Map of n. eastern Virginia and vicinity of Washington
NamesUnited 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)
Maps of North America
United States (except New York)
Dates / OriginDate Issued: 1862 (Questionable)Place: Washington, D.C.?Publisher: Topographical Engineers Office
Library locationsLionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map DivisionShelf locator: Map Div. 17-5422
TopicsAmerican Civil War (1861-1865)Fortification -- VirginiaFortification -- Washington (D.C.)Fortification -- Washington Metropolitan AreaFortificationVirginia -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865Washington (D.C.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865Washington Metropolitan Area -- History -- 19th centuryVirginiaWashington (D.C.)Washington Metropolitan Area
NotesStatement 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 DescriptionExtent: 1 map on 4 sheets ; each 65 x 73 or smaller
DescriptionShows 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 ResourceCartographic
IdentifiersLibrary of Congress Control Number: 91685689RLIN/OCLC: 228720179NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20646460Folder number: US244.2.01Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 4c633610-5143-0135-39d1-39a1fe16f3ad
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