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  • Map of the country in the vicinity of Todds Tavern, with the position of the 2nd Corps Army of the Potomac, May 8th, 1864 /

    Relief shown by hachures. LC copy 1 from the Orlando M. Poe papers in LC Manuscript Division. Includes notes. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 662 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy 1 annotated in pencil on verso: Map of the country in the vicinity of Todd's Tavern, Duane.

    • Contributor: Howell, C. W.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1865
  • Military map of south-eastern Virginia,

    [Scale 1:200,000]. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 492 Differs from G3881.S5 1864 .L52 with more detail southwest of the city of Petersburg. Differs from G3881.S5 1864 .L53 with statement "No. 3010 price 30 cents" outside of the border in upper left corner. Another issue. Indicates 5-mile concentric circles centered on Richmond, roads, bridges, railroads, towns, houses, drainage, vegetation, and some fortifications in the ...

    • Contributor: Lindenkohl, A.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Plan de Rhodes-Island, et position de l'armée françoise a Newport.

    Scale ca. 1:26,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermarks. Relief shown by shading. Shows fortifications, fields of fire, and position of French naval vessels. Oriented with north to the right. Includes index to defenses. Note on manuscript label originally mounted on verso: A joindrê à lettre de M. de Rochambeau au Prince de Montbarey datée 19 juillet 1780. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1780
  • Armée de Rochambeau, 1782. Carte des environs de Williamsburg en Virginie où les armées françoise et américaine ont campés en Septembre 1781.

    Scale ca. 1:15,250. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Oriented with north to the left. Relief shown by hachures. Shows names of landholders. Indexed for points of interest. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1452 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 440; 651/1

    • Contributor: Desandroüins, Jean Nicolas
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1782
  • Siege d'York, 1781. Plan d'York en Virginie avec les attaques et les campemens de l'Armée combinée de France et d'Amérique.

    Scale ca. 1:14,640. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown by hachures. Includes index and "Nota." LC Maps ofth America, 1750-1789, 1467 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 400; 651/1

    • Contributor: Querenet De La Combe
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1781
  • Historical memoir of the war in West Florida and Louisiana in 1814-15 : with an atlas /

    Shaw & Shoemaker 38034, 38035 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Kislak accession no.: 1995.040.00.0003 gsl card not found 2006-09-28 vj05

    • Contributor: Latour, Arsène Lacarrière
    • Original Format: Books
    • Date: 1816

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  • Map showing the locations of the battlefields of Fredericksburg, Hamilton's Crossing, Chancellorsville, Salem Church, Wilderness, [and] Spotsylvania, and also showing the boundaries of the battlefield park surveys of 6556 acres.

    Scale ca. 1:90,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 553 Accompanied by a pamphlet entitled Map of the Six Battlefields: Fredericksburg, Hamilton's Crossing, Chancellorsville, Salem Church, Spotsylvania, Wilderness, and illustrated sketch of Fredericksburg (Fredericksburg, Virginia, R.A. Kishpaugh, 1906). Map indicates Union and Confederate works, roads, railroads, towns, and drainage. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as ...

    • Contributor: Kishpaugh, Robert A.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1906
  • Central [Virginia] showing Maj. Gen'l P. H. Sherida[n's campaigns] and marches of the cavalry under his [command] in 1864-65

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

    • Contributor: Von Reizenstein
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1865
  • Map of the seat of war, positions of the rebel forces, batteries, entrenchments, and encampments in Virginia-the fortifications for the protection of Richmond

    Scale ca. 1:800,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 450.3 Includes a mileage table. Reference is made in the lower margin to the "battle of Bull's [sic] Run, fought on Sunday, the 21st July [1861], about 22,000 unionists and about 60,000 rebels were in the engagement." An earlier version of this map was published in the morning edition of the New York Herald, June ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Plan of Kettle Run and Bristoe Station August 27 1862.

    Shows the area between Greenwich, Va., to the north and Cedar Run to the south two days prior to the beginning of the 2nd Battle of Bull Run. The location of the Orange and Alexandria Railroad is also indicated.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Defences [sic] of Vicksburg, Decr. 1862

    Map shows the area surrounding Vicksburg, Miss., including Warrenton, in December of 1862 at the time of the initial and unsuccessful Union assault, and on the eve of Grant's siege of the city. The Vicksburg & Texas and the Vicksburg & Jackson railroads are also indicated.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Plan of the Battle of Dranesville Va Decr 20th 1861.

