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  • Map
    [Civil War sketch book : Tennessee and Kentucky Ms. (pen drawings). Title devised from content of atlas. Statement of responsibility from leaf [15]. Accompanied by a piece of tracing paper with autograph of O.O. Howard Maj. Gen. and P.H. Sheridan Maj. Gen. (9 x 10 cm.). LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 389.75 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Acquisitions control no. 4-86
    • Contributor: Brooks, Alfred F.
    • Date: 1862
  • Map
    Map of the surveys made for the U.S.M.R.R., 1863 & 4, from Kentucky to east. Tenn. Covers parts of Lincoln, Boyle, and Pulaski counties, Kentucky, showing the proposed route of the military railroad. Roads, towns, houses, names of residents, fences, relief, vegetation, and drainage are indicated along the proposed route. Relief shown by hachures. Pen and ink. Oriented with north toward the upper left. "Office U.S. Engineers, Cincinnati, O. Official: J.H. Simpson, Lt. Col. Eng'rs, U.S. Army." "Annual report of...
    • Contributor: Clark, W. P.
    • Date: 1864

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  • Map
    Winter quarters 1864 : [vicinity of Lookout Mountain, Tennessee] Sketch map showing Union troop positions, "Confederate Picket Post" on Lookout Mountain, roads, railroads, settlements, farms, and streams. Relief shown by hachures, spot heights, and landform drawings. Signed in ink handwriting at lower left: G.H. Blakeslee, 129th Ill. Inft. Oriented with north to the left. Pen-and-ink (brown/red/dark blue). Mounted on paper backing. Watermark: Franklin Mills. Imperfect: Laminated, small stain areas. Printed map pasted on...
    • Contributor: Blakeslee, G. H. - Dolton, G. E. (George E.)
    • Date: 1864
  • Map
    Map of Mission [sic] Ridge showing the position attacked by the forces under command of Maj. Gen. W. T. Sherman, Nov. 24th & 25th 1863 LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), S169 Finished pen and ink manuscript. Oval-shaped map of the battle of Missionary Ridge, Tennessee, showing roads, railroads, vegetation, drainage, houses, fences, and relief by hachures. Names of Union commanders are underlined in red. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: Hebard, H. S.
    • Date: 1863
  • Map
    Map of the battle field of Shiloh, April 6 & 7, 1862 Relief shown by hachures. Endorsed in ink: Approved G.T. Beauregard, Genl. Comdg. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.) 435.3 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault Acquisitions control no. 15-85
    • Contributor: Frémaux, Léon Joseph - Beauregard, G. T. (Gustave Toutant)
    • Date: 1862
  • Map
    Middle Tennessee
    Fourteen trips across Tennessee 1862-1864
    Sketch map showing federal troop movement routes, engagements, settlements, and streams. Relief shown by hachures. Also covers Nashville city region. Pen-and-ink (brown/red/blue). Mounted on paper backing. Watermark: Franklin Mills. Includes index of troop movements with names and dates. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 389.7 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Gift; Mrs. Geo. W. Volk, Lexington,...
    • Contributor: Blakeslee, G. H.
    • Date: 1863
  • Map
    [Map of part of the counties of McNairy and Hardin, Tennessee, and Alcorn and Tishomingo, Mississippi.] Title from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), S159, S160, S161, 390, 391, 392 Pen and ink manuscript map indicating troop positions near Corinth, towns, mills, railroads, roads, and drainage. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Lyell, G. A.
    • Date: 1862
  • Map
    From Mitchelsville [sic] to Gallatin--Sumner Co., Tenn., 1862 Sketch map showing military engagements, fortifications, roads, railroads, settlements, farms, and streams. Relief shown by hachures. Pen-and-ink (brown and red). Mounted on paper backing. Watermark: Franklin Mills. Imperfect: Laminated. Includes 8 inset views and ancillary map at right: Picket Post -- Buck Lodge -- Stockade at King's Bridge -- McClouds -- Hd-Qrs. -- "Rodamore" -- South Tunnel -- CourtHouse-Mill-Gallatin -- Ft. Smith, MitchelsV [i.e....
    • Contributor: Blakeslee, G. H.
