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Map The Defences [sic] of Savannah, Georgia, November 1864.

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Title

  • The Defences [sic] of Savannah, Georgia, November 1864.

Summary

  • Regional view of Savannah and enrivons just before the Union arrival at that place. Shows the layout of canals, creeks, rivers, swamps, roads and railroads around Savannah as well as the various outlying Confederate batteries and those occupied by Federal troops. There is some indication of the names of property owners and also notations of rice and cotton fields that were either flooded or became flooded during full tides. The Union blockade and the construction of the causeway to Charleston are also shown.

Names

  • Sneden, Robert Knox, 1832-1918.

Created / Published

  • [1864-1865]

Headings

  • -  Georgia--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Maps
  • -  Savannah (Ga.)--HIstory--Civil War, 1861-1865--Maps
  • -  United States--Georgia--Savannah

Notes

  • -  NOTE: Researchers will be served a color photocopy of this scrapbook 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 Scrapbook (Mss5:7 Sn237:1 p. 375).
  • -  Manuscripts

Medium

  • 1 map : pen-and-ink and watercolor ; 19 x 28.5 cm.

Repository

  • Virginia Historical Society, P.O. Box 7311, Richmond, VA 23221-0311 USA vau

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Online Format

  • image

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Credit Line: Library of Congress, Geography and Map Division.

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Chicago citation style:

Sneden, Robert Knox. The Defences sic of Savannah, Georgia, November. [to 1865, 1864] Map. https://www.loc.gov/item/gvhs01.vhs00270/.

APA citation style:

Sneden, R. K. (1864) The Defences sic of Savannah, Georgia, November. [to 1865] [Map] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/gvhs01.vhs00270/.

MLA citation style:

Sneden, Robert Knox. The Defences sic of Savannah, Georgia, November. [to 1865, 1864] Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/gvhs01.vhs00270/>.