War telegram marking map
- L. Prang & Co, creator
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- L. Prang & Co.
- 1 map ; 85 x 56 cm.
Computer network resources.
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Middle Atlantic States--Maps
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Maps
- Relief shown by hachures.
Base map depicting eastern Virginia printed in black ink.
"Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1862 by L. Prang & Co. in the Clerks Office of the District Court of Massachusetts."
"Explanations. The extraordinary large scale on which this map is drawn has been adopted to make it just what we designed it to be, namely 1st. The most distinct map ever published of the whole Virginia territory, where the decisive battles for the Union will be fought. 2nd. A marking map, that is a map to mark the change of positions of the Union forces in red pencil and the rebel forces in blue, on the receipt of every telegram from the seat of war..."
Available also as a digital image through the Harvard University Web site.
Electronic reproduction. Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard College Library Digital Imaging Group, 2003. Harvard Map Collection digital maps. Civil War.
Electronic reproduction. Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard Geospatial Library, 2007 Georeferenced image for use in a GIS.
- Harvard Map Collection digital maps
- Harvard Map Collection, Harvard University
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