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  • Genl. Thomas' new position 20th Septr. 3 p.m.

    Map shows location of Union and Confederate troops between Missionary Ridge and West Chickamauga Creek. After Confederates succeeded in breaking through the Union lines, the bulk of the Union forces retreated toward Chattanooga. Union Gen. George H. Thomas and his men held onto a tenuous position on Snodgrass Hill and repulsed assault after assault.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863-09-20
  • Map of the country between Monterey, Tenn: & Corinth, Miss: showing the lines of entrenchments made & the routes followed by the U.S. forces under the command of Maj. Genl. Halleck, U.S. ...

    LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 267, S115 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. Includes houses, names of residents, fences, roads, railroads, vegetation, fields, drainage, and relief by hachures. Description derived from published bibliography.

    • Contributor: Matz, Otto H.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • 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: 1864-09-19
  • Battle of Five Forks 31st March and April 1st 1865 Copy of official plan by Col. W. H. Paine U.S. Engrs.

    Map shows the area five Five Forks, Va., near Hatcher's Run in Diwiddie County. March 30, 1865 General Sheridan's troops engaged Pickett's army at Dinwiddie courthouse and the next day pursued General Pickett who was withdrawing to Five Forks. The Federal attacks overwhelmed the enrenchments, and the Confederates abandoned their efforts to protect the Southdside Railroad.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox - Paine, William H.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1865-03-31
  • Map showing positions of Union and Rebel forces Septr 1861.

    Depicts the area between Lewinsville, in Fairfax County, and Georgetown in the north, and Alexandria in the south. The location of the Loudoun and Hampshire Railroad is also indicated.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • [Map of the Rich Mountain battlefield, W. Va. July 11-12, 1861].

    Relief shown by hachures. Title from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pen-and-ink and pencil, mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H71 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. Stamped on lower left verso: 5089.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Spartanburgh District, South Carolina /

    LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), S153 In lower right corner: Traced by A. Cheville, Compagnie K. 47 N.Y.V. In lower left corner: Eng. by H. S. Tanner & Assistants. "Approved, Chas. R. Suter, Lt. & Chf. Engr., D. S." Pen and ink tracing of a map in Robert Mills's Atlas of the State of South Carolina Baltimore, F. Lucas, Jr. [1825] Available also ...

    • Contributor: Mills, Robert - Whitten, T. - Cheville, A. - Tanner, Henry Schenck
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1820
  • [Map of part of Fairfax County, Virginia, south of the city of Alexandria and the Orange and Alexandria Railroad]

    LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 536.4 On tracing cloth, with roads in red, rivers in blue, and railroads, villages, churches, houses, and names of residents in black, and some annotations and emendments in pencil. Oriented with north to the bottom. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: Mead, F. F.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Map of the Lower Peninsula of Virginia, April 1862.

    Shows the Confederate and Union fortifications located between the York River to the north and the James River to the south during the Peninsular campaign of 1862.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Topographical map of the Cabin Creek coal lands, situated in Boone and Kanawha counties, West Virginia : containing 15,532 acres /

    Shows names of some residents. Relief shown by form lines. Pen-and-ink, pencil (some col.) and watercolor on tracing linen, sectioned in 2, and mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H251 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. Copy imperfect: Some transfer of watercolor. In pencil on verso: 491 crossed out.

    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah - Miller, M. A.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 188?
  • Geological map of the Potomac basin west of Blue Ridge, Virginia and West Virginia : showing the relations of its upper Potomac coal basin and the iron-ore bearing areas in reference to ...

    Pen-and-ink on tracing linen, mounted on cloth. Corrections to "Explanation of colors" pasted on in lower right. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H220 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. Includes cross-section at top left: Geological section across Georges Creek coal basin and eastward (scale 1:6000 to 1") by Prof. I.C. White, May 1881, Trans. Am. Phil. Soc. ...

    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah - Rogers, W.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1882
  • [Map of parts of Hanover, Goochland, Fluvanna, Albemarle, Louisa, Spotsylvania, and Organge counties, and the city of Richmond, Virginia, 1864].

    Relief shown by hachures. Sheets are numbered "Plate B, no. 2," "Plate C, no.1," "Range C, no.2," and "Range C, no. 3." Sheet "Range C, no. 3" is dated in the bottom margin "Mar. 31st 1864." Map shows cities and towns, county boundaries, roads, railroads, rivers and streams, houses and names of residents, fortifications around Richmond, and woodland. Description derived from bibliography. LC Civil ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Map of Bedford Co.

    "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. A slightly different version of Map F232 B4 1864:1; this map lacks the "Chief Engineer's Office" designation, and A.H. Campbell's rank is that of major. Forms part of the Gilmer Map Collection. Relief ...

    • Contributor: Confederate States of America. Army. Dept. of Northern Virginia. Chief Engineer's Office - Campbell, Albert H. (Albert Henry) - Izard, Walter
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Map of the seat of war. Supplement to P. S. Duval & Son's military map, showing the locations of the present military operations expressly compiled from the latest surveys.

