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  • Map of the seat of war, in South Carolina, and Georgia.

    Description derived from published bibliography. Inset: Portion of Georgia [around Savannah]. Uncolored. Scale not given. 11 x 17 cm. Shows coastal area from Georgetown, South Carolina, to Savannah, Georgia, and territory inland as far north as Kingstree, South Carolina, to Orangeburgh, South Carolina. Gives the location of forts and shows coastal shoals, drainage, roads, railroads, ferries, bridges, dwellings with names of inhabitants, churches, and ...

    • Contributor: Evans & Cogswell
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Map of eastern Virginia /

    Relief shown by hachures. General map of eastern Virginia showing cities and towns, roads, and rivers. The map is overprinted in red to indicate railroads and concentric circles centered on Richmond. Circles are at intervals of ten miles. In his report to the Superintendent of the Coast survey dated November 1, 1862, Nicholson notes that "In addition to the printing of our charts proper, ...

    • Contributor: Nicholson, W. L.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Pacific Coast from San Francisco Bay to the Strait of Juan de Fuca /

    Relief shown by hachures and spot heights. Depths shown by soundings. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), S202 Includes table of sea coast lights and notes. In top left margin: No. 602. In top center margin: Plate no. 2029. In top right margin: Electrotype copy no. 2 U.S.C. & G.S. Stamped in blue ink in lower margin: Printed Sep 18 1889. In lower right ...

    • Contributor: U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey - Junken, Charles - Lindenkohl, A. - Knight, H. M. - Thorn, F. M. - Colonna, A. (Benjamin Allison)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1888
  • 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
  • Colton's rail-road and military map of the United States, Mexico, the West Indies, &c.

    Detailed general map of portions of North America framed in decorative borders showing drainage, international and state boundaries, cities and towns, forts, railroads in operation, and proposed lines. [From published bibliography]

    • Contributor: Colton, J. H. (Joseph Hutchins) - Colton, J. H.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Carte de la Nouvelle Angleterre, New York, Pensilvanie et Nouveau Jersay suivant les cartes angloises.

    Scale ca. 1:2,000,000. Covers the area from Penobscot Bay to Delaware Bay and west to the middle of Lake Ontario. Shows provinces, towns and cities, forts, and few roads, the dividing line between East and West Jersey, harbors and a few navigational hazards along the coast, rivers, and relief. Relief shown pictorially. "Tome I, no. 29." in upper margin. From author's Le petit atlas ...

    • Contributor: Bellin, Jacques Nicolas
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1764
  • [Map of parts of Fauquier, Prince William, and Rappahannock counties, Va.].

    LC Land ownership maps, 1255 Relief shown by hachures. Shows the names of some residents. Date and title from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pen-and-ink on tracing linen, mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H34 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. In pencil on verso lower left: 208.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 186?
  • Map of Appomattox Court House and vicinity. Showing the relative positions of the Confederate and Federal Armies at the time of General R. E. Lee's surrender, April 9th 1865.

    Scale 1:31,680. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 524 Shows positions of Union and Confederate troops by the colors blue and red respectively, houses, names of residents, roads, relief by hachures, drainage, and vegetation. Bordering the map, there are "historical notes" concerning the surrender, "Gen. Lee's farewell to his army," and views of "Lee's Head-Quarters," "McLane's [i.e., McLean's] House," "Appomattox Court House," "place where ...

    • Contributor: Henderson & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1865
  • Sketch of the second battle of Winchester, June 13th, 14th, and 15th, 1863 /

    Shows positions of Confederate troops and names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. Pen-and-ink and pencil (some col.) on 2 sheets of tracing paper pasted together, and mounted on cloth. Similiar to the map reproduced in the Atlas to accompany the official records of the Union and Confederate Armies, 1891-95, pl. 43, no. 3. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H155 In pencil ...

    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Atlantic coast of the United States (in four sheets) : sheet no. IV, Mosquito Inlet to Key West.

    LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 47.44 Description derived from published bibliography. At head of title: U.S. Coast Survey, A. D. Bache, Supt. From its Report of the Superintendent of the Coast Survey, showing the progress of the survey during the year 1863 (Washington, Government Printing Office, 1864). Map 21. In upper left corner: No. 21. Available also through the Library of Congress Web ...

    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey - Bache, A. D. (Alexander Dallas)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • A plan of the city of New-York & its environs to Greenwich, on the North or Hudsons River, and to Crown Point, on the East or Sound River, shewing the several streets, ...

    Scale ca. 1:6,300. Dedicated "To the Honble. Thos. Gage ... " Relief shown by hachures. Includes text, index to points of interest, and inset "A chart of the entrance to New York from Sandy Hook, shewing the properest channel for sailing, with ye banks and depths of water," ca. 1:128,000. Stokes, Issac Newton Phelps. Iconography of Manhattan Island. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, ...

    • Contributor: Montrésor, John - Andrews, Peter
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1766
  • Topographical sketch of the Battle of Bethel, June 10th, 1861.

