Texas State Archives Map Collection

Map of Jackson and Vicinity
Date: 1863
Publisher: U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C., 1891-1895. Compiled from surveys made May 14th to 16th and July 10th to 21st, 1863, by Captain W.L.B. Jenney, Aide-de-Camp on Engineer Duty.
Cartographer: -- None Listed --
Scale: 1 1/2 inches = 1 mile
Size: 21 cm x 17 cm
Type of Map: military
Format: color, engraved, lithographed, printed
Language: English
AC Number: 03385
Photo Media: -- None Listed --

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Shows a river, creeks, terrain, fields, the town of Jackson, buildings, roads, railroads, Confederate fortifications, and headquarters of Union troops. A profile of batteries and fortifications is given. This map accompanies the report of Major General W.T. Sherman, 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 XXXVII. 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. 9/27/84

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