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Map of the siege and investment of Savannah, Georgia, 5th to 20th Decr. 1864.

Map of the siege and investment of Savannah, Georgia, 5th to 20th Decr. 1864.

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Summary

Map shows the location of Union forces near the Ogeechee River outside of the Confederate held city of Savannah, Ga. The map also depicts the location of the Union fleet on the Savannah River and in the Atlantic Ocean. Details of the terrain show how a direct assault would have been difficult.
"Copy of Engineer's map."
"Genl. Hardee with 15,000 Rebel troops escaped by pontoons, Decr. 21st, 3 a.m."
Color coding indicates the location of Union and Confederate forces.
NOTE: Researchers will be served a color photocopy of this diary image.
This item is from the collections of the Virginia Historical Society; please contact the institution for more information.
Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image.
In the Robert Knox Sneden Diary (Mss5:1 Sn237:1 v. 6, p. 102).
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Date

01/01/1864
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Sneden, Robert Knox, 1832-1918.
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