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  • The U.S. forts and batteries near Alexandria Va. Sept 1862 showing Fort Lyon with extended works.

    Shows the locations of Union fortifications surrounding Alexandria, Va., including forts Lyon and Ellsworth in Fairfax County. The locations of Hunting Creek and the Potomac River are also indicated.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862-09
  • [Sketch of the roads south of Bowles's shop near Salem Church, Virginia, showing "Early's line," probably in May 1863].

    Shows roads in eastern Albemarle County and names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. Title, date and scale from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Oriented with north to the bottom. Pencil (some col.), mounted between sheets of transparent paper. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H143 In ink on red bordered label: 282 crossed out. Available also through the Library of Congress web ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • [Civil War newspaper maps from the New York times and the New York herald].

    Issues of the New York times and the New York herald published between Sept. 5, 1861 and June 28, 1862, each with a front page map depicting a Civil War battle, campaign, or other related military event. Some issues have 2 maps on the front page or maps on other pages. Descriptive articles relating to the maps are printed on the sheets with the ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861

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  • Isometric view of General Grant's Virginia campaign.

    Not drawn to scale. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 488.4 From Harper's weekly, v. 8, Sept. 10, 1864. p. 580. Panoramic view of the environs of the James and Appomattox rivers showing Union and Confederate lines at Petersburg, and Butler's lines at Bermuda Hundred. Points of interest are keyed by number to a legend printed in the lower margin. Description derived from published ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Battle of Five Forks 31st March and April 1st 1865 Copy of official plan by Col. W. H. Paine U.S. Engrs.

    Map shows the area five Five Forks, Va., near Hatcher's Run in Diwiddie County. March 30, 1865 General Sheridan's troops engaged Pickett's army at Dinwiddie courthouse and the next day pursued General Pickett who was withdrawing to Five Forks. The Federal attacks overwhelmed the enrenchments, and the Confederates abandoned their efforts to protect the Southdside Railroad.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox - Paine, William H.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1865-03-31
  • Sketch of the seat of war in Alexandria & Fairfax Cos., by V. P. Corbett.

    Scale not given. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 522 Gives the location and names of Union regiments, entrenchments, houses, names of residents, railroads, roads, and drainage, "Arlington Heights," "Alexandria Heights" and "Shooter's Hill" are indicated by hachures. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: Corbett, V. P.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Map illustrating the operations of U.S. Forces against Vicksburg /

    LC copy annotated in pencil on verso: Map illustrating operations against Vicksburg, [1863?]. Also shows the tracks of Genl. Grant, General Blair, and Admiral Porter, and sites of Union victories. Relief shown by hachures. From the Joseph R. Hawley papers in LC Manuscript Division. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 289.5 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey - Maedel, J. W. - Hawley, Joseph R. (Joseph Roswell)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Amérique campagne.

    Scale not given. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Most of the plans are oriented with north to the top. This is the first in a series of plans of the camps of Comte de Rochambeau's army during the march north from Williamsburg, Va., to Boston, July-December 1782. The soldiers marched in four divisions, each a day's march apart, consequently the camps shown were occupied for ...

    • Contributor: Rochambeau, Jean Baptiste Donatien De Vimeur
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1782

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  • Petersburg and Five Forks. [1864-1865] /

    Detailed topographic map showing Confederate works in red and Union fortifications in blue, houses, fences, names of residents, drainage, vegetation, hachures, railroads, roads, and the street pattern of Petersburg. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. This map is a reduced version of Nathaniel Michler's "Petersburg and Five Forks, " Civil War no. 607.9.

    • Contributor: Michler, N. (Nathaniel) - Michler, N.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1867
  • Plan of Union and Rebel position at Yorktown Va.

    Shows the area between the Warwick River and Yorktown to the north and Wormsley Creek to the south that was the Confederacy's first line of defense against McClellan's advance up the Virginia Peninsula. The location of the road to Warwick Court House is also indicated.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862-04-12
  • [Map of the James River Valley from the vicinity of Richmond to Chesapeake Bay : including parts of Henrico, Chesterfield, Charles City, and James City counties, Va.].

    Shows both Confederate and Federal fortifications in the area of Malvern Hill and shows names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. Title, date, and scale derived from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pen-and-ink on irregularly shaped sheet of tracing paper sectioned in 2 and mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H100 Imperfect: Holes in bottom right and left side of ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • [Map of the Battle of the Crater, Petersburg, Va].

    Accompanies letter of W. to "Willie" [?] concerning the Battle of the Crater and Oakwood Cemetery, Richmond, Va. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image. Manuscripts

    • Contributor: W. [Otherwise Unidentified]
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864-07-30
  • Richmond [1862-1865] /

    Relief shown by hachures. Detailed topographic map of the environs of Richmond showing Confederate fortifications in red, Union fortifications in blue, roads, street pattern of Richmond and Manchester, railroads, towns, vegetation, drainage, houses, and names of residents. Shows landownership. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 632.9 Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: Michler, N. (Nathaniel) - Michie, Peter Smith - Michler, N.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1867
  • Map of the lines at Yorktown, Virginia, April 1862.

