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    Map of part of Maryland and Virginia : showing the probable theatre of the war. From: Harper's weekly, May 4, 1861, p. 275-276. This item is in the Map Collection of the Library of Virginia; please contact the Library's Archives Research Services department for more information. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. Aug. 1946, Book & Print Shop, cf; Feb. 2003, Map Cataloging Team. Civil War project no.: lva00097. Conservation: Etherington Conservation Center,...
    • Date: 1861
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    Topographical map of the approaches and defences of Knoxville, E. Tennessee, shewing the positions occupied by the United States & Confederate forces during the siege Scale ca. 1:9,900. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 427 Union and confederate positions shown by the colors blue and red respectively. Indicates roads, railroads, contour lines, spot elevations, vegetation, drainage, and houses. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: Rockwell, Cleveland - Poe, O. M. (Orlando Metcalfe)
    • Date: 1864
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    Map showing the system of Confederate fortifications on the Mississippi River at Island no. 10 and New Madrid, also the operations of the United States forces under General John Pope against these ... Scale 1:84,480. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 300 In lower left margin: Report of Maj. Gen. John Pope to the Committee on the Conduct of War. "No. 1" is in the upper right margin. Similar to the preceding map, but the title has been revised. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: Hoelcke, Wm.
    • Date: 1862
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    Sketch of the roads &c near the position of this Div. on the left of the Army : [north of Marietta, Georgia].
    Sketch of the roads etc. near the position of this Div. on the left of the Army
    Relief shown by hachures. Shows the names of some residents. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), S94, 191 Similar to a map in the Atlas to accompany the official records of the Union and Confederate Armies, 1891-95, pl. 62, no. 14. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Pencil (some col.) and pen and ink on yellow paper,...
    • Contributor: Garrard, K. (Kenner)
    • Date: 1864
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    The Battle of Gettysburg Penna. Showing positions held July 2nd, 1863. Gives locations of specific units with some attempt to indicate movement (i.e. direction of charges and assaults) during the course of the day. Also indicates the usual landmarks (Culp's Hill, Cemetery Ridge, Round Top, etc.) plus the locations of hospitals and headquarters.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1863-07-02
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    Hd. Qrs. D. and [A. Tenn.] Aug. 30, 1864, 8 a.m. : [Pencil sketch showing the location of the Headquarters, Department of the Tennessee, on Flint River near Jonesboro, Georgia].
    Head quarters Department and Army of the Tennessee, August 30, 1864, 8 a.m. | Pencil sketch showing the location of the Headquarters, Department of the Tennessee, on Flint River near Jonesboro, Georgia
    Remainder of title from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pencil drawn on 3/8 in. numbered grid. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), S82, 180 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. In manuscript at bottom: Logan's Corps is across the Flint River - the 16th is on the right of the main Jonesboro road - and the 17th...
    • Date: 1864
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    Plan shewing [sic] the Rebel concentrated assault on the 3rd Corps, July 2nd Map depicts the situation just prior to Union Gen. Daniel Edgar Sickles' having ordered his 3rd Corps into an advanced position on a ridge overlooking the Emmitsburg Road, unknowingly exposing his left flank. Confederate forces under Longstreet and Hill attacked him, overwhelming the Union position and forcing the troops back, thereby succeeding in forming a wedge between the 2nd and 3rd Corps. Sickles was...
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1863-07-02
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    [Map of Spotsylvania County, Va.]. Relief shown by hachures. Shows fortifications in the Chancellorsville area and the names of some residents. Date, title, and scale from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pen-and-ink and pencil on brown paper mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H59 LC Land ownership maps, 1348 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Date: 186?
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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 interest ... Scale ca. 1:160,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 639 Confederate imprint. Map of the environs of Richmond showing location and dates of battles, roads, railroads, towns, names of counties, drainage, and the names of a few residents. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: Sheppard, Edwin
    • Date: 1862
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    Union and Rebel works Yorktown, Va. [1862] Shows the York River from Gloucester Point to south of Wormsley Creek. Yorktown appears at top of image, with remaining detail showing interior of the Peninsula. Woods, creeks, fields, roads, houses and other points of reference are included. Also indicates location of the British Army's surrender after the Revolutionary War Battle of Yorktown in 1781.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862
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    Map of supplementary reconnaissance of the approaches to Philadelphia by the West-Chester Road : including the section from Newtown Square to the east branch of the Brandywine Creek Topographic map showing Civil War earthworks and batteries. Relief shown by contours and spot heights. Authorship statement citing Whiting's name is in handwriting (black ink). Pen-and-ink, red ink (contours), and watercolors. "No. 2863X" and "854W" (former Coast Survey numbers) are handwritten in ink on sheet and on adhesive label at lower right. Imperfect: Fold-lined. Originally drawn on 3 sheets. Includes notes. LC Civil War...
    • Contributor: Whiting, Henry L. - Bache, A. D. (Alexander Dallas) - United States Coast Survey
    • Date: 1863
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    The Union army encampment at Hampton, Virginia Showing picket lines and Fortress Munroe [sic]. Shows the landmarks in the area around Union-occupied Hampton, Va., including the Poor Farm, the Female Seminary, Buckrow's house, Hickman's farm, and "Fox Hill," the home of J. Fox.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1861
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    [Map of the counties of Greene, Madison, Page, and Rockingham, and parts of the counties of Albemarle, Augusta, Culpeper, Louisa, Orange, and Rappahannock, Va.] "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, and geographic features. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image. Gift of...
