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  • [Detailed map of part of Virginia from Alexandria to the Potomac River above Washington, D.C. 186-].

    Relief shown by form lines. Shows parts of Arlington and Fairfax counties, part of the defenses of Washington, roads, railroads, towns, vegetation, houses, fences, names of residents, and drainage. "211, L. Sheet 2." Ink on tracing cloth. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 523 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 186?
  • Eastern portion of the Military Department of North Carolina /

    Relief shown by hachures. Incomplete copy of printed map. For a complete copy see entry no. 306.2 Shows roads, railroads, towns, drainage, and swamps. Following handwritten statement appears to left of map title: Engineer Department, Washington, Dec. 24th/64. For Major Genl. Sherman. [Signed] Richd. Delafield, Genl. & Chief Engineer, U.S. Army. In this issue, the Corps of Engineers's insignia printed to the left of ...

    • Contributor: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Map of the battlefield of Perryville, Ky. : Major General Don Carlos Buell commanding the U.S. forces, General Braxton Bragg commanding the Confederate forces. October 8th 1862 /

    "Authorities: surveys by Edward Ruger and Anton Kilp [and] official reports of officers of both armies." "Julius Bien & Co., photo lith." Annotated in red and blue to show Union and Confederate positions. Description derived from published bibliography. Map gives "position of General Gilbert's corps on the evening of October 7th" and the positions of both the Union and Confederate troops "on the 8th ...

    • Contributor: Ruger, Edward - Kilp, Anton - United States. Army. Corps of Engineers - Julius Bien & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1877
  • Region embraced in the operations of the armies against Richmond and Petersburg /

    Shows fortifications, troop movement routes of Confederate and Union forces, and names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. Printed on 2 sheets of paper pasted together. Transferred from the Joseph Warren Keifer Papers in the Manuscript Division, L.C. "Authorities. North of James & Appomattox from photograph map captured from the enemy and surveys of Maj. P.S. Michie, Corps of Engineers. South of Do. ...

    • Contributor: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers - Michie, Peter Smith - Michler, N. (Nathaniel)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1865
  • Military reconnaissance of Virginia /

    Shows Fairfax County and parts of Loudoun and Prince William counties, Virginia. Also shows fortifications in the environs of Washington and names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. In upper margin: 211, L. Sheet 19. Date and scale from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Sun print annotated in pen-and-ink roads (red), railroads (blue), and a few additional place names ...

    • Contributor: Young, J. J. - McDowell, Irvin - Whipple, Amiel Weeks - Putnam, Haldimand Sumner - United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1860
  • Seat of War.

    Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1839
  • Fort Sumter, South Carolina at the time of its capture February 18th, 1865. Showing the effects of the bombardment from Morris Island

    Scale 1:240 and 1:600. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 388 Sheet contains a plan of the fort, a horizontal section, 3 elevations, and 13 sections. This map appears also as Plate III of the Supplementary Report published with Q. A. Gillmore's Engineer and Artillery Operations Against the Defenses of Charleston Harbor in 1863; with a Supplement. (New York, D. Van Nostrand, 1868). 314, ...

    • Contributor: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 186?
  • Map illustrating the operations of the Seventh Division under Brig. General G.W. Morgan at Cumberland Gap, Tennessee during a portion of the year 1862

    Relief shown by hachures. Shows U.S. and Confederate troop movements and fortifications, fortifications altered from Confederate to U.S., roads, drainage, topographical details, and a list of authorities. Similar to plate 118 (cxviii), Atlas to accompany the official records of the Union and Confederate armies (E64 .U61). This item is in the Map Collection of the Library of Virginia; please contact the Library's Archives Research ...

    • Contributor: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers - Ruger, Edward
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • [Central Virginia showing Lieut. Gen'l. U.S. Grant's Campaign and marches of the armies under his command in 1864-65

    [Scale 1:350,000]. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 515 Another issue. Same as the preceding issue but with the cavalry badge (crossed swords in an oval) added to the legend. Another copy is in the Fillmore map coll. no. 160-A. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1865
  • Upper Potomac from McCoy's Ferry to Conrad's Ferry and adjacent portions of Maryland and Virginia.

    Scale ca. 1:130,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 245.2 Another edition. Corrections S.W. of Winchester by Capt. Meigs, Sept. 1864. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Hill no. 3 opposite Fort Maha[n] : [Washington D.C.].

    Relief shown by contours and spot heights. Black ink, red ink, and lead pencil. Mounted on cloth backing. At lower right: 211, L. Sheet 10. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 691.2 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault DCP

    • Contributor: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1860
  • Copy of section of photograph map captured from the enemy, showing country adjacent to Richmond and lines of defensive works surrounding the city.

    Scale 1:80,000. Relief shown by hachures. LC copy 1 annotated in ink: Engr. Office Depmt. Va. & N.C., October 28th. Official, Peter S. Michie, 1st Lt. U.S. Engrs., Chief Engr. Depmt. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 642 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. AACR2: 110; 651/1; 651/2; 700/1; 700/2; 710/3

    • Contributor: United States. Army of the James - Michie, Peter Smith - Hawley, Joseph R. (Joseph Roswell) - United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Map of the battle field of Gettysburg. July 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 1863 /

    "Printed by Endicott & Co. . . . N.Y." "The map is reduced from one on a scale of 200 feet to the inch, deposited in the Archives of the office of the Chief of Engineers. The survey was ordered by Brevet Major General A. A. Humphreys, Chief of Engineers, and conducted under Brevet Major General G. K. Warren, Major of Engineers." "Topography engraved ...

