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  • Plan and sections of Fort Fisher : carried by assault by the U.S. Forces Maj. Gen. A. H. Terry, Commanding, Jan. 15th, 1865 /

    Relief shown by hachures. Includes 3 cross sections. "39th Cong., 1st Sess. - Report of the Chief Engineer, U.S.A." in upper left corner. "No. 6" in upper right corner. "Bowen & Co. lith., Philada." in lower right corner. Mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 311 Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a ...

    • Contributor: Comstock, C.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1865
  • Map of a portion of the Rappahannock River and vicinity, Virginia : to illustrate the operations of the Army of Northern Virginia C.S. and the Army of the Potomac U.S. from the ...

    Shows troop positions, settlements, roads, railroads, drainage, fords, vegetation, county names, and rural houses. Also covers Fredericksburg city region. Relief shown by hachures. At head of title: No. 2. "The Battle Fields of Virginia". Printed proof sheet with ms. pencil annotations by Hotchkiss in lower margin. An uncorrected version appears in Hotchkiss's and William Allan's book "The battle-fields of Virginia: Chancellorsville" (New York: D. ...

    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1866
  • Richmond and its defences [sic] : constructed and engraved to illustrate "The war with the South" /

    Caption in lower margin: A topographical map of Richmond and its vicinity, showing all batteries in existence. From Tomes, Robert. The war with the South, New York, Virtue & Yorston, 1862-1867. v. 2, between p. 236 and 237. Relief shown by hachures. Shows roads, rivers, railroads and batteries. This item is in the Map Collection of the Library of Virginia; please contact the Library's ...

    • Contributor: Sholl, Charles
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • [Map of eastern portion of Virginia : Fortress Monroe, Norfolk, Yorktown, Petersburg, Richmond &c.] /

    "May 26th 1862." Shows 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. Title from accompanying envelope. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. Source unknown; April 2004, Map Cataloging Team. Civil War project no.: lva00202. Conservation: Etherington Conservation Center, ...

    • Contributor: Moeller, Carl Friederich
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Battery no. 1 (Powhatan) ; : Battery no. 2 (Marion Hill).

    Gives measurements and latitude and longitude of perimeters. Map annoted with names of land owners: Franklin Stearns, Robert Styll and Saml. Ball. One of a series of ten maps drawn by showing the plats of land appropriated for Batteries 1-10 around Richmond. Original maps are included in Personal Papers Collection, accession 26971, B.M. Jones Papers. This item is in the Map Collection of the ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Military map showing the marches of the United States forces under command of Maj. Genl. W. T. Sherman, U.S.A., during the years 1863, 1864, 1865.

    Scale 1:1,267,200 (20 miles equal 1 inch). LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 75 Another issue. Ferd. Mayer, gen'l. lith., N.Y. Detailed map of the southeastern United States showing fortifications, "movements of Genl. J. H. Wilson's Cavalry Corps," "pursuit of Hood," and the lines of march of the 4th, 14th, 15th, 16th, 17th, and 20th army corps and the cavalry. Map also indicates "movements ...

    • Contributor: Kossak, William
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1865
  • 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
  • The struggle of Petersburg. The lines of rebel intrenchments carried by our troops. [June 15-17,1864].

    Scale not given. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 612 Newspaper map showing "Gen Baldy Smith's line, Wednesday, June 15th," "first line of Rebel works," "line of 2nd & 9th Corps, Thursday & Friday, June 16th and 17," "seocnd [sic] line of Rebel works," and "third line of Rebel works." Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • [Map of part of DeKalb County, Georgia, from the Chattahoochee River south to Peach Tree Creek, July 17-18, 1864].

    Shows parts of Fulton and DeKalb counties. Indicates Headquarters, Department of the Tennessee, on July 17th and 18th and the position of the 15th, 16th, and 17th Army Corps on Peach Tree Creek. Relief shown by hachures. Title and date from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pencil. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), S79, 176 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Plans & views of Rebel defences, coast of South Carolina

    Scale not given. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 367 Contents: Fort "Walker," Hilton Head Isld., S.C. Scale 1:2000. 17 x 15 cm.-Ground plan and view of fort on Botany-Bay Isld. North Edisto R. Scale 1:2000. 12 x 15 cm.-Fort on Sam's Point, Coosaw River, S.C. Scale 1:1000. 13 x 15 cm.-Ground plan and view of fort on Bay Point South Edisto R., S.C. ...

    • Contributor: Willenbücher, Eugene
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Works at eastern point of Whitmarsh Island [and] bastion on the line of defences [sic] across Whitmarsh Island.

    Shows fortification of Savannah, Georgia. Date from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pen-and-ink on tracing cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), S111, 212 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes profiles of "Bastion on line of defences across Whitmarsh Island" and "Bastion at eastern point of Whitmarsh Island." At upper right in pencil: 69. Imperfect: Mounted ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Lloyd's new county map of the United States and Canadas showing battle fields, railroads, &c., compiled from the latest government surveys & other reliable & official sources, drawn and engraved by Schơnberg ...

