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  • Map of Fort de Russy.

    Relief shown by hachures. From Harper's weekly, v. 8, April 30, 1864, p. 277. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 233.5 Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Approaches to Fort Butte La Rose, Louisiana,

    Scale 1:31,680. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 233 Gives vegetation, drainage, houses, fences, road leading from fort, and the position of the U.S. steamers Clifton, Arizona, Calhoun and Estrella, and the Confederate transport Anna and gunboat Marytie. Insets: [Plan of] Fort Butte La Rose. 1:600. 22 x 20 cm.-[Two] cross sections. 1:300. 7 x 15 cm. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also ...

    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Plan of the entrance of Barataria, with a projected battery proposed by Col. G.T. Ross.

    Depths shown by soundings. Shows the American encampment, place of the projected battery, and ship routes. Pen-and-ink and water color, mounted on paper. Includes index to projected battery. In pencil in lower right hand corner: 1416. Imperfect: Folded down the middle, with losses along fold line. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1812
  • New Orleans to Vicksburg /

    Covers area of Louisiana and Mississippi adjacent to Mississippi River from approximately 15 miles north of Vicksburg to 20 miles west of New Orleans. At head of title: Map no. 2. "Photographed by Brown & Ogilvie." "Authorities: Township surveys, La Tourett's [sic] ...." LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 229.5 LC copy annotated in pencil and ink. Available also through the Library of Congress ...

    • Contributor: Abbot, Henry L.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • La Luisiana cedida al Rei N. S. por S. M. Christianisima, con la Nueva Orleans, è isla en que se halla esta ciudad. Construida sobre el mapa de Mr. d'Anville.

    Scale ca. 1:1,250,000. Relief shown pictorially. "Longitud de la isla del Hierro." Shows Mississippi Valley north to the Canadian border. Includes inset of "Plano de la Nueva Orleans segun el de M. Bellin," ca. 1:5,370, with index to points of interest. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1674 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: López De Vargas Machuca, Tomás
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1762
  • Map of Port Hudson and vicinity

    Scale ca. 1:,950. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 238 Map indicates fortifications, drainage, hachures, vegetation, roads, and houses. Positions of Confederate batteries are shown with the number of guns in each. Inset contains a keyed list of the Union batteries giving the number and type of guns in each position, and the names of the battery commanders. Description derived from published bibliography. Available ...

    • Contributor: Houston, D. C.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1875
  • Plan showing the defences of the fort on Red River,

    Scale ca. 1:9,600. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 234.2 From Report of the Secretary of the Navy, with an appendix, containing reports from officers. December, 1863 (Washington, Government Printing Office, 1863). opp. p. 482. Map of Confederate Fort De Russy, Louisiana, and vicinity. Original sketch from which this was reproduced was sent to the Secretary of the Navy by Acting Rear Adm. David ...

    • Contributor: United States. Navy
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Carte réduite des costes de la Louisiane et de la Floride.

    Scale ca. 1:2,500,000. "Longitude occidentale du méridien de Paris." Depths shown by soundings. "No. 66." Inset: Carte des embouchures du fleuve St. Louis. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1602 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 100; 651/1; 651/2; 651/3; 710/1

    • Contributor: Bellin, Jacques Nicolas
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1764
  • Carte d'une partie des côtes de la Floride et de la Louisiane, contenant le cours du Mississipi, depuis ses embouchures jusqu' à la Riviere Rouge, l'entrée de la Mobile, et les baies ...

    Scale ca. 1:1,120,000; echelle de lieues marines de France de 20 au degré. "Longitude occidentale du méridien de Paris." Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. "No. 1.H." Appears in the author's Neptune Americo-Septentrional. 1778. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1611 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 110; 650/1; 650/2; 650/3; 700/1

    • Contributor: France. Dépôt Des Cartes Et Plans De La Marine
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1778
  • Port Hudson and its defences

    Scale ca. 1:72,500. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 239.6 From Tomes, Robert. The war with the South, New York, Virtue & Yorston, 1862-1867. v. 3, between p. 16 and 17. Signed (facism): Charles: Sholl, Topl. Engineer. "Entered according to act of Congress AD. 1863 by Virtue, Yorston & Co." Caption in lower margin: A topographical map of Port Hudson and its vicinity, shewing ...

    • Contributor: Sholl, Charles
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • [Map of the region east and north of Baton Rouge, showing batteries on the Mississippi north of Port Hudson].

    Relief shown by hachures. Title supplied by cataloger. In pencil in lower right: E. Deleceauax. Pen-and-ink and watercolor with crayon and pencil notes on three sheets of tracing cloth pasted together. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. In ink in all corners: 3038. Stamped on 3 times across bottom: 1240. Copy imperfect: Losses at folds, some losses ...

    • Contributor: Clark, John S.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • [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.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • The coast of West Florida and Louisiana. The Peninsula and Gulf of Florida or Channel of Bahama with the Bahama Islands.

    Scale ca. 1:1,390,000; marine leagues 20 in a degree. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. Soundings shown in fathoms. "The soundings along the Florida coast, shoals, islands, and reefs are in feet." Pictorial map. "DG.4." Two copies. Copy 1, boundaries outlined mostly in yellow. Copy 2, boundaries outlined mostly in red. From the author's The American atlas. On verso: [Plate no.] 24. LC Maps of ...

