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    Map of Macon, Ga. and vicinity. Shows fortifications in the Macon area. Title on verso. Oriented with north to the right. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), S87, 190 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Pen and ink and pencil, separated along fold lines, mounted on cloth and laminated. Title on verso obscured by mounting.
    • Date: 1864
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    White House to Harrisons Landing Scale ca. 1:63,360. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 594 At head of title: Campaign map, Army of the Potomac, map no 3. Shows fortifications, towns, roads, railroads, houses, names of residents, vegetation, drainage, and relief by hachures. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: Abbot, Henry L.
    • Date: 1862
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    Map of Harrison's Landing, James River, Virginia. Shows the locations along the James River of the camps of the U.S. Army of the Potomac after the Seven Days' Battles, 25 June-1 July 1862. Also shows locations of Berkeley and Westover plantations in Charles City County, Va.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862
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    [Central Virginia showing Lieut. Gen'l. U.S. Grant's Campaign... Scale 1:350,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 516 Another edition. From 39th Cong., 1st Sess. [1866]-Report of the Chief Engineer U.S.A. No. 11. In lower right corner: Bowen & Co. lith., Philada. Map extends from Martinsburg south to Dinwiddie C. H. and from Staunton east to Port Tobacco. In this edition, the map title and legend have been moved from the right hand...
    • Contributor: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
    • Date: 1865
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    Defences of Charleston, South Carolina Scales 1:2000 and 1:4000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 384.8 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. 256. At head of title: U.S. Coast survey. "No. 4" is...
    • Contributor: Willenbücher, Eugene
    • Date: 1865
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    Map of the Lower Peninsula of Virginia, April 1862. Shows the Confederate and Union fortifications located between the York River to the north and the James River to the south during the Peninsular campaign of 1862.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862
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    The approaches from Washington, to Richmond Scale ca. 1:445,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 488 "Presented by the Home Insurance Compy. of New York." Map of eastern Virginia showing roads, railroads, towns, drainage, and some relief by hachures. Battlefields are identified by crossed swords. Inset: The strategic points of east Tennessee, northern Alabama, and Georgia, from the U.S. official military map, 1864. Entered according to Act of Congress in...
    • Contributor: Heald, D. A. (Daniel Addison)
    • Date: 1864
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    Map prepared to exhibit the campaigns in which the Army of th... Scale 1:1,267,200. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 84 Map of South Carolina, Kentucky, and Tennessee, and parts of Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi, North Carolina, and Virginia, showing roads, railroads, towns, rivers, names and boundaries of states, and relief by hachures. Lines of march are indicated by colors and symbols. Includes "Jeff. Davis' line of flight." Another copy is in the Sherman Map Coll. No.5....
    • Contributor: Ruger, Edward
    • Date: 1865
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    Approaches to Vicksburg, Miss. & Rebel defences
    Approaches to Vicksburg, Miss. and Rebel defences
    LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.). 281 Relief shown by contours and hachures. "No: 103. Recd. & regd. Nov. 6 1863." Detailed pen and ink drawing on tracing cloth, showing fortifications, roads, street names, railroads, houses, fences, drainage, vegetation, and contour lines. Map title is written in each corner on the verso. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress...
    • Contributor: Logan, James H.
    • Date: 1863
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    Plan of the Battle of Fair Oaks or Seven Pines, Va. Fought 31... Shows the distribution of troops during battle, with majority of McClellan's forces northeast of the Chickahominy River and the Confederates under Joseph E. Johnston attacking the two Union corps on the south side of the river. Map indicates locations of 9 Mile Road and Old Williamsburg Road, the Richmond and York River Railroad, and Confederate defenses, chiefly felled trees. Edwin V. Sumner's route of...
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1861
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    Works at eastern point of Whitmarsh Island [and] bastion on t... Shows fortification of Savannah, Georgia. Date from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pen-and-ink on tracing cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), S111, 212 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes profiles of "Bastion on line of defences across Whitmarsh Island" and "Bastion at eastern point of Whitmarsh Island." At upper right in pencil: 69. Imperfect: Mounted...
