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    The Battle of Fair Oaks, Va. Fought 31st May 1862. This map shows an area of Henrico County, Va., east of the city of Richmond and south of the Chickahominy River, where the Battle of Fair Oaks, or Seven Pines, took place 31 May-1 June 1862. Confederate Gen. J. E. Johnston's plan to attack the Union Army of the Potomac's IV Corps (under Keyes) at Fair Oaks called for Longstreet to approach from the ...
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-05-31
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    Sketch of the action fought near Bladensberg [i.e. Bladensburg], August 24th, 1814 Oriented with north to the right. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Imperfect: Tears, stains, mounted on cloth.
    • Contributor: Ormsby, Thos
    • Date: 1816
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    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
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    Position of Richmond, Va. Shows positions of Federal and Confederate armies in June and July 1862 in Richmond region. Relief shown by hachures. Pen-and-ink and watercolor on irregularly shaped piece of tracing linen, sectioned in 2 and mounted on cloth. "Copied from a map captured from the enemy June 27th 1862." LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H97 Imperfect: Discoloration along right edge and along fold lines. Available ...
    • Contributor: Abbot, Henry L. - McClellan, George (George Brinton) - Humphreys, A. A. (Andrew Atkinson)
    • Date: 1862
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    Map shewing the position of the lines in front of Petersburg, Va., occupied by the 1st Division, 9th Army Corps, April 1st 1865 Scale ca. 1:16,700. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 607 Detailed map giving fortifications, picket lines, "Rebel chevaux de-frise," "Union abattis," "covered ways," roads, railroads, drainage, and vegetation. Each regiment of the 1st Division is identified, and the section of the line entrusted to it is delineated by broken lines. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site ...
    • Contributor: McCallum, Andrew
    • Date: 1865
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    Official map of the lower Potomac River picket lines Jany 1862. Shows area of Fairfax County, Va., between Pohick Church and Accotink to the north and Colchester to the south.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862
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    Map of Caroline. "Chief Engineer's Office, D.N.V. Maj. Gen. J.F. Gilmer, Chief Engineer."--map. "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 ...
    • Contributor: Confederate States of America. Army. Dept. Of Northern Virginia. Chief Engineer's Office - Campbell, Albert H. (Albert Henry)
    • Date: 1864
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    [Map of South Carolina, Georgia, Alabama, and Tennessee.] Shows the southern border of South Carolina, northern border of Georgia, and eastern borders of Alabama and Tennessee, with railroads, towns, forts, prisons, landforms, and waterways.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1861
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    Rockbridge Co., Va. Section no. 2.
    Rockbridge 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. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image. Gift of Mrs. Louisa Porter (Gilmer) Minis (i.e., Mrs. ...
    • Contributor: Confederate States of America. Army. Dept. Of Northern Virginia. Chief Engineer's Office
    • Date: 1863
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    Lloyd's topographical map of Georgia from state surveys before the war showing railways, stations, villages, mills, &c. Scale ca. 1:580,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 129.6 "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1864 by J. T. Lloyd." "Price in sheets colored in counties 50 cents. Mounted and varnished. Hand-colored general map with places where battles occurred underlined in red. Another copy is in Fillmore map coll. No. 110-W. The Geography and Map Division also has an uncolored ...
    • Contributor: Lloyd, James T.
    • Date: 1864
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    [Map of the northwestern part of Cobb County, Georgia, showing Union works near Kenesaw [sic] Mountain, June 1864] Shows locations of the headquarters of the Department of the Cumberland on the 19th and 24th of June. Relief shown by hachures. Title and date from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pen-and-ink, blue ink, and red ink on tracing cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), S85, 188 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes names of ...
    • Contributor: United States. Army. Department of the Cumberland. Topographical Engineers - United States. Army. Department of the Tennessee. Topographical Engineers - United States. Army. Corps, 23rd (). Topographical Engineers
    • 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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    Map of northern Virginia Imperfect: hole in lower right corner. Part of text: "Drawn by M \0332 \0332 \0332Son." missing. Inset: map of Washington, D.C and Alexandria, Va. Relief shown by contours and shading. Depths shown by soundings. Shows locations of Civil War battles. 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 ...
    • Contributor: Goode, Richard Urquhart - Geological Survey (U.S.)
    • Date: 1894
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    Military map showing the marches of the United States forces under command of Maj. Gen'l W.T. Sherman, during the years 1863, 1864, 1865 Shows area from Virginia in the north to Georgia in the south and west to Missouri. Relief shown by hachures. "Printed by Joseph F. Gedney." "Engraved at Head Qrs. Corps of Engineers. U.S.A. by H.C. Evans & F. Courtenay." LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 72, S6 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes list of sources ...
