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  • Map
    Western border states Scale ca. 1:740,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 12.7 At top of sheet: Military portraits, map of the seat of war, uniforms, arms, & c. Map of Missouri, Tennessee, and parts of Nebraska, Kansas, Indian Territory, Arkansas, Illinois, Indiana, Ohio, Kentucky, Virginia, North Carolina, and South Carolina, showing cities and towns, rivers, and railroads. Some important or strategic places are underlined in red ...
    • Contributor: Hall, Edward S.
    • Date: 1861
  • Map
    The campaign atlas, for 1861 : [United States]. Relief shown by hachures. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 12.2 Phillips, 1351 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes United States map indicating "cantonments and strategic points" and state maps of Delaware, Maryland, Virginia and proposed West Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Florida, Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana, Arkansas, Missouri, Kentucky, Tennessee, and Texas. Original paper cover ...
    • Contributor: Gaston, S. N. (Samuel N.) - Gaston, S. N.
    • Date: 1861

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  • Map
    Field note book of Wm. Luce, Eng. of Capt. J.W. Abert's party of U.S. Top. Engs., with pass from Gen. Banks of Oct. 1861 : [Maryland].
    Field note book of William Luce, Engineer of Captain J.W. Abert's party of United States Topographical Engineers, with pass from General Banks of October 1861 | Captured field notes
    Shows roads and general maps in Frederick and Montgomery counties, Maryland, and names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. Pen-and-ink and pencil on lined paper. Folded pass pasted to p. [1]. Bound in brown leather. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H6 Title and the following are written on a slip of paper pasted on the front cover of the notebook: Luce and ...
    • Contributor: Luce, William - Hotchkiss, Jedediah
    • Date: 1861

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  • Map
    G. Woolworth Colton's map of the country 500 miles around the city of Washington showing the seat of war in the East Scale 1:3,168,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 5.5 General map centered on Washington, D.C., with five concentric circles at intervals of 100 miles. Insets: [Map of Maryland, Delaware, and parts of Virginia, Pennsylvania, and New Jersey] Scale ca. 1:1,125,000. 31 x 48 cm.-Vicinity of Ft. Monroe & Norfolk. 10 x 6 cm. Includes a list of the "Principle Forts and Military Stations in ...
    • Contributor: Colton, G. Woolworth (George Woolworth) - Colton, G. Woolworth
    • Date: 1861
  • Map
    Colton's United States shewing the military stations, forts &c. Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1855, by J.H. Colton. Scale ca. 1:7,900,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 7 "No 3" in upper left corner. Forts are marked by red flags. Indicates railroads, towns, names and boundaries of states and territories, rivers, and canals. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: Colton, J. H. (Joseph Hutchins) - Colton, J. H.
    • Date: 1861
  • Map
    Colton's United States shewing the military stations, forts, &c Scale ca. 1:8,000,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 7.5 "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1855 by J. H. Colton." General map of the United States extending from the Atlantic coast through most of Texas. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: Colton, J. H. (Joseph Hutchins) - Colton, J. H.
    • Date: 1861
  • Map
    Map of the United States of North America, Upper & Lower Canada, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia & British Columbia. Mexico, Cuba, Jamaica, St. Domingo and the Bahama Islands. Scale ca. 1:6,000,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 11.5 At top of map; Supplement to the Illustrated London News, June 1, 1861. General map showing state and international boundaries, railroads, cities, rivers, and relief by hachures. Two colors are used to differentiate between Union and Confederate states. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster ...
    • Contributor: Ettling, Theodor
    • Date: 1861
  • Map
    Map of the United States, and territories. Scale ca. 1:10,500,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 14.6 At top of map: Mitchell's military map of the United States, showing forts, &c. with separate maps of states, vicinities of cities &c. Published by S. A. Mitchell, Jr., Philada. Insets: County map of Virginia, and North Carolina. 24 x 30 cm.-County map of Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Maryland, and Delaware. 24 x 30 cm.-[Hampton ...
    • Contributor: Mitchell, S. Augustus (Samuel Augustus) - Mitchell, S. Augustus
    • Date: 1861
  • Map
    Military map of the United States & territories showing the location of the military posts, arsenals, Navy Yards, & ports of entry. Compiled from pub-doc--1861. Scale ca. 1:6,800,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 10 Map includes state capitals and principal towns, drainage, geographic coordinates, and names and boundaries of the states and territories. Military posts and ports of entry are listed at bottom and sides of map. Insets: Pensacola & Perdido Bays. 8 x 16 cm.-Key West. 5 x 11 cm. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also ...
    • Contributor: Peter S. Duval and Son
    • Date: 1861
  • Map
    Stanford's map of the seat of war in America. Scale ca. 1:1,800,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 17.55 Sheet 1 is dated Aug. 21, 1861 and sheets 2, 3, and 4 are dated Oct. 1, 1861. Map of eastern United States showing state and county boundaries, cities and towns, rivers, roads, and railroads. Although battlefields are not specifically identified, several towns in eastern Virginia and southern Pennsylvania where battles occurred have been ...
    • Contributor: Stanford, Edward
    • Date: 1861
  • Map
    Thayer's statistical and military map of the middle and southern states. Scale ca. 1:3,800,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 17.65 General map. Stamped in the upper right corner: Nov. 15, 1861. Includes a list of "The Principal Forts in the United States" and brief descriptions of the "Position of the Rebel and Neutral States." Inset: Seat of war [in the Middle Atlantic States] published by Horace Thayer, N. York. 21 x 24 cm.-Diagram of ...
    • Contributor: Thayer, Horace
    • Date: 1861
  • Map
    Lloyd's American railroad map, showing the whole seat of the war. Scale ca. 1:1,900,800. Hand colored. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 14 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes illus., "Time dial," and inset of "Map of Escambia & Santa Rosa Cos., Fl. showing Pensacola harbor and channel, Ft. Pickens, Ft. McRae, Bragg's batteries and the position of the U.S. fleet now before the harbor." On verso: ...
    • Contributor: Lloyd, James T.
    • Date: 1861
  • Map
    Lloyd's American railroad map, showing the whole seat of the war. Scale ca. 1:1,900,800. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 14.1 On verso: Lloyd's American railroad weekly, vol. 2, no. 8, October 5, 1861. Includes an adverstisement in the upper right corner for "Lloyd's great military map of the fifteen southern states" and advertisements below the map title for " Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as ...
    • Contributor: Lloyd, James T.
    • Date: 1861
  • Map
    Complete map of the rail roads and water courses, in the United States & Canada. Map of the eastern half of the United States and part of Canada showing drainage, state boundaries, and place names. Shows steamboat routes and railroads in operation, in progress, and projected.
    • Contributor: Magnus, Charles
    • Date: 1861
  • Map
    Map of northern military movements: between New York & St. Louis Scale ca. 1:5,800,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 14.35 This map was originally published as an inset on Charles Magnus's Complete Map of the Rail Roads and Water Courses, in the United States & Canada (see Civil War Maps entry no 14.33). Indicated are railroads linking New York and St. Louis, but military movements are not depicted. Description derived from published bibliography. Available ...
    • Contributor: Magnus, Charles
    • Date: 1861
  • Map
    Rail road map of the southern states shewing the southern & southwestern railway connections with Philadelphia. Scale ca. 1:1,880,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 31.5 "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1862, by Thomas Kimber Jr." Inset: Southern part of Florida. 25 x 18 cm. Map depicts rail lines, roads, cities and towns, state and county boundaries, and rivers. 1863 edition published by Willis. P. Hazard is listed as Civil War Maps entry no. 44. Geography ...
    • Contributor: Philadelphia Board of Trade. Committee on Inland Transportation
    • Date: 1861
  • Collection
    Civil War Maps Brings together materials from three premier collections: the Library of Congress Geography and Map Division, the Virginia Historical Society, and the Library of Virginia. Among the reconnaissance, sketch, and theater-of-war maps are the detailed battle maps made by Major Jedediah Hotchkiss for Generals Lee and Jackson, General Sherman's Southern military campaigns, and maps taken from diaries, scrapbooks, and manuscripts all available for the first ...
    • Contributor: Library of Congress. Geography and Map Division - Library of Congress. National Digital Library Program - Virginia Historical Society - Library of Virginia
    • Date: 1999

