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  • Battle field of Winchester, Va. (Opequon) [September 19, 1864]

    Scale ca. 1:9600. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 670 Detailed map of Winchester and vicinity showing Union positions in blue and Confederate positions in red, troop movements, names of commanders, roads, railroads, street plan of Winchester, drainage, vegetation, houses, fences, names of residents, and relief by hachures and contour lines. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web ...

    • Contributor: Gillespie, G. L.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1873
  • The Battle of Chancellorsville, Sunday May 3rd 9 p.m.

    Map shows troop locations around Chancellorsville, Va., and on both sides of the Rapidan River. The map depicts the formation of Confederate troops under McLaws, Slocum and Stuart to the west of Chancellorsville facing Union troops under Reynolds Meade and Hancock north and east of the town.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863-05-03
  • [Map of portions of Orange, Louisa, Spotsylvania, and Culpeper counties, Virginia].

    Title, date, and scale from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pencil (some col.), mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H173 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. In pencil on verso: 301.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Map of the battle of Chancellorsville, Saturday, May 2nd 1863.

    Shows names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. Pen-and-ink and pencil, mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H131 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. Includes a list of names and locations of regiments and brigades. In pencil on verso: 96.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Birds eye view of Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama and part of Florida

    Scale not given. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 1.7 At top of map: Panorama of the seat of war. "Entered according to act of Congress in the year 1861 by John Bachmann." Table of distances from New Orleans in lower margin. View of the Gulf coast centered on the Mississippi River delta, showing cities and towns, roads, railroads, rivers, and forts. Copyright no. ...

    • Contributor: Bachmann, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Environs of Richmond.

    "Note: All the fortifications marked on this map, with the exception of those about Fair Oaks and Drury's Bluff, belong to the campaign of 1864 and not that of 1862." Shows roads, railroads, towns, rivers, fortifications, drainage, and relief 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. ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Battle of Lookout Mountain, Tennessee November 24th, 1863.

    Oriented with the Tennessee River to the top and the East Tennessee Railroad to the east, image gives details of the difficult terrain surrounding the Confederate position on Lookout Mountain. Dotted lines show the directions of the Union attack and the Confederate retreat.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Rough plan of part of battle of Wauhatchie, Tenn., night of Oct. 28-29, 1863

    Scale not given. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 446.4 From McLaughlin, John. A memoir of Hector Tyndale, brigadier-general and brevet major general, U.S. Volunteers. Philadelphia [Collins, printer] 1882. Follows p. 118. Accompanied by: Index to map. p. 118. (Photocopy, 36 x 28 cm.) Map indicates troop positions and lines of march. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress ...

    • Contributor: Tyndale, Hector
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1882
  • Hunter's victory at Mount Crawford [October 2, 1864]. Scene of the operations in Shenadoah Valley-capture of Staunton [June 6, 1864].

    Scale not given. Relief shown in hachures. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 654.8 Anonymous, undated newspaper map showing the Shenandoah Valley from Front Royal to Staunton. Military information is not given. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • From Cold Mt. in Amherst across Rockbridge & Bath cos., Va. & part of Pocahontas Co., W. Va. /

    Date and scale from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pen-and-ink, pencil, and watercolor over pencil grid, mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H227 In ink in upper right corner: No. 36. In pencil on verso: 183. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: Ruffner, W. H. - Campbell, J. L. (John Lyle)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Map of the battlefield of Roanoke Id. Feb. 8th 1862

    Scale ca. 1:1650 and 1:82,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 317 Detailed map of Roanoke Island battlefield and a map of Roanoke Island and vicinity. The former indicates Union and Confederate troop positions, the location of a Confederate battery, a road bisecting the battlefield, and vegetation, while the latter shows forts and the number of guns at each, positions of Union and Confederate ...

    • Contributor: Andrews, William S.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Map showing the route of the late expedition, commanded by Rear Admiral Porter, U.S.N., in attempting to get into the Yazoo River by the way of Steel's Bluff [i.e., Bayou] and Deer ...

    Scale ca. 1:500,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 295.2 From Report of the Secretary of the Navy, with an appendix, containing reports from officers. December, 1863 (Washington, Government Printing Office, 1863). opp. p. 455. Inset: Plan showing the place from which Gunboats first commenced to fall back, to open communications behind them, which had been obstructed. Scale ca. 1:36,000. 10 x 7 cm. ...

