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MAP #: 362H5

CARTOGRAPHER : HARPER'S WEEKLY [PUBLISHERS]

DATE: 1862

SHORT TITLE : MAP OF THE COUNTRY SURROUNDING RICHMOND, VIRGINIA.

REMAINING TITLE & ID : SHOWING THE RAILROADS, PRINCIPAL ROADS, WATER-COURSES, ETC. (TYPESET, CENTER BOTTOM MARGIN). "534" (TOP RIGHT MARGIN, WITH THE BOTTOM OF THE LETTERS ORIENTED TO THE LEFT). "HARPER'S WEEKLY." (CENTER RIGHT MARGIN, WITH THE BOTTOM OF THE LETTERS ORIENTED TO THE LEFT). "[AUGUST 23, 1862." (BOTTOM RIGHT MARGIN, WITH THE BOTTOM OF THE LETTERS ORIENTED TO THE LEFT). SCALE OF 20 MILES (BOTTOM RIGHT MARGIN, WITH SCALE AND LETTERS ORIENTED TO THE LEFT). SCALE OF 20 MILES (BOTTOM LEFT SIDE, WITH SCALE AND LETTERS ORIENTED TO THE LEFT). ON THE REVERSE SIDE ARE TWO SKETCHES OF THE AREA NEAR HARRISON'S LANDING. THE TOP ONE IS ENTITLED "HERON CREEK, NEAR HARRISON'S LANDING, ON WHICH THE RIGHT WING OF THE ARMY RESTS." THE LARGER BOTTOM SKETCH IS ENTITLED "KIMMIDGE'S CREEK, LEFT DEFENSE OF THE CAMP AT HARRISON'S LANDING.- SKETCHED BY MR. A.R. WAUD." LONGITUDE AND LATITUDE (NOT SHOWN).


DATE OF PUBLICATION : S1862
PLACE OF PUBLICATION : BOSTON [?]
PUBLISHER : HARPER'S WEEKLY
LANGUAGE(S) : EN
SIZE (HEIGHT X WIDTH) : 23.4 X 35.0 CM.
SIZE - OTHER DATA : ? X ? CM. OM
SCALE - (RF) 1: : 610,000
LIB. OF CONGRESS # : -
Md. HALL OF RECORDS # 1 : MSA SC1399-556(1)
HUNTINGFIELD ACQ. # 1 : SW015-DDF
REGION CATEGORY : THIS MAP IS NOT IMPORTANT TO A MD/CHESAPEAKE COLLECTION (9)
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 : NONE FOUND.
DESCRIPTION : THIS MAP COVERS FROM WARRENTON, VIRGINIA IN THE NORTH TO PETERSBURG IN THE SOUTH AND FROM LEONARDTOWN, MARYLAND IN THE EAST TO STAUNTON IN THE WEST. IT IS CRUDELY DRAWN, BUT SHOWS THE TERRAIN OF THE AREA, CITIES, TOWNS, ROADS, RAILROADS AND COUNTY LINES. THE MAP APPEARED ON PAGE 534 OF THE AUGUST 23RD 1862 HARPER'S WEEKLY. IT IS NOT IMPORTANT TO A MARYLAND-CHESAPEAKE COLLECTION.

NO REFERENCES TO THIS MAP HAVE BEEN FOUND.

EDITION & STATE INFO : WRITER KNOWS OF ONLY THIS SINGLE ISSUE DESCRIBED HEREIN. IT IS NOT LISTED IN STEPHENSON.

HFC OWNERSHIP DATA : THE HUNTINGFIELD COLLECTION HAS A SLIGHTLY BROWNED COPY OF THIS MAP WITH FULL MARGINS ON ACIDIC PAPER WITH SOME MARGINAL TEARS AND SOME BROWN SPOTS. IT HAS AN ACQ. # OF SW015-DDF AND A MDHR # OF MSA SC1399-556(1).

BIBLIGRAPHICAL REFS. : NONE FOUND.

December 29, 1991


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