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  • Topographical map, 1st Brigade, defenses north of Potomac, Washington, D.C. /

    "1st September 1863." Relief shown by contours. Some buildings, lot lines, householders' names, forts, and vegetation. Covers environs of Forts De Russy, Stevens, Slocum, Totten, Slemmer, Bunker Hill, Saratoga, Thayer, Lincoln, and Batteries Sill and Jameson. India and red inks. Lacking edge and internal sections, assembled to 1 sheet, sectioned to 4 sheets, and mounted on cloth backing. Includes notes and 2 scale graphs. ...

    • Contributor: Hodasevich, R. A.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Petersburg /

    Shows fortifications and names of some residents. Official [signed] N. Michler, Major [of Engrs.]. LC copy annotated in pen-and-ink, watercolor, crayon and pencil to show picket lines of the 2nd, 5th, and 6th Union corps situated between Fort Wadsworth and Billup's P.O. on the Weldon and Petersburg R.R. "Gilbert Thompson" stamped on lower right corner, annotated in pencil. Sun print. LC Civil War maps ...

    • Contributor: United States. Army of the Potomac. Engineer Department - Michler, N. (Nathaniel)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Original formation of Union forces around Petersburg.

    Anonymous pen and ink manuscript map showing Civil War fortifications, roads, railroads, rivers and vegetation. Drawn on a 1-inch grid. Similar to no. 1095, Swem, E.G. Maps relating to 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 ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Map of Fort Huger & Mulberry Pt. Battery with intermediate soundings.

    "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. Illustrates the layout of the Fort Huger in Isle of Wight County along the James River, with the Mulberry Point Battery, on Mulberry Island, Warwick County ...

    • Contributor: Virginia. Engineer Dept - Confederate States of America. Army. Dept. of Northern Virginia. Chief Engineer's Office
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Plan of Genl Q. A. Gillmore's position on Morris Island, Charleston S.C.

    Shows the progression of earthworks constructed to allow Union forces to approach Fort Wagner. Gillmore's troops reached the ditch surrounding the fort on September 6. The Confederate forces abandoned the fort during the night.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Topographical map of Washington, D.C., and vicinity. Showing the Union forts and defences built 1861-3.

    Detail from a printed map of the Potomac River region of Maryland and Virginia, and including Washington, D.C., which Sneden has annotated to show the locations of Union forts and picket lines.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861-18
  • New defenses erected at Centreville, Virginia

    Originally built by the Confederates and used for winter quarters in 1861-1862, the defenses around Centreville were also used by the Union Army to cover the retreat back to Washington after both 1st and 2nd Bull Run. When Lee began concentrating his forces around Culpeper in July 1863, and Meade, not to be outdone, moved his army to a position opposite them along the ...

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863-09
  • Rebel defences, Mobile, Alabama, occupied by Union forces under Maj. Gen. E.R.S. Canby comdg.

    Scale ca. 1:18,200. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 108 From 39th Cong., 1st Sess. [1866]-Report of the Chief Engineer, U.S.A. No. 9. Map shows the three lines of fortifications constructed in 1862, 1863, and 1864, streets, "Mobile and Ohio Rail Road," vegetation, drainage, and relief by hachures. Most of the streets are not named. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the ...

    • Contributor: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1866
  • Map of the defences of Washington.

    Relief shown by hachures. In lower margin below title: (From Atlas accompanying Official Records). LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 682.5 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy fold-lined, mounted on cloth backing, and annotated in pencil in lower margin: Atlas, v. 2, pl. XXXIX, no. 1. DCP

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1865
  • Fort Anderson, Paducah, Ky. /

    Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Oriented with north to the upper left. "Hd. Qr., U.S. Forces, Paducah, Keny., Jany. 4, 1861. Respectfully forwarded to the Hd. Qr. of the Dept. of the Missi., [signed] C. F. Smith, Brigr. Genl., comdg." "Engr. Dept., July 18/64. Recd. with Gen. Cullum's letter of the 16th inst. (C.5621)." Imperfect: Missing small sections along sheet edges. Mounted on cloth backing in ...

    • Contributor: Rziha, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Plan e : [map showing two blockhouses between "Turn Pike Road" and "bridge," Alexandria, Virginia].

    Shows defenses of Washington situated between Little River Turnpike (Duke Street) and the Telegraph Road bridge crossing Cameron Run. Relief shown by hachures and form lines. Pen-and-ink and pencil. Includes profile. In lower right corner: P. In upper left corner: 211, L. Sheet 13. In lower right corner: Transferred from Office of Chf. Engr., Defenses of Washington, to Engr. Dept.-1866. Stamped on verso: By ...

    • Contributor: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • 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: 1862
  • Plan of the redoubt and rifle pits ensilading [sic] the Leesburg and Fairfax turnpikes 2 miles from Alexandria, Virginia. Built by the 38th, 40th N.Y. and 3rd Maine regiments during October and ...

    Includes main roads, buildings used for the hospital, chapel, stables, theater, and headquarters encampment of Brigadier General John Sedgwick.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Guide leaflets for the tour of historic Civil War defenses, Washington D.C.

