Format Maps
Contributors U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey
Dates 1961
Location United States
Language English
Subjects Battles
Civil War
History, Military
United States
Selected Civil War maps : reproduced from originals made by the U.S. Coast Survey, 1861-65 /
Other Title
Civil War maps
Contributor Names
U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey.
Created / Published
[Washington : Coast and Geodetic Survey, 1961]
Subject Headings
-  United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
-  United States--History, Military
-  Battles--United States
-  United States
-  Relief shown by hachures.
-  At head of title: U.S. Department of Commerce, Luther H. Hodges, Secretary. Coast and Geodetic Survey, Rear Admiral H. Arnold Karo, Director.
-  Plate 1, Map index and historical sketches has an explanation of numbered folio maps on verso.
-  LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 94.5
-  LeGear. Atlases of the United States, 10679
-  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
-  Plate 1. Map index and historical sketches -- [Plate 2] Manassas Junction and vicinity, April 1862 -- [Plate 3] Charleston Harbor, 1865 -- [Plate 4] South Carolina-Georgia coast and sketches of forts 1861-62 -- [Plate 5] Military map of southeast Virginia 1864 -- [Plate 6] City of Richmond, 1864 -- [Plate 7] Reconnaissance of Mississippi River 1862 -- [Plate 8] Fort Jackson, 1862 -- [Plate 9] Fort Hindman, Arkansas, 1863 -- [Plate 10] Approaches to Vicksburg, 1863 -- [Plate 11] Approach to Grand Gulf, 1864 -- [Plate 12] Position of gun boats at Grend Gulf, 1863 -- [Plate 13] Battle ground of Sabine Cross Roads and Pleasant Hill, 1864 -- [Plate 14] Chattanooga and its approaches -- [Plate 15] Battle field of Chickamauga -- [Plate 16] To Atlanta: Map showing the operations of the national forces under the command of Maj. Gen. W.T. Sherman during the campaign resulting in the capture of Atlanta, Georgia, Sept. 1, 1864 -- [Plate 17] Plan of final attack on Fort Fisher and adjoining Rebel works, made January 15th 1865 -- [Plate 18] Sketches-(a) Position of iron clads, Fort Fisher, January 15, 1865 and (b) Final attach on Fort Fisher, January 15, 1865 -- [Plate 19] Reconnaissance of Wilmington River and St. Augustine Creek from Wausau [i.e. Wassaw] Sound to Savannah River, Georgia -- [Plate 20] Northern part of Florida (Olustee [Ocean Pond] and raids on Jacksonville).
1 atlas ([20] leaves of plates) : maps (chiefly) ; 79 cm.
Call Number
G1201.S5 U55 1961
Library of Congress Geography and Map Division Washington, D.C. 20540-4650 USA dcu
Digital Id
g3701sm gcw0094500
Library of Congress Catalog Number

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