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  • Map of the defences of the city of Mobile. [1862-64]

    Scale not given. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 107 From 39th Cong., 1st Sess. [1866]-Report of the Chief Engineer, U.S.A. No. 10. Map of Mobile and environs, showing roads, "Mobile and Ohio Rail-Road," drainage, vegetation, hachures, and fortifications at Blakely and Spanish Fort and those built in 1862, 1863, and 1864 at Mobile. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library ...

    • Contributor: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1866
  • [Topographical map of part of Washington D.C.].

    Relief shown by hachures. Areas covered are unidentified. Title devised by cataloger. Incomplete tracing of LC's G3850 1861 .B6 Vault. In lower right corner: Transferred from Office of Chf. Engr., Defense of Washington, to Engr. Dept. Jan'y 1866. Red and black inks. Oriented with north toward the upper left. Drawn in 2 sections. Stained, fold-lined, and torn. At lower left: 211, L., Sheet 3. ...

    • Contributor: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Map of the vicinity of Hagerstown, Funkstown, Williamsport, and Falling Waters, Maryland

    Scale ca. 1:21,500. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 245 "United States forces are shown in blue [and] Confederate forces are shown in red." Indicates houses, names of residents, stone fences, roads, vegetation, drainage, and relief by hachures. 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: 1879
  • Map showing route of marches of the army of Genl. W. T. Sherman from Atlanta, Ga., to Goldsboro, N.C. : to accompany the report of operations from Savannah, Ga., to Goldsboro, N.C. ...

    Scale ca. 1:1,900,000. Relief shown by hachures. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 90.2 From the papers of Joseph Roswell Hawley. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy signed in ink on verso: Brig. Gen. J. R. Hawley. AACR2

    • Contributor: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1865
  • 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?
  • Part of the military department of the South, embracing portions of Georgia and South Carolina.

    Map of western South Carolina and northern Georgia extending from the North Carolina-South Carolina border south to Jacksonville, Georgia and from Camden, South Carolina west to Athens, Georgia. Depicted are roads, railroads, rivers, place names, and some houses and names of residents.

    • Contributor: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1865
  • Map of the battle of Iuka, Mississippi, showing the positions of the United States and Confederate troops on the 19th of September 1862

    Scale 1:6336. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 273 "The United States forces are shown in blue [and] the Confederate forces are shown in red." Detailed map indicating roads, the "route to heights commanding Fulton Road," street pattern and buildings in Iuka, houses and names of residents in outlying areas, fences, "Memphis & Charleston R.R.," vegetation, drainage, and relief by hachures. Description derived from ...

    • Contributor: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1876
  • [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.), 516 Another edition. From 39th Cong., 1st Sess. [1866]-Report of the Chief Engineer U.S.A. No. 11. In lower right corner: Bowen & Co. lith., Philada. Map extends from Martinsburg south to Dinwiddie C. H. and from Staunton east to Port Tobacco. In this edition, the map title and legend have been moved from the right hand ...

    • Contributor: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1865
  • 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.), 245.17 Another edition. Map, 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. Includes border. Inset: Strasburg ...

    • Contributor: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • [Maps of the environs of forts Franklin, Alexander, and Ripley, in Montgomery County, Maryland].

    Four fort vicinity sketch maps, each covering the same area, but in various stages of completion. The map with the most detail includes roads, drainage, vegetation, and fortifications. Relief shown by contours on some maps. Forts Franklin, Alexander, and Ripley were part of the defenses of Washington. Title from from published Civil War bibliography. Manuscript: pen-and-ink (black, brown), blue watercolor, lead pencil. At upper ...

    • Contributor: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 186?
  • Military maps illustrating the operations of the armies of the Potomac & James, May 4th 1864 to April 9th 1865.

    LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 518 Phillips, 10673 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. ga36 2007-03-06

    • Contributor: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1869

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  • Military maps illustrating the operations of the armies of the Potomac & James...

    "South Mountain ... Sept. 14th, 1862," dated 1872: fold map no. [3]. Cover title on printed label: Military maps: Armies, Potomac & James. Several maps have hand-colored additions (Map of the region between Gettysburg ... and Appomattox Court House ... printed in col. on 2 sheets). Copy 2 is like c.1, except that sequence of maps is different and the map of South Mountain ...

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

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  • Map of the battlefield of Pea Ridge, Arkansas, showing the positions of the United States and Confederate forces on the 8th of March 1862 /

    Relief shown by hachures. Shows drainage, vegetation, and houses. Includes the name of the lithographer, Julius Bien & Col. in the bottom margin. Description derived from published bibliography. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 117 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1876
  • Military maps.

