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  • Rock Island Barracks, Ill.

    Scale not given. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 215 "Print, by J. McKittrick & Co., St. Louis Mo." Perspective drawing of the prison for Confederate soldiers at Rock Island. Principal buildings and features are listed and keyed by number to the appropriate position in the view. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: Speidel, C.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Siege of Port Hudson

    The map shows the Union troops on land and water surrounding Confederate fortifications at Port Hudson, La., on the Mississippi River, approximately 25 miles north of Baton Rouge. The Union XIX Corps under Gen. Banks had its first engagement May 26th on the Bayou Sara Road, and laid siege to the fort on May 27th. Confederate Gen. Franklin Gardner surrendered Port Hudson on July ...

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Battle of Spotsylvania Courthouse, Virginia showing attack on the salient angle May 12th.

    Shows the distribution of Confederate forces under the commands of Longstreet, Ewell, and Hill facing Union forces under Wright, Warren, Burnside, and Hancock, with special attention to Hancock's assault on Ewell's forces in the "Mule Shoe salient." Oriented with north to the upper left.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Map of Virginia and neighboring states showing the location of battles in the Civil War 1861-1865.

    Scale ca. 1:366,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 509.4 Map of eastern Virginia and parts of North Carolina, Maryland, West Virginia, and Pennsylvania, showing "battles in which New York regiments were engaged," "railroads at time of war," and "turnpikes and plank roads." Union states are colored yellow, and Confederate states are green. Copyright no. "C1. F 22761." Description derived from published bibliography. Available ...

    • Contributor: Northrup, William P.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1912
  • Plan of the Battle of Glendale or Frazier's Farm. Virginia. 30th June 1862 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Genl Heintzelman and Sumner commanding.

    Shows the area of Henrico County that includes White Oak Creek and White Oak Swamp.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Bacon's new army map of the seat of war in Virginia, showing the battle fields, fortifications, etc., on & near the Potomac River

    Scale ca. 1:180,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 452 Map of northeast Virginia, Washington, D.C., and part of Maryland showing the location and date of engagements, battles in which cannons were used, country names and boundaries, roads, railroads, towns, drainage, hachures, and a few soundings in the Potomac River. Positions held by Union and Confederate forces are marked by flags. Description derived from ...

    • Contributor: Bacon & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Topographical map, 1st Brigade, defenses north of Potomac, Washington, D.C. /

    "1st September 1863." Relief shown by contours. Some buildings, lot lines, householders' names, forts, and vegetation. Covers environs of Forts De Russy, Stevens, Slocum, Totten, Slemmer, Bunker Hill, Saratoga, Thayer, Lincoln, and Batteries Sill and Jameson. India and red inks. Lacking edge and internal sections, assembled to 1 sheet, sectioned to 4 sheets, and mounted on cloth backing. Includes notes and 2 scale graphs. ...

    • Contributor: Hodasevich, R. A.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • [Position of Army of Tennessee near Atlanta, Georgia, July 22, 1864].

    Shows positions of the 15th, 16th, and 17th Army Corps east of Atlanta and "Rebel conscr. camp" southwest of Decatur. Relief shown by hachures. 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. 90, no. 3. Pencil. LC Civil War maps (2nd ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • [B]alloon view of the attack on Fort Darling in the James River, by Commander Rogers's [sic] [i.e., Rodger's] gun-boat flotilla, "Galena," "Monitor," etc. [May 16, 1862]

    Not drawn to scale. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 541.2 From Harper's weekly, v. 6, May 31, 1862. p. [337] This view was acquired by the Library of Congress in 1948 with the purchase of the papers and maps of Maj. Jedediah Hotchkiss. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • [Map of Madison County, Va.].

    LC Land ownership maps, 1297 Relief shown by form lines. Show names of some residents. Date, title, and scale from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H46 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 186?
  • County map of Virginia, and North Carolina.

    "Entered according to act of Congress in the year 1860 by S. Augustus Mitchell, Jr. ... for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania." Map no. 23 from: Mitchell's new general atlas. Philadelphia : S. Augustus Mitchell, Jr., 1860. Prime meridian: Greenwich and Washington. Relief shown by hachures. This item is in the Map Collection of the Library of Virginia; please contact the Library's Archives Research ...

    • Contributor: Mitchell, S. Augustus
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1860
  • Battlefield of Winchester, Va. Sept. 19 - 1864, 3 PM /

    Handcolored photocopy showing Confederate position in red and roads in yellow. "Sketch map" LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 672 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: Russell, Robert E. L.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1932
  • Lloyd's new military map of the border & southern states

    Scale ca. 1:1,850,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 27 At top of Map: H. H. Lloyd & Co's. new military map of the southern and border states. Agents wanted to sell this and m[an]y other maps and charts for the times. Inset: [Map of southern Florida] 16 x 11 cm. Battlefields are marked by red lines and strategic places by red dots. Indicates ...

    • Contributor: Hall, Edward S.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • The key to East Virginia showing the exact relative positions of Fortress Monroe, Rip Raps, Newport News, Sewalls [sic] Point, Norfolk, Gosport Navy Yard and expressing the soundings of every part of ...

