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    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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    Sketch of the Atlantic and Gulf Coasts of the United States s... Scale not given. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 25 Lower right corner of the copy is wanting. "This sketch was prepared to show at a glance the difference in extent of the coasts of the U. States occupied by the loyal men and rebels; its circulation it is believed will have the effect of counteracting the exertions of traitors at home as well ...
    • Contributor: Blunt, Edmund - Blunt, G. W. (George William)
    • Date: 1862
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    Chart of North America from Boston to the Strait of Florida a... Blue back coastal nautical chart extending from Havana to Richmond Island (Me.). Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by contours and soundings. Hand col. to emphasize navigation beacons and markers (some with visibility circles). Also shows outlines and center line of the Gulf Stream. Principal title from segment marked "sheet 4" (left end). Oriented with north toward the upper right. Original 1859 publication note ...
    • Contributor: Hobbs, J. S. (John Stratton) - Wilson, Charles William - Norie & Wilson - Hobbs, J. S.
    • Date: 1863
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    General chart of the coast. No. IV, from Cape May to Cape Hen... Scale 1:400,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 33.7 From its Report of the Superintendent of the Coast Survey, showing the progress of the survey during the year 1862 (Washington, Government Printing Office., 1864). Map 14. "No. 14" in the upper left corner. "The triangulation was executed by E. Blunt, J. E. Johnstone, J. Farley & J. E. Hilgard, Assistants between 1841 & 1853. ...
    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey
    • Date: 1862
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    [Map of the coast of South Carolina, from Charleston to Savan... Title, date, and scale from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Portion of an unidentified printed map showing roads, railroads, towns, and drainage. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), S126 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. Handwritten note in lower right corner: From Chief Engrs. O[ff.] Mil'y. Divn. Miss: O. M. [Poe] Bvt. Col. & [Chf. Engr.] 67.
    • Date: 186?
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    [Pencil sketch of the Atlantic Coast from Charleston, South C... Title and date from Stephenson's Civil War Maps, 1989. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), S128 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Date: 1864
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    Sketch of the Atlantic coast of the United States from Savann... Scale 1:200,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 129.4 Inset: [Coast of Florida from St. Johns River to St. Augustine] 32 x 24 cm. Coastal chart showing place names, roads, railroads, rivers and streams, and swamps. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: Lindenkohl, A.
    • Date: 1861
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    [Map of the defeat of the Confederate ship Alabama by the U.S... Scale ca. 1:41,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 703 From. Report on the Secretary of the Navy, with an appendix, containing reports from officers. December, 1864). opp. p. 630. Map shows the "Position of the Kearsarge when she received the first broadside of the enemy," the general direction of the ships during the battle, and the position of the Alabama, when it sank ...
    • Contributor: United States. Navy
    • Date: 1864
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    Preliminary chart of the Atlantic coast : from the entrance o...
    U.S. Coast Survey, A.D. Bache Supdt.
    Depths shown by soundings. 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. Oct. 2002; Source unknown (1968); Map Cataloging Team. Civil War Map Proj. no.: LVA00069. Conservation: 1968. Digital image available: 27.4 x 16.5 in. Map accession ...
    • Contributor: Lindenkohl, A. - United States Coast Survey
    • Date: 1862