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  • Historical sketch of the rebellion. May 1862.

    Scale ca. 1:5,850,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 34 Indicates "limits of loyal states in July 1861," "limits occupied by United States forces March 1st 1862," "limits occupied by United States forces May 15th 1862," railroads, rivers, names and boundaries of states, and principal towns. See also entry nos. 35, 36, 39, 40, 40.1, and 49. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also ...

    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Sketch of the eastern part of the U.S., showing territorial extent of the rebellion at different epochs during the war for its suppression : also--marching routes of the U.S. forces, localities & ...

    Shows areas occupied by the U.S. forces at several times during the early Civil War using blue, green, and red boundary lines. Covers the U.S. westward to approx. 95°W latitude. Relief shown by shading. Transfer; U.S. Dept. of Commerce and Labor; Apr. 24, 1911. Assumed to have been drawn as a preliminary sketch for the printed map "Historical sketch of the rebellion", published by ...

    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey - Hilgard, J. E. (Julius Erasmus)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Map of the environs of Washington : compiled from Boschkes' map of the District of Columbia and from surveys of the U.S. Coast Survey showing the line of the defences of Washington ...

    Shows buildings, rural property lines, householders' names, and vegetation. Relief shown by contours and hachures. Depths shown by contours and soundings. India ink, col. ink, and col. wash. Northern section is printed map with ms. annotation. Remainder is completely ms. Originally drawn on 4 sheets, assembled to 1 sheet, and sectioned to 6 parts. On verso on label affixed to cloth backing: No. 187. ...

    • Contributor: Barnard, J. G. (John Gross) - Boschke, A. - United States Coast Survey - Barnard, J. G.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1865
  • 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 the northern part of Philadelphia County and small adjacent part of Montgomery County showing proposed 1st-, 2nd-, and 3rd-order Civil War batteries. Signed in handwriting: George Davidson, Asst. Engr. Fortifications. Pen-and-ink, red ink (contours), and watercolors. Former ownership rubber-stamping below title: U.S.C. & G. Survey, Library and Archives, no. 127. "No. 2865X" and "854W 1863" (former Coast Survey numbers) handwritten in ...

    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey - Bache, A. D. (Alexander Dallas) - Davidson, George
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • 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. /

    Includes note describing positions of Union "mortar flotilla" on April 18-21, 1862. Annotated in pencil on verso: Forts of Jackson/St. Philip, [1863?]. "The Forts from data furnished by the Chief Engineer, U.S. Army." From the Joseph R. Hawley papers in LC Manuscript Division. Oriented with north toward the upper left. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 236 Available also through the Library of Congress ...

    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey - Gerdes, F. H. - Bache, A. D. (Alexander Dallas) - Hawley, Joseph R. (Joseph Roswell) - Bowen & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Route of the late expedtion [sic] commanded by Act'g. Rear Admiral D. D. Porter U.S.N. attempting to get into the Yazoo River by the way of Steels Bayou and Deer Creek

    Scale ca. 1:215,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 295 "The shaded bayou shows the route actually travelled by the gun boats. The doted line shows the remaining proposed route." Indicates the location of bridges, Indian mounds, and names or residents along Deer Creek. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: Strausz, A. - United States Coast Survey
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • New Haven Harbor

    [Scale 1:30,000]. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 117.15 Another copy with annotations. Harbor chart annotated in red to show the number and sectors of fire for guns situated at Oyster Point and Fort Hale, Connecticut. Guns at Oyster Point are numbered 1 to 5 and those at Fort Hale, 1 to 15. Information added to the chart probably reflects the situation during the ...

    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey - Hassler, F. R. - Ferguson, James - Blunt, Edmund M. (Edmund March)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 186?
  • Approaches to Fort Hindman, Arkansas Post, on the Arkansas River : captured by the U.S. Mississippi Squadron, under command of Act'g. Rear Admiral David D. Porter, U.S.N., January 11th, 1863 /

    Annotated in pencil on verso: Approaches to Fort Hindman, Arkansas River, January 11, 1863. Shows Fort Hindman and adjacent areas of the Arkansas River. From the Joseph R. Hawley papers in LC Manuscript Division. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 115 Includes ill. of Fort Hindman. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy 1 imperfect: Sections ...