    • Date: 1864
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    Battle of Missionary Ridge or Chickamauga, Tenn. This map shows a regional view of north central Tennessee that includes Nashville, Murfreesboro, Knoxville, and Bowling Green.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1861
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    Skirmish at Auburn, Va., Oct. 14th, 1863 Map shows route of Union army (32nd and 38th New York Infantry Regiments, 10th Massachusetts Infantry and others) along the road from Bristoe Station to Warrenton, Va., when the column was attacked by part of A.P. Hill's forces. Shows road lined by stone walls as it crosses Cedar Creek, passes the McCormack farm house, and turns north toward Greenwich.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1863-10-14
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    Position Sunday May 3rd at 3 p.m. The map depicts troops movements in the Chancellorsville area between 10 a.m. and 3 P.M. on May 3rd,1863. Union troops under generals Reynolds, Meade, Sickles and Slocum are located to the east between Chancellorsville and the Rappahannock River. Confederates troops under generals Stuart , McLaws, Rhodes and Anderson are located to the west near Dowdall's Tavern.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1863-05-03
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    [Map of eastern Virginia] Octagonal map with portraits of 32 Union army and naval officers around border. No explanation has been found for portraits no. 1-16 appearing on border, opposite to the same no. near the map's neatline. Numbering may refer to key from larger publication from which map was removed. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by isolines. Shows railroads converging in Richmond, major roads, rivers, marsh...
    • Date: 1864
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    Bacon's military map of the United States shewing the forts &... Scale ca. 1:8,000,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 24 Ent. Sta. Hall: Aug. 182 , 1862. At top of map: 1s. Bacon's military map of America. 1s. Forts are named and marked by small flags. Map also includes towns, railroads, names and boundaries of states and territories, and relief by hachures. "Free or non-slaveholding states" are colored green, "border slave states" are yellow,...
    • Contributor: Bacon and Company
    • Date: 1862
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    The Civil War at a glance Relief shown by shading. "*GPO: 1991--281-954/40044." Shows campaign routes of both Union and Conferate forces. Panel title. At head of title: Resource topics for parklands. Includes text and chronology of battles. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. CW3
    • Contributor: United States. National Park Service
    • Date: 1991
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    Map of siege of Fort Pulaski : Savannah River Georgia. 1862. Shows the location of Jones Island, Turtle Island and Daufuskie Island on the north edge of the Savannah River and Querns Island, Wilmington Island and Big Tybee Island to the south, also indicated is the location of Fort Pulaski on Cockspur Island in the middle of the Savannah River.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862
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    Capture of forts [sic] Henry ... Tennessee By U.S. Grant, Jan... Shows Confederate Fort Henry on the Tennessee River. The entire site was to include the fort on the low ground near the edge of the river with an entrenched camp (Fort Heiman) on a high plateau immediately above it. The work was not completed and on the day of the Union attack the river had partially flooded the fort site. Realizing the futility of...
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862
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    Middle Virginia and North Carolina Relief shown by shading. This item is in the Map Collection of the Library of Virginia; please contact the Library's Archives Research Services department for more information. Swem, C.E. Maps relating to Virginia, 1201 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. Mar. 2002; source unknown; Map Cataloging Team.
    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey - Krebs, Charles G. - Lindenkohl, H. (Henry) - Rusling, James Fowler
    • Date: 1864
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    Seat of war in America, 6d. Shows fortifications in eastern Virginia. Also shows parts of Maryland and Pennsylvania. Relief shown by hachures. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 476.5 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes advertisement for "Bacon's Shilling war maps."
    • Contributor: Bacon & Co.
    • Date: 1863
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    [Sketch of the region west of Charlestown, West Virginia, sho... Shows names of some residents. Relief shown by form lines. Title, date, and scale from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pencil (some col.), mounted on cloth. Similar to the map reproduced in the Atlas to accompany the official records of the Union and Confederate Armies, 1891-95, pl. 82, no. 6. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H184 Available also through the Library of Congress...
    • Date: 1864
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    [Maps illustrating campaign of Gen. T. J. (Stonewall) Jackson... Various scales. Proof sheet containing the maps made to illustrate William Allan's History of the Campaign of Gen. T. J. (Stonewall) Jackson in the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia (Philadelphia, J. B. Lippincott & Co., 1880). 175 p. Proof sheet was acquired by the Library of Congress in 1948 with the purchase of the papers and maps of Maj. Jedediah Hotchkiss. Contents: I. Shenandoah Valley...
    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah - Humphreys, D. C. - J. Lippincott & Co.
