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  • Map of the vicinity of Hagerstown, Funkstown, Williamsport, and Falling Waters, Maryland

    Scale ca. 1:21,500. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 245 "United States forces are shown in blue [and] Confederate forces are shown in red." Indicates houses, names of residents, stone fences, roads, vegetation, drainage, and relief by hachures. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1879
  • Map of the battlefield of Roanoke Id. Feb. 8th 1862 /

    Annotated in red and blue to show Union and Confederate positions. Description derived from published bibliography. Detailed map of Roanoke Island battlefield and a map of Roanoke Island and vicinity. The former indicates Union and Confederate troop positions, the location of a Confederate battery, a road bisecting the battlefield, and vegetation, while the latter shows forts and the number of guns at each, positions ...

    • Contributor: Andrews, William S. - United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Sketch of McClelland's [sic] position, July 7th, 1862 /

    Shows McClellan's army at Harrison's Landing in Charles City County and shows names of some residents. Pen-and-ink on tracing linen, mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H99 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: Blackford, W. W. (William Willis) - Blackford, W. W.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Designs for fortifying Governors Island near New York.

    Scale 1:144; 12 ft. to an in. Title from verso. Manuscript; pen-and-ink and watercolor. Shows "Section thro' A, B." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1141 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: Montrésor, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1766
  • Map of the battlefield of Antietam, [Sept. 17, 1862]

    [Scale ca. 1:13,300]. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 253 Inscribed in longhand as follows: Obtained from Washington & presented to Gen. R. E. Lee by J. E. B. Stuart. 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, the Library of Congress ...

    • Contributor: Willcox, William H.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Plan showing positions of Union and Rebel armies 8th and 9th April 1865, to the surrender of Lee 2nd Corps at Cumberland Church.

    This detail of an unidentified printed map has annotations by Sneden showing the locations of troops surrounding Appomattox Courthouse, April 9th, 1865. Union forces identified include Sheridan's 9th Corps, Humphrey's 2nd Corps, and Sheridan's Cavalry. Also indicated (on original printed map) are names of property owners.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1865-04-08
  • 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.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Battlefields in front of Nashville where the United States forces commanded by Major General Geo. H. Thomas defeated and routed the Rebel army under General Hood, December 15th & 16th, 1864 /

    Relief shown by hachures. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 432 Detailed map indicating troop positions, names of commanders, fortifications, roads, railroads, houses, vegetation. Map includes a brief resume of the battle. Streets and houses of Nashville are not depicted. Description derived from published bibliography. "39th Cong. 1st. Sess - Report of the Chief Engineer U.S.A." On verso in pencil: Nashville battlefields, 1864; W.D. ...

    • Contributor: Peseux, M.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Plan of New Orleans the capital of Louisiana; with the disposition of its quarters and canals as they have been traced by Mr. de la Tour in the year 1720.

    Scale ca. 1:5,000. "Pa. 148" under brown edging. Insets: The course of Mississipi River, from Bayagoulas to the sea [ca. 1:800,000]--The east mouth of the Mississipi, with the plan of Fort la Balise which defends the entrance and channel of that river [ca. 1:40,000] LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1677 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. ...

    • Contributor: Jefferys, Thomas - Brion De La Tour, Louis
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1759
  • [Chesterfield District, South Carolina /

    Relief shown by hachures. Title, date, and scale from Stephenson's Civil War Maps, 1989. Description derived from published bibliography. Pen and ink tracing of a map in Robert Mills's Atlas of the State of South Carolina . . . Baltimore, F. Lucas, Jr. [1825] "Approved, [C.] R. Suter, Lt. Chf. Engr., D. S." LC imperfect: the left portion of the map containing the title ...

    • Contributor: Mills, Robert
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1825
  • Plan of Genl Du Portail. Plan of the position of Valley Forge after Jany. 1778.

    Scale not given. Relief shown by hachures. Title from verso. Manuscript, pen-and-ink. Annotated in pencil to show some distances. Annotated bar scale shows scale ca. 14,000. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1349 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: Duportail, Antoine Jean Louis Le Bègue De Presle
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1778
  • [Preliminary sketch of a portion of the Belle Grove or Cedar Creek battlefield area].

    Shows names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. Title, date, and scale from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pencil on sheet of paper from notebook, lined on right recto and left verso, and mounted on cloth. Left map oriented with north to the right, right map oriented with north to the left. Watermark: Coat-of-arms. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H196 Available also ...

