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Map Colton's Virginia.

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  • Colton's Virginia.


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

Created / Published

  • New York : J.H. Colton, 1861, c1855.


  • -  Virginia.--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Maps.--Maps
  • -  West Virginia.--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Maps.--Maps
  • -  United States--Virginia
  • -  United States--West Virginia


  • -  "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1855 by J.H. Colton & Co. in the Clerks Office of the District Court for the Southern District of New York."
  • -  Accompanied by cover: Colton's map of Virginia / J.H. Colton.
  • -  Insets: Richmond, Henrico County, Manchester and Spring Hill, Chesterfield Co. -- Norfolk, Portsmouth and Gosport.
  • -  Prime meridians: Greenwich, Washington.
  • -  Relief shown by hachures and form lines.
  • -  This item is in the Map Collection of the Library of Virginia; please contact the Library's Archives Research Services department for more information.
  • -  Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
  • -  C. 1, Newhall (Oct. 1952), price unknown, Map Cataloging Team; c. 2 and c. 3, photocopies; LVA.
  • -  C. 1, map accession no. 1880 (1922); c. 2, no. 2951 (1969) (negative photostat, on sheet 41 x 46 cm.); c. 3, no. 2058 (1965) (negative photostat, on sheet 36 x 45 cm.).
  • -  Civil War Map Proj. no.: lva00086.
  • -  Digital image available: 14.5 x 17.5 in.
  • -  Previously filed as: 755 1861.
  • -  Restored May 27, 1952; conservation: Etherington Conservation Center, July 2002.


  • 1 map : col., mounted on paper ; 35 x 43 cm.


  • Library of Virginia Richmond, VA 23219-8000 USA vau For copies contact: Archives Research Services.

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Chicago citation style:

Colton, J. H. Colton's Virginia. New York: J.H. Colton, 1861, 1861. Map.

APA citation style:

Colton, J. H. (1861) Colton's Virginia. New York: J.H. Colton, 1861. [Map] Retrieved from the Library of Congress,

MLA citation style:

Colton, J. H. Colton's Virginia. New York: J.H. Colton, 1861, 1861. Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <>.