Format Maps
Contributors United States Coast Survey
Dates 1863
Location Pennsylvania
Philadelphia Suburban Area
United States
Language English
Subjects Civil War
Maps, Manuscript
Maps, Topographic
Philadelphia (Pa.)
Philadelphia Suburban Area
Philadelphia Suburban Area (Pa.)
United States
General diagram : [western Philadelphia city and adjacent portions of Delaware and Montgomery counties, Pennsylvania].
Contributor Names
United States Coast Survey.
Created / Published
Subject Headings
-  Philadelphia (Pa.)--Defenses--Planning--Maps
-  Philadelphia (Pa.)--Maps, Manuscript
-  Philadelphia (Pa.)--Maps, Topographic
-  Philadelphia Suburban Area (Pa.)--Maps, Manuscript
-  Philadelphia Suburban Area (Pa.)--Maps, Topographic
-  Fortification--Pennsylvania--Philadelphia--Maps
-  Fortification--Pennsylvania--Philadelphia Suburban Area--Maps
-  United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Maps
-  United States--Pennsylvania--Philadelphia
-  United States--Pennsylvania--Philadelphia Suburban Area
-  Topographic map showing proposed and existing Civil-War batteries and defensive positions immediately west of Philadelphia.
-  Relief shown by contours and hachures.
-  Title from southern sheet.
-  Partial tracing of the 1863 ms. topographic map showing 1st- and 2nd-class fortifications at Philadelphia (CW 358.22).
-  Oriented with north to the right.
-  Pen-and-ink, red ink (contours), and watercolors.
-  Drawn in 2 segments (sheets): [Northern] -- [Southern].
-  "No. 2866" [north sheet] and "No. 2867" [south sheet] (former Coast Survey numbers) handwritten in ink at lower right corner of each sheet; annotated adhesive labels affixed to sheets to the right of both handwritten numbers: 854W 1863?
-  Sheets imperfect: Fold-lined.
-  LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 358.2
-  Accompanied by 11 ms. local-area maps on tracing linen showing additional details: [1. Fairmount Park vicinity, Philadelphia] -- [2. Paschall subdivision, Philadelphia] (2 copies) -- [3. Haddington subdivision, Haverford Road, Philadelphia] -- [4. Haddington subdivision, Hunter's Lane, Philadelphia] (2 copies) -- [5. West Philadelphia] (signed "R.M. Bache" in pencil at lower left corner) -- [6. Darby, Delaware County] (2 copies) -- [7. Upper Darby, Delaware County] (2 copies).
-  Both principal sheets include pen-and-ink bar "Scale of miles".
-  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
1 ms. map on 2 sheets : col., tracing linen ; sheets 143 x 273 cm. and 129 x 189 cm.
Call Number
G3824.P5S5 1863 .U51
Library of Congress Geography and Map Division Washington, D.C. 20540-4650 USA dcu
Digital Id
g3824pm gcw0358200
Library of Congress Catalog Number

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