Maps Map of the rebel position at Vicksburg, Miss., May 1863.
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- Map of the rebel position at Vicksburg, Miss., May 1863.
- Shows the Union troops surrounding the Confederate fortified city of Vicksburg, Miss., with blockades and forces on both sides of the Mississippi River. Shows the locations of outlying Confederate forts and other defenses including extensive use of abatis and felled trees to hinder overland advances. The map also indicates the position of Union gunboats on the Mississippi River south of the town of Warrenton, and the lines of Union troops to the east and west of Vicksburg.
- Contributor Names
- Sneden, Robert Knox, 1832-1918.
- Created / Published
- [S.l., 1863-1865].
- Subject Headings
- - Fortification--Confederate States of America
- - Mississippi--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Maps
- - Vicksburg (Miss.)--History--Siege, 1863--Maps
- - United States--Mississippi--Vicksburg
- - Color coding indicates the location of Union and Confederate forces.
- - NOTE: Researchers will be served a color photocopy of this diary 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 Diary (Mss5:1 Sn237:1 v. 4, p. 440).
- - Manuscripts
- 1 map : pen-and-ink and watercolor ; 15.5 x 12 cm.
- Virginia Historical Society, P.O. Box 7311, Richmond, VA 23221-0311 USA vau
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- Online Format
ContributorsSneden, Robert Knox
Confederate States of America
Confederate States of America
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Chicago citation style:
Sneden, Robert Knox. Map of the rebel position at Vicksburg, Miss., May 1863. [S.l., to 1865, 1863] Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/gvhs01.vhs00140/. (Accessed December 08, 2016.)
APA citation style:
Sneden, R. K. (1863) Map of the rebel position at Vicksburg, Miss., May 1863. [S.l., to 1865] [Map] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/gvhs01.vhs00140/.
MLA citation style:
Sneden, Robert Knox. Map of the rebel position at Vicksburg, Miss., May 1863. [S.l., to 1865, 1863] Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <https://www.loc.gov/item/gvhs01.vhs00140/>.