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  • Map of the defences of Charleston city and harbor, showing also the works erected by the U.S. forces in 1863 and 1864 /

    At bottom of map: View off North Channel, Fort Sumter 3 1/2 miles distant, bearing W. 3/4 N., Febry. 18th 1865. Description derived from published bibliography. Shows drainage, vegetation, roads, railroads, soundings, shoals, channels, forts, batteries, picket line of the U.S. forces, plan of the city with the "effective, annoying [and] extreme range" of guns from Cumming's Point. The obstructions in the channel are ...

    • Contributor: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 186?
  • Map of the battle ground of Greenbrier River /

    Oriented with north to upper right. Sketch map showing Confederate camps and batteries, positions of union and Confederate troops during engagements and drawings of principal buildings, roads 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.), 697 Parrish & Willingham. Confederate imprints, ...

    • Contributor: McRae, A. T.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Atlantic coast of the United States (in four sheets) : sheet no. IV, Mosquito Inlet to Key West.

    LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 47.46 Description derived from published bibliography. At head of title: U.S. Coast Survey, A. D. Bache, Supt. 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 21. "No. 21" has been dropped from the upper left corner. "No. 4" and "Electrotype ...

    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Statistical map of the United States of America

    Scale ca. 1:6,400,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 62.6 The following categories of statistics are given for the United States and individual states: Population in 1860; Vote for President in 1860; Men furnished in war of 1861-'5; Volunteers; Substitutes; Personal service; Commutation; Bounty men; U.S. bounty paid in 1861-'5; Local bounty paid in 1861-'5; Proportion of white soldiers to white population in 1860; ...

    • Contributor: Cowdon, James S.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1888
  • Course of the river Mississippi, from the Balise to Fort Chartres; taken on an expedition to the Illinois, in the latter end of the year 1765.

    Scale ca. 1:890,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially and by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Prime meridian: New Orleans and Ferro. Shows historic points of interest. Includes descriptive notes and "Depths of the Mississippi." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 780 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 651/1; 700/1

    • Contributor: Ross
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1765
  • Part of northern Georgia : no. 2 /

    Covers a portion of northwestern Georgia and adjacent Alabama to the west of Atlanta. Relief shown by hachures. Endorsed (facsim.): Official issue. Wm. C. Margedant, Capt. & Supt. "Lithographed Topo'l Eng'r Office, Head-Quarters, Dep't of the Cumberland." Liquid staining along center fold and edges. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), S22, 129.74 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster ...

    • Contributor: Merrill, W. E.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Fredericksburg-Spotsylvania Battlefield National Monument, Virginia

    Scale 1:24,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 555.8 "Advanced sheet. Subject to correction." Detailed topographic map. Contour interval 10 feet. The base map is printed in brown, and place names are in black. Troop positions and movements are not indicated. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: Geological Survey (U.S.)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1934
  • Mississippi River

    Scale 1:40,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 48.4, 48.5 U.S. Coast Survey, chart no. 3017, 3018. Sheet no. at head of each title. Detailed river chart indicating field patterns and vegetation along the shore lines. Sheet no. 1: "No. 29 No. 3017 price 20 cents"; Sheet no. 2: "No. 30. No. 3018 price 20 cents" is printed in the upper left corner. Available ...

    • Contributor: Gerdes, F. H.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • The Battle of Chancellorsville, Virginia position of Union Army, 2nd May 1863.

    Shows the position of Union troops on the second day of the Battle of Chancellorsville, including Oliver Otis Howard's 11th Corps, Daniel Edgar Sickles' 3rd Corps, George Gordon Meade's 5th Corps, Henry Warner Slocum's 12th Corps, cavalry troops of William Woods Averell, David McMurtrie Gregg, and Wesley Merritt, and Joseph Hooker's headquarters.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • A correct map of the United States of North America; including the British and Spanish territories, carefully laid down agreeable to the treaty of 1784.

    Scale ca. 1:10,000,000. Prime meridian: London. Relief shown pictorially. "Engraved for Bankes's New system of universal geography, published by royal authority." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 756 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 651

    • Contributor: Bowen, Thomas
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1780
  • Plano de la plaza y ciudad de Santo Domingo, capital de la isla Española;

    Scale ca. 1:6,000. Hand colored. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Oriented with north toward the upper left. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1910 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes index to points of interest and history note. Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: López De Vargas Machuca, Tomás
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1785
  • [Topographical map of the District of Columbia and adjacent areas in Virginia, showing fortifications] /

    Shows names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. Title from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H182 Pen-and-ink on tracing linen, mounted on cloth. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Map of the battlefield of Perryville, Ky. : Major General Don Carlos Buell commanding the U.S. forces, General Braxton Bragg commanding the Confederate forces. October 8th 1862 /

    "Authorities: surveys by Edward Ruger and Anton Kilp [and] official reports of officers of both armies." "Julius Bien & Co., photo lith." Annotated in red and blue to show Union and Confederate positions. Description derived from published bibliography. Map gives "position of General Gilbert's corps on the evening of October 7th" and the positions of both the Union and Confederate troops "on the 8th ...

