Maps Map of western Virginia /
- Map of western Virginia /
- This map was apparently captured by Confederate cavalry under the command of Maj. Gen. Earl Van Dorn during a raid on the Union arsenal at Holly Springs, Miss., in December 1862, and forwarded to the Confederate Engineer's Office in Richmond, Va.
- Contributor Names
- Nicholson, W. L.
- Bache, Alexander Dallas, 1806-1867.
- Krebs, Charles G.
- Confederate States of America. Army. Dept. of Northern Virginia. Chief Engineer's Office.
- U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey.
- Created / Published
- [Washington, D.C. : U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey],
- Subject Headings
- - Gilmer, Jeremy Francis,--1818-1883--Map collection
- - Virginia--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Maps
- - West Virginia--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Maps
- - United States--Virginia
- - United States--West Virginia
- - "Captured by Maj. Gen. Van Dorn at Holly Springs."--note on map.
- - "Map from the Confederate Engineer Bureau in Richmond, Va. General J.F. Gilmer, Chief Engineer[.] Presented to the Virginia Historical Society by his only daughter, Mrs. J.F. Minis, Sav[ana]h, Ga."--note on map.
- - Forms part of the Gilmer Map Collection.
- - Relief shown by hachures.
- - Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image.
- - Gift of Mrs. Louisa Porter (Gilmer) Minis (i.e., Mrs. J. F. Minis), Savannah, Ga., in 1911.
- - Manuscripts o.s.
- 1 map : col. on linen ; 66 x 53 cm.
- Virginia Historical Society, P.O. Box 7311, Richmond, VA 23221-0311 USA vau
- Digital Id
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