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  • Chart of the battle off Cherbourg.

    The map charts the course of the two ships in Cherbourg Harbor and in the British Channel off the coast of Cherbourg, France. Made by the British for the Confederacy and captained by Raphael Semmes the C.S.S. Alabama was a blockade runner. Spotted by the U.S.S. Kearsarge, the Alabama was cornered and sunk.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864-06-14
  • [Fort Fisher, defensive work protecting the entrance to the port of Wilmington, North Carolina, captured by the Federals, Jan. 15, 1865].

    LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 313 Stamped in the lower right corner "From Collection of David Dixon Porter." Similar to pl. 67, no. 1, in the Atlas to Accompany the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies (Washington, Government Printing Office, 1891-95). Relief shown by soundings. Indicates the location and names of vessels, and soundings. Available also through the Library of Congress ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1865
  • [Map of country between Fredericksburg and Richmond, Virginia, showing roads, railroads, and some place names].

    Scale [ca. 1:290,000]. Anonymous pen and ink manuscript map drawn on tracing linen. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 508.56 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Region of the Seven Days' fighting [June 25-July 1, 1862].

    Scale ca. 1:210,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 651 From Century illustrated monthly magazine, v. 30, July 1885. p. 453. Map of the environs of Richmond showing roads, railroads, fortifications, towns, rivers, bridges, and swamps. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: Wells, Jaco
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1885
  • Plan of Fort Henry and its outworks. [Feb. 1862]

    Scale ca. 1:6488. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 413 Shows topography by hachures, drainage, vegetation, roads, fallen timber, and a plan of the fort, with guns and quarters lettered and explained by a key. A profile of the fort and one of the rifle pits appears at the right. See also entry no. 414. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the ...

    • Contributor: McPherson, James Birdseye
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1875
  • Plan of the Battle of Chantilly, Virginia : September 1st 1862 5 to 9 p.m.

    Scene of the last engagement of the Second Battle of Bull Run. Shows the area between Chantilly, Va., in the north and the Centreville Road to the south. The Little River Turnpike and Germantown are also indicated.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862-09-01
  • Army map of the seat of war in Virginia, showing the battle fields, fortification, etc. on & near the Potomac River

    Scale ca. 1:183,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 448 Map of the Potomac River and vicinity from Harpers Ferry to Swan Point showing towns, roads, railroads, names and boundaries of counties, drainage, and relief by hachures. Principal Union and Confederate positions are marked by small flags or underlined in blue and red respectively. List of 33 forts defending Washington is in the right ...

    • Contributor: Bruff, Joseph Goldsborough
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • [Union troop positions at Dallas, Georgia, May 27, 1864].

    Shows Union and rebel troop positions in east-central Paulding County, Georgia. Relief shown by contours. Title and date from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Similar map appears in the U.S. War Dept.'s Atlas to accompany the official records of the Union and Confederate armies, 1891-95, pl. 48, no. 4. Oriented with north towards the lower left. Pencil on irregularly shaped sheet. LC Civil War ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • The first battle of Bull Run. July 21, 1861. Washington, Dec 26, 1895.

    Scale not given. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 567 (National Tribune War Maps. No. 1. Supplement to the National Tribune, Washington, D.C., Dec. 26, 1895.) Union position colored blue and "1st position of enemy" colored red. Indicates hachures along the Bull Run and its tributaries, roads, railroads, towns, and drainage. Includes portraits of General McDowell, Slocum, Ricketts, and Griffin. "The story of the ...

    • Contributor: National Tribune (Organization)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Position of Union and Rebel armies at Fredericksburg, Decr. 1st 1862

    Map shows the area surrounding Fredericksburg, Va., including Spotsylvania Courthouse, Chancellorsville and Falmouth, during the Fredericksburg Campaign. This image shows the situation several days before the battle of Fredericksburg, on December 13th, during which Burnside ordered several futile attacks against Lee's forces. After losing over 12,000 men, the Federal forces withdrew on December 15th.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862-12-01
  • Relief map of the battle field of Gettysburg. Looking south. Showing the town, fields, farm buildings, forests, streams, roads and lanes as they were at the time of the battle.

    Scale ca. 1:27,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 338.5 Signed in ink in the lower right corner "Ambrose E. Lehman." Copyright no. 20433, Oct. 4, 1886. Oblique view of a relief model. Stamped on verso: A. E. Lehman, civil engineer and topographical geologist, 711 Walnut St., Phila., Pa. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as ...

    • Contributor: Lehman, Ambrose E. (Ambrose Edwin) - Lehman, Ambrose E.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1886
  • Tour route, Chickamauga Battlefield, Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park, Georgia and Tennessee.

    Scale ca. 1:55,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 162.9 Reprinted 1957. Illustrates descriptive brochure entitled "Chickamauga Battlefield, Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park, Georgia and Tennessee." Map indicates "Union defense line morning of Sept. 20." battlefield sites, park boundary, and tour route. 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: 1955
  • Civil War campaigns of 1864

    Scale 1:13,000,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 48.6 From Wood, William. Captains of the Civil War; A chronicle of the blue and the gray. New Haven, Yale University Press, 1921. Map depicts the movements of Lee, Hood, Grant, and Sherman, and the "Line of Federal military occupation April 15, 1864 (after Hart)." Inset: Campaign in Virginia, 1864-65.4 x 4 cm. Description derived from ...

    • Contributor: Joerg, W. L. G. (Wolfgang Louis Gottfried) - Joerg, W. L. G.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • [Map of the Shenandoah Valley Campaign, 1864].

