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    The Union position before Yorktown, Va., 18th April 1862 A regional view of Yorktown, Va., and vicinity, with Yorktown and Gloucester Point on opposite sides of the York River and indicating where the Warwick River feeds into the James, and also the Poquoson River as it branches off from the York below Yorktown. The headquarters of Gen. John Sedgwick's VI Corps is shown at Warwick Court House.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862
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    [Maps illustrating campaign of Gen. T. J. (Stonewall) Jackson in the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia. 1862 Various scales. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 654.6 Proof sheet containing the maps made to illustrate William Allan's History of the Campaign of Gen. T. J. (Stonewall) Jackson in the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia (Philadelphia, J. B. Lippincott & Co., 1880). 175 p. Proof sheet was acquired by the Library of Congress in 1948 with the purchase of the papers and maps of...
    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah - Humphreys, D. C. - J. Lippincott & Co.
    • Date: 1880
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    United States: map showing loyal states in green, what the rebels still hold in red, and what the Union soldiers have wrested from them in yellow. Scale ca. 1:13,500,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 49a At top of map: Presidential campaign, 1864. Includes portraits of Lincoln, Johnson, McClellan, Pendleton (presidential and vice-presidential candidates) as well as small portraits of 14 former presidents. Also includes short biographies of the candidates, the Union and Democratic platforms, and Lincoln's and McClellan's letters of acceptance. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through...
    • Contributor: H.H. Lloyd & Co.
    • Date: 1864
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    Historical sketch of the rebellion Scale ca. 1:5,850,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 39 Blue lines denote the "limits of the loyal states in July, 1861" and red lines indicate the "limits occupied by United States forces July 20th 1863." See also entry nos. 34, 35, 36, 40, 40.1, and 49. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: Lindenkohl, H. (Henry) - Lindenkohl, H.
    • Date: 1863
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    [Map of Alexandria, Virginia] Illustrates Alexandria's central position in the defense of Washington, where at least 12 outlying forts surrounded the city. Military camps of various Union officers such as Samuel Peter Heintzelman are indicated on this map.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1861
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    Ohio River between Mound City and Cairo. Scale ca. 1:23,500. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 213 Indicates Fort Cairo, naval depot, and "harbor for powder barges" at Mound City, soundings in feet, roads and streets, and vegetation. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: Gerdes, F. H. - Bache, A. D. (Alexander Dallas)
    • Date: 1864
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    Map showing the location of battle fields of Virginia Scale ca. 1:680,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 504 Map includes "Chesapeake & Ohio R.R. after the war," "other railroads after the war," "railroads during the war," "plank roads and turnpikes," "other roads," rivers, towns, and relief by hachures. Title when folded: 26th annual encampment, G.A.R. Sept 20th 1892. Washington, D.C., via Chesapeake & Ohio Ry. Poole Bros., Chicago. Description derived from published...
    • Contributor: Chesapeake and Ohio Railway Company
    • Date: 1892
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    Map of the seat of war in Virginia : showing the theatre of operations of Gens. Hooker, Dix, and Keyes, and the scene of Gen. Stoneman's raid. From: Harper's weekly, May 23, 1863, p. 325-326. Relief shown by hachures. 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. March 1945, Cora Wilson, cf; Feb. 2003, Map Cataloging Team. Civil War project no.: lva00101. Conservation: Etherington...
    • Date: 1863
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    [Map of Fort Henry, Tennessee, and environs]. No scale given. Title from LC Civil War maps. Relief shown by hachures. Oriented with north to the bottom. "Scetch [sic] a." LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 417.2 In lower left corner: Lith. by T. Schrader, 7 Chestnut Str., St. Louis. Description derived from published bibliography. Printed version of map by Julius Pitzman. See entry Civil War Maps no. 417 for the manuscript...
    • Contributor: Pitzman, Julius - Schrader, T.
    • Date: 1863
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    Map prepared to exhibit the campaigns in which the Army of the Cumberland took part during the War of the Rebellion. [1861-65] Scale 1:1,267,200. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 84 Map of South Carolina, Kentucky, and Tennessee, and parts of Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi, North Carolina, and Virginia, showing roads, railroads, towns, rivers, names and boundaries of states, and relief by hachures. Lines of march are indicated by colors and symbols. Includes "Jeff. Davis' line of flight." Another copy is in the Sherman Map Coll. No.5....
    • Contributor: Ruger, Edward
    • Date: 1865
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    [Battery no. 3] ; : outwork no. 1 ; outwork no. 2.
    Batteries nos. 1, 2 & 3 and outworks no. 1 & 2 to battery no. 3 | Outwork no. 1
    Gives measurements and latitude and longitude of perimeters. Map annoted with names of land owners: John P. Dickinson, W. Lucius Harrison, John Atkinson and Wm. Walden. One of a series of ten maps drawn by showing the plats of land appropriated for Batteries 1-10 around Richmond. Original maps are included in Personal Papers Collection, accession 26971, B.M. Jones Papers. This item is in the...
    • Contributor: Jones, M.
    • Date: 1861
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    Map of the vicinity of Petersburg
    Chief Engineer's Office, D.N.V. Maj. Gen. J.F. Gilmer, chief engineer
    Description derived from published bibliography. Map of parts of Prince George, Dinwiddie, and Chesterfield counties, showing roads, railroads, towns, vegitation, houses and names of residents. Relief shown by hachures. Similar to no. 606, LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.). Sun print. This item is in the Map Collection of the Library of Virginia; please contact the Library's Archives Research Services department for more information....
