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Title
Map no. 12, Port Hudson and vicinity
Additional title: Department of the Gulf, map no. 12, Port Hudson and vicinity
Names
Banks, Nathaniel Prentiss, 1816-1894 (Author)
Houston, D. C. (David Crawford), 1835-1893 (Engineer)
Oltmanns, J. G., 1829-1870 (Surveyor)
United States. Army. Department of the Gulf (1862-1865) (Publisher)
D'Avignon, Francis, 1813- (Draftsman)
Collection

Maps of North America

Countries

United States (except New York)

Daniel Butterfield Collection of Civil War Maps

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1863
Place: New Orleans, La.?
Publisher: Department of the Gulf
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 15-425
Topics
Port Hudson (La.)
Port Hudson (La.) -- History -- Siege, 1863
Louisiana -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865
Louisiana -- Port Hudson (La.)
United States
Genres
Maps
Notes
Statement of responsibility: Prepared by order of Maj. Gen. N.P. Banks ; Major D.C. Houston, chief engineer, Sept. 1863 , surveyed by J.G. Oltmanns, asst. c.s. [and 5 others] ; delineated by F. D'Avignon [and 1 other].
Statement of responsibility: Photographed by Jacobs, Brown & Ogilvie
Content: Shows positions of Union and Confederate batteries in red and blue; indicates number and type of guns.
Content: Includes index to Union batteries, with names of commanders.
Content: Fortifications numbered with roman numerals may be keyed to fortifications shown in profile and numbered with roman numerals on Profiles of enemy's works, Port Hudson.
Content: Scale approximately 1:15,750 (W 91°24ʹ00ʺ--W 91°18ʹ10ʺ/N 30°47ʹ30ʺ--N 30°41ʹ20ʺ)
Acquisition: Gift; Mrs. Daniel Butterfield; 1903-1904
Funding: Mapping the Nation (NEH grant, 2015-2018)
Physical Description
Extent: 1 map : photocopy ; 44 x 31 cm
Relief shown by hachures.
Type of Resource
Cartographic
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 908960073
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20621246
Other local Identifier: General Daniel Butterfield Collection. 25
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 01641cf0-dd4f-0132-6fac-58d385a7b928
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1816: Creator Born
  • 1863: Issued
  • 1894: Creator Died
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

MLA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Map no. 12, Port Hudson and vicinity" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1863. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/2d0d0420-dfb7-0132-42c9-58d385a7b928

Chicago/Turabian Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Map no. 12, Port Hudson and vicinity" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed February 24, 2020. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/2d0d0420-dfb7-0132-42c9-58d385a7b928

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Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1863). Map no. 12, Port Hudson and vicinity Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/2d0d0420-dfb7-0132-42c9-58d385a7b928

Wikipedia Citation

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Map no. 12, Port Hudson and vicinity