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  • Map showing the entrenchments around Wilmington /

    Scale 1:7,920; 8 in. to 1 mile. Manuscript; pen-and-ink, watercolor, and pencil. Copy imperfect: Ink stained. Relief shown by hachures. Oriented with north toward the upper left. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 317.7 From the papers of Joseph Roswell Hawley. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 651/1; 650/2; 651/3; 650/4; 700/2

    • Contributor: Turner, L. C. - James, W. H. - Hawley, Joseph R. (Joseph Roswell)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • [Map of the coast of Georgia, bordering on Camden and Glynn counties, showing also the course and soundings of the Alatamaha, Turtle, Crooked, St. Mary's, Great Satilla, and Little Satilla rivers.]

    Scale ca. 1:70,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. LC copy imperfect: lower right corner missing. Oriented with north to the right. Relief shown pictorially and by shading. Soundings shown in fathoms and feet. Shows landowners. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1597 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. AACR2

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1780
  • [San Juan de Ulúa /

    Watercolor on vellum. Upper corners damp marked, with very slight marking of the drawing. Mounted on cloth. Kraus, H.P. Sir Francis Drake, 46 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image. Gift of Hans P. and Hanni Kraus.

    • Contributor: Eraso, Cristóbal De. - Hans and Hanni Kraus Sir Francis Drake Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1570
  • Map of the positions of the Fourth Alabama Regt. during the battle of Stone Bridge /

    Relief shown by hachures. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 564.8 Accompanied by fact sheet (1 leaf ; 28 x 22 cm.) Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault

    • Contributor: King, Porter
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Geological map of the Potomac basin west of Blue Ridge, Virginia and West Virginia : showing the relations of its upper Potomac coal basin and the iron-ore bearing areas in reference to ...

    Pen-and-ink on tracing linen, mounted on cloth. Corrections to "Explanation of colors" pasted on in lower right. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H220 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. Includes cross-section at top left: Geological section across Georges Creek coal basin and eastward (scale 1:6000 to 1") by Prof. I.C. White, May 1881, Trans. Am. Phil. Soc. ...

    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah - Rogers, W.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1882
  • S[i]r: This is minuts of the fort at Crown Point and of the redouts built round it; which I took on the mountain to the west of Crown Point abt. a miles ...

    Scale ca. 1:6,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink. Has watermarks. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: Rogers, Robert - Johnson, William
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1755
  • [San Juan de Ulúa /

    Ground plan of a projected fortress.

    • Contributor: Eraso, Cristóbal De. - Hans and Hanni Kraus Sir Francis Drake Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1570
  • A general & particular plan of the island of Castle William near Boston, shewing the works in their original & present state, together with sections thro' the same. Carried on and survey'd ...

    Scale 1:600; 50 ft. to an in. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermarks. Relief shown by shading. Oriented with north toward the upper right. Imperfect: Hole in center. "No. 11." Includes index to points of interest, inset of "A general plan of the island of Castle William shewing its situation with respect to the adjacent islands," 1:6,000, and two cross section views. LC Maps ...

    • Contributor: Montrésor, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1771
  • Part of New Jersey.

    Scale ca. 1:80,000; 100 chains to 1 in. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Imperfect: Edges torn. Shows rivers, roads, and bridges of Monmouth and Ocean counties. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1261 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 651/1; 651/2; 650/3

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1770
  • [Map of the environs of Pine Mountain, Lost Mountain, Kenesaw Mountain, and Little Kenesaw Mountain]

    Scale not given. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 164.5 Pen and ink sketch map of northwestern Cobb County, Georgia, showing the "route of Harrison's Brigade," Confederate and Federal works, battlefields, roads, railroads, churches, drainage, and relief by hachures. Also depicted are the locations of the "5th Ind. Bat. [that] kill[ed] Gen. Polk, June 14" and the "spot where Polk was killed." Description derived ...

    • Contributor: Blakeslee, G. H.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • [Pencil sketch of the road from Slaven's Cabin to the top of Cheat Mountain in the area of the battle of Rich Mountain, July 11-12, 1861].

    Title and scale from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pencil on lined paper, 1 sheet cut in two and pasted together, mounted on cloth. Some staining at upper left. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H81 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • [Fort Edward to Putnam's Creek, incidents of the French War.

