• S.E. portion of Virginia and N.E. portion of N'th Carolina /

    Covers Tidewater Region (Va.) and Albemarle Sound Region (N.C.). Shows fortifications, settlements, roads, railroads, canals, streams, swamps, and distances. Pen-and-ink (black, red) and watercolors (blue, green). Mounted under gauze covering, shellacked. Includes text of "Military considerations" for isolating Norfolk (Va.) by capturing Suffolk (Va.). LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 476 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: Worret, Ch.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • County map of Virginia, and North Carolina.

    "Entered according to act of Congress in the year 1860 by S. Augustus Mitchell, Jr. ... for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania." Map no. 23 from: Mitchell's new general atlas. Philadelphia : S. Augustus Mitchell, Jr., 1860. Prime meridian: Greenwich and Washington. Relief shown by hachures. This item is in the Map Collection of the Library of Virginia; please contact the Library's Archives Research ...

    • Contributor: Mitchell, S. Augustus
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1860
  • [Map of Virginia and North Carolina from the coast to the Blue Ridge] /

    Gilbert Thompson stamped on verso. "No. 1: Parts of Virginia and N. Carolina, 6 sheets, index inside; U.S.G.S. 1865. 1'=10 ms." on verso in red and black ink. Sheet 1 of a 6-sheet series of maps used by Gilbert Thompson during the Civil War. An index which is pasted on the verso shows the areas covered by the sheets. In addition to this sheet, ...

    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1865
  • Part of North Carolina showing approaches to Wilmington

    Scale 1:253,440. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 317.8 "Coast line from U.S. Coast Survey topographical sheets. Interior, from State map of North Carolina." Map of the coast of North Carolina from Cape Lookout to Cape Fear. "Transferred from Office of Chf. Engr., Defenses of Washington to Engr. Dept. Jany. 1866." Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web ...

    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Map of the seat of war in Virginia.

    Covers southern Virginia and northern North Carolina extending from Richmond, Va. south to Raleigh, N.C. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 508.6 Shows the "Line of march" from Richmond and Petersburg to Appomattox Court House along with the locations of the first, second, third, and fourth fights and the surrender. At head of title: I. Pen-and-ink and pencil. Originally drawn on 2 sheets: 32 ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1865
  • Core Sound and Straits, North Carolina.

    Scale 1:40,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 309.7 From its Report of the Superintendent of the Coast Survey, showing the progress of the survey during the year 1864 (Washington, Government Printing Office, 1866). Map 24 At head of title: U.S. Coast Survey, A. D. Bache, Supdt. "No. 24" is in the upper left corner. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the ...

    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • [Map of the counties of Bertie and Hertford and part of the county of Northampton, North Carolina].

    "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, geographic features and land owners. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image. ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • First attack upon Fort Fisher, by the U.S. Navy under Rear Admiral D. D. Porter, Dec. 24 and 25, 1864. Showing the position of vessels and line of fire

    Scale not given. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 316.2 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. 10. Printed in upper left margin: 39th Cong. 1st sess.-Annual Report of ...

    • Contributor: United States. Navy
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1865
  • Plan of the attack by gun-boats on Forts Strong and Lee, Cape Fear River, N.C. February 20th and 21st 1865

    Scale ca. 1:9,250. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 316.44 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. 188. Printed in upper left margin: 39th Cong. 2d [sic] Sess.-Annual Report ...

    • Contributor: United States. Navy
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1865
  • North Carolina coast line. Showing every inlet, sound & bay of special interest, from Fortress Monroe to South Carolina.

    Scale not given. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 305a.8 At top of map: Burnside's expedition map. Portrait of "Genl. Burnside" is in the lower right corner. Map identifies coastal forts. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: L. Prang & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Diagram showing the position of the Sassacus and ram Albemarle at the time of collision.

    Scale not given. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 306.7 From Report on the Secretary of the Navy, with an appendix, containing reports from officers. December, 1864 (Washington, Government Printing Office, 1864). opp. p. 121. Map of part of Albemarle Sound showing the first and second positions of the U.S. Steamer Sassacus after its collision with the Confederate ironclad Albemarle. Description derived from published ...

    • Contributor: United States. Navy
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Sketch showing route of the Burnside expedition [to Roanoke Island, N.C., February 6, 1862]

    Scale not given. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 317.12 From U.S. Congress. Joint Committee on the Conduct of the War. Supplemental report of the Joint Committee on the Conduct of the War, in two volumes. Supplemental to Senate report no. 142, 38th Congress, 2d session (Washington, Government Printing Office, 1866). v. 2, fol. p. 16. Accompanies "Report of Major General J. G. Foster, ...

    • Contributor: Foster, John G.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Map of Virginia and neighboring states showing the location of battles in the Civil War 1861-1865.

    Scale ca. 1:366,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 509.4 Map of eastern Virginia and parts of North Carolina, Maryland, West Virginia, and Pennsylvania, showing "battles in which New York regiments were engaged," "railroads at time of war," and "turnpikes and plank roads." Union states are colored yellow, and Confederate states are green. Copyright no. "C1. F 22761." Description derived from published bibliography. Available ...

