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Stephens, Asbury L. (b. 1843) [Manuscript Civil War map of the position of an army division at the Ogeecheee River in Georgia]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC04498.05 Author/Creator: Stephens, Asbury L. (b. 1843) Place Written: Georgia Type: Map Date: 8 October 1864 Pagination: 1 map : col. ; 19 x 24.5 cm.

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC04498.05 Author/Creator: Stephens, Asbury L. (b. 1843) Place Written: Georgia Type: Map Date: 8 October 1864 Pagination: 1 map : col. ; 19 x 24.5 cm.

Summary of Content: Shows the position of the 4th Division of the 15th Army Corps, the road to Savannah, the Confederate lines across the swamp. Also shows positions of various troops and General William T. Sherman's headquarters. Drawn in brown and pink ink a month after the fall of Atlanta, when General Sherman was pursuing Confederate General John Hood.

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 AmericaUnion General

Sub Era: The American Civil War

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