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  • Map of the field of operations in Virginia and Battle of Mine Run, during November 1863.

    Includes areas of Orange and Culpeper counties, Va., where Meade approached the Rapidan River and the Mine Run Valley to try and push Lee's forces unsuccessfully back towards Richmond in the Mine Run Campaign of November 26-December 1, 1863.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Sketch of Forts Clinton & Montgomery,

    Scale ca. 1:11,700. Manuscript, pen-and-ink on tracing paper. Pictorial map. Shows area from Stony Point where British troops landed to above Fort Montgomery, routes of troop movements and military units. Sheet 72 annotated in pencil: Attack upon Forts Clinton and Montgomery. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1194 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 100

    • Contributor: Wangenheim, Friedrich Adam Julius Von
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1777
  • Birds eye view of Virginia, Maryland, Delaware, and the District of Columbia the seat of war /

    "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1861, by W. Schaus in the Clerk's Office of the District Court of the U.S. for the Southern District of New York." Insets: [Lower Mississippi Valley] -- [Richmond]. Relief shown by shading. Shows railroads, forts, cities, towns, and principal roads. Similar to no. 17.3, LC Civil War maps (2d ed.). This is a map, not ...

    • Contributor: Schedler, J. - Sarony, Major & Knapp Lith - William Schaus (Firm)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • The American Civil War--maps.

    Title from cover. Issued to accompany Formby, John. The American Civil War, a concise history of its causes, progress, and results (New York, Scribners, 1910). Listed in C.E. Le Gear's A List of Geographical Atlases in the Library of Congress (Washington, Library of Congress, 1973), v. 7, no. 10657. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 66 Available also through the Library of Congress Web ...

    • Contributor: Formby, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1910

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  • [Map of the Red River campaign, March 10-May 22. 1864].

    Shows the Red River valley in Arkansas and Louisiana, indicates the location of Camp Worth near Logansport, Louisiana, and the battle sites of April 8 and 9, 1864, between Mansfield and Pleasant Hill, Louisiana. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 241.2 Endorsed in lower left corner: No. 210. Respectfully forwd. Richd. M. Venable Capt. & Chf. Topol. Bur. West La. Ark. Title, date, and ...

    • Contributor: Venable, Richard M. (Richard Morton) - Venable, Richard M.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • A Plan of the entrance of Chesapeak Bay, with James and York rivers; wherein are shewn the respective positions (in the beginning of October) 1.0 of the British Army commanded by Lord ...

    Scale ca. 1:250,000. Relief shown pictorially. Appears in the publisher's Atlas of battles of the American Revolution.[1845] LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1465 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: Faden, William
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1781
  • A plan of the city and environs of Philadelphia : with the works and encampments of His Majesty's forces under the command of Lieutenant General Sir William Howe, K.B. /

    Scale ca. 1:21,000. Shows names of rural landholders. Indexed for public buildings. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1327 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 100; 651/1; 650/2

    • Contributor: Faden, William
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1779
  • Rockbridge Co., Va. Section no. 1.

    "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. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image. Gift of Mrs. Louisa Porter (Gilmer) Minis (i.e., Mrs. ...

    • Contributor: Confederate States of America. Army. Dept. of Northern Virginia. Chief Engineer's Office
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • The Investment of Petersburg, Va. Shewing [sic] battlefield of 5 Forks and Hatcher's Run, Friday March 31st, Saturday April 1st & Sunday April 2nd 1865.

    Shows the area surrounding Petersburg on the Appomattox River with all major transportation lines noted. Union forces under Grant are opposed by Lee's Confederates. Five Forks is to the left of the image; Port Walthall to the upper right: Ream's Station is in the lower right; and Dinwiddie Court House is at the bottom center.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1865-03-31
  • [Map of eastern and central Virginia].

    Includes Charles City, Culpeper, Fairfax, Fauquier, Greene, Hanover, Henrico, James City, King George, Loudoun, Louisa, Madison, Prince George, Prince William, Southampton, Spotsylvania, Stafford Surry, and Sussex counties, Va., and Berkeley and Jefferson, formerly in Virginia and now part of West Virginia; also the city of Washington, D.C.

    • Contributor: Confederate States of America. Army. Dept. of Northern Virginia. Chief Engineer's Office
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • [Map of the counties of Caroline, Essex, Orange and Spotsylvania, and parts of the counties of Hanover, King and Queen, King George, King William, and Stafford, Va.]

    "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
  • Scott's great snake. Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1861

    Scale not given. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 11 Cartoon map illustrating Gen. Winfield Scott's plan to crush the Confederacy, economically. It is sometimes called the "Anaconda plan." Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: Elliott, J.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Battery no. 7 on the Meadow bridge road.

    Gives measurements and latitude and longitude of perimeters. Map annotated with names of land owner: Doctor Deane. 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 of Virginia; please contact the Library's ...

    • Contributor: Jones, M.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Sketch of vicinity of Fort Fisher /

    "Ft. Fisher, Feb. 9th, 1865, forwarded to Engineer Department with letter of this date, C.B. Comstock, Lt. Col. A.D.C. & Brvt. B. Gen." Relief shown by hachures. From the Orlando M. Poe papers in LC Manuscript Division. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 314, S125 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes inset of Fort Buchanan. Mounted ...

