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    Map of the seat of war showing the battles of July 18th & 21st, 1861 "Entered according to act of Congress in the Clerks Office of the U.S. District Court by V.P. Corbett [in the year] 1861 for the Dist. of Colum[bi]a." "Map of northern Virginia showing troop camps, entrenchments, forts, batteries, roads, railroads, street pattern of Washington and Alexandria, towns, drainage, vegetation and some indication of relief by hachures" -- LC Civil War maps / Stephenson. Depths shown...
    • Contributor: Corbett, V. P. - A. Hoen & Co.
    • Date: 1861
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    Civil War in America : Read's grand panoramic view of the free and confederated slave States of America : showing all the important cities, forts, harbours, rivers, railways &c. : from the ...
    Read's grand panoramic view of the free and confederated slave States of America
    Relief shown by shading and landform drawings. Includes text, notes, and population information. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy imperfect: darkened, minor losses along vertical fold line, torn and repaired with staining along fold lines and edges on verso. CW3 Acquisitions control no. 2014-24.
    • Contributor: Read & Co. - Harrison
    • Date: 1861
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    S.E. portion of Virginia and N.E. portion of N'th Carolina Covers Tidewater Region (Va.) and Albemarle Sound Region (N.C.). Shows fortifications, settlements, roads, railroads, canals, streams, swamps, and distances. Pen-and-ink (black, red) and watercolors (blue, green). Mounted under gauze covering, shellacked. Includes text of "Military considerations" for isolating Norfolk (Va.) by capturing Suffolk (Va.). LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 476 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Worret, Ch. - Cram, Thomas Jefferson
    • Date: 1861
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    Brices Cross Roads, Tupelo "*GPO: 2004-304-337/00209." Title from panel. Includes text and 2 location maps. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: United States. National Park Service
    • Date: 2004
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    Battle of the Antietam. Conveys the placement of Union and Confederate forces in Washington County, Md., around Sharpsburg during the Battle of Antietam on September 17, 1862.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-09-17
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    Position of the 15th, 16th & 17th A.C.s, July 5th, [1864] evening. Shows environs of Turner's Ferry in Cobb County, Georgia. Indicates "Rebel works" and "Rebel works taken this morning." Relief shown by hachures. Date from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pencil. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), S112, 210 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes names of select landowners. Imperfect: Fold-lined, some losses along folds, mounted on...
    • Date: 1864
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    The Investment of Petersburg, Va. Shewing [sic] battlefield of 5 Forks and Hatcher's Run, Friday March 31st, Saturday April 1st & Sunday April 2nd 1865. Shows the area surrounding Petersburg on the Appomattox River with all major transportation lines noted. Union forces under Grant are opposed by Lee's Confederates. Five Forks is to the left of the image; Port Walthall to the upper right: Ream's Station is in the lower right; and Dinwiddie Court House is at the bottom center.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1865-03-31
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    Plan of Andersonville Prison, Georgia. Aug. 1864. Map shows a detailed plan of the Andersonville prison complex including locations of external defenses, guards' and officers' quarters, hospital, storehouses, cook house, and graveyard, and the use of the terrain (swamps, creeks) as boundaries.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1864
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    [Map of Greenbrier, Summers, Raleigh, Mercer and Monroe Counties, West Va. and Bland, Giles and Craig Counties, Va. Covers the area between Raleigh Court House, Blue Sulphur Springs and Pearisburg, W. Va. Drawn with colored ink and pencil on lined paper. Shows towns, roads, rivers and residences with some distances given. Not drawn to scale. One of a series of eight maps of southwestern Virginia and West Virginia. Originally in envelope with notations: "Maps of various kinds by residents of Western Virginia....
    • Contributor: Loring, William Wing
    • Date: 1862
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    Map of a part of Louisiana and Mississippi, illustrating the operations of the U.S. Forces in the Department of the Gulf Relief shown by hachures. Covers the area from west to east, Alexandria, La. to Pearl River, and from north to south, Vidalia, La. to Atchafalaya Bay. "Track of Gen. Banks" shown in red. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 232 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. From the Nathaniel Prentice Banks papers in LC Manuscript Division. Acquisitions...
    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey - Bache, A. D. (Alexander Dallas) - Lindenkohl, H. (Henry) - Molitor, E. - Banks, Nathaniel Prentiss
    • Date: 1863
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    Seat of war in America, 6d. Scale ca. 1:820,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 453 Map of eastern Virginia and part of Maryland showing batteries, towns, roads, railroads, and rivers. McClellan's position on the Peninsula is shaded red. Names of Union and Confederate generals, "Exports in 1860," and "Colton's seetl [i.e., steel]-plate maps of the United States of America" are listed at the top of the map. See entry...
    • Contributor: Bacon & Co.
    • Date: 1862
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    [Semmes Battery and vicinity, Chesterfield County, Virginia, 1864] Shows batteries, roads, rivers, names of property owners, and vegetation. Red concentric circles centered on Semmes Battery indicate range of the battery over Chesterfield and Henrico Counties, Virginia in the vicinity of Dutch Gap. 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...
