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Maps The Rebel defences [sic] of Charleston, S.C., December 1864

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Title
The Rebel defences [sic] of Charleston, S.C., December 1864
Summary
Shows in detail the Confederate forts along the Ashley and Cooper rivers, as well as obstructions in Charleston Harbor. Also shows the burned district of Charleston, where Union prisoners of war were kept within range of Union guns.
Contributor Names
Sneden, Robert Knox, 1832-1918.
Created / Published
[S.l., 1864-1865].
Subject Headings
-  Coast defenses--United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
-  Charleston (S.C.)--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Maps
-  South Carolina--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Maps
-  United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Prisoners and prisons
-  United States--South Carolina--Charleston Region
Notes
-  "This map was made from personal observation while a prisoner of war Decr. 8-10th-11th-1864."--Page caption.
-  Color coding indicates the location of Confederate forts surrounding Charleston, S.C.
-  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. 388).
-  Manuscripts
Medium
1 map : pen-and-ink and watercolor ; 32.5 x 21 cm.
Repository
Virginia Historical Society, P.O. Box 7311, Richmond, VA 23221-0311 USA vau
Digital Id
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.ndlpcoop/gvhs01.vhs00307
Online Format
image

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Chicago citation style:

Sneden, Robert Knox. [The Rebel defences sic of Charleston, S.C., December 1864]. [S.l., to 1865, 1864] Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/gvhs01.vhs00307/. (Accessed September 29, 2016.)

APA citation style:

Sneden, R. K. (1864) [The Rebel defences sic of Charleston, S.C., December 1864]. [S.l., to 1865] [Map] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/gvhs01.vhs00307/.

MLA citation style:

Sneden, Robert Knox. [The Rebel defences sic of Charleston, S.C., December 1864]. [S.l., to 1865, 1864] Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <https://www.loc.gov/item/gvhs01.vhs00307/>.