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    [Preliminary field sketches of parts of the Chancellorsville battlefield, May 2-4, 1863]. Some maps show troop positions. Relief shown by hachures on some maps. Title from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pencil (some col.) on ledger paper, mounted between sheets of transparent paper. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H133 In pencil: 289. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Date: 1863
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    Map shewing [sic] advance of 6th Army Corps (Genl. John Sedgwick U.S.A.) to assist Gen. Hooker at Chancellorsville. In January of 1863 Joseph Hooker replaced Ambrose Burnside as commander of the Army of the Potomac. His first order of business was to dislodge R. E. Lee from his position outside of Fredericksburg. Hooker envisioned a two-prong approach, with half his army attacking on Lee's left, while the other half, under the command of John Sedgwick, made a diversionary attack across the Rappahannock ...
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1863
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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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    Plan of the battle of Mine Run, Virginia : fought Monday 30th Novr. 1863. Meade's intention was to cross the Rapidan River at Germanna Ford, travel west toward Orange Court House, and force Lee from his position in Orange County, just south of river. Alerted to these movements, Lee deployed his forces in strong defensive positions along Mine Run. There being no feasible point of attack, Meade withdrew his forces to winter quarters at Culpeper. Details on this ...
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1863-11-30
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    Survey of a part of Chesterfield County, Virginia. "Chief Engineer's Office D.N.V. Col. J.F. Gilmer Chief Eng'r."--appears above title. "Map from the Confederate Engineer Bureau in Richmond, Va. General J.F. Gilmer, Chief Engineer[.] Presented to the Virginia Historical Society by his only daughter, Mrs. J.F. Minis, Sav[ana]h, Ga."--Note on map. Forms part of the Gilmer Map Collection. Relief shown by hachures. Shows towns, waterways, roads, geographic features and land owners. Available also ...
    • Contributor: Confederate States of America. Army. Dept. Of Northern Virginia. Chief Engineer's Office - Blackford, L. (Benjamin Lewis) - Campbell, Albert H. (Albert Henry) - Koerner, P. W. O.
    • Date: 1863
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    Map of a part of Louisiana and Mississippi : illustrating the operations of the U.S. Forces in the Department of the Gulf Covers the area west to east from Alexandria, La. to Pearl River, and north to south from Vidalia, La. to Atchafalaya Bay. Relief shown by hachures. Shows march of Gen. Banks Corps d'Armée & Mai 1863 in red. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 231.5 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. From the Joseph R. Hawley papers ...
    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey - Bache, A. D. (Alexander Dallas) - Lindenkohl, H. (Henry) - Hawley, Joseph R. (Joseph Roswell)
    • Date: 1863
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    New Orleans, La. and its vicinity. Perspective map not drawn to scale. Bird's-eye-view. LC Panoramic maps (2nd ed.), 241 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Indexed for points of interest. AACR2: 651/1
    • Contributor: Wells, J. - Ridgway, W. - Virtue & Co.
    • Date: 1863
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    Battle of Kelly's Ford, Va. Plan of position of Union and Rebel forces at 1 o'clock 7th Nov. Shows the route of Lee's retreat across the Rappahannock River. Map is oriented with pontoon bridge at Rappahannock Station in upper left of the image, protected by Confederate earthworks and redoubts. Tne Wheatley post office is shown in the center of the image. Kellysville and Kelly's Ford, protected by Ewell's Division, are in lower third, to the left; and Mount Holly is to the ...
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1863-11-07
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    Grierson's route from La Grange to Baton Rouge. [April 17-May 2, 1863]. Scale ca. 1:3,625,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 259.2 From "Monthly record of current events," Harper's new monthly magazine, v. 27, June-Nov., 1863 p. 271. Map of "The seat of war on the Mississippi" is on the verso. 18 x 13 cm. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Date: 1863
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    Map of the field of operations, November 1863. Map shows the area between Culpeper Courthouse and Orange Courthouse including the location of Federal troops under Meade in Union-held towns and along the Rappahannock River. On November 7th, the Union army began its advance across the Rappahannock River at Rappahannock Station. The map also indicates the location of Confederate strongholds along the Rapidan River.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1863
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    Map of part of Essex, King and Queen, and King William Counties LC Land ownership maps, 1249 Relief shown by hachures. Shows the names of some residents. At head of title: Chief Engineers Office, D.N.V. Col. J.F. Gilmer Chf. Engr. Pen-and-ink on pencil grid. Imperfect: a large splash of ink in the upper left portion. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H29 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: Campbell, Albert H. (Albert Henry) - Hotchkiss, Jedediah - Gilmer, Jeremy Francis - Campbell, Albert H.
    • Date: 1863
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    Map of the territory of the United States from the Mississippi River to the Pacific Ocean; ordered by Jeff' Davis, Secretary of War to accompany the reports of the explorations for a ... Very detailed map of the United States west of the Mississippi River indicating drainage, relief by hachures, cities and towns, forts, trails, wagon roads, and routes of exploration. An important map of western expansion, it utilized and lists 45 major exploration and mapping reports from the Lewis & Clark to the U.S. General Land Office Surveys.
    • Contributor: Warren, G. K. (Gouverneur Kemble) - Freyhold, Edward - Bien, Julius - United States. War Department - Warren, G. K.
