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  • Map of the battlefield of Antietam with the locations of monuments erected by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania to the 3rd, 4th, 7th, 8th regiments of infantry, Pennsylvania Reserve Corps

    Scale 1:18,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 245.4 "Reduced by permission of the Antietam Commission, Brig. Gen. E. A. Carman, Commissioner, from their map of the battlefield that was surveyed and drawn by the engineers of the Gettysburg National Park Commission, Lt. Col. John P. Nicholson, Chairman, Bvt. Lt. Col. E. B. Cope, Engineer, H. W. Mattern, Ass't. Engineer, [and] E. M. Hewitt, ...

    • Contributor: Antietam Battlefield Memorial Commission
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1908
  • Antietam Battlefield : new 1972 /

    Scale ca. 1:23,500. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 250.9 Folded title: Antietam National Battlefield Site, Maryland. Includes text and descriptive index to points of interest. Text and ill. on verso. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. AACR2

    • Contributor: United States. National Park Service
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1978
  • Plan of the Rebel attack on Washington, D.C., July 11th and 12th, 1864.

    As a diversionary measure to take some of the pressure off of besieged Petersburg, Confederate forces under Jubal Early launched a northern offensive beginning in late June 1864. After stops near Harper's Ferry and Shepherdstown, W. Va., and Frederick and Baltimore, Md., they reached the outskirts of Washington, D.C., by July 11. Reconnaissance showed the Union had begun some intensive reinforcement, so an attack ...

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Frederick County, Maryland /

    Relief shown by hachures. Signed in ink: Copy no. 7, J.N. Macomb, Lt. Col. A.D.C. Based on Isaac Bond's map of Frederick County, Maryland, published in 1858, this map indicates towns and villages, rivers and canals, roads and turnpikes, and houses. Major rivers have been colored blue and two place names have been added in pencil. Description derived from published bibliography. Sun print. LC ...

    • Contributor: Hergesheimer, E.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Antietam battlefield : preliminary map no. 3 /

    Shows names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. Pen-and-ink on tracing linen, mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H113 On verso: 237. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1895
  • Sifton, Praed's new map of Virginia and Maryland to illustrate the campaigns of 1861 to 1864.

    Scale 1:633,600. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 499.5 General map with place names associated with the war indicated. Troop positions are not indicated. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: Sifton, Praed & Company, Ltd
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1912
  • Battle-field map showing field of operations of the Armies of the Potomac and James

    Scale ca. 1:508,500. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 520.5 Title when folded: 26th annual encampment, G.A.R., Washington, D.C., September 20th, 1892. Battlefield map, Maryland & Virginia. Location of battle fields of 1861 to 1865, furnished by Gilbert Thompson, Topographical Engineer, Headquarters, Army of the Potomac. Map of Virginia and Maryland showing engagements, railroads, rivers and streams, place names, and relief by hachures. "Dates ...

    • Contributor: Van Hook, J. C.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1892
  • Antietam /

    Relief shown by hachures. Map is annotated by hand to show the Confederate positions in red, additional hachures in pencil and blue ink,and a 3/4-inch grid. Another copy of original. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 245.95 Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. This map was in the possession of Jedediah Hotchkiss ...

    • Contributor: Michler, N.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1867
  • Pictorial map of the seat of war, showing parts of the states of Maryland, Delaware, Virginia, and North Carolina, and also the coast line from Cape Henry to Fort Pickens, with the ...

    From: Harper's weekly, June 8, 1861, p. 360-361. Relief shown by shading. This item is in the Map Collection of the Library of Virginia; please contact the Library's Archives Research Services department for more information. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. c. 1 Mar. 2002; Mrs. Cora Wilson, 1941, i; Map Cataloging Team; c. 2 Nov. 2002; Mrs. ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Map of the State of Virginia

    Scale ca. 1:887,040. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 509.2 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 state name "West Virginia," and concentric circles centered on Richmond. Printed in blue are concentric circles centered on Washington, D.C. A table of ...

    • Contributor: Nicholson, W. L.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1865
  • [Outline map of eastern Virginia and the Chesapeake Bay region].

    Title, date, and scale from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pen-and-ink and pencil mounted on cloth. In pencil in top right margin: Copy of Map No. 4, U.S.C. & G. survey report, 1882. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H213 In pencil on verso: 183. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1882
  • [Preliminary map of the Antietam battlefield area, including Sharpsburg and the adjacent territory].

    Shows names of some residents. Title and date from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pen-and-ink on tracing linen, mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H114 Imperfect: Acid offset. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1895
  • A sketch of the navigation from Swan Pt. to the River Elk at the head of Chesapeak Bay. Sketch of the River Elk, at the head of Chesapeak Bay.

    Scale ca. 1:72,000 and ca. 1:30,500. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Annotated in handwriting of Admiral Lord Howe: By Mr. Hunter, master of the Eagle. Depths shown by soundings. Navigable channels outlined in pale red wash. Shows landing of the King's troops, opposite Cecil Court House, and Head Qurs. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1413 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site ...

