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    Map of the field of Shiloh. April 6 [1862]. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), S171, 440 Finished pen and ink manuscript on tracing cloth. Shows Federal position the "morning of April 6th" in blue, and Federal position the "night of April 6th" in red. Map includes names of Union commanders, roads, relief by hachures, vegetation, houses, fences, and drainage. Date from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Oriented with north to the right....
    • Contributor: United States. Army. Department of the Tennessee
    • Date: 1862
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    Map of the towns of Somers & Yorktown, Westchester Co. New York. Wall map with wooden rods at top and bottom. Relief shown by hachures. Also shows rural buildings, householders' names, school districts, and election districts. Hand col. to show election districts. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy imperfect: Darkened, water-stained, brittle, cracked, missing margin sections. Includes notes, inset of Somers village, business directories of map subscribers'...
    • Contributor: Clark & Wagner
    • Date: 1862
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    Topographical sketch of the battlefield of Chaplin hills, near Perryville, Kentucky. October 9th, 1862. Relief shown by hachures. Sun print. Map of Perryville and vicinity, annotated in blue and red crayon to show what may be the position of the Union and Confederate troops on October 9, the day after the battle of Perryville. Opposite of four of the five positions, marked in blue are written the names: "Gilbert," "Buell," "McCook," and what appears to be "MacCon." Description...
    • Contributor: Michler, N. (Nathaniel) - Weyss, J. E. - Michler, N.
    • Date: 1862
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    Map of the early settlements of Delaware County, Penna. Shows landholders' names and townships (ca. 1790) as after the separation of Delaware County from Chester County in 1789. Does not show boundary lines of real-property tracts. Removed from textual publication: Smith, George, 1804-1882. History of Delaware County, Pennsylvania, 1862. LC classification: F157.D3 S6. Originally designed to fold to 23 x 13 cm. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a...
    • Contributor: Smith, George - Ashmead, Henry Buckley - Bowen & Co.
    • Date: 1790
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    Plan of the battle of Fredericksburg, Virginia : fought Decr. 13th 1862. Map shows the area surrounding Fredericksburg during the first battle, December 12-13 1862. Due to Burnside's slow maneuvering, Lee was able to take advantage of the terrain in disbursing his troops. After heavy losses crossing the Rappahannock River, Burnside decided against renewed attacks and withdrew on the 15th of December.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-12-13
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    Lloyd's new war map of Virginia. Scale ca. 1:980,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 464 Shows battlefields underlined in red, towns, roads, railroads, drainage, and relief by hachures. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: Lloyd H. Hall Co.
    • Date: 1862
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    Attack on Ft. Pulaski Savannah, Georgia, April 1862. Shows a section of the Savannah River with Long Island (containing an unnamed Confederate battery) and Cockspur Island (containing Fort Pulaski). Also shows the Union position on Big Tybee Island.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862
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    General chart of the coast. No. IV, from Cape May to Cape Henry. From a trigonometrical survey under the direction of F. R. Hassler and A. D. Bache, Superintendents of the survey ... Scale 1:400,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 33.7 From its Report of the Superintendent of the Coast Survey, showing the progress of the survey during the year 1862 (Washington, Government Printing Office., 1864). Map 14. "No. 14" in the upper left corner. "The triangulation was executed by E. Blunt, J. E. Johnstone, J. Farley & J. E. Hilgard, Assistants between 1841 & 1853....
    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey
    • Date: 1862
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    Thirty pen and ink maps of the Maryland Campaign, 1862 : drawn from descriptive readings and map fragments Photocopies of manuscript maps showing Union and Confederate troop positions. Confederate troop positions annotated in red pencil. Title from typewritten label (5 x 14 cm.) affixed to p. [1]. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 243 LeGear. Atlases of the United States, 10668 Each map includes note. At lower right of each map: 2. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as...
    • Contributor: Russell, Robert E. L.
    • Date: 1862

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    Map of Jefferson County, VA. Relief shown by hachures. Shows land ownership. Sun print. Annotated in pencil: Jefferson Co. Copied from S. Howell Brown's "Map of Jefferson County, Virginia," published in 1852. This map was acquired by the Library of Congress in 1948 with the purchase of the papers and maps of Maj. Jedediah Hotchkiss. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 700.5 LC Land ownership maps, 1394 Description derived...
    • Contributor: Brown, S. Howell
    • Date: 1862
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    [Map of Raleigh, Mercer and Summers Counties, West Virginia Drawn with colored ink and pencil on lined paper; the map covers the area from Berkley to Rockey Gap, West Virginia. Includes a table of distances. Not drawn to scale. One of a series of eight maps of West Virginia and southwestern Virginia. Originally in envelope with notations: "Maps of various kinds by residents of western Virginia. Found among a few books &c which...
