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Fort Henry and Fort Donelson, Tennessee, 1862 (Raster Image)

This layer is a georeferenced raster image of the historic paper map entitled: Sketch showing the relative positions of Fort Henry and Fort Donelson : also the roads connecting the two positions, drawn under the direction of Lieut. Col. J.B. McPherson, A.D.C. & Capt. of Engineers. It was published by Office of the Chief of Engineers, U.S. Army in 1875. Scale [ca. 1:95,040].The image inside the map neatline is georeferenced to the surface of the earth and fit to the Tennessee State Plane NAD 1983 (Fipszone 4100) coordinate system. 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, index maps, legends, or other information associated with the principal map. This map shows features such as drainage, roads, cities and other human settlements, shoreline features, fortification, ground cover, and more. Relief shown by hachures. Includes also the roads connecting the two positions.This layer is part of a selection of digitally scanned and georeferenced historic maps from the Harvard Map Collection. These maps typically portray both natural and manmade features. The selection represents a range of originators, ground condition dates, scales, and map purposes.
Harvard Map Collection, Harvard Library
Tennessee, Fort Donelson (historical), and Fort Henry
Maps, Human settlements, Cities and towns, Villages, Landforms, Bodies of water, Land use, Infrastructure (Economics), Transportation, Fortification, American Civil War (1861-1865), imageryBaseMapsEarthCover, and intelligenceMilitary
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