Colton's New Railroad & County Map of the United States, the Canadas, &c.

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Colton's New Railroad & County Map of the United States, the Canadas, &c.. J. H. Colton. Date of original: 1862. Civil War Map Project.

J. H. [Joseph Hutchins] Colton.
 
Date of original: 1862

Dimensions: 8.56" x 10.14" (25% original), 13.70" x 16.22" (40% original), 17.13" x 20.28" (50% original), 20.55" x 24.33" (60% original), 25.69" x 30.41" (75% original), 30.83" x 36.50" (90% original), 34.25" x 40.55" (original). [Custom sizing also available.  Please contact us for more information.]

Scale: c. 1:3,041,280

Subject: Civil War, 1861-1865 - Railroads - 1864

Notes: "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1861 by J.H. Colton." "Explanations" (i.e., legend) is pasted over the bottom margin. Map is colored to show "free, or non-slaveholding states" (pink), "border slave states" (yellow), and "seceded or confederate states" (green). Insets: Colton's map of the United States showing the proposed railroad routes to the Pacific Ocean -- Southern part of Florida. Description derived from published bibliography. Originally digitized by the Library of Virginia for the Library of Congress American Memory Project.
 
Civil War Map Project - This collection features nearly 200 Civil War cartographic items from the Library's vast map collection originally digitized as part of a cooperative project between the Library, the Library of Congress, and the Virginia Historical Society.

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