    Indicates location and date of engagements, towns, railroads, state and county boundaries, and rivers.

    • Contributor: Schönberg & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Winter quarters 1864 : [vicinity of Lookout Mountain, Tennessee] /

    Sketch map showing Union troop positions, "Confederate Picket Post" on Lookout Mountain, roads, railroads, settlements, farms, and streams. Relief shown by hachures, spot heights, and landform drawings. Signed in ink handwriting at lower left: G.H. Blakeslee, 129th Ill. Inft. Oriented with north to the left. Pen-and-ink (brown/red/dark blue). Mounted on paper backing. Watermark: Franklin Mills. Imperfect: Laminated, small stain areas. Printed map pasted on ...

    • Contributor: Blakeslee, G. H.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • [Union troop positions east of Dallas, Georgia, May 25-June 5, 1864].

    Shows Union troop positions in eastern Paulding County, Georgia. Relief shown by hachures. Title and date from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Similar map appears in the U.S. War Dept.'s Atlas to accompany the official records of the Union and Confederate armies, 1891-95, pl. 43, no. 9. Pencil drawn on 11/16 in. grid. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), S68, 171 Available also through ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Defences of Charleston, South Carolina

    Scales 1:2000 and 1:4000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 384.8 From Message of the President of the United States, and accompanying documents, to the two houses of Congress, at the commencement of the first session of the thirty-ninth Congress.-Report of the Secretary of the Navy (Washington, Government Printing Office, 1865). fol. p. 256. At head of title: U.S. Coast survey. "No. 4" is ...

    • Contributor: Willenbücher, Eugene
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1865
  • Map to illustrate the report of Brigadier-General Hill

    Scale not given. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 693 Map of part of West Virginia and western Maryland from Romney west to Grafton, showing the battle of Corricks Ford on July 14th, routes used by Union and Confederate columns, location of bridges burned by Confederates on July 12, 14, and 15, and the "point where pursuit was abandoned by orders of Major-General McClellan." ...

    • Contributor: Richardson, James H.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Map of the city of Petersburg, Va. : from Lynch's map : with the confederate & federal lines on the east /

    Inset map from: Thirty five miles around Richmond, Va. 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. July 1943, Argosy Book Stores, c; March 2004, Map Cataloging Team. Civil War project no.: lva00196. Conservation: Etherington Conservation Center, ...

    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1867
  • Interesting bird's eye view of the seat of war. Showing parts of the states of Maryland, Delaware, Virginia, and North Carolina; and also the coast line from Cape Henry to Fort Pickens, ...

    Scale not given. Title in braille LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 18.3 "The above bird's-eye view of the seat of war, shows the relative position of the important points embraced in all the great military operations now in progress on the Atlantic slope." Description of early events in the war and important places appears below panoramic map. Description derived from published bibliography. Available ...

    • Contributor: Winch, A.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Stanford's map of the seat of war in America.

    Scale ca. 1:1,800,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 17.55 Sheet 1 is dated Aug. 21, 1861 and sheets 2, 3, and 4 are dated Oct. 1, 1861. Map of eastern United States showing state and county boundaries, cities and towns, rivers, roads, and railroads. Although battlefields are not specifically identified, several towns in eastern Virginia and southern Pennsylvania where battles occurred have been ...

    • Contributor: Stanford, Edward
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Map of the Confederate lines from Fort Gregg to Mrs. Price's : [Virginia] /

    Relief shown by hachures. Shows portions of the fortifications of Richmond. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 630 Pen-and-ink on tracing linen, mounted on paper. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: Hoffmann, J. Paul
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 186?
  • Northern section of Roanoke County

    "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: 1864
  • Passages of the Rappahannock and Battle of Fredericksburg, December 10th to 16th, 1862 : copied from the original belonging to Gen'l. Burnside /

    "Map originally prepared following the Battle of Fredericksburg in December 1862 ... enhanced by the addition of details from a captured map prepared by topographical engineer Jedediah Hotchkiss for the use of Confederate lietenant general Stonewall Jackson. A significant feature of the map is an overlay (overleaf) depicting the rapidly changing positions of Federal troops during and after their successful crossing of the Rappahannock ...

    • Contributor: Callahan, Denis
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Map of the Confederate lines from New Bridge road to Chafins Bluff /

    Shows fortifications in the Richmond region and names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. Pen-and-ink on tracing linen, sectioned in 2, 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. 135, no. 3. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H180 Available also through the Library of Congress web ...

    • Contributor: Stevens, W. H.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Map of Louisa County, Virginia.

    "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. ...

    • Contributor: Confederate States of America. Army. Dept. of Northern Virginia. Chief Engineer's Office
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Plan of Fort Henry and its outworks /

    Description derived from published bibliography. Oriented with north to the left. Shows topography by hachures, drainage, vegetation, roads, fallen timber, and a plan of the fort, with guns and quarters lettered and explained by a key. A profile of the fort and one of the rifle pits appears at the right. Similar to no. 413, LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.). This item is ...

    • Contributor: McPherson, James Birdseye
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1875