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  • [Union troop positions at Dallas and New Hope Church, Georgia, May 25-June 5, 1864].

    Shows Union troop positions in eastern Paulding County, Georgia. Title and date from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Similar map appears in the U.S. War Dept.'s Atlas to accompany the official records of the Union and Confederate armies, 1891-95, pl. 48, no. 3. Pencil. Stationery letterhead on verso: Head-quarters Department and Army of the Tennessee. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), S67, 169 Available ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Plan of the operations of General Washington, against the Kings troops in New Jersey, from the 26th, of December, 1776, to the 3d. January 1777.

    Scale ca. 1:113,000. Hand colored. LC copy trimmed to border. Relief shown by hachures. Shows area from Newtown, Pennsylvania to Kingston, New Jersey, with routes of British and American forces. Includes tables "Loss in the engagement, on the roads from Prince Town to Maidenhead, January the 3d. 1777" and "Loss at Trenton, December 26th. 1776." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1270 Available also ...

    • Contributor: Faden, William
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1777
  • Colton's rail-road and military map of the United States, Mexico, the West Indies, &c.

    Detailed general map of portions of North America framed in decorative borders showing drainage, international and state boundaries, cities and towns, forts, railroads in operation, and proposed lines. [From published bibliography]

    • Contributor: Colton, J. H. (Joseph Hutchins) - Colton, J. H.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Extract of military map of N.E. Virginia showing forts and roads.

    Covers Washington D.C. metropolitan area. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Also shows rural householders' names and vegetation. In left upper margin: 39th Cong. 1st Sess.--Report of the Chief Engineer U.S.A. Includes note and coat of arms below title. In right upper margin: No. 1. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 686 LC copies mounted on cloth backing. LC copy 2 fold-lined ...

    • Contributor: United States. War Department. Engineer Bureau - Bowen & Co. - United States. Congress
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1865
  • [Central Virginia].

    Relief shown by hachures. Sheet 9 similar to no. 532, LC Civil War maps (2d ed.) Some sheets consist of two parts joined in the middle showing towns and villages, roads and railroads, rivers and streams, and houses and names of residents. The index map is a printed map entitled "Central Virginia, compiled in the Bureau of Topographl. Engrs. of the War Department for ...

    • Contributor: United States. Army. Corps of Topographical Engineers - Gedney, J. F. - Schedler, J. - United States. Army of the Potomac. Engineer Dept
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864

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  • Map of Charleston Harbor, S.C.

    Scale ca. 1:15,800. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 371 Upper right corner: Mil. aff., vol. v., no. 591b. Red curves are marked 6, 12, 18, and 24 feet to show depths at mean low water. The area always covered with water is blue, the surface between high and low water marks is indicated by wavy lines and colored with bistre. Shows drainage, vegetation, ...

    • Contributor: Bowen & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 186?
  • Approaches to Grand Gulf, Miss.

    Scale 1:10,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 270 Shows "Ft. Cobun," "Ft. Wade," streets of Grand Gulf, "R.R. to Port Gibson," plantation of "Col. Coffee," vegetation, soundings, and relief by hachures. "The fortifications facing the river are those erected by the rebels, and captured by the Mississippi Squadron, under the command of Admiral Porter, on May 3d 1863." Description derived from published bibliography. ...

    • Contributor: Gerdes, F. H.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Battle of Malvern Hill showing Magruder's 1st attack June 30th

    Shows the area of Malvern Hill, Henrico County, Va., where McClellan's retreating army made a final stand, effectively ending the Seven Days' Battles.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862-06-30
  • A chorographical map of the Province of New-York in North America, divided into counties, manors, patents and townships; exhibiting likewise all the private grants of land made and located in that Province;

    Scale ca. 1:322,000. Hand colored. Prime meridian: London. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by form lines. Inscribed: To His Excellency Major General William Tryon ... "Advertisement. The tracts of land coloured red, are military grants ... Those with a green edge are manors, and those coloured yellow are townships ... " Appears in Thomas Jefferys' The American atlas. 1776. LC Maps of North ...

    • Contributor: Sauthier, Claude Joseph - Faden, William
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1779
  • Map of part of Fulton, Fayette, and Campbell counties, from surveys, state map, and information, extra copies to be filled up and returned for second edition /

    Relief shown by hachures. Differs from other 1864 ed. in continuation of title. Date from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), S26 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Right half of map printed on 9/16 in. grid. Includes printed, opaque paper overlay (19 x 26 cm.) pasted onto right-center of map and ...

    • Contributor: United States. Army of the Cumberland. Topographical Engineers Office
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Three maps [i.e. map on 3 sheets] of northern New Jersey, with reference to the boundary between New York and New Jersey.

    Scale ca. 1:180,000. Title from William Faden's Catalogue of a curious and valuable collection of original maps and plans. Boston, 1862. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown by hachures and shading. Imperfect: Edges torn. Shows roads, county and township boundaries, land grants, the division line between East and West Jersey, 5 different proposed division lines between New Jersey and New York by separate claims ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1769
  • [Map of the environs of the Chattahoochee River at Sandtown, Georgia, July 5-17, 1864].

