Maps Map of a reconnaissance of the approaches to Philadelphia showing the positions and lines of defence on the north front of the city /

Format Maps
Contributors Bache, A. D. (Alexander Dallas)
Davidson, George
Fauntleroy, A. R.
United States Coast Survey
Dates 1863
Location Pennsylvania
Philadelphia Metropolitan Area
United States
Language English
Subjects Civil War
Maps, Manuscript
Maps, Topographic
Philadelphia (Pa.)
Philadelphia Metropolitan Area
Philadelphia Metropolitan Area (Pa.)
United States
Map of a reconnaissance of the approaches to Philadelphia showing the positions and lines of defence on the north front of the city /
Contributor Names
United States Coast Survey.
Bache, A. D. (Alexander Dallas), 1806-1867.
Davidson, George, 1825-1911.
FauntLeRoy, A. R.
Created / Published
Subject Headings
-  Fortification--Pennsylvania--Philadelphia--Maps
-  Philadelphia (Pa.)--Defenses--Maps
-  Philadelphia (Pa.)--Maps, Manuscript
-  Philadelphia (Pa.)--Maps, Topographic
-  Philadelphia Metropolitan Area (Pa.)--Maps, Manuscript
-  United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Maps
-  United States--Pennsylvania--Philadelphia
-  United States--Pennsylvania--Philadelphia Metropolitan Area
-  Topographic map of northern Philadelphia and small adjacent part of Montgomery County showing Civil War earthworks and batteries.
-  Relief shown by contours and hachures.
-  Signed in handwriting (brown ink): George Davidson, Assistant Engineer Fortifications.
-  Pen-and-ink, red ink (contours), and watercolors.
-  Former ownership rubber-stamping at foot of title: U.S.C. & G. Survey, Library and Archives, no. 126.
-  "No. 2868X" and "854W 1863" (former Coast Survey numbers) are handwritten in ink on each sheet and on adhesive label at corner of sheets.
-  Sheet numbered in blue pencil at top: Sheet 1 [thru] Sheet 10.
-  Imperfect: Brittle, missing small internal and edge sections.
-  Includes notes.
-  LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 358.3
-  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
1 ms. map on 10 sheets : col., tracing linen ; 153 x 265 cm., sheets 78 x 63 cm. or smaller.
Call Number
G3824.P5S5 1863 .U53
Library of Congress Geography and Map Division Washington, D.C. 20540-4650 USA dcu
Digital Id
Library of Congress Catalog Number
Other Formats
MODS Record
Dublin Core Record
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