Map of the environs of Petersburg from the Appomattox River to the Weldon rail road showing the positions of the enternched lines occupied by the forces of the United States during the siege

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Title
Map of the environs of Petersburg from the Appomattox River to the Weldon rail road showing the positions of the enternched lines occupied by the forces of the United States during the siege
Names
United States. Army of the Potomac. Engineer Department (Creator)
Collection

Maps of North America

Countries

United States (except New York)

States

Virginia

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1863 (Questionable)
Place: Washington, D.C.?
Publisher: Army of the Potomac, Engineer Department
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 17-5473
Topics
Fortification -- Virginia -- Petersburg Region
Petersburg (Va.) -- History -- Siege, 1864-1865
Petersburg (Va.)
Petersburg Region (Va.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865
Virginia -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865
Genres
Maps
Notes
Statement of responsibility: Head Quarters Army of the Potomac, Engineer Department.
Funding: Mapping the Nation (NEH grant, 2015-2018)
Physical Description
Extent: 1 map : hand colored, photocopy ; 64 x 89 cm
Sun print
Description
In addition to fortifications, the map shows roads, railroads, and houses and names of some residents. Oriented with north toward right. Includes notes.
Type of Resource
Cartographic
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 1001810567
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20646511
Folder number: US250.2.01
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): bbfaba20-6bdd-0135-8385-00215f211eac
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

  • 1863: Issued
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

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Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Map of the environs of Petersburg from the Appomattox River to the Weldon rail road showing the positions of the enternched lines occupied by the forces of the United States during the siege " The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1863. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/c684f630-6bdd-0135-6b29-6de9ec527a31

Chicago/Turabian Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Map of the environs of Petersburg from the Appomattox River to the Weldon rail road showing the positions of the enternched lines occupied by the forces of the United States during the siege " New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 16, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/c684f630-6bdd-0135-6b29-6de9ec527a31

APA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1863). Map of the environs of Petersburg from the Appomattox River to the Weldon rail road showing the positions of the enternched lines occupied by the forces of the United States during the siege Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/c684f630-6bdd-0135-6b29-6de9ec527a31

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Map of the environs of Petersburg from the Appomattox River to the Weldon rail road showing the positions of the enternched lines occupied by the forces of the United States during the siege