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Name Rockwell, Cleveland
Life Dates 1837 Youngstown, OH -1907 Portland, OR
Nationality American
Geographic location(s) Portland, Oregon
Occupation Cartographer
Illustrator
Painter
Marine Surveyer
Notes Studied art in Troy, NY and New York City; worked for Coast Geodetic Department until Civil War. Served in the Union Army, worked with General Sherman during march through Georgia. Rejoined Geodetic Dept. after the war and surveyed on West Coast, living in San Francisco and Portland. Became known as a painter of waterscapes, especially northwest coast and Alaska, and painted ship portraits on commission.
Role Artist

Associated Records

Image of Map Collection - 2015.20.4

Map Collection - 2015.20.4

"Topographical Map of the Approaches and Defenses of Knoxville, E. Tennessee showing the positions occupied by the United States and Confederate Forces During the Siege, Plate XLVIII from Atlas to Accompany the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies, 1861-1865.," printed by the Government Printing Office, Washington, DC, 1891-95, lithograph, by Cleveland Rockwell and R. H. Talcott. A series of five Civil War battle maps on a single sheet, drawn from original field maps. Inscriptions: (Map 1, upper left): Map No. 1 / The Chickamauga Campaign / August 10-September 22, 1863 / E. G. Anstey, Draughtsman (Map 2, top center): TOPOGRAPHICAL MAP OF THE APPROACHES AND DEFENS