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  • Map of the State of Virginia

    Scale ca. 1:887,040. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 481.6 General map of Virginia, West Virginia, Maryland, Delaware, and southern Pennsylvania showing cities and towns, roads, rivers, and relief by hachures. The map is overprinted in red to indicate railroads, the state name "West Virginia," and concentric circles centered on Richmond. Circles are at intervals of ten miles. A table of "Distances by Rail ...

    • Contributor: Nicholson, W. L.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Approaches to Fort Butte La Rose, Louisiana,

    Scale 1:31,680. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 233 Gives vegetation, drainage, houses, fences, road leading from fort, and the position of the U.S. steamers Clifton, Arizona, Calhoun and Estrella, and the Confederate transport Anna and gunboat Marytie. Insets: [Plan of] Fort Butte La Rose. 1:600. 22 x 20 cm.-[Two] cross sections. 1:300. 7 x 15 cm. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also ...

    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey - Oltmanns, J. G.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Plan of the attack on Ft. Sumter, April 6th, 1863.

    Map shows a regional view of Charleston Harbor including Confederate fortifications and Union naval vessels. This April 1863 atttack by Union ironclads was unsuccessful.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863-04-06
  • Plan of the Battle of Chickamauga, Tenn.

    Map shows locations of forces on the second day of battle, before the Confederates broke through the Union line and sent the majority heading back toward Chattanooga.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863-09-02
  • Plan showing the defences of the fort on Red River,

    Scale ca. 1:9,600. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 234.2 From Report of the Secretary of the Navy, with an appendix, containing reports from officers. December, 1863 (Washington, Government Printing Office, 1863). opp. p. 482. Map of Confederate Fort De Russy, Louisiana, and vicinity. Original sketch from which this was reproduced was sent to the Secretary of the Navy by Acting Rear Adm. David ...

    • Contributor: United States. Navy
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Colton's New topographical map of the eastern portion of the state of North Carolina : with part of Virginia & South Carolina, from the latest & best authorities /

    Relief shown by hachures. Scale 1:506,880; 8 miles to an in. Cover title: Colton's new topographical map of the eastern portion of the State of North Carolina. "No. 11." "Entered according to act of Congress in the year 1860 ... " LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 304.85 Inset: Plan of the sea coast from Virginia to Florida. AACR2: 651/1

    • Contributor: Colton, J. H. (Joseph Hutchins) - Colton, J. H.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • [Map of Culpeper County with parts of Madison, Rappahannock, and Fauquier counties, Virginia] /

    Printed general map without title or border showing roads, railroads, settlements, farms with owners' names, vegetation, streams, and fords. Relief shown by form lines in hilly areas. Also covers Culpeper city region (Va.). Title adapted from citation in R.W. Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 532 Imperfect: 3 copies variously fold-lined, wrinkled, torn, taped, stained, annotated in lead pencil, ...

    • Contributor: United States. Army. Corps of Topographical Engineers - Schedler, J. (Joseph)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Charleston Harbor and its approaches showing the positions of the Rebel batteries.

    Scale ca. 1:30,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 382 Another issue. Shows roads, railroads, houses, vegetation, a street plan of Charleston, drainage, soundings, and shoals. Enlarged issue covering all of James Island and indicating 1/2-mile concentric circles centered on St. Michaels, Charleston, "first [and] second line[s] of Rebel defences," positions occupied by the Union Army and Navy, and "Rebel batteries in possession [of] ...

    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • New defenses erected at Centreville, Virginia

    Originally built by the Confederates and used for winter quarters in 1861-1862, the defenses around Centreville were also used by the Union Army to cover the retreat back to Washington after both 1st and 2nd Bull Run. When Lee began concentrating his forces around Culpeper in July 1863, and Meade, not to be outdone, moved his army to a position opposite them along the ...

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863-09
  • Map of the battle of Gettysburg, Pa., July 1st, 2nd & 3rd, 1863, showing line of battle on P.M. of 2nd

    Scale ca. 1:13,100. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 357 Shows topography by hachures, vegetation, drainage, roads, railroads, houses, stonewalls, cultivated areas, churches, and cemeteries. Union and Confederate positions are shown, including the location of the artillery. Confederate corps are named; Union forces are given in more detail, including names of some division commanders. Shows the Union breast works and cavalry positions. Description derived ...

    • Contributor: Willcox, William H.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Route of the late expedtion [sic] commanded by Act'g. Rear Admiral D. D. Porter U.S.N. attempting to get into the Yazoo River by the way of Steels Bayou and Deer Creek

    Scale ca. 1:215,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 295 "The shaded bayou shows the route actually travelled by the gun boats. The doted line shows the remaining proposed route." Indicates the location of bridges, Indian mounds, and names or residents along Deer Creek. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: Strausz, A. - United States Coast Survey
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Plan of the Battle of Kelly's Ford, Va. : fought 7th November 1863.

    Focuses on a small portion of the Rappahannock River close to the line dividing Culpeper and Fauquier counties, Va., and about 8 miles (as indentified by Sneden) from Brandy Station where the Battle of Kelly's Ford occurred on 7 November 1863. Confederate positions are noted as well as the placement of the 3rd, 5th, and 6th corps of the Union Army of the Potomac.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863-11-07
  • Field of cavalry operations east of Gettysburg, July 2nd & 3rd 1863.