    • Contributor: Ruger, Edward
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1877
  • Greene Co., Virginia /

    Shows roads, settlements, rural householders' names, and streams. Does not show military features. Relief shown by hachures. "November 1863." Believed to have been prepared by Jedediah Hotchkiss. Pen-and-ink (black and red) and lead pencil. Drawn on an approx. 1-cm. grid. Rubber-stamped on recto: U.S. Geological Survey Library 1887--cancelled. Annotated in lead pencil at edges: C-15; in lead pencil in upper right corner: (206); in ...

    • Contributor: Confederate States of America. Army of Northern Virginia. Corps, 2Nd. Engineer Office
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Chart showing the entrance of Rear Admiral Farragut into Mobile Bay. 5th of August 1864

    Scale ca. 1:22,500. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 110 Detailed map showing five positions and the tracks of the vessels during the sea battle, obstructions, channels, banks, and shoals. Includes small views of the "Iron-clad Tennessee," Federal ship colliding with the Ram Tennessee, a vessel sailing past what appears to be Mobile Point, and a general view of the battle. Inset: [Diagram] showing ...

    • Contributor: Weir, Robert
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • [November 9, 1944], HQ Twelfth Army Group situation map.

    Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: Allied Forces. Army Group, 12Th. Engineer Section
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1944
  • Antietam national battlefield site, Maryland

    Scale ca. 1:54,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 250.5 Map indicates the main battle lines and the tour route. Inset: Vicinity map. 5 x 6 cm. Illustrates a descriptive leaflet by the U.S. National Park Service entitled "Antietam national battlefield site, Maryland." Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: United States. National Park Service
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1959
  • A new and accurate map of New Jersey, from the best authorities.

    From The universal magazine of knowledge and pleasure (June, 1780), vol. 66. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1242 Text in pocket. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes part of New York, Pennsylvania and Delaware. Shows counties, towns and cities, road, mills, rivers and streams, ferries, bays, and inlets, beaches, Sandy Hook lighthouse, lines of division ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1780
  • Gettysburg and vicinity, showing the position of the troops July 1st and 3rd, 1863, and the land purchased and dedicated to the public by General S. Wylie Crawford and the Gettysburg Battlefield ...

    Scale ca. 1:15,840. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 335 Indicates Union troop positions and movements, points of interest on the battlefield, dwellings with names of inhabitants, drainage, fences, roads, and railroads. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: Gettysburg Battlefield Memorial Association
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • [Northern Mississippi and Alabama /

    Relief shown by hachures. Differs from G3980 1865 .L5 CW 259.5 : lacks names of cartographer and litographer. On verso in ink: Portions Alabama, Mississippi, etc., U.S. Coast Survey. 1865. 1in = 10ms., No. 4. 1865 sett [sic] 6 sheets. Stamped on verso: Gilbert Thompson. Sheet 4 of a 6-sheet series of maps used by Gilbert Thompson during the Civil War. In addition to ...

    • Contributor: Lindenkohl, A.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1865
  • Carte du Canada et des Etats-Unis de l'Amérique Septentrionale /

    Covers Canada east of Lake Superior and south of James Bay; covers U.S. north of Albemarle Bay (N.C.). Relief shown pictorially. Third state. Meridians numbered eastward from unspecified prime (Montréal at 3050E). Believed to be the earlist map to use the name United States of America (in any language). Watermarked (unclear wording with pointed cross at center of embellished circle with pendant cross). Available ...

    • Contributor: Robert De Vaugondy, Gilles
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1778
  • Strategic war points of the United States.

    Scales vary. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 18.5 Cover title: Wyld's new map of the country round Richmond and Washington. . . London, James Wyld. List of "new publications" printed on the left side of the sheet. Lists of other maps appear inside the cover and attached to the verso. Signed "H. H. Horton" on the verso. Description derived from published bibliography. Available ...

    • Contributor: Wyld, James
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • [January 10, 1945], HQ Twelfth Army Group situation map.

    Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: Allied Forces. Army Group, 12Th. Engineer Section
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1945
  • Carte réduite des débouquemens de St. Domingue dressée pour le service des vaisseaux du roy. Par ordre de M. le duc de Choiseul, colonel général des suisses et grisons, ministre de la ...

    Scale ca. 1:1,100,000. Relief shown pictorially. Depths shown by soundings. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1857 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. "Longitude occidentale de Paris." "No. 74." Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: Bellin, Jacques Nicolas
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1768
  • Part of New Jersey.

    Scale ca. 1:80,000; 100 chains to 1 in. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Imperfect: Edges torn. Shows rivers, roads, and bridges of Monmouth and Ocean counties. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1261 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 651/1; 651/2; 650/3

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1770