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West Point Atlas Of Major Conflicts
West Point Atlas: The Civil War

The Western Theater

The United States Military Academy at West Point and Military.com present strategic and historical maps covering the American Civil War in the Western Theater. To view maps on particular areas, events and demographics, click on the topic of interest below. Icons under each category indicate events or troop movements which are displayed as separate maps under the main category.

Strategic Maps
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Principal Campaigns of the War


Railroads of the South


The War at Sea


The General Situation
(1 June, 1863)
    The Eve of Gettysburg

Grant's Plan
- The 1864 Campaign

Principal Federal Movements
    November 1864 - April 1865

Henry & Donelson Campaign: 1862 Shiloh Campaign: 1862

Opening Moves
(January, 1862)

The Union Advance (14 February, 1862)
 Capture of Fort Donelson
    (15-16 February, 1862)

The Strategic Situation
    (27 February, 1862)


The Strategic Situation
(29 March, 1862)

Battle of Shiloh, First Day: 6 April, 1862

Battle of Shiloh, Second Day: 7 April, 1862)

     
Invasion of Kentucky: 1863

Developments in the West

    (April -August, 1862)


Confederate Invasion of Kentucky

    (14 August-10 October, 1862)


Confederate Withdrawal from Kentucky
    (October - December, 1862)
 Battle of Stones River
    (31 December, 1862)
 
Vicksburg Campaign: 1863 Middle Tennessee Campaign: 1863

Opening Movements

 Unsuccessful Federal Attempts
    (2 November, 1862 - 15 January, 1863)
 Bayous & The Canal
    (January - April, 1863)

The Crossing and the Advance to Jackson

    (29 April - 14 May, 1863)

Grant's Advance to Vicksburg
    (15-19 May, 1863)
 Battle of Champion's Hill
    (Noon, 16 May, 1863)
 Withdrawal from Champion's Hill
    (Late, 16 May, 1863)

The Siege of Vicksburg

 Situation: 22 May, 1863
 Situation: 3 July, 1863

The Pursuit of Johnston

    (4-10 July, 1863)

Opening Movements

    Situation: 24-30 June, 1863

The Advance on Chattanooga

    Situation: 15-30 August, 1863

The Fall of Chattanooga

 Bragg's Counterattack
    (Dawn: 10 September, 1863)
 Bragg's Counterattack
    (Dusk: 12 September, 1863)

The Battle of Chickamauga

 Dawn: 19 September, 1863
 1130 Hours: 20 September, 1863

Opening the Gateway

    Federal Supply Line to Chattanooga
    and Wheeler's Raid
    (30 September-17 October 1863)

Chattanooga and Vicinity

 Racoon Mountain (28 October, 1863
 Battle of Lookout Mountain 
    (24 November, 1863)
 Battle of Missionary Ridge
    (Dawn: 25 Novemeber, 1863)
 Battle of Missionary Ridge
    (1530 Hours: 25 November, 1863)
 
Atlanta Campaign: 1864 Tennessee & Alabama Campaign: 1864

The Road to Atlanta, I

 Federal Advance (4 May-8 July, 1864)
 Johnson's Planned Counterattack at
    Cassville (Dusk, 18 May, 1864)
 Battle of Kenesaw Mountain
    (0915 Hours: 27 June, 1864)
 Battle of Kenesaw Mountain
    (Dusk: 8 July, 1864)

The Road to Atlanta, II

 Battle of Peachtree Creek
    (1500 Hours: 20 July, 1864)
 Battle of Atlanta (22 July, 1864)
 Battle of Ezra Church (28 July, 1864)
 Sherman's Turning Move (26 August, 1864)
    Hood's Evacuation (3 September, 1864)

Franklin and Nashville
    (29 September-26 November, 1864)


Columbia and Vicinity

 Battle of Spring Hill
    Sunset: 29 November, 1864
 Battle of Franklin
    1600 Hours: 18 May, 1864

The Battle of Nashville

 1300 Hours: 15 December, 1864
 1600 Hours: 16 December, 1864
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