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    Map showing the defenses of the Mississippi below New Orleans and Farragut's attack 24 April 1862. Map shows the Confederate fortifications at Fort Jackson under Gen. Duncan, Fort St. Philip and the Union fleet along the Mississippi River. This map, also shows the positions of Union ships under Farragut, who captured the strategic port of New Orleans, thereby providing the Federal army access to the Mississippi River.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-04-24
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    The Rebel defences of Charleston Harbor S.C., August 1863 Map shows Charleston, S.C., the Confederate forts, the Union works surrounding Fort Wagner and the position of the Union monitor fleet in the harbor off of the coast. This view shows the Union attacks on Confederate fortifications lining the harbor, and on the city itself. The locations of artillery batteries and their ranges and targets are indicated.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1863
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    Map of the siege of Vicksburg, Miss. Scale ca. 1:17,000 (not "1:15,840"). LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 285 Signed (facsim.): C. B. Comstock, Capt. of Engrs. Detailed map showing entrenchments, roads, streets, railroads, hachures, vegetation, houses, and drainage. Contains five topographic profiles, six cross sections of artillery batteries, and one cross section of a "rebel rifle pit." For another issue, see Sherman map coll. no. 120. Description derived from published ...
    • Contributor: Spangenberg, Charles
    • Date: 1863
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    Sketch of the lines at Yorktown Virginia April 30th 1862. Shows an area that includes Gloucester Point on the north/east side of the York River, Yorktown on the south/west side of the river, and Wormsley Creek to the south of Yorktown as the Union forces finalized preparations to begin the siege of Yorktown.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-04-30
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    Map of the siege of Vicksburg, Miss. Relief shown by hachures. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), S120, 285 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. Dedicated in ms: To Thomas E. Sherman to keep forever, from his father, W.T. Sherman, Maj. Genl. Jan 20, 1864. Union and Confederate entrenchments are handcolored blue and red respectively. Detailed map showing roads, streets, railroads, hachures, vegetation, houses, and ...
    • Contributor: Spangenberg, Charles
    • Date: 1863
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    Map of the siege of Vicksburg. [1864]. Scale not given. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 275 From Century illustrated monthly magazine, v. 30, Sept. 1885. p. 756. Shows fortifications, "Maj. Gen. Grant's Hd. Qrs. during the siege," street pattern of Vicksburg, houses, roads, railroads, drainage, vegetation, and relief by hachures. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: Badeau, Adam
    • Date: 1885
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    Map of siege of Fort Pulaski : Savannah River Georgia. 1862. Shows the location of Jones Island, Turtle Island and Daufuskie Island on the north edge of the Savannah River and Querns Island, Wilmington Island and Big Tybee Island to the south, also indicated is the location of Fort Pulaski on Cockspur Island in the middle of the Savannah River.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862
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    The attack on and surrender of Harper's Ferry Shows the area surrounding Harper's Ferry, W. Va., at the intersection of the Potomac and Shenandoah Rivers as the Confederate forces under Jackson began their assault, Sept. 12-15, 1862.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-09-14
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    The attack on Harper's Ferry Va., by Jackson, September 14th and 15th, 1862 Shows the area of convergence of the Potomac and Shenandoah rivers that marks the border of Maryland, Virginia, and West Virginia. Details include the location of Union forces in the town of Harper's Ferry and Confederate forces on Maryland Heights across the Potomac.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-09-14
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    Bacon's large print war map showing 50 miles round Washington and Richmond. Scale ca. 1:480,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 484 Map of eastern Virginia and part of Maryland, showing engagements by crossed swords, fortifications surrounding Richmond, routes of the opposing armies to Petersburg, roads, railroads, towns, drainage, and relief by hachures. A few important Civil War sites are underlined in red. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web ...
    • Contributor: Bacon & Co.
    • Date: 1864
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    [Map of the siege of Petersburg, 1864-5 Relief shown by hachures. Title taken from other version. Names of surveyors and draftsmen have been added by hand in the lower left corner. Scale in manuscript on verso. Mounted on cardboard, sectioned to 4 parts, and mounted on cloth. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 618 Includes names of some residents in outlying areas. Available also through the Library of Congress web site ...