    Scale ca. 1:156,000. Title from manuscript catalog of Peter Force map collection. Manuscript, pen-and-ink, on tracing paper. Mounted on cloth backing. Shows location of "Putnam's fight, July 1, 1757," area where "Putnam was taken prisoner, Aug. 8, 1758," "Montcalm, Aug. 2, 1757," and "Carpenter's attack of Fort Edward, July 23, 1757." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1840
  • Ft. McAllister.

    Scale not given. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 183 Pen and ink manuscript drawn on tracing cloth, showing fortifications, Union troop positions, road leading to fort, vegetation, and drainage. Part of the defenses of Savannah, Georgia. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Mapa de una parte de la America Septentrional

    Scale ca. 1:8,500,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink tracing. Prime meridian: Paris. Relief shown pictorially. "Los limites propuestos dentro las memorias de los Señores Commissarios Inglezes del 21 Septbre. 1750, y Enero 1751 ... " Shows eastern North America from Virginia to Labrador. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 10 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1751
  • Map of part of the great Flat-top coal-field of Va. & W. Va. showing location of Pocahontas & Bluestone collieries, May 1886 /

    Shows parts of Tazewell County, Virginia and Mercer County, West Virginia. Pen-and-ink, mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H238 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1886
  • Across Kentucky

    Scale ca. 1:1,020,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 215.5 Pen and ink sketch map showing "route of regiment" of the "38th Brigade, Gilbert's Division, of Buel's [sic] Army" from Louisville to "Mitchelsville" (i.e., Mitchellville), Tennessee. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: Blakeslee, G. H.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Plano de la bahia de Pansacola.

    Scale ca. 1:60,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Watermark: Zoonen. Relief shown pictorially. Depths shown by soundings. Shows forts, churches, and Campbelltown pictorially. Includes sailing directions for entering the bay. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1667 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 651/1; 650/2; 650/3; 700/1

    • Contributor: Paredes, Antonio Donato - Rivelles, Pedro - Magule, Josef
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1782
  • Ticonderoga as it was in 1759.

    Scale ca. 1:84,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink, on tracing paper. Includes index to military activities. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1118 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1759
  • Sketch of Stoney & Verplank's Points upon the North River, as taken possession of, and fortified by His Excellency Sir H: Clinton in June 1779.

    Scale ca. 1:11,140. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermarks. Relief shown by hachures. Shows "Rebel works" as well as additions made by the British. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1199 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 440; 650/1; 651/3

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1779
  • Reconnaissance in advance of Camp Mansfield /

    Shows military camps in Arlington County, Alexandria, and adjoining areas of Fairfax County. Relief shown by hachures. At head of title: 211, L., sheet 12. In lower right corner: Transferred from Office of Chf. Engr., Defenses of Washington, to Engr. Dept.--1866. Oriented with north toward the lower right. Pen-and-ink and pencil. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 521 Stephenson. Cartography of northern Virginia, pl. ...

    • Contributor: Church, S. (Benjamin Silliman) - Church, S.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • St. Augustine and its environs.

    Scale ca. 1:7,300. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Oriented with north to the right. In pencil: 219. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1645 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1782
  • [Savannah.

    Scale ca. 1:4,800. Manuscript, pen-and-ink. Unfinished plan. Watermark: J. Whatman [and a horn within a shield with JW below] Oriented with north toward the lower right. On verso: My M. Blimes. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1584 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault. AACR2

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1780
  • A Sketch of the harbour of St. Iago de Cuba.

    Scale ca. 1:15,500. Title on verso: Plan & chart, St. Jago de Cuba, 81. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor, on tracing paper. Relief shown pictorially. Soundings shown in fathoms. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1844 LC Luso-Hispanic World, 371 Includes "Reference" and "Some remarks in sailing into this harbour." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1765
  • Sketch of Forts Clinton & Montgomery, stormed the 6th Octob. 1777 by the troops under the command of Sir Henry Clinton, K.B., Lt. General of H. Maj. forces and commander in chief ...

    Scale ca. 1:11,700. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Oriented with north toward the upper right. Relief shown by hachures. Shows routes of troop movements and military units. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1193 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 440

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1776
  • [Boston Harbor, Massachusetts.

    Scale ca. 1:24,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink, pencil, and watercolor. Relief shown by hachures and shading. Soundings shown in fathoms. Watermark: [Fleur-de-lis with] GR [below and] J. Whatman. Includes view of "Boston lt. house ... " On verso: No. 1. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 942 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1770