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Military Map ... of the country adjacent to Harper's Ferry Va. Weyss, John E. 1863

Military Map ... of the country adjacent to Harper's Ferry Va. / Weyss, John E. / 1863
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Full Title: Military Map showing the topographical features of the country adjacent to Harper's Ferry Va. including Maryland, Loudoun, and Bolivar Heights, and portions of South and Short Mountains, with the positions of the Defensive Works, also the Junction of the Potomac & Shenandoah Rivers, and their passage through the Blue Ridge. Surveyed from August 3d to Sept. 30th 1863 Under The Direction Of Capt. N. Michler, Corps of Engrs U.S. Army By Major John E. Weyss, Principal Assistant, Engineer Department, Army Of The Potomac ...

Author: Weyss, John E.

Date: 1863

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Full David Rumsey Map Collection Catalog Record:

Author: Weyss, John E.

Date: 1863

Short Title: Military Map ... of the country adjacent to Harper's Ferry Va.

Publisher: Washington: Engr. Dept U.S. Army

Type: Separate Map

Object Height cm: 63

Object Width cm: 74

Scale 1: 15,840

Note: Striking map of Harper's Ferry, illustrated in Stephenson. Weyss went on to make a second Harper's Ferry map that appeared (with fourteen other maps by Weyss) in 1867 in the Military Maps to Illustrate the Operations of the Armies of the Potomac and James. Stephenson lists the ms original as 699. Map is without color. Plate 42:1 in "Atlas to Accompany..."

Reference: Stephenson 700. Cowell Collection.

State / Province: West Virginia

City: Harpers Ferry (W. Va.)

Event: U.S. Civil War

Subject: Military

Full Title: Military Map showing the topographical features of the country adjacent to Harper's Ferry Va. including Maryland, Loudoun, and Bolivar Heights, and portions of South and Short Mountains, with the positions of the Defensive Works, also the Junction of the Potomac & Shenandoah Rivers, and their passage through the Blue Ridge. Surveyed from August 3d to Sept. 30th 1863 Under The Direction Of Capt. N. Michler, Corps of Engrs U.S. Army By Major John E. Weyss, Principal Assistant, Engineer Department, Army Of The Potomac ...

List No: 3874.000

Series No: 1

Published In: Military Map showing the topographical features of the country adjacent to Harper's Ferry Va. including Maryland, Loudoun, and Bolivar Heights, and portions of South and Short Mountains, with the positions of the Defensive Works, also the Junction of the Potomac & Shenandoah Rivers, and their passage through the Blue Ridge. Surveyed from August 3d to Sept. 30th 1863 Under The Direction Of Capt. N. Michler, Corps of Engrs U.S. Army By Major John E. Weyss, Principal Assistant, Engineer Department, Army Of The Potomac ...

Publication Author: Weyss, John E.

Publication Date: 1863

Publication Reference: Stephenson 700. Cowell Collection.

Publication Note: See note field above.

Publication List No: 3874.000

Publication Type: Separate Map

Publication Maps: 1

Publication Height cm: 63

Publication Width cm: 74

Image No: 3874000

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