    • Contributor: United States. Navy
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • [Map of the country between Millikens Bend, La. and Jackson, Miss. shewing the routes followed by the Army of the Tennessee under the command of Maj. Genl. U.S. Grant, U.S. Vols. in ...

    Scale 1:126,720. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 262 Another edition. Similar to the preceding map but drawn on stone by Hoffmann and lithographed by Gedney instead of Bien. This edition denotes the positions of the Union and Confederate troops by symbols rather than by colors, and the legend lacks the statement "Published by authority of the Hon. the Secretary of War. Office of ...

    • Contributor: Wilson, Js. H. - Matz, Otto H. - Helmle, L.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1876
  • [Map of Spotsylvania and Caroline Counties, Virginia].

    Shows the names of residents. Relief shown by hachures. Date, scale, and title from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Oriented with north to the left. Pen-and-ink and pencil on a 1/2-inch grid mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H62 LC Land ownership maps, 1350 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. In pencil at top right ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 186?
  • 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 showing positions of Union and Rebel forces Septr 1861.

    Depicts the area between Lewinsville, in Fairfax County, and Georgetown in the north, and Alexandria in the south. The location of the Loudoun and Hampshire Railroad is also indicated.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Map of Charleston and vicinity.

    Scale ca. 1:170,000. Manuscript; pen-and-ink and watercolor. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 373.5 From the papers of Joseph Roswell Hawley. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: Hawley, Joseph R. (Joseph Roswell)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • [Map of the part of Virginia lying between the York and James rivers : showing battles and routes of Union forces 1861-62].

    Covers the Virginia Peninsula inland to Richmond and Hanover. Shows settlements, battle sites, troop movements, roads, railroads, county names, and county boundaries. Title from R.W. Stephenson's Civil War maps, 2nd ed., 1989, p. 606. Pen-and-ink (black) and watercolor (gray). Handwritten (printing) in lead pencil at bottom: [Map of the part of Virginia lying between the York and James Rivers ...]. Oriented with north toward ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1962
  • Plan of the Battle of Glendale or Frasier's Farm Va. Fought 30th June 1862.

    Shows the area of Henrico County, Va., from White Oak Swamp to the north to Glendale to the south. This was the location of both the Battle of White Oak Swamp and the separate skirmish at Frazier's Farm, both part of the Seven Days' Battles.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862-06-30
  • Map of part of south eastern Virginia

    Scale 1:200,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 462 Shows fortifications used during the Seven Days battles, roads, railroads, towns, drainage, and vegetation. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: Lindenkohl, A.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Bacon's steel plate map of America, political, historical & military.

    Scale 1:5,702,400. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 36.8 "Federal free states" are outlined in red, "Federal slave states" are yellow, "Federal territories (free)" are orange, and "Confederate states (slave)" are green. Inset: Outline of England on the same scale. 13 x 10 cm. Includes population tables, "Extracts from the official census report of 1860," a brief description of the Federal navy, a table ...

    • Contributor: Bacon & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Map of eastern Virginia,

    Scale ca. 1:887,040. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 465.26 General map of eastern Virginia showing cities and towns, roads, rivers, and relief by hachures. The map is overprinted in red to indicate railroads and concentric circles centered on Richmond. Circles are at intervals of ten miles. In his report to the Superintendent of the Coast survey dated November 1, 1862, Nicholson notes that ...

    • Contributor: Nicholson, W. L.
    • 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
  • Chesapeake Bay, Sheet no. 1, York River, Hampton Roads, Chesapeake entrance..

    Scale 1:80,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 47.5 At head of title: Coast chart no. 31. Printed in the upper margin: "No. 131" and "Electrotype copy no. 2 by G. Mathiot, U.S.C.S." General chart indicating soundings, lighthouses, buoys, and coastal vegetation. Includes sailing directions. 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
  • Affair of the Wmsbg Road or Fair Oaks No. 2, Oct. 26-27-28/64 /

    One of a series of five maps drawn by Col. Normand Smith showing Civil War battle lines. Original maps are included in Personal Papers Collection, accession 24417, Gaines Family Papers, 1776-1905. 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 site as ...

    • Contributor: Smith, Normand
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 18??