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  • Map and directory of Camp Patterson Park [Baltimore, Maryland] One Hundred and Tenth Regiment of New York Volunteers. Col. D. C. Littlejohn, commanding

    Detailed map indicating position of tents, principal buildings, wagon roads, and "earthwork intrenchments of the War of 1812." Tents are keyed by number to a list of occupants printed at the sides and bottom of the map. Includes portraits of nine officers of the regiment. Differs from G3844.B2:2P3 1862 .B8 CW 256; lacks coloration of cartouches around title, lacks illustration of tents, and lacks ...

    • Contributor: Butler, J.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Camp Belger, Baltimore, M'd. : 114th Regt. New York S. Volunteers--Col. Elisha B. Smith, Lieut. Col. Sam. R. Per Lee, Major Henry B. Morse.

    Low-angle aerial view. Shows lettered rows of tents and troops in parade formation in foreground. "Ent. accord. to Act of Congress A.D. 1862 by E. Sachse & Co. in ... the District Court of Md." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy soiled, stained, and lacking small sections along sheet edges. Acquisitions control no. 92-7 CW3

    • Contributor: E. Sachse & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Battle of the Antietam fought September 16 & 17, 1862

    Scale 1:10,560. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 246 Pen and ink manuscript drawn on tracing cloth, showing "line of Hooker's advance," roads, houses and names of occupants, fences, vegetation, drainage, and relief by hachures. Troop positions are not given. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: Roebling, Washington A. - Long, W. S.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • To the American Philosophical Society, this map of the peninsula between Delaware & Chesopeak bays, with the said bays and shores adjacent drawn from the most accurate surveys is [humbly] inscribed by ...

    Scale ca. 1:650,000. Hand colored. Prime meridian: Philadelphia. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: Churchman, John - American Philosophical Society
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1778
  • Map of Virginia, Maryland &c., seat of war, compiled from the latest maps, 1861

    Scale ca. 1:760,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 451.4 General map. Confederate imprint. Pencil note in the lower margin reads "This map was advertised in the Augusta, Ga. Daily Chronicle, Oct. 27, 1861." Includes "Table of distances." Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: Paterson, J. T.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Surveys & reconnaissances in the vicinity of Budd's Ferry, Charles Co., Md. /

    Relief shown by hachures. In upper lefthand corner: 211, L. Sheet 5. In lower righthand corner: Transferred from Office of Chf. Engr., Defenses of Washington, to Engr. Dept., Jan'y 1866. Shows roads, drainage, houses, names of residents along the Potomac River, "Hd. Qrs. Genl. Hooker's Dvn.," "Hd. Qrs. Sickles Brgd.," breastwork and battery at Budd's Ferry, and the location of batteries in Prince William ...

    • Contributor: Williamson, R. S. (Robert Stockton) - Williamson, R. S.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • [Map of Loudoun County and part of Clarke County, Va., Jefferson County and part of Berkeley County, W. Va., and parts of Montgomery and Frederick counties, Md.].

    LC Land ownership maps, 1289 Shows names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. "Copied by J. Paul Hoffmann, Top'l Office, A.N.Va." "Approved S. Howell Brown. 1st Lt. Engs. Troops in chg. Top'l. Dep't. A.N.Va. March 23rd 1864." Pen-and-ink on tracing linen mounted on cloth. Title and date from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H43 Imperfect: Liquid staining ...

    • Contributor: Brown, Samuel Howell - Hoffmann, Paul
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • [Northwest, or no. 1 sheet of preliminary map of Antietam (Sharpsburg) battlefield].

    Shows names of some residents. Title and date from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Printed version of map includes statement: Enlarged from the "Michler" map of the War records atlas, with corrections and additions, Nov. 1894. Pen-and-ink on grid on tracing linen sectioned in 2, mounted on cloth, with penciled instructions to printer. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H112 Available also through the ...

    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah - Michler, N. (Nathaniel)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1894
  • J.H. Colton's topographical map of Virginia, Maryland & eastn. Tennessee : & part of adjoining states.

    "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1861 by J.H. Colton in the Clerks Office of the District Court of the United States for the Southern District of New York." "No. 2" in upper left corner. Also cover parts of Ohio, Pennsylvania, Maryland, New Jersey and North Carolina. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by isolines. This item is in the Map ...

    • Contributor: Colton, J. H. (Joseph Hutchins) - Lang & Laing Lith
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • [Map of a cavalry engagement near Poolesville, Md., 1862].

    This hand-drawn map accompanies a letter to Dabney's mother describing a recent foray by Jeb Stuart's cavalry into Maryland and Pennsylvania, and an encounter with Union forces when the Confederates attempted to recross the Potomac River at White's Ford, Va.

    • Contributor: Dabney, Chiswell - Saunders Family
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Northwest, or no. 1, sheet of preliminary map of Antietam (Sharpsburg) battlefield. Enlarged from the "Michler" map of the war records atlas with corrections and additions

    Scale ca. 1:10,400. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 250.2 The Geography and Map Division has sheets 1 and 2 of 4 sheets. For a description of sheet 2, see Civil War Maps entry no. 250.3. Map extends from Sharpsburg north to Bakersville and shows roads and lanes, houses and names of residents, fences, drainage, and woodland. Troop positions are not noted. This map ...