    • Contributor: Confederate States of America. Army. Dept. Of Northern Virginia. Chief Engineer's Office
    • Date: 1864
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    Sketch of 2nd Manassas, August 29th 1862 ; sketch of 2nd Manassas, Aug. 30th, 1862. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 576 Shows roads, railroads, and troop positions. Copy 1 mounted on cloth. Copy 2 maps separated and mounted on cloth. Both copies extensively annotated in ink. Includes indexed names of commanders and Union headquarters. Copy 1 imperfect: Losses along edges, dark stains in right margin and fading overall. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as...
    • Date: 1862
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    Topographical sketch of Decherd, Tennessee Relief shown by hachures. Shows railroads in red, rivers in blue. Indicates what appears to be a fort with artillery, vegetation, roads, houses and names of residents. Sun print. Description derived from published bibliography. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 408 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Michler, N. (Nathaniel) - Weyss, J. E.
    • Date: 1862
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    The Hotchkiss map collection Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available The Hotchkiss Map Collection contains cartographic items made by Major Jedediah Hotchkiss (1828-1899), a topographic engineer in the Confederate Army. Hotchkiss made detailed battle maps primarily of the Shenandoah Valley, some of which were used by the Generals Robert E. Lee and Thomas J. "Stonewall" Jackson for their combat planning and strategy. Several of the maps have annotations of various military officers, demonstrating their...
    • Date: 200?
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    Map showing the battle-fields around Richmond, Va. Scale not given. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 634 Battlefields are located by small flags. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: J. T. Redd & Son
    • Date: 1896
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    Approaches of A. of P. to Fredericksburg.
    Approaches of Army of Potomac to Fredericksburg
    Shows "Genl. Hd Qrs.," routes of approach of the 2nd, 3rd, 5th and 6th Corps, roads, railroad, towns, drainage, and houses and names of residents. Relief shown by shading. Title from verso of map. Staining at central left and right edges of sheet. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 555 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: United States. Army of the Potomac
    • Date: 1862
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    New county map of Virginia "Crow, Thomas & Co., lith." "Entered according to act of Congress in the year 1861, by J.H. Colton & Co., in the clerk's office of the dist. court of the southern dist. of N.Y." Also shows Maryland and parts of Delaware and Pennsylvania. In upper right corner: "Goldthwait's new distance map of the United States and Canada. Showing distances of every 10 miles on...
    • Contributor: O.N. Snow & Co. - Crow, Thomas & Co.
    • Date: 1861
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    Map showing the location of battle fields of Virginia
    Battle fields of Virginia | Battlefield of Virginia
    Shows Civil War battlefields (1861-1865), Chesapeake & Ohio Railroad lines, distinguishing between those which are pre-war and post-war, other railroads during the war, plank roads, turnpikes, other roads and light houses.
    • Contributor: Chesapeake and Ohio Railway Company - Poole Brothers
    • Date: 1864
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    Map of the battle of Iuka, Mississippi, showing the positions of the United States and Confederate troops on the 19th of September 1862 Scale 1:6336. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 273 "The United States forces are shown in blue [and] the Confederate forces are shown in red." Detailed map indicating roads, the "route to heights commanding Fulton Road," street pattern and buildings in Iuka, houses and names of residents in outlying areas, fences, "Memphis & Charleston R.R.," vegetation, drainage, and relief by hachures. Description derived from...
    • Contributor: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
    • Date: 1876
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    Passages of the Rappahannock and Battle of Fredericksburg, December 10th to 16th, 1862 : copied from the original belonging to Gen'l. Burnside "Map originally prepared following the Battle of Fredericksburg in December 1862 ... enhanced by the addition of details from a captured map prepared by topographical engineer Jedediah Hotchkiss for the use of Confederate lietenant general Stonewall Jackson. A significant feature of the map is an overlay (overleaf) depicting the rapidly changing positions of Federal troops during and after their successful crossing of the Rappahannock...
    • Contributor: Callahan, Denis - Doull, Alexander - Hains, Peter C. (Peter Conover) - Hotchkiss, Jedediah - Wainwright, Charles S. (Charles Shiels) - United States. Topographical Bureau
    • Date: 1863
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    Map showing position Union and Rebel armies 2 p.m. 30th June : and the routes of advance of enemy on the Union Army at White Oak Swamp Creek Va. Shows the area of Henrico County between Richmond and New Market, in which occurred the Battle of White Oak Swamp, one of the Seven Day's Battles.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-06-30
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    Plan of the Battle of Ball's Bluff Va. Fought October 21st 1861. Shows the Potomac River in the area of Loudoun County, Va., and Montgomery County, Md., where Union troops under Col. Edward D. Baker faced Confederate troops commanded by Evans. What was meant to be a "a slight demonstration" against the Confederate forces guarding the fords quickly became a rout. Col. Baker was one of the casualties.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1861-10-21
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    Military map of south-eastern Virginia, [Scale 1:200,000]. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 492 Differs from G3881.S5 1864 .L52 with more detail southwest of the city of Petersburg. Differs from G3881.S5 1864 .L53 with statement "No. 3010 price 30 cents" outside of the border in upper left corner. Another issue. Indicates 5-mile concentric circles centered on Richmond, roads, bridges, railroads, towns, houses, drainage, vegetation, and some fortifications in the...
    • Contributor: Lindenkohl, A.
    • Date: 1864