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  • Fort on Charlestown Point.

    Fort on Charlestown Point.

    Scale 1:3,168; 264 ft. to 1 in. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermark. Relief shown by hachures. On verso, in a different hand: W. H. Spooner, No. 1. One of a series ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1776
  • Boston, its environs and harbour, with the rebels works raised against that town in 1775,

    Boston, its environs and harbour, with the rebels works raise...

    Scale ca. 1:24,000. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 913 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. map; ...

    • Contributor: Page, Thomas Hyde
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1778
  • Map shewing the position of the lines in front of Petersburg, Va., occupied by the 1st Division, 9th Army Corps, April 1st 1865

    Map shewing the position of the lines in front of Petersburg,...

    Scale ca. 1:16,700. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 607 Detailed map giving fortifications, picket lines, "Rebel chevaux de-frise," "Union abattis," "covered ways," roads, railroads, drainage, and vegetation. Each regiment of the ...

    • Contributor: McCallum, Andrew
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1865
  • Plan of Fort Huger, Hardy's Bluff : built by the State of Virginia. Col. Andrew Talcott, State Engr. Capt. E.T.D. Myers, Constructing Engr.

    Plan of Fort Huger, Hardy's Bluff : built by the State of Vir...

    "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 ...

    • Contributor: Virginia. Engineer Dept
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Defences of Charleston S.C. Fortifications on Sullivan's Island

    Defences of Charleston S.C. Fortifications on Sullivan's Island

    Scale ca. 1:4000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 384.7 From Message of the President of the United States, and accompanying documents, to the two houses of Congress, at the commencement of ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1865
  • Map showing the entrenchments around Wilmington /

    Map showing the entrenchments around Wilmington /

    Scale 1:7,920; 8 in. to 1 mile. Manuscript; pen-and-ink, watercolor, and pencil. Copy imperfect: Ink stained. Relief shown by hachures. Oriented with north toward the upper left. LC Civil War maps (2nd ...

    • Contributor: Turner, L. C.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Plan de West-Point du nord, levé a vue.

    Plan de West-Point du nord, levé a vue.

    Scale ca. 1:17,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermarks. Relief shown by shading. Oriented with north toward the lower right. Shows fortifications. Sectioned and mounted on cloth backing. LC Maps of North ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1780
  • The seat of war in Virginia. Positions of the rebel forces, batteries, intrenchments and encampments in Virginia-the fortifications for the protection of Richmond

    The seat of war in Virginia. Positions of the rebel forces, b...

    Scale ca. 1:800,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 451.3 From the New York Herald, morning edition, June 17, 1861. p. 1. Later version of this map was published in the London ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Gloucester Point Fort, Richmond, 20 September 1861.

    Gloucester Point Fort, Richmond, 20 September 1861.

    Pen-and-ink and pencil, mounted on cloth. Oriented with north toward upper left. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H87 Imperfect: Discoloration along fold lines. Available also through the Library of Congress web ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Plan de West-Point du Sud. Catalog Record

    Plan de West-Point du Sud.

    Scale ca. 1:18,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Sectioned and mounted on cloth backing. Relief shown by shading. Lists artillery included in batteries at West Point. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1459 ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1781
  • Topographical map of Washington, D.C., and vicinity. Showing the Union forts and defences built 1861-3.

    Topographical map of Washington, D.C., and vicinity. Showing ...

    NOTE: Researchers will be served a color photocopy of this scrapbook image. Relief shown by hachures. This item is from the collections of the Virginia Historical Society; please contact the institution for ...

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Defences of Charleston Harbor. Fortifications on James Island

    Defences of Charleston Harbor. Fortifications on James Island

    Scales 1:2000 and 1:4000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 384.6 From Message of the President of the United States, and accompanying documents, to the two houses of Congress, at the commencement ...

    • Contributor: Willenbücher, Eugene
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1865
  • Sketch showing the relative positions of Fort Henry and Fort Donelson : with the roads connecting the two places /

    Sketch showing the relative positions of Fort Henry and Fort ...

    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 ...

    • Contributor: Lambecker, Chas
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Plan of the peninsula of Charles Town shewing the three posts that His Majesty's troops have kept and fortified with buildings therein for guard rooms, Boston, 3th. [sic] Decr. 1775. To His Excellency Major General Howe, Commander in Chief of His Majesty's forces, &c.

