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  • Carte de l'entrée de la rivière d'Hudson, dépuis Sandy-Hook jusques à New-York avec les bancs, sondes, marques de navigation &c.

    Scale ca. 1:70,000. Hand colored. Depths shown by soundings. Relief shown by land form drawings. Includes "Avertissement." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1230 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: France. Dépôt Des Cartes Et Plans De La Marine - Sartine, Antoine De
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1778
  • A draught of the towns of Boston and Charles Town and the circumjacent country shewing the works thrown up by His Majesty's troops, and also those by the rebels, during the campaign: ...

    Scale ca. 1:26,500. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Watermark: J. Whatman. Relief shown by shading. Depths shown by soundings. "N.B. The rebels entrenchments are express'd as they appear from Beacon Hill which are color'd yellow." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 906 Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: Montrésor, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1775
  • Plan of the fort and fortress at Crown Point with their environs. With the disposition of the English Army under the command of Genl. Amherst encamp'd there 1759.

    Scale 1:7,200; 200 yards to an in. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown by shading and hachures. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes "References." Vault AACR2

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1759
  • 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
  • The Theatre of war in North America, with the roads and a table of the distances.

    Scale ca. 1:7,250,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. Includes text, "Evan's polymetric table of America," and "A table of the population of the British colonies in North-America." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: Robert Sayer and John Bennett (Firm)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1776
  • [Boston Harbour, with the surroundings, &c.

    Scale ca. 1:24,000. Title from William Faden's Catalogue of a curious and valuable collection of original maps and plans. 1862. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown by shading and hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Oriented with north toward the upper left. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 943 AACR2: 100; 650/1; ...

    • Contributor: Hills, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1770
  • 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
  • Carte des positions occupeés par les trouppes Américaines apres leur retraite de Rhode Island le 30 Aout 1778 /

    Relief shown by hachures. Some place names in English. Oriented with north toward the lower right. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Sectioned and mounted on cloth backing. Includes descriptive index to defenses. On label affixed to verso of backing: No. 132. Carte des positions occupeés par les trouppes Américaines le 30 Aoust 1778. Gift; Mr. and Mrs. H.F. Lenfest; Jan. 2000 Available also through the Library ...

    • Contributor: Capitaine Du Chesnoy, Michel - Lafayette, Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert Du Motier
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1778
  • An accurate map of the British Empire in Nth. America as settled by the Preliminaries in 1762 /

    Relief shown pictorially. Prime meridians: London and Ferro. From the Gentleman's magazine, 1762, vol. 32, pp. 602-603. Inset: A chart of the entrance of the Mississippi. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 92 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: Gibson, J. (John)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1762
  • Piano della città e porto dell' Havana.

    Scale ca. 1:24,000. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1815 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. From Il gazzettiere americano. 1763. v. 2. Indexed. Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: Vanni, Violante - Pazzi, Giuseppe
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1763
  • Sketch of Forts Clinton & Montgomery,

    Scale ca. 1:11,700. Manuscript, pen-and-ink on tracing paper. Pictorial map. Shows area from Stony Point where British troops landed to above Fort Montgomery, routes of troop movements and military units. Sheet 72 annotated in pencil: Attack upon Forts Clinton and Montgomery. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1194 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 100

    • Contributor: Wangenheim, Friedrich Adam Julius Von
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1777
  • 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??
  • 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
  • Map of Loudon [sic], Jefferson, Berkeley, Frederick Counties, Va.

    [Scale ca. 1:125,000]. Another issue. Later issue containing additional place names. General maps showing towns and villages, roads, railroads, rivers and streams, relief by hachures, and the names of new residents. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 465.2 Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: Macomb, J. N. (John N.) - Macomb, J. N.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Map of the battle-field of Perryville, Ky., October 8th 1862.

    Scale ca. 1:38,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 229 Indicates roads, drainage, vegetation, houses, names of residents, relief by hachures, names of commanders; and by symbols, the positions of the Union and Confederate troops on the "evening Oct. 7th," "Oct. 8th before being brought into action," "Oct. 8th while engaged," "Oct. 8th after dark," "in reserve during the battle," and "batteries while engaged." ...

    • Contributor: Work, J.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1900
  • [January 11, 1945], HQ Twelfth Army Group situation map.

    Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: Allied Forces. Army Group, 12Th. Engineer Section - United States. Army. Army Group, 1St. Headquarters
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1945-01-11
  • [January 14, 1945], HQ Twelfth Army Group situation map.

    Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: Allied Forces. Army Group, 12Th. Engineer Section - United States. Army. Army Group, 1St. Headquarters
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1945-01-14
  • Map showing vicinity of battlefield of Antietam Md.

    Shows the area west from Cumberland, Md., east to Hanover, Pa. The maps also show the area surrounding the Antietam battlefield including Hopewell, Pa., to the north down to Winchester, Va., in the south. Despite the indication of Maryland in the lower left of the image, it actually depicts parts of Virginia and West Virginia.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Plan de Port Royal et de la rivière et du détroit d'Awfoskée à la côte de la Caroline méridionale.

    Scale ca. 1:90,000. Prime meridian: Paris. Depths shown by soundings. "342" Includes "Avertissement." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1535 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 100; 651/1; 651/2; 650/5; 710

    • Contributor: Gascoigne, John - Sartine, Antoine De - Petit - France. Dépôt Des Cartes Et Plans De La Marine
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1778
  • Lloyd's official map of Missouri

    Scale 1:760,320. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 296.2 "Entered, according to Act of Congress, in the year 1861 by J. T. Lloyd." General map of the state indicating county names and boundaries, cities and towns, railroads in operation and projected, roads, and rivers. Includes advertisements for "Lloyd's great military map of the fifteen southern states" and "$100,000 Topographical map of the state of ...

    • Contributor: Lloyd, James T.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Map of the battle field of Fredericksburg, Dec. 13, 1862 /

    Annotated in red and blue to show Federal and Confederate positions. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by isolines. 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 raster image. April 2002, John Hart (April 1933), f, Map Cataloging Team. ...

    • Contributor: Blackford, L. (Benjamin Lewis) - Braxton, Carter M. - A. Hoen & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1866
  • 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