"Map showing the defenses of the Mississippi below New Orleans and Farraguts attack 24 April 1862"

About this Image

Hoping to protect New Orleans, Confederate troops built defenses--shown on this map--along the Mississippi River. But, on April 24, 1862, these defenses proved unable to withstand the Union attack.
Creator Sneden, Robert Knox (Cartographer)
Coverage 1862-1865
Medium Illustration
Repository Virginia Historical Society
Collection This item is from the collections of the Virginia Historical Society; In the Robert Knox Sneden Diary
Number Mss5:1 Sn237:1 v. 6 p. 528
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