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  • 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 - Paine, William H.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862-12-13
  • Ideal map of Gettysburg battlefield

    Scale ca. 1:18,500. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 353 Map of the battlefield over which has been drawn a series of squares and circles, the lines of which bear numbers, letters, and the names of military leaders. The "explanatory" text states that "the double-numbered crossings of lines are the main strategic points. The double or parallel lines are military railroads. The straight lines ...

    • Contributor: Wallace, George W.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1907
  • Colton's new topographical map of the eastern portion of the state of North Carolina with part of Virginia & South Carolina from the latest & best authorities.

    LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), S122,305 Printed by .... Cooper appears in the lower left corner. Inscriberd on verso: Compliments of Capt. A.S. Kimball, AQM [illegible]. "Entered according to Act of Congress, in the year 1860, by John H. Colton ..." Indicates principal coast forts, towns, state and county boundaries, roads, railroads, and drainage. Includes inset of "Plan of the sea coast from ...

    • Contributor: Colton, J. H. (Joseph Hutchins) - Colton, J. H.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Map of the battlefield of Antietam. No. 1. This map shows the position of the Union and Confederate forces on the morning of Sept. 17th, 1862, prior to the battle of Antietam ...

    Scale 1:14,080. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 249 Confederate forces are shown in red and Union forces in blue. Headquarters of McClellan and Lee are clearly indicated. Legend lists the names of the corps, division, and brigade commanders. Brigades are keyed by number of positions on the map. Shows roads, railroad, houses, fences, names of residents, "Burnside Bridge," "Bloody Lane," "Dunker's Chapel," "National ...

    • Contributor: Antietam Battlefield Board
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1893
  • Civil War campaigns of 1863

    Scale 1:13,000,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 38.5 From Wood, William. Captains of the Civil War; A chronicle of the blue and the gray. New Haven, Yale University Press, 1921. Map depicts the movements of Grant, Farragut, Hooker and Meade, Lee, Morgan, and the "Line of Federal military occupation April 15, 1863 (after Hart)." Inset: Vicksburg campaign. 2 x 3 cm. Description derived ...

    • Contributor: Joerg, W. L. G. (Wolfgang Louis Gottfried) - Joerg, W. L. G.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1921
  • Vicksburg National Military Park.

    Scale 1:2500. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 292 "Sheet 4" Large-scale topographic map showing contour lines, drainage, and fortifications in the vicinity of the Alabama and Vicksburg R.R. at Two Mile Bridge. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: Vicksburg National Park Commission
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1902
  • Bermuda Hundred. [1864-1865]

    Scale 1:42,240. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 525b.2 In this issue, the map is printed on a yellow background with the James and Appomattox rivers colored blue. Map indicates roads, railroads, towns, drainage, vegetation, relief by hachures, houses, and names of residents. Union and Confederate entrenchments are colored blue and red respectively. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of ...

    • Contributor: Michler, N. (Nathaniel) - Michie, Peter Smith - Michler, N.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Falls in Red River, surveyed by L. G. De Russy.

    Scale ca. 1:2,200. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 240.5 Pen and ink manuscript map drawn on tracing linen showing soundings and obstructions in Red River. A red line delineates the river channel. Stamped at bottom: From collection of David Dixon Porter. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: De Russy, Lewis G.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Position of the Army of the Tenn., July 23d, 64.

    Shows Decatur region west towards Atlanta including "old works" in black and "new works" in blue. "64" at end of title in pencil. Pen and ink and blue ink. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), S43, 141 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. In pencil at bottom: McPherson. Imperfect: Fold-lined. Mounted on paper.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Map of the vicinity of Petersburg : made under the direction of A.H. Campbell, Captain, P.E., C.S.A., in charge Topl. dept., D.N.V.

    "Approved July 9th, 1864 Albert H. Campbell, Capt. P. Engrs. in chg."--caption. Relief shown by hachures. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image. Acquired through the merger of the Virginia Historical Society with the Confederate Memorial Association in 1946. Originally part of the Robert E. Lee Headquarters Papers (Mss3 L515 a). Manuscripts o.s.

    • Contributor: Confederate States of America. Army. Dept. of Northern Virginia. Chief Engineer's Office - Campbell, Albert H. (Albert Henry) - Lee, Robert E. (Robert Edward)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Military maps of the war of the Rebellion-miscellaneous, [1865-1879].

    LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 100 Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. Relief shown by hachures and spot heights on some maps. Depths shown by contours on some maps. Title from cover (on mounted label). Maps dated from 1865 to 1879. Bound collection of maps presented to the Library of Congress by ...

    • Contributor: United States. War Department - Townsend, C. Mcd. (Curtis McDonald)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1879

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  • Map of 1st and 2nd Bull Run battles. Official map from the Topographical Bureau, Washington, D.C.

