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Sketch of Map of Battle of Shiloh

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DESCRIPTION

A hand-drawn map of the Battle of Shiloh, Pittsburg Landing, Tennessee. Additional Notes include "Reserve Artillery", "Hospital", "Owl Creek", and "Snake Creek", among others.

RECORD DETAILS

Image ID: 33023

Creation Date: 1862-04-06 

Creator Name: Simplot, Alexander

City: Shiloh

County: 

State: Tennessee

Collection Name: Simplot, A. (Alexander), 1837-1914 : Papers and drawings, 1866-1911

Genre: Drawing

Original Format Type: drawings

Original Format Number: PH 1558.33

Original Dimensions: 4.25 x 6.75 inches

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Alexander Simplot became well known during the Civil War for furnishing many of the sketches used by Harper's Weekly in their coverage of the war. Because of his location, Simplot primarily covered the war on the Mississippi River and Missouri. Working primarily in pencil, he captured the flavor of the war in the Transmississippi. He was the only artist on hand to cover the Battle of Memphis which took place on June 6, 1862.

SUBJECTS

Civil War, 1861-1865

Intellectual life

Maps

Military art and science

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