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  • Plan of the city of Philadelphia and its environs shewing its defences during the years 1777 & 1778, together with the siege of Mud Island on the River Delaware.

    Scale ca. 1:14,400. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown by shading. "To the Honble. Sir William Howe K.B. general and commander in chief of all His Majesty's forces within the colonies laying on the Atlantic Ocean from Nova Scotia to West Florida inclusive, &ca. &ca. [Signed:] John Montrésor, chief engineer in America." Imperfect: Fort Mifflin on Great Mud Island is almost entirely cut off. ...

    • Contributor: Nicole, Pierre
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1778
  • Map of the seat of war. To accompany the American Conflict.

    Scale ca. 1:2,170,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 59 Map of the southeastern United States showing battlefields, forts, infantry and calvary routes, towns, railroads, county and state boundaries, and rivers. Insets: Map of the lower portion of Texas. 7 x 9 cm.-Map of the lower portion of Florida. 11 x 9 cm. Prepared to accompany Greeley, Horace. The American Conflict... Hartford, 1864-66. 2v. ...

    • Contributor: O.D. Case & Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1865
  • Map of the seat of war around Richmond /

    "B.F. Butlers Lith S.F." Map has concentric circles centered on Richmond. Circles are at intervals of three miles. Shows forts, railroads, roads, court houses, towns and churches. Some rivers, cities and towns hand colored. 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 ...

    • Contributor: Butlers, F. - Gensoul, A. (Adrien) - Pacific Map Depot
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Sketch-book of positions of forces of 2nd Corps, A.N.Va., campaigns of 1864 : [Virginia] /

    Shows some battles and troop positions from May 8 to November 11, 1864 and names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures on some maps. Pencil (some col.) with gilt-edges with title on lined paper. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H3 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. Imperfect: All pages are loose from black paper cover. Holes ...

    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Map of the rebellion, as it was in 1861 and as it is in 1864.

    Scale ca. 1:10,200,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 51.3 From Harper's weekly, v. 8, Mar. 19, 1864. p. 181. Map indicates the "Military line of the rebellion July 1st 1861" and the eastern and western sections of the rebellion, February 1864. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • 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: 1862-07-09
  • Map showing route taken by Mosby with his prisoners, Nov. 27th-29th, 1863.

    In this detail from an unidentified printed map, Sneden has traced the circuitous route he and other prisoners captured by Mosby's Guerillas during the Mine Run Campaign followed from near Rappahannock Station, Va., to Woodville, down the Blue Ridge Valley, through Madison Court House and on to Gordonsville. Sneden has annotated the map with the names and locations of many of the small communities ...

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863-11-27
  • The Battlefield of Chicamauga Fought the 19th and 20th of Septr 1863.

    This detailed view gives the location of Bragg's Confederate forces, primarily on the east bank of West Chickamauga Creek, on the first day of the battle.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863-09-19
  • Goff's historical map of the United States. Civil War, Spanish-Am. War, war in the Philippines, invasion of China.

    Scale ca. 1:2,040,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 67 Wall map of the South showing location and date of battles, some troop movements, towns, rivers, and state boundaries. Following insets relates to the Civil War: The Virginia and the Monitor in Hampton Roads, 1862. 15 x 14 cm.-Grant's Vicksburg campaign, January to July 1863. 16 x 17 cm.-Lee's first northern invasion, 1862. 16 ...

    • Contributor: Goff, Eugenia A. Wheeler (Eugenia Almira Wheeler) - Goff, Henry S. - Goff, Eugenia A. Wheeler
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1907
  • Map of Allatoona, New Hope Church and vicinity.

    Scale ca. 1:280,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 132.5 Shows location of battles of Allatoona, Allatoona Creek, Picketts Mill, and New Hope Church, roads, railroads, Confederate entrenchments, towns, 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
  • Topographical sketch near Fort Staunton from points not under fire of its guns : [Washington D.C.].

    Relief shown by hachures and form lines. Black and brown inks. At upper left: 211, L. Sheet 15. Missing small sections at corners. Includes bar scale. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 691.6 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault DCP

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1860
  • Central [Virginia] showing Maj. Gen'l P. H. Sherida[n's campaigns] and marches of the cavalry under his [command] in 1864-65

    Scale 1:350,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 520a.5 At head of title: Engineers Office Mi[lit. Div. of the Gulf] map n[o. 6] Imperfect. Part of the title and the extreme eastern portion of the map are wanting. Map is annotated, in different colors, to show seven cavalry raids by General Sheridan. Map extends from Martinsburg south to Danville, and Lexington east to Washington, ...