    Plan of the peninsula of Charles Town shewing the three posts...

    Scale ca. 1:4,860. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown by hachures and shading. Dedication is in different ink from drafting of map. Includes index to major fortifications. LC Maps of North America, ...

    • Contributor: Montrésor, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1775
  • Plan of The Narrows, shewing the channel, shoal, depth of water, and the several battery's proposed on each side to prevent an enemy's sailing up to New York.

    Plan of The Narrows, shewing the channel, shoal, depth of wat...

    Scale 1:6,000; 500 ft. to an in. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermarks. Relief shown by shading. Depths shown by soundings. Includes "Explanation." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1155 Available also ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1776
  • Fort on Dorc̃ester Point.

    Fort on Dorc̃ester Point.

    Scale 1:480; 40 ft. to 1 in. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermark. Relief shown by hachures. One of a series of 5 drawings, in the same hand, of fortifications around Boston ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1776
  • Fort Lee.

    Fort Lee.

    Shows fortification of Savannah, Georgia. Date from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pen-and-ink on tracing cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), S106, 181 Includes 5 cross sections. Available also through the ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Plan of the fort and fortress at Crown Point with their environs. With the disposition of the English Army under the command of Genl. Amherst encamp'd there 1759.

    Plan of the fort and fortress at Crown Point with their envir...

    Scale 1:7,200; 200 yards to an in. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown by shading and hachures. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes "References." ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1759
  • A plan of the town of Boston and its environs, with the lines, batteries, and incampments of the British and American armies.

    A plan of the town of Boston and its environs, with the lines...

    Scale ca. 1:24,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. LC Maps and Charts, 1750-1789, 930 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a ...

    • Contributor: [Page, Thomas Hyde
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1776
  • Guide leaflets for the tour of historic Civil War defenses, Washington D.C.

    Guide leaflets for the tour of historic Civil War defenses, W...

    Relief shown by contours on some maps. Title from title sheet (sheet #1). Facsims. of Civil War fortification maps of Washington D.C. Original version: [S.l. : s.n., 1861?-1865]. LC sheets imperfect: Use-worn, ...

    • Contributor: United States. Office of National Capital Parks
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1938

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  • Carte du port et havre de Boston avec les côtes adjacentes, dans laquel on a tracée les camps et les retranchemens occupé, tant par les Anglois que par les Américains.

    Carte du port et havre de Boston avec les côtes adjacentes, d...

    Scale ca. 1:22,000. Hand colored. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. "Cette carte à été copié sur un plan original apporté à la cour d'Angleterre ... " Shows location of ...

    • Contributor: Beaurain
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1776
  • Plan of Carillon ou [sic] Ticonderoga : which was quitted by the Americaines in the night from the 5th to the 6th of July 1777 /

    Plan of Carillon ou [sic] Ticonderoga : which was quitted by ...

    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 ...

    • Contributor: Capitaine Du Chesnoy, Michel
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1777
  • Map of the defences of Washington.

    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 ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1865
  • [Plan of the "Neck" and fortifications] Delivd. to H.E. Gl. Gage, June 30th. 1775.--J.M.

    [Plan of the "Neck" and fortifications] Delivd. to H.E. Gl. G...

    Scale ca. 1:5,650. Title from P. L. Phillips' A list of maps of America, p. 148. Alternate title from Peter Force's catalog of manuscript maps: Works for defense of Boston. Manuscript, pen-and-ink ...

    • Contributor: Montrésor, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1775
  • The Enemy's fortifications around Vicksburg

    The Enemy's fortifications around Vicksburg

    Color coding indicates the location of Union and Confederate forces. NOTE: Researchers will be served a color photocopy of this diary image. Relief shown by hachures. This item is from the collections ...

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

    Fort Tattnall.

    Shows fortification of Savannah, Georgia. Date from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pen-and-ink on tracing cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), S108, 184 Available also through the Library of Congress Web ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Chattanooga Tenn. 1863 /

    Chattanooga Tenn. 1863 /

    Sketch map showing fortifications, Union/Confederate picket lines, rifle pits, "Rebel camp[s]", roads, railroads, and streams. Relief shown by hachures and spot heights. Pen-and-ink (brown/red/blue). Mounted on paper backing. Watermark: Franklin Mills. Imperfect: ...

