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  • Plan of the battle of Gaine's Mill, Virginia fought June 27th, 1862.

    Concerns the Battle of Gaines Mill, Hanover County, Va., one of the Seven Days' Battles, 26 June-1 July 1862.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1870
  • General map of Charleston Harbor, South Carolina, showing rebel defences and obstructions /

    Depths shown by gradient tints. Shows location of sunken ships. Printed in upper left margin: 39th Cong. 1st Sess. --- Annual Report of the Secretary of the Navy. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 370.1 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: Willenbücher, Eugene
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1865
  • Petersburg and Five Forks. [1864-1865]

    Scale 1:42,240. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 607.8, 607.9 In this issue, the map is printed on a yellow background with rivers colored green. Detailed topographic map showing Confederate works in red and Union fortifications in blue, houses, fences, names of residents, drainage, vegetation, hachures, railroads, roads, and the street pattern of Petersburg. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library ...

    • Contributor: Michler, N.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1867
  • Map showing the route of the late expedition, commanded by Rear Admiral Porter, U.S.N., in attempting to get into the Yazoo River by the way of Steel's Bluff [i.e., Bayou] and Deer ...

    Scale ca. 1:500,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 295.2 From Report of the Secretary of the Navy, with an appendix, containing reports from officers. December, 1863 (Washington, Government Printing Office, 1863). opp. p. 455. Inset: Plan showing the place from which Gunboats first commenced to fall back, to open communications behind them, which had been obstructed. Scale ca. 1:36,000. 10 x 7 cm. ...

    • Contributor: United States. Navy
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • One hundred & fifty miles around Richmond. 10th ed.

    [Scale ca. 1:880,000]. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 632.4 "Tenth edition 3000 of Magnus' all around map." Cover title of accompanying envelope: Magnus' half dollar portfolio. For the Army of the Potomac. Containing a new military map: 150 miles around Richmond and 1200 miles of southern territory in smaller circles, acknowledged for the best published, and the glorious Union packet inside . . ...

    • Contributor: Magnus, Charles
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 186?
  • Siege of Yorktown [Virginia].

    Illustrates the positions of the Union and Confederate armies in York County, Va., around Yorktown, showing entrenchments and redoubts.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Carte du port et havre de Boston avec les côtes adjacentes, dans laquel on a tracée les camps et les retranchemens occupé, tant par les Anglois que par les Américains.

    Scale ca. 1:22,000. Hand colored. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. "Cette carte à été copié sur un plan original apporté à la cour d'Angleterre ... " Shows location of British and American forces. Indexed for points of interest. Soundings shown in fathoms. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 923 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster ...

    • Contributor: Beaurain
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1776
  • Approaches to Vicksburg and Rebel defences

    Scale 1:20,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 278 Indicates fortifications, names and positions of boats, roads, streets, railroads, canal across De Soto Point, houses, vegetation, drainage, and relief by hachures. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: Fendall, C.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Military reconnaissance in the vicinity of Gauley Bridge, Department of western Virginia, Brig. Genl. W. S. Rosecrans, comd'g., Sept. 11th to Nov. 15, 1861

    Scale 1:63,360. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 695 "United States forces" are colored blue, and "Confederate forces & works" are red. Shows Union headquarters, towns, roads, houses, names of residents, drainage, and relief by hachures. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: Raynolds, W. F.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1879
  • Map of Macon, Ga. and vicinity.

    Shows fortifications in the Macon area. Title on verso. Oriented with north to the right. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), S87, 190 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Pen and ink and pencil, separated along fold lines, mounted on cloth and laminated. Title on verso obscured by mounting.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Historical sketch of the rebellion. May 1862.

    Scale ca. 1:5,850,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 34 Indicates "limits of loyal states in July 1861," "limits occupied by United States forces March 1st 1862," "limits occupied by United States forces May 15th 1862," railroads, rivers, names and boundaries of states, and principal towns. See also entry nos. 35, 36, 39, 40, 40.1, and 49. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also ...

    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Plan of the entrance of Barataria, with a projected battery proposed by Col. G.T. Ross.

