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Maps Map of Stafford County, Va.

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Title
Map of Stafford County, Va.
Contributor Names
Confederate States of America. Army. Dept. of Northern Virginia. Chief Engineer's Office.
Blackford, B. L. (Benjamin Lewis), 1835-1908.
Campbell, Albert H. (Albert Henry), 1826-1899.
Created / Published
[S.l.] : Chief Engineer's Office, D.N.V., 1863.
Subject Headings
-  Gilmer, Jeremy Francis,--1818-1883--Map collection
-  Stafford County (Va.)--Maps
-  Stafford County (Va.)--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Maps
-  United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Destruction and pillage
-  United States--Virginia--Stafford County
Notes
-  "Commenced July 19[,] 1863[.] Last field work done Aug. 14[,] 1863."--handwritten note on map.
-  "It is impossible to designate definitely the exact character of the roads in this county, especially in the lower part. Some public roads seem to be altogether disused, and almost [effaced], and many farm & private roads have become thoroughfares. This is especially the case along the River -- The county is entirely stripped of enclosures, and cut up with innumerable camp paths. The Roads are generally well [beaten?], but [even?] much washed, and many small crossings were destroyed by the July rains. [Signed] B. Lewis Blackford, Asst. Engr."--handwritten 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."--handwritten note on map.
-  "Office copy."--notation on map.
-  Forms part of the Gilmer Map Collection.
-  Relief shown by hachures.
-  Shows towns, waterways, roads, geographic features and land owners.
-  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 ; 94 x 99 cm. on 2 sheets.
Repository
Virginia Historical Society, P.O. Box 7311, Richmond, VA 23221-0311 USA vau
Digital Id
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.ndlpcoop/gvhs01.vhs00377
Online Format
image

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Confederate States Of America. Army. Dept. Of Northern Virginia. Chief Engineer'S Office, B. L Blackford, and Albert H Campbell. Map of Stafford County, Va. [S.l.: Chief Engineer's Office, D.N.V, 1863] Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/gvhs01.vhs00377/. (Accessed August 29, 2016.)

APA citation style:

Confederate States Of America. Army. Dept. Of Northern Virginia. Chief Engineer'S Office, Blackford, B. L. & Campbell, A. H. (1863) Map of Stafford County, Va. [S.l.: Chief Engineer's Office, D.N.V] [Map] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/gvhs01.vhs00377/.

MLA citation style:

Confederate States Of America. Army. Dept. Of Northern Virginia. Chief Engineer'S Office, B. L Blackford, and Albert H Campbell. Map of Stafford County, Va. [S.l.: Chief Engineer's Office, D.N.V, 1863] Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <https://www.loc.gov/item/gvhs01.vhs00377/>.