    • Contributor: Fendall, C. - Porter, David D. (David Dixon) - Bache, A. D. (Alexander Dallas) - Hawley, Joseph R. (Joseph Roswell) - Maedel, J. W. - United States Coast Survey
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Map showing the operations of the national forces under the command of Maj. Gen. W.T. Sherman during the campaign resulting in the capture of Atlanta, Georgia, Sept. 1, 1864 /

    Relief shown by hachures. Shows the area between Chattanooga, Tenn. and Lovejoy, Ga. "Prepared at the Coast Survey Office, Washington, D.C., from information furnished by Capt. O. M. Poe, Chief Engr. Genl. Sherman's staff and from Gen. Sherman's published report." LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) S28 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Lacks text found on ...

    • Contributor: Hergesheimer, E. (Edwin) - Krebs, Charles G. - Poe, O. M. (Orlando Metcalfe) - United States Coast Survey - Hergesheimer, E.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Sketch of sea coast of South Carolina and Georgia from Bull's Bay to Ossabaw Sound /

    Scale 1:200,000. Sectioned and mounted on cloth backing. Hand colored. Oriented with north toward the upper right. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 363 From the papers of Joseph Roswell Hawley. LC copy annotated in ink in cover. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes list of "References" to Civil War engagements. AACR2

    • Contributor: Lindenkohl, A. - Molitor, E. - Hawley, Joseph R. (Joseph Roswell) - United States Coast Survey
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Charleston Harbor and its approaches showing the positions of the Rebel batteries.

    [Scale 1:30,000]. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 380 Another issue. Shows roads, railroads, houses, vegetation, a street plan of Charleston, drainage, soundings, and shoals. Overprinted to show positions occupied by the Union Army and Navy, and "Rebel batteries in possession [of] National forces [and] batteries still held by the Rebels [on] Sept. 7, 1863." Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the ...

    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Vessels destroyed at Norfolk 1861.

    Sketch map of "U.S. Navy Yard" vicinity at Portsmouth (Va.) showing buildings, shipbuilding docks, drydock, buoys, and locations of the scuttled U.S. ships "Pennsylvania", "Columbia", "Raritan", and "Delaware". Title from verso (red-ink handwriting). Pen-and-ink (black and red). Rubber-stamped at lower right: U.S.C. & G. Survey, Library and Archives, Feb. 21 1902, Ass. No. 738 X [no. handwritten in black ink]. Handwritten in black ink ...

    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 18??
  • Map showing the operations of the national forces under the command of Maj. Gen. W.T. Sherman during the campaign resulting in the capture of Atlanta, Georgia, Sept. 1, 1864 /

    Shows dates and troop positions in northwestern Georgia between Chattanooga and Atlanta. Relief shown by hachures. Differs from other 1864 ed. (Sher 28) in inclusion of note at lower left. Gift; Mr. Sherman Ewing; Feb., 1965. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 128, S27 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. Includes note. Signed in ink at lower left: ...

    • Contributor: Hergesheimer, E. (Edwin) - Krebs, Charles G. - Poe, O. M. (Orlando Metcalfe) - United States Coast Survey - Hergesheimer, E.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864-05-06
  • Charleston Harbor and its approaches showing the positions of the Rebel batteries /

    Description derived from published bibliography. Shows roads, railroads, houses, vegetation, a street plan of Charleston, drainage, soundings, and shoals. This item is in the Map Collection of the Library of Virginia; please contact the Library's Archives Research Services department for more information. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 378 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. Source unknown; April ...

    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Map of supplementary reconnaissance of the approaches to Philadelphia by the Lancaster Turnpike : including the section between Villa Nova and Paoli /

    Road map showing minor fortifications along the Philadelphia and Lancaster Turnpike. Relief shown by form lines. Pen-and-ink, red ink, and pink watercolor. Former ownership stamp in lower right corner: U.S.C. & G. Survey. Library and Archives, Jan. 28, 1902, acc. no. 53677; adhesive label affixed in lower right corner: 854 St; no. rubber-stamped on verso: 290. Statement of attribution of Henry L. Whiting is ...

    • Contributor: Whiting, Henry L. - Bache, A. D. (Alexander Dallas) - United States Coast Survey
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Map of supplementary reconnaissance of the approaches to Philadelphia by the West-Chester Road : including the section from Newtown Square to the east branch of the Brandywine Creek /

    Topographic map showing Civil War earthworks and batteries. Relief shown by contours and spot heights. Authorship statement citing Whiting's name is in handwriting (black ink). Pen-and-ink, red ink (contours), and watercolors. "No. 2863X" and "854W" (former Coast Survey numbers) are handwritten in ink on sheet and on adhesive label at lower right. Imperfect: Fold-lined. Originally drawn on 3 sheets. Includes notes. LC Civil War ...

