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  • Fort Wagner. Morris Island

    Fort Wagner. Morris Island

    In July 1863, Union Generals Gillmore and Dahlgren hoped to take Fort Wagner, on Morris Island in Charleston Harbor, in order to gain a vantage point from which to launch an attack on the city of Charleston. Strongly defended, the first Union assaults (July 10th and 18th) resulted in extremely high casualties. Gillmore began formal siege operations and had reached to base of the ...

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Plan of the battle of Fredericksburg. Fought 13th Decr. 1862.

    Plan of the battle of Fredericksburg. Fought 13th Decr. 1862.

    Map shows Gen. R. E. Lee's strong position on the heights overlooking Fredericksburg, Va. While he could not prevent the Union forces from crossing the Rappahannock River on December 13 and taking the town, they were unable, despite repeated suicidal assaults, to take the hills on which the Confederate forces were entrenched. After several days astride the river, the Union forces withdrew the night ...

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • [Maps illustrating the Gettysburg campaign. June 3-July 3, 1863].

    [Maps illustrating the Gettysburg campaign. June 3-July 3, 18...

    Various scales. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 356 From Century illustrated monthly magazine, v. 33, Nov. 1886 Maps indicate troop and cavalry positions and lines of march from Fredericksburg (June 3) to Gettysburg (July 3, 3:15-4:30 P.M.) Maps 19 and 20 illustrate the cavalry engagement on July 3rd. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as ...

    • Contributor: Wells, Jaco
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1886
  • The siege of Yorktown, April 1862

    The siege of Yorktown, April 1862

    Scale not given. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 673.7 "Entered accord. to Act of Congress A.D. 1862 by C. Bohn in the Clerks Office of the District of Columbia." Bird's-eye view of the Union siege of Yorktown, with 23 places, batteries, ship positions, troop positions, and field headquarters keyed by number to list in lower margin. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also ...

    • Contributor: Worret, Ch.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • The Rebel defences [sic] of Savannah, Georgia, 1864

    The Rebel defences [sic] of Savannah, Georgia, 1864

    Printed map of Savannah, Ga., and environs indicating rivers and creeks, swamps and marshes, cultivated and flooded fields, and names of selected landowners. Annotations by Sneden highlight the positions of Union and Confederate forces and show the direction of Confederate General Hardee's retreat on the night of December 20th, 1864.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Thirty five miles around Richmond, Va. /

    Thirty five miles around Richmond, Va. /

    Description derived from published bibliography. Insets: Map of the city of Richmond, Va., from the U.S. Coast Survey map of 1860, with additions by Jed. Hotchkiss. . . . 1866. Scale ca. 1:52,000. 12 x 14 cm.-Map of the city of Petersburg, Va., from Lynch's map with the Confederate & Federal lines on the east from C.S. Engr. maps by Jed. Hotchkiss. Scale ca. ...

    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1867
  • [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. /

    [Sketch showing positions of Second Corps, A.N.Va., August 26...

    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
  • Plan from Fortress Monroe to Big Bethel Va. : showing Union and Rebel position April 1st 1862.

    Plan from Fortress Monroe to Big Bethel Va. : showing Union a...

    Shows area of Virginia Peninsula between Newport News and Big Bethel to the north and Fortress Monroe to the south as McClellan prepared to move his forces toward Richmond.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Rockbridge Co., Va. Section no. 3.

    Rockbridge Co., Va. Section no. 3.

    "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. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image. Gift of Mrs. Louisa Porter (Gilmer) Minis (i.e., Mrs. ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Map of Goochland Co., Va.

    Map of Goochland Co., Va.

    "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
  • The Union assault on the Rebel works at Lee's Mill, Yorktown, Va.

    The Union assault on the Rebel works at Lee's Mill, Yorktown,...

    Shows fortifications on opposite sides of the Warwick River, with the Confederate forces concentrated to the north of the river and the Union forces to the south around Lee's Mill.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Birds eye view of Kentucky and Tennessee showing Cairo and part of the southern states.

    Birds eye view of Kentucky and Tennessee showing Cairo and pa...

    Scale not given. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 23.5 At top of map: Panorama of the seat of war. Panoramic view looking south from Cairo, Illinois, showing parts of Illinois, Missouri, Kentucky, Tennessee, and Arkansas. Smoke over Fort Donelson, Tennessee, and the presence of gunboats on the Cumberland River depict the fort's fall to Union forces in February 1862. Description derived from published ...

    • Contributor: Bachmann, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Map of army operations Atlanta campaign between Kingston and Atlanta

    Map of army operations Atlanta campaign between Kingston and ...

    Scale 1:285,120. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 132.7 Map of Bartow, Cherokee, Paulding, Cobb, and Fulton counties, Georgia, showing location and date of battles, towns, roads, railroads, entrenchments, 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 Marietta and vicinity. [June 1864]

    Map of Marietta and vicinity. [June 1864]

    Scale ca. 1:185,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 196.5 Indicates location and date of battles, Confederate entrenchments, roads, 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
  • Approaches to Fort Hindman, Arkansas Post, on the Arkansas River : captured by the U.S. Mississippi Squadron, under command of Act'g. Rear Admiral David D. Porter, U.S.N., January 11th, 1863 /

    Approaches to Fort Hindman, Arkansas Post, on the Arkansas Ri...