    Scale ca. 1:1,950,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 449.4 "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1861 by P. S. Duval & Son." General map of Virginia, Maryland, and Delaware. Insets: [Washington, D.C.] 8 x 7 cm.-[Baltimore and vicinity] 8 x 7 cm.-[Parts of the Ohio and Mississippi rivers above Memphis] 9 x 9 cm.-Pensacola Bay. 8 x 10 cm. Description ...

    • Contributor: P.S. Duval & Son
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • [Five small maps of Virginia and parts of adjoining states showing forest regions, distribution of forests in 1870, faunal regions, distribution and density of population in 1870, and density of Negro population ...

    Title, date, and scale from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. LC copy: Four pieces pasted together to form 1 irregularly shaped sheet of paper, with pencil and ink annotations, including titles of individual maps. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H208 LC copy imperfect: Diagonal mended tear across map in lower left corner and liquid staining along pasted edges. In pencil on verso: 489. ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1870
  • [Map of the environs of Marietta, Georgia. June 10-July 3, 1864].

    Relief shown by hachures. Does not show troop positions or fortifications. Title and date from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), S90 Similar to a map in the Atlas to accompany the official records of the Union and Confederate Armies, 1891-95, pl. 43, no. 4. Pencil (some col.) on ledger paper, torn across the top, and mounted on paper. ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Map of the "Slaughter's Creek" coal & timber lands, 2,907 acres, Kanawha County, West Virginia, U.S. America /

    Relief shown by form lines. Pen-and-ink and pencil (some col.) with a pasted correction square in lower right corner, mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H263 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1875
  • Metomkin Inlet, Virginia.

    Scale 1:20,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 584.4 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 16. "No. 16" is in the upper left corner. 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: 1862
  • Battle of Chancellorsville Virginia 2nd & 3rd May 1863.

    Depicts the town of Chancellorsville and environs, including Marie's Bridge over Scott's Creek and the locations of the plank roads to Richard's Ford, Orange Court House, and Fredericksburg. Also shows locations of Union and Confederate troops at various times throughout the two days of battle.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863-05-02
  • Map of the region between Gettysburg, Pa. and Appomattox Court House, Va. exhibiting the connection between the campaign and battle-field maps /

    LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), S196 Index map indicates the area covered by each sheet in the atlas. Accompanies the Corps of Engineers' Military maps Illustrating the operations of the Armies of the Potomac & James . . . Another copy is in the James A. Garfield papers, Manuscript Division, L.C., series 8, container no. 1. Available also through the Library of Congress ...

    • Contributor: Michler, N. (Nathaniel) - Weyss, J. E. - Thompson, Gilbert - De La Camp, J. (John) - United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1869
  • Sketch of Fort Fisher

    Scale ca. 1:1500. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 312 Large-scale plane of the fort showing the position, type and size of guns, and the location of "torpedoes," roads, buildings, rifle pits, telegraph station, vegetation, drainage, and hachures. Four cross sections of ramparts are given in the inset. This plan is similar in content to two printed maps entitled Plan and sections of Fort ...

    • Contributor: Comstock, Cyrus
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Map of the Peninsula of Virginia : showing route of McClellan's Army toward Richmond [illegible].

    On what appears to be a portion of a published travel map showing steamship and railroad routes out of Baltimore, Md., Sheden has indicated the route of the Union Army as it moved up the Virginia Peninsula toward Richmond.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • [Eastern part of Chesterfield County, Virginia]

    "Photographed for Engineer Bureau by L.E. Walker, Treas. Ext. June 4, 1864." Photocopy of a manuscript map showing batteries, roads, rivers and names of property owners. Shows the area of Chesterfield County, Virginia from Chesterfield Court House to Chaffin's Bluff, Bermuda Hundred, Port Walthall and Pocahontas. This item is in the Map Collection of the Library of Virginia; please contact the Library's Archives Research ...

    • Contributor: Walker, L. E. - United States. War Dept. Engineer Bureau
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Extract from the original (large scale) map of Gettysburg battle field in 4 sheets, being portions of sheets 2 and 3 lying S. & S.W. of the town of Gettysburg.

    Scale 1:2400 ("1" = 200 feet"). LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 350.5 Manuscript map drawn on tracing linen of the intersection of the Emmitsburg and Taneytown roads. Depicted are roads, buildings, names of residents, fence lines, vegetation, and fortifications, and relief by contour lines at intervals of 4 feet. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site ...

    • Contributor: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • [Sketch map of Camp Brentwood, Tennessee, while serving as quarters for the 86th and 104th regiments of the Illinois volunteers] /

    Pencil, pen and ink. Indexed. Signed letter to John Taylor, hand written in ink, on verso. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 396.35 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: Smith, Anson
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863