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  • Ft. Fisher shewing [sic] Union attack, Jany 15th 1865 From survey made after surrender by U.S. Engineers.

    Map shows area surrounding forts Fisher, Buchanan and Anderson near Smithville, N.C. Fort Fisher, located on the peninsula formed by the Atlantic Ocean and the Cape Fear River, was the primary target of the Union assault. Details include locations of Confederate batteries, abatis, spikes, palisades, and ditches, and arrows showing the direction of the advance of the various Union forces.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1865-01-15
  • Panorama of the seat of war; birds eye view of North and South Carolina and part of Georgia.

    Perspective map not drawn to scale. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 304.6 Includes distance chart. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. AACR2: 651/1; 651/2; 651/3; 651/4

    • Contributor: Bachmann, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • [Fort Fisher, defensive work protecting the entrance to the port of Wilmington, North Carolina, captured by the Federals, Jan. 15, 1865].

    LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 313 Stamped in the lower right corner "From Collection of David Dixon Porter." Similar to pl. 67, no. 1, in the Atlas to Accompany the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies (Washington, Government Printing Office, 1891-95). Relief shown by soundings. Indicates the location and names of vessels, and soundings. Available also through the Library of Congress ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1865
  • Map of eastern Virginia and North Carolina from the United States Coast Survey /

    Railroad lines superimposed in red as are mileage circles in ten-mile increments from Richmond to 120 miles. 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. Parrish & Willingham. Confederate imprints, 6162 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. Mar. 2002; ...

    • Contributor: Evans & Cogswell - United States Coast Survey
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Sketch of vicinity of Fort Fisher : surveyed under the direction of Brvt. Brig. Gen. C. B. Comstock, Chief Engineer /

    Relief shown by hachures. "Ft. Fisher, Feb. 9th, 1865, forwarded to Engineer Department with letter of this date, C.B. Comstock, Lt. Col. A.D.C. & Brvt. B. Gen." "39th Cong., 1st Sess. - Report of the Chief Engineer, U.S.A." in upper left corner. "No. 5" in upper right corner. "Bowen & Co., lith., Philada." in lower right corner. Mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps ...

    • Contributor: Schultze, Otto Julian - Molitor, E. - Comstock, C. (Cyrus Ballou)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1865
  • Plan of the Battle of Roanoke Island. North Carolina. Feby 8th 1862.

    Federal forces under Burnside quickly overcame the Confederate defenders, giving the Union control of Pamlico Sound and a base on the Atlantic coast for operations against North Carolina.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862-02-08
  • Diagram showing the position of the Sassacus and ram Albemarle at the time of collision.

    Scale not given. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 306.7 From Report on the Secretary of the Navy, with an appendix, containing reports from officers. December, 1864 (Washington, Government Printing Office, 1864). opp. p. 121. Map of part of Albemarle Sound showing the first and second positions of the U.S. Steamer Sassacus after its collision with the Confederate ironclad Albemarle. Description derived from published ...

    • Contributor: United States. Navy
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Pictorial map of the seat of war, showing parts of the states of Maryland, Delaware, Virginia, and North Carolina, and also the coast line from Cape Henry to Fort Pickens, with the ...

    From: Harper's weekly, June 8, 1861, p. 360-361. Relief shown by shading. 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 Mar. 2002; Mrs. Cora Wilson, 1941, i; Map Cataloging Team; c. 2 Nov. 2002; Mrs. ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Map of Hertford and part of Northampton and Bertie counties, N.C. : surveyed under the direction of A.H. Campbell, Capt. of Engineers & Ch'f. Topog'l Dep't N.D. 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. "Sheet no. 1." Forms part of the Gilmer Map Collection. Relief shown by hachures. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image. Gift of Mrs. Louisa Porter (Gilmer) ...

    • Contributor: Confederate States of America. Army. Dept. of Northern Virginia. Chief Engineer's Office - Campbell, Albert H. (Albert Henry) - Cassell, Charles E.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Sketch of vicinity of Fort Fisher /

    "E. Molitor, lith." "Ft. Fisher, Feb. 9th, 1865, forwarded to Engineer Department with letter of this date, C.B. Comstock, Lt. Col. A.D.C. & Brvt. B. Gen." Includes inset of Fort Buchanan. Relief shown by hachures. Similar to no. 314, LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.). This item is in the Map Collection of the Library of Virginia; please contact the Library's Archives Research Services ...

    • Contributor: Schultze, Otto Julian - Comstock, C. (Cyprus Ballou) - Molitor, E. - United States. War Dept. Engineer Bureau
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1865
  • Sketch showing route of the Burnside expedition [to Roanoke Island, N.C., February 6, 1862]

    Scale not given. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 317.12 From U.S. Congress. Joint Committee on the Conduct of the War. Supplemental report of the Joint Committee on the Conduct of the War, in two volumes. Supplemental to Senate report no. 142, 38th Congress, 2d session (Washington, Government Printing Office, 1866). v. 2, fol. p. 16. Accompanies "Report of Major General J. G. Foster, ...

    • Contributor: Foster, John G. (John Gray) - Foster, John G.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Sketch of Fort Fisher

    Scale ca. 1:1500. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 312 Large-scale plane of the fort showing the position, type and size of guns, and the location of "torpedoes," roads, buildings, rifle pits, telegraph station, vegetation, drainage, and hachures. Four cross sections of ramparts are given in the inset. This plan is similar in content to two printed maps entitled Plan and sections of Fort ...

    • Contributor: Comstock, Cyrus
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • [Map of Bertie County, North Carolina] : no. 2.

    "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
  • Map of the seat of war in Virginia.

