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  • [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
  • Fort Anderson, Paducah, Ky. /

    Fort Anderson, Paducah, Ky. /

    Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Oriented with north to the upper left. "Hd. Qr., U.S. Forces, Paducah, Keny., Jany. 4, 1861. Respectfully forwarded to the Hd. Qr. of the Dept. of the Missi., [signed] ...

    • Contributor: Rziha, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • 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
  • 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
  • Map of Richmond, Va., shewing fortifications surrounding the Confederate capital. From the latest government surveys.

    Map of Richmond, Va., shewing fortifications surrounding the ...

    Scale ca. 1:57,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 622 At top of map: Map of Richmond. (6D) A description of "The city of Richmond" and the "Forts around Richmond, with their ...

    • Contributor: Bailey, A. M.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1860
  • [Rough draught of Boston and harbour.

    [Rough draught of Boston and harbour.

    Scale ca. 1:18,500. Title from William Faden's Catalogue of a curious and valuable collection of original maps and plans. 1862. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermark. Shows location of troops and fortifications. ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1776
  • Sketch of Stoney & Verplank's Points upon the North River, as taken possession of, and fortified by His Excellency Sir H: Clinton in June 1779.

    Sketch of Stoney & Verplank's Points upon the North River, as...

    Scale ca. 1:11,140. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermarks. Relief shown by hachures. Shows "Rebel works" as well as additions made by the British. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1199 Available ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1779
  • Capture of forts [sic] Henry ... Tennessee By U.S. Grant, January 1862.

    Capture of forts [sic] Henry ... Tennessee By U.S. Grant, Jan...

    NOTE: Researchers will be served a 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 more ...

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • 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
  • Original formation of Union forces around Petersburg.

    Original formation of Union forces around Petersburg.

    Anonymous pen and ink manuscript map showing Civil War fortifications, roads, railroads, rivers and vegetation. Drawn on a 1-inch grid. Similar to no. 1095, Swem, E.G. Maps relating to Virginia. This item ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • 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
  • 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 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
  • Plan général du Fort Septentrional du Detour des Anglois, tel qu'il est présentement : [Louisiana] /

    Plan général du Fort Septentrional du Detour des Anglois, tel...

    Relief shown pictorially. Shows buildings, internal facilities, and surrounding area. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Mounted on cloth backing. Copy annotated in pencil in lower left margin: 84482. A progress report on construction of ...

    • Contributor: Batz, Alexandre De.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1749
  • Map of the rebel fortifications at Columbus, Ky. /

    Map of the rebel fortifications at Columbus, Ky. /

    Relief shown by hachures and spot heights. Finished manuscript map of Columbus and vicinity, Ky., displaying roads, city streets without names, buildings, drainage, some vegetation, "Mobile and Ohio R.R.," and the location ...

    • Contributor: Cullum, George W.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • 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
  • Plan e : [map showing two blockhouses between "Turn Pike Road" and "bridge," Alexandria, Virginia].

    Plan e : [map showing two blockhouses between "Turn Pike Road...

    Shows defenses of Washington situated between Little River Turnpike (Duke Street) and the Telegraph Road bridge crossing Cameron Run. Relief shown by hachures and form lines. Pen-and-ink and pencil. Includes profile. In ...

    • Contributor: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • A plan of George Stadt Camp near the River Guantamano in the island of Cuba and also of the intrenchments made on the adjacent hills, represented more at large with their profils /

    A plan of George Stadt Camp near the River Guantamano in the ...

    Relief shown by shading. Oriented with north toward the upper left. Pen-and-ink and watercolors. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes index, 3 insets, and ...

    • Contributor: Thomas, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1741
  • 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
  • Plans & views of Rebel defences, coast of South Carolina

    Plans & views of Rebel defences, coast of South Carolina

    Scale not given. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 367 Contents: Fort "Walker," Hilton Head Isld., S.C. Scale 1:2000. 17 x 15 cm.-Ground plan and view of fort on Botany-Bay Isld. North ...

    • Contributor: Willenbücher, Eugene - Willenbücher, Eugene
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • A draught of the towns of Boston and Charles Town and the circumjacent country shewing the works thrown up by His Majesty's troops, and also those by the rebels, during the campaign: 1775.

