Map Plan of Andersonville Prison, Georgia. Aug. 1864.

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Title
Plan of Andersonville Prison, Georgia. Aug. 1864.
Summary
Map shows a detailed plan of the Andersonville prison complex including locations of external defenses, guards' and officers' quarters, hospital, storehouses, cook house, and graveyard, and the use of the terrain (swamps, creeks) as boundaries.
Contributor Names
Sneden, Robert Knox, 1832-1918.
Created / Published
[1864-1865]
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
Notes
-  "Made from plans by R.K. Sneden 40th N.Y. vols. while there a prisoner of war"--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. 387).
-  Manuscripts
Medium
1 map : pen-and-ink and watercolor ; 20 x 28.5 cm.
Repository
Virginia Historical Society, P.O. Box 7311, Richmond, VA 23221-0311 USA vau
Digital Id
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.ndlpcoop/gvhs01.vhs00306
Online Format
image
Description
Map shows a detailed plan of the Andersonville prison complex including locations of external defenses, guards' and officers' quarters, hospital, storehouses, cook house, and graveyard, and the use of the terrain (swamps, creeks) as boundaries.

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Chicago citation style:

Sneden, Robert Knox. Plan of Andersonville Prison, Georgia. Aug. 1864. [to 1865, 1864] Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/gvhs01.vhs00306/. (Accessed April 27, 2017.)

APA citation style:

Sneden, R. K. (1864) Plan of Andersonville Prison, Georgia. Aug. 1864. [to 1865] [Map] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/gvhs01.vhs00306/.

MLA citation style:

Sneden, Robert Knox. Plan of Andersonville Prison, Georgia. Aug. 1864. [to 1865, 1864] Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <https://www.loc.gov/item/gvhs01.vhs00306/>.