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  • The Battle of Antietam, Septr. 16th-17th, 1862.

    In this detail from a printed map, Sneden shows the movement of the Lee's Confederate line at the battle of Antietam. On September 16 the Confederates are shown east of Sharpsburg. On September 17, after a day of intense fighting, the Confederates have pulled back slightly to just outside the town of Sharpsburg. On September 18 they are shown moving toward Shepherdstown, W. Va.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • [Sketch of the area of the battles of Rich Mountain, July 11-12, 1861].

    Title from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pencil on blue paper, with lines on verso. Mounted between transparent paper. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H75 List of distances from Garnett's camp in pen-and-ink on verso, annotated in pencil. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Chancellorsville, May 2, 1863, showing Stonewall Jackson's great flank movement

    This detail from a printed map shows the area around Chancellorsville, Va., including Wilderness Church to the west, the Rapidan River to the north, and the Plank Road to the south. Also indicated is the route taken by Stonewall Jackson's corps to Wilderness Tavern and the direction of their attack on the Union's exposed flank.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • [Map of part of the Union lines during the siege of Petersburg, Virginia] /

    Relief shown by hachures. Description derived from published bibliography. North orientated towards right in pencil. Shows roads, railroads, houses, fences, names of residents, drainage, vegetation, and form lines. "Gilbert Thompson" stamped on lower left corner, annotated in pencil. Sun print. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 616 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: Walker, Lewis E.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1865
  • Battlefield of Bull Run August 29th and 30th 1862.

    Shows the area of the Bull Run battlefield with the disposition of Union and Confederate forces. Union Gen. Pope's command faced that of Confederate Gen. Stonewall Jackson, unaware that Longstreet's command had arrived to reinforce Jackson's position. On the second day of fighting, an assault by Pope's forces was repulsed by Jackson's troops, while Longstreet attacked Pope's unprotected left flank. Pope was defeated, but ...

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Plan of Fort Donelson and its outworks /

    Description derived from published bibliography. Oriented with north toward the upper right. Shows topography by hachures, drainage, vegetation, roads, houses, fences, a plan of Dover, fallen timber, "enemy's" tents and log huts, water batteries, entrenchments, Grant's headquarters, and the location of the divisions of General Smith, General Wallace, and General McClernand. A profile of the fort, another profile of the rifle pits, and one ...

    • Contributor: McPherson, James Birdseye
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1875
  • Appomattox Court House. [1865]

    Scale 1:21,120. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 525.2 Detailed map of the environs of Appomattox Court House showing roads, railroads, houses and names of residents, drainage, and woodlands. Troop positions are not depicted. Annotated by an unknown hand to indicate a few positions, including "Grant Hd Qrs." Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster ...

    • Contributor: Michler, N.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1867
  • The Union assault on the Rebel works Lee's Mill Va.

    Shows the fortifications of the Union and Confederate forces on opposite sides of the Warwick River in Warwick County [now city of Newport News], Va., at the time of the engagement Lee's Mill, also known as Burnt Chimneys.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Map of a portion of Virginia /

    Covers eastern Virginia bounded by Alexandria, Petersburg (Va.), Lynchburg, Petersburg (W.Va.), and Winchester. Relief shown by hachures. Sun print with ink annotations of roads in Staunton region. Originally folded in eighths, with loss of upper right section. Mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H14 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: Bowen, Nicolas
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Plan of the attack on Ft. Sumter, April 6th, 1863.

    Map shows a regional view of Charleston Harbor including Confederate fortifications and Union naval vessels. This April 1863 atttack by Union ironclads was unsuccessful.

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

    LC Land ownership maps, 1266 Shows names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. Date, title, and scale from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pen-and-ink, pencil, and crayon on a pencil grid. On irregularly shaped sheet made from 3 sheets pasted together, sectioned in 2 and mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H36 Available also through the Library of Congress web ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 186?
  • Map showing the system of Confederate fortifications on the Mississippi River at Island no. 10 and New Madrid, also the operations of the United States forces under General John Pope against these ...

    Scale 1:84,480. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 300 In lower left margin: Report of Maj. Gen. John Pope to the Committee on the Conduct of War. "No. 1" is in the upper right margin. Similar to the preceding map, but the title has been revised. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: Hoelcke, Wm.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • [Map of part of the counties of McNairy and Hardin, Tennessee, and Alcorn and Tishomingo, Mississippi.] /

    Title from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), S159, S160, S161, 390, 391, 392 Pen and ink manuscript map indicating troop positions near Corinth, towns, mills, railroads, roads, and drainage. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: Lyell, G. A.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Reconnaissance in advance of Camp Mansfield /

    Shows military camps in Arlington County, Alexandria, and adjoining areas of Fairfax County. Relief shown by hachures. At head of title: 211, L., sheet 12. In lower right corner: Transferred from Office of Chf. Engr., Defenses of Washington, to Engr. Dept.--1866. Oriented with north toward the lower right. Pen-and-ink and pencil. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 521 Stephenson. Cartography of northern Virginia, pl. ...

