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  • Map of the seat of war, in South Carolina, and Georgia.

    Description derived from published bibliography. Inset: Portion of Georgia [around Savannah]. Uncolored. Scale not given. 11 x 17 cm. Shows coastal area from Georgetown, South Carolina, to Savannah, Georgia, and territory inland as far north as Kingstree, South Carolina, to Orangeburgh, South Carolina. Gives the location of forts and shows coastal shoals, drainage, roads, railroads, ferries, bridges, dwellings with names of inhabitants, churches, and ...

    • Contributor: Evans & Cogswell
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Map of eastern Virginia /

    Relief shown by hachures. General map of eastern Virginia showing cities and towns, roads, and rivers. The map is overprinted in red to indicate railroads and concentric circles centered on Richmond. Circles are at intervals of ten miles. In his report to the Superintendent of the Coast survey dated November 1, 1862, Nicholson notes that "In addition to the printing of our charts proper, ...

    • Contributor: Nicholson, W. L.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Pacific Coast from San Francisco Bay to the Strait of Juan de Fuca /

    Relief shown by hachures and spot heights. Depths shown by soundings. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), S202 Includes table of sea coast lights and notes. In top left margin: No. 602. In top center margin: Plate no. 2029. In top right margin: Electrotype copy no. 2 U.S.C. & G.S. Stamped in blue ink in lower margin: Printed Sep 18 1889. In lower right ...

    • Contributor: U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey - Junken, Charles - Lindenkohl, A. - Knight, H. M. - Thorn, F. M. - Colonna, A. (Benjamin Allison)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1888
  • Information from captured German maps, prisoner's statements, and recent aeroplane photographs : [Sommerance region].

    "Oct. 2nd, 1918." Base map drawn and printed by G-2-C, 1st A.C.U.S. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Stamped on: Summerall papers. ARP

    • Contributor: United States. Army. Army Corps, 1St. G.S. Second Section - Summerall, Charles Pelot
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1918
  • Part of map of portions of the milit'y dep'ts of Washington, Pennsylvania, Annapolis, and north eastern Virginia /

    Relief shown by shading. Shows Washington D.C. region, including western part of Maryland and northeastern Virginia. Does not show Pennsylvania with the exception of Gettysburg. Probable Confederate copy of Bureau of Topographical Engineers original. Pen-and-ink with some annotations in pencil, on 2 sheets pasted together and mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H13 Available also through the Library of Congress web ...

    • Contributor: United States. Topographical Bureau
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Colton's rail-road and military map of the United States, Mexico, the West Indies, &c.

    Detailed general map of portions of North America framed in decorative borders showing drainage, international and state boundaries, cities and towns, forts, railroads in operation, and proposed lines. [From published bibliography]

    • Contributor: Colton, J. H. (Joseph Hutchins) - Colton, J. H.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Carte de la Nouvelle Angleterre, New York, Pensilvanie et Nouveau Jersay suivant les cartes angloises.

    Scale ca. 1:2,000,000. Covers the area from Penobscot Bay to Delaware Bay and west to the middle of Lake Ontario. Shows provinces, towns and cities, forts, and few roads, the dividing line between East and West Jersey, harbors and a few navigational hazards along the coast, rivers, and relief. Relief shown pictorially. "Tome I, no. 29." in upper margin. From author's Le petit atlas ...

    • Contributor: Bellin, Jacques Nicolas
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1764
  • [Map of parts of Fauquier, Prince William, and Rappahannock counties, Va.].

    LC Land ownership maps, 1255 Relief shown by hachures. Shows the names of some residents. Date and title from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pen-and-ink on tracing linen, mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H34 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. In pencil on verso lower left: 208.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 186?
  • Map of Appomattox Court House and vicinity. Showing the relative positions of the Confederate and Federal Armies at the time of General R. E. Lee's surrender, April 9th 1865.

    Scale 1:31,680. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 524 Shows positions of Union and Confederate troops by the colors blue and red respectively, houses, names of residents, roads, relief by hachures, drainage, and vegetation. Bordering the map, there are "historical notes" concerning the surrender, "Gen. Lee's farewell to his army," and views of "Lee's Head-Quarters," "McLane's [i.e., McLean's] House," "Appomattox Court House," "place where ...

    • Contributor: Henderson & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1865
  • Sketch of the second battle of Winchester, June 13th, 14th, and 15th, 1863 /

    Shows positions of Confederate troops and names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. Pen-and-ink and pencil (some col.) on 2 sheets of tracing paper pasted together, and mounted on cloth. Similiar to the map reproduced in the Atlas to accompany the official records of the Union and Confederate Armies, 1891-95, pl. 43, no. 3. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H155 In pencil ...

    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Map of the vicinity of Petersburg /

    Description derived from published bibliography. Map of parts of Prince George, Dinwiddie, and Chesterfield counties, showing roads, railroads, towns, vegitation, houses and names of residents. Relief shown by hachures. Similar to no. 606, LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.). Sun print. This item is in the Map Collection of the Library of Virginia; please contact the Library's Archives Research Services department for more information. ...

