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  • Reconnaissance of "Anacostia" above Wash. Navy Yd. /

    Covers part of Anacostia River in Washington D.C. "Aug. 18th 1861." Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. India ink and blue wash. Includes note. At upper left: 211, L. Sheet 16. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 689.5 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault DCP

    • Contributor: Cluss, A.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • The Battle of Crampton's Gap 5 miles south of Turner's Gap, South Mountain, Md. September 14th 1862.

    A regional view of South Mountain in Frederick County, Md., showing the location of Crampton's Gap in relation to Sharpsburg, Middletown, Burkittsville, and Brownsville, Md. Illustrates the position of Confederate forces (Anderson's division commanded by Lafayette McLaws) and the Unions VI Corps, 1st and 2nd divisions during this engagement, part of the larger Antietam, or Maryland Campaign.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Part of map of portions of the milit'y dep'ts of Washington, Pennsylvania, Annapolis, and north eastern Virginia /

    Relief shown by shading. Shows Washington D.C. region, including western part of Maryland and northeastern Virginia. Does not show Pennsylvania with the exception of Gettysburg. Probable Confederate copy of Bureau of Topographical Engineers original. Pen-and-ink with some annotations in pencil, on 2 sheets pasted together and mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H13 Available also through the Library of Congress web ...

    • Contributor: United States. Topographical Bureau
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • The field of Sharpsburg or of the Antietam : showing the positions of the armies at 3 p.m. on September 17, 1862 /

    Annotated in red and blue to show Union and Confederate positions. Map no. X from: The story of the Civil War, vol. 2 / John C. Ropes. Boston, 1898. Relief shown by hachures. 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: Geo. W. Stadly & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1898
  • 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
  • Map of the Maryland Campaign, Sept. 3rd to 29th 1862

    Scale ca. 1:193,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 244 Annotated in different colors to show the routes between Sept. 4th and 14th of the "9th Corps, Reno,"1st Corps, Hooker," "12th Corps, Williams," "2nd Corps, Sumner," "6th Corps, Franklin," "Couch's Division," and "Sykes Division." Positive photostat of map in E. W. Sheppard's The Campaign in Virginia and Maryland, June 26th to Sept. 20th 1862 ...

    • Contributor: Sheppard, Eric W.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • [Preliminary field sketch of part of the Shepherdstown Road east of Sharpsburg].

    Relief shown by hachures. Title, date, and scale from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pen-and-ink and pencil on orange graph paper, mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H119 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1895
  • [Preliminary field sketch of part of the Antietam battlefield, north of Sharpsburg near the Toll Gate and Adam Michael's field].

    LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H120 Shows names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. Title and date from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pen-and-ink and pencil on orange graph paper, mounted on cloth. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1895
  • Map of part of Maryland and Virginia : showing the probable theatre of the war.

    From: Harper's weekly, May 4, 1861, p. 275-276. 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. Aug. 1946, Book & Print Shop, cf; Feb. 2003, Map Cataloging Team. Civil War project no.: lva00097. Conservation: Etherington Conservation Center, ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Map of Virginia, Maryland &c., seat of war, compiled from the latest maps, 1861

    Scale ca. 1:760,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 451.4 General map. Confederate imprint. Pencil note in the lower margin reads "This map was advertised in the Augusta, Ga. Daily Chronicle, Oct. 27, 1861." Includes "Table of distances." Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: Paterson, J. T.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Sketch of the action fought near Bladensberg [i.e. Bladensburg], August 24th, 1814 /

    Oriented with north to the right. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Imperfect: Tears, stains, mounted on cloth.

    • Contributor: Ormsby, Thos
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1816
  • Northwest, or no. 1, sheet of preliminary map of Antietam (Sharpsburg) battlefield. Enlarged from the "Michler" map of the war records atlas with corrections and additions

    Scale ca. 1:10,400. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 250.2 The Geography and Map Division has sheets 1 and 2 of 4 sheets. For a description of sheet 2, see Civil War Maps entry no. 250.3. Map extends from Sharpsburg north to Bakersville and shows roads and lanes, houses and names of residents, fences, drainage, and woodland. Troop positions are not noted. This map ...

    • Contributor: Antietam Battlefield Board
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1894
  • New map of the seat of war in Virginia and Maryland

    [Scale ca. 1:360,000]. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 478 Another issue. This issue contains the following additions: a) Washington is described as being "Surrounded by forts, batteries, and redoubts." b) Fredericksburg is labeled "H. 2 Rebel forces, Dec. 1862." c) "Explanation" contains the statement that "Washington City is the centre of the circles of measurement, 10 miles apart" d) Town and country names ...

