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  • Southwest, or no. 2, sheet of preliminary map of Antietam (Sharpsburg) battlefield. Enlarged from "Michler" map of the war records atlas with corrections and additions

    Scale ca. 1:10,400. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 250.3 The Geography and Map Division has sheets 1 and 2 of 4 sheets. For a description of sheet 1, see Civil War Maps entry no. 250.2. Map extends from Sharpsburg south to Antietam Iron Works and shows roads and lanes, houses and names of residents, fences, and drainage. Troop positions are not noted. This ...

    • Contributor: Antietam Battlefield Board
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1895
  • Camp Belger, Baltimore, M'd. : 114th Regt. New York S. Volunteers--Col. Elisha B. Smith, Lieut. Col. Sam. R. Per Lee, Major Henry B. Morse.

    Low-angle aerial view. Shows lettered rows of tents and troops in parade formation in foreground. "Ent. accord. to Act of Congress A.D. 1862 by E. Sachse & Co. in ... the District Court of Md." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy soiled, stained, and lacking small sections along sheet edges. Acquisitions control no. 92-7 CW3

    • Contributor: E. Sachse & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Pocket war map of Virginia, with portraits of Scott & his generals. Also views and plans of the principal places of note connected with the war

    Scale not given. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 449.2 "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1861 by J. H. Bufford." "No. 76, Deposited [for copyright] Sept. 27, 1861. Recorded vol. 36, page 503." General map. Decorative border includes portraits of Scott, Harney, McClellan, Sprague, Fremont, Butler, Banks, Dix, Lyon, McDowell, Mansfield, and Wool. Insets: Cairo. 4 x 6 cm.-Charleston. 4 ...

    • Contributor: Bufford, John Henry
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • New map of the seat of war in Virginia and Maryland

    Scale ca. 1:360,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 477 Map of eastern Virginia and Maryland showing the location and date of battles, forts, roads, railroads, towns, drainage, and relief by hachures. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: Bruff, Joseph Goldsborough
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • [Northwest, or no. 1 sheet of preliminary map of Antietam (Sharpsburg) battlefield].

    Shows names of some residents. Title and date from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Printed version of map includes statement: Enlarged from the "Michler" map of the War records atlas, with corrections and additions, Nov. 1894. Pen-and-ink on grid on tracing linen sectioned in 2, mounted on cloth, with penciled instructions to printer. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H112 Available also through the ...

    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1894
  • Part of map of portions of the milit'y dept's of Washington, Pennsylvania, Annapolis, and north eastern Virginia /

    Relief shown by hachures. Shows Washington D.C. region, including western part of Maryland and northeastern Virginia. Does not show Pennsylvania with the exception of Gettysburg. Pen-and-ink on tracing cloth, mounted on paper. Holograph beneath title: "A.L. Rives., Col. & asst. to Chf. Eng." LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H15 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: United States. Topographical Bureau
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Map of the battlefield of Antietam, [Sept. 17, 1862]

    [Scale ca. 1:13,300]. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 253 Inscribed in longhand as follows: Obtained from Washington & presented to Gen. R. E. Lee by J. E. B. Stuart. This map was in the possession of Jedediah Hotchkiss at the time of his death. Major Hotchkiss served as topographic engineer with the Army of Northern Virginia. In July 1948, the Library of Congress ...

    • Contributor: Willcox, William H.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Antietam /

    Scale ca. 1:31,680. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 250.4 Folded title: Antietam National Battlefield, Maryland. Relief shown by shading. Includes text, descriptive index to points of interest, and location map. Text and ill. (some col.) on verso. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. AACR2

    • Contributor: United States. National Park Service
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1980
  • Antietam.

    Scale 1:21,120. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 245.8 "General direction of Confederate line of battle, Sept. 16th 1862" and "(General direction of) Confederate line of battle, Sept. 17th 1862 (evening)" are hand-colored in red. Union troop positions are not indicated. Detailed map of the environs of Sharpsburg showing roads, the "Washington Co. R.R.," fences, houses, names of residents, vegetation, drainage, villages, the "Burnside ...

    • Contributor: Michler, N.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1867
  • Map of the battlefield of Antietam. No. 1. This map shows the position of the Union and Confederate forces on the morning of Sept. 17th, 1862, prior to the battle of Antietam ...

    Scale 1:14,080. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 249 Confederate forces are shown in red and Union forces in blue. Headquarters of McClellan and Lee are clearly indicated. Legend lists the names of the corps, division, and brigade commanders. Brigades are keyed by number of positions on the map. Shows roads, railroad, houses, fences, names of residents, "Burnside Bridge," "Bloody Lane," "Dunker's Chapel," "National ...

    • Contributor: Antietam Battlefield Board
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1893
  • Map of the battlefield of Antietam with the locations of monuments erected by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania to the 3rd, 4th, 7th, 8th regiments of infantry, Pennsylvania Reserve Corps

    Scale 1:18,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 245.4 "Reduced by permission of the Antietam Commission, Brig. Gen. E. A. Carman, Commissioner, from their map of the battlefield that was surveyed and drawn by the engineers of the Gettysburg National Park Commission, Lt. Col. John P. Nicholson, Chairman, Bvt. Lt. Col. E. B. Cope, Engineer, H. W. Mattern, Ass't. Engineer, [and] E. M. Hewitt, ...

