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    Amelia County

    "Map from the Confederate Engineer Bureau in Richmond, Va. General J.F. Gilmer, Chief Engineer[.] Presented to the Virginia Historical Society by his only daughter, Mrs. J.F. Minis, Sav[ana]h, Ga."--Note on map. Forms part of the Gilmer Map Collection. Relief shown by hachures. Shows towns, waterways, roads, geographic features and land owners. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image. ...

    • Contributor: Confederate States of America. Army. Dept. of Northern Virginia. Chief Engineer's Office - Henderson, D. E.
    • Date: 1864
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    Map of the battle fields of the Tolopotomoy, and Bethesda Church : showing the field of operations of the Army of the Potomac commanded by Maj. Gen. George G. Meade U.S.A., from ...

    Relief shown by hachures. From the Orlando M. Poe papers in LC Manuscript Division. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 663 Includes note. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy 2 annotated in pencil on verso: Map of the battlefields of Tolopotomy and Bethesda Church, Duane.

    • Contributor: Howell, C. W. - Meade, George Gordon - Duane, James C. (James Chatham) - Bien, Julius - Poe, O. M. (Orlando Metcalfe) - United States. Army of the Potomac
    • Date: 1864
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    [Map of attack on Fort Fisher, Wilmington, N.C.]

    Shows details of the area surrounding Wilmington, N.C., during the Union attack on and capture of Fort Fisher.

    • Contributor: Schilling, Franz Wilhelm Von
    • Date: 1865-01-03
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    The battlefield of Chancellorsville

    This hand-drawn map shows the location of troops around Chancellorsville and details the route taken by Stonewall Jackson the night he was mortally wounded.

    • Contributor: Carter, Robert Goldthwaite
    • Date: 1863-05-02
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    Mountain region of North Carolina and Tennessee,

    Scale 1:633,600. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 79a.6 Map title printed in the top margin. Map covers parts of the states of Kentucky, Tennessee, Virginia, North and South Carolina, Georgia, and Alabama and shows relief by hachures, drainage, names and boundaries of states, roads, and railroads. This edition has been significantly revised in the vicinity of Chattanooga, Tennessee, and Northern Georgia. Unfinished proof ...

    • Contributor: Nicholson, W. L. - Lindenkohl, A. - Lindenkohl, H. (Henry) - Krebs, Charles G. - United States Coast Survey
    • Date: 1865
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    Second battle field at Bull Run

    Shows the Union forces under Gen. John Pope and the Confederates under Gen. Robert E. Lee on the 29th, 30th, and 31st of August 1862 in an area of Virginia defined by the towns of Chantilly to the north, Manassas Junction to the South, Centreville to the east and Gainesville to the west.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-08-29
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    Map of battle-field of Manassas, Va., giving positions and movements of troops August 30th, 1862

    Scle 1:63,360. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 573 "Positions of troops were given in testimony before the Army Board at West Point, and laid down on maps by the witnesses and officers present on the field." Indicates four positions of the Union and Confederate troops, roads, railroads, towns, vegetation, drainage, houses, and names of residents. The names of the principal field commanders are ...

    • Contributor: Judson, J. A. (John Andrew) - Garden, H. D. - Judson, J. A.
    • Date: 1878
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    Panorama of the seat of war : bird's eye view of Virginia, Maryland, Delaware, and the District of Columbia

    Battle sites are noted by crossed swords. Another issue. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. CW3

    • Contributor: Bachmann, John
    • Date: 1861
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    The battlefield of Gettysburg, July 1st, 2nd and 3rd 1863

    Scale 1:15,840. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 350 For a complete description see the earlier edition published in 1905 by L. W. Minnigh (entry no. 344). Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: Tipton and Blocher
    • Date: 1863
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    Route of 3rd Corps from Cattlet's [sic] to Greenwich, Va.

    The maps shows the location of the Union III Corps under Sickles and Confederate troops under A.P. Hill between Catlett's Station and Manassas Junction, Va. The Manassas Gap and the Orange and Alexandria railroads are also indicated, and also shown is the location of the skirmish that took place at Auburn earlier in the day.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1863-10-14
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    Topographical sketch near Fort Staunton from points not under fire of its guns : [Washington D.C.].

    Relief shown by hachures and form lines. Black and brown inks. At upper left: 211, L. Sheet 15. Missing small sections at corners. Includes bar scale. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 691.6 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault DCP

    • Date: 1860
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    [Rough sketch of roads and streams in Pocahontas and Greenbrier counties, West Virginia].

    Shows names of some residents. Pen-and-ink on verso of lined paper, mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H309 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Date: 187?
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    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
    • Date: 1813
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    Plan of attack on Marie's Heights, Fredericksburg, Va. or 2nd Battle of Fredericksburg. By Maj. Genl. John Sedgwick with 6th Army Corps, Sunday, May 3rd, 1863.