    • Contributor: Blakeslee, G. H.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Surveys of the military defences, vicinity of Washington, D.C. /

    Surveys of the military defences, vicinity of Washington, D.C. /

    Shows names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. Depth shown by contours and soundings. Pen-and-ink over pencil grid on tracing cloth, mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H110 ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Plan of Charles Town, with the intrenchments, and encampment of His Majesty's troops, after the action of the 17th. June 1775.

    Plan of Charles Town, with the intrenchments, and encampment ...

    Scale ca. 1:4,800. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermark. Relief shown by hachures. The writing is similar to that of Lieut. Page on his "Plan of the action which happen'd 17th. June ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1775
  • Sketch of Charleston Harbor

    Sketch of Charleston Harbor

    Scale ca. 1:70,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 385 Shows fortifications, street pattern of Charleston, vegetation, and a few soundings. Insets: Castle Pinckney. 7 x 5 cm-Fort Sumpter [sic]. 7 x ...

    • Contributor: Williams, W. A.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1860
  • Plan of the redoubt and rifle pits ensilading [sic] the Leesburg and Fairfax turnpikes 2 miles from Alexandria, Virginia. Built by the 38th, 40th N.Y. and 3rd Maine regiments during October and November 1861.

    Plan of the redoubt and rifle pits ensilading [sic] the Leesb...

    NOTE: Researchers will be served a color photocopy of this scrapbook image. Original scrapbook housed in the Museum Department of the Virginia Historical Society (1994.80.4-525) with restricted access. This item is from ...

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1870
  • Map of Richmond, Virginia, showing its defenses and railroad connections

    Map of Richmond, Virginia, showing its defenses and railroad ...

    Scale ca. 1:52,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 640.2 From Harper's weekly, v. 8, May 21, 1864. p. 332. "Map of Virginia, showing the military operations of Generals Grant and Butler" ...

    • Contributor: Sholl, Charles
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Camp Foster, camp of the 8th Regiment & 6th Battery : O.N.G. Col. D. W. Thomas Comm. Gaylord's Grove near Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio /

    Camp Foster, camp of the 8th Regiment & 6th Battery : O.N.G. ...

    Perspective map not drawn to scale. LC copy annotated in pencil: Gaylord's Grove, Carihoga Falls, O., old army camp. LC copy imperfect: Pieces missing along edge. "Bird's-eye-view." Probably drawn by the author ...

    • Contributor: Ruger, A.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1880
  • Military map of the vicinity of Frankfort, Kentucky /

    Military map of the vicinity of Frankfort, Kentucky /

    Shows streets, rivers and creeks, locations of the arsenal and "U.S. Hd. Qrs.," and recommended defensive positions. Annotated in blue pencil : Positions for defensive works proferred [sic] by Col. Gilbert with ...

    • Contributor: Brooks, J. H.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Plan of the assault on Ft. Wagner, July 11th 1863.

    Plan of the assault on Ft. Wagner, July 11th 1863.

    Color coding indicates the location of Union and Confederate forces. NOTE: Researchers will be served a color photocopy of this diary image. This item is from the collections of the Virginia Historical ...

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

    General diagram : [western Philadelphia city and adjacent por...

    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 ...

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

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  • 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 as constructed during the war from 1861 to 1865 inclusive /

    Map of the environs of Washington : compiled from Boschkes' m...

    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 ...

    • Contributor: Barnard, J. G.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1865
  • Battles of the Crater and of June 22nd.

    Battles of the Crater and of June 22nd.

    Relief shown by hachures. Shows Union and Confederate lines, fortifications, and names of some residents. Selected buildings shown pictorially. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1860
  • Charles Town, South Carolina, with a chart of the bars & harbour,

    Charles Town, South Carolina, with a chart of the bars & harb...

    Scale ca. 1:56,700. Oriented with north to the right. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1541 Available also through the Library of Congress Web ...

    • Contributor: Cowley, R.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1780
  • West Point.

    West Point.

    Scale ca. 1:20,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Oriented with north to the right. Has watermarks. Relief shown by shading. Shows fortifications. Includes profiles of "Fort Putnam" and "Fort Willit." Based on John ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1783
  • Fort on Fort Hill in Boston.

