Map 2nd attack on Fort McAllister on the Ogeechee River, Georgia

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Title
2nd attack on Fort McAllister on the Ogeechee River, Georgia
Other Title
Second attack on Fort McAllister on the Ogeechee River, Georgia
Summary
Also shown is the result of an attack by Union Gen. William B. Hazen's 2nd Division, 15th Corps, 1864 December 13, which succeeded in taking the garrison.
Shows a portion of Big Ogeechee River and indicates the location of Confederate Fort McAllister. On March 3, 1863 Union gunboats and ironclads attacked the fort in order to test the effectiveness of their new monitors, which held up well despite several direct hits.
Contributor Names
Sneden, Robert Knox, 1832-1918.
Created / Published
[1863-1865]
Subject Headings
-  Hazen, William Babcock,--1830-1887
-  United States.--Army.--Corps, 15th.--Division, 2nd
-  Fort McAllister (Ga. : Fort)--Maps
-  Georgia--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Maps
-  Ogeechee River (Ga.)--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Maps
-  United States--Georgia--Ogeechee River
-  United States--Georgia--Fort McAllister (Fort)
Notes
-  Color coding indicates the location of Union and Confederate forces.
-  NOTE: Researchers will be served a 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. 432).
-  Manuscripts
Medium
1 map : pen-and-ink and watercolor ; 21 x 31.5 cm.
Repository
Virginia Historical Society, P.O. Box 7311, Richmond, VA 23221-0311 USA vau
Digital Id
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.ndlpcoop/gvhs01.vhs00278
Online Format
image
Description
Also shown is the result of an attack by Union Gen. William B. Hazen's 2nd Division, 15th Corps, 1864 December 13, which succeeded in taking the garrison. Shows a portion of Big Ogeechee River and indicates the location of Confederate Fort McAllister. On March 3, 1863 Union gunboats and ironclads attacked the fort in order to test the effectiveness of their new monitors, which held up well despite several direct hits.

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Sneden, Robert Knox. 2nd attack on Fort McAllister on the Ogeechee River, Georgia. [to 1865, 1863] Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/gvhs01.vhs00278/. (Accessed December 11, 2017.)

APA citation style:

Sneden, R. K. (1863) 2nd attack on Fort McAllister on the Ogeechee River, Georgia. [to 1865] [Map] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/gvhs01.vhs00278/.

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Sneden, Robert Knox. 2nd attack on Fort McAllister on the Ogeechee River, Georgia. [to 1865, 1863] Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <https://www.loc.gov/item/gvhs01.vhs00278/>.