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  • 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.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • The Union assault on the Rebel works Lee's Mill Va.

    Shows the fortifications of the Union and Confederate forces on opposite sides of the Warwick River in Warwick County [now city of Newport News], Va., at the time of the engagement Lee's Mill, also known as Burnt Chimneys.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Jefferson County, Virginia /

    Sun print. This item is in the Map Collection of the Library of Virginia; please contact the Library's Archives Research Services department for more information. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. C. 1, Dec. 2002, source unknown, Map Cataloging Team; c. 2, photocopy, LVA. C. 1, map accession no. 2533 (1967); c. 2, no. 2534 (1967) (negative photostat, ...

    • Contributor: Macomb, J. N.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • One hundred & fifty miles around Richmond. 12 ed.

    [Scale ca. 1:880,000]. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 632.5 "Twelfth edition 3000 of Magnus' all around map." "Dedicated to the gallant soldiers fighting to suppress the Rebellion." Description derived from published bibliography. Includes portraits of Generals Grant, Meade, and Hancock. Includes 8 inset maps of southern cities. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: Magnus, Charles
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 186?
  • Johnson's Virginia, Delaware, Maryland & West Virginia

    "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1864, by A.J. Johnson, in the Clerk's Office of the District Court of the United States for the Southern District of New York." Includes ill. of "Fortress Monroe," "General post office," "Treasury buildings," "Patent Office," and "University of Virginia." Plates 35-36. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by isolines. Shows counties, railroads, and includes some ...

    • Contributor: Johnson, A. J.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Map showing from Richmond to Fredericksburg, Va.

    Printed map with annotations by Sneden highlighting the defenses of Richmond, Va., and locations associated with the Battle of the Wilderness, 5-7 May 1864.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • [Map of South Carolina, Georgia, Alabama, and Tennessee.]

    Shows the southern border of South Carolina, northern border of Georgia, and eastern borders of Alabama and Tennessee, with railroads, towns, forts, prisons, landforms, and waterways.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Plan of the battle of Mill Spring or Logan's Cross Roads : fought January 19th, 1862.

    NOTE: Researchers will be served a color photocopy of this diary page. This item is from the collections of the Virginia Historical Society; please contact the institution for more information. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image. Robert Knox Sneden scrapbook (Mss5:7 Sn237:1), Virginia Historical Society. In the Robert Knox Sneden diary, 1861-1865 (v. 1, p. 361).

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Forbes' new and complete map of Richmond and its fortifications

    Scale ca. 1:48,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 629 Printed in blue ink. Shows forts, street pattern of Richmond, towns, roads, railroads, drainage, and relief by hachures. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: Forbes, W. H. and Benjamin Russell
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • [Map of the Chaffin's Bluff area of Henrico County, Virginia] /

    Additional annotations made in pencil. Map shows federal and Confederate positions September 28, 1864. One of a series of five maps drawn by Col. Normand Smith showing battle lines. Original maps are included in Personal Papers Collection, accession 24417, Gaines Family Papers, 1776-1905. This item is in the Map Collection of the Library of Virginia; please contact the Library's Archives Research Services department for ...

    • Contributor: Smith, Normand
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 18??
  • Map showing the location of battle fields of Virginia /

    Shows Civil War battlefields (1861-1865), Chesapeake & Ohio Railroad lines, distinguishing between those which are pre-war and post-war, other railroads during the war, plank roads, turnpikes, other roads and light houses.

    • Contributor: Chesapeake and Ohio Railway Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1898
  • How the war commenced and how near it is ended.

    Map shows most of the United States with the Confederate States emphasized in gray and black. Includes text. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Acquisitions control no. 91-11 Vault CW3

    • Contributor: National Union Executive Committee (U.S.)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Fredericksburg to Petersburg, Va.

    The purpose of this map is uncertain; it may have been to identify the rail lines within the corridor between Fredericksburg and Petersburg. Included (as phrased by Sneden) are the Richmond and Danville Railroad, Lynchburg Railroad, Norfolk and Petersburg Railroad, Virginia Central Railroad, and the Richmond Fredericksburg (Railroad). A few key events in the entire war are indicated such as the surrender of Lee ...

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • [Map of King George co. , and parts of the counties of Caroline, Culpeper, Orange, Spotsylvania, Stafford, and Rappahannock, Va.]

