Map Colton's new railroad & county map of the United States, the Canadas &c.

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Title
Colton's new railroad & county map of the United States, the Canadas &c.
Contributor Names
Colton, J. H. (Joseph Hutchins), 1800-1893.
Created / Published
New York : J.H. Colton, 1862.
Subject Headings
-  Railroads.--United States--Maps.--Maps
-  United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Maps
-  United States
Notes
-  "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1861 by J.H. Colton."
-  "Explanations" (i.e., legend) is pasted over the bottom margin. Map is colored to show "free, or non-slaveholding states" (pink), "border slave states" (yellow), and "seceded or confederate states" (green).
-  Description derived from published bibliography.
-  Insets: Colton's map of the United States showing the proposed railroad routes to the Pacific Ocean -- Southern part of Florida.
-  This item is in the Map Collection of the Library of Virginia; please contact the Library's Archives Research Services department for more information.
-  LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 25.7
-  Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
-  March 1962, C.R. Sanders, df; Oct. 2003, Map Cataloging Team.
-  Civil War project no.: lva00162.
-  Conservation: restored May 1965; Etherington Conservation Center, Oct. 2003.
-  Digital image available: 40 x 30 in.
-  Map accession no. 1983 (1964).
-  Previously filed as: 730 .R15 1862.
Medium
1 map : col., mounted on paper ; 79 x 93 cm. on sheet 87 x 103 cm.
Call Number/Physical Location
G3700 1862 .C64
Repository
Library of Virginia Richmond, VA 23219-8000 USA vau For copies contact: Archives Research Services.
Digital Id
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.ndlpcoop/glva01.lva00162
Online Format
image
Description
"Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1861 by J.H. Colton." "Explanations" (i.e., legend) is pasted over the bottom margin. Map is colored to show "free, or non-slaveholding states" (pink), "border slave states" (yellow), and "seceded or confederate states" (green). Description derived from published bibliography. Insets: Colton's map of the United States showing the proposed railroad routes to the Pacific Ocean -- Southern part of Florida. This item is in the Map Collection of the Library of Virginia; please contact the Library's Archives Research Services department for more information. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 25.7 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. March 1962, C.R. Sanders, df; Oct. 2003, Map Cataloging Team. Civil War project no.: lva00162. Conservation: restored May 1965; Etherington Conservation Center, Oct. 2003. Digital image available: 40 x 30 in. Map accession no. 1983 (1964). Previously filed as: 730 .R15 1862.
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Colton, J. H. Colton's new railroad & county map of the United States, the Canadas &c. New York: J.H. Colton, 1862. Map. https://www.loc.gov/item/lva0000162/.

APA citation style:

Colton, J. H. (1862) Colton's new railroad & county map of the United States, the Canadas &c. New York: J.H. Colton. [Map] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/lva0000162/.

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Colton, J. H. Colton's new railroad & county map of the United States, the Canadas &c. New York: J.H. Colton, 1862. Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/lva0000162/>.