    • Contributor: Bruff, Joseph Goldsborough
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Antietam /

    Scale ca. 1:31,680. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 250.4 Folded title: Antietam National Battlefield, Maryland. Relief shown by shading. Includes text, descriptive index to points of interest, and location map. Text and ill. (some col.) on verso. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. AACR2

    • Contributor: United States. National Park Service
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1980
  • [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
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Johnson's Virginia, Delaware, Maryland & West Virginia

    "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1864, by A.J. Johnson, in the Clerk's Office of the District Court of the United States for the Southern District of New York." Includes ill. of "Fortress Monroe," "General post office," "Treasury buildings," "Patent Office," and "University of Virginia." Plates 35-36. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by isolines. Shows counties, railroads, and includes some ...

    • Contributor: Johnson, A. J.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • 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.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Map of Virginia and neighboring states showing the location of battles in the Civil War 1861-1865.

    Scale ca. 1:366,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 509.4 Map of eastern Virginia and parts of North Carolina, Maryland, West Virginia, and Pennsylvania, showing "battles in which New York regiments were engaged," "railroads at time of war," and "turnpikes and plank roads." Union states are colored yellow, and Confederate states are green. Copyright no. "C1. F 22761." Description derived from published bibliography. Available ...

    • Contributor: Northrup, William P.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1912
  • A map of the most inhabited part of Virginia containing the whole province of Maryland with part of Pensilvania, New Jersey and North Carolina.

    Scale ca. 1:650,000. Hand colored. Prime meridian: Philadelphia and Curratuck Inlet. Relief shown pictorially. "To the Right Honourable, George Dunk Earl of Halifax ..." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1428 Includes distance chart added by "J. Dalrymple, London Jany. ye. 1st. 1755." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: Fry, Joshua
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1755
  • [Survey of the property of George Poffenberger and Mrs. Nicodemus in Washington County, Md.] /

    Title from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. "Copy by O.C.G from a copy by JMJ [?] of a plat in possession of Otho Poffenberger, 1891." "Scale 30 perches." Pen-and-ink and pencil, mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H121 In pencil on verso: 382. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: Downin, S. S.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1883
  • Colton's new topographical map of the states of Virginia, Maryland and Delaware, showing also eastern Tennessee & parts of other adjoining states, all the fortifications, military stations, rail roads, common roads and ...

    "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1862 by J. H. Colton." "Printed by Lang & Laing Lith., N.Y." appears in the lower left corner. Description derived from published bibliography. General map showing state and county boundaries, roads and railroads, fortifications, and place names. Drawings of ships offshore depict the Union blockade of the coast. Includes population charts for Virginia, Maryland, the ...

    • Contributor: Colton, J. H.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Southwest, or no. 2, sheet of preliminary map of Antietam (Sharpsburg) battlefield. Enlarged from "Michler" map of the war records atlas with corrections and additions

    Scale ca. 1:10,400. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 250.3 The Geography and Map Division has sheets 1 and 2 of 4 sheets. For a description of sheet 1, see Civil War Maps entry no. 250.2. Map extends from Sharpsburg south to Antietam Iron Works and shows roads and lanes, houses and names of residents, fences, and drainage. Troop positions are not noted. This ...

    • Contributor: Antietam Battlefield Board
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1895
  • Atlas of the battlefield of Antietam, prepared under the direction of the Antietam Battlefield Board, lieut. col. Geo. W. Davis, U.S.A., president, gen. E.A. Carman, U.S.V., gen. H Heth, C.S.A. Surveyed by ...

    Relief shown by contour lines. Indicates roads and streets, houses, names of residents, fences, vegetation, drainage, bridges, and fords. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Phillips, 10685 LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 248

    • Contributor: United States. War Department
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1908

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  • 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.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1867
  • Map and directory of Camp Patterson Park [Baltimore, Maryland] One Hundred and Tenth Regiment of New York Volunteers. Col. D. C. Littlejohn, commanding

    Detailed map indicating position of tents, principal buildings, wagon roads, and "earthwork intrenchments of the War of 1812." Tents are keyed by number to a list of occupants printed at the sides and bottom of the map. Includes portraits of nine officers of the regiment. Differs from G3844.B2:2P3 1862 .B8 CW 256; lacks coloration of cartouches around title, lacks illustration of tents, and lacks ...

    • Contributor: Butler, J.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862