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Eastern portion of the military department of North Carolina

Title
Eastern portion of the military department of North Carolina / compiled from the best and latest authorities in the Engineer Bureau, War Department, May 1862.
Author
United States. War Department, creator, engraver, publisher.
Publication
[Washington, D.C.] : War Dept., [1862]

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CartographicSupervised use Map Div. 17-5019Schwarzman Building - Map Division Room 117

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Description
1 map; 104 x 72 cm, on sheet 110 x 79 cm
Alternative Title
Mapping the Nation (NEH grant, 2015-2018). US185.1.04
Subjects
Genre/Form
Maps.
Note
  • Indicates coastal fortifications, roads, railroads, drainage, canals, swamps, and towns.
  • "Engraved in the Engineer Bureau, War Dept."
  • Includes "Table of soundings and tides as given in the U.S.C.S. Reports of 1855 & 1857," profile of "Rebel works for the defense of the new inlet entrance to Cape Fear River" and inset map "Entrances to Cape Fear River, North Carolina."
  • This issue differs from others: the Corps of Engineer's insignia printed to the left of the map title is framed by a single line with flourishes, an eagle is on a perch looking to the left, and a banner below the insignia is labeled "Essayons."
Indexed In (note)
  • New York Public Library. Dictionary catalog of the Map Division
Call Number
Map Div. 17-5019
OCLC
720673131
Author
United States. War Department, creator, engraver, publisher.
Title
Eastern portion of the military department of North Carolina / compiled from the best and latest authorities in the Engineer Bureau, War Department, May 1862.
Publisher
[Washington, D.C.] : War Dept., [1862]
Cartographic Data
Scale 1:350,000 (W 78°14ʹ--W 74°58ʹ/N 37°06ʹ--N 33°36ʹ).
Type of Content
cartographic image
Type of Medium
unmediated
Type of Carrier
sheet
Indexed In:
New York Public Library. Dictionary catalog of the Map Division, v. 7, page 276, column 1, no. 5
Source
US185.1.04
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Place of Publication
United States District of Columbia Washington.
Research Call Number
Map Div. 17-5019
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