Format Maps
Contributors United States Coast Survey
Dates 1863
Location Pennsylvania
Philadelphia
Philadelphia Metropolitan Area
United States
Language English
Subjects Civil War
Defenses
Fortification
History
Pennsylvania
Philadelphia
Philadelphia (Pa.)
Philadelphia Metropolitan Area (Pa.)
United States
Title
Map of a reconnoissance [sic] of the approaches to Philadelphia showing the positions and lines of defence on the west front of the city /
Contributor Names
United States Coast Survey.
Created / Published
1863.
Subject Headings
-  Philadelphia (Pa.)--Defenses
-  Philadelphia (Pa.)
-  Philadelphia Metropolitan Area (Pa.)
-  Fortification--Pennsylvania--Philadelphia
-  United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
-  United States--Pennsylvania--Philadelphia
Notes
-  Topographic map of western Philadelphia and small adjacent parts of Montgomery and Delaware counties showing 1st- and 2nd-order Civil War earthworks and batteries.
-  Relief shown by contours, hachures, and spot heights.
-  Pen-and-ink, red ink (contours), and watercolors.
-  Former ownership rubber-stamping to left of title: U.S.C. & G. Survey, Library and Archives, no. 1.
-  "Acc. no. 54399" and "854 ST 1863" (former Coast Survey numbers) are handwritten in ink on sheet and on adhesive labels at corner of each sheet.
-  Imperfect: Brittle, missing small internal and edge sections.
-  Includes notes.
-  LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 358.22
-  Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
Medium
1 map on 13 sheets : col., ms., cloth backing ; 242 x 275 cm., sheets 85 x 68 cm. or smaller.
Call Number
G3824.P5S5 1863 .U6
Repository
Library of Congress Geography and Map Division Washington, D.C. 20540-4650 dcu
Digital Id
g3824p cw0358220 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.gmd/g3824p.cw0358220
Library of Congress Catalog Number
99446456
http://lccn.loc.gov/99446456


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