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    Bird's eye view of New York and environs. Perspective map not drawn to scale. LC Panoramic maps (2nd ed.), 594.6 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. AACR2: 651/1
    • Contributor: Bachmann, John - Kimmel & Forster
    • Date: 1865
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    Plan of the city of Washington : the capitol [sic] of the United States of America Shows wards and major buildings. "Entered according to Act of Congress, in the year 1861, by S. Augustus Mitchell, Jr. ... Eastern District of Pennsylvania." "26." LC copy accompanied by typewritten information card: [From] Mitchell's new general atlas, S. Augustus Mitchell, Jr., Philadelphia, 1865. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: Gamble, W. H. (William H.) - Mitchell, S. Augustus (Samuel Augustus) - Gamble, W. H.
    • Date: 1865
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    Map of the defences of Washington. Relief shown by hachures. In lower margin below title: (From Atlas accompanying Official Records). LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 682.5 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy fold-lined, mounted on cloth backing, and annotated in pencil in lower margin: Atlas, v. 2, pl. XXXIX, no. 1. DCP
    • Date: 1865
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    Map of Crawford Co., Pennsylvania : from actual surveys County map showing rural buildings, householders' names, warranty-deed tracts, tract numbers, warrantees' names, and tract acreages; the borough insets and many of the village insets show real-property tracts (lots), owners' names, and building coverage. Hand col. to emphasize township/borough boundaries and areas. "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1865 by A. Pomeroy & S.W. Treat in the ... Eastern District of ...
    • Contributor: Beers, F. W. (Frederick W.) - Shearer, William Otis - Bourquin, F. (Frederick) - A. Pomeroy & S.W. Treat - Worley & Bracher - Beers, F. W.
    • Date: 1865
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    Military map showing the marches of the United States forces under command of Maj. Genl. W. T. Sherman, U.S.A., during the years 1863, 1864, 1865. Scale 1:1,584,000 (25 miles equal 1 inch). LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 73 Another issue (reduced). Detailed map of the southeastern United States showing fortifications, "movements of Genl. J. H. Wilson's Cavalry Corps," "pursuit of Hood," and the lines of march of the 4th, 14th, 15th, 16th, 17th, and 20th army corps and the cavalry. Map also indicates "movements on Atlanta, Ga.," roads, ...
    • Contributor: Kossak, William - Jenney, W. L. (William Le Baron) - Sherman, William T. (William Tecumseh) - Muller, John - Hawley, Joseph R. (Joseph Roswell) - United States. Army. Military Division of the Mississippi
    • Date: 1865
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    Fort Johnson, section of map of the defences of Charleston Harbor, South Carolina Scale 1:1200. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 386 Below neat line of map: Furnished by the War Department to the City Council of Charleston, S.C. Shows topography by hachures, drainage, vegetation, batteries, and a detailed plan of the fortifications. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
    • Date: 1865
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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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    Richmond : surveyed under the direction of N. Michler, Maj. of Engrs. Bvt. Brig. Genl., U.S.A. and P.S. Michie, Capt. of Engrs. Bvt. Brig. Genl. U.S.V. Relief shown by hachures. Shows military fortifications in red and blue. Sun print pasted on sheet with title information and at bottom: "surveyed & drawn by Maj. J.E. Weyss & L. Dessex, assisted by Theillaihl, Buchardt, Schuman, Thompson, Brown, Collett." LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 648 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Weyss, J. E.
    • Date: 1865
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    Union Pacific Rail Road, map of a portion of Nebraska Territory, showing surveys and location of lines by Peter A. Dey, C.E. Sectional map of part of Nebraska showing relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns, and the survey lines. "Drawn by J.J. O'Brien." Incorporated in 1862 by Act of Congress providing for the construction of a continuous line from the Missouri River to the Pacific Ocean. The connection of the line with the Central Pacific at Promontory, Utah, completed the first transcontinental railroad in 1869.
    • Contributor: Dey, Peter Anthony - Union Pacific Railroad Company
    • Date: 1865
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    Map showing the operations of the Army of the Potomac under command of Mag. [sic] Gen. George G. Meade, : from March 29th to April 9th, 1865 Endorsed (facsim.): Official J.C. Duane, Major of Engineers, Bvt. Col. U.S.A., Chief Engineer, Army of the Potomac. Map of the country between Petersburg and Appomattox Court House showing roads, railroads, cities, towns and some houses and names of residents. Description derived from published bibliography. Sun print. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 512a.5 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a ...
    • Contributor: United States. Army of the Potomac. Engineer Department
    • Date: 1865
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    Military map showing the marches of the United States forces under command of Maj. Gen'l W.T. Sherman, during the years 1863, 1864, 1865 Shows area from Virginia in the north to Georgia in the south and west to Missouri. Relief shown by hachures. "Printed by Joseph F. Gedney." In lower right corner: Am. Photo-lithographic Co., N.Y. (Osborne's Process). LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 74 Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Another issue (reduced). Includes ...
    • Contributor: Kossak, William - Jenney, W. L. (William Le Baron) - Muller, John - Hawley, Joseph R. (Joseph Roswell) - United States. Army. Military Division of the Mississippi
    • Date: 1865
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    Birds eye view of Egg Harbor City, N.J. Perspective map not drawn to scale. LC Panoramic maps (2nd ed.), 512 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. AACR2: 651/1; 710/1
    • Contributor: Scheu, F. - Herline & Hensel
    • Date: 1865
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    Railroad map of the central part of California, and part of Nevada. 1865. Outline map of the U.S. West, from vicinity of Lake Tahoe to the Pacific Ocean.
    • Contributor: Bielawski, C. - Hoffman, J. D. - Poett, A.
