The position of Yorktown with the approaches: from the reconnaissances and surveys made by command of Maj. Genl. Geo. B. McClellan, commanding the Army of the Potomac

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Title
The position of Yorktown with the approaches: from the reconnaissances and surveys made by command of Maj. Genl. Geo. B. McClellan, commanding the Army of the Potomac
Names
Humphreys, A. A. (Andrew Atkinson), 1810-1883 (Cartographer)
United States. Army of the Potomac. Office of Surveys and Maps (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: Office of Surveys and Maps, Army of the Pototmac
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 15-452
Topics
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865
Virginia -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865
Yorktown (Va.) -- History
Genres
Maps
Notes
Statement of responsibility: "Prepared under the direction of Maj. A.A. Humphreys, Com'dg. Topl. Eng'rs."
Content: Scale approximately 1:20,000 (W 76°31ʹ07ʺ--W 76°29ʹ44ʺ/N 37°14ʹ21ʺ--N 37°13ʹ17ʺ)
Content: Shows rivers, roads, woodlands, buildings and the names of reisdents.
Date: "Camp Winfield Scott, April 21st 1862."
Acquisition: Gift; Mrs. Daniel Butterfield; 1903-1904
Funding: Mapping the Nation (NEH grant, 2015-2018)
Physical Description
Extent: 1 map ; 42 x 53 cm
Sun print
Type of Resource
Cartographic
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 909133017
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20621843
Other local Identifier: General Daniel Butterfield Collection 52 and 52b
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 09c25890-dfc8-0132-2f7a-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

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Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "The position of Yorktown with the approaches" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1862. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/e2298f50-dfc8-0132-9356-58d385a7bbd0

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Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "The position of Yorktown with the approaches" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed November 27, 2022. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/e2298f50-dfc8-0132-9356-58d385a7bbd0

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Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1862). The position of Yorktown with the approaches Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/e2298f50-dfc8-0132-9356-58d385a7bbd0

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The position of Yorktown with the approaches