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  • Pictorial map of the seat of war, showing parts of the states of Maryland, Delaware, Virginia, and North Carolina, and also the coast line from Cape Henry to Fort Pickens, with the ...

    From: Harper's weekly, June 8, 1861, p. 360-361. Relief shown by shading. 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 of Congress web site as raster image. c. 1 Mar. 2002; Mrs. Cora Wilson, 1941, i; Map Cataloging Team; c. 2 Nov. 2002; Mrs. ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • [Map of Bertie County, North Carolina] : no. 2.

    "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: 1863
  • Preliminary chart of Hatteras Inlet, North Carolina

    Scale 1:20,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 316.7 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 23. "No. 23" is in the upper left corner. 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: 1862
  • Plan of Fort Fisher and vicinity, North Carolina. Plan of second attack, January 15th, 1865.

    The first assault on Fort Fisher was made in December 1864 by Gen. Benjamin F. Butler, who withdrew when he realized a direct assault on the fort would be costly, and that Confederate reinforcements were only a few miles away. The second assault, led by Gen. Alfred Howe Terry, used a large naval force to bombard the fort before landing 8,000 assault troops. Two ...

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • [Southern Virginia and northern North Carolina]

    Scale 1:633,600. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 508.4 General map, without a title. State names, boundaries, and railroads are colored red. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: Lindenkohl, A.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1865
  • Sketch showing route of the Burnside expedition [to Roanoke Island, N.C., February 6, 1862]

    Scale not given. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 317.12 From U.S. Congress. Joint Committee on the Conduct of the War. Supplemental report of the Joint Committee on the Conduct of the War, in two volumes. Supplemental to Senate report no. 142, 38th Congress, 2d session (Washington, Government Printing Office, 1866). v. 2, fol. p. 16. Accompanies "Report of Major General J. G. Foster, ...

    • Contributor: Foster, John G.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Sketch of Roanoke Island, N.C. [February 8, 1862]

    Scale not given. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 317.1 From U.S. Congress. Joint Committee on the Conduct of the War. Supplemental report of the Joint Committee on the Conduct of the War, in two volumes. Supplemental to Senate report no. 142, 38th Congress, 2d session (Washington, Government Printing Office, 1866). v. 2, fol. p. 16. Accompanies "Report of Major General J. G. Foster, ...

    • Contributor: Foster, John G.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Plan and sections of Fort Fisher, carried by assault by the U.S. forces, Maj. Gen. A.H. Terry commanding, Jan. 15th, 1865 /

    "Head Qurtrs., U.S. forces, Fort Fisher, Jan. 27th, 1865, forwarded to Engineer Dept. with letter of this date, C.B. Comstock, Lt. Col., A.D.C. & Brvt. Brig. Gen. & &." Detailed plan of the fort showing the position, type, and size of guns, riffle pits, and electric wires leading to a "line of torpedoes." Includes 3 cross sections; scale 64 ft. to 1 in. Relief ...

    • Contributor: Comstock, C.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1865
  • Oregon Inlet, N. Carolina

    Scale 1:20,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 316.9 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 22. At head of title: U.S. Coast Survey, A. D. Bache, Supdt. "No. 22" is in the upper left corner. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the ...

    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • [Map of part of North and South Carolina, 1864-5?]

    Title and date from Stephenson's Civil War Maps, 1989. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), S123 Pen and ink manuscript drawn on tracing cloth. "Tracking from map in Chf. Engrs. Office, M. D. M." "For Genl. Sherman." Map extends from Fayetteville west to Monroe, North Carolina, and from Reedy Branch, North Carolina, south to Allen's Bridge P.O., South Carolina. Indicates roads, railroads, drainage, towns, ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Plan of Fort Anderson, Cape Fear River, N.C. showing the line of attack by the gun-boats February 18th 1865

    Scale ca. 1:5500. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 309.9 From Message of the President of the United States, and accompanying documents, to the two houses of Congress, at the commencement of the first session of the thirty-ninth Congress.-Report of the Secretary of the Navy (Washington, Government Printing Office, 1865). fol. p. 184. Printed in the upper left margin: 39th Cong. 1st Sess.-Annual Report ...

    • Contributor: United States. Navy
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1865
  • Plan of the Battle of Roanoke Island. North Carolina. Feby 8th 1862.

    Federal forces under Burnside quickly overcame the Confederate defenders, giving the Union control of Pamlico Sound and a base on the Atlantic coast for operations against North Carolina.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Map showing route taken by U.S. prisoners of war, Feby. 1864, when sent from Richmond, Va., to Andersonville, Georgia.

