Rare separately issued example of this detailed battle plan, showing the actions of December 15 & 16, 1864 in and around Nashville, Tennessee.
In the upper left corner, a legend provides a narrative of the battle fought between the Union and Rebel forces on Thursday, Dec. 15th and Friday, Dec. 16th. In the upper right, a color-coded key provides details of the positions of each of the armies on each day, including the various battleworks, positions, and attacks of key officers, and nightly encampments.
The map is highly detailed, showing the color-coded notations of the battle, roads, pikes, railroads, rivers, and other key notes from the 2-day battle. Excellent topographical detail. A scare map of the battle, which was issued separately and was also bound into the Report of the Chief Engineer, in 1866.
Another edition was published with a modified coat of arms and "Engraved in the Office of the Chief of Engineers."