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  • Plan of the battle of Gaine's Mill, Virginia fought June 27th, 1862.

    Concerns the Battle of Gaines Mill, Hanover County, Va., one of the Seven Days' Battles, 26 June-1 July 1862.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1870
  • Map of Fortress Monroe and surroundings.

    Scale not given. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 544 Sketch map showing the location of batteries on the James River and Hampton Roads, and a few place names. Inset: [View of] Fortress Monroe, Old Point Comfort and Hygeia Hotel, Va. Entered according to Act of Congress in the Year 1861 by E. Sachse & Co. 9 x 19 cm. See entry no. 547 ...

    • Contributor: Bohn, Casimir
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • General map of Charleston Harbor, South Carolina, showing rebel defences and obstructions /

    Depths shown by gradient tints. Shows location of sunken ships. Printed in upper left margin: 39th Cong. 1st Sess. --- Annual Report of the Secretary of the Navy. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 370.1 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: Willenbücher, Eugene
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1865
  • Petersburg and Five Forks. [1864-1865]

    Scale 1:42,240. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 607.8, 607.9 In this issue, the map is printed on a yellow background with rivers colored green. Detailed topographic map showing Confederate works in red and Union fortifications in blue, houses, fences, names of residents, drainage, vegetation, hachures, railroads, roads, and the street pattern of Petersburg. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library ...

    • Contributor: Michler, N.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1867
  • Map showing the route of the late expedition, commanded by Rear Admiral Porter, U.S.N., in attempting to get into the Yazoo River by the way of Steel's Bluff [i.e., Bayou] and Deer ...

    Scale ca. 1:500,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 295.2 From Report of the Secretary of the Navy, with an appendix, containing reports from officers. December, 1863 (Washington, Government Printing Office, 1863). opp. p. 455. Inset: Plan showing the place from which Gunboats first commenced to fall back, to open communications behind them, which had been obstructed. Scale ca. 1:36,000. 10 x 7 cm. ...

    • Contributor: United States. Navy
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Chart of the Mississippi River from the Ohio River to Gulf of Mexico

    Scale ca. 1:1,267,200. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 47.7 "Entered according to act of Congress A.D. 1863 by Virtue, Yorston & Co." General map indicating the location of a few forts. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: Wells, Jaco
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Carte du théatre de la guerre actuel entre les Anglais et les Treize Colonies Unies de l'Amerique Septentrionale,

    Scale ca. 1:1,400,000. Hand colored. Relief shown by hachures. Three copies. Copy 1 has some states outlined in faint brown and pink. Copy 2 has states outlined in faint pink and green. Copy 3 has yellow border and has states outlined in pink, green, and purple. Covers the area from Lake Nipissin to lower Chesapeake Bay and west to Lake Erie. Shows states, some ...

    • Contributor: Eliot, J.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1778
  • One hundred & fifty miles around Richmond. 10th ed.

    [Scale ca. 1:880,000]. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 632.4 "Tenth edition 3000 of Magnus' all around map." Cover title of accompanying envelope: Magnus' half dollar portfolio. For the Army of the Potomac. Containing a new military map: 150 miles around Richmond and 1200 miles of southern territory in smaller circles, acknowledged for the best published, and the glorious Union packet inside . . ...

    • Contributor: Magnus, Charles
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 186?
  • Battle of Brandywine, 11th Septr. 1777, in which the rebels were defeated by the Army under the command of Genl. Sir Willm. Howe.

    Scale ca. 1:14,500. Manuscript, pen-and-ink, pencil, and watercolor. Title on verso: Batle [sic] of Brandy Wine. American battles. Has watermarks. Relief shown by shading. Unfinished map showing topography and deployment of troops. Stamped on verso: Montrésor. In upper left corner: No. 12. Includes list of troops and "References." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1335 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1777
  • [Map of the environs of Fort Donelson, Tennessee, Feb. 1862].

    Shows Fort Donelson, town of Dover, "Reported battery on Jackson's Hill", obstructions on the Cumberland River, and mortar boats below the obstructions. Relief shown by form lines. At lower right in handwriting: Engr. Dept. July 18/64. Recd. with Gen. Cullum's letter of the 16th inst. (C. 5621). Oriented with north toward the lower left. Pen-and-ink (black) and watercolor (blue). Mounted on paper backing under ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • A new map of the western parts of Virginia, Pennsylvania, Maryland and North Carolina; comprehending the river Ohio, and all the rivers, which fall into it; part of the river Mississippi, the ...

