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  • Guide leaflets for the tour of historic Civil War defenses, Washington D.C.

    Relief shown by contours on some maps. Title from title sheet (sheet #1). Facsims. of Civil War fortification maps of Washington D.C. Original version: [S.l. : s.n., 1861?-1865]. LC sheets imperfect: Use-worn, punch-holed in left margin, rubber-stamped on verso to indicate sheet numbers. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 689 Sheets variously include notes, captions, and/or index of facilities. Available also through the Library ...

    • Contributor: United States. Office of National Capital Parks
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1938

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  • Plan of fortifications at Augusta, Ga.

    Pen and ink. Savannah River drawn in blue pencil. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), S47, 147 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. In pencil at upper right corner: 61. Imperfect: Fold-lined, mounted on paper.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • The Seat of war in New England, by an American volunteer, with the marches of the several corps sent by the Colonies towards Boston, with the attack on Bunkers-Hill.

    Scale ca. 1:450,000. Hand colored. Prime meridian: Boston. Relief shown by hachures. Includes "Plan of Boston Harbour, from an actual survey" and "Plan of the town of Boston with the attack on Bunkers-Hill in the peninsula of Charlestown, the 17th of June, 1775." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 813 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1775
  • [Map of the counties of Bertie and Hertford and part of the county of Northampton, North Carolina].

    "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. ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Richmond, Henrico County, Manchester and Springhill, Chesterfield Co. (Virginia) /

    From the Illustrated London news, Sept. 7, 1861. Relief shown by hachures. Shows buildings, railroads and roads. 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. April 2003, Map Cataloging Team. Civil War project no.: lva00128. Conservation: Etherington ...

    • Contributor: Ettling, Theodor
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • [Map of a part of Greenbrier County, West Va. /

    Drawn with pencil and ink on blue-lined paper. Shows towns, roads, rivers and mountains. Not drawn to scale. One of a series of eight maps of southwestern Virginia and West Virginia. Originally in envelope with notations: "Maps of various kinds by residents of western Virginia. Found among a few books &c which had belonged to Genl. Loring. This statement made by Mr. John Hart." ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Map showing the location of battle fields of Virginia /

    Shows Civil War battlefields (1861-1865), Chesapeake & Ohio Railroad lines, distinguishing between those which are pre-war and post-war, other railroads during the war, plank roads, turnpikes, other roads and light houses.

    • Contributor: Chesapeake and Ohio Railway Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1892
  • Atlas of the war of the Rebellion giving Union and Confederate armies by actual surveys by the Union and Confederate engineers, and approved by the officers in command, of all the maps ...

    Relief shown by contours, shading, and hachures on some maps. "This volume will contain over seven hundred maps, showing all the battle-fields from 1861-to 1865." "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1892, by J.A. Caldwell, in the office of the Librarian of Congress, at Washington." This atlas comprises the first 40 plates of the U.S. War Department's Atlas to Accompany the ...

    • Contributor: United States. War Department
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1892

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  • Map of army operations Atlanta campaign between Cassville and Mariette and vicinity

    Scale 1:285,120. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 132.6 Map of Bartow, Cherokee, Paulding, and Cobb counties, Georgia, showing location and date of battles, entrenchments, towns, roads, railroads, drainage, and relief by hachures. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: Western and Atlantic Railroad Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Plan of the battle of Chancellorsville. Virginia position, 5 p.m., 2nd May 1863.

    Sneden uses his usual eye for detail in showing the nature of the terrain with crop fields, woods, areas of felled trees, roads, and waterways in the vicinity of the Battle of Chancellorsville. He particularly emphasizes the positions of the following corps in the U.S. Army of the Potomac: 2nd Corps (commanded by Winfield Scott Hancock), 3rd Corps (commanded by Daniel Edgar Sickles), 5th ...

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • [Differents camps de l'armée de York-town à Boston.

    Scale ca. 1:125,000. Title from manuscript label on verso as originally mounted. Hand colored. Oriented with north toward the upper right. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 100; 440; 651/1

    • Contributor: Soulés, François
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1787
  • Andersonville Prison

    Detailed plan of Andersonville Prison Camp, showing Sweetwater Lick to the north, and the Southwestern & Enfaula Railroad to the east. Shows the main forts, stockade and cemetery.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Plan of the Battle of Cedar Mountain, Virginia, August 9th, 1862.

    The newly-organized Union Army of Virginia under Gen. John Pope had as its mission to draw Lee's focus and forces away from the defense of Richmond. To that end, the army began moving toward Gordonsville in July, planning to approach the Confederate capital from the north. Realizing the seriousness of his position, with McClellen in front of him and Pope on his left flank, ...

