Map [Map of King William County, Va.]

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Title
[Map of King William County, Va.]
Contributor Names
Confederate States of America. Army. Dept. of Northern Virginia. Chief Engineer's Office.
Blackford, B. L. (Benjamin Lewis), 1835-1908.
Created / Published
[S.l. : Chief Engineer's Office, D.N.V.], 1865.
Subject Headings
-  Gilmer, Jeremy Francis,--1818-1883--Map collection
-  King William County (Va.)--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Maps
-  United States--Virginia--King William County
Notes
-  "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."--Hanwritten note on map.
-  "This county contains 310 square miles. The lines of the rivers as far as practicable were run by the instrument and the houses on the opposite sides were established by intersecting sights. Wooded land is noted by green tints; open land by burnt ochre. Public roads are shown by double red lines. Neighborhood and farm roads by single lines, paths by dotted lines."--handwritten 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 ; 53 x 74 cm.
Repository
Virginia Historical Society, P.O. Box 7311, Richmond, VA 23221-0311 USA vau
Digital Id
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.ndlpcoop/gvhs01.vhs00351
Online Format
image
Description
"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."--Hanwritten note on map. "This county contains 310 square miles. The lines of the rivers as far as practicable were run by the instrument and the houses on the opposite sides were established by intersecting sights. Wooded land is noted by green tints; open land by burnt ochre. Public roads are shown by double red lines. Neighborhood and farm roads by single lines, paths by dotted lines."--handwritten 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.

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Confederate States Of America. Army. Dept. Of Northern Virginia. Chief Engineer'S Office, and B. L Blackford. [Map of King William County, Va]. [S.l.: Chief Engineer's Office, D.N.V, 1865] Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/gvhs01.vhs00351/. (Accessed June 29, 2017.)

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Confederate States Of America. Army. Dept. Of Northern Virginia. Chief Engineer'S Office & Blackford, B. L. (1865) [Map of King William County, Va]. [S.l.: Chief Engineer's Office, D.N.V] [Map] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/gvhs01.vhs00351/.

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Confederate States Of America. Army. Dept. Of Northern Virginia. Chief Engineer'S Office, and B. L Blackford. [Map of King William County, Va]. [S.l.: Chief Engineer's Office, D.N.V, 1865] Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <https://www.loc.gov/item/gvhs01.vhs00351/>.