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    This is not given as an accurate map, but only to afford an idea of the progress of the army from the landing at Elk to the taking of possession of Philadelphia. ...

    Scale not given. Manuscript, pen-and-ink. Has watermark. Relief shown by hachures. In upper left corner: Gen: Grey. On verso: 10. Title 617 1/2 in sales catalog of the valuable library of the Hon. S. W. Pennypacker, April 1906. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1062 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: Grey, Charles Grey
    • Date: 1777
  • Map

    An accurate plan of the country between New York and Philadelphia : with the dispositions of the forces.

    Shows positions of British (red) and American (blue) forces along the major highways between New York City and Philadelphia. Relief shown pictorially. At foot of title: Extracted from the Gazette of Tuesday, Feb'y 25th 1777. "Published as the Act directs March 3d 1777 by S. Pyle, Angel Court, Snow Hill--price 6d." Oriented with north toward the upper right. Includes distance table. Available also through ...

    • Contributor: Pyle, Stephen
    • Date: 1777
  • Map

    Attaques des forts de Chouaguen en Amérique : pris par les français commandé par le marquis de Montcalm le 14 août 1756

    Engraved map of the British fortifications at the mouth of the Oswego River (now in city of Oswego, N.Y.) as depicted by the French. Shows military actions taken in the capture of Fort Oswego (August 1756). Relief shown by shading and rock drawings. This map originally appeared in the atlas "Les plans de la guerre de sept ans" issued in parts between 1789 and ...

    • Contributor: Therbu, L. - Cöntgen, G. J. (georg Joseph)
    • Date: 1756
  • Map

    Theatre of operations, Maryland Campaign, September 1862

    Relief shown by hachures. The numerous red and blue ink troop position symbols are believed to have been added by hand to the photocopy base maps by Genl. Ezra A. Carman. Statement at foot of base-map title is lined over in black ink: Taken from atlas accompanying war records. The base maps cover central Maryland including the regions of Baltimore, Washington D.C., Harper's Ferry, ...

    • Contributor: Mattern, H. W. - Carman, Ezra Ayers
    • Date: 1862

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    Civil War campaigns of 1862

    Scale 1:13,000,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 27.5 From Wood, William. Captains of the Civil War; a chronicle of blue and the gray. New Haven, Yale University Press, 1921. Map depicts movements of McClellan, Grant, Buell, Farragut, Rosecrans, Lee, and Bragg, and the "Line of Federal military occupation April 15, 1862 (after Hart)." Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library ...

    • Contributor: Joerg, W. L. G. (wolfgang Louis Gottfried) - Joerg, W. L. G.
    • Date: 1921
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    Civil War campaigns of 1863

    Scale 1:13,000,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 38.5 From Wood, William. Captains of the Civil War; A chronicle of the blue and the gray. New Haven, Yale University Press, 1921. Map depicts the movements of Grant, Farragut, Hooker and Meade, Lee, Morgan, and the "Line of Federal military occupation April 15, 1863 (after Hart)." Inset: Vicksburg campaign. 2 x 3 cm. Description derived ...

    • Contributor: Joerg, W. L. G. (wolfgang Louis Gottfried) - Joerg, W. L. G.
    • Date: 1921
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    Civil War campaigns of 1864

    Scale 1:13,000,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 48.6 From Wood, William. Captains of the Civil War; A chronicle of the blue and the gray. New Haven, Yale University Press, 1921. Map depicts the movements of Lee, Hood, Grant, and Sherman, and the "Line of Federal military occupation April 15, 1864 (after Hart)." Inset: Campaign in Virginia, 1864-65.4 x 4 cm. Description derived from ...

    • Contributor: Joerg, W. L. G. (wolfgang Louis Gottfried) - Joerg, W. L. G.
    • Date: 1864
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    The Civil War at a glance

    Relief shown by shading. "*GPO: 1991--281-954/40044." Shows campaign routes of both Union and Conferate forces. Panel title. At head of title: Resource topics for parklands. Includes text and chronology of battles. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. CW3

    • Contributor: United States. National Park Service
    • Date: 1991
  • Map

    Map prepared to exhibit the campaigns in which the Army of the Cumberland took part during the War of the Rebellion. [1861-65]

    Scale 1:1,267,200. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 84 Map of South Carolina, Kentucky, and Tennessee, and parts of Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi, North Carolina, and Virginia, showing roads, railroads, towns, rivers, names and boundaries of states, and relief by hachures. Lines of march are indicated by colors and symbols. Includes "Jeff. Davis' line of flight." Another copy is in the Sherman Map Coll. No.5. ...

    • Contributor: Ruger, Edward
    • Date: 1865
  • Map

    Map prepared to exhibit the campaigns in which the Army of the Cumberland took part during the War of the Rebellion. [1861-65]

    Scale 1:633,600. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 84.2 Another edition. Lines of march not indicated. Lacks name of lithographer. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: Ruger, Edward
    • Date: 1865
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    Map prepared to exhibit the campaigns in which the Army of the Cumberland took part during the War of the Rebellion

    Relief shown by hachures. Sectioned and mounted on paper. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), S5 For another copy, see LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) no. 84. Includes list of sources. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: Ruger, Edward - Thomas, George Henry - Tower, Z. (zealous Bates) - Kilp, Anton - Flach, R.
    • Date: 1865
  • Map

    Central [Virginia] showing Maj. Gen'l P. H. Sherida[n's campaigns] and marches of the cavalry under his [command] in 1864-65

    Scale 1:350,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 520a.5 At head of title: Engineers Office Mi[lit. Div. of the Gulf] map n[o. 6] Imperfect. Part of the title and the extreme eastern portion of the map are wanting. Map is annotated, in different colors, to show seven cavalry raids by General Sheridan. Map extends from Martinsburg south to Danville, and Lexington east to Washington, ...

