Format Maps
Contributors Colton, J. H.
Dates 1862
Location Mexico
United States
West Indies
Language English
Subjects Maps
Mexico
Railroads
United States
West Indies
Title
Colton's rail-road and military map of the United States, Mexico, the West Indies, &c.
Summary
Detailed general map of portions of North America framed in decorative borders showing drainage, international and state boundaries, cities and towns, forts, railroads in operation, and proposed lines. [From published bibliography]
Contributor Names
Colton, J. H. (Joseph Hutchins), 1800-1893.
Created / Published
New York, 1862.
Subject Headings
-  United States--Maps
-  Railroads--United States--Maps
-  Mexico--Maps
-  West Indies--Maps
-  United States
-  Mexico
-  West Indies
Notes
-  Scale ca. 1:6,500,000.
-  Relief shown by hachures.
-  Shows slave holding states.
-  LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 26.3
-  LC Railroad maps, 45
-  Includes census information for 1860.
-  Insets: Colton's map of the Americas, Africa and a portion of Europe showing the Atlantic and part of the Pacific oceans.--New Orleans and delta of the Mississippi, Louisiana.--Mobile harbor, Alabama.--Key West and Tortugas, Florida reefs.--Wilmington and vicinity, N. Carolina.--Beaufort and vicinity, N. Carolina.--Norfolk, fortress Monroe, James River, Richmond, Petersburg &c &c.--Map of Charleston, Port Royal & Savannah vicinities.--Washington, Manassas Junction, Harpers Ferry, Baltimore, Annapolis &c &c.
-  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
-  AACR2: 651/1; 650/2; 651/3; 651/4
Medium
col. map 78 x 103 cm.
Call Number
G3700 1862 .C65
Repository
Library of Congress Geography and Map Division Washington, D.C. 20540-4650 USA dcu
Digital Id
g3700 rr000450 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.gmd/g3700.rr000450
Library of Congress Catalog Number
gm71000834
http://lccn.loc.gov/gm71000834


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