Maps Plan of the harbor of Norfolk and Portsmouth, March 1st, 1861

Format Maps
Contributors Cassell, Charles E.
Dates 1861
Location Hampton Roads Region
Norfolk Region
Portsmouth Region
United States
Language English
Subjects Civil War
Hampton Roads Region
Hampton Roads Region (Va.)
Maps, Manuscript
Norfolk Region
Norfolk Region (Va.)
Portsmouth Region
Portsmouth Region (Va.)
United States
Plan of the harbor of Norfolk and Portsmouth, March 1st, 1861
Contributor Names
Cassell, Charles E.
Created / Published
Subject Headings
-  Landowners--Virginia--Norfolk Region--Maps
-  Landowners--Virginia--Portsmouth Region--Maps
-  Hampton Roads Region (Va.)--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Maps, Manuscript
-  Norfolk Region (Va.)--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Maps, Manuscript
-  Portsmouth Region (Va.)--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Maps, Manuscript
-  United States--Virginia--Hampton Roads Region
-  United States--Virginia--Norfolk Region
-  United States--Virginia--Portsmouth Region
-  "Forwarded to Governor Letcher With Report and Inventory of Public Property at Norfolk and Portsmouth October 19, 1861, Wm. H. Peters, Commissioner." Peters' report is Document 40 in: Journals and papers of the Virginia State Convention of 1861, v. 3, Documents (JK3925 1861 .A25 1966). Also mentioned: Plan of grounds at Fort Norfolk showing location of magazine, pier, &c., June 30th, 1860, by Cassell (G3884 .N6:2F6S5 1860 .C3).
-  Oriented with north toward the upper right.
-  Pen and ink and watercolor.
-  Shows public property, landowners, vegetation, streets, railroads, and includes Fort Norfolk.
-  This item is in the Map Collection of the Library of Virginia; please contact the Library's Archives Research Services department for more information.
-  Swem, C.E. Maps relating to Virginia, 924
-  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
-  C.1, Sept. 2001, transferred, gift, ALE; c.2, photocopy, LVA, ALE.
1 map : ms., col. ; 50 x 64 cm.
Library of Virginia Richmond, VA 23219-8000 USA vau For copies contact: Archives Research Services.
Digital Id
glva01 lva00014

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