• [Map of northern Virginia and part of Maryland].

    Relief shown by shading. Shows area south of Frederick, Maryland to Colchester, Virginia and west of Baltimore, Maryland to Harpers Ferry, West Virginia, including fortifications at Munson Hill. Note on verso obscured by mounting: From Capt. James W. Abert, U.S. Army Topog. Engrs. LC copy annotated in ink: Capt. James W. Abert, Capt. U.S. Army Topog. Engrs. Title, date, and scale from Stephenson's Civil ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Map of the state of Virginia : containing the counties, principal towns, railroads, rivers, canals & all other internal improvements.

    "Copyright secured by W. & J. March 1862." Accompanied by cover: New map of Virginia. Richmond : West & Johnston, 1864 ; 18 x 12 cm. Inset: View of Capitol Square, Richmond, Va.; includes list of railroads. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by isolines. This item is in the Map Collection of the Library of Virginia; please contact the Library's Archives Research Services ...

    • Contributor: West & Johnston
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Plan of the Battle of Fair Oaks or Seven Pines, Va. Fought 31st May 1862.

    Shows the distribution of troops during battle, with majority of McClellan's forces northeast of the Chickahominy River and the Confederates under Joseph E. Johnston attacking the two Union corps on the south side of the river. Map indicates locations of 9 Mile Road and Old Williamsburg Road, the Richmond and York River Railroad, and Confederate defenses, chiefly felled trees. Edwin V. Sumner's route of ...

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Sketch of the entrenched lines in the immediate front of Petersburg, Virginia /

    Cover title: Map of the battlefields around Petersburg, Virginia. This item is in the Map Collection of the Library of Virginia; please contact the Library's Archives Research Services department for more information. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. Aug. 1991, gift, unknown.

    • Contributor: Michler, N.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 189?
  • Postwar Mapping -- Civil War Maps

    At the conclusion of the Civil War, the U.S. War Department published numerous detailed battlefield maps and atlases to document significant military engagements such as those at Antietam, Manassas, Gettysburg, and Atlanta, to name a few. The premier cartographic work of the postwar years, however, is the U.S. War Department's Atlas to Accompany the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies (LC Civil ...

  • Plan of the Battle of Carnifex Ferry, West Virginia.

    Carnifex Ferry is located on the Gauley River east of the town of Gauley Bridge. Floyd's Confederate forces are positioned with their backs to the Gauley River, and the Union is shown attacking chiefly in the center and on the left.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Map of the field of operations of Gregg's (Union) & Stuart's (Confederate) cavalry at the battle of Gettysburg, July 3, 1863

    Scale 1:12,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 327 The maps are entitled "No. 4a. 6-8 P.M., July 2," "No. 10. 4-11 A.M., July 3," "No. 11. 11 A.M.-2 P.M., July 3" and "No. 12. 2-5 P.M., July 3." Detailed topographic map with spot elevations and contours "given for every change of four feet in elevation . . . Every object is represented, as ...

    • Contributor: Bachelder, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Plan of the battle of Fredericksburg. Fought 13th Decr. 1862.

    Map shows Gen. R. E. Lee's strong position on the heights overlooking Fredericksburg, Va. While he could not prevent the Union forces from crossing the Rappahannock River on December 13 and taking the town, they were unable, despite repeated suicidal assaults, to take the hills on which the Confederate forces were entrenched. After several days astride the river, the Union forces withdrew the night ...

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Gulf coast of the United States, Key West to Rio Grande.

    Scale 1:1,200,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 47.62-CW 47.64 Eastern part [Key West to the Mississipi River.]--Western Part [Mississippi River to Rio Grande] From its Report of the Superintendent of the Coast Survey, showing the progress of the survey during the year 1863 (Washington, Government Printing Office, 1864). Map 22-23. "No. 22" is in the upper left corner of Eastern part and "No. ...

    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Contours of Union forts on south side of Potomac, 1862 [map].

    This map shows the names and configurations of Union fortifications on the Virginia side of the Potomac River in 1862, and in some cases lists the name of the regiment that built the structure.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Lloyd's new map of the United States, the Canadas and New Brunswick, from the latest surveys, showing every railroad & station finished to June 1863, and the Atlantic and Gulf coasts from ...

    Map of eastern United States, showing roads, railroads, distances by rail, towns, state and county names, and boundaries. Areas shaded pink represent the "rebellious states" and the green areas represent "all the southern territory that we hold from the South, after four years' war up to October 4, 1864." -- LC Civil War maps.

    • Contributor: Lloyd, James T.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Post route map of the states of Virginia and West Virginia : showing post offices with the intermediate distances on mail routes in operation on the 1st of March, 1906 /

    Annotated by Capt. Raleigh Travers Daniel, Office of the Secretary of Military Records of the Commonwealth of Virginia between 1909 and 1910. Prepared to accompany a manuscript guidebook to Virginia Civil War battlefields. Maps originally in Series III. Miscellaneous Records. Guide to Battlefields of Virginia and West Virginia, accession 27684. Includes indexes of counties and explanation of mail service, railroads, mail routes, mail messenger, ...