    Fort on Fort Hill in Boston.

    Scale 1:1,584; 132 ft. to 1 in. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermark. Relief shown by hachures. On verso, in a different hand: W. H. Spooner, No. 4. LC Maps of North ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1776
  • Map by which the Creek Indians gave their statement at Fort Strother on the 22nd Jany, 1816 : [Alabama and Georgia].

    Map by which the Creek Indians gave their statement at Fort S...

    Shows Alabama and Georgia from the Tombigbee River in the west to the southern Great Smoky Mountains and the Savannah River in the east and indicating U.S. Army forts in that region. ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1816
  • Map of the seat of war /

    Map of the seat of war /

    Covers Virginia and Maryland and portions of Delaware, Pennsylvania, New Jersey and North Carolina. Shows some fortifications. Relief shown by hachures. Sewn on to and mounted on cloth backing. DLC "Entered by ...

    • Contributor: Evans & Cogswell
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Topographical map of the original District of Columbia and environs showing the fortifications around the city of Washington /

    Topographical map of the original District of Columbia and en...

    Also shows school districts and householders' names in rural areas. Relief shown by hachures. "Entered according to Act of Congress in the Year 1862 by E.G. Arnold ..." Includes text and population ...

    • Contributor: Arnold, E. G.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Map of the seat of war, positions of the rebel forces, batteries, entrenchments, and encampments in Virginia-the fortifications for the protection of Richmond

    Map of the seat of war, positions of the rebel forces, batter...

    Scale ca. 1:800,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 450.3 Includes a mileage table. Reference is made in the lower margin to the "battle of Bull's [sic] Run, fought on Sunday, the ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Military reconnaissance of Virginia /

    Military reconnaissance of Virginia /

    Shows Fairfax County and parts of Loudoun and Prince William counties, Virginia. Also shows fortifications in the environs of Washington and names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by ...

    • Contributor: Young, J. J.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1860
  • [Philadelphia and neighborhood].

    [Philadelphia and neighborhood].

    Scale ca. 1:20,400. Title from William Faden's Catalogue of a curious and valuable collection of original maps and plans. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown by hachures and shading. Shows line of ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1778
  • [Plan of Fort Atkinson, Nebraska].

    [Plan of Fort Atkinson, Nebraska].

    Title supplied by cataloger. Misidentified in the 1st ed. of Stephenson's Civil War Maps under CW 303. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Includes 4 profiles. On verso in pencil at upper left: Catalogued W. ...

    • Contributor: Talcott, Andrew
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1819
  • [Maps of the environs of forts Franklin, Alexander, and Ripley, in Montgomery County, Maryland].

    [Maps of the environs of forts Franklin, Alexander, and Riple...

    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 ...

    • Contributor: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1860
  • New defenses erected at Centreville, Virginia

    New defenses erected at Centreville, Virginia

    Color coding indicated the location of Union and Confederate forces. NOTE: Researchers will be served a photocopy of this scrapbook image. Relief shown by hachures. This item is from the collections of ...

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Map of the rebel position at Vicksburg, Miss., May 1863.

    Map of the rebel position at Vicksburg, Miss., May 1863.

    Color coding indicates the location of Union and Confederate forces. NOTE: Researchers will be served a color photocopy of this diary image. Relief shown by hachures. This item is from the collections ...

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Genl. Q. A. Gillmore's line of earthworks in front of Fort Wagner, Morris Island, S.C., July 1863

    Genl. Q. A. Gillmore's line of earthworks in front of Fort Wa...

    Color coding indicates the location of Union and Confederate forces. NOTE: Researchers will be served a color photocopy of this diary image. Relief shown by hachures. This item is from the collections ...

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Rough plan of the defences of the harbour of Annapolis in Maryland /

    Rough plan of the defences of the harbour of Annapolis in Mar...

    Shows forts in Annapolis and along the lower Severn River. Also shows harbor and public buildings in Annapolis. Relief shown by shading. Oriented with north toward the upper left. Manuscript: Black ink, ...

    • Contributor: Tatham, William
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1814
  • 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 Richmond in May 1864 : together with the route followed by the Confederate Cavalry under Major General J.E.B. Stuart /

    Map of a part of the eastern portion of Virginia showing the ...

