Map Map of a reconnoissance [sic] of the approaches to Philadelphia showing the positions and lines of defence on the west front of the city

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Title
Map of a reconnoissance [sic] of the approaches to Philadelphia showing the positions and lines of defence on the west front of the city
Contributor Names
United States Coast Survey.
Bache, A. D. (Alexander Dallas), 1806-1867.
Whiting, Henry L.
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 western Philadelphia and small adjacent parts of Montgomery and Delaware counties showing 1st- and 2nd-order Civil War earthworks and batteries.
-  Relief shown by contours, hachures, and spot heights.
-  Pen-and-ink, red ink (contours), and watercolors.
-  Former ownership rubber-stamping to left of title: U.S.C. & G. Survey, Library and Archives, no. 1.
-  "Acc. no. 54399" and "854 ST 1863" (former Coast Survey numbers) are handwritten in ink on sheet and on adhesive labels at corner of each sheet.
-  Imperfect: Brittle, missing small internal and edge sections.
-  Includes notes.
-  LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 358.22
-  Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
Medium
1 map on 13 sheets : col., ms., cloth backing ; 242 x 275 cm., sheets 85 x 68 cm. or smaller.
Call Number/Physical Location
G3824.P5S5 1863 .U6
Repository
Library of Congress Geography and Map Division Washington, D.C. 20540-4650 dcu
Digital Id
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.gmd/g3824p.cw0358220
Library of Congress Control Number
99446456
Online Format
image
Description
Topographic map of western Philadelphia and small adjacent parts of Montgomery and Delaware counties showing 1st- and 2nd-order Civil War earthworks and batteries. Relief shown by contours, hachures, and spot heights. Pen-and-ink, red ink (contours), and watercolors. Former ownership rubber-stamping to left of title: U.S.C. & G. Survey, Library and Archives, no. 1. "Acc. no. 54399" and "854 ST 1863" (former Coast Survey numbers) are handwritten in ink on sheet and on adhesive labels at corner of each sheet. Imperfect: Brittle, missing small internal and edge sections. Includes notes. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 358.22 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
LCCN Permalink
https://lccn.loc.gov/99446456
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United States Coast Survey, A. D Bache, and Henry L Whiting. [Map of a reconnoissance sic of the approaches to Philadelphia showing the positions and lines of defence on the west front of the city]. 1863. Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/99446456/. (Accessed June 28, 2017.)

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United States Coast Survey, Bache, A. D. & Whiting, H. L. (1863) [Map of a reconnoissance sic of the approaches to Philadelphia showing the positions and lines of defence on the west front of the city]. [Map] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/99446456/.

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United States Coast Survey, A. D Bache, and Henry L Whiting. [Map of a reconnoissance sic of the approaches to Philadelphia showing the positions and lines of defence on the west front of the city]. 1863. Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <https://www.loc.gov/item/99446456/>.