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Sketch exhibiting the position of Yorktown with the approaches: from reconnoissance [sic] and survey between the 5th and 18th of April, 1862

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Title
Sketch exhibiting the position of Yorktown with the approaches: from reconnoissance [sic] and survey between the 5th and 18th of April, 1862
Names
Humphreys, A. A. (Andrew Atkinson), 1810-1883 (Cartographer)
United States. Army. Corps of Topographical Engineers (Publisher)
Collection

Maps of North America

Countries

United States (except New York)

The Daniel Butterfield Collection of Civil War Maps

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1862
Place: Washington, D.C.
Publisher: Corps of Topographical Engineers
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 15-454
Topics
Yorktown (Va.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865
Virginia -- Maps -- Civil War, 1861-1865
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865
Genres
Maps
Notes
Statement of responsibility: A.A. Humphreys, chief of Top'l Engineers.
Content: Shows roads, rivers, homes, resident names and location of fortifications.
Statement of responsibility: "By command of Maj. Genl. Geo. B. McClellan. U.S.A. Commanding the Army of the Potomac."
Content: Scale approximately 1:60,000 (W 76°33ʹ00ʺ--W 76°27ʹ34ʺ/N 37°15ʹ15ʺ--N 37°11ʹ54ʺ)
Acquisition: Gift; Mrs. Daniel Butterfield; 1903-1904
Funding: Mapping the Nation (NEH grant, 2015-2018)
Physical Description
Extent: 1 map : hand colored ; 34 x 37 cm, sheet 37 x 40 cm
Type of Resource
Cartographic
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 37033041
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20629350
Other local Identifier: General Daniel Butterfield Collection 54
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 0605c320-e78b-0132-7806-58d385a7bbd0
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

  • 1810: Creator Born
  • 1862: Issued
  • 1883: Creator Died
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2022: Found by you!
  • 2023

MLA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Sketch exhibiting the position of Yorktown with the approaches" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1862. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/8789ac70-f81b-0132-db20-58d385a7bbd0

Chicago/Turabian Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Sketch exhibiting the position of Yorktown with the approaches" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 6, 2022. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/8789ac70-f81b-0132-db20-58d385a7bbd0

APA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1862). Sketch exhibiting the position of Yorktown with the approaches Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/8789ac70-f81b-0132-db20-58d385a7bbd0

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Sketch exhibiting the position of Yorktown with the approaches