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Map of Western Virginia

compiled from the best authorities, and printed at the Coast Survey Office, A. D. Bache, Supdt. 1862. ; Compiled by W. L. Nicholson ; Lith. by Chas. G. Krebs
Format
Map; Government Document; Online
Description
1 map : col. ; 58 x 50 cm.
Cartographic Info
Scale [ca. 1:887,040].
Published
[Washington, D.C.] : Coast Survey Office , 1862.
Language
English
Notes
  • Relief shown by hachures.
  • General map of western Virginia and what is now West Virginia, extending from Wheeling to Cumberland Gap and west to the Ohio River; shows roads, railroads, cities and towns, and rivers.
  • This is one of three issues published in 1862. In this issue, "Civ. Engr." does not appear after Nicholson's name and place names Greenville and Nolechucky R. do appear in the portion of the map that extends below the border at lower left.
Local Notes
SPECIAL COLLECTIONS: Imperfect: attribution to Chas. G. Krebs at lower left corner is partly obliterated. Linen-backed.
Cited in
LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 465.5
Technical Details
  • Access in Virgo Classic
  • Staff View

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G3880 1862 .N53