    Shows the vicinity around Yorktown, Va., including Warwick Court House, the Warwick River, and Wormsley Creek as siege lines were drawn by McClellan's Union troops and Magruder's Confederate forces.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox - Heine, William - Humphreys, A. A. (Andrew Atkinson)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862-04-03
  • 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
  • [Central Virginia showing Lieut. Gen'l. U.S. Grant's Campaign and marches of the armies under his command in 1864-65

    [Scale 1:350,000]. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 515 Another issue. Same as the preceding issue but with the cavalry badge (crossed swords in an oval) added to the legend. Another copy is in the Fillmore map coll. no. 160-A. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1865
  • Memoranda, April 9, 1865, 10 o'clock A.M., Clover Hill (Appomattox Court House) Virginia.

    Shows Appomattox Court House and vicinity at the time of Lee's surrender, including troop positions. Pen-and-ink on paper, mounted on cloth. This map was received in the library in an envelope marked in ink, "Map of Lee's surrender. Found in one of the back closets of one of the old Scrimshaw Pavement Co's desks, 16 Court St. Fged." LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1865
  • Charleston Harbor S.C. Bombardment of Fort Sumter.

    Regional view of Charleston Harbor showing the city of Charleston on the Ashley and Cooper rivers, Castle Pinckney on Shute's Folly Island, Pleasantville and Mt. Pleasant Battery, Mechanicsville and batteries on Sullivan's Island, and the Morris and James island batteries, and their distances from Fort Sumter. Shipping channels and the U.S. warships and supply fleet are also noted.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • [Map of the northwestern part of Cobb County, Georgia, showing Union works near Kenesaw [sic] Mountain, June 1864] /

    Shows locations of the headquarters of the Department of the Cumberland on the 19th and 24th of June. Relief shown by hachures. Title and date from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pen-and-ink, blue ink, and red ink on tracing cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), S85, 188 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes names of ...

    • Contributor: United States. Army. Department of the Cumberland. Topographical Engineers - United States. Army. Department of the Tennessee. Topographical Engineers - United States. Army. Corps, 23rd (). Topographical Engineers
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Map of n. eastern Virginia and vicinity of Washington /

    Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Shows forts and batteries in the District of Columbia and immediate vicinity. At head of title: Surveys for military defences. LC copy annotated in black ink and colored inks to show troop positions and engagements. Annotated in black ink on verso: Major General Sigel to Colonel L.P. di Cesnola, Chantilly, Novbr. 1862. Bookplate of "Palma di ...

    • Contributor: United States. Corps of Topographical Engineers - McDowell, Irvin - Schedler, J. (Joseph)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • [An unfinished drawing of the battle of Fredericksburg, Saturday, December 13, 1862].

    Shows "Gen. Lee's Hd. Qrs." and names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. Title from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pencil (some col.) on pencil grid, mounted on cloth. Similiar to the map reproduced in the Atlas to accompany the official records of the Union and Confederate Armies, 1891-95, pl. 31, no. 4. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H125 In pencil on ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • The Cavalry battle, Gettysburg, Pa. July 3rd 1863, 2:30 p.m.

    The cavalry action took place approximately two miles to the east of the town of Gettysburg. This map shows the Confederate cavalry, under Stuart, attempting to cut the Union lines of communication along the Baltimore Turnpike. They were thwarted in their effort by Union cavalry commanded by David McMurtrie Gregg. The map depicts the rough locations of individual skirmishes.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863-07-03
  • [Ruhr operations, March-April, 1920].

    Relief shown by shading and spot heights. In German; English title from explanatory legend. Ms annotations show the size of the Reichswehr and its operations against the Red Army in the Ruhr Valley Region of Germany during the Ruhr uprising of March-April 1920. In upper left margin: Ubersichtskarten von Mitteleuropa. Map sheets annotated in red ink in lower right margin: 348 (1) -- 348 ...

    • Contributor: Germany. Reichswehr - United States. War Office
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1920

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  • Map of Fort Huger & Mulberry Pt. Battery with intermediate soundings.

    "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. Illustrates the layout of the Fort Huger in Isle of Wight County along the James River, with the Mulberry Point Battery, on Mulberry Island, Warwick County ...

    • Contributor: Virginia. Engineer Dept - Confederate States of America. Army. Dept. of Northern Virginia. Chief Engineer's Office
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Map showing the system of Confederate fortifications on the Mississippi River at Island No. 10 and New Madrid, also the operations of the United States forces under General John Pope, against these ...

    In lower left margin: Report of Maj. Gen. John Pope to the Committee on the Conduct of War. Similar to the preceding map. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 301 Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: Hoelcke, Wm.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862