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 ...
Sneden, Robert Knox
Chart showing the entrance of Rear Admiral Farragut into Mobile Bay. 5th of August 1864
Scale ca. 1:22,500. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 110 Detailed map showing five positions and the tracks of the vessels during the sea battle, obstructions, channels, banks, and shoals. Includes small views of the "Iron-clad Tennessee," Federal ship colliding with the Ram Tennessee, a vessel sailing past what appears to be Mobile Point, and a general view of the battle. Inset: [Diagram] showing ...
Weir, Robert - Farragut, David Glasgow
Approaches to Mobile, Ala. 1864.
Scale ca. 1:205,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 109 Map of Mobile Bay showing forts, towns, soundings, and a few roads. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.