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  • Nord de l'Ile de New-York.

    Scale ca. 1:19,000; 600 t[oises] = 93 mm. Alternate title: Nord de l'Isle de New-York. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Oriented with north to the right. Relief shown by hachures. Indexed for military points of interest, forts, redoubts, etc. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1209 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 440; 651/1; 650/2; 651/3; ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1781
  • [Chart of Nantucket Island and the eastern half of Martha's Vineyard.

    Scale ca. 1:51,000. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. LC copy imperfect: Deteriorated along fold and margins. Includes navigational notes. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 977 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: Des Barres, Joseph F. W. (Joseph Frederick Wallet) - Des Barres, Joseph F. W.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1776
  • Plan of the battle of Fisher's Hill, Virginia. Fought September 22nd, 1864.

    Despite a strong natural defensive position near Fisher's Hill, south of Strasburg, Va., Early's Confederates were overwhelmed by Sheridan's greater numbers. Map shows the flanking movement led by Crook as well as the position of the Union forces just prior to their frontal assault. The detail of the distribution of the Confederate forces was contained on that portion of the map that is missing.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864-09-22
  • Plan de Portsmouth en Virginie.

    Scale ca. 1:3,333. Manuscript, pen-and-ink. Shows defense works, forts, etc. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1454 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 440; 651/1

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1781
  • Battery no. 9 (near the Brooke turnpike) : total contents 8 91/100 acres.

    Gives measurements and latitude and longitude of perimeters. Map annoted with names of land owners: Widow Robert Gordon, Gen. Clay and Nath. Bowe. One of a series of ten maps 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 Library ...

    • Contributor: Jones, M.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • [Plan of Paulus's Hook and fortifications.

    Scale ca. 1:2,700. Relief shown by shading. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermarks. Shows position of "57th Rt." Annotation, in pencil: By Montrésor, 1779? LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1287 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1778
  • Field works at Franklin, Tenn., occupied by the 23d and 4th corps during engagement of Nov. 30th 1864, Maj. Gen. J. M. Schofield, comdg.

    Scale ca. 1:28,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 421 Indicates troop positions and names of commanders, roads, "Nashville and Decatur R.R.," drainage, relief by hachures, and a few houses and names of occupants. The scale of the map is cited as "275 feet = 1 inch." This does not agree with the bar scale. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • [Map of the defeat of the Confederate ship Alabama by the U.S. steamer Kearsarge on June 19, 1864, off Cherbourg, France].

    Scale ca. 1:41,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 703 From. Report on the Secretary of the Navy, with an appendix, containing reports from officers. December, 1864). opp. p. 630. Map shows the "Position of the Kearsarge when she received the first broadside of the enemy," the general direction of the ships during the battle, and the position of the Alabama, when it sank ...

    • Contributor: United States. Navy
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Rockbridge Co., Va.

    Relief shown by hachures. Shows the names of some residents. Pen-and-ink and pencil mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H57 LC Land ownership maps, 1342 In the upper left corner: No. 25. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 186?
  • A Plan of Albany, as it was in the year 1758.

    Scale 1:12,000; 1,000 ft. to an in. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Oriented with north to the right. Relief shown by shading. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1129 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 651

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1759
  • Plan of the redoubts at Richmond on Staten Island, 30th October 1779.

    Scale 1:480; 40 ft. to an in. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and brown wash. Oriented with north toward the upper right. Has watermarks. Relief shown by hachures. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1201 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 651

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1779
  • [Rough sketch of the roads between Beverly, W. Va., Leadsville, Bealington, and Philippi, and Bealington and Meadowville, in the Rich Mountain area].

    Date and title from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pencil on lined blue paper, mounted on cloth. Some staining at lower left. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H77 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Map of the country between Monterey, Tenn: & Corinth, Miss: showing the lines of entrenchments made & the routes followed by the U.S. forces under the command of Maj. Genl. Halleck, U.S. ...

    LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 267, S115 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. Includes houses, names of residents, fences, roads, railroads, vegetation, fields, drainage, and relief by hachures. Description derived from published bibliography.

    • Contributor: Matz, Otto H.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Plan of Fort Anderson, Cape Fear River, N.C. showing the line of attack by the gun-boats February 18th 1865

    Scale ca. 1:5500. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 309.9 From Message of the President of the United States, and accompanying documents, to the two houses of Congress, at the commencement of the first session of the thirty-ninth Congress.-Report of the Secretary of the Navy (Washington, Government Printing Office, 1865). fol. p. 184. Printed in the upper left margin: 39th Cong. 1st Sess.-Annual Report ...

    • Contributor: United States. Navy
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1865
  • Map of eastern Virginia /

    Scale ca. 1:875,000. Relief shown by hachures. Also covers Maryland, and southeastern Pennsylvania. Shows radial distances from Richmond and Washington, D.C. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 481.5 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. From the papers of Joseph Roswell Hawley. In right lower corner: August. AACR2

    • Contributor: Nicholson, W. L. - Bache, A. D. (Alexander Dallas) - Krebs, Charles G. - Hawley, Joseph R. (Joseph Roswell) - U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • This map of Kentucke : drawn from actual observations, is inscribed with the most perfect respect, to the honorable congress of the United States of America, and to His Excell'cy George Washington, ...

