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  • Map of the field of operations, November 1863.

    Map shows the area between Culpeper Courthouse and Orange Courthouse including the location of Federal troops under Meade in Union-held towns and along the Rappahannock River. On November 7th, the Union army began its advance across the Rappahannock River at Rappahannock Station. The map also indicates the location of Confederate strongholds along the Rapidan River.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Plan of the Battle of Mechanicsville or Beaverdam Creek, Virginia : fought June 26th 1862, 3 to 5 p.m.

    Shows the area of Hanover County near Beaverdam Creek, oriented with the Chickahominy River to the south and the Mechanicsville Road to the north. Here, on the second day of the Seven Days' Battles, the Confederate forces launched an assault on the Federal troops, forcing them to retreat from Mechanicsville toward Gaines' Mill.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Map of Cumberland Co., Virginia : surveyed and drawn under direction of Capt. A.H. Campbell Chf. Topogl. Dept. Div. No. Va.

    "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. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image. Gift of Mrs. Louisa Porter (Gilmer) Minis (i.e., Mrs. ...

    • Contributor: Confederate States of America. Army. Dept. of Northern Virginia. Chief Engineer's Office
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Rebel defences, Mobile, Alabama, occupied by Union forces under Maj. Gen. E.R.S. Canby comdg.

    Scale ca. 1:18,200. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 108 From 39th Cong., 1st Sess. [1866]-Report of the Chief Engineer, U.S.A. No. 9. Map shows the three lines of fortifications constructed in 1862, 1863, and 1864, streets, "Mobile and Ohio Rail Road," vegetation, drainage, and relief by hachures. Most of the streets are not named. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the ...

    • Contributor: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1866
  • Map of the battlefield of Gettysburg from original surveys by the engineers of the Commission

    Scale ca. 1:8450. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 351.55 Another edition. The map was redrawn for this edition. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: Gettysburg National Military Park Commission
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1916
  • Portion of a map being compiled in the Engr. Bureau, July 1864 : [eastern Georgia and western South Carolina].

    Relief shown by shading and hachures. Main entry from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), S34 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. In manuscript ink below title: Personal & confidential. Manuscript notes in pencil on verso: "W.T. Sherman, Maj. Genl., 1864 & 5. Campaign in Georgia & South Carolina." "Part of Georgia ...

    • Contributor: United States. Army. Corps of Topographical Engineers
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Military map of south-eastern Virginia,

    [Scale 1:200,000]. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 492 Differs from G3881.S5 1864 .L52 with more detail southwest of the city of Petersburg. Differs from G3881.S5 1864 .L53 with statement "No. 3010 price 30 cents" outside of the border in upper left corner. Another issue. Indicates 5-mile concentric circles centered on Richmond, roads, bridges, railroads, towns, houses, drainage, vegetation, and some fortifications in the ...

    • Contributor: Lindenkohl, A.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Second Battle of Bull Run sunset 5 p.m. Aug 30 1862.

    Shows the area between Bull Run to the north and the Manassas and Gainesville Road to the south. The location of Warrenton Turnpike and the Manassas Gap Railroad are also indicated.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Fortress Monroe, Va. and its vicinity

    Scale not given. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 548 Perspective drawing with 20 important places keyed by number to a list below the map. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: Wells, Jaco
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Map of the southern states, including rail roads, county towns, state capitals, county roads, the southern coast from Delaware to Texas, showing the harbors, inlets, forts, and position of blockading ships

    Covers northern Missouri to Texas and the Kansas boundary to the Atlantic shore, including Delaware and a portion of Florida. Includes portraits of Lincoln, Seward, Scott, and McClellan and inset map of Washington, D.C. and environs. Relief shown by hachures. Similar to no. 14.55, LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), with a different inset of Charleston and Beaufort, South Carolina and also published in ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Chesapeake Bay. Sheet 6, from the mouth of York River to the entrance to bay.

    Scale 1:80,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 47.52 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 15. "No. 15" is in the upper left corner. At head of title: Coast chart no. 36. Similar to the preceeding chart, but with a change in the title. ...

    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Map of the State of Virginia

    Scale ca. 1;887,040. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 465.45 General map of Virginia, West Virginia, Maryland, Delaware, and southern Pennsylvania showing cities and towns, roads, rivers, and relief by hachures. The map is overprinted in red to indicate railroads, the proposed state name "West Virginia,' and concentric circles centered on Richmond. Circles are at intervals of ten miles. A table of "Distances by ...

    • Contributor: Nicholson, W. L.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Railroad map of South Carolina by Jed. Hotchkiss, T.E., Stanton, Va.

    Pen-and-ink sketch showing drainage, counties, cities and towns, and the railroads with names along the lines.

    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1880
  • Plan of the Battle of Fredericksburg, December 13th, 1862.