    • Contributor: Campbell, Albert H. (Albert Henry) - Gilmer, Jeremy Francis - Confederate States of America. Army. Dept. of Northern Virginia. Chief Engineer's Office
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • [February 12, 1945], 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 - United States. Army. Army Group, 1St. Headquarters
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1945-02-12
  • Fortifications around Charleston, H.B. ... /

    "Reduced from the Coast Survey Chart." Dated: "Charleston, Oct 23rd, 1863." Shows approximate distances between batteries. 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. source unknown; Oct. 2003, Map Cataloging Team. Civil War project no.: lva00154. Conservation: ...

    • Contributor: Ruffin, Edmund
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Plan of the Battle of Glendale or Frasier's Farm Va. Fought 30th June 1862.

    Shows the area of Henrico County, Va., from White Oak Swamp to the north to Glendale to the south. This was the location of both the Battle of White Oak Swamp and the separate skirmish at Frazier's Farm, both part of the Seven Days' Battles.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862-06-30
  • Atlantic coast of the United States (in four sheets) : sheet no. IV, Mosquito Inlet to Key West.

    LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 47.44 Description derived from published bibliography. At head of title: U.S. Coast Survey, A. D. Bache, Supt. From its Report of the Superintendent of the Coast Survey, showing the progress of the survey during the year 1863 (Washington, Government Printing Office, 1864). Map 21. In upper left corner: No. 21. Available also through the Library of Congress Web ...

    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey - Bache, A. D. (Alexander Dallas)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • A plan of the city of New-York & its environs to Greenwich, on the North or Hudsons River, and to Crown Point, on the East or Sound River, shewing the several streets, ...

    Scale ca. 1:6,300. Dedicated "To the Honble. Thos. Gage ... " Relief shown by hachures. Includes text, index to points of interest, and inset "A chart of the entrance to New York from Sandy Hook, shewing the properest channel for sailing, with ye banks and depths of water," ca. 1:128,000. Stokes, Issac Newton Phelps. Iconography of Manhattan Island. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, ...

    • Contributor: Montrésor, John - Andrews, Peter
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1766
  • Topographical sketch of the Battle of Bethel, June 10th, 1861.

    Shows Confederate and Union troop positions, entrenchments, and cannon placement. Some topography shown pictorially. Oriented with north to the bottom. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Handwritten inscription in upper margin: Presented to Mrs. M.E. Taylor with filial respect by her son Wm. B. Taylor. Acquisitions control no. 99-92 CW3

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Map of the Lower Peninsula of Virginia, April 1862.

    Shows the Confederate and Union fortifications located between the York River to the north and the James River to the south during the Peninsular campaign of 1862.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862-04
  • Carte du Golphe du Méxique et des isles de l'Amérique. Pour servir à l'Histoire générale des voyages.

    Scale ca. 1:7,500,000. Relief shown pictorially. "Tome XII, in 40, no. 1." "Tome 10, in 80, page 1." Shows southern United States, eastern Mexico, Central America, northern South America, and West Indies. Appears in Jean Francois de la Harpe's Abrégé de l'histoire générale des voyages. 1780. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1683 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a ...

    • Contributor: Bellin, Jacques Nicolas
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1754
  • Plan of the redoubt and rifle pits ensilading [sic] the Leesburg and Fairfax turnpikes 2 miles from Alexandria, Virginia. Built by the 38th, 40th N.Y. and 3rd Maine regiments during October and ...

    Includes main roads, buildings used for the hospital, chapel, stables, theater, and headquarters encampment of Brigadier General John Sedgwick.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Sketch of the battles of Chancellorsville, Salem Church, and Fredericksburg, May 2, 3, and 4, 1863 /

    "Accompanying report of Gen. R.E. Lee, C.S. Army Series I. Vol. XXV Part 1: page 795." Plate 41, map 1 from: Atlas to accompany the official records of the Union and Confederate armies. Washington : GPO, 1891-1893. Relief shown by hachures. Shows location of Union and Confederate forces. This item is in the Map Collection of the Library of Virginia; please contact the Library's ...

    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1891
  • 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
  • Ubootshandbuch der Ostküste der Vereinigten Staaten von Nordamerika, Nördlicher Teil (Atlas).

    Depths shown by contours and soundings. Phillips, 10508 "Geheim!" "Prüf = Nr. 93." "M. Dv. Nr. 860, 1, Atlas." Includes index map. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: Germany. Kriegsmarine. Oberkommando
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1943

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  • 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
  • Amérique septentrionale,

    Scale ca. 1:10,500,000. Hand colored. "Chez l'auteur rue de la harpe la porte cochère vis-a-vis la Sorbonne, et Chez Crepy rue St. Jacques à St. pierre près la rue de la Parcheminerie." "No. 252." LC copy annotated in black ink accenting latitude lines. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 100; 651

    • Contributor: Moithey, Maurille Antoine - Crépy (Firm)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1789