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  • Sketch of the action fought near Bladensberg [i.e. Bladensburg], August 24th, 1814 /

    Oriented with north to the right. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Imperfect: Tears, stains, mounted on cloth.

    • Contributor: Ormsby, Thos
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1816
  • York River and Mobajack [sic] Bay, Va. /

    Depths shown by soundings. Shows roads, settlements, farmsteads with residents' names, battery on North River tributary, and low-water line. Title (in ink handwriting) from verso. Pen-and-ink (black and red). Oriented with north to the right. Imperfect: Fold-lined. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 672.5 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: Humphreys, A. A. (Andrew Atkinson) - Franklin, William Buel - United States. Army. Corps of Topographical Engineers - Humphreys, A. A.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • McConnell's Historical maps of the United States /

    Wall maps. Relief shown by hachures. "On each map is a brief history of the period shown." "Copyright James McConnell"--On most maps. Publication date inferred from rubber-stamped date: Feb. 17, 1919. Sheet edges mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Some maps include inset. Maps nos. 35, 36, 37, and 38 published separately in ...

    • Contributor: Mcconnell Map Co. - McConnell, James
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1919
  • [Map of Fort Sanders, Knoxville, Tennessee, showing the Confederate assault of Nov. 29, 1863].

    Detailed city map showing streets, railroads, all buildings (major ones identified), larger land tracts with owners' names, and streams. Title adapted from title in R.W. Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. On verso in lead pencil: Drawn by John G. Orth (Arcadia, Ohio). Went with Army 8/22/1862 for 3 yrs. Mustered out with Company 6/24/1865. Pen-and-ink (black/red) and lead pencil. Mounted under rice-paper covering, fold-lined. ...

    • Contributor: Orth, John G.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • [B]alloon view of the attack on Fort Darling in the James River, by Commander Rogers's [sic] [i.e., Rodger's] gun-boat flotilla, "Galena," "Monitor," etc. [May 16, 1862]

    Not drawn to scale. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 541.2 From Harper's weekly, v. 6, May 31, 1862. p. [337] This view was acquired by the Library of Congress in 1948 with the purchase of the papers and maps of Maj. Jedediah Hotchkiss. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Quatre positions de la flotte française et positions de la flotte anglaise.

    Scale not given. Title from manuscript label on verso as originally mounted. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1021 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 440; 651/1; 651/2

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1780
  • Battery on Turner's rocks : [Georgia].

    Shows a part of the defenses of Savannah. Title and date from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), S110, 211 Pen-and-ink on tracing cloth mounted on paper. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. In ink in upper right corner: 63. In pencil in upper right corner: 68.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • 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. - Dougal, William H. - United States. Army of the Potomac. Engineer Dept
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • [The Investiture of Charleston, S.C. by the English army, in 1780. With the position of each corps.

    Scale ca. 1:17,500. Title from William Faden's Catalogue of a curious and valuable collection of original maps and plans. 1862. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1559 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 651/1

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1780
  • Sparta and its vicinity

    Scale 1:89,000 (not "one inch to the mile"). LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 440.6 Another issue. Includes additional physical and cultural features, especially below the inset and above the map title. Another copy is in the John M. Schofield papers, Manuscript Division, L.C., container no. 74. Number 2 is written in red ink on the verso. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also ...

    • Contributor: Weyss, J. E.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Historical sketch of the rebellion : [United States] /

    Shows "limits of loyal states in July 1861" outlined in blue, "limits occupied by United States forces July 1863" outlined in red, and coastal blockades. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 40, S1 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes "Population census 1860" table. LC copy imperfect: Fold-lined, mounted on cloth.

    • Contributor: Lindenkohl, H. (Henry) - Krebs, Charles G. - United States Coast Survey - Lindenkohl, H.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Les marches du corps du Lord Cornwallis de Billinsport jusqu'a Philadelphia au mois de Novembre, 1777.

    Scale ca. 1:53,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink on tracing paper. Relief shown by hachures. Camps are dated Nov. 18 at Billinsport to Nov. 25 at Gloucester. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1277 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 100; 440; 651/1; 700/1

    • Contributor: Wangenheim, Friedrich Adam Julius Von - Cornwallis, Charles Cornwallis
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1777
  • Fort Donelson National Military Park, Tennessee

    Scale ca. 1:22,500. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 411.5 Illustrates the descriptive leaflet. The map indicates the park boundary, earthworks, roads, and "tactical disposition of troops on the night of Feb. 15, 1862." Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: United States. National Park Service
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1959
  • [Plan of the encampment and position of the army under His Excelly. Lt. General Burgoyne at Bræmus Heights on Hudson's River near Stillwater on the 20th Septr. with the position of the ...