    Relief shown pictorially. Prime meridian: Philadelphia. Border hand col. Includes inscriptions. Gift and purchase; Partially funded by J. Thomas Touchton, made in memory of his Kentucky-born grandmother, Ruth Embry Touchton; also partially funded by Eric Wolf. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 3012 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Acquisitions control no. 2000-72

    • Contributor: Filson, John - Pursell, Henry D. - Rook, Ternon
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1784
  • [Northern Mississippi and Alabama /

    Relief shown by hachures. Differs from G3980 1865 .L5 CW 259.5 : lacks names of cartographer and litographer. "No. 3014 price 30 cents" is printed in upper left corner. Description derived from published bibliography. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 259.7 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: Lindenkohl, A. - United States Coast Survey
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1865
  • Partie de l'Amérique septentrionale, qui comprend le cours de l'Ohio, la Nlle. Angleterre, la Nlle York, le New Jersey, la Pensylvanie, le Maryland, la Virginie, la Caroline.

    Scale ca. 1:3,000,000. Title on verso: "Cours de l'Ohyo." Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. Covers the area from the Great Lakes to South Carolina and from the Atlantic coast to the Mississippi River. Shows provinces, counties, towns and cities, riviers, Indian villages and tribal territory, forts, numerous place-names, and relief. Appears in the author's Atlas universal. 1757 [i.e. 1758] Includes "Supplément pour la Caroline." ...

    • Contributor: Robert De Vaugondy, Gilles - Haussard, C.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1755
  • [Geological map of the state of Virginia] /

    Ms. geological features shown on photocopy base map. Military information not shown. Relief shown by hachures on base map. Title adapted from title in R.W. Stephenson's book: Civil War maps, 2nd ed., 1989. Base map titled: A map of the state of Virginia reduced from the nine sheet map of the state in conformity to law / by Herman Böÿe 1828. Corrected by order ...

    • Contributor: Ridgeway, Thomas S. - Humphreys, A. A. (Andrew Atkinson) - Böÿe, Herman
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Map of the neighbourhood of Richmond and Petersburg, Virginia.

    Relief shown by hachures. Shows confederate and federal positions as of December, 1864. Annotated in ink on verso: Richmond, defences of &c., 1864. "Lithographed at the Topographical Depot of the War Office under the Superintendence of Major A.C. Cooke, R.E., Colonel Sir Henry James, R.E.: F.R.S.: &c. Director, 1864". "This map is principally compiled from the copy of a plan found on the dead ...

    • Contributor: Cooke, A. C. - James, H.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Falls in Red River, surveyed by L. G. De Russy.

    Scale ca. 1:2,200. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 240.5 Pen and ink manuscript map drawn on tracing linen showing soundings and obstructions in Red River. A red line delineates the river channel. Stamped at bottom: From collection of David Dixon Porter. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: De Russy, Lewis G.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Map of the battle field of Gettysburg. July 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 1863 /

    "Printed by Endicott & Co. . . . N.Y." "The map is reduced from one on a scale of 200 feet to the inch, deposited in the Archives of the office of the Chief of Engineers. The survey was ordered by Brevet Major General A. A. Humphreys, Chief of Engineers, and conducted under Brevet Major General G. K. Warren, Major of Engineers." "Topography engraved ...

    • Contributor: Bachelder, John (John Badger) - Bien, Julius - Neuman, Louis E. - United States. Army. Corps of Engineers - Bachelder, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1876
  • Map of the battle field of Gettysburg. [July 1st, 2nd, and 3rd 1863]

    Scale 1:15,840. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 339 From Jacobs, Michael. Notes on the rebel invasion of Maryland and Pennsylvania . . . Philadelphia, J. B. Lippincott, 1864. Indicates Union positions in red and Confederate positions in blue, Union artillery positions, roads, railroads, houses and names of residents, drainage, and vegetation. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress ...

    • Contributor: J. Lippincott Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Fort Johnston, Smithville, N.C. Evacuated Jan 16, 1865. Taken possession of by naval and military forces Jan. 17, 1865.

    Scale 1:2500. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 316.42 From Message of the President of the United States, and accompanying documents, to the two houses of Congress, at the commencement of the first session of the thirty-ninth Congress.-Report of the Secretary of the Navy (Washington, Government Printing Office, 1865). fol. p. 180. At head of title: North Atlantic Squadron. Rear Admiral D. D. Porter, ...

    • Contributor: Bradford, J. S.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1865
  • Situation at Harper's Ferry, Sep't 15 - 1862, 7A.M.

    "Sketch map" "R.E.L. Russell, Baltimore, Md, 1931" LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 698 Hand colored positive photocopy showing Confereate troop positions in red, rivers and woods in green, and roads in brown. Union positions, names of a few commanders, place names, and rairoads are indicated in black. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a ...

    • Contributor: Russell, Robert E. L.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1931