Collection Military Battles and Campaigns

↓ Refine your search

Results: 1-25 of 171

  • Antietam Sharpsburg and vicinity. Constructed and engraved to illustrate "The war with the South"

    Scale ca. 1:26,700. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 246.2 From Tomes, Robert. The war with the South. New York, Virtue & Yorston, 1862-1867, v. 2, between p. 426 and 427. Signed (facsim.): Charles: Sholl, Topl. Engineer. "Entered according to act of Congress AD. 1864 by Virtue, Yorston & Co." Caption in lower margin: A topographical map of the battle field at Antietam from ...

    • Contributor: Sholl, Charles
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Sketch of the action fought near Bladensberg [i.e. Bladensburg], August 24th, 1814 /

    Oriented with north to the right. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Imperfect: Tears, stains, mounted on cloth.

    • Contributor: Ormsby, Thos
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1816
  • [Map of parts of Pennsylvania, Maryland, and Virginia covering areas from Harrisburg to Leesburg, and from Hancock to Baltimore].

    Shows names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. Title, date, and scale from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Each sheet pasted together in 3 sections, sectioned in 2, and mounted on cloth. The manuscript original is at the Handley Library in Winchester, Virginia. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H156 In ink in bottom right corner: No. 805. Available also through the Library ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • [Maps of the environs of forts Franklin, Alexander, and Ripley, in Montgomery County, Maryland].

    Four fort vicinity sketch maps, each covering the same area, but in various stages of completion. The map with the most detail includes roads, drainage, vegetation, and fortifications. Relief shown by contours on some maps. Forts Franklin, Alexander, and Ripley were part of the defenses of Washington. Title from from published Civil War bibliography. Manuscript: pen-and-ink (black, brown), blue watercolor, lead pencil. At upper ...

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

    • Contributor: Abert, J. W. (James William)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Chesapeake Bay from its head to Potomac River,

    Scale 1:80,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 33.5 From its Report of the Superintendent of the Coast Survey, showing the progress of the survey during the year 1864 (Washington, Government Printing Office, 1866). Maps 17-19. At head of title: Coast charts nos. 31, 32, 33. Overall title cited above appears on coast chart no. 32 (map 18). Available also through the Library of ...

    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • The field of Antietam.

    Scale ca. 1:48,500. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 251 From Century illustrated monthly magazine, v. 32, June 1886. p. 290. Shows batteries, troop positions and movements, names of commanders, roads, street pattern of Sharpsburg, drainage, vegetation, relief by hachures, houses, names of residents, and fences. Chronology of events appears below the map. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of ...

    • Contributor: Wells, Jaco
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1886
  • The Battle of Antietam, September 17, 1862.

    Scale not given. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 250.6 Folded title: Antietam. "1968 0-310-556." Shows the placement and movement of troops during 3 phases of the battle. Includes text. Text, illus., and map of the National Battlefield site 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: 1862
  • [Preliminary field sketch of part of the Antietam battlefield, in the area north of Sharpsburg].

    Shows names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures and spot heights. Title and date from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pen-and-ink, colored pencil, and pencil on note paper, mounted between sheets of transparent paper. Printed in upper right border: War Department, Antietam Battlefield Commission, Washington. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H118 Oriented with north to the right. Watermark: Crane's distaff linen with ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1895
  • [Base map of Maryland].

    Shows names of counties, major cities and towns, and rivers. Title, date, and scale from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pen-and-ink and pencil on tracing linen, mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H205 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1893
  • 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??
  • Map showing vicinity of battlefield of Antietam Md.

    Shows the area west from Cumberland, Md., east to Hanover, Pa. The maps also show the area surrounding the Antietam battlefield including Hopewell, Pa., to the north down to Winchester, Va., in the south. Despite the indication of Maryland in the lower left of the image, it actually depicts parts of Virginia and West Virginia.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Johnson's Virginia, Delaware, Maryland & West Virginia.

    "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1864, by A.J. Johnson, in the Clerk's Office of the District Court of the United States for the Southern District of New Includes ill. of "Fortress Monroe," "General post office," "Treasury buildings, "Patent Office, " and "University of Virginia." Plates 33-34. Prime meridians: Greenwich, Washington. Probably from: Johnson's new illustrated (steel plate) family atlas. New ...

