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    [Map of the environs of Olley Creek near Marietta, Georgia, July? 1864]. Shows troop positions, fortifications, and names of some residents. Title and date from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), S96, 198 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Pencil (some col.) drawn on 1/2 inch pencil grid, mounted on paper.
    • Date: 1864
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    Map of a reconnaissance of the approaches to Philadelphia showing the positions and lines of defence on the north front of the city Topographic map of the northern part of Philadelphia County and small adjacent part of Montgomery County showing proposed 1st-, 2nd-, and 3rd-order Civil War batteries. Signed in handwriting: George Davidson, Asst. Engr. Fortifications. Pen-and-ink, red ink (contours), and watercolors. Former ownership rubber-stamping below title: U.S.C. & G. Survey, Library and Archives, no. 127. "No. 2865X" and "854W 1863" (former Coast Survey numbers) handwritten in ...
    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey - Bache, A. D. (Alexander Dallas) - Davidson, George
    • Date: 1863
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    Hare's map of the vicinity of Richmond, and Peninsular campaign in Virginia. Showing also the interesting localities along the James, Chickahominy and York Rivers Scale ca. 1:190,080. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 602 Relief shown by hachures. "Entered according to Act of Congress, in the year 1862, by J. Knowles Hare . . ." Copyright number "401 Jan. 22, 1863" is written in ink in the lower margin. "Copyright Library May 12, 1863" is stamped in the right margin. Indictes location and dates of battles, forts, "line ...
    • Contributor: Hare, J. Knowles
    • Date: 1862
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    [Map of the Manassas battlefield area in Northern Virginia]. Shows fortifications. Does not include place names. Relief shown by hachures on central bottom sheet only. Wall map believed to have been used by the author after the Civil War for lecture purposes. Title and scale from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pen-and-ink and watercolor on 9 sheets of paper pasted together, sectioned into 12 pieces, mounted on cloth, and laminated. Copy imperfect: Tears ...
    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah
    • Date: 186?
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    Entrenched position of the 3rd corps, A.P., at Harrison's Landing, James River, Va., July 9th 1862 Shows the area of Charles City County, Va., along the James River (between Kimmage's and Herring creeks) to which McClellan moved his troops at the end of the Peninsular Campaign. They remained here until August 16. Details include the use of slashed or burned trees, ditches, piles of logs, and natural landforms as defenses.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-07-09
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    Skirmish at Auburn, Virginia, Octr. 14th 1863 This map depicts a minor skirmish near Catlett's Station, Fauquier County, Va., part of the Bristoe Campaign. Union forces, including the 20th Indiana, 3rd Maine, and 40th New York regiments, are arrayed on a hill overlooking Cedar Run, opposed by forces under the command of A. P. Hill and including Fitzhugh Lee's cavalry battalion, located across the Groveton Road.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1863-10-14
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    [Western Virginia from Petersburg to Warm Springs, showing the movement of the Union army, 1862] Covers parts of the counties of Grant, Randolph, Pendleton, and Pocahontas, West Virginia and Highland and Bath, Virginia including the names of some residents. Relief shown by shading. Date and title from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Prime meridian: Washington? Pen-and-ink, watercolor, and pencil. In upper left corner: Sheet No. 1. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 458 Includes note. In ink on blue ...
    • Contributor: Hausmann, A.
    • Date: 1862
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    Map of route and positions, First Corps, Army of Va., Maj. Gen. Sigel comg., from July 7th to Septr. 10th 1862 Scale not given. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 461 In upper right corner: Ho. Reps. Ex. Doc. no. 81-37th Cong. 3rd Sess. The route of the First Corps is shown from Middletown, Virginia, to the defenses of Washington. Roads, towns, vegetation, drainage, houses, and names of residents are indicated along the line of march. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the ...
    • Contributor: Kappner, Franz
    • Date: 1862
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    Military reconnaissance in the vicinity of Gauley Bridge, Department of western Virginia, Brig. Genl. W. S. Rosecrans, comd'g., Sept. 11th to Nov. 15, 1861 Scale 1:63,360. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 695 "United States forces" are colored blue, and "Confederate forces & works" are red. Shows Union headquarters, towns, roads, houses, names of residents, drainage, and relief by hachures. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: Raynolds, W. F. (William Franklin) - Margedant, Wm. C. (William C.) - Powell, W. Angelo - Raynolds, W. F.
    • Date: 1879
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    Part of "Map of portions of the mility. dep'ts of Washington, Pennsylvania, Annapolis, and north eastern Virginia Similar to no. 245.25 and 245.3 (1862), LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.). Sun print. 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. Dec. 2002; Map Cataloging Team, source unknown (1969). Civil War Map Proj. no.: lva00087. ...
    • Contributor: United States. Army. Corps of Topographical Engineers
    • Date: 1861
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    Plan of "Cantonment Sprague" near Washington D.C. : occupied by 1st Regiment R.I. Detached Militia
    Cantonment Sprague
    Shows temporary military encampment grounds and internal facilities near Bladensburg (Prince George's County, Md.) during the American Civil War. Also shows individual trees pictorially, building locations, and shooting range. Relief shown by hachures. LC copy imperfect: Darkened, brittle, fold-lined, missing small sections along sheet edges, annotated in lead-pencil, tears taped on verso. Includes index of barracks (occupants' group names given for each), illustration of ...
