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A Tale of Two Maps

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Just for the sake of comparison, here is the Map used by Confederate Generals at the Battle of Shiloh  (found in The Life of Albert Sidney Johnston, by William Preston Johnston (1878) page 558:

 

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And here is the map constructed for Henry Halleck, during the April/May 1862 advance on Corinth  (found at the Library of Congress, and attributed to Colonel George Thom, Topographical Engineer):

 

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Obviously, someone had a lot more time on his hands...

 

Regards

 

Ozzy

 

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