    • Contributor: Antietam Battlefield Board
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1894
  • A sketch of the navigation from Swan Pt. to the River Elk at the head of Chesapeak Bay. Sketch of the River Elk, at the head of Chesapeak Bay.

    Scale ca. 1:72,000 and ca. 1:30,500. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Annotated in handwriting of Admiral Lord Howe: By Mr. Hunter, master of the Eagle. Depths shown by soundings. Navigable channels outlined in pale red wash. Shows landing of the King's troops, opposite Cecil Court House, and Head Qurs. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1413 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site ...

    • Contributor: Hunter, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1777
  • Map to illustrate the report of Brigadier-General Hill

    Scale not given. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 693 Map of part of West Virginia and western Maryland from Romney west to Grafton, showing the battle of Corricks Ford on July 14th, routes used by Union and Confederate columns, location of bridges burned by Confederates on July 12, 14, and 15, and the "point where pursuit was abandoned by orders of Major-General McClellan." ...

    • Contributor: Richardson, James H.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • [Base map of Maryland].

    Shows names of counties, major cities and towns, and rivers. Title, date, and scale from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pen-and-ink and pencil on tracing linen, mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H205 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1893
  • Map of eastern Virginia, 1862 /

    Also covers Maryland and southeastern Pennsylvania. Relief shown by hachures. Shows roads, rivers, names of cities, and railroads converging in Richmond, Washington, D.C., Baltimore, and Philadelphia, and topography of eastern Virginia. 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: Nicholson, W. L. - Bache, A. D. (Alexander Dallas) - U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Birds eye view of Maryland and Virginia.

    Not drawn to scale. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 449.5 Panoramic map looking south from southern Pennsylvania showing relief, rivers, place names, and railroads. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: S. N. Gaston and Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Pocket map showing the probable theatre of the war

    Scale ca. 1:1,700,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 1 Map of Maryland, Delaware, and parts of Pennsylvania and Virginia, showing "camps & forts" underlined in red, "prominent places" underlined in blue, roads, railroads, drainage, towns, and boundaries. Insets: [Street pattern of the city of Baltimore] 9 x 12 cm.-[Map of the city and county of Washington, and the county of Alexandria] 13 x ...

    • Contributor: Aschbach, G. A.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • [Outline map of eastern Virginia and the Chesapeake Bay region].

    Title, date, and scale from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pen-and-ink and pencil mounted on cloth. In pencil in top right margin: Copy of Map No. 4, U.S.C. & G. survey report, 1882. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H213 In pencil on verso: 183. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1882
  • Antietam /

    Scale ca. 1:31,680. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 250.4 Folded title: Antietam National Battlefield, Maryland. Relief shown by shading. Includes text, descriptive index to points of interest, and location map. Text and ill. (some col.) on verso. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. AACR2

    • Contributor: United States. National Park Service
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1980
  • Carte de la Virginie et du Maryland.

    Scale ca. 1:880,000. Third state. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. Shows Virginia, Maryland, and "De La War counties." The third state is described in Joshua Fry's The Fry & Jefferson map of Virginia and Maryland; a facsimile of the 1st ed. ... introduction by Dumas Malone. 1966. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1433 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as ...

    • Contributor: Robert De Vaugondy, Gilles - Fry, Joshua - Jefferson, Peter - Groux
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1776
  • The Antietam Campaign - Sept. 1862

    Shows the area between Mercerville, Md., to the north and the Potomac River to the south. The location of the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad is also indicated.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Frederick County, Maryland /

    Relief shown by hachures. Signed in ink: Copy no. 7, J.N. Macomb, Lt. Col. A.D.C. Based on Isaac Bond's map of Frederick County, Maryland, published in 1858, this map indicates towns and villages, rivers and canals, roads and turnpikes, and houses. Major rivers have been colored blue and two place names have been added in pencil. Description derived from published bibliography. Sun print. LC ...

    • Contributor: Hergesheimer, E. (Edwin) - Macomb, J. N. (John N.) - Hergesheimer, E.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Thirty pen and ink maps of the Maryland Campaign, 1862 : drawn from descriptive readings and map fragments /

    Photocopies of manuscript maps showing Union and Confederate troop positions. Confederate troop positions annotated in red pencil. Title from typewritten label (5 x 14 cm.) affixed to p. [1]. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 243 LeGear. Atlases of the United States, 10668 Each map includes note. At lower right of each map: 2. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as ...

    • Contributor: Russell, Robert E. L.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862

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  • Map of the State of Virginia

    Scale ca. 1:887,040. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 493.6 General map of Virginia, West Virginia, Maryland, Delaware, and southern Pennsylvania showing cities and towns, roads, rivers, and relief by hachures. The map is overprinted in red to indicate railroads, the state name "West Virginia," and concentric circles centered on Washington, D.C. A table of "Distances by Railroads" appears below the map title. Description ...

    • Contributor: Nicholson, W. L.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • A map of Virginia, North and South Carolina, Georgia, Maryland with part of New Jersey &c.

    Shows provinces, coastal towns and a few frontier settlements, Indian villages and tribal territory, English "Factories" among the Indians, mines, rivers, numerous place-names. Covers also part of Pennsylvania, Delaware, Louisiana, and Arkansas. Relief shown by contours. From the Gentleman's Magazine and Historical Chronicle (July, 1755), vol. 24. Prime meridian: London. Appears to be based on the work of John Mitchell. LC Maps of North ...

    • Contributor: Baldwin, R. (Robert)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1755