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  • The coast of West F[lorid]a and Louisiana. The Peninsula and Gulf of Florida or Channel of Bahama with the [Bah]ama I[s]lands.

    Scale ca. 1:1,390,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially and by hachures. Soundings shown in fathoms. "The soundings along the Florida coast, shoals, islands, and reefs are in feet." "DG.4." LC copy mounted on cloth backing and brittle on edges. Pictorial map. Appears in the author's The American atlas. 1776. Annotated on verso: Dep[t] of State. Jeffries. Bahamas. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1608 ...

    • Contributor: Jefferys, Thomas - Sayer, Robert
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1776
  • The Coast of West Florida and Louisiana : the Peninsula and Gulf of Florida or Channel of Bahama with the Bahama Islands /

    Relief shown pictorially. Soundings shown in fathoms. "The soundings along the Florida coast, shoals, islands, and reefs are in feet." Pictorial map. Appears in: The North American Atlas / William Faden. London : For W. Faden, 1777. no. 34. This map is reproduced in the American Atlas. London, 1776. no. 25. Printed in upper right margin: D.G.4. Lowery, 578 LC Maps of North America, ...

    • Contributor: Jefferys, Thomas - Sayer, Robert
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1775
  • A sketch of the navigation from Swan Pt. to the River Elk at the head of Chesapeak Bay. Sketch of the River Elk, at the head of Chesapeak Bay.

    Scale ca. 1:72,000 and ca. 1:30,500. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Annotated in handwriting of Admiral Lord Howe: By Mr. Hunter, master of the Eagle. Depths shown by soundings. Navigable channels outlined in pale red wash. Shows landing of the King's troops, opposite Cecil Court House, and Head Qurs. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1413 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site ...

    • Contributor: Hunter, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1777
  • 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
  • A map of the new governments of East & West Florida /

    Shows Indian villages, Fort Mobile, "la Balise Ft., Pensacola," "Old Town," and "New Town," rivers and inlets, anchorages, and soundings. Relief shown by contours. Prime meridian: London. From the Gentleman's Magazine and Historical Chronicle (November, 1763), vol. 33. Lowery, 440 LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1618 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy imperfect: Darkened ...

    • Contributor: Gibson, J. (John) - Gibson, J.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1763
  • York River and Mobajack [sic] Bay, Va. /

    Depths shown by soundings. Shows roads, settlements, farmsteads with residents' names, battery on North River tributary, and low-water line. Title (in ink handwriting) from verso. Pen-and-ink (black and red). Oriented with north to the right. Imperfect: Fold-lined. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 672.5 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: Humphreys, A. A. (Andrew Atkinson) - Franklin, William Buel - United States. Army. Corps of Topographical Engineers - Humphreys, A. A.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Union army's march on Gettysburg from Frederick, Md.

    Regional view shows paths taken by different segments of the Union army on a march from Frederick, Md., to Gettysburg, Pa., as well as the location of the Confederate army units in the vicinity. The Union troops were under the commands of Reynolds, Howard, Sickles, Slocum, Hancock, Sykes and Gregg.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863-06-30
  • McConnell's Historical maps of the United States /

    Wall maps. Relief shown by hachures. "On each map is a brief history of the period shown." "Copyright James McConnell"--On most maps. Publication date inferred from rubber-stamped date: Feb. 17, 1919. Sheet edges mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Some maps include inset. Maps nos. 35, 36, 37, and 38 published separately in ...

    • Contributor: Mcconnell Map Co. - McConnell, James
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1919
  • Sketch of hill to be used for gov't fortification on Queen's Farm : [Washington D.C.].

    Relief shown by hachures. Pen-and-ink and lead pencil. Lead pencilled note, ill., and watercolored areas on verso. In upper left corner: 211, L. Sheet 11. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 691.8 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault DCP

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1860
  • [Mount Desert Island and neighboring coast of Maine.

    Scale ca. 1:49,000. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. LC copy imperfect: Deteriorated along fold, upper margin, and lower portion of map; part of left and right margins trimmed off. Shows coast of Hancock County, Maine. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 861 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
  • The Wilderness, May 5 & 6, 1864.

    Scale not given. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 665.4 From: History of the ninety-third regiment, New York volunteer infantry, 1861-1865 / David H. King, A. Judson Gibbs, Jay H. Northup. Milwaukee, Wis., Swain & Tate Co., 1895. Map indicates three positions of the regiment during the engagement. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster ...

    • Contributor: King, David H. - Gibbs, A. Judson - Northup, Jay H.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1895
  • Plan of the attack on Ft. Sumter, April 6th, 1863.