    Annotated in pencil on verso: Approaches to Fort Hindman, Arkansas River, January 11, 1863. Shows Fort Hindman and adjacent areas of the Arkansas River. From the Joseph R. Hawley papers in LC Manuscript Division. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 115 Includes ill. of Fort Hindman. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy 1 imperfect: Sections ...

    • Contributor: Fendall, C.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Richmond, Petersburg, and vicinity.

    Richmond, Petersburg, and vicinity.

    Scale ca. 1:105,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 623 At top of map: Genl. Grant's campaign war map. Shows fortifications, camps, roads, railroads, street pattern of Richmond and Petersburg, towns, drainage, vegetation, hachures, and houses. "The horizontal and upright lines represent one mile square. By refering [sic] to the number on the left and to the letter on the base, any point may ...

    • Contributor: J.H. Bufford & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Fredericksburg to Petersburg, Va.

    Fredericksburg to Petersburg, Va.

    The purpose of this map is uncertain; it may have been to identify the rail lines within the corridor between Fredericksburg and Petersburg. Included (as phrased by Sneden) are the Richmond and Danville Railroad, Lynchburg Railroad, Norfolk and Petersburg Railroad, Virginia Central Railroad, and the Richmond Fredericksburg (Railroad). A few key events in the entire war are indicated such as the surrender of Lee ...

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Map of New Kent, Charles City, James City and York counties.

    Map of New Kent, Charles City, James City and York counties.

    "Chief Engineer's Office D.N.V. Colonel J.F. Gilmer, Chief Engineer."--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."--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 ...

    • Contributor: Confederate States of America. Army. Dept. of Northern Virginia. Chief Engineer's Office
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Battle of Five Forks 31st March and April 1st 1865 Copy of official plan by Col. W. H. Paine U.S. Engrs.

    Battle of Five Forks 31st March and April 1st 1865 Copy of of...

    Map shows the area five Five Forks, Va., near Hatcher's Run in Diwiddie County. March 30, 1865 General Sheridan's troops engaged Pickett's army at Dinwiddie courthouse and the next day pursued General Pickett who was withdrawing to Five Forks. The Federal attacks overwhelmed the enrenchments, and the Confederates abandoned their efforts to protect the Southdside Railroad.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Plan de la retraite de Barren Hill en Pensilvanie : ou un détachement de deux mille deux cent hommes sous le G'al LaFayette étois entouré par l'Armée angloise sous les G'als Howe, Clinton et Grant le 28 May 1778 /

    Plan de la retraite de Barren Hill en Pensilvanie : ou un dét...

    Covers Barren Hill and vicinity (Whitemarsh Twp., Montgomery Co., Pa.) with Chestnut Hill and Germantown. Relief shown by hachures. Place-names in English. Pen-and-ink, watercolors, wash, and lead pencil. Sectioned to 8 panels and mounted on cloth backing to fold to ca. 20 x 14 cm. Includes descriptive index of American, English, and Hessian military positions. Gift; Mr. and Mrs. H.F. Lenfest; Jan. 2000. Available ...

    • Contributor: Capitaine Du Chesnoy, Michel
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1778
  • Map of the city of Richmond shewing its defences.

    Map of the city of Richmond shewing its defences.

    Shows names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. Pen-and-ink and watercolor on tracing linen, mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H177 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. In pencil on verso: 69.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • [Miscellaneous lithographed proof sheets of areas in Virginia : field surveys compiled and printed by the Engineer Department, Army of the Potomac].

    [Miscellaneous lithographed proof sheets of areas in Virginia...

    Shows towns, roads, railroads, rivers, and houses with names of residents. Relief shown by hachures. Title derived from R.W. Stephenson's: Civil War maps, 2nd ed., 1989. Sheets are unnumbered and untitled. Some sheets are mounted on cloth backing and are torn in margins with holes and water stains throughout. The sheet covering the environs of Dumfries, Acquia, and Stafford is marked "Proof sheet issued ...

    • Contributor: United States. Army of the Potomac. Engineer Department
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863

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  • The field of Fredericksburg : showing the positions of the troops on the morning of December 13, 1862 /

    The field of Fredericksburg : showing the positions of the tr...

    Annotated in red and blue to show Union and Confederate positions. Map no. XIII from: The story of the Civil War, vol. 2 / John C. Ropes. Boston, 1898. Relief shown 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. Available also through the Library of Congress web ...

    • Contributor: Geo. W. Stadly & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1898
  • Military maps of the war of the Rebellion-miscellaneous, [1865-1879].

    Military maps of the war of the Rebellion-miscellaneous, [186...

    LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 100 Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. Relief shown by hachures and spot heights on some maps. Depths shown by contours on some maps. Title from cover (on mounted label). Maps dated from 1865 to 1879. Bound collection of maps presented to the Library of Congress by ...

    • Contributor: United States. War Department
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1879

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  • Plan of the siege of St. Sebastian in the year 1813.

    Plan of the siege of St. Sebastian in the year 1813.

    Relief shown by hachures. Shows left and right attacks against San Sebastian from July to September 1813. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Indexed. Mounted on cloth backing. Minimal level cataloging record. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1813
  • Military map of the middle and southern states showing the seat of war during the great rebellion in 1861

    Military map of the middle and southern states showing the se...