    Scale ca. 1:56,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 328 Map of the country east of Gettysburg, showing the location of cavalry engagements by crossed swords, positions of the 3rd and 16th Pennsylvania cavalry, roads, houses and names of residents, vegetation, and relief by hachures. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: Bien, Julius
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Battle of Chancellorsville, Va. :

    Detail includes Wilderness and Hunting runs and the locations of Union and Confederate forces on either side of the turnpike going toward Chancellorsville.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Topographical sketch of the battle field of Stone River near Murfreesboro, Tennessee, December 30th 1862 to January 3d 1863 . . . Position of the U.S. troops on the 2d of Jan. ...

    Scale [ca. 1:23,000] LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 444 "Sheet no. III." Gives positions of the U.S. 14th Army Corps, "line of works of the enemy," roads, "Nashville and Chattanooga R.R.," houses, names of residents, drainage, and vegetation. Photocopy (positive). Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: Weyss, J. E. - Michler, N. (Nathaniel)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Topographical sketch of the country adjacent to the turnpike between Nolensville and Chapel Hill, Tenn. /

    Relief shown by hachures. Shows parts of Williamson, Marshal, Rutherford, and Bedford counties, Tennessee. Indicates roads, towns, distances, rivers, houses and names of residents. Sun print. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 396.25 Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: Weyss, J. E. - Michler, N. (Nathaniel)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Plan of the tunnel and vicinity [of Libby Prison, Richmond, Va.].

    Map of an escape tunnel from Libby Prison, Richmond, Va., showing surrounding sites including other prisons, warehouses, the canal and dock closest to Libby, and the railroad depot.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863-18
  • Memoranda of J. Hotchkiss, Top. Eng., Hd. Qrs., 2nd Corps, A.N.Va. : [Chancellorsville, Virginia].

    Shows troop movements during the battle of Chancellorsville and names of some residents. Pencil (some col.) on section cut down from one signature of a ledger book, mounted between sheets of transparent paper. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H142 In ink on red bordered label: 283 crossed through with pencil. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Map of the first & second division of the James River & Kanawha Canal.

    "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. Extends from Richmond west to Buchanan, Va., indicating the streams feeding into the James and the locations of roads, which are indentified. Forms part of the Gilmer Map Collection. Relief shown by hachures. ...

    • Contributor: Confederate States of America. Army. Dept. of Northern Virginia. Chief Engineer's Office
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Sketch of the vicinity of the Falls of Caney Fork of Cumberland River, Ten. /

    Description derived from published bibliography. Hand-colored photocopy of manuscript map of parts of Warren and Van Buren counties, Tennessee showing rivers, hills, roads, houses with owner's names. Relief shown by hachures. This item is in the Map Collection of the Library of Virginia; please contact the Library's Archives Research Services department for more information. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 396.4 Available also through ...

    • Contributor: Rosson, W. - Michler, N. (Nathaniel) - Weyss, J. E. - United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Map showing the route of the late expedition, commanded by Rear Admiral Porter, U.S.N., in attempting to get into the Yazoo River by the way of Steel's Bluff [i.e., Bayou] and Deer ...

    Scale ca. 1:500,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 295.2 From Report of the Secretary of the Navy, with an appendix, containing reports from officers. December, 1863 (Washington, Government Printing Office, 1863). opp. p. 455. Inset: Plan showing the place from which Gunboats first commenced to fall back, to open communications behind them, which had been obstructed. Scale ca. 1:36,000. 10 x 7 cm. ...

    • Contributor: United States. Navy
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Plan shewing [sic] the Rebel concentrated assault on the 3rd Corps, July 2nd

    Map depicts the situation just prior to Union Gen. Daniel Edgar Sickles' having ordered his 3rd Corps into an advanced position on a ridge overlooking the Emmitsburg Road, unknowingly exposing his left flank. Confederate forces under Longstreet and Hill attacked him, overwhelming the Union position and forcing the troops back, thereby succeeding in forming a wedge between the 2nd and 3rd Corps. Sickles was ...

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863-07-02
  • Tomlinson's map of Vicksburg, showing all the surrounding fortifications, batteries, principal plantation, &c.

    Scale ca. 1:65,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 286 At top of map: New map of Vicksburg, showing the scene of Gen. Grants operations, together with all of the fortifications, batteries, rifle pits &c. Text to right of map: Sketch of Vicksburg and the surrounding batteries. Map is printed in green ink and extends from Haines Bluff south to Port Gibson. Description derived ...

    • Contributor: Tomlinson, G. W. (George W.) - Tomlinson, G. W.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • [Military map showing the topographical features of the country adjacent to Harper's Ferry, Va.; including Maryland, Loudoun, and Bolivar Heights, and portions of South and Short Mountains, with the positions of the ...

    Scale 1:15,840. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 700 Printed edition of the preceding map indicating relief by hachures rather than by contour lines. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: Weyss, J. E.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Gettysburg Battlefield. Battle fought at Gettysburg, Pa. July 1st, 2d & 3d 1863 by the Federal and Confederate armies commanded respectively by Genl. G. G. Meade and Genl. Robert E. Lee.

    Perspective map not drawn to scale. Cover title: Gettysburg Battlefield directory, with index. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 324.2 Includes "Plan of the soldiers national cemetary." Accompanied by: Gettysburg Battlefield directory; index to military organizations. 139-151 p. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. AACR2

    • Contributor: Bachelder, John (John Badger) - Geo. H. Walker & Co. - Bachelder, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863