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  • Map illustrating the operations of the army under command of General W.T. Sherman, in Georgia, from May the 5th to September the 4th, 1864 /

    Shows Union and Confederate works in southeastern Tennessee and northwestern Georgia. Relief shown by hachures. Gift; Miss Eleanor Sherman Fitch; July 7, 1942. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), S181, 127 Indicates coverage of 5 additional maps described under CW 131 and S200. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy imperfect: Sectioned horizontally into 2 sheets, ...

    • Contributor: Glümer, J. V. - Poe, O. M. (Orlando Metcalfe) - Julius Bien & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864-05-05
  • [Savannah River & Ogeechee River].

    Shows the Savannah River from the Georgia coast north to Augusta and the Ogeechee River from the coast north to "Old Town." Title and date from Peter Force map collection checklist. Oriented with north towards the upper right. Pen and ink and pencil. Mounted on paper. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Indicates towns and roads.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1780
  • Andersonville Prison, Georgia in July 1864.

    Illustrates a detailed outline of the actual prison yard with acreage and stockade dimensions given. Also, shows the surrounding area where the following sites were located: "death house," graveyard, rifle trenches, forts, including the one where Captain Henry Wirz had his headquarters and loghouse, Union hospital, cook house, and soup house.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864-07
  • Caroline méridionale et partie de la Georgie,

    Scale ca. 1:325,000. Relief shown by hachures. Hand colored. Shows internal boundary lines. Inset: Cours de la rivière d'Hudson avec la comunication avec le Canada par le Lac Champlain jusqu'au Fort Chambly par Sauthier ... 1777. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1519 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy annotated in lower left corner of ...

    • Contributor: Le Rouge, Georges Louis - De Brahm, John Gerar William - Bull, William - Sauthier, Claude Joseph
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1777
  • A map of Virginia, North and South Carolina, Georgia, Maryland with part of New Jersey &c.

    Shows provinces, coastal towns and a few frontier settlements, Indian villages and tribal territory, English "Factories" among the Indians, mines, rivers, numerous place-names. Covers also part of Pennsylvania, Delaware, Louisiana, and Arkansas. Relief shown by contours. From the Gentleman's Magazine and Historical Chronicle (July, 1755), vol. 24. Prime meridian: London. Appears to be based on the work of John Mitchell. LC Maps of North ...

    • Contributor: Baldwin, R. (Robert)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1755
  • Atlanta, Georgia and its rebel defences [sic]

    Map shows a detailed layout of the city of Atlanta, Ga., including the batteries and earthworks in the surrounding area. The Western Atlanta and the Macon & Western Railroad are also indicated. The map depicts the situation in the city as of 1 September 1864; the city fell to Sherman's army on the 8th.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864-09-01
  • Macon, Geo. 1864.

    Shows defenses at Macon, Georgia. Relief shown by hachures. Title and date in pencil. 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. 135, no. 4. Pen and ink. Ocmulgee River drawn in blue pencil. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), S86, 189 Available also through the Library of Congress Web ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • [Map of the environs of Olley Creek near Marietta, Georgia].

    Shows troop positions. Title from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), S95, 197 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Pencil and pen-and-ink (some col.), mounted on paper.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Southern Georgia and part of South Carolina /

    Relief shown by hachures. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Description derived from published bibliography. LC copy: sheet 6 of a 6-sheet series of maps used by Gilbert Thompson during the Civil War. In addition to this sheet, the Geography and Map Division has sheet 1 (see CW 508.5), sheet 3 (see CW 305a.6), sheet 4 (see ...

    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey - Bache, A. D. (Alexander Dallas) - Lindenkohl, A.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1865
  • Schofield crossing the Chattahooche [sic].

    Shows Union troop positions, fortifications, and location of field headquarters in Fulton County between Roswell and Atlanta. Relief shown by hachures and pictorially. 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. 65, no. 4. Pencil, pen and ink, and blue ink. LC Civil ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Northwestern Georgia (with portions of the adjoining States of Tennessee and Alabama) being part of the Department of the Cumberland.

    Scale 1:350,000 (5.524 miles to an inch). LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 125 "Corrections and additions from Capt. Wm. E. Merrills Map of Northern Georgia in 1864." Troop positions and movements are not indicated. General campaign map showing turnpike and stage roads, railroads, towns, rivers and relief by hachures. Another copy in the Fillmore map coll. no. 264. Signed in ms: Millard Fillmore, ...

    • Contributor: Callahan, Denis - United States. War Department. Engineer Bureau
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • A new and accurate map of the province of Georgia in North America.

    Shows trails and paths used for trading as well as general locations of Native American tribes. Relief shown by hachures and pictorially. From: Universal magazine of knowledge and pleasure. April, 1779, v. 64, facing p. 168. LC Trails, 160 LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1569 Includes notes on general topography. Fold-lined. Mounted on paper. Mounted on cloth. Margin cut away at lower left. ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1779
  • Map of part of Fulton, Fayette, and Campbell counties, from surveys, state map, and information /

    Relief shown by hachures. Differs from other 1864 ed. in abbreviation of title. Date from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), S24, S25 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Right half of map printed on 9/16 in. grid. Includes printed, opaque paper overlay (18 x 24 cm.) pasted onto right-center of map ...

