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Stanley, Lucius T. (1844-1934) [Union Civil War battlefield map of the Battle of Peachtree Creek]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02710.36 Author/Creator: Stanley, Lucius T. (1844-1934) Place Written: Georgia Type: Map signed Date: circa July 1864 Pagination: 1 map : col. ; 36.7 x 34.7 cm.

Summary of Content: Untitled draft of "Battlefield Peach Tree Cr. Fought July 20 1864 Scale 4 in. pr. mi. from actual Survey by Topogs. of 1st Div 20 Corps," found in GLC02710.35. Notes houses, Howel's Mill and Collier's Mill, a burned bridge, roads, and waterways. There are rectangular markings in red, purple, blue, and green, possibly indicating troop location. It is less detailed and colorful than GLC02710.35, and there is no legend. "Pt Stanley" inscribed in ink in lower right corner. Drawn after the Battle of Peachtree Creek on July 20, 1864.

Background Information: Lucius T. Stanley (1844-1934) enlisted in the Union Army as a Corporal on 17 July 1862 at the age of 18. He joined Company A of the 107th Infantry Regiment of New York ...where he remained until 5 June 1865. See More

People: Stanley, Lucius T., 1844-1934

Historical Era: Civil War and Reconstruction, 1861-1877

Subjects: Civil WarMilitary HistoryUnion ForcesBattleWartime Pillaging and DestructionInfrastructure

Sub Era: The American Civil War

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