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  • Fort Anderson, Paducah, Ky. /

    Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Oriented with north to the upper left. "Hd. Qr., U.S. Forces, Paducah, Keny., Jany. 4, 1861. Respectfully forwarded to the Hd. Qr. of the Dept. of the Missi., [signed] C. F. Smith, Brigr. Genl., comdg." "Engr. 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 ...

    • Contributor: Rziha, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Map of battlefield of Big Black River Bridge, Mississippi, showing the positions of the U.S. troops, May 17th 1863 /

    Relief by hachures. Inset: [Cross] section of parapet A. 6 x 16 cm. Detailed map indicating "confederate works," Union troop positions and names of commanders, artillery positions, roads, "Vicksburg and Jackson Rail Road," houses, fences, vegetation, and drainage. Map differs from G3982.B54S5 1863 .M3 CW 264 with addition of Julius Bean & Col., photo. lith. at bottom center, below neat line. Description derived from ...

    • Contributor: Mason, F.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1876
  • Battle of Fisher's Hill, Va., Sept. 23, 1864 /

    Shows Confederate positions in red, roads in brown, and vegetation in green. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 539 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: Russell, Robert E. L.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Blockade of the Potomac - by Rebels, winter of 1861

    Shows the Potomac River with the Confederate forces located near Cockpit Point, Prince William County, Va.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Isometric view of General Grant's Virginia campaign.

    Not drawn to scale. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 488.4 From Harper's weekly, v. 8, Sept. 10, 1864. p. 580. Panoramic view of the environs of the James and Appomattox rivers showing Union and Confederate lines at Petersburg, and Butler's lines at Bermuda Hundred. Points of interest are keyed by number to a legend printed in the lower margin. Description derived from published ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • [Map of the part of Virginia lying between the York and James rivers : showing battles and routes of Union forces 1861-62].

    Covers the Virginia Peninsula inland to Richmond and Hanover. Shows settlements, battle sites, troop movements, roads, railroads, county names, and county boundaries. Title from R.W. Stephenson's Civil War maps, 2nd ed., 1989, p. 606. Pen-and-ink (black) and watercolor (gray). Handwritten (printing) in lead pencil at bottom: [Map of the part of Virginia lying between the York and James Rivers ...]. Oriented with north toward ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1962
  • Field note book of Wm. Luce, Eng. of Capt. J.W. Abert's party of U.S. Top. Engs., with pass from Gen. Banks of Oct. 1861 : [Maryland].

    Shows roads and general maps in Frederick and Montgomery counties, Maryland, and names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. Pen-and-ink and pencil on lined paper. Folded pass pasted to p. [1]. Bound in brown leather. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H6 Title and the following are written on a slip of paper pasted on the front cover of the notebook: Luce and ...

    • Contributor: Luce, William
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861

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  • Map of Albemarle : Made under the direction of Maj. A.H. Campbell Capt. Engs. in charge of Top. Dept. D.N.V. from surveys and reconnaissances /

    "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, geographical 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
  • Southern Mississippi and Alabama : showing the approaches to Mobile /

    Covers the area west to east, from Jackson, Miss. to Montgomery, Ala. and north to south, from Philadelphia, Miss./Centreville, Ala. to Gulf of Mexico. Transferred from the Allen family papers in LC Manuscript Division. Annotated in ink on verso: Itinerary, march to Montgomery April 12 (or 13) to April 25, 1865, 16th A.C. LC copy imperfect: water marks scattered in map and deteriorated along ...

    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Sketch of 2nd Manassas, August 29th 1862 ; sketch of 2nd Manassas, Aug. 30th, 1862.

    LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 576 Shows roads, railroads, and troop positions. Copy 1 mounted on cloth. Copy 2 maps separated and mounted on cloth. Both copies extensively annotated in ink. Includes indexed names of commanders and Union headquarters. Copy 1 imperfect: Losses along edges, dark stains in right margin and fading overall. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Military map of the middle and southern states showing the seat of war during the great rebellion in 1861

    Scale ca. 1:2,370,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 17.45 Another issue. General map of the southeastern states showing roads, railroads, cities and towns, rivers, state boundaries, and relief by hachures. Lacks names of lithographers. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: Schedler, J.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 186?
  • 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
  • Official map of the Union works in front of Yorktown, Va.

