Map War telegram marking map.

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Title
War telegram marking map.
Contributor Names
Louis Prang and Company.
Created / Published
Boston, L. Prang & Co., c1862.
Subject Headings
-  Middle Atlantic States--Maps
-  United States--Middle Atlantic States
Notes
-  Scale ca. 1:490,000.
-  LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 465.75
-  Base map depicting eastern Virignia printed in brown ink.
-  "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1862 by L. Prang & Co."
-  "Explanations. The extraordinary large scale on which this map is drawn has been adopted to make it just what we designed it to be, namely 1st. The most distinct map ever published of the whole Virginia territory, where the decisive battles for the Union will be fought. 2nd. A marking map, that is a map to mark the change of positions of the Union forces in red pencil and the rebel forces in blue, on the receipt of every telegram from the seat of war . . ."
-  In this issue, Hixford, Virginia, south of Petersburg, has been changed to Hicksford.
-  Description derived from published bibliography.
-  Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
Medium
1 map, 88 x 57 cm.
Call Number/Physical Location
G3790 1862 .L61
Repository
Library of Congress Geography and Map Division Washington, D.C. 20540-4650 dcu
Digital Id
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.gmd/g3790.cw0465750
Library of Congress Control Number
2006626030
Online Format
image
Description
Scale ca. 1:490,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 465.75 Base map depicting eastern Virignia printed in brown ink. "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1862 by L. Prang & Co." "Explanations. The extraordinary large scale on which this map is drawn has been adopted to make it just what we designed it to be, namely 1st. The most distinct map ever published of the whole Virginia territory, where the decisive battles for the Union will be fought. 2nd. A marking map, that is a map to mark the change of positions of the Union forces in red pencil and the rebel forces in blue, on the receipt of every telegram from the seat of war . . ." In this issue, Hixford, Virginia, south of Petersburg, has been changed to Hicksford. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
LCCN Permalink
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Louis Prang And Company. War Telegram Marking Map. Boston, L. Prang & Co, 1862. Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2006626030/. (Accessed August 22, 2017.)

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