    Relief shown by contours, hachures, and spot heights on some maps. Depths shown by contours on some maps. Title from cover (on mounted label). Maps dated from 1862 to1879. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 92 LeGear. Atlases of the United States, 10672 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy annotated in lead pencil on leaf ...

    • Contributor: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1879

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  • 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
  • [Original plattings of forts at St. Louis, Mo. 186-].

    "145.D" Detailed series of pen and ink drawings of the forts defending St. Louis. Orientation varies. "Engr. Dept. July 18/64. Recd. with Gen. Cullum's letter of the 16th inst. (C. 5621)."-- on most maps. Some of the maps are signed "Franz Kappner, Major, Engr. Corps" and "F. Hassendeubel, Col. com. Engineer Corps." Includes cross sections on some maps. Description derived from published civil war ...

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

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  • Part of the map of the military department of S.E. Virginia and Fort Monroe showing the approaches to Richmond and Petersburg

    Scale 1:80,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 605 "Transferred from Office of Chf. Engr. Defenses of Washington to Engr. Dept., Jan'y. 1866." Map of the Peninsula from Richmond to Yorktown indicating fortifications, towns, roads, railroads, houses, names of residents, and drainage. 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: 1862
  • [Topographic map of the vicinity of Fort Slocum, Washington D.C.].

    Relief shown by hachures and form lines. Shows householders' names. In upper left sheet corner: Transf'd from Office of Chf. Engr. Defenses of Washington, to Engr. Dept.--1866. India ink and violet wash. Fold-lined and torn. In left upper margin: 211, L. Sheet 18. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 691.4 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault ...

    • Contributor: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1860
  • Part of the military department of the South, embracing portions of Georgia and South Carolina, and part of the military department of North Carolina.

    Scale 1:350,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 94 Printed below bar scale: Engineer Bureau, January 1865. Map of the coast from Cape Fear, North Carolina, to Savannah, Georgia, showing coastal defenses, roads, railroads, towns, drainage, bridges, houses, and names of residents. Insets: Sketch of vicinity of Fort Fisher. . . by Otto Julian Schultze. . . Feb. 9th, 1865. Scale 1:12,000. 37 x ...

    • Contributor: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1865
  • Extract from the original (large scale) map of Gettysburg battle field in 4 sheets, being portions of sheets 2 and 3 lying S. & S.W. of the town of Gettysburg.

    Scale 1:2400 ("1" = 200 feet"). LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 350.5 Manuscript map drawn on tracing linen of the intersection of the Emmitsburg and Taneytown roads. Depicted are roads, buildings, names of residents, fence lines, vegetation, and fortifications, and relief by contour lines at intervals of 4 feet. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site ...

    • Contributor: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Map illustrating the military operations in front of Atlanta, Ga. From the passage of Peach Tree Creek, July 19th 1864, to the commencement of the movement upon the enemy's lines of communication, ...

    Scale ca. 1:32,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 142 Insets: A portion of the Confederate defenses of Atlanta. Scale ca. 1:1300. 16 x 14 cm. A portion of the U.S. defensive works erected after the capture of Atlanta. Scale 1:1200. 21 x 25 cm. Confederate and Union defenses shown in the insets are keyed to the map by the letters A to G ...

    • Contributor: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1875
  • Hill no. 3 opposite Fort Maha[n] : [Washington D.C.].

    Relief shown by contours and spot heights. Black ink, red ink, and lead pencil. Mounted on cloth backing. At lower right: 211, L. Sheet 10. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 691.2 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault DCP

    • Contributor: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1860
  • [Part of South Carolina and Georgia]

    Scale 1:350,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 365.5 Southern half of an unidentified printed map. Sheet extends from Augusta south to Jacksonville, Georgia, and Beaufort, South Carolina, west to Eatonton, Georgia. Indicated are roads and railroads, cities and towns, houses and names of residents, rivers, and forts. Handwritten title on verso: War map of Georgia. Map is endorsed "From Chief Engrs. Office, Mil'y ...

    • Contributor: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Map of the battlefield near Belmont, Missouri

    Scale not given. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 297 Detailed map showing Confederate camp and batteries near Columbus, Kentucky, "Camp and battery of secessionists" near Belmont, Missouri, Union troop positions and movements during battle, location and names of Union gunboats, roads, vegetation, fences,and relief by hachures. 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: 1876
  • [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