    • Contributor: Jefferys, Thomas
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1775
  • The coast of West F[lorid]a and Louisiana. The Peninsula and Gulf of Florida or Channel of Bahama with the [Bah]ama I[s]lands.

    Scale ca. 1:1,390,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially and by hachures. Soundings shown in fathoms. "The soundings along the Florida coast, shoals, islands, and reefs are in feet." "DG.4." LC copy mounted on cloth backing and brittle on edges. Pictorial map. Appears in the author's The American atlas. 1776. Annotated on verso: Dep[t] of State. Jeffries. Bahamas. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1608 ...

    • Contributor: Jefferys, Thomas
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1776
  • Port Hudson and its defences

    Scale ca. 1:72,500. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 239.5 From Tomes, Robert. The war with the South, New York, Virtue & Yorston, 1862-1867. v. 3, between p. 16 and 17. Signed (facism): Charles: Sholl, Topl. Engineer. "Entered according to act of Congress AD. 1863 by Virtue, Yorston & Co." Caption in lower margin: A topographical map of Port Hudson and its vicinity, shewing ...

    • Contributor: Sholl, Charles
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Plan of New Orleans the capital of Louisiana /

    Shows houses, streets, and vegetation. Oriented with north to the upper right. "Eng. for the London Mag." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1679 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: Benning, R
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1761
  • Sketch of the two breakwaters above Alexandria in the Red River,

    Scale ca. 1:2000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 241 "M. Section VIII.66." Detailed map showing upper and lower dams, falls, "Tennyson's channel," "De Russy's Channel," and some relief by hachures. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: Gerdes, F. H.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • The Coast of West Florida and Louisiana : the Peninsula and Gulf of Florida or Channel of Bahama with the Bahama Islands /

    Relief shown pictorially. Soundings shown in fathoms. "The soundings along the Florida coast, shoals, islands, and reefs are in feet." Pictorial map. Appears in: The North American Atlas / William Faden. London : For W. Faden, 1777. no. 34. This map is reproduced in the American Atlas. London, 1776. no. 25. Printed in upper right margin: D.G.4. Lowery, 578 LC Maps of North America, ...

    • Contributor: Jefferys, Thomas
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1775
  • Suite du cours du fleuve St. Louis depuis la rivière d'Iberville jusq'à celle des Yasous, et les parties connues de la Rivière Rouge et la Rivière Noire.

    Scale ca. 1:830,000. Relief shown pictorially. Prime meridian: Paris. "Tome I, no. 46." From the author's Le petit atlas maritime. 1764. Includes "Remarques sur la Rivière Rouge" and inset "Carte de l'establissement françois sur la Rivière Rouge." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 779 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: Bellin, Jacques Nicolas
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1764
  • Carte de la coste de la province de la Louisiane et des bouches du Micissipy ou fleuve St. Louis,

    Scale ca. 1:700,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Soundings shown in fathoms. Shows the coast from "Baye de l'Ascencion," Louisiana to "Baye St. Joseph," Florida. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1603 LC Luso-Hispanic World, 821 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 651/1; 651/2; 651/3

    • Contributor: Lefargue, Jean
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1768
  • Carte de la Floride occidentale et Louisiane. La peninsule et golfe de la Floride ou canal de Bahama avec les isles de Bahama.

    Scale ca. 1:1,360,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. Soundings shown in fathoms. "Les sondes le long de la côte de la Floride des isles et des bas fonds sont marqués en pieds." Pictorial map. From the author's Atlas amériquain septentrional. 1778-[92] LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1609 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: Le Rouge, Georges Louis
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1778
  • Plan of New Orleans the capital of Louisiana; with the disposition of its quarters and canals as they have been traced by Mr. de la Tour in the year 1720.

    Scale ca. 1:5,000. "Pa. 148." Insets: The course of Mississipi River, from Bayagoulas to the sea [ca. 1:800,000]--The east mouth of the Mississipi, with the plan of Fort la Balise which defends the entrance and channel of that river [ca. 1:40,000] LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1677 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 100; ...

    • Contributor: Jefferys, Thomas
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1759
  • Port Hudson Compiled from government surveys and other sources and drawn by Charles McGregor, Historian of the 15th N.H. Volunterrs. [Lith. by] Geo. H. Walker & Co., Boston.

    Scale ca. 1:8250. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 239 Shows fortifications, relief by hachures, vegetation, drainage, roads, railroad, houses, and contains an index to artillery batteries and principal points of action. The index includes the number and type of Confederate and Union guns, and the names of the Union battery commanders Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress ...

    • Contributor: McGregor, Charles
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1900
  • Falls in Red River, surveyed by L. G. De Russy.

    Scale ca. 1:2,200. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 240.5 Pen and ink manuscript map drawn on tracing linen showing soundings and obstructions in Red River. A red line delineates the river channel. Stamped at bottom: From collection of David Dixon Porter. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: De Russy, Lewis G.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Siege of Port Hudson

    The map shows the Union troops on land and water surrounding Confederate fortifications at Port Hudson, La., on the Mississippi River, approximately 25 miles north of Baton Rouge. The Union XIX Corps under Gen. Banks had its first engagement May 26th on the Bayou Sara Road, and laid siege to the fort on May 27th. Confederate Gen. Franklin Gardner surrendered Port Hudson on July ...

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861