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  • Guide leaflets for the tour of historic Civil War defenses, Washington D.C.

    Relief shown by contours on some maps. Title from title sheet (sheet #1). Facsims. of Civil War fortification maps of Washington D.C. Original version: [S.l. : s.n., 1861?-1865]. LC sheets imperfect: Use-worn, punch-holed in left margin, rubber-stamped on verso to indicate sheet numbers. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 689 Sheets variously include notes, captions, and/or index of facilities. Available also through the Library ...

    • Contributor: United States. Office of National Capital Parks
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1938

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  • [Sketch of the "proposed route of Virginias Railway" to Flat-top and Guyandot coal fields, West Virginia].

    Title and date from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pen-and-ink and pencil on tracing linen, mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H272 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 188?
  • Topographical sketch of Corinth, Mississippi and its environs: showing the enemy's entrenchments, and the approach of the U.S. forces/

    Relief shown by hachures. Sun print. Shows Confederate entrenchments in red and Union entrenchments in blue. "Head Qs. of Genel. Buell," roads, railroads, vegetations, drainage, houses, fences, and the names of a few residents in the outlying areas. Description derived from published bibliography. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 268 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: Michler, N.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Sketch showing the positions of the beacons on the Florida reefs

    Scale 1:400,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 117.6 (Its no. 464) At head of title: U.S. Coast Survey, A. D. Bache, Supdt. "No. 464 price 15 cents" is printed in the upper margin. Inset: Plan of beacons devised by Lieut. James Totten, U.S. Army, Assistant, U.S.C.S. 29 x 16 cm. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web ...

    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Plan of fortifications at Augusta, Ga.

    Pen and ink. Savannah River drawn in blue pencil. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), S47, 147 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. In pencil at upper right corner: 61. Imperfect: Fold-lined, mounted on paper.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • [Boston Harbour, with the surroundings, &c.

    Scale ca. 1:24,000. Title from William Faden's Catalogue of a curious and valuable collection of original maps and plans. 1862. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown by shading and hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Oriented with north toward the upper left. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 943 AACR2: 100; 650/1; ...

    • Contributor: Hills, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1770
  • The Seat of war in New England, by an American volunteer, with the marches of the several corps sent by the Colonies towards Boston, with the attack on Bunkers-Hill.

    Scale ca. 1:450,000. Hand colored. Prime meridian: Boston. Relief shown by hachures. Includes "Plan of Boston Harbour, from an actual survey" and "Plan of the town of Boston with the attack on Bunkers-Hill in the peninsula of Charlestown, the 17th of June, 1775." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 813 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1775
  • A plan of the town and chart of the harbour of Boston : exhibiting a view of the islands, castle forts, and entrances into the said harbour.

    Depths shown by soundings. From Gentleman's magazine, vol. 45, Jan. 1775. In center of lower margin: Feby. 1st 1775. Phillips. Maps of America. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 950 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy 1 watermarked. 4 copies

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1775
  • [Map of the counties of Bertie and Hertford and part of the county of Northampton, North Carolina].

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

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Richmond, Henrico County, Manchester and Springhill, Chesterfield Co. (Virginia) /

    From the Illustrated London news, Sept. 7, 1861. Relief shown by hachures. Shows buildings, railroads and roads. 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. April 2003, Map Cataloging Team. Civil War project no.: lva00128. Conservation: Etherington ...

    • Contributor: Ettling, Theodor
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • [Map of a part of Greenbrier County, West Va. /

    Drawn with pencil and ink on blue-lined paper. Shows towns, roads, rivers and mountains. Not drawn to scale. One of a series of eight maps of southwestern Virginia and West Virginia. Originally in envelope with notations: "Maps of various kinds by residents of western Virginia. Found among a few books &c which had belonged to Genl. Loring. This statement made by Mr. John Hart." ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • 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: 1892
  • [Etats-Unie: Partie septentrionale].

    Scale ca. 1:2,200,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Title from manuscript label on verso as originally mounted. Relief shown pictorially and by hachures. Shows northern U.S. and Great Lakes region of U.S. and Canada. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 440; 651/1; 651/2; 651/3

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1708
  • Plan of Savannah and its environs in 1782.