    • Contributor: Bachelder, John (John Badger) - Bien, Julius - Neuman, Louis E. - United States. Army. Corps of Engineers - Bachelder, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1876
  • Map of the battlefield near Belmont, Missouri /

    Description derived from published bibliography. Oriented with north to left. Shows Confederate camp and batteries near Columbus, Kentucky, "Camp and battery of secessionists" near Belmont, Missouri, Union troop positions and movements during battle, location and names of Union gunboats, roads, vegetation, fences and relief shown by hachures. This item is in the Map Collection of the Library of Virginia; please contact the Library's Archives ...

    • Contributor: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1876
  • Part of the map of the military department of S.E. Virginia and Fort Monroe showing the approaches to Richmond and Petersburg

    Scale 1:80,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 605 "Transferred from Office of Chf. Engr. Defenses of Washington to Engr. Dept., Jan'y. 1866." Map of the Peninsula from Richmond to Yorktown indicating fortifications, towns, roads, railroads, houses, names of residents, and drainage. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Official plan of the siege of Yorktown, Va. : conducted by the Army of the Potomac under command of Maj. Gen. George B. McClellan U.S.A., April 5th to May 3rd 1862 /

    Contains a list of the "proposed armament of batteries." Description derived from published bibliography. Indicates headquarters of Generals McClellan, Porter, Woodbury, and Heintzelman, houses, names of residents, roads, drainage, vegetation, and relief by hachures and spot heights. Oriented with north to upper right. This item is in the Map Collection of the Library of Virginia; please contact the Library's Archives Research Services department for ...

    • Contributor: Abbot, Henry L. - Gedney, J. F. - Krebs, Charles G. - United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Maneuver grounds, Prince Willliam and Fairfax counties, Va. /

    Relief shown by contours. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: Burr, Edward - United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1904
  • Upper Potomac from McCoy's Ferry to Conrad's Ferry and adjacent portions of Maryland and Virginia

    Scale ca. 1:130,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 245.15 Map, without border, extends from Frederick, Maryland, west to Winchester, Virginia, and Hagerstown, Maryland, south to Front Royal, Virginia. Depicted are roads, railroads, canals, drainage, houses, cities and towns, and relief by hachures. In some areas, countryside is described by terms such as "hilly & wooded country," "open country," etc. Stamped in lower left ...

    • Contributor: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • 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 defences of Charleston city and harbor, showing also the works erected by the U.S. forces in 1863 and 1864 /

    At bottom of map: View off North Channel, Fort Sumter 3 1/2 miles distant, bearing W. 3/4 N., Febry. 18th 1865. Description derived from published bibliography. Shows drainage, vegetation, roads, railroads, soundings, shoals, channels, forts, batteries, picket line of the U.S. forces, plan of the city with the "effective, annoying [and] extreme range" of guns from Cumming's Point. The obstructions in the channel are ...

    • Contributor: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 186?
  • Sketch of the vicinity of the Falls of Caney Fork of Cumberland River, Ten. /

    Description derived from published bibliography. Hand-colored photocopy of manuscript map of parts of Warren and Van Buren counties, Tennessee showing rivers, hills, roads, houses with owner's names. Relief shown by hachures. 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.), 396.4 Available also through ...

    • Contributor: Rosson, W. - Michler, N. (Nathaniel) - Weyss, J. E. - United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Guide leaflets for the tour of historic Civil War defenses, Washington D.C.

    Relief shown by contours on some maps. Title from title sheet (sheet #1). Facsims. of Civil War fortification maps of Washington D.C. Original version: [S.l. : s.n., 1861?-1865]. LC sheets imperfect: Use-worn, punch-holed in left margin, rubber-stamped on verso to indicate sheet numbers. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 689 Sheets variously include notes, captions, and/or index of facilities. Available also through the Library ...

    • Contributor: United States. Office of National Capital Parks - Barnard, J. G. (John Gross) - United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861-86

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  • [Topographic map of the vicinity of Fort Slocum, Washington D.C.].

    Relief shown by hachures and form lines. Shows householders' names. In upper left sheet corner: Transf'd from Office of Chf. Engr. Defenses of Washington, to Engr. Dept.--1866. India ink and violet wash. Fold-lined and torn. In left upper margin: 211, L. Sheet 18. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 691.4 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault ...

    • Contributor: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1860
  • [Original plattings of forts at St. Louis, Mo. 186-].

    "145.D" Detailed series of pen and ink drawings of the forts defending St. Louis. Orientation varies. "Engr. Dept. July 18/64. Recd. with Gen. Cullum's letter of the 16th inst. (C. 5621)."-- on most maps. Some of the maps are signed "Franz Kappner, Major, Engr. Corps" and "F. Hassendeubel, Col. com. Engineer Corps." Includes cross sections on some maps. Description derived from published civil war ...

    • Contributor: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 186?

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  • Portions of the military departments of Virginia, Washington, Middle & the Susquehanna,

    Scale 1:200,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 47.3 Another edition. Roughly drawn base map covering southern Pennsylvania, Maryland, Northern Virginia, and Washington D. C., and indicating populated places, common roads and turnpikes, contemplated and existing railroads, canals, and relief by hachures. Completely redrawn edition of the preceeding map. Dennis Callahan's name has been dropped from this edition. Description derived from published bibliography. Available ...

    • Contributor: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863