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Merrill, W. E. (William Emery) (1837-1891) Map of Northern Georgia.

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC01740.02 Author/Creator: Merrill, W. E. (William Emery) (1837-1891) Place Written: Chattanooga, Tennessee Type: Map Date: 2 May 1864 Pagination: 1 map ; 97.5 x 91.3 cm.

Summary of Content: Created under the direction of Captain William E. Merrill, Chief Topographical Engineer. Lithographed map printed on paper squares mounted on cloth to facilitate folding. Contains handcoloring on roads and state borders. Based on Cherokee land maps and on information compiled by Nathan Finegan, draughtsman, and on surveys of the topographical engineers, army of the Cumberland, compiled by H. Riemann, draughtsman. Depicts Northern Georgia. Indicates the position of Tennessee and North Carolina. According to a previous note, this item accompanied the commission of Brig. Gen. Nathaniel C. McClean. Bordered by a decorative pattern. Lithographed and printed in the Topographical Engineers Office, Department of the Cumberland.

People: Merrill, W. E. (William Emery)., 1837-1891
McLean, Nathaniel Collins, 1815-1905
Finegan, Nathan, b. 1836
Reimann, H., b. 1821

Historical Era: Civil War and Reconstruction, 1861-1877

Subjects: Civil WarMilitary HistoryGeography and Natural HistoryAmerican Indian HistorySurveying

Sub Era: The American Civil War

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