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    Plan of the Union and Rebel position at Yorktown, Va., April 7th, 1862.

    Illustrates a portion of York County, Va., showing headquarters camps of the various generals of the U.S. Army of the Potomac, including the Sawmill, headquarters of General Samuel P. Heintzelman, in the Peninsula Campaign, March-July 1862.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-04-07
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    [Civil War proof maps : United States].

    Most maps show troop movements and positions, fortifications, battle sites, or other military operations. Includes maps of Puebla, Mexico, Sonderburg, Denmark, the Bering Strait, and the English Channel. Relief shown by hachures on some maps. Title derived from dealer description. Similar maps reproduced in the New York Herald. Some maps annotated in colored pencil. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as ...

    • Contributor: Waters-Son (firm)
    • Date: 1862

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    Union forts on Maryland shore

    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 the entrenched lines in the immediate front of Petersburg, Virginia

    Cover title: Map of the battlefields around Petersburg, Virginia. 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. 1991, gift, unknown.

    • Contributor: Michler, N. (nathaniel) - T.S. Beckwith and Company
    • Date: 189?
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    District of Columbia and the seat of war on the Potomac.

    Low-angle bird's-eye view. Shows cities of Washington and Alexandria in foreground. Includes index of military positions with regiment names. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 678 Stephenson. Cartography of northern Virginia, pl. 39 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy mounted on cloth backing. DCP

    • Contributor: Bohn, Casimir - E. Sachse & Co.
    • Date: 1861
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    Affair of the Wmsbg Road or Fair Oaks No. 2, Oct. 26-27-28/64

    One of a series of five maps drawn by Col. Normand Smith showing Civil War battle lines. Original maps are included in Personal Papers Collection, accession 24417, Gaines Family Papers, 1776-1905. 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: Smith, Normand
    • Date: 18??
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    The field of Bull Run : showing the positions of the armies at 4:30 p.m. on August 29, 1862

    "Reproduction-not in fac-simile. from Map No. 2 in the Report of the Board of Officers on the case of General Fitz John Porter." Annotated in red and blue to show Union and Confederate positions. Map no. VIII from: The story of the Civil War, vol. 2 / John C. Ropes. Boston, 1898. Relief shown by hachures. This item is in the Map Collection of ...

    • Contributor: Geo. W. Stadly & Co. - Ropes, John Codman
    • Date: 1898
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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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    Greensville Co. east of the Halifax road and that portion of No. Ca. included between the Petersburg and S.& R. Rl. Rds.

    "Map from the Confederate Engineer Bureau in Richmond, Va. General J.F. Gilmer, Chief Engineer[.] Presented to the Virginia Historical Society by his only daughter, Mrs. J.F. Minis, Sav[ana]h, Ga."--Note on map. Forms part of the Gilmer Map Collection. Relief shown by hachures. Shows towns, waterways, roads, geographic features and land owners. Title handwritten on map. Available also through the Library of Congress web site ...

    • Contributor: Confederate States of America. Army. Dept. Of Northern Virginia. Chief Engineer's Office
    • Date: 1863
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    Plan shewing [sic] the Rebel concentrated assault on the 3rd Corps, July 2nd

    Map depicts the situation just prior to Union Gen. Daniel Edgar Sickles' having ordered his 3rd Corps into an advanced position on a ridge overlooking the Emmitsburg Road, unknowingly exposing his left flank. Confederate forces under Longstreet and Hill attacked him, overwhelming the Union position and forcing the troops back, thereby succeeding in forming a wedge between the 2nd and 3rd Corps. Sickles was ...

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1863-07-02
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    Plan of Rebel fort (Camp Misery) on Ship Point Road - Virginia.

    Shows the layout of "Camp Misery" and the surrounding woods and swamp; Ship Point Road is to the south. The camp was evacuated as the Union forces began their siege of Yorktown.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-04-11
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    Military reconnaissance of Virginia

    Shows Fairfax County and parts of Loudoun and Prince William counties, Virginia. Also shows fortifications in the environs of Washington and names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. In upper margin: 211, L. Sheet 19. Date and scale from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Sun print annotated in pen-and-ink roads (red), railroads (blue), and a few additional place names ...

    • Contributor: Young, J. J. - McDowell, Irvin - Whipple, Amiel Weeks - Putnam, Haldimand Sumner - United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
    • Date: 1860
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    Plan of the Battle of Lookout Mountain. Fought November 24th-25th, 1863.

