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  • Map of Dinwiddie County, Va. /

    Relief shown by hachures. Shows names of some residents, and indicates wooded areas. Ink on tracing cloth, with roads in red, mounted on cloth. Water damage to left side, some spotting overall. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H28 LC Land ownership maps, 1247 Holograph beneath title: Approved July 1st 1864, J. Innes Randolph, 1st Lt. Engr's. act. in chg. Top. Dept. DNV. Available ...

    • Contributor: Sommers, S. L.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park, Georgia and Tennessee : principal roads and streets between Chattanooga and park areas.

    Scale ca. 1:64,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 162.6 "NMP-CC-7004." "Reprint 1957." Illustrates descriptive leaflet by U.S. National Park Service entitled "Point Park, Lookout Mountain and Chattanooga Battlefields." Includes text and illustrations. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: United States. National Park Service
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1957
  • Lloyd's official map of the state of Virginia : from actual surveys by order of the Executive 1828 & 1859 /

    "Entered according to act of Congress in the year 1861 by J.T. Lloyd in the clerks office of the District Court of the United States for the Southern District of New York." Includes "The physical and climatic difference of the three grand divisions of the state: Tide-Water, Piedmont, and Great Valley," "Steamboat routes," and "Altitudes of mountains, &c., in Virginia above Tidewater." Prime meridian: ...

    • Contributor: Lloyd, James T.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • [A map of Fairfax County, and parts of Loudoun and Prince William Counties, Va., and the District of Columbia] /

    LC Land ownership maps, 1251 Relief shown by hachures. Shows western Washington D.C. region, including fortifications and names of some residents. Title derived from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pen-and-ink on tracing linen mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H30 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: Hoffmann, J. Paul
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Pictorial map of the seat of war, showing parts of the states of Maryland, Delaware, Virginia, and North Carolina, and also the coast line from Cape Henry to Fort Pickens, with the ...

    From: Harper's weekly, June 8, 1861, p. 360-361. Relief shown by shading. 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. c. 1 Mar. 2002; Mrs. Cora Wilson, 1941, i; Map Cataloging Team; c. 2 Nov. 2002; Mrs. ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Plan of the Battle of Fredericksburg.

    Map is oriented with the Rappahannock River to the top (actually, north/northeast) and the Massaponax River [now Creek] to the right (actually, south). Shows the field of action for the first Battle of Fredericksburg, December 12-13, 1862.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • 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
  • [Hart-Bolton American history maps] /

    Wall maps. Relief shown by gradient tints and hachures. Title from the separately published Teacher's manual accompanying the Hart-Bolton American history maps. Chicago : Denoyer-Geppert, 1919. Manuals describing maps A1-A24 and A25-A48 were published by Denoyer-Geppert in 1919 and 1928 respectively. The Hart-Bolton American history series was edited by Albert Bushnell Hart, David Maydole Matteson, and Herbert E. Bolton. Earlier sheets indicate Bolton American ...

    • Contributor: Blair, R. Baxter
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1917
  • Topographic maps of Chancellorsville and Salem Church battlefields, Spotsylvania County, Virginia

    Scale 1:24,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 530 "Advance sheet. Subject to correction." Two maps on one sheet. Map of Chancellorsville measures 21 x 32 cm., and that of Salem Church, 13 x 17 cm. Each indicates "trenches and gun positions," roads, houses, monuments, drainage, and relief by contour lines and spot elevations. "Contour interval 10 feet." Description derived from published bibliography. Available ...

    • Contributor: Geological Survey (U.S.)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1932
  • Map of the battlefield of Antietam. This map shows the position of each of the forty-two different commands of the regular army engaged in the battle of Antietam, September 17, 1862. Battery ...

    Scale 1:14,080. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 250 Legend lists Union commands and the names of the commanders. Each unit is keyed by number to a position on the map. Confederate positions are not indicated. Shows roads, railroad, houses, fences, names of residents, "Burnside Bridge," "Bloody Lane," "Dunker's Chapel," "National Cemetery," towns, vegetation, drainage, fords, and relief by hachures. Description derived from published ...

    • Contributor: Antietam Battlefield Board
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1893
  • Camp McDonald; a school of Instruction for the 4th Brigade Georgia Volunteers

    Scale 1:2400. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 149 "Lithographed and sold for the benefit of the Georgia volunteers." Pictorial map showing parade grounds, tents, buildings, hospitals, streets, relief by hachures, and the names of principal officers. "The Georgia Military Institute was organized at Marietta, Georgia, in 1851, by Colonel A. V. Brumby; chartered at the session of the General Assembly in the winter ...

    • Contributor: McClellan, I.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1917
  • Portions of the military departments of Virginia, Washington, Middle & the Susquehanna,

    Scale 1:200,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 47.3 Another edition. Roughly drawn base map covering southern Pennsylvania, Maryland, Northern Virginia, and Washington D. C., and indicating populated places, common roads and turnpikes, contemplated and existing railroads, canals, and relief by hachures. Completely redrawn edition of the preceeding map. Dennis Callahan's name has been dropped from this edition. Description derived from published bibliography. Available ...

