Map of siege operations against the defenses of Charleston harbor, 1863: showing batteries covering the descent upon Morris Island, July 10, and the subsequent operations resulting in the demolition of Ft. Sumter and the capture of Ft. Wagner & Batty. Gregg, September 7.

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Map shows union and confederate fortifications on Morris Island and vicinity; marshes, causeways, roads, lighthouses, and shipwrecks. Includes legend. Relief shown by hachures. Scale [ca. 1:19,200].

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1 map : col. ; 12 x 41 cm.

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United States. Army. Corps of Engineers. [1891..1895].

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  • Main Title: Map of siege operations against the defenses of Charleston harbor, 1863: showing batteries covering the descent upon Morris Island, July 10, and the subsequent operations resulting in the demolition of Ft. Sumter and the capture of Ft. Wagner & Batty. Gregg, September 7.
  • Added Title: Siege operations against the defenses of Charleston harbor.
  • Added Title: Operations resulting in the demolition of Ft. Sumter and the capture of Ft. Wagner and Batty. Gregg.

Description

Map shows union and confederate fortifications on Morris Island and vicinity; marshes, causeways, roads, lighthouses, and shipwrecks. Includes legend. Relief shown by hachures. Scale [ca. 1:19,200].

Physical Description

1 map : col. ; 12 x 41 cm.

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Map comes from: Atlas to accompany the official records of the Union and Confederate Armies, 1861-1865, Plate XXXVIII.

In right upper corner: 2; in lower left corner: Accompanying report of Maj. Gen. Q.A. Gillmore, U.S. Army, SERIES
I. VOL. XXVIII PART 1, PAGE 9.

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  • [1891..1895]

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  • 1891 - 1895

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United States. Army. Corps of Engineers. Map of siege operations against the defenses of Charleston harbor, 1863: showing batteries covering the descent upon Morris Island, July 10, and the subsequent operations resulting in the demolition of Ft. Sumter and the capture of Ft. Wagner & Batty. Gregg, September 7., map, [1891..1895]; [New York]. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth298643/: accessed December 6, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting University of Texas at Arlington Library.