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  • [Map of parts of Pennsylvania, Maryland, and Virginia covering areas from Harrisburg to Leesburg, and from Hancock to Baltimore].

    Shows names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. Title, date, and scale from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Each sheet pasted together in 3 sections, sectioned in 2, and mounted on cloth. The manuscript original is at the Handley Library in Winchester, Virginia. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H156 In ink in bottom right corner: No. 805. Available also through the Library ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • A Draught of ten lots of ground in the northern liberties of the city of Philadelphia, surveyed the 28th August 1787, beginning at a bridge on the old York Road, N. 20. ...

    Scale ca. 1:650. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Mounted on cloth and paper backing with reinforced edges. Imperfect: Margin deteriorated and torn. Cadastral map. Includes "Annexed coloured plan," ca. 1:1,000 and a note on the Second Presbyterian Church burial ground. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1328 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1787
  • Plan of the Battle of Gaines' Mill, Virginia, fought June 26th 1862.

    While dated June 26th, the Battle of Gaines' Mill was actually fought on the 27th, the third day of the Seven Days' Battles. This map shows Hanover County, Va., with the Chickahominy River to the south, the town of Cold Harbor to the north, Powhite Creek to the west, and Elder Swamp to the east.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • J. H. Colton's topographical map of the seat of war in Virginia, Maryland &c.

    Scale ca. 1:750,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 479.2 "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1852 by J. H. Colton." Printed by Lang & Cooper, N.Y. General map of eastern Virginia, Maryland, Delaware, southern Pennsylvania, and northern North Carolina. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: Colton, J. H.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Map of Powhatan County, Virginia.

    "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: 1864
  • A map of Savannah River beginning at Stone-Bluff, or Nexttobethell, which continueth to the sea; also, the four sounds Savañah, [Warsaw], Hossabaw, and St. Katharines, with their islands; likewise Neuport, or Serpent ...

    Scale ca. 1:132,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermark. Annotated with brown ink. Oriented with north to the right. Prime meridian: Ferro. Relief shown by hachures. Shows aspects of the physical geography and gives names of land holders. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1568 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 100; 651/1; 651/2

    • Contributor: De Brahm, John Gerar William
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1752
  • Map of eastern Virginia /

    Scale ca. 1:875,000. Relief shown by hachures. Also covers Maryland, and southeastern Pennsylvania. Shows radial distances from Richmond and Washington, D.C. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 481.5 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. From the papers of Joseph Roswell Hawley. In right lower corner: August. AACR2

    • Contributor: Nicholson, W. L.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • [Map of the world on the Mercator projection].

    Shows latitude of Virginia. Title, date, and scale from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pen-and-ink and pencil over grid, mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H200 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. In ink in upper left corner: No. 4. In pencil on verso: 139.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1875
  • Plan of Savannah and its fortifications in 1782.

    Scale 1:6,000; 500 ft. to an in. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Oriented with north toward the lower right. Relief shown by hachures. Has watermark. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1586 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1782
  • Gov. Tryon's expedition to Danbury, 1777.

    Scale ca. 1:80,000. Title in pencil. Alternate title from P. L. Phillips' A list of maps of America: Map of the route of Gen. William Tryon's expedition to Danbury. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermarks. Relief shown by hachures. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1025 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Stamped on verso: Montresor. Vault ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1777
  • The course of Delaware River from Philadelphia to Chester, exhibiting the several works erected by the rebels to defend its passage, with the attacks made upon them by His Majesty's land & ...

    Scale ca. 1:33,200. Hand colored. Shows soundings and disposition of ships, etc. Includes "A sketch of Fort Island" and "Profile and plan of the sunk frames or chevaux de frise which formed the stackadoes in the river." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1362 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: Faden, William
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1778
  • A plan of New York Island, with part of Long Island, Staten Island & east New Jersey, with a particular description of the engagement on the woody heights of Long Island, between ...

    Scale ca. 1:85,000. Hand colored. Has watermarks. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Pictorial map. Annotated in lower right corner in pencil: 2d impression. In lower margin: An account of the proceedings of His Majesty's forces at the attack of the rebels works on Long Island, on the 27th of August 1776, taken from Gen. Howe's letter to Lord George Germaine ...

    • Contributor: Faden, William
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1776
  • [Preliminary sketch of a portion of the Belle Grove or Cedar Creek battlefield area].