    • Contributor: Von Reizenstein - Gillespie, G. L.
    • Date: 1865
  • Map

    Index sheet of battlefield maps for Fredericksburg, Spottsylvania C. H., Wilderness, Chancellorsville, Virginia. [1862-64] To accompany report of the Battlefield Commission created by Act of Congress public no. 261, 68th Congress dated ...

    Scale ca. 1:135,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 488.2 Map indicates troop positions, trenches, public roads, "roads, special, to be built," "property to be acquired," and "some of the important points to be marked." Inset: Locality sketch. 9 x 7 cm. Another issue with the imprint "Engineer Reproduction Plant, U.S. Army, Washington Barracks, D.C., 1926" accompanies the report "To establish a national military ...

    • Date: 1925
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    White House to Harrisons Landing

    Description derived from published bibliography. Shows fortifications, towns, roads, railroads, houses, names of residents, vegetation, drainage, and relief by hachures. This item is in the Map Collection of the Library of Virginia; please contact the Library's Archives Research Services department for more information. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 594 Swem, E.G. Maps relating to Virginia, 943 Available also through the Library of Congress ...

    • Contributor: Abbot, Henry L. - Dougal, William H. - United States. Army of the Potomac. Engineer Dept
    • Date: 1862
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    White House to Harrisons Landing

    Scale ca. 1:63,360. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 594 At head of title: Campaign map, Army of the Potomac, map no 3. Shows fortifications, towns, roads, railroads, 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
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    White House to Harrisons Landing

    Relief shown by hachures. Shows fortifications, towns, roads, railroads, houses, names of residents, vegetation, drainage. At head of title: "Campaign map, Army of the Potomac, map no. 3." Description derived from published bibliography. Gift; Col. C.M. Townsend; Oct. 22, 1940. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 594.1 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: Abbot, Henry L.
    • Date: 1862
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    White House to Harrisons Landing

    Relief shown by hachures. Shows fortifications, towns, roads, railroads, houses, names of residents, vegetation, drainage. At head of title: "Campaign maps, Army of the Potomac, map no. 3." "Photographic reduction by L.E. Walker, Treasury Department." Principal rivers are hand colored in blue. Description derived from published bibliography. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 595 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as ...

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

    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
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    Yorktown to Williamsburg

    Description derived from published bibliography. Shows fortifications, towns, roads, houses, names of residents, vegetation, drainage, and relief by hachures. This item is in the Map Collection of the Library of Virginia; please contact the Library's Archives Research Services department for more information. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 599 Swem, E.G. Maps relating to Virginia, 940 Available also through the Library of Congress web ...

    • Contributor: Abbot, Henry L. - Dougal, William H. - United States. Army of the Potomac. Engineer Dept
    • Date: 1862
  • Map

    Yorktown to Williamsburg

    Scale ca. 1:63,360. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 599 At head of title: Campaign maps, Army of the Potomac, map no. 1. 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

    [Yorktown to Williamsburg]

    Scale ca. 1:95,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 600 Another edition. Principal rivers are hand-colored blue. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: Abbot, Henry L.
    • Date: 1862
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    Genl. Sherman's campaign war map.

    Map covering most of Georgia and South Carolina, showing defenses along the sea coast and around the principal towns, Confederate prisons at Andersonville and south of Millen, Ga., roads, railroads, towns, drainage, and relief by hachures.

    • Contributor: Bufford, John Henry
    • Date: 1864
  • Map

    Map showing the operations of the national forces under the command of Maj. Gen. W.T. Sherman during the campaign resulting in the capture of Atlanta, Georgia, Sept. 1, 1864

    Relief shown by hachures. Shows the area between Chattanooga, Tenn. and Lovejoy, Ga. "Prepared at the Coast Survey Office, Washington, D.C., from information furnished by Capt. O. M. Poe, Chief Engr. Genl. Sherman's staff and from Gen. Sherman's published report." LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) S28 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Lacks text found on ...

    • Contributor: Hergesheimer, E. (edwin) - Krebs, Charles G. - Poe, O. M. (orlando Metcalfe) - United States Coast Survey - Hergesheimer, E.
    • Date: 1864
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    Sherman's campaign from Chattanooga to Atlanta [1864]

    Scale ca. 1:500,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 129.85 From his History of the Civil War, 1861-1865. New York, The Macmillan Co., 1917. Facing p. 314. Map of northwest Georgia showing the "lines of works erected by the United States forces" in blue and "Confederate forces" in red. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as ...

    • Contributor: Rhodes, James Ford - Servoss, R. D.
    • Date: 1864
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    Map of army operations Atlanta campaign between Cassville and Mariette and vicinity

    Scale 1:285,120. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 132.6 Map of Bartow, Cherokee, Paulding, and Cobb counties, Georgia, showing location and date of battles, entrenchments, towns, roads, railroads, drainage, and relief by hachures. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: Western and Atlantic Railroad Company
    • Date: 1864