Tennessee Island ; Pontoon Bridge ; various streets ; schoolhouse
Bodies of Water
Ohio River ; Tennessee River ; Island Creek
N.O. and O. RR
Captain John Rziha
map reads topographically with different sectiona named according to vegetation, such as "lowland" "heavy timber" etc. ; red designates Confederate affiliation while blue designates Union affiliation ; handwritten note or "(indorsement)" in bottom left corner but barely legible ; heights accompany some structures
atlas to accompany the official records of the Union and Confederate armies: House miscellaneous documenys. Vol. 40. pt 1 (plates 1-84)
"Battery No. 1- one 32 & two 6-pounders, the 32-pounder to be replaced by a 24-pdr howitzer when received. Battery no. 2- one 32 & one 6-pounder, the 32-pounder to be replaced by a 24-pdr howitzer when received. Battery No. 3- one 24-pdr howitzer. Battery No. 4- one 32 & two 6-pounders. Battery No. 5- two 6-pounders. Battery No. 6- two 6-pounders. Armament of Fort, seven 32-pounders, when we get them. The blue dotted line designates the borders of the abatis. The Fort had Batteries No. 1 & 6 under direct fire. Battery No. 1 commands Batteries No.s 2, 3, 4 & 5. Batteries No. 2 & 3 can dismount batteries No.s 1, 4 & 5. The fort contains 2 shell-proof powder magazines, one well which will always supply 250 men with water, 3 cisterns each containing 700 barrels water, and one double-acting force pump in connection withthe river. The building inside the Fort will be made ball-proof with timber blinds. The width of the Ohio River opposite the landing place is three quarters of a mile. Captain Hopkin's Springfield, Ill. light artillery distributed here and at Smithland to serve the heavy guns.