• Reconnoissance of the Mississippi River below Forts Jackson and St. Philip : made previous to the reduction by the U.S. Fleet, under the command of flag officer D.G. Farragut, U.S.N. /

    At head of title: U.S. Coast Survey. Prof. A. D. Bache, Supt. Stamped in lower right corner: From collection of David Dixon Porter. Pen and ink manuscript drawn on tracing cloth, covering the environs of forts St. Philip and Jackson, Louisiana. "Note: The forts and their immediate vicinity were taken from data furnished by Major Barnard, U.S.E., excepting the trigonometrical determinations of the forts ...

    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Map showing the new cut-off made by Lt. Com. T. O. Selfridge, U.S.N., 1863.

    Scale ca. 1:150,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 114.2 From Report of the Secretary of the Navy, with an appendix, containing reports from officers. December, 1863 (Washington, Government Printing Office, 1863). opp. p. 460. Map accompanies Acting Rear Adm. David D. Porter's communication dated April 16, 1863, entitled "Selfridge's 'Cut-off.'' Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web ...

    • Contributor: United States. Navy
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • The adventures of Huckleberry Finn from the book by Mark Twain : [Mississippi River] /

    Covers Mississippi River from Hannibal, Mo. to "Pikesville," Miss. Pictorial map. Includes July 1959 to June 1960 calendar. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. 1 map : col. ; 26 x 111 cm., on sheet 76 x 64 cm. + text ([1] leaf, 27 x 14 cm.)

    • Contributor: Henry, Everett
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1959
  • Course of the river Mississipi from the Balise to Fort Chartres; taken on an expedition to the Illinois, in the latter end of the year 1765.

    Scale ca. 1:890,000. Relief shown pictorially. Copy 1: "Mississippi 33" on verso. Three copies. Copy 1: colored in yellow and green; copy 2: colored in yellow and brown; copy 3: colored in blue and yellow. Copy 1: from Thomas Kitchen's A general atlas. 1780. Copies 2 and 3: from Thomas Jeffery's The American atlas. 1775. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 781 Available also ...

    • Contributor: Ross
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1780
  • Map of the Mississippi at Island no. 10. Showing (corrected) line of the channel cut by the Engineer Regiment.

    Scale ca. 1:325,000. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 298 From Century illustrated monthly magazine, v. 30, June 1885. p. 324. Fortifications, Confederate batteries, mortar and gun boats, and vegetation are shown. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. 1 map, 7 x 7 cm.

    • Contributor: Bissell, J. W.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1885
  • Panorama of the Mississippi Valley : and its fortifications /

    Covers Mississippi River, in four 60 x 16 cm. panels, from St. Louis to the Gulf of Mexico. Includes distance list, table of "Distances navigable by steam on Mississippi River and its principal branches," and small panoramic views of St. Louis, Memphis, Vicksburg, and New Orleans. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 42.5 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a ...

    • Contributor: Magnus, Charles
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Bird's-eye view of the Mississippi River : from the mouth of the Missouri to the Gulf of Mexico, 1884 /

    Relief shown by hachures. Oriented with north to the upper left. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. 1 view ; 35 x 226 cm.

    • Contributor: Molitor, E.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1884
  • Ribbon map of the [Fa]ther of Waters.

    Shows distances, landings, and names of some landowners. On label, pasted on: Dw'd P. Fe [remainder missing]. "This patent is for the 'IDEA' ... July 1866, Myron Coloney, Sidney B. Fairchild, inventors & pateniees [sic]." "Coloney & Fairchild's patent ribbon maps." Designed for a traveller aboard a steamship. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. 1 map : ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1866
  • Batteries at Grand Gulf captured by the United States Mississippi Squadron, May 3, 1863.

    Scale ca. 1:8,700. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 271.2 From Report of the Secretary of the Navy, with an appendix, containing reports from officers. December 1863, (Washington, Government Printing Office, 1863). opp. p. 480. Map indicates batteries, rifle pits, streets, relief by hachures, and the position of the Mississippi Squadron during the attack. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library ...

    • Contributor: United States. Navy
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • A draught of the Missisippi [sic] River from Balise up to Fort Chartres.

    Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image. 3 maps ; 35 x 28 cm. or smaller.

    • Contributor: Pittman, Philip
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1770
  • Mississippi River from Cairo Ill. to St. Marys Mo. in VI sheets.

    Scale 1:40,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 95.2 United States Coast Survey no. 3016. "F. H. Gerdes, Asst. Coast Survey, Chief of Party. A. T. Mosman, Sub asst. in charge of astronomical observations. T. C. Bowie, Sub Asst. in charge of topography. F. W. Perkins, Aid. J. B. Adamson, Aid & Draughtsman." Detailed map of part of the Mississippi showing the river channel, ...

    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1865
  • Plan of development for civil works /

    "June 1995." Includes index to levees on the Mississippi, Illinois, and Kaskaskia rivers. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. 1 map : col. ; 51 x 38 cm.

    • Contributor: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers. St. Louis District
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1995
  • Chart of the Mississippi River from the Ohio River to Gulf of Mexico

    Scale ca. 1:1,267,200. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 47.7 "Entered according to act of Congress A.D. 1863 by Virtue, Yorston & Co." General map indicating the location of a few forts. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. 4 maps, col., each 4 x 23 cm., on sheet 29 x 20 cm.

