Frank Leslie's war maps and companion to the newspaper

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Frank Leslie's war maps and companion to the newspaper
Leslie, Frank, 1821-1880
Boston Public Library
Norman B. Leventhal Map Center
Collection (local):
Norman B. Leventhal Map Center Collection
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Maps
South CarolinaBeaufort (county)Port Royal Sound (bay)
Potomac River
North CarolinaAlbemarle Sound (bay)
North CarolinaPamlico Sound
MissouriMississippi (county)Belmont Landing
IllinoisAlexander (county)Cairo Junction
South CarolinaCharleston (county)Charleston Harbor (bay)
Ohio River
FloridaPensacola Bay
Savannah River
MississippiHarrison (county)Ship Island (island)
District of ColumbiaWashington
South CarolinaBeaufort (county)Port Royal
South CarolinaBeaufort (county)Beaufort
14 maps on 8 p. ; 50 x 75 cm. or smaller, on sheets 58 x 42 cm.
Terms of Use:
No known copyright restrictions.
No known restrictions on use.
New York : Frank Leslie
Second edition
Scales differ
Table of Contents:
P.1: Map of Hilton Head Island showing its topography and the various works captured from the rebels with the new ones erected by the U.S. forces. Order of battle in the capture of Port Royal. Plan of Fort Walker, Port Royal, S.C.
p.2: Map of Port Royal, Beaufort and Vicinity with a plan of the Southern Atlantic coast from Bull's Bay, South Carolina to Brunswick, Georgia showing the means of communication with Savannah, Charleston and Beaufort (with inset: Part of the coast of South Carolina: showing the relative positions of Charleston, Beaufort & Savannah) / drawn by G. Woolworth Colton
p.3: Map of the entrance of Savannah River showing the positions of the various fortifications and sunken vessels : the location of the city of Savannah and the country adjacent / G. Woolworth Colton. Map of the Southern coast of the United States from Pensacola to New Orleans showing the strategic position of Ship Island, Mississippi, now occupied by Col. Phelps and the national troops with the approaches to New Orleans (with inset: Ship Island & vicinity: on an enlarged scale / from the U.S. Coast Survey)
p.4 & 5: Map of the southern and border states showing the actual positions of the national and rebel forces and of the blockading fleets and vessels : the positions of the various fortifications that have been erected : and the localities of all the important battles that have been fought during the present war (with insets: Vicinity of Washintgon City, D.C. ; Southern portion of Florida) / drawn on wood by G. Woolworth Colton
p.6: Plan of siege operations in Charleston Harbor. Map of the country and the junction of the Mississippi and Ohio River showing the principal strategic points held by the two armies. Fort Pickens and part of the southern coast of Florida from Pensacola to Fort M'Rae. Map of Cairo showing the positions of Forts Defiance, Smith, and Macallister. Plan of the Battle of Belmont, Missouri, fought November 7
p.7: Map of the seat of war on the Potomac: from the mouth of the Rappahannock River to Harper's Ferry, showing the rebel positions and batteries and the national positions and fortifications
p.8: Map of Pamlico and Ablemarle sounds: embracing portions of Virginia and North Carolina with their strategic points and railway connections = Map of part of Virginia and North Carolina from fortress Monroe to Wilmington including Albemarle and Pamlico sounds Roanoke Island ... / G. Woolworth Colton, del.
Supplement to Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper.
Includes index.
Notes (date):
This date is inferred.
Call #:
G3701.S5 1861 .L47