Craven County Digital History Exhibit

Allis. Map of New Berne, N.C., and Defenses, 1864 (1891-1895) 

Accession Number TP.1987.040.001

Title

Map: “Map of New Berne, N. C. and Defenses…”

 

Maker

Artist/ cartographer: Solon M. Allis

Engraver: Unknown

Printer/ publisher: Government Printing Office

 

Material

Wove paper, colored ink

 

Origin

Washington, D. C.

 

Date:

1891-1895

 

Dimensions:

Cut to neat lines and mounted on mat board.

Image: 9 1/8” X 6 ¼”

 

Description:

Colored lithograph: Map of NEW BERNE, N. C. and DEFENSES. Copied from Cleveland Rockwell’s U.S. Coast Survey Chart of New Berne and Approaches, with additions under the direction of Lieut. Wm  R. King, U. S. Engirs by Solon M. Allis, 27th Mass., July 1864. [top right]  | Accompanying report of Lieut. Peter S. Michie, Corps of Engineers, U. S. Army, Series 1, Vol. XL, Part 1. Page 679.” [lower left, inside neat line]  | Approved B  G Weitzel Brig Genl + Chief Engr  [lower right, inside neat line]

 

Source:

Gift

 

Relation:

Inset cut from larger plate CXXXI, Atlas to Accompany the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies, Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1891-1895.

 

Comments:

 

 

Language:

En

 

Rights:

Permission to use the photograph must be obtained in writing from Tryon Palace Historic Sites & Gardens, New Bern, North Carolina. It must be accompanied by the caption” From the collection of Tryon Palace Historic Sites & Gardens, New Bern, North Carolina; North Carolina Department of Cultural Resources, Division of Archive and History.”

Map Image:

 


Images scanned by Dean Knight
Text prepared by Nancy Richards and Victor T. Jones, Jr.

Last edited: November 20, 2014

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