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    Sketch showing route of the Burnside expedition [to Roanoke Island, N.C., February 6, 1862] Scale not given. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 317.12 From U.S. Congress. Joint Committee on the Conduct of the War. Supplemental report of the Joint Committee on the Conduct of the War, in two volumes. Supplemental to Senate report no. 142, 38th Congress, 2d session (Washington, Government Printing Office, 1866). v. 2, fol. p. 16. Accompanies "Report of Major General J. G. Foster, ...
    • Contributor: Foster, John G. (John Gray) - Foster, John G.
    • Date: 1862
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    Plan of Fort Jackson, showing the effect of the bombardment by the U.S. mortar flotilla and gunboats, April 18th to 24th 1862 : flag officer D.G. Farragut commanding fleet, Com. D.D. Porter ... Annotated in pencil on verso: Plan of Fort Jackson. [1862?]. From the Joseph R. Hawley papers in LC Manuscript Division. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 237 Includes explanatory note. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy 3 imperfect: Torn at upper edge.
    • Contributor: Hergesheimer, E. (Edwin) - Harris, J. S. - Gerdes, F. H. - Bache, A. D. (Alexander Dallas) - Hawley, Joseph R. (Joseph Roswell) - United States Coast Survey - Bowen & Co. - Hergesheimer, E.
    • Date: 1862
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    Map of n. eastern Virginia and vicinity of Washington Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Shows forts and batteries in the District of Columbia and immediate vicinity. At head of title: Surveys for military defences. Accompanied by sheet: Presented to Brig. Genl. S. Williams, A.A. Genl. Hd. Qrs. Army, by order of Maj. Genl. McClellan, Comd. in Chf. U.S.A. [signed] A.W. Whipple, Maj. T.E. [1] leaf ; 21 x 13 cm. ...
    • Contributor: United States. Corps of Topographical Engineers - McDowell, Irvin - Schedler, J. (Joseph)
    • Date: 1862
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    Map of n. eastern Virginia and vicinity of Washington Accompanied by sheet: Presented to Brig. Genl. S. Williams, A.A. Genl. Hd. Qrs. Army, by order of Maj. Genl. McClellan, Comd. in Chf. U.S.A. [signed] A.W. Whipple, Maj. T.E. [1] leaf ; 21 x 13 cm. At head of title: Surveys for military defences. Includes "Data used in compilation," table of "Elevations above tide water," and "Geological profile of Loudoun County." Mounted on cloth ...
    • Contributor: United States. War Dept. Corps of Topographical Engineers - McDowell, Irvin - Schedler, J.
    • Date: 1862
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    The model war map giving the southern & middle states, with all their water & railroad connections. Compiled from the best authorities & latest surveys by L. Prang & Co., lithographers & ... Scale 1:2,217,600. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 31.7 General map printed in green ink. Imperfect: pieces are missing from along the center fold and at the bottom. Includes tables giving "routes and distances," "population of the United States from the Census of 1860," and "Number of white males in each state between the ages of 18 and 45." "This map, in combination with ...
    • Contributor: Louis Prang and Company
    • Date: 1862
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    Battle field of Young's Branch or Manassa[s], battle fought July 21, 1861 Shows troop positions, houses and names of residents, and places where "distinguished man fell." Relief shown by hachures. From T.B. Warder and James M. Catlett's Battle of Young's Branch or Manassas Plain, fought July 21, 1861. Richmond, Va. : Enquirer Book and Job Press, 1862. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 562.3 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster ...
    • Contributor: Bowen, James L. - Warder & Catlett - Hoyer & Ludwig - Enquirer Book and Job Press
    • Date: 1862
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    Map of n. eastern Virginia and vicinity of Washington Scale 1:63,360. Relief shown by hachures. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 470 Another edition. Mounted on cloth. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: United States. Army. Corps of Topographical Engineers
    • Date: 1862
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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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    The Washington map of the United States. Insets. By the Superintendent, U.S. National Observatory. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. 2 copies.
    • Contributor: Maury, Matthew Fontaine
    • Date: 1862
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    Panoramic Maps The panoramic map was a popular cartographic form used to depict U.S. and Canadian cities and towns during the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Known also as bird's-eye views, perspective maps, and aero views, panoramic maps are nonphotographic representations of cities portrayed as if viewed from above at an oblique angle. Although not generally drawn to scale, they show street patterns, individual buildings, ...
    • Contributor: Library of Congress. Geography and Map Division - H├ębert, John R. - Dempsey, Patrick E. (Patrick Eugene)
    • Date: 1997

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    Sketch of the battlefield of Shiloh : showing the disposition of the troops under the command of Major General D.C. Buell, on the 6th and 7th of April, 1862 Relief shown by hachures. Shows location of batteries, roads, ralraods, houses, fences and vegetation. Rivers and Union positions are colored blue and Confederate positions are colored in red. "Official - [signed in facsimile] N. Michler, Capt. Topl. Engrs., U.S.A." LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 438 Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Michler, N. (Nathaniel) - Buell, Don Carlos - Weiss, John E. - Michler, N.
