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  • 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 of the fortifications within the District of Columbia].

    Relief shown by contours. Depths shown by contours and soundings. Shows buildings within city limits. Shows lot lines and householders' names in rural areas. Oriented with north toward the upper left. Annotated in brown ink: Furnished for the use of the Office of the General of Ordnance by command of M.G. McClellan, J.N. Macomb Lt. Col. & A.D. Camp Chf. T.E. Army of Potomac, ...

    • Contributor: United States. Army of the Potomac - McClellan, George (George Brinton)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Plan of grounds at Fort Norfolk showing location of magazine pier, &c., June 30th, 1860

    "Forwarded to Governor Letcher With Report and Inventory of Public Property at Norfolk and Portsmouth October 19, 1861, Wm. H. Peters, Commissioner." Peters' report is Document 40 in: Journals and papers of the Virginia State Convention of 1861, v. 3, Documents (JK3925 1861 .A25 1966). Also mentioned: Plan of harbor of Norfolk and Portsmouth, by Cassell (G3884 .N6S5 1861 .C3). Also shows, vegetation, vegetable ...

    • Contributor: Cassell, Charles E. - Browne, C.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1860
  • 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: 1865-01-15
  • Army map of the seat of war in Virginia, showing the battle fields, fortifications, etc. on & near the Potomac River.

    Scale ca. 1:183,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 455 Map of the Potomac River and vicinity from Harpers Ferry to Swan Point showing towns, roads, railroads, names and boundaries of counties, drainage, and relief by hachures. Principal Union and Confederate positions are marked by small flags or underlined in blue and red respectively. List of 34 forts defending Washington is in the lower ...

    • Contributor: Bruff, Joseph Goldsborough
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Map of Richmond, Virginia, showing its defenses and railroad connections

    Scale ca. 1:52,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 640.2 From Harper's weekly, v. 8, May 21, 1864. p. 332. "Map of Virginia, showing the military operations of Generals Grant and Butler" is on the verso. 36 x 24 cm. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: Sholl, Charles
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • 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
  • Fort Lyon, near Alexandria, Virginia

    The map shows a close up drawing of Fort Lyon located on Eagle Hill in Alexandria, Virginia. Shows the fort's defenses, including abatis, ditches, salients, sally port, and bomb proof.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Map of Richmond, Virginia...1863.

    Identifies Confederate prisons, forts, and hospitals in Richmond, Va.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • 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 the city of Richmond shewing its defences.

    Shows names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. Pen-and-ink and watercolor on tracing linen, mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H177 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. In pencil on verso: 69.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Defences of Charleston, South Carolina

    Scales 1:2000 and 1:4000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 384.8 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. 256. At head of title: U.S. Coast survey. "No. 4" is ...

    • Contributor: Willenbücher, Eugene
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1865
  • 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 - Townsend, C. Mcd. (Curtis Mcdonald)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1879

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  • Chattanooga Tenn. 1863 /

    Sketch map showing fortifications, Union/Confederate picket lines, rifle pits, "Rebel camp[s]", roads, railroads, and streams. Relief shown by hachures and spot heights. Pen-and-ink (brown/red/blue). Mounted on paper backing. Watermark: Franklin Mills. Imperfect: Trimmed at top, laminated. Includes index of fort names. Label with the figure "8" affixed to recto at lower right. Printed map of Chickamauga vicinity by G.E. Dolton, Oct. 12, 1893, pasted ...

    • Contributor: Blakeslee, G. H. - Dolton, G. E. (George E.)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Sketch of Charleston Harbor

    Scale ca. 1:70,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 385 Shows fortifications, street pattern of Charleston, vegetation, and a few soundings. Insets: Castle Pinckney. 7 x 5 cm-Fort Sumpter [sic]. 7 x 6 cm-Fort Moultrie. 5 x 6 cm. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: Williams, W. A.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 186?
  • Petersburg /

    Shows fortifications and names of some residents. Official [signed] N. Michler, Major [of Engrs.]. LC copy annotated in pen-and-ink, watercolor, crayon and pencil to show picket lines of the 2nd, 5th, and 6th Union corps situated between Fort Wadsworth and Billup's P.O. on the Weldon and Petersburg R.R. "Gilbert Thompson" stamped on lower right corner, annotated in pencil. Sun print. LC Civil War maps ...

    • Contributor: United States. Army of the Potomac. Engineer Department - Michler, N. (Nathaniel)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Map of a part of the eastern portion of Virginia showing the route of the Cavalry Corps of the Army of the Potomac under Major General P.H. Sheridan on the raid to ...

    Covers Richmond region (Va.) northward to Fredericksburg. Shows cavalry routes of movement, engagements, encampments, roads, railroads, settlements, drainage, and the fortifications around Richmond. "Drawn by Capt. N.D. Preston, to accompany the paper, 'The Cavalry Raid to Richmond in May 1864', read by him before the Commandery of the State of Pennsylvania, Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the U.S., Wednesday evening, May 6, ...

    • Contributor: Preston, Noble D. - Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the United States
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Map of the seat of war, positions of the rebel forces, batteries, entrenchments, and encampments in Virginia-the fortifications for the protection of Richmond

    Scale ca. 1:800,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 450.3 Includes a mileage table. Reference is made in the lower margin to the "battle of Bull's [sic] Run, fought on Sunday, the 21st July [1861], about 22,000 unionists and about 60,000 rebels were in the engagement." An earlier version of this map was published in the morning edition of the New York Herald, June ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • 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 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
  • 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
  • Army map of the seat of war in Virginia, showing the battle fields, fortification, etc. on & near the Potomac River

    Scale ca. 1:183,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 448 Map of the Potomac River and vicinity from Harpers Ferry to Swan Point showing towns, roads, railroads, names and boundaries of counties, drainage, and relief by hachures. Principal Union and Confederate positions are marked by small flags or underlined in blue and red respectively. List of 33 forts defending Washington is in the right ...

    • Contributor: Bruff, Joseph Goldsborough
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • [Map of Henrico County, Va. : showing fortifications around Richmond, north and east of the James River].

    LC Land ownership maps, 1281 Shows the names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. Title and date from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Drawn on a 3/8-inch pencil grid. Pen-and-ink, pencil, and watercolor on paper composed of many sheets pasted together. Sectioned in 3 and mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H41 Available also through the Library of Congress web ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • 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
  • Henrico, Co., Virginia, with additions showing the defensive lines and works of Richmond.

    Scale ca. 1:62,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 643 "Authorities From Henrico Co. map photographed by U.S. Coast Survey and captured Rebel map." Indicates Confederate fortifications, houses, names of residents, towns, roads, railroads, relief by hachures, drainage, and vegetation. 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: 1864