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    Map of Charleston and vicinity. Scale ca. 1:170,000. Manuscript; pen-and-ink and watercolor. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 373.5 From the papers of Joseph Roswell Hawley. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2
    • Contributor: Hawley, Joseph R. (Joseph Roswell)
    • Date: 1862
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    [Map exhibiting the approaches to the city of Richmond prepared for Maj. Gen. Geo. B. McClellan, U.S.A. [Scale ca. 1:76,000]. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 620 Another issue. "Drawing by J. C. Babcock" is in the lower left corner. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: Babcock, John C.
    • Date: 1862
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    Williamsburg to White House Relief shown by hachures. Shows fortifications, towns, roads, houses, names of residents, vegetation, and drainage. Principle rivers are hand colored in blue. "Photographic reduction by L.E. Walker, Treasury Department." Description derived from published bibliography. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 598 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Abbot, Henry L.
    • Date: 1862
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    St. Mary's River and Fernandina harbor, Florida Scale 1:20,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 120.5 From its Report of the Superintendent of the Coast Survey, showing progress of the survey during the year 1862 (Washington, Government Printing Office, 1864). Map 31. "No. 31" in the upper left corner. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey - Bache, A. D. (Alexander Dallas) - Simpson, J. H. (James Hervey) - Evans, A. W.
    • Date: 1862
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    General Maps This category includes maps that typically portray the physical environment and a variety of cultural elements for a geographic area at a particular point in time. The maps in this category show a geographic area larger than a city or town and do not display a subject that is part of one of the thematic categories.
    • Date: 1290

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    [Southeastern part of Virginia, from York River, and west to Black Water River] LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 460 Shows fortifications and locations of the Battle of Hampton Roads. Title derived from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pen-and-ink on tracing linen. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. Imperfect: Discoloration and spotting throughout.
    • Contributor: Hove
    • 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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    Finding Our Place in the Cosmos: From Galileo to Sagan and Beyond A thematic collection exploring changing models of the universe through time, ideas of life on other words and Carl Sagan’s place in the tradition of science. It features manuscripts, rare books, celestial atlases, newspaper articles, sheet music and movie posters. Like our ancestors, we look up at the heavens and wonder. What is the structure of the universe? How significant are we? Are we ...
    • Contributor: Sagan, Carl - Druyan, Ann - Macfarlane, Seth

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    Sketch showing the relative positions of Fort Henry and Fort Donelson : with the roads connecting the two places Shows the forts, roads, outwork fortifications in the vicinity of the forts, fortifications in the vicinity of the town of Dover, outlying buildings, and streams. Relief shown by hachures. At lower margin in handwriting: Engr. Dept. July 18/64. Recd. with Gen. Cullum's letter of the 16th inst. (C. 5621). Pen-and-ink (black, blue, and red). Mounted on paper backing under gauze covering. In upper left ...
    • Contributor: Lambecker, Chas - McPherson, James Birdseye - United States. War Department. Corps of Engineers
    • Date: 1862
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    White House to Harrisons Landing Relief shown by hachures. Shows fortifications, towns, roads, railroads, houses, names of residents, vegetation, drainage. At head of title: "Campaign map, Army of the Potomac, map no. 3." Description derived from published bibliography. Gift; Col. C.M. Townsend; Oct. 22, 1940. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 594.1 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Abbot, Henry L.
    • Date: 1862
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    Cities and Towns This category includes maps that depict individual buildings to panoramic views of large urban areas. These maps record the evolution of cities illustrating the development and nature of economic activities, educational and religious facilities, parks, street patterns and widths, and transportation systems.
    • Date: 1500

