A plan of Mobile Bar,
Scale ca. 1:95,000. "The soundings are in feet." Shows "Isle Dauphine," "Mobile Point," "Pelican Id.," and other islands. Plate no. "33." From Thomas Jefferys' The West-India atlas. 1794. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1668 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2
Entrance to Mobile Bay
Scale 1:40,000. Facsim. of nautical chart originally "Published in 1851." Depths shown by gradient tints and soundings. "BiC-14." "American Revolution Bicentennial, 1776-1976." Includes table of abbreviations and text. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. AACR2
U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey - National Ocean Survey - Bache, A. D. (Alexander Dallas)
Plan of the battle of August 5, 1864. [Mobile Bay]
Scale not given. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 106.4 From Harper's weekly, v. 8, Sept. 24, 1864. p. 613. Names of ships are keyed by number and letter to the left of the map. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
Palfrey, J. C. - Allen, C. J. - McAlester, Miles D.
Map showing entrance to Mobile Bay and course taken by Union fleet.
Map shows Confederate fortifications (Forts Powell, Gaines, Morgan) and the location of Union fleet in Mobile Bay and the Gulf of Mexico. On August 5, Union Admiral Farragut attempted to lead several ships into Mobile Bay, past formidable Confederate forts and the ironclad C.S.S. Tennessee. Despite the sinking by a mine of the U.S.S. Tecumseh, the Union fleet passed through the channel and engaged...