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  • A new & accurate map of the provinces of North & South Carolina, Georgia &c.

    Scale ca. 1:2,900,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. "No. 60." From the author's A complete atlas or distinct view of the known world. 1752. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1380 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: Bowen, Emanuel
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1752
  • Map of the seat of war /

    Covers Virginia and Maryland and portions of Delaware, Pennsylvania, New Jersey and North Carolina. Shows some fortifications. Relief shown by hachures. Sewn on to and mounted on cloth backing. "Entered by Evans & Cogswell according of the act of Congress of the Confederate States in the Clerks Office of the Distr. Court of the District of South Carolina." Confederate imprint. Includes inset. Available also ...

    • Contributor: Evans & Cogswell
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • A new map of North & South Carolina, & Georgia /

    Shows the boundaries of each of the above provinces extend from the Atlantic coast to the Mississippi River. Also shows towns along the coast, Indian villages and tribal territory, forts principal rivers, and relief. Relief shown hachures. From The London magazine or Gentleman's monthly intelligencer. (April, 1765), vol. 34. Prime meridian: London. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1390 Available also through the Library ...

    • Contributor: Kitchin, Thomas
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1765
  • 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
  • [Map of Mosby's route through Virginia and North Carolina].

    This printed map of Virginia and North Carolina includes annotations by Sneden showing the route taken by Mosby's troops and their prisoners (Sneden among them) from Culpeper, Va., to Charlotte, N.C.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • S.E. portion of Virginia and N.E. portion of N'th Carolina /

    Covers Tidewater Region (Va.) and Albemarle Sound Region (N.C.). Shows fortifications, settlements, roads, railroads, canals, streams, swamps, and distances. Pen-and-ink (black, red) and watercolors (blue, green). Mounted under gauze covering, shellacked. Includes text of "Military considerations" for isolating Norfolk (Va.) by capturing Suffolk (Va.). LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 476 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: Worret, Ch. - Cram, Thomas Jefferson
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • J. H. Colton's topographical map of North and South Carolina. A large portion of Georgia & part of adjoining states. Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1861 by J.H. ...

    Scale ca. 1:1,550,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 8 "No. 12" in upper left corner. Copyright no. "410" and the date "Sept. 10, 1861" written in ink in lower margin. Indicates forts, towns, roads, railroads, county names and boundaries, geographic coordinates, and rivers. Drawings of ships offshore denote naval blockade. Insets: Beaufort and vicinity, N. Carolina. 8 x 9 cm.-Wilmington and vicinity, N. ...

    • Contributor: Colton, J. H. (Joseph Hutchins) - Colton, J. H.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Sketch of Fort Fisher

    Scale ca. 1:1500. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 312 Large-scale plane of the fort showing the position, type and size of guns, and the location of "torpedoes," roads, buildings, rifle pits, telegraph station, vegetation, drainage, and hachures. Four cross sections of ramparts are given in the inset. This plan is similar in content to two printed maps entitled Plan and sections of Fort ...

    • Contributor: Comstock, Cyrus
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Plan of Battle of South Mills. Dismal Swamp Canal, N.C.

    Shows the area between South Mills, Camden County, N.C., and Joy's Creek to the north and the Pasquotank River to the south where a minor shirmish took place on April 19, 1862.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862-04-19
  • Plan of Fort Fisher and vicinity, North Carolina. Plan of second attack, January 15th, 1865.

    The first assault on Fort Fisher was made in December 1864 by Gen. Benjamin F. Butler, who withdrew when he realized a direct assault on the fort would be costly, and that Confederate reinforcements were only a few miles away. The second assault, led by Gen. Alfred Howe Terry, used a large naval force to bombard the fort before landing 8,000 assault troops. Two ...

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864-12-15
  • Fort Johnston, Smithville, N.C. Evacuated Jan 16, 1865. Taken possession of by naval and military forces Jan. 17, 1865.

    Scale 1:2500. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 316.42 From Message of the President of the United States, and accompanying documents, to the two houses of Congress, at the commencement of the first session of the thirty-ninth Congress.-Report of the Secretary of the Navy (Washington, Government Printing Office, 1865). fol. p. 180. At head of title: North Atlantic Squadron. Rear Admiral D. D. Porter, ...

    • Contributor: Bradford, J. S.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1865
  • A compleat map of North-Carolina from an actual survey /

    Shows rural householders' names. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, no. 1500 Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. "Publish'd according to Act of Parliament, May the 1st, 1770, by S. Hooper, No. 25 Ludgate Hill, London." "To His most Excellent Majesty George the IIId ... this map is most humbly dedicated by ... John Collet." Includes royal coat of arms. Available also ...

    • Contributor: Collet, John - Bayly, J. - Hooper, S. (Samuel)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1770
  • Panorama of the seat of war; birds eye view of North and South Carolina and part of Georgia.

