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  • Plan of Union and Rebel position at Yorktown Va.

    Shows the area between the Warwick River and Yorktown to the north and Wormsley Creek to the south that was the Confederacy's first line of defense against McClellan's advance up the Virginia Peninsula. The location of the road to Warwick Court House is also indicated.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862-04-12
  • Charleston Harbor S.C. Bombardment of Fort Sumter.

    Regional view of Charleston Harbor showing the city of Charleston on the Ashley and Cooper rivers, Castle Pinckney on Shute's Folly Island, Pleasantville and Mt. Pleasant Battery, Mechanicsville and batteries on Sullivan's Island, and the Morris and James island batteries, and their distances from Fort Sumter. Shipping channels and the U.S. warships and supply fleet are also noted.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Plan of approaches to the Vicksburg Mine.

    Shows Brig. Genl. Hickenlooper's design for the trenches approaching Vicksburg, Miss., for the placement of the explosives detonated on 25 June.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863-07-01
  • The Enemy's fortifications around Vicksburg

    Shows the terrain and Confederate fortifications around Vicksburg, Miss., in mid-May, 1863, just after Confederate Gen. Pemberton was forced to evacuate Hayne's Bluff. Indicated are the locations of Union forces under Sherman, McPherson, McClernand, and Carr.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Map of the siege and investment of Savannah, Georgia, 5th to 20th Decr. 1864.

    Map shows the location of Union forces near the Ogeechee River outside of the Confederate held city of Savannah, Ga. The map also depicts the location of the Union fleet on the Savannah River and in the Atlantic Ocean. Details of the terrain show how a direct assault would have been difficult.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864-12-05
  • The siege of Yorktown, April 1862

    Scale not given. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 673.7 "Entered accord. to Act of Congress A.D. 1862 by C. Bohn in the Clerks Office of the District of Columbia." Bird's-eye view of the Union siege of Yorktown, with 23 places, batteries, ship positions, troop positions, and field headquarters keyed by number to list in lower margin. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also ...

    • Contributor: Worret, Ch.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Siege of Port Hudson

    The map shows the Union troops on land and water surrounding Confederate fortifications at Port Hudson, La., on the Mississippi River, approximately 25 miles north of Baton Rouge. The Union XIX Corps under Gen. Banks had its first engagement May 26th on the Bayou Sara Road, and laid siege to the fort on May 27th. Confederate Gen. Franklin Gardner surrendered Port Hudson on July ...

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Map of the siege of Vicksburg, Miss. /

    Relief shown by hachures. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), S120, 285 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. Dedicated in ms: To Thomas E. Sherman to keep forever, from his father, W.T. Sherman, Maj. Genl. Jan 20, 1864. Union and Confederate entrenchments are handcolored blue and red respectively. Detailed map showing roads, streets, railroads, hachures, vegetation, houses, and ...

    • Contributor: Spangenberg, Charles
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • The Rebel defences of Charleston Harbor S.C., August 1863

    Map shows Charleston, S.C., the Confederate forts, the Union works surrounding Fort Wagner and the position of the Union monitor fleet in the harbor off of the coast. This view shows the Union attacks on Confederate fortifications lining the harbor, and on the city itself. The locations of artillery batteries and their ranges and targets are indicated.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863-08
  • The attack on and surrender of Harper's Ferry

    Shows the area surrounding Harper's Ferry, W. Va., at the intersection of the Potomac and Shenandoah Rivers as the Confederate forces under Jackson began their assault, Sept. 12-15, 1862.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862-09-14
  • Bacon's large print war map showing 50 miles round Washington and Richmond.

    Scale ca. 1:480,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 484 Map of eastern Virginia and part of Maryland, showing engagements by crossed swords, fortifications surrounding Richmond, routes of the opposing armies to Petersburg, roads, railroads, towns, drainage, and relief by hachures. A few important Civil War sites are underlined in red. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web ...

    • Contributor: Bacon & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • The struggle of Petersburg. The lines of rebel intrenchments carried by our troops. [June 15-17,1864].

    Scale not given. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 612 Newspaper map showing "Gen Baldy Smith's line, Wednesday, June 15th," "first line of Rebel works," "line of 2nd & 9th Corps, Thursday & Friday, June 16th and 17," "seocnd [sic] line of Rebel works," and "third line of Rebel works." Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Sketch of the lines at Yorktown Virginia April 30th 1862.

    Shows an area that includes Gloucester Point on the north/east side of the York River, Yorktown on the south/west side of the river, and Wormsley Creek to the south of Yorktown as the Union forces finalized preparations to begin the siege of Yorktown.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862-04-30
  • Map of the siege of Vicksburg. [1864].

