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  • [Map of the environs of Vicksburg, Mississippi, 1863]

    Title, scale, and date from Stephenson's Civil War Maps, 1989. Pen and ink sketch map drawn on tracing cloth, showing roads in red, principal rivers in blue, and "Vicksburg & Jackson R.R.," streams, towns, and names of residents in black. Fortifications are indicated at the "R.R. Brigde" across the Big Black River. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), S119, 282 Available also through the ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • 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
  • 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
  • Colton's United States shewing the military stations, forts, &c

    Scale ca. 1:8,000,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 7.5 "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1855 by J. H. Colton." General map of the United States extending from the Atlantic coast through most of Texas. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: Colton, J. H.
    • 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
  • Map of battle-grounds of August 28th, 29th & 30th, 1862, in the vicinity of Groveton, Prince William Co., Va. /

    Scale 1:21,120; 3 in. to 1 mile. Relief shown by contours and hachures. Alternate title: Illustrative map accompanying argument of petitioner's counsel, positions of troops delineated by his counsel : no. 5, 6 P.M., Aug 29th '62. At head of title: Engineer Department, U.S. Army, Bvt. Maj. Gen. A. A. Humphreys, Brig. Gen. & Chief of Engineers. LC copy annotated in ink: Porter's map ...

    • Contributor: Warren, G. K.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1878
  • Map of the battle field of Carnifex Ferry, Gauley River, West Va., Sept. 10th 1861. United States forces commanded by Brig. Gen. W. S. Rosecrans

    Scale 1:5280. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 694 "Copied from a map accompanying the report of Gen. Rosecrans." Indicates Confederate works and batteries at Camp Gauley, Union positions during attack and names of units, roads, drainage, houses, fences, vegetation, and relief by hachures. 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: 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
  • Map of the battle of Nashville, dec. 15th & 16th 1864

    Scale ca. 1:110,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 430 From Century illustrated monthly magazine, v. 34, Aug. 1887. p. 611. Indicates troop and cavalry positions, roads, railroads, drainage, vegetation, and relief by hachures. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: Cowen, James
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1887
  • 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
  • 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
  • Carte du Mexique /

    LC copy extensively annotated in English to show railroads. French. Publication information in English. Prepared from a map originally published in 1873 in Paris. Prime meridian: Mexico City. Printed on two sheets. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), S187 Includes inset "Carte des divisions politiques". Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. LC copy mounted on cloth and sectioned ...

    • Contributor: Niox, G.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1881
  • 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
  • Map[s] exhibiting part of the operations of the Army of Virginia under the command of Major General John Pope. Battlefield of Cedar Mountain, Aug. 9th 1862. The positions of the troops on ...

    Various scales. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 577 Maps from "Report of Maj. Gen. John Pope to the Committee on the Conduct of the War." Each map gives troop positions, roads, railroads, towns, drainage, and relief by hachures. 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: 1862
  • [Preliminary field sketches of parts of the Chancellorsville battlefield, May 2-4, 1863].

    Shows positions and movement of troops and names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. Title and scale from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pencil (some col.), mounted between sheets of transparent paper. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H137 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. Includes notes. In ink on red bordered label: 310.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Mouths of Roanoke River, North Carolina

    Scale 1:30,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 317.3 (Its no. 409) (Date of first publication 1864) "No. 409 price 10 cents" and "Plates no. 983" are printed in the upper margin. "(Roanoke River) U.S.C. & G.S. 409" is in the bottom margin. General chart indicating soundings and bottom contour at 12 feet. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of ...

    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • 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
  • Chancellorville [sic] [May 1-3, 1863]

    Scale 1:21,120. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 528.2 In this issue, the map is printed on a yellow background with the Rappahannock and Rapidan rivers colored green. Detailed map showing entrenchments, houses, fences, names of residents, roads, "unfinished railroad," vegetation, drainage, fords, and relief by hachures. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: Michler, N.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • [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