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    Part of map of portions of the milit'y dep'ts of Washington, Pennsylvania, Annapolis, and north eastern Virginia
    Map of portions of the milit'y dep'ts of Washington, Pennsylvania, Annapolis and north eastern Virginia
    Relief shown by shading. Shows Washington D.C. region, including western part of Maryland and northeastern Virginia. Does not show Pennsylvania with the exception of Gettysburg. Probable Confederate copy of Bureau of Topographical Engineers original. Pen-and-ink with some annotations in pencil, on 2 sheets pasted together and mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H13 Available also through the Library of Congress web ...
    • Contributor: United States. Topographical Bureau
    • Date: 1861
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    Map of St. Helena Sound, and the coast between Charleston and Savannah Shows forts, towns, roads, railroads, rivers, and islands. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 368.1 Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: A. Williams & Co.
    • Date: 1861
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    Map of the county of Middlesex, New Jersey : from actual surveys General-content county map also showing marshes, rural buildings, and householders' names; the Amboy insets also show buildings, occupants' names, and some property lot lines. Hand colored to emphasize municipal (city/borough/township) boundaries and territories. Prime meridian: New York. Map sheets mounted on cloth backing to form northern/southern segments. LC copy imperfect: Darkened, fold-lined, originally printed in multiple sections (later conjoined), mounted on cloth backing that ...
    • Contributor: Walling, Henry Francis - Smith, Gallup & Co. - H.F. Walling's Map Establishment
    • Date: 1861
  • Map
    Blockade of the Potomac - by Rebels, winter of 1861 Shows the Potomac River with the Confederate forces located near Cockpit Point, Prince William County, Va.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1861
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    Bird's eye view of junction of the Ohio & Mississippi Rivers, showing Cairo and part of the southern states Scale not given. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 1.5 Panoramic map looking south from Vienna, Illinois, to Holly Springs, Mississippi. Waverly, Tennessee, is on the left and Poplar Bluff, Missouri, is on the right. The map shows a military encampment and fortifications at Cairo, Illinois, plus roads, railroads, rivers, towns, relief, and woodland. Distances from Cairo to Batesville, Memphis, Little Rock, Poplar Bluff, ...
    • Contributor: Bachmann, John
    • Date: 1861
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    [Map of the environs of Savannah, Georgia. 186-] Scale not given. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 206 Printed map without title. Indicates fortifications, roads, railroads, drainage, vegetation, towns, and some houses and names of residents in outlying areas. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: Lindenkohl, A.
    • Date: 1861
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    Topographical map of Franklin County, Maine Relief shown by hachures. LC Land ownership maps, 267 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes distance chart, statistics, and illustrations. Insets: Allen's Mills -- Berry's Mill -- Chesterville -- East Dixfield -- East Wilton -- Farmington -- Farmington Falls -- Jay Bridge -- Keith's Mills -- Kingfield -- New Sharon -- New Vineyard -- Northern portion ...
    • Contributor: Walling, Henry Francis
    • Date: 1861
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    Karta Nizhegorodskoĭ gubernīi General-content gubernia (province) map showing cities, villages, roads, churches, and factories. In old-orthography Russian. Map removed from textual publication now on LC microfilm: Microfilm 97/6091 (D) Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes 11 coats-of-arms in the map border. Insets: Okrestnosti Nizhn. Novgoroda -- Plan Nizhegorodskoĭ i︠a︡rmorki [sic] -- Plan Nizhegorodskago kremli︠a︡ -- Plan Nizhni︠a︡go-Novgoroda -- Karta ...
    • Contributor: Romanov I Turkin
    • Date: 1861
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    Georgia. Shows railroad lines emanating south and east of Atlanta going toward Macon and Columbus, Ga., with a notation "125 miles from Atlanta to Andersonville [Prison]."
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1861
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    Plan of the harbor of Norfolk and Portsmouth, March 1st, 1861 "Forwarded to Governor Letcher With Report and Inventory of Public Property at Norfolk and Portsmouth October 19, 1861, Wm. H. Peters, Commissioner." Peters' report is Document 40 in: Journals and papers of the Virginia State Convention of 1861, v. 3, Documents (JK3925 1861 .A25 1966). Also mentioned: Plan of grounds at Fort Norfolk showing location of magazine, pier, &c., June 30th, 1860, by Cassell ...
    • Contributor: Cassell, Charles E.
    • Date: 1861
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    Copy of an unfinished map of a portion of the military department of north eastern Virginia and Fort Monroe Relief shown in hachures. Shows Union and Confederate works near Fredericksburg, Va. Sun print. Prime meridian: Washington, D.C. Embossed on two lefthand panels: Gen. M.C. Meigs, 1239 Vermont Ave, N.W. On verso: "Gen Meigs, 21 June 1862." LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 451.6 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: United States. Army. Corps of Topographical Engineers
    • Date: 1861
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    Map of Rensselaer Co., New York Relief shown by hachures. Includes a table of distances. Includes 31 insets with business directories. Scale of village plans, 40 rods to 1 in. LC Land ownership maps, 546 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Lake, D. J. - Beers, S. N.
