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  • Troop movement map ... Second Battle of Manassas, August 28, [thru August 30] 1862 ... Manassas National Battlefield Park, Virginia /

    Relief shown by contours. "Produced by Eastern National Park and Monument Association." Includes location map. "379, 25,001, DSC, Oct. '85." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. CW3

    • Contributor: United States. National Park Service - Eastern National Park and Monument Association
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1985

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  • Plan of the Battle of Chantilly, Va., September 1st, 1862, 5 to 10 p.m.

    Concerns the placement of Union and Rebel forces, including the headquarters of General Samuel P. Heintzelman, for the last scene of fighting of the Second Bull Run Campaign, June-September, 1862. Covers portions of Fairfax County, Va., including the area around Chantilly and Germantown.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862-09-01
  • [Map showing roads to Morristown]

    Scale ca. 1:100,000. Title from Philip Lee Phillips' A list of maps of America, p. 452. Manuscript, pen-and-ink. Oriented with north toward the lower right. Shows roads between Morristown and Springfield in the vicinity of Watchung Mountains, with location of "headquarters" shown on the road from Springfield to Morristown and distances between intersections. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1284 Available also through the ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1776
  • Red Banke.

    Scale not given. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermarks. Oriented with north toward the lower right. Relief shown by hachures. Shows fortifications of Fort Mercer, N.J. currently located in Red Bank Battlefield in the borough of National Park, Gloucester County. Includes profile. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1275 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1777
  • [Map of the First Battle of Bull Run]

    Shows the movement of the Union and Confederate forces as their positions changed over the course of July 21, 1861, during the First Battle of Bull Run. Sneden illustrates the battle over the countryside in Prince William and Fairfax counties, Va.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Captain Snow's scetch of the country by himself, and the best accounts he could receive from the Indian traders.

    Scale not given. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown pictorially. Shows location of forts, western Pennsylvania, northern Virginia, northern Maryland, Maryland-Pennsylvania boundary line, and "Road to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, &ca." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1301 Includes historical notes. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 100; 651/1; 651/2

    • Contributor: Snow
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1754
  • Captain Snow's sketch.

    Scale not given. Manuscript, pen-and-ink. Relief shown pictorially. Shows location of forts, western Pennsylvania, northern Virginia, northern Maryland, Maryland-Pennsylvania boundary line, and "Road to Philadelphia & Pensylvania, &c." Includes historical notes. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1302 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 100; 651/1; 651/2

    • Contributor: Snow
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1754
  • Chancellorsville, Va. Position of armies 3rd May 1863 at 8 a.m. to 5 1/2 p.m.

    The map shows Union troops to the east near the Chancellor House and Confederate soldiers under Stuart to the west near Dowdall's Tavern, Va. At daybreak on May 3, Jackson's corps, now under Early's command, seized a low hill overlooking Chancellorsville from which they were able to shell the Union forces. With the Confederate forces attacking on several sides, the Union line formed an ...

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863-05-03
  • A general & particular plan of the island of Castle William near Boston, shewing the works in their original & present state, together with sections thro' the same. Carried on and survey'd ...

    Scale 1:600; 50 ft. to an in. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermarks. Relief shown by shading. Oriented with north toward the upper right. Imperfect: Hole in center. "No. 11." Includes index to points of interest, inset of "A general plan of the island of Castle William shewing its situation with respect to the adjacent islands," 1:6,000, and two cross section views. LC Maps ...

    • Contributor: Montrésor, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1771
  • [Map of defenses of New York Island from Fort Washington to Fort Independence, with redoubts, etc. planned between.

    Scale ca. 1:9,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermarks. Relief shown by hachures. Shows earthworks and troops on New York Island and redoubts above Kingsbridge proposed by the British in 1777. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1163 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1777
  • Sketch of portions of seacoast of South Carolina & Georgia

    Scale 1:200,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 360 Autographed in ink: Gen. M. C. Meigs USA. Map of the coast from Bull's Bay, South Carolina, to Ossabaw Sound, Georgia, showing forts, drainage, roads, railroads, and towns. "References" at the bottom center of the map give dates on which forts were captured by the Federal forces. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through ...

    • Contributor: Lindenkohl, A.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Plan of Fort Sedgwick generally known as Fort Hell

    Scale ca. 1:3880. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 543 Shows "front [and] rear line of works," artillery positions, magazines, bomb proofs, covered ways, stockade, and sutler's tent. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: Hopkins, William Palmer
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1903
  • Map showing the defences of Savannah, on the approaches of Wilmington and Savannah Rivers, Georgia. Flag St[eame]r "Harvest Moon" Feb. 8th 1865.

