Lloyd's Official Map of the State of Virginia

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Hand-colored map of the state of Virginia in 1861, used by General Scott to plan campaigns during the Civil War. Counties are labeled and geographic features are noted, with relief shown by hachures. It includes advertisements, tables of population, steamboat routes, and altitudes, and notes on mapping and geology in text blocks around the outside of the map.

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1 map : hand col. ; 77 x 120 cm.

Creation Information

Lloyd, James T. 1861.

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Hand-colored map of the state of Virginia in 1861, used by General Scott to plan campaigns during the Civil War. Counties are labeled and geographic features are noted, with relief shown by hachures. It includes advertisements, tables of population, steamboat routes, and altitudes, and notes on mapping and geology in text blocks around the outside of the map.

Physical Description

1 map : hand col. ; 77 x 120 cm.

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Prime meridian: Washington.

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"From actual surveys by order of the Executive, 1828 & 1859, Corrected and Revised by J.T. Lloyd to 1861."

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  • 1861

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  • Dec. 3, 2010, 6:55 p.m.

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Lloyd, James T. Lloyd's Official Map of the State of Virginia, map, 1861; New York. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc29448/: accessed May 28, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Rare Book and Texana Collections.