    • Date: 1862
  • Map
    Blue Springs : [Tennessee]. Shows position of Willcox Reserve (i.e. Gen. Orlando B. Willcox), October 10, 1863. From the Orlando M. Poe papers in LC Manuscript Division. Pencil drawing. Partially traced in ink on verso. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 396.3 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault
    • Contributor: Poe, O. M. (Orlando Metcalfe) - Willcox, Orlando
    • Date: 1863
  • Map
    [Sketch map of Camp Brentwood, Tennessee, while serving as quarters for the 86th and 104th regiments of the Illinois volunteers] Pencil, pen and ink. Indexed. Signed letter to John Taylor, hand written in ink, on verso. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 396.35 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Smith, Anson
    • Date: 1863
  • Map
    Chattanooga Tenn. 1863 Sketch map showing fortifications, Union/Confederate picket lines, rifle pits, "Rebel camp[s]", roads, railroads, and streams. Relief shown by hachures and spot heights. Pen-and-ink (brown/red/blue). Mounted on paper backing. Watermark: Franklin Mills. Imperfect: Trimmed at top, laminated. Includes index of fort names. Label with the figure "8" affixed to recto at lower right. Printed map of Chickamauga vicinity by G.E. Dolton, Oct. 12, 1893, pasted...
    • Contributor: Blakeslee, G. H. - Dolton, G. E. (George E.)
    • Date: 1863
  • Map
    Map showing the army movements around Chattanooga Relief shown by hachures. At head of title (in manuscript): No. 2. Map of parts of Tennessee, Alabama, and Georgia, showing roads, railroads, towns, rivers, and hachures. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Troop movements are not indicated. For a larger version, see entry no. 401.3. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), S4, 401.3
    • Contributor: Riemann, H. - Smith, William Farrar
    • Date: 1864
  • Map
    [Map of the environs of Fort Donelson, Tennessee, Feb. 1862]. Shows Fort Donelson, town of Dover, "Reported battery on Jackson's Hill", obstructions on the Cumberland River, and mortar boats below the obstructions. Relief shown by form lines. At lower right in handwriting: Engr. Dept. July 18/64. Recd. with Gen. Cullum's letter of the 16th inst. (C. 5621). Oriented with north toward the lower left. Pen-and-ink (black) and watercolor (blue). Mounted on paper backing under...
    • Contributor: United States. War Department. Corps of Engineers
    • Date: 1862
  • Map
    Plan of Fort Donelson and outworks : [Tennessee] Shows the fort, town of Dover, fortifications, "Enemies' tents", "Enemies' log huts", woods, and areas of fallen timber. Relief shown by hachures and form lines. At lower right in handwriting: Engr. Dept. July 18/64. Recd. with Gen. Cullum's letter of the 16th inst. (C. 5621). Pen-and-ink (black/blue/red), blue wash, and lead pencil. Mounted on paper and cloth backing under gauze covering. Imperfect: Brittle, missing...
    • Contributor: Matz, Otto H. - Janney - Kossak, William - McPherson, James Birdseye - United States. War Department. Corps of Engineers
    • Date: 1862
  • Map
    Sketch showing the relative positions of Fort Henry and Fort Donelson : with the roads connecting the two places Shows the forts, roads, outwork fortifications in the vicinity of the forts, fortifications in the vicinity of the town of Dover, outlying buildings, and streams. Relief shown by hachures. At lower margin in handwriting: Engr. Dept. July 18/64. Recd. with Gen. Cullum's letter of the 16th inst. (C. 5621). Pen-and-ink (black, blue, and red). Mounted on paper backing under gauze covering. In upper left...
    • Contributor: Lambecker, Chas - McPherson, James Birdseye - United States. War Department. Corps of Engineers
    • Date: 1862
  • Map
    Original maps of Forts Henry & Donelson and vicinity. Not drawn to scale. Title from verso. Manuscript; pen-and-ink. Relief shown by hachures. Oriented with north to the bottom. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 416 In upper left corner: 148.D⁴ [This number refers to a numbering system used in the compilation of the "Atlas to accompany the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies." Maps numbered 1 to 147 are filed as...
    • Contributor: Cullum, George W. (George Washington) - United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
    • Date: 1862
  • Map
    [Map of Fort Henry, Tennessee, and environs] Scale ca. 1:42,000. Title from LC Civil War maps. Manuscript; pen-and-ink. Relief shown by hachures. Oriented with north to the bottom. "Scetch [sic] a." LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 417 In upper left corner: 148.D.³ [This number refers to a numbering system used in the compilation of the "Atlas to accompany the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies." Maps numbered 1...
    • Contributor: Pitzman, Julius - Cullum, George W. (George Washington)
    • Date: 1862
  • Map
    [Plan of Fort Henry and its outworks. Scale not given. Relief shown by hachures. Manuscript, pen-and-ink on cloth. Oriented with north to the left. "Recd. with Gen. Cullum's letter of the 16th inst. (C. 5621)." Shows Fort Henry, Tenn. (Confederate) as at 6 Feb. 1862. "148.D.8." LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 414 Includes "Profile of fort ditch full of water" and "Profile of rifle pits." Available also through the Library...
