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Title
Map of n. eastern Virginia and vicinity of Washington
Names
United States. Army. Corps of Topographical Engineers (Publisher)
McDowell, Irvin, 1818-1885 (Creator)
Macomb, J. N. (John N.), 1810 or 1811-1889 (Creator)
Young, J. J. (Draftsman)
Hesselbach, W. (Draftsman)
Schedler, J. (Joseph) (Engraver)
United States. Army of the Potomac (Creator)
Collection

Maps of North America

Countries

United States (except New York)

States

Virginia

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1862 (Questionable)
Place: Washington, D.C.?
Publisher: Topographical Engineers Office
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 17-5422
Topics
American Civil War (1861-1865)
Fortification -- Virginia
Fortification -- Washington (D.C.)
Fortification -- Washington Metropolitan Area
Fortification
Virginia -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865
Washington (D.C.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865
Washington Metropolitan Area -- History -- 19th century
Virginia
Washington (D.C.)
Washington Metropolitan Area
Genres
Maps
Topographic maps
Notes
Statement of responsibility: 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.
Statement of responsibility: "Drawn by J.J. Young [and] W. Hesselbach."
Statement of responsibility: "Engr. on stone by J. Schedler, No. 120 Pearl St., N.Y."
Funding: Mapping the Nation (NEH grant, 2015-2018)
Physical Description
Extent: 1 map on 4 sheets ; each 65 x 73 or smaller
Description
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."
Type of Resource
Cartographic
Identifiers
Library of Congress Control Number: 91685689
RLIN/OCLC: 228720179
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20646460
Folder number: US244.2.01
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 4c633610-5143-0135-39d1-39a1fe16f3ad
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1862: Issued
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Map of n. eastern Virginia and vicinity of Washington " The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1862. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/65bba9f0-5143-0135-cc59-15923b2969b1

Chicago/Turabian Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Map of n. eastern Virginia and vicinity of Washington " New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 23, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/65bba9f0-5143-0135-cc59-15923b2969b1

APA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1862). Map of n. eastern Virginia and vicinity of Washington Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/65bba9f0-5143-0135-cc59-15923b2969b1

Wikipedia Citation

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Map of n. eastern Virginia and vicinity of Washington