About this Item
- Map showing the distribution of the slave population of the southern states of the United States. Compiled from the census of 1860
- Contributor Names
- Hergesheimer, E. (Edwin)
- Created / Published
- Washington Henry S. Graham 1861.
- Subject Headings
- - Slavery--Southern States--Maps
- - Southern States--Maps
- - United States--Southern States
- - Scale ca. 1:3,000,000.
- - LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 13.2
- - "Entered according to Act of Congress, A.D. 1861 by Henry S. Graham."
- - "Sold for the benefit of the sick and wounded soldiers of the U.S. Army."
- - "Census Office, Department of the Interior, Washington, Sept. 9th, 1861. After a careful examination of the above very interesting map I am prepared to state that it not only furnishes the evidences of great care in its execution, but can be relied on as corresponding with the official returns of the 8th Census. [Signed in facsimile] Jos. C. G. Kennedy, Superintendent."
- - Map indicates by gray patterns, the percentage of slaves in each county. "It should be observed, that several counties appear comparatively light. This arises from the preponderance of whites and free blacks in the large towns in those counties. . . The figures in each county represent the percentage of slaves. . ."
- - "Scale of shade" printed in lower right corner.
- - Includes population table based on census of 1860.
- - Description derived from published bibliography.
- - Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
- 1 map 69 x 86 cm.
- Call Number/Physical Location
- G3861.E9 1860 .H4
- Library of Congress Geography and Map Division Washington, D.C. 20540-4650 dcu
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- Library of Congress Control Number
- Online Format
- LCCN Permalink
- Additional Metadata Formats
- MARCXML Record
- MODS Record
- Dublin Core Record
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Hergesheimer, E. Map showing the distribution of the slave population of the southern states of the United StatesCompiled from the census of 1860. Washington Henry S. Graham, 1861. Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/ody0314/. (Accessed January 24, 2017.)
APA citation style:
Hergesheimer, E. (1861) Map showing the distribution of the slave population of the southern states of the United StatesCompiled from the census of 1860. Washington Henry S. Graham. [Map] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/ody0314/.
MLA citation style:
Hergesheimer, E. Map showing the distribution of the slave population of the southern states of the United StatesCompiled from the census of 1860. Washington Henry S. Graham, 1861. Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <https://www.loc.gov/item/ody0314/>.