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Charting the Chesapeake from a Civil War Map

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Fri, 07 Aug 2015 13:00:14 +0000
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<p>Familiar with its waters, I was delighted when an early chart of the Chesapeake Bay, entitled Map of part of Virginia, Maryland, and Delaware of 1861, appeared in my cataloging queue. But then who doesn’t like looking at old maps? Getting absorbed in what is fanciful, long-gone or merely changed, and finding remnants of the <a href="http://blog.library.si.edu/2015/08/charting-the-chesapeake-from-a-civil-war-map/#more-'" class="more-link">more &#187;</a></p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="http://blog.library.si.edu/2015/08/charting-the-chesapeake-from-a-civil-war-map/">Charting the Chesapeake from a Civil War Map</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="http://blog.library.si.edu">Smithsonian Libraries Unbound</a>.</p>
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