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  • Fort Wagner. Morris Island

    In July 1863, Union Generals Gillmore and Dahlgren hoped to take Fort Wagner, on Morris Island in Charleston Harbor, in order to gain a vantage point from which to launch an attack on the city of Charleston. Strongly defended, the first Union assaults (July 10th and 18th) resulted in extremely high casualties. Gillmore began formal siege operations and had reached to base of the ...

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Plan of the battle of Fredericksburg. Fought 13th Decr. 1862.

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

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • [Maps illustrating the Gettysburg campaign. June 3-July 3, 1863].

    Various scales. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 356 From Century illustrated monthly magazine, v. 33, Nov. 1886 Maps indicate troop and cavalry positions and lines of march from Fredericksburg (June 3) to Gettysburg (July 3, 3:15-4:30 P.M.) Maps 19 and 20 illustrate the cavalry engagement on July 3rd. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as ...

    • Contributor: Wells, Jaco
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1886
  • Map of the country between the York and James Rivers in 1862 and 1863 : showing the names of the owners of the divisions of land at that time.

    "From a survey made for Hon. Eli Thayer of Massachusetts, who fixed at this point the site of the city he intended to build in connection with his plan for the free-labor colonization of Virginia. Mr. Thayer passed the union lines twice in 1862-3, receiving written authority from Secretary Seward, and with the aid of a surveyor was able to complete this map."--verso. Show ...

    • Contributor: Thayer, Eli
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • The siege of Yorktown, April 1862

    Scale not given. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 673.7 "Entered accord. to Act of Congress A.D. 1862 by C. Bohn in the Clerks Office of the District of Columbia." Bird's-eye view of the Union siege of Yorktown, with 23 places, batteries, ship positions, troop positions, and field headquarters keyed by number to list in lower margin. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also ...

    • Contributor: Worret, Ch.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • The Rebel defences [sic] of Savannah, Georgia, 1864

    Printed map of Savannah, Ga., and environs indicating rivers and creeks, swamps and marshes, cultivated and flooded fields, and names of selected landowners. Annotations by Sneden highlight the positions of Union and Confederate forces and show the direction of Confederate General Hardee's retreat on the night of December 20th, 1864.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Thirty five miles around Richmond, Va. /

    Description derived from published bibliography. Insets: Map of the city of Richmond, Va., from the U.S. Coast Survey map of 1860, with additions by Jed. Hotchkiss. . . . 1866. Scale ca. 1:52,000. 12 x 14 cm.-Map of the city of Petersburg, Va., from Lynch's map with the Confederate & Federal lines on the east from C.S. Engr. maps by Jed. Hotchkiss. Scale ca. ...

    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1867
  • [Sketch showing positions of Second Corps, A.N.Va., August 26th to September 2, 1862 : embracing engagements at Bristoe Station, Manassas Junction, Groveton or Second Manassas, and Ox Hill or Chantilly, Va. /

    Shows names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. Title and scale from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pen-and-ink, colored pencil, and pencil mounted on cloth. Similar to the map reproduced in the Atlas to accompany the official records of the Union and Confederate Armies, 1891-95, pl. 111, no. 1. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H109 Imperfect: Discoloration along fold lines. Stains and ...

    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Plan from Fortress Monroe to Big Bethel Va. : showing Union and Rebel position April 1st 1862.

    Shows area of Virginia Peninsula between Newport News and Big Bethel to the north and Fortress Monroe to the south as McClellan prepared to move his forces toward Richmond.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Rockbridge Co., Va. Section no. 3.

    "Map from the Confederate Engineer Bureau in Richmond, Va. General J.F. Gilmer, Chief Engineer[.] Presented to the Virginia Historical Society by his only daughter, Mrs. J.F. Minis, Sav[ana]h, Ga."--Note on map. Forms part of the Gilmer Map Collection. Relief shown by hachures. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image. Gift of Mrs. Louisa Porter (Gilmer) Minis (i.e., Mrs. ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Map of Goochland Co., Va.

    "Map from the Confederate Engineer Bureau in Richmond, Va. General J.F. Gilmer, Chief Engineer[.] Presented to the Virginia Historical Society by his only daughter, Mrs. J.F. Minis, Sav[ana]h, Ga."--Note on map. Forms part of the Gilmer Map Collection. Relief shown by hachures. Shows towns, waterways, roads, geographic features and land owners. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image. ...

    • Contributor: Confederate States of America. Army. Dept. of Northern Virginia. Chief Engineer's Office
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • The Union assault on the Rebel works at Lee's Mill, Yorktown, Va.

    Shows fortifications on opposite sides of the Warwick River, with the Confederate forces concentrated to the north of the river and the Union forces to the south around Lee's Mill.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Birds eye view of Kentucky and Tennessee showing Cairo and part of the southern states.

    Scale not given. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 23.5 At top of map: Panorama of the seat of war. Panoramic view looking south from Cairo, Illinois, showing parts of Illinois, Missouri, Kentucky, Tennessee, and Arkansas. Smoke over Fort Donelson, Tennessee, and the presence of gunboats on the Cumberland River depict the fort's fall to Union forces in February 1862. Description derived from published ...