    Perspective map not drawn to scale. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 304.6 Includes distance chart. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. AACR2: 651/1; 651/2; 651/3; 651/4

    • Contributor: Bachmann, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Sketch of Roanoke Island, N.C. [February 8, 1862]

    Scale not given. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 317.1 From U.S. Congress. Joint Committee on the Conduct of the War. Supplemental report of the Joint Committee on the Conduct of the War, in two volumes. Supplemental to Senate report no. 142, 38th Congress, 2d session (Washington, Government Printing Office, 1866). v. 2, fol. p. 16. Accompanies "Report of Major General J. G. Foster, ...

    • Contributor: Foster, John G. (John Gray) - Foster, John G.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Coast of North Carolina & Virginia

    Scale 1:200,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 305a.3 Another edition. At head of title: U.S. Coast Survey, A. D. Bache, Supt. Map is printed in two sheets which have been joined together to form a continuous map. The northern sheet measures 57 x 84 cm., and the southern sheet measures 68 x 84 cm. Map of the coast from Hampton, Virginia, to Old ...

    • Contributor: Lindenkohl, A.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • [Southern Virginia and northern North Carolina] /

    Printed map without title. 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 more information. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 508.3 Swem, E.G. Maps relating to Virginia, 1201 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. April 2002; Map ...

    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey - Krebs, Charles G. - Lindenkohl, A. - Lindenkohl, H. (Henry)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1865
  • [Map of part of North and South Carolina, 1864-5?]

    Title and date from Stephenson's Civil War Maps, 1989. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), S123 Pen and ink manuscript drawn on tracing cloth. "Tracking from map in Chf. Engrs. Office, M. D. M." "For Genl. Sherman." Map extends from Fayetteville west to Monroe, North Carolina, and from Reedy Branch, North Carolina, south to Allen's Bridge P.O., South Carolina. Indicates roads, railroads, drainage, towns, ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • A new and accurate map of North Carolina in North America.

    Shows counties, towns, courthouses, "Dobbs Parish," churches, forts, rivers, swamps, shoals, and inlets along the coast. Covers the area from Cape Hatteras to Rowen County. Relief shown by contours. Mounted on cloth. From The Universal Magazine of knowledge and Pleasure (October, 1779), vol. 65. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1501 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1779
  • Colton's new topographical map of the eastern portion of the state of North Carolina with part of Virginia & South Carolina from the latest & best authorities.

    LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), S122,305 Printed by .... Cooper appears in the lower left corner. Inscriberd on verso: Compliments of Capt. A.S. Kimball, AQM [illegible]. "Entered according to Act of Congress, in the year 1860, by John H. Colton ..." Indicates principal coast forts, towns, state and county boundaries, roads, railroads, and drainage. Includes inset of "Plan of the sea coast from ...

    • Contributor: Colton, J. H. (Joseph Hutchins) - Colton, J. H.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • 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
  • Karte von Carolina und Georgien zur allgemeinen Geschichte der Reisen.

    Scale ca. 1:4,000,000. Relief shown pictorially. "No. 49." From Allgemeine Historie der Reisen zu Wasser und zu Lande. 1758. v. 16. no. 19. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1385 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 100; 651/1; 651/2; 651/3; 651/4

    • Contributor: Bellin, Jacques Nicolas
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1758
  • Diagram showing the position of the Sassacus and ram Albemarle at the time of collision.

    Scale not given. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 306.7 From Report on the Secretary of the Navy, with an appendix, containing reports from officers. December, 1864 (Washington, Government Printing Office, 1864). opp. p. 121. Map of part of Albemarle Sound showing the first and second positions of the U.S. Steamer Sassacus after its collision with the Confederate ironclad Albemarle. Description derived from published ...

    • Contributor: United States. Navy
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Plan of the attack by gun-boats on Forts Strong and Lee, Cape Fear River, N.C. February 20th and 21st 1865

    Scale ca. 1:9,250. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 316.44 From Message of the President of the United States, and accompanying documents, to the two houses of Congress, at the commencement of the first session of the thirty-ninth Congress.-Report of the Secretary of the Navy (Washington, Government Printing Office, 1865). fol. p. 188. Printed in upper left margin: 39th Cong. 2d [sic] Sess.-Annual Report ...

    • Contributor: United States. Navy
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1865
  • A map of Virginia, North and South Carolina, Georgia, Maryland with part of New Jersey &c.

    Shows provinces, coastal towns and a few frontier settlements, Indian villages and tribal territory, English "Factories" among the Indians, mines, rivers, numerous place-names. Covers also part of Pennsylvania, Delaware, Louisiana, and Arkansas. Relief shown by contours. From the Gentleman's Magazine and Historical Chronicle (July, 1755), vol. 24. Prime meridian: London. Appears to be based on the work of John Mitchell. LC Maps of North ...

    • Contributor: Baldwin, R. (Robert)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1755
  • Sketch of the coast of North Carolina from Oregon Inlet to Ocracoke Inlet.

    Scale 1:200,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 306.5 At head of title: U.S. Coast Survey, A. D. Bache. Supdt. Chart of Cape Hatteras and environs showing soundings, lighthouses, and bottom contours at 6, 12, and 18 feet. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861