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  • Lloyd's official map of the state of Virginia : from actual surveys by order of the Executive 1828 & 1859 /

    "Entered according to act of Congress in the year 1861 by J.T. Lloyd in the clerks office of the District Court of the United States for the Southern District of New York." Includes "The physical and climatic difference of the three grand divisions of the state: Tide-Water, Piedmont, and Great Valley," "Steamboat routes," and "Altitudes of mountains, &c., in Virginia above Tidewater." Prime meridian: ...

    • Contributor: Lloyd, James T.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • 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
  • The National lines before Washington : a map exhibiting the defences of the national capital and positions of the several divisions of the grand Union Army : supplement to the New-York times ...

    Includes text. Inset: "Port Royal and Tybee Island." Relief shown by hachures. Shows forts, batteries, and territory occupied by 8 Union divisions, extending from Washington to Virginia, ending at the north near Great Falls and southward to the mouth of the Accotink Creek. This item is in the Map Collection of the Library of Virginia; please contact the Library's Archives Research Services department for ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • [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
  • Camp McDonald; a school of Instruction for the 4th Brigade Georgia Volunteers

    Scale 1:2400. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 149 "Lithographed and sold for the benefit of the Georgia volunteers." Pictorial map showing parade grounds, tents, buildings, hospitals, streets, relief by hachures, and the names of principal officers. "The Georgia Military Institute was organized at Marietta, Georgia, in 1851, by Colonel A. V. Brumby; chartered at the session of the General Assembly in the winter ...

    • Contributor: McClellan, I.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1917
  • Map of the state of Virginia /

    "August 1863." "Lith. by Chas. G. Krebs." Accompanied by cover: Map of Virginia / compiled in the office of the United States Coast Survey. Washington, D.C. : W.H. & O.H. Morrison : 15 x 10 cm. Also covers Delaware, Maryland, West Virginia and parts of adjacent states. Shows cities and towns, roads, rivers, and relief by hachures. Map has concentric circles centered on Richmond, ...

    • Contributor: Nicholson, W. L.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Topographical map of Washington, D.C., and vicinity. Showing the Union forts and defences built 1861-3.

    Detail from a printed map of the Potomac River region of Maryland and Virginia, and including Washington, D.C., which Sneden has annotated to show the locations of Union forts and picket lines.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • From Mitchelsville [sic] to Gallatin--Sumner Co., Tenn., 1862 /

    Sketch map showing military engagements, fortifications, roads, railroads, settlements, farms, and streams. Relief shown by hachures. Pen-and-ink (brown and red). Mounted on paper backing. Watermark: Franklin Mills. Imperfect: Laminated. Includes 8 inset views and ancillary map at right: Picket Post -- Buck Lodge -- Stockade at King's Bridge -- McClouds -- Hd-Qrs. -- "Rodamore" -- South Tunnel -- CourtHouse-Mill-Gallatin -- Ft. Smith, MitchelsV [i.e. ...

    • Contributor: Blakeslee, G. H.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Topographical sketch of the New Market, Va., battlefield of May 15, 1864,

    Scale 1:15,840. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 586 "The sketch is of the battlefield as it was in May, 1864. The woods, orchards, houses and other cultural features and the places where certain ones fell are from lifelong residents of New Market who were there on the day of the battle." Inset: [Sketch of part of the Woodstock, Virginia, sheet of the U.S. ...

    • Contributor: Colonna, Allison
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1912
  • Military map of south-eastern Virginia /

    Depths shown by contours and soundings. Shows fortifications, settlements, roads, railroads, streams, and vegetation in some areas. Also covers Richmond city region. Annotated in purple ink at lower right: Camps and routes of march of the U.S. Engineer Battln. during the Peninsula Campaign--1862. [Signed] Gilbert Thompson, U.S. Eng'r Battln.--1862. Also annotated in purple ink to show the lines of march in 1864 and ship ...

    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1865
  • Map of the Atlanta Campaign /

    Relief shown by hachures. Map of the northwest Georgia showing location and date of engagements, railroads, towns, rivers, and county names and boundaries. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 133.2 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Description derived from published bibliography.

    • Contributor: Western and Atlantic Railroad Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1887
  • Map of the approaches and defences of Knoxville, Tenn., showing the positions occupied by the United States & Confederate forces during the siege.