    • Contributor: Loring, William Wing
    • Date: 1862
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    The Battle of South Mountain Md. showing positions at Fox's and Turner's Gaps, Sept. 14th 1862. This very detailed map shows South Mountain, Turner's and Fox's gaps, and their relationships to Boonsboro and Frost town, Md. The locations of roads and buildings, many identified by owner, are included.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-09-14
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    Part of Carroll County, Maryland Shows western two-thirds of the county including roads, railroads, towns, taverns, schools, and post offices. Manuscript, pen-and-ink on tracing linen. "Drawn from S. J. Martenet's map by John de la Camp [and from] photographs by G. Mathiot and D. Hinkle by permission of Prof. A. D. Bache, Supt. U.S. Coast Survey." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image....
    • Contributor: Macomb, J. N. (John N.) - Martenet, Simon J. - De La Camp, J. (John) - United States. Army. Corps of Topographical Engineers - Macomb, J. N.
    • Date: 1862
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    Topographical map of Union County, New Jersey General-content map showing built-up areas, urban buildings, rural buildings with occupants' names, extant/planned streets, woods, orchards, and marshes. Relief shown by hachures. Hand colored (watercolors) to emphasize township boundaries and territories. "Orders for maps to be addressed to Ernest L. Meyer, City Surveyor, Elizabeth, N.J., or B. Westermann & Co., 440 Broadway, N.Y." "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1861 by...
    • Contributor: Meyer, Ernest L. - Witzel, P. - Crane, W. T. - Westermann & Co.
    • Date: 1862
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    Map showing from Richmond to Fredericksburg, Va. Printed map with annotations by Sneden highlighting the defenses of Richmond, Va., and locations associated with the Battle of the Wilderness, 5-7 May 1864.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox - Schott, Charles A. (Charles Anthony)
    • Date: 1862
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    [Civil War proof maps : United States]. Most maps show troop movements and positions, fortifications, battle sites, or other military operations. Includes maps of Puebla, Mexico, Sonderburg, Denmark, the Bering Strait, and the English Channel. Relief shown by hachures on some maps. Title derived from dealer description. Similar maps reproduced in the New York Herald. Some maps annotated in colored pencil. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as...
    • Contributor: Waters-Son (Firm)
    • Date: 1862

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    The model war map giving the southern & middle states, with all their water & railroad connections. Compiled from the best authorities & latest surveys by L. Prang & Co., lithographers & ... Scale 1:2,217,600. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 31.7 General map printed in green ink. Imperfect: pieces are missing from along the center fold and at the bottom. Includes tables giving "routes and distances," "population of the United States from the Census of 1860," and "Number of white males in each state between the ages of 18 and 45." "This map, in combination with...
    • Contributor: Louis Prang and Company
    • Date: 1862
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    Battlefield of Cedar Mountain, August 9th, 1862 Scale 1:31,680. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 526.5 From U.S. Congress. Joint Committee on the Conduct of the War, in two volumes. Supplemental report of the Joint Committee on the conduct of the War, in two volumes. Supplemental to Senate report no. 142, 38th Congress, 2d session (Washington, Government Printing Office, 1866). v. 2, fol. p. 190. Accompanies "Report of Major General John...
    • Contributor: Pope, John
    • Date: 1862
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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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    Some colors and prisoners taken by French : [map of action around Washington Heights, Sharpsburg, Md.]. Shows the location of troops just outside of Sharpsburg, Md., during the battle of Antietam.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-09-17
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    Plan of Rebel fort (Camp Misery) on Ship Point Road - Virginia. Shows the layout of "Camp Misery" and the surrounding woods and swamp; Ship Point Road is to the south. The camp was evacuated as the Union forces began their siege of Yorktown.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-04-11
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    Map of Loudon [sic], Jefferson, Berkeley, Frederick Counties, Va. [Scale ca. 1:125,000]. Another issue. Later issue containing additional place names. General maps showing towns and villages, roads, railroads, rivers and streams, relief by hachures, and the names of new residents. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 465.2 Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: Macomb, J. N. (John N.) - Macomb, J. N.
    • Date: 1862
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    Historical sketch of the rebellion. May 1862. Scale ca. 1:5,850,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 34 Indicates "limits of loyal states in July 1861," "limits occupied by United States forces March 1st 1862," "limits occupied by United States forces May 15th 1862," railroads, rivers, names and boundaries of states, and principal towns. See also entry nos. 35, 36, 39, 40, 40.1, and 49. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also...
    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey
    • Date: 1862
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    Map of Falls Church and vicinity of Lewinsville, Virginia : shewing [sic] Union picket lines October 30th 1862. Map shows the area surrounding Falls Church in Fairfax County, Va. The Loudoun & Hampshire Railroad is also indicated.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-10-30
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    [Map of the Shenandoah Valley]. Shows the Shenandoah Valley from Winchester to Staunton, and from the Blue Ridge to the Alleghany mountains, and also shows the names of many residents. Relief shown by form lines and hachures. Date and title from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Drawn on a 3/4 in. grid. Ink and pencil on tracing linen, in three sections, mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd...
    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah
    • Date: 1862