Civil War map of the country between Franklin and Columbia
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Hand-drawn map, dated May 1863 and made under the direction of Union cartographer Capt. William Merrill, of the country between Franklin and Columbia featuring the positions of roads, railroads, and the Duck River. Very detailed map also provides the names of towns, tollgates, ferries and the owners of individual property. The map depicts the exact terrain over which Gen. Hood's Army of Tennessee moved from November 28-30, 1864 in its maneuvering against Gen. Schofield's Federal army at Spring Hill and Franklin. It was made from Capt. Dunham's Survey and information collected by cartographic engineer Thomas Sedgwick.
The map was produced under the direction of Federal mapmaker William E. Merrill, U. S. Engineers. Merrill served under William T. Sherman and provided maps of middle Tennessee and for the campaign from Chattanooga to Atlanta.
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- Tennessee State Library & Archives
- United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
Columbia (Tenn.) Merrill, W. E. (William Emery), 1837-1891
- Franklin (Tenn.)
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- Civil War map of the country between Franklin and Columbia. 1863. Retrieved from the Digital Public Library of America, http://cdm15138.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/ref/collection/p15138coll23/id/94. (Accessed October 22, 2019.)
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- (1863) Civil War map of the country between Franklin and Columbia. Retrieved from the Digital Public Library of America, http://cdm15138.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/ref/collection/p15138coll23/id/94
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