    In this detail of a printed map, Sneden has juxtaposed troop locations during First Bull Run (21 July 1861) and Second Bull Run (29-30 August 1862). He has also noted the location where Union General Philip Kearny was shot by Confederate troops in 1862; the line of command of the Union Army's Department of Washington as of January 1863; and the Union monument erected ...

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Plan of the Battle of Bristoe Station, Orange and Alexandria Railroad, Va., Octr. 14th 1863.

    Shows the area of Fairfax County, Va., which was the site of the Battle of Bristoe Station. The map is oriented with Cedar Run to the south, Bristoe to the west and indicates the route of the Orange and Alexandria Railroad. Also indicated are A. P. Hill's Corps, Army of Northern Virginia, engaging the Union's II Corps during its withdrawal toward Centreville, Va.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863-10-14
  • Plan of the western seat of war.

    Scale ca. 1:800,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 75.6 Confederate imprint. Inset: Reduced continuation of Missouri R. 4 x 7 cm. General map of Kentucky, Tennessee, and parts of Illinois, Indiana, Ohio, Virginia, and North Carolina showing principal roads, railroads, towns, and rivers. Fortified sites and battlefields are not indicated. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web ...

    • Contributor: Lathrop, H. P.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1865
  • Map of Virginia : showing the distribution of its slave population from the census of 1860 /

    West Virginia shown as Kanawha. "Washington, June 13th, 1861." "Entered according to Act of Congress, A.D. 1861 by Henry S. Graham, in the Clerk's Office of the District of Columbia." "Sold for the benefit of the sick and wounded of the U.S. Army." Includes population table based on census of 1860 by county dated "August 27th 1861" and note. Manuscript annotation in lower right ...

    • Contributor: Graham, H. S. (Henry S.) - Hergesheimer, E. (Edwin) - Leonhardt, Theo. (Theodore) - Graham, H. S.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Sketch of the Battle of Kernstown, Sunday, March 23d 1862 /

    Shows Confederate troop positions and names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. Pen-and-ink with pencil corrections and additions, mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H91 Includes listings of brigades and regiments of the Valley Division and Colonel Ashby's Cavalry. Stamped on verso: 1299. In pencil on verso: 2. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Map of northern military movements: between New York & St. Louis

    Scale ca. 1:5,800,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 14.35 This map was originally published as an inset on Charles Magnus's Complete Map of the Rail Roads and Water Courses, in the United States & Canada (see Civil War Maps entry no 14.33). Indicated are railroads linking New York and St. Louis, but military movements are not depicted. Description derived from published bibliography. Available ...

    • Contributor: Magnus, Charles
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • [Map of the counties of Bertie and Hertford and part of the county of Northampton, North Carolina].

    "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: 1863
  • Johnson's Virginia, Delaware and Maryland.

    Includes ill. of "Fortress Monroe, Va." Plates 33-34. Prime meridians: Greenwich, Washington. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by isolines. Shows counties, railroads, and includes some counties of West Virginia, created in 1863. 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 ...

    • Contributor: Johnson, A. J. (Alvin Jewett)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Preliminary chart of Port Royal entrance, Beaufort, Broad and Chechessee Rivers, South Carolina /

    "No. 12" is in the upper left corner. Identified in the report of the Superintendent as the "resurvey of 1863." Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy imperfect: tears on folds.

    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Map of the seat of war : [Virginia and Maryland] /

    General map. Place names in Maryland north of Baltimore and Frederick, and south of Washington, D.C. (with the exception of Fort Washington), are not given. Few place names in Virginia south of Richmond and Lynchburg (with the exception of Norfolk and the Virginia Peninsula) are given. Mounted on cloth. Copy 2 imperfect: Originally folded, with losses along fold lines, staining along folds at center ...

    • Contributor: Grant, M. - Howell, R. H. - Burke, T. A. (Thomas A.)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • The Antietam Campaign - Sept. 1862

    Shows the area between Mercerville, Md., to the north and the Potomac River to the south. The location of the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad is also indicated.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Battle of Fisher's Hill, Va., Sept. 23, 1864 /

    Shows Confederate positions in red, roads in brown, and vegetation in green. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 539 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: Russell, Robert E. L.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Extract from Fort Monroe, Norfolk, Suffolk, and Yorktown, with their connections and surroundings for military purposes /

    Shows Virginia Peninsula region, south of Yorktown to Fort Monroe. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. LC copy: Publication information annotated in ink. Sun print. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 601 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy: Mounted on cloth.

    • Contributor: Cram, Thomas Jefferson - United States. Army. Corps of Topographical Engineers
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Roanoke County, Virginia.

    Relief shown by hachures. Shows the names of some residents. Title and scale from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. In lower left corner: 3rd 1865. Pen-and-ink and pencil on a 3/8-in. grid. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H56 LC Land ownership maps, 1337 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 186?