    • Contributor: Johnson, A. J. (Alvin Jewett)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Map of the battlefield of Antietam

    Scale ca. 1:10,560. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 249.5 "Drawn by H. W. Mattern" in the lower right corner. "Note: Figures in black and crosses, thus (+) marked along roadsides indicate numbers of tablets. For legends on tablets showing positions of troops and their movements, see final report of the Antietam Battlefield Board to the Secretary of War, dated 1898." Detailed map of ...

    • Contributor: Antietam Battlefield Board - Cope, Emmor - Mattern, H. W.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1898
  • 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
  • Surveys & reconnaissances in the vicinity of Budd's Ferry, Charles Co., Md. /

    Relief shown by hachures. In upper lefthand corner: 211, L. Sheet 5. In lower righthand corner: Transferred from Office of Chf. Engr., Defenses of Washington, to Engr. Dept., Jan'y 1866. Shows roads, drainage, houses, names of residents along the Potomac River, "Hd. Qrs. Genl. Hooker's Dvn.," "Hd. Qrs. Sickles Brgd.," breastwork and battery at Budd's Ferry, and the location of batteries in Prince William ...

    • Contributor: Williamson, R. S. (Robert Stockton) - Williamson, R. S.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • [Preliminary field sketch of part of the Shepherdstown Road east of Sharpsburg].

    Relief shown by hachures. Title, date, and scale from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pen-and-ink and pencil on orange graph paper, mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H119 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1895
  • War map, showing the vicinities of Baltimore & Washington,

    Scale ca. 1:450,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 241.5 "Entered according to act of Congress in the year 1861 by G. M. Hopkins." General map of eastern and central Maryland, Washington, D.C., and northern Virginia. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: Hopkins, Griffith Morgan
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Map of the battlefield of Antietam. This map shows the position of each of the forty-two different commands of the regular army engaged in the battle of Antietam, September 17, 1862. Battery ...

    Scale 1:14,080. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 250 Legend lists Union commands and the names of the commanders. Each unit is keyed by number to a position on the map. Confederate positions are not indicated. Shows roads, railroad, houses, fences, names of residents, "Burnside Bridge," "Bloody Lane," "Dunker's Chapel," "National Cemetery," towns, vegetation, drainage, fords, and relief by hachures. Description derived from published ...

    • Contributor: Antietam Battlefield Board - Friebus, Theo
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1893
  • Northwest, or no. 1 sheet of preliminary map of Antietam (Sharpsburg) battlefield ; Southwest, or no. 2 sheet of preliminary map of Antietam (Sharpsburg) battlefield /

    Shows names of some residents. Relief shown by contours. A number of sheets pieced together to form sheets 1 and 2, which are separately titled, joined together as one map, and sectioned and mounted for folding. Pen (some col.) and pencil annotations showing relief, additional residents, and index to some residents. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H111 Available also through the Library of ...

    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah - Michler, N. (Nathaniel)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1894
  • Map of the state of Virginia : containing the counties, principal towns, railroads, rivers, canals & all other internal improvements.

    Relief shown by hachures. Also covers Maryland (without relief). Military features not shown. Confederate imprint. "Copyright secured by W. & J., May 1, 1862." Prime meridian: Washington D.C. Imperfect: Copy 1 fold-lined, trimmed, torn at fold lines, missing cover; Copy 2 fold-lined, halved, missing small internal sections at fold-line crosses, mounted on paper backing. Includes railroad directory, ill. "View of Capitol Square, Richmond, Va.", ...

    • Contributor: West & Johnston
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Colton's new topographical map of the states of Virginia, Maryland and Delaware, showing also eastern Tennessee & parts of other adjoining states, all the fortifications, military stations, rail roads, common roads and ...

    "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1862 by J. H. Colton." "Printed by Lang & Laing Lith., N.Y." appears in the lower left corner. Description derived from published bibliography. General map showing state and county boundaries, roads and railroads, fortifications, and place names. Drawings of ships offshore depict the Union blockade of the coast. Includes population charts for Virginia, Maryland, the ...

    • Contributor: Colton, J. H. (Joseph Hutchins) - Lang & Laing Lith - Colton, J. H.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • 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: 1864-07-11
  • 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
  • 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