    • Contributor: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Preliminary chart of Port Royal entrance. Beaufort, Chechessee, and Colleton Rivers, South Carolina

    Scale 1:60,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.) 389.2 "No. 18" is in the upper left corner. Detailed nautical chart showing Hilton Head Island and vicinity. Indicated are soundings, bottom contours, and vegetation. Includes sailing directions. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Map of the state of Virginia /

    "August 1863." "Lith. by Chas. G. Krebs." Accompanied by cover: Map of Virginia / compiled in the office of the United States Coast Survey. Washington, D.C. : W.H. & O.H. Morrison : 15 x 10 cm. Also covers Delaware, Maryland, West Virginia and parts of adjacent states. Shows cities and towns, roads, rivers, and relief by hachures. Map has concentric circles centered on Richmond, ...

    • Contributor: Nicholson, W. L.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Topographical map of Washington, D.C., and vicinity. Showing the Union forts and defences built 1861-3.

    Detail from a printed map of the Potomac River region of Maryland and Virginia, and including Washington, D.C., which Sneden has annotated to show the locations of Union forts and picket lines.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Antietam battlefield. Preliminary map no. 3.

    Scale ca. 1:5,040. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 245.6 Detailed map of the battlefield showing roads and lanes, fences, houses, names of residents, crops, woodland, and relief by hachures. Troop positions are not noted. This map 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 ...

    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1895
  • From Mitchelsville [sic] to Gallatin--Sumner Co., Tenn., 1862 /

    Sketch map showing military engagements, fortifications, roads, railroads, settlements, farms, and streams. Relief shown by hachures. Pen-and-ink (brown and red). Mounted on paper backing. Watermark: Franklin Mills. Imperfect: Laminated. Includes 8 inset views and ancillary map at right: Picket Post -- Buck Lodge -- Stockade at King's Bridge -- McClouds -- Hd-Qrs. -- "Rodamore" -- South Tunnel -- CourtHouse-Mill-Gallatin -- Ft. Smith, MitchelsV [i.e. ...

    • Contributor: Blakeslee, G. H.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Topographical sketch of the New Market, Va., battlefield of May 15, 1864,

    Scale 1:15,840. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 586 "The sketch is of the battlefield as it was in May, 1864. The woods, orchards, houses and other cultural features and the places where certain ones fell are from lifelong residents of New Market who were there on the day of the battle." Inset: [Sketch of part of the Woodstock, Virginia, sheet of the U.S. ...

    • Contributor: Colonna, Allison
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1912
  • [Sketch of a portion of Orange County, north and east of Orange showing the Rapidan River from Rapidan Station to Germanna Mills and the Plank Road to Robertson's Tavern at Trap].

    Relief shown by hachures. Date, title, and scale from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pen-and-ink and pencil on an irregularly cut and torn piece of brown paper, mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H107 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. In pencil on verso: 317.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Manassas National Battlefield Park, Virginia. Showing action of first battle, July 21, 1861.

    Scale ca. 1:90,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 572.4 Another issue. Accompanies National Part Service pamphlet entitled "Manassas National Battlefield Park, Virginia." 15 p. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: United States. National Park Service
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1943
  • Battle field of Winchester, Va. (Opequon) [September 19, 1864]

    Scale ca. 1:9600. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 670 Detailed map of Winchester and vicinity showing Union positions in blue and Confederate positions in red, troop movements, names of commanders, roads, railroads, street plan of Winchester, drainage, vegetation, houses, fences, names of residents, and relief by hachures and contour lines. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web ...

    • Contributor: Gillespie, G. L.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1873
  • Military map of south-eastern Virginia /

    Depths shown by contours and soundings. Shows fortifications, settlements, roads, railroads, streams, and vegetation in some areas. Also covers Richmond city region. Annotated in purple ink at lower right: Camps and routes of march of the U.S. Engineer Battln. during the Peninsula Campaign--1862. [Signed] Gilbert Thompson, U.S. Eng'r Battln.--1862. Also annotated in purple ink to show the lines of march in 1864 and ship ...

    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1865
  • Map of the Atlanta Campaign /

    Relief shown by hachures. Map of the northwest Georgia showing location and date of engagements, railroads, towns, rivers, and county names and boundaries. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 133.2 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Description derived from published bibliography.

    • Contributor: Western and Atlantic Railroad Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1887
  • Defences [sic] of Vicksburg, Decr. 1862

    Map shows the area surrounding Vicksburg, Miss., including Warrenton, in December of 1862 at the time of the initial and unsuccessful Union assault, and on the eve of Grant's siege of the city. The Vicksburg & Texas and the Vicksburg & Jackson railroads are also indicated.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Map of the approaches and defences of Knoxville, Tenn., showing the positions occupied by the United States & Confederate forces during the siege.

    Scale ca. 1:9,600. Photocopy; blue line print. Relief shown by contours, hachures, and spot heights. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 428.2 "G-X-I-455 K 90." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. AACR2

    • Contributor: Rockwell, Cleveland
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1974