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Maps Map made at Andersonville Prison [Sept. 1864].

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Map made at Andersonville Prison [Sept. 1864].
This regional view locates the prison camp in relation to Columbia, Macon, and Milledgeville, Ga., as well as the town of Andersonville. Parts of bordering Alabama, Tennessee, and South Carolina are also indicated.
Contributor Names
Sneden, Robert Knox, 1832-1918.
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Subject Headings
-  Andersonville Prison--Maps
-  Andersonville (Ga.)--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Maps
-  Georgia--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Maps
-  United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Prisoners and prisons
-  United States--Georgia--Andersonville Prison
-  "This map was made at Andersonville prison, Georgia, Sepr. 1864 by R.K. Sneden then a prisoner there. It was copied from a map which hung in the house of a rebel farmer and this piece was cut out of it by one of the U.S. prisoners who escaped, but was soon recaptured. Copies of map were sold by R.K. Sneden to those who tried to escape for $5 Confed. money"--Page caption.
-  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. 305).
-  Manuscripts
1 map : pen-and-ink and watercolor ; 15.5 x 11 cm.
Virginia Historical Society, P.O. Box 7311, Richmond, VA 23221-0311 USA vau
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Sneden, Robert Knox. [Map made at Andersonville Prison Sept. 1864]. [to 1865, 1864] Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, (Accessed September 27, 2016.)

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Sneden, R. K. (1864) [Map made at Andersonville Prison Sept. 1864]. [to 1865] [Map] Retrieved from the Library of Congress,

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Sneden, Robert Knox. [Map made at Andersonville Prison Sept. 1864]. [to 1865, 1864] Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <>.