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Stephens, Asbury L. (b. 1843) [Manuscript Civil War map of the Plan of Rome, Floyd County, Georgia]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC04498.04 Author/Creator: Stephens, Asbury L. (b. 1843) Place Written: Rome, Georgia Type: Map Date: 8 October 1864 Pagination: 1 map : col. ; 22 x 18.5 cm.

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC04498.04 Author/Creator: Stephens, Asbury L. (b. 1843) Place Written: Rome, Georgia Type: Map Date: 8 October 1864 Pagination: 1 map : col. ; 22 x 18.5 cm.

Summary of Content: Shows the locations of fortifications, a steam boat landing, and troop positions. Made two days before General Hood's army skirmished with General Sherman's supply line near Rome, causing Sherman's forces to fortify themselves in the town. Colored ink on paper.

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

Historical Era: Civil War and Reconstruction, 1861-1877

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

Sub Era: The American Civil War

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