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  • Portions of the military departments of Virginia, Washington, Middle & the Susquehanna /

    Differs from LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 47.2 and 47.3. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. LC copy signed by Gen. M. C. Meigs and annotated in pencil.

    • Contributor: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Map showing the military defences of Cincinnati, Covington and Newport

    Scale ca. 1:16,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 319 Detailed map showing batteries and rifle pits, common and military roads, turnpikes, city streets and names, bridges, ferries, rural houses and names of some residents, drainage, vegetation, towns, 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: 1877
  • 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 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 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
  • Map of the battlefield of Bull Run, Virginia. Brig. Gen. Irvin McDowell commanding the U.S. forces, Gen. [P.] G. T. Beauregard commanding the Confederate forces, July 21st 1861

    Scale 1:21,120. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 572 Gives roads, railroads, hachures, vegetation, drainage, villages, houses, fences, and names of residents. "Dotted lines near Centreville indicate sites of [Union] bivouacs on the night of July 20th. Full lines denote the position of the forces on the next day at the commencement of the engagement at Sudley's Springs; blue marking the United States Forces, ...

    • Contributor: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1877
  • Map of the region between Gettysburg, Pa. and Appomattox Court House, Va. exhibiting the connection between the campaign and battle-field maps /

    LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), S196 Index map indicates the area covered by each sheet in the atlas. Accompanies the Corps of Engineers' Military maps Illustrating the operations of the Armies of the Potomac & James . . . Another copy is in the James A. Garfield papers, Manuscript Division, L.C., series 8, container no. 1. Available also through the Library of Congress ...

    • Contributor: Michler, N. (Nathaniel) - Weyss, J. E. - Thompson, Gilbert - De La Camp, J. (John) - United States. Army. Corps of Engineers - Michler, N.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1869
  • 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
  • [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?
  • [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 defences of Charleston city and harbor, showing also the works erected by the U.S. forces in 1863 and 1864 /

    "Bell Bros., Photo lithographers, Washington, D.C." 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. ...

    • Contributor: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 186?
  • Rebel defences, Mobile, Alabama, occupied by Union forces under Maj. Gen. E.R.S. Canby comdg.

    Scale ca. 1:18,200. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 108 From 39th Cong., 1st Sess. [1866]-Report of the Chief Engineer, U.S.A. No. 9. Map shows the three lines of fortifications constructed in 1862, 1863, and 1864, streets, "Mobile and Ohio Rail Road," vegetation, drainage, and relief by hachures. Most of the streets are not named. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the ...

    • Contributor: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1866
  • 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
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1891

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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
  • [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
  • Map illustrating the operations of the Seventh Division under Brig. General G.W. Morgan at Cumberland Gap, Tennessee during a portion of the year 1862

    Relief shown by hachures. Shows U.S. and Confederate troop movements and fortifications, fortifications altered from Confederate to U.S., roads, drainage, topographical details, and a list of authorities. Similar to plate 118 (cxviii), Atlas to accompany the official records of the Union and Confederate armies (E64 .U61). This item is in the Map Collection of the Library of Virginia; please contact the Library's Archives Research ...

    • Contributor: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1877
  • 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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  • Portions of the military departments of Virginia, Washington, Middle & the Susquehanna,

    Scale 1:200,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 47.3 Another edition. Roughly drawn base map covering southern Pennsylvania, Maryland, Northern Virginia, and Washington D. C., and indicating populated places, common roads and turnpikes, contemplated and existing railroads, canals, and relief by hachures. Completely redrawn edition of the preceeding map. Dennis Callahan's name has been dropped from this edition. Description derived from published bibliography. Available ...

    • Contributor: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Map of the battlefield of Bull Run, Virginia. Brig. Gen. Irvin McDowell commanding the U.S. forces, Gen. G. [i.e. P.] T. Beauregard commanding the Confederate forces, July 21st 1861 /

    "Julius Bien & Co. Photo Lith. N.Y." Description derived from published bibliography. Gives roads, railroads, hachures, vegetation, drainage, villages, houses, fences, and names of residents. "Dotted lines near Centreville indicate sites of [Union] bivouacs on the night of July 20th. Full lines denote the position of the forces on the next day at the commencement of the engagement at Sudley's Springs; blue marking the ...

    • Contributor: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1877
  • Military maps of the United States.

    Relief shown by contours, hachures, and spot heights on some maps. Depths shown by contours on some maps. Title from spine. Maps dated from 1862 to 1883. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 93 LeGear. Atlases of the United States, 10674 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. Includes list of contents affixed to blank page preceeding map sheets. ...

    • Contributor: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1883

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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
  • 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?
  • [Plan of Fort Henry and its outworks.

    Scale not given. Relief shown by hachures. Manuscript, pen-and-ink on cloth. Oriented with north to the left. "Recd. with Gen. Cullum's letter of the 16th inst. (C. 5621)." Shows Fort Henry, Tenn. (Confederate) as at 6 Feb. 1862. "148.D.8." LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 414 Includes "Profile of fort ditch full of water" and "Profile of rifle pits." Available also through the Library ...

    • Contributor: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Map of the battle field of Carnifex Ferry, Gauley River, West Va., Sept. 10th 1861. United States forces commanded by Brig. Gen. W. S. Rosecrans

    Scale 1:5280. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 694 "Copied from a map accompanying the report of Gen. Rosecrans." Indicates Confederate works and batteries at Camp Gauley, Union positions during attack and names of units, roads, drainage, houses, fences, vegetation, 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
  • 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