    Scale ca. 1:14,400. Title from engraved map published by William Faden, 1780. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Oriented with north to the bottom. Relief shown by hachures. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1181 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
  • Map prepared to exhibit the campaigns in which the Army of the Cumberland took part during the War of the Rebellion. [1861-65]

    Scale 1:1,267,200. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 84 Map of South Carolina, Kentucky, and Tennessee, and parts of Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi, North Carolina, and Virginia, showing roads, railroads, towns, rivers, names and boundaries of states, and relief by hachures. Lines of march are indicated by colors and symbols. Includes "Jeff. Davis' line of flight." Another copy is in the Sherman Map Coll. No.5. ...

    • Contributor: Ruger, Edward
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1865
  • View of Johnson's Island, near Sandusky City, O.

    Not drawn to scale. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 320 Perspective drawing showing fortifications, prison, buildings, and vegetation. Principal buildings are keyed by number to a list in the lower left corner. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: Gould, Edward
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1865
  • A plan of the town of Boston and its environs, with the lines, batteries, and incampments of the British and American armies.

    Scale ca. 1:24,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. LC Maps and Charts, 1750-1789, 930 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes "References." Vault AACR2: 100; 651/1; 650/2; 650/3; 651/4

    • Contributor: [Page, Thomas Hyde
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1776
  • Map illustrating the operations of U.S. Forces against Vicksburg /

    Also shows the tracks of Genl. Grant, General Blair, and Admiral Porter, and sites of Union victories. Relief shown by hachures. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 289 This issue of the map includes a U.S. flag at Vicksburg, denoted the U.S. victory. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey - Maedel, J. W.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Hughes military map of Richmond & Petersburgh [sic], Va. Showing the Rebel fortifications drawn on the ground for the War Department by Major W. C. Hughes of Michigan

    Scale ca. 1:105,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 632 Copyright no 27521. "Deposited-July 23, 1864. R. J. Meigs Clk." "Respectfully dedicated to the Army of the Potomac." Insets: [View of] Libby Prison. 13 x 16 cm. [View of] Belle Island. 13 x 18 cm. Shows Confederate forts, roads, railroads, towns, vegetation, drainage, hachures, and houses. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through ...

    • Contributor: Hughes, William C.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Map of the surveys made for the U.S.M.R.R., 1863 & 4, from Kentucky to east. Tenn. /

    Covers parts of Lincoln, Boyle, and Pulaski counties, Kentucky, showing the proposed route of the military railroad. Roads, towns, houses, names of residents, fences, relief, vegetation, and drainage are indicated along the proposed route. Relief shown by hachures. Pen and ink. Oriented with north toward the upper left. "Office U.S. Engineers, Cincinnati, O. Official: J.H. Simpson, Lt. Col. Eng'rs, U.S. Army." "Annual report of ...

    • Contributor: Clark, W. P.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864

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  • Map of reconnaissance of the valley of Brandywine Creek : including the section from Smiths Bridge to the State Road /

    Topographic map showing roads, railroad, bridges, fortifications, batteries, and various Revolutionary War sites along Brandywine Creek, Chester County, Pennsylvania. Relief shown by contours, hachures, and spot heights. Pen-and-ink (black and red) and blue wash. Fold-lined crosswise in 3 places; lower fold line completely torn to separate lower panel; has adhesive paper label with inked no. "854 St 1863" in lower right corner; former owner's ...

    • Contributor: Whiting, Henry L. - Bache, A. D. (Alexander Dallas) - United States Coast Survey
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Approaches to Vicksburg, Miss. & Rebel defences /

    LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.). 281 Relief shown by contours and hachures. "No: 103. Recd. & regd. Nov. 6 1863." Detailed pen and ink drawing on tracing cloth, showing fortifications, roads, street names, railroads, houses, fences, drainage, vegetation, and contour lines. Map title is written in each corner on the verso. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress ...

    • Contributor: Logan, James H.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Section from Mary Hall to flags-staff Ethan Allen /

    Land-surface elevation profile of a line within Fort Ethan Allen, Alexandria Co. [now Arlington], Va. Pen-and-ink (black) and lead pencil. At lower right in handwriting: Transferred from Office of Chf. Engr., Defenses of Washington, to Engr. Dept. Jan'y 1866. Imperfect: Fold-lined, rubber-stamped on verso. Drawn in 2 segments. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 541.4 Transfer; Chief Engineers Office, War Dept. Includes 2 strait-line ...

    • Contributor: Dimmick - Hodasevich, R. A. - United States. War Department. Corps of Engineers
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • 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 - Davis, George (George Breckenridge) - Cowles, Calvin D. (Calvin Duvall) - Caldwell, J. A. (John Alexander)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1892

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  • Extract of military map of N.E. Virginia showing forts and roads.

    Covers Washington D.C. metropolitan area. Eastern corner of D.C. ca. 7 cm. within map area. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Also shows rural householders' names and vegetation. Includes note and coat of arms below title. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 687 LC copy 1 halved and mounted on cloth backing. LC copy 2 brittle, missing large sections along margins, and ...

    • Contributor: United States. War Department. Engineer Bureau
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1865