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Map of n. eastern Virginia and vicinity of Washington

Title
Map of n. eastern Virginia and vicinity of Washington / compiled in Topographical Engineers Office at Division Head Quarters of General Irvin Mc Dowell, Arlington, January 1th [sic] 1862, from published and manuscript maps corrected by recent surveys and reconnaissances ; engraved on stone by J. Schedler ... N.Y.
Author
United States. Army. Corps of Topographical Engineers, creator, publisher.
Publication
[Washington, D.C.?] : [Topographical Engineers Office], [1862]

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CartographicSupervised use Map Div. (Virginia, Northeast & vicinity) (United States Engineer Bureau. "Surveys for military defences")Schwarzman Building - Map Division Room 117
CartographicUse in library Map Div. 17-5413Schwarzman Building - Map Division Desk Room 117

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Additional Authors
  • McDowell, Irvin, 1818-1885.
  • Schedler, J. (Joseph)
  • Gansevoort-Lansing Collection.
Description
1 map on 4 sheets : dissected and mounted on linen; 166 x 125 cm, sheets 84 x 63 cm or smaller.
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Topographic maps.
  • History.
  • Maps.
Note
  • Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings.
  • Shows forts and batteries in the District of Columbia and immediate vicinity.
  • At head of title: Surveys for military defences.
  • Includes "Data used in compilation," table of "Elevations above tide water," and "Geological profile of Loudoun County."
Indexed In (note)
  • Library of Congress. Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 467
  • New York Public Library. Dictionary catalog of the Map Division
Additional Formats (note)
  • Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
Contents
N.W. -- N.E. -- S.W. -- S.E.
Call Number
Map Div. 17-5413
LCCN
91685687
OCLC
24735766
Author
United States. Army. Corps of Topographical Engineers, creator, publisher.
Title
Map of n. eastern Virginia and vicinity of Washington / compiled in Topographical Engineers Office at Division Head Quarters of General Irvin Mc Dowell, Arlington, January 1th [sic] 1862, from published and manuscript maps corrected by recent surveys and reconnaissances ; engraved on stone by J. Schedler ... N.Y.
Publisher
[Washington, D.C.?] : [Topographical Engineers Office], [1862]
Cartographic Data
Scale 1:63,360. One inch to the mile (W 78°25ʹ--W 76°56ʹ/N 39°20ʹ--N 38°20ʹ).
Type of Content
cartographic image
Type of Medium
unmediated
Type of Carrier
sheet
Indexed In:
Library of Congress. Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 467
Additional Formats
Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
Indexed In:
New York Public Library. Dictionary catalog of the Map Division, v. 10, page 444, column 1, no. 1
Local Note
NYPL Map Div. has 2 copies of this map; copy 1 is mounted on muslin, folded, 22 cm; copy 2 [Map Div. 17-5413]: includes manuscript notations, Gansevoort-Lansing Collection, also lacks western half and southeastern portion of map.
Military Service Institute.
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Chronological Term
1861-1865
Place of Publication
United States District of Columbia Washington.
Added Author
McDowell, Irvin, 1818-1885.
Schedler, J. (Joseph)
Gansevoort-Lansing Collection.
Research Call Number
Map Div. 17-5413
Map Div. (Virginia, Northeast & vicinity) (United States Engineer Bureau. "Surveys for military defences")
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