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Map exhibiting the approaches to the city of Richmond prepared for Maj. Gen. Geo. B. McClellan, U.S.A.

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Title
Map exhibiting the approaches to the city of Richmond prepared for Maj. Gen. Geo. B. McClellan, U.S.A.
Names
Babcock, John C., b. 1836 (Cartographer)
United States. Army of the Potomac. Office of Surveys and Maps (Publisher)
Collection

Maps of North America

Countries

United States (except New York)

Daniel Butterfield Collection of Civil War Maps

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1862
Place: Washington, D.C.
Publisher: Office of Surveys and Maps, Army of the Potomac
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 15-444
Topics
United States. Army of the Potomac. Office of Surveys and Maps
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865
Richmond (Va.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865
Genres
Maps
Notes
Content: Scale approximately 1:75,000 (W 77°40ʹ35ʺ--W 76°55ʹ49ʺ/N 37°13ʹ44ʺ--N 37°44ʹ07ʺ)
Content: Shows roads, rivers, railroads houses and names of residents.
Statement of responsibility: "Compiled from "Map of Henrico Co." and map of the "Position of Richmond, Va." with additional information and reconnoissance [sic] by E.J. Allen, S.S.U.S., assisted by Jno. C. Babcock."
Statement of responsibility: "Jno. C. Babcock, Del'r. ; J.F. Gibson, Photographer:"
Statement of responsibility: "Head Quarters, Army of the Potomac, May 31st, 1862."
Acquisition: Gift; Mrs. Daniel Butterfield; 1903-1904
Funding: Mapping the Nation (NEH grant, 2015-2018)
Physical Description
Extent: 1 map : photocopy ; 40 x 47 cm, on sheet 42 x 49 cm
Sun print
Type of Resource
Cartographic
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 57173995
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20621835
Other local Identifier: General Daniel Butterfield Collection. 44
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): d473cc90-dfbb-0132-ea9d-58d385a7bbd0
Rights Statement
The New York Public Library believes that this item is in the public domain under the laws of the United States, but did not make a determination as to its copyright status under the copyright laws of other countries. This item may not be in the public domain under the laws of other countries. Though not required, if you want to credit us as the source, please use the following statement, "From The New York Public Library," and provide a link back to the item on our Digital Collections site. Doing so helps us track how our collection is used and helps justify freely releasing even more content in the future.

Item timeline of events

  • 1862: Issued
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

MLA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Map exhibiting the approaches to the city of Richmond prepared for Maj. Gen. Geo. B. McClellan, U.S.A." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1862. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/bf543970-e2c1-0132-dd71-58d385a7b928

Chicago/Turabian Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Map exhibiting the approaches to the city of Richmond prepared for Maj. Gen. Geo. B. McClellan, U.S.A." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed February 18, 2020. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/bf543970-e2c1-0132-dd71-58d385a7b928

APA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1862). Map exhibiting the approaches to the city of Richmond prepared for Maj. Gen. Geo. B. McClellan, U.S.A. Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/bf543970-e2c1-0132-dd71-58d385a7b928

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Map exhibiting the approaches to the city of Richmond prepared for Maj. Gen. Geo. B. McClellan, U.S.A.