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  • Plan of the battle of Fisher's Hill, Virginia. Fought September 22nd, 1864.

    Despite a strong natural defensive position near Fisher's Hill, south of Strasburg, Va., Early's Confederates were overwhelmed by Sheridan's greater numbers. Map shows the flanking movement led by Crook as well as the position of the Union forces just prior to their frontal assault. The detail of the distribution of the Confederate forces was contained on that portion of the map that is missing.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864-09-22
  • Battery no. 9 (near the Brooke turnpike) : total contents 8 91/100 acres.

    Gives measurements and latitude and longitude of perimeters. Map annoted with names of land owners: Widow Robert Gordon, Gen. Clay and Nath. Bowe. One of a series of ten maps showing the plats of land appropriated for Batteries 1-10 around Richmond. Original maps are included in Personal Papers Collection, accession 26971, B.M. Jones Papers. This item is in the Map Collection of the Library ...

    • Contributor: Jones, M.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • [Map of the defeat of the Confederate ship Alabama by the U.S. steamer Kearsarge on June 19, 1864, off Cherbourg, France].

    Scale ca. 1:41,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 703 From. Report on the Secretary of the Navy, with an appendix, containing reports from officers. December, 1864). opp. p. 630. Map shows the "Position of the Kearsarge when she received the first broadside of the enemy," the general direction of the ships during the battle, and the position of the Alabama, when it sank ...

    • Contributor: United States. Navy
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Map of the neighbourhood of Richmond and Petersburg, Virginia.

    Relief shown by hachures. Shows confederate and federal positions as of December, 1864. Annotated in ink on verso: Richmond, defences of &c., 1864. "Lithographed at the Topographical Depot of the War Office under the Superintendence of Major A.C. Cooke, R.E., Colonel Sir Henry James, R.E.: F.R.S.: &c. Director, 1864". "This map is principally compiled from the copy of a plan found on the dead ...

    • Contributor: Cooke, A. C. - James, H.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Map of supplementary reconnaissance of the approaches to Philadelphia by the West-Chester Road : including the section from Newtown Square to the east branch of the Brandywine Creek /

    Topographic map showing Civil War earthworks and batteries. Relief shown by contours and spot heights. Authorship statement citing Whiting's name is in handwriting (black ink). Pen-and-ink, red ink (contours), and watercolors. "No. 2863X" and "854W" (former Coast Survey numbers) are handwritten in ink on sheet and on adhesive label at lower right. Imperfect: Fold-lined. Originally drawn on 3 sheets. Includes notes. LC Civil War ...

    • Contributor: Whiting, Henry L. - Bache, A. D. (Alexander Dallas) - United States Coast Survey
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Scott's great snake. Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1861

    Scale not given. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 11 Cartoon map illustrating Gen. Winfield Scott's plan to crush the Confederacy, economically. It is sometimes called the "Anaconda plan." Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: Elliott, J.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Military map of south-eastern Virginia,

    [Scale 1:200,000]. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 491 Differs from G3881.S5 1864 .L52 with more detail southwest of the city of Petersburg. Another issue. Indicates 5-mile concentric circles centered on Richmond, roads, bridges, railroads, towns, houses, drainage, vegetation, and some fortifications in the Richmond-Petersburg area. Map title on this and the following two issues appears outside of the top border. Fortifications and vegetation ...

    • Contributor: Lindenkohl, A.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • The seige [sic] of Petersburg, Va.

    Scale not given. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 611 "The above map is made to conform to a diagram of the position of the opposing armies during the seige of Petersburg, Virginia, as gotten up by N. Michler, Major of Engineers of the U.S. Army. The position of Elliotts' and Gracies' brigades are mainly represented." Map of the Richmond-Petersburg area showing forts, covered ...

    • Contributor: Stinson, J.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1908
  • Map of Campbell Co.

    "Chief Engineer's Office D.N.V. Maj. Gen. J.F. Gilmer Chief Engineer."--appears above title. "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 ...

    • Contributor: Confederate States of America. Army. Dept. of Northern Virginia. Chief Engineer's Office - Campbell, Albert H. (Albert Henry) - Dwight, C. S.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Panorama of the seat of war : bird's eye view of Virginia, Maryland, Delaware, and the District of Columbia /

    Battle sites are noted by crossed swords. Another issue. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. CW3

    • Contributor: Bachmann, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Sketch of the eastern part of the U.S., showing territorial extent of the rebellion at different epochs during the war for its suppression : also--marching routes of the U.S. forces, localities & ...

    Shows areas occupied by the U.S. forces at several times during the early Civil War using blue, green, and red boundary lines. Covers the U.S. westward to approx. 95°W latitude. Relief shown by shading. Transfer; U.S. Dept. of Commerce and Labor; Apr. 24, 1911. Assumed to have been drawn as a preliminary sketch for the printed map "Historical sketch of the rebellion", published by ...

    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey - Hilgard, J. E. (Julius Erasmus)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Position Sunday May 3rd at 3 p.m.

