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  • Fords on Occoquan and Bull Run : [Northern Virginia].

    Covers Occoquan River from Bland's Ford to entrance of Bull Run and covers Bull Run from entrance of Cub Run to mouth. Shows fords, military roads, common roads, H.Q. Manassas Station, settlements, wooded areas, and streams. Pen-and-ink (red and black) and watercolors (blue and light green). "For Col. Harrston" handwritten in lead pencil below legend. In ink handwriting on cloth backing: Col. Harrston. Oriented ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 186?
  • [Swift Creek area, Chesterfield and Prince George Counties, Virginia] /

    One of a series of five maps drawn by Col. Normand Smith showing battle lines. Original maps are included in Personal Papers Collection, accession 24417, Gaines Family Papers, 1776-1905. 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. ...

    • Contributor: Smith, Normand
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 18??
  • [Map of the Fredericksburg and Chancellorsville battlefields, 1862-1863].

    Relief shown by hachures. Title and date from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 550.8 Pen-and-ink, watercolor, col. pencils, and crayon on muslin. Wall map believed to have been used by the author after the Civil War for lecture purposes. Sometimes referred to as the "bed sheet map." Acquired in July 1948 with the purchase of the map collection ...

    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Genl. Thomas' new position 20th Septr. 3 p.m.

    Map shows location of Union and Confederate troops between Missionary Ridge and West Chickamauga Creek. After Confederates succeeded in breaking through the Union lines, the bulk of the Union forces retreated toward Chattanooga. Union Gen. George H. Thomas and his men held onto a tenuous position on Snodgrass Hill and repulsed assault after assault.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Richmond [1862-1865] /

    Relief shown by hachures. Detailed topographic map of the environs of Richmond showing Confederate fortifications in red, Union fortifications in blue, roads, street pattern of Richmond and Manchester, railroads, towns, vegetation, drainage, houses, and names of residents. Shows landownership. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 632.9 Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: Michler, N.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1867
  • [Civil War newspaper maps from the New York times and the New York herald].

    Issues of the New York times and the New York herald published between Sept. 5, 1861 and June 28, 1862, each with a front page map depicting a Civil War battle, campaign, or other related military event. Some issues have 2 maps on the front page or maps on other pages. Descriptive articles relating to the maps are printed on the sheets with the ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861

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  • 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 of the fortifications of Columbus, Ky. /

    Relief shown by hachures. Detailed map of Columbus and environs, showing Confederate fortifications, rifle pits and gun emplacements, roads, railroad, and drainage. In the lower right corner: Engineer Dept., July 18/64. Recd. with Gen. Cullum's letter of the 16th inst. (C.5621). Imperfect: Missing small sections along sheet edges. Mounted on cloth backing in 2 parts. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site ...

    • Contributor: Muller, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • 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
  • Copy of a map military reconnaissance Dep't Va. : [Hampton Roads and Norfolk regions, Va.] /

    Map of the Hampton Roads vicinity showing Confederate fortifications/camps, settlements, city street patterns, roads, railroads, canals, streams, vegetation, and swamps. "Note--This map shows the positions of the rebel forces and their batteries as they were some six weeks since." Locates the "Minnesota 8 & 9 March 1862 on ground" and the "Monitor & Merrimac engagement on the 9th of March 1862". Relief shown by ...

    • Contributor: Worret, Ch.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Parole Camp Annapolis, M'd.

    LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 245.39 Bird's-eye view. "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1864 by E. Sachse & Co. in ... the District Court of Md." Includes index to points of interest. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy lacks lower left corner and part of index; upper margin cut off; ...

    • Contributor: E. Sachse & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Spottsylvania [sic] Court House /

    Scale 1:21,120. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 658.1 Relief shown by hachures and pictorially. In this issue, the map is printed on a yellow background with rivers colored green. Detailed map giving Union works in blue and Confederate works in red, roads, houses, names of occupants, vegetation, drainage. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as ...

    • Contributor: Michler, N.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1867
  • Map of the Battle of Gettysburg showing positions held July 1st & 3rd 1863.

    In this image Sneden compares troop locations during the first day of the battle with those on the third day. One obvious observation is that the Confederate forces have succeeded in pushing the Union line back to the more easily held hills south of the town.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Military maps of the war of the Rebellion-miscellaneous, [1865-1879].

    LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 100 Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. Relief shown by hachures and spot heights on some maps. Depths shown by contours on some maps. Title from cover (on mounted label). Maps dated from 1865 to 1879. Bound collection of maps presented to the Library of Congress by ...

    • Contributor: United States. War Department
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1879

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  • Plan of Fort Henry and its outworks. [Feb. 1862]

    Scale ca. 1:6488. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 413 Shows topography by hachures, drainage, vegetation, roads, fallen timber, and a plan of the fort, with guns and quarters lettered and explained by a key. A profile of the fort and one of the rifle pits appears at the right. See also entry no. 414. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the ...

    • Contributor: McPherson, James Birdseye
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1875
  • Richmond, Petersburg, and vicinity.

    Scale ca. 1:105,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 623 At top of map: Genl. Grant's campaign war map. Shows fortifications, camps, roads, railroads, street pattern of Richmond and Petersburg, towns, drainage, vegetation, hachures, and houses. "The horizontal and upright lines represent one mile square. By refering [sic] to the number on the left and to the letter on the base, any point may ...

    • Contributor: J.H. Bufford & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Map of the Peninsula of Virginia : showing route of McClellan's Army toward Richmond [illegible].

    On what appears to be a portion of a published travel map showing steamship and railroad routes out of Baltimore, Md., Sheden has indicated the route of the Union Army as it moved up the Virginia Peninsula toward Richmond.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Battle of Gettysburg, Penna. Showing positions held 1st and 3rd July 1863.

    This map of the battlefield at Gettysburg juxtaposes locations of various units on the first and third days of the three-day battle. Most of the fighting on July 1st seems to have taken place to the northwest of the town of Gettysburg, while that on July 3rd is concentrated to the southeast.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • 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. /

    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
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Schonberg's Virginia campaign map, 1864.

    Scale ca. 1:425,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 498 Map extends from Ashby's Gap south to Winfield and Charlottesville east to Tappahannock and shows the location and date of engagements, towns, roads, railroads, county names and boundaries, drainage, and some relief by hachures. A few place names are underlined in red. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress ...

    • Contributor: Schönberg & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Map of the vicinity of Richmond, and part of the peninsula /

    Relief shown by hachures. 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. May 2003, anon. gift (1946), map cataloging team. Civil War project no.: lva00122. Conservation: Etherington Conservation Center, April 2003. Digital image available: 29.25 x 19.5 ...

    • Contributor: Gilmer, Jeremy Francis
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Official map of the lower Potomac River picket lines Jany 1862.

    Shows area of Fairfax County, Va., between Pohick Church and Accotink to the north and Colchester to the south.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Outworks nos. 1 & 2 to battery no. 6.

    Components: Outwork no. 1 to battery no. 6, Meadow bridge road -- Outwork no. 2 to battery no. 6. Gives measurements and latitude and longitude of perimeters. Map annotated with names of land owners: "Bishop Magill [i.e. Mcgill] for the benefit of the Roman Catholic Church" and "Doctor Deane." One of a series of ten maps drawn by showing the plats of land appropriated ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Map of Botetourt County, Va.

    "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: 1864
  • Map of Caroline.

    "Chief Engineer's Office, D.N.V. Maj. Gen. J.F. Gilmer, Chief Engineer."--map. "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 ...

    • Contributor: Confederate States of America. Army. Dept. of Northern Virginia. Chief Engineer's Office
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864