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    Part of Federal point entrance to Cape Fear River. Sketch showing line of rebel forifications captured by the combined naval and military forces 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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    Route of the late expedtion [sic] commanded by Act'g. Rear Admiral D. D. Porter U.S.N. attempting to get into the Yazoo River by the way of Steels Bayou and Deer Creek Scale ca. 1:215,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 295 "The shaded bayou shows the route actually travelled by the gun boats. The doted line shows the remaining proposed route." Indicates the location of bridges, Indian mounds, and names or residents along Deer Creek. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: Strausz, A. - United States Coast Survey
    • Date: 1863
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    [Battlefield in front of Franklin, Tenn., November 30th, 1864]. Unfinished topographic map showing troop positions, roads, railroads, buildings, rural householders' names, fences, streams, vegetation, and streets of town of Franklin. Relief shown by hachures and form lines. Title from R.W. Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Probable preliminary drawing for the 1874 printed map of the same area which is "Compiled under the direction of Col. W.E. Merrill". Pen-and-ink (black/blue/red/brown), wash (brown), and lead...
    • Contributor: Merrill, W. E. (William Emery) - Merrill, W. E.
    • Date: 1864
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    The assault on the "Red Battery," April 25th, 1862 Yorktown, Va. Shows the area between the Warwick River to the west and the Warwick Road to the east as McClellan's forces attacked Confederate batteries on the Peninsula south of Yorktown, Va.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-04-25
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    The Union army encampment at Hampton, Virginia Showing picket lines and Fortress Munroe [sic]. Shows the landmarks in the area around Union-occupied Hampton, Va., including the Poor Farm, the Female Seminary, Buckrow's house, Hickman's farm, and "Fox Hill," the home of J. Fox.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1861
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    Fort Anderson, Paducah, Ky.
    Fort Anderson, Paducah, Kentucky
    Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Oriented with north to the upper left. "Hd. Qr., U.S. Forces, Paducah, Keny., Jany. 4, 1861. Respectfully forwarded to the Hd. Qr. of the Dept. of the Missi., [signed] C. F. Smith, Brigr. Genl., comdg." "Engr. Dept., July 18/64. Recd. with Gen. Cullum's letter of the 16th inst. (C.5621)." Imperfect: Missing small sections along sheet edges. Mounted on cloth backing in...
    • Contributor: Rziha, John
    • Date: 1861
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    Map of Montgomery County. "Drawn by J. Innes Randolph, Lt. Engrs. Octr. 19th 1864."--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, roads, geographic features and land...
    • Contributor: Confederate States of America. Army. Dept. Of Northern Virginia. Chief Engineer's Office - Campbell, Albert H. (Albert Henry) - Dwight, C. S. - Randolph, Innes
    • Date: 1864
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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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    [Fortifications west of Dalton, Georgia]. Relief shown by hachures. Title and date from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pencil on stationery ruled in blue ink. Watermark in lower right corner. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), S72, 174 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Stationery letterhead upside-down at lower left: Head-quarters Department of the Cumberland, Office Provost Marshal General. Stationery letterhead drawn...
    • Date: 1864
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    Plan of the 1st Battle of Bull Run Virginia 21st July 1861. Topography from U.S. Engineers official map. Shows the area between Sudley Springs and Centreville to the north and New Market to the south. The location of the Warrenton Turnpike is also included.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1861-07-21
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    Plan of the circle battle between the U.S. ship "Keasarge," Capt. Winslow, and the Confederate cruiser "Alabama," Capt. Raphael Semmes, off the harbor [of] Cherbourg, France : forenoon of Sunday June 19th ... The map shows the course of the two ships in Cherbourg Harbor and in the English Channel. Made by the British for the Confederacy and captained by Raphael Semmes, the "Alabama" was a successful blockade runner until her sinking by the "Kearsage."
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1864-06-19
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    Union forts on Maryland shore
    [Contours of Union forts on the north side of the Potomac, 1862] :
    Shows the names and configurations of Union fortifications on the Maryland side of the Potomac River in 1862, and in some cases the name of the regiment that built the structure. This appears to be a companion piece to the image on p. 43.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1861
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    Sketch of sea coast of South Carolina and Georgia from Bull's Bay to Ossabaw Sound Scale 1:200,000. Sectioned and mounted on cloth backing. Hand colored. Oriented with north toward the upper right. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 363 From the papers of Joseph Roswell Hawley. LC copy annotated in ink in cover. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes list of "References" to Civil War engagements. AACR2
    • Contributor: Lindenkohl, A. - Molitor, E. - Hawley, Joseph R. (Joseph Roswell) - United States Coast Survey
    • Date: 1863
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    [Map of the lines of march of the Army of the Potomac from Culpeper to Petersburg, Virginia] Shows names of some residents. Sun print annotated in pen-and-ink the lines of march of the Federal II, V, VI, IX, and XVIII corps and the cavalry. Sheets 2, 3, and 5 are signed by Maj. N. Michler and are dated July 28, August 2, and November 7, 1864, respectively. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 500, 501 Available also through the Library of...