    • Date: 1862
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    Official map of the Union works in front of Yorktown, Va. Shows the vicinity of Yorktown, Va., including Union batteries located along the Warwick Court House Road. Also shows the Confederate barricade made up of abatis, palisades, slashings of trees, felled trees, and dams that flooded low-lying areas. The Union army, under Gen. McClellan, prepared to lay siege to Yorktown as part of its advance up the Virginia Peninsula toward the Confederate capital of Richmond.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox - Heine, William
    • Date: 1862
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    Plan of the Battle of Antietam, Maryland. Shows the location of troops stationed around Sharpsburg, Md. The locations of Antietam Creek and the Potomac River are also indicated.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862
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    Blockade of the Potomac. Map showing Union and Rebel batteries January 1862. The Rebels evacuated all their batteries night of 4th March 1862. "The Rebel troops and batteries were commanded by Genl. Holmes, C.S.A. during the blockade which lasted from Decr 1861 to 9th March 1862." -- Page caption. Color coding shows location of Union and Confederate forces. NOTE: Researchers will be served a color photocopy of this diary image. Relief shown by hachures. This item is from the collections of the Virginia Historical Society; please contact ...
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862
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    War telegram marking map. Scale ca. 1:490,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 465.7 Base map depicting eastern Virignia printed in brown ink. "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1862 by L. Prang & Co." "Explanations. The extraordinary large scale on which this map is drawn has been adopted to make it just what we designed it to be, namely 1st. The most distinct map ...
    • Contributor: Louis Prang and Company
    • Date: 1862
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    Map of the rebel fortifications at Columbus, Ky.
    Rebel fortifications at Columbus, Ky.
    Relief shown by hachures and spot heights. Finished manuscript map of Columbus and vicinity, Ky., displaying roads, city streets without names, buildings, drainage, some vegetation, "Mobile and Ohio R.R.," and the location of "abattis or felled trees" which obstructed the approaches to the fortifications. In the lower right corner: Engr. Dept. July 18/64. Recd. with Gen. Cullum's letter of the 16th inst. (C.5621). LC ...
    • Contributor: Cullum, George W. (George Washington) - Cullum, George W.
    • Date: 1862
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    Map of Russian America or Alaska Territory. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Lewis, J. F.
    • Date: 1862
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    Plan of the Second Battle of Bull Run, Va. Showing position of both armies at 6 p.m. 29th august 1862. Below map: "Copy of map made for Maj. Genl. S.P. Heintzelman, 3rd Army Corps, AP, by R.K. Sneden, Topo. Engr." Lower left corner: "Copy of official map by U.S. Engineers of Genl. Pope, USA." NOTE: Researchers will be served a color photocopy of this scrapbook image. Original scrapbook housed in the Museum Department of the Virginia Historical Society (1994.80.4-525) with restricted access.=500 \\ This ...
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-08-29
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    Matomkin Inlet, Virginia
    Metompkin Inlet, Virginia
    Depths shown by soundings. Lower left corner of the copy is wanting. From its Report of the Superintendent of the Coast Survey, showing the progress of the survey during the year 1862 (Washington, Government Printing Office, 1864). Map 16. "No. 378" is in the upper left corner. Title changed to: "Matomkin Inlet, Virginia" ; similar to G3882.C6 1862 .U5 CW 584.4. Description derived from ...
    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey
    • Date: 1862
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    [Plan of Fort Henry and its outworks. Scale not given. Relief shown by hachures. Manuscript, pen-and-ink on cloth. Oriented with north to the left. "Recd. with Gen. Cullum's letter of the 16th inst. (C. 5621)." Shows Fort Henry, Tenn. (Confederate) as at 6 Feb. 1862. "148.D.8." LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 414 Includes "Profile of fort ditch full of water" and "Profile of rifle pits." Available also through the Library ...
    • Contributor: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
    • Date: 1862
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    White House to Harrisons Landing Relief shown by hachures. Shows fortifications, towns, roads, railroads, houses, names of residents, vegetation, drainage. At head of title: "Campaign maps, Army of the Potomac, map no. 3." "Photographic reduction by L.E. Walker, Treasury Department." Principal rivers are hand colored in blue. Description derived from published bibliography. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 595 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as ...
    • Contributor: Abbot, Henry L.
    • Date: 1862
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    Metomkin Inlet, Virginia. Scale 1:20,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 584.4 From its Report of the Superintendent of the Coast Survey, showing the progress of the survey during the year 1862 (Washington, Government Printing Office, 1864). Map 16. "No. 16" is in the upper left corner. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey
    • Date: 1862
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    Harrison's Landing, Va. : Showing Union line of defence [sic]. Shows the location at Harrison's Landing, along the James River, of the camps of the U.S. Army of the Potomac after the Seven Days' Battles, 25 June-1 July 1862. Includes Berkeley and Westover plantations in Charles City County, Va.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-07-02
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    [Scene of the late naval fight and the environs of Fortress Monroe, and Norfolk and Suffolk, now threatened by General Burnside]. Relief shown pictorially. Bird's-eye view of Hampton Roads region showing fortifications, camps, the Monitor lying off Fortress Monroe, and "Gen. Burnside's advance" on Suffolk, Va. Title from lower margin of view appearing in William Jenning Demorest's New York illustrated news, v. 5. no. 124, Mar. 22, 1862, p. 317. Wood block is composed of 12 separate parts joined together, each part 6 x 13 ...
    • Date: 1862
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    Martenet's Map of Carroll County, Maryland : entirely from actual surveys Election districts identified. LC Land ownership maps, 287 Includes 14 insets. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Martenet, Simon J.
    • Date: 1862