    • Contributor: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
    • Date: 1862
  • Map
    Franklin--Tenn. profield [sic] June 1863
    Franklin--Tenn. profiled June 1863
    Sketch map showing troop positions, roads, railroads, streams, and location of the "Cherry tree where was [sic] hung the rebel spies Col. Williams and Lieut. W.G. Peter--June 10, 1863". Relief shown by hachures. Pen-and-ink (brown/red/dark blue). Added in red ink below title: Position of troops at the battle here, added since close of the war--G.H.B. Mounted on paper backing. Watermark: Franklin Mills. Imperfect: Scattered...
    • Contributor: Blakeslee, G. H.
    • Date: 1863
  • Map
    [Battlefield in front of Franklin, Tenn., November 30th, 1864]. Unfinished topographic map showing troop positions, roads, railroads, buildings, rural householders' names, fences, streams, vegetation, and streets of town of Franklin. Relief shown by hachures and form lines. Title from R.W. Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Probable preliminary drawing for the 1874 printed map of the same area which is "Compiled under the direction of Col. W.E. Merrill". Pen-and-ink (black/blue/red/brown), wash (brown), and lead...
    • Contributor: Merrill, W. E. (William Emery) - Merrill, W. E.
    • Date: 1864
  • Map
    [Map of Fort Sanders, Knoxville, Tennessee, showing the Confederate assault of Nov. 29, 1863]. Detailed city map showing streets, railroads, all buildings (major ones identified), larger land tracts with owners' names, and streams. Title adapted from title in R.W. Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. On verso in lead pencil: Drawn by John G. Orth (Arcadia, Ohio). Went with Army 8/22/1862 for 3 yrs. Mustered out with Company 6/24/1865. Pen-and-ink (black/red) and lead pencil. Mounted under rice-paper covering, fold-lined....
    • Contributor: Orth, John G.
    • Date: 1863
  • Map
    Memphis and vicinity LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), S168, 429 Finished pen and ink map drawn on tracing cloth. "For General Sherman, General of the Army." Indicates fortifications at Fort Pickering and Fort Harris, roads and streets, railroads, vegetation, drainage, relief by hachures, houses, fences, and the names of a few residents in the outlying areas. Date from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Available also through...
    • Contributor: Pitzman, Julius - Frick
    • Date: 186?
  • Map
    Map of Nashville, Tennessee. Detailed city map showing streets, railroads, all buildings (major ones identified), larger land tracts with owners' names, and streams. Relief shown by fold lines. Pen-and-ink (black) and lead pencil. Signed in ink handwriting at bottom: From Chief Eng'rs Office, H'd Qu'rs Mil'y Div'n of the Mis., O.M. Poe, Capt. & Actg. Chf. Eng'r. Oriented with north toward the lower right. Mounted on cloth backing....
    • Contributor: United States. Army. Military Division of the Mississippi. Chief Engrs. Office - Poe, O. M. (Orlando Metcalfe)
    • Date: 186?
  • Map
    Nashville--Tenn. and vicinity 1863 Sketch map showing fortifications, picket lines, camps of the 105th and 129th Ill. regiments, roads, city streets, railroads, and streams. Relief shown by hachures. Pen-and-ink (brown/red/dark blue). Added later in red ink below index: At Battle of Nashville ... [plus paragraph of 4 lines]. Mounted on cloth backing. Watermark: Franklin Mills. Imperfect: Laminated. Includes index to military points of interest. Printed no. on label...
    • Contributor: Blakeslee, G. H.
    • Date: 1863
  • Map
    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 From "39th Cong., 1st Sess. [1866]-Report of the Chief Engineer, U.S.A." Legend in the upper left corner contains a brief resume of each day's action while the map shows troop positions, roads, railroads, hachures, drainage, vegetation, and rural houses. Streets and houses of Nashville are not indicated. For another copy see entry no. 433. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), S170, 433 Available also...
    • Contributor: Peseux, M.
    • Date: 1864
  • Map
    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. From "39th Cong., 1st Sess. [1866]-Report of the Chief Engineer, U.S.A." Legend in the upper left corner contains a brief resume of each day's action while the map shows troop positions, roads, railroads, drainage, vegetation, and rural houses. Streets and houses of Nashville are not indicated. Key in upper right corner includes color designation for Rebel and Union works. For...
    • Contributor: Peseux, M.
    • Date: 1864
  • Map
    Map of the field of Shiloh. April 6 [1862]. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), S171, 440 Finished pen and ink manuscript on tracing cloth. Shows Federal position the "morning of April 6th" in blue, and Federal position the "night of April 6th" in red. Map includes names of Union commanders, roads, relief by hachures, vegetation, houses, fences, and drainage. Date from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Oriented with north to the right....
    • Contributor: United States. Army. Department of the Tennessee
    • Date: 1862