    A draught of the towns of Boston and Charles Town and the cir...

    Scale ca. 1:26,500. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Watermark: J. Whatman. Relief shown by shading. Depths shown by soundings. "N.B. The rebels entrenchments are express'd as they appear from Beacon Hill which are ...

    • Contributor: Montrésor, John - Montrésor, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1775
  • Carte von dem Hafen und der Stadt Boston mit den umliegenden Gegenden und der Lägern sowohl der Americaner als auch des Engländer,

    Carte von dem Hafen und der Stadt Boston mit den umliegenden ...

    Scale ca. 1:25,000. Hand colored to show location of British and American forces. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. LC copy annotated in black ink to show names of Prospect ...

    • Contributor: Beaurain
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1776
  • 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
  • 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
  • Military maps illustrating the operations of the armies of the Potomac and James against Richmond, May 4th, 1864 to April 9th, 1865 : including battlefields of the Wilderness, Totopotomoy, North Anna, Spottsylvania, Cold Harbor, the movements north of the James River, Seige of Petersburg, battlefields of Five Forks, Sailor's Creek, Farmville & Appomatox Court House, as also the routes of march of the opposing armies.

    Military maps illustrating the operations of the armies of th...

    Shows fortifications and troop movement. Relief shown by hachures. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 517 Some sheets have the map title, border, and names of the surveyor added. Available also through ...

    • Contributor: United States. War Department. Corps of Engineers
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1867
  • 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
  • Draught of an intrenched camp proposed to be erected near Elisabeth Town.

    Draught of an intrenched camp proposed to be erected near Eli...

    Scale not given. Title on verso: Fortified camp at Elizh. Town, Jersey ... Manuscript, pen-and-ink. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1290 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1770
  • 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 - Montrésor, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1766
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Plan of Fort George and adjacent works at Pensacola in West Florida. Catalog Record

    Plan of Fort George and adjacent works at Pensacola in West F...

    Scale 1:1,800; 150 ft. to an in. Manuscript; pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown by shading and hachures. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1659 Available also through the Library of Congress Web ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1770
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • A plan of Boston in New England with its environs, including Milton, Dorchester, Roxbury, Brooklin, Cambridge, Medford, Charlestown, parts of Malden and Chelsea with the military works constructed in those places in the years 1775 and 1776.

    A plan of Boston in New England with its environs, including ...

    Scale ca. 1:14,000. Relief shown by shading. Depths shown by soundings. Includes facsimile of pass issued by James Urquhart, town major, to allow free passage of Henry Pelham "to take a plan ...

    • Contributor: Pelham, Henry
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1777
  • 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
  • A Plan oe [i.e. of] the British lines on Boston Neck in August 1775.

    A Plan oe [i.e. of] the British lines on Boston Neck in Augus...

    Scale ca. 1:3,300. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermark. Oriented with north to the bottom. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 915 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1775
  • A general & particular plan of the island of Castle William near Boston, shewing the works in their original & present state, together with sections thro' the same. Carried on and survey'd under the direction of and by John Montrésor, Esqr., engineer extraordinary & Capt. Lieut. by order of the Honble: Thomas Gage, Esqr., Lieutenant General and Commander in Chief of His Majesty's forces in North America.

    A general & particular plan of the island of Castle William n...

    Scale 1:600; 50 ft. to an in. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermarks. Relief shown by shading. Oriented with north toward the upper right. Imperfect: Hole in center. "No. 11." Includes index ...

    • Contributor: Montrésor, John - Montrésor, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1771
  • Map of n. eastern Virginia and vicinity of Washington /

    Map of n. eastern Virginia and vicinity of Washington /

    Accompanied by sheet: Presented to Brig. Genl. S. Williams, A.A. Genl. Hd. Qrs. Army, by order of Maj. Genl. McClellan, Comd. in Chf. U.S.A. [signed] A.W. Whipple, Maj. T.E. [1] leaf ; ...

