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  • The National lines before Washington : a map exhibiting the defences of the national capital and positions of the several divisions of the grand Union Army : supplement to the New-York times ...

    Includes text. Inset: "Port Royal and Tybee Island." Relief shown by hachures. Shows forts, batteries, and territory occupied by 8 Union divisions, extending from Washington to Virginia, ending at the north near Great Falls and southward to the mouth of the Accotink Creek. This item is in the Map Collection of the Library of Virginia; please contact the Library's Archives Research Services department for ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • The field of Bull Run : showing the positions of the armies at 4:30 p.m. on August 29, 1862 /

    "Reproduction-not in fac-simile. from Map No. 2 in the Report of the Board of Officers on the case of General Fitz John Porter." Annotated in red and blue to show Union and Confederate positions. Map no. VIII 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 ...

    • Contributor: Geo. W. Stadly & Co. - Ropes, John Codman
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1898
  • Harrison's Landing, Va. : Showing Union line of defence [sic].

    Shows the location at Harrison's Landing, along the James River, of the camps of the U.S. Army of the Potomac after the Seven Days' Battles, 25 June-1 July 1862. Includes Berkeley and Westover plantations in Charles City County, Va.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862-07-02
  • Seat of war.

    Scale ca. 1:2,300,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 17.6 General map of eastern and central Virginia, Maryland, Delaware, New Jersey, and southern Pennsylvania showing railroads and place names. Copyright registration no. "191 June 7, 1861" written in lower margin. Inset: Diagram of the United States, showing the political divisions and the population. 15 x 24 cm. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also ...

    • Contributor: Thayer, Horace
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • [Petersburg National Military Park, Virginia.].

    Scale not given. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 615.7 Descriptive leaflet illustrated with two maps: Petersburg National Military Park. Scale ca. 1:87,000. 13 x 19 cm.-Virginia campaign of Grant and Lee, 1864-65. Scale ca. 1:970,000. 20 x 28 cm. Both maps indicate battle sites and suggested tour routes. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as ...

    • Contributor: United States. National Park Service
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1962
  • [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?
  • Coast line from Charleston to Savannah.

    Scale ca. 1:430,000. Manuscript; pen-and-ink and pencil. From the papers of Joseph Roswell Hawley. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 358.6 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: Hawley, Joseph R. (Joseph Roswell)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • [Map of Richmond and vicinity /

    Relief shown by hachures. Description derived from published bibliography. Map consists of four sheets, each 32 X 26 cm., which have been joined together. Lower sheets are numbered "Range C, no. 2" and "Range C, no. 3." Depicted are cities and towns, roads and railroads, houses and names of residents, fortifications, and woodland. Gift; July 23, 1924; Mrs. Maud C. Brady; LC Civil War ...

    • Contributor: Confederate States of America. Army. Department of Northern Virginia. Chief Engineer's Office
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • 1862 map of the James River.

    Payne, a member of the 4th Virginia Cavalry, C.S.A., was wounded and captured during the Battle of Williamsburg, Va., in May 1862. This map depicts the area of the Virginia Peninsula between Williamsburg and Richmond.

    • Contributor: Payne, William Henry Fitzhugh - Hunton Family
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Strategic war points of the United States.

    Scales vary. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 18.5 Cover title: Wyld's new map of the country round Richmond and Washington. . . London, James Wyld. List of "new publications" printed on the left side of the sheet. Lists of other maps appear inside the cover and attached to the verso. Signed "H. H. Horton" on the verso. Description derived from published bibliography. Available ...

    • Contributor: Wyld, James - Horton, H. H.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Map of a part of eastern North Carolina from a map in progress /

    LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 304.66. Relief shown by hachures. Shows names of some residents. Covers area south of Chowan River, north of Neuse River, and east of Wilson, North Carolina. At head of title: Chief Engineers Office D.N.V., Maj. Gen. J.F. Gilmer, Chief Engineer. Shows roads, railroads, towns and villages, woodland, rivers and streams, and houses. Principal rivers are colored blue, and ...

    • Contributor: Campbell, Albert H. (Albert Henry) - Campbell, Albert H.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • [Map of Spotsylvania Court House].

    This hand-drawn map shows the location of the Confederate line and the location of Union troops, including the 6th Corps under Upton and 2nd under Hancock; and also the spot where Stonewall Jackson's amputated arm was buried.

    • Contributor: Carter, Robert Goldthwaite
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864-05-08
  • [Federal fortifications near Petersburg in the region of Fort Gregg].