    Scale ca. 1:2,370,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 17.4 General map of the southeastern states showing roads, railroads, cities and towns, rivers, state boundaries, and relief by hachures. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: Schedler, J.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 186?
  • Map of the battle ground of Greenbrier River /

    Map of the battle ground of Greenbrier River /

    Oriented with north to upper right. Sketch map showing Confederate camps and batteries, positions of union and Confederate troops during engagements and drawings of principal buildings, roads and drainage. 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.), 697 Parrish & Willingham. Confederate imprints, ...

    • Contributor: McRae, A. T.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Thirty five miles around Richmond, Va. /

    Thirty five miles around Richmond, Va. /

    Shows radial distances from Richmond. Does not show fortifications. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 631.2 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes views of "The capitol of the C.S., Richmond" and "Washington Monument, Richmond". Insets: Map of the city of Richmond, Va., from the U.S. Coast Survey map of 1860, with additions by Jed. Hotchkiss. 1866. ...

    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1867
  • Johnson's Virginia, Delaware, Maryland & West Virginia

    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
  • Sketch of the eastern part of the U.S., showing territorial extent of the rebellion at different epochs during the war for its suppression : also--marching routes of the U.S. forces, localities & dates of the more important conflicts--districts of coast returned under the control of the U.S., etc. & etc.

    Sketch of the eastern part of the U.S., showing territorial e...

    Shows areas occupied by the U.S. forces at several times during the early Civil War using blue, green, and red boundary lines. Covers the U.S. westward to approx. 95°W latitude. Relief shown by shading. Transfer; U.S. Dept. of Commerce and Labor; Apr. 24, 1911. Assumed to have been drawn as a preliminary sketch for the printed map "Historical sketch of the rebellion", published by ...

    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Military reconnaissance in the vicinity of Gauley Bridge, Department of Western Virginia, Brig. Gen'l W.S. Rosecrans, Comd'g., Sept. 11th to Nov. 15th, 1861 /

    Military reconnaissance in the vicinity of Gauley Bridge, Dep...

    Relief shown by hachures. Shows Union headquarters, towns, roads, houses, names of residents, drainage. 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.) 696 Swem, E.G. Maps relating to Virginia, 920 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. C. ...

    • Contributor: Raynolds, W. F.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1879
  • Official plan of the siege of Yorktown, Va. : conducted by the Army of the Potomac under command of Maj. Gen. George B. McClellan U.S.A., April 5th to May 3rd 1862 /

    Official plan of the siege of Yorktown, Va. : conducted by th...

    Contains a list of the "proposed armament of batteries." Description derived from published bibliography. Indicates headquarters of Generals McClellan, Porter, Woodbury, and Heintzelman, houses, names of residents, roads, drainage, vegetation, and relief by hachures and spot heights. Oriented with north to upper right. This item is in the Map Collection of the Library of Virginia; please contact the Library's Archives Research Services department for ...

    • Contributor: Abbot, Henry L.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Sketch of the environs of Tullahoma, Tennessee /

    Sketch of the environs of Tullahoma, Tennessee /

    "Photographed by Carpenter." Hand-colored photocopy of a manuscript map showing rivers, railroads, roads, houses with owners names, and some terrain notes. 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. May 1969, source unknown; Oct. 2003, Map Cataloging ...

    • Contributor: Weyss, J. E.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1865
  • Plan of Battle of Malvern Hill Va. Fought 1st July 1862.

    Plan of Battle of Malvern Hill Va. Fought 1st July 1862.

    Shows the terrain surrounding Malvern Hill in Henrico County, Va., the sight of the last of the Seven Days' Battles.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • The National lines before Washington : a map exhibiting the defences of the national capital and positions of the several divisions of the grand Union Army : supplement to the New-York times : New York, Saturday, December 7, 1861.

    The National lines before Washington : a map exhibiting the d...

    Includes text. Inset: "Port Royal and Tybee Island." Relief shown by hachures. Shows forts, batteries, and territory occupied by 8 Union divisions, extending from Washington to Virginia, ending at the north near Great Falls and southward to the mouth of the Accotink Creek. This item is in the Map Collection of the Library of Virginia; please contact the Library's Archives Research Services department for ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Position of Union and Rebel armies near Chancellorsville May 4th 1863

    Position of Union and Rebel armies near Chancellorsville May ...

    Map shows the location of troops in the area surrounding Chancellorsville, Va. The main focus of the map is the troops under Union General Hooker located to the north along the Rapidan River as well as the Confederates under Lee and Stuart to the south and west.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • A part of Henrico County

    A part of Henrico County

    "Approved Albert H. Campbell Capt. P. Engrs. & Chf. Top. Dept."--handwritten note on map. "This Confederate States Map was saved by My Mother Mrs. J.F. Gilmer in April 1865 & taken to Georgia. I now give it to my dear friends at Brook Hill. Louisa Porter Minis née Gilmer, May 24th 1897."--handwritten note on map. Relief shown by hachures. Available also through the Library ...

    • Contributor: Confederate States of America. Army. Dept. of Northern Virginia. Chief Engineer's Office
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Map of the Potomac River, Va. : from Alexandria to below the Occoquan.

    Map of the Potomac River, Va. : from Alexandria to below the ...

    Regional map of the lower Potomac River in Virginia, including Alexandria and Fairfax Court House. The Loudoun & Hampshire Railroad is also indicated.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • A plan of Boston, and its environs, shewing the true situation of His Majesty's army, and also those of the rebels. Drawn by an engineer at Boston, Octr. 1775. The principal part of this plan was survey'd by Richard Williams, Lieutenant at Boston ...