    • Contributor: United States. War Dept. Corps of Topographical Engineers
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Map of n. eastern Virginia and vicinity of Washington /

    Map of n. eastern Virginia and vicinity of Washington /

    Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Shows forts and batteries in the District of Columbia and immediate vicinity. At head of title: Surveys for military defences. Accompanied by sheet: Presented ...

    • Contributor: United States. Corps of Topographical Engineers
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Map of the defences [sic] of Richmond, Va., April 1865.

    Map of the defences [sic] of Richmond, Va., April 1865.

    NOTE: Researchers will be served a color photocopy of this diary page. This item is from the collections of the Virginia Historical Society; please contact the institution for more information. Portrays 23 ...

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Map of Fort Huger & Mulberry Pt. Battery with intermediate soundings.

    Map of Fort Huger & Mulberry Pt. Battery with intermediate so...

    "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
  • 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
  • [Disposition of British troops, with fortifications north of Fort Knipehausen, i.e. Fort Washington to Fort Independence.

    [Disposition of British troops, with fortifications north of ...

    Scale ca. 1:10,600. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermarks. Shows military unit members. "No. 31." Stamped on label on verso: Montresor. Includes table "Cantoonments between Fort Knypehausen and McGowans Pass." LC Maps ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1778
  • 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
  • Map of supplementary reconnaissance of the approaches to Philadelphia by the West-Chester Road : including the section from Newtown Square to the east branch of the Brandywine Creek /

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

    Topographic map showing Civil War earthworks and batteries. Relief shown by contours and spot heights. Authorship statement citing Whiting's name is in handwriting (black ink). Pen-and-ink, red ink (contours), and watercolors. "No. ...

    • Contributor: Whiting, Henry L.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Bacon's new army map of the seat of war in Virginia, showing the battle fields, fortifications, etc., on & near the Potomac River

    Bacon's new army map of the seat of war in Virginia, showing ...

    Scale ca. 1:180,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 452 Map of northeast Virginia, Washington, D.C., and part of Maryland showing the location and date of engagements, battles in which cannons were ...

    • Contributor: Bacon & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Capture of forts [sic] ... Donelson, Tennessee By U.S. Grant, January 1862.

    Capture of forts [sic] ... Donelson, Tennessee By U.S. Grant,...

    NOTE: Researchers will be served a color 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 ...

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Plan du Fort Condé de la Mobille, marqué en rouge dans l'Etat quil est presentement 1743, avec la partie de l'augementation [i.e. l'augmentation] proposée, marqué en jeaune [i.e. jaune].

    Plan du Fort Condé de la Mobille, marqué en rouge dans l'Etat...

    Relief shown pictorially and by shading. Shows Mobile and Fort Condé (later renamed Fort Charlotte), Alabama. "Echelle de cent cinquante toises." Pen-and-ink and watercolor (green, brown, red, yellow). "This French plan of ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1743
  • Mobile and vicinity /

    Mobile and vicinity /

    Relief shown by hachures. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), S16. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy annotated in red showing fortifications, etc. ...

    • Contributor: La Tourrette, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Ft. Fisher shewing [sic] Union attack, Jany 15th 1865 From survey made after surrender by U.S. Engineers.

    Ft. Fisher shewing [sic] Union attack, Jany 15th 1865 From su...

    Color coding indicates the location of Union forces and Confederate fortifications. Map has an inset photograph of Major General Alfred Terry, U.S.A., in the top left corner. NOTE: Researchers will be served ...

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • [Philadelphia and vicinity. Military.

    [Philadelphia and vicinity. Military.

    Scale 1:21,120; 1 mile to 3 in. Title from manuscript catalog of Peter Force map collection. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown by hachures. Oriented with north toward the upper right. Shows ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1778
  • Sketch plan of Columbiad Battery, Fort Holt, Ky. [opposite Cairo, Ill.].

    Sketch plan of Columbiad Battery, Fort Holt, Ky. [opposite Ca...

    Pen-and-ink and watercolor. "Engr. Dept., July 18/64. Recd. with Gen. Cullum's letter of the 16th inst. (C5621)." Stamped on verso: By transfer, Chief Engineers Office, War Department. Imperfect: Brittle, torn, missing small ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1860
  • [Map of Stony and Verplanck Points on the Hudson River as fortified by Sir Henry Clinton June 1779.

