Collection Items

  • Map
    Map of Fort de Russy. Relief shown by hachures. From Harper's weekly, v. 8, April 30, 1864, p. 277. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 233.5 Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Date: 1864
  • Map
    Sketch of Fort De Russy, Louisiana Scale 1:10,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 234 Shows rifle pits, breastworks, location and number of guns, roads, houses, fences, woods, and drainage. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey
    • Date: 1864
  • Map
    Plan showing the defences of the fort on Red River, Scale ca. 1:9,600. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 234.2 From Report of the Secretary of the Navy, with an appendix, containing reports from officers. December, 1863 (Washington, Government Printing Office, 1863). opp. p. 482. Map of Confederate Fort De Russy, Louisiana, and vicinity. Original sketch from which this was reproduced was sent to the Secretary of the Navy by Acting Rear Adm. David ...
    • Contributor: United States. Navy
    • Date: 1863
  • Map
    Guide leaflets for the tour of historic Civil War defenses, Washington D.C.
    Tour of the Civil War defenses of Washington, D.C.
    Relief shown by contours on some maps. Title from title sheet (sheet #1). Facsims. of Civil War fortification maps of Washington D.C. Original version: [S.l. : s.n., 1861?-1865]. LC sheets imperfect: Use-worn, punch-holed in left margin, rubber-stamped on verso to indicate sheet numbers. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 689 Sheets variously include notes, captions, and/or index of facilities. Available also through the Library ...
    • Contributor: United States. Office of National Capital Parks - Barnard, J. G. (John Gross) - United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
    • Date: 1861
  • Article
    Commercial Mapping - Civil War Maps - Digital Collections Throughout the American Civil War, commercial publishers in the North and to a lesser extent in the South produced countless maps for an eagerly awaiting public in need of up-to-date geographical information. Few families were without someone in the armed forces serving in a little-known place in the American South. Maps, therefore, were not only important sources of information, but also satisfied the patriotic ...
  • Article
    Union Mapping - Civil War Maps - Digital Collections Federal military authorities were keenly aware that they were unprepared to fight a war on American soil. Any significant campaign into the seceding states could be successfully carried out only after good maps, based on reliable data from the field, had been prepared. Existing Federal mapping units, such as the Army's Corps of Topographical Engineers and Corps of Engineers, the Treasury Department's Coast Survey, ...
  • Map
    Atlas of the war of the Rebellion giving Union and Confederate armies by actual surveys by the Union and Confederate engineers, and approved by the officers in command, of all the maps ...
    Rebellion atlas
    Relief shown by contours, shading, and hachures on some maps. "This volume will contain over seven hundred maps, showing all the battle-fields from 1861-to 1865." "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1892, by J.A. Caldwell, in the office of the Librarian of Congress, at Washington." This atlas comprises the first 40 plates of the U.S. War Department's Atlas to Accompany the ...
    • Contributor: United States. War Department - Davis, George (George Breckenridge) - Cowles, Calvin D. (Calvin Duvall) - Caldwell, J. A. (John Alexander)
    • Date: 1892