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  • [Civil War sketch book : Tennessee and Kentucky /

    Ms. (pen drawings). Title devised from content of atlas. Statement of responsibility from leaf [15]. Accompanied by a piece of tracing paper with autograph of O.O. Howard Maj. Gen. and P.H. Sheridan Maj. Gen. (9 x 10 cm.). LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 389.75 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Acquisitions control no. 4-86

    • Contributor: Brooks, Alfred F.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • [Map of South Carolina, Georgia, Alabama, and Tennessee.]

    Shows the southern border of South Carolina, northern border of Georgia, and eastern borders of Alabama and Tennessee, with railroads, towns, forts, prisons, landforms, and waterways.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Map of Chattanooga & vicinity : showing Confederate and Union lines at the beginning of the battle of Nov. 23-25, 1863, and the route followed by Sherman in crossing from the North ...

    Map shows the area surrounding Chattanooga on the Tennessee River. Troops of Union generals Hooker and Sherman are shown on the southern outskirts of town, and Confederate troops are located on Missionary Ridge.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863-11-23
  • Chattanooga and its defences,

    Scale ca. 1:157,500. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 401.4 From Tomes, Robert. The war with the South. New York, Virtue & Yorston, 1862-1867. v. 3, between p. 222 and 223. Signed (facsim.): Charles Sholl, Topl. Engineers. "Entered according to act of Congress AD. 1865 by Virtue & Yorston." Caption in lower margin: A topographical map of the ground on which the battles of ...

    • Contributor: Sholl, Charles
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1865
  • 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
  • The Middle Tennessee and Chattanooga campaigns of June, July, August, and September 1863.

    Relief shown by hachures. "Enlarged from a map compiled in 1865, by C.S. Mergell, under the direction of Col. W.E. Merrill ... and published by the Chief of Engineers of the Army in 1874." "Positions of troops located in 1891 by Captain S.C. Kellogg, 5th Cavalry." Maps 1-6 drawn by J. von Glümer; maps 7-8 drawn by Ward P. Winchell. "General orders, no. 101 ...

    • Contributor: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers - Mergell, C. S. - Kellogg, Sanford C. (Sanford Cobb) - Glümer, J. V. - Winchell, Ward P.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1891

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  • From Mitchelsville [sic] to Gallatin--Sumner Co., Tenn., 1862 /

    Sketch map showing military engagements, fortifications, roads, railroads, settlements, farms, and streams. Relief shown by hachures. Pen-and-ink (brown and red). Mounted on paper backing. Watermark: Franklin Mills. Imperfect: Laminated. Includes 8 inset views and ancillary map at right: Picket Post -- Buck Lodge -- Stockade at King's Bridge -- McClouds -- Hd-Qrs. -- "Rodamore" -- South Tunnel -- CourtHouse-Mill-Gallatin -- Ft. Smith, MitchelsV [i.e. ...

    • Contributor: Blakeslee, G. H.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • [Sketch of the environs of Shelbyville, Wartrace & Normandy, Tennessee

    Scale ca. 1:150,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 434.6 Another issue. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: Weyss, J. E.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Capture of forts [sic] ... Donelson, Tennessee By U.S. Grant, January 1862.

    This map shows the area surrounding Fort Donelson, Tenn., including the Cumberland River, the town of Dover, and Fort Henry Road, and includes the locations of confederate earthworks as well as roads, buildings, woods, and creeks.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • [Map of Fort Henry, Tennessee, and environs].

    No scale given. Title from LC Civil War maps. Relief shown by hachures. Oriented with north to the bottom. "Scetch [sic] a." LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 417.2 In lower left corner: Lith. by T. Schrader, 7 Chestnut Str., St. Louis. Description derived from published bibliography. Printed version of map by Julius Pitzman. See entry Civil War Maps no. 417 for the manuscript ...

    • Contributor: Pitzman, Julius - Schrader, T.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Sparta and its vicinity /

    Scale 1:89,000 (not "one inch to the mile"). LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 440.6 Relief shown by hachures. Includes additional physical and cultural features, especially above the inset. Inset: Plan of the town of Sparta, 9 x 9 cm. Another copy is in the John M. Schofield papers, Manuscript Division, L.C., container no. 74. Number 2 is written in red ink on the ...

    • Contributor: Weyss, J. E.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Plan of Fort Henry and its outworks. [Feb. 1862] /

    Relief shown by hachures. Shows 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. Description derived from published bibliography. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 413.2 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a ...

    • Contributor: McPherson, James Birdseye
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1875
  • 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. (Daniel Addison) - Heald, D. A.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Topographical sketch of the line of operations of the Army of the Ohio under the command of Major General D. C. Buell, U.S. Volunteers : evacuation of Corinth by the enemy, May ...

    Shows drainage, roads, railraods, dwellings with names of inhabitants, churches, "Buell's landing," "Battleground, 6th and 7th of Apr., 1862," and location of Buell's various headquarters, numbered I through VII, as he moved south from Shiloh Church to north of Farmington, Mississippi. LC copy annotated in red and blue ink. Red lines show the Confederate retreat after the battle. A cavalry symbol in red appears ...

