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  • Plan of U.S. military prison, Elmira, N.Y.

    "Map made by David J. Coffman, born in 1839 in Luray, [Page] County, Va. Served in Co. D., 7th Virginia Calvary (sic). This map made while he was a prisoner of war at Elmira, N.Y., Military Prison." Accompanied by a copy of Coffman's Civil War service record (22 x 28 cm.), stating he enlisted Apr. 1, 1862 in Luray, Virginia, was captured May 20, ...

    • Contributor: Coffman, David J.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Augusta, Ga., 1864.

    Shows defenses of Augusta. "1864" at end of title in pencil. Similar map appears in the U.S. War Dept.'s Atlas to accompany the official records of the Union and Confederate armies, 1891-95, pl. 132, no. 6. Pen and ink. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), S46, 146 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. "Savannah" annotated in pencil ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Troop movements in Richmond, Petersburg, Appomattox area, April 1865 /

    Drawn on tracing paper. Shows towns, rivers, roads, railroads, troop movements and proposed parks at Five Forks and Appomattox. 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 the Library of Congress web site as raster image. April 2003, Conservation Commission (1949), gift; Map Cataloging Team. Civil ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 19??
  • Atlanta campaign-1864. "Rossville" to "Snake Creek Gap."

    Scale not given. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 121.2 Pen and ink sketch map showing "route of Harrison's Brigade, 3rd Div.," positions of the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd Divisions of the 20th Army Corps from May 2 to May 10, 1864, roads, railroads, villages, churches, mills, drainage, and relief by hachures. No. "9" is in the lower right corner. Advertisement for a map ...

    • Contributor: Blakeslee, G. H.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Route of the Tenth New York Cavalry from Culpeper to Gettysburg and return. Summer and fall campaigns of 1863.

    Scale ca. 1:440,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 46 Finished pen and ink manuscript map of parts of Virginia, Maryland, and Pennsylvania, showing location and date of encampments and battles, route of the Tenth New York Cavalry, route of Capt. Pratt, roads, railroads, towns, drainage, and relief by hachures. Printed version appears in Preston's History of the Tenth Regiment of Cavalry, New York ...

    • Contributor: Preston, Noble D.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Jefferson County, Virginia /

    Sun print. 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 the Library of Congress web site as raster image. C. 1, Dec. 2002, source unknown, Map Cataloging Team; c. 2, photocopy, LVA. C. 1, map accession no. 2533 (1967); c. 2, no. 2534 (1967) (negative photostat, ...

    • Contributor: Macomb, J. N.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Fort Donelson National Military Park, Tennessee

    Scale ca. 1:22,500. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 411.5 Illustrates the descriptive leaflet. The map indicates the park boundary, earthworks, roads, and "tactical disposition of troops on the night of Feb. 15, 1862." Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: United States. National Park Service
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1959
  • Map of the vicinity of Petersburg /

    Relief shown by hachures. Sun print. Map of parts of Prince George, Dinwiddie and Chesterfield counties, showing roads, railroads, towns, vegetation, houses and names of residents. Major rivers are colored blue by hand. Fortifications at Petersburg and Drewry's Bluff are outlined in pencil. Description derived from published bibliography. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 606 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site ...

    • Contributor: Campbell, Albert H.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Plan of the battle of Fisher's Hill, Virginia. Fought September 22nd, 1864.

    Despite a strong natural defensive position near Fisher's Hill, south of Strasburg, Va., Early's Confederates were overwhelmed by Sheridan's greater numbers. Map shows the flanking movement led by Crook as well as the position of the Union forces just prior to their frontal assault. The detail of the distribution of the Confederate forces was contained on that portion of the map that is missing.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Plan of the battle of Fredericksburg. Fought 13th Decr. 1862.

    Map shows Gen. R. E. Lee's strong position on the heights overlooking Fredericksburg, Va. While he could not prevent the Union forces from crossing the Rappahannock River on December 13 and taking the town, they were unable, despite repeated suicidal assaults, to take the hills on which the Confederate forces were entrenched. After several days astride the river, the Union forces withdrew the night ...

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Plan of Fort Donelson and its outworks. [Feb. 1862]

    Scale 1:7200. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 409 Shows topography by hachures, drainage, vegetation, roads, houses, fences, a plan of Dover, fallen timber, "enemy's" tents and log huts, water batteries, entrenchments, Grant's headquarters, and the location of the divisions of General Smith, General Wallace, and General McClernand. A profile of the fort, another profile of the rifle pits, and one of the water ...

    • Contributor: McPherson, James Birdseye
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1875
  • Map shewing [sic] movements of Union and Rebel armies and Battle of Chancellorsville, Virginia from April 27th to 4th May 1863.