    A plan of Boston, and its environs, shewing the true situatio...

    Scale ca. 1:15,000. Relief shown by hachures. Includes "References" to points of military and general interest. Oriented with north toward the upper right. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 932 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 651/1; 700/1; 700/2

    • Contributor: Williams, Richard
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1776
  • Battle-field & environs of the city of Fredericksburg.

    Battle-field & environs of the city of Fredericksburg.

    "To James G. McCabe, Jr., from his friend James W.B." Dated 1863 in pencil in upper right corner. Dated on map: 13th Dec. 1862. Relief shown by hachures. Signed in lower right corner: J.M.B. This item is in the Map Collection of the Library of Virginia; please contact the Library's Archives Research Services department for more information. Swem, C.E. Maps relating to Virginia, 1008 ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • One hundred & fifty miles around Richmond. 9th ed.

    One hundred & fifty miles around Richmond. 9th ed.

    Scale ca. 1:880,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 632.3 General map centered on Richmond, Virginia. Map is printed in blue with title and border in red. "Ninth edition 3000 of Magnus' all around map." "Dedicated to the gallant soldiers, fighting to suppress the rebellion." Description derived from published bibliography. Includes 8 inset maps of southern cities. Available also through the Library of Congress ...

    • Contributor: Magnus, Charles
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 186?
  • Map of the surveys made for the U.S.M.R.R., 1863 & 4, from Kentucky to east. Tenn. /

    Map of the surveys made for the U.S.M.R.R., 1863 & 4, from Ke...

    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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  • McPherson crossing at Rosswell [i.e., Roswell, Georgia July, 1864].

    McPherson crossing at Rosswell [i.e., Roswell, Georgia July, ...

    Shows works of the 15th and 16th army corps and "H.Q., Army of the Tenn." near "Rosswells Factory." Relief shown by hachures. 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. 49, no. 3. Pencil. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), S104, 205 Available ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • [Plan of the fortifications on Causten's Bluff, Georgia].

    [Plan of the fortifications on Causten's Bluff, 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.), S105, 150 Pen-and-ink on tracing cloth mounted on paper. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Panorama of the seat of war : bird's eye view of Virginia, Maryland, Delaware, and the District of Columbia /

    Panorama of the seat of war : bird's eye view of Virginia, Ma...

    LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 2 Battle sites are noted by crossed swords. Another issue. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. Includes distance table.

    • Contributor: Bachmann, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Plan of the entrance of Barataria, with a projected battery proposed by Col. G.T. Ross.

    Plan of the entrance of Barataria, with a projected battery p...

    Depths shown by soundings. Shows the American encampment, place of the projected battery, and ship routes. Pen-and-ink and water color, mounted on paper. Includes index to projected battery. In pencil in lower right hand corner: 1416. Imperfect: Folded down the middle, with losses along fold line. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1812
  • Charleston Harbor S.C. Bombardment of Fort Sumter.

    Charleston Harbor S.C. Bombardment of Fort Sumter.

    Regional view of Charleston Harbor showing the city of Charleston on the Ashley and Cooper rivers, Castle Pinckney on Shute's Folly Island, Pleasantville and Mt. Pleasant Battery, Mechanicsville and batteries on Sullivan's Island, and the Morris and James island batteries, and their distances from Fort Sumter. Shipping channels and the U.S. warships and supply fleet are also noted.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Siege operations at Spanish Fort, Mobile Bay, by the U.S. forces under Maj. Gen. Canby : captured by the Army of West Miss. on the night of April 8 & 9, 1865 /

    Siege operations at Spanish Fort, Mobile Bay, by the U.S. for...

    Description derived from published bibliography. Detailed map showing entrenchments, number, type, and position of Federal guns, vegetation, drainage, roads, and relief by hachures. From 39th Cong., 1st Sess. [1866]-Report of the Chief Engineer, U.S.A. No. 8. 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 ...

    • Contributor: McAlester, Miles D.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1866
  • Winter quarters built by the rebels, now occupied by the 67th reg. P.V., 3d Brig., 3d Div., 3d Corps, A.P., [n]ear Brandy Station, Va. /

    Winter quarters built by the rebels, now occupied by the 67th...

    "Designed December 21st, 186[3?]." Bird's eye view. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Tears and mends on all sides, with losses across bottom. Mounted on paper. Acquisitions control no. 93-8 CW3

    • Contributor: Rees, E.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Map showing positions of Union and Rebel forces Septr 1861.

    Map showing positions of Union and Rebel forces Septr 1861.

    Depicts the area between Lewinsville, in Fairfax County, and Georgetown in the north, and Alexandria in the south. The location of the Loudoun and Hampshire Railroad is also indicated.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Military map of the vicinity of Frankfort, Kentucky /

    Military map of the vicinity of Frankfort, Kentucky /

    Shows streets, rivers and creeks, locations of the arsenal and "U.S. Hd. Qrs.," and recommended defensive positions. Annotated in blue pencil : Positions for defensive works proferred [sic] by Col. Gilbert with force and armament marked blue. Relief shown by hachures and spot heights. Annotated in ink: A correct copy, [signed] T.B. Brooks, Capt. N.Y. Vol. Engrs. A.D.C., Engineers Office, District of Central Kentucky, ...