    Scale not given. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 275 From Century illustrated monthly magazine, v. 30, Sept. 1885. p. 756. Shows fortifications, "Maj. Gen. Grant's Hd. Qrs. during the siege," street pattern of Vicksburg, houses, roads, railroads, drainage, vegetation, and relief by hachures. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: Badeau, Adam
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1885
  • Defences [sic] of Vicksburg, Decr. 1862

    Map shows the area surrounding Vicksburg, Miss., including Warrenton, in December of 1862 at the time of the initial and unsuccessful Union assault, and on the eve of Grant's siege of the city. The Vicksburg & Texas and the Vicksburg & Jackson railroads are also indicated.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862-12
  • Official plan of the siege of Yorktown, Va., conducted by the Army of the Potomac under command of Maj. Gen. George B. McClellan, U.S.A., April 5th to May 3rd 1862

    Scale ca. 1:13,500. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 673 "This plan shows about half the line, including the point of attack. The Rebel works are laid down from reconnoissances [sic] made immediately after the evacuation, and are correctly, but very incompletely represented, owing to want of time for sketching minor details.-Our works of siege, including the approaches in the ravines of Wormley Creek, ...

    • Contributor: Abbot, Henry L.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Map of siege of Fort Pulaski : Savannah River Georgia. 1862.

    Shows the location of Jones Island, Turtle Island and Daufuskie Island on the north edge of the Savannah River and Querns Island, Wilmington Island and Big Tybee Island to the south, also indicated is the location of Fort Pulaski on Cockspur Island in the middle of the Savannah River.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • [Map showing the Federal and Confederate works during the siege of Petersburg : between the Appomattox River and Hatchers Run, June 16, 1864, to April 3, 1865].

    Wall map of Petersburg (Va.) vicinity showing fortifications, roads, railroads, city street network, and streams. Title from R.W. Stephenson's Civil War maps, 2nd ed., 1989. Traced from a map formerly in the office of Chief of Engineers. Pen-and-ink (black and red) with lead-pencil annotations. Originally drawn on 10 sheets. Each of the present 5 sheets consists of 2 former sheets stitched together horizontally at ...

    • Contributor: United States. Army. Office of the Chief of Engineers
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1865
  • Map of Jackson, Miss: and surroundings during the siege July 10th-16th, 1863, and location of the Cooper home whence a piano was carried by a company of pioneers, commanded by a Capt: ...

    Scale not given. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 274 [Copyrighted May 16, 1908, by William H. Duff] Sketch map showing the "Confederate's line of works," positions of "Slocomb's Louisiana Battery" and "Cobb's Kentucky Battery," "Federal line," "Mrs. Cooper's home," railroads, roads, and drainage. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: Duff, William H.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1908
  • Sketch of the Confederate and Federal lines around Petersburg /

    Sun print. Photocopy (positive). Relief shown by hachures. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 610 Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Indicates roads, picket lines, houses, names of residents, drainage, and vegetation. Indicates Union and Confederate works hand-colored blue and red respectively. Indicates location of Confederate covered ways, guns, and mortars. In ...

    • Contributor: Stevens, W. H. (Walter H.) - Stevens, W. H.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 186?
  • Map of the siege of Vicksburg, Miss.

    Scale ca. 1:17,000 (not "1:15,840"). LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 285 Signed (facsim.): C. B. Comstock, Capt. of Engrs. Detailed map showing entrenchments, roads, streets, railroads, hachures, vegetation, houses, and drainage. Contains five topographic profiles, six cross sections of artillery batteries, and one cross section of a "rebel rifle pit." For another issue, see Sherman map coll. no. 120. Description derived from published ...

    • Contributor: Spangenberg, Charles
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Battery on Turner's rocks : [Georgia].

    Shows a part of the defenses of Savannah. Title and date from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), S110, 211 Pen-and-ink on tracing cloth mounted on paper. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. In ink in upper right corner: 63. In pencil in upper right corner: 68.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • [Yorktown to Williamsburg]

    Scale ca. 1:95,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 600 Another edition. Principal rivers are hand-colored blue. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: Abbot, Henry L.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Copy of official plan of the siege of Fort Pulaski. Cockspur Island. Savannah Georgia April 1862 : by Union forces under Genl Gillmore and Hunter.

    Shows a detailed drawing of Fort Pulaski on Cockspur Island and the other Confederate fortifications on Long Island in the middle of the Savannah River. Union fortifications on Big Tybee Island are also indicated.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862-04
  • [Plan of the fortifications on Causten's Bluff, Georgia].

    Shows a part of the defenses of Savannah. Title and date from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), S105, 150 Pen-and-ink on tracing cloth mounted on paper. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864