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  • 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
  • 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
  • [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 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Plan of Union and Rebel position at Yorktown Va.

    Shows the area between the Warwick River and Yorktown to the north and Wormsley Creek to the south that was the Confederacy's first line of defense against McClellan's advance up the Virginia Peninsula. The location of the road to Warwick Court House is 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
  • Plan of Fort Meigs' and its environs : compricing [sic] the operations of the American forces, under Genl. W.H. Harrison, and the British Army and their allies, under Genl. Proctor and Tecumseh ...

    Ms. pictorial map showing troop positions during the Siege of Fort Meigs, Perrysburg (Ohio), 1813. Pen-and-ink and watercolors. Text, descriptive notes, and poem are mechanically printed on the sheet. Brittle, missing sections of margin/border, mounted on cloth backing. Originally drawn on 2 sheets. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes text, notes, poem, and col. ill. of ...

    • Contributor: Sebree, William
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1813
  • [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
  • [Map of defenses of Petersburg, Virginia, showing the position of General Lee and his staff during the attack on Fort Stedman, March 25, 1865].

    Shows part of the fortifications east of Petersburg including roads, railroads, houses, and drainage. Relief shown by contours and hachures. Title from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pen-and-ink and pencil on 5 sheets of paper mounted on cloth. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 607.2 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. Call no. cited in LC Civil War ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1865
  • 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
  • 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
  • Plan of approaches to the Vicksburg Mine.

    Shows Brig. Genl. Hickenlooper's design for the trenches approaching Vicksburg, Miss., for the placement of the explosives detonated on 25 June.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Sketch of the lines at Yorktown Virginia April 30th 1862.

    Shows an area that includes Gloucester Point on the north/east side of the York River, Yorktown on the south/west side of the river, and Wormsley Creek to the south of Yorktown as the Union forces finalized preparations to begin the siege of Yorktown.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • The Enemy's fortifications around Vicksburg

    Shows the terrain and Confederate fortifications around Vicksburg, Miss., in mid-May, 1863, just after Confederate Gen. Pemberton was forced to evacuate Hayne's Bluff. Indicated are the locations of Union forces under Sherman, McPherson, McClernand, and Carr.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • 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
  • Map of the siege of Vicksburg, Miss. /

    Relief shown by hachures. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), S120, 285 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. Dedicated in ms: To Thomas E. Sherman to keep forever, from his father, W.T. Sherman, Maj. Genl. Jan 20, 1864. Union and Confederate entrenchments are handcolored blue and red respectively. Detailed map showing roads, streets, railroads, hachures, vegetation, houses, and ...

    • Contributor: Spangenberg, Charles
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • 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
  • 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 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
  • Map of siege of Fort Pulaski : Savannah River Georgia. 1862.

    Shows the location of Jones Island, Turtle Island and Daufuskie Island on the north edge of the Savannah River and Querns Island, Wilmington Island and Big Tybee Island to the south, also indicated is the location of Fort Pulaski on Cockspur Island in the middle of the Savannah River.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Position of Union Army April 5th and 6th 1862

    Shows the area of Wormsley Creek to the north and Poquoson River to the south as McClellan's forces prepared to launch the siege of Yorktown, Va. The locations of Howard's Bridge across the Poquoson and the road from Yorktown to Hampton are also indicated.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • [Plan of the fortifications on Causten's Bluff, Georgia].

    Shows a part of the defenses of Savannah. Title and date from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), S105, 150 Pen-and-ink on tracing cloth mounted on paper. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • The siege of Vicksburg, its approaches by Yazoo Pass and other routes

    Scale not given. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 280 "Entered according to the Act of Congress, in the year 1863, by S. H. Goetzel & Co., in the Clerk's Office of the District Court of Alabama, for the Confederate States of America." Gives towns, Fort Pemberton, railroads, drainage, and the location of "Gen. Grant's Army 75000" opposite Vicksburg. Brief notes describe the "land ...

    • Contributor: Hardee, T. S.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863