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  • Position Sunday May 3rd at 3 p.m.

    The map depicts troops movements in the Chancellorsville area between 10 a.m. and 3 P.M. on May 3rd,1863. Union troops under generals Reynolds, Meade, Sickles and Slocum are located to the east between Chancellorsville and the Rappahannock River. Confederates troops under generals Stuart , McLaws, Rhodes and Anderson are located to the west near Dowdall's Tavern.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Sherman's campaign from Chattanooga to Atlanta [1864]

    Scale ca. 1:500,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 129.85 From his History of the Civil War, 1861-1865. New York, The Macmillan Co., 1917. Facing p. 314. Map of northwest Georgia showing the "lines of works erected by the United States forces" in blue and "Confederate forces" in red. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as ...

    • Contributor: Rhodes, James Ford
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Sketch of portions of seacoast of South Carolina & Georgia /

    Map of the coast from Bull's Bay, South Carolina, to Ossabaw Sound, Georgia, showing forts, drainage, roads, railroads, and towns. "References" at the bottom center of the map give dates on which forts were captured by the Federal forces. Description derived from published bibliography. "Bombardment and surrender of Fort Pulaski (Savannah River) to the National forces April 11,1862." added to the list of "References" ...

    • Contributor: Lindenkohl, A.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Bird's eye view of Camp Chase near Columbus, Ohio.

    Perspective map not drawn to scale. "Comp. H. 88 Rgt. O.V.I." LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 318 LC Panoramic maps (2nd ed.), 683.1 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Indexed for points of interest. Vault AACR2: 100; 651/1

    • Contributor: Ruger, A.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1860
  • Plan of the battle of Salem Church or Salem Heights, Va. Attack and repulse of the 6th Army Corps, Maj. Genl. John Sedgwick, U.S.A., afternoon of 3rd May 1863.

    The Battle of Salem Church, Spotsylvania County, Va., was part of the Chancellorsville Campaign of April-May, 1863, and was actually fought on May 4, 1863.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Ft. McAllister.

    Scale not given. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 183 Pen and ink manuscript drawn on tracing cloth, showing fortifications, Union troop positions, road leading to fort, vegetation, and drainage. Part of the defenses of Savannah, Georgia. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Battlefield of Chatanooga. [October-November 1863].

    Scale ca 1:73,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 400.2 From its Military history and reminiscences of the Thirteenth regiment of Illinois volunteer infantry in the Civil War in the United States, 1861-65. Prepared by a committee of the regiment, 1891. Chicago, Woman's Temperance Publishing Association, 1892. Facing p. 366. Map indicates troop positions "when Gen. Grant took command, Oct. 23, 1863," and on ...

    • Contributor: United States. Army. Illinois Infantry Regiment, 13th
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1892
  • [Map of part of Catoosa, Whitfield, and Walker counties, Georgia].

    Railroads and principal towns are colored red by hand. Relief shown by hachures. Title and date from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Printed on blue paper. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), S21 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes names of select landowners and notes indicating general topography. In upper-left corner: 26. LC copy imperfect: Mounted ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Map of the action at Drainsville, Va., December 20th 1861 : U.S. forces commanded by Brig Gen. E.O.C. Ord. /

    Description derived from published bibliography. Shows troop positions and unit numbers, houses, roads, vegetation, and drainage. 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.), 534 Swem, E.G. Maps relating to Virginia, 1318 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster ...

    • Contributor: Strickler, H. H.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1875
  • The battle fields and military positions in the Virginian Peninsula, from surveys supplied by officers of the army

    Scale ca. 1:375,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 459 "Presented by the Home Insurance Compy. of New York." A few battle sites are marked by crossed swords. Shows roads, railroads, towns, county names and boundaries, and drainage. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: Heald, D. A.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • [Map of northern Virginia and part of Maryland].

    Relief shown by shading. Shows area south of Frederick, Maryland to Colchester, Virginia and west of Baltimore, Maryland to Harpers Ferry, West Virginia, including fortifications at Munson Hill. Note on verso obscured by mounting: From Capt. James W. Abert, U.S. Army Topog. Engrs. LC copy annotated in ink: Capt. James W. Abert, Capt. U.S. Army Topog. Engrs. Title, date, and scale from Stephenson's Civil ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • [Map of 100 miles around Richmond].

    Relief shown by hachures. An octagonal map with decorations comprised of portraits of Union military leaders. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Acquisitions control no. 91-22 CW3 Vault

    • Contributor: Magnus, Charles
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 186?
  • Map of eastern Virginia /

    Scale ca. 1:875,000. Relief shown by hachures. Also covers Maryland, and southeastern Pennsylvania. Shows radial distances from Richmond and Washington, D.C. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 481.5 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. From the papers of Joseph Roswell Hawley. In right lower corner: August. AACR2

    • Contributor: Nicholson, W. L.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Map of the lower [Shenandoah] Valley /

    Shows the names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures and shading. Date from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pen-and-ink and pencil on tracing linen, mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H144 Imperfect: Several damp stains with loss of text. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. In pencil on verso: 73.