    • Date: 1863
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    Blue Springs : [Tennessee]. Shows position of Willcox Reserve (i.e. Gen. Orlando B. Willcox), October 10, 1863. From the Orlando M. Poe papers in LC Manuscript Division. Pencil drawing. Partially traced in ink on verso. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 396.3 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault
    • Contributor: Poe, O. M. (Orlando Metcalfe) - Willcox, Orlando
    • Date: 1863
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    Map of the field of operations in Virginia and Battle of Mine Run, during November 1863. Includes areas of Orange and Culpeper counties, Va., where Meade approached the Rapidan River and the Mine Run Valley to try and push Lee's forces unsuccessfully back towards Richmond in the Mine Run Campaign of November 26-December 1, 1863.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1863
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    Map showing the positions occupied by the Tenth New York Cavalry in the cavalry engagements on the right flank at Gettysburg, Penn. : on July 2 & 3, 1863, between the Union ... Finished ms. version of later printed map showing Federal cavalry positions and movements, camp and barracks of the 10th N.Y. Cavalry in 1861-62, drainage, vegetation, roads, streets, railroad, houses, and names of occupants. Covers troop positions in rural areas east of Gettysburg. Relief of hills shown by form lines. Author's name and date of preparation from LC Civil War Maps, 2nd ed., 1989. Printed ...
    • Contributor: Preston, Noble D. - United States. Army. Office of the Chief of Engineers
    • Date: 1863

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    Plan of the attack on Ft. Sumter, April 6th, 1863. Map shows a regional view of Charleston Harbor including Confederate fortifications and Union naval vessels. This April 1863 atttack by Union ironclads was unsuccessful.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1863-04-06
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    Map of supplementary reconnaissance of the approaches to Philadelphia by the Lancaster Turnpike : including the section between Villa Nova and Paoli Road map showing minor fortifications along the Philadelphia and Lancaster Turnpike. Relief shown by form lines. Pen-and-ink, red ink, and pink watercolor. Former ownership stamp in lower right corner: U.S.C. & G. Survey. Library and Archives, Jan. 28, 1902, acc. no. 53677; adhesive label affixed in lower right corner: 854 St; no. rubber-stamped on verso: 290. Statement of attribution of Henry L. Whiting is ...
    • Contributor: Whiting, Henry L. - Bache, A. D. (Alexander Dallas) - United States Coast Survey
    • Date: 1863
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    Christ Church Parish, So. Ca. : [Charleston District] Title, scale, and date from Stephenson's Civil War Maps, 1989. Description derived from published bibliography. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) S133. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. In lower right corner: "No. 71." Pen and ink tracing of part of the map of Charleston District in Robert Mills's Atlas of the State of South Carolina . . ...
    • Contributor: Mills, Robert
    • Date: 1863
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    Gettysburg battlefield Scale ca. 1:26,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 330 Upper right corner: No. 825. Shows troops and artillery points, drainage, roads, railroads, dwellings with names of occupants, several points of interest on the battlefield, and a few of the highest points by hachures. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: Cope, Emmor - Hewitt, Edgar M.
    • Date: 1863
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    [Map of Bertie County, North Carolina] : no. 2. "Map from the Confederate Engineer Bureau in Richmond, Va. General J.F. Gilmer, Chief Engineer[.] Presented to the Virginia Historical Society by his only daughter, Mrs. J.F. Minis, Sav[ana]h, Ga."--Note on map. Forms part of the Gilmer Map Collection. Relief shown by hachures. Shows towns, waterways, roads, geographic features and land owners. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image. ...
    • Contributor: Confederate States of America. Army. Dept. Of Northern Virginia. Chief Engineer's Office
    • Date: 1863
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    Gettysburg July 2nd The Union and Rebel forces in the cemetery. While purporting to depict a meeting of Union and Confederate forces at Cemetery Hill, this map instead shows in detail the disposition of Union forces on Cemetery and Culp's hills. Of greater interest is the indication of the location of Sickles's 3rd Corps along the Emmitsburg Road on the morning of July 2nd, and their new position at the base of Little Round Top ...
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1863-07-02
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    Bacon's steel plate map of America, political, historical & military. Scale 1:5,702,400. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 36.8 "Federal free states" are outlined in red, "Federal slave states" are yellow, "Federal territories (free)" are orange, and "Confederate states (slave)" are green. Inset: Outline of England on the same scale. 13 x 10 cm. Includes population tables, "Extracts from the official census report of 1860," a brief description of the Federal navy, a table ...
    • Contributor: Bacon & Co.
    • Date: 1863
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    Plan of the battle of Salem Church or Salem Heights, Va. Attack and repulse of the 6th Army Corps, Maj. Genl. John Sedgwick, U.S.A., afternoon of 3rd May 1863. The Battle of Salem Church, Spotsylvania County, Va., was part of the Chancellorsville Campaign of April-May, 1863, and was actually fought on May 4, 1863.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1863-05-03
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    J. H. Colton's map of the southern states. Maryland, Delaware, Virginia, Kentucky, Tennessee, Missouri, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi, Arkansas, Louisiana and Texas. Showing also part of adjoining states & ... Scale ca. 1:1,520,640. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 37.6 "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1863 by J. H. Colton." Printed by Lang & Cooper. Insets: Southern part of Florida. 27 x 19 cm.-Colton's map of the United States showing the proposed railroad routes to the Pacific Ocean. 19 x 26 cm. General map. 1861 editions listed as entry nos. ...
    • Contributor: Colton, J. H. (Joseph Hutchins) - Colton, J. H.
    • Date: 1863
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    [Map of the environs of Vicksburg, Mississippi, 1863] Pen and ink sketch map indicating drainage. The "new channel" of Steel's Bayou is depicted. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), S118 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Date: 1863