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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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    Plan of Union and Rebel position at Yorktown Va. Shows the area between the Warwick River and Yorktown to the north and Wormsley Creek to the south that was the Confederacy's first line of defense against McClellan's advance up the Virginia Peninsula. The location of the road to Warwick Court House is also indicated.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-04-12
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    Map shewing [sic] movements of Union and Rebel armies from 30th June to 13th July 1863. Covers parts of Pennsylvania, Maryland, and Virginia, focusing on the Gettysburg area south through Sharpsburg and Frederick City, Md., and ending around Harpers Ferry, Va. [now W.Va.]. At the end of June 1863, Union and Confederate troops were moving towards Gettysburg, Pa. The conflict at Gettysburg was fought July 1-3 with Confederate troops retreating south after that time. Sneden includes dates at various locations ...
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1863-06-30
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    Civil War in America : Read's grand panoramic view of the free and confederated slave States of America : showing all the important cities, forts, harbours, rivers, railways &c. : from the ...
    Read's grand panoramic view of the free and confederated slave States of America
    Relief shown by shading and landform drawings. Includes text, notes, and population information. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy imperfect: darkened, minor losses along vertical fold line, torn and repaired with staining along fold lines and edges on verso. CW3 Acquisitions control no. 2014-24.
    • Contributor: Read & Co. - Harrison
    • Date: 1861
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    Map of Greensville Co., west of Halifax road and North Carolina between the Halifax & Jourdan rds and north of the Roanoke River. "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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    Battery no. 1 (Powhatan) ; : Battery no. 2 (Marion Hill).
    Batteries nos. 1, 2 & 3 and outworks no. 1 & 2 to battery no. 3 | Battery no. 2 (Marion Hill)
    Gives measurements and latitude and longitude of perimeters. Map annoted with names of land owners: Franklin Stearns, Robert Styll and Saml. Ball. One of a series of ten maps drawn by showing the plats of land appropriated for Batteries 1-10 around Richmond. Original maps are included in Personal Papers Collection, accession 26971, B.M. Jones Papers. This item is in the Map Collection of the ...
    • Contributor: Jones, M.
    • Date: 1861
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    District of Columbia and the seat of war on the Potomac. Low-angle bird's-eye view. Shows cities of Washington and Alexandria in foreground. Includes index of military positions with regiment names. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 678 Stephenson. Cartography of northern Virginia, pl. 39 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy mounted on cloth backing. DCP
    • Contributor: Bohn, Casimir - E. Sachse & Co.
    • Date: 1861
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    Plan of the Battle of the Wilderness, Va. : May 5th to 12th. While labelled the Battle of the Wilderness (May 5-6), this map depicts troop locations and movements during engagements in the days immediately following as both armies met at Spotsylvania Court House (May 8-12) and Union forces under Grant made slow but steady progress moving southeast toward the James River and their ultimate goal, Richmond. This map encompasses the Rapidan River to the northeast, and ...
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1864-05-05
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    Map showing entrance to Mobile Bay and course taken by Union fleet. Map shows Confederate fortifications (Forts Powell, Gaines, Morgan) and the location of Union fleet in Mobile Bay and the Gulf of Mexico. On August 5, Union Admiral Farragut attempted to lead several ships into Mobile Bay, past formidable Confederate forts and the ironclad C.S.S. Tennessee. Despite the sinking by a mine of the U.S.S. Tecumseh, the Union fleet passed through the channel and engaged ...
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1864-08-05
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    Plan of the assault on Ft. Wagner, July 11th 1863. Detail of Morris Island, Charleston Harbor, Charleston S.C., showing Confederate Fort Wagner being shelled by the U.S.S. Monitor. Also shown is the daylight assault of Gen. George C. Strong against the heavily-defended fort. Strong's forces were quickly repulsed and with great loss of life.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1863-07-11
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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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    Topographical sketch of the vicinity of Kingston, Tennessee Relief shown by hachures and spot heights. Lower righthand corner: photographed by Carpenter. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 426.2 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Michler, N. (Nathaniel) - Michler, N.
    • Date: 1863
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    Sketch showing route of the Burnside expedition [to Roanoke Island, N.C., February 6, 1862] Scale not given. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 317.12 From U.S. Congress. Joint Committee on the Conduct of the War. Supplemental report of the Joint Committee on the Conduct of the War, in two volumes. Supplemental to Senate report no. 142, 38th Congress, 2d session (Washington, Government Printing Office, 1866). v. 2, fol. p. 16. Accompanies "Report of Major General J. G. Foster, ...
    • Contributor: Foster, John G. (John Gray) - Foster, John G.
