Map Map of western Virginia

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Title
Map of western Virginia
Summary
This map was apparently captured by Confederate cavalry under the command of Maj. Gen. Earl Van Dorn during a raid on the Union arsenal at Holly Springs, Miss., in December 1862, and forwarded to the Confederate Engineer's Office in Richmond, Va.
Contributor Names
Nicholson, W. L.
Bache, Alexander Dallas, 1806-1867.
Krebs, Charles G.
Confederate States of America. Army. Dept. of Northern Virginia. Chief Engineer's Office.
U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey.
Created / Published
[Washington, D.C. : U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey],
Subject Headings
-  Gilmer, Jeremy Francis,--1818-1883--Map collection
-  Virginia--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Maps
-  West Virginia--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Maps
-  United States--Virginia
-  United States--West Virginia
Notes
-  "Captured by Maj. Gen. Van Dorn at Holly Springs."--note on map.
-  "Map from the Confederate Engineer Bureau in Richmond, Va. General J.F. Gilmer, Chief Engineer[.] Presented to the Virginia Historical Society by his only daughter, Mrs. J.F. Minis, Sav[ana]h, Ga."--note on map.
-  Forms part of the Gilmer Map Collection.
-  Relief shown by hachures.
-  Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image.
-  Gift of Mrs. Louisa Porter (Gilmer) Minis (i.e., Mrs. J. F. Minis), Savannah, Ga., in 1911.
-  Manuscripts o.s.
Medium
1 map : col. on linen ; 66 x 53 cm.
Repository
Virginia Historical Society, P.O. Box 7311, Richmond, VA 23221-0311 USA vau
Digital Id
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.ndlpcoop/gvhs01.vhs00325
Online Format
image
Description
This map was apparently captured by Confederate cavalry under the command of Maj. Gen. Earl Van Dorn during a raid on the Union arsenal at Holly Springs, Miss., in December 1862, and forwarded to the Confederate Engineer's Office in Richmond, Va.

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Chicago citation style:

Nicholson, W. L, Alexander Dallas Bache, Charles G Krebs, Confederate States Of America. Army. Dept. Of Northern Virginia. Chief Engineer'S Office, and U.S. Coast And Geodetic Survey. Map of western Virginia. [Washington, D.C.: U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey, 1862] Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/gvhs01.vhs00325/. (Accessed April 28, 2017.)

APA citation style:

Nicholson, W. L., Bache, A. D., Krebs, C. G., Confederate States Of America. Army. Dept. Of Northern Virginia. Chief Engineer'S Office & U.S. Coast And Geodetic Survey. (1862) Map of western Virginia. [Washington, D.C.: U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey] [Map] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/gvhs01.vhs00325/.

MLA citation style:

Nicholson, W. L, et al. Map of western Virginia. [Washington, D.C.: U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey, 1862] Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <https://www.loc.gov/item/gvhs01.vhs00325/>.