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    Map shewing [sic] retreat of Union Army from Savage's Station to White Oak Swamp, Va. : the position of Army after crossing morning of 30th June 1862, 7 a.m. Bottom margin: "The swamp was 8 miles long and 3 miles wide." Key across the bottom margin indicates the symbols for positions of the Union and Confederate armies, including infantry, cavalry, and artillery. Farms, homes, and churches are included as well as all major roads and waterways. NOTE: Researchers will be served a color photocopy of this diary page. This item is from the...
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-06-30
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    Sketch of proposed defences for the depot at Aquia Creek "Copy for Col. G.H. Biddle 95th Reg N.Y. Vols. or the officer succeeding him, as commandant of the post." Oriented with north to the bottom. Pen and ink. Relief shown by hachures. Shows roads, railroads, rivers, houses and names of occupants. Troop placements marked in red. Shows the area from Accakeek Creek along the shore of the Potomac River to Aquia Creek. This item...
    • Contributor: Long, W. S. - Biddle, G. H. - United States. Army. Dept. Of the Rappahannock
    • Date: 1862
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    W. Alvin Lloyd's southern rail-road map, 1863
    Southern rail-road map, 1863
    Includes inset maps: Rail-Roads of Texas and Map of Charleston Harbor. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by isolines. 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, 6182 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. Mar. 2002; gift, Mildred...
    • Contributor: Lloyd, W. Alvin - Robertson, Wm. R. (William R.)
    • Date: 1863
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    Battlefield of Chatanooga. [October-November 1863]. Scale ca 1:73,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 400.2 From its Military history and reminiscences of the Thirteenth regiment of Illinois volunteer infantry in the Civil War in the United States, 1861-65. Prepared by a committee of the regiment, 1891. Chicago, Woman's Temperance Publishing Association, 1892. Facing p. 366. Map indicates troop positions "when Gen. Grant took command, Oct. 23, 1863," and on...
    • Contributor: United States. Army. Illinois Infantry Regiment, 13th
    • Date: 1892
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    Schonberg's Virginia campaign map, 1864. Scale ca. 1:425,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 498 Map extends from Ashby's Gap south to Winfield and Charlottesville east to Tappahannock and shows the location and date of engagements, towns, roads, railroads, county names and boundaries, drainage, and some relief by hachures. A few place names are underlined in red. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress...
    • Contributor: Schönberg & Co.
    • Date: 1864
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    Sparta and its vicinity Scale 1:89,000 (not "one inch to the mile"). LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 440.6 Another issue. Includes additional physical and cultural features, especially below the inset and above the map title. Another copy is in the John M. Schofield papers, Manuscript Division, L.C., container no. 74. Number 2 is written in red ink on the verso. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also...
    • Contributor: Weyss, J. E.
    • Date: 1863
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    Map showing the location of battle fields of Virginia : compiled from official war records and maps for the Chesapeake & Ohio Railway Co. Title when folded: "Should auld acquaintance be forgot" 36th annual encampment, G.A.R. Oct. 6th, 1902. Washington, D.C., via Chesapeake & Ohio Ry. To right of map: Principal battles and engagements occurring within the limits of the accompanying map, and the losses sustained by the opposing forces- Comparative statement of the number of men furnished and of the deaths in the United States Army during...
    • Contributor: Chesapeake and Ohio Railway Company
    • Date: 1902
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    Sketch of vicinity of head qtrs. U.S. forces, Snows Pond, Kentuckey [sic]. Covers Florence area, west to Independence and east to Union, in central Boone County, Kentucky. Snows Pond not shown. Shows street names, houses, and names of residents. Title from annotation on verso. From the Orlando M. Poe papers in LC Manuscript Division. Oriented with north toward the lower edge of map. Pen and ink. Drawn on ruled noted paper. LC Civil War maps (2nd...
    • Contributor: Poe, O. M. (Orlando Metcalfe)
    • Date: 1862
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    Military map of south-eastern Virginia Depths shown by contours and soundings. Shows fortifications, settlements, roads, railroads, streams, and vegetation in some areas. Also covers Richmond city region. Annotated in purple ink at lower right: Camps and routes of march of the U.S. Engineer Battln. during the Peninsula Campaign--1862. [Signed] Gilbert Thompson, U.S. Eng'r Battln.--1862. Also annotated in purple ink to show the lines of march in 1864 and ship...
    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey - Lindenkohl, A. - Lindenkohl, H. (Henry) - Krebs, Charles G. - Thompson, Gilbert
    • Date: 1865
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    [Military map of Richmond and vicinity] Shows fortifications and names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. Title, date, and scale from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Black-line print. Complete in 28 sheets. Photocopy negative has sheets 9 to 17, 19, 20, 23, 24, and 28. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 646 Call no. cited in LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.): G3884.R5S5 s7 .U5. Accompanied by index map...
    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey - Fairfax, F.