    Shows Confederate and Union troop positions, entrenchments, and cannon placement. Some topography shown pictorially. Oriented with north to the bottom. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Handwritten inscription in upper margin: Presented to Mrs. M.E. Taylor with filial respect by her son Wm. B. Taylor. Acquisitions control no. 99-92 CW3

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Ubootshandbuch der Ostküste der Vereinigten Staaten von Nordamerika, Nördlicher Teil (Atlas).

    Depths shown by contours and soundings. Phillips, 10508 "Geheim!" "Prüf = Nr. 93." "M. Dv. Nr. 860, 1, Atlas." Includes index map. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: Germany. Kriegsmarine. Oberkommando
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1943

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  • Relief map of the battle field of Gettysburg. Looking south. Showing the town, fields, farm buildings, forests, streams, roads and lanes as they were at the time of the battle.

    Scale ca. 1:27,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 338.5 Signed in ink in the lower right corner "Ambrose E. Lehman." Copyright no. 20433, Oct. 4, 1886. Oblique view of a relief model. Stamped on verso: A. E. Lehman, civil engineer and topographical geologist, 711 Walnut St., Phila., Pa. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as ...

    • Contributor: Lehman, Ambrose E. (Ambrose Edwin) - Lehman, Ambrose E.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1886
  • Sketch of the country illustrating the late engagement in Long Island.

    Scale ca. 1:310,000. Depths shown by soundings. From The Gentleman's magazine, v. 46, Oct. 1776. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1150 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1776
  • War telegram marking map.

    Scale ca. 1:490,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 465.7 Base map depicting eastern Virignia printed in brown ink. "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1862 by L. Prang & Co." "Explanations. The extraordinary large scale on which this map is drawn has been adopted to make it just what we designed it to be, namely 1st. The most distinct map ...

    • Contributor: Louis Prang and Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • A sketch of the operations before Charlestown, the capital of South Carolina.

    Scale ca. 1:11,800. Hand colored. Includes descriptive index and inset of "Charlestown harbour," ca. 1:430,000. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1554 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 100; 651/1

    • Contributor: Des Barres, Joseph F. W. (Joseph Frederick Wallet) - Des Barres, Joseph F. W.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1780
  • [Sketches of portions of Madison County, Va.].

    Shows names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. Title, date, and scale derived from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pencil (some col.) on irregularly shaped sheet of ledger paper, mounted between sheets of transparent paper. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H106 Imperfect: Pencil smudges, spotting, and discolorations throughout. Discoloration and tears along fold lines. In ink on red bordered label: 297. Available ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 186?
  • Map of Augusta County, Virginia, 1886

    Scale 1:264,000. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H283 A list of six magisterial districts in the lower left corner corresponds to numbers on the map. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1886
  • Colton's new topographical map of the eastern portion of the State of North Carolina with part of Virginia & South Carolina from the latest & best authorities.

    [Scale ca. 1:506,880]. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 304.75 Another issue. Copyright statement inside the bottom neat line has been changed to read "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1861 by J. H. Colton [& Co.]" Bar scale has been added to this and subsequent issues. Printed by Lang & Laing, N.Y. "No. 11" is printed in the upper left ...

    • Contributor: Colton, J. H. (Joseph Hutchins) - Colton, J. H.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Geographical history of the rail road regiment, 89th regiment of Illinois vols. infantry. [1862-1865]

    Scale 1:633,600. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 77.6 Map of parts of Kentucky, Tennessee, Alabama, and Georgia showing the operations of the 89th regiment of Illinois volunteers. The regiment was first attached to the 6th Brigade, 2nd Division, Right Wing, Army of the Ohio and later to the 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, 4th Army Corps, Army of the Cumberland. Included are a "muster-in" ...

    • Contributor: Merritt, Isaac N.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 18??
  • Loudo[u]n County, Virginia.

    Scale ca. 1:126,720. Hand colored positive photocopy. Sun print. Relief shown by hachures. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 559.7 Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. At head of title (in manuscript) : No. 25. In pencil on verso: 124. LC copy hand-colored and numbered to show regions, place names annotated in ...

    • Contributor: Hergesheimer, E. (Edwin) - Hergesheimer, E.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • A topographical map of the Province of New Hampshire,

    Scale ca. 1:260,000. Hand colored. LC copy annotated in upper left beside title, "No. 57" and in lower right margin "Holland's New Hampshire, 1784. No. 42." Relief shown by hachures. Shows township and patent boundaries. "The respective parts of this plan were survey'd by the several gentlemen concerned with all possible accuracy, and afterwards rectified by Samuel Holland ... " Copy 3 LC copy ...

    • Contributor: Holland, Samuel - Faden, William
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1784
  • 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
  • Magnus' historical war map. One hundred & fifty miles around Richmond.

    Scale ca. 1:920,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 632.2 General map centered on Richmond, Virginia. "Mirror of events [i.e., list of battles] 1861-62-63-64" has been attached to the left of the map. Insets: Maj. Gen. Canby' base of operations [Mississippi and Red River area] 9 x 8 cm.-Maj. Gen. W. T. Sherman's base of operations [northern Georgia] 9 x 8 cm.-Fortifications around Richmond, ...

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