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  • Plan of the Battle of Carnifex Ferry, West Virginia.

    Carnifex Ferry is located on the Gauley River east of the town of Gauley Bridge. Floyd's Confederate forces are positioned with their backs to the Gauley River, and the Union is shown attacking chiefly in the center and on the left.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861-09-25
  • Colton's map of the seat of war in Virginia : showing minutely the interesting localities in the vicinity of Richmond.

    Relief shown by hachures. Shows some fortifications. Prime meridians: Greenwich and Washington. LC copy hand col. in red to show Virginia boundaries. "Entered according to Act of Congress, in the year [1862], by J.H. Colton, in the Clerks Office of the District Court of the United States for the Southern District of New York." LC copy signed in ink in upper right corner: Millard ...

    • Contributor: Colton, J. H. (Joseph Hutchins) - Fillmore, Millard - Colton, J. H.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • The assault on the "Red Battery," April 25th, 1862 Yorktown, Va.

    Shows the area between the Warwick River to the west and the Warwick Road to the east as McClellan's forces attacked Confederate batteries on the Peninsula south of Yorktown, Va.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862-04-25
  • Map showing the location of battle fields of Virginia

    [Scale ca. 1:680,000]. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 506 Another edition. Title when folded: 32nd annual encampment, G.A.R. Sept 5th 1898. Cincinnati, Ohio, via Chesapeake & Ohio Ry. Poole Bros., Chicago. To right of map: Principal battles and engagements occurring within the limits of the accompanying map, and the losses sustained by the opposing forces- Comparative statement of the number of men furnished ...

    • Contributor: Chesapeake and Ohio Railway Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1898
  • Map of Hampton to Howard's Bridge, Virginia.

    The area depicted includes the York River to the north, the James River to the south and the Hampton/Five Points area to the east.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862-03-27
  • White House to Harrisons Landing /

    Relief shown by hachures. Shows fortifications, towns, roads, railroads, houses, names of residents, vegetation, drainage. At head of title: "Campaign maps, Army of the Potomac, map no. 3." "Photographic reduction by L.E. Walker, Treasury Department." Principal rivers are hand colored in blue. Description derived from published bibliography. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 595 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as ...

    • Contributor: Abbot, Henry L.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Surveys of the military defences, vicinity of Washington, D.C. /

    Shows names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. Depth shown by contours and soundings. Pen-and-ink over pencil grid on tracing cloth, mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H110 Includes an index to public buildings in Washington. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Genl. Thomas' new position 20th Septr. 3 p.m.

    Map shows location of Union and Confederate troops between Missionary Ridge and West Chickamauga Creek. After Confederates succeeded in breaking through the Union lines, the bulk of the Union forces retreated toward Chattanooga. Union Gen. George H. Thomas and his men held onto a tenuous position on Snodgrass Hill and repulsed assault after assault.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863-09-20
  • Map showing the Chicahominy [sic] and James rivers and from Richmond to Harrison's Landing, Va.

    Shows the terrain over which the Peninsula Campaign was waged during March-June 1862.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862-03
  • Attack and capture of Fort Donelson, Tenn. by Genl. U.S. Grant U.S.A.

    Shows troop locations around Fort Donelson, Tenn., on the Cumberland River, as the Union army prepared to attack.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862-02-14
  • Position of 3rd Army Corps at Harrison's Landing, Va., July 9th 1862. From actual survey made for Genl. Heintzelman /

    Gives Union Army positions around Harrison's Landing in Charles City County, Va., on July 9th, 1862, with details of the terrain and locations of headquarters for the following Union officers: David Bell Birney, Cuvier Grover, Samuel Peter Heintzelman, Joseph Hooker, Philip Kearny, Israel Bush Richardson, John Sedgwick, and George Sykes.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862-07-09
  • Andersonville Prison, Georgia in July 1864.

    Illustrates a detailed outline of the actual prison yard with acreage and stockade dimensions given. Also, shows the surrounding area where the following sites were located: "death house," graveyard, rifle trenches, forts, including the one where Captain Henry Wirz had his headquarters and loghouse, Union hospital, cook house, and soup house.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864-07
  • [B]alloon view of the attack on Fort Darling in the James River, by Commander Rogers's [sic] [i.e., Rodger's] gun-boat flotilla, "Galena," "Monitor," etc. [May 16, 1862]

    Not drawn to scale. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 541.2 From Harper's weekly, v. 6, May 31, 1862. p. [337] This view was acquired by the Library of Congress in 1948 with the purchase of the papers and maps of Maj. Jedediah Hotchkiss. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Plan of the Battle of Savage's Station Virginia. Sunday, June 29th 1862. Fought by the 2nd and 6th Corps.

    The Battle of Savage's Station was part of the Seven Days' Battles of the Peninsular Campaign. This map shows the area of Savage's Farm in Henrico County, Va., to the north and the Williamsburg Road to the south. The Richmond and York River Railroad is also indicated.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862-06-29
  • Topographical sketch near Fort Staunton from points not under fire of its guns : [Washington D.C.].

