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  • North Carolina coast line. Showing every inlet, sound & bay of special interest, from Fortress Monroe to South Carolina.

    Scale not given. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 305a.8 At top of map: Burnside's expedition map. Portrait of "Genl. Burnside" is in the lower right corner. Map identifies coastal forts. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: L. Prang & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Map showing the entrenchments around Wilmington /

    Scale 1:7,920; 8 in. to 1 mile. Manuscript; pen-and-ink, watercolor, and pencil. Copy imperfect: Ink stained. Relief shown by hachures. Oriented with north toward the upper left. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 317.7 From the papers of Joseph Roswell Hawley. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 651/1; 650/2; 651/3; 650/4; 700/2

    • Contributor: Turner, L. C. - James, W. H. - Hawley, Joseph R. (Joseph Roswell)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Map of Virginia and neighboring states showing the location of battles in the Civil War 1861-1865.

    Scale ca. 1:366,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 509.4 Map of eastern Virginia and parts of North Carolina, Maryland, West Virginia, and Pennsylvania, showing "battles in which New York regiments were engaged," "railroads at time of war," and "turnpikes and plank roads." Union states are colored yellow, and Confederate states are green. Copyright no. "C1. F 22761." Description derived from published bibliography. Available ...

    • Contributor: Northrup, William P.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1912
  • Part of Federal point entrance to Cape Fear River. Sketch showing line of rebel forifications captured by the combined naval and military forces

    Scale ca. 1:2500. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 316.3 From Message of the President of the United States, and accompanying documents, to the two houses of Congress, at the commencement of the first session of the thirty-ninth Congress.-Report of the Secretary of the Navy (Washington, Government Printing Office, 1865). fol. p. 178. Printed in upper left margin: 39th Cong. 1st Sess.-Annual Report of ...

    • Contributor: United States. Navy
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1865
  • S.E. portion of Virginia and N.E. portion of N'th Carolina /

    Covers Tidewater Region (Va.) and Albemarle Sound Region (N.C.). Shows fortifications, settlements, roads, railroads, canals, streams, swamps, and distances. Pen-and-ink (black, red) and watercolors (blue, green). Mounted under gauze covering, shellacked. Includes text of "Military considerations" for isolating Norfolk (Va.) by capturing Suffolk (Va.). LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 476 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: Worret, Ch. - Cram, Thomas Jefferson
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • J. H. Colton's topographical map of North and South Carolina. A large portion of Georgia & part of adjoining states. Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1861 by J.H. ...

    Scale ca. 1:1,550,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 8 "No. 12" in upper left corner. Copyright no. "410" and the date "Sept. 10, 1861" written in ink in lower margin. Indicates forts, towns, roads, railroads, county names and boundaries, geographic coordinates, and rivers. Drawings of ships offshore denote naval blockade. Insets: Beaufort and vicinity, N. Carolina. 8 x 9 cm.-Wilmington and vicinity, N. ...

    • Contributor: Colton, J. H. (Joseph Hutchins) - Colton, J. H.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Preliminary chart of North Landing River (head of Currituck Sound), Virginia & N. Carolina.

    Scale 1:40,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 592.5 From its Report of the Superintendent of the Coast Survey, showing the progress of the survey during the year 1861 (Washington, Government Printing Office, 1862). Map 12. "No. 12" 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: 1861
  • Beaufort harbor, North Carolina. Re-survey in June and July 1862. Corrected up to April 20th 1864

    Scale 1:20,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 308 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 11. Preliminary edition. "No. 11" 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 ...

    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Sketch of Fort Fisher

    Scale ca. 1:1500. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 312 Large-scale plane of the fort showing the position, type and size of guns, and the location of "torpedoes," roads, buildings, rifle pits, telegraph station, vegetation, drainage, and hachures. Four cross sections of ramparts are given in the inset. This plan is similar in content to two printed maps entitled Plan and sections of Fort ...

    • Contributor: Comstock, Cyrus
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • [Fort Fisher, defensive work protecting the entrance to the port of Wilmington, North Carolina, captured by the Federals, Jan. 15, 1865].

    LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 313 Stamped in the lower right corner "From Collection of David Dixon Porter." Similar to pl. 67, no. 1, in the Atlas to Accompany the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies (Washington, Government Printing Office, 1891-95). Relief shown by soundings. Indicates the location and names of vessels, and soundings. Available also through the Library of Congress ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1865
  • 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
  • Battle of Bentonville, March 19, 1865.

    Relief shown by hachures. Crayons and pen-and-ink. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 309 Accompanied by 2 sheets listing the Federal and Confederate commanding officers down to the brigade level (116 x 93 cm. and 141 x 92 cm.). Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1865
  • Sketch showing the route to Newbern, pursued by the Burnside expedition, March 13 & 14, 1862

    Scale 1:350,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 316.8 From U.S. Congress. Joint Committee on the Conduct of the War. Supplemental report of the Joint Committee on the Conduct of the War, in two volumes. Supplemental to Senate report no. 142, 38th Congress, 2d session (Washington, Government Printing Office, 1866). v. 2, fol. p. 16. Accompanies "Report of Major General J. G. Foster, to ...

