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  • Topographical map of Washington, D.C., and vicinity. Showing the Union forts and defences built 1861-3.

    Detail from a printed map of the Potomac River region of Maryland and Virginia, and including Washington, D.C., which Sneden has annotated to show the locations of Union forts and picket lines.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Situation of a part of the first line of defence of Lisbon /

    Relief shown pictorially and by hachures. Shows fortifications of the Lines of Torres Vedras from Alhandra to Torres Vedras, and the location of French and Anglo-Portuguese troops. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Hand written annotation on verso. Minimal level cataloging record. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault

    • Contributor: Preufs, E.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1810
  • [Sketch of the region west of Charlestown, West Virginia, showing fortifications].

    Shows names of some residents. Relief shown by form lines. Title, date, and scale from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pencil (some col.), mounted on cloth. Similar to the map reproduced in the Atlas to accompany the official records of the Union and Confederate Armies, 1891-95, pl. 82, no. 6. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H184 Available also through the Library of Congress ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • [Military training map, Mexico].

    Shows unidentified settlements and a fortification. Relief shown pictorially. "Withdrawn for transfer to the War Department as a gift from Hou. A.B. Hagner, April 27, 1914." Title derived from The Luso-Hispanic World in Maps. Pen-and-ink with pencil annotations over pencil grid. Watermark: J. Whatman, 1836. LC Luso-Hispanic World, 1011 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Imperfect: Discoloration ...

    • Contributor: Diaz, Agustin
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1846
  • Coast of South Carolina from Charleston to Hilton Head.

    Scale 1:200,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 365.7 From its Report of the Superintendent of the Coast Survey, showing the progress of the survey during the year 1862 (Washington, Government Printing Office, 1864). Map 25. At head of title: U.S. Coast Survey, A. D. Bache, Supdt. Insets: Plan and view of Fort "Beauregard"-Bay Point, S.C. Scale 1:2000. 16 x 17 cm.-Fort on Fenwick's ...

    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Plan of grounds at Fort Norfolk showing location of magazine pier, &c., June 30th, 1860

    "Forwarded to Governor Letcher With Report and Inventory of Public Property at Norfolk and Portsmouth October 19, 1861, Wm. H. Peters, Commissioner." Peters' report is Document 40 in: Journals and papers of the Virginia State Convention of 1861, v. 3, Documents (JK3925 1861 .A25 1966). Also mentioned: Plan of harbor of Norfolk and Portsmouth, by Cassell (G3884 .N6S5 1861 .C3). Also shows, vegetation, vegetable ...

    • Contributor: Cassell, Charles E.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1860
  • [Manuscript plan of the Battle of Plattsburgh, New York].

    Shows buildings, fortifications, bodies of water, and line of ships in bay. Relief shown by hachures. Title devised by cataloger. Pen-and-ink (black/dark brown) and lead-pencil shading for bodies of water. Oriented with north slightly to the lower right. Folded to 9 x 17 cm. to be sent as a missive. Accompanied by ms. statistical table: Report of military clothing recieved [sic] for the use ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1814
  • Extract of military map of N.E. Virginia showing forts and roads

    Also shows rural householders' names, railroads, vegetation, marsh areas, and street pattern of Washington, D.C. and Alexandria. Covers Washington D.C. metropolitan area. In left upper margin: 39th Cong. 1st Sess.--Report of the Chief Engineer U.S.A. In right upper margin: No. 1. Includes note and coat of arms below title. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings and isolines. This item is in the ...

    • Contributor: United States. War Dept. Engineer Bureau
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1865
  • [Maps of the environs of forts Franklin, Alexander, and Ripley, in Montgomery County, Maryland].

    Four fort vicinity sketch maps, each covering the same area, but in various stages of completion. The map with the most detail includes roads, drainage, vegetation, and fortifications. Relief shown by contours on some maps. Forts Franklin, Alexander, and Ripley were part of the defenses of Washington. Title from from published Civil War bibliography. Manuscript: pen-and-ink (black, brown), blue watercolor, lead pencil. At upper ...

    • Contributor: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 186?
  • Map of the environs of Washington : compiled from Boschkes' map of the District of Columbia and from surveys of the U.S. Coast Survey showing the line of the defences of Washington ...

    Shows buildings, rural property lines, householders' names, and vegetation. Relief shown by contours and hachures. Depths shown by contours and soundings. India ink, col. ink, and col. wash. Northern section is printed map with ms. annotation. Remainder is completely ms. Originally drawn on 4 sheets, assembled to 1 sheet, and sectioned to 6 parts. On verso on label affixed to cloth backing: No. 187. ...

    • Contributor: Barnard, J. G.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1865
  • Mobile and vicinity /

    Relief shown by hachures. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), S16. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy annotated in red showing fortifications, etc. Attachment to map: pen and ink tracing of the defenses of Mobile. "Map no. 11." "Photographed by Brown & Ogilvie."

    • Contributor: La Tourrette, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Plan of the assault on Ft. Wagner, July 11th 1863.

    Detail of Morris Island, Charleston Harbor, Charleston S.C., showing Confederate Fort Wagner being shelled by the U.S.S. Monitor. Also shown is the daylight assault of Gen. George C. Strong against the heavily-defended fort. Strong's forces were quickly repulsed and with great loss of life.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Accurater Grundris und Prospect der weltberuhmten Hollandischen Haupt und Handels-Stadt Amsterdam /

    Selected buildings and ships shown pictorially. Index in Dutch. Oriented with north toward the lower right. Includes index to points of interest, index of ramparts, inset panoramic "Prospect der vortresslichen Kauff und Handels Stadt Amsterdam" at bottom, bar "Schale van 3000 amsteldamse voeten", ill., and coats-of-arms. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Copy fold-lined, annotated in ink ...