    Shows Dranesville, Fairfax County, Va., and the area to the north. The locations of the Leesburg Turnpike, Centreville Road and Chain Bridge Road are indicated.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Map of a part of Louisiana and Mississippi, illustrating the operations of the U.S. forces, in the Department of the Gulf

    Scale ca. 1:380,160. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 231 In margin at bottom: Line of marsh [sic] of Gen. Banks corps d'armee April & Mai 1863. Map extends from Natchez, Mississippi, in the north to Marsh Island, Louisiana, in the south, and Columbia, Mississippi, in the east to Alexandria, Louisiana, in the west. Roads, railroads, drainage, and towns are shown. Description derived from ...

    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • [Roads and country that Col. Campbell marched thro'--Ebenezer to Augusta in Georgia.

    Scale ca. 1:175,000. Title in part from accompanying manuscript text. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Hand colored. Shows roads parallel to the Savannah River. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1573 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1779
  • 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
  • Plan of attack on Marie's Heights, Fredericksburg Va. By Maj. Genl. John Sedgwick, USA, with the 6th Army Corps. Sunday May 3rd 1863.

    Area depicted includes the Rappahannock River to the northeast, Taylor Hill to the northwest and Deep Run to the south. The Fredericksburg & Potomac Railroad is also indicated. As part of Gen. Hooker's plan to drive the Confederate Army back toward Richmond, Gen. Sedgwick was to undertake a diversionary attack across the Rappahannock River toward the Confederate entrenchments above Fredericksburg. On May 3rd, having ...

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Galveston, Texas, showing the fortifications &c. /

    Covers Galveston area, west to southeast, from Swan Lake to Gulf of Mexico, and north to Bolivar Point. At head of title: Map no. 3. From the Nathaniel Prentice Banks papers in LC Manuscript Division. "Authorities: Coast Survey charts ... 1862." Sun print. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 447.2 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Acquisitions ...

    • Contributor: Abbot, Henry L.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Map showing the defenses of the Mississippi below New Orleans and Farragut's attack 24 April 1862.

    Map shows the Confederate fortifications at Fort Jackson under Gen. Duncan, Fort St. Philip and the Union fleet along the Mississippi River. This map, also shows the positions of Union ships under Farragut, who captured the strategic port of New Orleans, thereby providing the Federal army access to the Mississippi River.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Plan of the Battle of Kelly's Ford, Va. : fought 7th November 1863.

    Focuses on a small portion of the Rappahannock River close to the line dividing Culpeper and Fauquier counties, Va., and about 8 miles (as indentified by Sneden) from Brandy Station where the Battle of Kelly's Ford occurred on 7 November 1863. Confederate positions are noted as well as the placement of the 3rd, 5th, and 6th corps of the Union Army of the Potomac.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • 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. /

    "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 of part of Maryland and Virginia : showing the probable theatre of the war.

    From: Harper's weekly, May 4, 1861, p. 275-276. 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. Aug. 1946, Book & Print Shop, cf; Feb. 2003, Map Cataloging Team. Civil War project no.: lva00097. Conservation: Etherington Conservation Center, ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • A survey of Lake Champlain, including Lake George, Crown Point, and St. John.

    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 - Robert Sayer and John Bennett (Firm) - Jackson
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1776
  • County map of Virginia, and North Carolina.

    "Entered according to act of Congress in the year 1860 by S. Augustus Mitchell, Jr. ... for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania." Map no. 23 from: Mitchell's new general atlas. Philadelphia : S. Augustus Mitchell, Jr., 1860. Prime meridian: Greenwich and Washington. Relief shown by hachures. This item is in the Map Collection of the Library of Virginia; please contact the Library's Archives Research ...

    • Contributor: Mitchell, S. Augustus
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1860
  • A topographical map of the city of Richmond and vicinity : from official data /

    Relief shown by hachures. Shows fortifications and names of some residents. From newspaper: New-York daily tribune, Tuesday, April 4, 1865--with supplement, p. 8. Includes text. Text on verso. Copy Imperfect: Four minor tears along top edges and 2 minor tears along lower-left margin. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Acquisitions control no.: 91-50 CW3

    • Contributor: Colton, G. Woolworth
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1865
  • [Map of part of the counties of McNairy and Hardin, Tennessee, and Alcorn and Tishomingo, Mississippi.] /

    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