Map of the battle ground of Greenbrier River


Map of the battle ground of Greenbrier River

Item Information

Title:
Map of the battle ground of Greenbrier River
Description:
During the Civil War, daily newspapers used maps to inform their readers about the changing fortunes of an ensuing battle. Representing a Confederate viewpoint, this battle map features the strategic placement of troops, geographic topography, the position of enemy Yankee artillery, principal buildings, roads, and drainage.
Creator:
McRae, A. T.
Name on Item:
drawn and published by A. T. McRae ; engraved by J. Baumgarten.
Date:
[1861?]
Format:
Maps/Atlases
Location:
Boston Public Library
Norman B. Leventhal Map Center
Collection (local):
Norman B. Leventhal Map Center Collection
Subjects:
Greenbrier River, Battle of, W. Va., 1861--Maps
Greenbrier River (W. Va.)--Maps
Places:
West VirginiaGreenbrier
Publisher:
Richmond, Va : A.T. McRae
Notes:
Exhibited: "Crossing Boundaries: Art // Maps" organized by the Norman B. Leventhal Map & Education Center at the Boston Public Library, 2018-2019.
Confederate imprint.
Gary, Printer, Pearl Street, Richmond, Va.
Sketch map showing Confederate camps and batteries, position of "Yankee artillery," "Gen. Jacksons quars.," "posn. of Genrl. and staff" during engagement, drawings of principal buildings, roads, and drainage.
Description derived from published bibliography.
Extent:
1 map ; 27 x 42 cm.
Scale:
Scale ca. 1:11,200.
Language:
English
Identifier:
06_01_006530
Call #:
G3892.G75S5 1861 .M37
Barcode:
39999059026375
LCCN:
99446353
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