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  • The field of Antietam.

    Scale ca. 1:48,500. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 251 From Century illustrated monthly magazine, v. 32, June 1886. p. 290. Shows batteries, troop positions and movements, names of commanders, roads, street pattern of Sharpsburg, drainage, vegetation, relief by hachures, houses, names of residents, and fences. Chronology of events appears below the map. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of ...

    • Contributor: Wells, Jaco
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1886
  • Map of the state of Virginia /

    "August 1863." "Lith. by Chas. G. Krebs." Accompanied by cover: Map of Virginia / compiled in the office of the United States Coast Survey. Washington, D.C. : W.H. & O.H. Morrison : 15 x 10 cm. Also covers Delaware, Maryland, West Virginia and parts of adjacent states. Shows cities and towns, roads, rivers, and relief by hachures. Map has concentric circles centered on Richmond, ...

    • Contributor: Nicholson, W. L. - Bache, A. D. (Alexander Dallas) - Krebs, Charles G. - United States Coast Survey - W.H. & O.H. Morrison (Firm)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • This map of the peninsula between Delaware & Chesopeak Bays, with the said bays and shores adjacent drawn from the most accurate surveys.

    Scale ca. 1:650,000. Prime meridian: Philadelphia. Inscribed "To the American Philosophical Society." Hand colored. LC copy imperfect: Deteriorated along folds. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1376 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 100; 651/1; 651/2; 710/1

    • Contributor: Churchman, John - American Philosophical Society
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1778
  • Map of the battlefield of Antietam,

    Scale ca. 1:13,300. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 252 Handwritten inscription in the upper right-hand corner reads "Lieut Crawford with compts of Lt. Wm. H. Willcox." Shows roads and streets, houses, fences, vegetation, drainage, hachures, and troop positions. Inset: [Map of the environs of Sharpsburg] 12 x 10 cm. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site ...

    • Contributor: Willcox, William H.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Map of the battlefield of Antietam

    Scale ca. 1:10,560. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 249.5 "Drawn by H. W. Mattern" in the lower right corner. "Note: Figures in black and crosses, thus (+) marked along roadsides indicate numbers of tablets. For legends on tablets showing positions of troops and their movements, see final report of the Antietam Battlefield Board to the Secretary of War, dated 1898." Detailed map of ...

    • Contributor: Antietam Battlefield Board - Cope, Emmor - Mattern, H. W.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1898
  • Map of part of Virginia, Maryland, and Delaware : from the best authorities /

    Scale ca. 1:400,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 13.4 Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1861 by E. & G.W. Blunt in the ... Southern District of New York." General map of the Chesapeake Bay region showing cities and towns, state and county boundaries, railroads, roads, canals, drainage, lighthouses, forts, and soundings. ...

    • Contributor: Heyne, Chas. (Charles) - Bien, Julius - Fillmore, Millard - E. & G.W. Blunt (Firm) - Heyne, Chas
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Johnson's Virginia, Delaware and Maryland.

    Includes ill. of "Fortress Monroe, Va." Plates 33-34. Prime meridians: Greenwich, Washington. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by isolines. Shows counties, railroads, and includes some counties of West Virginia, created in 1863. 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 ...

    • Contributor: Johnson, A. J. (Alvin Jewett)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • War map, showing the vicinities of Baltimore & Washington,

    Scale ca. 1:450,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 241.5 "Entered according to act of Congress in the year 1861 by G. M. Hopkins." General map of eastern and central Maryland, Washington, D.C., and northern Virginia. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: Hopkins, Griffith Morgan
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Pocket war map of Virginia, with portraits of Scott & his generals. Also views and plans of the principal places of note connected with the war

    Scale not given. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 449.2 "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1861 by J. H. Bufford." "No. 76, Deposited [for copyright] Sept. 27, 1861. Recorded vol. 36, page 503." General map. Decorative border includes portraits of Scott, Harney, McClellan, Sprague, Fremont, Butler, Banks, Dix, Lyon, McDowell, Mansfield, and Wool. Insets: Cairo. 4 x 6 cm.-Charleston. 4 ...

    • Contributor: Bufford, John Henry
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • The Battle of Antietam, Septr. 16th-17th, 1862.

    In this detail from a printed map, Sneden shows the movement of the Lee's Confederate line at the battle of Antietam. On September 16 the Confederates are shown east of Sharpsburg. On September 17, after a day of intense fighting, the Confederates have pulled back slightly to just outside the town of Sharpsburg. On September 18 they are shown moving toward Shepherdstown, W. Va.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862-09-16
  • Theatre of operations, Maryland Campaign, September 1862 /

    Relief shown by hachures. The numerous red and blue ink troop position symbols are believed to have been added by hand to the photocopy base maps by Genl. Ezra A. Carman. Statement at foot of base-map title is lined over in black ink: Taken from atlas accompanying war records. The base maps cover central Maryland including the regions of Baltimore, Washington D.C., Harper's Ferry, ...

    • Contributor: Mattern, H. W. - Carman, Ezra Ayers
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862

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  • J.H. Colton's topographical map of Virginia, Maryland & eastn. Tennessee : & part of adjoining states.

