Map of the Environs of Washington

Dublin Core

Title

Map of the Environs of Washington

Subject

Washington (D.C.)--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Maps
- Washington Metropolitan Area--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Maps
- Washington (D.C.)--Maps, Manuscript
- Washington Metropolitan Area--Maps, Manuscript
- Fortification--Washington (D.C.)--Maps
- Fortification--Washington Metropolitan Area--Maps
- Real property--Washington (D.C.)--Maps
- Real property--Washington Metropolitan Area--Maps
- Manuscript maps
- United States--District of Columbia--Washington
- United States--District of Columbia--Washington Metropolitan Area

Description

Shows buildings, rural property lines, householders' names, and vegetation.
- Relief shown by contours and hachures. Depths shown by contours and soundings.
- India ink, col. ink, and col. wash.
- Northern section is printed map with ms. annotation. Remainder is completely ms.
- Originally drawn on 4 sheets, assembled to 1 sheet, and sectioned to 6 parts.
- On verso on label affixed to cloth backing: No. 187. L.
- LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 676
- Stephenson. Cartography of northern Virginia, pl. 56-58
- Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
- Vault
- DCP

Creator

US Coast Survey

Source

Barnard, J. G, A Boschke, and United States Coast Survey. Map of the environs of Washington: compiled from Boschkes' map of the District of Columbia and from surveys of the U.S. Coast Survey showing the line of the defences of Washington as constructed during the war from to 1865 inclusive. [?, 1865] Map. https://www.loc.gov/item/88690673/.

Publisher

Library of Congress

Date

1865

Rights

The maps in the Map Collections materials were either published prior to 1922, produced by the United States government, or both (see catalogue records that accompany each map for information regarding date of publication and source). The Library of Congress is providing access to these materials for educational and research purposes and is not aware of any U.S. copyright protection (see Title 17 of the United States Code) or any other restrictions in the Map Collection materials.

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Credit Line: Library of Congress, Geography and Map Division.

Format

1 map : col., ms., cloth backing ; 131 x 144 cm.

Language

English

Identifier

Map of the environs of Washington : compiled from Boschkes' map of the District of Columbia and from surveys of the U.S. Coast Survey showing the line of the defences of Washington as constructed during the war from 1861 to 1865 inclusive

Coverage

Washington DC region
Date Added
September 18, 2021
Collection
Maps
Item Type
Still Image
Citation
US Coast Survey, “Map of the Environs of Washington,” Mapping the Civil War in Arlington, accessed January 24, 2022, http://mtcwia.com/items/show/236.