    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Fairfield District[t], South Carolina /

    Title and date from Stephenson's Civil War Maps, 1989. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), S139 Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. "Approved, C. R. Sute[r], 1st Lt., U.S. [Enrs], Chf. Engr., [D. S.]" Pen and ink tracing of the eastern three-fourths of a map in Robert Mills's Atlas of the State of ...

    • Contributor: Mills, Robert
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1825
  • 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.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1867
  • Part of Cobb Co., Ga. /

    Shows northern Cobb County, Georgia. Relief shown by hachures. Differs from other 1864 ed. in inclusion of continuation (19 x 12 cm.) attached at left edge. Main entry from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Negative photocopy. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), S60 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes names of select landowners. Annotations in red ...

    • Contributor: United States. Army. Department of the Cumberland. Topographical Engineers - United States. Army. Corps of Topographical Engineers
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Camp Garnett and vicinity, Rich Mountain, Randolph Co., Va. /

    LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H70 Relief shown by form lines. Shows encampments and troop movements of Confederate and Union forces at the battle of Rich Mountain. Similar to the map reproduced in the Atlas to accompany the official records of the Union and Confederate Armies, 1891-95, pl. 2, no. 6. Oriented with north to the right. Pen-and-ink and pencil on tracing paper ...

    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah - Heck, J. M.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Map of Albemarle : Made under the direction of Maj. A.H. Campbell Capt. Engs. in charge of Top. Dept. D.N.V. from surveys and reconnaissances /

    "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, geographical 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 - Campbell, Albert H. (Albert Henry) - Dwight, C. S.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Map of Prince George Co., Va. /

    Relief shown by hachures. Shows the names of some residents. Ink on tracing cloth, drawn on a 3/4-inch grid. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H54 LC Land ownership maps, 1331 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: Sommers, S. L. - Campbell, Albert H. (Albert Henry)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Sketch of the environs of Tullahoma, Tennessee /

    "Photographed by Carpenter." Hand-colored photocopy of a manuscript map showing rivers, railroads, roads, houses with owners names, and some terrain notes. 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. May 1969, source unknown; Oct. 2003, Map Cataloging ...

    • Contributor: Weyss, J. E. - Michler, N. (Nathaniel) - United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1865
  • Plan of Carillon ou [sic] Ticonderoga : which was quitted by the Americaines in the night from the 5th to the 6th of July 1777 /

    Shows military installations and British troop positions in the vicinity of Fort Ticonderoga (N.Y.) at the time of the Battle of Saratoga (Oct. 1777). Relief shown by hachures. Parts of index in mixed English and French. Pen-and-ink, watercolors, and wash. Sectioned (to 16 panels) and mounted on cloth backing to fold to ca. 21 x 14 cm. Includes note, index of "Position of the ...

    • Contributor: Capitaine Du Chesnoy, Michel - Lafayette, Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert Du Motier
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1777
  • Plan of Savannah and its fortifications in 1782.

    Scale 1:6,000; 500 ft. to an in. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Oriented with north toward the lower right. Relief shown by hachures. Has watermark. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1586 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1782
  • Sketch of New York, narrows & part of Long Island with the roads.

    Scale ca. 1:23,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermarks. Relief shown by hachures. Soundings in fathoms. Shows distances. In margin, upper left corner: No. 18. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1227 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1776
  • A new and correct plan of the town of Boston, and provincial camp.

    Scale ca. 1:7,200. "Engrav'd for the Pennsylva. magazine" v. 1, 1775, p. 29. Relief shown pictorially. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes inset of provincial camp, ca. 1:125,000. Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: Aitken, Robert
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1775
  • Course of the river Mississippi, from the Balise to Fort Chartres; taken on an expedition to the Illinois, in the latter end of the year 1765.

    Scale ca. 1:890,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially and by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Prime meridian: New Orleans and Ferro. Shows historic points of interest. Includes descriptive notes and "Depths of the Mississippi." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 780 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 651/1; 700/1

    • Contributor: Ross - Sayer, Robert
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1765
  • Northern Alabama and Georgia /

    Relief shown by hachures. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), S12, 102a.5 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. Includes red overprint to highlight state boundaries and railroads. Copy imperfect: Fold-lined, losses and discoloration along fold lines.

    • Contributor: Lindenkohl, A. - Lindenkohl, H. (Henry) - Krebs, Charles G. - United States Coast Survey
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864