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Stanley, Lucius T. (1844-1934). Archive of Civil War maps, mainly Atlanta campaign [word processed inventory available]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02710 Author/Creator: Stanley, Lucius T. (1844-1934). Place Written: [various places] Type: Map Date: 1861-1865 ca. Pagination: 38 maps + collat.

Summary of Content: Collection of wartime manuscript maps with copies of other war items related to Stanley. 37 maps document Sherman's army from Chattanooga to Atlanta, the march to the sea and then up to the Carolinas. The last map (38) is the Battle of Chancellorsville. Stanley enlisted as a corporal in July 1862 at Elmira and served in the 107th New York Vols., as a topographical engineer. A duplicate commission (in this collection) notes him as first Lieutenant in the 65th New York. The maps are illustrated in Earl B. McElfresh, Maps and Mapmakers of the Civil War pp. 120, 177-181.

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Historical Era: Civil War and Reconstruction, 1861-1877

Subjects: Battle of ChancellorsvilleSherman's March to the SeaCivil WarMilitary HistoryUnion ForcesUnion GeneralBattle

Sub Era: The American Civil War

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