Civil War Map: Scott’s Great Snake (1861)

Scott's great snake

Civil War Map: Scott's Great Snake (1861)
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Date: 1861
Author: J B Elliott
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Source: Library of Congress
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This map isn't part of any series, but we have other maps of the U.S. Civil War that you might want to check out.

Here's a fairly famous Civil War-era map that pops up in textbooks and the like rather often.

The map details General Winfield Scott's famous "Anaconda Plan" for blockading Southern shipping.

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