Maps Genl. Q. A. Gillmore's line of earthworks in front of Fort Wagner, Morris Island, S.C., July 1863

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Title
Genl. Q. A. Gillmore's line of earthworks in front of Fort Wagner, Morris Island, S.C., July 1863
Summary
Map depicts the siege of Fort Wagner, Morris Island, Charleston Harbor, S.C. Details include the locations of swamps, marshes, and sand ridges, and the elaborate earthworks and trenches constructed by Union troops under Gen. Q. A. Gillmore as they prepared to lay siege to the fort.
Contributor Names
Sneden, Robert Knox, 1832-1918.
Created / Published
[S.l., 1863-1865].
Subject Headings
-  Gillmore, Quincy Adams,--1825-1888
-  Fortification--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Maps
-  Morris Island, Battle of, S.C., 1863 (July 10 - September 7)
-  Siege warfare--United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Maps
-  Fort Wagner (S.C.)--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Maps
-  South Carolina--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Maps
-  United States--South Carolina--Morris Island
-  Morris Island, Battle of, S.C
Notes
-  Color coding indicates the location of Union and Confederate forces.
-  NOTE: Researchers will be served a color photocopy of this diary image.
-  Relief shown by hachures.
-  This item is from the collections of the Virginia Historical Society; please contact the institution for more information.
-  Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image.
-  In the Robert Knox Sneden Diary (Mss5:1 Sn237:1 v. 4, p. 784).
-  Manuscripts
Medium
1 map : pen-and-ink and watercolor ; 15.5 x 12 cm.
Repository
Virginia Historical Society, P.O. Box 7311, Richmond, VA 23221-0311 USA vau
Digital Id
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.ndlpcoop/gvhs01.vhs00152
Online Format
image

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Sneden, Robert Knox. Genl. Q. A. Gillmore's line of earthworks in front of Fort Wagner, Morris Island, S.C., July 1863. [S.l., to 1865, 1863] Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/gvhs01.vhs00152/. (Accessed January 24, 2017.)

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Sneden, R. K. (1863) Genl. Q. A. Gillmore's line of earthworks in front of Fort Wagner, Morris Island, S.C., July 1863. [S.l., to 1865] [Map] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/gvhs01.vhs00152/.

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Sneden, Robert Knox. Genl. Q. A. Gillmore's line of earthworks in front of Fort Wagner, Morris Island, S.C., July 1863. [S.l., to 1865, 1863] Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <https://www.loc.gov/item/gvhs01.vhs00152/>.