NYU Spatial Data Repository

Appomattox Campaign, Virginia, 1865 (Image 1 of 4) (Raster Image)

Description:
This layer is a georeferenced raster image of the historic paper manuscript map entitled: Map Showing the Operation of the Army of the Potomac under Command of Maj. Gen. George G. Meade, from March 29 to April 9th, 1865 by James C. Duane, 1865. Scale approximately 1:150,000. This layer is image 1 of 4 total images of the four sheet source map representing the eastern portion of the map.The image inside the map neatline is georeferenced to the surface of the earth and fit to the Virginia South State Plane NAD 1983 (Fipszone 4502) coordinate system. All map collar and inset information is also available as part of the raster image, including any inset maps, profiles, statistical tables, directories, text, illustrations, index maps, legends, or other information associated with the principal map. This map shows features such as drainage, cities and other human settlements, roads, railroads, and more. Includes also the routes taken by the various parts of the Army of the Potomac taken to Appomattox where general Robert E. Lee surrendered, after the Battle of the Appomattox Courthouse, to General Grant. This map was drawn, in pencil and ink on paper, by J.C. Duane who served as Major of Engineers on the staff of General G.G. Meade.This layer is part of a selection of digitally scanned and georeferenced historic maps from the Harvard Map Collection. These maps typically portray both natural and manmade features. The selection represents a range of originators, ground condition dates, scales, and map purposes.
Place(s):
Virginia
Subject(s):
Maps, Manuscript maps, Human settlements, Cities and towns, Villages, Bodies of water, and Infrastructure (Economics)
Format(s):
GeoTIFF
Year(s):
1865
Held by:
Harvard
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