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Tower, Zealous Bates (1819-1900) [Pencil illustration depicting the area near Nashville, Tennessee]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC00849.02 Author/Creator: Tower, Zealous Bates (1819-1900) Place Written: s.l. Type: Map Date: circa 25 December 1864 Pagination: 1 map ; 24.7 x 38.2 cm.

Summary of Content: Autograph map depicts roads, rivers, fortifications and estimated troop numbers and locations near Nashville. Tower, chief engineer of Union defenses at Nashville, possibly transmitted this map with a letter (refer to GLC00849.01) to William P. Fessenden, Secretary of the Treasury.

Background Information: The Battle of Nashville took place 15 and 16 December 1864.

People: Tower, Zealous Bates, 1819-1900

Historical Era: Civil War and Reconstruction, 1861-1877

Subjects: Art, Music, Theater, and FilmMilitary HistoryCivil WarBattleBattle of NashvilleGeography and Natural HistoryUnion ForcesUnion General

Sub Era: The American Civil War

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