    The map depicts troops movements in the Chancellorsville area between 10 a.m. and 3 P.M. on May 3rd,1863. Union troops under generals Reynolds, Meade, Sickles and Slocum are located to the east between Chancellorsville and the Rappahannock River. Confederates troops under generals Stuart , McLaws, Rhodes and Anderson are located to the west near Dowdall's Tavern.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863-05-03
  • Second battle field at Bull Run

    Shows the Union forces under Gen. John Pope and the Confederates under Gen. Robert E. Lee on the 29th, 30th, and 31st of August 1862 in an area of Virginia defined by the towns of Chantilly to the north, Manassas Junction to the South, Centreville to the east and Gainesville to the west.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862-08-29
  • Battlefield of Chatanooga. [October-November 1863].

    Scale ca 1:73,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 400.2 From its Military history and reminiscences of the Thirteenth regiment of Illinois volunteer infantry in the Civil War in the United States, 1861-65. Prepared by a committee of the regiment, 1891. Chicago, Woman's Temperance Publishing Association, 1892. Facing p. 366. Map indicates troop positions "when Gen. Grant took command, Oct. 23, 1863," and on ...

    • Contributor: United States. Army. Illinois Infantry Regiment, 13th
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1892
  • Plan of Fortress Monroe, Virginia, March 6, 1862.

    Shows in close view the area surrounding Fort Monroe.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862-03-06
  • Map of Chattanooga and vicinity. [1863-1864]

    Scale ca. 1:310,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 406.4 Indicates the battles of Missionary Ridge, Chickamauga Station, Graysville, Chickamauga, Ringgold, and the "battle among the Clouds," roads, railroads, towns, drainage, and relief by hachures. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: Western and Atlantic Railroad Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • York River and Mobajack [sic] Bay, Va. /

    Depths shown by soundings. Shows roads, settlements, farmsteads with residents' names, battery on North River tributary, and low-water line. Title (in ink handwriting) from verso. Pen-and-ink (black and red). Oriented with north to the right. Imperfect: Fold-lined. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 672.5 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: Humphreys, A. A. (Andrew Atkinson) - Franklin, William Buel - United States. Army. Corps of Topographical Engineers - Humphreys, A. A.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • War map, showing the vicinities of Baltimore & Washington,

    Scale ca. 1:450,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 241.5 "Entered according to act of Congress in the year 1861 by G. M. Hopkins." General map of eastern and central Maryland, Washington, D.C., and northern Virginia. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: Hopkins, Griffith Morgan
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Plan of Fort Henry and its outworks. [Feb. 1862] /

    Relief shown by hachures. Shows drainage, vegetation, roads, fallen timber, and a plan of the fort, with guns and quarters lettered and explained by a key. A profile of the fort and one of the rifle pits appears at the right. Description derived from published bibliography. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 413.2 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a ...

    • Contributor: McPherson, James Birdseye
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1875
  • Bird's eye view of junction of the Ohio & Mississippi Rivers, showing Cairo and part of the southern states

    Scale not given. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 1.5 Panoramic map looking south from Vienna, Illinois, to Holly Springs, Mississippi. Waverly, Tennessee, is on the left and Poplar Bluff, Missouri, is on the right. The map shows a military encampment and fortifications at Cairo, Illinois, plus roads, railroads, rivers, towns, relief, and woodland. Distances from Cairo to Batesville, Memphis, Little Rock, Poplar Bluff, ...

    • Contributor: Bachmann, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • 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
  • Sketch showing route pursued in the advance to Goldsboro, N.C., in Dec. 1862

    Scale not given. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 316.5 From U.S. Congress. 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.23. Accompanies "Report of Major General J. G. Foster, to the Committee on the Conduct of the War." 23 p. At head ...

    • Contributor: Foster, John G. (John Gray) - Foster, John G.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1866
  • [Union troop positions at Dallas and New Hope Church, Georgia, May 25-June 5, 1864].

    Shows Union troop positions in eastern Paulding County, Georgia. Title and date from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Similar map appears in the U.S. War Dept.'s Atlas to accompany the official records of the Union and Confederate armies, 1891-95, pl. 48, no. 3. Pencil. Stationery letterhead on verso: Head-quarters Department and Army of the Tennessee. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), S67, 169 Available ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Extract of military map of N.E. Virginia showing forts and roads.

    Covers Washington D.C. metropolitan area. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Also shows rural householders' names and vegetation. In left upper margin: 39th Cong. 1st Sess.--Report of the Chief Engineer U.S.A. Includes note and coat of arms below title. In right upper margin: No. 1. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 686 LC copies mounted on cloth backing. LC copy 2 fold-lined ...

    • Contributor: United States. War Department. Engineer Bureau - Bowen & Co. - United States. Congress
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1865
  • [Central Virginia].

    Relief shown by hachures. Sheet 9 similar to no. 532, LC Civil War maps (2d ed.) Some sheets consist of two parts joined in the middle showing towns and villages, roads and railroads, rivers and streams, and houses and names of residents. The index map is a printed map entitled "Central Virginia, compiled in the Bureau of Topographl. Engrs. of the War Department for ...

    • Contributor: United States. Army. Corps of Topographical Engineers - Gedney, J. F. - Schedler, J. - United States. Army of the Potomac. Engineer Dept
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864

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