Maps A complete map of Richmond and its fortifications within a circle of 12 miles showing the numerous forts, batteries and the range of their fire, and the various obstacles that impede the approach of the Federal army, also, the principal towns & plantations, in the immediate vicinity of Richmond, together with several of the battle fields of 1862.

Format Maps
Contributors William H. Forbes & Company
Dates 1863
Location Richmond
United States
Virginia
Language English
Subjects Civil War
History
Maps
Richmond
Richmond (Va.)
United States
Virginia
Title
A complete map of Richmond and its fortifications within a circle of 12 miles showing the numerous forts, batteries and the range of their fire, and the various obstacles that impede the approach of the Federal army, also, the principal towns & plantations, in the immediate vicinity of Richmond, together with several of the battle fields of 1862.
Contributor Names
William H. Forbes & Company
Created / Published
Boston, W. H. Forbes & Co., [1863]
Subject Headings
-  Richmond (Va.)--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Maps
-  United States--Virginia--Richmond
Notes
-  Scale ca. 1:54,000.
-  LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 628
-  "As a guide to note the approach of the Federal army, this map is invaluable, as the plan of its fortifications is taken from a correct drawing of a Southern engineer, who recently escaped to Europe."
-  Description derived from published bibliography.
-  Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
Medium
1 map, 60 x 45 cm.
Call Number
G3884.R5S5 1863 .W5
Repository
Library of Congress Geography and Map Division Washington, D.C. 20540-4650 dcu
Digital Id
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.gmd/g3884r.cw0628000
Library of Congress Catalog Number
99439218
Other Formats
MARCXML Record
MODS Record
Dublin Core Record
Catalog Record
http://lccn.loc.gov/99439218

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