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  • Map of the battlefield of Bull Run, Virginia. Brig. Gen. Irvin McDowell commanding the U.S. forces, Gen. G. [i.e. P.] T. Beauregard commanding the Confederate forces, July 21st 1861 /

    "Julius Bien & Co. Photo Lith. N.Y." Description derived from published bibliography. Gives roads, railroads, hachures, vegetation, drainage, villages, houses, fences, and names of residents. "Dotted lines near Centreville indicate sites of [Union] bivouacs on the night of July 20th. Full lines denote the position of the forces on the next day at the commencement of the engagement at Sudley's Springs; blue marking the ...

    • Contributor: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1877
  • Map of Montgomery County.

    "Drawn by J. Innes Randolph, Lt. Engrs. Octr. 19th 1864."--handwritten note on map. "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."--handwritten note on map. Forms part of the Gilmer Map Collection. Relief shown by hachures. Shows towns, waterways, roads, geographic features and land ...

    • Contributor: Confederate States of America. Army. Dept. of Northern Virginia. Chief Engineer's Office
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • The Battle of Chancellorsville, Va., including operations from April 29th to May 5th, 1863

    Map depicts Hooker's attempt to flank Lee's position at Fredericksburg via Kelly's Ford and Chancellorsville, which backfired when Lee discovered it. Dividing his forces, Lee turned half to meet Hooker's Federals head on near Chancellorsville while Jackson's division moved through the Wilderness to flank Hooker's right. Meanwhile, Sedgwick's forces managed to cross the Rappahannock opposite Fredericksburg and dislodge the Confederates holding Marie's Heights, but ...

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Plan of the Battle of Five Forks, Va., March 31st 1865 and 1st April.

    Map shows view from Petersburg to Five Forks, Va. As part of an overall plan to force the Confederate troops out of their Petersburg trenches, on March 30, 1865, Gen. Sheridan's troops advanced on Dinwiddie Court House and Five Forks. They were met by Confederate forces under Pickett near Five Forks on March 31st. On April 1st, having heard of his opponent's heavy reinforcement ...

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • 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.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1865
  • Plan of the western seat of war /

    Description derived from published bibliography. General map of Kentucky, Tennessee, and parts of Illinois, Indiana, Ohio, Virginia, and North Carolina showing principal roads, railroads, towns, and rivers. Fortified sites and battlefields are not indicated. Inset: Reduced continuation of Missouri R. 4 x 7 cm. This item is in the Map Collection of the Library of Virginia; please contact the Library's Archives Research Services department ...

    • Contributor: Lathrop, H. P.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Map of the region between Gettysburg, Pa. and Appomattox court house, Va. : including all the battle-fields [sic] of the Army of Northern Virginia /

    Relief shown by hachures. Reduced and redrawn version of the index map in the U.S. Army, Corps of Engineer's Military Maps Illustrated the Operations of the Armies of the Potomac & James... ([Washington] War Dept., Office of the Chief of Engineers, 1869). For a complete description of the atlas see entry no. 518. Map indicates cities and towns, roads, railroads, drainage, and defensive works ...

    • Contributor: Michler, N.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 186?
  • Plan of Battle of Spotsylvania Court House, Va.

    At this midpoint in the Spottsylvania Campaign (May 7-20), Union forces under Grant and Confederate forces under Lee were facing off to the south and east of Spottsylvania Court House. On May 12, Grant ordered Hancock to assault Ewell's position in the "mule's shoe" salient. This map attempts to depict the action during that assault. It shows Ewell's position at the start of the ...

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • The approaches from Washington, to Richmond /

    "Presented by the Home Insurance Compy. of New York." Description derived from published bibliography. Inset: The strategic points of east Tennessee, northern Alabama, and Georgia, from the U.S. official military map, 1864. Map of eastern Virginia showing roads, railroads, towns, drainage, and some relief by hachures. Battlefields are identified by crossed swords. Relief shown by hachures. This item is in the Map Collection of ...

    • Contributor: Heald, D. A.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Plan of approaches to the Vicksburg Mine.

    Shows Brig. Genl. Hickenlooper's design for the trenches approaching Vicksburg, Miss., for the placement of the explosives detonated on 25 June.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • The West Point atlas of American wars /

    A 425-010 U.S. Copyright Office Includes bibliographies. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 97 LeGear. Atlases of the United States, 10639 "With an introductory letter by Dwight D. Eisenhower." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. v. 1 (copy 3) NOS 5/9/96.

    • Contributor: United States Military Academy. Department of Military Art and Engineering
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1959

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  • Berkeley County, Virginia /

    Hand-colored lines show roads "reliable in all seasons." Relief shown by hachures. 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, ...

    • Contributor: Macomb, J. N.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • General diagram : [western Philadelphia city and adjacent portions of Delaware and Montgomery counties, Pennsylvania].

