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  • Valley Forge encampment, Dec. 19, 1777 to June 18, 1778.

    Scale ca. 1:8,200. Manuscript, pen-and-ink. Relief shown by form lines. Shows "Discontinued roads" and "Recent roads." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1928
  • Plan of Boston & vicinity.

    Scale ca. 1:24,000. Title from verso, legible only with back lighting. Alternate title from Philip Lee Phillips' A list of maps of America: Boston and environs, showing entrenchments. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Oriented with north to the left. Relief shown by shading and hachures. "No. 25." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 919 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1775
  • Fort Thunderbolt.

    Shows fortification of Savannah, Georgia. Date from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pen-and-ink on tracing cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), S109, 185 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. At upper right in pencil: 65. Imperfect: Mounted on paper.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Map of the environs of Washington : compiled from Boschkes' map of the District of Columbia and from surveys of the U.S. Coast Survey showing the line of the defences of Washington ...

    Shows buildings, rural property lines, householders' names, and vegetation. Relief shown by contours and hachures. Depths shown by contours and soundings. India ink, col. ink, and col. wash. Northern section is printed map with ms. annotation. Remainder is completely ms. Originally drawn on 4 sheets, assembled to 1 sheet, and sectioned to 6 parts. On verso on label affixed to cloth backing: No. 187. ...

    • Contributor: Barnard, J. G. (John Gross) - Boschke, A. - United States Coast Survey - Barnard, J. G.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1865
  • Plan of the works opposite Hell-Gate.

    Scale not given. Manuscript, pen-and-ink. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1153 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1776
  • Map of n. eastern Virginia and vicinity of Washington /

    Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Shows forts and batteries in the District of Columbia and immediate vicinity. At head of title: Surveys for military defences. LC copy annotated in black ink and colored inks to show troop positions and engagements. Annotated in black ink on verso: Major General Sigel to Colonel L.P. di Cesnola, Chantilly, Novbr. 1862. Bookplate of "Palma di ...

    • Contributor: United States. Corps of Topographical Engineers - McDowell, Irvin - Schedler, J. (Joseph)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • [Map of the vicinity of Richmond, north and east of the James River].

    Shows some fortifications, troop positions and names of some residents. Title and date from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pen-and-ink and pencil on tracing linen sectioned in 2, mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H178 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. Includes note. In pencil on verso: 178.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Defences of Charleston S.C. Fortifications on Sullivan's Island

    Scale ca. 1:4000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 384.7 From Message of the President of the United States, and accompanying documents, to the two houses of Congress, at the commencement of the first session of the thirty-ninth Congress.-Report of the Secretary of the Navy (Washington, Government Printing Office, 1865). fol. p. 256. At head of title: U.S. Coast Survey. "No. 3" is printed ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1865
  • Map of n. eastern Virginia and vicinity of Washington /

    Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Shows forts and batteries in the District of Columbia and immediate vicinity. At head of title: Surveys for military defences. Accompanied by sheet: Presented to Brig. Genl. S. Williams, A.A. Genl. Hd. Qrs. Army, by order of Maj. Genl. McClellan, Comd. in Chf. U.S.A. [signed] A.W. Whipple, Maj. T.E. [1] leaf ; 21 x 13 cm. ...

    • Contributor: United States. Corps of Topographical Engineers - McDowell, Irvin - Schedler, J. (Joseph)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Part of Charleston Harbor, embracing forts Moultrie, Sumter, Johnson, and Castle Pinckney, also Sullivan, James & Morris islands; and showing the position of the Star of the West, when fired into from ...

    Scale ca. 1:31,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 374 Shows the channel, drainage, vegetation, roads, plan of the city, and forts. A portrait of Major Anderson, commander of Fort Sumter, is in the upper right corner. Below the neat line is a view of the harbor and city from Fort Johnson to Mt. Pleasant. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the ...

    • Contributor: Perry, George T.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Map of Richmond, Va., and surrounding country showing Rebel fortifications

    Scale ca. 1:70,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 640 Shows fortifications, street pattern of Richmond and Manchester, roads, railroads, towns, vegetation, drainage, relief by hachures, and rural houses. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. LC copy 1 dedicated in ms: Maj. Genl. H. W. Halleck with the compliments of D. Van Nostrand. ...

    • Contributor: Sholl, Charles - Van Nostrand, David - D. Van Nostrand Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • [Disposition of British troops, with fortifications north of Fort Knipehausen, i.e. Fort Washington to Fort Independence.

    Scale ca. 1:10,600. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermarks. Shows military unit members. "No. 31." Stamped on label on verso: Montresor. Includes table "Cantoonments between Fort Knypehausen and McGowans Pass." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1167 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: Montrésor, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1778
  • Reconnoissance de King's bridge. I.