    Scale 1:12,000; 1,000 ft. to an in. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermark. Relief shown by hachures. Oriented with north toward the lower right. Shows fortifications. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1587 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1782
  • Atlas of the war of the Rebellion giving Union and Confederate armies by actual surveys by the Union and Confederate engineers, and approved by the officers in command, of all the maps ...

    Relief shown by contours, shading, and hachures on some maps. "This volume will contain over seven hundred maps, showing all the battle-fields from 1861-to 1865." "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1892, by J.A. Caldwell, in the office of the Librarian of Congress, at Washington." This atlas comprises the first 40 plates of the U.S. War Department's Atlas to Accompany the ...

    • Contributor: United States. War Department
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1892

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  • Map of battle-grounds of August 28th, 29th, & 30th 1862 in the vicinity of Groveton, Prince William Co., Va.

    Scale 1:21,120. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 577.5 At head of title: Engineer Department, U.S. Army. Bvt. Maj. Gen. A. A. Humphreys, Brig. Gen. & Chief of Engineers. Endorsed (facsim.): Official copy G. K. Warren Maj. Engrs. & Bvt. Gen. U.S.A. Base map of the battlefield of Second Manassas showing roads, railroads, houses and names of residents, drainage, and vegetation. Troop positions are ...

    • Contributor: Warren, G. K.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1878
  • Map of the battlefield of Gettysburg

    Scale 1:9051. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 333 Inset: Plan of the National Cemetery. Lower right corner: Sketch of the battle of Gettysburg. [Text] Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: Elliott, S. G.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Map of army operations Atlanta campaign between Cassville and Mariette and vicinity

    Scale 1:285,120. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 132.6 Map of Bartow, Cherokee, Paulding, and Cobb counties, Georgia, showing location and date of battles, entrenchments, 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: Western and Atlantic Railroad Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • [Map of the environs of Vicksburg, Mississippi, 1863]

    Title, scale, and date from Stephenson's Civil War Maps, 1989. Pen and ink sketch map drawn on tracing cloth, showing roads in red, principal rivers in blue, and "Vicksburg & Jackson R.R.," streams, towns, and names of residents in black. Fortifications are indicated at the "R.R. Brigde" across the Big Black River. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), S119, 282 Available also through the ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Plan of the battle of Chancellorsville. Virginia position, 5 p.m., 2nd May 1863.

    Sneden uses his usual eye for detail in showing the nature of the terrain with crop fields, woods, areas of felled trees, roads, and waterways in the vicinity of the Battle of Chancellorsville. He particularly emphasizes the positions of the following corps in the U.S. Army of the Potomac: 2nd Corps (commanded by Winfield Scott Hancock), 3rd Corps (commanded by Daniel Edgar Sickles), 5th ...

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • [Differents camps de l'armée de York-town à Boston.

    Scale ca. 1:125,000. Title from manuscript label on verso as originally mounted. Hand colored. Oriented with north toward the upper right. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 100; 440; 651/1

    • Contributor: Soulés, François
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1787
  • Map of Charleston and vicinity.

    Scale ca. 1:170,000. Manuscript; pen-and-ink and watercolor. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 373.5 From the papers of Joseph Roswell Hawley. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Andersonville Prison

    Detailed plan of Andersonville Prison Camp, showing Sweetwater Lick to the north, and the Southwestern & Enfaula Railroad to the east. Shows the main forts, stockade and cemetery.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Plan of the Battle of Cedar Mountain, Virginia, August 9th, 1862.

    The newly-organized Union Army of Virginia under Gen. John Pope had as its mission to draw Lee's focus and forces away from the defense of Richmond. To that end, the army began moving toward Gordonsville in July, planning to approach the Confederate capital from the north. Realizing the seriousness of his position, with McClellen in front of him and Pope on his left flank, ...

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Siege of Port Hudson

    The map shows the Union troops on land and water surrounding Confederate fortifications at Port Hudson, La., on the Mississippi River, approximately 25 miles north of Baton Rouge. The Union XIX Corps under Gen. Banks had its first engagement May 26th on the Bayou Sara Road, and laid siege to the fort on May 27th. Confederate Gen. Franklin Gardner surrendered Port Hudson on July ...

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861