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  • 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
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Map showing the battle-fields around Richmond, Va.

    Scale not given. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 634 Battlefields are located by small flags. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: J. T. Redd & Son
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1896
  • The historical war map.

    Scale ca. 1:3,250,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 21 Map of southeastern United States showing forts and battlefields, railroads, state boundaries, rivers, and town. Principal engagements are not described in this or in the following issues (LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), nos. 22 and 23). Population statistics and "Date[s] of admission and secession of the Southern States" are given in lower left ...

    • Contributor: Asher & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • [Plan of Fort Henry and its outworks.

    Scale not given. Relief shown by hachures. Manuscript, pen-and-ink on cloth. Oriented with north to the left. "Recd. with Gen. Cullum's letter of the 16th inst. (C. 5621)." Shows Fort Henry, Tenn. (Confederate) as at 6 Feb. 1862. "148.D.8." LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 414 Includes "Profile of fort ditch full of water" and "Profile of rifle pits." Available also through the Library ...

    • Contributor: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Map of the field of operations, November 1863.

    Map shows the area between Culpeper Courthouse and Orange Courthouse including the location of Federal troops under Meade in Union-held towns and along the Rappahannock River. On November 7th, the Union army began its advance across the Rappahannock River at Rappahannock Station. The map also indicates the location of Confederate strongholds along the Rapidan River.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Map of northern Georgia /

    Also shows eastern Alabama. Relief shown by hachures. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), S29, S30 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Signed in ink on verso: "W.T. Sherman, Maj. Gen. Map used by General Sherman in the campaign of 1864." Map also signed in ink on verso: "Corse" [i.e., Maj. Gen. John M. Corse]. Includes annotations ...

    • Contributor: Merrill, W. E.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • [Map of the Shenandoah Valley, from Front Royal and Middletown to Staunton, etc.].

    Shows names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. Title, date, and scale from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pen-and-ink and pencil (some col.) on a 3/8-inch pencil grid, mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H148 In pencil on verso: 25. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 186?
  • Preliminary map of Hanover County, Virginia /

    Ink with title in pencil, mounted on cloth. Two tears on left side and some losses on right edge. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H293 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. On verso in pencil: 192.

    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1871
  • Plan of attack on Marie's Heights, Fredericksburg Va. By Maj. Genl. John Sedgwick, USA, with the 6th Army Corps. Sunday May 3rd 1863.

    Area depicted includes the Rappahannock River to the northeast, Taylor Hill to the northwest and Deep Run to the south. The Fredericksburg & Potomac Railroad is also indicated. As part of Gen. Hooker's plan to drive the Confederate Army back toward Richmond, Gen. Sedgwick was to undertake a diversionary attack across the Rappahannock River toward the Confederate entrenchments above Fredericksburg. On May 3rd, having ...

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Battle of Chancellorsville, Va. :

    Detail includes Wilderness and Hunting runs and the locations of Union and Confederate forces on either side of the turnpike going toward Chancellorsville.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • 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
  • 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
  • Birds eye view of Virginia, Maryland, Delaware and the District of Columbia

    Scale ca. 1:1,203,840. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 17.3 At top of map: The seat of war. "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1861 by W. Schaus." This is a map and not a bird's-eye view. It indicates forts, towns, railroads, principal roads, and relief by shading. Insets: [Lower Mississippi Valley] 15 x 13 cm.-[Richmond and vicinity] 7 x 8 ...

    • Contributor: Schedler, J.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • G. Woolworth Colton's new guide map of the United States & Canada, with railroads, counties, etc.

    Scale 1:3,168,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 25.3 "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1861, by G. Woolworth Colton." Insets: Plan of the southern portion of Florida. 16 x 13 cm.-Western portion of the United States. 18 x 20 cm.-The southern portion of Texas. 9 x 10 cm. Includes tables of "Cities and towns with a population of 10,000 and ...

