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Maps Plan of Genl Q. A. Gillmore's position on Morris Island, Charleston S.C.

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Title
Plan of Genl Q. A. Gillmore's position on Morris Island, Charleston S.C.
Summary
Shows the progression of earthworks constructed to allow Union forces to approach Fort Wagner. Gillmore's troops reached the ditch surrounding the fort on September 6. The Confederate forces abandoned the fort during the night.
Contributor Names
Sneden, Robert Knox, 1832-1918.
Created / Published
[S.l., 1861-1865].
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)--Maps
-  Sapping--United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Pictorial works
-  Siege warfare--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Maps
-  Charleston Harbor (S.C.)--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Maps
-  Morris Island (S.C.)--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Maps
-  South Carolina--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Maps
-  United States--South Carolina--Charleston Harbor
-  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.
-  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. 789).
-  Manuscripts
Medium
1 map : pen-and-ink and watercolor ; 12.5 x 15 cm.
Repository
Virginia Historical Society, P.O. Box 7311, Richmond, VA 23221-0311 USA vau
Digital Id
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.ndlpcoop/gvhs01.vhs00154
Online Format
image

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Chicago citation style:

Sneden, Robert Knox. Plan of Genl Q. A. Gillmore's position on Morris Island, Charleston S.C. [S.l., to 1865, 1861] Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/gvhs01.vhs00154/. (Accessed August 27, 2016.)

APA citation style:

Sneden, R. K. (1861) Plan of Genl Q. A. Gillmore's position on Morris Island, Charleston S.C. [S.l., to 1865] [Map] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/gvhs01.vhs00154/.

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Sneden, Robert Knox. Plan of Genl Q. A. Gillmore's position on Morris Island, Charleston S.C. [S.l., to 1865, 1861] Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <https://www.loc.gov/item/gvhs01.vhs00154/>.