    • Contributor: De Witt, H. A. - Burnside, Ambrose Everett - Goddard, William - Knowles, Anthony & Co.
    • Date: 1861
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    The historical war map. Scale ca. 1:3,250,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 20 Map of southeastern United States showing forts and battlefields, railroads, state boundaries, rivers, and town. Includes brief descriptions of the principal engagements. The last battle described is the capitulation of Norfolk, May 10, 1862. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: Asher & Co.
    • Date: 1862
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    [Southeastern part of Virginia, from York River, and west to Black Water River] LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 460 Shows fortifications and locations of the Battle of Hampton Roads. Title derived from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pen-and-ink on tracing linen. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. Imperfect: Discoloration and spotting throughout.
    • Contributor: Hove
    • Date: 1862
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    Route from Manassas to Centreville, August 28th to 31st. Depicts the path General Samuel Heintzelman took during August 23rd to 31st from Manassas Junction in Prince William County, Va., traveling toward Centreville in Fairfax County, Va., directly before and during the Second Battle of Manassas or Bull Run.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-08-28
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    [Map of the lines of march of the Army of the Potomac from Culpeper to Petersburg, Virginia] Shows names of some residents. Sun print annotated in pen-and-ink the lines of march of the Federal II, V, VI, IX, and XVIII corps and the cavalry. Sheets 2, 3, and 5 are signed by Maj. N. Michler and are dated July 28, August 2, and November 7, 1864, respectively. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 500, 501 Available also through the Library of ...
    • Contributor: United States. Army of the Potomac. Engineer Department - Michler, N. (Nathaniel)
    • Date: 1864
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    Map of the Battle of Gettysburg showing positions held July 1st & 3rd 1863. In this image Sneden compares troop locations during the first day of the battle with those on the third day. One obvious observation is that the Confederate forces have succeeded in pushing the Union line back to the more easily held hills south of the town.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1863-07-01
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    Civil War campaigns of 1863 Scale 1:13,000,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 38.5 From Wood, William. Captains of the Civil War; A chronicle of the blue and the gray. New Haven, Yale University Press, 1921. Map depicts the movements of Grant, Farragut, Hooker and Meade, Lee, Morgan, and the "Line of Federal military occupation April 15, 1863 (after Hart)." Inset: Vicksburg campaign. 2 x 3 cm. Description derived ...
    • Contributor: Joerg, W. L. G. (Wolfgang Louis Gottfried) - Joerg, W. L. G.
    • Date: 1921
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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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    Position of Richmond, Va. Shows positions of Federal and Confederate armies in June and July 1862 in Richmond region. Relief shown by hachures. Pen-and-ink and watercolor on irregularly shaped piece of tracing linen, sectioned in 2 and mounted on cloth. "Copied from a map captured from the enemy June 27th 1862." LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H97 Imperfect: Discoloration along right edge and along fold lines. Available ...
    • Contributor: Abbot, Henry L. - McClellan, George (George Brinton) - Humphreys, A. A. (Andrew Atkinson)
    • Date: 1862
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    Map of the city of Petersburg, Va. : from Lynch's map : with the confederate & federal lines on the east Inset map from: Thirty five miles around Richmond, Va. 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. July 1943, Argosy Book Stores, c; March 2004, Map Cataloging Team. Civil War project no.: lva00196. Conservation: Etherington Conservation Center, ...
    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah
    • Date: 1867
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    Sheridan's last raid. The line of Sheridan's march, from Newcastle, on the Pamunkey, to Gordonsville. [June 7-June 11, 1864]. Scale ca. 1:385,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 498.5 Anonymous, undated newspaper map showing the location and dates of encampments and the "route of rebels, June 11th" at Trevilian Station. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Date: 1864
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    Map illustrating the operations of U.S. Forces against Vicksburg Also shows the tracks of Genl. Grant, General Blair, and Admiral Porter, and sites of Union victories. Relief shown by hachures. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 289 This issue of the map includes a U.S. flag at Vicksburg, denoted the U.S. victory. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey - Maedel, J. W.
    • Date: 1863
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    Yorktown to Williamsburg
    Campaign map, Army of the Potomac, map no. 1
    Description derived from published bibliography. Shows fortifications, towns, roads, houses, names of residents, vegetation, drainage, and relief by hachures. 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.), 599 Swem, E.G. Maps relating to Virginia, 940 Available also through the Library of Congress web ...
    • Contributor: Abbot, Henry L. - Dougal, William H. - United States. Army of the Potomac. Engineer Dept
    • Date: 1862
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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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    Battlefields in front of Nashville where the United States forces commanded by Major General Geo. H. Thomas defeated and routed the Rebel army under General Hood, December 15th & 16th 1864 From "39th Cong., 1st Sess. [1866]-Report of the Chief Engineer, U.S.A." Legend in the upper left corner contains a brief resume of each day's action while the map shows troop positions, roads, railroads, hachures, drainage, vegetation, and rural houses. Streets and houses of Nashville are not indicated. For another copy see entry no. 433. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), S170, 433 Available also ...
    • Contributor: Peseux, M.
    • Date: 1864