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Positions of the Rebel Forces, Batteries, Intrenchments and Encampments in Virginia-the Fortifications for the Protection of Richmond, Map

Cartographers during the U.S. Civil War invented new techniques and mapped the country—both Union and Confederate territories—more accurately than ever before in the nation’s history. The reasons for this improvement in mapping were complex, and the maps created ranged from typical battlefield cartography to demographic and thematic maps that were used for both policy and propaganda purposes.

Source: Re-Imagining the U.S. Civil War: Reconnaissance, Surveying and Cartography, Conference on Civil War Mapping, May 20, 2011

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Title: [Seat of War in Virginia]. Positions of the Rebel Forces, Batteries, Intrenchments and Encampments in Virginia-the Fortifications for the Protection of Richmond, Map

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Published in the Philadelphia Inquirer  June 22, 1861, page 1

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