    This unsigned hand-drawn map shows the area surrounding Fredericksburg, Va., and includes the location of General Lee's field headquarters, Jeb Stuart's cavalry, the Washington Artillery, and forces under the commands of Col. Pelham and Col. Walker. The locations of pontoon bridges are also indicated.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • [Civil War proof maps : United States].

    Most maps show troop movements and positions, fortifications, battle sites, or other military operations. Includes maps of Puebla, Mexico, Sonderburg, Denmark, the Bering Strait, and the English Channel. Relief shown by hachures on some maps. Title derived from dealer description. Similar maps reproduced in the New York Herald. Some maps annotated in colored pencil. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as ...

    • Contributor: Waters Son (Firm)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862

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  • War telegram marking map.

    Scale ca. 1:490,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 465.75 Base map depicting eastern Virignia printed in brown ink. "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1862 by L. Prang & Co." "Explanations. The extraordinary large scale on which this map is drawn has been adopted to make it just what we designed it to be, namely 1st. The most distinct map ...

    • Contributor: Louis Prang and Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Battlefield of Dinwiddie Courthouse, Va. from official map made by Col. W. H. Paine U.S. Engineers.

    Map shows the area between Dinwiddie Court House and Five Forks, Va., including the location of troops at different times during the engagement. Beginning on March 30, 1865, Sheridan advanced on the Five Forks area. He was stopped overnight at Dinwiddie Court House due to heavy rain. On March 31st he advanced toward Five Forks only to meet significant Confederate resistance, and was forced ...

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • [Map of Nelson Co. and part of the counties of Albemarle, Amherst, Augusta, Fluvanna and Louisa, Va.].

    "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. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image. Gift of Mrs. Louisa Porter (Gilmer) Minis (i.e., Mrs. ...

    • Contributor: Confederate States of America. Army. Dept. of Northern Virginia. Chief Engineer's Office
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Map of the Confederate lines from New Bridge road to Chafins Bluff /

    Shows fortifications in the Richmond region and names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. Pen-and-ink on tracing linen, sectioned in 2, mounted on cloth. Similar to the map reproduced in the Atlas to accompany the official records of the Union and Confederate Armies, 1891-95, pl. 135, no. 3. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H180 Available also through the Library of Congress web ...

    • Contributor: Stevens, W. H.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • The U.S. forts and batteries near Alexandria Va. Sept 1862 showing Fort Lyon with extended works.

    Shows the locations of Union fortifications surrounding Alexandria, Va., including forts Lyon and Ellsworth in Fairfax County. The locations of Hunting Creek and the Potomac River are also indicated.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Map of vicinity of Richmond /

    Shows fortifications and names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. Pen-and-ink and pencil (some col.) on tracing linen, sectioned in 2, mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H176 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. In lower left corner: Gen. R.E. Lee's. In pencil on verso: 62. At head of title: Chief Engineer's Office, D.N.V. ...

    • Contributor: Campbell, Albert H.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • New Market, Va., battlefield May 15, 1864

    Scale 1:15,840. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 585 "This map shows the battlefield as it was May 15, 1864. It is based on the Woodstock, Va., sheet of the U.S. Geological Survey as shown in the subsketch [inset]. The woods, orchards, houses and other cultural features are by Frank J. Bushong, the best living authority, confirmed by Mr. Hupp, of Sperryville, Va., who ...

    • Contributor: Colonna, Allison
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1914
  • Army map of the seat of war in Virginia : showing the battle fields, fortifications etc. on & near the Potomac River /

    "Entered according to act of Congress, in the year 1861, by John Disturnell, in the Clerk's Office of the District Court of the United States for the Southern District of New York." Lithograph of P.S. Duval & Son, Philadelphia. Relief shown by hachures. Shows troop positions, battlefields, cannon use, railroads, turnpikes, common roads and canals. This item is in the Map Collection of the ...

    • Contributor: Bruff, Joseph Goldsborough
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Map of the battlefield of Bull Run, Virginia. Brig. Gen. Irvin McDowell commanding the U.S. forces, Gen. [P.] G. T. Beauregard commanding the Confederate forces, July 21st 1861

    Scale 1:21,120. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 572 Gives roads, railroads, hachures, vegetation, drainage, villages, houses, fences, and names of residents. "Dotted lines near Centreville indicate sites of [Union] bivouacs on the night of July 20th. Full lines denote the position of the forces on the next day at the commencement of the engagement at Sudley's Springs; blue marking the United States Forces, ...

    • Contributor: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1877
  • Perspective view of Gettysburg National Military Park /

    Panoramic map, with Round Top in the foreground, showing roads, railroads, field patterns, woodland, observation towers, monuments, and houses. Description derived from published bibliography. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 329.6 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: Cope, Emmor
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1919