    • Date: 1864

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    Charleston Harbor and its approaches showing the positions of the Rebel batteries Description derived from published bibliography. Shows roads, railroads, houses, vegetation, a street plan of Charleston, drainage, soundings, and shoals. This item is in the Map Collection of the Library of Virginia; please contact the Library's Archives Research Services department for more information. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 378 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. Source unknown; April...
    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey
    • Date: 1863
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    Richmond [1862-1865] LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 632.8 Detailed topographic map of the environs of Richmond showing Confederate fortifications in red, Union fortifications in blue, roads, street pattern of Richmond and Manchester, railroads, towns, vegetation, drainage, hachures, houses, and names of residents. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: Michler, N. (Nathaniel) - Michie, Peter Smith - Michler, N.
    • Date: 1867
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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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    Plan of the Battle of Chickamauga, Tenn. Map shows locations of forces on the second day of battle, before the Confederates broke through the Union line and sent the majority heading back toward Chattanooga.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1863
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    Geographical history of the rail road regiment, 89th regiment of Illinois vols. infantry. [1862-1865] Scale 1:633,600. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 77.6 Map of parts of Kentucky, Tennessee, Alabama, and Georgia showing the operations of the 89th regiment of Illinois volunteers. The regiment was first attached to the 6th Brigade, 2nd Division, Right Wing, Army of the Ohio and later to the 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, 4th Army Corps, Army of the Cumberland. Included are a "muster-in"...
    • Contributor: Merritt, Isaac N.
    • Date: 18??
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    Sketch of the entrenched lines in the immediate front of Petersburg. [1864-5] Scale ca. 1:63,360. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 609 Indicates Union and Confederate lines, names of forts, roads, railroads, street pattern of Petersburg, houses, names of residents, and drainage. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: Michler, N. (Nathaniel) - Michler, N.
    • Date: 1865
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    Plan of Fort Lyon on Eagle Hill above Alexandria, Va. Shows a detailed drawing of Union Fort Lyon located on Eagle Hill in Fairfax County, Va. This fort was the headquarters for Major General Samuel Peter Heintzelman, U.S.A.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • 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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    Extract of military map of N.E. Virginia showing forts and roads
    Military map of N.E. Virginia
    Also shows rural householders' names, railroads, vegetation, marsh areas, and street pattern of Washington, D.C. and Alexandria. Covers Washington D.C. metropolitan area. In left upper margin: 39th Cong. 1st Sess.--Report of the Chief Engineer U.S.A. In right upper margin: No. 1. Includes note and coat of arms below title. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings and isolines. This item is in the...
    • Contributor: United States. War Dept. Engineer Bureau - United States. Congress - Bowen & Co.
    • Date: 1865
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    Map of the vicinity of Richmond, Va. and part of the Peninsula "Photographic Reproduction from the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies." "The defense of Richmond, 1861-1865" with text and ill. on verso. Includes text. Relief shown by hachures. Similar to no. 624, 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. Available also...
    • Contributor: Campbell, Albert H. (Albert Henry)
    • Date: 1920
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    Map of the battle field of Fredericksburg, Dec. 13, 1862
    Map of the battlefield of Fredericksburg, Dec. 13, 1862
    Annotated in red and blue to show Federal and Confederate positions. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by isolines. 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. April 2002, John Hart (April 1933), f, Map Cataloging Team....
    • Contributor: Blackford, L. (Benjamin Lewis) - Braxton, Carter M. - A. Hoen & Co.
    • Date: 1866
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    Panorama of the seat of war : bird's eye view of Texas and part of Mexico
    Bird's eye view of Texas and part of Mexico
    Shows the coastline of the Gulf of Mexico from "Littel [i.e., Little] Constance Bay," Louisiana to the Rio Grande. "Entered according to act of Congress in the year 1861 by John Bachmann ... Southern District of New York." LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 446.8 LC copy imperfect: Several mended tears. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: Bachmann, John
    • Date: 1861
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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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    Outworks nos. 1 & 2 to battery no. 6. Components: Outwork no. 1 to battery no. 6, Meadow bridge road -- Outwork no. 2 to battery no. 6. Gives measurements and latitude and longitude of perimeters. Map annotated with names of land owners: "Bishop Magill [i.e. Mcgill] for the benefit of the Roman Catholic Church" and "Doctor Deane." One of a series of ten maps drawn by showing the plats of land appropriated...
    • Contributor: Jones, M.
    • Date: 1861
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    White House to Harrisons Landing Relief shown by hachures. Shows fortifications, towns, roads, railroads, houses, names of residents, vegetation, drainage. At head of title: "Campaign maps, Army of the Potomac, map no. 3." "Photographic reduction by L.E. Walker, Treasury Department." Principal rivers are hand colored in blue. Description derived from published bibliography. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 595 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as...
    • Contributor: Abbot, Henry L.
    • Date: 1862