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  • [Sketch map of the Battle of Horseshoe Bend of Tallapoosa River, 27th March 1814.].

    Relief shown pictorially. Shows fortifications and troop positions. Pen-and-ink, pencil, and watercolor. Title devised by cataloger. Handwritten annotation on recto: "I drew this description of the battle ground & made the memorandums on my hat the morning after the battle, the battle commenced about 10 o'clock A.M. & ended about sundown. I was regimental quarter master, to a regiment of six months volunteers from ...

    • Contributor: McEwen, Robert Houston
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1814
  • [Seven Days' battles, Virginia, June 25-July 1, 1862] /

    Shows troop positions and fortifications in the Richmond region and names of some residents. Relief shown by contours. Title from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Black-line print. Map scales range from 1:15,450 to 1:65,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 652 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: Landers, Howard Lee - Windham, Donald E. - Army War College (U.S.). Historical Section
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862

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  • [Sketch of the road from Charlottesville to Afton, and from Browns Cove to Afton, Albemarle County, Virginia.].

    Scale ca. 1:675,000. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H273 Pencil sketch giving names of settlements. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 186?
  • Phelps and Watson's historical and military map of the border & southern states.

    Scale ca. 1:2,534,400. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 43.8 "Entered according to Act of Congress; in the year 1862 by Phelps & Watson." Includes list of "Battles of the war" in 1861 and 1862. Accompanied by pamphlet entitled New Historical War Map (35 p., 17 x 12 cm.) containing a "Brief description of 10 battles and skirmishes of the war," 1861-63. For other ...

    • Contributor: Phelps & Watson
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Map of the drainage and catchment basin of Asylum Creek to illustrate a report on a water supply for the W.L. Asylum of Va. /

    Shows outline of the catchment and drainage basin of the Asylum Creek a tributary of Lewis Creek in Staunton, Virginia and names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. Oriented with north to the bottom. Pen-and-ink and pencil, mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H333 In pencil on verso: 167. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster ...

    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah - Western Lunatic Asylum (Va.)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1879
  • Battery no. 5 (on Stony Run Road) : total contents 10 73/100 acres.

    Gives measurements and latitude and longitude of perimeters. Map annoted with names of land owners: William Rutherfoord, R.H. Haile, William Timberlake, James Harden, Isaac A. Goddin and Valentine Hechler. 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 ...

    • Contributor: Jones, M.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • [January 7, 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: 1945-01-07
  • [Map of Prince Edward County, Va.].

    Shows five township names, but does not give any other names. Date, title, and scale derived from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Oriented with north to the bottom. Pen-and-ink and pencil on a 3/8-inch grid on tracing paper. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H53 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. On verso right bottom corner: 423.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 186?
  • A sketch of the northern parts of New Jersey.

    Scale 1:126,720; 2 miles to an in. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermarks. Relief shown by hachures. Original attributed to B. Morgan and T. Milliadge through table of contents of the collection. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1251 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 651; 700/1

    • Contributor: Hills, John - Morgan, Benjamin - Millidge, Thomas
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1781
  • Sketch of the road from Paulus Hook and Hobocken to New Bridge.

    Scale ca. 1:24,000; 800 paces to an in. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermarks. Oriented with north toward the upper left. Relief shown pictorially and by shading. Authorship attributed to B. Morgan and J. Hills in the table of contents of the collection. Includes note Fort Constitution "Evacuated by the rebels, 18th Novr. 1776." Accompanied by Hills map collection title page and table of ...

    • Contributor: Hills, John - Morgan, Benjamin
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1778
  • Map of eastern Virginia

    Scale ca. 1:887,040. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 493.4 General map of eastern Virginia showing cities and towns, roads, rivers, and relief by hachures. The map is overprinted in red to indicate railroads and concentric circles centered on Richmond and in blue to show concentratric circles centered on Washington, D.C. Another copy is in the Fillmore map coll. no. 253. Description derived from ...

