Maps [Maps of the environs of forts Franklin, Alexander, and Ripley, in Montgomery County, Maryland].

Format Maps
Contributors United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
Dates 1860
Location Maryland
Montgomery County
United States
Language English
Subjects Civil War
Maps, Manuscript
Montgomery County
Montgomery County (Md.)
United States
[Maps of the environs of forts Franklin, Alexander, and Ripley, in Montgomery County, Maryland].
Contributor Names
United States. Army. Corps of Engineers.
Created / Published
Subject Headings
-  Fortification--Maryland--Montgomery County--Maps
-  United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Maps
-  Montgomery County (Md.)--Maps, Manuscript
-  United States--Maryland--Montgomery County
-  Four fort vicinity sketch maps, each covering the same area, but in various stages of completion. The map with the most detail includes roads, drainage, vegetation, and fortifications.
-  Relief shown by contours on some maps.
-  Forts Franklin, Alexander, and Ripley were part of the defenses of Washington.
-  Title from published Civil War bibliography.
-  Manuscript: pen-and-ink (black, brown), blue watercolor, lead pencil.
-  At upper left in india ink: 211, L. Sheet 4.
-  Imperfect: Stained at edges, small internal stains, torn at edges, taped on verso, small sections missing along bottom edge.
-  LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 688
-  Includes 2 male figure drawings at upper left (pen-and-ink, watercolor, lead pencil).
-  Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
4 ms. maps on 1 sheet : some col. ; 26 x 25 cm. or smaller, sheet 55 x 68 cm.
Call Number
G3843.M6S5 186- .U5
Library of Congress Geography and Map Division Washington, D.C. 20540-4650 dcu
Digital Id
Library of Congress Catalog Number
Other Formats
MODS Record
Dublin Core Record
Catalog Record

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