Texas State Archives Map Collection

Sketch of the Battle-Field of Roanoke Island, February 8, 1862
Date: 1862
Publisher: U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C., 1891-1895.
Cartographer: Andrews, William S., Lieutenant
Scale: 1 inch = 275 feet
Size: 19 cm x 33 cm
Type of Map: military
Format: color, engraved, lithographed, printed
Language: English
AC Number: 03261
Photo Media: -- None Listed --

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Map covers Roanoke Island and surrounding bays, showing Confederate forts and other defenses, and Union and Confederate gunboats. A sketch of the battle area on the island, showing terrain, roads, and Union and Confederate troops is also present. This map accompanies the report of Brigadier General John G. Foster, U.S. Army. This map and report are part of the Atlas to Accompany the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies, compiled by Captain Calvin D. Cowles, Government Printing Office, Washington, 1891-1895, plate XII. Title page, table of contents, and index to maps in the atlas are filed under map #3209. A reprint of this atlas can be found in the Archive's Texana book collection. 9/13/84

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