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Map [Map of the fortifications within the District of Columbia].

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Title

  • [Map of the fortifications within the District of Columbia].

Names

  • United States. Army of the Potomac.
  • McClellan, George B. (George Brinton), 1826-1885.

Created / Published

  • [Washington? : s.n., 1862]

Headings

  • -  Washington (D.C.)--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Maps
  • -  Washington (D.C.)--Maps
  • -  Fortification--Washington (D.C.)--Maps
  • -  Real property--Washington (D.C.)--Maps
  • -  United States--District of Columbia--Washington

Genre

  • Topographic maps
  • Salted paper prints--1861-1865

Notes

  • -  Relief shown by contours. Depths shown by contours and soundings.
  • -  Shows buildings within city limits. Shows lot lines and householders' names in rural areas.
  • -  Oriented with north toward the upper left.
  • -  Civil War salted paper maps. AL-35.
  • -  Annotated in brown ink: Furnished for the use of the Office of the General of Ordnance by command of M.G. McClellan, J.N. Macomb Lt. Col. & A.D. Camp Chf. T.E. Army of Potomac, 18th March 1862.
  • -  LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 683
  • -  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
  • -  LC copy annotated in red ink at bottom: Drawer 48 Portfolio 1 No. 4.
  • -  LC copy mounted on cloth backing.
  • -  DCP

Medium

  • 1 map : photocopy ; 44 x 52 cm.

Call Number/Physical Location

  • G3851.S5 1862 .U5

Repository

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

Digital Id

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 88690647

Online Format

  • image

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Credit Line: Library of Congress, Geography and Map Division.

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Chicago citation style:

United States Army Of The Potomac, and George B McClellan. Map of the fortifications within the District of Columbia. [Washington?: s.n, 1862] Map. https://www.loc.gov/item/88690647/.

APA citation style:

United States Army Of The Potomac & McClellan, G. B. (1862) Map of the fortifications within the District of Columbia. [Washington?: s.n] [Map] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/88690647/.

MLA citation style:

United States Army Of The Potomac, and George B McClellan. Map of the fortifications within the District of Columbia. [Washington?: s.n, 1862] Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/88690647/>.