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  • Battle of Spottsylvania [sic] Courthouse, May 8-21, 1864 between Lee (50,000) and Grant (110,000) immediately following Wilderness Battle /

    Annotated in pen-and-ink and pencil. Confederate troop positions are colored red. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 659 LeGear. Atlases of the United States, 10659 Call no. cited in LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.): G1292.S6S5 .R8 1933 folio. Includes notes. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: Russell, Robert E. L.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1933

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  • Richmond, Petersburg, and vicinity Genl. Grant's campaign war map /

    "Shows fortifications, camps, roads, railroads, street pattern of Richmond and Petersburg, towns, drainage, vegetation, hachures, and houses. The horizontal and upright lines represent one mile square. " -- LC Civil War maps / Stephenson. "The horizontal and upright lines represent one mile square. By referring to the number on the left and to the letter on the base, any point may be found to ...

    • Contributor: Baumgarten, J.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • A map containing part of the Provinces of New York and New Jersey,

    Scale ca. 1:126,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown by shading. Shows area between the Hudson and Delaware Rivers, from Kingston, N.Y. to Trenton, including names of some property owners. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1053 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 100; 651/1; 651/2; 650/3; 650/4; 700/1

    • Contributor: Skinner, Andrew
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1781
  • A plan of Port Royal in South Carolina.

    Scale ca. 1:63,360. Depths shown by soundings. Described and dated 1776 in William P. Cumming's The Southeast in early maps. Dated 1773 in Essays honoring Lawrence C. Wroth. Includes "Explanation." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1529 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 100; 651/1; 651/3; 650/4

    • Contributor: Gascoigne, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1773
  • Panorama of the seat of war. Birds eye view of Virginia, Maryland, Delaware, and the District of Columbia /

    Shows various Civil War fortifications (battle sites noted by crossed swords) and smoke over Manassas (Bull Run) vicinity. Oriented with north to the right. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. "Entered according to act of Congress in the year 1861 by John Bachmann ... Southern District of New York." Includes distance lists in lower margin. LC copy ...

    • Contributor: Bachmann, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Map of the Shenandoah & Upper Potomac including portions of Virginia and Maryland

    Scale 1:253,440. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 655.5 General map extending from Charlottesville north to the Maryland-Pennsylvania boundary and showing roads, railroads, towns, rivers, houses and names of residents, and relief by shading. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: Meigs, John Rodgers
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Map of the state of Virginia : containing the counties, principal towns, railroads, rivers, canals & all other internal improvements.

    "Copyright secured by W. & J. March 1862." Accompanied by cover: Map of Virginia. Richmond: West & Johnston, Publishers. 1862; 15 x 10 cm. Inset: View of Capitol Square, Richmond, Va.; includes list of railroads. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by isolines. This item is in the Map Collection of the Library of Virginia; please contact the Library's Archives Research Services department for ...

    • Contributor: West & Johnston
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Bird's eye view of Confederate prison pen at Salisbury, N.C., taken in 1864.

    Low angle view. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 317.35 Includes index to points of interest. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault Acquisitions control no. 28-84

    • Contributor: Kraus, C. A.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1886
  • Map of Virginia : showing the distribution of its slave population from the census of 1860 /

    West Virginia shown as Kanawha. "Washington, June 13th, 1861." "Entered according to Act of Congress, A.D. 1861 by Henry S. Graham, in the Clerk's Office of the District of Columbia." "Sold for the benefit of the sick and wounded of the U.S. Army." "Census Office, Dept. of the Interior, Washington, Sept. 9th, 1861. After a careful examination of this very interesting map I am ...

    • Contributor: Graham, H. S.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Northern Alabama and Georgia /

    Relief shown by hachures. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), S12, 102a.5 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. Includes red overprint to highlight state boundaries and railroads. Copy imperfect: Fold-lined, losses and discoloration along fold lines.

    • Contributor: Lindenkohl, A.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Battlefield in front of Franklin, Tenn. where the United States Forces, consisting of the 4th. & 23d. Corps and the Cavalry Corps M.D.M., all under the command of Maj. Gen'l J.M. Schofield, ...

    Relief shown by hachures. Indicates troop positions, roads, railraod, houses, names of residents, fences, drainage, and vegetation. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 425 Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: Merrill, W. E.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1874
  • A map of the most inhabited part of Virginia containing the whole province of Maryland with part of Pensilvania, New Jersey and North Carolina.

    Scale ca. 1:650,000. Relief shown pictorially. Hand colored. Prime meridian: Philadelphia and Curratuck Inlet. "To the Right Honourable, George Dunk Earl of Halifax ..." Includes distance chart added by "J. Dalrymple, London Jany. ye. 1st. 1755." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1428 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Mounted on paper, conserved. Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: Fry, Joshua
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1755
  • Plan of attack on Marie's Heights, Fredericksburg Va. By Maj. Genl. John Sedgwick, USA, with the 6th Army Corps. Sunday May 3rd 1863.

