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  • [Preliminary field sketch of part of the Antietam battlefield, in the area north of Sharpsburg].

    Shows names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures and spot heights. Title and date from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pen-and-ink and pencil on note paper, mounted between sheets of transparent paper. Printed in upper right border: War Department, Antietam Battlefield Commission, Washington. Watermark: Crane's distaff linen with image of spinning wheel. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H117 Available also through the ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1895
  • Carte de la Virginie et du Maryland.

    Scale ca. 1:880,000. Third state. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. Shows Virginia, Maryland, and "De La War counties." The third state is described in Joshua Fry's The Fry & Jefferson map of Virginia and Maryland; a facsimile of the 1st ed. ... introduction by Dumas Malone. 1966. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1433 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as ...

    • Contributor: Robert De Vaugondy, Gilles
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1776
  • 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
  • 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. Relief shown pictorially. Hand colored. Prime meridian: Philadelphia and Curratuck Inlet. "To the Right Honourable, George Dunk Earl of Halifax ... " Includes distance chart added by "J. Dalrymple, London Jany. ye 1st. 1755." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1427 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: Fry, Joshua
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1755
  • Dominia Anglorum in America Septentrionali.

    Scales vary. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. Sheet title in Latin and German. Individual map titles and text in German. Maps in English and German. From the authors' Atlas geographicvs maior. 1753-59 [i.e. 1784; v. 1, 1759] part 2, no. 85. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 83 Includes text and glossary. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster ...

    • Contributor: Homann Erben (Firm)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1759
  • Part of Carroll County, Maryland /

    Shows western two-thirds of the county including roads, railroads, towns, taverns, schools, and post offices. Manuscript, pen-and-ink on tracing linen. "Drawn from S. J. Martenet's map by John de la Camp [and from] photographs by G. Mathiot and D. Hinkle by permission of Prof. A. D. Bache, Supt. U.S. Coast Survey." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. ...

    • Contributor: Macomb, J. N.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Antietam.

    Scale 1:21,120. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 245.8 "General direction of Confederate line of battle, Sept. 16th 1862" and "(General direction of) Confederate line of battle, Sept. 17th 1862 (evening)" are hand-colored in red. Union troop positions are not indicated. Detailed map of the environs of Sharpsburg showing roads, the "Washington Co. R.R.," fences, houses, names of residents, vegetation, drainage, villages, the "Burnside ...

    • Contributor: Michler, N.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1867
  • Captain Snow's sketch.

    Scale not given. Manuscript, pen-and-ink. Relief shown pictorially. Shows location of forts, western Pennsylvania, northern Virginia, northern Maryland, Maryland-Pennsylvania boundary line, and "Road to Philadelphia & Pensylvania, &c." Includes historical notes. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1302 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
  • Chesapeake Bay from its head to Potomac River,

    Scale 1:80,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 33.5 From its Report of the Superintendent of the Coast Survey, showing the progress of the survey during the year 1864 (Washington, Government Printing Office, 1866). Maps 17-19. At head of title: Coast charts nos. 31, 32, 33. Overall title cited above appears on coast chart no. 32 (map 18). Available also through the Library of ...

    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey
    • 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.), 1.1 Another issue. Map of Maryland, Delaware, and parts of Pennsylvania and Virginia, "camps & forts" underlined in red and "prominent places" underlined in blue are not shown. 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 13 ...

    • Contributor: Aschbach, G. A.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Map of the vicinity of Hagerstown, Funkstown, Williamsport, and Falling Waters, Maryland

    Scale ca. 1:21,500. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 245 "United States forces are shown in blue [and] Confederate forces are shown in red." Indicates houses, names of residents, stone fences, roads, vegetation, drainage, and relief by hachures. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1879
  • Northwest, or no. 1 sheet of preliminary map of Antietam (Sharpsburg) battlefield ; Southwest, or no. 2 sheet of preliminary map of Antietam (Sharpsburg) battlefield /

    Shows names of some residents. Relief shown by contours. A number of sheets pieced together to form sheets 1 and 2, which are separately titled, joined together as one map, and sectioned and mounted for folding. Pen (some col.) and pencil annotations showing relief, additional residents, and index to some residents. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H111 Available also through the Library of ...

    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1894
  • Map of the State of Virginia

    Scale ca. 1:887,040. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 493.6 General map of Virginia, West Virginia, Maryland, Delaware, and southern Pennsylvania showing cities and towns, roads, rivers, and relief by hachures. The map is overprinted in red to indicate railroads, the state name "West Virginia," and concentric circles centered on Washington, D.C. A table of "Distances by Railroads" appears below the map title. Description ...