    • Contributor: Colton, G. Woolworth
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Field of McClellan's operations, scene of the recent battles in front of Richmond-and the late important military operations in eastern Virginia /

    Scale not given. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 650.6 Relief shown by hachures and pictorially. From the Philadelphia inquirer, Wednesday, July 2, 1862. p. 1. Map of the region east of Richmond showing the location of battlefields on June 25, 26, and 27, 1862. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: Philadelphia Inquirer and Daily News (Firm)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Map of Fortress Monroe and surroundings.

    Scale not given. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 544 Sketch map showing the location of batteries on the James River and Hampton Roads, and a few place names. Inset: [View of] Fortress Monroe, Old Point Comfort and Hygeia Hotel, Va. Entered according to Act of Congress in the Year 1861 by E. Sachse & Co. 9 x 19 cm. See entry no. 547 ...

    • Contributor: Bohn, Casimir
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Preliminary chart of the northwestern part of the Gulf of Mexico. Unfinished proof.

    Scale 1:600,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 17.8 At head of title: U.S. Coast Survey, A. D. Bache, Supdt. Chart of the Gulf coast from Pensacola Bay to the Rio Grande (Rio Bravo del Norte) showing soundings and bottom contours at 6, 12, and 18 feet. "Note: In portions of this chart where no soundings have yet been made by the Coast Survey, ...

    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Historical sketch of the rebellion : [United States] /

    Shows "limits of loyal states in July 1861" outlined in blue, "limits occupied by United States forces July 1863" outlined in red, and coastal blockades. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 40, S1 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes "Population census 1860" table. LC copy imperfect: Fold-lined, mounted on cloth.

    • Contributor: Lindenkohl, H.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Relative positions of forces at sunset, Aug. 28, 1862. [2nd Manassas Campaign].

    Scale ca. 1:550,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 581 From Century illustrated monthly magazine, v. 31, Jan. 1886. p. 447. Map of the environs of Manassas Junction. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: Wells, Jaco
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1886
  • Mountain region of North Carolina and Tennessee /

    Scale 1:633,600; 1 in. = 10 miles. Relief shown by hachures. From the papers of Joseph Roswell Hawley. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 43.5 Includes list of "Authorities." Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. AACR2

    • Contributor: Nicholson, W. L.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Point Lookout, Md. View of Hammond Genl. Hospital & U.S. genl. depot for prisoners of war

    Scale not given. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 257 Sixty-three sites are listed in the margin and keyed by number to the appropriate position in the view. Inset: Headquarters of the general commanding St. Mary's District. View. 17 x 13 cm. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: Everett, George
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • [Three sketches on one sheet of fortifications, roads and streams in the vicinity of Salem Church and Banks Ford in the battle of Chancellorsville, May 1863].

    Shows names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures and spot heights. Title and scale from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pencil (some col.) on ledger paper, mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H141 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. In pencil on verso: 280.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Pocket map showing the probable theatre of the war

    Scale ca. 1:1,700,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 1.1 Another issue. Map of Maryland, Delaware, and parts of Pennsylvania and Virginia, "camps & forts" underlined in red and "prominent places" underlined in blue are not shown. Insets: [Street pattern of the city of Baltimore] 9 x 12 cm.-[Map of the city and county of Washington, and the county of Alexandria] 13 x 13 ...

    • Contributor: Aschbach, G. A.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • A map of a part of Isle-of-Wight County. Adjacent to Fort Boykin, and Burwell's Bay, on James River.

    "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: 1861
  • Plan of the battle of Chancellorsville. Virginia position, 5 p.m., 2nd May 1863.

    Sneden uses his usual eye for detail in showing the nature of the terrain with crop fields, woods, areas of felled trees, roads, and waterways in the vicinity of the Battle of Chancellorsville. He particularly emphasizes the positions of the following corps in the U.S. Army of the Potomac: 2nd Corps (commanded by Winfield Scott Hancock), 3rd Corps (commanded by Daniel Edgar Sickles), 5th ...

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