    Shows the vicinity of Yorktown, Va., including Union batteries located along the Warwick Court House Road. Also shows the Confederate barricade made up of abatis, palisades, slashings of trees, felled trees, and dams that flooded low-lying areas. The Union army, under Gen. McClellan, prepared to lay siege to Yorktown as part of its advance up the Virginia Peninsula toward the Confederate capital of Richmond.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • [Fort Fisher, defensive work protecting the entrance to the port of Wilmington, North Carolina, captured by the Federals, Jan. 15, 1865].

    LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 313 Stamped in the lower right corner "From Collection of David Dixon Porter." Similar to pl. 67, no. 1, in the Atlas to Accompany the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies (Washington, Government Printing Office, 1891-95). Relief shown by soundings. Indicates the location and names of vessels, and soundings. Available also through the Library of Congress ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1865
  • Vicksburg Missp. and the Rebel batteries 1863.

    Shows the western theater of the war, focusing on Vicksburg. The Vicksburg & Jackson, and Vicksburg & Texas railroads are indicated.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Map of Kentucky and Tennessee.

    Scale ca. 1:6,200,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 216.6 From Century illustrated monthly magazine, v. 34, Aug. 1887. p. 596. Title in the lower margin: Map of Hood's invasion of Tennessee. General map. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Map of Appomattox Court House and vicinity. Showing the relative positions of the Confederate and Federal Armies at the time of General R. E. Lee's surrender, April 9th 1865.

    Scale 1:31,680. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 524 Shows positions of Union and Confederate troops by the colors blue and red respectively, houses, names of residents, roads, relief by hachures, drainage, and vegetation. Bordering the map, there are "historical notes" concerning the surrender, "Gen. Lee's farewell to his army," and views of "Lee's Head-Quarters," "McLane's [i.e., McLean's] House," "Appomattox Court House," "place where ...

    • Contributor: Henderson & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1865
  • 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
  • Civil War campaigns of 1864

    Scale 1:13,000,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 48.6 From Wood, William. Captains of the Civil War; A chronicle of the blue and the gray. New Haven, Yale University Press, 1921. Map depicts the movements of Lee, Hood, Grant, and Sherman, and the "Line of Federal military occupation April 15, 1864 (after Hart)." Inset: Campaign in Virginia, 1864-65.4 x 4 cm. Description derived from ...

    • Contributor: Joerg, W. L. G.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • [Richmond, vicinity].

    Relief shown by hachures. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 636.5 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 186?
  • Across Kentucky

    Scale ca. 1:1,020,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 215.5 Pen and ink sketch map showing "route of regiment" of the "38th Brigade, Gilbert's Division, of Buel's [sic] Army" from Louisville to "Mitchelsville" (i.e., Mitchellville), Tennessee. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: Blakeslee, G. H.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • North Anna. [May 1864]

    Scale 1:21,120. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 590.1 In this issue, the map is printed on a yellow background with the North Anna and Little rivers colored blue. Union entrenchments are colored blue, and Confederate entrenchments red. Indicates roads, railroads, drainage, vegetation, hachures, houses, fences, and names of occupants. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site ...

    • Contributor: Michler, N.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1867
  • Map illustrating the operations of the army under com'd of Maj. Gen. W.T. Sherman, in Georgia, from May 5th to September 4th, 1864 /

    Shows Union and Confederate works in southeastern Tennessee and northwestern Georgia. Relief shown by hachures. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), S33, 123 Annotation in ink "Ezra Ch[urch]" west of Atlanta. In manuscript pencil at lower left: "Federal lines in blue, Rebel [lines in] red." In manuscript ink at lower left: "Photographed at Chief Engr's Office, Mily. Divn. Miss., Atlanta, Ga." Available also through ...

    • Contributor: Brooks, Alfred F.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Map of the vicinity of Richmond and part of the Peninsula /

    "Approved April 26th, 1864, Albert H. Campbell, Capt. P. Engrs in Chge etc etc." "Photographed in Off. Top. Dep. [DNV]." "Sanzay & Gomert's patent." Relief shown by hachures. Similar to no. 624, LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.). Sun print. 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 ...

    • Contributor: Campbell, Albert H.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Plan of Fort Henry and its outworks /

    Description derived from published bibliography. Oriented with north to the left. 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. Similar to no. 413, LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.). This item is ...

    • Contributor: McPherson, James Birdseye
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1875