    • Contributor: Brooks, J. H.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • A chorographical map, of the country, round Philadelphia. Carte particuliere, des environs de Philadelphie.

    A chorographical map, of the country, round Philadelphia. Car...

    Scale ca. 1:800,000. Relief shown pictorially. Shows "Genl. Howe's track" from Elk River to Philadelphia, "Genl. Washington's track," and "Grand American Winter Camp, Jan. 1778" at Valley Forge. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1052 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 651/1; 651/2; 710

    • Contributor: Klockhoff, H.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1780
  • Map of Chattanooga and vicinity. [1863-1864]

    Map of Chattanooga and vicinity. [1863-1864]

    Scale ca. 1:310,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 406.4 Indicates the battles of Missionary Ridge, Chickamauga Station, Graysville, Chickamauga, Ringgold, and the "battle among the Clouds," roads, railroads, 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
  • Sketch of the manoeuvres [sic] on Antietam and Sharpsburg, Maryland. Septr 1862.

    Sketch of the manoeuvres [sic] on Antietam and Sharpsburg, Ma...

    Shows the area from Sharpsburg east to Frederick, Md., and the positions of Lee's Confederate army as it faced McClellan's forces. The map also shows Hagerstown south to the Potomac River. The Baltimore and Ohio Railroad is also indicated.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Map of Jackson, Miss: and surroundings during the siege July 10th-16th, 1863, and location of the Cooper home whence a piano was carried by a company of pioneers, commanded by a Capt: McPheely, to the position of 5th Company, Washington (Louisiana) Battery, and there remained during the siege, and played upon while the battle, July 12th, 1863, was in progress.

    Map of Jackson, Miss: and surroundings during the siege July ...

    Scale not given. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 274 [Copyrighted May 16, 1908, by William H. Duff] Sketch map showing the "Confederate's line of works," positions of "Slocomb's Louisiana Battery" and "Cobb's Kentucky Battery," "Federal line," "Mrs. Cooper's home," railroads, roads, and drainage. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: Duff, William H.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1908
  • The Battle of Malvern Hill, Virginia

    The Battle of Malvern Hill, Virginia

    Shows the area of eastern Henrico County, Va., where the battle of Malvern Hill was fought. The landscape gave the Union forces a strong natural position from which to fend off the Confederate attack.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Grierson's route from La Grange to Baton Rouge. [April 17-May 2, 1863].

    Grierson's route from La Grange to Baton Rouge. [April 17-May...

    Scale ca. 1:3,625,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 259.2 From "Monthly record of current events," Harper's new monthly magazine, v. 27, June-Nov., 1863 p. 271. Map of "The seat of war on the Mississippi" is on the verso. 18 x 13 cm. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Antietam /

    Antietam /

    Relief shown by hachures. Map is annotated by hand to show the Confederate positions in red, additional hachures in pencil and blue ink,and a 3/4-inch grid. Another copy of original. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 245.95 Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. This map was in the possession of Jedediah Hotchkiss ...

    • Contributor: Michler, N.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1867
  • A survey of Lake Champlain, including Lake George, Crown Point, and St. John.

    A survey of Lake Champlain, including Lake George, Crown Poin...

    Scale ca. 1:400,000. Hand colored. Relief shown by hachures. Shows naval actions at Valcour Island and Buttonmold Bay in Oct. 1776. From the publishers' The American military pocket atlas. [1776] Includes indexes to points of interest and descriptive text. Includes text, "Explanation of the engagement, between Valcour Island, and the Western Shore, October the 11th. 1776," and inset "A particular plan of Lake George ...

    • Contributor: Brasier, William
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1776
  • [Map of Greenbrier, Summers, Raleigh, Mercer and Monroe Counties, West Va. and Bland, Giles and Craig Counties, Va. /

    [Map of Greenbrier, Summers, Raleigh, Mercer and Monroe Count...

    Covers the area between Raleigh Court House, Blue Sulphur Springs and Pearisburg, W. Va. Drawn with colored ink and pencil on lined paper. Shows towns, roads, rivers and residences 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. ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Plan of the battle of the North Anna fought May 23rd-26th, 1864.

    Plan of the battle of the North Anna fought May 23rd-26th, 1864.

    Grant's continued attempts to turn Lee's flank and allow the Union troops access to Richmond were once again thwarted at the North Anna. Hoping to lure the Confederates away from Spotsylvania Court House, Union forces under Hancock headed for Hanover Junction, an important intersection of the Virginia Central and Richmond, Fredericksburg, and Potomac railroads, hoping Lee would follow. Anticipating this maneuver, Lee moved a ...

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Sketch exhibiting the approachs to Richmond from Pamunkey River : from reconnoissances [sic] made between May 18th and June 14th,1862 /

    Sketch exhibiting the approachs to Richmond from Pamunkey Riv...

    Sun print. Relief shown by hachures. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 619.8 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. In black ink handwriting on recto: Brig. Gen'l J. W. Ripley, Ordnance Corps, through Bureau Top. Engr. June 21, 1862. In red ink handwriting on recto: Drawer 48, Portfolio 2, No. 5. Copy imperfect: Copy 1 losses along ...

    • Contributor: Abbot, Henry L.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Topographical map of Washington, D.C., and vicinity. Showing the Union forts and defences built 1861-3.

