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  • Sketch showing the positions of the beacons on the Florida reefs

    Scale 1:400,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 117.6 (Its no. 464) At head of title: U.S. Coast Survey, A. D. Bache, Supdt. "No. 464 price 15 cents" is printed in the upper margin. Inset: Plan of beacons devised by Lieut. James Totten, U.S. Army, Assistant, U.S.C.S. 29 x 16 cm. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web ...

    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Map illustrating the operations of the U.S. forces against Vicksburg /

    Relief shown by hachures. Also shows the tracks of Genl. Grant, General Blair, and Admiral Porter, and sites of Union victories. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 290 Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • [Military map of Richmond and vicinity] /

    Shows fortifications and names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. Title, date, and scale from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Black-line print. Complete in 28 sheets. Photocopy negative has sheets 9 to 17, 19, 20, 23, 24, and 28. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 646 Call no. cited in LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.): G3884.R5S5 s7 .U5. Accompanied by index map ...

    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864

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  • Map illustrating the operations of the U.S. forces against Vicksburg.

    Scale ca. 1:390,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 287 "Indicates "Genl. Grant's track," "Union forces surrounding Vicksburg," and "track of Genl. Blair." Roads, railroads, drainage, and towns are shown. "Union victories" are noted by colored U.S. flags. 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: 1863
  • Map illustrating the operations of U.S. Forces against Vicksburg /

    Also shows the tracks of Genl. Grant, General Blair, and Admiral Porter, and sites of Union victories. Relief shown by hachures. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 289 This issue of the map includes a U.S. flag at Vicksburg, denoted the U.S. victory. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Coast of South Carolina from Charleston to Hilton Head.

    Scale 1:200,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 365.7 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 25. At head of title: U.S. Coast Survey, A. D. Bache, Supdt. Insets: Plan and view of Fort "Beauregard"-Bay Point, S.C. Scale 1:2000. 16 x 17 cm.-Fort on Fenwick's ...

    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Preliminary edition of general chart of the coast no. X, Sraits of Florida from Key Biscayne to Marquesas Keys

    Scale 1:400,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 117.65 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 14. "No. 14" is in the upper left corner. 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
  • Preliminary chart of the northwestern part of the Gulf of Mexico. Unfinished proof.

    Scale 1:600,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 17.8 At head of title: U.S. Coast Survey, A. D. Bache, Supdt. Chart of the Gulf coast from Pensacola Bay to the Rio Grande (Rio Bravo del Norte) showing soundings and bottom contours at 6, 12, and 18 feet. "Note: In portions of this chart where no soundings have yet been made by the Coast Survey, ...

    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Preliminary coast chart ... Florida Reefs [on four sheets]

    Scale 1:80,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 117.54-117.58 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). Maps 14-17. "No. 15" is in the upper left corner of chart no. 69, "no. 16" is in the upper left corner of chart no. 70, "no. 17" is in ...

    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Atlantic coast of the United States (in four sheets) : sheet no. II, Nantucket to Cape Hatteras.

    LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 47.37 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 19. In upper left corner: No. 19. Available also through the Library of Congress Web ...

    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Reconnoissance of the Mississippi River below Forts Jackson and St. Philip : made previous to the reduction by the U.S. Fleet, under the command of flag officer D.G. Farragut, U.S.N. /

    At head of title: U.S. Coast Survey. Prof. A. D. Bache, Supt. Stamped in lower right corner: From collection of David Dixon Porter. Pen and ink manuscript drawn on tracing cloth, covering the environs of forts St. Philip and Jackson, Louisiana. "Note: The forts and their immediate vicinity were taken from data furnished by Major Barnard, U.S.E., excepting the trigonometrical determinations of the forts ...

    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Chesapeake Bay, Sheet no. 1, York River, Hampton Roads, Chesapeake entrance..

    Scale 1:80,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 47.5 At head of title: Coast chart no. 31. Printed in the upper margin: "No. 131" and "Electrotype copy no. 2 by G. Mathiot, U.S.C.S." General chart indicating soundings, lighthouses, buoys, and coastal 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: 1863
  • Map illustrating the operations of U.S. Forces against Vicksburg /

    Shows the tracks of Genl. Grant, General Blair, and Admiral Porter, and sites of Union victories. Relief shown by hachures. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 288 This map differs from G3984.V8S5 1863 .U55 CW 287 by the addition of "Adml. Porter's track." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Sketch of the eastern part of the U.S., showing territorial extent of the rebellion at different epochs during the war for its suppression : also--marching routes of the U.S. forces, localities & ...

