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Mission Ridge, from Orchard Knob
Mission Ridge, from Orchard Knob
Resource Typeimage
TitleMission Ridge, from Orchard Knob
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"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. 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
Collection PublisherChicago Public Library, Special Collections and Preservation Division
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Resource IdentifierE468.7.B25 Plate 9
CONTENTdm file name250160832002_barnard_plate9.jpg
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