    Shows names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. Title, date, and scale from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pencil on sheet of paper from notebook, lined on right recto and left verso, and mounted on cloth. Left map oriented with north to the right, right map oriented with north to the left. Watermark: Coat-of-arms. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H196 Available also ...

    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Plan and perspective view of Pittsburgh.

    Scale not given. Date from dealers catalog: [1760-70] Manuscript; pen-and-ink and watercolor. LC copy incomplete: Lower left and right sections missing. Includes index to points of interest and illus. Oriented with north to the left, not towards the upper right as shown by compass rose. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1330 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster ...

    • Contributor: Day, E. A.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1760
  • Map of vicinity of Richmond /

    Shows fortifications and names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. Pen-and-ink and pencil (some col.) on tracing linen, sectioned in 2, mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H176 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. In lower left corner: Gen. R.E. Lee's. In pencil on verso: 62. At head of title: Chief Engineer's Office, D.N.V. ...

    • Contributor: Campbell, Albert H.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Seat of war, Manassas and vicinity to the Potomac /

    "Arranged from various maps principally Baumgarters, Gen. Beauregards & W.B. Elkin in camp Sept. the 7 1861." Gives distances in miles between Alexandria and various locations. Relief shown by hachures. Shows railroads, turnpike road, and common wagon roads. 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 ...

    • Contributor: Elkin, J.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Map of Antietam National Cemetery at Sharpsburg, Maryland

    Scale 1:600. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 245.65 "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1867 by the Board of Trustees of the 'Antietam National Cemetary' in the Clerks Office of the U.S. District Court for Maryland." 29 "references" are keyed by number to the map. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as ...

    • Contributor: Kahler, Charles P.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1867
  • The Enemy's fortifications around Vicksburg

    Shows the terrain and Confederate fortifications around Vicksburg, Miss., in mid-May, 1863, just after Confederate Gen. Pemberton was forced to evacuate Hayne's Bluff. Indicated are the locations of Union forces under Sherman, McPherson, McClernand, and Carr.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • A plan of the city of Philadelphia.

    Scale not given. Oriented with north toward the upper right. Indexed. Appears in The Philadelphia almanack for the year 1778. 1777. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1316 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: Norman, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1777
  • Map of the battlefields of Chattanooga, movement against Orchard Knob.

    Scale ca. 1:48,000. Photocopy; blue line print. Relief shown by contours and spot heights. Covers Chattanooga region. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 406.2 "5-438." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. AACR2: 651/1; 710/2

    • Contributor: United States. Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Park Commission
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1974
  • A topographical map of the Elizabeth Furnace iron property, Augusta Co., Va., containing about 6250 acres, Aug. 1867.

    Relief shown by hachures. Pen-and-ink and pencil (some col.) on brown paper, mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H237 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. Insets: Map showing the general location of Elizabeth Furnace, Augusta Co., Va., by Jed. Hotchkiss, 1867 -- Profile of road from Elizabeth Furnace to ore banks &c. from surveys by ...

    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1867
  • Battle field of Bull Run, Va. July 21st 1861. Showing the positions of both armies at 4 o'clock, P.M.

    Scale ca. 1;30,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 562 Indicates troop positions and names of commanders, roads, drainage, vegetation, houses, names of residents, and relief by hachures. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • [Union troop positions northwest of Marietta, Georgia, June? 1864].

    Relief shown by hachures. Title from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), S88, 194 At bottom of map: Thomas & Schofield. Similar to a map in the Atlas to accompany the official records of the Union and Confederate Armies, 1891-95, pl. 65, no. 2. Pencil (some col.) and pen and ink on tracing paper with mended tears, mounted on ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Shiloh National Military Park, Tenn.

    Scale 1:9600. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 439.2 "Advanced sheet. Subject to correction." Title at top of sheet: Tennessee (Hardin County) Shiloh National Military Park. Detailed topographical map indicating monuments, plaques, markers, and burial grounds. One hundred forty-five monuments are listed and keyed by numbers to the map. The contour interval is 5 feet. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the ...

    • Contributor: Geological Survey (U.S.)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1934
  • The provinces of New York and New Jersey; with part of Pensilvania, and the Province of Quebec.

    Scale ca. 1:650,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. Shows administrative divisions. From Thomas Jeffery's American atlas. 1778. Insets: A chart of the mouth of Hudson's River, from Sandy Hook to New York.--A plan of the city of New York.--Plan of Amboy, with its environs, from an actual survey. No. "17" stamped on verso, upper right corner. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1045 Available ...

    • Contributor: Pownall, Thomas
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1776