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Stephens, Asbury L. (b. 1843) [Manuscript Civil War map of the siege of Columbia, South Carolina]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC04498.06 Author/Creator: Stephens, Asbury L. (b. 1843) Place Written: South Carolina Type: Map Date: February 1865 Pagination: 1 map : col. ; 14.5 x 18.5 cm.

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC04498.06 Author/Creator: Stephens, Asbury L. (b. 1843) Place Written: South Carolina Type: Map Date: February 1865 Pagination: 1 map : col. ; 14.5 x 18.5 cm.

Summary of Content: Circular map showing the position of the 4th Division of the 13th Army Corps, rivers, railroads, and roads around Columbia. General Sherman's siege was on 16-17 February 1865. Drawn in brown and pink ink.

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 AmericaBattle

Sub Era: The American Civil War

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