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Map of the battle field of Gettysburg. July 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 1863
Colton's map of the southern states. Including Maryland, ...
[Plan of Fort Henry and its outworks.]
Rebel defences, Mobile, Alabama occupied by Union forces under ...
[Detailed map of part of Virginia from Alexandria to the Potomac...
[Topographical map of part of Washington D.C.].
Vicksburg and vicinity.
Hazard's rail road & military map of the southern states.
Map of the Maryland Campaign, Sept. 3rd to 29th 1862
Chesapeake Bay, Sheet no. 1, York River, Hampton Roads, ...
Gettysburg and vicinity, showing the lines of battle, July, ...
Extract From A Map Entitled Portions Of The Military Departments...
Map of the Rappahannock River from [sic] Port Royal to Richards ...
Southern Mississippi and Alabama showing the approaches to ...
Seat of war in America, 6d.
Vicksburg and its defences. Constructed and engraved to ...
[Sketch of the battles of Chancellorsville, Salem Church, and ...
A complete map of Richmond and its fortifications within a ...
Route of the Tenth New York Cavalry from Culpeper to Gettysburg ...
Phelps and Watson's historical and military map of the border ...
Maps | Web Pages Civil War maps
- Civil War maps
- Other Title
- civil war maps collection
- Created / Published
- Washington DC : Geography and Map Division, Library of Congress, [1999?]-
- Subject Headings
- - United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
- - Atlantic Coast (U.S.)--History--19th century
- - Mode of access: World Wide Web.
- - Title from Web page (viewed on May 1, 2006).
- - Offered as part of the American Memory online resource compiled by the National Digital Library Program of the Library of Congress.
- - Civil War Maps brings together materials from three premier collections: the Library of Congress Geography and Map Division, the Virginia Historical Society, and the Library of Virginia. Among the reconnaissance, sketch, and theater-of-war maps are the detailed battle maps made by Major Jedediah Hotchkiss for Generals Lee and Jackson, General Sherman's Southern military campaigns, and maps taken from diaries, scrapbooks, and manuscripts, all available for the first time in one place. Most of the items presented here are documented in Civil War Maps: An Annotated List of Maps and Atlases in the Library of Congress, compiled by Richard W. Stephenson in 1989. New selections from 2,240 maps and 76 atlases held by the Library may be added monthly.
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Rights & Access
The maps in the Civil War Maps materials were either published prior to 1922, produced by the United States government, or both (see catalogue records that accompany each map for information regarding date of publication and source). The Library of Congress is providing access to these materials for educational and research purposes and is not aware of any U.S. copyright protection (see Title 17 of the United States Code) or any other restrictions in the Map Collection materials.
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Library of Congress, Geography and Map Division
Library of Virginia, Map Collection
The Virginia Historical Society
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How to Order Reproductions
Geography and Map Division
Photographic copies of maps from the Geography and Map Division are available through the Library of Congress Photoduplication Service. These reproductions are made from digital images. (Digital reproductions in TIFF format are also available.)
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Library of Virginia
The Library of Virginia's Photographic and Digital Imaging Services department offers a variety of choices for reproductions:
- Digital images transferred to CD-ROM (PC or MAC compatible)
- Full size inkjet prints
- 8 x 10 dye sublimation prints (suitable for publication)
Please direct all inquiries regarding the duplication of the Library of Virginia's Civil War map collection to any of the following:
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The Library of Virginia
Archives Research Services
800 East Broad Street
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Please include your name, address, daytime phone number, the name of the map and the LVA item number (ex.: LVA000125) in all correspondence.
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Virginia Historical Society
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