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  • 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 Includes ill. of "Fortress Monroe," "General post office," "Treasury buildings, "Patent Office, " and "University of Virginia." Plates 33-34. Prime meridians: Greenwich, Washington. Probably from: Johnson's new illustrated (steel plate) family atlas. New ...

    • Contributor: Johnson, A. J.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Survey of Prince George Co. Virginia.

    "Chief Engineer's Office D.N.V. Col. J.F. Gilmer, Chief Engr."--appears above title. "J. Houston Patton, draughtsman."--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, ...

    • Contributor: Confederate States of America. Army. Dept. of Northern Virginia. Chief Engineer's Office
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Seat of war in America, 6d.

    Shows fortifications in eastern Virginia. Also shows parts of Maryland and Pennsylvania. Relief shown by hachures. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 476.5 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes advertisement for "Bacon's Shilling war maps."

    • Contributor: Bacon & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • [Sketch showing positions of Second Corps, A.N.Va., August 26th to September 2, 1862 : embracing engagements at Bristoe Station, Manassas Junction, Groveton or Second Manassas, and Ox Hill or Chantilly, Va. /

    Shows names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. Title and scale from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pen-and-ink, colored pencil, and pencil mounted on cloth. Similar to the map reproduced in the Atlas to accompany the official records of the Union and Confederate Armies, 1891-95, pl. 111, no. 1. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H109 Imperfect: Discoloration along fold lines. Stains and ...

    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • [Map of Mosby's route through Virginia and North Carolina].

    This printed map of Virginia and North Carolina includes annotations by Sneden showing the route taken by Mosby's troops and their prisoners (Sneden among them) from Culpeper, Va., to Charlotte, N.C.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Plan of Rebel redoubt and barracks [at] "Camp Misery" : surveyed April 11th 1862.

    Layout of "Camp Misery," a Confederate fort on the Virginia Peninsula located in a swampy area on the Ship Point road. The camp was evacuated on April 5th, 1862, as Union forces began their siege of Yorktown.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Plan of Andersonville Prison or "Camp Sumter," April, 1864.

    Illustrates the layout of Andersonville Camp, as Sneden refers to the prison, and the surrounding area where Confederate guard troops of the 1st Florida Battery were stationed including the headquarters of Captain Henry Wirz, roads in and out, topographical features such as swampland, a graveyard presumed to be connected with the prison, and "Anderson Village." Sneden revised this map and it is available as ...

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • [Union troop positions at Peach Tree Creek, Georgia, July 20, 1864].

    Shows Union camps and troop positions in north Atlanta. Title and date from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Similar to U.S. War Dept.'s Atlas to accompany the official records of the Union and Confederate armies, 1891-95, pl. 47, no. 5. Pencil and colored pencil. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), S98, 200 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Plan of the Battle of Fair Oaks or Seven Pines, Va. Fought 31st May 1862.

    Shows the distribution of troops during battle, with majority of McClellan's forces northeast of the Chickahominy River and the Confederates under Joseph E. Johnston attacking the two Union corps on the south side of the river. Map indicates locations of 9 Mile Road and Old Williamsburg Road, the Richmond and York River Railroad, and Confederate defenses, chiefly felled trees. Edwin V. Sumner's route of ...

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Statistical map of the United States of America

    Scale ca. 1:6,400,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 62.6 The following categories of statistics are given for the United States and individual states: Population in 1860; Vote for President in 1860; Men furnished in war of 1861-'5; Volunteers; Substitutes; Personal service; Commutation; Bounty men; U.S. bounty paid in 1861-'5; Local bounty paid in 1861-'5; Proportion of white soldiers to white population in 1860; ...

    • Contributor: Cowdon, James S.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1888
  • [White House to Harrisons Landing].

    Annonymous pen and ink manuscript map traced on linen from a portion of: White House to Harrisons Landing. Prepared by Capt. H.L. Abbot, topographical engineer, Army of the Potomac. Shows fortifications, towns, roads, railroads, houses, names of residents and vegetation. This item is in the Map Collection of the Library of Virginia; please contact the Library's Archives Research Services department for more information. Title ...

    • Contributor: Abbot, Henry L.
    • 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
  • 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
  • Colton's Virginia.

    "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1855 by J.H. Colton & Co. in the Clerks Office of the District Court for the Southern District of New York." Accompanied by cover: Colton's map of Virginia / J.H. Colton. Insets: Richmond, Henrico County, Manchester and Spring Hill, Chesterfield Co. -- Norfolk, Portsmouth and Gosport. Prime meridians: Greenwich, Washington. Relief shown by hachures and ...

