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Jordan, F. H. (fl. 1862) [Manuscript Civil War map of the site of the Battle of Shiloh]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02333 Author/Creator: Jordan, F. H. (fl. 1862) Place Written: Jackson, Tennessee Type: Map Date: 24 February 1862 Pagination: 1 p. : b & w : docket ; 25 x 20 cm.

Summary of Content: Entitled on docket: "Sketch of County embraced in a Reconnoissance made by Capt. F.H. Jordan." Also has a "Table of Distances." Pencilled "No. 2" on the front. An additional docket reads : "Jackson. Tenn March 20 [or 2d] 1862." Shows the Tennessee River running through Tennessee and into Alabama. It further shows the junction of the states of Tennessee, Mississippi and Alabama. Depicts major towns, roads, railroads, and watercourses. Pittsburg Landing is in the center. Made two months prior to the battle. Paper has a Great Eagle watermark. Additional later docketing reads: "Chap. VII p 38."

People: Jordan, F. H., fl. 1862

Historical Era: Civil War and Reconstruction, 1861-1877

Subjects: Battle of Shiloh (Pittsburg Landing)BattleCivil WarMilitary HistoryGeography and Natural History

Sub Era: The American Civil War

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