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Brooks, Alfred F. (fl. 1862-1863) [Manuscript Civil War map of the Battle of Murfreesboro]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC06162 Author/Creator: Brooks, Alfred F. (fl. 1862-1863) Place Written: s.l. Type: Map signed Date: circa 7 December 1862 Pagination: 1 p. : col. ; 24.2 x 19.3 cm.

Summary of Content: Hand-colored map depicting Confederate and Union troop and artillery positions, and the location of a hospital. Brooks was the Acting Topographical Engineer, 2nd Brigade, 5th Division, 14 Army Corps.

People: Brooks, Alfred F

Historical Era: Civil War and Reconstruction, 1861-1877

Subjects: Civil WarMilitary HistoryBattleBattle of Stones River (Murfreesboro)Confederate States of AmericaUnion ForcesHospital

Sub Era: The American Civil War

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