    Topographical map of Washington, D.C., and vicinity. Showing ...

    Detail from a printed map of the Potomac River region of Maryland and Virginia, and including Washington, D.C., which Sneden has annotated to show the locations of Union forts and picket lines.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • [Map of the siege of Petersburg, 1864-5 /

    [Map of the siege of Petersburg, 1864-5 /

    Relief shown by hachures. Title taken from other version. Names of surveyors and draftsmen have been added by hand in the lower left corner. Scale in manuscript on verso. Mounted on cardboard, sectioned to 4 parts, and mounted on cloth. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 618 Includes names of some residents in outlying areas. Available also through the Library of Congress web site ...

    • Contributor: Weyss, J. E.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1865
  • Atlas of the Mexican conflict : containing detailed maps showing the territory involved, pertinent statistics of Mexico and the United States, summary of recent events in Mexico.

    Atlas of the Mexican conflict : containing detailed maps show...

    Phillips, 5119 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: Rand Mcnally and Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1913

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  • The Civil War at a glance /

    The Civil War at a glance /

    Relief shown by shading. "*GPO: 1991--281-954/40044." Shows campaign routes of both Union and Conferate forces. Panel title. At head of title: Resource topics for parklands. Includes text and chronology of battles. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. CW3

    • Contributor: United States. National Park Service
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1991
  • View of Vicksburg and plan of the canal, fortifications & vicinity

    View of Vicksburg and plan of the canal, fortifications & vic...

    Scale 1:63,360. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 294 Indicates fortifications, location, type and names of boats, roads, railroads, levees, drainage, vegetation, and the names of a few residents. Inset: [View of Vicksburg] 17 x 54 cm. Inscribed in the lower right hand corner "Major David C. Houston, Chief Engineer, 19th Army Corps, with the compliments from the author." Description derived from published bibliography. ...

    • Contributor: Wrotnowski, L. A.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Gloucester Point Fort, Richmond, 20 September 1861.

    Gloucester Point Fort, Richmond, 20 September 1861.

    Pen-and-ink and pencil, mounted on cloth. Oriented with north toward upper left. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H87 Imperfect: Discoloration along fold lines. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Map of Gettysburg and vicinity /

    Map of Gettysburg and vicinity /

    Shows Civil-War battle positions in rural districts surrounding Gettysburg (Pa.). Union lines are shown by blue dashes and Confederate lines by red ones. Also shows locations of artillery, significant features of the battlefield, some dwellings with names of residents, vegetation, drainage, roads, and railways. Pen-and-ink, watercolors, and rubber-stamped names. Typewritten label affixed at lower right corner reads: Under direction of Mrs. Georgia Wade McClellan ...

    • Contributor: Weeks, Gaylord
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Map of the Battle of Gettysburg showing positions held July 1st & 3rd 1863.

    Map of the Battle of Gettysburg showing positions held July 1...

    In this image Sneden compares troop locations during the first day of the battle with those on the third day. One obvious observation is that the Confederate forces have succeeded in pushing the Union line back to the more easily held hills south of the town.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • [Map of the Etowah River from Rome to Cartersville, Georgia].

    [Map of the Etowah River from Rome to Cartersville, Georgia].

    Shows fords, bridges, and ferries across the Etowah River spanning southeastern Floyd County and southwestern Bartow County, Georgia. Fortifications shown at Caldwell Ford, Bartow County. Relief shown by hachures. Title and date from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pen-and-ink, blue ink, red ink, and pencil on tracing cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), S81, 179 Available also through the Library of Congress Web ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Plan of the Battle of Glendale or Frasier's Farm Va. Fought 30th June 1862.

    Plan of the Battle of Glendale or Frasier's Farm Va. Fought 3...

    Shows the area of Henrico County, Va., from White Oak Swamp to the north to Glendale to the south. This was the location of both the Battle of White Oak Swamp and the separate skirmish at Frazier's Farm, both part of the Seven Days' Battles.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Map showing the Rebel batteries at Island no. 10 & vicinity for the defence of the Mississippi River, captured by U.S. forces, April 7th 1862

    Map showing the Rebel batteries at Island no. 10 & vicinity f...

    Scale 1:12,000. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 299 The number and type of guns in the "batteries on Kentucky shore" and in the "batteries on Island no. 10" are included in the legend. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: Cullum, George W.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • The Seven Days' battles on the Peninsula ; Positions and movements, June 25 to July 1 [1862].

    The Seven Days' battles on the Peninsula ; Positions and move...

    Scale ca. 1:168,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 650.8 From, Guernsey, A. H. "The seven days' battles on the Peninsula," Harper's new monthly magazine, v. 32, Dec. 1865-May 1866. p. 491. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1866
  • [Semmes Battery and vicinity, Chesterfield County, Virginia, 1864] /

    [Semmes Battery and vicinity, Chesterfield County, Virginia, ...

    Shows batteries, roads, rivers, names of property owners, and vegetation. Red concentric circles centered on Semmes Battery indicate range of the battery over Chesterfield and Henrico Counties, Virginia in the vicinity of Dutch Gap. 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: Ost, Charles J.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • [Map of the Fredericksburg and Chancellorsville battlefields, 1862-1863].

    [Map of the Fredericksburg and Chancellorsville battlefields,...