    Anonymous pen and ink manuscript map drawn on tracing linen showing Civil War fortifications, roads, railroads, rivers and vegetation. Drawn on a 1-inch grid. This item is in the Map Collection of the Library of Virginia; please contact the Library's Archives Research Services department for more information. Title from bibliography. Swem, E.G. Maps relating to Virginia, 1095 Available also through the Library of Congress ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Map of Spotsylvania County /

    Relief shown by hachures. Shows the names of some residents. Pen-and-ink with pencil annotations on a 1 1/2-inch pencil grid, on irregularly shaped tracing linen pasted together from 4 sheets, sectioned and mounted on cloth. Imperfect: several dark blotches down the center of the map, water staining overall, and large rectangular discoloration in upper left. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H58 LC Land ...

    • Contributor: Grant, John - Pendleton, S. T.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • [Map of the northern portion of Hanover County, Va., showing fortifications on the South Anna River near Taylorsville].

    LC Land ownership maps, 1273 Relief shown by hachures. Shows the names of some residents. Date, title, and scale from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pen-and-ink on tracing linen, mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H38 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 186?
  • Colton's United States shewing the military stations, forts, &c

    Scale ca. 1:8,000,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 7.5 "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1855 by J. H. Colton." General map of the United States extending from the Atlantic coast through most of Texas. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: Colton, J. H. (Joseph Hutchins) - Colton, J. H.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Map of Mission [sic] Ridge showing the position attacked by the forces under command of Maj. Gen. W. T. Sherman, Nov. 24th & 25th 1863 /

    LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), S169 Finished pen and ink manuscript. Oval-shaped map of the battle of Missionary Ridge, Tennessee, showing roads, railroads, vegetation, drainage, houses, fences, and relief by hachures. Names of Union commanders are underlined in red. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: Hebard, H. S.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Position of Union Army at Cedar Creek Union position and plan of battle.

    However, what initially appeared to be an overwhelming success quickly turned to a rout when the Union forces were redeployed and launched a successful counterattack that drove the Confederates back across the Shenandoah to Fisher's Hill, with heavy losses of men, equipment and supplies. Map shows troop locations along the Strasburg Pike on either side of Cedar Creek, and along the north fork of ...

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Map of the Rebel fortifications at Columbus, Ky. /

    Relief shown by hachures. Gives six "cross sections of the different intrenchments," roads, city streets without names, buildings, drainage, some vegetation, "Mobile and Ohio R.R.," and the location of "abattis or felled trees" which obstructed the approaches to the fortifications. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 217 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Description derived from published ...

    • Contributor: Cullum, George W. (George Washington) - Cullum, George W.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Topographical map of Virginia between Washington and Manassas Junction.

    Shows Union and Confederate positions at "Battle of Bull Run, July 21st 1861." Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. In right margin at bottom: Guide to Mount Vernon by the Road Maker. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Gift (copy 1); Edward Stead; 25 Oct. 1991. Includes index of "U.S. encampments at Arlington Heights" and ...

    • Contributor: Magnus, Charles
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Plan e : [map showing two blockhouses between "Turn Pike Road" and "bridge," Alexandria, Virginia].

    Shows defenses of Washington situated between Little River Turnpike (Duke Street) and the Telegraph Road bridge crossing Cameron Run. Relief shown by hachures and form lines. Pen-and-ink and pencil. Includes profile. In lower right corner: P. In upper left corner: 211, L. Sheet 13. In lower right corner: Transferred from Office of Chf. Engr., Defenses of Washington, to Engr. Dept.-1866. Stamped on verso: By ...

    • Contributor: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • McPherson crossing at Rosswell [i.e., Roswell, Georgia July, 1864].

    Shows works of the 15th and 16th army corps and "H.Q., Army of the Tenn." near "Rosswells Factory." Relief shown by hachures. Date from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Similar map appears in the U.S. War Dept.'s Atlas to accompany the official records of the Union and Confederate armies, 1891-95, pl. 49, no. 3. Pencil. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), S104, 205 Available ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • 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
  • Map of the field of Shiloh, near Pittsburgh Landing, Tenn., shewing the positions of the U.S. forces under the command of Maj. Genl. U. S. Grant, U.S. Vol. and Maj. Genl. D. ...

    Scale 1:14,400. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 436 Annotated in ink: Transferred from Office of Chf. Engr., Defenses of Washington, to Eng'r. Dep't., Jan'y. 1866. Annotated in ink: Dep't. of the Mississippi. Shows relief by hachures, vegetation, drainage, houses, fields, fences, mills, and roads. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: Matz, Otto H.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Military reconnaissance in the vicinity of Gauley Bridge, Department of western Virginia, Brig. Genl. W. S. Rosecrans, comd'g., Sept. 11th to Nov. 15, 1861

    Scale 1:63,360. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 695 "United States forces" are colored blue, and "Confederate forces & works" are red. Shows Union headquarters, towns, roads, houses, names of residents, drainage, and relief by hachures. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: Raynolds, W. F. (William Franklin) - Margedant, Wm. C. (William C.) - Powell, W. Angelo - Raynolds, W. F.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1879