    • Date: 1861
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    [Two sketches on one sheet of the road from Huntersville, W. Va. along Knap Creek to the Greenbrier River, and from the Greenbrier River across Brushy Ridge]. Relief shown by hachures. Title and date from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pen-and-ink and pencil on blue paper, mounted between sheets of transparent paper. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H79 Map in pencil, map in pencil and pen-and-ink of road from Huntersville, and notes about distances on verso. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Date: 1861
  • Map
    J.H. Colton's topographical map of Virginia, Maryland & eastn. Tennessee : & part of adjoining states.
    Topographical map of Virginia, Maryland & eastn. Tennessee
    "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1861 by J.H. Colton in the Clerks Office of the District Court of the United States for the Southern District of New York." "No. 2" in upper left corner. Also cover parts of Ohio, Pennsylvania, Maryland, New Jersey and North Carolina. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by isolines. This item is in the Map ...
    • Contributor: Colton, J. H. (Joseph Hutchins) - Lang & Laing Lith
    • Date: 1861
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    Panorama of the seat of war : bird's eye view of Virginia, Maryland, Delaware, and the District of Columbia LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 2 Battle sites are noted by crossed swords. Another issue. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. Includes distance table.
    • Contributor: Bachmann, John
    • Date: 1861
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    Map of Madison County, Illinois. "J. Sage & Sons, Engravers and Lithographers, Buffalo, N. Y." "Entered according to Act of Congress A.D. 1860 by Holmes & Arnold in the Clerks Office of the District Court of the Northern District of New York." LC Land ownership maps, 126 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes business directories, views and business and residential views. ...
    • Contributor: Holmes & Arnold
    • Date: 1861
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    Stannard & Dixon's birds eye view of the north & south states of America : shewing the seat of revolution : projected from the ordnance surveys of the United States
    Stannard and Dixon's birds eye view of the north and south states of America
    Aerial view of the eastern United States. Relief shown pictorially and by shading. Southern slave states indicated by the letter "S". Does not show Civil War military sites or battlefields. Hand colored to emphasize state boundaries. Sheet sectioned to 18 panels to enable folding. LC copy imperfect: Torn at upper fold line, taped, adhesive labels affixed to verso, cover title panel missing. Includes pictorial ...
    • Contributor: Stannard & Dixon - Packer, Thomas
    • Date: 1861
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    New map of Kentucky and Tennessee from authentic reports of county surveyors throughout the states of Kentucky and Tennessee with a new key for measuring distances and specifying localities (which key is ... Scale ca. 1:600,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 215.7 "Entered accoring to Act of Congress in the year 1861 by Campbell & Barlow." Index to cities counties is printed below the map. General map indicating roads and railroads, county names and boundaries, cities and towns, rivers, and relief by hachures. Some roads and railroads in Kentucky have been colored red and black respectively. ...
    • Contributor: Campbell and Barlow
    • Date: 1861
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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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    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 southern states, including rail roads, county towns, state capitals, county roads, the southern coast Delaware to Texas, showing the harbors, inlets, forts and position of blockading ships Scale ca. 1:3,000,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 14.55 From Harper's weekly, v. 5, Nov. 9, 1861. Following p. 706. Inset: Charleston and Beaufort, South Carolina. 12 x 12 cm. Includes portraits of Lincoln, Seward, Scott, and McClellan. Geography and Map Division copy badly cropped. Border and map title wanting. "Our war map. We break through our usual habits in this number, and ...
    • Date: 1861
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    Panorama of the seat of war. Birds eye view of Virginia, Maryland, Delaware, and the District of Columbia
    Birds eye view of Virginia, Maryland, Delaware, and the District of Columbia
    Shows various Civil War fortifications (battle sites noted by crossed swords) and smoke over Manassas (Bull Run) vicinity. Oriented with north to the right. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. "Entered according to act of Congress in the year 1861 by John Bachmann ... Southern District of New York." Includes distance lists in lower margin. LC copy ...
    • Contributor: Bachmann, John
    • Date: 1861
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    Map showing the distribution of the slave population of the southern states of the United States. Compiled from the census of 1860 Scale ca. 1:3,000,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 13.2 "Entered according to Act of Congress, A.D. 1861 by Henry S. Graham." "Sold for the benefit of the sick and wounded soldiers of the U.S. Army." "Census Office, Department of the Interior, Washington, Sept. 9th, 1861. After a careful examination of the above very interesting map I am prepared to state that it not ...
    • Contributor: Hergesheimer, E. (Edwin) - Adolph Von Steinwehr - Hergesheimer, E.
    • Date: 1861
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    Guide leaflets for the tour of historic Civil War defenses, Washington D.C.
    Tour of the Civil War defenses of Washington, D.C.
    Relief shown by contours on some maps. Title from title sheet (sheet #1). Facsims. of Civil War fortification maps of Washington D.C. Original version: [S.l. : s.n., 1861?-1865]. LC sheets imperfect: Use-worn, punch-holed in left margin, rubber-stamped on verso to indicate sheet numbers. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 689 Sheets variously include notes, captions, and/or index of facilities. Available also through the Library ...
    • Contributor: United States. Office of National Capital Parks - Barnard, J. G. (John Gross) - United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
    • Date: 1861

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    Panorama of the seat of war : bird's eye view of Virginia, Maryland, Delaware, and the District of Columbia Battle sites are noted by crossed swords. Another issue. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. CW3
    • Contributor: Bachmann, John
    • Date: 1861