    • Date: 1880
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    Map of Mount Vernon, Virginia and vicinity : shewing [sic] Un... Includes main roads, farms, churches, forts, and Union lines in Fairfax County, Va., especially around the estate of Mount Vernon.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1861
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    Map of Marietta and vicinity. [June 1864] Scale ca. 1:185,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 196.5 Indicates location and date of battles, Confederate entrenchments, roads, towns, drainage, and relief by hachures. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: Western and Atlantic Railroad Company
    • Date: 1864
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    Map of a portion of the Rappahannock River and vicinity, Virg... Shows troop positions, settlements, roads, railroads, drainage, fords, vegetation, county names, and rural houses. Also covers Fredericksburg city region. Relief shown by hachures. At head of title: No. 2. "The Battle Fields of Virginia". Printed proof sheet with ms. pencil annotations by Hotchkiss in lower margin. An uncorrected version appears in Hotchkiss's and William Allan's book "The battle-fields of Virginia: Chancellorsville" (New York: D....
    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah - Robinson, S. , (Sampson ) - Barnard, William S. - Confederate States of America. Army. Corps of Engineers - D. Van Nostrand Company
    • Date: 1866
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    Extract of military map of N.E. Virginia showing forts and ro... Covers Washington D.C. metropolitan area. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Also shows rural householders' names and vegetation. In left upper margin: 39th Cong. 1st Sess.--Report of the Chief Engineer U.S.A. Includes note and coat of arms below title. In right upper margin: No. 1. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 686 LC copies mounted on cloth backing. LC copy 2 fold-lined...
    • Contributor: United States. War Department. Engineer Bureau - Bowen & Co. - United States. Congress
    • Date: 1865
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    Contours of Union forts on south side of Potomac, 1862 [map].
    Union forts on the Virginia shore
    This map shows the names and configurations of Union fortifications on the Virginia side of the Potomac River in 1862, and in some cases lists the name of the regiment that built the structure.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862
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    Plan of the Battle of Savage's Station Va. Fought June 29th 1... Shows the area of Henrico County, Va., that includes Savage's Farm to the north and the Williamsburg Stage Road to the south. The Richmond and York River Railroad is also indicated. The Battle of Savage's Station was one of the Seven Days' Battles.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-06-29
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    Part of Federal point entrance to Cape Fear River. Sketch sho... Scale ca. 1:2500. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 316.3 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. Printed in upper left margin: 39th Cong. 1st Sess.-Annual Report of...
    • Contributor: United States. Navy
    • Date: 1865
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    Map of Goochland Co., Va.
    Map of Goochland County, 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, 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 - Campbell, Albert H. (Albert Henry) - Cassell, Charles E. - Graves, H. M.
    • 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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    Troop movements in Richmond, Petersburg, Appomattox area, Apr... Drawn on tracing paper. Shows towns, rivers, roads, railroads, troop movements and proposed parks at Five Forks and Appomattox. 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 2003, Conservation Commission (1949), gift; Map Cataloging Team. Civil...
    • Contributor: Oakley, J. J.
    • Date: 19??
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    Map of the seat of war in Virginia : showing the theatre of o... From: Harper's weekly, May 23, 1863, p. 325-326. Relief shown 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. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. March 1945, Cora Wilson, cf; Feb. 2003, Map Cataloging Team. Civil War project no.: lva00101. Conservation: Etherington...
    • Date: 1863
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    Plan and sections of Fort Fisher, carried by assault by the U... "Head Qurtrs., U.S. forces, Fort Fisher, Jan. 27th, 1865, forwarded to Engineer Dept. with letter of this date, C.B. Comstock, Lt. Col., A.D.C. & Brvt. Brig. Gen. & &." Detailed plan of the fort showing the position, type, and size of guns, riffle pits, and electric wires leading to a "line of torpedoes." Includes 3 cross sections; scale 64 ft. to 1 in. Relief...
    • Contributor: Comstock, C. (Cyrus Ballou) - Molitor, E. - Terry, Alfred Howe - United States. War Dept. Engineer Bureau
    • Date: 1865
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    Map showing the Chicahominy [sic] and James rivers and from R... Shows the terrain over which the Peninsula Campaign was waged during March-June 1862.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
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    Map illustrating the operations of the army under command of ... Shows Union and Confederate works in southeastern Tennessee and northwestern Georgia. Relief shown by hachures. Gift; Miss Eleanor Sherman Fitch; July 7, 1942. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), S181, 127 Indicates coverage of 5 additional maps described under CW 131 and S200. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy imperfect: Sectioned horizontally into 2 sheets,...