    • Contributor: Bachmann, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Map of army operations Atlanta campaign between Kingston and Atlanta

    Scale 1:285,120. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 132.7 Map of Bartow, Cherokee, Paulding, Cobb, and Fulton counties, Georgia, showing location and date of battles, towns, roads, railroads, entrenchments, drainage, and relief by hachures. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: Western and Atlantic Railroad Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Map of Marietta and vicinity. [June 1864]

    Scale ca. 1:185,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 196.5 Indicates location and date of battles, Confederate entrenchments, roads, towns, drainage, and relief by hachures. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: Western and Atlantic Railroad Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Approaches to Fort Hindman, Arkansas Post, on the Arkansas River : captured by the U.S. Mississippi Squadron, under command of Act'g. Rear Admiral David D. Porter, U.S.N., January 11th, 1863 /

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

    • Contributor: Fendall, C.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Richmond, Petersburg, and vicinity.

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

    • Contributor: J.H. Bufford & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Fredericksburg to Petersburg, Va.

    The purpose of this map is uncertain; it may have been to identify the rail lines within the corridor between Fredericksburg and Petersburg. Included (as phrased by Sneden) are the Richmond and Danville Railroad, Lynchburg Railroad, Norfolk and Petersburg Railroad, Virginia Central Railroad, and the Richmond Fredericksburg (Railroad). A few key events in the entire war are indicated such as the surrender of Lee ...

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Map of New Kent, Charles City, James City and York counties.

    "Chief Engineer's Office D.N.V. Colonel J.F. Gilmer, Chief Engineer."--map. "Map from the Confederate Engineer Bureau in Richmond, Va. General J.F. Gilmer, Chief Engineer[.] Presented to the Virginia Historical Society by his only daughter, Mrs. J.F. Minis, Sav[ana]h, Ga."--Note on map. Forms part of the Gilmer Map Collection. Relief shown by hachures. Shows towns, waterways, roads, geographic features and land owners. Available also through the ...

    • Contributor: Confederate States of America. Army. Dept. of Northern Virginia. Chief Engineer's Office
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Battle of Five Forks 31st March and April 1st 1865 Copy of official plan by Col. W. H. Paine U.S. Engrs.

    Map shows the area five Five Forks, Va., near Hatcher's Run in Diwiddie County. March 30, 1865 General Sheridan's troops engaged Pickett's army at Dinwiddie courthouse and the next day pursued General Pickett who was withdrawing to Five Forks. The Federal attacks overwhelmed the enrenchments, and the Confederates abandoned their efforts to protect the Southdside Railroad.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Plan de la retraite de Barren Hill en Pensilvanie : ou un détachement de deux mille deux cent hommes sous le G'al LaFayette étois entouré par l'Armée angloise sous les G'als Howe, ...

    Covers Barren Hill and vicinity (Whitemarsh Twp., Montgomery Co., Pa.) with Chestnut Hill and Germantown. Relief shown by hachures. Place-names in English. Pen-and-ink, watercolors, wash, and lead pencil. Sectioned to 8 panels and mounted on cloth backing to fold to ca. 20 x 14 cm. Includes descriptive index of American, English, and Hessian military positions. Gift; Mr. and Mrs. H.F. Lenfest; Jan. 2000. Available ...

    • Contributor: Capitaine Du Chesnoy, Michel
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1778
  • Map of the city of Richmond shewing its defences.

    Shows names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. Pen-and-ink and watercolor on tracing linen, mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H177 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. In pencil on verso: 69.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • [Miscellaneous lithographed proof sheets of areas in Virginia : field surveys compiled and printed by the Engineer Department, Army of the Potomac].

    Shows towns, roads, railroads, rivers, and houses with names of residents. Relief shown by hachures. Title derived from R.W. Stephenson's: Civil War maps, 2nd ed., 1989. Sheets are unnumbered and untitled. Some sheets are mounted on cloth backing and are torn in margins with holes and water stains throughout. The sheet covering the environs of Dumfries, Acquia, and Stafford is marked "Proof sheet issued ...

    • Contributor: United States. Army of the Potomac. Engineer Department
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863

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  • The field of Fredericksburg : showing the positions of the troops on the morning of December 13, 1862 /

    Annotated in red and blue to show Union and Confederate positions. Map no. XIII from: The story of the Civil War, vol. 2 / John C. Ropes. Boston, 1898. Relief shown by hachures. This item is in the Map Collection of the Library of Virginia; please contact the Library's Archives Research Services department for more information. Available also through the Library of Congress web ...

    • Contributor: Geo. W. Stadly & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1898
  • Military maps of the war of the Rebellion-miscellaneous, [1865-1879].

    LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 100 Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. Relief shown by hachures and spot heights on some maps. Depths shown by contours on some maps. Title from cover (on mounted label). Maps dated from 1865 to 1879. Bound collection of maps presented to the Library of Congress by ...

    • Contributor: United States. War Department
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1879

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