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Savannah River, near the City
Savannah River, near the City
Resource Typeimage
TitleSavannah River, near the City
Coverage / Year1866
DescriptionReproduction of a black and white photograph of Savannah River, near the City. Source: Barnard, George N. Photographic Views of Sherman's Campaign, Embracing Scenes of the Occupation of Nashville, the Great Battles around Chattanooga and Lookout Mountain, the Campaign of Atlanta, March to the Sea, and the Great Raid through the Carolinas. New York, 1866. Dimensions: 8"x10".
Interpretation"Shortly before dawn on the 22nd of December Brigadier-General H. A. Barnum, of General Geary's division of the Twentieth Corps, discovered that the strong defenses in front of Savannah were unoccupied." Barnard, George N. Photographic Views of Sherman's Campaign. (New York: Dover Publications, 1977), p. xvii.
Lesson Plans / ThemesAntebellum Society and the Civil War
Learning Standards16 History
Author or CreatorBarnard, George N., 1819-1902
SourcePhoto reproductions from Barnard, George N. Photographic Views of Sherman's Campaign. New York, 1866
Subject / KeywordsUnited States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Campaigns; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Pictorial Works; Savannah (GA.)--History--Siege, 1864
Collection PublisherChicago Public Library, Special Collections and Preservation Division
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Resource IdentifierE468.7.B25 Plate 47
CONTENTdm file name3902918842002_barnard_plate47.jpg
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