    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, ...

    • Contributor: Preston, Noble D.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1903
  • Atlanta, Georgia and its rebel defences [sic]

    Atlanta, Georgia and its rebel defences [sic]

    Color coding indicates the location of Union and Confederate forces. NOTE: Researchers will be served a color photocopy of this scrapbook image. Relief shown by hachures. This item is from the collections ...

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Plan of grounds at Fort Norfolk showing location of magazine pier, &c., June 30th, 1860

    Plan of grounds at Fort Norfolk showing location of magazine ...

    "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 ...

    • Contributor: Cassell, Charles E.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1860
  • Map illustrating the defence [sic] of Savannah, Ga. and the operations resulting in its capture by the army commanded by Maj. Genl. W.T. Sherman, Dec. 21st, 1864 /

    Map illustrating the defence [sic] of Savannah, Ga. and the o...

    Shows fortifications, headquarters, and location and dates of battles. Relief shown by hachures. Gift; Miss Eleanor Sherman Fitch; July 7, 1942. DLC LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), S189, 208 Available also ...

    • Contributor: Poe, O. M.
    • Original Format: Maps
  • Boston, S. West part. No. 25.

    Boston, S. West part. No. 25.

    Scale ca. 1:5,600. Title in pencil; matches title in Peter Force's catalog of manuscript maps. Manuscript, pen-and-ink. Oriented with north toward the upper right. Relief shown by hachures. Shows fortifications and troop ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1775
  • Part of Charleston Harbor, embracing forts Moultrie, Sumter, Johnson, and Castle Pinckney, also Sullivan, James & Morris islands; and showing the position of the Star of the West, when fired into from Morris Island.

    Part of Charleston Harbor, embracing forts Moultrie, Sumter, ...

    Scale ca. 1:31,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 374 Shows the channel, drainage, vegetation, roads, plan of the city, and forts. A portrait of Major Anderson, commander of Fort Sumter, is ...

    • Contributor: Perry, George T.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Region embraced in the operations of the armies against Richmond and Petersburg

    Region embraced in the operations of the armies against Richm...

    Scale 1:80,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 644 From 39th Cong., 1st Sess. [1862]-Report of the Chief Engineer, U.S.A. No. 12. "Authorities. North of James & Appomattox from photograph map captured ...

    • Contributor: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1865
  • Plan of the road from Elizabeth Town Point to Elizabeth Town : shewing the rebel works raised for its defence /

    Plan of the road from Elizabeth Town Point to Elizabeth Town ...

    Scale ca. 1:4,800; 400 ft. to an in. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermarks. Relief shown by shading. Accompanied by Hills map collection title page and table of contents. LC Maps of ...

    • Contributor: Hills, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1780
  • Sketch of hill to be used for gov't fortification on Queen's Farm : [Washington D.C.].

    Sketch of hill to be used for gov't fortification on Queen's ...

    Relief shown by hachures. Pen-and-ink and lead pencil. Lead pencilled note, ill., and watercolored areas on verso. In upper left corner: 211, L. Sheet 11. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 691.8 ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1860
  • Map of a reconnoissance [sic] of the approaches to Philadelphia showing the positions and lines of defence on the west front of the city /

    Map of a reconnoissance [sic] of the approaches to Philadelph...

    Topographic map of western Philadelphia and small adjacent parts of Montgomery and Delaware counties showing 1st- and 2nd-order Civil War earthworks and batteries. Relief shown by contours, hachures, and spot heights. Pen-and-ink, ...

    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Army map of the seat of war in Virginia, showing the battle fields, fortification, etc. on & near the Potomac River

    Army map of the seat of war in Virginia, showing the battle f...

    Scale ca. 1:183,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 448 Map of the Potomac River and vicinity from Harpers Ferry to Swan Point showing towns, roads, railroads, names and boundaries of counties, ...

    • Contributor: Bruff, Joseph Goldsborough
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • [Map of Henrico County, Va. : showing fortifications around Richmond, north and east of the James River].

    [Map of Henrico County, Va. : showing fortifications around R...

    LC Land ownership maps, 1281 Shows the names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. Title and date from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Drawn on a 3/8-inch pencil grid. Pen-and-ink, pencil, ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Exact plan of General Gage's lines on Boston Neck in America.