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Siege of Port Hudson

    The map shows the Union troops on land and water surrounding Confederate fortifications at Port Hudson, La., on the Mississippi River, approximately 25 miles north of Baton Rouge. The Union XIX Corps under Gen. Banks had its first engagement May 26th on the Bayou Sara Road, and laid siege to the fort on May 27th. Confederate Gen. Franklin Gardner surrendered Port Hudson on July ...

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Dakota Territory /

    Shows extent of public land surveys and historical notes and dates regarding exploration routes, battlegrounds, and Native American treaties and reservations. Relief shown by hachures. Gift; Miss Eleanor Sherman Fitch; July 7, 1942. Originally printed on 2 sheets 54 x 96 cm. and 58 x 96 cm., sheets joined horizontally to form 1 map. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), S194 Available also through ...

    • Contributor: Durage, Julius J.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1878
  • Map showing the defences of Savannah, on the approaches of Wilmington and Savannah Rivers, Georgia. Flag St[eame]r "Harvest Moon" Feb. 8th 1865.

    Scale 1:40,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 208.3 From Message of the President of the United States, and accompanying documents, to the two houses of Congress, at the commencement of the first session of the thirty-ninth Congress. -Report of the Secretary of the Navy (Washington, Government Printing Office, 1865). fol. p. 324. Printed in the upper left margin: 39th Cong. 1st sess.-Annual Report ...

    • Contributor: United States. Navy
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1865
  • 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
  • Plan of the prison. March 1, 1864.

    Map shows the plan of Andersonville Prison Camp including the stockade, the town of Anderson Station on the Macon and Americus Rail Road, the locations of Confederate units serving as guards, and the headquarters of camp commandant Maj. Henry Wirz.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Plan of the Battle of Five Forks, Va., March 31st 1865 and 1st April.

    Map shows view from Petersburg to Five Forks, Va. As part of an overall plan to force the Confederate troops out of their Petersburg trenches, on March 30, 1865, Gen. Sheridan's troops advanced on Dinwiddie Court House and Five Forks. They were met by Confederate forces under Pickett near Five Forks on March 31st. On April 1st, having heard of his opponent's heavy reinforcement ...

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • [Richmond east to Charles City C. H.].

    Scale 1:63,360. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 645 Two printed sheets dated May 19 and 27, 1864, joined together forming a continuous map. Roads, railroads, houses and names of residents, drainage, and towns are indicated. The map has been annotated with colored pencils to show the routes of the 2nd, 5th, 6th, 9th, and 18th corps. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also ...

    • Contributor: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Hd. Qrs. D. and [A. Tenn.] Aug. 30, 1864, 8 a.m. : [Pencil sketch showing the location of the Headquarters, Department of the Tennessee, on Flint River near Jonesboro, Georgia].

    Remainder of title from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pencil drawn on 3/8 in. numbered grid. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), S82, 180 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. In manuscript at bottom: Logan's Corps is across the Flint River - the 16th is on the right of the main Jonesboro road - and the 17th ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Route from Manassas to Centreville, August 28th to 31st.

    Depicts the path General Samuel Heintzelman took during August 23rd to 31st from Manassas Junction in Prince William County, Va., traveling toward Centreville in Fairfax County, Va., directly before and during the Second Battle of Manassas or Bull Run.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • One hundred & fifty miles around Richmond. 12 ed.

    [Scale ca. 1:880,000]. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 632.5 "Twelfth edition 3000 of Magnus' all around map." "Dedicated to the gallant soldiers fighting to suppress the Rebellion." Description derived from published bibliography. Includes portraits of Generals Grant, Meade, and Hancock. Includes 8 inset maps of southern cities. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: Magnus, Charles
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 186?
  • S.E. portion of Virginia and N.E. portion of N'th Carolina /

    Covers Tidewater Region (Va.) and Albemarle Sound Region (N.C.). Shows fortifications, settlements, roads, railroads, canals, streams, swamps, and distances. Pen-and-ink (black, red) and watercolors (blue, green). Mounted under gauze covering, shellacked. Includes text of "Military considerations" for isolating Norfolk (Va.) by capturing Suffolk (Va.). LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 476 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: Worret, Ch.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • [Preliminary sketch of a portion of the Belle Grove or Cedar Creek battlefield area].

    Shows fortifications and names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. Title, date, and scale from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pencil on sheet of paper from notebook, lined on right recto and left verso, and mounted on cloth. Watermark: Coat-of-arms. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H197 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. In pencil on verso: ...

    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864