    • Contributor: Ost, Charles J. - Brooke, John M. (John Mercer) - Confederate States of America. Navy Dept. Office of Ordnance and Hydrography
    • Date: 1864
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    Botetourt Co. North west section. "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
    • Date: 1864
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    Greensville Co. east of the Halifax road and that portion of No. Ca. included between the Petersburg and S.& R. Rl. Rds. "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. Title handwritten on map. Available also through the Library of Congress web site...
    • Contributor: Confederate States of America. Army. Dept. Of Northern Virginia. Chief Engineer's Office
    • Date: 1863
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    Sketch of Charleston Harbor Scale ca. 1:70,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 385 Shows fortifications, street pattern of Charleston, vegetation, and a few soundings. Insets: Castle Pinckney. 7 x 5 cm-Fort Sumpter [sic]. 7 x 6 cm-Fort Moultrie. 5 x 6 cm. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: Williams, W. A.
    • Date: 186?
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    Field of McClellan's operations, scene of the recent battles in front of Richmond-and the late important military operations in eastern Virginia Scale not given. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 650.6 Relief shown by hachures and pictorially. From the Philadelphia inquirer, Wednesday, July 2, 1862. p. 1. Map of the region east of Richmond showing the location of battlefields on June 25, 26, and 27, 1862. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: Philadelphia Inquirer and Daily News (Firm)
    • Date: 1862
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    Birds eye view of the Mississippi Valley from Cairo to the Gulf of Mexico Scale ca. 1:1,710,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 9 At top of map: The seat of war. This is a map and not a bird's-eye view. It covers Louisiana, Mississippi, Arkansas, Alabama, and parts of Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Tennessee, Illinois, Missouri, Kansas, Indian Territory, and Texas, and indicates forts, towns, rivers, roads, railroads, state boundaries, and relief by shading. Insets: Fort Pickens. 19...
    • Contributor: Couzens, M. K.
    • Date: 1861
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    Map of Fluvanna Co. Va.
    Map of Fluvanna County, Virginia
    "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 - Campbell, Albert H. (Albert Henry) - Cassell, Charles E.
    • Date: 1863
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    [Map of parts of Hanover, Goochland, Fluvanna, Albemarle, Louisa, Spotsylvania, and Orange counties, and the city of Richmond, Virginia, 1864]. Relief shown by hachures. Sheets are numbered "Plate B, no. 2," "Plate C, no.1," "Range C, no.2," and "Range C, no. 3." Sheet "Range C, no. 3" is dated in the bottom margin "Mar. 31st 1864." Map shows cities and towns, county boundaries, roads, railroads, rivers and streams, houses and names of residents, fortifications around Richmond, and woodland. Description derived from bibliography. Civil War...
    • Date: 1864
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    Map of eastern Virginia, 1862 Accompanied by cover: Map of eastern Virginia / compiled in the office of the United States Coast Survey. Washington, D.C. : W.H. & O.H. Morrison. 15 x 10 cm. Also covers Maryland, Delaware, southeastern Pennsylvania and parts of New Jersey and North Carolina. Red concentric circles centered on Richmond. Relief shown by hachures. Shows roads, rivers, names of cities, and railroads converging in Richmond,...
    • Contributor: Nicholson, W. L. - Bache, A. D. (Alexander Dallas) - United States Coast Survey - W.H. & O.H. Morrison (Firm)
    • Date: 1862
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    Plan of the Battle of Five Forks, Va., March 31st 1865 and 1st April. Map shows view from Petersburg to Five Forks, Va. As part of an overall plan to force the Confederate troops out of their Petersburg trenches, on March 30, 1865, Gen. Sheridan's troops advanced on Dinwiddie Court House and Five Forks. They were met by Confederate forces under Pickett near Five Forks on March 31st. On April 1st, having heard of his opponent's heavy reinforcement...
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1865-03-31
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    Central Virginia : showing Lieut. Gen'l. U.S. Grant's campaign and marches of the armies under his command in 1864-5 Map No. 11, from: Annual report of the U.S. War Dept., 1865. "39th Cong. 1st Sess. Report of the Chief Engineer U.S.A." printed above the map. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by isolines. Shows the routes taken in central Virginia by the various army corps under General Grant in 1864-65. This item is in the Map Collection of the Library of Virginia; please...
    • Contributor: United States. War Dept. Engineer Bureau - Bowen & Co.
    • Date: 1866
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    Map of Surry, Sussex and Southampton counties, Virginia. "Chief Engineers Office D.N.V. Colonel J.F. Gilmer Chief Engineer."--appears above title. "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."--handwritten note on map. Forms part of the Gilmer Map Collection. Relief shown by hachures. Shows towns, waterways, roads, geographic features and land owners. Available...
    • Contributor: Confederate States of America. Army. Dept. Of Northern Virginia. Chief Engineer's Office - Campbell, Albert H. (Albert Henry) - Cassell, Charles E. - Izard, Walter - Patton, J. Houston - Smith, C. F. N.
    • Date: 1863
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    The Union assault on the Rebel works at Lee's Mill, Yorktown, Va. Shows fortifications on opposite sides of the Warwick River, with the Confederate forces concentrated to the north of the river and the Union forces to the south around Lee's Mill.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-04-16
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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?