    • Contributor: Von Reizenstein - Gillespie, G. L.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1865
  • [Map of Wyoming, Fayette and Raleigh Counties, West Va. /

    Covers the area from Logan Courthouse to Richmond Ferry, W. Va. Drawn with ink and pencil. Shows towns, roads, rivers and mountains with some distances given. 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 ...

    • Contributor: Loring, William Wing
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Chart of the battle off Cherbourg.

    The map charts the course of the two ships in Cherbourg Harbor and in the British Channel off the coast of Cherbourg, France. Made by the British for the Confederacy and captained by Raphael Semmes the C.S.S. Alabama was a blockade runner. Spotted by the U.S.S. Kearsarge, the Alabama was cornered and sunk.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864-06-14
  • Richmond and its defences. Constructed and engraved to illustrate "The war with the South"

    Scale ca. 1:90,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 640.4 From Tomes, Robert. The war with the South. New York, Virtue & Yorston, 1862-1867. v. 2, between p. 236 and 237. Signed (facsimile): Charles: Sholl, Topl. Engineer. "Entered according to act of Congress AD. 1863 by Virtue, Yorston & Co." Caption in lower margin: A topographical map of Richmond and its vicinity, showing all ...

    • Contributor: Sholl, Charles
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • 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: 1862-07
  • 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 of the encampment and position of the army under His Excelly. Lt. General Burgoyne at Swords House on Hudson's River on Septr. 17th, with the positions of that part of the ...

    Scale ca. 1:14,400. Title from engraved copy published by William Faden, 1780. (Faden 68). Manuscript, pen-and-ink. Relief shown by hachures. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1180 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 100; 650

    • Contributor: Wilkinson, William Cumberland
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1777
  • Carte de l'affaire de Montmouth : ou le G'al Washington commandon l'armée américaine et le G'l Clinton l'armée angloise le 28 juin 1778 /

    Shows troop positions at the Battle of Monmouth (near Englishtown, Monmouth Co., N.J.). Relief shown by hachures. Place-names in English. Pen-and-ink and watercolors. Sectioned to 12 panels and mounted on cloth backing to fold to ca. 20 x 14 cm. Includes descriptive index of military positions. Gift; Mr. and Mrs. H.F. Lenfest; Jan. 2000. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as ...

    • Contributor: Capitaine Du Chesnoy, Michel - Lafayette, Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert Du Motier
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1778
  • Map of the country between Millikens Bend, La. and Jackson, Miss. shewing the routes followed by the Army of the Tennessee under the command of Maj. Genl. U.S. Grant, U.S. Vols. in ...

    Scale 1:126,720. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 261 Drawn by: Maj. O. H. Matz, Asst. Eng. & 1st Lt. L. Helmle, 3d Mo. Vols. Inft. Surveys by: 1st Lt. P. C. Hains, U.S. Eng. & Asst. Engrs. Ulffers, Wrigley, Tunica, McComas & Mason. Geographl. authorities: La Tourette's sectl. map, U.S. land surveys, official county and city maps." Map of Hinds and Warren counties, ...

    • Contributor: Wilson, Js. H. - Matz, Otto H. - Helmle, L.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1876
  • 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. (Joseph Hutchins)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Map of the defences of Washington.

    Relief shown by hachures. In lower margin below title: (From Atlas accompanying Official Records). LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 682.5 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy fold-lined, mounted on cloth backing, and annotated in pencil in lower margin: Atlas, v. 2, pl. XXXIX, no. 1. DCP

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1865
  • 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. - Bache, A. D. (Alexander Dallas) - Krebs, Charles G. - United States Coast Survey - W.H. & O.H. Morrison (Firm)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Map of Popes [sic] campaign in northern Virginia, August 1862.

    Shows the line of march of the Confederate Army and of the Union Army of Virginia as commanded by John Pope during the 2nd Bull Run Campaign, June-September 1862.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862-08
  • Plan of the post at Great Bridge, on the south branch of the Elizabeth River, Virginia, establish'd the 5th February 1781.

    Scale ca. 1:1,300. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown by hachures. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789 1453 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 651

    • Contributor: Stratton, James
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1788