    • Contributor: Brown, Samuel Howell
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Map of part of Essex, King and Queen, and King William Counties /

    LC Land ownership maps, 1249 Relief shown by hachures. Shows the names of some residents. At head of title: Chief Engineers Office, D.N.V. Col. J.F. Gilmer Chf. Engr. Pen-and-ink on pencil grid. Imperfect: a large splash of ink in the upper left portion. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H29 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: Campbell, Albert H.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Map of Campbell Co. /

    LC Land ownership maps, 1228 Relief shown by hachures. Shows names of some residents. Pen-and-ink with pencil annotations on tracing linen mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H22 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: Campbell, Albert H.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 186?
  • Map of the lines at Yorktown, Virginia, April 1862.

    Shows the vicinity around Yorktown, Va., including Warwick Court House, the Warwick River, and Wormsley Creek as siege lines were drawn by McClellan's Union troops and Magruder's Confederate forces.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Map of Fauquier & Loudon [sic] co's. Va. /

    LC Land ownership maps, 1288 Relief shown by hachures. Shows names of residents. Oriented with north to the right. Pen-and-ink on tracing linen. Irregularly shaped. Imperfect: lacking lower left corner. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H33 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. In pencil in lower left verso: 78.

    • Contributor: Barrows, A. S.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Mountain region of North Carolina and Tennessee,

    Scale 1:633,600. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 79a.6 Map title printed in the top margin. Map covers parts of the states of Kentucky, Tennessee, Virginia, North and South Carolina, Georgia, and Alabama and shows relief by hachures, drainage, names and boundaries of states, roads, and railroads. This edition has been significantly revised in the vicinity of Chattanooga, Tennessee, and Northern Georgia. Unfinished proof ...

    • Contributor: Nicholson, W. L.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1865
  • Plan of the Battle of Winchester, Va. Fought September 19th, 1864.

    Detail of Winchester, Va., and environs includes roads, railroads, creeks, mills, fords, and the locations of the Confederate Signal Station, "Millroy's Forts," Milltown, Kernstown, Stephenson's Depot, and Greenwood Church. The Confederate line, with Early commanding, is in front of Winchester. Union forces under Gen. Sheridan are shown east of the town, while the Union cavalry is located to the north at Stephenson's Depot. The ...

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Plan of Andersonville Prison, Georgia 1864.

    Shows dimensions, layout, outbuildings and immediate surroundings of Andersonville Prison Camp, Georgia.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Preliminary chart of the Atlantic coast from Cape Hateras to Cape Florida. Autographic transfer 1861.

    Scale 1:1,200,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 17.7 At head of title: U.S. Coast Survey; A. D. Bache, Supdt. General chart indicating soundings, lighthouses, 10-and 100-fathom bottom contours, and the "axis of the Gulfstream." Another copy in the Geography and Map Division has been annotated to show "Lights, July 1862." Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web ...

    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Sketch of the Confederate and Federal lines around Petersburg /

    Sun print. Photocopy (positive). Relief shown by hachures. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 610 Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Indicates roads, picket lines, houses, names of residents, drainage, and vegetation. Indicates Union and Confederate works hand-colored blue and red respectively. Indicates location of Confederate covered ways, guns, and mortars. In ...

    • Contributor: Stevens, W. H.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 186?
  • Winter quarters 1864 : [vicinity of Lookout Mountain, Tennessee] /

    Sketch map showing Union troop positions, "Confederate Picket Post" on Lookout Mountain, roads, railroads, settlements, farms, and streams. Relief shown by hachures, spot heights, and landform drawings. Signed in ink handwriting at lower left: G.H. Blakeslee, 129th Ill. Inft. Oriented with north to the left. Pen-and-ink (brown/red/dark blue). Mounted on paper backing. Watermark: Franklin Mills. Imperfect: Laminated, small stain areas. Printed map pasted on ...

    • Contributor: Blakeslee, G. H.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Gettysburg battle-field. Battle fought at Gettysburg, Pa., July 1st, 2d & 3d, 1863 by the Federal and Confederate armies, commanded respectively by Genl. G. G. Meade and Genl. Robert E. Lee /

    LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 324 Inset: Plan of the Soldiers National Cemetery. Uncolored. 6 x 12 cm. Endorsed (facsim.): I have examined Col. Bachelder's isometrical drawing of teh battle field of Gettysburg and am perfectly satistifed with the accuracy with which the topography is delineated and the position of the troops laid down. [signed] Geo. G. Meade, Maj. Gen. of Vols. comd. ...

    • Contributor: Bachelder, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863