War telegram marking map


War telegram marking map

Item Information

Title:
War telegram marking map
Creator:
L. Prang & Co
Date:
[ca. 1862]
Format:
Maps/Atlases
Location:
Boston Public Library
Norman B. Leventhal Map Center
Collection (local):
Norman B. Leventhal Map Center Collection
Subjects:
Middle Atlantic States--History--19th century--Maps
Places:
Middle Atlantic (area)
Publisher:
Boston : L. Prang & Co.
Notes:
Relief shown by hachures.
Base map depicting eastern Virignia printed in brown ink.
"Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1862 by L. Prang & Co."
"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."
Description derived from published bibliography.
Extent:
1 map ; 88 x 57 cm.
Scale:
Scale ca. 1:490,000.
Language:
English
Identifier:
06_01_006572
Call #:
G3791.S5 1862 .L67
Barcode:
39999059026649
LCCN:
99466788
Terms of Use:
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