    • Contributor: United States. Army of the Cumberland. Topographical Engineers Office
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Georgia, Dahlonega sheet /

    Relief shown by contours and spot heights. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), S204 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. "Surveyed in 1885." Stamped in blue ink at lower left: 54. Stamped in black ink in lower right margin: G3920 svar .U5. LC copy imperfect: Mounted on cloth.

    • Contributor: Geological Survey (U.S.) - Gannett, Henry - Thompson, Gilbert - Yeates, Chas. M. - U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1886
  • Map illustrating the operations of the army under com'd of Maj. Gen. W.T. Sherman, in Georgia, from May 5th to September 4th, 1864 /

    Shows Union and Confederate works in southeastern Tennessee and northwestern Georgia. Relief shown by hachures. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), S33, 123 Annotation in ink "Ezra Ch[urch]" west of Atlanta. In manuscript pencil at lower left: "Federal lines in blue, Rebel [lines in] red." In manuscript ink at lower left: "Photographed at Chief Engr's Office, Mily. Divn. Miss., Atlanta, Ga." Available also through ...

    • Contributor: Brooks, Alfred F. - Poe, O. M. (Orlando Metcalfe) - United States. Army. Military Division of the Mississippi. Chief Engrs. Office
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864-05-05
  • Atlanta & vicinity : compiled from state map and information /

    Shows fortifications around Atlanta. Relief shown by hachures and spot heights. Printed on blue paper. Map printed on 1 in. grid. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), S37, S38, 135 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes notes indicating general topography. In pencil in upper-right margin: 48. Includes annotations in pencil. LC copy imperfect: Mounted on paper.

    • Contributor: Finegan, N. - Merrill, W. E. (William Emery) - United States. Army. Corps of Topographical Engineers
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Map illustrating the defence of Savannah, Ga. and the operations resulting in its capture by the army commanded by Maj. Genl. W. T. Sherman. Dec. 21st 1864

    Scale ca. 1:85,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 207 The following inscription in the author's handwriting is reproduced above the title: Washington, D.C., Sept 17th 1881. Transmitted to the office of the Chief of Engineers, U.S. Army, with my letter of this date. [Signed] O. M. Poe, Major of Engrs., B. Brig. Gen., U.S.A., Col. A.D.C. Detailed map of Savannah and vicinity, showing ...

    • Contributor: Poe, O. M. (Orlando Metcalfe) - Poe, O. M.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1881
  • Birds-eye map of the Western and Atlantic R.R., the great Kennesaw route; Army operations, Atlanta campaign, 1864.

    Map of northwest Georgia from Atlanta north to Chattanooga, Tenn., showing location and date of battles, railroads, principal roads, towns, rivers, and relief by hachures.

    • Contributor: Fleming, Brewster & Alley - Western and Atlantic Railroad Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1887
  • [Map of the environs of Olley Creek near Marietta, Georgia, July? 1864].

    Shows troop positions, fortifications, and names of some residents. Title and date from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), S96, 198 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Pencil (some col.) drawn on 1/2 inch pencil grid, mounted on paper.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • A plan of the inlets & rivers of Savannah & Warsaw in the Province of Georgia.

    Scale ca. 1:32,000; 220 chains, 80 to a mile & 1/2 mile to an in. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown pictorially. Depths shown by soundings. Oriented with north to the right. Shows area between Savannah and Wilmington rivers and west to Savannah in Chatham County. Includes text. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1592 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site ...

    • Contributor: Yonge, Henry
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1751
  • Position of the 15th, 16th & 17th A.C.s, July 5th, [1864] evening.

    Shows environs of Turner's Ferry in Cobb County, Georgia. Indicates "Rebel works" and "Rebel works taken this morning." Relief shown by hachures. Date from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pencil. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), S112, 210 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes names of select landowners. Imperfect: Fold-lined, some losses along folds, mounted on ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • [Schofield crossing the Chattahoochee, July 1864].

    Shows military camp west of the Chattahoochee River near the Ulrich farm and troop positions in Fulton County between Roswell and Atlanta. Relief shown by hachures and pictorially. Title and date from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pencil, blue watercolor, and red watercolor. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), S52, 153 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Southern Georgia and part of South Carolina /

    Relief shown by hachures. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 129.45 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes list of authorities. Two copies

    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey - Bache, A. D. (Alexander Dallas) - Lindenkohl, A. - Krebs, Charles G.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1865
  • Map of the Atlanta campaign. [May-Sept. 1864].

    Scale ca. 1:830,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 133 From Century illustrated monthly magazine, v. 34, July 1887. P. 446. Map of the northwest Georgia showing location and date of engagements, railroads, towns, rivers, relief by hachures, and county names and boundaries. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: Western and Atlantic Railroad Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1887
  • Battle of--"Chickamauga"--Sep. 19th & 20th 1863 /

    Relief shown by contours, spot heights, and gradient tints. Shows roads, rivers, and streams. Does not show troop positions. Title from verso. At head of title: N.61. For printed version of this map, see Civil War Maps entry no. 154. Oriented with north to the bottom. Pen-and-ink, pencil, and watercolors. Watermark: J. Whatman, Turkey M[i?]ll. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 157.4 Note at ...

    • Contributor: Merrill, W. E. (William Emery) - Merrill, W. E.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864