    Scale ca. 1:40,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 545 "Description of Fortress Monroe" appears in the lower left corner of the map. The important features at Fortress Monroe are keyed by letters to a list. Inset: [Map of eastern Virginia and Maryland] Scale ca. 1:4,000,000. 13 x 14 cm. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site ...

    • Contributor: Couzens, M. K.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • The approaches from Washington, to Richmond

    Scale ca. 1:445,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 488 "Presented by the Home Insurance Compy. of New York." Map of eastern Virginia showing roads, railroads, towns, drainage, and some relief by hachures. Battlefields are identified by crossed swords. Inset: The strategic points of east Tennessee, northern Alabama, and Georgia, from the U.S. official military map, 1864. Entered according to Act of Congress in ...

    • Contributor: Heald, D. A.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • [Map of parts of Orange, Louisa, and Spotsylvania counties, Va.].

    Shows the names of some residents. Date, title, and scale from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pen-and-ink and pencil on lined paper, mounted on cloth. The signature J.K. Boswell appears in ink twice in lower right corner. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H104 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. On pencil on verso: 308.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 186?
  • Map showing the defenses of the Mississippi below New Orleans and Farragut's attack 24 April 1862.

    Map shows the Confederate fortifications at Fort Jackson under Gen. Duncan, Fort St. Philip and the Union fleet along the Mississippi River. This map, also shows the positions of Union ships under Farragut, who captured the strategic port of New Orleans, thereby providing the Federal army access to the Mississippi River.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • [Map of Shenandoah Valley from Winchester to New Market, Virginia and from Millwood to Waverly P.O., including parts of Frederick, Clarke, Warren, Shenandoah, and Page counties, Virginia].

    Shows names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. Title, date, and scale from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pen-and-ink and pencil (some col.) over a 3/8-inch pencil grid, mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H147 In pencil on verso: 75. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 186?
  • [Maps of Virginia] /

    Shows general maps of northwestern Virginia and the names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. Pencil (some col.) on ledger paper. Printed distances on the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad and on the Western Virginia Railroad pasted to verso of front cover. Bound in brown leather. Accompanied by 4 maps on varying size separate sheets of paper. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H5 ...

    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862

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  • Map shewing [sic] march of the [U.S.] Army from Harrison's Landing or Westover to Williamsburg, Virginia, 15th, 16th, 17th and 18th August.

    Illustrates the path McClellan's troops took in August 1862 after their July encampment at Harrison's Landing ended. The 1st Corps under Fitz-John Porter, the 6th Corps under Sedgwick, and the 4th Corps under Keyes are shown traveling due east from Charles City Courthouse across the Chickahominy River toward Williamsburg while the 3rd Corps under Heintzelman travels on a northeastern route from Charles City Courthouse ...

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Plan of the harbor of Norfolk and Portsmouth, March 1st, 1861

    "Forwarded to Governor Letcher With Report and Inventory of Public Property at Norfolk and Portsmouth October 19, 1861, Wm. H. Peters, Commissioner." Peters' report is Document 40 in: Journals and papers of the Virginia State Convention of 1861, v. 3, Documents (JK3925 1861 .A25 1966). Also mentioned: Plan of grounds at Fort Norfolk showing location of magazine, pier, &c., June 30th, 1860, by Cassell ...

    • Contributor: Cassell, Charles E.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Additions & corrections to the map of Cobb Co., Ga.

    Shows northwestern area of Cobb County, Georgia. Relief shown by hachures. Main entry from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Negative photocopy. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), S56, S57 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes names of select landowners. In manuscript pencil in lower right margin: 32. LC copy imperfect: Fold-lined.

    • Contributor: United States. Army of the Cumberland. Topographical Engineers Office
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • [Map of the siege of Petersburg, 1864-5 /

    Relief shown by hachures. Title taken from other version. Names of surveyors and draftsmen have been added by hand in the lower left corner. Scale in manuscript on verso. Mounted on cardboard, sectioned to 4 parts, and mounted on cloth. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 618 Includes names of some residents in outlying areas. Available also through the Library of Congress web site ...

    • Contributor: Weyss, J. E.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1865
  • The heart of the rebellion: scene of the late Seven Days battles near Richmond; new base of operations of the Army of the [P]otomac.

    Scale ca. 1:138,000. Relief shown by hachures and pictorially. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 650.2 From the Philadelphia Inquirer, Saturday, July 19, 1862, p. 1. Map indicates battle sites, "Union redoubts abandoned," "batteries," "line of Union retreat," and the "present Rebel picket lines." Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Map of the defences of Charleston city and harbor, showing also the works erected by the U.S. forces in 1863 and 1864 /

    At bottom of map: View off North Channel, Fort Sumter 3 1/2 miles distant, bearing W. 3/4 N., Febry. 18th 1865. Description derived from published bibliography. Shows drainage, vegetation, roads, railroads, soundings, shoals, channels, forts, batteries, picket line of the U.S. forces, plan of the city with the "effective, annoying [and] extreme range" of guns from Cumming's Point. The obstructions in the channel are ...

    • Contributor: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 186?