    • Contributor: Antietam Battlefield Memorial Commission
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1908
  • Map showing vicinity of battlefield of Antietam Md.

    Shows the area west from Cumberland, Md., east to Hanover, Pa. The maps also show the area surrounding the Antietam battlefield including Hopewell, Pa., to the north down to Winchester, Va., in the south. Despite the indication of Maryland in the lower left of the image, it actually depicts parts of Virginia and West Virginia.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • 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
  • Union army's march on Gettysburg from Frederick, Md.

    Regional view shows paths taken by different segments of the Union army on a march from Frederick, Md., to Gettysburg, Pa., as well as the location of the Confederate army units in the vicinity. The Union troops were under the commands of Reynolds, Howard, Sickles, Slocum, Hancock, Sykes and Gregg.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Part of Washington County, Md. /

    "September 1862." Positive brown line print from original manuscript. Shows the area from Sharpsburg, Md. to Williamsport, Md. along the Potomac River. 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. Oct. 2002; source unknown (1969); Map Cataloging ...

    • Contributor: United States. Topographical Bureau
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Frederick County, Maryland /

    Relief shown by hachures. Signed in ink: Copy no. 7, J.N. Macomb, Lt. Col. A.D.C. Based on Isaac Bond's map of Frederick County, Maryland, published in 1858, this map indicates towns and villages, rivers and canals, roads and turnpikes, and houses. Major rivers have been colored blue and two place names have been added in pencil. Description derived from published bibliography. Sun print. LC ...

    • Contributor: Hergesheimer, E.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • New map of the seat of war in Virginia and Maryland

    [Scale ca. 1:360,000]. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 478 Another issue. This issue contains the following additions: a) Washington is described as being "Surrounded by forts, batteries, and redoubts." b) Fredericksburg is labeled "H. 2 Rebel forces, Dec. 1862." c) "Explanation" contains the statement that "Washington City is the centre of the circles of measurement, 10 miles apart" d) Town and country names ...

    • Contributor: Bruff, Joseph Goldsborough
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Map of Antietam National Cemetery at Sharpsburg, Maryland

    Scale 1:600. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 245.65 "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1867 by the Board of Trustees of the 'Antietam National Cemetary' in the Clerks Office of the U.S. District Court for Maryland." 29 "references" are keyed by number to the map. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as ...

    • Contributor: Kahler, Charles P.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1867
  • Map of the battlefield of Antietam with the locations of monuments erected by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

    Scale 1:18,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 245.45 "Reduced by permission of the Antietam Commission, Brig. Gen. E. A. Carman, Commissioner, from their map of the battlefield that was surveyed and drawn by the engineers of the Gettysburg National Park Commission, Lt. Col. John P. Nicholson, Chairman, Bvt. Lt. Col. E. B. Cope, Engineer." Detailed map indicating roads, drainage, fence lines, houses, names ...

    • Contributor: Antietam Battlefield Memorial Commission
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1908
  • Reconnaissance of "Anacostia" above Wash. Navy Yd. /

    Covers part of Anacostia River in Washington D.C. "Aug. 18th 1861." Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. India ink and blue wash. Includes note. At upper left: 211, L. Sheet 16. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 689.5 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault DCP

    • Contributor: Cluss, A.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • (No. 2) Map of the battlefield of Antietam

    Scale 1:14,908. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 250.1 Map of the battlefield showing roads and lanes, houses and names of residents, fences, drainage, woodland, and relief by hachures. Troop positions are not indicated. This map was acquired by the Library of Congress in 1948 with the purchase of the papers and maps of Maj. Jedediah Hotchkiss. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also ...

    • Contributor: Antietam Battlefield Board
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1894
  • Battle of the Antietam fought September 16 & 17, 1862

    Scale 1:10,560. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 246 Pen and ink manuscript drawn on tracing cloth, showing "line of Hooker's advance," roads, houses and names of occupants, fences, vegetation, drainage, and relief by hachures. Troop positions are not given. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: Roebling, Washington A.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Map of the battlefield of Antietam, [Sept. 17, 1862] /

    Relief shown by hachures. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 254 Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. Imperfect.

    • Contributor: Willcox, William H.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • The Battle of Crampton's Gap 5 miles south of Turner's Gap, South Mountain, Md. September 14th 1862.

    A regional view of South Mountain in Frederick County, Md., showing the location of Crampton's Gap in relation to Sharpsburg, Middletown, Burkittsville, and Brownsville, Md. Illustrates the position of Confederate forces (Anderson's division commanded by Lafayette McLaws) and the Unions VI Corps, 1st and 2nd divisions during this engagement, part of the larger Antietam, or Maryland Campaign.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Plan of the Battle of Ball's Bluff Va. Fought October 21st 1861.

    Shows the Potomac River in the area of Loudoun County, Va., and Montgomery County, Md., where Union troops under Col. Edward D. Baker faced Confederate troops commanded by Evans. What was meant to be a "a slight demonstration" against the Confederate forces guarding the fords quickly became a rout. Col. Baker was one of the casualties.

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