    • Contributor: Glümer, J. V. - Poe, O. M. (Orlando Metcalfe) - Julius Bien & Co.
    • Date: 1864-05-05
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    United States: map showing loyal states in green, what the re... Scale ca. 1:13,500,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 49a At top of map: Presidential campaign, 1864. Includes portraits of Lincoln, Johnson, McClellan, Pendleton (presidential and vice-presidential candidates) as well as small portraits of 14 former presidents. Also includes short biographies of the candidates, the Union and Democratic platforms, and Lincoln's and McClellan's letters of acceptance. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through...
    • Contributor: H.H. Lloyd & Co.
    • Date: 1864
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    Military map refering [sic] to the campaigns of the Army of t... Relief shown by hachures. Indicates location and date of battles, county names and boundaries, roads, railraods, drainage, and towns. 1864 edition is listed as entry no. 486. Description derived from published bibliography. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 502 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: H.H. Lloyd & Co.
    • Date: 1865
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    Gettysburg Third day. Position of troops. Detail from an identified printed map annotated to show which units held essentially the same position through July 2 and which moved, noting the starting positions (in the morning) and ending positions (in the evening) of the latter. The usual landmarks, such as Culp's Hill, Cemetery Ridge, and Little Round Top, are also indicated.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1863-07-02
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    Map of Jefferson County, Va. photographed for the Bureau of T... Shows Jefferson County before the formation of West Virginia in 1863.
    • Contributor: United States. Topographical Bureau - Brown, Samuel Howell
    • Date: 1862
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    Map of Charleston Harbor with Morris Island and James, Broad,... Regional map of Charleston Harbor extending along the Atlantic Coast from Sullivan's Island just north of the harbor entrance to St. John's and Kiawah islands to the south. Indicates the presence of Union warships off the coast and places along the coastline where the Union has established a foothold.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
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    Military maps illustrating the operations of the armies of th... Shows fortifications and troop movement. Relief shown by hachures. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 517 Some sheets have the map title, border, and names of the surveyor added. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy: Unbound. Sun print with red, blue and black pen-and-ink and pencil annotations. Mounted on cloth.
    • Contributor: United States. War Department. Corps of Engineers - United States. Army of the Potomac - United States. Army of the James
    • Date: 1867

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    Map of part of Maryland and Virginia : showing the probable t... 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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    Sketch book of Jed. Hotchkiss, Capt. & Top. Eng., Hd. Qrs., 2...
    Sketch book of Jedediah Hotchkiss, Captain and Topographical Engineer, Headquarters, 2nd Corps, Army of Northern Virginia
    Shows general maps of northwestern Virginia and parts of Montgomery County, Maryland, with some showing roads, troop movements, and the names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. "This volume is my field sketch book that I used during the Civil War. Most of the sketches were made on horseback just as they now appear. The colored pencils used were kept in the places...
    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah
    • Date: 1862

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    Selma, Al'a., and vicinity Shows fortifications. Relief shown by hachures. Printed on blue paper. Mounted on paper. In pencil in top right hand corner: 1864, 61. Pencil notes in right margin. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), S17, 111 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes text.
    • Contributor: Ruger, Edward
    • Date: 1864
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    Map of the city of Petersburg, Va. : from Lynch's map : with ... 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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    [Map of a part of Fauquier County, 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, 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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    Extract from Fort Monroe, Norfolk, Suffolk, and Yorktown, wit... Shows Virginia Peninsula region, south of Yorktown to Fort Monroe. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. LC copy: Publication information annotated in ink. Sun print. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 601 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy: Mounted on cloth.
    • Contributor: Cram, Thomas Jefferson - United States. Army. Corps of Topographical Engineers
    • Date: 1862
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    Charleston Harbor and its approaches showing the positions of... [Scale 1:30,000]. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 380 Another issue. Shows roads, railroads, houses, vegetation, a street plan of Charleston, drainage, soundings, and shoals. Overprinted to show positions occupied by the Union Army and Navy, and "Rebel batteries in possession [of] National forces [and] batteries still held by the Rebels [on] Sept. 7, 1863." Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the...