    • Date: 1862
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    North and South in 1861 Scale 1:13,000,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 13.9 From Wood, William. Captains of the Civil War; a chronicle of the blue and gray. New Haven, Yale University Press, 1921. Map indicates forts, barracks, camps, arsenals, navy yards, naval and military academies, navigable rivers, canals, railroads, the extent of the "Northern blockade of the South," and the "approximate line of division between North and ...
    • Contributor: Joerg, W. L. G. (Wolfgang Louis Gottfried) - Joerg, W. L. G.
    • Date: 1921
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    The Antietam Campaign - Sept. 1862 Shows the area between Mercerville, Md., to the north and the Potomac River to the south. The location of the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad is also indicated.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862
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    Map of the battlefield of Bull Run, Virginia. Brig. Gen. Irvin McDowell commanding the U.S. forces, Gen. G. [i.e. P.] T. Beauregard commanding the Confederate forces, July 21st 1861 "Bell Bros. photo-lithographers, Washington, D.C." Description derived from published bibliography. Gives roads, railroads, hachures, vegetation, drainage, villages, houses, fences, and names of residents. "Dotted lines near Centreville indicate sites of [Union] bivouacs on the night of July 20th. Full lines denote the position of the forces on the next day at the commencement of the engagement at Sudley's Springs; blue marking the United States ...
    • Contributor: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
    • Date: 1877
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    Battle of Fisher's Hill, Va., Sept. 23, 1864 Shows Confederate positions in red, roads in brown, and vegetation in green. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 539 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Russell, Robert E. L.
    • Date: 1864
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    [Map of the southern states, including rail roads, county towns, state capitals, county roads, the southern coast Delaware to Texas, showing the harbors, inlets, forts and position of blockading ships Scale ca. 1:3,000,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 14.55 From Harper's weekly, v. 5, Nov. 9, 1861. Following p. 706. Inset: Charleston and Beaufort, South Carolina. 12 x 12 cm. Includes portraits of Lincoln, Seward, Scott, and McClellan. Geography and Map Division copy badly cropped. Border and map title wanting. "Our war map. We break through our usual habits in this number, and ...
    • 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: 1898
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    Bacon's new army map of the seat of war in Virginia, showing the battle fields, fortifications, etc., on & near the Potomac River Scale ca. 1:180,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 452 Map of northeast Virginia, Washington, D.C., and part of Maryland showing the location and date of engagements, battles in which cannons were used, country names and boundaries, roads, railroads, towns, drainage, hachures, and a few soundings in the Potomac River. Positions held by Union and Confederate forces are marked by flags. Description derived from ...
    • Contributor: Bacon & Co.
    • Date: 1862
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    Greensville Co. east of the Halifax road and that portion of No. Ca. included between the Petersburg and S.& R. Rl. Rds. "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. Title handwritten on map. Available also through the Library of Congress web site ...
    • Contributor: Confederate States of America. Army. Dept. Of Northern Virginia. Chief Engineer's Office
    • Date: 1863
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    The comprehensive series, historical-geographical maps of the United States
    Historical-geographical maps of the United States
    Wall maps. Relief shown by hachures. "Copyright by E.W.A. Rowles"--On map sheets. Publication date inferred from rubber-stamped date: Dec. 1-1919. Sheet edges mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Some maps include inset. Includes brief description for period shown on each map and col. ill. Maps nos. 31, 32, 33, and 34 published separately ...
    • Contributor: Modern School Supply Company - Rowles, E. W. A.
    • Date: 1919
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    Camp Greble near Norfolk, Va. of the 99th N.Y.S.V. [September 2, 1862] Twenty-four locations are indexed including "Sutter & Gunmaker, "Photograph Shop," "House for Knapsacks," and "Bowling Alley." Tents of officers and various companies are identified as are cooking houses. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image. Camp Greble was named in honor of Lieutenant John Trout Greble killed at the Battle of Big Bethel, Virginia (June 10, 1861) and ...
    • Contributor: Maynicke, Frank
    • Date: 1862
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    Map of the seat of war around Richmond "B.F. Butlers Lith S.F." Map has concentric circles centered on Richmond. Circles are at intervals of three miles. Shows forts, railroads, roads, court houses, towns and churches. Some rivers, cities and towns hand colored. 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 ...
    • Contributor: Butlers, F. - Gensoul, A. (Adrien) - Pacific Map Depot
    • Date: 1862
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    Map of the seat of war : to accompany the American Conflict Description derived from published bibliography. Insets: Map of the lower portion of Texas. 7 x 8 cm. - Map of the lower portion of Florida. 11 x 9 cm. Map of the southeastern United States showing battlefields, forts, infantry and calvary routes, towns, railroads, county and state boundaries, and rivers. Prepared to accompany Greeley, Horace. The American Conflict... Hartford, 1867. 2 v. Relief shown ...
    • Contributor: O.D. Case & Company - Stuart, Oliver J.
    • Date: 1868