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  • Map

    Map of the battlefield of Antietam. No. 1. This map shows the position of the Union and Confederate forces on the morning of Sept. 17th, 1862, prior to the battle of Antietam ...

    Scale 1:14,080. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 249 Confederate forces are shown in red and Union forces in blue. Headquarters of McClellan and Lee are clearly indicated. Legend lists the names of the corps, division, and brigade commanders. Brigades are keyed by number of positions on the map. Shows roads, railroad, houses, fences, names of residents, "Burnside Bridge," "Bloody Lane," "Dunker's Chapel," "National ...

    • Contributor: Antietam Battlefield Board
    • Date: 1893
  • Map

    The Battle of Antietam, September 17, 1862.

    Scale not given. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 250.6 Folded title: Antietam. "1968 0-310-556." Shows the placement and movement of troops during 3 phases of the battle. Includes text. Text, illus., and map of the National Battlefield site on verso. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. AACR2

    • Contributor: United States. National Park Service
    • Date: 1862
  • Map

    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
    • Date: 1863
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    Chesapeake Bay. Sheet 6, from the mouth of York River to the entrance to bay.

    Scale 1:80,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 47.52 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 15. "No. 15" is in the upper left corner. At head of title: Coast chart no. 36. Similar to the preceeding chart, but with a change in the title. ...

    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey
    • Date: 1863
  • Map

    Chesapeake Bay from its head to Potomac River,

    Scale 1:80,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 33.5 From its Report of the Superintendent of the Coast Survey, showing the progress of the survey during the year 1864 (Washington, Government Printing Office, 1866). Maps 17-19. At head of title: Coast charts nos. 31, 32, 33. Overall title cited above appears on coast chart no. 32 (map 18). Available also through the Library of ...

    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey
    • Date: 1861
  • Map

    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
    • Date: 1777
  • Map

    Battle of Monocacy.

    Shows Confederate troop movements and names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. Pen-and-ink and pencil (some col.), mounted between sheets of transparent paper. Date and scale from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Map in pencil showing details of battle on verso. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H181 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. In ink on ...

    • Date: 1864
  • Map

    Military map, Baltimore Co., Md.

    Scale 1:63,360. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 254.5 LC Land ownership maps, 285 At head of title: Middle Department and 8th Army Corps, Major Genl. R. C. Schenck Comgd. Stamped in right corner: Topographer, Post Office Department. "Library of Congress, Maps & Charts no. 4748." Detailed map indicating forts, camps, military hospitals, roads, toll gates, railroads, towns, mills, houses and names of residents. ...

    • Contributor: Kaiser, George
    • Date: 1863
  • Map

    Part of Carroll County, Maryland

    Shows western two-thirds of the county including roads, railroads, towns, taverns, schools, and post offices. Manuscript, pen-and-ink on tracing linen. "Drawn from S. J. Martenet's map by John de la Camp [and from] photographs by G. Mathiot and D. Hinkle by permission of Prof. A. D. Bache, Supt. U.S. Coast Survey." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. ...

    • Contributor: Macomb, J. N. (john N.) - Martenet, Simon J. - De La Camp, J. (john) - United States. Army. Corps of Topographical Engineers - Macomb, J. N.
    • Date: 1862
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    Map of Carroll County, Md.

    Scale 1:31,680. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 256.4 "Made for military purposes only." Relatively crude hand-colored lithographic map showing roads and railroads, towns and villages, houses and names of residents, rivers, and district boundaries. The map includes fewer personal names than shown on "Martenet's map of Carroll County, Maryland" (Baltimore, Simon J. Martenet, 1862). Military information is not depicted. Listed in R. W. ...

    • Contributor: Shearer, William Otis
    • Date: 1863
  • Map

    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.
    • Date: 1862
  • Map

    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.
    • Date: 1861
  • Map

    [Maps of the environs of forts Franklin, Alexander, and Ripley, in Montgomery County, Maryland].

    Four fort vicinity sketch maps, each covering the same area, but in various stages of completion. The map with the most detail includes roads, drainage, vegetation, and fortifications. Relief shown by contours on some maps. Forts Franklin, Alexander, and Ripley were part of the defenses of Washington. Title from published Civil War bibliography. Manuscript: pen-and-ink (black, brown), blue watercolor, lead pencil. At upper left ...