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  • Map
    Map of the sourthern and border states, showing the actu alpositions [sic] of the national and rebel forces, and of the blockading fletes [sic] and vessels, the positions of the various fortifications ... Scale 1:3,220,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 6 From Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper [Oct. 26, 1861]. Map includes railroads, rivers, towns, names and boundaries of states, and some relief by hachures. Insets: The southern portion of Florida is on the same scale as the main map. 11 x 11 cm.-Vicinity of Washington City, D.C. Scale ca. 1:320,000. 13 x 16 cm. Description derived ...
    • Contributor: Colton, G. Woolworth (George Woolworth) - Colton, G. Woolworth
    • Date: 1861
  • Map
    The Tribune war maps Various scales. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 6.2 From the New-York Daily Tribune, July 30, 1861. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. Includes "List of killed and wounded at the battle of Bull Run," p.3-4. Description derived from published bibliography.
    • Contributor: Colton, G. Woolworth (George Woolworth) - Colton, G. Woolworth
    • Date: 1861
  • Map
    Scott's great snake. Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1861 Scale not given. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 11 Cartoon map illustrating Gen. Winfield Scott's plan to crush the Confederacy, economically. It is sometimes called the "Anaconda plan." Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: Elliott, J.
    • Date: 1861
  • Map
    Lloyd's new military map of the border & southern states; drawn by Edward S. Hall. The map indicates drainage, relief by hachures, state boundaries, place names, canals, and the railroad network. Railroad names appear along the lines.
    • Contributor: Hall, Edward S. - H.H. Lloyd & Co.
    • Date: 1861
  • Map
    War maps and diagrams. Various scales. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 14.7 Incomplete copy of the map supplement issued by the New York Herald. Library of Congress bound copy of the newspaper for October-December 1861 does not include the map supplement. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. Description derived from published bibliography.
    • Date: 1861
  • Map
    War maps and diagrams Various scales. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 14.8 Incomplete copy of the map supplement issued by the New York Herald. Library of Congress bound copy of the newspaper for October-December 1861 does not include the map supplement. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. For an earlier issue of the map "Our naval and military operations at a ...
    • Contributor: Hall, E. S.
    • Date: 1861
  • Map
    War maps and diagrams. Various scales. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 14.65 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. Description derived from published bibliography.
    • Date: 1861
  • Map
    Civil War in America : Read's grand panoramic view of the free and confederated slave States of America : showing all the important cities, forts, harbours, rivers, railways &c. : from the ...
    Read's grand panoramic view of the free and confederated slave States of America
    Relief shown by shading and landform drawings. Includes text, notes, and population information. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy imperfect: darkened, minor losses along vertical fold line, torn and repaired with staining along fold lines and edges on verso. CW3 Acquisitions control no. 2014-24.
    • Contributor: Read & Co. - Harrison
    • Date: 1861