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Fort Sanders, Knoxville, Tennessee,and vicinity, 1863 (Raster Image)

This layer is a georeferenced raster image of the untitled historic paper manuscript map: [Map of Fort Sanders, Knoxville, Tennessee, and vicinity showing troop lines]. It was sketched ca.1863. Scale not given. The image inside the map neatline is georeferenced to the surface of the earth and fit to the Tennessee State Plane Coordinate System (in Meters) (Fipszone 4100). All map collar and inset information is also available as part of the raster image, including any inset maps, profiles, statistical tables, directories, text, illustrations, or other information associated with the principal map. This map shows features such as roads, railroads, drainage, troop location, fortifications, batteries, selected points of military interest, and more. Relief shown by hachures. This layer is part of a selection of digitally scanned and georeferenced historic maps of the Civil War from the Harvard Map Collection. Many items from this selection are from a collection of maps deposited by the Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the United States Commandery of the State of Massachusetts (MOLLUS) in the Harvard Map Collection in 1938. These maps typically portray both natural and manmade features, in particular showing places of military importance. The selection represents a range of regions, originators, ground condition dates, scales, and purposes.
Harvard Map Collection, Harvard College Library
Tennessee, Knoxville, and Fort Sanders (historical)
Maps, Maps, Manuscript, Civil War, 1861-1865, Fort Sanders, Battle of, Knoxville, Tenn., 1863, Fortification, Human settlements, Land use, Infrastructure (Economics), Bodies of water, Transportation, imageryBaseMapsEarthCover, and intelligenceMilitary
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