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  • Map of the seat of war in Virginia

    Scale ca. 1:440,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 454 Map of southeast Virginia showing fortifications and camps underlined in brown, roads, railroads, towns, and drainage. "Table of distances from Norfolk" is in the lower left corner. Another copy is in the Ezra A. Carman papers, Manuscript Division, L.C., container no. 14. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress ...

    • Contributor: Bohn, Casimir
    • Original Format: Maps
  • [Union troop positions west of Marietta, Georgia, June? 1864].

    Title from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), S89, 196 Sketch for a map appearing in the Atlas to accompany the official records of the Union and Confederate Armies, 1891-95, pl. 65, no. 5. Pencil on paper mounted on paper. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Sketch and plan for a fortification opposite Paducah, Ky.

    Shows sketch of the environs of the proposed fort in Massac County, Illinois. Relief shown by hachures. In the lower right corner: Engr. Dept., July 18/64. Recd. with Gen. Cullum's letter of the 16th inst. (C5621). Pen-and-ink and pencil. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 225 Includes plan and profile of the proposed fort. Copy imperfect: Part of profile in lower left missing Available ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • [Civil War newspaper maps from the New York times and the New York herald].

    Issues of the New York times and the New York herald published between Sept. 5, 1861 and June 28, 1862, each with a front page map depicting a Civil War battle, campaign, or other related military event. Some issues have 2 maps on the front page or maps on other pages. Descriptive articles relating to the maps are printed on the sheets with the ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861

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  • Map illustrating the operations of U.S. Forces against Vicksburg /

    Shows the tracks of Genl. Grant, General Blair, and Admiral Porter, and sites of Union victories. Relief shown by hachures. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 288 This map differs from G3984.V8S5 1863 .U55 CW 287 by the addition of "Adml. Porter's track." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey - Maedel, J. W.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • The West Point atlas of the Civil War /

    "Adapted from the West Point atlas of American wars, Volume I." Bibliography: [4] p. at end. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 97.2 LeGear. Atlases of the United States, 10682 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: United States Military Academy. Department of Military Art and Engineering - Esposito, Vincent J. (Vincent Joseph) - Frederick A. Praeger, Inc
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1962

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  • Map of a part of eastern North Carolina from a map in progress /

    LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 304.66. Relief shown by hachures. Shows names of some residents. Covers area south of Chowan River, north of Neuse River, and east of Wilson, North Carolina. At head of title: Chief Engineers Office D.N.V., Maj. Gen. J.F. Gilmer, Chief Engineer. Shows roads, railroads, towns and villages, woodland, rivers and streams, and houses. Principal rivers are colored blue, and ...

    • Contributor: Campbell, Albert H. (Albert Henry)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Charleston Harbor and its approaches showing the positions of the Rebel batteries.

    Scale ca. 1:30,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 382 Another issue. Shows roads, railroads, houses, vegetation, a street plan of Charleston, drainage, soundings, and shoals. Enlarged issue covering all of James Island and indicating 1/2-mile concentric circles centered on St. Michaels, Charleston, "first [and] second line[s] of Rebel defences," positions occupied by the Union Army and Navy, and "Rebel batteries in possession [of] ...

    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Topographical sketch of the country adjacent to the turnpike between Nolensville and Chapel Hill, Tenn. /

    Relief shown by hachures. Shows parts of Williamson, Marshal, Rutherford, and Bedford counties, Tennessee. Indicates roads, towns, distances, rivers, houses and names of residents. Sun print. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 396.25 Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: Weyss, J. E. - Michler, N. (Nathaniel)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Memoranda, April 9, 1865, 10 o'clock A.M., Clover Hill (Appomattox Court House) Virginia.

    Shows Appomattox Court House and vicinity at the time of Lee's surrender, including troop positions. Pen-and-ink on paper, mounted on cloth. This map was received in the library in an envelope marked in ink, "Map of Lee's surrender. Found in one of the back closets of one of the old Scrimshaw Pavement Co's desks, 16 Court St. Fged." LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1865
  • Prison at Andersonville, Ga.

    Scale not given. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 134 From Sanitary Commission bulletin, v. 1, no. 21, Sept. 1, 1864. opp. p. 647. Plan of camp showing the prison, the "dead line," "Rebel camp," batteries, "Gen. Winder's headquarters," Capt. Wirtz's house, depot, cook house, dispensary, hospital, road, and drainage. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site ...

    • Contributor: United States Sanitary Commission
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Plans & views of Rebel defences, coast of South Carolina

    Scale not given. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 367 Contents: Fort "Walker," Hilton Head Isld., S.C. Scale 1:2000. 17 x 15 cm.-Ground plan and view of fort on Botany-Bay Isld. North Edisto R. Scale 1:2000. 12 x 15 cm.-Fort on Sam's Point, Coosaw River, S.C. Scale 1:1000. 13 x 15 cm.-Ground plan and view of fort on Bay Point South Edisto R., S.C. ...

    • Contributor: Willenbücher, Eugene
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Battlefields in front of Nashville where the United States forces commanded by Major General Geo. H. Thomas defeated and routed the Rebel army under General Hood, December 15th & 16th 1864 /

    Relief shown by hachures. From "39th Cong., 1st Sess. [1866]-Report of the Chief Engineer, U.S.A." Legend in the upper left corner contains a brief resume of each day's action while the map shows troop positions, roads, railroads, drainage, vegetation, and rural houses. Streets and houses of Nashville are not indicated. Key in upper right corner includes color designation for Rebel and Union works. For ...

    • Contributor: Peseux, M.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Sketch showing route pursued in the advance to Goldsboro, N.C., in Dec. 1862

    Scale not given. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 316.5 From U.S. Congress. Joint Committee on the Conduct of the War, in two volumes. Supplemental to Senate report no. 142, 38th Congress, 2d session (Washington, Government Printing Office, 1866). v. 2, fol. p.23. Accompanies "Report of Major General J. G. Foster, to the Committee on the Conduct of the War." 23 p. At head ...

    • Contributor: Foster, John G. (John Gray) - Foster, John G.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1866
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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 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
  • 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
  • Sketch of 2nd Manassas, August 29th 1862 ; sketch of 2nd Manassas, Aug. 30th, 1862.

    LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 576 Shows roads, railroads, and troop positions. Copy 1 mounted on cloth. Copy 2 maps separated and mounted on cloth. Both copies extensively annotated in ink. Includes indexed names of commanders and Union headquarters. Copy 1 imperfect: Losses along edges, dark stains in right margin and fading overall. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Panorama of the seat of war. Birds eye view of Virginia, Maryland, Delaware, and the District of Columbia /

    Shows various Civil War fortifications (battle sites noted by crossed swords) and smoke over Manassas (Bull Run) vicinity. Oriented with north to the right. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. "Entered according to act of Congress in the year 1861 by John Bachmann ... Southern District of New York." Includes distance lists in lower margin. LC copy ...

    • Contributor: Bachmann, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861