    • Contributor: Foster, John G. (John Gray) - Foster, John G.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1866
  • Panorama of the seat of war; birds eye view of North and South Carolina and part of Georgia.

    Perspective map not drawn to scale. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 304.6 Includes distance chart. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. AACR2: 651/1; 651/2; 651/3; 651/4

    • Contributor: Bachmann, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Mountain region of North Carolina and Tennessee,

    Scale 1:633,600. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 79a.6 Map title printed in the top margin. Map covers parts of the states of Kentucky, Tennessee, Virginia, North and South Carolina, Georgia, and Alabama and shows relief by hachures, drainage, names and boundaries of states, roads, and railroads. This edition has been significantly revised in the vicinity of Chattanooga, Tennessee, and Northern Georgia. Unfinished proof ...

    • Contributor: Nicholson, W. L. - Lindenkohl, A. - Lindenkohl, H. (Henry) - Krebs, Charles G. - United States Coast Survey
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1865
  • Coast of North Carolina & Virginia

    Scale 1:200,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 305a.2 At head of title: U.S. Coast Survey, A. D. Bache, Supt. Map is printed in two sheets which have been joined together to form a continuous map. The northern sheet measures 57 x 84 cm., and the southern sheet measures 68 x 84 cm. Map of the coast from Hampton, Virginia, to Old Cedar Inlet, ...

    • Contributor: Lindenkohl, A. - United States Coast Survey
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Second attack upon Fort Fisher by the U.S. Navy

    Scale ca. 1:9800. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 316.4 From Message of the President of the United States, and accompanying documents, to the two houses of Congress, at the commencement of the first session of the thirty-ninth Congress.-Report of the Secretary of the Navy (Washington, Government Printing Office, 1865). fol. p. 178 Printed in upper left margin: 39th Cong. 1st sess.-Annual Report of ...

    • Contributor: United States. Navy
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1865
  • 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
  • Fort Johnston, Smithville, N.C. Evacuated Jan 16, 1865. Taken possession of by naval and military forces Jan. 17, 1865.

    Scale 1:2500. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 316.42 From Message of the President of the United States, and accompanying documents, to the two houses of Congress, at the commencement of the first session of the thirty-ninth Congress.-Report of the Secretary of the Navy (Washington, Government Printing Office, 1865). fol. p. 180. At head of title: North Atlantic Squadron. Rear Admiral D. D. Porter, ...

    • Contributor: Bradford, J. S.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1865
  • Part of North Carolina showing approaches to Wilmington

    Scale 1:253,440. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 317.8 "Coast line from U.S. Coast Survey topographical sheets. Interior, from State map of North Carolina." Map of the coast of North Carolina from Cape Lookout to Cape Fear. "Transferred from Office of Chf. Engr., Defenses of Washington to Engr. Dept. Jany. 1866." Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web ...

    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • [Map of Virginia and North Carolina from the coast to the Blue Ridge] /

    Gilbert Thompson stamped on verso. "No. 1: Parts of Virginia and N. Carolina, 6 sheets, index inside; U.S.G.S. 1865. 1'=10 ms." on verso in red and black ink. Sheet 1 of a 6-sheet series of maps used by Gilbert Thompson during the Civil War. An index which is pasted on the verso shows the areas covered by the sheets. In addition to this sheet, ...

    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey - Bache, A. D. (Alexander Dallas)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1865
  • [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
  • 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 /

    Relief shown by hachures. Scale 1:506,880; 8 miles to an in. Cover title: Colton's new topographical map of the eastern portion of the State of North Carolina. "No. 11." "Entered according to act of Congress in the year 1860 ... " LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 304.85 Inset: Plan of the sea coast from Virginia to Florida. AACR2: 651/1

    • Contributor: Colton, J. H. (Joseph Hutchins) - Colton, J. H.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Sketch of vicinity of Fort Fisher /

    "Ft. Fisher, Feb. 9th, 1865, forwarded to Engineer Department with letter of this date, C.B. Comstock, Lt. Col. A.D.C. & Brvt. B. Gen." Includes inset of Fort Buchanan. Relief shown by hachures. This item is in the Map Collection of the Library of Virginia; please contact the Library's Archives Research Services department for more information. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 314 Available also ...

    • Contributor: Schultze, Otto Julian - Comstock, C. (Cyprus Ballou) - United States. War Dept. Engineer Bureau - Molitor, E. - Comstock, C. (Cyrus Ballou) - Poe, O. M. (Orlando Metcalfe) - United States. War Department. Engineer Bureau
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1865
  • Plan and sections of Fort Fisher : carried by assault by the U.S. Forces Maj. Gen. A. H. Terry, Commanding, Jan. 15th, 1865 /

    Relief shown by hachures. Includes 3 cross sections. "39th Cong., 1st Sess. - Report of the Chief Engineer, U.S.A." in upper left corner. "No. 6" in upper right corner. "Bowen & Co. lith., Philada." in lower right corner. Mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 311 Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a ...

    • Contributor: Comstock, C. (Cyrus Ballou) - Molitor, E. - Terry, Alfred Howe - Bowen & Co. - Comstock, C.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1865