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  • History of the Civil War in the United States, 1860-1865

    Scale not given. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 62.4 "Scaife's comparative and synoptical system of history applied to all countries." "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1897, by The Comparative Synoptical Chart Co., Limited, in the Office of the Librarian of Congress at Washington. Filed in the United States, 1896. Copyright in Great Britain, 1897." This is not a geographical ...

    • Contributor: Comparative Synoptical Chart Co., Limited
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1897
  • Battle field of Gettysburg.

    Scale 1:12,000 (1 inch equals 1000 feet). LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 353.5 From the Jubal Early Collection in the Manuscript Division, L.C. Detailed topographic map subsequently used as the base for John B. Bachelder's "Map of the Battle Field of Gettysburg" (see entry nos. 325 and 326) "Positions of troops are not given." "The map is reduced from one on a scale ...

    • Contributor: Warren, G. K.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 187?
  • Map made at Andersonville Prison [Sept. 1864].

    This regional view locates the prison camp in relation to Columbia, Macon, and Milledgeville, Ga., as well as the town of Andersonville. Parts of bordering Alabama, Tennessee, and South Carolina are also indicated.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Map of the state of Virginia containing the counties, principal towns, railroads, rivers, canals & all other internal improvements.

    Relief shown by hachures. Prime meridian: Washington. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 501.8 Includes list of lengths of railroad lines and ill. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: West & Johnston
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • The first battle of Bull Run. July 21, 1861. Washington, Dec 26, 1895.

    Scale not given. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 567 (National Tribune War Maps. No. 1. Supplement to the National Tribune, Washington, D.C., Dec. 26, 1895.) Union position colored blue and "1st position of enemy" colored red. Indicates hachures along the Bull Run and its tributaries, roads, railroads, towns, and drainage. Includes portraits of General McDowell, Slocum, Ricketts, and Griffin. "The story of the ...

    • Contributor: National Tribune (Organization)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Coast of South Carolina from Charleston to Hilton Head.

    Scale 1:200,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 365.7 From its Report of the Superintendent of the Coast Survey, showing the progress of the survey during the year 1862 (Washington, Government Printing Office, 1864). Map 25. At head of title: U.S. Coast Survey, A. D. Bache, Supdt. Insets: Plan and view of Fort "Beauregard"-Bay Point, S.C. Scale 1:2000. 16 x 17 cm.-Fort on Fenwick's ...

    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Map showing siege operations against forts Sumter and Wagner, between July 13th & Sept. 7th, 1863, Maj. T. B. Brooks, A.D.C. & Assist. Engrs. Published by permission of Genl. Gillmore at the ...

    Scale ca. 1:6,750. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 389 Shows drainage, roads, high and low water line, 6-ft. and 12-ft. depth curve, batteries, trenches, stockades, and a plan of Fort Wagner. Fort Sumter does not appear on this map, only the line of fire to the fort from the breaching batteries south of Fort Wagner. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through ...

    • Contributor: Brooks, T.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Map of eastern Virginia /

    Relief shown by hachures. General map of eastern Virginia showing cities and towns, roads, and rivers. The map is overprinted in red to indicate railroads and concentric circles centered on Richmond. Circles are at intervals of ten miles. In his report to the Superintendent of the Coast survey dated November 1, 1862, Nicholson notes that "In addition to the printing of our charts proper, ...

    • Contributor: Nicholson, W. L.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • [Sketch of western Virginia and eastern West Virginia, between Staunton and Clarksburg].

    Shows names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. Pen-and-ink on tracing linen, mounted between sheets of transparent paper. Date and title derived from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H66 Includes list of distances. Notes in pencil on verso. Imperfect: Torn fold lines at bottom. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Portions of the military departments of Virginia, Washington, Middle & the Susquehanna /

    Differs from LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 47.2 and 47.3. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. LC copy signed by Gen. M. C. Meigs and annotated in pencil.

    • Contributor: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Map of n. eastern Virginia and vicinity of Washington /

    Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Shows forts and batteries in the District of Columbia and immediate vicinity. At head of title: Surveys for military defences. LC copy annotated in black ink and colored inks to show troop positions and engagements. Annotated in black ink on verso: Major General Sigel to Colonel L.P. di Cesnola, Chantilly, Novbr. 1862. Bookplate of "Palma di ...

