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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 McDowell, Arlington, January 1th [sic] 1862, corrected from recent surveys and reconnaissances under direction of the Bureau of Topographical Engineers, August 1st, 1862.
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. 17-5422Schwarzman Building - Map Division Room 117

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Additional Authors
  • McDowell, Irvin, 1818-1885.
  • Macomb, J. N. (John N.), 1810 or 1811-1889.
  • Young, J. J.
  • Hesselbach, W.
  • Schedler, J. (Joseph)
  • United States. Army of the Potomac.
  • United States. Army. Corps of Topographical Engineers. Surveys for military defences.
Description
1 map on 4 sheets; each 65 x 73 or smaller.
Alternative Title
Mapping the Nation (NEH grant, 2015-2018). US244.2.01
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Topographic maps.
  • History.
  • Maps.
Note
  • Shows forts and batteries in the District of Columbia and immediate vicinity. Also shows "Battle field at Bull Run fought July 21st 1861."
  • Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings.
  • At head of title: Surveys for military defences.
  • "Additions & corrections for Rappahannock and Rapid Ann Rivers and their vicinity ..." added to data used in compilation.
  • Includes "Data used in compilation," table of "Elevations above tide water," and "Geological profile of Loudoun County."
  • "Drawn by J.J. Young [and] W. Hesselbach."
  • "Engr. on stone by J. Schedler, No. 120 Pearl St., N.Y."
Indexed In (note)
  • Phillips
  • Stephenson
  • U.S. Nat'l Arch. Civil War maps
  • New York Public Library. Dictionary catalog of the Map Division
Call Number
Map Div. 17-5422
LCCN
91685689
OCLC
228720179
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 McDowell, Arlington, January 1th [sic] 1862, corrected from recent surveys and reconnaissances under direction of the Bureau of Topographical Engineers, August 1st, 1862.
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:
Phillips, p. 989 (var.)
Stephenson, 470 (2 sh.)
U.S. Nat'l Arch. Civil War maps, L218
New York Public Library. Dictionary catalog of the Map Division, v. 10, pa0ge 444, column 1, no. 5
Local Note
NYPL Map Div. copy imperfect: small pieces of map lacking along the edges.
Source
US244.2.01
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Chronological Term
1800-1899
Place of Publication
United States District of Columbia Washington.
Added Author
McDowell, Irvin, 1818-1885.
Macomb, J. N. (John N.), 1810 or 1811-1889.
Young, J. J., draftsman.
Hesselbach, W., draftsman.
Schedler, J. (Joseph), engraver.
United States. Army of the Potomac.
United States. Army. Corps of Topographical Engineers. Surveys for military defences.
Research Call Number
Map Div. 17-5422
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