    Scale 1:40,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 208.3 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. 324. Printed in the upper left margin: 39th Cong. 1st sess.-Annual Report ...

    • Contributor: United States. Navy
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1865
  • White House to Harrisons Landing /

    Relief shown by hachures. Shows fortifications, towns, roads, railroads, houses, names of residents, vegetation, drainage. At head of title: "Campaign map, Army of the Potomac, map no. 3." Description derived from published bibliography. Gift; Col. C.M. Townsend; Oct. 22, 1940. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 594.1 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: Abbot, Henry L.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • [Map of Spotsylvania and Caroline Counties, Virginia].

    Shows the names of residents. Relief shown by hachures. Date, scale, and title from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Oriented with north to the left. Pen-and-ink and pencil on a 1/2-inch grid mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H62 LC Land ownership maps, 1350 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. In pencil at top right ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 186?
  • Battle of Guildford fought on the 15 of March 1781.

    Scale ca. 1:10,800. Relief shown by hachures. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and pencil. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1514 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 650

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1781
  • Plan of Fort Anderson, Cape Fear River, N.C. showing the line of attack by the gun-boats February 18th 1865

    Scale ca. 1:5500. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 309.9 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. 184. Printed in the upper left margin: 39th Cong. 1st Sess.-Annual Report ...

    • Contributor: United States. Navy
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1865
  • A Plan of Albany, as it was in the year 1758.

    Scale 1:12,000; 1,000 ft. to an in. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Oriented with north to the right. Relief shown by shading. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1129 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 651

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1759
  • Plan of the harbor of Norfolk and Portsmouth, March 1st, 1861

    "Forwarded to Governor Letcher With Report and Inventory of Public Property at Norfolk and Portsmouth October 19, 1861, Wm. H. Peters, Commissioner." Peters' report is Document 40 in: Journals and papers of the Virginia State Convention of 1861, v. 3, Documents (JK3925 1861 .A25 1966). Also mentioned: Plan of grounds at Fort Norfolk showing location of magazine, pier, &c., June 30th, 1860, by Cassell ...

    • Contributor: Cassell, Charles E.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Beaufort harbor, North Carolina. Re-survey in June and July 1862. Corrected up to April 20th 1864

    Scale 1:20,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 308 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 11. Preliminary edition. "No. 11" is in the upper left corner. At head of title, U.S. Coast Survey, A. D. Bache, Supdt. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also ...

    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • View of Vicksburg and plan of the canal, fortifications & vicinity

    Scale 1:63,360. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 294 Indicates fortifications, location, type and names of boats, roads, railroads, levees, drainage, vegetation, and the names of a few residents. Inset: [View of Vicksburg] 17 x 54 cm. Inscribed in the lower right hand corner "Major David C. Houston, Chief Engineer, 19th Army Corps, with the compliments from the author." Description derived from published bibliography. ...

    • Contributor: Wrotnowski, L. A.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • [Coast of New England from Cape Elizabeth, Me. to Newburyport, Mass.

    Scale ca. 1:130,000. Relief shown by hachures. LC copy imperfect: Deterioration along fold and edges. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 816 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: Des Barres, Joseph F. W. (Joseph Frederick Wallet) - Des Barres, Joseph F. W.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1776
  • How the war commenced and how near it is ended.

    Map shows most of the United States with the Confederate States emphasized in gray and black. Includes text. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Acquisitions control no. 91-11 Vault CW3

    • Contributor: National Union Executive Committee (U.S.) - Marian S. Carson Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Appomattox Court House. [1865]

    Scale 1:21,120. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 525.2 Detailed map of the environs of Appomattox Court House showing roads, railroads, houses and names of residents, drainage, and woodlands. Troop positions are not depicted. Annotated by an unknown hand to indicate a few positions, including "Grant Hd Qrs." Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster ...

    • Contributor: Michler, N. (Nathaniel) - Weyss, J. E. - Michler, N.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1867
  • Lloyd's official map of the state of Virginia from actual surveys by order of the executive, 1828 & 1859 /

    Relief shown by hachures. Differs from other 1862 edition in including a warning to the right of the map title, and a list of new maps to the left, and lacking "Deviation of the magnetic needle . . ." and "Memoranda" describing the sources and projection used to make the map. Prime meridian: Washington. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 465.1, S175 Includes text, ...

    • Contributor: Lloyd, James T. - Powell, W. Angelo
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862