    • Contributor: Kossak, William - Jenney, W. L. (William Le Baron) - Sherman, William T. (William Tecumseh) - Muller, John - Hawley, Joseph R. (Joseph Roswell) - United States. Army. Military Division of the Mississippi
    • Date: 1865
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    Plan of Battle of South Mills. Dismal Swamp Canal, N.C. Shows the area between South Mills, Camden County, N.C., and Joy's Creek to the north and the Pasquotank River to the south where a minor shirmish took place on April 19, 1862.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-04-19
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    Map showing the battle grounds of the Chickahominy : and the positions of the subsequent engagements in the retreat of the Federal Army towards James River and all the other points of ... Annotated with troop positions, movement, and railroad routes. Similar to no. 639, LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.). This item is in the Map Collection of the Library of Virginia; please contact the Library's Archives Research Services department for more information. Parrish & Willingham. Confederate imprints, 6201 Swem, C.E. Maps relating to Virginia, 974 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as ...
    • Contributor: Sheppard, Edwin - Hoyer & Ludwig
    • Date: 1862
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    Entrenched position of the 3rd corps, A.P., at Harrison's Landing, James River, Va., July 9th 1862 Shows the area of Charles City County, Va., along the James River (between Kimmage's and Herring creeks) to which McClellan moved his troops at the end of the Peninsular Campaign. They remained here until August 16. Details include the use of slashed or burned trees, ditches, piles of logs, and natural landforms as defenses.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-07-09
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    A new military map of the seat of war Scale ca. 1:1,700,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 13.8 General map of eastern and central Virginia, Maryland, Delaware, southern Pennsylvania, and northern North Carolina showing cities and towns, state boundaries, and railroads. Includes an advertisement for the Market Fire Insurance Company, New York. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: Higginson, J. H.
    • Date: 1861
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    A. T. Andreas' illustrated historical atlas of the State of Iowa.
    Illustrated historical atlas of the State of Iowa
    LC Panoramic maps (2nd ed.), 2051, 2082, 2091, 2092, 2121, 2231, 2241 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Andreas, A. T. (Alfred Theodore) - Andreas, A. T.
    • Date: 1875
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    Map of Charleston Harbor showing Union and Rebel Batteries &c. Septr. 1863. Map shows the location of Union and Confederate fortifications on James, Sullivan, Block and Morris islands at the entrance to Charleston Harbor, S.C. In July 1863, Union generals Gillmore and Dahlgren hoped to take Fort Wagner, on Morris Island in Charleston Harbor, in order to gain a vantage point from which to launch an attack on the city of Charleston. Strongly defended by the ...
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1863
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    Map of the vicinity of Petersburg Relief shown by hachures. Sun print. Map of parts of Prince George, Dinwiddie and Chesterfield counties, showing roads, railroads, towns, vegetation, houses and names of residents. Major rivers are colored blue by hand. Fortifications at Petersburg and Drewry's Bluff are outlined in pencil. Description derived from published bibliography. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 606 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site ...
    • Contributor: Campbell, Albert H. (Albert Henry) - Campbell, Albert H.
    • Date: 1864
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    [Sketch of the United States Ford on the Rappahannock River]. Shows the Chancellorsville region and names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. Title, date and scale from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pen-and-ink and pencil (some col.) on pencil grid, mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H140 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. In pencil on verso: 290.
    • Date: 1863
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    Plan of the Battle of Fredericksburg, December 13th, 1862. This unsigned hand-drawn map shows the area surrounding Fredericksburg, Va., and includes the location of General Lee's field headquarters, Jeb Stuart's cavalry, the Washington Artillery, and forces under the commands of Col. Pelham and Col. Walker. The locations of pontoon bridges are also indicated.
    • Contributor: Cooke Family
    • Date: 1862-12-15
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    Map showing position Union and Rebel armies 2 p.m. 30th June : and the routes of advance of enemy on the Union Army at White Oak Swamp Creek Va. Shows the area of Henrico County between Richmond and New Market, in which occurred the Battle of White Oak Swamp, one of the Seven Day's Battles.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-06-30
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    Plan of the Battle of Cumberland Church, Va. Map shows the location of Confederate Gen. R. E. Lee's troops at Cumberland Church and Union Gen. U. S. Grant's troops south near Farmville, Va., along the Appomattox River. This was a small skirmish in Cumberland County on April 7, 1865, just following action at Highbridge and Rice's Station and just preceding Lee's surrender at Appomattox Courthouse.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1865-04-07