    • Contributor: United States. Post Office Dept
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1906
  • Map of the battlefield of Antietam with the locations of monuments erected by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

    Scale 1:18,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 245.45 "Reduced by permission of the Antietam Commission, Brig. Gen. E. A. Carman, Commissioner, from their map of the battlefield that was surveyed and drawn by the engineers of the Gettysburg National Park Commission, Lt. Col. John P. Nicholson, Chairman, Bvt. Lt. Col. E. B. Cope, Engineer." Detailed map indicating roads, drainage, fence lines, houses, names ...

    • Contributor: Antietam Battlefield Memorial Commission
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1908
  • Fredericksburg. [Dec. 1862] /

    Relief shown by hachures. Detailed map of the environs of Fredericksburg giving Union entrenchments in blue and Confederate entrenchments in red, roads, "Richmond, Fredericksburg and Potomac Rail Road," street plan of Fredericksburg and Falmouth, houses, fences, names of residents in rural areas, vegetation, and drainage. Surveyed & drawn by Maj. J.E. Weyss, assisted by F. Theilkuhl, J. Strasser & G. Thompson. Description derived from ...

    • Contributor: Michler, N.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1867
  • The Wilderness, May 5 & 6, 1864.

    Scale not given. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 665.4 From: History of the ninety-third regiment, New York volunteer infantry, 1861-1865 / David H. King, A. Judson Gibbs, Jay H. Northup. Milwaukee, Wis., Swain & Tate Co., 1895. Map indicates three positions of the regiment during the engagement. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1895
  • [Map of parts of Caroline, Hanover, and Henrico counties, Va., west of the Mattaponi River and the Richmond, Fredericksburg, and Potomac Railroad].

    Shows the names of some residents, some of the outer fortifications of Richmond and those along the railroad north of the South Anna River. Date, title, and scale from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pen-and-ink, mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H25 LC Land ownership maps, 1233 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. Imperfect: staining ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 186?
  • Map of the battlefield of Gettysburg

    Scale 1:9051. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 333 Inset: Plan of the National Cemetery. Lower right corner: Sketch of the battle of Gettysburg. [Text] Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: Elliott, S. G.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Atlanta : from Vincent's subdivision map, published by the City Council /

    From Vincent's subdivision map of the city of Atlanta, Dekalb County, state of Georgia. Savannah : Edward A. Vincent, 185-. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), S44 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes numbered building index. LC copy imperfect: Fold-lined, mounted on paper.

    • Contributor: United States. Army of the Cumberland. Topographical Engineers Office
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Coast of North Carolina & Virginia

    Scale 1:200,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 305a.2 At head of title: U.S. Coast Survey, A. D. Bache, Supt. Map is printed in two sheets which have been joined together to form a continuous map. The northern sheet measures 57 x 84 cm., and the southern sheet measures 68 x 84 cm. Map of the coast from Hampton, Virginia, to Old Cedar Inlet, ...

    • Contributor: Lindenkohl, A.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Map of Charleston Harbor showing Union and Rebel Batteries &c. Septr. 1863.

    Map shows the location of Union and Confederate fortifications on James, Sullivan, Block and Morris islands at the entrance to Charleston Harbor, S.C. In July 1863, Union generals Gillmore and Dahlgren hoped to take Fort Wagner, on Morris Island in Charleston Harbor, in order to gain a vantage point from which to launch an attack on the city of Charleston. Strongly defended by the ...

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Plan of Battle of Savage's Station Va.

    Depicts the locations of troops and landmarks during the Battle of Savage's Station, one of the Seven Days' Battles. Shows the area of Henrico County between the Chickahominy River and White Oak Swamp. The Richmond and York River Railroad is also indicated.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • [Map of the environs of Marietta, Georgia. June 10-July 3, 1864].

    Relief shown by hachures. Does not show troop positions or fortifications. Title and date from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), S90 Similar to a map in the Atlas to accompany the official records of the Union and Confederate Armies, 1891-95, pl. 43, no. 4. Pencil (some col.) on ledger paper, torn across the top, and mounted on paper. ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Map of the siege and investment of Savannah, Georgia, 5th to 20th Decr. 1864.

    Map shows the location of Union forces near the Ogeechee River outside of the Confederate held city of Savannah, Ga. The map also depicts the location of the Union fleet on the Savannah River and in the Atlantic Ocean. Details of the terrain show how a direct assault would have been difficult.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Map of Botetourt County, Va.

    "Map from the Confederate Engineer Bureau in Richmond, Va. General J.F. Gilmer, Chief Engineer[.] Presented to the Virginia Historical Society by his only daughter, Mrs. J.F. Minis, Sav[ana]h, Ga."--Note on map. Forms part of the Gilmer Map Collection. Relief shown by hachures. Shows towns, waterways, roads, geographic features and land owners. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image. ...

    • Contributor: Confederate States of America. Army. Dept. of Northern Virginia. Chief Engineer's Office
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Chickamauga battlefield. [Sept 19-20, 1863]

    Scale ca. 1:12,300. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 155 Shows troop positions and movements, names of commanders, location of battlefield monuments, roads, railroads, fords, bridges, drainage, vegetation, houses, and names of residents. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: McElroy, Joseph C.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1895