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  • Map showing the system of Confederate fortifications on the Mississippi River at Island no. 10 and New Madrid, also the operations of the United States forces under General John Pope against these ...

    Scale 1:84,480. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 300 In lower left margin: Report of Maj. Gen. John Pope to the Committee on the Conduct of War. "No. 1" is in the upper right margin. Similar to the preceding map, but the title has been revised. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: Hoelcke, Wm.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Plan of Fort Jackson, showing the effect of the bombardment by the U.S. mortar flotilla and gunboats, April 18th to 24th 1862 : flag officer D.G. Farragut commanding fleet, Com. D.D. Porter ...

    Annotated in pencil on verso: Plan of Fort Jackson. [1862?]. From the Joseph R. Hawley papers in LC Manuscript Division. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 237 Includes explanatory note. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy 3 imperfect: Torn at upper edge.

    • Contributor: Hergesheimer, E.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Mississippi River /

    LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 48.42, 48.52 Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Sheet no. 1: "No. 29"; Sheet no. 2: "No. 30." is printed in the upper left corner.

    • Contributor: Gerdes, F. H.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • 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?]. "The Forts from data furnished by the Chief Engineer, U.S. Army." From the Joseph R. Hawley papers in LC Manuscript Division. Oriented with north toward the upper left. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 236 Available also through the Library of Congress ...

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

    • Contributor: Schonberg & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • 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. 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 illus. ...

    • Contributor: Persac, Marie Adrien
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1858
  • 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. Detailed river chart indicating field patterns and vegetation along the shore lines. Sheet no. 1: "No. 29 No. 3017 price 20 cents"; Sheet no. 2: "No. 30. No. 3018 price 20 cents" is printed in the upper left corner. Available ...

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

    • Contributor: Molitor, E.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1884
  • LLoyd's new map of the Mississippi River from Cairo to its mouth

    Scale 1:696,960. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 37.2 General map of the river indicating the location of a few forts. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: Brooks, F. W.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Map of the route passed over by an expedition into the Indian country in 1832 to the source of the Mississippi /

    Relief shown by hachures. Bar scale incorrect. Note in manuscript ink on paper affixed to verso: "To accompany the claim of H.R. Schoolcraft. The country coloured green lies west & north of the [Michigan superintendance?]." Additional note in manuscript ink, in a different hand and on different paper, affixed to verso: "Sub-[illegible]. 'K'." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a ...

    • Contributor: Drayton
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1832
  • 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. Acquisitions control no. ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1866
  • Approaches to Grand Gulf, Miss.

    Scale 1:10,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 270 Shows "Ft. Cobun," "Ft. Wade," streets of Grand Gulf, "R.R. to Port Gibson," plantation of "Col. Coffee," vegetation, soundings, and relief by hachures. "The fortifications facing the river are those erected by the rebels, and captured by the Mississippi Squadron, under the command of Admiral Porter, on May 3d 1863." Description derived from published bibliography. ...

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

    • 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
  • 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
  • Plan of the mouth of the Mississipi to explain the direction of the thelegraphies lines from Balize to Plaquemines & for other puposes : No. 4, report of the 1st June 1813 ...

    Relief shown pictorially. Pen-and-ink, pencil, and watercolor. "Office of Chief of Engineers, War Department. 58510 462" and hand-written title of "No. 4 Missipi from Balise to Plaquemines telegraphik line" on verso. Minimal level cataloging record. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: Lafon, Barthélémy
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1813
  • 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
  • Plan of the mouths of the Mississipi to shew the different situations of the passes of S.W, S.E., N.E., Latoutre & their soudings /

    Relief shown pictorially. Depths shown by soundings. Pen-and-ink, pencil, and watercolor. Shows fortifications, soundings, river conditions, and batteries at the mouth of the Mississippi river. "Office of Chief of Engineers, War Department. 58510 461" on verso. Includes inset of "Plan of the projected battery." Minimal level cataloging record. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: Lafon, Barthélémy
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1813
  • 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
  • Lloyd's map of the lower Mississippi River from St. Louis to the Gulf of Mexico

    Scale 1:316,800. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 41 "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 river." 1862 edition is listed as Civil War Maps entry no. 28. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: Lloyd, James T.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • 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.

    • Contributor: Cullum, George W.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • [Approaches to Grand Gulf, Miss. /

    Relief shown by contours. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 271 Sun print with annotations in pencil and ink. Appears to be a preliminary copy of Civil War Maps (2nd ed.) no. 270: G4042.M5 1864 .G38 CW 270. Shows "Ft. Wade" fortifications. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: Gerdes, F. H.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • South West pass of the Mississippi River

    Scale 1:20,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 36.1 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 36. At head of title: U.S. Coast Surveys, A. D. Bache, Superintendent. "No. 36" in the upper left corner. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library ...

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

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

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