    "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1861 by J.H. Colton in the Clerks Office of the District Court of the United States for the Southern District of New York." "No. 2" in upper left corner. Also cover parts of Ohio, Pennsylvania, Maryland, New Jersey and North Carolina. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by isolines. This item is in the Map ...

    • Contributor: Colton, J. H. (Joseph Hutchins) - Lang & Laing Lith
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Frederick County, Maryland /

    Relief shown by hachures. Signed in ink: Copy no. 7, J.N. Macomb, Lt. Col. A.D.C. Based on Isaac Bond's map of Frederick County, Maryland, published in 1858, this map indicates towns and villages, rivers and canals, roads and turnpikes, and houses. Major rivers have been colored blue and two place names have been added in pencil. Description derived from published bibliography. Sun print. LC ...

    • Contributor: Hergesheimer, E. (Edwin) - Macomb, J. N. (John N.) - Hergesheimer, E.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Pocket map showing the probable theatre of the war

    Scale ca. 1:1,700,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 1 Map of Maryland, Delaware, and parts of Pennsylvania and Virginia, showing "camps & forts" underlined in red, "prominent places" underlined in blue, roads, railroads, drainage, towns, and boundaries. Insets: [Street pattern of the city of Baltimore] 9 x 12 cm.-[Map of the city and county of Washington, and the county of Alexandria] 13 x ...

    • Contributor: Aschbach, G. A.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • A new and accurate map of Virginia & Maryland

    Scale ca. 1:1,150,000. "No. 61." From the author's A complete atlas or distinct view of the known world. 1752. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1379 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 battlefield of Antietam, [Sept. 17, 1862]

    [Scale ca. 1:13,300]. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 253 Inscribed in longhand as follows: Obtained from Washington & presented to Gen. R. E. Lee by J. E. B. Stuart. This map was in the possession of Jedediah Hotchkiss at the time of his death. Major Hotchkiss served as topographic engineer with the Army of Northern Virginia. In July 1948, the Library of Congress ...

    • Contributor: Willcox, William H.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • [Map of a cavalry engagement near Poolesville, Md., 1862].

    This hand-drawn map accompanies a letter to Dabney's mother describing a recent foray by Jeb Stuart's cavalry into Maryland and Pennsylvania, and an encounter with Union forces when the Confederates attempted to recross the Potomac River at White's Ford, Va.

    • Contributor: Dabney, Chiswell - Saunders Family
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • The Battle of South Mountain Md. showing positions at Fox's and Turner's Gaps, Sept. 14th 1862.

    This very detailed map shows South Mountain, Turner's and Fox's gaps, and their relationships to Boonsboro and Frost town, Md. The locations of roads and buildings, many identified by owner, are included.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862-09-14
  • [Preliminary map of the Antietam battlefield area, including Sharpsburg and the adjacent territory].

    Shows names of some residents. Title and date from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pen-and-ink on tracing linen, mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H114 Imperfect: Acid offset. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1895
  • Lloyd's official map of the State of Virginia from actual surveys by order of the Executive, 1828 & 1859

    Scale ca. 1:650,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 481.2 Includes a testimonial from William A. Bryan, Chief Clerk, Post Office Department, dated February 10, 1863. 1861 editions are listed as entry nos. 450 and 450.1 and the 1862 editions as 465 and 465.1. Some of the city and town names highlighted in red. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library ...

    • Contributor: Lloyd, James T.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • [Map of Loudoun County and part of Clarke County, Va., Jefferson County and part of Berkeley County, W. Va., and parts of Montgomery and Frederick counties, Md.].

    LC Land ownership maps, 1289 Shows names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. "Copied by J. Paul Hoffmann, Top'l Office, A.N.Va." "Approved S. Howell Brown. 1st Lt. Engs. Troops in chg. Top'l. Dep't. A.N.Va. March 23rd 1864." Pen-and-ink on tracing linen mounted on cloth. Title and date from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H43 Imperfect: Liquid staining ...

    • Contributor: Brown, Samuel Howell - Hoffmann, Paul
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Sketch of the manoeuvres [sic] on Antietam and Sharpsburg, Maryland. Septr 1862.

    Shows the area from Sharpsburg east to Frederick, Md., and the positions of Lee's Confederate army as it faced McClellan's forces. The map also shows Hagerstown south to the Potomac River. The Baltimore and Ohio Railroad is also indicated.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862-09
  • Antietam /

    Relief shown by hachures. Map is annotated by hand to show the Confederate positions in red, additional hachures in pencil and blue ink,and a 3/4-inch grid. Another copy of original. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 245.95 Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. This map was in the possession of Jedediah Hotchkiss ...

    • Contributor: Michler, N. (Nathaniel) - Weyss, J. E. - Michler, N.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1867
  • Part of Washington County, Md. /

    "September 1862." Positive brown line print from original manuscript. Shows the area from Sharpsburg, Md. to Williamsport, Md. along the Potomac River. 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. Oct. 2002; source unknown (1969); Map Cataloging ...

    • Contributor: United States. Topographical Bureau
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Bacon's topographical map of the seat of war in Virginia, Maryland and Pennsylvania

    "July 1863." 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. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. Mar. 2002; D.H. Newhall, 1926, c; Map Cataloging Team.

    • Contributor: G.W. Bacon & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863