    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey
    • Date: 1863
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    Historical sketch of the Rebellion : [United States] Scale ca. 1:5,800,000. LC copy annotated in pencil. Shows "Limits of territory controlled by U.S. Forces July 31st 1863." LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 40.1 Another issue. From the papers of Joseph Roswell Hawley in the Manuscript Division. Similar to the preceding issue (Civil War Maps entry no. 40). Legend is changed from "limits occupied by the United States forces July 1863" to...
    • Contributor: Lindenkohl, H. (Henry) - Hawley, Joseph R. (Joseph Roswell) - U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey - Lindenkohl, H.
    • Date: 1863
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    Charleston and its defences. Scale ca. 1:52,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 374.5 From The Philadelphia Inquirer, Saturday, April 11, 1863, p. 1. Map indicates forts, batteries, obstructions, and torpedoes (i.e., mines) Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: Philadelphia Inquirer (Firm)
    • Date: 1863
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    The State of Georgia, showing the major campaign areas and en... Scale ca. 1:960,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 129.9 "All place names, county lines and railroads are shown as they existed during the Civil War." Indicates "route of Davis' attempted escape," "route of march of General Sherman's main forces," and "Confederate defense works." Engagements and other important sites are keyed by number to map. Includes index to points of interest. Available also through...
    • Contributor: Smith, J. Harmon - Georgia. Department of Commerce
    • Date: 1961
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    Plan of the Battle of Cedar Mountain, Virginia, August 9th, 1... The newly-organized Union Army of Virginia under Gen. John Pope had as its mission to draw Lee's focus and forces away from the defense of Richmond. To that end, the army began moving toward Gordonsville in July, planning to approach the Confederate capital from the north. Realizing the seriousness of his position, with McClellen in front of him and Pope on his left flank,...
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-08-09
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    [Map of Fort Henry, Tennessee, and environs]. No scale given. Title from LC Civil War maps. Relief shown by hachures. Oriented with north to the bottom. "Scetch [sic] a." LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 417.2 In lower left corner: Lith. by T. Schrader, 7 Chestnut Str., St. Louis. Description derived from published bibliography. Printed version of map by Julius Pitzman. See entry Civil War Maps no. 417 for the manuscript...
    • Contributor: Pitzman, Julius - Schrader, T.
    • Date: 1863
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    Map of a part of the eastern portion of Virginia showing the ... Covers Richmond region (Va.) northward to Fredericksburg. Shows cavalry routes of movement, engagements, encampments, roads, railroads, settlements, drainage, and the fortifications around Richmond. "Drawn by Capt. N.D. Preston, to accompany the paper, 'The Cavalry Raid to Richmond in May 1864', read by him before the Commandery of the State of Pennsylvania, Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the U.S., Wednesday evening, May 6,...
    • Contributor: Preston, Noble D. - Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the United States
    • Date: 1864
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    Position of Union and Rebel forces, Oct. 14, 1863 Map shows Union troops on the road running parallel to the Orange and Alexandria railroad. Just past Bristoe Station, as Union troops crossed Broad Run, a Confederate battery emerged from woods north of the railroad. Next, Confederate skirmishers appeared on a hill overlooking the Union column. Finally, there were several Confederate charges. Union forces were able to return fire and, after several hours of...
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1863-10-14
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    Capture of Mobile, Alabama A regional view of Mobile and environs, encompassing Mobile, Blakely, Spanish Fort, Alabama City, Williamsburg, Fort Morgan, Fort Gaines, and Fort Orwell. Also shows defenses of Mobile Bay, including use of torpedoes (mines), spikes, and sunken logs. The city of Mobile was abandoned by the Confederates on the night of April 11-20th, 1865.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1861
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    New Market, Va., battlefield May 15, 1864 Scale 1:15,840. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 585 "This map shows the battlefield as it was May 15, 1864. It is based on the Woodstock, Va., sheet of the U.S. Geological Survey as shown in the subsketch [inset]. The woods, orchards, houses and other cultural features are by Frank J. Bushong, the best living authority, confirmed by Mr. Hupp, of Sperryville, Va., who...
    • Contributor: Colonna, Allison
    • Date: 1914
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    Map of Prince George Co., Virginia
    Chief Engineer's Office, D.N.V. Maj. Gen. J.F. Gilmer, chief eng[ineer] | Map of Prince George County, Virginia
    Oriented with north toward upper right. Relief shown by hachures. Shows roads, railroads, towns, rivers and names of residents. 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. c. 1, Jan. 1931, source unknown; c. 2-4, photocopies, LVA;...