    Illustrates the placement of Union and Confederate forces during the Chancellorsville Campaign of April-May, 1863, culminating in the battle of Chancellorsville fought May 1-4, 1863. This map focuses on the Sunday, May 3rd, action, which is referred to by Sneden as "Second Fredericksburg."

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1863-05-03
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    View of Fredericksburg, Va. Nov. 1862.

    Perspective map not drawn to scale. Bird's-eye-view. LC Panoramic maps (2nd ed.), 956 LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 554 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. AACR2

    • Contributor: E. Sachse & Co.
    • Date: 1863
  • Map

    Potomac River (in four sheets): Sheet no. 4, from Indian Head to Georgetown

    Scale 1:40,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 53.4 "No. 391" in upper left corner of map. "Electrotype copy no. 1, by G. Mathiot, U.S.C.S." is printed in the upper margin. Information concerning lighthouses, tides, soundings, and the geographic coordinates of the Capitol dome is given in the lower right corner. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web ...

    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey - Bache, A. D. (Alexander Dallas) - Harrison, A. M. (Alexander Medina)
    • Date: 1864
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    [Wall map showing fortifications at the time of the Battle of the Crater, Petersburg, Virginia, July 30, 1864].

    Title from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 616.5 Wall map. Crayon and pencil, sectioned in 8 and mounted on cloth. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Date: 1864
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    "Kennedy" iron lands, 4,500 acres :

    Shows mountains in the southern portion of Augusta County, Virginia. Pen-and-ink and pencil on tracing linen, mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H241 Includes "Section of Kennedy Mn." In pencil on bottom: 26271. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah
    • Date: 1882
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    Birds eye view of Alexandria, Va.

    "Ent. according to Act of Congress A.D. 1863 by Chas. Magnus in the Clerk's Office of the Southern District of New York." LC Panoramic maps (2nd ed.), 950.4 LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 522.3 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Indexed for points of interest. DCP Vault Phillips. Washington, 7 Reduced photocopy cataloged separately: G3884.A3A3 1863 ...

    • Contributor: Magnus, Charles
    • Date: 1863
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    Williamsburg to White House

    Scale ca. 1:63,630. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 596 At head of title: Campaign maps, Army of the Potomac, map no. 2. Shows fortifications, towns, roads, houses, names of residents, vegetation, drainage, and relief by hachures. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: Abbot, Henry L.
    • Date: 1862
  • Map

    Battle field of Young's Branch or Manassa[s], battle fought July 21, 1861

    From T.B. Warder and James M. Catlett's Battle of Young's Branch or Manassas Plain, fought July 21, 1861. Richmond, Va. : Enquirer Book and Job Press, 1862. Includes index to Confederate units and topographic profile. Relief shown by hachures. Shows troop positions, houses and names of residents, and places where "distinguished man fell." This item is in the Map Collection of the Library of ...

    • Contributor: Bowen, James L. - Enquirer Book and Job Press - Hoyer & Ludwig - Warder & Catlett
    • Date: 1862
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    Map of supplementary reconnaissance of the approaches to Philadelphia by the Lancaster Turnpike : including the section between Villa Nova and Paoli

    Road map showing minor fortifications along the Philadelphia and Lancaster Turnpike. Relief shown by form lines. Pen-and-ink, red ink, and pink watercolor. Former ownership stamp in lower right corner: U.S.C. & G. Survey. Library and Archives, Jan. 28, 1902, acc. no. 53677; adhesive label affixed in lower right corner: 854 St; no. rubber-stamped on verso: 290. Statement of attribution of Henry L. Whiting is ...

    • Contributor: Whiting, Henry L. - Bache, A. D. (Alexander Dallas) - United States Coast Survey
    • Date: 1863
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    Sketch of vicinity of Fort Fisher

    "Ft. Fisher, Feb. 9th, 1865, forwarded to Engineer Department with letter of this date, C.B. Comstock, Lt. Col. A.D.C. & Brvt. B. Gen." Relief shown by hachures. From the Orlando M. Poe papers in LC Manuscript Division. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 314, S125 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes inset of Fort Buchanan. Mounted ...

    • Contributor: Schultze, Otto Julian - Molitor, E. - Comstock, C. (Cyrus Ballou) - Poe, O. M. (Orlando Metcalfe) - United States. War Department. Engineer Bureau
    • Date: 1865
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    Preliminary chart of Beaufort River, Station Creek, Story and Harbor Rivers forming inside passage between Port Royal and St. Helena Sounds, South Carolina

    1:40,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 368a.3 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). Map 26. "No. 26" is in the upper left corner. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey
    • Date: 1864
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    [Union troop positions north of Dallas, Georgia, May 25-June 5, 1864].

    Shows Union troop positions in northeastern Paulding County, Georgia. Relief shown by hachures. Title and date from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Similar map appears in the U.S. War Dept.'s Atlas to accompany the official records of the Union and Confederate armies, 1891-95, pl. 43, no. 6. Pencil on paper ruled horizontally in blue ink. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), S70, 173 Available ...

    • Date: 1864