Collection Military Battles and Campaigns

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  • About this Collection - Military Battles and Campaigns - Collections

    This category contains maps showing campaigns of major military conflicts including troop movements, defensive structures and groundworks, roads to and from sites of military engagements, campsites, and local buildings, topography and vegetation. Some of the maps are manuscripts drawn on the field of battle, while others are engraved including some that have manuscript annotations reflecting the history of the battle or campaign. A significant ...

  • [The Part of Pennsylvania that lies between the forks of the Susquehannah, divided into townships.

    Scale ca. 1:345,000. Title from manuscript catalog of the Peter Force map collection. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermark. Covers old Westmoreland County of Connecticut, granted to the Susquehanna Company. The Connecticut settlers townships shown do not survive in name or boundaries. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1299 Vault AACR2: ...

    • Contributor: Susquehannah Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1790
  • Sketch of the Battle of Hobkirks Hill, near Camden, on the 25th April, 1781.

    Scale ca. 1:5,200. Relief shown by hachures. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1566 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy imperfect: bottom margin trimmed off. Appears in Charles Stedman's The history of the origin, progress, and termination of the American War. 1794. v. 2. Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: Vallancey, Charles
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1794
  • Plats of the Wilson Cary Nicholas surveys (from the originals) made in Wythe and Russell Counties, Virginia, now Mercer, Raleigh, Wyoming, McDowell, and Logan counties, West Virginia /

    Pen-and-ink on tracing linen, mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H217 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1795
  • 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
  • Vermont, from actual survey.

    Scale ca. 1:670,000. Prime meridian: Philadelphia. Relief shown pictorially. "Engraved for Carey's American edition of Guthrie's Geography improved." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 100; 440; 651/1; 651/2

    • Contributor: Doolittle, Amos
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1795
  • Plat of the partition of Moore & Beckley survey of 170,038 a. in the counties of Giles & Logan, Virginia.

    "Surveyed for Andrew Moore & John Beckley, Nov. 2nd, 1794." Shows names of some residents. Pen-an-ink and pencil over col. grid, mounted on cloth. Includes notes. In upper right corner in red ink: Moore & Beckley patent. "Plat copied from bundle of 'cases ended." In the lower left corner: Sev. P. Ker. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H327 In pencil on verso: 223. ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1794
  • Plan of the city intended for the permanent seat of the government of t[he] United States : projected agreeable to the direction of the President of the United States, in pursuance of ...

    Photocopy of a facsim. of the 1791 L'Enfant plan. Original facsim. extensively annotated in ink by Lawrence Martin, chief, Division of Maps, Library of Congress. Includes text, indexed "References," and photocopied newspaper article titled "New city of Washington," from the Gazette of the United States, Philadelphia, Jan. 4, 1792. At lower right: N.I. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a ...

    • Contributor: L'Enfant, Pierre Charles - Martin, Lawrence - U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1791
  • The State of New Jersey, compiled from the most authentic information.

    Scale ca. 1:600,000. Prime meridian: Philadelphia. Relief shown pictorially. Shows towns, county boundaries, and the "Division line of East and West Jersey." "Engraved for Carey's American edition of Guthrie's Geography improved." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 100; 440; 651/1; 651/2; 700/1; 700/2

    • Contributor: Lewis, Samuel - Carey, Mathew - Guthrie, William - Barker, W. (William)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1795
  • Indiana Fort Wayne : ms. map of Fort Wayne said to have been made on July 18, 1795, for General Anthony Wayne /

    Pen-and-ink and watercolors. Mounted on cloth backing. "Fort Wayne ... the first American post, built in 1794 and named for Anthony Wayne after his victory at Fallen Timbers, was located across the St. Marys from the old Miami village of Kekionga and the remains of old Fort Miami, at the present intersection of Clay and Berry streets"--Ency. of Historic Forts, p. 281-282. Available also ...

    • Contributor: Neff, P. M.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1795