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  • Plan of Amelia Island in East Florida, north point of Amelia Island lyes in 30:55 north latitude 80:23 w. longitude from London, taken from De Brahm's Map of South Caroline & Georgia. ...

    Scales vary. Relief shown pictorially and by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Hand colored. From W. Faden's The North American atlas. 1777. Includes notes and "A view of the entrance into St. Mary's River." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1630 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy imperfect: Hole in lower center. Vault AACR2: 100; ...

    • Contributor: Jefferys, Thomas
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1777
  • Sketch of the road from Paulus Hook and Hobocken to New Bridge.

    Scale ca. 1:24,000; 800 paces to an in. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermarks. Oriented with north toward the upper left. Relief shown pictorially and by shading. Authorship attributed to B. Morgan and J. Hills in the table of contents of the collection. Includes note Fort Constitution "Evacuated by the rebels, 18th Novr. 1776." Accompanied by Hills map collection title page and table of ...

    • Contributor: Hills, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1778
  • Plan shewing [sic] entrenched position of Union army at Westover or Harrison's Landing, James River, Va., July and August 1862.

    As the action on the Virginia Peninsula wound down in July, McClellan moved his headquarters to Harrison's Landing on the James River, in Charles City County, Va.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Survey of a part of Chesterfield County, Virginia.

    "Chief Engineer's Office D.N.V. Col. J.F. Gilmer Chief Eng'r."--appears above title. "Map from the Confederate Engineer Bureau in Richmond, Va. General J.F. Gilmer, Chief Engineer[.] Presented to the Virginia Historical Society by his only daughter, Mrs. J.F. Minis, Sav[ana]h, Ga."--Note on map. Forms part of the Gilmer Map Collection. Relief shown by hachures. Shows towns, waterways, roads, geographic features and land owners. Available also ...

    • Contributor: Confederate States of America. Army. Dept. of Northern Virginia. Chief Engineer's Office
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Plan of the Battle of Fredericksburg, Va., Decr. 13, 1862.

    Map shows the region surrounding Fredericksburg, Va., including Marie's Heights outside of the city and Falmouth across the Rappahannock River. Due to Burnside's slow maneuvering of the Union forces, Lee was able to use the bluffs overlooking the river to his advantage. After sustaining heavy losses crossing the river, Burnside decided against renewed attacks and withdrew on the 15th of December.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Map of the lines at Yorktown, Virginia, April 1862.

    Shows the vicinity around Yorktown, Va., including Warwick Court House, the Warwick River, and Wormsley Creek as siege lines were drawn by McClellan's Union troops and Magruder's Confederate forces.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Plan of New Orleans the capital of Louisiana; with the disposition of its quarters and canals as they have been traced by Mr. de la Tour in the year 1720.

    Scale ca. 1:5,000. "Pa. 148" under brown edging. Insets: The course of Mississipi River, from Bayagoulas to the sea [ca. 1:800,000]--The east mouth of the Mississipi, with the plan of Fort la Balise which defends the entrance and channel of that river [ca. 1:40,000] LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1677 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. ...

    • Contributor: Jefferys, Thomas
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1759
  • White House to Harrisons Landing /

    Description derived from published bibliography. Shows fortifications, towns, roads, railroads, houses, names of residents, vegetation, drainage, and relief 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.), 594 Swem, E.G. Maps relating to Virginia, 943 Available also through the Library of Congress ...

    • Contributor: Abbot, Henry L.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • [A trader's map of the Ohio country before 1753.

    Scale ca. 1:1,270,000. Title from C. A. Hanna's The wilderness trail, 1910-1911. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermarks. Relief shown pictorially. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 772 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 651/1; 651/2

    • Contributor: Patten, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1753
  • Sketch of the second battle of Winchester, June 13th, 14th, and 15th, 1863 /

    Shows positions of Confederate troops and names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. Pen-and-ink and pencil (some col.) on 2 sheets of tracing paper pasted together, and mounted on cloth. Similiar to the map reproduced in the Atlas to accompany the official records of the Union and Confederate Armies, 1891-95, pl. 43, no. 3. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H155 In pencil ...

    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Position of the detachment under Lieut't Col'l Baum, at Walmscock near Bennington; shewing the attacks of the enemy on the 16th August 1777.

