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Orchard Knob, from Mission Ridge
Orchard Knob, from Mission Ridge
Resource Typeimage
TitleOrchard Knob, from Mission Ridge
Coverage / Year1864 to 1866
DescriptionReproduction of a black and white photograph of Orchard Knob from Mission Ridge. 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"Orchard Knob was attacked, and carried on the afternoon of 23d of November....During the progress of the battle [Mission Ridge] Generals Grant and Thomas occupied Orchard Knob as a position from which to observe and direct the movements of troops. It was in this fight that one of General Grant's staff was wounded, the first casualty that had occurred to a member of the General's staff during the war." Barnard, George N. Photographic Views of Sherman's Campaign. (New York: Dover Publications, 1977), p. x-xi.
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; Tennessee--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
Collection PublisherChicago Public Library, Special Collections and Preservation Division
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Rights Management Statement
Resource IdentifierE468.7.B25 Plate 10
CONTENTdm file name5629202222002_barnard_plate10.jpg
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