    • Contributor: Church, S.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • [Map of Raleigh, Mercer and Summers Counties, West Virginia /

    Drawn with colored ink and pencil on lined paper; the map covers the area from Berkley to Rockey Gap, West Virginia. Includes a table of distances. Not drawn to scale. One of a series of eight maps of West Virginia and southwestern Virginia. Originally in envelope with notations: "Maps of various kinds by residents of western Virginia. Found among a few books &c which ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Battle-field map showing field of operations of the Armies of the Potomac and James

    Scale ca. 1:508,500. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 520.5 Title when folded: 26th annual encampment, G.A.R., Washington, D.C., September 20th, 1892. Battlefield map, Maryland & Virginia. Location of battle fields of 1861 to 1865, furnished by Gilbert Thompson, Topographical Engineer, Headquarters, Army of the Potomac. Map of Virginia and Maryland showing engagements, railroads, rivers and streams, place names, and relief by hachures. "Dates ...

    • Contributor: Van Hook, J. C.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1892
  • 2nd Battle of Bull Run, Va. position of both armies, 6 p.m. Aug. 26th 1862, showing Jackson's flank march.

    The map shows the area surrounding the Bull Run Mountains including Centreville and Kellysville, Va. As part of the Second Bull Run Campaign, Pope's U.S. Army of Virginia assigned to protect Washington, the Shenandoah Valley and draw Lee away from the defense of Richmond. Lee split his army, and Jackson's brilliant maneuvering thoroughly confused Pope, and allowed Longstreet to join with reinforcements. While Longstreet's ...

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Military maps illustrating the operations of the armies of the Potomac & James...

    "South Mountain ... Sept. 14th, 1862," dated 1872: fold map no. [3]. Cover title on printed label: Military maps: Armies, Potomac & James. Several maps have hand-colored additions (Map of the region between Gettysburg ... and Appomattox Court House ... printed in col. on 2 sheets). Copy 2 is like c.1, except that sequence of maps is different and the map of South Mountain ...

    • Contributor: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
    • Original Format: Maps

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  • Middle Virginia and North Carolina

    Relief shown by shading. This item is in the Map Collection of the Library of Virginia; please contact the Library's Archives Research Services department for more information. Swem, C.E. Maps relating to Virginia, 1201 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. Mar. 2002; source unknown; Map Cataloging Team.

    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Map showing the location of battle fields of Virginia

    Scale ca. 1:680,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 504 Map includes "Chesapeake & Ohio R.R. after the war," "other railroads after the war," "railroads during the war," "plank roads and turnpikes," "other roads," rivers, towns, and relief by hachures. Title when folded: 26th annual encampment, G.A.R. Sept 20th 1892. Washington, D.C., via Chesapeake & Ohio Ry. Poole Bros., Chicago. Description derived from published ...

    • Contributor: Chesapeake and Ohio Railway Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1892
  • This map of the peninsula between the York and James rivers was found by me in the office of the quartermaster of the rebel army at Williamsburg, Va. three days after the ...

    Shows unnamed major roads and a few place names. Ink and pencil mounted on paper. Folded into 16 sections, with losses along fold lines. In lower left corner: "[AC 12,509]". Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. CW3 Acquisitions control no. 2002-21

    • Contributor: Talieferro, E.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • A new bird's eye view of the seat of war.

    Scale ca. 1:1,700,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 449.8 "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1861 by J. H. Higginson." Map copyrighted June 26, 1861, no. 295. General map of Virginia, Maryland, and Delaware. It is not a bird's-eye view. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: Higginson, J. H.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Plan of Fort Jackson, showing the effect of the bombardment by the U.S. mortar flotilla and gunboats, April 18th to 24th 1862 : flag officer D.G. Farragut commanding fleet, Com. D.D. Porter ...

    Annotated in pencil on verso: Plan of Fort Jackson. [1862?]. From the Joseph R. Hawley papers in LC Manuscript Division. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 237 Includes explanatory note. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy 3 imperfect: Torn at upper edge.

    • Contributor: Hergesheimer, E.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • [Map of Chancellorsville battlefield, May 3-4, 1863].

    Shows troop positions and movements along the Rappahannock. Relief shown by hachures. Title, date, and scale from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pen-and-ink, pencil, and watercolor mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H138 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. Includes an index of troop positions. In pencil on verso: 100.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • [Preliminary field sketch of part of the Antietam battlefield, in the area north of Sharpsburg].

    Shows names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures and spot heights. Title and date from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pen-and-ink and pencil on note paper, mounted between sheets of transparent paper. Printed in upper right border: War Department, Antietam Battlefield Commission, Washington. Watermark: Crane's distaff linen with image of spinning wheel. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H117 Available also through the ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1895