Format Maps
Contributors Smith, J. Calvin
Dates 1862
Location United States
Language English
Subjects United States
The new naval and military map of the United States /
Contributor Names
Smith, J. Calvin (John Calvin)
Created / Published
Philadelphia : J. Baker, [1862]
Subject Headings
-  United States
-  Also covers southern Canada, Mexico, Central America, and the West Indies.
-  Relief shown by hachures.
-  "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1862 by Robert P. Smith ..."
-  Prime meridians: Washington and Greenwich.
-  LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 32.6
-  Includes state/county population (1860 census) tables, view of Washington, various Civil War scenes, time difference table, "table of air-line distances," 3 profiles, and portraits of prominent Union military personnel along decorative border.
-  Insets: Fall of rain and mean annual temperature with the mountains, plains & river systems of the United States -- Map of the world on Mercators projection -- Map showing the distribution of the slave and free colored population of the United States -- Map showing the distribution of staples in colors with the principle articles of export marked in the states severally, also the distribution of plants, trees, and animals.
-  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
-  Sectioned and mounted on cardboard. DLC
-  Copy imperfect: Small sections along edges of map missing; worn along fold lines. DLC
1 map on 4 sheets : hand col. ; 174 x 174 cm., each sheet 87 x 87 cm.
Call Number
G3700 1862 .S6 Oversize
Library of Congress Geography and Map Division Washington, D.C. 20540-4650 USA dcu
Digital Id
g3700 cw0032600
Library of Congress Catalog Number

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