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  • Portions of Virginia and North Carolina, embracing Richmond & Lynchburg, Va. and Goldsboro & Salisbury, N.C.

    Relief shown by hachures. General map extending from Richmond, Virginia, south to Fayetteville, North Carolina. Lacks upper right corner. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 501.3 Description derived from published bibliography. Differs from G3880 1864 .U549 CW 501.2 in that the title is missing the oval border and an engineers graphic is to the left of the title information. Available also through the Library ...

    • Contributor: United States. War Department. Engineer Bureau
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • An accurate map of North and South Carolina with their Indian frontiers, shewing in a distinct manner all the mountains, rivers, swamps, marshes, bays, creeks, harbours, sandbanks and soundings on the coasts; ...

    Scale ca. 1:530,000. Hand colored. Sectioned and mounted on cloth backing. "Longitude west from London." Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. LC copy annotated, in black ink, in lower right margin: Scale --8 2/3 = 1. Shows precinct boundaries. Insets: The harbour of Port Royal [ca. 1:200,000]--The bar and harbour of Charlestown [ca. 1:75,000] LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1394 Available ...

    • Contributor: Mouzon, Henry
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1775
  • Plan and sections of Fort Fisher, carried by assault by the U.S. forces, Maj. Gen. A.H. Terry commanding, Jan. 15th, 1865 /

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

    • Contributor: Comstock, C.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1865
  • Plan of Battle of South Mills. Dismal Swamp Canal, N.C.

    Shows the area between South Mills, Camden County, N.C., and Joy's Creek to the north and the Pasquotank River to the south where a minor shirmish took place on April 19, 1862.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Dominia Anglorum in America Septentrionali.

    Scales vary. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. Sheet title in Latin and German. Individual map titles and text in German. Maps in English and German. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 83 Differs from other copies in Québec and New England states boundaries. Includes text and glossary. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: Homann Erben (Firm)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1759
  • Sketch showing route of the Burnside expedition [to Roanoke Island, N.C., February 6, 1862]

    Scale not given. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 317.12 From U.S. Congress. Joint Committee on the Conduct of the War. Supplemental report of the Joint Committee on the Conduct of the War, in two volumes. Supplemental to Senate report no. 142, 38th Congress, 2d session (Washington, Government Printing Office, 1866). v. 2, fol. p. 16. Accompanies "Report of Major General J. G. Foster, ...

    • Contributor: Foster, John G.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Pictorial map 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, with the ...

    From: Harper's weekly, June 8, 1861, p. 360-361. Relief shown by shading. 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. c. 1 Mar. 2002; Mrs. Cora Wilson, 1941, i; Map Cataloging Team; c. 2 Nov. 2002; Mrs. ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Sketch of the coast of North Carolina from Oregon Inlet to Ocracoke Inlet.

    Scale 1:200,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 306.5 At head of title: U.S. Coast Survey, A. D. Bache. Supdt. Chart of Cape Hatteras and environs showing soundings, lighthouses, and bottom contours at 6, 12, and 18 feet. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Map of Roanoke Island. [February 8, 1862].

    Scale ca. 1:155,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 317.2 From Abbott, John S. C. "The Navy in the North Carolina Sounds," Harper's new monthly magazine, v. 32, Dec. 1865 to May 1866. p. 575. Map indicates the positions of the fleet in the sound and forts and troop positions on the island. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • A Plan of that part of the boundary between the states of North and South Carolina, lying between that part of said boundary marked in 1764 and the old Cherokee boundary line. ...

    Scale ca. 1:260,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Prime meridian: Charleston. Relief shown pictorially. Shows "Old Cherokee Boundary" which was changed in 1777. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1397 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1777
  • Plan de la rivière du Cap Fear depuis la barre jusques à Brunswick.

    Scale ca. 1:90,000. Relief shown pictorially. Depths shown by soundings. Prime meridian: Paris. "No. 1." From the author's Neptune Americo-Septentrional. [1780] Includes sailing "Instructions" and "Observations." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1505 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 110; 650/1; 651/2; 700/1

    • Contributor: France. Dépôt Des Cartes Et Plans De La Marine
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1780
  • [An accurate map of North and South Carolina, with their Indian frontier, shewing in a distinct manner all the mounta]ins, rivers, swamps, marshes, bays, creeks, harbours, sandbanks and soundings on the coasts; ...

    Scale ca. 1:530,000. Hand colored. Imperfect: Part of title wanting. Prime meridian: London. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Shows precinct boundaries. Insets: The harbour of Port Royal [ca. 1:200,000]--The bar and harbour of Charlestown [ca. 1:75,000] LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1394 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: Mouzon, Henry
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1775
  • Map of the seat of war in Virginia.