    Topographic map showing proposed and existing Civil-War batteries and defensive positions immediately west of Philadelphia. Relief shown by contours and hachures. Title from southern sheet. Partial tracing of the 1863 ms. topographic map showing 1st- and 2nd-class fortifications at Philadelphia (CW 358.22). Oriented with north to the right. Pen-and-ink, red ink (contours), and watercolors. Drawn in 2 segments (sheets): [Northern] -- [Southern]. "No. 2866" ...

    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863

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  • Camp McDonald; a school of Instruction for the 4th Brigade Georgia Volunteers

    Scale 1:2400. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 149 "Lithographed and sold for the benefit of the Georgia volunteers." Pictorial map showing parade grounds, tents, buildings, hospitals, streets, relief by hachures, and the names of principal officers. "The Georgia Military Institute was organized at Marietta, Georgia, in 1851, by Colonel A. V. Brumby; chartered at the session of the General Assembly in the winter ...

    • Contributor: McClellan, I.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1917
  • Map of Charlotte County, 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: 1864
  • [Map of the northern portion of Hanover County, Va., showing fortifications on the South Anna River near Taylorsville].

    LC Land ownership maps, 1273 Relief shown by hachures. Shows the names of some residents. Date, title, and scale from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pen-and-ink on tracing linen, mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H38 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 186?
  • Lloyd's official map of the State of Kentucky : compiled from actual surveys and official documents, showing every rail road & rail road station with the distances between each station : also ...

    Relief shown by hachures. "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1862, by J.T. Lloyd, in the Clerks Office of the District Court of the United States for the Southern District of New York." Sectioned and mounted on cloth backing. LC copy signed in ink in upper left margin: Millard Fillmore, Febry. 13, 1862. LC copy annotated in ink on verso: No. ...

    • Contributor: Lloyd, James T.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Sketch of crossings on Collins' and Calf-Killer Rivers, Tenn., /

    Relief shown by hachures. Sun print. On Ferry and ford crossing at Sligo, De Kalb Co., Tenn., north oriented to left. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 406.7 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: Weyss, J. E.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Plan of the Battle of Fredericksburg, December 13th, 1862.

    This unsigned hand-drawn map shows the area surrounding Fredericksburg, Va., and includes the location of General Lee's field headquarters, Jeb Stuart's cavalry, the Washington Artillery, and forces under the commands of Col. Pelham and Col. Walker. The locations of pontoon bridges are also indicated.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Map shewing [sic] march of the [U.S.] Army from Harrison's Landing or Westover to Williamsburg, Virginia, 15th, 16th, 17th and 18th August.

    Illustrates the path McClellan's troops took in August 1862 after their July encampment at Harrison's Landing ended. The 1st Corps under Fitz-John Porter, the 6th Corps under Sedgwick, and the 4th Corps under Keyes are shown traveling due east from Charles City Courthouse across the Chickahominy River toward Williamsburg while the 3rd Corps under Heintzelman travels on a northeastern route from Charles City Courthouse ...

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Plan of the Battle of Ball's Bluff Va. Fought October 21st 1861.

    Shows the Potomac River in the area of Loudoun County, Va., and Montgomery County, Md., where Union troops under Col. Edward D. Baker faced Confederate troops commanded by Evans. What was meant to be a "a slight demonstration" against the Confederate forces guarding the fords quickly became a rout. Col. Baker was one of the casualties.

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

    Civil War maps Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Civil War Maps brings together materials from three premier collections: the Library of Congress Geography and Map Division, the Virginia Historical Society, and the Library of Virginia. Among the reconnaissance, sketch, and theater-of-war maps are the detailed battle maps made by Major Jedediah Hotchkiss for Generals Lee and Jackson, General Sherman's Southern military campaigns, and maps taken from diaries, scrapbooks, and manuscripts, all available ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1999
  • Strategic war points of the United States.

    Scales vary. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 18.5 Cover title: Wyld's new map of the country round Richmond and Washington. . . London, James Wyld. List of "new publications" printed on the left side of the sheet. Lists of other maps appear inside the cover and attached to the verso. Signed "H. H. Horton" on the verso. Description derived from published bibliography. Available ...

    • Contributor: Wyld, James
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Approaches to Fort Hindman, Arkansas Post, on the Arkansas River : captured by the U.S. Mississippi Squadron, under command of Act'g. Rear Admiral David D. Porter, U.S.N., January 11th, 1863 /

    Annotated in pencil on verso: Approaches to Fort Hindman, Arkansas River, January 11, 1863. Shows Fort Hindman and adjacent areas of the Arkansas River. From the Joseph R. Hawley papers in LC Manuscript Division. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 115 Includes ill. of Fort Hindman. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy 1 imperfect: Sections ...

    • Contributor: Fendall, C.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • [Map of the counties of Bertie and Hertford and part of the county of Northampton, North Carolina].

    "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. ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863