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CIVIL WAR ERA MAPS

Featured on this page are original, hand drawn maps from the Civil War era taken from manuscripts and memorabilia acquired by Special Collections and University Archives. Click on the images below to view a larger version of the image.


Map of Corinth, Mississippi 1863

Map of the area around Shiloh and Corinth, Mississippi, 1863. The Battle of Corinth, an important transportation center, was fought October 3-4, 1862. Union forces successfully defended Corinth and ultimately defeated the Confederate Army at Hatchie Bridge, Tennessee.
[From the Robert A. McGaw Tennessee Map Collection.]

 

 

Map of Middle Tennessee 1863

Map of Middle Tennessee by Edward B. Sayers, 1863. Created on oilcloth, this map shows Confederate signal stations, depots, and other sites from Franklin to Shelbyville, Tennessee. Sayers was Captain and Chief Engineer, Polk's Corps, C.S.A. The map was drawn at Headquarters, Engineers Department, Shelbyville, May 6, 1863.
[From the Robert A. McGaw Tennessee Map Collection.]

 

 

Map of Waukatchie, Tennessee

Rough plan of part of the Battle of Waukatchie, Tennessee, 1863. Drawn from memory by H. T., presumably a Union soldier.
[From the Robert A. McGaw Tennessee Map Collection.]

 

 

Plan of Fort Henry, Tennessee, 1862. Drawn by Alex Simplot.
[From the Robert A. McGaw Tennessee Map Collection.]