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  • Map prepared to exhibit the campaigns in which the Army of the Cumberland took part during the War of the Rebellion. [1861-65]

    Scale 1:633,600. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 84.2 Another edition. Lines of march not indicated. Lacks name of lithographer. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: Ruger, Edward
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1865
  • New Haven Harbor

    [Scale 1:30,000]. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 117.15 Another copy with annotations. Harbor chart annotated in red to show the number and sectors of fire for guns situated at Oyster Point and Fort Hale, Connecticut. Guns at Oyster Point are numbered 1 to 5 and those at Fort Hale, 1 to 15. Information added to the chart probably reflects the situation during the ...

    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 186?
  • 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
  • Defences of Charleston Harbor. Fortifications on James Island

    Scales 1:2000 and 1:4000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 384.6 From Message of the President of the United States, and accompanying documents, to the two houses of Congress, at the commencement of the first session of the thirty-ninth Congress.-Report of the Secretary of the Navy (Washington, Government Printing Office, 1865). fol. p. 256. At head of title: No. 2, U.S. Coast Survey. Printed ...

    • Contributor: Willenbücher, Eugene
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1865
  • Williamsburg to White House /

    Relief shown by hachures. Shows fortifications, towns, roads, houses, names of residents, vegetation, and drainage. Principle rivers are hand colored in blue. "Photographic reduction by L.E. Walker, Treasury Department." Description derived from published bibliography. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 598 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: Abbot, Henry L.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Map of the defences [sic] of Richmond, Va., April 1865.

    Portrays 23 numbered forts around the city of Richmond, which includes the following named forts, Johnson, Magruder, and Harrison.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Military map of the States of Kentucky and Tennessee, within eleven miles of the 35th parallel of latitude or southern boundary of Tennessee; compiled from the best authentic original maps, various documents, ...

    Scale 1:350,000 (5.524 miles to one inch). LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 216.7 Signed in facsimile: J. H. Simpson, Lieut. Col. Engrs. U.S. Army, Chief Engr., Dpt. of the Ohio. Detailed map of Kentucky and most of Tennessee showing towns and villages, county seats, iron works and forges, salt works, mills, post offices, existing and proposed railroads, roads, rivers, and limits of coal ...

    • Contributor: Swann, Charles E.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1865
  • [Northern Mississippi and Alabama /

    Relief shown by hachures. Differs from G3980 1865 .L5 CW 259.5 : lacks names of cartographer and litographer. "No. 3014 price 30 cents" is printed in upper left corner. Description derived from published bibliography. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 259.7 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: Lindenkohl, A.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1865
  • Virginia, Maryland, Delaware, and part of Pennsylvania.

    Scale ca. 1:3,300,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 47.8 From Tomes, Robert. The war with the South. New York, Virtue & Yorston, 1862-1867. v. 2, between p. 420 and 421. "Entered according to act of Congress A.D. 1863 by Virtue, Yorston & Co." Inset: [Map of Washington, D.C. and vicinity] 7 x 7 cm. General map indicating place names, roads, rivers and major ...

    • Contributor: Wells, Jaco
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Revised plan of battle of Malvern Hill, July 1st, 1862 (official).

    Details the action of July 1, 1862, with most of the major Confederate forces under the command of Stonewall Jackson, D. H. Hill, and Magruder, identified in their location north of Malvern Hill, and all the Union troops due south of the Confederates, notably including Berdan's sharpshooters and the troops of Heintzelman, under whom Sneden served, Couch, Morell, and others.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Map showing the lines of entrenchments of the C.S. Army of Northern Va., [exten]ding from the Totopotomoy to the Chickahominy, and the positions of the brigades of the 2nd Corps, A.N. Va., ...

    Shows troop positions in Hanover County and names of some residents. Pen-and-ink on tracing paper, mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H170 Imperfect: First five letters of "extending" cut out. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. In pencil on verso: 36.

    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Augusta County, Virginia,

    Scale ca. 1:126,720. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H282 Unfinished map, giving roads in red and drainage in blue. Some elevations are shown by hachures, but coverage is incomplete. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1867
  • Map of supplementary reconnaissance of the approaches to Philadelphia by the Lancaster Turnpike : including the section between Villa Nova and Paoli /

    Road map showing minor fortifications along the Philadelphia and Lancaster Turnpike. Relief shown by form lines. Pen-and-ink, red ink, and pink watercolor. Former ownership stamp in lower right corner: U.S.C. & G. Survey. Library and Archives, Jan. 28, 1902, acc. no. 53677; adhesive label affixed in lower right corner: 854 St; no. rubber-stamped on verso: 290. Statement of attribution of Henry L. Whiting is ...