    Exact plan of General Gage's lines on Boston Neck in America.

    Scale ca. 1:3,500. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by form lines. "Engrav'd for the Pennsylv[ani]a magazine." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC Maps ...

    • Contributor: Aitken, Robert
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1775
  • Major Genl. Howe's encampment on Bunkers Hill at Charles T., June 1775.

    Major Genl. Howe's encampment on Bunkers Hill at Charles T., ...

    Scale not given. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown by hachures. Shows position of troops and fortifications. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC Maps ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1775
  • [Sketch of the region west of Charlestown, West Virginia, showing fortifications].

    [Sketch of the region west of Charlestown, West Virginia, sho...

    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 ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • A Temporary project for a star redout [sic] to contain 150 men.

    A Temporary project for a star redout [sic] to contain 150 men.

    Scale not given. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. "No. 53." On verso, partly illegible and in a different hand: Boston ... part of the ... project for the war ... Drawing of a ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1778
  • [Federal fortifications near Petersburg in the region of Fort Gregg].

    [Federal fortifications near Petersburg in the region of Fort...

    Anonymous pen and ink manuscript map drawn on tracing linen showing Civil War fortifications, roads, railroads, rivers and vegetation. Drawn on a 1-inch grid. This item is in the Map Collection of ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Fort Lyon, near Alexandria, Virginia

    Fort Lyon, near Alexandria, Virginia

    NOTE: Researchers will be served a color photocopy of this scrapbook image. Relief shown by hachures. This item is from the collections of the Virginia Historical Society; please contact the institution for ...

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Plan of approaches to the Vicksburg Mine.

    Plan of approaches to the Vicksburg Mine.

    Color coding indicates the location of Union mine shafts near Vicksburg, Miss. NOTE: Researchers will be served a color photocopy of this diary image. Relief shown by hachures. This item is from ...

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Designs for fortifying Governors Island near New York.

    Designs for fortifying Governors Island near New York.

    Scale 1:144; 12 ft. to an in. Title from verso. Manuscript; pen-and-ink and watercolor. Shows "Section thro' A, B." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1141 Available also through the Library of ...

    • Contributor: Montrésor, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1766
  • Plan of Genl Du Portail. Plan of the position of Valley Forge after Jany. 1778.

    Plan of Genl Du Portail. Plan of the position of Valley Forge...

    Scale not given. Relief shown by hachures. Title from verso. Manuscript, pen-and-ink. Annotated in pencil to show some distances. Annotated bar scale shows scale ca. 14,000. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, ...

    • Contributor: Duportail, Antoine Jean Louis Le Bègue De Presle
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1778
  • Petersburg /

    Petersburg /

    Shows fortifications and names of some residents. Official [signed] N. Michler, Major [of Engrs.]. LC copy annotated in pen-and-ink, watercolor, crayon and pencil to show picket lines of the 2nd, 5th, and ...

    • Contributor: United States. Army of the Potomac. Engineer Department
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Contours of Union forts on south side of Potomac, 1862 [map].

    Contours of Union forts on south side of Potomac, 1862 [map].

    NOTE: Researchers will be served a photocopy of this scrapbook image. This item is from the collections of the Virginia Historical Society; please contact the institution for more information. This map shows ...

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Plan de la barre et du havre de Charles-Town d'après un plan anglois levé en 1776.

    Plan de la barre et du havre de Charles-Town d'après un plan ...

    Scale ca. 1:45,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. Depths shown by soundings. Shows points of defense. Oriented with north to the right. "No. 2." "No. 1 et 2. Ensemble." Includes sailing "Instruction." ...

    • Contributor: France. Dépôt Des Cartes Et Plans De La Marine
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1778
  • [Manuscript plan of the Battle of Plattsburgh, New York].

    [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 ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1814
  • Works at eastern point of Whitmarsh Island [and] bastion on the line of defences [sic] across Whitmarsh Island.

    Works at eastern point of Whitmarsh Island [and] bastion on t...

    Shows fortification of Savannah, Georgia. Date from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pen-and-ink on tracing cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), S111, 212 Available also through the Library of Congress Web ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • A topographical map of the city of Richmond and vicinity : from official data /

    A topographical map of the city of Richmond and vicinity : fr...