    • Contributor: Schultze, Otto Julian - Molitor, E. - Comstock, C. (Cyrus Ballou) - Poe, O. M. (Orlando Metcalfe) - United States. War Department. Engineer Bureau
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1865
  • Copy of a sketch of the Monongahela, with the field of battle,

    Scale not given. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and pencil. Relief shown by hachures. In this map the name Ohio R. ou la belle rivière is applied also to the Allegheny. The words "direction of" have been inserted in pencil between "By" and "an Indian." "No. 28." Includes notes. On verso: John Montresor. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault ...

    • Contributor: Montrésor, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1755
  • Map of Virginia : showing the distribution of its slave population from the census of 1860 /

    West Virginia shown as Kanawha. "Washington, June 13th, 1861." "Entered according to Act of Congress, A.D. 1861 by Henry S. Graham, in the Clerk's Office of the District of Columbia." "Sold for the benefit of the sick and wounded of the U.S. Army." Includes population table based on census of 1860 by county dated "August 27th 1861" and note. Manuscript annotation in lower right ...

    • Contributor: Graham, H. S. (Henry S.) - Hergesheimer, E. (Edwin) - Leonhardt, Theo. (Theodore) - Graham, H. S.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Ft. Fisher shewing [sic] Union attack, Jany 15th 1865 From survey made after surrender by U.S. Engineers.

    Map shows area surrounding forts Fisher, Buchanan and Anderson near Smithville, N.C. Fort Fisher, located on the peninsula formed by the Atlantic Ocean and the Cape Fear River, was the primary target of the Union assault. Details include locations of Confederate batteries, abatis, spikes, palisades, and ditches, and arrows showing the direction of the advance of the various Union forces.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1865-01-15
  • Nashville--Tenn. and vicinity 1863 /

    Sketch map showing fortifications, picket lines, camps of the 105th and 129th Ill. regiments, roads, city streets, railroads, and streams. Relief shown by hachures. Pen-and-ink (brown/red/dark blue). Added later in red ink below index: At Battle of Nashville ... [plus paragraph of 4 lines]. Mounted on cloth backing. Watermark: Franklin Mills. Imperfect: Laminated. Includes index to military points of interest. Printed no. on label ...

    • Contributor: Blakeslee, G. H.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Plan of the Battle of Honey Hill, South Carolina, November 30th, 1864.

    Map shows the Confederate earthworks, as well as the location of Union forces at Honey Hill near Grahamville, in Jasper County, S.C. Sherman sent 5,500 Union troops under J.G. Foster inland to secure a foothold on the Charleston and Savannah Railroad. They were met by 1,400 Confederates, heavily entrenched, and forced to withdraw.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864-11-30
  • [Map of 100 miles around Richmond].

    Relief shown by hachures. An octagonal map with decorations comprised of portraits of Union military leaders. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Acquisitions control no. 91-22 CW3 Vault

    • Contributor: Magnus, Charles
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 186?
  • Sketch of vicinity of Fort Fisher /

    "E. Molitor, lith." "Ft. Fisher, Feb. 9th, 1865, forwarded to Engineer Department with letter of this date, C.B. Comstock, Lt. Col. A.D.C. & Brvt. B. Gen." Includes inset of Fort Buchanan. Relief shown by hachures. Similar to no. 314, LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.). This item is in the Map Collection of the Library of Virginia; please contact the Library's Archives Research Services ...

    • Contributor: Schultze, Otto Julian - Comstock, C. (Cyprus Ballou) - Molitor, E. - United States. War Dept. Engineer Bureau
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1865
  • Map of the vicinity of Petersburg /

    Relief shown by hachures. Sun print. Map of parts of Prince George, Dinwiddie and Chesterfield counties, showing roads, railroads, towns, vegetation, houses and names of residents. Major rivers are colored blue by hand. Fortifications at Petersburg and Drewry's Bluff are outlined in pencil. Description derived from published bibliography. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 606 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site ...

    • Contributor: Campbell, Albert H. (Albert Henry) - Campbell, Albert H.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Pictorial map of the seat of war, showing parts of the states of Maryland, Delaware, Virginia, and North Carolina, and also the coast line from Cape Henry to Fort Pickens, with the ...

    From: Harper's weekly, June 8, 1861, p. 360-361. Relief shown by shading. 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. c. 1 Mar. 2002; Mrs. Cora Wilson, 1941, i; Map Cataloging Team; c. 2 Nov. 2002; Mrs. ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Military maps of the war of the Rebellion-miscellaneous, [1865-1879].

    LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 100 Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. Relief shown by hachures and spot heights on some maps. Depths shown by contours on some maps. Title from cover (on mounted label). Maps dated from 1865 to 1879. Bound collection of maps presented to the Library of Congress by ...

    • Contributor: United States. War Department - Townsend, C. Mcd. (Curtis McDonald)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1879

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  • Map of the United States of America showing the boundaries of the Union and Confederate geographical divisions and departments, June 30, 1861.

    Scale ca. 1:15,206,400. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 3.5 "From an original in the Map Department, Library of Congress." Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: George Barrie and Sons
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1905