    • Contributor: Homann Erben (Firm)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1727
  • Plan of Carillon ou [sic] Ticonderoga : which was quitted by the Americaines in the night from the 5th to the 6th of July 1777 /

    Shows military installations and British troop positions in the vicinity of Fort Ticonderoga (N.Y.) at the time of the Battle of Saratoga (Oct. 1777). Relief shown by hachures. Parts of index in mixed English and French. Pen-and-ink, watercolors, and wash. Sectioned (to 16 panels) and mounted on cloth backing to fold to ca. 21 x 14 cm. Includes note, index of "Position of the ...

    • Contributor: Capitaine Du Chesnoy, Michel
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1777
  • Sketch of the entrenched lines in the immediate front of Petersburg. [1864-5]

    Scale ca. 1:63,360. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 609 Indicates Union and Confederate lines, names of forts, roads, railroads, street pattern of Petersburg, houses, names of residents, and drainage. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: Michler, N.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1865
  • A plan of the town of Boston, with the intrenchments &c. of His Majestys forces in 1775: From the observations of Lieut. Page of His Majesty's Corps of Engineers; and from the ...

    Scale ca. 1:9,700. Includes "References to the lines &c." and "References to the town." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 934 Vault AACR2: 100; 651/1; 650/2; 651/3; 651/4; 700/1

    • Contributor: Page, Thomas Hyde
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1777
  • Fort on the first hill in Dorc̃ester. Fort on the second hill in Dorc̃ester.

    Scale 1:480; 40 ft. to 1 in. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown by hachures. One of a series of 5 drawings, in the same hand, of fortifications around Boston after rebuilding by American forces. Includes a profile of each fort. On verso, in a different hand: W. H. Spooner, No. 5. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 928 Available also through the Library ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1776
  • Fort Anderson, Paducah, Ky. /

    Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Oriented with north to the upper left. "Hd. Qr., U.S. Forces, Paducah, Keny., Jany. 4, 1861. Respectfully forwarded to the Hd. Qr. of the Dept. of the Missi., [signed] C. F. Smith, Brigr. Genl., comdg." "Engr. Dept., July 18/64. Recd. with Gen. Cullum's letter of the 16th inst. (C.5621)." Imperfect: Missing small sections along sheet edges. Mounted on cloth backing in ...

    • Contributor: Rziha, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Plan du port de Portsmouth levé à vue.

    Scale ca. 1:38,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown by hachures. Shows fortifications and premier anchorage areas for ships. Indexed for points of interest. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 875 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 440; 650/1; 650/2; 651/3

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1782
  • Map of a part of the eastern portion of Virginia showing the route of the Cavalry Corps of the Army of the Potomac under Major General P.H. Sheridan on the raid to ...

    Covers Richmond region (Va.) northward to Fredericksburg. Shows cavalry routes of movement, engagements, encampments, roads, railroads, settlements, drainage, and the fortifications around Richmond. "Drawn by Capt. N.D. Preston, to accompany the paper, 'The Cavalry Raid to Richmond in May 1864', read by him before the Commandery of the State of Pennsylvania, Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the U.S., Wednesday evening, May 6, ...

    • Contributor: Preston, Noble D.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1907
  • Sketch of the rebel works at West Point as taken from the description of them given by a deserter who came to Stoney Point, 9th June, 1779.

    Scale ca. 1:11,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink. Has watermarks. Relief shown by hachures. Shows fortifications and amounts of ordnance. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1203 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 650/1; 651/2

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1779
  • Sketch showing the relative positions of Fort Henry and Fort Donelson : with the roads connecting the two places /

    Shows the forts, roads, outwork fortifications in the vicinity of the forts, fortifications in the vicinity of the town of Dover, outlying buildings, and streams. Relief shown by hachures. At lower margin in handwriting: Engr. Dept. July 18/64. Recd. with Gen. Cullum's letter of the 16th inst. (C. 5621). Pen-and-ink (black, blue, and red). Mounted on paper backing under gauze covering. In upper left ...

    • Contributor: Lambecker, Chas
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Reconnoissance de King's bridge. I.

    Scale ca. 1:7,900; 600 toises = 97 mm. Title from label on verso. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermarks. Oriented with north to the right. Relief shown by shading. Shows forts and redoubts. Title 607 of The valuable library of the Hon. S. W. Pennypacker, sold April 1906. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1210 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1781
  • Map of the defences of Washington.

    Relief shown by hachures. In lower margin below title: (From Atlas accompanying Official Records). LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 682.5 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy fold-lined, mounted on cloth backing, and annotated in pencil in lower margin: Atlas, v. 2, pl. XXXIX, no. 1. DCP

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1865
  • Catalog Record

    A Sketch of the harbour of Port Francoise on the Island of Hispaniola. Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Scale ca. 1:28,000. Title on verso: 82, Port Francoise in Hispaniola. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor, on tracing paper. Oriented with north toward the lower right. Relief shown pictorially. Soundings shown in fathoms. LC Luso-Hispanic World, 467 LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1876 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes "Reference" and sailing instructions. Vault AACR2: 650/1; ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1760