    • Contributor: United States. Army of the Potomac. Engineer Department - Michler, N. (Nathaniel)
    • Date: 1864
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    Ohio River between Mound City and Cairo Depths shown by soundings in feet. From its Report of the Superintendent of the Coast Survey, showing the progress of the survey during the year 1864 (Washington, Government Printeing Office, 1866). Map 31. 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. LC Civil War maps (2nd...
    • Contributor: Gerdes, F. H. - Bache, A. D. (Alexander Dallas)
    • Date: 1864
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    [Map of Mecklensburg, Brunswick and Greensville counties, Va.] : Sheet no. 3. "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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    Plan of the Battle of Cedar Mountain, Virginia, August 9th, 1862. 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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    Topographical map of Virginia between Washington and Manassas Junction. Shows Union and Confederate positions at "Battle of Bull Run, July 21st 1861." Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. In right margin at bottom: Guide to Mount Vernon by the Road Maker. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Gift (copy 1); Edward Stead; 25 Oct. 1991. Includes index of "U.S. encampments at Arlington Heights" and...
    • Contributor: Magnus, Charles
    • Date: 1861
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    Plan of the harbor of Norfolk and Portsmouth, March 1st, 1861 "Forwarded to Governor Letcher With Report and Inventory of Public Property at Norfolk and Portsmouth October 19, 1861, Wm. H. Peters, Commissioner." Peters' report is Document 40 in: Journals and papers of the Virginia State Convention of 1861, v. 3, Documents (JK3925 1861 .A25 1966). Also mentioned: Plan of grounds at Fort Norfolk showing location of magazine, pier, &c., June 30th, 1860, by Cassell...
    • Contributor: Cassell, Charles E.
    • Date: 1861
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    Route of the Tenth New York Cavalry from Culpeper to Gettysburg and return. Summer and fall campaigns of 1863. Scale ca. 1:440,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 46 Finished pen and ink manuscript map of parts of Virginia, Maryland, and Pennsylvania, showing location and date of encampments and battles, route of the Tenth New York Cavalry, route of Capt. Pratt, roads, railroads, towns, drainage, and relief by hachures. Printed version appears in Preston's History of the Tenth Regiment of Cavalry, New York...
    • Contributor: Preston, Noble D. - United States. Army. New York Cavalry Regiment, 10th
    • Date: 1863
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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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    Map showing the operations of the Army of the Potomac under command of Mag. [sic] Gen. George G. Meade, : from March 29th to April 9th, 1865 Endorsed (facsim.): Official J.C. Duane, Major of Engineers, Bvt. Col. U.S.A., Chief Engineer, Army of the Potomac. Map of the country between Petersburg and Appomattox Court House showing roads, railroads, cities, towns and some houses and names of residents. Description derived from published bibliography. Sun print. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 512a.5 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a...
    • Contributor: United States. Army of the Potomac. Engineer Department
    • Date: 1865
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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 Relief shown by hachures. Shows the area between Chattanooga, Tenn. and Lovejoy, Ga. "Prepared at the Coast Survey Office, Washington, D.C., from information furnished by Capt. O. M. Poe, Chief Engr. Genl. Sherman's staff and from Gen. Sherman's published report." LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) S28 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Lacks text found on...
    • Contributor: Hergesheimer, E. (Edwin) - Krebs, Charles G. - Poe, O. M. (Orlando Metcalfe) - United States Coast Survey
    • Date: 1864
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    Fort Sedgwick Detailed plan of fort with four cross sections. Sun print. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 542 Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Duane, James C. (James Chatham) - Michler, N. (Nathaniel) - Duane, James C.
    • Date: 1864
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    Central Virginia showing Lieut. Gen'l. U.S. Grant's Campaign and marches of the armies under his command in 1864-65 Scale 1:350,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 513 Map extends from Dinwiddie C. H. to about four miles north of the District of Columbia and from Lexington east to Heathsville. The routes of the II, V, VI, IX, X, XVIII, XIX, XXIV, and XXV corps, the regular cavalry, and Sheridan's cavalry are identified by colored lines. The badges of the corps are given...
    • Contributor: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
    • Date: 1865