Map Colton's map of the southern states, including Maryland, Delaware, Virginia, Kentucky, Tennessee, Missouri, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi, Arkansas, Louisiana, Texas, showing also part of adjoining states & territories locating the forts & military stations of U. States & showing all the rail roads, r. r. stations, & other internal improvements.

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Title
Colton's map of the southern states, including Maryland, Delaware, Virginia, Kentucky, Tennessee, Missouri, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi, Arkansas, Louisiana, Texas, showing also part of adjoining states & territories locating the forts & military stations of U. States & showing all the rail roads, r. r. stations, & other internal improvements.
Contributor Names
Colton, J. H. (Joseph Hutchins), 1800-1893.
Created / Published
New York J. H. Colton 1862.
Subject Headings
-  Southern States--Maps
-  United States--Southern States
Notes
-  Scale ca. 1: 1,520,640.
-  LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 25.5
-  "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1861 by J. H. Colton."
-  Printed by Lang & Laing, N.Y.
-  "No. 6" in the upper left margin.
-  Insets: Southern part of Florida. 27 x 20 cm.-Colton's map of the United States showing the proposed railroad routes to the Pacific Ocean. 19 x 26 cm.
-  Includes tables of population based on the "United States Census for 1860."
-  Cover title: Colton's map of the southern states of America, showing the whole seat of war on the seabord [sic] and in the interior, designating every town, railway, and stream; also showing the forts and fortifications. London, Bacon and Co.
-  Pasted inside the cover is a list of "Bacon's shilling series of American war maps, just published."
-  Advertisement for "Bacon's guide to American politics" and a list of "Colton's maps of America, and complete series of war maps" are pasted to the verso of the map.
-  "Explanations" (i.e., legend) is pasted over the bottom border. Map is colored to show "free, or non-slaveholding states" (pink), "border slave states" (yellow), and "seceded or confederate states" (green).
-  1861 editions are listed as Civil War Maps entry nos. 6.5-6.6; 1863 edition is listed as Civil War Maps entry no. 37.6.
-  Description derived from published bibliography.
-  Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
Medium
1 map col. 97 x 140 cut and mounted to fold to 22 x 13 cm.
Call Number/Physical Location
G3860 1862 .C6
Repository
Library of Congress Geography and Map Division Washington, D.C. 20540-4650 dcu
Digital Id
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.gmd/g3860.cw0025500
Library of Congress Control Number
99447073
Online Format
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Description
Scale ca. 1: 1,520,640. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 25.5 "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1861 by J. H. Colton." Printed by Lang & Laing, N.Y. "No. 6" in the upper left margin. Insets: Southern part of Florida. 27 x 20 cm.-Colton's map of the United States showing the proposed railroad routes to the Pacific Ocean. 19 x 26 cm. Includes tables of population based on the "United States Census for 1860." Cover title: Colton's map of the southern states of America, showing the whole seat of war on the seabord [sic] and in the interior, designating every town, railway, and stream; also showing the forts and fortifications. London, Bacon and Co. Pasted inside the cover is a list of "Bacon's shilling series of American war maps, just published." Advertisement for "Bacon's guide to American politics" and a list of "Colton's maps of America, and complete series of war maps" are pasted to the verso of the map. "Explanations" (i.e., legend) is pasted over the bottom border. Map is colored to show "free, or non-slaveholding states" (pink), "border slave states" (yellow), and "seceded or confederate states" (green). 1861 editions are listed as Civil War Maps entry nos. 6.5-6.6; 1863 edition is listed as Civil War Maps entry no. 37.6. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
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Colton, J. H. Colton's map of the southern states, including Maryland, Delaware, Virginia, Kentucky, Tennessee, Missouri, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi, Arkansas, Louisiana, Texas, showing also part of adjoining states & territories locating the forts & military stations of U. States & showing all the rail roads, r. r. stations, & other internal improvements. New York J. H. Colton, 1862. Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/99447073/. (Accessed June 23, 2017.)

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Colton, J. H. (1862) Colton's map of the southern states, including Maryland, Delaware, Virginia, Kentucky, Tennessee, Missouri, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi, Arkansas, Louisiana, Texas, showing also part of adjoining states & territories locating the forts & military stations of U. States & showing all the rail roads, r. r. stations, & other internal improvements. New York J. H. Colton. [Map] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/99447073/.

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Colton, J. H. Colton's map of the southern states, including Maryland, Delaware, Virginia, Kentucky, Tennessee, Missouri, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi, Arkansas, Louisiana, Texas, showing also part of adjoining states & territories locating the forts & military stations of U. States & showing all the rail roads, r. r. stations, & other internal improvements. New York J. H. Colton, 1862. Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <https://www.loc.gov/item/99447073/>.