    • Contributor: Sommers, S. L. - Campbell, Albert H. (Albert Henry) - Gilmer, Jeremy Francis - Lee, Fitzhugh
    • Date: 1864
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    Position of Richmond, Va. Area map of Richmond showing locations of roads, railroads, waterways, and landforms, as well as outlying Confederate defenses. Also includes notations of Union positions on June 13th and June 20th, 1862, and of Genl. Grant's position June 1st, 1864.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox - Humphreys, A. A. (Andrew Atkinson)
    • Date: 1862-05-27
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    The campaign atlas, for 1861 : [United States]. Relief shown by hachures. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 12.2 Phillips, 1351 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes United States map indicating "cantonments and strategic points" and state maps of Delaware, Maryland, Virginia and proposed West Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Florida, Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana, Arkansas, Missouri, Kentucky, Tennessee, and Texas. Original paper cover...
    • Contributor: Gaston, S. N. (Samuel N.) - Gaston, S. N.
    • Date: 1861

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    Battle-field map showing field of operations of the Armies of... Scale ca. 1:508,500. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 520.5 Title when folded: 26th annual encampment, G.A.R., Washington, D.C., September 20th, 1892. Battlefield map, Maryland & Virginia. Location of battle fields of 1861 to 1865, furnished by Gilbert Thompson, Topographical Engineer, Headquarters, Army of the Potomac. Map of Virginia and Maryland showing engagements, railroads, rivers and streams, place names, and relief by hachures. "Dates...
    • Contributor: Van Hook, J. C. - Van Hook, C. G.
    • Date: 1892
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    Plan of Rebel redoubt and barracks [at] "Camp Misery" : surve... Layout of "Camp Misery," a Confederate fort on the Virginia Peninsula located in a swampy area on the Ship Point road. The camp was evacuated on April 5th, 1862, as Union forces began their siege of Yorktown.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-04-11
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    The defenses of Richmond, 1864 Shows the fortifications surrounding Richmond including, Brook Run to the north, and Harrison's Landing to the south. The James River and major roads and railroad lines are also indicated.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1864
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    Perrine's new topographical war map of the southern states Scale ca. 1:2,000,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 43.6 Accompanies John S. Bishop's A Concise History of the War. Designed to Accompany Perrine's New War Map of the Southern States, with an Introduction and Statistical Appendix, Compiled from Authentic Sources (Indianapolis, Charles O. Perrine [c;1864]), 132, 9 p. 15 x 10 cm. Map indicates state boundaries and shore lines in green and battle...
    • Contributor: Perrine, C. O. (Charles O.) - Perrine, C. O.
    • Date: 1863
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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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    The attack on and surrender of Harper's Ferry Shows the area surrounding Harper's Ferry, W. Va., at the intersection of the Potomac and Shenandoah Rivers as the Confederate forces under Jackson began their assault, Sept. 12-15, 1862.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-09-14
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    The Union assault on the Rebel works Lee's Mill Va. Shows the fortifications of the Union and Confederate forces on opposite sides of the Warwick River in Warwick County [now city of Newport News], Va., at the time of the engagement Lee's Mill, also known as Burnt Chimneys.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-04-16
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    [Union troop positions at Dallas and New Hope Church, Georgia... Shows Union troop positions in eastern Paulding County, Georgia. Title and date from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Similar map appears in the U.S. War Dept.'s Atlas to accompany the official records of the Union and Confederate armies, 1891-95, pl. 48, no. 3. Pencil. Stationery letterhead on verso: Head-quarters Department and Army of the Tennessee. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), S67, 169 Available...
    • Date: 1864
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    Military topographical map of eastern Virginia showing the ro... Scale ca. 1:135,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 499 Includes fortifications surrounding Richmond and Petersburg, roads, railroads, drainage, vegetation, towns, and houses. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: Sholl, Charles
    • Date: 1864
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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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    Route of 3rd Corps from Cattlet's [sic] to Greenwich, Va. The maps shows the location of the Union III Corps under Sickles and Confederate troops under A.P. Hill between Catlett's Station and Manassas Junction, Va. The Manassas Gap and the Orange and Alexandria railroads are also indicated, and also shown is the location of the skirmish that took place at Auburn earlier in the day.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1863-10-14
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    [Position of Army of Tennessee near Atlanta, Georgia, July 22... Shows positions of the 15th, 16th, and 17th Army Corps east of Atlanta and "Rebel conscr. camp" southwest of Decatur. Relief shown by hachures. Title and date from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Similar map appears in the U.S. War Dept.'s Atlas to accompany the official records of the Union and Confederate armies, 1891-95, pl. 90, no. 3. Pencil. LC Civil War maps (2nd...
