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Map Military reconnaissance of Virginia Head Qrs. Dept. N. E. Virginia

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  • Military reconnaissance of Virginia

Other Title

  • Head Qrs. Dept. N. E. Virginia


  • Young, J. J.
  • McDowell, Irvin, 1818-1885.
  • Whipple, Amiel Weeks, 1817?-1863.
  • Putnam, Haldimand Sumner, 1836-1863.
  • United States. Army. Corps of Engineers.

Created / Published

  • [S.l. s.n., 186-?]


  • -  Fairfax County (Va.)--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Maps
  • -  Loudoun County (Va.)--Maps
  • -  Prince William County (Va.)--Maps
  • -  Fortification--Virginia--Fairfax County--Maps
  • -  Landowners--Virginia--Fairfax County--Maps
  • -  United States--Virginia--Fairfax County
  • -  United States--Virginia--Loudoun County
  • -  United States--Virginia--Prince William County


  • Maps
  • Salted paper prints--1861-1865


  • -  Shows Fairfax County and parts of Loudoun and Prince William counties, Virginia. Also shows fortifications in the environs of Washington and names of some residents.
  • -  Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings.
  • -  In upper margin: 211, L. Sheet 19.
  • -  Date and scale from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989.
  • -  Civil War salted paper maps.
  • -  Sun print annotated in pen-and-ink roads (red), railroads (blue), and a few additional place names (black).
  • -  LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 536.6
  • -  Signed in ink at lower right corner: Transferred from Office of Chf. Engr., Defenses of Washington to Engr. Dep't. Jany 1866.
  • -  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
  • -  Stamped on verso: By transfer, Chief Engineers Office, War Department.
  • -  LC copy imperfect: Photocopy is very faded.
  • -  DCP


  • 1 map : photocopy, sectioned in 4 mounted on cloth ; 109 x 86 cm.

Call Number/Physical Location

  • G3883.F2S5 186- .Y5


  • Library of Congress Geography and Map Division Washington, D.C. 20540 to 4650 USA dcu

Digital Id

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 2009575934

Online Format

  • image

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Chicago citation style:

Young, J. J, Irvin McDowell, Amiel Weeks Whipple, Haldimand Sumner Putnam, and United States Army. Corps Of Engineers. Military reconnaissance of Virginia. [S.l. s.n., 186-?, 1860] Map.

APA citation style:

Young, J. J., McDowell, I., Whipple, A. W., Putnam, H. S. & United States Army. Corps Of Engineers. (1860) Military reconnaissance of Virginia. [S.l. s.n., 186-?] [Map] Retrieved from the Library of Congress,

MLA citation style:

Young, J. J, et al. Military reconnaissance of Virginia. [S.l. s.n., 186-?, 1860] Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <>.