Inventory of Historic Maps of Mississippi
by Paul Davis
|Title:||[Battle of Ackia.]|
|Author:||[Broutin, Ignace Francois],[d.1751].|
|Features:||Forests, hills, river, ravine, path, Indian settlement, fort and structures, routes of attacking French forces.|
|Comments:||Feature Note: Map shows alphabetical codes, but no key to any features except "B" which is a fort. Wikipedia image link indicates the following key: Translation of the legend: A - Community of Ackia which was attacked. B - Fort Tchouka falaya. C - Fort Apeony where the English had a depot. D - Round fortified cabins. E - Rectangular fortified cabins. F - Fortified cabin |
Repository Note: [Paris]: [French government archives], [n.d.]. Map used to illustrate an article in the New Orleans Times Picayune 10/10/1937: "This old sketch of the Battle of Ackia, taken from the French government's archives in Paris, was made by an officer who accompanied Governor Bienville's ill-fated expedition in 1736."
Color Note: Map via link is in color.
|Coverage:||Lee County in vicinity of Tupelo|
|Repository:||Mississippi Department of Archives and History|
|Size (inches):||7 X 7.8|