Map of the Day

Published:December 9, 2012 by Brendan Wolfe

From the Library of Congress, via the Virginia Historical Society, comes this map by Robert Knox Sneden of a skirmish in South Carolina on December 9, 1864:

This map … shows the skirmish between Confederate forces protecting the railroad and Union forces (the 127th New York Regiment under Gen. E. E. Potter) hoping to secure it.

IMAGE: “Plan of action at Devaux Neck South Carolina. December 9th 1864” by Robert Knox Sneden (Library of Congress, from the collection of the Virginia Historical Society)

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