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Map of Johnson's Island Prison Camp Near Sandusky, Ohio

Pen and ink drawing, 9.75 x 13 in., by Captain James T. Hogane, Topographical Engineer, CSA. Hogane drew at least three known full-color maps for fellow officers imprisoned at Johnson's Island. Text in top left corner identifies the officer to whom this map was presented: "S.M. Spencer / 2nd Lieut. Issaquena Artillery / Captured at FORT DONELSON Feb. 16, 1862 / By Gen. Grant's Army / Block 1 mess 2 Room 21." Prison buildings and grounds labeled.

Hogane enlisted in August of 1861 and served as Brigade Engineer 1st District Missouri on the staff of Brigadier General M. Jeff Thompson. He was captured on March 2, 1862 at New Madrid, MO.

Condition:

Map has been archivally restored and de-acidified. Minimal fading, with bold color. Minor loss at top left, with dark spots and repaired vertical tear to left third of map.

 

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