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  • Map
    Map of a reconnaissance of the approaches to Philadelphia showing the positions and lines of defence on the north front of the city Topographic map of the northern part of Philadelphia County and small adjacent part of Montgomery County showing proposed 1st-, 2nd-, and 3rd-order Civil War batteries. Signed in handwriting: George Davidson, Asst. Engr. Fortifications. Pen-and-ink, red ink (contours), and watercolors. Former ownership rubber-stamping below title: U.S.C. & G. Survey, Library and Archives, no. 127. "No. 2865X" and "854W 1863" (former Coast Survey numbers) handwritten in ...
    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey - Bache, A. D. (Alexander Dallas) - Davidson, George
    • Date: 1863
  • Map
    General diagram : [western Philadelphia city and adjacent portions of Delaware and Montgomery counties, Pennsylvania]. Topographic map showing proposed and existing Civil-War batteries and defensive positions immediately west of Philadelphia. Relief shown by contours and hachures. Title from southern sheet. Partial tracing of the 1863 ms. topographic map showing 1st- and 2nd-class fortifications at Philadelphia (CW 358.22). Oriented with north to the right. Pen-and-ink, red ink (contours), and watercolors. Drawn in 2 segments (sheets): [Northern] -- [Southern]. "No. 2866" ...
    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey - Bache, A. D. (Alexander Dallas)
    • Date: 1863

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  • Map
    Map of a reconnaissance of the approaches to Philadelphia showing the positions and lines of defence on the north front of the city Topographic map of northern Philadelphia and small adjacent part of Montgomery County showing Civil War earthworks and batteries. Relief shown by contours and hachures. Signed in handwriting (brown ink): George Davidson, Assistant Engineer Fortifications. Pen-and-ink, red ink (contours), and watercolors. Former ownership rubber-stamping at foot of title: U.S.C. & G. Survey, Library and Archives, no. 126. "No. 2868X" and "854W 1863" (former Coast Survey ...
    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey - Bache, A. D. (Alexander Dallas) - Davidson, George - Fauntleroy, A. R.
    • Date: 1863
  • Map
    Map of a reconnoissance [sic] of the approaches to Philadelphia showing the positions and lines of defence on the west front of the city Topographic map of western Philadelphia and small adjacent parts of Montgomery and Delaware counties showing 1st- and 2nd-order Civil War earthworks and batteries. Relief shown by contours, hachures, and spot heights. Pen-and-ink, red ink (contours), and watercolors. Former ownership rubber-stamping to left of title: U.S.C. & G. Survey, Library and Archives, no. 1. "Acc. no. 54399" and "854 ST 1863" (former Coast Survey numbers) ...
    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey - Bache, A. D. (Alexander Dallas) - Whiting, Henry L.
    • Date: 1863
  • Map
    Map of supplementary reconnaissance of the approaches to Philadelphia by the West-Chester Road : including the section from Newtown Square to the east branch of the Brandywine Creek Topographic map showing Civil War earthworks and batteries. Relief shown by contours and spot heights. Authorship statement citing Whiting's name is in handwriting (black ink). Pen-and-ink, red ink (contours), and watercolors. "No. 2863X" and "854W" (former Coast Survey numbers) are handwritten in ink on sheet and on adhesive label at lower right. Imperfect: Fold-lined. Originally drawn on 3 sheets. Includes notes. LC Civil War ...
    • Contributor: Whiting, Henry L. - Bache, A. D. (Alexander Dallas) - United States Coast Survey
    • Date: 1863
  • Map
    Map of supplementary reconnaissance of the approaches to Philadelphia by the Lancaster Turnpike : including the section between Villa Nova and Paoli Road map showing minor fortifications along the Philadelphia and Lancaster Turnpike. Relief shown by form lines. Pen-and-ink, red ink, and pink watercolor. Former ownership stamp in lower right corner: U.S.C. & G. Survey. Library and Archives, Jan. 28, 1902, acc. no. 53677; adhesive label affixed in lower right corner: 854 St; no. rubber-stamped on verso: 290. Statement of attribution of Henry L. Whiting is ...
    • Contributor: Whiting, Henry L. - Bache, A. D. (Alexander Dallas) - United States Coast Survey
    • Date: 1863
  • Map
    Topographical map, 1st Brigade, defenses north of Potomac, Washington, D.C. "1st September 1863." Relief shown by contours. Some buildings, lot lines, householders' names, forts, and vegetation. Covers environs of Forts De Russy, Stevens, Slocum, Totten, Slemmer, Bunker Hill, Saratoga, Thayer, Lincoln, and Batteries Sill and Jameson. India and red inks. Lacking edge and internal sections, assembled to 1 sheet, sectioned to 4 sheets, and mounted on cloth backing. Includes notes and 2 scale graphs. ...
    • Contributor: Hodasevich, R. A.
    • Date: 1863
  • Map
    Richmond and its defences. Constructed and engraved to illustrate "The war with the South" Scale ca. 1:90,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 640.4 From Tomes, Robert. The war with the South. New York, Virtue & Yorston, 1862-1867. v. 2, between p. 236 and 237. Signed (facsimile): Charles: Sholl, Topl. Engineer. "Entered according to act of Congress AD. 1863 by Virtue, Yorston & Co." Caption in lower margin: A topographical map of Richmond and its vicinity, showing all ...
