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Collection Map Collection
Catalog Number 2015.20.4
Object Name Map
Description "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 DEFENSES OF KNOXVILLE, E. TENNESSEE, SHOWING THE POSITIONS OCCUPIED BY THE UNITED STATES AND CONFEDERATE FORCES DURING THE SIEGE. Surveyed by direction of Capt. O. M. Poe, Chf. Engr. Dept. of the Ohio during Dec., Jan., and Feb., 1863-4 / By CLEVELAND ROCKWELL, Sub. Asst. U. S. Coast Survey, R. H. Talcott, Aide. (Bottom left): Accompanying report of Capt. O. M. Poe, U. S. Engineers. Series 1 Vol. XXXI Part 1 Page 314.

(Map 3, bottom center): Accompanying letter of Maj. Gen. Jas. B. McPherson, U. S. Army. Series 1 Vol. XXXVIII Part 4. Page 321.

(Map 4, bottom center right): From original in possession of Gen. W. T. Sherman. Series 1 Vol. XXXVIII. Original marked "McPherson May 27."

(Map 5, lower right): SKETCH OF ROADS / FROM / GEN. McCOOK'S HDQRS. / NEAR JUNCTION OF / ACWORTH AND DALLAS AND MARIETTA ROADS / TO ACWORTH AND BIG SHANTY AND R. R. (bottom right): From original in possession of Gen. W. T. Sherman. Series 1. Vol. XXXVIII
Title Topographical Map of the Approaches and Defenses of Knoxville, E. Tennessee...
Date 1863-64, printed 1891-95
Role of Creator Cartographer
Creator Rockwell, Cleveland
Role of Creator 2 Cartographer
Creator 2 Talcott, R. H.
Medium ink
Material paper
Technique lithograph
Dimensions H-18.375 W-29.375 inches
Credit line Gift of Christopher Matthaei
Place of Origin US/DC/Washington
Subjects Civil War
Tennessee
Knoxville
Chickamauga