Maps Map of western Virginia /

Format Maps
Contributors Bache, Alexander Dallas
Confederate States of America. Army. Dept. of Northern Virginia. Chief Engineer's Office
Krebs, Charles G.
Nicholson, W. L.
U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey
Dates 1862
Location United States
West Virginia
Language English
Subjects Civil War
Gilmer, Jeremy Francis
Map Collection
United States
West 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
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