Format Maps
Contributors United States. Corps of Topographical Engineers
Dates 1862
Location United States
Virginia
Washington
Washington D.C.
Washington Metropolitan Area
Language English
Subjects Civil War
District of Columbia
Fortification
History
United States
Virginia
Washington
Washington (D.C.)
Washington Metropolitan Area
Title
Map of n. eastern Virginia and vicinity of Washington /
Contributor Names
United States. Corps of Topographical Engineers.
Created / Published
[Washington, D.C.? : s.n., 1862]
Subject Headings
-  Virginia--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
-  Fortification--Virginia
-  Washington (D.C.)--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
-  Washington Metropolitan Area--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
-  Fortification--Washington (D.C.)
-  Fortification--Washington Metropolitan Area
-  Virginia
-  Washington (D.C.)
-  Washington Metropolitan Area
-  United States--Virginia
-  United States--District of Columbia--Washington
-  United States--District of Columbia--Washington Metropolitan Area
Notes
-  Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings.
-  Shows forts and batteries in the District of Columbia and immediate vicinity.
-  At head of title: Surveys for military defences.
-  LC copy annotated in black ink and colored inks to show troop positions and engagements. Annotated in black ink on verso: Major General Sigel to Colonel L.P. di Cesnola, Chantilly, Novbr. 1862. Bookplate of "Palma di Cesnola" mounted on verso.
-  Includes "Data used in compilation," table of "Elevations above tide water," and "Geological profile of Loudoun County."
-  LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 467
-  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
-  Call no. cited in LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.): G3882.N6S5 1862 .U5 Vault.
-  Vault
-  DCP
-  ARP
Medium
1 map on 4 sheets : dissected and mounted on linen ; 166 x 125 cm., sheets 84 x 63 cm. and 83 x 63 cm., folded in covers 17 x 10 cm.
Call Number
G3881.S5 1862 .U51
G3881.S5 1862 .U51 Vault : CW 467 Copy 2 not dissected and lacks covers; annotated in black ink to show the following forts in vicinity of Washington, D.C.: De Russy, Slemmer, Thayer, Davis, Baker, Wagner, Riketts [i.e. Ricketts], and Snyder; the name of Fort Towson printed on the map altered in black ink to show Fort Totten; annotated in black ink at head of title "211, L. Sheet 1"; annotated in black ink below title "Transf'd from Office of Chf. Engr. Defenses of Washington, to Engr. Dept. J[a]ny 1866."
Repository
Library of Congress Geography and Map Division Washington, D.C. 20540-4650 USA dcu
Digital Id
g3881s cw0467000 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.gmd/g3881s.cw0467000
g3881s cw0467000b http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.gmd/g3881s.cw0467000b
Library of Congress Catalog Number
91685687
http://lccn.loc.gov/91685687


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