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  • The Rebel defences of Charleston Harbor S.C., August 1863

    Map shows Charleston, S.C., the Confederate forts, the Union works surrounding Fort Wagner and the position of the Union monitor fleet in the harbor off of the coast. This view shows the Union attacks on Confederate fortifications lining the harbor, and on the city itself. The locations of artillery batteries and their ranges and targets are indicated.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • A general map of the middle British colonies, in America; viz. Virginia, Mariland, Delaware, Pensilvania, New-Jersey, New-York, Connecticut, and Rhode Island: Of Aquanishuonîgy, the country of the Confederate Indians; comprehending Aquanishuonîgy proper, ...

    Scale ca. 1:2,270,000. Relief shown pictorially. Prime meridian: Philadelphia and London. "Sold by R. Dodsley in Pall-Mall, London, & by the author in Philadelphia." Includes inscription to "Thomas Pownall, Esqr.," numerous notes, especially concerning inland water communications and natural reources, 3 distance charts, and inset of "A sketch of the remaining part of Ohio R. &c." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 709 Available ...

    • Contributor: Evans, Lewis
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1755
  • Plan of the Battle of Monocacy, Maryland, July 9th, 1864.

    The map shows the location of troops on either side of the Monocacy River and north into the city of Frederick, Md. This engagement, part of "Early's Washington Raid" took place on July 9, 1864. Early's troops met Federal forces near the river. The Union troops were routed and retreated to Baltimore.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Military Battles and Campaigns

    This category contains maps showing campaigns of major military conflicts including troop movements, defensive structures and groundworks, roads to and from sites of military engagements, campsites, and local buildings, topography and vegetation. Some of the maps are manuscripts drawn on the field of battle, while others are engraved including some that have manuscript annotations reflecting the history of the battle or campaign. A significant ...

    • Date: 1570
  • [December 30, 1944], HQ Twelfth Army Group situation map.

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

    • Contributor: Allied Forces. Army Group, 12Th. Engineer Section
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1944
  • [Hart-Bolton American history maps] /

    Wall maps. Relief shown by gradient tints and hachures. Title from the separately published Teacher's manual accompanying the Hart-Bolton American history maps. Chicago : Denoyer-Geppert, 1919. Manuals describing maps A1-A24 and A25-A48 were published by Denoyer-Geppert in 1919 and 1928 respectively. The Hart-Bolton American history series was edited by Albert Bushnell Hart, David Maydole Matteson, and Herbert E. Bolton. Earlier sheets indicate Bolton American ...

    • Contributor: Blair, R. Baxter
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1917
  • Bird's eye view of Confederate prison pen at Salisbury, N.C., taken in 1864.

    Low angle view. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 317.35 Includes index to points of interest. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault Acquisitions control no. 28-84

    • Contributor: Kraus, C. A.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1886
  • A map of the new governments of East & West Florida /

    Shows Indian villages, Fort Mobile, "la Balise Ft., Pensacola," "Old Town," and "New Town," rivers and inlets, anchorages, and soundings. Relief shown by contours. Prime meridian: London. From the Gentleman's Magazine and Historical Chronicle (November, 1763), vol. 33. Lowery, 440 LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1618 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy imperfect: Darkened ...

    • Contributor: Gibson, J.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1763
  • Map of Falls Church and vicinity of Lewinsville, Virginia : shewing [sic] Union picket lines October 30th 1862.

    Map shows the area surrounding Falls Church in Fairfax County, Va. The Loudoun & Hampshire Railroad is also indicated.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Sketch of portions of seacoast of South Carolina & Georgia

    Scale 1:200,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 360 Autographed in ink: Gen. M. C. Meigs USA. 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. Available also through ...

    • Contributor: Lindenkohl, A.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Civil War atlas to accompany Steele's American campaigns.

    Relief shown by contours and hachures. Title from cover. "Prepared by the Department of Military Art and Engineering, United States Military Academy, for its course in military history."--Contents p. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 96.2 LeGear. Atlases of the United States, 10681 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Prepared by V.J. Esposito and others.

    • Contributor: United States Military Academy. Department of Military Art and Engineering
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1941

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  • Plan of the city and harbour of the Havana.

