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  • Map of the seat of war : [Virginia and Maryland] /

    General map. Place names in Maryland north of Baltimore and Frederick, and south of Washington, D.C. (with the exception of Fort Washington), are not given. Few place names in Virginia south of Richmond and Lynchburg (with the exception of Norfolk and the Virginia Peninsula) are given. Mounted on cloth. Copy 2 imperfect: Originally folded, with losses along fold lines, staining along folds at center ...

    • Contributor: Grant, M. - Howell, R. H. - Burke, T. A. (Thomas A.)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Map of Carroll County, Md.

    Scale 1:31,680. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 256.4 "Made for military purposes only." Relatively crude hand-colored lithographic map showing roads and railroads, towns and villages, houses and names of residents, rivers, and district boundaries. The map includes fewer personal names than shown on "Martenet's map of Carroll County, Maryland" (Baltimore, Simon J. Martenet, 1862). Military information is not depicted. Listed in R. W. ...

    • Contributor: Shearer, William Otis
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Sketch of manoeuvers [sic] on Antietam and Sharpsburg Maryland : Septr 16-17th 1862.

    Shows the area from Harper's Ferry, W. Va., west to Frederick, Md., and the position of Confederate forces under R. E. Lee and Union forces under McClellen. The map also shows Hagerstown, Md., south to the Potomac River. The Baltimore and Ohio Railroad is also indicated.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862-09-16
  • Chesapeake Bay, Sheet no. 1, York River, Hampton Roads, Chesapeake entrance..

    Scale 1:80,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 47.5 At head of title: Coast chart no. 31. Printed in the upper margin: "No. 131" and "Electrotype copy no. 2 by G. Mathiot, U.S.C.S." General chart indicating soundings, lighthouses, buoys, and coastal vegetation. Includes sailing directions. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Battle of Monocacy.

    Shows Confederate troop movements and names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. Pen-and-ink and pencil (some col.), mounted between sheets of transparent paper. Date and scale from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Map in pencil showing details of battle on verso. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H181 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. In ink on ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • The Battle of South Mountain Md. showing positions at Fox's and Turner's Gaps, Sept. 14th 1862.

    This very detailed map shows South Mountain, Turner's and Fox's gaps, and their relationships to Boonsboro and Frost town, Md. The locations of roads and buildings, many identified by owner, are included.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862-09-14
  • [Map of northern Virginia and part of Maryland].

    Relief shown by shading. Shows area south of Frederick, Maryland to Colchester, Virginia and west of Baltimore, Maryland to Harpers Ferry, West Virginia, including fortifications at Munson Hill. Note on verso obscured by mounting: From Capt. James W. Abert, U.S. Army Topog. Engrs. LC copy annotated in ink: Capt. James W. Abert, Capt. U.S. Army Topog. Engrs. Title, date, and scale from Stephenson's Civil ...

    • Contributor: Abert, J. W. (James William)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • History of Mapping the Civil War - Civil War Maps - Collections

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  • Antietam Sharpsburg and vicinity. Constructed and engraved to illustrate "The war with the South"

    Scale ca. 1:26,700. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 246.3 From Tomes, Robert. The war with the South. New York, Virtue & Yorston, 1862-1867, v. 2, between p. 426 and 427. Signed (facsim.): Charles: Sholl, Topl. Engineer. This issue lacks the copyright notice in the lower margin. Caption in lower margin: A topographical map of the battle field at Antietam from an actual survey ...

    • Contributor: Sholl, Charles
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Battle of the Antietam fought September 16 & 17, 1862

    Scale 1:10,560. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 246 Pen and ink manuscript drawn on tracing cloth, showing "line of Hooker's advance," roads, houses and names of occupants, fences, vegetation, drainage, and relief by hachures. Troop positions are not given. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: Roebling, Washington A. - Long, W. S.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Union forts on Maryland shore

    Shows the names and configurations of Union fortifications on the Maryland side of the Potomac River in 1862, and in some cases the name of the regiment that built the structure. This appears to be a companion piece to the image on p. 43.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • 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
  • Part of Carroll County, Maryland /

    Shows western two-thirds of the county including roads, railroads, towns, taverns, schools, and post offices. Manuscript, pen-and-ink on tracing linen. "Drawn from S. J. Martenet's map by John de la Camp [and from] photographs by G. Mathiot and D. Hinkle by permission of Prof. A. D. Bache, Supt. U.S. Coast Survey." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. ...

