Collection Items

  • Map
    Map of the cost [sic] of Georgia & Florida. Scale 1:253,440; 1/4 in. to 1 mile. Manuscript; pen-and-ink and watercolor. Covers the coast between Savannah and St. Augustine. Shows swamps and marshes. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 129.7 From the papers of Joseph Roswell Hawley. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2
    • Contributor: Hawley, Joseph R. (Joseph Roswell)
    • Date: 1863
  • Map
    [Map of the environs of Pine Mountain, Lost Mountain, Kenesaw Mountain, and Little Kenesaw Mountain] Scale not given. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 164.5 Pen and ink sketch map of northwestern Cobb County, Georgia, showing the "route of Harrison's Brigade," Confederate and Federal works, battlefields, roads, railroads, churches, drainage, and relief by hachures. Also depicted are the locations of the "5th Ind. Bat. [that] kill[ed] Gen. Polk, June 14" and the "spot where Polk was killed." Description derived...
    • Contributor: Blakeslee, G. H.
    • Date: 1864
  • Map
    Sumpter Prison, Andersonville, Georgia, June 1864 Shows the prison with wooden fence, 18 guard towers, the famous "deadline," the north and south gates, Sweetwater Creek, "Valley of Death," fortification, batteries, and cook house. He depicts overcrowding by a blizzard of tiny dots everywhere, writing the dots stand for "Union soldiers." Date written on map: June 1863 with penciled 4 over the 3. Pen-and-ink on blue tinted note paper. Purchase, James...
    • Contributor: Caulfield, Patt
    • Date: 1864
  • Map
    Ft. McAllister. Scale not given. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 183 Pen and ink manuscript drawn on tracing cloth, showing fortifications, Union troop positions, road leading to fort, vegetation, and drainage. Part of the defenses of Savannah, Georgia. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Date: 1864