    Relief shown by hachures. Shows fortifications and names of some residents. From newspaper: New-York daily tribune, Tuesday, April 4, 1865--with supplement, p. 8. Includes text. Text on verso. Copy Imperfect: Four minor ...

    • Contributor: Colton, G. Woolworth
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1865
  • Reconnoissance de King's bridge. I.

    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 ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1781
  • Plan of the heights of Charles Town, &c.

    Plan of the heights of Charles Town, &c.

    Scale ca. 1:6,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermark. Oriented with north toward the upper left. Relief shown by hachures. Inset: work made in place of the rebels' redoubt. On verso: Heights ...

    • Contributor: Williams, Richard
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1775
  • Fort on the first hill in Dorc̃ester. Fort on the second hill in Dorc̃ester.

    Fort on the first hill in Dorc̃ester. Fort on the second hill ...

    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 ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1776
  • [Plan de New-York et les environs.

    [Plan de New-York et les environs.

    Scale ca. 1:82,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown by hachures. "Legende" indicates earthworks, forts, etc. with indication of number of soldiers to man them. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1214 ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1781
  • Richmond and its defences. Constructed and engraved to illustrate "The war with the South"

    Richmond and its defences. Constructed and engraved to illust...

    Scale ca. 1:90,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 640.4 From Tomes, Robert. The war with the South. New York, Virtue & Yorston, 1862-1867. v. 2, between p. 236 and 237. Signed ...

    • Contributor: Sholl, Charles
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1867
  • Map of supplementary reconnaissance of the approaches to Philadelphia by the Lancaster Turnpike : including the section between Villa Nova and Paoli /

    Map of supplementary reconnaissance of the approaches to Phil...

    Road map showing minor fortifications along the Philadelphia and Lancaster Turnpike. Relief shown by form lines. Pen-and-ink, red ink, and pink watercolor. Former ownership stamp in lower right corner: U.S.C. & G. ...

    • Contributor: Whiting, Henry L.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • The National lines before Washington : a map exhibiting the defences of the national capital and positions of the several divisions of the grand Union Army : supplement to the New-York times : New York, Saturday, December 7, 1861.

    The National lines before Washington : a map exhibiting the d...

    Includes text. Inset: "Port Royal and Tybee Island." Relief shown by hachures. Shows forts, batteries, and territory occupied by 8 Union divisions, extending from Washington to Virginia, ending at the north near ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Plan of Genl Q. A. Gillmore's position on Morris Island, Charleston S.C.

    Plan of Genl Q. A. Gillmore's position on Morris Island, Char...

    Color coding indicates the location of Union and Confederate forces. NOTE: Researchers will be served a color photocopy of this diary image. This item is from the collections of the Virginia Historical ...

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Plan du fort projetteʾ au nouveau Bilocxy.

    Plan du fort projetteʾ au nouveau Bilocxy.

    Pen-and-ink and water color. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. 1 map : ms., col. ; 42 x 60 cm.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1721
  • Map of the defences of the city of Mobile. [1862-64]

    Map of the defences of the city of Mobile. [1862-64]

    Scale not given. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 107 From 39th Cong., 1st Sess. [1866]-Report of the Chief Engineer, U.S.A. No. 10. Map of Mobile and environs, showing roads, "Mobile and ...

    • Contributor: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1866
  • [Plan of the Neck and environs.

    [Plan of the Neck and environs.

    Scale ca. 1:12,000. Title in brackets on verso. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Oriented with north to the bottom. Relief shown by hachures. Shows fortifications at the Boston Neck and ranges to different ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1775
  • Plan of the works opposite Hell-Gate.

    Plan of the works opposite Hell-Gate.

    Scale not given. Manuscript, pen-and-ink. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1153 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. map, on sheet 12 x 11 cm.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1776
  • Topographical map of the approaches and defences of Knoxville, E. Tennessee, shewing the positions occupied by the United States & Rebel forces during the siege /

    Topographical map of the approaches and defences of Knoxville...

    Annotated in blue ink to show Union lines, in red ink to show Rebel lines, and blue and red ink to show lines of Union forces captured by the Rebels. DLC Relief ...

    • Contributor: Rockwell, Cleveland
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Plan and sections of the redoubt at Billingsfort and plan of the rebel fort marked yellow.

