"Battlefields in front of Nashville where the United States Forces commanded by Major General Geo. H. Thomas defeated and routed the Rebel Army under General Hood December 15th & 16th 1864", U.S. War Department
Period: 1865 (published)
Publication: Report of the Chief Engineer, 39th Congress, 1st Session
Color: Hand Color
15 x 12.5 inches
38.1 x 31.8 cm
This is a great Civil War battle map and a very early map of the vicinity of Nashville; Phillips lists only one earlier. It is drawn on a scale of 1.5" to the mile and is oriented with north on the left. A colored key shows the various troop locations. A legend at upper left provides details of the 2-day battle.
References: Phillips (M) p. 458; Stephenson (CW) #432.
Lightly toned with some tissue repairs on folds.