    Area depicted includes the Rappahannock River to the northeast, Taylor Hill to the northwest and Deep Run to the south. The Fredericksburg & Potomac Railroad is also indicated. As part of Gen. Hooker's plan to drive the Confederate Army back toward Richmond, Gen. Sedgwick was to undertake a diversionary attack across the Rappahannock River toward the Confederate entrenchments above Fredericksburg. On May 3rd, having ...

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • To the right honourable, the Earl of Shelbourne, His Majesty's principal Secretary of State for the Southern Department. This plan of the colony of Connecticut in North-America.

    Scale ca. 1:275,000. Relief shown pictorially. Shows counties, towns, rivers, and post roads. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1022 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 651/1; 651/2; 700/1

    • Contributor: Park, Moses
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1766
  • One hundred & fifty miles around Richmond. 9th ed.

    Scale ca. 1:880,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 632.3 General map centered on Richmond, Virginia. Map is printed in blue with title and border in red. "Ninth edition 3000 of Magnus' all around map." "Dedicated to the gallant soldiers, fighting to suppress the rebellion." Description derived from published bibliography. Includes 8 inset maps of southern cities. Available also through the Library of Congress ...

    • Contributor: Magnus, Charles
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 186?
  • A plan of the river Missisippi.

    Scale ca. 1:473,000. Depths shown by soundings. Inset: The entrance of the river Missisippi at Fort Balise. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 784 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: Carleton, Osgood
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1770
  • Map of the route of B'vt. Maj. A. Moore's scout, April 11th to June 12th 1869 /

    Relief shown by hachures. Covers western Texas and south eastern New Mexico showing locations and dates of movement. "Entered according to Act of Congress, in the year 1872 by Peter Gallagher in the Office of the Librarian of Congress at Washington, D.C." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: Morgan, James N.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1872
  • No. 2 plan of fort for Sta. Rosa Id., Pensacola Harbour, shewing the general dimensions and the relations of the several parts of the work.

    Plan of Fort Pickens at western end of Santa Rosa Island, Florida. Annotated in pencil on verso: By transfer, chief, Engineer Office, War Department. Oriented with north to the left. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 118. Includes 4 profiles at lower right. Imperfect: Stained, darkened, small tears, small pieces missing, mounted in 3 sections on cloth. Available also through the ...

    • Contributor: United States. War Department. Corps of Engineers
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 186?
  • Plan de Rhode Island et les differentes operations de la flotte-françoises et des troupes americaines commandées par le Major General Sullivan contre les forçes de terre et de mer des Anglois depuis ...

    Scale ca. 1:51,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown by shading. Depths shown by soundings. Oriented with north toward the lower right. In upper margin: No. 17. Includes descriptive index to defenses. Annotation on verso undecipherable. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1016 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 440; 650/1

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1778
  • [Orangeburgh District, South Carolina] /

    Title, date, and scale from Stephenson's Civil War Maps, 1989. Relief shown by hachures. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), S150 Incomplete; the eastern and western portions of the map are wanting. Pen and ink tracing of part of a map in Robert Mills's Atlas of the State of South Carolina . . . Baltimore, F. Lucas, Jr. [1825] Available also through the Library ...

    • Contributor: Mills, Robert
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1820
  • Atlantic coast of the United States (in four sheets), sheet no. II, Nantucket to Cape Hatteras.

    Scale 1:1,200,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 47.35 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). Map 24. At head of title: U.S. Coast Survey, A. D. Bache, Supt. "No. 24" in upper left corner. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of ...

    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Map of Roanoke County Va. : southern section /

    "Map from the Confederate Engineer Bureau in Richmond, Va. General J.F. Gilmer, Chief Engineer[.] Presented to the Virginia Historical Society by his only daughter, Mrs. J.F. Minis, Sav[ana]h, Ga."--Note on map. "Southern section"--handwritten note on map. Forms part of the Gilmer Map Collection. Relief shown by hachures. Shows towns, waterways, roads, geographic features and land owners. Available also through the Library of Congress web ...

    • Contributor: Confederate States of America. Army. Dept. of Northern Virginia. Chief Engineer's Office
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • First Bull Run battle field, July 21st 1861.

    Scale ca. 1:180,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 564.2 General map. Troop positions are not noted. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Sketch showing the positions of the beacons on the Florida reefs

    Scale 1:400,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 117.6 (Its no. 464) At head of title: U.S. Coast Survey, A. D. Bache, Supdt. "No. 464 price 15 cents" is printed in the upper margin. Inset: Plan of beacons devised by Lieut. James Totten, U.S. Army, Assistant, U.S.C.S. 29 x 16 cm. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web ...

    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • [Plan of the encampment and position of the army under His Excelly. Lt. General Burgoyne at Bræmus Heights on Hudson's River near Stillwater on the 20th Septr. with the position of the ...

    Scale ca. 1:14,400. Title from engraved map published by William Faden, 1780. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Oriented with north to the bottom. Relief shown by hachures. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1181 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 100; 650

    • Contributor: Wilkinson, William Cumberland
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1777