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Stephens, Asbury L. (b. 1843) [Manuscript Civil War map of General Sherman's Atlanta campaign]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC04498.01 Author/Creator: Stephens, Asbury L. (b. 1843) Place Written: Georgia Type: Map Date: circa 1864 Pagination: 1 map : col. ; 79 x 47.5 cm.

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC04498.01 Author/Creator: Stephens, Asbury L. (b. 1843) Place Written: Georgia Type: Map Date: circa 1864 Pagination: 1 map : col. ; 79 x 47.5 cm.

Summary of Content: Shows the route of Sherman's march from Chattanooga, Tennessee starting on 4 May 1864 and culminating with the siege of Atlanta on 8 September 1864. Drawn in black, red, yellow, and green ink on linen.

Background Information: Asbury L. Stevens (b. 1843) enlisted in Company E, of the 81st Ohio Infantry Regiment on 2 August 1862, was promoted to Full Principal Musician on 29 August 1863, and mustered out on 26 May 1865. He ...lived at least until 1890, at which time he was mentioned on the Veterans Schedule. See More

People: Stephens, Asbury L., b. 1843
Snell, J.P., fl. 1864

Historical Era: Civil War and Reconstruction, 1861-1877

Subjects: Civil WarMilitary HistoryUnion ForcesSherman's March to the SeaConfederate States of AmericaBattleBattle of Atlanta

Sub Era: The American Civil War

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