Texas State Archives Map Collection

Sketch of Columbus, Georgia and Its Defenses
Date: 1865
Publisher: U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C., 1891-1895.
Cartographer: Heywood, H.S., Lt., Engineer Officer
Scale: 1 inch = 1350 feet
Size: 12 cm x 12 cm
Type of Map: military
Format: color, engraved, lithographed, printed
Language: English
AC Number: 03609
Photo Media: -- None Listed --

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Shows a river, creeks, hilly areas, plan of Columbus, roads, railroads, Confederate works and batteries, and lines of attack by Union troops. This map accompanies the report of Brevet Major General J.H. Wilson, U.S. Army, June 29, 1865. 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 LXXIV. 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. 11/9/84

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