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Sketch exhibiting the approaches to Richmond from Pamunkey River : from reconnoissances made between May 18th & June 14th, 1862 : by command of Maj. Gen. Geo. B. McClellan, U.S.A., commanding the Army of the Potomac ; A.A. Humphreys, Brig. Gen. and Chief of Topographical Engineers

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Sketch exhibiting the approaches to Richmond from Pamunkey River : from reconnoissances made between May 18th & June 14th, 1862 : by command of Maj. Gen. Geo. B. McClellan, U.S.A., commanding the Army of the Potomac ; A.A. Humphreys, Brig. Gen. and Chief of Topographical Engineers
Names
Abbot, Henry L. (Compiler)
McClellan, George B. (George Brinton), 1826-1885 (Creator)
Humphreys, A. A. (Andrew Atkinson), 1810-1883 (Creator)
United States. Army of the Potomac (Publisher)
Collection

Maps of North America

Countries

United States (except New York)

States

Virginia

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1862 (Inferred)
Place: Washington, D.C?
Publisher: Topographical Engineers, Army of the Potomac
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 17-5486
Topics
American Civil War (1861-1865)
Richmond Region (Va.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865
Pamunkey River (Va.)
Virginia -- Richmond Region
Richmond (Va.)
Genres
Maps
Notes
Statement of responsibility: Map compiled by Lieut. H.L. Abbot, top. engineers.
Content: Relief shown by hachures.
Date: "Photographed June 14, 1862."
Source note: Description derived from published bibliography.
Funding: Mapping the Nation (NEH grant, 2015-2018)
Physical Description
Extent: 1 map : photocopy ; 56 x 68 cm
Sun print
Type of Resource
Cartographic
Identifiers
Library of Congress Control Number: 2006629754
RLIN/OCLC: 84670984
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20646524
Folder number: US251.1.03
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 1d5ac5e0-6ef7-0135-3e97-758ec13efd8b
Rights Statement
The New York Public Library believes that this item is in the public domain under the laws of the United States, but did not make a determination as to its copyright status under the copyright laws of other countries. This item may not be in the public domain under the laws of other countries. Though not required, if you want to credit us as the source, please use the following statement, "From The New York Public Library," and provide a link back to the item on our Digital Collections site. Doing so helps us track how our collection is used and helps justify freely releasing even more content in the future.

Item timeline of events

  • 1862: Issued
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

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Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1862). Sketch exhibiting the approaches to Richmond from Pamunkey River Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/4915f4d0-6ef7-0135-a8a3-0b1ec772c9b0

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Sketch exhibiting the approaches to Richmond from Pamunkey River