    • Date: 1864
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    Map of Richmond, Virginia, showing its defenses and railroad ... Scale ca. 1:52,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 640.2 From Harper's weekly, v. 8, May 21, 1864. p. 332. "Map of Virginia, showing the military operations of Generals Grant and Butler" is on the verso. 36 x 24 cm. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: Sholl, Charles
    • Date: 1864
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    Plan of the Battle of Savage's Station Virginia. Sunday, June... The Battle of Savage's Station was part of the Seven Days' Battles of the Peninsular Campaign. This map shows the area of Savage's Farm in Henrico County, Va., to the north and the Williamsburg Road to the south. The Richmond and York River Railroad is also indicated.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-06-29
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    Plan of the Battle of Rappahannock Station November 7th 1863. As part of the Bristoe Campaign, while Union troops fought to cross the Rappahannock River at Kelly's Ford, Ewell's Confederates defended the pontoon bridge at Rappahannock Station approximately four miles away. This image gives details of the terrain, the elaborate Confederate fortifications, burnt buildings, and destroyed bridges.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1863-11-07
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    [Map of the lines of march of the Army of the Potomac from Cu... 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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    The Rebel defences [sic] of Charleston, S.C., December 1864 Shows in detail the Confederate forts along the Ashley and Cooper rivers, as well as obstructions in Charleston Harbor. Also shows the burned district of Charleston, where Union prisoners of war were kept within range of Union guns.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1864
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    [Map of Greenbrier, Summers, Raleigh, Mercer and Monroe Count... Covers the area between Raleigh Court House, Blue Sulphur Springs and Pearisburg, W. Va. Drawn with colored ink and pencil on lined paper. Shows towns, roads, rivers and residences with some distances given. Not drawn to scale. One of a series of eight maps of southwestern Virginia and West Virginia. Originally in envelope with notations: "Maps of various kinds by residents of Western Virginia....
    • Contributor: Loring, William Wing
    • Date: 1862
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    Map of the country surrounding Richmond, Virginia : showing t... From: Harper's weekly, August 23, 1862, p. 533-534. Relief shown 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. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. March 1945, Cora Wilson, b; Feb. 2003, Map Cataloging Team. Civil War project no.: lva00094. Conservation: Etherington...
    • Date: 1862
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    [Sketch of the roads south of Bowles's shop near Salem Church... Shows roads in eastern Albemarle County and names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. Title, date and scale from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Oriented with north to the bottom. Pencil (some col.), mounted between sheets of transparent paper. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H143 In ink on red bordered label: 282 crossed out. Available also through the Library of Congress web...
    • Date: 1863
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    Map showing the line of entrenchments of the Army N. Va. from... Shows Confederate troop positions and names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. Pen-and-ink and pencil (some col.), mounted on cloth. Oriented with north to the left LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H171 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Date: 1864
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    Map of the sourthern and border states, showing the actu alpo... Scale 1:3,220,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 6 From Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper [Oct. 26, 1861]. Map includes railroads, rivers, towns, names and boundaries of states, and some relief by hachures. Insets: The southern portion of Florida is on the same scale as the main map. 11 x 11 cm.-Vicinity of Washington City, D.C. Scale ca. 1:320,000. 13 x 16 cm. Description derived...
    • Contributor: Colton, G. Woolworth (George Woolworth) - Colton, G. Woolworth
    • Date: 1861
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    [Map of the lower Shenandoah Valley of Virginia]. "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: 1864
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    Ohio River between Mound City and Cairo Depths shown by soundings in feet. Indicates Fort Cairo, naval depot, and "harbor for powder barges" at Mound City, soundings in feet, roads and streets, and vegetation. Upper left margin: No. 31, No. 3020. Price 20 cents. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 214 Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Gerdes, F. H. - Bache, A. D. (Alexander Dallas)
    • Date: 1864
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    Sketch and plan for a fortification opposite Paducah, Ky. Shows sketch of the environs of the proposed fort in Massac County, Illinois. Relief shown by hachures. In the lower right corner: Engr. Dept., July 18/64. Recd. with Gen. Cullum's letter of the 16th inst. (C5621). Pen-and-ink and pencil. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 225 Includes plan and profile of the proposed fort. Copy imperfect: Part of profile in lower left missing Available...