    Depths shown by soundings. Shows the American encampment, place of the projected battery, and ship routes. Pen-and-ink and water color, mounted on paper. Includes index to projected battery. In pencil in lower right hand corner: 1416. Imperfect: Folded down the middle, with losses along fold line. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1812
  • Map showing the entrenchments around Wilmington /

    Scale 1:7,920; 8 in. to 1 mile. Manuscript; pen-and-ink, watercolor, and pencil. Copy imperfect: Ink stained. Relief shown by hachures. Oriented with north toward the upper left. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 317.7 From the papers of Joseph Roswell Hawley. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 651/1; 650/2; 651/3; 650/4; 700/2

    • Contributor: Turner, L. C.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Map of Kentucky and Tennessee.

    Scale ca. 1:6,200,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 216.6 From Century illustrated monthly magazine, v. 34, Aug. 1887. p. 596. Title in the lower margin: Map of Hood's invasion of Tennessee. General map. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Vicinity of Brandy Station, Culpeper Co., Va. : showing battle-field of June 9th 1863.

    Relief shown by hachures. Shows location of troop lines. 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. c.1, July 2002, W.F. Lee (April 1926), gift; Map Cataloging Team; c.2, photocopy, LVA; c.3, photocopy, LVA. c.1, map accession ...

    • Contributor: Strobridge & Co. Lith
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Boston, its environs and harbour, with the rebels works raised against that town in 1775,

    Scale ca. 1:24,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 911 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 100; 651/1; 650/2; 650/3; 651/4; 650/5

    • Contributor: Page, Thomas Hyde
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1775
  • Bacon's large print war map showing 50 miles round Washington and Richmond.

    Scale ca. 1:480,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 484 Map of eastern Virginia and part of Maryland, showing engagements by crossed swords, fortifications surrounding Richmond, routes of the opposing armies to Petersburg, roads, railroads, towns, drainage, and relief by hachures. A few important Civil War sites are underlined in red. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web ...

    • Contributor: Bacon & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Map showing route taken by U.S. prisoners of war, Feby. 1864, when sent from Richmond, Va., to Andersonville, Georgia.

    Depicts railroad lines from Raleigh, N.C., through South Carolina and Georgia, highlighting in purple ink the particular train route Sneden took as a prisoner.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Plan of the city of Philadelphia and its environs shewing its defences during the years 1777 & 1778, together with the siege of Mud Island on the River Delaware.

    Scale ca. 1:14,400. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown by shading. "To the Honble. Sir William Howe K.B. general and commander in chief of all His Majesty's forces within the colonies laying on the Atlantic Ocean from Nova Scotia to West Florida inclusive, &ca. &ca. [Signed:] John Montrésor, chief engineer in America." Imperfect: Fort Mifflin on Great Mud Island is almost entirely cut off. ...

    • Contributor: Nicole, Pierre
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1778
  • Map of a part of eastern North Carolina from a map in progress /

    LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 304.66. Relief shown by hachures. Shows names of some residents. Covers area south of Chowan River, north of Neuse River, and east of Wilson, North Carolina. At head of title: Chief Engineers Office D.N.V., Maj. Gen. J.F. Gilmer, Chief Engineer. Shows roads, railroads, towns and villages, woodland, rivers and streams, and houses. Principal rivers are colored blue, and ...

    • Contributor: Campbell, Albert H.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Map of a part of Brunswick County, N.C.

    "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. 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 site as a raster image. ...

    • Contributor: Confederate States of America. Army. Dept. of Northern Virginia. Chief Engineer's Office
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Map of the Confederate lines from Fort Gregg to Mrs. Price's : [Virginia] /

    Relief shown by hachures. Shows portions of the fortifications of Richmond. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 630 Pen-and-ink on tracing linen, mounted on paper. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: Hoffmann, J. Paul
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 186?
  • Civil War, 1861-1865

    Scale ca. 1:3,920,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 87.6 Copyright Apr. 12, 1912. Map indicates military movements and principal battles. Union movements are colored yellow and Confederate movements red. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: Tooker, M. W.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1912
  • [Plan of the encampment and position of the army under His Excelly. Lt. General Burgoyne at Swords House on Hudson's River on Septr. 17th, with the positions of that part of the ...

    Scale ca. 1:14,400. Title from engraved copy published by William Faden, 1780. (Faden 68). Manuscript, pen-and-ink. Relief shown by hachures. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1180 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
  • Seat of war in the environs of Philadelphia:

    Scale ca. 1:656,000. Relief shown pictorially. Prime meridian: London. "For the London magazine, 1777." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1314 Vault AACR2: 100; 651/1; 651/2

    • Contributor: Kitchin, Thomas
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1777