    • Contributor: Sholl, Charles
    • Date: 1863
  • Map
    Map showing the entrenchments around Wilmington Scale 1:7,920; 8 in. to 1 mile. Manuscript; pen-and-ink, watercolor, and pencil. Copy imperfect: Ink stained. Relief shown by hachures. Oriented with north toward the upper left. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 317.7 From the papers of Joseph Roswell Hawley. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 651/1; 650/2; 651/3; 650/4; 700/2
    • Contributor: Turner, L. C. - James, W. H. - Hawley, Joseph R. (Joseph Roswell)
    • Date: 1863
  • Map
    New map of Charleston Harbor, showing the scene of the great naval contest between the iron clad monitors and the Rebel batteries, also the lines of fire, forts, obstructions, inlets, princl. plantations, ... Scale not given. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 376 Shows the coast from Long Island to the North Edisto River. Indicates drainage, roads, railroads, and dwellings with names of inhabitants. Channels, water depths, forts and batteries, with lines of fire, are given. The following title appears in the lower right corner: Tomlinson's map of Charleston Harbor, S.C., and vicinity, showing the fortifications and ...
    • Contributor: Tomlinson, G. W. (George W.) - Tomlinson, G. W.
    • Date: 1863
  • Map
    Charleston and its defences. Scale ca. 1:52,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 374.5 From The Philadelphia Inquirer, Saturday, April 11, 1863, p. 1. Map indicates forts, batteries, obstructions, and torpedoes (i.e., mines) Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: Philadelphia Inquirer (Firm)
    • Date: 1863
  • Map
    Military map of the vicinity of Frankfort, Kentucky Shows streets, rivers and creeks, locations of the arsenal and "U.S. Hd. Qrs.," and recommended defensive positions. Annotated in blue pencil : Positions for defensive works proferred [sic] by Col. Gilbert with force and armament marked blue. Relief shown by hachures and spot heights. Annotated in ink: A correct copy, [signed] T.B. Brooks, Capt. N.Y. Vol. Engrs. A.D.C., Engineers Office, District of Central Kentucky, ...
    • Contributor: Brooks, J. H. - Poe, O. M. (Orlando Metcalfe)
    • 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
    Mobile and vicinity Relief shown by hachures. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), S16. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy annotated in red showing fortifications, etc. Attachment to map: pen and ink tracing of the defenses of Mobile. "Map no. 11." "Photographed by Brown & Ogilvie."
    • Contributor: La Tourrette, John
    • Date: 1863
  • Map
    Map of Richmond, Virginia...1863. Identifies Confederate prisons, forts, and hospitals in Richmond, Va.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1863
  • Map
    New defenses erected at Centreville, Virginia Originally built by the Confederates and used for winter quarters in 1861-1862, the defenses around Centreville were also used by the Union Army to cover the retreat back to Washington after both 1st and 2nd Bull Run. When Lee began concentrating his forces around Culpeper in July 1863, and Meade, not to be outdone, moved his army to a position opposite them along the ...
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1863
  • Map
    Map of the rebel position at Vicksburg, Miss., May 1863. Shows the Union troops surrounding the Confederate fortified city of Vicksburg, Miss., with blockades and forces on both sides of the Mississippi River. Shows the locations of outlying Confederate forts and other defenses including extensive use of abatis and felled trees to hinder overland advances. The map also indicates the position of Union gunboats on the Mississippi River south of the town of Warrenton, ...
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1863
  • Map
    The Enemy's fortifications around Vicksburg Shows the terrain and Confederate fortifications around Vicksburg, Miss., in mid-May, 1863, just after Confederate Gen. Pemberton was forced to evacuate Hayne's Bluff. Indicated are the locations of Union forces under Sherman, McPherson, McClernand, and Carr.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1863
  • Map
    Plan of approaches to the Vicksburg Mine. Shows Brig. Genl. Hickenlooper's design for the trenches approaching Vicksburg, Miss., for the placement of the explosives detonated on 25 June.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1863-07-01
  • Map
    Plan of the assault on Ft. Wagner, July 11th 1863. Detail of Morris Island, Charleston Harbor, Charleston S.C., showing Confederate Fort Wagner being shelled by the U.S.S. Monitor. Also shown is the daylight assault of Gen. George C. Strong against the heavily-defended fort. Strong's forces were quickly repulsed and with great loss of life.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1863-07-11
  • Map
    Genl. Q. A. Gillmore's line of earthworks in front of Fort Wagner, Morris Island, S.C., July 1863 Map depicts the siege of Fort Wagner, Morris Island, Charleston Harbor, S.C. Details include the locations of swamps, marshes, and sand ridges, and the elaborate earthworks and trenches constructed by Union troops under Gen. Q. A. Gillmore as they prepared to lay siege to the fort.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1863
  • Map
    Map of Morris, Folly, Coles and James Island[s] etc., and Charleston Harbor S.C. shewing [sic] Union and Rebel forts and batteries, 1864. In significantly less detail than his usual work, Sneden here shows the disposition of Confederate fortifications through out the Charleston region.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1863
  • Map
    Plan of Fort Huger, Hardy's Bluff : built by the State of Virginia. Col. Andrew Talcott, State Engr. Capt. E.T.D. Myers, Constructing Engr. "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. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image. Gift of Mrs. Louisa Porter (Gilmer) Minis (i.e., Mrs. ...
    • Contributor: Virginia. Engineer Dept - Myers, Edmund Trewbridge Dana - Talcott, Andrew - Confederate States of America. Army. Dept. Of Northern Virginia. Chief Engineer's Office
    • Date: 1863
  • Map
    Map of Fort Huger & Mulberry Pt. Battery with intermediate soundings.
    Map of Fort Huger and Mulberry Point Battery with intermediate soundings.
    "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. Illustrates the layout of the Fort Huger in Isle of Wight County along the James River, with the Mulberry Point Battery, on Mulberry Island, Warwick County ...
    • Contributor: Virginia. Engineer Dept - Confederate States of America. Army. Dept. Of Northern Virginia. Chief Engineer's Office
    • Date: 1863