    • Date: 1865
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    Sketch book showing positions of Second Corps, A.N.Va. in engagements of 1864-5 : [Virginia] Shows several battles with troop movements and names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. Title from paper label affixed to cover. "Return to Jed. Hotchkiss, Staunton, Virginia"--On label on cover. Pen-and-ink and pencil (some col.) on lined paper. Cloth spine with marbled boards with holes in center edge of boards. Some maps on separate sheets of paper tipped in. LC Civil War maps ...
    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah
    • Date: 1865

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    Map and profile of first 40 miles of Union Pacific Rail Road Eastern Division extending west from boundary between states of Missouri and Kansas, Detailed map showing relief by hachures, drainage, vegetation, roads, and railroads in Kansas, from Kansas City to Lawrence.
    • Contributor: Gillis, J. R. - Union Pacific Railroad Company
    • Date: 1865
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    Line of rebel works, Smith's Island, N.C. Evacuated January 16th, 1865. Taken possession of by naval and military forces January 17th, 1865. Surveyed by J. S. Bradford, U.S. Coast Survey, A.D.C. to ... Scale 1:5000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 317.37 From Message of the President of the United States, and accompanying documents, to the two houses of Congress, at the commencement of the first session of the thirty-ninth Congress.-Report of the Secretary of the Navy (Washington, Government Printing Office, 1865). fol. p. 178. At head of title: N. Atlantic Squadron. Rear Admiral D. D. Porter, ...
    • Contributor: Bradford, J. S.
    • Date: 1865
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    Plan of the Battle of Cumberland Church, Va. Map shows the location of Confederate Gen. R. E. Lee's troops at Cumberland Church and Union Gen. U. S. Grant's troops south near Farmville, Va., along the Appomattox River. This was a small skirmish in Cumberland County on April 7, 1865, just following action at Highbridge and Rice's Station and just preceding Lee's surrender at Appomattox Courthouse.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1865-04-07
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    Colton's Georgetown and the city of Washington. Shows wards, extent of built-up area, major buildings, block numbers, and streetcar lines. Relief shown by hachures. "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1855 by J.H. Colton & Co. ... New York." Includes ill. Text titled "The state of Maine" and statistical tables on verso. "No. 26." LC copy stained at edges and rubber-stamped in lower margin: Published 1865. Available also ...
    • Contributor: J.H. Colton & Co.
    • Date: 1865
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    Map illustrating the siege of Atlanta, Ga., by the U.S. forces under command of Maj. Gen. W.T. Sherman, from the passage of Peach Tree Creek, July 19th 1864, to the commencement of ... Partial cadastral map showing selected buildings and householders' names beyond city limits. Covers area extending from Mt. Gilead Church in west to Decatur in east and from Buckhead in north to East Point in south. Relief shown by hachures and spot heights. Shows troop positions, Union and Confederate works, roads, railroads, vegetation, drainage, and names, dates, and sites of battles connected with Atlanta Campaign. ...
    • Contributor: Poe, O. M. (Orlando Metcalfe) - Sherman, William T. (William Tecumseh) - Molitor, E. - Delafield, Richard - United States. War Department - Poe, O. M.
    • Date: 1864
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    A topographical map of the city of Richmond and vicinity : from official data
    Richmond and thirty miles around it
    Relief shown by hachures. Shows fortifications and names of some residents. From newspaper: New-York daily tribune, Tuesday, April 4, 1865--with supplement, p. 8. Includes text. Text on verso. Copy Imperfect: Four minor tears along top edges and 2 minor tears along lower-left margin. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Acquisitions control no.: 91-50 CW3
    • Contributor: Colton, G. Woolworth (George Woolworth) - Colton, G. Woolworth
    • Date: 1865
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    Map of the city of Brooklyn. General-content double-line street map of Brooklyn city (Kings County, N.Y.) showing municipal ward numbers and horsecar lines. Shows half-mile radial distances from Brooklyn city hall. Oriented with north toward the lower left. "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1858 by H. Phelps in the ... Southern district of New York." LC copy imperfect: Brittle, torn at fold lines, probably removed from ...
    • Contributor: Phelps, Humphrey - Cooper, H. P. (Henry Poolly)
    • Date: 1865
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    [Northern Mississippi and Alabama] Scale 1:633,600. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 259.5 General map, without title. State names, boundaries, and railroads are colored red. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: Lindenkohl, A. - United States Coast Survey
    • Date: 1865
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    Showing new bridge proposed by S.R. Seibert 1865 : [Washington D.C.]. Covers western part of central business district, West End, and Foggy Bottom. Shows proposed bridge from junction of 25th and E streets N.W. across Potomac River to Virginia. Relief shown by hachures. Title handwritten in ink at lower left. Extensively annotated in ink to show spot heights. LC copy soiled, fold-lined, missing sections at corners, and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the ...
    • Contributor: Seibert, S. R.
    • Date: 1865
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    Southern Georgia and part of South Carolina Relief shown by hachures. From the Orlando M. Poe papers in LC Manuscript Division. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 129.46 Includes list of authorities. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy imperfect: Western half is missing. Vault
    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey - Bache, A. D. (Alexander Dallas) - Lindenkohl, A. - Krebs, Charles G. - Poe, O. M. (Orlando Metcalfe)
    • Date: 1865
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    Plan of the Battle of Five Forks, Va., March 31st 1865 and 1st April. Map shows view from Petersburg to Five Forks, Va. As part of an overall plan to force the Confederate troops out of their Petersburg trenches, on March 30, 1865, Gen. Sheridan's troops advanced on Dinwiddie Court House and Five Forks. They were met by Confederate forces under Pickett near Five Forks on March 31st. On April 1st, having heard of his opponent's heavy reinforcement ...
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1865-03-31