    Relief shown by contours on some maps. Title from title sheet (sheet #1). Facsims. of Civil War fortification maps of Washington D.C. Original version: [S.l. : s.n., 1861?-1865]. LC sheets imperfect: Use-worn, punch-holed in left margin, rubber-stamped on verso to indicate sheet numbers. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 689 Sheets variously include notes, captions, and/or index of facilities. Available also through the Library ...

    • Contributor: United States. Office of National Capital Parks - Barnard, J. G. (John Gross) - United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861-86

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  • Capture of forts [sic] Henry ... Tennessee By U.S. Grant, January 1862.

    Shows Confederate Fort Henry on the Tennessee River. The entire site was to include the fort on the low ground near the edge of the river with an entrenched camp (Fort Heiman) on a high plateau immediately above it. The work was not completed and on the day of the Union attack the river had partially flooded the fort site. Realizing the futility of ...

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862-01
  • General diagram : [western Philadelphia city and adjacent portions of Delaware and Montgomery counties, Pennsylvania].

    Topographic map showing proposed and existing Civil-War batteries and defensive positions immediately west of Philadelphia. Relief shown by contours and hachures. Title from southern sheet. Partial tracing of the 1863 ms. topographic map showing 1st- and 2nd-class fortifications at Philadelphia (CW 358.22). Oriented with north to the right. Pen-and-ink, red ink (contours), and watercolors. Drawn in 2 segments (sheets): [Northern] -- [Southern]. "No. 2866" ...

    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey - Bache, A. D. (Alexander Dallas)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863

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  • Map of the rebel position at Vicksburg, Miss., May 1863.

    Shows the Union troops surrounding the Confederate fortified city of Vicksburg, Miss., with blockades and forces on both sides of the Mississippi River. Shows the locations of outlying Confederate forts and other defenses including extensive use of abatis and felled trees to hinder overland advances. The map also indicates the position of Union gunboats on the Mississippi River south of the town of Warrenton, ...

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863-05
  • Map of fortifications and defenses of Washington.

    In left lower margin: Taken from a map issued by the War Department in 1865. In left upper margin: Appendix A. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 682 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy mounted on cloth backing. DCP

    • Contributor: Hodasevich, R. A. - United States. War Department
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1865
  • Map of supplementary reconnaissance of the approaches to Philadelphia by the Lancaster Turnpike : including the section between Villa Nova and Paoli /

    Road map showing minor fortifications along the Philadelphia and Lancaster Turnpike. Relief shown by form lines. Pen-and-ink, red ink, and pink watercolor. Former ownership stamp in lower right corner: U.S.C. & G. Survey. Library and Archives, Jan. 28, 1902, acc. no. 53677; adhesive label affixed in lower right corner: 854 St; no. rubber-stamped on verso: 290. Statement of attribution of Henry L. Whiting is ...

    • Contributor: Whiting, Henry L. - Bache, A. D. (Alexander Dallas) - United States Coast Survey
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Map of n. eastern Virginia and vicinity of Washington /

    Accompanied by sheet: Presented to Brig. Genl. S. Williams, A.A. Genl. Hd. Qrs. Army, by order of Maj. Genl. McClellan, Comd. in Chf. U.S.A. [signed] A.W. Whipple, Maj. T.E. [1] leaf ; 21 x 13 cm. At head of title: Surveys for military defences. Includes "Data used in compilation," table of "Elevations above tide water," and "Geological profile of Loudoun County." Mounted on cloth ...

    • Contributor: United States. War Dept. Corps of Topographical Engineers - McDowell, Irvin - Schedler, J.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Capture of forts [sic] ... Donelson, Tennessee By U.S. Grant, January 1862.

    This map shows the area surrounding Fort Donelson, Tenn., including the Cumberland River, the town of Dover, and Fort Henry Road, and includes the locations of confederate earthworks as well as roads, buildings, woods, and creeks.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862-01
  • Atlanta, Georgia and its rebel defences [sic]

    Map shows a detailed layout of the city of Atlanta, Ga., including the batteries and earthworks in the surrounding area. The Western Atlanta and the Macon & Western Railroad are also indicated. The map depicts the situation in the city as of 1 September 1864; the city fell to Sherman's army on the 8th.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864-09-01
  • Sketch of the entrenched lines in the immediate front of Petersburg. [1864-5]

    Scale ca. 1:63,360. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 609 Indicates Union and Confederate lines, names of forts, roads, railroads, street pattern of Petersburg, houses, names of residents, and drainage. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: Michler, N. (Nathaniel) - Michler, N.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1865
  • Map of Richmond, Virginia, showing its defenses and railroad connections

    Scale ca. 1:52,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 640.2 From Harper's weekly, v. 8, May 21, 1864. p. 332. "Map of Virginia, showing the military operations of Generals Grant and Butler" is on the verso. 36 x 24 cm. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: Sholl, Charles
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • [Map of Henrico County, Va. : showing fortifications around Richmond, north and east of the James River].

    LC Land ownership maps, 1281 Shows the names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. Title and date from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Drawn on a 3/8-inch pencil grid. Pen-and-ink, pencil, and watercolor on paper composed of many sheets pasted together. Sectioned in 3 and mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H41 Available also through the Library of Congress web ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864