Plan of the Rebel attack on Washington, D.C., July 11th and 12th, 1864.
As a diversionary measure to take some of the pressure off of besieged Petersburg, Confederate forces under Jubal Early launched a northern offensive beginning in late June 1864. After stops near Harper's Ferry and Shepherdstown, W. Va., and Frederick and Baltimore, Md., they reached the outskirts of Washington, D.C., by July 11. Reconnaissance showed the Union had begun some intensive reinforcement, so an attack ...
Du Simitière, Pierre Eugène - Aitken, Robert
Map of eastern Virginia
Scale ca. 1:887,040. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 493.4 General map of eastern Virginia showing cities and towns, roads, rivers, and relief by hachures. The map is overprinted in red to indicate railroads and concentric circles centered on Richmond and in blue to show concentratric circles centered on Washington, D.C. Another copy is in the Fillmore map coll. no. 253. Description derived from ...
Nicholson, W. L.
Plan of Foundry site : [Washington D.C.]
Shows foundry buildings and "Depot for guns." Also covers part of Potomac River waterfront and Chesapeake and Ohio Canal. Relief shown by hachures. From the Taggart Estate papers. Accompanied by ill.: Plan & elevations of Foundry. 1 sheet ; 54 x 66 cm. LC copy soiled and fold-lined. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
Starbuck, C. C. - Taggart, Hugh T. (Hugh Thomas)
Sidney, J. C. (James C.) - Sidney, J. C.
Plan of the town of Baltimore and it's [sic] environs.
Scale ca. 1:9,000. Relief shown by hachures. Pictorial map. Indexed to points of interest. LC copy annotated in pencil. Inscribed "Presented by Robt Bruce Fowler, December 14, 1841" Wheat & Brun. Maps and Charts (1978 ed.) 522 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. AACR2
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." ...
Harford County (Md.). County Surveyor - Somerville, W. E. - Onion, Thomas
[Map of Atlantic Coast of North America from the Chesapeake Bay to Florida].
Shows coastal features, Native American nations and settlements, and other geographical entities. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Attributed to Joan Vinckeboons by comparison with his other Dutch maps in Henry Harrisse collection. Described in Terrae incognitae, v. xvi, 1984. Richard W. Stephenson's The Henry Harrisse collection ... , p. 40; the second volume has binder's title "Manuscript maps Atlantic Coast and California drawn by Joan Vingboons ...
Nauck, Chas. G. - Confederate States of America. Army of Northern Virginia. Engineer Office
Pocket map showing the probable theatre of the war
Scale ca. 1:1,700,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 1 Map of Maryland, Delaware, and parts of Pennsylvania and Virginia, showing "camps & forts" underlined in red, "prominent places" underlined in blue, roads, railroads, drainage, towns, and boundaries. Insets: [Street pattern of the city of Baltimore] 9 x 12 cm.-[Map of the city and county of Washington, and the county of Alexandria] 13 x ...
Aschbach, G. A.
Plan of wharfing : [Anacostia River waterfront, Washington D.C.]
Cadastral map showing lot lines and numbers, dimensions, and block numbers. Covers area bounded by Anacostia River, South Capitol St., and O and S Sts. S.E. Title appears twice in pencil in 2 different hands. India ink and pencil. Mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Phillips. Washington, 1167 Vault DCP
Latrobe, Benjamin Henry
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.
Roebling, Washington A. - Long, W. S.
Carte de la Virginie et du Maryland.
Scale ca. 1:880,000. First state. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. Shows Virginia, Maryland, and "De La War counties." The first state is described in Joshua Fry's The Fry & Jefferson map of Virginia and Maryland; a facsimile of the 1st ed. ... introduction by Dumas Malone. 1966. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1432 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as ...
Robert De Vaugondy, Gilles - Fry, Joshua - Jefferson, Peter - Haussard, E.
Antietam Battlefield Memorial Commission
Martenet's Map of Cecil County, Maryland : from the coast, and original surveys
Shows county divisions and rural householders' names. Village insets show buildings and householders' names. Insets: Cherry Hill -- Rising Sun -- Brick Meeting House -- Port Deposit -- Charlestown -- Chesapeake City -- Warwick -- North East -- Elkton -- Fredericktown -- Cecilton. LC Land ownership maps, 290 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.