    The northern end of Lookout Mountain is the center point of this image, with the town of Wauhatchie and Lookout Creek to the left and Chattanooga Creek to the right. The Union forces are shown in the vicinity of the Raccoon Mountains, with Hooker and Geary's flanking movements down the west side of Lookout Creek noted. Confederate forces are divided into three lines, the ...

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1863-11-24
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    [Map of Greenbrier, Summers, Raleigh, Mercer and Monroe Counties, West Va. and Bland, Giles and Craig Counties, Va.

    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 100 miles around Richmond].

    Relief shown by hachures. An octagonal map with decorations comprised of portraits of Union military leaders. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Acquisitions control no. 91-22 CW3 Vault

    • Contributor: Magnus, Charles
    • Date: 186?
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    Birds eye view of Virginia, Maryland, Delaware, and the District of Columbia the seat of war

    "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1861, by W. Schaus in the Clerk's Office of the District Court of the U.S. for the Southern District of New York." Insets: [Lower Mississippi Valley] -- [Richmond]. Relief shown by shading. Shows railroads, forts, cities, towns, and principal roads. Similar to no. 17.3, LC Civil War maps (2d ed.). This is a map, not ...

    • Contributor: Schedler, J. - Sarony, Major & Knapp Lith - William Schaus (firm)
    • Date: 1861
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    Civil War defenses of Washington : Maryland, Virginia, Washington D.C.

    Shows existing and former Civil War forts/batteries and present-day roadways in the Washington D.C. metropolitan area. "*GPO: 2010--641-603." Relief shown by shading. Title from panel. Includes text and col. ill. Text, aerial view of earthen "Fort Foote", and. ill. (some col.) on verso. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP

    • Contributor: United States. National Park Service
    • Date: 2010
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    Map of the action at Drainsville, Va., December 20th 1861 : U.S. forces commanded by Brig Gen. E.O.C. Ord.

    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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    Diagram showing the position of the Sassacus and ram Albemarle at the time of collision.

    Scale not given. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 306.7 From Report on the Secretary of the Navy, with an appendix, containing reports from officers. December, 1864 (Washington, Government Printing Office, 1864). opp. p. 121. Map of part of Albemarle Sound showing the first and second positions of the U.S. Steamer Sassacus after its collision with the Confederate ironclad Albemarle. Description derived from published ...

    • Contributor: United States. Navy
    • Date: 1864
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    Rockbridge Co., Va. Section 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. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image. Gift of Mrs. Louisa Porter (Gilmer) Minis (i.e., Mrs. ...

    • Contributor: Confederate States of America. Army. Dept. Of Northern Virginia. Chief Engineer's Office
    • Date: 1863
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    Map of the vicinity of Petersburg

    Relief shown by hachures. Sun print. Map of parts of Prince George, Dinwiddie and Chesterfield counties, showing roads, railroads, towns, vegetation, houses and names of residents. Major rivers are colored blue by hand. Fortifications at Petersburg and Drewry's Bluff are outlined in pencil. Description derived from published bibliography. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 606 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site ...

    • Contributor: Campbell, Albert H. (albert Henry) - Campbell, Albert H.
    • Date: 1864
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    Plan of the Rebel attack on Washington, D.C., 11th & 12th July 1864.

    Map shows the location of Union fortifications around Washington, D.C., and the presence of Confederate forces under Gordon, Ramseur and Rhodes poised on the outskirts of the city.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1864-07-11
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    Map of Louisa County, 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 - Blackford, L. (benjamin Lewis) - Campbell, Albert H. (albert Henry) - O'connor, James
    • Date: 1863
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    Goff's historical map of the United States. Civil War, Spanish-Am. War, war in the Philippines, invasion of China.

    Scale ca. 1:2,040,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 67 Wall map of the South showing location and date of battles, some troop movements, towns, rivers, and state boundaries. Following insets relates to the Civil War: The Virginia and the Monitor in Hampton Roads, 1862. 15 x 14 cm.-Grant's Vicksburg campaign, January to July 1863. 16 x 17 cm.-Lee's first northern invasion, 1862. 16 ...

    • Contributor: Goff, Eugenia A. Wheeler (eugenia Almira Wheeler) - Goff, Henry S. - Goff, Eugenia A. Wheeler
    • Date: 1907
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    Blue Springs : [Tennessee].

    Shows position of Willcox Reserve (i.e. Gen. Orlando B. Willcox), October 10, 1863. From the Orlando M. Poe papers in LC Manuscript Division. Pencil drawing. Partially traced in ink on verso. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 396.3 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault

    • Contributor: Poe, O. M. (orlando Metcalfe) - Willcox, Orlando
    • Date: 1863