    • Contributor: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
    • Date: 186?
  • Map

    S. S. Downin's plat of Joseph Poffenberger

    Shows property in Washington County, Md. Title from verso. Pen-and-ink on tracing paper, mounted between sheets of transparent paper. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H122 Conversion chart for perch into feet on verso. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: Downin, S. S.
    • Date: 1851
  • Map

    [Survey of the property of George Poffenberger and Mrs. Nicodemus in Washington County, Md.]

    Title from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. "Copy by O.C.G from a copy by JMJ [?] of a plat in possession of Otho Poffenberger, 1891." "Scale 30 perches." Pen-and-ink and pencil, mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H121 In pencil on verso: 382. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: Downin, S. S.
    • Date: 1883
  • Map

    Antietam.

    Scale 1:21,120. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 245.8 "General direction of Confederate line of battle, Sept. 16th 1862" and "(General direction of) Confederate line of battle, Sept. 17th 1862 (evening)" are hand-colored in red. Union troop positions are not indicated. Detailed map of the environs of Sharpsburg showing roads, the "Washington Co. R.R.," fences, houses, names of residents, vegetation, drainage, villages, the "Burnside ...

    • Contributor: Michler, N. (nathaniel) - Michler, N.
    • Date: 1867
  • Map

    Antietam

    Relief shown by hachures. "General direction of Confederate line of battle, Sept. 16th 1862" and "(General direction of) Confederate line of battle, Sept. 17th 1862 (evening)" are hand-colored in red. Union troop positions are not indicated. Detailed map of the environs of Sharpsburg showing roads, the "Washington Co. R.R.," fences, houses, names of residents, vegetation, drainage, villages, the "Burnside Bridge," "Bloody Lane," "Dunker's Chapel," ...

    • Contributor: Michler, N. (nathaniel) - Michler, N.
    • Date: 1867
  • Map

    Antietam.

    [Scale 1:21,120]. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 245.9 Another copy. Stamped at top of map: 320 Union. Handwritten note on verso: War Records Office. Washington, D.C. Feb. 8, 1892. Respectfully referred to the Postmaster, Sharpsburg, Md. with request that he will please examine this map, correct the spelling of the names and return it to me as early as practicable. [Signed] C. D. ...

    • Contributor: Michler, N. (nathaniel) - Michler, N.
    • Date: 1867
  • Map

    Antietam. Enlarged and corrected from map of Gen. Michler, U.S. Eng.,

    Scale not given. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 245.55 "No. 1 = Confeds. opposing 10 Me. & 128 P.V., 7:30 to 8:00 A.M. No. 2 & 3 = Confeds. marching behind no. 1." This map was in the possession of Jedediah Hotchkiss at the time of his death. Major Hotchkiss served as topographic engineer with the Army of Northern Virginia. In July 1948, ...

    • Contributor: Gould, Oliver C.
    • Date: 189?
  • Map

    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.
    • Date: 1862
  • Map

    Map of the battlefield of Antietam, [Sept. 17, 1862]

    Relief shown by hachures. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 254 Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. Imperfect.

    • Contributor: Willcox, William H.
    • Date: 1862
  • Map

    Northwest, or no. 1 sheet of preliminary map of Antietam (Sharpsburg) battlefield ; Southwest, or no. 2 sheet of preliminary map of Antietam (Sharpsburg) battlefield

    Shows names of some residents. Relief shown by contours. A number of sheets pieced together to form sheets 1 and 2, which are separately titled, joined together as one map, and sectioned and mounted for folding. Pen (some col.) and pencil annotations showing relief, additional residents, and index to some residents. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H111 Available also through the Library of ...

    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah - Michler, N. (nathaniel)
    • Date: 1894
  • Map

    [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)
    • Date: 1894
  • Map

    Antietam battlefield : preliminary map no. 3

    Shows names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. Pen-and-ink on tracing linen, mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H113 On verso: 237. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah
    • Date: 1895
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    [Preliminary map of the Antietam battlefield area, including Sharpsburg and the adjacent territory].

    Shows names of some residents. Title and date from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pen-and-ink on tracing linen, mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H114 Imperfect: Acid offset. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Date: 1895