    • Contributor: United States. Corps of Topographical Engineers
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Plan of the second Battle of Bull Run Va. Showing position of both armies at 7 p.m. 30th Aug. 1862.

    Shows the area of Sudley Springs, Va., to the north and Bethlehem to the south on the second day of the battle. The locations of the Warrenton Turnpike and the Manassas Gap Railroad are also indicated.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • War maps and diagrams

    Various scales. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 14.8 Incomplete copy of the map supplement issued by the New York Herald. Library of Congress bound copy of the newspaper for October-December 1861 does not include the map supplement. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. For an earlier issue of the map "Our naval and military operations at a ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Battle of Pittsburg Landing. Tennessee

    Depicts troop positions during the Battle of Shiloh, Tenn. Shows the area of Owl Creek to the north and the location of Pittsburg Landing along the Tennessee River to the south.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Fort Lee.

    Shows fortification of Savannah, Georgia. Date from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pen-and-ink on tracing cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), S106, 181 Includes 5 cross sections. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. At upper right in pencil: 66. Imperfect: Mounted on paper.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Sketch of the battle of Rutherford Farm, July 20th, 1864 /

    Shows names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. Oriented with north to the right. Pen-and-ink and pencil on lined paper, mounted on cloth. Similar to the map reproduced in the Atlas to accompany the official records of the Union and Confederate Armies, 1891-95, pl. 83, no. 6. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H183 Available also through the Library of Congress web site ...

    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • No. 1. First Vicksburg campaign or Chicksaw [sic] Bayou. Dec. 27th 1862-Jan. 3rd 1863.-No. 2. Map of battle ground of Chickasaw Bayou, Dec. 28th and 29th 1862

    Scale of map 1, ca. 1:150,000; scale of map 2 not given. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 265.5 From Illinois infantry. 13th regt., 1861-1864. Military history and reminiscences of the Thirteenth regiment of Illinios 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. Between p. 244 and ...

    • Contributor: Munn, E. A.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1892
  • The Confederate states, with the border states & the adjoining portion of the Federal states

    Scale 1:3,600,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 48.1 At head of title: United States of North America: (South eastern division). General map showing state names and boundaries, countries, place names, railroads, and rivers. Mounted on the verso is an advertisement addressed "to tourists and travellers" describing the merits of the "series of travelling maps." Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the ...

    • Contributor: Bartholomew, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • The battlefield of Gettysburg, July 1st, 2nd and 3rd, 1863

    Scale 1:15,840. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 344 Shows Union positions in black and Confederate positions in red, names of field commanders, relief by hachures, drainage, vegetation, roads, railroad, and a few houses and names of residents. For a later edition copyrighted in 1912 by Tipton & Blocher, see entry no. 350. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of ...

    • Contributor: Minnigh, Luther W.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1905
  • Map showing the military defences of Cincinnati, Covington and Newport

    Scale ca. 1:16,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 319 Detailed map showing batteries and rifle pits, common and military roads, turnpikes, city streets and names, bridges, ferries, rural houses and names of some residents, drainage, vegetation, towns, and relief by hachures. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1877
  • Map of the seat of war exhibiting the surrounding country, the approaches by sea & land to the capitol of the United States, and the military posts, forts, &c.

    Scale 1:633,600. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 451.2 "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1861 by Jacob Monk." General map of eastern Virginia, Maryland, and Delaware. Includes "Table of distances from Washington by rail road." Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: Monk, Jaco
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Map illustrating the defence of Savannah, Ga. and the operations resulting in its capture by the army commanded by Maj. Genl. W. T. Sherman. Dec. 21st 1864

    Scale ca. 1:85,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 207 The following inscription in the author's handwriting is reproduced above the title: Washington, D.C., Sept 17th 1881. Transmitted to the office of the Chief of Engineers, U.S. Army, with my letter of this date. [Signed] O. M. Poe, Major of Engrs., B. Brig. Gen., U.S.A., Col. A.D.C. Detailed map of Savannah and vicinity, showing ...

    • Contributor: Poe, O. M.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1881
  • Plan of the Battle of Chickamauga, Tenn.

    Map shows locations of forces on the second day of battle, before the Confederates broke through the Union line and sent the majority heading back toward Chattanooga.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • 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
  • 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