    • Contributor: Colton, J. H.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Plan of the western seat of war /

    Description derived from published bibliography. General map of Kentucky, Tennessee, and parts of Illinois, Indiana, Ohio, Virginia, and North Carolina showing principal roads, railroads, towns, and rivers. Fortified sites and battlefields are not indicated. Inset: Reduced continuation of Missouri R. 4 x 7 cm. This item is in the Map Collection of the Library of Virginia; please contact the Library's Archives Research Services department ...

    • Contributor: Lathrop, H. P.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Plan of the battle-field at Bull Run, July 21st 1861.

    Shows encampments, troop positions and troop movements and including names of commanders and some residents. Relief shown by hachures. "Route taken by Capt. Whipple to bring up Howard's Brigade." Pen-and-ink, red ink, and pencil on penciled grid on tracing linen. Cartographer's name from dealer information. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Imperfect: Brown discoloration along edges and ...

    • Contributor: Whipple, Amiel Weeks
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Map of a part of the eastern portion of Virginia showing the route of the Cavalry Corps of the Army of the Potomac under Major General P.H. Sheridan on the raid to ...

    Covers Richmond region (Va.) northward to Fredericksburg. Shows cavalry routes of movement, engagements, encampments, roads, railroads, settlements, drainage, and the fortifications around Richmond. "Drawn by Capt. N.D. Preston, to accompany the paper, 'The Cavalry Raid to Richmond in May 1864', read by him before the Commandery of the State of Pennsylvania, Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the U.S., Wednesday evening, May 6, ...

    • Contributor: Preston, Noble D.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1907
  • Chattanooga and surrounding battlefields

    Scale not given. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 401.2 Copyright no. F23876, Sept. 8, 1913. Eighty-three points of interest are listed in the lower margin and keyed by number to the panoramic map. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: Purse, Reginald
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1913
  • Plan of the battle of Mine Run, Virginia : fought Monday 30th Novr. 1863.

    Meade's intention was to cross the Rapidan River at Germanna Ford, travel west toward Orange Court House, and force Lee from his position in Orange County, just south of river. Alerted to these movements, Lee deployed his forces in strong defensive positions along Mine Run. There being no feasible point of attack, Meade withdrew his forces to winter quarters at Culpeper. Details on this ...

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • [Central Virginia showing Lieut. Gen'l. U.S. Grant's Campaign and marches of the armies under his command in 1864-65

    Scale 1:350,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 516 Another edition. From 39th Cong., 1st Sess. [1866]-Report of the Chief Engineer U.S.A. No. 11. In lower right corner: Bowen & Co. lith., Philada. Map extends from Martinsburg south to Dinwiddie C. H. and from Staunton east to Port Tobacco. In this edition, the map title and legend have been moved from the right hand ...

    • Contributor: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1865
  • Operations of the Army of the Potomac, May & June 1864.

    "Map no. 3" is in the upper left corner. Map of Virginia from Culpeper south to Malvern Hill and Gordonsville east to White House, showing fortifications around Richmond, roads, railroads, towns, and rivers. 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.), 494 Available ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Plan and sections of Fort Fisher, carried by assault by the U.S. forces, Maj. Gen. A.H. Terry commanding, Jan. 15th, 1865 /

    "Head Qurtrs., U.S. forces, Fort Fisher, Jan. 27th, 1865, forwarded to Engineer Dept. with letter of this date, C.B. Comstock, Lt. Col., A.D.C. & Brvt. Brig. Gen. & &." Detailed plan of the fort showing the position, type, and size of guns, riffle pits, and electric wires leading to a "line of torpedoes." Includes 3 cross sections; scale 64 ft. to 1 in. Relief ...

    • Contributor: Comstock, C.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1865
  • Topographical sketch of Decherd, Tennessee /

    Relief shown by hachures. Shows railroads in red, rivers in blue. Indicates what appears to be a fort with artillery, vegetation, roads, houses and names of residents. Sun print. Description derived from published bibliography. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 408 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: Michler, N.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Map of the first & second division of the James River & Kanawha Canal.

    "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. Extends from Richmond west to Buchanan, Va., indicating the streams feeding into the James and the locations of roads, which are indentified. Forms part of the Gilmer Map Collection. Relief shown by hachures. ...

    • Contributor: Confederate States of America. Army. Dept. of Northern Virginia. Chief Engineer's Office
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • 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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