    • Contributor: Whiting, Henry L. - Bache, A. D. (Alexander Dallas) - United States Coast Survey
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • General diagram : [western Philadelphia city and adjacent portions of Delaware and Montgomery counties, Pennsylvania].

    Topographic map showing proposed and existing Civil-War batteries and defensive positions immediately west of Philadelphia. Relief shown by contours and hachures. Title from southern sheet. Partial tracing of the 1863 ms. topographic map showing 1st- and 2nd-class fortifications at Philadelphia (CW 358.22). Oriented with north to the right. Pen-and-ink, red ink (contours), and watercolors. Drawn in 2 segments (sheets): [Northern] -- [Southern]. "No. 2866" ...

    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey - Bache, A. D. (Alexander Dallas)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863

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  • [Military map of Richmond and vicinity] /

    Shows fortifications and names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. Title, date, and scale from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Black-line print. Complete in 28 sheets. Photocopy negative has sheets 9 to 17, 19, 20, 23, 24, and 28. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 646 Call no. cited in LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.): G3884.R5S5 s7 .U5. Accompanied by index map ...

    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey - Fairfax, F.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864

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  • Historical sketch of the rebellion.

    Scale ca. 1:5,850,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 35 Another edition. July 1862 Indicates by colored lines the "limits of loyal states in July, 1861, limits occupied by United States forces March 1st 1862... May 15th 1862 & 85; [and] July 15th 1862." See also entry nos. 34, 36, 39, 40, 40.1, and 49. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the ...

    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey
    • 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 - Gerdes, F. H. - Bache, A. D. (Alexander Dallas) - Hawley, Joseph R. (Joseph Roswell) - Bowen & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Map of the city of Richmond, Virginia

    Scale ca. 1:13,350. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 645.5 General map indicating streets and street names, important buildings, and relief by hachures. Water is tinted blue. LC Copy 1: This map was acquired by the Library of Congress in 1948 with the purchase of the papers and maps of Jedediah Hotchkiss. LC Copy 1: Longitude and latitude of the Washington Observatory added in ...

    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Map of a part of Louisiana and Mississippi, illustrating the operations of the U.S. Forces in the Department of the Gulf /

    Relief shown by hachures. Covers the area from west to east, Alexandria, La. to Pearl River, and from north to south, Vidalia, La. to Atchafalaya Bay. "Track of Gen. Banks" shown in red. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 232 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. From the Nathaniel Prentice Banks papers in LC Manuscript Division. Acquisitions ...

    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey - Bache, A. D. (Alexander Dallas) - Lindenkohl, H. (Henry) - Molitor, E. - Banks, Nathaniel Prentiss
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Order of attack on Fort Fisher by the Squadron under command of Rear Admiral D. D. Porter, U.S.N. in the combined naval and military operations which resulted in the capture of the ...

    Scale ca. 1:10,100. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 316 Detailed map showing the location and names of vessels, fortifications, telegraph wires leading to torpedoes and a few soundings. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1865
  • Military map of south-eastern Virginia /

    Depths shown by contours and soundings. Shows fortifications, settlements, roads, railroads, streams, and vegetation in some areas. Also covers Richmond city region. Annotated in purple ink at lower right: Camps and routes of march of the U.S. Engineer Battln. during the Peninsula Campaign--1862. [Signed] Gilbert Thompson, U.S. Eng'r Battln.--1862. Also annotated in purple ink to show the lines of march in 1864 and ship ...

    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey - Lindenkohl, A. - Lindenkohl, H. (Henry) - Krebs, Charles G. - Thompson, Gilbert
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862-18
  • Historical sketch of the rebellion

    Scale 1:5,850,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 49 "Limit of loyal states in July, 1861, limit of territory controlled by U.S. forces July 31st 1863, [and] limit of territory gained from July 31st 1863 to Jan. 1st 1864" indicated by colored lines. Small ships denote the extent of the naval blockade. "Population census 1860" in the lower right corner. See also Civil War ...

    • Contributor: Lindenkohl, H. (Henry) - United States Coast Survey - Lindenkohl, H.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864