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Index map for sheets : extract of Military map of n.e. Virginia showing forts and roads

United States. War Department. Engineer Bureau
Format
Online; Map
Description
1 map : b&w ; 32 x 26 cm.
Variant title
Alternate title, right margin:
Defenses of Washington.
Plate 1
Related title
Defenses of Washington,
Plate 28.
Mathematical info
Scale not given.
Published
[Washington : Govt. Print. Off., 1871]
Notes
Relief shown by hachures.
Issued in J.G. Barnard's A report on the defenses of Washington to the Chief of Engineers, U.S. Army, 1871.
Sections 2-12 are identified on the map.
Washington, D.C. central to map, with Alexandria to south.
Local Notes
SPECIAL COLLECTIONS: "1 mile to .9 inch. 1865" penciled on map, with latitude and longitude figures added in pencil. With this is housed an otherwise untitled map centering around Richmond, Defenses of Washington Plate 28. Penciled scale "1/2 inch to one mile." Both maps are linen-backed.
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