Map Showing the Location of Battle Fields of Virginia Metadata

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  • Main Title Map Showing the Location of Battle Fields of Virginia


  • Compiler: Chesapeake and Ohio Railway Company.
    Creator Type: Organization
    Creator Info: "Compiled from official war records and maps for the Chesapeake & Ohio Railway Co., 1891."


  • Engraver: Poole Brothers.
    Contributor Type: Organization
    Contributor Info: "[Poole] Bros., Engr's, Chicago."


  • Name: Chesapeake and Ohio Railway Company
    Place of Publication: Chicago, Illinois


  • Creation: 1891


  • English


  • Content 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.


  • Library of Congress Subject Headings: Virginia -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Maps.
  • Other: Printed maps -- 19th century -- United States -- Specimens.
  • Keyword: Virginia railroads
  • Keyword: geography
  • Keyword: maps

Primary Source

  • Item is a Primary Source


  • Place Name: United States - Virginia
  • Coverage Date: 1891


  • Name: General Collection
    Code: UNTGC


  • Name: UNT Libraries Rare Book and Texana Collections
    Code: UNTRB

Resource Type

  • Map


  • Image


  • OCLC: 51719915
  • Call Number: G3881.S5 1891 .C54 1892
  • UNT Catalog No.: b2893887
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc29449


  • Digital Preservation: creationAppName: Adobe Photoshop creationAppVersion: 7 creationHardware: BetterLight Super8K
  • Display Note: Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.