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  • Approaches to Grand Gulf, Miss.

    Approaches to Grand Gulf, Miss.

    Scale 1:10,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 270 Shows "Ft. Cobun," "Ft. Wade," streets of Grand Gulf, "R.R. to Port Gibson," plantation of "Col. Coffee," vegetation, soundings, and relief by hachures. "The fortifications facing the river are those erected by the rebels, and captured by the Mississippi Squadron, under the command of Admiral Porter, on May 3d 1863." Description derived from published bibliography. ...

    • Contributor: Gerdes, F. H.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Mississippi River

    Mississippi River

    Scale 1:40,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 48.4, 48.5 U.S. Coast Survey, chart no. 3017, 3018. Sheet no. at head of each title. Detailed river chart indicating field patterns and vegetation along the shore lines. Sheet no. 1: "No. 29 No. 3017 price 20 cents"; Sheet no. 2: "No. 30. No. 3018 price 20 cents" is printed in the upper left corner. Available ...

    • Contributor: Gerdes, F. H. - United States Coast Survey
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • [Approaches to Grand Gulf, Miss. /

    [Approaches to Grand Gulf, Miss. /

    Relief shown by contours. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 271 Sun print with annotations in pencil and ink. Appears to be a preliminary copy of Civil War Maps (2nd ed.) no. 270: G4042.M5 1864 .G38 CW 270. Shows "Ft. Wade" fortifications. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: Gerdes, F. H.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Mississippi River from Cairo Ill. to St. Marys Mo. in VI sheets.

    Mississippi River from Cairo Ill. to St. Marys Mo. in VI sheets.

    Scale 1:40,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 95.2 United States Coast Survey no. 3016. "F. H. Gerdes, Asst. Coast Survey, Chief of Party. A. T. Mosman, Sub asst. in charge of astronomical observations. T. C. Bowie, Sub Asst. in charge of topography. F. W. Perkins, Aid. J. B. Adamson, Aid & Draughtsman." Detailed map of part of the Mississippi showing the river channel, ...

    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey - Gerdes, F. H.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1865
  • Plan of Fort Jackson, showing the effect of the bombardment by the U.S. mortar flotilla and gunboats, April 18th to 24th 1862 : flag officer D.G. Farragut commanding fleet, Com. D.D. Porter commanding flotilla /

    Plan of Fort Jackson, showing the effect of the bombardment b...

    Annotated in pencil on verso: Plan of Fort Jackson. [1862?]. From the Joseph R. Hawley papers in LC Manuscript Division. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 237 Includes explanatory note. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy 3 imperfect: Torn at upper edge.

    • Contributor: Hergesheimer, E. (Edwin) - Harris, J. S. - Gerdes, F. H. - Bache, A. D. (Alexander Dallas) - Hawley, Joseph R. (Joseph Roswell) - United States Coast Survey - Bowen & Co. - Hergesheimer, E.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Reconnoissance of the Mississippi River below Forts Jackson and St. Philip : made previous to the reduction by the U.S. Fleet, under the command of flag officer D.G. Farragut, U.S.N. /

    Reconnoissance of the Mississippi River below Forts Jackson a...

    At head of title: U.S. Coast Survey. Prof. A. D. Bache, Supt. Stamped in lower right corner: From collection of David Dixon Porter. Pen and ink manuscript drawn on tracing cloth, covering the environs of forts St. Philip and Jackson, Louisiana. "Note: The forts and their immediate vicinity were taken from data furnished by Major Barnard, U.S.E., excepting the trigonometrical determinations of the forts ...

    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey - Gerdes, F. H. - Bache, A. D. (Alexander Dallas) - Hawley, Joseph R. (Joseph Roswell) - Bowen & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Mississippi River /

    Mississippi River /

    LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 48.42, 48.52 Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Sheet no. 1: "No. 29"; Sheet no. 2: "No. 30." is printed in the upper left corner.

    • Contributor: Gerdes, F. H.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • South West pass of the Mississippi River /

    South West pass of the Mississippi River /

    LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 36.2 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 507. At head of title: U.S. Coast Surveys, A. D. Bache, Superintendent. "No. 507" in the upper left corner. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress ...

    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey - Gerdes, F. H. - Bache, A. D. (Alexander Dallas)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Reconnoissance of the Mississippi River below Forts Jackson and St. Philip : made previous to the reduction by the U.S. Fleet, under the command of flag officer D.G. Farragut, U.S.N. /

    Reconnoissance of the Mississippi River below Forts Jackson a...

    Includes note describing positions of Union "mortar flotilla" on April 18-21, 1862. Annotated in pencil on verso: Forts of Jackson/St. Philip, [1863?]. "The Forts from data furnished by the Chief Engineer, U.S. Army." From the Joseph R. Hawley papers in LC Manuscript Division. Oriented with north toward the upper left. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 236 Available also through the Library of Congress ...

    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey - Gerdes, F. H. - Bache, A. D. (Alexander Dallas) - Hawley, Joseph R. (Joseph Roswell) - Bowen & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862