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NOAA Photo Library Image - cgs04999

Albert Boschke's map of the District of Columbia. Boschke produced this map while moonlighting. He was cartographer with the C&GS. This map was considered so accurate and the placement of buildings and other cultural objects so precise, that the Army confiscated the map and the accompanying copper plates at the beginning of the Civil.

Image ID: cgs04999, NOAA's Historic Coast & Geodetic Survey (C&GS) Collection
Location: Washington, D. C.
Photo Date: 1861
Photographer: Dr. John Cloud, Historian, NOAA Central Library
Credit: Library of Congress Geography and Map Division

Category: Coast and Geodetic Survey/Civil War/

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