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Preliminary Chart of James River, Virginia From Richmond to City Point, Including the Appomattox River From Petersburg to the Junction

from a trigonometrical survey under the direction of A.D. Bache, Superintendent of the Survey of the Coast of the United States ; triangulation by J. Farley and W.P. Trowbridge Lieut. U.S. Engs. Assists. ; topography by J. Seib & S.A. Wainwright Sub-Assts. ; hydrography by the party under the command of Lieut. R. Wainwright, U.S.N. Assist
Map; Government Document; Online
[Washington, D.C.] : U.S. Coast Survey, 1855.
Variant Title
James River, Virginia from Richmond to City Point, including the Appomattox River from Petersburg to the Junction
Cartographic Info
Scale 1:40,000 (W 77⁰28ʹ--W 77⁰12ʹ/N 37⁰32ʹ--N 37⁰12ʹ).
1 map ; 69 x 74 cm. on sheet 77 x 88 cm.
  • Shows parts of Richmond and Petersburg, Virginia.
  • Depths shown by shading and soundings.
  • Relief shown by hachures.
  • "Red'd. drng. by W.T. Martin ; Engd. by W. Langran & App. F.W. Benner"-Lower margin.
  • Oriented with north to right.
  • Includes description of bars in the James River and Appomattox River, and notes on soundings and tides.
Local Notes
SPECIAL COLLECTIONS: Number "402" handwritten at upper right corner. Generally soiled; linen backed.
Cited in
Swem, E.G. Maps Relating to Virginia, no. 851.
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  • Access in Virgo Classic
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G3882 .J3 P5 1855 .U5