    Scale ca. 1:20,000. Relief shown by hachures and land form drawings. Depths shown by soundings. "Plate 18, page 81." Appears in the author's A description of the Spanish Islands and settlements on the coast of the West Indies. 1762. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1809 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Indexed to show points of ...

    • Contributor: Jefferys, Thomas
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1762
  • Encampment of U.St. troops at Newport News, Va., 1861 & 1862 /

    Bird's eye view. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Acquisitions control no. 2001-31 CW3

    • Contributor: E. Sachse & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • [October 18, 1944], HQ Twelfth Army Group situation map.

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

    • Contributor: Allied Forces. Army Group, 12Th. Engineer Section
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1944
  • Project for the attack of Ticonderoga, proposed to be put in execution as near as the circumstances and ground will admit of. May 29th. 1759.

    Scale ca. 1:15,400. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown by hachures. Includes index to military positions. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 651/1; 651/2

    • Contributor: Brasier, William
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1759
  • Boston, its environs and harbour, with the rebels works raised against that town in 1775,

    Scale ca. 1:24,000. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 913 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: Page, Thomas Hyde
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1778
  • A new map of North America from the latest discoveries.

    Scale ca. 1:12,000,000. Relief shown pictorially. "Engraved for the continuation of Dr. Smolletts History of England." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 89 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 651

    • Contributor: Spilsbury, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1761
  • Charleston Harbor S.C. Bombardment of Fort Sumter.

    Regional view of Charleston Harbor showing the city of Charleston on the Ashley and Cooper rivers, Castle Pinckney on Shute's Folly Island, Pleasantville and Mt. Pleasant Battery, Mechanicsville and batteries on Sullivan's Island, and the Morris and James island batteries, and their distances from Fort Sumter. Shipping channels and the U.S. warships and supply fleet are also noted.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Sketch of Brunswick. Sketch of the ground near Mr. Low's at Rariton Landing.

    Scale ca. 1:12,000 and scale not given. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Watermark: J. Whatman. Relief shown by shading. No. 3 includes numbered location index to redoubts, troop positions, etc. Accompanied by Hills map collection title page and table of contents. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1272 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 651/1; 651/2

    • Contributor: [Sutherland, Alexander
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1777
  • Birds eye view of the seat of war around Richmond showing the battle of Chickahominy River, 29 June 1862

    Scale not given. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 621 Perspective drawing. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: Bachmann, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • An exact-plan of George-Town so named by Patrick Graham, Esqr., President of the Province of Georgia, in honr. to His Royal Highness George, Prince of Wales, &ca.

    Scale ca. 1:4,700. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Imperfect: Margins torn. Oriented with north to the bottom. Cadastral map. Shows town laid out in lots in a bend of "Great Ogeche River" planned to become the capital of the province. In Feb. 1755 the name was changed to Hardwick, but the town never flourished, and passed out of existence. Includes descriptive index. LC Maps of ...

    • Contributor: Yonge, Henry
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1754
  • Map of the Loup-Piney Divide coal lands in Fayette and Raleigh cos., West Virginia /

    Pen-and-ink on tracing linen, mounted on cloth. Includes 3 geological cross sections. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H257 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1879
  • Plan of the battle fought near Camden, August 16th, 1780.

    Scale ca. 1:25,500. Manuscript, pen-and-ink. Relief shown by hachures. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1563 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 651/1

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1780
  • [Map of the defeat of the Confederate ship Alabama by the U.S. steamer Kearsarge on June 19, 1864, off Cherbourg, France].

    Scale ca. 1:41,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 703 From. Report on the Secretary of the Navy, with an appendix, containing reports from officers. December, 1864). opp. p. 630. Map shows the "Position of the Kearsarge when she received the first broadside of the enemy," the general direction of the ships during the battle, and the position of the Alabama, when it sank ...

    • Contributor: United States. Navy
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • The North Anna and movement from Spottsylvania [sic], May 21-26, 1864 between Lee, 50,000 and Grant, 100,000 /

    "Lee's famous "hog-snout" line." "Read numerically." Maps 1 to 4 are dated 1933. Annotated in pen-and-ink, crayon and pencil with blank leaves at end. Confederate troop positions are colored red. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 591 LeGear. Atlases of the United States, 10663 Call no. cited in LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.): G1292.S6S5 .R83 1933 folio. Includes notes. Available also through the ...

    • Contributor: Russell, Robert E. L.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1931

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