    In this regional view of the Chancellorsville Campaign, the Wilderness appears in the upper left, the confluence of the Rapidan and Rappahannock rivers in the upper right, and Fredericksburg and Falmouth, located on opposite sides of the Rappahannock, are at the bottom. Time notations attempt to trace the movements of various units over the course of the campaign.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Central Virginia showing Lieut. Gen'l. U.S. Grant's Campaign and marches of the armies under his command in 1864-65

    Scale 1:350,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 513 Map extends from Dinwiddie C. H. to about four miles north of the District of Columbia and from Lexington east to Heathsville. The routes of the II, V, VI, IX, X, XVIII, XIX, XXIV, and XXV corps, the regular cavalry, and Sheridan's cavalry are identified by colored lines. The badges of the corps are given ...

    • Contributor: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1865
  • Spottsylvania [sic] Court House /

    Scale 1:21,120. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 658.1 Relief shown by hachures and pictorially. In this issue, the map is printed on a yellow background with rivers colored green. Detailed map giving Union works in blue and Confederate works in red, roads, houses, names of occupants, vegetation, drainage. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as ...

    • Contributor: Michler, N.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1867
  • Blue Springs : [Tennessee].

    Shows position of Willcox Reserve (i.e. Gen. Orlando B. Willcox), October 10, 1863. From the Orlando M. Poe papers in LC Manuscript Division. Pencil drawing. Partially traced in ink on verso. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 396.3 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Columbus, Ga.

    Shows fortifications near Columbus, Georgia. Relief shown by hachures. Date from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Oriented with north to the left. Pen and ink and pencil. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), S65, 167 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Imperfect: Fold-lined. Mounted on cloth. Laminated.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • North Anna. [May 1864] /

    Relief shown by hachures. Shows landownership. Union entrenchments are colored in blue ink, Confederate entrechments are colored in red ink. Indicates roads, railraods, drainage, vegetation, houses, fences, and names of occupants. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 590.2 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: Michler, N.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1867
  • The West Point atlas of the Civil War /

    "Adapted from the West Point atlas of American wars, Volume I." Bibliography: [4] p. at end. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 97.2 LeGear. Atlases of the United States, 10682 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: United States Military Academy. Department of Military Art and Engineering
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1962

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  • Map of the Battle of Gettysburg showing positions held July 1st & 3rd 1863.

    In this image Sneden compares troop locations during the first day of the battle with those on the third day. One obvious observation is that the Confederate forces have succeeded in pushing the Union line back to the more easily held hills south of the town.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Richmond [1862-1865]

    Scale 1:42,240. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 632.7 In this issue, the map is printed on a yellow background with the James River colored blue. Detailed topographic map of the environs of Richmond showing Confederate fortifications in red, Union fortifications in blue, roads, street pattern of Richmond and Manchester, railroads, towns, vegetation, drainage, hachures, houses, and names of residents. Description derived from published ...

    • Contributor: Michler, N.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1867
  • A map of the inhabited part of Canada from the French surveys, with the frontiers of New York and New England;

    Scale ca. 1:800,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially and by hachures. Shows the Canadian-United States border from Lake Ontario along the St. Lawrence River to 450 N. latitude, east to the Connecticut River, and northeast along the "Height of the land." Coverage of areas away from the boundary is focused upon the southern portion of Quebec and the northern portion of New York State, ...

    • Contributor: Faden, William - Sauthier, Claude Joseph
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1777
  • Map of Goochland Co., Va.

    "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: 1863
  • Richmond, Petersburg, and vicinity.

    Scale ca. 1:105,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 623 At top of map: Genl. Grant's campaign war map. Shows fortifications, camps, roads, railroads, street pattern of Richmond and Petersburg, towns, drainage, vegetation, hachures, and houses. "The horizontal and upright lines represent one mile square. By refering [sic] to the number on the left and to the letter on the base, any point may ...

    • Contributor: J.H. Bufford & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • View of Vicksburg and plan of the canal, fortifications & vicinity

    Scale 1:63,360. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 294 Indicates fortifications, location, type and names of boats, roads, railroads, levees, drainage, vegetation, and the names of a few residents. Inset: [View of Vicksburg] 17 x 54 cm. Inscribed in the lower right hand corner "Major David C. Houston, Chief Engineer, 19th Army Corps, with the compliments from the author." Description derived from published bibliography. ...

    • Contributor: Wrotnowski, L. A.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Genl. Thomas' new position 20th Septr. 3 p.m.

    Map shows location of Union and Confederate troops between Missionary Ridge and West Chickamauga Creek. After Confederates succeeded in breaking through the Union lines, the bulk of the Union forces retreated toward Chattanooga. Union Gen. George H. Thomas and his men held onto a tenuous position on Snodgrass Hill and repulsed assault after assault.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861