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Petersburg Region, Virginia, ca. 1866 (Raster Image)

This layer is a georeferenced raster image of the historic untitled paper map: [Map of Petersburg, VA and vicinity]. It was created ca. 1866. Scale [ca. 1:67,000].The image inside the map neatline is georeferenced to the surface of the earth and fit to the Virginia South State Plane NAD 1983 coordinate system (Fipszone 4502). 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 drainage, cities and other human settlements, roads, railroads, fortifications, and more. 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.
Harvard Map Collection, Harvard Library
Virginia and Petersburg
Maps, Manuscript maps, Human settlements, Cities and towns, Villages, Infrastructure (Economics), Transportation, American Civil War (1861-1865), Fortification, and imageryBaseMapsEarthCover
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