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MAP #: 361H2

CARTOGRAPHER : HARPER'S WEEKLY [PUBLISHER]

DATE: 1861

SHORT TITLE : MAP OF THE SEAT OF WAR IN VIRGINIA.

REMAINING TITLE & ID : (TYPESET, CENTER BOTTOM MARGIN). "506" (TOP RIGHT MARGIN, BOTTOM OF NUMBER TO THE LEFT). "HARPER'S WEEKLY." (CENTER RIGHT MARGIN, BOTTOM OF LETTERS TO THE LEFT). "[AUGUST 10, 1861." (BOTTOM RIGHT MARGIN, BOTTOM OF LETTERS TO THE LEFT). SCALE OF 10 MILES (LEFT BOTTOM MARGIN, IN SMALL INSET). SYMBOLS FOR U.S. ARMY AND CONFEDERATE TROOPS (RIGHT BOTTOM MARGIN, IN SMALL INSET). HALF OF A DOUBLE PAGE LINE DRAWING OF A BATTLE DATED JULY 21, 1861 IS ON THE REVERSE SIDE. LONGITUDE AND LATITUDE (NOT SHOWN).


DATE OF PUBLICATION : S1861
PLACE OF PUBLICATION : BOSTON [?]
PUBLISHER : HARPER'S WEEKLY
LANGUAGE(S) : EN
SIZE (HEIGHT X WIDTH) : 23.4 X 35.2 CM.
SIZE - OTHER DATA : ? X ? CM. OM
SCALE - (RF) 1: : 500,000
LIB. OF CONGRESS # : -
Md. HALL OF RECORDS # 1 : MSA SC1399-557(1)
HUNTINGFIELD ACQ. # 1 : SW015-DDF
REGION CATEGORY : GENERAL MAP OF INTEREST TO A MD/CHESAPEAKE COLLECTION (3)
SPECIAL CATEGORY(IES) : CIVIL WAR MAP (3)
: VIRGINIA MAP PRIMARILY (13)
# SHEETS TO MAP : 1
MAP ORIENTATION : N IS AT THE TOP OF THE MAP
RELIEF SHOWN ? : YES
HYDROGRAPHIC DATA : NONE.
CARTOUCHE : NONE (1)
BORDER : PLAIN (2)
PRIME MERIDIAN(S) : NONE
SEE ALSO MAP #s : -
BEST INFO SOURCE : NO SOURCE FOUND.
DESCRIPTION : THIS MAP COVERS FROM WASHINGTON, D.C. IN THE NORTH AND EAST TO CHARLOTTESVILLE IN THE SOUTH AND STAUNTON IN THE WEST. IT IS CRUDELY DRAWN, BUT SHOWS THE TERRAIN OF THE AREA AND THE LOCATIONS OF BATTERIES AND ENTRENCHMENTS AROUND BULL RUN, D.C. AND STAFFORD C.H. ROADS, RAILROADS, TOWNS AND CITIES ARE ALSO SHOWN. THE MAP APPEARED ON PAGE 506 OF THE AUGUST 10th, 1861 HARPER'S WEEKLY. IT IS NOT IMPORTANT TO A MARYLAND- CHESAPEAKE COLLECTION, ALTHOUGH A PART OF THE POTOMAC RIVER AND THE MARYLAND LAND FRONTING THAT RIVER ARE SHOWN.

NO REFERENCES TO THIS MAP HAVE BEEN FOUND. DATA IS FROM OBSERVATION OF THE COPY IN THE HUNTINGFIELD COLLECTION.

EDITION & STATE INFO : ONLY A SINGLE STATE OF THIS MAP IS KNOWN TO THE WRITER.

HFC OWNERSHIP DATA : THE HUNTINGFIELD COLLECTION HAS A SLIGHTLY DIRTY COPY OF THIS MAP WITH FULL MARGINS ON ACIDIC PAPER WITH SOME MARGINAL TEARS AND SOME BROWN SPOTS. IT HAS AN ACQ. # OFSW015-DDF AND A MDHR # OF MSA SC1399-557(1).

BIBLIGRAPHICAL REFS. : NO SOURCE FOUND.

December 23, 1991


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