    [Map of Stony and Verplanck Points on the Hudson River as for...

    Scale ca. 1:20,400. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermark. Relief shown by hachures. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1198 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1779
  • Plan of Savannah & its environs in 1782.

    Plan of Savannah & its environs in 1782.

    Scale ca. 1:12,000; 1,000 ft. to an in. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermark. Oriented with north toward the lower right. Relief shown by hachures. Available also through the Library of Congress ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1782
  • A plan of the city and environs of Philadelphia : with the works and encampments of His Majesty's forces under the command of Lieutenant General Sir William Howe, K.B. /

    A plan of the city and environs of Philadelphia : with the wo...

    Scale ca. 1:21,000. Shows names of rural landholders. Indexed for public buildings. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1327 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. ...

    • Contributor: Faden, William
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1779
  • 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
  • A survey of Lake Champlain including Crown Point and St. Iohn's on which is fixed the line of forty five degrees north lattit. terminating the boundarys betwe[e]n the provinces of Quebec and New York agre[e]able to his Majesty's proclamation done by order and instruction of the Honourable James Murray, esqr., Governor of the Province of Quebec and the Honourable His Majestys Council

    A survey of Lake Champlain including Crown Point and St. Iohn...

    Scale ca. 1:127,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown pictorially and by shading. Sectioned and mounted on cloth backing. In pencil, lower left margin: No. 10. Includes descriptive notes and "References to ...

    • Contributor: Collins, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1765
  • 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
  • Army map of the seat of war in Virginia, showing the battle fields, fortifications, 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.), 455 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: 1862
  • 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
  • [Map of defenses of New York Island from Fort Washington to Fort Independence, with redoubts, etc. planned between.

    [Map of defenses of New York Island from Fort Washington to F...

    Scale ca. 1:9,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermarks. Relief shown by hachures. Shows earthworks and troops on New York Island and redoubts above Kingsbridge proposed by the British in 1777. LC ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1777
  • 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 - France. Dépôt Des Cartes Et Plans De La Marine
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1778
  • [Seven Days' battles, Virginia, June 25-July 1, 1862] /

    [Seven Days' battles, Virginia, June 25-July 1, 1862] /

    Shows troop positions and fortifications in the Richmond region and names of some residents. Relief shown by contours. Title from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Black-line print. Map scales range from 1:15,450 ...

    • Contributor: Landers, Howard Lee
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1929
  • Map of n. eastern Virginia and vicinity of Washington /

    Map of n. eastern Virginia and vicinity of Washington /

    Shows forts and batteries in the District of Columbia and immediate vicinity. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. At head of title: Surveys for military defences. "Additions & corrections for ...

    • Contributor: United States. Corps of Topographical Engineers
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • 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
  • Plan of Boston & vicinity.

    Plan of Boston & vicinity.

    Scale ca. 1:24,000. Title from verso, legible only with back lighting. Alternate title from Philip Lee Phillips' A list of maps of America: Boston and environs, showing entrenchments. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1775
  • 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
  • Reconnoissance des ouvrages du nord de l'Isle de Newyork dont on a déterminé géometriquement les principaux points le 22 et le 23 juillet.

    Reconnoissance des ouvrages du nord de l'Isle de Newyork dont...

    Scale ca. 1:10,300; échelle de 600 toises = 94 cm. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermark. Relief shown by hachures. Shows forts and redoubts. Indexed. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1215 ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1781
  • Region embraced in the operations of the armies against Richmond and Petersburg /

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

    Shows fortifications, troop movement routes of Confederate and Union forces, and names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. Printed on 2 sheets of paper pasted together. DLC Transferred from the Joseph ...

    • Contributor: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1865
  • 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
  • Position du camp de l'armée combinée a Philipsburg du 6 juillet au 19 aoust.

    Position du camp de l'armée combinée a Philipsburg du 6 juill...