    Plan and sections of the redoubt at Billingsfort and plan of ...

    Scale ca. 1:2,450. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermark. Relief shown by shading. "F." Includes 3 col. cross sections. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1276 Available also through the Library of ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1777
  • A plan of the town of Boston with the intrenchments &ca. of His Majesty's forces in 1775, from the observations of Lieut. Page of His Majesty's Corps of Engineers, and from those of other gentlemen.

    A plan of the town of Boston with the intrenchments &ca. of H...

    Scale ca. 1:9,600. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown by hachures. "N.B. Since the evacuation of Boston ... " LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 933 Available also through the Library of ...

    • Contributor: Page, Thomas Hyde
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1777
  • 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 Richmond in May 1864 : together with the route followed by the Confederate Cavalry under Major General J.E.B. Stuart /

    Map of a part of the eastern portion of Virginia showing the ...

    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, ...

    • Contributor: Preston, Noble D.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1907
  • [New York Island. Military; unfinished.

    [New York Island. Military; unfinished.

    Scale ca. 1:9,500. Title from manuscript catalog of Peter Force map collection. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermarks. Shows fortifications and redoubts north of the vicinity of Hell Gate before the battle ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1776
  • Plan of Charleston Harbor, and its fortifications

    Plan of Charleston Harbor, and its fortifications

    Scale 1:31,680. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 373 Shows channel, low water mark and soundings, drainage, roads, railroads, some dwellings, a plan of the city, and forts. Description derived from published ...

    • Contributor: Elliot & Ames
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • [Map of the vicinity of Richmond, north and east of the James River].

    [Map of the vicinity of Richmond, north and east of the James...

    Shows some fortifications, troop positions and names of some residents. Title and date from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pen-and-ink and pencil on tracing linen sectioned in 2, mounted on cloth. LC ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Map of the Confederate lines from New Bridge road to Chafins Bluff /

    Map of the Confederate lines from New Bridge road to Chafins ...

    Shows fortifications in the Richmond region and names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. Pen-and-ink on tracing linen, sectioned in 2, mounted on cloth. Similar to the map reproduced in the ...

    • Contributor: Stevens, W. H.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Henrico, Co., Virginia, with additions showing the defensive lines and works of Richmond.

    Henrico, Co., Virginia, with additions showing the defensive ...

    Scale ca. 1:62,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 643 "Authorities From Henrico Co. map photographed by U.S. Coast Survey and captured Rebel map." Indicates Confederate fortifications, houses, names of residents, towns, ...

    • Contributor: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Map of the Confederate lines from Fort Gregg to Mrs. Price's : [Virginia] /

    Map of the Confederate lines from Fort Gregg to Mrs. Price's ...

    Relief shown by hachures. Shows portions of the fortifications of Richmond. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 630 Pen-and-ink on tracing linen, mounted on paper. Available also through the Library of Congress ...

    • Contributor: Hoffmann, J. Paul
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1860
  • Charleston and its defences.

    Charleston and its defences.

    Scale ca. 1:52,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 374.5 From The Philadelphia Inquirer, Saturday, April 11, 1863, p. 1. Map indicates forts, batteries, obstructions, and torpedoes (i.e., mines) Description derived from ...

    • Contributor: Philadelphia Inquirer (Firm)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Plano numero 1. de la barra, y Rio de San Juan desde su entrada hasta dos millas mas arriba del paso de San Nicolas, manifestandose en su curso todos los baxos, sacatales, caños, y ys. las que comprehende, y tambien la de la barra chica, situacion do los reductos, y colocacion de los barcos para su defenza, y caminos que deven tomarse para la retirada los defensores /

    Plano numero 1. de la barra, y Rio de San Juan desde su entra...

    Covers Saint Johns River and environs from Atlantic coast to current site of Jacksonville, Florida. Relief shown pictorially. Depths shown by soundings. Shows defenses and fortifications. Also shows vegetation pictorially. Bar scale ...

    • Contributor: Rocque, Mariano De La.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1791
  • Sketch of the entrenched lines in the immediate front of Petersburg. [1864-5]

    Sketch of the entrenched lines in the immediate front of Pete...

    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 ...

    • Contributor: Michler, N.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1865