    Covers southern Virginia and northern North Carolina extending from Richmond, Va. south to Raleigh, N.C. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 508.6 Shows the "Line of march" from Richmond and Petersburg to Appomattox Court House along with the locations of the first, second, third, and fourth fights and the surrender. At head of title: I. Pen-and-ink and pencil. Originally drawn on 2 sheets: 32 ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1865
  • Plan and sections of Fort Fisher : carried by assault by the U.S. Forces Maj. Gen. A. H. Terry, Commanding, Jan. 15th, 1865 /

    Relief shown by hachures. Includes 3 cross sections. "39th Cong., 1st Sess. - Report of the Chief Engineer, U.S.A." in upper left corner. "No. 6" in upper right corner. "Bowen & Co. lith., Philada." in lower right corner. Mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 311 Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a ...

    • Contributor: Comstock, C. (Cyrus Ballou) - Molitor, E. - Terry, Alfred Howe - Bowen & Co. - Comstock, C.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1865
  • Map of a part of eastern North Carolina from a map in progress /

    "Maj. Gen. J.F. Gilmer, Chief Engineer"--map. Relief shown by hachures. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image. Acquired through the merger of the Virginia Historical Society and the Confederate Memorial Association, 1946. In the Robert E. Lee Headquarters Papers, 1850-1876 (Mss3 L515 a) Manuscripts o.s.

    • Contributor: Confederate States of America. Army. Dept. of Northern Virginia. Chief Engineer's Office - Campbell, Albert H. (Albert Henry) - Lee, Robert E. (Robert Edward)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Plan of Fort Fisher and vicinity, North Carolina. Plan of second attack, January 15th, 1865.

    The first assault on Fort Fisher was made in December 1864 by Gen. Benjamin F. Butler, who withdrew when he realized a direct assault on the fort would be costly, and that Confederate reinforcements were only a few miles away. The second assault, led by Gen. Alfred Howe Terry, used a large naval force to bombard the fort before landing 8,000 assault troops. Two ...

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864-12-15
  • Map showing route taken by U.S. prisoners of war, Feby. 1864, when sent from Richmond, Va., to Andersonville, Georgia.

    Depicts railroad lines from Raleigh, N.C., through South Carolina and Georgia, highlighting in purple ink the particular train route Sneden took as a prisoner.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864-02
  • Sketch of vicinity of Fort Fisher /

    "Ft. Fisher, Feb. 9th, 1865, forwarded to Engineer Department with letter of this date, C.B. Comstock, Lt. Col. A.D.C. & Brvt. B. Gen." Includes inset of Fort Buchanan. 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.) 314 Available also ...

    • Contributor: Schultze, Otto Julian - Comstock, C. (Cyprus Ballou) - United States. War Dept. Engineer Bureau - Molitor, E. - Comstock, C. (Cyrus Ballou) - Poe, O. M. (Orlando Metcalfe) - United States. War Department. Engineer Bureau
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1865
  • County map of Virginia, and North Carolina.

    "Entered according to act of Congress in the year 1860 by S. Augustus Mitchell, Jr. ... for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania." Map no. 23 from: Mitchell's new general atlas. Philadelphia : S. Augustus Mitchell, Jr., 1860. Prime meridian: Greenwich and Washington. Relief shown by hachures. This item is in the Map Collection of the Library of Virginia; please contact the Library's Archives Research ...

    • Contributor: Mitchell, S. Augustus (Samuel Augustus)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1860
  • Order of attack on Fort Fisher by the Squadron under command of Rear Admiral D. D. Porter, U.S.N. in the combined naval and military operations which resulted in the capture of the ...

    Scale ca. 1:10,100. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 316 Detailed map showing the location and names of vessels, fortifications, telegraph wires leading to torpedoes and a few soundings. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1865
  • Map of a part of eastern North Carolina from a map in progress /

    LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 304.66. Relief shown by hachures. Shows names of some residents. Covers area south of Chowan River, north of Neuse River, and east of Wilson, North Carolina. At head of title: Chief Engineers Office D.N.V., Maj. Gen. J.F. Gilmer, Chief Engineer. Shows roads, railroads, towns and villages, woodland, rivers and streams, and houses. Principal rivers are colored blue, and ...

    • Contributor: Campbell, Albert H. (Albert Henry) - Campbell, Albert H.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • [Southern Virginia and northern North Carolina] /

    Printed map without title. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by isolines. 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.), 508.3 Swem, E.G. Maps relating to Virginia, 1201 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. April 2002; Map ...

    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey - Krebs, Charles G. - Lindenkohl, A. - Lindenkohl, H. (Henry)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1865
  • Second attack upon Fort Fisher by the U.S. Navy

    Scale ca. 1:9800. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 316.4 From Message of the President of the United States, and accompanying documents, to the two houses of Congress, at the commencement of the first session of the thirty-ninth Congress.-Report of the Secretary of the Navy (Washington, Government Printing Office, 1865). fol. p. 178 Printed in upper left margin: 39th Cong. 1st sess.-Annual Report of ...

    • Contributor: United States. Navy
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1865
  • S.E. portion of Virginia and N.E. portion of N'th Carolina /

    Covers Tidewater Region (Va.) and Albemarle Sound Region (N.C.). Shows fortifications, settlements, roads, railroads, canals, streams, swamps, and distances. Pen-and-ink (black, red) and watercolors (blue, green). Mounted under gauze covering, shellacked. Includes text of "Military considerations" for isolating Norfolk (Va.) by capturing Suffolk (Va.). LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 476 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: Worret, Ch. - Cram, Thomas Jefferson
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861