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Colton, J. H. (Joseph Hutchins) (1800-1893) Colton's Plans Of U.S. Harbors Showing The Position & Vicinities Of The Most Important Fortifications On The Sea-Board And In The Interior. From U.S. Surveys and other authentic sources.

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC06157.06 Author/Creator: Colton, J. H. (Joseph Hutchins) (1800-1893) Place Written: New York, New York Type: Map Date: 1861 Pagination: 1 folding map : col. ; 50.5 x 82 cm.

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC06157.06 Author/Creator: Colton, J. H. (Joseph Hutchins) (1800-1893) Place Written: New York, New York Type: Map Date: 1861 Pagination: 1 folding map : col. ; 50.5 x 82 cm.

Summary of Content: Printed and folded twenty one panel Civil War map marked "No. 5." Bound in a booklet listing major administration officials and generals on the inside cover, both Union and Confederate. Shows the Mississippi River from New Orleans to Cairo, Missouri. Also shows twenty one major inland and coastal harbors, mostly in the south (including New York, New Orleans, Washington D.C., Richmond, Cairo, Mobile, Key West, and others). Hand colored.

People: Colton, Joseph Hutchins, 1800-1893

Historical Era: Civil War and Reconstruction, 1861-1877

Subjects: Civil WarMilitary HistoryUnion ForcesSurveyingNavyUnion GeneralConfederate General or Leader

Sub Era: The American Civil War

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