    • Contributor: Weyss, J. E. - Michler, N. (Nathaniel)
    • Date: 1865
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    [Map of the siege of Suffolk, Va., 1863.] Concerns the unsuccessful Confederate siege of Suffolk, Va., 11 April-4 May 1863, and indicates the location of Federal troops, railroads, roads, parade ground, breastworks, hospital, and forts, and the placement Federal gunboats in the Nansemond River.
    • Contributor: Allen, Orrin Sweet
    • Date: 1863
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    The siege of Vicksburg, its approaches by Yazoo Pass and other routes Scale not given. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 280 "Entered according to the Act of Congress, in the year 1863, by S. H. Goetzel & Co., in the Clerk's Office of the District Court of Alabama, for the Confederate States of America." Gives towns, Fort Pemberton, railroads, drainage, and the location of "Gen. Grant's Army 75000" opposite Vicksburg. Brief notes describe the "land ...
    • Contributor: Hardee, T. S.
    • Date: 1863
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    The struggle of Petersburg. The lines of rebel intrenchments carried by our troops. [June 15-17,1864]. Scale not given. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 612 Newspaper map showing "Gen Baldy Smith's line, Wednesday, June 15th," "first line of Rebel works," "line of 2nd & 9th Corps, Thursday & Friday, June 16th and 17," "seocnd [sic] line of Rebel works," and "third line of Rebel works." Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site ...
    • 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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    Yorktown to Williamsburg
    Campaign map, Army of the Potomac, map no. 1
    Description derived from published bibliography. Shows fortifications, towns, roads, houses, names of residents, vegetation, drainage, and relief 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. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 599 Swem, E.G. Maps relating to Virginia, 940 Available also through the Library of Congress web ...
    • Contributor: Abbot, Henry L. - Dougal, William H. - United States. Army of the Potomac. Engineer Dept
    • Date: 1862
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    The siege of Yorktown, April 1862 Scale not given. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 673.7 "Entered accord. to Act of Congress A.D. 1862 by C. Bohn in the Clerks Office of the District of Columbia." Bird's-eye view of the Union siege of Yorktown, with 23 places, batteries, ship positions, troop positions, and field headquarters keyed by number to list in lower margin. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also ...
    • Contributor: Worret, Ch.
    • Date: 1862
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    Fort McAllister : [Georgia]. Relief shown by hachures. Title and date from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), S107, 182 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Pen-and-ink on tracing cloth mounted on paper. In ink and pencil in upper right corner: 68 written over 53.
    • Date: 1864
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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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    Map of the siege and investment of Savannah, Georgia, 5th to 20th Decr. 1864. Map shows the location of Union forces near the Ogeechee River outside of the Confederate held city of Savannah, Ga. The map also depicts the location of the Union fleet on the Savannah River and in the Atlantic Ocean. Details of the terrain show how a direct assault would have been difficult.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1864-12-05
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    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
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    Investment of Petersburg by Genl. Grant 1865 Map shows area surrounding Petersburg, Va., on the Appomattox River including all of the Union and Confederate fortifications during the siege of 1864-65 by Genl. Grant. Details include locations of roads, railroads, significant buildings, and creeks. Map extends to north as far as Fort Walthall, to west as far as Wells Church, to south as far as Reams Station, and to east as far ...
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1865
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    Plan der Schlacht von Gettysburg am 1, 2 & 3 Juli, 1863.-Plan zur Erlauterung von Gen. Grant's Vicksburg Campagne Mai-Juli, 1863 Scales vary. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 348.5 From his Der Amerikanische Burgerkreig; Geschichte des Volks der Vereinigten Staaten vor, warhrend und nach der Rebellion. Philadelphia and Leipzig, Schafer und Koradi, 1867-69. facing p. 255. Gettysburg map shows the location of Union and Confederate corps. The Vicksburg campaign map indicates the route followed by General Grant. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also ...
    • Contributor: Schmidt, Ernst Reinhold
    • Date: 1863
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    Battery on Turner's rocks : [Georgia]. Shows a part of the defenses of Savannah. Title and date from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), S110, 211 Pen-and-ink on tracing cloth mounted on paper. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. In ink in upper right corner: 63. In pencil in upper right corner: 68.
    • Date: 1864
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    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