    Shows area in Cobb County from Powder Springs east to the Chattahoochee River. Title and date from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Similar to U.S. War Dept.'s Atlas to accompany the official records of the Union and Confederate armies, 1891-95, pl. 45, no. 5. Oriented with north toward the upper left. Pencil. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), S53 Available also through the Library ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Core Sound and Straits, North Carolina.

    Scale 1:40,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 309.7 From its Report of the Superintendent of the Coast Survey, showing the progress of the survey during the year 1864 (Washington, Government Printing Office, 1866). Map 24 At head of title: U.S. Coast Survey, A. D. Bache, Supdt. "No. 24" is in the upper left corner. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the ...

    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Plan of Battle of Savage's Station Va.

    Depicts the locations of troops and landmarks during the Battle of Savage's Station, one of the Seven Days' Battles. Shows the area of Henrico County between the Chickahominy River and White Oak Swamp. The Richmond and York River Railroad is also indicated.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862-06-29
  • Seat of war.

    Scale ca. 1:2,300,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 17.6 General map of eastern and central Virginia, Maryland, Delaware, New Jersey, and southern Pennsylvania showing railroads and place names. Copyright registration no. "191 June 7, 1861" written in lower margin. Inset: Diagram of the United States, showing the political divisions and the population. 15 x 24 cm. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also ...

    • Contributor: Thayer, Horace
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Plan of the Battle of Roanoke Island. North Carolina. Feby 8th 1862.

    Federal forces under Burnside quickly overcame the Confederate defenders, giving the Union control of Pamlico Sound and a base on the Atlantic coast for operations against North Carolina.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862-02-08
  • Map prepared to exhibit the campaigns in which the Army of the Cumberland took part during the War of the Rebellion. [1861-65]

    Scale 1:633,600. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 84.2 Another edition. Lines of march not indicated. Lacks name of lithographer. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: Ruger, Edward
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1865
  • North Anna. [May 1864]

    Scale 1:21,120. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 590.1 In this issue, the map is printed on a yellow background with the North Anna and Little rivers colored blue. Union entrenchments are colored blue, and Confederate entrenchments red. Indicates roads, railroads, drainage, vegetation, hachures, houses, fences, and names of occupants. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site ...

    • Contributor: Michler, N. (Nathaniel) - Michler, N.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1867
  • The Cavalry battle, Gettysburg, Pa. July 3rd 1863, 2:30 p.m.

    The cavalry action took place approximately two miles to the east of the town of Gettysburg. This map shows the Confederate cavalry, under Stuart, attempting to cut the Union lines of communication along the Baltimore Turnpike. They were thwarted in their effort by Union cavalry commanded by David McMurtrie Gregg. The map depicts the rough locations of individual skirmishes.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863-07-03
  • The Potomac army war map. Designed to show the present fighting ground in Virginia to meet the demand of the times

    Scale ca. 1:520,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 497.5 General map of eastern Virginia printed in blue ink. The map indicates the site of the "Battleground of May 11 & 12, 1864" at Spotsylvania Court House. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: Russell, (Benjamin ) - Russell
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Lloyd's topographical map of Georgia from state surveys before the war showing railways, stations, villages, mills, &c.

    Scale ca. 1:580,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 129.6 "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1864 by J. T. Lloyd." "Price in sheets colored in counties 50 cents. Mounted and varnished. Hand-colored general map with places where battles occurred underlined in red. Another copy is in Fillmore map coll. No. 110-W. The Geography and Map Division also has an uncolored ...

    • Contributor: Lloyd, James T.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Mountain region of North Carolina and Tennessee

    Scale 1:633,600. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 43.4 In top margin: Unfinished proof. Map title printed in the lower right corner. Unfinished proof of the following map (Civil War Maps entry no. 43.5) Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: Nicholson, W. L. - Lindenkohl, A. - Lindenkohl, H. (Henry) - Krebs, Charles G. - Hawley, Joseph R. (Joseph Roswell) - U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • [Sketch of the battlefield of Gettysburg, July 1st and 2nd, 1863].

    Shows troop movements and names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. Title and scale from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pen-and-ink and pencil (some col.), mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H162 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. Includes names of Confederate divisions and corps. In pencil on verso: 87.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Map of the action at Drainsville, Va., December 20th 1861 : U.S. forces commanded by Brig Gen. E.O.C. Ord. /

    Description derived from published bibliography. Shows troop positions and unit numbers, houses, roads, vegetation, and drainage. This item is in the Map Collection of the Library of Virginia; please contact the Library's Archives Research Services department for more information. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 534 Swem, E.G. Maps relating to Virginia, 1318 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster ...

    • Contributor: Strickler, H. H. - United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1875
  • An accurate map of His Majesty's Province of New-Hampshire in New England, taken from actual surveys of all the inhabited part, and from the best information of what is uninhabited, together with ...

    Scale ca. 1:633,600. Hand colored. Prime meridian: London. Relief shown pictorially. Shows area from Hudson River-Lake Champlain to Penobscot Bay. Appears in Thomas Jefferys' A general topography of North America. 1768. no. 22, plates 30-31. LC copy annotated in ink to show additional townships. Includes inscription to "Charles Townshend, His Majesty's Secretary at War," text, and inset "A general plan of the River St. ...

    • Contributor: Blanchard, Joseph - Langdon, Samuel - Jefferys, Thomas
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1761