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  • Plan of Genl Q. A. Gillmore's position on Morris Island, Charleston S.C.

    Shows the progression of earthworks constructed to allow Union forces to approach Fort Wagner. Gillmore's troops reached the ditch surrounding the fort on September 6. The Confederate forces abandoned the fort during the night.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Original formation of Union forces around Petersburg.

    Anonymous pen and ink manuscript map showing Civil War fortifications, roads, railroads, rivers and vegetation. Drawn on a 1-inch grid. Similar to no. 1095, Swem, E.G. Maps relating to Virginia. 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 ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • [Map of the vicinity of Richmond, north and east of the James River].

    Shows some fortifications, troop positions and names of some residents. Title and date from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pen-and-ink and pencil on tracing linen sectioned in 2, mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H178 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. Includes note. In pencil on verso: 178.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Bacon's new army map of the seat of war in Virginia, showing the battle fields, fortifications, etc., on & near the Potomac River

    Scale ca. 1:180,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 452 Map of northeast Virginia, Washington, D.C., and part of Maryland showing the location and date of engagements, battles in which cannons were used, country names and boundaries, roads, railroads, towns, drainage, hachures, and a few soundings in the Potomac River. Positions held by Union and Confederate forces are marked by flags. Description derived from ...

    • Contributor: Bacon & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Map of Richmond, Va., and surrounding country showing Rebel fortifications

    Scale ca. 1:70,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 640 Shows fortifications, street pattern of Richmond and Manchester, roads, railroads, towns, vegetation, drainage, relief by hachures, and rural houses. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. LC copy 1 dedicated in ms: Maj. Genl. H. W. Halleck with the compliments of D. Van Nostrand. ...

    • Contributor: Sholl, Charles - Van Nostrand, David - D. Van Nostrand Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Map of the rebel position at Vicksburg, Miss., May 1863.

    Shows the Union troops surrounding the Confederate fortified city of Vicksburg, Miss., with blockades and forces on both sides of the Mississippi River. Shows the locations of outlying Confederate forts and other defenses including extensive use of abatis and felled trees to hinder overland advances. The map also indicates the position of Union gunboats on the Mississippi River south of the town of Warrenton, ...

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863-05
  • Extract of military map of N.E. Virginia showing forts and roads.

    Covers Washington D.C. metropolitan area. Eastern corner of D.C. ca. 7 cm. within map area. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Also shows rural householders' names and vegetation. Includes note and coat of arms below title. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 687 LC copy 1 halved and mounted on cloth backing. LC copy 2 brittle, missing large sections along margins, and ...

    • Contributor: United States. War Department. Engineer Bureau
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1865
  • New defenses erected at Centreville, Virginia

    Originally built by the Confederates and used for winter quarters in 1861-1862, the defenses around Centreville were also used by the Union Army to cover the retreat back to Washington after both 1st and 2nd Bull Run. When Lee began concentrating his forces around Culpeper in July 1863, and Meade, not to be outdone, moved his army to a position opposite them along the ...

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863-09
  • Map showing the entrenchments around Wilmington /

    Scale 1:7,920; 8 in. to 1 mile. Manuscript; pen-and-ink, watercolor, and pencil. Copy imperfect: Ink stained. Relief shown by hachures. Oriented with north toward the upper left. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 317.7 From the papers of Joseph Roswell Hawley. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 651/1; 650/2; 651/3; 650/4; 700/2

    • Contributor: Turner, L. C. - James, W. H. - Hawley, Joseph R. (Joseph Roswell)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • 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
  • Topographical map of the original District of Columbia and environs showing the fortifications around the city of Washington /

    Also shows school districts and householders' names in rural areas. Relief shown by hachures. "Entered according to Act of Congress in the Year 1862 by E.G. Arnold ..." Includes text and population tables. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 674, 674.1 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy annotated in ink on verso, mounted on cloth ...

    • Contributor: Arnold, E. G. - Colton, G. Woolworth (George Woolworth)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Plan of Fort Huger, Hardy's Bluff : built by the State of Virginia. Col. Andrew Talcott, State Engr. Capt. E.T.D. Myers, Constructing Engr.

    "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. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image. Gift of Mrs. Louisa Porter (Gilmer) Minis (i.e., Mrs. ...

    • Contributor: Virginia. Engineer Dept - Myers, Edmund Trewbridge Dana - Talcott, Andrew - Confederate States of America. Army. Dept. of Northern Virginia. Chief Engineer's Office
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Contours of Union forts on south side of Potomac, 1862 [map].