    Map shows a regional view of Charleston Harbor including Confederate fortifications and Union naval vessels. This April 1863 atttack by Union ironclads was unsuccessful.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863-04-06
  • A map of the land abt. Red Stone and Fort Pitt,

    Scale ca. 1:600,000. Title from verso. Manuscript, pen-and-ink. Relief shown pictorially. The title, land tract boundaries with owners' initials, and some place names have been identified as annotations by George Washington made ca. 1780. The author and date of the manuscript map is not known; reference sources indicate between 1758 and 1771. Phillips. Maps of America p. 713 LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, ...

    • Contributor: Washington, George - Crawford, William
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1780
  • Carte de la nouvelle Georgia.

    Scale ca. 1:1,850,000. "Longitude occidentale du meridien de Paris." "Tome I, no. 38." From the author's Le petit atlas maritime. 1764. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1593 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: Bellin, Jacques Nicolas
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1764
  • The line of the Rappahannock, 30th April 1863 Showing position of Union and Rebel armies at and near Fredericksburg, Va.

    This map shows the location of the two armies on the eve of the Chancellorsville Campaign. Union Gen. Hooker has moved his forces via Kelly's Ford into position south of the Rappahannock near Chancellorsville, Va., to launch what he believes will be a rear attack on Gen. R. E. Lee's Fredericksburg stronghold. Meanwhile Federal forces under Sedgwick continue a diversionary frontal assault on Fredericksburg. ...

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863-04-30
  • A tracing relating to Fort Washington or Knyphausen.

    Scale ca. 1:9,300. Alternate title from William Faden's Catalogue of a curious and valuable collection: The northern part of the island of New York. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Title and construction lines in pencil. Has watermarks. Relief shown by hachures. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1161 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 100; 651

    • Contributor: Sauthier, Claude Joseph
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1776
  • 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
  • [Map of Fort Sanders, Knoxville, Tennessee, showing the Confederate assault of Nov. 29, 1863].

    Detailed city map showing streets, railroads, all buildings (major ones identified), larger land tracts with owners' names, and streams. Title adapted from title in R.W. Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. On verso in lead pencil: Drawn by John G. Orth (Arcadia, Ohio). Went with Army 8/22/1862 for 3 yrs. Mustered out with Company 6/24/1865. Pen-and-ink (black/red) and lead pencil. Mounted under rice-paper covering, fold-lined. ...

    • Contributor: Orth, John G.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • [War telegram marking map.].

    [Scale ca. 1:490,000]. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 465.8 6th improved edition. Edition statement is printed at the top of the map. Includes additional place names. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: Louis Prang and Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • [B]alloon view of the attack on Fort Darling in the James River, by Commander Rogers's [sic] [i.e., Rodger's] gun-boat flotilla, "Galena," "Monitor," etc. [May 16, 1862]

    Not drawn to scale. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 541.2 From Harper's weekly, v. 6, May 31, 1862. p. [337] This view was acquired by the Library of Congress in 1948 with the purchase of the papers and maps of Maj. Jedediah Hotchkiss. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Map of Mecklenburg Co., Va.

    "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 - Campbell, Albert H. (Albert Henry) - Graves, H. M.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Map of the battle field of Gettysburg. [July 1st, 2nd, and 3rd 1863]

    Scale 1:15,840. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 339 From Jacobs, Michael. Notes on the rebel invasion of Maryland and Pennsylvania . . . Philadelphia, J. B. Lippincott, 1864. Indicates Union positions in red and Confederate positions in blue, Union artillery positions, roads, railroads, houses and names of residents, drainage, and vegetation. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress ...

    • Contributor: J. Lippincott Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Map of the field of operations of Gregg's (Union) & Stuart's (Confederate) cavalry at the battle of Gettysburg, July 3, 1863

    Scale 1:12,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 357.3 "For sale by Woeltje & Cutting, 115 Pearl Street, New York." Copyright no. 18292, Aug. 4, 1888. This map is based on the map surveyed by Frank O. Maxson under the direction of John B. Bachelder (entry no. 327), but with the addition of hachures. Names of land owners are overprinted in red. Cavalry positions ...

    • Contributor: Woeltje and Cutting
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1888
  • Quatre positions de la flotte française et positions de la flotte anglaise.

    Scale not given. Title from manuscript label on verso as originally mounted. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1021 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 440; 651/1; 651/2

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1780
  • [Map of the coast of South Carolina, from Charleston to Savannah].

    Title, date, and scale from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Portion of an unidentified printed map showing roads, railroads, towns, and drainage. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), S126 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. Handwritten note in lower right corner: From Chief Engrs. O[ff.] Mil'y. Divn. Miss: O. M. [Poe] Bvt. Col. & [Chf. Engr.] 67.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 186?