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Virginia, West Virginia, Maryland, Delaware, and District of Columbia, 1861 (Raster Image)

Description
This layer is a georeferenced raster image of the historic paper map entitled: Military portraits ; Map of the seat of war ; Uniforms, arms, &c. It was published by H.H. Lloyd &c Co. in 1861. Scale [ca. 1:382,300]. Covers primarily Virginia and West Virginia with parts of Maryland, Delaware, and Kentucky.The image inside the map neatline is georeferenced to the surface of the earth and fit to the USA Contiguous Lambert Conformal Conic projected coordinate system. All map collar and inset information is also available as part of the raster image, including any inset maps, profiles, statistical tables, directories, text, illustrations, index maps, legends, or other information associated with the principal map. This map shows features such as roads, railroads, drainage, state boundaries, cities, fortifications, shoreline features, and more. Relief shown by hachures. Includes also inset "Virginia Panhandle." Portraits include: Lieut.-General Scott, Major-General McClellan, Major-General Butler ... et al. flanked by images of the uniforms used by various units of the Union army.This layer is part of a selection of digitally scanned and georeferenced historic maps from the Harvard Map Collection. These maps typically portray both natural and manmade features. The selection represents a range of originators, ground condition dates, scales, and map purposes.
Publisher
Harvard Map Collection, Harvard Library
Place(s)
Virginia, West Virginia, Maryland, Delaware, and District of Columbia
Subject(s)
Maps, Human settlements, Cities and towns, Villages, Landforms, Bodies of water, Infrastructure (Economics), Transportation, American Civil War (1861-1865), Fortification, imageryBaseMapsEarthCover, and intelligenceMilitary
Year
1861-01-01T01:01:01Z
Held by
Harvard
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