    Relief shown by hachures. Title and date from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 550.8 Pen-and-ink, watercolor, col. pencils, and crayon on muslin. Wall map believed to have been used by the author after the Civil War for lecture purposes. Sometimes referred to as the "bed sheet map." Acquired in July 1948 with the purchase of the map collection ...

    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Kriegsschauplatz von Nord-America. Theil von Maryland, Distr. Columbia und Theil von Virginien /

    Kriegsschauplatz von Nord-America. Theil von Maryland, Distr....

    Bird's-eye view of Washington D.C. region to horizon. Relief shown by shading and landform drawings. Does not show Civil War battle positions or other military features. Panel title/title in lower margin. Oriented with north to the bottom. Includes distance list. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy stained, wrinkled at fold lines, annotated in pencil, has ...

    • Contributor: Verlag Von A.D. Geisler
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Charge of the V.M.I. cadets : battle of New Market, Va., May 19, 1864 /

    Charge of the V.M.I. cadets : battle of New Market, Va., May ...

    "Sketch map" LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 587 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: Russell, Robert E. L.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Topographical sketch of the New Market, Va., battlefield of May 15, 1864,

    Topographical sketch of the New Market, Va., battlefield of M...

    Scale 1:15,840. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 586 "The sketch is of the battlefield as it was in May, 1864. The woods, orchards, houses and other cultural features and the places where certain ones fell are from lifelong residents of New Market who were there on the day of the battle." Inset: [Sketch of part of the Woodstock, Virginia, sheet of the U.S. ...

    • Contributor: Colonna, Allison
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1912
  • [Map of the counties of Greene, Madison, Page, and Rockingham, and parts of the counties of Albemarle, Augusta, Culpeper, Louisa, Orange, and Rappahannock, Va.]

    [Map of the counties of Greene, Madison, Page, and Rockingham...

    "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, and geographic features. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image. Gift of ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Andersonville Prison, Georgia in July 1864.

    Andersonville Prison, Georgia in July 1864.

    Illustrates a detailed outline of the actual prison yard with acreage and stockade dimensions given. Also, shows the surrounding area where the following sites were located: "death house," graveyard, rifle trenches, forts, including the one where Captain Henry Wirz had his headquarters and loghouse, Union hospital, cook house, and soup house.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Location of troops in the Philippine Islands, March 31, 1900 /

    Location of troops in the Philippine Islands, March 31, 1900 /

    "In addition to troops noted, there are a few small detachments in places not given on any map, but evidently in the vicinity of regimental headquarters." LC copy annotated in ink, rubber-stamped 333, and numbered in lower right margin S Doc 426 56 1. Includes inset of Mindanao Island region, scale ca. 1:4,000,000. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a ...

    • Contributor: United States. Adjutant General's Office. Military Information Division
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1900
  • Sketch of vicinity of 2 Cav. Div. camp, the proposed camp is where the 3 Brig. now is : [Roswell, Georgia] /

    Sketch of vicinity of 2 Cav. Div. camp, the proposed camp is ...

    Relief shown by hachures. Date from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pencil, colored pencil, pen and ink. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), S103, 204 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Note written vertically in ink along right margin: "Roswell is a very pretty factory town of about four thousand inhabitants. Mills & private property are not ...

    • Contributor: Garrard, K.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • [Map of part of the counties of McNairy and Hardin, Tennessee, and Alcorn and Tishomingo, Mississippi.] /

    [Map of part of the counties of McNairy and Hardin, Tennessee...

    Title from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), S159, S160, S161, 390, 391, 392 Pen and ink manuscript map indicating troop positions near Corinth, towns, mills, railroads, roads, and drainage. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: Lyell, G. A.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • The North Anna and movement from Spottsylvania [sic], May 21-26, 1864 between Lee, 50,000 and Grant, 100,000 /

    The North Anna and movement from Spottsylvania [sic], May 21-...

    "Lee's famous "hog-snout" line." "Read numerically." Maps 1 to 4 are dated 1933. Annotated in pen-and-ink, crayon and pencil with blank leaves at end. Confederate troop positions are colored red. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 591 LeGear. Atlases of the United States, 10663 Call no. cited in LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.): G1292.S6S5 .R83 1933 folio. Includes notes. Available also through the ...

    • Contributor: Russell, Robert E. L.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1931

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  • Sketch of sea coast of South Carolina and Georgia from Bull's Bay to Ossabaw Sound /

    Sketch of sea coast of South Carolina and Georgia from Bull's...

    Scale 1:200,000. Sectioned and mounted on cloth backing. Hand colored. Oriented with north toward the upper right. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 363 From the papers of Joseph Roswell Hawley. LC copy annotated in ink in cover. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes list of "References" to Civil War engagements. AACR2

    • Contributor: Lindenkohl, A.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Copy of a map military reconnaissance Dep't Va. : [Hampton Roads and Norfolk regions, Va.] /

    Copy of a map military reconnaissance Dep't Va. : [Hampton Ro...

    Map of the Hampton Roads vicinity showing Confederate fortifications/camps, settlements, city street patterns, roads, railroads, canals, streams, vegetation, and swamps. "Note--This map shows the positions of the rebel forces and their batteries as they were some six weeks since." Locates the "Minnesota 8 & 9 March 1862 on ground" and the "Monitor & Merrimac engagement on the 9th of March 1862". Relief shown by ...

    • Contributor: Worret, Ch.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Campaign of MDCCLXXVI.

