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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 showing the operations of the national forces under the command of Maj. Gen. W.T. Sherman during the campaign resulting in the capture of Atlanta, Georgia, Sept. 1, 1864

    Shows dates and troop positions in northwestern Georgia between Chattanooga and Atlanta. Relief shown by hachures. Differs from other 1864 ed. (Sher 28) in inclusion of note at lower left. Gift; Mr. Sherman Ewing; Feb., 1965. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 128, S27 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. Includes note. Signed in ink at lower left: ...

    • Contributor: Hergesheimer, E. (edwin) - Krebs, Charles G. - Poe, O. M. (orlando Metcalfe) - United States Coast Survey - Hergesheimer, E.
    • Date: 1864-05-06
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    [Map of Fort Sanders, Knoxville, Tennessee, showing the Confederate assault of Nov. 29, 1863].

    Detailed city map showing streets, railroads, all buildings (major ones identified), larger land tracts with owners' names, and streams. Title adapted from title in R.W. Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. On verso in lead pencil: Drawn by John G. Orth (Arcadia, Ohio). Went with Army 8/22/1862 for 3 yrs. Mustered out with Company 6/24/1865. Pen-and-ink (black/red) and lead pencil. Mounted under rice-paper covering, fold-lined. ...

    • Contributor: Orth, John G.
    • Date: 1863
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    Map of the Shenandoah Valley, to illustrate the Valley Campaign of "Stonewall" Jackson, 1862:

    Scale ca. 1:860,000. Relief shown by hachures. Inset: General map [of Virginia and Maryland] 11 x 12 cm. This map was acquired by the Library of Congress in 1948 with the purchase of the papers and maps of Maj. Jedediah Hotchkiss. It is the base used to produce maps I and II in William Allan's History of the Campaign of Gen. T. J. (Stonewall) ...

    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah - Humphreys, D.C. - J. Lippincott & Co.
    • Date: 1880
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    Chancellorsville, Va. Position of the 11th Corps at 6 p.m. May 2nd 1863 Maj Genl O.O. Howard commanding

    Map shows the position of Union and Confederate troops in the area surrounding Chancellorsville, Va., at 6 p.m. on May 2, 1863. By late afternoon on May 2, Stonewall Jackson's troops had moved deeper into the Wilderness and were within striking distance of the 1st Corps, U.S. Army of the Potomac, P.O. Howard, commanding. Jackson gave the order to attack at 6 p.m., pushing ...

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1863-05-02
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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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    [Map of the city of Richmond, Virginia

    Scale ca. 1:13,350. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 645.7 Another issue. Sold by booksellers in Richmond, Va. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey
    • Date: 1864
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    Map of the battlefield of Roanoke Id. Feb. 8th 1862

    Scale ca. 1:1650 and 1:82,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 317 Detailed map of Roanoke Island battlefield and a map of Roanoke Island and vicinity. The former indicates Union and Confederate troop positions, the location of a Confederate battery, a road bisecting the battlefield, and vegetation, while the latter shows forts and the number of guns at each, positions of Union and Confederate ...

    • Contributor: Andrews, William S.
    • Date: 1862
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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 ...

    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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    Fort Washington, head of Harlem River.

    Scale not given. Manuscript; pen-and-ink. Relief shown by hachures. Shows military troop positions. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Date: 1812
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    Panorama of the seat of war : bird's eye view of Texas and part of Mexico

    Shows the coastline of the Gulf of Mexico from "Littel [i.e., Little] Constance Bay," Louisiana to the Rio Grande. "Entered according to act of Congress in the year 1861 by John Bachmann ... Southern District of New York." LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 446.8 LC copy imperfect: Several mended tears. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: Bachmann, John
    • Date: 1861
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    Tomlinson's map of Vicksburg, showing all the surrounding fortifications, batteries, principal plantation, &c.

    Scale ca. 1:65,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 286 At top of map: New map of Vicksburg, showing the scene of Gen. Grants operations, together with all of the fortifications, batteries, rifle pits &c. Text to right of map: Sketch of Vicksburg and the surrounding batteries. Map is printed in green ink and extends from Haines Bluff south to Port Gibson. Description derived ...

    • Contributor: Tomlinson, G. W. (george W.) - Tomlinson, G. W.
    • Date: 1863
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    Map of the southern states, including rail roads, county towns, state capitals, county roads, the southern coast from Delaware to Texas, showing the harbors, inlets, forts, and position of blockading ships

    Covers northern Missouri to Texas and the Kansas boundary to the Atlantic shore, including Delaware and a portion of Florida. Includes portraits of Lincoln, Seward, Scott, and McClellan and inset map of Washington, D.C. and environs. Relief shown by hachures. Similar to no. 14.55, LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), with a different inset of Charleston and Beaufort, South Carolina and also published in ...