    • Contributor: Nicholson, W. L.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • [Outline map of eastern Virginia and the Chesapeake Bay region].

    Title, date, and scale from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pen-and-ink and pencil mounted on cloth. In pencil in top right margin: Copy of Map No. 4, U.S.C. & G. survey report, 1882. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H213 In pencil on verso: 183. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1882
  • [Map of northern Virginia and part of Maryland].

    Relief shown by shading. Shows area south of Frederick, Maryland to Colchester, Virginia and west of Baltimore, Maryland to Harpers Ferry, West Virginia, including fortifications at Munson Hill. Note on verso obscured by mounting: From Capt. James W. Abert, U.S. Army Topog. Engrs. LC copy annotated in ink: Capt. James W. Abert, Capt. U.S. Army Topog. Engrs. Title, date, and scale from Stephenson's Civil ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • 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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  • Part of map of portions of the milit'y dept's of Washington, Pennsylvania, Annapolis, and north eastern Virginia /

    Relief shown by hachures. Shows Washington D.C. region, including western part of Maryland and northeastern Virginia. Does not show Pennsylvania with the exception of Gettysburg. Pen-and-ink on tracing cloth, mounted on paper. Holograph beneath title: "A.L. Rives., Col. & asst. to Chf. Eng." LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H15 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: United States. Topographical Bureau
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • A map of Virginia and Maryland /

    Shows towns and rivers east of the Allegheny Mountains. Relief shown by hachures. From Geographical and Historical Grammer of the World (Edinburgh: Salmon, Sands, Murray and Cochran; 1767). Prime meridian: London. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1391 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy imperfect: Overall discoloration, liquid staining, wormholes, and spotting throughout. On sticker ...

    • Contributor: Gavin, H.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1767
  • Thirty pen and ink maps of the Maryland Campaign, 1862 : drawn from descriptive readings and map fragments /

    Photocopies of manuscript maps showing Union and Confederate troop positions. Confederate troop positions annotated in red pencil. Title from typewritten label (5 x 14 cm.) affixed to p. [1]. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 243 LeGear. Atlases of the United States, 10668 Each map includes note. At lower right of each map: 2. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as ...

    • Contributor: Russell, Robert E. L.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1932

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  • A new and accurate map of Virginia & Maryland

    Scale ca. 1:1,150,000. Hand colored. "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
  • 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
  • Map of the state of Virginia : containing the counties, principal towns, railroads, rivers, canals & all other internal improvements.

    Relief shown by hachures. Also covers Maryland (without relief). Military features not shown. Confederate imprint. "Copyright secured by W. & J., May 1, 1862." Prime meridian: Washington D.C. Imperfect: Copy 1 fold-lined, trimmed, torn at fold lines, missing cover; Copy 2 fold-lined, halved, missing small internal sections at fold-line crosses, mounted on paper backing. Includes railroad directory, ill. "View of Capitol Square, Richmond, Va.", ...

    • Contributor: West & Johnston
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Chesapeake Bay. Sheet 6, from the mouth of York River to the entrance to bay.

    Scale 1:80,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 47.52 From its Report of the Superintendent of the Coast Survey showing the progress of the survey during the year 1862 (Washington, Government Printing Office, 1864). Map 15. "No. 15" is in the upper left corner. At head of title: Coast chart no. 36. Similar to the preceeding chart, but with a change in the title. ...

    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • [Map of eastern Virginia and parts of Maryland and northern North Carolina showing railroads and principal cities and towns].

    Gift; Mrs. Carroll Greenough; Nov. 6, 1943. Title and date derived from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. In pencil mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 508.55 Call no. cited in LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.): G3880 186- .M32 Vault. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. Imperfect: Losses along fold lines and discoloration throughout.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Antietam Sharpsburg and vicinity. Constructed and engraved to illustrate "The war with the South"

    Scale ca. 1:26,700. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 246.2 From Tomes, Robert. The war with the South. New York, Virtue & Yorston, 1862-1867, v. 2, between p. 426 and 427. Signed (facsim.): Charles: Sholl, Topl. Engineer. "Entered according to act of Congress AD. 1864 by Virtue, Yorston & Co." Caption in lower margin: A topographical map of the battle field at Antietam from ...

    • Contributor: Sholl, Charles
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864