    • Contributor: Northrup, William P.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1912
  • Line of rebel works, Smith's Island, N.C. Evacuated January 16th, 1865. Taken possession of by naval and military forces January 17th, 1865. Surveyed by J. S. Bradford, U.S. Coast Survey, A.D.C. to ...

    Scale 1:5000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 317.37 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. 178. At head of title: N. Atlantic Squadron. Rear Admiral D. D. Porter, ...

    • Contributor: Bradford, J. S.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1865
  • Map of a part of eastern North Carolina from a map in progress /

    "Maj. Gen. J.F. Gilmer, Chief Engineer"--map. Relief shown by hachures. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image. Acquired through the merger of the Virginia Historical Society and the Confederate Memorial Association, 1946. In the Robert E. Lee Headquarters Papers, 1850-1876 (Mss3 L515 a) Manuscripts o.s.

    • Contributor: Confederate States of America. Army. Dept. of Northern Virginia. Chief Engineer's Office
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • [Map of eastern Virginia and parts of Maryland and northern North Carolina showing railroads and principal cities and towns].

    Gift; Mrs. Carroll Greenough; Nov. 6, 1943. Title and date derived from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. In pencil mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 508.55 Call no. cited in LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.): G3880 186- .M32 Vault. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. Imperfect: Losses along fold lines and discoloration throughout.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • [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
  • Colton's new topographical map of the eastern portion of the State of North Carolina with part of Virginia & South Carolina from the latest & best authorities.

    [Scale ca. 1:506,880]. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 304.75 Another issue. Copyright statement inside the bottom neat line has been changed to read "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1861 by J. H. Colton [& Co.]" Bar scale has been added to this and subsequent issues. Printed by Lang & Laing, N.Y. "No. 11" is printed in the upper left ...

    • Contributor: Colton, J. H.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Plan of Fort Fisher and vicinity, North Carolina. Plan of second attack, January 15th, 1865.

    The first assault on Fort Fisher was made in December 1864 by Gen. Benjamin F. Butler, who withdrew when he realized a direct assault on the fort would be costly, and that Confederate reinforcements were only a few miles away. The second assault, led by Gen. Alfred Howe Terry, used a large naval force to bombard the fort before landing 8,000 assault troops. Two ...

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Plan and sections of Fort Fisher, carried by assault by the U.S. forces, Maj. Gen. A.H. Terry commanding, Jan. 15th, 1865 /

    "Head Qurtrs., U.S. forces, Fort Fisher, Jan. 27th, 1865, forwarded to Engineer Dept. with letter of this date, C.B. Comstock, Lt. Col., A.D.C. & Brvt. Brig. Gen. & &." Detailed plan of the fort showing the position, type, and size of guns, riffle pits, and electric wires leading to a "line of torpedoes." Includes 3 cross sections; scale 64 ft. to 1 in. Relief ...

    • Contributor: Comstock, C.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1865
  • Portions of Virginia and North Carolina, embracing Richmond & Lynchburg, Va. and Goldsboro & Salisbury, N.C. /

    Relief shown by hachures. General map extending from Richmond, Virginia, south to Fayetteville, North Carolina. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 501.2, S177 Map title is printed with an oval border. Originally printed on two sheets. Another copy, with annotations in red and blue pencil, is in the Montgomery C. Meigs papers, Manuscript Division, L.C., 10, oversize cabinet 4, drawer 3. Available also through ...

    • Contributor: United States. War Department. Engineer Bureau
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Colton's map of the seat of war in Virginia : showing minutely the interesting localities in the vicinity of Richmond.

    Relief shown by hachures. Shows some fortifications. Prime meridians: Greenwich and Washington. LC copy hand col. in red to show Virginia boundaries. "Entered according to Act of Congress, in the year [1862], by J.H. Colton, in the Clerks Office of the District Court of the United States for the Southern District of New York." LC copy signed in ink in upper right corner: Millard ...

    • Contributor: Colton, J. H.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Colton's new topographical map of the eastern portion of the state of North Carolina with part of Virginia & South Carolina from the latest & best authorities.

    LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), S122,305 Printed by .... Cooper appears in the lower left corner. Inscriberd on verso: Compliments of Capt. A.S. Kimball, AQM [illegible]. "Entered according to Act of Congress, in the year 1860, by John H. Colton ..." Indicates principal coast forts, towns, state and county boundaries, roads, railroads, and drainage. Includes inset of "Plan of the sea coast from ...

    • Contributor: Colton, J. H.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • 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: 1861
  • Battle of Bentonville, March 19, 1865.

    Relief shown by hachures. Crayons and pen-and-ink. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 309 Accompanied by 2 sheets listing the Federal and Confederate commanding officers down to the brigade level (116 x 93 cm. and 141 x 92 cm.). Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1865