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    Military Battles and Campaigns This category contains maps showing campaigns of major military conflicts including troop movements, defensive structures and groundworks, roads to and from sites of military engagements, campsites, and local buildings, topography and vegetation. Some of the maps are manuscripts drawn on the field of battle, while others are engraved including some that have manuscript annotations reflecting the history of the battle or campaign. A significant ...
    • Date: 1570

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    [Map of the upper Great Plains and Rocky Mountains region] Shows territories of various North American Indian tribes. Relief shown by hachures. Title devised by cataloger. Pen-and-ink and colored ink. Wheat, C.I. Mapping the transmississippi West, 709 Cohen, Paul E. Mapping the West, p. 160-1 Exhibited: Rivers, edens, empires: Lewis & Clark and the revealing of America, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C., July 24-Nov. 29, 2003. Available also through the Library of Congress Web ...
    • Contributor: De Smet, Pierre-Jean
    • Date: 1851
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    A new map of the United States. Upon which are delineated its vast works of internal communication, routes across the continent &c. showing also Canada and the Island of Cuba, Detailed general map of the eastern half of the United States indicating drainage, state boundaries, state and county capitals, cities and towns, common roads, the "Oregon Route," canals, and railroads. One of the earliest maps to indicate an operating railroad west of the Mississippi River, from St. Louis to Jefferson City. Topography is indicated by hachures only in the inset of California. Indian tribes ...
    • Contributor: Williams, W. (Wellington) - Lippincott, Grambo & Co. - Williams, W.
    • Date: 1851
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    Map of Northampton County, Pennsylvania General-content county map also showing rural buildings and householders' names; the Easton borough inset shows principal buildings with identifying names. Also covers surrounding regions including adjacent part of New Jersey (Phillipsburg region). Relief shown by hachures. Hand col. to emphasize township boundaries and areas. "Entered according to act of Congress in the year 1850 by M.S. Henry in ... the Eastern District of Pennsylvania." ...
    • Contributor: Henry, M. S. - Traubel, M. H. (Morris H.) - Camp, John Henry
    • Date: 1851
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    Map of Monmouth County, New Jersey : from original surveys General-content county map showing rural buildings and householders' names; Keyport inset also shows real-property tracts (residential lots). Relief shown by hachures. "Entered according to act of Congress in the year 1851 by R.P. Smith in ... the Eastern District of Pennsylvania." Mounted on cloth backing in western/eastern segments (folding sheets). Includes index to Red Bank businesses, ill. of prominent local buildings, and ill. of ...
    • Contributor: Lightfoot, Jesse - Shields, J. - Smith, Robert Pearsall
    • Date: 1851
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    Disturnell's new map of the United States and Canada showing all the canals, rail roads, telegraph lines and principal stage routes. Map of the eastern half of the United States showing relief by hachures, drainage, major cities and towns, canals, roads, telegraph lines, railroads, and unfinished railroads. [From published bibliography]
    • Contributor: Burr, Henry A. - Disturnell, John
    • Date: 1851
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    General map of the Orange & Alexandria Rail Road and its connections north, south, and west. Outline map of the southeastern United States showing major drainage and important cities. "Directions and route to New Orleans and Memphis" are listed below the map title. Chartered March 22, 1848. Opened to Gordonsville in 1854. See entries 453 and 508. [From published bibliography]
    • Contributor: Ackerman Lithr
    • Date: 1851
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    China. Relief shown by hachures. From Mitchell's A new universal atlas containing maps of the various empire kingdoms, states and republics of the world : with a special map of each of the United States, plans of cities &c ... Philadelphia : Thomas, Cowperthwait & Co., 1851. In lower right corner: 70. LC copy stamped on: 626888. Available also through the Library of Congress Web ...
    • Contributor: Mitchell, S. Augustus (Samuel Augustus) - Thomas, Cowperthwait & Co.
    • Date: 1851
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    Map of Providence County, Rhode Island, with some of the adjacent towns Relief shown by hachures. Shows landowners. LC Land ownership maps, 830 "Entered according to act of Congress ... by Robert P. Smith." Includes ancillary map of Providence and illustrations. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy sectioned in four and mounted on two pieces of cloth.
    • Contributor: Walling, Henry Francis
    • Date: 1851
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    Map of the city of Augusta, capital of the state of Maine General wall maps showing selected buildings and householders' names and election districts. Also shows some lots and lot numbers on map of downtown Augusta. Relief shown by hachures on map of downtown Augusta. Oriented with north toward the upper right on map of downtown Augusta. Originally printed on 2 sheets. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes ...
    • Contributor: Walling, Henry Francis - Simonson, P. - Gillet, A. G.
    • Date: 1851
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    Map of the town of Haverhill, Essex County, Mass. General map showing householders' names. Relief shown by hachures. Wall map issued with wooden rods attached at top and bottom sheet edges. Includes ancillary map of downtown Haverhill and ill. Imperfect: Darkened, stained, brittle, small tears along edges. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Acquisitions control no. 2004-84
    • Contributor: Walling, Henry Francis - Jaques, A.
    • Date: 1851
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    Map of the Counties of Cook and DuPage, the east part of Kane and Kendall, the north part of Will, state of Illinois "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1851 by James H. Rees in the Clerks Office of the District of Illinois." "Engraved & printed at Ferd Mayer's Lith." LC Land ownership maps, 103 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Rees, James H. - Ferd. Mayer & Co.