    Relief shown by hachures and form lines. Black and brown inks. At upper left: 211, L. Sheet 15. Missing small sections at corners. Includes bar scale. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 691.6 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault DCP

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1860
  • Map showing the locations of the battlefields of Fredericksburg, Hamilton's Crossing, Chancellorsville, Salem Church, Wilderness, [and] Spotsylvania, and also showing the boundaries of the battlefield park surveys of 6556 acres.

    Scale ca. 1:90,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 553 Accompanied by a pamphlet entitled Map of the Six Battlefields: Fredericksburg, Hamilton's Crossing, Chancellorsville, Salem Church, Spotsylvania, Wilderness, and illustrated sketch of Fredericksburg (Fredericksburg, Virginia, R.A. Kishpaugh, 1906). Map indicates Union and Confederate works, roads, railroads, towns, and drainage. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as ...

    • Contributor: Kishpaugh, Robert A.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1906
  • Mechanicsville - Ellerson's Mill - Gaine's Mill - Cold Harbor.

    Drawn on tracing paper. Shows roads, rivers, railroads, and towns. 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 image. April 2003, Conservation Commission (1949), gift; Map Cataloging Team. Civil War project no.: lva00129. Conservation: Etherington Conservation Center, 2002. ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 19??
  • Battle fields of Virginia 1861 to 1865.

    Annotated by Capt. Raleigh Travers Daniel, Office of the Secretary of Virginia Military Records of the Commonwealth of Virginia between 1909 and 1910. Prepared to accompany a manuscript guidebook to Virginia Civil War battlefields. Maps originally in Series III. Miscellaneous Records. Guide to Battlefields of Virginia and West Virginia, accession 2768. Includes indexes of counties and explanation of mail service, railroads, mail routes, mail ...

    • Contributor: United States. Post Office Dept - Daniel, Raleigh T. (Raleigh Travers)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 19??
  • Phelps and Watson's historical and military map of the border & southern states.

    Scale ca. 1:2,534,400. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 43.8 "Entered according to Act of Congress; in the year 1862 by Phelps & Watson." Includes list of "Battles of the war" in 1861 and 1862. Accompanied by pamphlet entitled New Historical War Map (35 p., 17 x 12 cm.) containing a "Brief description of 10 battles and skirmishes of the war," 1861-63. For other ...

    • Contributor: Phelps & Watson
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • The American Civil War--maps.

    Title from cover. Issued to accompany Formby, John. The American Civil War, a concise history of its causes, progress, and results (New York, Scribners, 1910). Listed in C.E. Le Gear's A List of Geographical Atlases in the Library of Congress (Washington, Library of Congress, 1973), v. 7, no. 10657. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 66 Available also through the Library of Congress Web ...

    • Contributor: Formby, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1910

    Look inside: 65 results

  • Map showing the battle grounds of the Chickahominy, and the positions of the subsequent engagements in the retreat of the Federal army towards James River and all the other points of interest ...

    Scale ca. 1:160,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 639 Confederate imprint. Map of the environs of Richmond showing location and dates of battles, roads, railroads, towns, names of counties, drainage, and the names of a few residents. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: Sheppard, Edwin
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Historical sketch of the rebellion. May 1862.

    Scale ca. 1:5,850,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 34 Indicates "limits of loyal states in July 1861," "limits occupied by United States forces March 1st 1862," "limits occupied by United States forces May 15th 1862," railroads, rivers, names and boundaries of states, and principal towns. See also entry nos. 35, 36, 39, 40, 40.1, and 49. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also ...

    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Plan showing positions of Union and Rebel armies 8th and 9th April 1865, to the surrender of Lee 2nd Corps at Cumberland Church.

    This detail of an unidentified printed map has annotations by Sneden showing the locations of troops surrounding Appomattox Courthouse, April 9th, 1865. Union forces identified include Sheridan's 9th Corps, Humphrey's 2nd Corps, and Sheridan's Cavalry. Also indicated (on original printed map) are names of property owners.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1865-04-08
  • [Position of Army of Tennessee near Atlanta, Georgia, July 22, 1864].

    Shows positions of the 15th, 16th, and 17th Army Corps east of Atlanta and "Rebel conscr. camp" southwest of Decatur. Relief shown by hachures. 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. 90, no. 3. Pencil. LC Civil War maps (2nd ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Plan of the battle of Mine Run, Virginia : fought Monday 30th Novr. 1863.

    Meade's intention was to cross the Rapidan River at Germanna Ford, travel west toward Orange Court House, and force Lee from his position in Orange County, just south of river. Alerted to these movements, Lee deployed his forces in strong defensive positions along Mine Run. There being no feasible point of attack, Meade withdrew his forces to winter quarters at Culpeper. Details on this ...

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863-11-30