    Scale ca. 1:80,000; 2,000 toises = 40 mm. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermarks. Relief shown by hachures. Shows area from Staten Island to Tarrytown, N.Y. Includes "Legende." LC Maps of North ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1781
  • From Mitchelsville [sic] to Gallatin--Sumner Co., Tenn., 1862 /

    From Mitchelsville [sic] to Gallatin--Sumner Co., Tenn., 1862 /

    Sketch map showing military engagements, fortifications, roads, railroads, settlements, farms, and streams. Relief shown by hachures. Pen-and-ink (brown and red). Mounted on paper backing. Watermark: Franklin Mills. Imperfect: Laminated. Includes 8 inset ...

    • Contributor: Blakeslee, G. H.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Map of vicinity of Richmond /

    Map of vicinity of Richmond /

    Shows fortifications and names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. Pen-and-ink and pencil (some col.) on tracing linen, sectioned in 2, mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H176 ...

    • Contributor: Campbell, Albert H.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • [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
  • 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 a reconnaissance of the approaches to Philadelphia showing the positions and lines of defence on the north front of the city /

    Map of a reconnaissance of the approaches to Philadelphia sho...

    Topographic map of the northern part of Philadelphia County and small adjacent part of Montgomery County showing proposed 1st-, 2nd-, and 3rd-order Civil War batteries. Signed in handwriting: George Davidson, Asst. Engr. ...

    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • 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
  • [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 - Montrésor, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1775
  • 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
  • Sketch and plan for a fortification opposite Paducah, Ky.

    Sketch and plan for a fortification opposite Paducah, Ky.

    Shows sketch of the environs of the proposed fort in Massac County, Illinois. Relief shown by hachures. In the lower right corner: Engr. Dept., July 18/64. Recd. with Gen. Cullum's letter of ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • 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
  • 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
  • Nord de l'Ile de New-York.

    Nord de l'Ile de New-York.

    Scale ca. 1:19,000; 600 t[oises] = 93 mm. Alternate title: Nord de l'Isle de New-York. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Oriented with north to the right. Relief shown by hachures. Indexed for military ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1781
  • A plan of Portsmouth Harbour in the province of Virginia shewing the works erected by the British forces for its defence, 1781.

    A plan of Portsmouth Harbour in the province of Virginia shew...

    Scale ca. 1:95,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink (black and red) and watercolor. Oriented with north toward the lower right. Relief shown by shading. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a ...

    • Contributor: Stratton, James
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1782
  • Rebel defences, Mobile, Alabama, occupied by Union forces under Maj. Gen. E.R.S. Canby comdg.

    Rebel defences, Mobile, Alabama, occupied by Union forces und...

    Scale ca. 1:18,200. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 108 From 39th Cong., 1st Sess. [1866]-Report of the Chief Engineer, U.S.A. No. 9. Map shows the three lines of fortifications constructed in ...

    • Contributor: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1866
  • 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
  • [Map of the fortifications within the District of Columbia].

    [Map of the fortifications within the District of Columbia].

    Relief shown by contours. Depths shown by contours and soundings. Shows buildings within city limits. Shows lot lines and householders' names in rural areas. Oriented with north toward the upper left. Annotated ...

    • Contributor: United States. Army of the Potomac
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Plan des ouvrages de Portsmouth en Virginie.

    Plan des ouvrages de Portsmouth en Virginie.

    Scale ca. 1:3,220. Title on verso: Ouvrages faits à Portsmouth en Virginie par les Anglais, et rasé en 1781 par les François. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Oriented with north to the right. ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1781
  • 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
  • Extract of military map of N.E. Virginia showing forts and roads.

    Extract of military map of N.E. Virginia showing forts and ro...

    Covers Washington D.C. metropolitan area. Eastern corner of D.C. off map. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Also shows rural householders' names and vegetation. Coloring differs. Includes note and coat ...

    • Contributor: United States. War Department. Engineer Bureau
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1865
  • 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
  • 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 - Montrésor, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1775
  • Position des Armées amériquaine et françoise à Kings-ferry, Peaks-hill, Crompond et Hunts-taverne du 17. septembre au 20 octobre 1782.

    Position des Armées amériquaine et françoise à Kings-ferry, P...

    Scale ca. 1:27,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermarks. Relief shown by hachures. Kings Ferry operated between Verplank Point and Stony Point. "Peaks-hill" was about 3 miles south of the center of ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1782