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Snell, J.P. (fl. 1864) [Manuscript Civil War map of the Battle of Atlanta]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC04498.03 Author/Creator: Snell, J.P. (fl. 1864) Place Written: Georgia Type: Map Date: 27 July 1864 Pagination: 1 map : col. ; 25 x 19.5 cm.

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC04498.03 Author/Creator: Snell, J.P. (fl. 1864) Place Written: Georgia Type: Map Date: 27 July 1864 Pagination: 1 map : col. ; 25 x 19.5 cm.

Summary of Content: Presented by Snell to Asbury Stephens, "one of the participants this 23d. day of Sept. 1864, at Eastpoint, Ga." Shows where the 2nd Brigade crossed the railroad, moved into battle, position at the works, and its efforts to repulse the Confederates. It also shows where Colonel August Mersy was wounded. The battle was part of General William T. Sherman's Atlanta campaign. Colored ink on paper , drawn at the Headquarters of the 2nd Division, 16th Army Corps.

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

Historical Era: Civil War and Reconstruction, 1861-1877

Subjects: Civil WarMilitary HistoryUnion ForcesSherman's March to the SeaConfederate States of AmericaBattleBattle of AtlantaInjury or WoundRailroad

Sub Era: The American Civil War

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