    Scale ca. 1:7,900; 600 toises = 97 mm. Title from label on verso. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermarks. Oriented with north to the right. Relief shown by shading. Shows forts and redoubts. Title 607 of The valuable library of the Hon. S. W. Pennypacker, sold April 1906. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1210 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1781
  • A plan of the town and citadel of Fort Royal in Martinico : the last landing place of our army and the country through which it marched to the attack /

    Also shows Bay and Cul de Sac Royal. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Differs slightly from the map of Fort Royal in London Magazine, April 1762, v. 31. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 2052 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Inset: Port du Carenage.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1762
  • Plan de la ville de Quebec.

    Scale ca. 1:7,000. Oriented with north to the right. Relief shown by hachures. Shows fortifications. Indexed for points of interest. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 595 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 100; 440; 651/1; 650/2; 651/3

    • Contributor: Le Rouge, Georges Louis
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1755
  • Map of the Confederate lines from Fort Gregg to Mrs. Price's : [Virginia] /

    Relief shown by hachures. Shows portions of the fortifications of Richmond. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 630 Pen-and-ink on tracing linen, mounted on paper. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: Hoffmann, J. Paul
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 186?
  • Map of the city of Richmond shewing its defences.

    Shows names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. Pen-and-ink and watercolor on tracing linen, mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H177 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. In pencil on verso: 69.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Map of vicinity of Richmond /

    Shows fortifications and names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. Pen-and-ink and pencil (some col.) on tracing linen, sectioned in 2, mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H176 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. In lower left corner: Gen. R.E. Lee's. In pencil on verso: 62. At head of title: Chief Engineer's Office, D.N.V. ...

    • Contributor: Campbell, Albert H. (Albert Henry) - Gilmer, Jeremy Francis - Campbell, Albert H.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • [Plan de New-York et les environs.

    Scale ca. 1:82,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown by hachures. "Legende" indicates earthworks, forts, etc. with indication of number of soldiers to man them. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1214 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 440; 651/1; 650/2; 651/3

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1781
  • Sketch plan of Columbiad Battery, Fort Holt, Ky. [opposite Cairo, Ill.].

    Pen-and-ink and watercolor. "Engr. Dept., July 18/64. Recd. with Gen. Cullum's letter of the 16th inst. (C5621)." Stamped on verso: By transfer, Chief Engineers Office, War Department. Imperfect: Brittle, torn, missing small sections along sheet edges. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 220 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: Cullum, George W. (George Washington)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1860
  • The seat of war in Virginia. Positions of the rebel forces, batteries, intrenchments and encampments in Virginia-the fortifications for the protection of Richmond

    Scale ca. 1:800,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 451.3 From the New York Herald, morning edition, June 17, 1861. p. 1. Later version of this map was published in the London American. See entry no. 450.3. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • An exact plan of the city, fortifications & harbour of Havana in the island of Cuba /

    Relief shown pictorially. Depths shown by soundings. From Universal magazine of knowledge and pleasure. May 1762, v. 30. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1814 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes ancillary map of "Island of Cuba." LC copy imperfect: Portions in upper margin, right margin, and lower right corner missing.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1762
  • Plan du Petit Goâve et de son acul pour servir au projet général de sa défense par mer en 1752.

    Scale ca. 1:5,200. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor, on tracing paper. Has watermark. Relief shown by shading. Depths shown by soundings. Imperfect: Deteriorated and discolored along folds. On verso, upper left corner: No. 22. [changed to] 12. LC Luso-Hispanic World, 472 LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1893 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1752
  • Map of a part of the eastern portion of Virginia showing the route of the Cavalry Corps of the Army of the Potomac under Major General P.H. Sheridan on the raid to ...

    Covers Richmond region (Va.) northward to Fredericksburg. Shows cavalry routes of movement, engagements, encampments, roads, railroads, settlements, drainage, and the fortifications around Richmond. "Drawn by Capt. N.D. Preston, to accompany the paper, 'The Cavalry Raid to Richmond in May 1864', read by him before the Commandery of the State of Pennsylvania, Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the U.S., Wednesday evening, May 6, ...

    • Contributor: Preston, Noble D. - Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the United States
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • [Military training map, Mexico].

    Shows unidentified settlements and a fortification. Relief shown pictorially. "Withdrawn for transfer to the War Department as a gift from Hou. A.B. Hagner, April 27, 1914." Title derived from The Luso-Hispanic World in Maps. Pen-and-ink with pencil annotations over pencil grid. Watermark: J. Whatman, 1836. LC Luso-Hispanic World, 1011 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Imperfect: Discoloration ...

    • Contributor: Diaz, Agustin
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1846