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    Map of the Peninsula of Virginia : showing route of McClellan's Army toward Richmond [illegible]. On what appears to be a portion of a published travel map showing steamship and railroad routes out of Baltimore, Md., Sheden has indicated the route of the Union Army as it moved up the Virginia Peninsula toward Richmond.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862
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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 showing Genl. Sherman's march from Chattanooga to Atlanta. Map shows an overview of Genl. Sherman's march from Chattanooga, Tenn., to Atlanta, Ga., in the summer of 1864.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1864
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    Plan of the First Battle of Bull Run, Virginia. July 21st 1861. Map shows the area surrounding Bull Run including Centreville and New Market, Va.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1861-07-21
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    Map of a part of the eastern portion of Virginia showing the route of the Cavalry Corps of the Army of the Potomac under Major General P.H. Sheridan on the raid to ... 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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    Sketch plan of Columbiad Battery, Fort Holt, Ky. [opposite Cairo, Ill.]. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. "Engr. Dept., July 18/64. Recd. with Gen. Cullum's letter of the 16th inst. (C5621)." Stamped on verso: By transfer, Chief Engineers Office, War Department. Imperfect: Brittle, torn, missing small sections along sheet edges. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 220 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Cullum, George W. (George Washington)
    • Date: 1860
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    Map to illustrate the report of Brigadier-General Hill Scale not given. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 693 Map of part of West Virginia and western Maryland from Romney west to Grafton, showing the battle of Corricks Ford on July 14th, routes used by Union and Confederate columns, location of bridges burned by Confederates on July 12, 14, and 15, and the "point where pursuit was abandoned by orders of Major-General McClellan."...
    • Contributor: Richardson, James H.
    • Date: 1861
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    Map showing the location of battle fields of Virginia
    Battle fields of Virginia | Battlefields 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: 1892
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    Battle of the Antietam fought September 16 & 17, 1862 Scale 1:10,560. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 246 Pen and ink manuscript drawn on tracing cloth, showing "line of Hooker's advance," roads, houses and names of occupants, fences, vegetation, drainage, and relief by hachures. Troop positions are not given. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: Roebling, Washington A. - Long, W. S.
    • Date: 1862
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    Sketch of the vicinity of the Falls of Caney Fork of Cumberland River, Ten. Description derived from published bibliography. Hand-colored photocopy of manuscript map of parts of Warren and Van Buren counties, Tennessee showing rivers, hills, roads, houses with owner's names. 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. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 396.4 Available also through...
    • Contributor: Rosson, W. - Michler, N. (Nathaniel) - Weyss, J. E. - United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
    • Date: 1863
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    [Map of Alexandria, Virginia] Illustrates Alexandria's central position in the defense of Washington, where at least 12 outlying forts surrounded the city. Military camps of various Union officers such as Samuel Peter Heintzelman are indicated on this map.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1861
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    From the Etowah to Burnt-Hickory, Ga. Scale ca. 1:27,600. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 121.4 Pen and ink sketch map showing "route of Harrison's Brigade," engagements, routes of the 20th and 23rd Army Corps, roads, railroads, drainage, relief by hachures, woods, and clearings. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: Blakeslee, G. H.
    • Date: 1864
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    [Seven Days' battles, Virginia, June 25-July 1, 1862] Shows troop positions and fortifications in the Richmond region and names of some residents. Relief shown by contours. Title from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Black-line print. Map scales range from 1:15,450 to 1:65,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 652 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Landers, Howard Lee - Windham, Donald E. - Army War College (U.S.). Historical Section
    • Date: 1862

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    Survey of Prince George Co. Virginia.
    Survey of Prince George County, Virginia.
    "Chief Engineer's Office D.N.V. Col. J.F. Gilmer, Chief Engr."--appears above title. "J. Houston Patton, draughtsman."--handwritten note on map. "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."--handwritten note on map. Forms part of the Gilmer Map Collection. Relief shown by hachures. Shows towns, waterways,...
    • Contributor: Confederate States of America. Army. Dept. Of Northern Virginia. Chief Engineer's Office - Campbell, Albert H. (Albert Henry) - Patton, J. Houston - Sommers, S. L.
    • Date: 1863
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    Map of the surveys made for the U.S.M.R.R., 1863 & 4, from Kentucky to east. Tenn. Covers parts of Lincoln, Boyle, and Pulaski counties, Kentucky, showing the proposed route of the military railroad. Roads, towns, houses, names of residents, fences, relief, vegetation, and drainage are indicated along the proposed route. Relief shown by hachures. Pen and ink. Oriented with north toward the upper left. "Office U.S. Engineers, Cincinnati, O. Official: J.H. Simpson, Lt. Col. Eng'rs, U.S. Army." "Annual report of...
    • Contributor: Clark, W. P.
