Maps Map of a reconnaissance of the approaches to Philadelphia showing the positions and lines of defence on the north front of the city

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Title
Map of a reconnaissance of the approaches to Philadelphia showing the positions and lines of defence on the north front of the city
Contributor Names
United States Coast Survey.
Bache, A. D. (Alexander Dallas), 1806-1867.
Davidson, George, 1825-1911.
Created / Published
1863.
Subject Headings
-  Philadelphia (Pa.)--Defenses--Maps
-  Philadelphia (Pa.)--Maps, Manuscript
-  Philadelphia (Pa.)--Maps, Topographic
-  Philadelphia Metropolitan Area (Pa.)--Maps, Manuscript
-  Philadelphia Metropolitan Area (Pa.)--Maps, Topographic
-  Fortification--Pennsylvania--Philadelphia--Maps
-  United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Maps
-  United States--Pennsylvania--Philadelphia
Notes
-  Topographic map of the northern part of Philadelphia County and small adjacent part of Montgomery County showing proposed 1st-, 2nd-, and 3rd-order Civil War batteries.
-  Signed in handwriting: George Davidson, Asst. Engr. Fortifications.
-  Pen-and-ink, red ink (contours), and watercolors.
-  Former ownership rubber-stamping below title: U.S.C. & G. Survey, Library and Archives, no. 127.
-  "No. 2865X" and "854W 1863" (former Coast Survey numbers) handwritten in ink on adhesive labels at corner of each sheet.
-  Imperfect: brittle, water-stained along left and right sides.
-  Includes note added in Davidson's handwriting.
-  LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 358.25
-  Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
Medium
1 map on 10 sheets : col., ms., cloth backing ; 153 x 296 cm., sheets 79 x 85 cm. or smaller.
Call Number/Physical Location
G3824.P5S5 1863 .U5
Repository
Library of Congress Geography and Map Division Washington, D.C. 20540-4650 dcu
Digital Id
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.gmd/g3824p.cw0358250
Library of Congress Control Number
99446369
Online Format
image
LCCN Permalink
https://lccn.loc.gov/99446369
Library of Congress Online Catalog
https://catalog.loc.gov/vwebv/search?searchCode=STNO&searchArg=99446369&searchType=1&recCount=10
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United States Coast Survey, A. D Bache, and George Davidson. Map of a reconnaissance of the approaches to Philadelphia showing the positions and lines of defence on the north front of the city. 1863. Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/99446369/. (Accessed December 06, 2016.)

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United States Coast Survey, Bache, A. D. & Davidson, G. (1863) Map of a reconnaissance of the approaches to Philadelphia showing the positions and lines of defence on the north front of the city. [Map] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/99446369/.

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United States Coast Survey, A. D Bache, and George Davidson. Map of a reconnaissance of the approaches to Philadelphia showing the positions and lines of defence on the north front of the city. 1863. Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <https://www.loc.gov/item/99446369/>.