Map Showing the Location of Battle Fields of Virginia

Description

Hand-drawn color map of the state of Virginia which shows the location of Civil War battlefields (1861-1865), Chesapeake & Ohio Railroad lines, distinguishing between those which are pre-war and post-war, other railroads during the war, plank roads, turnpikes, other roads and light houses. Bodies of water and geographic features are noted, with relief shown by hachures.

Physical Description

1 map : col., mounted on paper ; 53 x 63 cm., on sheet 53 x 63 cm.

Creation Information

Chesapeake and Ohio Railway Company. 1891.

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This map is part of the collection entitled: General Collection and was provided by UNT Libraries Rare Book and Texana Collections to Digital Library, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 212 times , with 4 in the last month . More information about this map can be viewed below.

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Description

Hand-drawn color map of the state of Virginia which shows the location of Civil War battlefields (1861-1865), Chesapeake & Ohio Railroad lines, distinguishing between those which are pre-war and post-war, other railroads during the war, plank roads, turnpikes, other roads and light houses. Bodies of water and geographic features are noted, with relief shown by hachures.

Physical Description

1 map : col., mounted on paper ; 53 x 63 cm., on sheet 53 x 63 cm.

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Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

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  • 1891

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  • Dec. 1, 2010, 1:24 p.m.

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  • Dec. 3, 2010, 7:08 p.m.

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Chesapeake and Ohio Railway Company. Map Showing the Location of Battle Fields of Virginia, map, 1891; Chicago, Illinois. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc29449/: accessed October 23, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Rare Book and Texana Collections.