    • Date: 1864

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    Map of reconnaissance of the valley of Brandywine Creek : including the section from Smiths Bridge to the State Road Topographic map showing roads, railroad, bridges, fortifications, batteries, and various Revolutionary War sites along Brandywine Creek, Chester County, Pennsylvania. Relief shown by contours, hachures, and spot heights. Pen-and-ink (black and red) and blue wash. Fold-lined crosswise in 3 places; lower fold line completely torn to separate lower panel; has adhesive paper label with inked no. "854 St 1863" in lower right corner; former owner's...
    • Contributor: Whiting, Henry L. - Bache, A. D. (Alexander Dallas) - United States Coast Survey
    • Date: 1863
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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
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    [Map of the area around] "Gettys Station" near Portsmouth, Va., 1863-1885
    Gettys Station near Portsmouth, Va., 1863-1885
    Additional annotations made in pencil. One of a series of five maps drawn by Col. Normand Smith showing battle lines. Original maps are included in Personal Papers Collection, accession 24417, Gaines Family Papers, 1776-1905. Oriented with north toward the lower right. Part of text: "Made C.N.G."? missing. This item is in the Map Collection of the Library of Virginia; please contact the Library's Archives...
    • Contributor: Smith, Normand
    • Date: 1885
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    Plan of Battle of Cold Harbor, Va. : June 1st and 3rd 1864. The area of Hanover County, Va., covered by this map extends from Mechanicsville to the northwest, the Chickahominy River to the south and Cold Harbor to the east. The Confederate army was already in place along the lowlands of the Chickahominy River when Grant's army arrived on June 1. There was some fighting late in the day, with no Federal progress, but both sides...
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1864-06-01
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    Map of battle-grounds of August 28th, 29th, & 30th, 1862, in the vicinity of Groveton, Prince William Co., Va.
    Illustrative map accompanying argument of petitioner's counsel, positions of troops delineated by his counsel : no. 2 | Engineer Department, U.S. Army, Bvt. Maj. Gen. A. A. Humphreys, Brig. Gen. & Chief of Engineers | Battle-grounds of August 28th, 29th & 30th, 1862, in the vicinity of Groveton, Prince William Co., Va.
    "Official copy G.K. Warren Maj. Engrs. & Bvt. Maj. Gen. U.S.A." Includes: "Notes by Counsel." Relief shown by contours and hachures. Similar to nos. 577.5-577.7, 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 through the Library of Congress web site as...
    • Contributor: Warren, Gouverneur Kemble - Hawley, Joseph R. (Joseph Roswell) - Humphreys, A. A. (Andrew Atkinson) - McCrary, George Washington - United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
    • Date: 1878
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    Plan of action at Devaux Neck South Carolina. December 9th 1864. Devaux Neck is a peninsula formed by the Tulfinney and Coosawatchie rivers as they branch off the Broad River. The peninsula is crossed by the Charleston and Savannah Railroad. This map, in closer detail than the one on p. 196, shows the skirmish between Confederate forces protecting the railroad and Union forces (the 127th New York Regiment under Gen. E. E. Potter) hoping to...
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1864-12-09
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    Battle of Hanover Court House, Virginia, May 26, 1862 Shows the area around Hanover Court House, Va., sight of a skirmish between Union and Confederate forces as McClellan's advance up the Virginia Peninsula continued its slow pace. In this depiction, the Pamunkey River is located to the north, and the Richmond & Pamunkey Turnpike is also indicated.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-05-26
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    [Map of the Manassas battlefield area in Northern Virginia Shows roads, railroads, fortifications, settlements, farmhouses with owners' names, and woodlands. Does not show troop positions or movements. Relief shown by contours (10-ft. intervals), hachures, form lines, and spot heights. Wall map believed to have been used by the author after the Civil War for lecture purposes. Signed in ms. on verso. Title from R.W. Stephenson's Civil War maps, 2nd ed., 1989. Pen-and-ink (red/black...
    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah
    • Date: 186?
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    [Map of the country between Millikens Bend, La. and Jackson, Miss. shewing the routes followed by the Army of the Tennessee under the command of Maj. Genl. U.S. Grant, U.S. Vols. in ... Scale 1:126,720. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 262 Another edition. Similar to the preceding map but drawn on stone by Hoffmann and lithographed by Gedney instead of Bien. This edition denotes the positions of the Union and Confederate troops by symbols rather than by colors, and the legend lacks the statement "Published by authority of the Hon. the Secretary of War. Office of...
    • Contributor: Wilson, Js. H. - Matz, Otto H. - Helmle, L.
    • Date: 1876
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    Richmond, Petersburg, and vicinity Genl. Grant's campaign war map
    Genl. Grant's camgaign war map
    "Shows fortifications, camps, roads, railroads, street pattern of Richmond and Petersburg, towns, drainage, vegetation, hachures, and houses. The horizontal and upright lines represent one mile square. " -- LC Civil War maps / Stephenson. "The horizontal and upright lines represent one mile square. By referring to the number on the left and to the letter on the base, any point may be found to...
    • Contributor: Baumgarten, J. - Bufford, John Henry
    • Date: 1864