rebel defences [sic] of Charleston Harbor, S.C., December 11th, 18[64]
Summary
Outlines the harbor of Charleston, S.C., beginning with the convergence of the Ashley and Cooper rivers and continuing to the Atlantic Ocean. Sneden traveled through the harbor on a Confederate steamer on December 11 headed for exchange and gives in this map a detailed picture of the many Confederate forts and batteries along the harbor as well as all types of vessels, especially noting the Union vessels that were awaiting the Confederate steamer on which Sneden was riding. He indicates that the U.S. Monitor fleet backed up the Union exchange boats.
Contributor Names
Sneden, Robert Knox, 1832-1918.
Created / Published
[1861-1865]
Subject Headings
-  United States.--Navy--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Maps
-  Monitor (Ironclad)
-  Charleston (S.C.)--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Maps
-  United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Prisoners and prisons
-  United States--South Carolina--Charleston
Notes
-  NOTE: Researchers will be served a color photocopy of this diary page.
-  This item is from the collections of the Virginia Historical Society; please contact the institution for more information.
-  Under the title: "From original Plan made by R.K. Sneden while a Prisoner of war."
-  Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image.
-  Robert Knox Sneden scrapbook (Mss5:7 Sn237:1), Virginia Historical Society.
-  In the Robert Knox Sneden diary, 1861-1865 (v. 6, p. 218).
-  Manuscripts
Medium
1 map : pen-and-ink and watercolor ; 17 x 14 cm.
Repository
Virginia Historical Society P.O. Box 7311, Richmond, VA 23221-0311 USA vau
Digital Id
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.ndlpcoop/gvhs01.vhs00055
Online Format
image

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Chicago citation style:

Sneden, Robert Knox. [Rebel defences sic of Charleston Harbor, S.C., December 11th, 1864]. [to 1865, 1864] Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/gvhs01.vhs00055/. (Accessed July 25, 2016.)

APA citation style:

Sneden, R. K. (1864) [Rebel defences sic of Charleston Harbor, S.C., December 11th, 1864]. [to 1865] [Map] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/gvhs01.vhs00055/.

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Sneden, Robert Knox. [Rebel defences sic of Charleston Harbor, S.C., December 11th, 1864]. [to 1865, 1864] Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <https://www.loc.gov/item/gvhs01.vhs00055/>.