    • Contributor: Hunter, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1777
  • Map of the battlefield of Antietam with the locations of monuments erected by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

    Scale 1:18,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 245.45 "Reduced by permission of the Antietam Commission, Brig. Gen. E. A. Carman, Commissioner, from their map of the battlefield that was surveyed and drawn by the engineers of the Gettysburg National Park Commission, Lt. Col. John P. Nicholson, Chairman, Bvt. Lt. Col. E. B. Cope, Engineer." Detailed map indicating roads, drainage, fence lines, houses, names ...

    • Contributor: Antietam Battlefield Memorial Commission
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1908
  • Map of the battlefield of Antietam.

    Scale ca. 1:5280 (about 12 inches equals 1 mile, not "10 in. = 1 mile"). LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 245.75 Very detailed anonymous and undated map of the battlefield indicating roads and lanes, drainage, houses, names of residents, grass fields, stubble, corn fields, plowed fields, rock outcrops, rail, post and rail, stone, and pailing fences, "fence[s], kind unknown," hay stacks, and woodland. ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 19??
  • The attack on Harper's Ferry Va., by Jackson, September 14th and 15th, 1862

    Shows the area of convergence of the Potomac and Shenandoah rivers that marks the border of Maryland, Virginia, and West Virginia. Details include the location of Union forces in the town of Harper's Ferry and Confederate forces on Maryland Heights across the Potomac.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Dominia Anglorum in America Septentrionali.

    Scales vary. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. Sheet title in Latin and German. Individual map titles and text in German. Maps in English and German. From the authors' Atlas geographicvs maior. 1753-59 [i.e. 1784; v. 1, 1759] part 2, no. 85. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 83 Includes text and glossary. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster ...

    • Contributor: Homann Erben (Firm)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1759
  • Antietam national battlefield site, Maryland

    Scale ca. 1:54,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 250.5 Map indicates the main battle lines and the tour route. Inset: Vicinity map. 5 x 6 cm. Illustrates a descriptive leaflet by the U.S. National Park Service entitled "Antietam national battlefield site, Maryland." Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: United States. National Park Service
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1959
  • Map shewing [sic] vicinity of Harper's Ferry, Virginia, and the upper Potomac River.

    Concerns an area of Maryland and Virginia between the towns of Cumberland, Md., on the west and Harpers Ferry, Va. [now W.Va.], on the eastern side of the map. Sneden details the mountainous topography highlighting rivers, especially the Potomac River, and including the rail system through this area. Just north of Winchester, Va., there is a line of unidentified Confederate troops. The only other ...

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Map of the battlefield of Antietam, [Sept. 17, 1862] /

    Relief shown by hachures. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 254 Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. Imperfect.

    • Contributor: Willcox, William H.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Chesapeake Bay, Sheet no. 1, York River, Hampton Roads, Chesapeake entrance..

    Scale 1:80,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 47.5 At head of title: Coast chart no. 31. Printed in the upper margin: "No. 131" and "Electrotype copy no. 2 by G. Mathiot, U.S.C.S." General chart indicating soundings, lighthouses, buoys, and coastal vegetation. Includes sailing directions. 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: 1863
  • Map of Carroll County, Md.

    Scale 1:31,680. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 256.4 "Made for military purposes only." Relatively crude hand-colored lithographic map showing roads and railroads, towns and villages, houses and names of residents, rivers, and district boundaries. The map includes fewer personal names than shown on "Martenet's map of Carroll County, Maryland" (Baltimore, Simon J. Martenet, 1862). Military information is not depicted. Listed in R. W. ...

    • Contributor: Shearer, William Otis
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Reconnaissance of "Anacostia" above Wash. Navy Yd. /

    Covers part of Anacostia River in Washington D.C. "Aug. 18th 1861." Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. India ink and blue wash. Includes note. At upper left: 211, L. Sheet 16. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 689.5 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault DCP

    • Contributor: Cluss, A.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Atlas of the battlefield of Antietam, prepared under the direction of the Antietam Battlefield Board, lieut. col. Geo. W. Davis, U.S.A., president, gen. E.A. Carman, U.S.V., gen. H Heth, C.S.A. Surveyed by ...

    Relief shown by contour lines. Indicates roads and streets, houses, names of residents, fences, vegetation, drainage, bridges, and fords. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Phillips, 10685 LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 248

    • Contributor: United States. War Department
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1908

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  • Map of the Maryland Campaign, Sept. 3rd to 29th 1862

    Scale ca. 1:193,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 244 Annotated in different colors to show the routes between Sept. 4th and 14th of the "9th Corps, Reno,"1st Corps, Hooker," "12th Corps, Williams," "2nd Corps, Sumner," "6th Corps, Franklin," "Couch's Division," and "Sykes Division." Positive photostat of map in E. W. Sheppard's The Campaign in Virginia and Maryland, June 26th to Sept. 20th 1862 ...

    • Contributor: Sheppard, Eric W.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863