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Gloucester Point Civil War map

Identifier: SC 01846

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  • No requestable containers

Content Description

1862 Civil War map of Gloucester Point, Virginia signed by William H. Powers and Henry Andrew Black.


  • Creation: 1862 January 6

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open to all researchers. Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, such as the Virginia Public Records Act (Code of Virginia. § 42.1-76-91); and the Virginia Freedom of Information Act (Code of Virginia § 2.2-3705.5). Confidential material may include, but is not limited to, educational, medical, and personnel records. If sensitive material is found in this collection, please contact a staff member immediately. The disclosure of personally identifiable information pertaining to a living individual may have legal consequences for which the College of William and Mary assumes no responsibility.

Conditions Governing Use

Before publishing quotations or excerpts from any materials, permission must be obtained from the Curator of Manuscripts and Rare Books, and the holder of the copyright, if not Swem Library.

Biographical / Historical

The map was hand-drawn and colored as well as was signed by William H. Powers and Henry Andrew Black. Both Powers and Black were members of the Piedmont Artillery formed in Beford County, Virginia.


1.14 Linear Feet (One over size folder)




The Gloucester Point Civil War Map is arranged into one series: Series I. Map.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Transferred from Special Collections & University Archives of Washington & Lee University by request of alumnus Paul Black.

Guide to Gloucester Point Civil War map
William & Mary Special Collections Research Center staff
2023 September
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Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Research Center Repository