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  • Plan of the Battle of Lookout Mountain. Fought November 24th-25th, 1863.

    The northern end of Lookout Mountain is the center point of this image, with the town of Wauhatchie and Lookout Creek to the left and Chattanooga Creek to the right. The Union forces are shown in the vicinity of the Raccoon Mountains, with Hooker and Geary's flanking movements down the west side of Lookout Creek noted. Confederate forces are divided into three lines, the ...

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Birds eye view of Kentucky and Tennessee showing Cairo and part of the southern states.

    Scale not given. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 23.5 At top of map: Panorama of the seat of war. Panoramic view looking south from Cairo, Illinois, showing parts of Illinois, Missouri, Kentucky, Tennessee, and Arkansas. Smoke over Fort Donelson, Tennessee, and the presence of gunboats on the Cumberland River depict the fort's fall to Union forces in February 1862. Description derived from published ...

    • Contributor: Bachmann, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Marion District, South Carolina /

    Relief shown by hachures. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), S147 Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. "Approved, Chas. R. Suter, 1st Lt. & Chf. Engr., Dept. of the South." In lower right corner: Traced by B. Schelten, Comp. A, 103 N.Y.S.V. Pen and ink tracing of a map in Robert Mills's Atlas ...

    • Contributor: Mills, Robert
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1825
  • Rebel line of works at Blakely captured by the Army of West Miss., April 9, 1865 : Position & approaches by the Union forces.

    Description derived from published bibliography. This item is in the Map Collection of the Library of Virginia; please contact the Library's Archives Research Services department for more information. Union positions are colored blue, and Confederate works are red. Includes roads, vegetation, drainage, and relief by hachures. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 104 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster ...

    • Contributor: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1865
  • Map showing retreat of Union Army 13th and 14th Oct. 1863 from Culpeper to Warrenton Junction.

    Map shows an area of central Virginia bordered by Gainesville to the north, Orange Court House to the south, Luray Gap to the west, and Bristoe to the east. With Lee's Army of Northern Virginia on the offensive, it's target Manassas and Washington, Union Gen. Meade had no choice but to pull back to protect the Federal capital.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Historical sketch of the war for the Union showing the lines of demarcation, important movements and battles in each year from 1861 to the close of the war in 1865.

    Scale ca. 1:8,700,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 87 Map of Southeastern United States showing names and boundaries of states, railroads, towns, rivers, battles, troop movements, and "headquarters of southern armies surrendered or leaders captured." Colored lines signify "natural line of defence of the North at the outbreak of the war," and "strategical line at the end of 1861. . . 1862. . ...

    • Contributor: Sigel, Franz
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1889
  • Ft. Fisher shewing [sic] Union attack, Jany 15th 1865 From survey made after surrender by U.S. Engineers.

    Map shows area surrounding forts Fisher, Buchanan and Anderson near Smithville, N.C. Fort Fisher, located on the peninsula formed by the Atlantic Ocean and the Cape Fear River, was the primary target of the Union assault. Details include locations of Confederate batteries, abatis, spikes, palisades, and ditches, and arrows showing the direction of the advance of the various Union forces.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • The battle of Chancellorsville Sunday, May 3rd, 1863 /

    Shows names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. Oriented with north to left. Pen-and-ink, pencil, and watercolor mounted on cloth. Cameo impression in margin at bottom right: Reynolds's Bristolboard (with crown in center). LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H135 In pencil on verso: 19. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: Robinson, S.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Map of Greensville Co., west of Halifax road and North Carolina between the Halifax & Jourdan rds and north of the Roanoke River.

    "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. ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Plan of Andersonville Prison, Sumter Co., Georgia.

    This is a revised plan showing the physical layout of Andersonville Prison in August 1864. This is a corrected drawing of his map cataloged as Mss5:1 Sn237:1 (v. 5, p. 451).

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • [Map of the lower Potomac River showing picket lines, January 1862]

    Concerns Union and Confederate pickets positioned north and south around Pohick Church and Accotink in Fairfax County, Va., in January 1862. Includes a balloon pictured near Pohick Church and labelled as "Decr. 1861," but as noted in Sneden's diary text on pp. 374-376, he indicates that Professor Thaddeus S. C. Lowe also was using the surveillance hot-air balloons in the same area in January ...

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Map of the seat of war : to accompany the American Conflict /

    Description derived from published bibliography. Insets: Map of the lower portion of Texas. 7 x 8 cm. - Map of the lower portion of Florida. 11 x 9 cm. Map of the southeastern United States showing battlefields, forts, infantry and calvary routes, towns, railroads, county and state boundaries, and rivers. Prepared to accompany Greeley, Horace. The American Conflict... Hartford, 1867. 2 v. Relief shown ...

    • Contributor: O.D. Case & Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1868
  • Sketch showing position of besieging batteries. [Fort Sumter] April 12-13, 1861

    Scale ca. 1:30,800. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 386.5 From U.S. Congress. Joint Committee on the Conduct of the War. Supplemental report of the Joint Committee on the Conduct of the War, in two volumes. Supplemental to Senate report no. 142, 38th Congress, 2d session (Washington, Government Printing Office, 1866). v. 2, fol. p. 8. Accompanies "Report of Major General J. G. Foster, ...