    • Date: 1864
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    Plan of Andersonville Prison, Sumter Co., Georgia. This is a revised plan showing the physical layout of Andersonville Prison in August 1864. This is a corrected drawing of his map cataloged as Mss5:1 Sn237:1 (v. 5, p. 451).
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1864
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    [Three sketches on one sheet of fortifications, roads and str... Shows names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures and spot heights. Title and scale from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pencil (some col.) on ledger paper, mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H141 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. In pencil on verso: 280.
    • Date: 1863
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    Sketch of 2nd Manassas, August 29th 1862 ; sketch of 2nd Mana... 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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    Sketch of Fort Fisher Scale ca. 1:1500. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 312 Large-scale plane of the fort showing the position, type and size of guns, and the location of "torpedoes," roads, buildings, rifle pits, telegraph station, vegetation, drainage, and hachures. Four cross sections of ramparts are given in the inset. This plan is similar in content to two printed maps entitled Plan and sections of Fort...
    • Contributor: Comstock, Cyrus
    • Date: 1863
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    Map of the rebellion, as it was in 1861 and as it is in 1864. Scale ca. 1:10,200,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 51.3 From Harper's weekly, v. 8, Mar. 19, 1864. p. 181. Map indicates the "Military line of the rebellion July 1st 1861" and the eastern and western sections of the rebellion, February 1864. 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 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.) 288 This map differs from G3984.V8S5 1863 .U55 CW 287 by the addition of "Adml. Porter's track." 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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    Map of the action at Drainsville, Va., December 20th 1861 : U... Description derived from published bibliography. Shows troop positions and unit numbers, houses, roads, vegetation, and drainage. 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.), 534 Swem, E.G. Maps relating to Virginia, 1318 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster...
    • Contributor: Strickler, H. H. - United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
    • Date: 1875
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    Siege of Port Hudson The map shows the Union troops on land and water surrounding Confederate fortifications at Port Hudson, La., on the Mississippi River, approximately 25 miles north of Baton Rouge. The Union XIX Corps under Gen. Banks had its first engagement May 26th on the Bayou Sara Road, and laid siege to the fort on May 27th. Confederate Gen. Franklin Gardner surrendered Port Hudson on July...
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1863
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    Map of the battle of Iuka, Mississippi, showing the positions... 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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    [Map of the environs of Resaca, Georgia]. Shows works near Resaca and encampments near Snake Creek Gap. Relief shown by contours and hachures. Title and date from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Negative photocopy. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), S102 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes names of select landowners. LC copy imperfect: Fold-lined, mounted on paper.
    • Contributor: United States. Army. Department of the Cumberland. Topographical Engineers - United States. Army. Corps of Topographical Engineers
    • Date: 1864
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    [Positions of the Army of the Ohio in front of Dalton, Georgi... Shows troop positions northwest of Dalton, Georgia. Relief shown by hachures. Title and date from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Similar map appears in the U.S. War Dept.'s Atlas to accompany the official records of the Union and Confederate armies, 1891-95, pl. 55, no. 6. Pencil, blue pencil, and red pencil. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), S73, 175 Available also through the Library...
    • Date: 1864
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    Plan and sections of Fort Fisher : carried by assault by the ... Relief shown by hachures. Includes 3 cross sections. "39th Cong., 1st Sess. - Report of the Chief Engineer, U.S.A." in upper left corner. "No. 6" in upper right corner. "Bowen & Co. lith., Philada." in lower right corner. Mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 311 Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a...
    • Contributor: Comstock, C. (Cyrus Ballou) - Molitor, E. - Terry, Alfred Howe - Bowen & Co. - Comstock, C.
    • Date: 1865
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    Our naval and military operations at a glance. The coast and ... Scale ca. 1:6,400,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 12.6 From the New York Herald, October 29, 1861, p.[1] For a later issue of the map, see Civil War Maps entry no. 14.8. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: Hall, Edward S.
    • Date: 1861