    This map shows the names and configurations of Union fortifications on the Virginia side of the Potomac River in 1862, and in some cases lists the name of the regiment that built the structure.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Map of a reconnaissance of the approaches to Philadelphia showing the positions and lines of defence on the north front of the city /

    Topographic map of northern Philadelphia and small adjacent part of Montgomery County showing Civil War earthworks and batteries. Relief shown by contours and hachures. Signed in handwriting (brown ink): George Davidson, Assistant Engineer Fortifications. Pen-and-ink, red ink (contours), and watercolors. Former ownership rubber-stamping at foot of title: U.S.C. & G. Survey, Library and Archives, no. 126. "No. 2868X" and "854W 1863" (former Coast Survey ...

    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey - Bache, A. D. (Alexander Dallas) - Davidson, George - Fauntleroy, A. R.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Catalogue of points of historic interest : [Washington D.C. and metropolitan area] /

    Shows Civil War hospitals and fortifications. Panel title. Includes text, directory of committee members, and ill. Descriptive index to points of interest and directories on verso. "35." LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 679 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy laminated with tissue paper. Phillips. Washington 542 DCP

    • Contributor: Grand Army of the Republic. Committee on Marking Points of Historic Interest - Grand Army of the Republic. National Encampment
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1865
  • [Maps of the environs of forts Franklin, Alexander, and Ripley, in Montgomery County, Maryland].

    Four fort vicinity sketch maps, each covering the same area, but in various stages of completion. The map with the most detail includes roads, drainage, vegetation, and fortifications. Relief shown by contours on some maps. Forts Franklin, Alexander, and Ripley were part of the defenses of Washington. Title from from published Civil War bibliography. Manuscript: pen-and-ink (black, brown), blue watercolor, lead pencil. At upper ...

    • Contributor: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 186?
  • Map of vicinity of Richmond /

    Shows fortifications and names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. Pen-and-ink and pencil (some col.) on tracing linen, sectioned in 2, mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H176 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. In lower left corner: Gen. R.E. Lee's. In pencil on verso: 62. At head of title: Chief Engineer's Office, D.N.V. ...

    • Contributor: Campbell, Albert H. (Albert Henry) - Gilmer, Jeremy Francis - Campbell, Albert H.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Gloucester Point Fort, Richmond, 20 September 1861.

    Pen-and-ink and pencil, mounted on cloth. Oriented with north toward upper left. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H87 Imperfect: Discoloration along fold lines. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Plan of works erected at Centreville, Va., by Union forces. Under direction of Genl. Barnard Chief Engineer of Department of Washington.

    Map shows the area surrounding Centreville in Fairfax County , Va., and includes the locations of abandoned Confederate fortifications on the outskirts of the town.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox - Barnard, J. G. (John Gross)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Surveys of the military defences, vicinity of Washington, D.C. /

    Shows names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. Depth shown by contours and soundings. Pen-and-ink over pencil grid on tracing cloth, mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H110 Includes an index to public buildings in Washington. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Genl. Q. A. Gillmore's line of earthworks in front of Fort Wagner, Morris Island, S.C., July 1863

    Map depicts the siege of Fort Wagner, Morris Island, Charleston Harbor, S.C. Details include the locations of swamps, marshes, and sand ridges, and the elaborate earthworks and trenches constructed by Union troops under Gen. Q. A. Gillmore as they prepared to lay siege to the fort.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863-07
  • 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 - Clough, J.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • [Federal fortifications near Petersburg in the region of Fort Gregg].

    Anonymous pen and ink manuscript map drawn on tracing linen showing Civil War fortifications, roads, railroads, rivers and vegetation. Drawn on a 1-inch grid. This item is in the Map Collection of the Library of Virginia; please contact the Library's Archives Research Services department for more information. Title from bibliography. Swem, E.G. Maps relating to Virginia, 1095 Available also through the Library of Congress ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Map of a reconnoissance [sic] of the approaches to Philadelphia showing the positions and lines of defence on the west front of the city /

    Topographic map of western Philadelphia and small adjacent parts of Montgomery and Delaware counties showing 1st- and 2nd-order Civil War earthworks and batteries. Relief shown by contours, hachures, and spot heights. Pen-and-ink, red ink (contours), and watercolors. Former ownership rubber-stamping to left of title: U.S.C. & G. Survey, Library and Archives, no. 1. "Acc. no. 54399" and "854 ST 1863" (former Coast Survey numbers) ...

    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey - Bache, A. D. (Alexander Dallas) - Whiting, Henry L.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Capture of forts [sic] ... Donelson, Tennessee By U.S. Grant, January 1862.

    This map shows the area surrounding Fort Donelson, Tenn., including the Cumberland River, the town of Dover, and Fort Henry Road, and includes the locations of confederate earthworks as well as roads, buildings, woods, and creeks.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862-01