    • Contributor: Foster, John G.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • J. H. Colton's topographical map of the seat of war in Virginia, Maryland &c.

    Scale ca. 1:750,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 479.2 "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1852 by J. H. Colton." Printed by Lang & Cooper, N.Y. General map of eastern Virginia, Maryland, Delaware, southern Pennsylvania, and northern North Carolina. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: Colton, J. H.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • [Map of the northwestern part of Cobb County, Georgia, showing Union works near Kenesaw [sic] Mountain, June 1864] /

    Shows locations of the headquarters of the Department of the Cumberland on the 19th and 24th of June. Relief shown by hachures. Title and date from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pen-and-ink, blue ink, and red ink on tracing cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), S85, 188 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes names of ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Union District, South Carolina /

    Relief shown by hachures. Scale from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. "Approved, Chas. R. Suter, 1st Lt., U.S. Engrs., Chf. Engr., D. S." Pen and ink tracing of a map in Robert Mills's Atlas of the State of South Carolina . . . Baltimore, F. Lucas, Jr. [1825] LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), S155. Available also through the Library of Congress web site ...

    • Contributor: Mills, Robert
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1825
  • Preliminary chart of Charleston Harbor and its approaches.

    LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 383 Inscribed in ink: Transferred from Office of Chf. Engr., Defenses of Washington, to Engr. Dept., Jany. 1866. Shows fortifications, towns, soundings, roads and streets, vegetation, and drainage. Includes "view of main ship channel" and "view off north channel." Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Map showing the distribution of the slave population of the southern states of the United States. Compiled from the census of 1860

    Scale ca. 1:3,000,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 13.2 "Entered according to Act of Congress, A.D. 1861 by Henry S. Graham." "Sold for the benefit of the sick and wounded soldiers of the U.S. Army." "Census Office, Department of the Interior, Washington, Sept. 9th, 1861. After a careful examination of the above very interesting map I am prepared to state that it not ...

    • Contributor: Hergesheimer, E. - Adolph Von Steinwehr
    • Original Format: Maps - Books
    • Date: 1861
  • [Battlefield in front of Franklin, Tenn., November 30th, 1864].

    Unfinished topographic map showing troop positions, roads, railroads, buildings, rural householders' names, fences, streams, vegetation, and streets of town of Franklin. Relief shown by hachures and form lines. Title from R.W. Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Probable preliminary drawing for the 1874 printed map of the same area which is "Compiled under the direction of Col. W.E. Merrill". Pen-and-ink (black/blue/red/brown), wash (brown), and lead ...

    • Contributor: Merrill, W. E.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Map illustrating the military operations in front of Atlanta, Ga. : from the passage of Peach Tree Creek, July 19th, 1864, to the commencement of the movement upon the enemy's lines of ...

    Shows fortifications, headquarters, and location and dates of battles. Relief shown by hachures. Gift; Miss Eleanor Sherman Fitch; July 7, 1942. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), S195, 143 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes list of authorities and names of select landowners. Insets keyed to map: A portion of the Confederate defenses of Atlanta -- ...

    • Contributor: United States. War Department. Office of the Chief of Engineers
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1875
  • Map showing the routes of Brig. Gen. J.B. [i.e., J.D.] Imboden's command during the Pennsylvania campaign of 1863 /

    Shows roads from Brock's Gap, Virginia to Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. Relief shown by hachures. Pen-and-ink, crayon, and pencil (some col.) on irregularly shaped tracing paper, mounted on cloth. Includes notes. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H161 Imperfect: Holes in center and top right corner. Holes and losses along edges. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. In pencil on ...

    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Columbia, Tenn. and vicinity /

    Sun print. Twenty-three sites are listed in the legend and keyed by letter to the map. Rivers are colored blue, and railroads are red. Description derived from published bibliography. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 406.9 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: Michler, N.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Map of the battlefield of Perryville, Ky. : Major General Don Carlos Buell commanding the U.S. forces, General Braxton Bragg commanding the Confederate forces. October 8th 1862 /

    "Authorities: surveys by Edward Ruger and Anton Kilp [and] official reports of officers of both armies." "Julius Bien & Co., photo lith." Annotated in red and blue to show Union and Confederate positions. Description derived from published bibliography. Map gives "position of General Gilbert's corps on the evening of October 7th" and the positions of both the Union and Confederate troops "on the 8th ...

    • Contributor: Ruger, Edward
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1877
  • Map of Chickamauga National Military Park.

    Scale not given. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 154.5 Copyright no. 20184aa, May 27, 1895. 98 sites are listed and keyed by number to the map. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: Ferger, Edward
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1895
  • Map of the state of Florida /

    "Rail roads in operation to 1873 included." LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), S201 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes list of source-material authorities. Annotated with "9" in red ink on verso. Imperfect: Sectioned into 2 pieces, tears along edges, pieces missing from margins.

    • Contributor: United States. War Department. Corps of Engineers
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1875