    Scale ca. 1:6,000; 200 paces to an in. Hand colored. Relief shown by hachures. Shows troop positions of battle fought in the town of Hoosick, N.Y. in defense of Bennington, Vt. "Engraved by Wm. Faden, 1780" from manuscript no. 65 in the Library of Congress Faden collection. Includes indexed "References." Second copy of sheet 1: complete set of maps at Faden, William [Maps of ...

    • Contributor: Durnford, Desmaretz
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1780
  • A Plan of the battle, on Bunkers Hill fought on the 17th of June 1775,

    Scale ca. 1:12,000. Relief shown by hachures. In lower margin: The following description of the action near Boston, on the 17th of June, is taken from a letter written by General Burgoyne to his nephew Lord Stanley. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 918 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1775
  • [Plan of Paulus's Hook and fortifications.

    Scale ca. 1:2,700. Relief shown by shading. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermarks. Shows position of "57th Rt." Annotation, in pencil: By Montrésor, 1779? LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1287 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1778
  • Plan of Battle of Cold Harbor, Va. : June 1st and 3rd 1864.

    The area of Hanover County, Va., covered by this map extends from Mechanicsville to the northwest, the Chickahominy River to the south and Cold Harbor to the east. The Confederate army was already in place along the lowlands of the Chickahominy River when Grant's army arrived on June 1. There was some fighting late in the day, with no Federal progress, but both sides ...

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Plan of Perth Amboy from an actual survey. Sketch of Bonham Town.

    Scale ca. 1:12,000 and scale not given. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermark. Relief shown by shading. Sketch of Bonhamton shows "Redoubts for its defence in the winter, 1776-1777." Accompanied by Hills map collection title page and table of contents. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1249 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 651/1; 651/2

    • Contributor: Grant, James
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1777
  • [An accurate map of North and South Carolina, with their Indian frontier, shewing in a distinct manner all the mounta]ins, rivers, swamps, marshes, bays, creeks, harbours, sandbanks and soundings on the coasts; ...

    Scale ca. 1:530,000. Hand colored. Imperfect: Part of title wanting. Prime meridian: London. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Shows precinct boundaries. Insets: The harbour of Port Royal [ca. 1:200,000]--The bar and harbour of Charlestown [ca. 1:75,000] LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1394 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: Mouzon, Henry
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1775
  • Preliminary map of Hanover County, Virginia /

    Ink with title in pencil, mounted on cloth. Two tears on left side and some losses on right edge. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H293 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. On verso in pencil: 192.

    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1871
  • Map of Chattanooga & vicinity : showing Confederate and Union lines at the beginning of the battle of Nov. 23-25, 1863, and the route followed by Sherman in crossing from the North ...

    Map shows the area surrounding Chattanooga on the Tennessee River. Troops of Union generals Hooker and Sherman are shown on the southern outskirts of town, and Confederate troops are located on Missionary Ridge.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • [February 27, 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
  • Battery no. 4 and outworks nos. 1 and 2 : Blakey & Stubbs.

    Components: Battery no. 4 -- Outwork no. 1 -- Outwork no. 2. Gives measurements and latitude and longitude of perimeters. Map annoted with names of land owners: Thos. H. Blakey and A.G. Stubbs. One of a series of ten maps drawn by showing the plats of land appropriated for Batteries 1-10 around Richmond. Original maps are included in Personal Papers Collection, accession 26971, B.M. ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Map showing position of Union and Rebel armies, 28th to 30th Aug. 1862. Genl. Pope's Campaign.

    Shows the region surrounding Bull Run in Virginia, extending from the town of Centreville in the northeast to Brentsville in the southwest.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • A Representation, of the sea fight, on the 5th of Sepr. 1781, between Rear Admiral Graves and the Count de Grasse.

    Scale ca. 1:444,000. Shows engagement at entrance to Chesapeake Bay. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes text, index to positions, and list of British ships and captains. Vault AACR2: 651/1; 651/2; 700/1

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1781
  • Relative positions of forces at sunset, Aug. 26, 1862. [2nd Manassas campaign].

    Scale ca. 1:520,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 579 From Century illustrated monthly magazine, v. 31, Jan. 1886. p. 446. Map extends from White Plains south to Kelley's Ford, and from Orlean east to Manassas Junction. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: Wells, Jaco
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1886
  • [November 9, 1944], 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: 1944
  • [Map of Pennsylvania and part of New Jersey].

    Relief shown by hachures. Title, date, and scale from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pen-and-ink and pencil (some col.) on 2 sheets of tracing linen pasted together, sectioned in 3, and mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H157 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. In pencil on verso: 106.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 186?