    • Contributor: Campbell, Albert H. (Albert Henry) - Gilmer, Jeremy Francis - Confederate States of America. Army. Dept. Of Northern Virginia. Chief Engineer's Office
    • Date: 1864
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    Map showing the location of battle fields of Virginia
    Battle fields of Virginia | Battlefield of Virginia
    Shows Civil War battlefields (1861-1865), Chesapeake & Ohio Railroad lines, distinguishing between those which are pre-war and post-war, other railroads during the war, plank roads, turnpikes, other roads and light houses.
    • Contributor: Chesapeake and Ohio Railway Company - Poole Brothers
    • Date: 1898
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    Chart of the battle off Cherbourg. The map charts the course of the two ships in Cherbourg Harbor and in the British Channel off the coast of Cherbourg, France. Made by the British for the Confederacy and captained by Raphael Semmes the C.S.S. Alabama was a blockade runner. Spotted by the U.S.S. Kearsarge, the Alabama was cornered and sunk.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1864-06-14
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    Map of a part of Brunswick County, N.C. "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. Shows towns, waterways, roads, geographic features and land owners. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image....
    • Contributor: Confederate States of America. Army. Dept. Of Northern Virginia. Chief Engineer's Office - Blackford, L. (Benjamin Lewis) - James, William H.
    • Date: 1863
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    Extract of military map of N.E. Virginia showing forts and roads. Covers Washington D.C. metropolitan area. Eastern corner of D.C. ca. 7 cm. within map area. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Also shows rural householders' names and vegetation. Includes note and coat of arms below title. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 687 LC copy 1 halved and mounted on cloth backing. LC copy 2 brittle, missing large sections along margins, and...
    • Contributor: United States. War Department. Engineer Bureau
    • Date: 1865
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    Battle of Chaffin's Farm, Sept. 29th 1864 : topography of 1894 : roads, houses, trees, etc. of 1864 from Campbell and Chambliss maps : positions and routes assumed from descriptions in official ... Ink on tracing cloth. Map shows troop positions and movements Sept. 29, 1864. 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. c. 1, April 2003; Earl A. Scott, Div. of Planning, Commonwealth of Va. (1968), gift; c....
    • Date: 1894
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    Topographical sketch of the Battle field of Stone River "Reduced by Waggoner. Phot. Carpenter." Hand-colored photocopy of manuscript map showing U.S. and Confederate troop positions. 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. 1969, source unknown; Oct. 2003, Map Cataloging Team. Civil War project no.: lva00158....
    • Contributor: Weyss, J. E. - Michler, N. (Nathaniel) - United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
    • Date: 1863
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    Field notes on Sharpsburg battle field Shows names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. Accompanied by separate piece of paper with bar scale for "Large scale map." Pen-and-ink and pencil (some col.) on graph paper with red edges. Bound in black leather. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H4 Includes notes on final 3 pages. Printed label on end paper: Wm. F. Murphy's Sons Company ... Available also through...
    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah
    • Date: 1894

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    Map of the defences of Charleston city and harbor, showing also the works erected by the U.S. forces in 1863 and 1864 "Bell Bros., Photo lithographers, Washington, D.C." At bottom of map: View off North Channel, Fort Sumter 3 1/2 miles distant, bearing W. 3/4 N., Febry. 18th 1865. Description derived from published bibliography. Shows drainage, vegetation, roads, railroads, soundings, shoals, channels, forts, batteries, picket line of the U.S. forces, plan of the city with the "effective, annoying [and] extreme range" of guns from Cumming's Point....
    • Contributor: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
    • Date: 186?
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    Siege of Port Hudson The map shows the Union troops on land and water surrounding Confederate fortifications at Port Hudson, La., on the Mississippi River, approximately 25 miles north of Baton Rouge. The Union XIX Corps under Gen. Banks had its first engagement May 26th on the Bayou Sara Road, and laid siege to the fort on May 27th. Confederate Gen. Franklin Gardner surrendered Port Hudson on July...
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1863
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    The National lines before Washington : a map exhibiting the defences of the national capital and positions of the several divisions of the grand Union Army : supplement to the New-York times ...
    Map exhibiting the defences of the national capital and positions of the several divisions of the grand Union Army
    Includes text. Inset: "Port Royal and Tybee Island." Relief shown by hachures. Shows forts, batteries, and territory occupied by 8 Union divisions, extending from Washington to Virginia, ending at the north near Great Falls and southward to the mouth of the Accotink Creek. This item is in the Map Collection of the Library of Virginia; please contact the Library's Archives Research Services department for...
    • Date: 1861
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    Map of the Confederate lines from New Bridge road to Chafins Bluff Shows fortifications in the Richmond region and names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. Pen-and-ink on tracing linen, sectioned in 2, mounted on cloth. Similar to the map reproduced in the Atlas to accompany the official records of the Union and Confederate Armies, 1891-95, pl. 135, no. 3. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H180 Available also through the Library of Congress web...
    • Contributor: Stevens, W. H. (Walter H.) - Hoffmann, J. Paul - Stevens, W. H.
    • Date: 1864
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    Skirmish at Auburn, Va., Oct. 14th, 1863 Map shows route of Union army (32nd and 38th New York Infantry Regiments, 10th Massachusetts Infantry and others) along the road from Bristoe Station to Warrenton, Va., when the column was attacked by part of A.P. Hill's forces. Shows road lined by stone walls as it crosses Cedar Creek, passes the McCormack farm house, and turns north toward Greenwich.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1863-10-14
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    Map of Rome, Adairsville and vicinity Scale ca. 1:350,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 132.8 Shows location of battles of Lay's or Tanner's Ferry, Adairsville, and Cassville, roads, railroads, towns, drainage, and relief by hachures. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: Western and Atlantic Railroad Company
    • Date: 1864