The Red River Campaign
Historical map of the Red River Campaign
March 10–May 22, 1864
Venable, Richard M. 1839-1910 (Richard Morton)
Shows the Red River valley in Arkansas and Louisiana, indicates the location of Camp Worth near Logansport, Louisiana, and the battle sites of April 8 and 9, 1864, between Mansfield and Pleasant Hill, Louisiana.
Reference: LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 241.2
Endorsed in lower left corner: No. 210. Respectfully forwd. Richd. M. Venable Capt. & Chf. Topol. Bur. West La. Ark.
Title, date, and scale from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989.
Pen-and-ink on tracing linen.
Printed version published in the Atlas to Accompany the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies, 1891-95, plate 53, no.1. The copy reproduced in the atlas originally accompanied “the report of Gen. E. Kirby Smith, C. S. Army, Series I, vol. XXXIV, part 1, page 481.”
Imperfect: Holes in upper and lower right quadrants and stained throughout.
In lower left corner stamped in ink on verso: 6563.
Scale . 4 miles per inch.
Library of Congress Geography and Map Division Washington, D.C. 20540-4650 USA
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