    Campaign of MDCCLXXVI.

    Scale ca. 1:185,000. Includes descriptive index entitled "Explanation" and inset "Campaign of MDCCLXXVII," ca. 1:410,000. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1058 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 440; 651/1

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1780
  • Plan of fortifications at Augusta, Ga.

    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
  • A sketch of the environs of Charlestown in South Carolina.

    A sketch of the environs of Charlestown in South Carolina.

    Scale ca. 1:132,000. Hand colored. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1557 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 651/1; 651/2

    • Contributor: Sproule, Geo. F.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1780
  • Map shewing [sic] advance of 6th Army Corps (Genl. John Sedgwick U.S.A.) to assist Gen. Hooker at Chancellorsville.

    Map shewing [sic] advance of 6th Army Corps (Genl. John Sedgw...

    In January of 1863 Joseph Hooker replaced Ambrose Burnside as commander of the Army of the Potomac. His first order of business was to dislodge R. E. Lee from his position outside of Fredericksburg. Hooker envisioned a two-prong approach, with half his army attacking on Lee's left, while the other half, under the command of John Sedgwick, made a diversionary attack across the Rappahannock ...

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Map showing retreat of Union Army 13th and 14th Oct. 1863 from Culpeper to Warrenton Junction.

    Map showing retreat of Union Army 13th and 14th Oct. 1863 fro...

    Map shows an area of central Virginia bordered by Gainesville to the north, Orange Court House to the south, Luray Gap to the west, and Bristoe to the east. With Lee's Army of Northern Virginia on the offensive, it's target Manassas and Washington, Union Gen. Meade had no choice but to pull back to protect the Federal capital.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Map shewing the several routes proposed for the passage of gunboats to the Lakes via: Erie and Oswego Canal; Champlain [Canal]; Illinois River and Chicago [Canal]; Wisconsin, Green Bay [Canal]

    Map shewing the several routes proposed for the passage of gu...

    Scale ca. 1:3,600,000. Shows canals and navigation routes in northeastern United States and southeastern Canada. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 33 Includes distance chart. AACR2

    • Contributor: Sweet, S. H.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Plan of Fort Magruder, Battlefield of Williamsburg, Virginia. Sketched the day after the battle 6th May 1862.

    Plan of Fort Magruder, Battlefield of Williamsburg, Virginia....

    Shows the area surrounding Confederate Fort Magruder just south of in Williamsburg, Va. Details include the network of ravines and slashed trees extending the width of the Peninsula used by the Confederate Army as part of its defenses.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Map of the siege and investment of Savannah, Georgia, 5th to 20th Decr. 1864.

    Map of the siege and investment of Savannah, Georgia, 5th to ...

    Map shows the location of Union forces near the Ogeechee River outside of the Confederate held city of Savannah, Ga. The map also depicts the location of the Union fleet on the Savannah River and in the Atlantic Ocean. Details of the terrain show how a direct assault would have been difficult.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Sketch of vicinity of Fort Fisher /

    Sketch of vicinity of Fort Fisher /

    "E. Molitor, lith." "Ft. Fisher, Feb. 9th, 1865, forwarded to Engineer Department with letter of this date, C.B. Comstock, Lt. Col. A.D.C. & Brvt. B. Gen." Includes inset of Fort Buchanan. Relief shown by hachures. Similar to no. 314, LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.). This item is in the Map Collection of the Library of Virginia; please contact the Library's Archives Research Services ...

    • Contributor: Schultze, Otto Julian
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1865
  • Map shewing [sic] movements of army from 30th June to 1st July 1863 : and first encounter of 1st Corps with the enemy.

    Map shewing [sic] movements of army from 30th June to 1st Jul...

    Indicates the general terrain and disposition of troops around Gettysburg, Pa., as well the fighting northwest of town between the Union's I Corps, under Maj.Gen. John F. Reynolds and Confederate forces under Hill. Shows the place where Gen. Reynolds was fatally shot on July 1 and the locations of Union forces at 11 a.m., 12 p.m. and 1 p.m. as they fell back toward ...

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • The Rebel defences of Charleston Harbor S.C., August 1863

    The Rebel defences of Charleston Harbor S.C., August 1863

    Map shows Charleston, S.C., the Confederate forts, the Union works surrounding Fort Wagner and the position of the Union monitor fleet in the harbor off of the coast. This view shows the Union attacks on Confederate fortifications lining the harbor, and on the city itself. The locations of artillery batteries and their ranges and targets are indicated.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • [Map of a cavalry engagement near Poolesville, Md., 1862].

    [Map of a cavalry engagement near Poolesville, Md., 1862].

    This hand-drawn map accompanies a letter to Dabney's mother describing a recent foray by Jeb Stuart's cavalry into Maryland and Pennsylvania, and an encounter with Union forces when the Confederates attempted to recross the Potomac River at White's Ford, Va.

    • Contributor: Dabney, Chiswell
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Boston, S. West part. No. 25.

    Boston, S. West part. No. 25.

    Scale ca. 1:5,600. Title in pencil; matches title in Peter Force's catalog of manuscript maps. Manuscript, pen-and-ink. Oriented with north toward the upper right. Relief shown by hachures. Shows fortifications and troop stations, including the 4th, 5th, 10th, 47th, and Marines. Table of distances on verso. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC Maps of North America, ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1775