    • Contributor: Macomb, J. N. (John N.) - Martenet, Simon J. - De La Camp, J. (John) - United States. Army. Corps of Topographical Engineers - Macomb, J. N.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Map of the state of Virginia : containing the counties, principal towns, railroads, rivers, canals & all other internal improvements.

    Relief shown by hachures. Also covers Maryland (without relief). Military features not shown. Confederate imprint. "Copyright secured by W. & J., May 1, 1862." Prime meridian: Washington D.C. Imperfect: Copy 1 fold-lined, trimmed, torn at fold lines, missing cover; Copy 2 fold-lined, halved, missing small internal sections at fold-line crosses, mounted on paper backing. Includes railroad directory, ill. "View of Capitol Square, Richmond, Va.", ...

    • Contributor: West & Johnston
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Part of map of portions of the milit'y dept's of Washington, Pennsylvania, Annapolis, and north eastern Virginia /

    Relief shown by hachures. Shows Washington D.C. region, including western part of Maryland and northeastern Virginia. Does not show Pennsylvania with the exception of Gettysburg. Pen-and-ink on tracing cloth, mounted on paper. Holograph beneath title: "A.L. Rives., Col. & asst. to Chf. Eng." LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H15 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: United States. Topographical Bureau - Early, Jubal Anderson - Rives, Alfred Landon - Sheppard, William Ludwell - United States. Army. Corps of Topographical Engineers
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Portion of the Military department of Washington embraching lower counties of Maryland.

    Scale 1:200,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 245.1 General map extending from Washington, D.C., south to Point Lookout, Maryland. 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: 1865
  • 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: 1862-09-16
  • [Map of Loudoun County and part of Clarke County, Va., Jefferson County and part of Berkeley County, W. Va., and parts of Montgomery and Frederick counties, Md.].

    LC Land ownership maps, 1289 Shows names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. "Copied by J. Paul Hoffmann, Top'l Office, A.N.Va." "Approved S. Howell Brown. 1st Lt. Engs. Troops in chg. Top'l. Dep't. A.N.Va. March 23rd 1864." Pen-and-ink on tracing linen mounted on cloth. Title and date from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H43 Imperfect: Liquid staining ...

    • Contributor: Brown, Samuel Howell - Hoffmann, Paul
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Thirty pen and ink maps of the Maryland Campaign, 1862 : drawn from descriptive readings and map fragments /

    Photocopies of manuscript maps showing Union and Confederate troop positions. Confederate troop positions annotated in red pencil. Title from typewritten label (5 x 14 cm.) affixed to p. [1]. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 243 LeGear. Atlases of the United States, 10668 Each map includes note. At lower right of each map: 2. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as ...

    • Contributor: Russell, Robert E. L.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862

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  • Johnson's Pennsylvania, Virginia, Delaware, and Maryland

    Includes ill.: "University of Virginia," "Dismal Swamp," and "City of Baltimore." Plates 29-30. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by isolines. Shows counties, railroads, and includes the counties in Virginia which became West Virginia in 1863. 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 ...

    • Contributor: Johnson & Browning
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Map of part of Virginia, Maryland, and Delaware : from the best authorities /

    Scale ca. 1:400,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 13.4 Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1861 by E. & G.W. Blunt in the ... Southern District of New York." General map of the Chesapeake Bay region showing cities and towns, state and county boundaries, railroads, roads, canals, drainage, lighthouses, forts, and soundings. ...

    • Contributor: Heyne, Chas. (Charles) - Bien, Julius - Fillmore, Millard - E. & G.W. Blunt (Firm) - Heyne, Chas
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • The Battle of Antietam, September 17, 1862.

    Scale not given. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 250.6 Folded title: Antietam. "1968 0-310-556." Shows the placement and movement of troops during 3 phases of the battle. Includes text. Text, illus., and map of the National Battlefield site on verso. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. AACR2

    • Contributor: United States. National Park Service
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Map of Monocacy, Md., and vicinity.

    In this section of an unidentified printed map, Sneden shows just how close Early's men got to the Federal capitol. Several skirmishes are indicated, including Early and McCausland's cavalry battle on July 8th and the position of Confederate forces south of Rockville, Md., July 11-12, 1864.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • J.H. Colton's topographical map of Virginia, Maryland & eastn. Tennessee : & part of adjoining states.

    "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1861 by J.H. Colton in the Clerks Office of the District Court of the United States for the Southern District of New York." "No. 2" in upper left corner. Also cover parts of Ohio, Pennsylvania, Maryland, New Jersey and North Carolina. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by isolines. This item is in the Map ...

    • Contributor: Colton, J. H. (Joseph Hutchins) - Lang & Laing Lith
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861