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Map Colton's rail-road and military map of the United States, Mexico, the West Indies, &c.

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Title

  • Colton's rail-road and military map of the United States, Mexico, the West Indies, &c.

Summary

  • Detailed general map of portions of North America framed in decorative borders showing drainage, international and state boundaries, cities and towns, forts, railroads in operation, and proposed lines. [From published bibliography]

Names

  • Colton, J. H. (Joseph Hutchins), 1800-1893.

Created / Published

  • New York, 1862.

Headings

  • -  United States--Maps
  • -  Railroads--United States--Maps
  • -  Mexico--Maps
  • -  West Indies--Maps
  • -  United States
  • -  Mexico
  • -  West Indies

Notes

  • -  Scale ca. 1:6,500,000.
  • -  Relief shown by hachures.
  • -  Shows slave holding states.
  • -  LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 26.3
  • -  LC Railroad maps, 45
  • -  Includes census information for 1860.
  • -  Insets: Colton's map of the Americas, Africa and a portion of Europe showing the Atlantic and part of the Pacific oceans.--New Orleans and delta of the Mississippi, Louisiana.--Mobile harbor, Alabama.--Key West and Tortugas, Florida reefs.--Wilmington and vicinity, N. Carolina.--Beaufort and vicinity, N. Carolina.--Norfolk, fortress Monroe, James River, Richmond, Petersburg &c &c.--Map of Charleston, Port Royal & Savannah vicinities.--Washington, Manassas Junction, Harpers Ferry, Baltimore, Annapolis &c &c.
  • -  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
  • -  AACR2: 651/1; 650/2; 651/3; 651/4

Medium

  • col. map 78 x 103 cm.

Call Number/Physical Location

  • G3700 1862 .C65

Repository

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

Digital Id

Library of Congress Control Number

  • gm71000834

Online Format

  • image

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Chicago citation style:

Colton, J. H. Colton's rail-road and military map of the United States, Mexico, the West Indies, &c. New York, 1862. Map. https://www.loc.gov/item/gm71000834/.

APA citation style:

Colton, J. H. (1862) Colton's rail-road and military map of the United States, Mexico, the West Indies, &c. New York. [Map] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/gm71000834/.

MLA citation style:

Colton, J. H. Colton's rail-road and military map of the United States, Mexico, the West Indies, &c. New York, 1862. Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/gm71000834/>.