    • Contributor: Nicholson, W. L.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • A map of the British and French settlements in North America /

    Relief shown pictorially. Prime meridian: London. From: Scots magazine. 1755, v. 17. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 66 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes brief text summarizing the English claim to North America. Mounted on paper, mounted on cloth. Margins trimmed. Minor staining.

    • Contributor: Phin, Thomas
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1755
  • War maps and diagrams.

    Various scales. Incomplete copy of the map supplement issued by the New York Herald. Library of Congress bound copy of the newspaper for October-December 1861 does not include the map supplement. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 14.75 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. Description derived from published bibliography.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • [September 28, 1944], 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: 1944-09-28
  • Military map of south-eastern Virginia /

    Shows fortifications, towns, roads, railroads, drainage, and some vegetation. A list of authorities is in the lower right corner differs from list on G3880 1862 .U54 CW 472. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 473 Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey - Lindenkohl, A. - Lindenkohl, H. (Henry) - Krebs, Charles G.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • The Battle of Fair Oaks, Va. Fought 31st May 1862.

    This map shows an area of Henrico County, Va., east of the city of Richmond and south of the Chickahominy River, where the Battle of Fair Oaks, or Seven Pines, took place 31 May-1 June 1862. Confederate Gen. J. E. Johnston's plan to attack the Union Army of the Potomac's IV Corps (under Keyes) at Fair Oaks called for Longstreet to approach from the ...

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862-05-31
  • 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
  • Some colors and prisoners taken by French : [map of action around Washington Heights, Sharpsburg, Md.].

    Shows the location of troops just outside of Sharpsburg, Md., during the battle of Antietam.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862-09-17
  • Map of the city of Richmond, Virginia

    Scale ca. 1:13,350. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 645.5 General map indicating streets and street names, important buildings, and relief by hachures. Water is tinted blue. LC Copy 1: This map was acquired by the Library of Congress in 1948 with the purchase of the papers and maps of Jedediah Hotchkiss. LC Copy 1: Longitude and latitude of the Washington Observatory added in ...

    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • 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.), 245.17 Another edition. Map, extends from Frederick, Maryland, west to Winchester, Virginia, and Hagerstown, Maryland, south to Front Royal, Virginia. Depicted are roads, railroads, canals, drainage, houses, cities and towns, and relief by hachures. In some areas, countryside is described by terms such as "hilly & wooded country," "open country," etc. Includes border. Inset: Strasburg ...

    • Contributor: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers - Macomb, J. N. (John N.) - Strother, D. H.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • A sketch of New London & Groton with the attacks made on Forts Trumbull & Griswold by the British troops under the command of Brigr. Genl. Arnold, Sept. 6th. 1781.

    Scale ca. 1:21,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown by shading and land form drawings. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1027 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 651/1; 650/2

    • Contributor: Lyman, Daniel
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1781
  • Map of Greensville Co., west of Halifax road and North Carolina between the Halifax & Jourdan rds and north of the Roanoke River.

    "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
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Preliminary chart of main entrance to Charlotte Harbor, Florida

    Scale 1:40,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 117.37 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). Map 28. "No. 28" in upper left corner. Inset: Sketch of Charlotte Harbor, Florida. Scale 1:400,000. 18 x 12 cm. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library ...

    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • [Preliminary field sketches of parts of the Chancellorsville battlefield, May 2-4, 1863].

    Shows positions and movement of troops and names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. Title from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pencil (some col.), mounted between sheets of transparent paper. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H134 In pencil on verso: Notes, troop names, and a small drawing. In ink on red bordered label on verso: 309. Available also through the Library of ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Isle Amelia en Floride.

    Scales vary. Relief shown pictorially and by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. From the author's Pilote américain septentrional. 1778-79. Includes notes and "Vue de l'entrée de la Riviere St. Marys ou Ste. Marie." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1631 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. On verso: [Plate no.] 26. Vault AACR2: 100; 651/1; 650/2; 650/3; ...

    • Contributor: Le Rouge, Georges Louis - Fuller, William - Jefferys, Thomas
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1778