    Depicts railroad lines from Raleigh, N.C., through South Carolina and Georgia, highlighting in purple ink the particular train route Sneden took as a prisoner.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Colton's New topographical map of the eastern portion of the state of North Carolina : with part of Virginia & South Carolina, from the latest & best authorities /

    Relief shown by hachures. Scale 1:506,880; 8 miles to an in. Cover title: Colton's new topographical map of the eastern portion of the State of North Carolina. "No. 11." "Entered according to act of Congress in the year 1860 ... " LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 304.85 Inset: Plan of the sea coast from Virginia to Florida. AACR2: 651/1

    • Contributor: Colton, J. H.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • [North Carolina

    Scale ca. 1:950,000 (not "1 inch = 10 miles"). LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 305a.5 Reduced facsimile from William P. Cumming's North Carolina in Maps (Raleigh, State Department of Archives and History, 1966) plate XIII. Printed in brown ink. This facsimile was produced from a composite map in the State Department of Archives and History, Raleigh, N.C. The composite was made up from ...

    • Contributor: Lindenkohl, A.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1966
  • [Map of Virginia and North Carolina from the coast to the Blue Ridge] /

    Gilbert Thompson stamped on verso. "No. 1: Parts of Virginia and N. Carolina, 6 sheets, index inside; U.S.G.S. 1865. 1'=10 ms." on verso in red and black ink. Sheet 1 of a 6-sheet series of maps used by Gilbert Thompson during the Civil War. An index which is pasted on the verso shows the areas covered by the sheets. In addition to this sheet, ...

    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1865
  • Rough sketch of Holley [sic] Shelter Creek and vicinity.

    This unsigned hand-drawn map shows the area surrounding Holly Shelter Creek, N.C. It also shows the Cape Fear River and its tributaries, and the Weldon and Wilmington Railroad.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • [Map of the counties of Bertie and Hertford and part of the county of Northampton, North Carolina].

    "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. ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Colton's new topographical map of the eastern portion of the state of North Carolina with part of Virginia & South Carolina from the latest & best authorities.

    Copyright statement inside the bottom neat line has been changed to read "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1861 by J. H. Colton [& Co.]" Bar scale has been added to this and subsequent issues. Printed by Lang & Laing, N.Y. "No. 11" is printed in the upper left corner. General map. Coastal forts and naval blockade are depicted. Inset: Plan ...

    • Contributor: Colton, J. H.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Sketch of Fort Fisher

    Scale ca. 1:1500. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 312 Large-scale plane of the fort showing the position, type and size of guns, and the location of "torpedoes," roads, buildings, rifle pits, telegraph station, vegetation, drainage, and hachures. Four cross sections of ramparts are given in the inset. This plan is similar in content to two printed maps entitled Plan and sections of Fort ...

    • Contributor: Comstock, Cyrus
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Plan and sections of Fort Fisher : carried by assault by the U.S. Forces Maj. Gen. A. H. Terry, Commanding, Jan. 15th, 1865 /

    Relief shown by hachures. Includes 3 cross sections. "39th Cong., 1st Sess. - Report of the Chief Engineer, U.S.A." in upper left corner. "No. 6" in upper right corner. "Bowen & Co. lith., Philada." in lower right corner. Mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 311 Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a ...

    • Contributor: Comstock, C.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1865
  • Ft. Fisher shewing [sic] Union attack, Jany 15th 1865 From survey made after surrender by U.S. Engineers.

    Map shows area surrounding forts Fisher, Buchanan and Anderson near Smithville, N.C. Fort Fisher, located on the peninsula formed by the Atlantic Ocean and the Cape Fear River, was the primary target of the Union assault. Details include locations of Confederate batteries, abatis, spikes, palisades, and ditches, and arrows showing the direction of the advance of the various Union forces.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Colton's new topographical map of the eastern portion of the state of North Carolina with part of Virginia & South Carolina from the latest & best authorities.

    Copyright statement inside the bottom neat line has been changed to read "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1861 by J. H. Colton [& Co.]" Bar scale has been added to this and subsequent issues. Printed by Lang & Laing, N.Y. "No. 11" is printed in the upper left corner. General map. Coastal forts and naval blockade are depicted. Inset: Plan ...

    • Contributor: Colton, J. H.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Part of North Carolina showing approaches to Wilmington

    Scale 1:253,440. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 317.8 "Coast line from U.S. Coast Survey topographical sheets. Interior, from State map of North Carolina." Map of the coast of North Carolina from Cape Lookout to Cape Fear. "Transferred from Office of Chf. Engr., Defenses of Washington to Engr. Dept. Jany. 1866." Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web ...

    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Portions of Virginia and North Carolina, embracing Richmond & Lynchburg, Va. and Goldsboro & Salisbury, N.C. /

    Relief shown by hachures. General map extending from Richmond, Virginia, south to Fayetteville, North Carolina. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 501.2, S177 Map title is printed with an oval border. Originally printed on two sheets. Another copy, with annotations in red and blue pencil, is in the Montgomery C. Meigs papers, Manuscript Division, L.C., 10, oversize cabinet 4, drawer 3. Available also through ...

    • Contributor: United States. War Department. Engineer Bureau
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864