    Shows areas occupied by the U.S. forces at several times during the early Civil War using blue, green, and red boundary lines. Covers the U.S. westward to approx. 95°W latitude. Relief shown by shading. Transfer; U.S. Dept. of Commerce and Labor; Apr. 24, 1911. Assumed to have been drawn as a preliminary sketch for the printed map "Historical sketch of the rebellion", published by ...

    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Map of a reconnaissance of the approaches to Philadelphia showing the positions and lines of defence on the north front of the city /

    Topographic map of northern Philadelphia and small adjacent part of Montgomery County showing Civil War earthworks and batteries. Relief shown by contours and hachures. Signed in handwriting (brown ink): George Davidson, Assistant Engineer Fortifications. Pen-and-ink, red ink (contours), and watercolors. Former ownership rubber-stamping at foot of title: U.S.C. & G. Survey, Library and Archives, no. 126. "No. 2868X" and "854W 1863" (former Coast Survey ...

    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • A reconnaissance of the Potomac River from Point Lookout to Washington City

    Scale 1:200,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 17.85 At head of title: U.S. Coast Survey, A.D. Bache, Supdt. Pencil note in the bottom margin reads "This is the first chart of the Potomac River issued by the Coast and Geodetic Survey. Inform. obtained from C. & G. (Mr. Ellis) Aug. 23, 1932." Preliminary chart indicating place names and soundings. Includes "Sailing directions for ...

    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Sketch of Fort De Russy, Louisiana

    Scale 1:10,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 234 Shows rifle pits, breastworks, location and number of guns, roads, houses, fences, woods, and drainage. 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: 1864
  • Preliminary chart of western end of Florida Reefs including Tortugas Keys.

    Scale 1:200,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 117.52 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 17. "No. 17" is the upper left corner. At head of title: U.S. Coast Survey, A. D. Bache, Supdt. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library ...

    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • 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
  • Preliminary chart of Beaufort River, Station Creek, Story and Harbor Rivers forming inside passage between Port Royal and St. Helena Sounds, South Carolina

    1:40,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 368a.3 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). Map 26. "No. 26" is in the upper left corner. 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: 1864
  • General chart of the coast. No. IV, from Cape May to Cape Henry. From a trigonometrical survey under the direction of F. R. Hassler and A. D. Bache, Superintendents of the survey ...

    Scale 1:400,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 33.7 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 14. "No. 14" in the upper left corner. "The triangulation was executed by E. Blunt, J. E. Johnstone, J. Farley & J. E. Hilgard, Assistants between 1841 & 1853. ...

    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Reconnoissance [sic] of Cape Lookout shoals

    Scale 1:80,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 309.5 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). Map 25. "No. 25" is in the upper left corner. At head of title: U.S. Coast Survey, A. D. Bache, Supdt. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the ...

    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Core Sound and Straits, North Carolina.

    Scale 1:40,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 309.7 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). Map 24 At head of title: U.S. Coast Survey, A. D. Bache, Supdt. "No. 24" is in the upper left corner. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the ...

    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • [Eastern Tennessee, with parts of Alabama, Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina, Virginia, and Kentucky]

    Scale 1:633,600. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 75.8 General map, without title. State names and boundaries are printed in red. "Library of the Department of State" is written in ink in the upper margin. 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: 1865
  • Map of a reconnoissance [sic] of the approaches to Philadelphia showing the positions and lines of defence on the west front of the city /

    Topographic map of western Philadelphia and small adjacent parts of Montgomery and Delaware counties showing 1st- and 2nd-order Civil War earthworks and batteries. Relief shown by contours, hachures, and spot heights. Pen-and-ink, red ink (contours), and watercolors. Former ownership rubber-stamping to left of title: U.S.C. & G. Survey, Library and Archives, no. 1. "Acc. no. 54399" and "854 ST 1863" (former Coast Survey numbers) ...

    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863