    • Contributor: Wells, Jacob
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Carte particulière du cours du fleuve St. Louis depuis le village sauvage jusqu'au dessous du Detour aux Angloix, des lacs Pontchartrain & Maurepas & des rivières & bayouc qui y aboutissent /

    Shows the Mississippi River in the vicinity of New Orleans from Colapissas to English Turn, lakes Maurepas and Pontchartrain, location of Native American settlements, fortifications, and natural features. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Copy annotated in pencil: No 5 and 84482-06. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes wind rose. LC Luso-Hispanic world, 915 1 ms. map : col. ...

    • Contributor: Saucier, F.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1749
  • Embouchures du fleuve St. Louis ou Mississipi. 1763.

    Scale ca. 1:13,200. Oriented with north toward the upper left. Depths shown by soundings. "Tome I. No. 44." From the author's Le petit atlas maritime. 1764. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 776 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. map 22 x 17 cm.

    • Contributor: Bellin, Jacques Nicolas
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1764
  • Norman's chart of the lower Mississippi River,

    Scale ca. 1:140,000. Alternate title: From Natchez to New Orleans. Hand colored. Cadastral map showing landowners. LC copy 2 imperfect: Pieces missing primarily along outside margin and discolored. DLC Shows plantations with names of owners. LC copy 3 in Maps of the Mississippi River exhibit, Nov. 1973-Jan. 1974, no. 29. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes ...

    • Contributor: Persac, Marie Adrien
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1858
  • Reconnoissance of the Mississippi River below Forts Jackson and St. Philip : made previous to the reduction by the U.S. Fleet, under the command of flag officer D.G. Farragut, U.S.N. /

    Includes note describing positions of Union "mortar flotilla" on April 18-21, 1862. Annotated in pencil on verso: Forts of Jackson/St. Philip, [1863?]. DLC "The Forts from data furnished by the Chief Engineer, U.S. Army." From the Joseph R. Hawley papers in LC Manuscript Division. DLC Oriented with north toward the upper left. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 236 Available also through the Library ...

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

    Scale 1:40,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 48.4, 48.5 U.S. Coast Survey, chart no. 3017, 3018. Sheet no. at head of each title. Sheet no. 1: Mississippi River, Rodney, St. Joseph, and Bruinsburg; - - Sheet no. 2: Mississippi River Grand Gulf, Turner's Pt., New Carthage. Detailed river chart indicating field patterns and vegetation along the shore lines. Sheet no. 1: "No. 29 ...

    • Contributor: Gerdes, F. H.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • The Mississippi.

    Scale 1:380,160; 6 miles to 1 in. Relief shown by hachures. Shows railroads. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 17.5 Another copy is mounted as a scroll. 302 x 11 cm. (See G4042 .M5 1861 .S3 Vault Shelf.) DLC Another copy is mounted as a scroll in a tube measuring 11 x 4 cm. The label on the tube reads "The Mississippi, Alton to ...

    • Contributor: Schonberg & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Lloyd's map of the lower Mississippi River from St. Louis to the Gulf of Mexico; compiled from Government surveys in the Topographical Bureau, Washington, D.C.

    Scale 1:316,800. Signed in ms: "Milliard Fillmore, March 9, 1863." Another edition. 4 sheets, each 48 x 66 cm. dated 1863. Stephenson, no. 41. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 28 LC Railroad maps, 139 Description derived from published bibliography. "Exhibiting the sugar and cotton plantations, cities, towns, landings, sand bars, islands, bluffs, bayous, cut-offs, the steamboat channel, mileage, fortifications, railroads, &c. along the ...

    • Contributor: Lloyd, James T.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Map of the Mississippi River : from Cairo to Donaldsonville.

    "Showing bank erosion as derived from special survey made November 20, 1891 to March 20, 1892. Showing also the controlling line of levees in 1892." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. 1 atlas (24 sheets of plates : maps ; 40 x 63 cm.

    • Contributor: United States. Mississippi River Commission
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1892

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  • Map showing the Rebel batteries at Island no. 10 & vicinity for the defence of the Mississippi River, captured by U.S. forces, April 7th 1862

    Scale 1:12,000. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 299 The number and type of guns in the "batteries on Kentucky shore" and in the "batteries on Island no. 10" are included in the legend. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. 1 map, 32 x 46 cm.

    • Contributor: Cullum, George W.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Suite du cours du fleuve St. Louis depuis la rivière d'Iberville jusq'à celle des Yasous, et les parties connues de la Rivière Rouge et la Rivière Noire.

    Scale ca. 1:830,000. Relief shown pictorially. Prime meridian: Paris. "Tome I, no. 46." From the author's Le petit atlas maritime. 1764. Includes "Remarques sur la Rivière Rouge" and inset "Carte de l'establissement françois sur la Rivière Rouge." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 779 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. map 22 x 35 cm.

    • Contributor: Bellin, Jacques Nicolas
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1764
  • Carte de la decouverte faite l'an 1673 dans l'Amerique Septentrionale /

    Oriented with north to the right. Relief shown pictorially. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. 1 map ; 14 x 34 cm.

    • Contributor: Marquette, Jacques
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1681
  • South West pass of the Mississippi River /

    LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 36.2 From its Report of the Superintendent of the Coast Survey, showing the progress of the survey during the year 1862 (Washington, Government Printing Office, 1864). Map 507. At head of title: U.S. Coast Surveys, A. D. Bache, Superintendent. "No. 507" in the upper left corner. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress ...

    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862