    • Contributor: Whiting, Henry L.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Topographical map of Virginia between Washington and Manassas Junction.

    Shows Union and Confederate positions at "Battle of Bull Run, July 21st 1861." Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. In right margin at bottom: Guide to Mount Vernon by the Road Maker. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Gift (copy 1); Edward Stead; 25 Oct. 1991. Includes index of "U.S. encampments at Arlington Heights" and ...

    • Contributor: Magnus, Charles
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Rockbridge Co., Va.

    Relief shown by hachures. Shows the names of some residents. Pen-and-ink and pencil mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H57 LC Land ownership maps, 1342 In the upper left corner: No. 25. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 186?
  • Map showing the route of the late expedition, commanded by Rear Admiral Porter, U.S.N., in attempting to get into the Yazoo River by the way of Steel's Bluff [i.e., Bayou] and Deer ...

    Scale ca. 1:500,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 295.2 From Report of the Secretary of the Navy, with an appendix, containing reports from officers. December, 1863 (Washington, Government Printing Office, 1863). opp. p. 455. Inset: Plan showing the place from which Gunboats first commenced to fall back, to open communications behind them, which had been obstructed. Scale ca. 1:36,000. 10 x 7 cm. ...

    • Contributor: United States. Navy
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • 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.), 245.15 Map, without border, 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. Stamped in lower left ...

    • Contributor: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Battle of Shiloh or Pittsburg Landing, Tennessee

    In this copy of an official map, Sneden gives a regional view of the area around Shiloh, Tenn.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • [Troop positions in Georgia].

    Shows "Hookers line," "Hookers old works," "Gen. Newtown's right," "Stanley's left," and "Rebel works." Area and engagement unidentified. Relief shown by hachures. Title and date from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pen-and-ink and blue ink on tracing cloth, mounted on paper. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), S23, 130 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • South West pass of the Mississippi River /

    LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 36.2 From its Report of the Superintendent of the Coast Survey, showing the progress of the survey during the year 1862 (Washington, Government Printing Office, 1864). Map 507. At head of title: U.S. Coast Surveys, A. D. Bache, Superintendent. "No. 507" in the upper left corner. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress ...

    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Preliminary coast chart ... Florida Reefs [on four sheets]

    Scale 1:80,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 117.54-117.58 From its Report of the Superintendent of the Coast Survey, showing the progress of the survey during the year 1863 (Washington, Government Printing Office, 1864). Maps 14-17. "No. 15" is in the upper left corner of chart no. 69, "no. 16" is in the upper left corner of chart no. 70, "no. 17" is in ...

    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Plan of Fort Magruder, Battlefield of Williamsburg, Virginia. Sketched the day after the battle 6th May 1862.

    Shows the area surrounding Confederate Fort Magruder just south of in Williamsburg, Va. Details include the network of ravines and slashed trees extending the width of the Peninsula used by the Confederate Army as part of its defenses.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • [Map of the Manassas battlefield area in Northern Virginia].

    Shows fortifications. Does not include place names. Relief shown by hachures on central bottom sheet only. Wall map believed to have been used by the author after the Civil War for lecture purposes. Title and scale from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pen-and-ink and watercolor on 9 sheets of paper pasted together, sectioned into 12 pieces, mounted on cloth, and laminated. Copy imperfect: Tears ...

    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 186?
  • E. & G. W. Blunt's corrected map of the seat of war near Richmond, July 10th, 1862.

    Scale ca. 1:405,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 622.5 The following label has been pasted beneath the map title: Metropolitan Book Store, Philp & Solomons, agents, Washington, D.C. General map of the environs of Richmond showing roads, railroads, cities and towns, drainage, and soundings on the Rappahannock, York, and James rivers. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress ...

    • Contributor: E. & G.W. Blunt (Firm)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Sketch of the battle of Bristoe, Wednesday, Oct. 14, 1863 /

    Shows names of the Confederate commands and names of some residents. Pen-and-ink and pencil (some col.) over a 1 1/2 pencil grid, mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H165 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. Stamped on verso: 1182. In pencil on verso: 91.

    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863