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  • Map of the siege and investment of Savannah, Georgia, 5th to 20th Decr. 1864.

    Map shows the location of Union forces near the Ogeechee River outside of the Confederate held city of Savannah, Ga. The map also depicts the location of the Union fleet on the Savannah River and in the Atlantic Ocean. Details of the terrain show how a direct assault would have been difficult.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Siege of Port Hudson

    The map shows the Union troops on land and water surrounding Confederate fortifications at Port Hudson, La., on the Mississippi River, approximately 25 miles north of Baton Rouge. The Union XIX Corps under Gen. Banks had its first engagement May 26th on the Bayou Sara Road, and laid siege to the fort on May 27th. Confederate Gen. Franklin Gardner surrendered Port Hudson on July ...

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Map showing the defenses of the Mississippi below New Orleans and Farragut's attack 24 April 1862.

    Map shows the Confederate fortifications at Fort Jackson under Gen. Duncan, Fort St. Philip and the Union fleet along the Mississippi River. This map, also shows the positions of Union ships under Farragut, who captured the strategic port of New Orleans, thereby providing the Federal army access to the Mississippi River.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • [Map of the siege of Petersburg, 1864-5 /

    Relief shown by hachures. Title taken from other version. Names of surveyors and draftsmen have been added by hand in the lower left corner. Scale in manuscript on verso. Mounted on cardboard, sectioned to 4 parts, and mounted on cloth. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 618 Includes names of some residents in outlying areas. Available also through the Library of Congress web site ...

    • Contributor: Weyss, J. E.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1865
  • [Overlay to the map of the siege of Petersburg, 1864-5].

    This is an overlay designed to be used with the map of the siege of Petersburg by J.E. Weyss. Title derived from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 619 Includes brief field notes in pencil, red ink, and black ink, probably written by Federal engineers, and shows the location of several camps of the U.S. Engineers and the headquarters ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1865
  • Map of the rebel position at Vicksburg, Miss., May 1863.

    Shows the Union troops surrounding the Confederate fortified city of Vicksburg, Miss., with blockades and forces on both sides of the Mississippi River. Shows the locations of outlying Confederate forts and other defenses including extensive use of abatis and felled trees to hinder overland advances. The map also indicates the position of Union gunboats on the Mississippi River south of the town of Warrenton, ...

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • The Rebel defences of Charleston Harbor S.C., August 1863

    Map shows Charleston, S.C., the Confederate forts, the Union works surrounding Fort Wagner and the position of the Union monitor fleet in the harbor off of the coast. This view shows the Union attacks on Confederate fortifications lining the harbor, and on the city itself. The locations of artillery batteries and their ranges and targets are indicated.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Map of the siege of Petersburg, 1864-5 /

    Relief shown by hachures. Manuscript title and scale. Pencil annotations indicating troop positions. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 617 Includes names of some residents in outlying areas. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. LC copy imperfect: Small holes throughout and tears on edges.

    • Contributor: Weyss, J. E.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1865
  • Charleston Harbor S.C. Bombardment of Fort Sumter.

    Regional view of Charleston Harbor showing the city of Charleston on the Ashley and Cooper rivers, Castle Pinckney on Shute's Folly Island, Pleasantville and Mt. Pleasant Battery, Mechanicsville and batteries on Sullivan's Island, and the Morris and James island batteries, and their distances from Fort Sumter. Shipping channels and the U.S. warships and supply fleet are also noted.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Defences [sic] of Vicksburg, Decr. 1862

    Map shows the area surrounding Vicksburg, Miss., including Warrenton, in December of 1862 at the time of the initial and unsuccessful Union assault, and on the eve of Grant's siege of the city. The Vicksburg & Texas and the Vicksburg & Jackson railroads are also indicated.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Fort McAllister : [Georgia].

    Relief shown by hachures. Title and date from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), S107, 182 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Pen-and-ink on tracing cloth mounted on paper. In ink and pencil in upper right corner: 68 written over 53.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Map illustrating the operations of the U.S. forces against Vicksburg.

    Scale ca. 1:390,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 287 "Indicates "Genl. Grant's track," "Union forces surrounding Vicksburg," and "track of Genl. Blair." Roads, railroads, drainage, and towns are shown. "Union victories" are noted by colored U.S. flags. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Attack on Ft. Pulaski Savannah, Georgia, April 1862.