    • Contributor: Michler, N. (Nathaniel) - Michler, N.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • [Sketch of the environs of Shelbyville, Wartrace & Normandy, Tennessee

    Scale ca. 1:150,000. Hand-colored photocopy showing roads, railroads, houses and names of residents, towns, rivers, and mills. Descriptions of six "Crossings (i.e., fords) of Duck River" appear below the map title. Listed in R.W. Stephenson's: Land Ownership Maps (Washington, Library of Congress, 1967), no. 868. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 434.5 Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress ...

    • Contributor: Weyss, J. E.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Map of the surveys made for the U.S.M.R.R., 1863 & 4, from Kentucky to east. Tenn. /

    Covers parts of Lincoln, Boyle, and Pulaski counties, Kentucky, showing the proposed route of the military railroad. Roads, towns, houses, names of residents, fences, relief, vegetation, and drainage are indicated along the proposed route. Relief shown by hachures. Pen and ink. Oriented with north toward the upper left. "Office U.S. Engineers, Cincinnati, O. Official: J.H. Simpson, Lt. Col. Eng'rs, U.S. Army." "Annual report of ...

    • Contributor: Clark, W. P.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864

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  • Capture of forts [sic] Henry ... Tennessee By U.S. Grant, January 1862.

    Shows Confederate Fort Henry on the Tennessee River. The entire site was to include the fort on the low ground near the edge of the river with an entrenched camp (Fort Heiman) on a high plateau immediately above it. The work was not completed and on the day of the Union attack the river had partially flooded the fort site. Realizing the futility of ...

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • J.H. Colton's topographical map of Virginia, Maryland & eastn. Tennessee : & part of adjoining states.

    "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1861 by J.H. Colton in the Clerks Office of the District Court of the United States for the Southern District of New York." "No. 2" in upper left corner. Also cover parts of Ohio, Pennsylvania, Maryland, New Jersey and North Carolina. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by isolines. This item is in the Map ...

    • Contributor: Colton, J. H. (Joseph Hutchins) - Lang & Laing Lith
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Attack and capture of Fort Donelson, Tenn. by Genl. U.S. Grant U.S.A.

    Shows troop locations around Fort Donelson, Tenn., on the Cumberland River, as the Union army prepared to attack.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862-02-14
  • Fort Donelson National Military Park, Tennessee

    Scale ca. 1:22,500. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 411.5 Illustrates the descriptive leaflet. The map indicates the park boundary, earthworks, roads, and "tactical disposition of troops on the night of Feb. 15, 1862." 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: 1959
  • Map of Kentucky and Tennessee.

    Scale ca. 1:6,200,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 216.6 From Century illustrated monthly magazine, v. 34, Aug. 1887. p. 596. Title in the lower margin: Map of Hood's invasion of Tennessee. General map. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Battlefield of Chatanooga. [October-November 1863].

    Scale ca 1:73,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 400.2 From its Military history and reminiscences of the Thirteenth regiment of Illinois volunteer infantry in the Civil War in the United States, 1861-65. Prepared by a committee of the regiment, 1891. Chicago, Woman's Temperance Publishing Association, 1892. Facing p. 366. Map indicates troop positions "when Gen. Grant took command, Oct. 23, 1863," and on ...

    • Contributor: United States. Army. Illinois Infantry Regiment, 13th
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1892
  • Blue Springs : [Tennessee].

    Shows position of Willcox Reserve (i.e. Gen. Orlando B. Willcox), October 10, 1863. From the Orlando M. Poe papers in LC Manuscript Division. Pencil drawing. Partially traced in ink on verso. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 396.3 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault

    • Contributor: Poe, O. M. (Orlando Metcalfe) - Willcox, Orlando
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Winter quarters 1864 : [vicinity of Lookout Mountain, Tennessee] /

    Sketch map showing Union troop positions, "Confederate Picket Post" on Lookout Mountain, roads, railroads, settlements, farms, and streams. Relief shown by hachures, spot heights, and landform drawings. Signed in ink handwriting at lower left: G.H. Blakeslee, 129th Ill. Inft. Oriented with north to the left. Pen-and-ink (brown/red/dark blue). Mounted on paper backing. Watermark: Franklin Mills. Imperfect: Laminated, small stain areas. Printed map pasted on ...

    • Contributor: Blakeslee, G. H. - Dolton, G. E. (George E.)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Plan of Fort Donelson and its outworks. [Feb. 1862]

    Relief shown by hachures. Shows drainage, vegetation, roads, houses, fences, a plan of Dover, fallen timber, "enemy's" tents and log huts, water batteries, entrenchments, Grant's headquarters, and the location of the divisions of General Smith, General Wallace, and General McClernand. A profile of the fort, another profile of the rifle pits, and one of the water battery appear on the left side of the ...

    • Contributor: McPherson, James Birdseye
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1875