    Shows the area of the Shenandoah Valley including the Blue Ridge Mountains between Staunton and Front Royal, Va. In mid-1864 almost 50,000 troops were placed in the Middle Military Division under General Sheridan. Between August and November Sheridan engaged Early's troops several times at Winchester, Fishers Hill and Cedar Creek, Va.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Plan of the Bull Run battle-field. [July 21, 1861].

    Scale ca. 1:37,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 565 From Century illustrated monthly magazine, v. 30, May 1885. p. 95. Shows "Griffin's battery," "Ricketts' battery," "Griffin and Ricketts last position," "Imboden's first position," and "Imboden's second position." Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: Meeker, Edwin J.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • [White House to Harrisons Landing].

    Annonymous pen and ink manuscript map traced on linen from a portion of: White House to Harrisons Landing. Prepared by Capt. H.L. Abbot, topographical engineer, Army of the Potomac. Shows fortifications, towns, roads, railroads, houses, names of residents and vegetation. This item is in the Map Collection of the Library of Virginia; please contact the Library's Archives Research Services department for more information. Title ...

    • Contributor: Abbot, Henry L. - United States. Army of the Potomac. Engineer Dept
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 186?
  • Map of the vicinity of Richmond, Va. and part of the Peninsula /

    "Photographic Reproduction from the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies." "The defense of Richmond, 1861-1865" with text and ill. on verso. Includes text. Relief shown by hachures. Similar to no. 624, LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.). 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 ...

    • Contributor: Campbell, Albert H. (Albert Henry)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1920
  • Map of Goochland Co., Va.

    "Map from the Confederate Engineer Bureau in Richmond, Va. General J.F. Gilmer, Chief Engineer[.] Presented to the Virginia Historical Society by his only daughter, Mrs. J.F. Minis, Sav[ana]h, Ga."--Note on map. Forms part of the Gilmer Map Collection. Relief shown by hachures. Shows towns, waterways, roads, geographic features and land owners. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image. ...

    • Contributor: Confederate States of America. Army. Dept. of Northern Virginia. Chief Engineer's Office - Campbell, Albert H. (Albert Henry) - Cassell, Charles E. - Graves, H. M.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Map of the United States of North America, Upper & Lower Canada, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia & British Columbia. Mexico, Cuba, Jamaica, St. Domingo and the Bahama Islands.

    Scale ca. 1:6,000,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 11.5 At top of map; Supplement to the Illustrated London News, June 1, 1861. General map showing state and international boundaries, railroads, cities, rivers, and relief by hachures. Two colors are used to differentiate between Union and Confederate states. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster ...

    • Contributor: Ettling, Theodor
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Map of Stafford County, Va.

    "Commenced July 19[,] 1863[.] Last field work done Aug. 14[,] 1863."--handwritten note on map. "It is impossible to designate definitely the exact character of the roads in this county, especially in the lower part. Some public roads seem to be altogether disused, and almost [effaced], and many farm & private roads have become thoroughfares. This is especially the case along the River -- The ...

    • Contributor: Confederate States of America. Army. Dept. of Northern Virginia. Chief Engineer's Office - Blackford, L. (Benjamin Lewis) - Campbell, Albert H. (Albert Henry)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Map showing the system of Confederate fortifications on the Mississippi River at Island no. 10 and New Madrid, also the operations of the United States forces under General John Pope against these ...

    Scale 1:84,480. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 300 In lower left margin: Report of Maj. Gen. John Pope to the Committee on the Conduct of War. "No. 1" is in the upper right margin. Similar to the preceding map, but the title has been revised. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: Hoelcke, Wm.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Copy of official plan of the siege of Fort Pulaski. Cockspur Island. Savannah Georgia April 1862 : by Union forces under Genl Gillmore and Hunter.

    Shows a detailed drawing of Fort Pulaski on Cockspur Island and the other Confederate fortifications on Long Island in the middle of the Savannah River. Union fortifications on Big Tybee Island are also indicated.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862-04
  • Plan of the Battle of Cold Harbor, June 3rd.

    After two days' preparation, the main Federal assault took place in the early morning of June 3rd against a well-entrenched Confederate army. Federal losses were overwhelming, and by noon Gen. Grant called a halt to the entire attack. This map depicts the area of Hanover County, Va., that includes Old and New Cold Harbor, Gaines Mill, and Bethesda Church in relation to the Chickahominy ...

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864-06-03
  • Battery no. 1 (Powhatan) ; : Battery no. 2 (Marion Hill).

    Gives measurements and latitude and longitude of perimeters. Map annoted with names of land owners: Franklin Stearns, Robert Styll and Saml. Ball. One of a series of ten maps drawn by showing the plats of land appropriated for Batteries 1-10 around Richmond. Original maps are included in Personal Papers Collection, accession 26971, B.M. Jones Papers. This item is in the Map Collection of the ...

    • Contributor: Jones, M.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Plan of attack on Marie's Heights, Fredericksburg Va. By Maj. Genl. John Sedgwick, USA, with the 6th Army Corps. Sunday May 3rd 1863.

    Area depicted includes the Rappahannock River to the northeast, Taylor Hill to the northwest and Deep Run to the south. The Fredericksburg & Potomac Railroad is also indicated. As part of Gen. Hooker's plan to drive the Confederate Army back toward Richmond, Gen. Sedgwick was to undertake a diversionary attack across the Rappahannock River toward the Confederate entrenchments above Fredericksburg. On May 3rd, having ...

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863