    Shows a section of the Savannah River with Long Island (containing an unnamed Confederate battery) and Cockspur Island (containing Fort Pulaski). Also shows the Union position on Big Tybee Island.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Copy of official plan of the siege of Fort Pulaski. Cockspur Island. Savannah Georgia April 1862 : by Union forces under Genl Gillmore and Hunter.

    Shows a detailed drawing of Fort Pulaski on Cockspur Island and the other Confederate fortifications on Long Island in the middle of the Savannah River. Union fortifications on Big Tybee Island are also indicated.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Map showing the investment and siege of Savannah, Georgia by Genl Sherman's army Decr 1864.

    Regional view of Savannah, Ga., with the many landforms (rivers, sounds, swamps, islands) noted as well as the locations of forts Jackson and Pulaski. The Savannah & Gulf Railroad, Georgia Central Railroad, and Ogeechee Canal are also indicated.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Official plan of the siege of Yorktown, Va. : conducted by the Army of the Potomac under command of Maj. Gen. George B. McClellan U.S.A., April 5th to May 3rd 1862 /

    Contains a list of the "proposed armament of batteries." Description derived from published bibliography. Indicates headquarters of Generals McClellan, Porter, Woodbury, and Heintzelman, houses, names of residents, roads, drainage, vegetation, and relief by hachures and spot heights. Oriented with north to upper right. This item is in the Map Collection of the Library of Virginia; please contact the Library's Archives Research Services department for ...

    • Contributor: Abbot, Henry L.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • [Yorktown to Williamsburg]

    Scale ca. 1:95,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 600 Another edition. Principal rivers are hand-colored blue. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: Abbot, Henry L.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Bacon's large print war map showing 50 miles round Washington and Richmond.

    Scale ca. 1:480,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 484 Map of eastern Virginia and part of Maryland, showing engagements by crossed swords, fortifications surrounding Richmond, routes of the opposing armies to Petersburg, roads, railroads, towns, drainage, and relief by hachures. A few important Civil War sites are underlined in red. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web ...

    • Contributor: Bacon & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Map of the siege of Vicksburg, Miss.

    Scale ca. 1:17,000 (not "1:15,840"). LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 285 Signed (facsim.): C. B. Comstock, Capt. of Engrs. Detailed map showing entrenchments, roads, streets, railroads, hachures, vegetation, houses, and drainage. Contains five topographic profiles, six cross sections of artillery batteries, and one cross section of a "rebel rifle pit." For another issue, see Sherman map coll. no. 120. Description derived from published ...

    • Contributor: Spangenberg, Charles
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • 't Eÿland Curacao, anno 1800 : [illegible].

    Panorama of harbor showing siege of Curaçao by English sailors and soldiers in 1800. Relief shown pictorially. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Watermarks: J. Honig & Zoonen; and, shield. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault Acquisitions control no. 2000-62

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1800
  • Plan of the siege of St. Sebastian in the year 1813.

    Relief shown by hachures. Shows left and right attacks against San Sebastian from July to September 1813. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Indexed. Mounted on cloth backing. Minimal level cataloging record. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1813
  • Map of the siege of Vicksburg. [1864].

    Scale not given. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 275 From Century illustrated monthly magazine, v. 30, Sept. 1885. p. 756. Shows fortifications, "Maj. Gen. Grant's Hd. Qrs. during the siege," street pattern of Vicksburg, houses, roads, railroads, drainage, vegetation, and relief by hachures. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: Badeau, Adam
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1885
  • Sketch of the Confederate and Federal lines around Petersburg /

    Sun print. Photocopy (positive). Relief shown by hachures. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 610 Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Indicates roads, picket lines, houses, names of residents, drainage, and vegetation. Indicates Union and Confederate works hand-colored blue and red respectively. Indicates location of Confederate covered ways, guns, and mortars. In ...

    • Contributor: Stevens, W. H.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 186?
  • The attack on and surrender of Harper's Ferry

    Shows the area surrounding Harper's Ferry, W. Va., at the intersection of the Potomac and Shenandoah Rivers as the Confederate forces under Jackson began their assault, Sept. 12-15, 1862.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • The attack on Harper's Ferry Va., by Jackson, September 14th and 15th, 1862

    Shows the area of convergence of the Potomac and Shenandoah rivers that marks the border of Maryland, Virginia, and West Virginia. Details include the location of Union forces in the town of Harper's Ferry and Confederate forces on Maryland Heights across the Potomac.

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