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.
FauntLeRoy, A. R.
Created / Published
1863.
Subject Headings
-  Fortification--Pennsylvania--Philadelphia--Maps
-  Philadelphia (Pa.)--Defenses--Maps
-  Philadelphia (Pa.)--Maps, Manuscript
-  Philadelphia (Pa.)--Maps, Topographic
-  Philadelphia Metropolitan Area (Pa.)--Maps, Manuscript
-  United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Maps
-  United States--Pennsylvania--Philadelphia
-  United States--Pennsylvania--Philadelphia Metropolitan Area
Notes
-  Topographic map of northern Philadelphia and small adjacent part of Montgomery County showing Civil War earthworks and batteries.
-  Relief shown by contours and hachures.
-  Signed in handwriting (brown ink): George Davidson, Assistant Engineer Fortifications.
-  Pen-and-ink, red ink (contours), and watercolors.
-  Former ownership rubber-stamping at foot of title: U.S.C. & G. Survey, Library and Archives, no. 126.
-  "No. 2868X" and "854W 1863" (former Coast Survey numbers) are handwritten in ink on each sheet and on adhesive label at corner of sheets.
-  Sheet numbered in blue pencil at top: Sheet 1 [thru] Sheet 10.
-  Imperfect: Brittle, missing small internal and edge sections.
-  Includes notes.
-  LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 358.3
-  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
Medium
1 ms. map on 10 sheets : col., tracing linen ; 153 x 265 cm., sheets 78 x 63 cm. or smaller.
Call Number/Physical Location
G3824.P5S5 1863 .U53
Repository
Library of Congress Geography and Map Division Washington, D.C. 20540-4650 USA dcu
Digital Id
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.gmd/g3824p.cw0358300
Library of Congress Catalog Number
99446457
Library of Congress Catalog Number Record
https://lccn.loc.gov/99446457
Online Public Access Catalog Record
https://catalog.loc.gov/vwebv/search?searchCode=STNO&searchArg=99446457&searchType=1&recCount=10
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United States Coast Survey, A. D Bache, George Davidson, and A. R Fauntleroy. 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/99446457. (Accessed February 13, 2016.)

APA citation style:

United States Coast Survey, Bache, A. D., Davidson, G. & Fauntleroy, A. R. (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/99446457.

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United States Coast Survey, et al. 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/99446457>.