Map Rebel defences [sic] of Mobile shewing [sic] Union attack April 3rd-9th 1865 on Spanish Fort.

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Title
Rebel defences [sic] of Mobile shewing [sic] Union attack April 3rd-9th 1865 on Spanish Fort.
Summary
Map shows route taken by Union Admiral Farragut in August 1864 as well as that in March 1865, when his fleet provided naval support to land forces under Frederick Steele and E.R.S. Camby. Camby captured Spanish Fort and Blakely, across the bay from Mobile, entering that city on April 18. This map pays attention to the Confederates use of spikes and torpedoes (naval mines) as defenses against an invasion by water.
Contributor Names
Sneden, Robert Knox, 1832-1918.
Created / Published
[S.l., 1865]
Subject Headings
-  Mobile (Ala.)--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Maps
-  Mobile Bay (Ala.)--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Maps
-  United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Naval operations
-  United States--Alabama--Mobile Region
-  United States--Alabama--Mobile Bay Region
Notes
-  NOTE: Researchers will be served a color photocopy of this diary image.
-  Color coding indicates the location of Union and Confederate forces.
-  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. 6, p. 620).
-  Manuscripts
Medium
1 map : pen-and-ink and watercolor ; 15.5 x 13.5 cm.
Source Collection
x85111414355
Repository
Virginia Historical Society, P.O. Box 7311, Richmond, VA 23221-0311 USA vau
Digital Id
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.ndlpcoop/gvhs01.vhs00201
Online Format
image
Description
Map shows route taken by Union Admiral Farragut in August 1864 as well as that in March 1865, when his fleet provided naval support to land forces under Frederick Steele and E.R.S. Camby. Camby captured Spanish Fort and Blakely, across the bay from Mobile, entering that city on April 18. This map pays attention to the Confederates use of spikes and torpedoes (naval mines) as defenses against an invasion by water.

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Sneden, Robert Knox. [Rebel defences sic of Mobile shewing sic Union attack April 3rd-9th 1865 on Spanish Fort]. [S.l, 1865] Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/gvhs01.vhs00201/. (Accessed May 26, 2017.)

APA citation style:

Sneden, R. K. (1865) [Rebel defences sic of Mobile shewing sic Union attack April 3rd-9th 1865 on Spanish Fort]. [S.l] [Map] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/gvhs01.vhs00201/.

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Sneden, Robert Knox. [Rebel defences sic of Mobile shewing sic Union attack April 3rd-9th 1865 on Spanish Fort]. [S.l, 1865] Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <https://www.loc.gov/item/gvhs01.vhs00201/>.