    Scale ca. 1:9,600. Photocopy; blue line print. Relief shown by contours, hachures, and spot heights. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 428.2 "G-X-I-455 K 90." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. AACR2

    • Contributor: Rockwell, Cleveland
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1974
  • Sketch showing the route to Newbern, pursued by the Burnside expedition, March 13 & 14, 1862

    Scale 1:350,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 316.8 From U.S. Congress. Joint Committee on the Conduct of the War. Supplemental report of the Joint Committee on the Conduct of the War, in two volumes. Supplemental to Senate report no. 142, 38th Congress, 2d session (Washington, Government Printing Office, 1866). v. 2, fol. p. 16. Accompanies "Report of Major General J. G. Foster, to ...

    • Contributor: Foster, John G.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1866
  • Position of Union Army April 5th and 6th 1862

    Shows the area of Wormsley Creek to the north and Poquoson River to the south as McClellan's forces prepared to launch the siege of Yorktown, Va. The locations of Howard's Bridge across the Poquoson and the road from Yorktown to Hampton are also indicated.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Map of Richmond, Va., shewing fortifications surrounding the Confederate capital. From the latest government surveys.

    Scale ca. 1:57,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 622 At top of map: Map of Richmond. (6D) A description of "The city of Richmond" and the "Forts around Richmond, with their armament" appears to the right of the map. Important buildings are identified and the positions are located on the map by letters and numbers. Gives the street pattern of Richmond and Manchester, ...

    • Contributor: Bailey, A. M.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 186?
  • [Map of the James River Valley from the vicinity of Richmond to Chesapeake Bay : including parts of Henrico, Chesterfield, Charles City, and James City counties, Va.].

    Shows both Confederate and Federal fortifications in the area of Malvern Hill and shows names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. Title, date, and scale derived from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pen-and-ink on irregularly shaped sheet of tracing paper sectioned in 2 and mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H100 Imperfect: Holes in bottom right and left side of ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • The Battle of Chancellorsville, Virginia position of Union Army, 2nd May 1863.

    Shows the position of Union troops on the second day of the Battle of Chancellorsville, including Oliver Otis Howard's 11th Corps, Daniel Edgar Sickles' 3rd Corps, George Gordon Meade's 5th Corps, Henry Warner Slocum's 12th Corps, cavalry troops of William Woods Averell, David McMurtrie Gregg, and Wesley Merritt, and Joseph Hooker's headquarters.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Plan of U.S. military prison, Elmira, N.Y.

    "Map made by David J. Coffman, born in 1839 in Luray, [Page] County, Va. Served in Co. D., 7th Virginia Calvary (sic). This map made while he was a prisoner of war at Elmira, N.Y., Military Prison." Accompanied by a copy of Coffman's Civil War service record (22 x 28 cm.), stating he enlisted Apr. 1, 1862 in Luray, Virginia, was captured May 20, ...

    • Contributor: Coffman, David J.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Plan of fortifications at Augusta, Ga.

    Pen and ink. Savannah River drawn in blue pencil. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), S47, 147 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. In pencil at upper right corner: 61. Imperfect: Fold-lined, mounted on paper.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Plan of Battle of Spotsylvania Court House, Va.

    At this midpoint in the Spottsylvania Campaign (May 7-20), Union forces under Grant and Confederate forces under Lee were facing off to the south and east of Spottsylvania Court House. On May 12, Grant ordered Hancock to assault Ewell's position in the "mule's shoe" salient. This map attempts to depict the action during that assault. It shows Ewell's position at the start of the ...

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Map illustrating the operations of U.S. Forces against Vicksburg /

    Shows the tracks of Genl. Grant, General Blair, and Admiral Porter, and sites of Union victories. Relief shown by hachures. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 288 This map differs from G3984.V8S5 1863 .U55 CW 287 by the addition of "Adml. Porter's track." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Map of the rebel fortifications at Columbus, Ky. /

    Relief shown by hachures and spot heights. Finished manuscript map of Columbus and vicinity, Ky., displaying roads, city streets without names, buildings, drainage, some vegetation, "Mobile and Ohio R.R.," and the location of "abattis or felled trees" which obstructed the approaches to the fortifications. In the lower right corner: Engr. Dept. July 18/64. Recd. with Gen. Cullum's letter of the 16th inst. (C.5621). LC ...

    • Contributor: Cullum, George W.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Map of Charleston Harbor with Morris Island and James, Broad, Folly, and Cole's Islds. : showing the position of the Union and Rebel forts and batteries & & November and December 1863.

    Regional map of Charleston Harbor extending along the Atlantic Coast from Sullivan's Island just north of the harbor entrance to St. John's and Kiawah islands to the south. Indicates the presence of Union warships off the coast and places along the coastline where the Union has established a foothold.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Map of the battlefield of Chancellorsville, Va., 1863.

    Scale 1:63,360. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 528 Shows troop positions and movements, roads, railroad, drainage, fords, and vegetation. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • 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