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    Map of Harrison's Landing, James River, Virginia. Shows the locations along the James River of the camps of the U.S. Army of the Potomac after the Seven Days' Battles, 25 June-1 July 1862. Also shows locations of Berkeley and Westover plantations in Charles City County, Va.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862
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    Plan of Yorktown, Virginia : showing the Rebel works after the evacuation, May 4th, 1862. Shows the street plan of Yorktown and the fortifications surrounding the town following the Confederate removal up the Peninsula. The York River and the town of Gloucester Point are also indicated.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-05-04
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    Map and directory of Camp Patterson Park [Baltimore, Maryland] One Hundred and Tenth Regiment of New York Volunteers. Col. D. C. Littlejohn, commanding Detailed map indicating position of tents, principal buildings, wagon roads, and "earthwork intrenchments of the War of 1812." Tents are keyed by number to a list of occupants printed at the sides and bottom of the map. Includes portraits of nine officers of the regiment. Differs from G3844.B2:2P3 1862 .B8 CW 256; lacks coloration of cartouches around title, lacks illustration of tents, and lacks ...
    • Contributor: Butler, J.
    • Date: 1862
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    Topographical sketch of the line of operations of the Army of the Ohio under the command of Major General D. C. Buell, U.S. Volunteers : evacuation of Corinth by the enemy, May ... Shows drainage, roads, railraods, dwellings with names of inhabitants, churches, "Buell's landing," "Battleground, 6th and 7th of Apr., 1862," and location of Buell's various headquarters, numbered I through VII, as he moved south from Shiloh Church to north of Farmington, Mississippi. LC copy annotated in red and blue ink. Red lines show the Confederate retreat after the battle. A cavalry symbol in red appears ...
    • Contributor: Michler, N. (Nathaniel) - Michler, N.
    • Date: 1862
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    The assault on the "Red Battery," April 25th, 1862 Yorktown, Va. Shows the area between the Warwick River to the west and the Warwick Road to the east as McClellan's forces attacked Confederate batteries on the Peninsula south of Yorktown, Va.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-04-25
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    Henrico County, Virginia : prepared under the direction of Lieut. Col. J.N. Nacomb, A.D.C., Chf. Topl. Engr. for the use of Maj. Gen. Geo. B. McClellan, commanding Army of Potomac Relief shown by hachures. Shows roads, railraods, drainage, houses, churches, mills, and woodland. Sun print. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 559.2 Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Inset: map of Richmond area. Annotated in ink: Presented to P.O. Dep't. by W.L. Nicholson, Toporapher, P.O. Dep't. 1863.
    • Contributor: Hergesheimer, E. (Edwin) - Hergesheimer, E.
    • Date: 1862
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    [Sketch of the vicinity of McDowell, Va.]. Relief shown by hachures. Drawn on tracing paper. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H94 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Date: 1862
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    Colton's new topographical map of the states of Virginia, Maryland and Delaware, showing also eastern Tennessee & parts of other adjoining states, all the fortifications, military stations, rail roads, common roads and ... Scale 1:760,320. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 25.9 Another issue. Lang & Laing Lith, N.Y. "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1862 by J. H. Colton." 1864 edition listed as Civil War Maps entry no. 48.2 Additional place names associated with the Civil War have been added, such as Stone Bridge on Bull Run, and Fort Darling, Fair Oaks, and ...
    • Contributor: Colton, J. H. (Joseph Hutchins) - Colton, J. H.
    • Date: 1862
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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 of Kanawha, Boone, Logan, Wyoming, McDowell, Mercer, Raleigh, Fayette, Nicholas, Greenbrier, Summers and Monroe Counties, West Va., and Tazewell, Smyth, Washington, Bland, Giles, Craig, Montgomery, Pulaski and Wythe Counties, Va. Cover the area from Charlestown south to Dublin Depot and east to White Sulphur Springs, W. Va. Drawn with blue and green ink on blue-lined paper. Shows towns, roads, railroads, rivers and mountains with some distances given. 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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    Route from Manassas to Centreville, August 28th to 31st. Depicts the path General Samuel Heintzelman took during August 23rd to 31st from Manassas Junction in Prince William County, Va., traveling toward Centreville in Fairfax County, Va., directly before and during the Second Battle of Manassas or Bull Run.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-08-28
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    Map of Clinton County, Pennsylvania : from actual surveys General-content county map also showing rural buildings and householders' names; the Lock Haven and Mill Hall borough insets also show real-property tracts, landowners' names, and building coverage. Relief shown by hachures. Hand col. to emphasize township boundaries and territories. Printed in northern/southern segments (sheets). Originally printed on 4 sheets (later conjoined on cloth backing). LC copies imperfect: Copy 1 sheets thirded to enable folding, ...
    • Contributor: Walling, Henry Francis - Volkmar, K. - Beers, F. W. (Frederick W.) - Way, Palmer & Co.
    • Date: 1862
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    Position of both armies, August 30th - 4 to 5 p.m. Shows the area between Bull Run and the Sudley Road in Prince William County, Va., just before the Federal army retreat.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862
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    Lloyd's official map of the state of Virginia : from actual surveys by order of the Executive 1828 & 1859 "Entered according to act of Congress in the year 1861 by J.T. Lloyd in the clerks office of the District Court of the United States for the Southern District of New York." Includes "The physical and climatic difference of the three grand divisions of the state: Tide-Water, Piedmont, and Great Valley," "Steamboat routes," and "Altitudes of mountains, &c., in Virginia above Tidewater." Prime meridian: ...
    • Contributor: Lloyd, James T. - Powell, W. Angelo - United States. War Dept. Corps of Topographical Engineers
    • Date: 1862