    • Date: 1861
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    [Map of Kanawha, Boone, Logan, Wyoming, McDowell, Mercer, Raleigh, Fayette, Nicholas, Greenbrier, Summers and Monroe Counties, West Va., and Tazewell, Smyth, Washington, Bland, Giles, Craig, Montgomery, Pulaski and Wythe Counties, Va.

    Covers the area from Charlestown south to Dublin Depot and east to White Sulphur Springs, W. Va. Drawn with ink and pencil on blue-lined paper. Shows towns, roads, railroads, rivers and mountains with some distances given. 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. Found ...

    • Contributor: Loring, William Wing
    • Date: 1862
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    Plan shewing [sic] battle ground and cavalry fight, 17th March 1863, Kelly's Ford, Va.

    Map shows the area surrounding Kellysville, Va., and Kelly's Ford on the Rappahannock River. On March 17, 1863, this was the site of a cavalry skirmish between Confederate forces under Fitzhugh Lee and Jeb Stuart, who were trying to defend the route to Brandy Station, and Union forces under Gen. W. W. Averell.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1863-03-17
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    Plan of the Battle of Bristoe Station, Orange and Alexandria Railroad, Va., Octr. 14th 1863.

    Shows the area of Fairfax County, Va., which was the site of the Battle of Bristoe Station. The map is oriented with Cedar Run to the south, Bristoe to the west and indicates the route of the Orange and Alexandria Railroad. Also indicated are A. P. Hill's Corps, Army of Northern Virginia, engaging the Union's II Corps during its withdrawal toward Centreville, Va.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1863-10-14
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    Vicinity of Winchester and Harper's Ferry, Va.

    Detail of a printed map of Winchester, Va., and environs, with annotations and additions by Sneden. Additions include inclusion of roads, notes about and dates of battles and skirmishes, location of the point where the Confederate army recrossed the Potomac River following the Battle of Gettysburg, and note that the town of Winchester changed hands [46] times during the war.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1861
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    Plan of the Battle of Cold Harbor, June 3rd.

    After two days' preparation, the main Federal assault took place in the early morning of June 3rd against a well-entrenched Confederate army. Federal losses were overwhelming, and by noon Gen. Grant called a halt to the entire attack. This map depicts the area of Hanover County, Va., that includes Old and New Cold Harbor, Gaines Mill, and Bethesda Church in relation to the Chickahominy ...

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1864-06-03
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    [Maps illustrating campaign of Gen. T. J. (Stonewall) Jackson in the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia. 1862.

    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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    Attack and capture of Fort Donelson, Tenn. by Genl. U.S. Grant U.S.A.

    Shows troop locations around Fort Donelson, Tenn., on the Cumberland River, as the Union army prepared to attack.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-02-14
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    Map of the vicinity of Petersburg

    Description derived from published bibliography. Map of parts of Prince George, Dinwiddie, and Chesterfield counties, showing roads, railroads, towns, vegitation, houses and names of residents. Relief shown by hachures. Similar to no. 606, 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. ...

    • Contributor: Campbell, Albert H. (albert Henry) - Gilmer, Jeremy Francis - Confederate States of America. Army. Dept. Of Northern Virginia. Chief Engineer's Office
    • Date: 1864
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    Position of Union Army April 5th and 6th 1862

    Shows the area of Wormsley Creek to the north and Poquoson River to the south as McClellan's forces prepared to launch the siege of Yorktown, Va. The locations of Howard's Bridge across the Poquoson and the road from Yorktown to Hampton are also indicated.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-04-05
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    [Sketch of portions of seacoast of South Carolina & Georgia

    [Scale 1:200,000]. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 362 Another edition. Map of the coast from Bull's Bay, South Carolina, to Ossabaw Sound, Georgia, showing forts, drainage, roads, railroads, and towns. "References" is printed in the lower left corner. The names of the cartographer and lithographer are not indicated on this edition. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress ...

    • Contributor: Lindenkohl, A.
    • Date: 1863
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    Works at eastern point of Whitmarsh Island [and] bastion on the line of defences [sic] across Whitmarsh Island.

    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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    Plan and sections of Fort Fisher, carried by assault by the U.S. forces, Maj. Gen. A.H. Terry commanding, Jan. 15th, 1865.

    "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. &&." Relief shown by hachures. From the Orlando M. Poe Papers in LC Manuscript Division. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 310, S124 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes ...

    • Contributor: Comstock, C. (cyrus Ballou) - Molitor, E. - Poe, O. M. (orlando Metcalfe) - United States. War Department. Engineer Bureau - Comstock, C.
    • Date: 1865