    Covers southern Virginia and northern North Carolina extending from Richmond, Va. south to Raleigh, N.C. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 508.6 Shows the "Line of march" from Richmond and Petersburg to Appomattox Court House along with the locations of the first, second, third, and fourth fights and the surrender. At head of title: I. Pen-and-ink and pencil. Originally drawn on 2 sheets: 32 ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1865
  • Panorama of the seat of war; birds eye view of North and South Carolina and part of Georgia.

    Perspective map not drawn to scale. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 304.6 Includes distance chart. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. AACR2: 651/1; 651/2; 651/3; 651/4

    • Contributor: Bachmann, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Ft. Fisher shewing [sic] Union attack, Jany 15th 1865 From survey made after surrender by U.S. Engineers.

    Map shows area surrounding forts Fisher, Buchanan and Anderson near Smithville, N.C. Fort Fisher, located on the peninsula formed by the Atlantic Ocean and the Cape Fear River, was the primary target of the Union assault. Details include locations of Confederate batteries, abatis, spikes, palisades, and ditches, and arrows showing the direction of the advance of the various Union forces.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Mouths of Roanoke River, North Carolina

    Scale 1:30,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 317.3 (Its no. 409) (Date of first publication 1864) "No. 409 price 10 cents" and "Plates no. 983" are printed in the upper margin. "(Roanoke River) U.S.C. & G.S. 409" is in the bottom margin. General chart indicating soundings and bottom contour at 12 feet. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of ...

    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Plan of the Battle of Newberne [!] North Carolina : fought March 14th 1862.

    Shows the area between Old Beaufort Road and the Neuse River to the north and Evan's Mill Pond to the south. The locations of forts Lane, Ellis, Thompson, and Dixie are indicated.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Plan de la rivière du Cap Fear depuis la barre jusques à Brunswick.

    Scale ca. 1:90,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. Depths shown by soundings. Prime meridian: Paris. "No. 1." Includes sailing "Instructions" and "Observations." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1506 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 110; 650/1; 651/2; 700/1

    • Contributor: France. Dépôt Des Cartes Et Plans De La Marine
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1778
  • Colton's New topographical map of the eastern portion of the state of North Carolina : with part of Virginia & South Carolina, from the latest & best authorities /

    Relief shown by hachures. Scale 1:506,880; 8 miles to an in. Cover title: Colton's new topographical map of the eastern portion of the State of North Carolina. "No. 11." "Entered according to act of Congress in the year 1860 ... " LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 304.85 Inset: Plan of the sea coast from Virginia to Florida. AACR2: 651/1

    • Contributor: Colton, J. H.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • The war in North Carolina. Map of the entrance to Beaufort harbor, N.C. showing the position of Fort Macon, etc.

    Scale ca. 1:48,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 307 Shows fortifications, "camp Parke's div.," shoals, islands, and ship channel. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: Colton, G. Woolworth
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Part of the Province of Virginia.

    Scale ca. 1:120,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Shows Princess Ann, Norfolk, and part of Nansemond counties. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1143 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1791
  • A map of Virginia, North and South Carolina, Georgia, Maryland with part of New Jersey &c.

    Shows provinces, coastal towns and a few frontier settlements, Indian villages and tribal territory, English "Factories" among the Indians, mines, rivers, numerous place-names. Covers also part of Pennsylvania, Delaware, Louisiana, and Arkansas. Relief shown by contours. From the Gentleman's Magazine and Historical Chronicle (July, 1755), vol. 24. Prime meridian: London. Appears to be based on the work of John Mitchell. LC Maps of North ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1755
  • Dominia Anglorum in America Septentrionali.

    Scales vary. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. Sheet title in Latin and German. Individual map titles and text in German. Maps in English and German. From the authors' Atlas geographicvs maior. 1753-59 [i.e. 1784; v. 1, 1759] part 2, no. 85. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 83 Includes text and glossary. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster ...

    • Contributor: Homann Erben (Firm)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1759
  • [Base map of North Carolina].

    Shows names of counties, major cities and towns, and rivers. Title, date, and scale from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pen-and-ink and pencil on tracing linen, mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H206 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1893
  • Bird's eye view of Confederate prison pen at Salisbury, N.C., taken in 1864.

    Low angle view. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 317.35 Includes index to points of interest. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault Acquisitions control no. 28-84

    • Contributor: Kraus, C. A.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1886