    • Date: 1851
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    City of Washington. Shows wards, built-up areas, and major buildings. Also covers Georgetown. Includes Capitol floorplan and index to points of interest. "16." LC copy missing small corner sections and accompanied by typewritten information card: [From] A new universal atlas, Thomas, Cowperthwait & Co., Philadelphia, 1851. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: Mitchell, S. Augustus (Samuel Augustus) - Thomas, Cowperthwait & Co. - Mitchell, S. Augustus
    • Date: 1851
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    Map of the rail road surveys between Hillsborough & Chillicothe. Executed in February, March & April 1851 under the direction of B. H. Latrobe, civil engineer, Map of part of Ohio indicating the located and explored railroad lines along the Milford and Chillicothe Turnpike. Shows "Air Lines computed by C. D. Jaques Esqr. C. E. from Hillsborough to Chillicothe." [From published bibliography]
    • Contributor: Morris, Ellwood - Cramer, Charles - Onken's Lith
    • Date: 1851
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    Map [of the] borough of Stonington, Connecticut, 1851. Scale ca. 1:2,400. LC copy imperfect: Edges torn and title partially obscured. Hand colored. Includes indexed "List of subscribers" and illus. of "John F. Trumbull's factory." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. AACR2: 651/1; 710/1
    • Contributor: Bevan, John - Harrison, John F. - Sarony & Major
    • Date: 1851
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    Map of the village of Lockport, Niagara Co., N.Y.
    Map of the village of Lockport, Niagara County, New York
    Wall map. Relief shown by hachures. Includes 6 detail maps. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Mounted on cloth. Attached to wooden rods along top and bottom of sheet. LC copy imperfect: Minor losses at top-center of map, significant liquid staining throughout. Vendor: John Carbonell Acquisitions control no. 2005-164
    • Contributor: Callan, Bernard - Dripps, M. (Matthew) - Kollner, Augustus
    • Date: 1851
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    Plan of the city of Baltimore, Maryland Includes index, population chart and view of Washington Monument. Shows wards. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Sidney & Neff - Van Derveer, Lloyd
    • Date: 1851
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    Map of Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. General-content county map showing rural buildings and householders' names. Hand col. to emphasize township/city/borough boundaries and territories. Relief shown by hachures. Prime meridian: Washington (D.C.). There is no statement of attribution. Present exemplar printed in western/eastern segments. Originally printed on 4 sheets. LC copy imperfect: Shellacked, cracked, brittle, darkened, sheet margins trimmed off. Includes county statistical table, table of post-office names, and ill of ...
    • Date: 1851
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    Plan showing proposed method of laying out the public grounds at Washington Covers The Mall between Capitol grounds and 17th St. N.W. Also covers adjacent areas including "Parade or President's Park," White House grounds, future Federal Triangle, and Washington Canal. At foot of title: February 1851. Oriented with north toward the lower right. Pen-and-ink, blue watercolor, and [lead?] pencil. Faded, soiled, varnished [?], and cracked. Originally drawn on 2 sheets. Includes bar scale in feet (2,000) ...
    • Contributor: Downing, A. J. (Andrew Jackson)
    • Date: 1851
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    S. S. Downin's plat of Joseph Poffenberger
    Plat of Joseph Poffenberger
    Shows property in Washington County, Md. Title from verso. Pen-and-ink on tracing paper, mounted between sheets of transparent paper. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H122 Conversion chart for perch into feet on verso. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: Downin, S. S.
    • Date: 1851
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    Cuba in 1851. Relief shown by contours and hachures. Prime meridian: Washington. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Signature to left of title: Millard Fillmore Jany. 19, 1854. Includes flagDecorative border. LC copy imperfect: Staining, foxed, sectioned into 18 sections and mounted on cloth for folding. Signature on verso "Millard Fillmore".
    • Contributor: Colton, J. H. (Joseph Hutchins) - Colton, J. H.
    • Date: 1851
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    Map of the Western Vermont Rail Road and connecting lines, Wm. B. Gilbert, Chief Engineer. Map of western New England showing drainage, relief by hachures, state and county boundaries, and cities and towns. Chartered in 1845.
    • Contributor: Gilbert, William - Western Vermont Railroad
    • Date: 1851
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    Skeleton map of rail-roads between Cape Canso and St. Louis, Scale ca. 1:3,375,000. Shows railroads in operation or under construction and projected railroads in the northeastern United States and part of Canada.. LC Railroad maps, 79 Includes distance chart and insets "Map of rail roads in Massachusetts" and "Boston harbor & rail road termini." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Same as G3711.P3 1851 .B6 (81-692879) AACR2
    • Contributor: Boston (Mass.). Engineering Department - Chesbrough, Ellis Sylvester - Tappan & Bradford
    • Date: 1851
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    Maps of Liberia, 1830-1870 This collection of Liberia maps includes twenty examples from the American Colonization Society (ACS), organized in 1817 to resettle free black Americans in West Africa. These maps show early settlements in Liberia, indigenous political subdivisions, and some of the building lots that were assigned to settlers. This on-line presentation also includes other nineteenth-century maps of Liberia: a map prepared for a book first published ...
    • Contributor: American Colonization Society - Library of Congress. Geography and Map Division - Library of Congress. National Digital Library Program
    • Date: 1998

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    Map of Columbia County, New York : from actual surveys Relief shown by hachures. Shows landowners. LC Land ownership maps, 487 Includes ancillary maps of Chatham and Hudson, notes, statistical table, and illustration. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy hand colored, mounted on cloth, and sectioned in four.
    • Contributor: Otley, J. W.
    • Date: 1851