    Scale ca. 1:1,270,000. LC copy annotated in ink. One annotation shows "Indian line as of treaty in 1784." Relief shown pictorially and by hachures. Prime meridian: Philadelphia and London. Includes historical and descriptive text. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 789 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: Hutchins, Thomas
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1778
  • Regni Mexicani seu Novæ Hispaniæ, Floridæ, Novæ Angliæ, Carolinæ, Virginiæ, et Pennsylvaniæ, nec non insvlarvm archipelagi Mexicani in America septentrionali

    Scale ca. 1:10,000,000. Hand colored. Pictorial map. Relief shown pictorially. From Homann's Neuer Atlas ..., 1712 [i.e. 1730], no. 17. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 82 Copy one annotated in red and black ink on verso "Regnum Hispiianum. 95." The number 434 and 150 have been crossed out. Copy two annotated on verso in manuscript "14". Includes historical notes. Available also through the ...

    • Contributor: Homann, Johann Baptist
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1759
  • Siege of Yorktown [Virginia].

    Illustrates the positions of the Union and Confederate armies in York County, Va., around Yorktown, showing entrenchments and redoubts.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • The new war map of Maryland, part of Virginia & Pennsylvania

    Scale ca. 1:520,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 242.5 General map printed in blue ink. Gettysburg is labeled "Victory is ours. Battlefield of July 2d & 3d." Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: Russell
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • [February 23, 1945], HQ Twelfth Army Group situation map.

    Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: Allied Forces. Army Group, 12Th. Engineer Section
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1945
  • Dominia Anglorum in America Septentrionali.

    Scales vary. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. Sheet title in Latin and German. Individual map titles and text in German. Maps in English and German. From the authors' Atlas geographicvs maior, 1753-59 [i.e. 1781, v. 1, 1759] v. 1, no. 141. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 83 Differs from other copies in Long Island boundary coloration. Includes text and glossary. Available also through ...

    • Contributor: Homann Erben (Firm)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1759
  • [Chart of Buzzards Bay and Vineyard Sound.

    Scale ca. 1:51,500. Hand colored. Depths shown by soundings. "The soundings and nautical remarks in this chart are laid down from observations &c. of Lieutenant Knight of the Navy." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: Des Barres, Joseph F. W.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1776
  • A map of North America,

    Scale ca. 1:15,000,000. Relief shown pictorially. Hand colored. "Longit. west from Ferro I." Differs from other copy in coloration. Map is colored in to show the extent of British America, and the Spanish and French territory. "Printed for John Bowles at the Black Horse in Cornhil, & Carington Bowles in St. Pauls Church Yard, London." Includes historical notes and table of "Methodical divisions of ...

    • Contributor: Delarochette, L.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1765
  • Topographical map of the cultivated land at Shenandoah Iron Works, Page County, Va. : showing the location of the furnace, forge, mill, mansion house &c. &c. belonging to the same : the ...

    Shows names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. Pen-and-ink, pencil, and watercolor on 4 sheets pasted together, sectioned in 2, and mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H248 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. In pencil on verso: 268.

    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1865
  • Carte du port et havre de Boston avec les côtes adjacentes, dans laquel on a tracée les camps et les retranchemens occupé, tant par les Anglois que par les Américains.

    Scale ca. 1:22,000. Hand colored. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. "Cette carte à été copié sur un plan original apporté à la cour d'Angleterre ... " Shows location of British and American forces. Indexed for points of interest. Soundings shown in fathoms. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 923 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster ...

    • Contributor: Beaurain
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1776
  • Approaches to Vicksburg and Rebel defences

    Scale 1:20,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 278 Indicates fortifications, names and positions of boats, roads, streets, railroads, canal across De Soto Point, houses, vegetation, drainage, and relief by hachures. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: Fendall, C.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • A Plan oe [i.e. of] the British lines on Boston Neck in August 1775.

    Scale ca. 1:3,300. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermark. Oriented with north to the bottom. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 915 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 650/1; 651/2

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1775
  • 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.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1879
  • Sketch of Haddonfield, March 1778. Sketch of the roads from Pennyhill to Black Horse through Mount Holly.

    Scale ca. 1:16,000 and ca. 1:32,000; 400 paces to an in. and 800 paces to an in. (not 400 paces to an in.). Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermarks. No. 5 oriented with north toward the lower left. Relief shown by shading. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1258 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: ...

    • Contributor: Hills, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1778
  • Map of Macon, Ga. and vicinity.

    Shows fortifications in the Macon area. Title on verso. Oriented with north to the right. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), S87, 190 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Pen and ink and pencil, separated along fold lines, mounted on cloth and laminated. Title on verso obscured by mounting.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864