    "47a"--handwritten note on map. "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."--handwritten note on map. Forms part of the Gilmer Map Collection. Relief shown by hachures. Shows towns, waterways, roads, and geographic features. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Plan of the Battle of Savage's Station Va. Fought June 29th 1862.

    Shows the area of Henrico County, Va., that includes Savage's Farm to the north and the Williamsburg Stage Road to the south. The Richmond and York River Railroad is also indicated. The Battle of Savage's Station was one of the Seven Days' Battles.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Part of Chesterfield Co., Va.

    "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. Title taken from handwritten notation on map. Available also through the Library of ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • The Pursuit of the rebel army, April 6th-8th, 1865, and Battle of Sailor's Creek, Va.

    In this detail from an unidentified printed map, Sneden depicts the area between Rice's Depot and Jetersville, Va. Named after Sailor's Creek that runs through Prince Edward, Amelia and Nottoway Counties, this engagement of the Appomattox Campaign was fought April 6, 1865. The Confederates sustained heavy losses (7-8,000) before withdrawing to Highbridge, and several generals, including Ewell, were captured.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Map showing the positions occupied by the Tenth New York Cavalry in the cavalry engagements on the right flank at Gettysburg, Penn. : on July 2 & 3, 1863, between the Union ...

    Finished ms. version of later printed map showing Federal cavalry positions and movements, camp and barracks of the 10th N.Y. Cavalry in 1861-62, drainage, vegetation, roads, streets, railroad, houses, and names of occupants. Covers troop positions in rural areas east of Gettysburg. Relief of hills shown by form lines. Author's name and date of preparation from LC Civil War Maps, 2nd ed., 1989. Printed ...

    • Contributor: Preston, Noble D.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863

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  • Spottsylvania [sic] Court House /

    Scale 1:21,120. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 658.1 Relief shown by hachures and pictorially. In this issue, the map is printed on a yellow background with rivers colored green. Detailed map giving Union works in blue and Confederate works in red, roads, houses, names of occupants, vegetation, drainage. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as ...

    • Contributor: Michler, N.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1867
  • Topographical map of the approaches and defences of Knoxville, E. Tennessee, shewing the positions occupied by the United States & Confederate forces during the siege

    Scale ca. 1:9,900. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 427 Union and confederate positions shown by the colors blue and red respectively. Indicates roads, railroads, contour lines, spot elevations, vegetation, drainage, and houses. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: Rockwell, Cleveland
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Entrenched position of the 3rd corps, A.P., at Harrison's Landing, James River, Va., July 9th 1862

    Shows the area of Charles City County, Va., along the James River (between Kimmage's and Herring creeks) to which McClellan moved his troops at the end of the Peninsular Campaign. They remained here until August 16. Details include the use of slashed or burned trees, ditches, piles of logs, and natural landforms as defenses.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Map of the state of Virginia /

    "August 1863." "Lith. by Chas. G. Krebs." Accompanied by cover: Map of Virginia / compiled in the office of the United States Coast Survey. Washington, D.C. : W.H. & O.H. Morrison : 15 x 10 cm. Also covers Delaware, Maryland, West Virginia and parts of adjacent states. Shows cities and towns, roads, rivers, and relief by hachures. Map has concentric circles centered on Richmond, ...

    • Contributor: Nicholson, W. L.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Map of the battlefield of Roanoke Id. Feb. 8th 1862 /

    Annotated in red and blue to show Union and Confederate positions. Description derived from published bibliography. Detailed map of Roanoke Island battlefield and a map of Roanoke Island and vicinity. The former indicates Union and Confederate troop positions, the location of a Confederate battery, a road bisecting the battlefield, and vegetation, while the latter shows forts and the number of guns at each, positions ...

    • Contributor: Andrews, William S.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Plan of the Battle of Kelly's Ford, Va. : fought 7th November 1863.

    Focuses on a small portion of the Rappahannock River close to the line dividing Culpeper and Fauquier counties, Va., and about 8 miles (as indentified by Sneden) from Brandy Station where the Battle of Kelly's Ford occurred on 7 November 1863. Confederate positions are noted as well as the placement of the 3rd, 5th, and 6th corps of the Union Army of the Potomac.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • [Fortifications west of Dalton, Georgia].

    Relief shown by hachures. Title and date from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pencil on stationery ruled in blue ink. Watermark in lower right corner. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), S72, 174 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Stationery letterhead upside-down at lower left: Head-quarters Department of the Cumberland, Office Provost Marshal General. Stationery letterhead drawn ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864