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    Map shewing [sic] movements of Union and Rebel armies from 30th June to 13th July 1863. Covers parts of Pennsylvania, Maryland, and Virginia, focusing on the Gettysburg area south through Sharpsburg and Frederick City, Md., and ending around Harpers Ferry, Va. [now W.Va.]. At the end of June 1863, Union and Confederate troops were moving towards Gettysburg, Pa. The conflict at Gettysburg was fought July 1-3 with Confederate troops retreating south after that time. Sneden includes dates at various locations ...
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1863-06-30
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    Map of Greensville Co., west of Halifax road and North Carolina between the Halifax & Jourdan rds and north of the Roanoke River. "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: 1863
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    Plan of the assault on Ft. Wagner, July 11th 1863. Detail of Morris Island, Charleston Harbor, Charleston S.C., showing Confederate Fort Wagner being shelled by the U.S.S. Monitor. Also shown is the daylight assault of Gen. George C. Strong against the heavily-defended fort. Strong's forces were quickly repulsed and with great loss of life.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1863-07-11
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    Plan of the attack on Ft. Sumter, April 6th, 1863. Map shows a regional view of Charleston Harbor including Confederate fortifications and Union naval vessels. This April 1863 atttack by Union ironclads was unsuccessful.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1863-04-06
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    Topographical sketch of the vicinity of Kingston, Tennessee Relief shown by hachures and spot heights. Lower righthand corner: photographed by Carpenter. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 426.2 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Michler, N. (Nathaniel) - Michler, N.
    • Date: 1863
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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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    Portions of the military departments of Virginia, Washington, Middle & the Susquehanna, Scale 1:200,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 47.3 Another edition. Roughly drawn base map covering southern Pennsylvania, Maryland, Northern Virginia, and Washington D. C., and indicating populated places, common roads and turnpikes, contemplated and existing railroads, canals, and relief by hachures. Completely redrawn edition of the preceeding map. Dennis Callahan's name has been dropped from this edition. Description derived from published bibliography. Available ...
    • Contributor: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
    • Date: 1863
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    Theatre of the war! A complete map of the battle ground of Hooker's army!! Showing all the approaches from Richmond and the scene of Stoneman's successful foray, and truthfully depicted in a ... Scale not given. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 479.5 "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1863 by Forbes & Co." "Deposited [for copyright] May 11, 1863, vol. 38, page 179, no. 124" is written on the verso. General map of central Virginia extending from Richmond north to Stafford Court House. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library ...
    • Contributor: W. H. Forbes & Co.
    • Date: 1863
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    Lloyd's new military map of the border & southern states Scale ca. 1:1,850,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 38 At top of map: H. H. Lloyd & Co's. new military map of the southern and border states. Inset: [Map of Southern Florida] 15 x 12 cm. Geography and Map Division copy imperfect. Lacks portion showing northern Florida. Battlefields are marked by red lines and strategic places by red dots. Indicates towns, railroads, rivers, ...
    • Contributor: Hall, Edward S. - H.H. Lloyd & Co.
    • Date: 1863
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    Lloyd's map of the southern states showing all the railroads, their stations & distances, also the counties, towns, villages, harbors, rivers, and forts Scale ca. 1:2,000,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 41.2 "Entered, according to Act of Congress, in the year 1862, by J. T. Lloyd." Text printed on verso entitled "Lloyd's military map and gazetteer of the southern states" c1861). 1861 editions listed as Civil War Maps entry nos. 14.2-14.3 and 1862 edition as Civil War Maps entry no. 29. Description derived from published bibliography. ...
    • Contributor: Lloyd, James T.
    • Date: 1863
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    Map of Warrenton Junction, Orange and Alexandria R.R., Virginia shewing destruction of R.R. by enemy, October 1863. Illustrates the position in October 1863 in Fauquier County, Va., of the Union 3rd Army Corps under General William Henry French. The Union troops were near Warrenton Junction along the Orange and Alexandria Railroad. This was part of the Bristoe Campaign, 9 October-9 November 1863, during which the rail line was destroyed by the
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1863
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    The Cavalry battle, Gettysburg, Pa. July 3rd 1863, 2:30 p.m. The cavalry action took place approximately two miles to the east of the town of Gettysburg. This map shows the Confederate cavalry, under Stuart, attempting to cut the Union lines of communication along the Baltimore Turnpike. They were thwarted in their effort by Union cavalry commanded by David McMurtrie Gregg. The map depicts the rough locations of individual skirmishes.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1863-07-03
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    Map of Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania : from actual surveys
    Map of Schuylkill Co.
    Shows householders' names in rural areas, real-property tracts in mining townships, coal mining lands, colliery locations, and anthracite coal seams in gray tint; also shows lot lines, buildings, and owners' names in the borough insets. Relief shown by hachures. Hand col. to distinguish townships, boroughs, anthracite-mining company lands, and railroad company lands. "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year [words not printed] ...
    • Contributor: Scott, Walter - Cox, W. J. - Scott, James D. - S. Lewis & J.S. Hawley Civil Engineers
    • Date: 1863
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    Map of the field of operations of Gregg's (Union) & Stuart's (Confederate) cavalry at the battle of Gettysburg, July 3, 1863 Scale 1:12,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 327 The maps are entitled "No. 4a. 6-8 P.M., July 2," "No. 10. 4-11 A.M., July 3," "No. 11. 11 A.M.-2 P.M., July 3" and "No. 12. 2-5 P.M., July 3." Detailed topographic map with spot elevations and contours "given for every change of four feet in elevation . . . Every object is represented, as ...
    • Contributor: Bachelder, John (John Badger) - Bachelder, John
    • Date: 1863
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    Plan of the battle of Mine Run, Virginia : fought Monday 30th Novr. 1863. Meade's intention was to cross the Rapidan River at Germanna Ford, travel west toward Orange Court House, and force Lee from his position in Orange County, just south of river. Alerted to these movements, Lee deployed his forces in strong defensive positions along Mine Run. There being no feasible point of attack, Meade withdrew his forces to winter quarters at Culpeper. Details on this ...
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1863-11-30
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    Copy of official plan of Gettysburg. Pennsylvania, fought 1st, 2nd, 3rd July 1863. Map attempts to show the locations of various units during each day of the battle. All major landmarks are indicated.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox - Birney, David Bell
    • Date: 1863-07-01
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    Map showing the positions occupied by the Tenth New York Cavalry in the cavalry engagements on the right flank at Gettysburg, Penn. : on July 2 & 3, 1863, between the Union ... Finished ms. version of later printed map showing Federal cavalry positions and movements, camp and barracks of the 10th N.Y. Cavalry in 1861-62, drainage, vegetation, roads, streets, railroad, houses, and names of occupants. Covers troop positions in rural areas east of Gettysburg. Relief of hills shown by form lines. Author's name and date of preparation from LC Civil War Maps, 2nd ed., 1989. Printed ...
    • Contributor: Preston, Noble D. - United States. Army. Office of the Chief of Engineers
    • Date: 1863

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    Nashville--Tenn. and vicinity 1863 Sketch map showing fortifications, picket lines, camps of the 105th and 129th Ill. regiments, roads, city streets, railroads, and streams. Relief shown by hachures. Pen-and-ink (brown/red/dark blue). Added later in red ink below index: At Battle of Nashville ... [plus paragraph of 4 lines]. Mounted on cloth backing. Watermark: Franklin Mills. Imperfect: Laminated. Includes index to military points of interest. Printed no. on label ...
    • Contributor: Blakeslee, G. H.
    • Date: 1863
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    Map of part of Essex, King and Queen, and King William Counties LC Land ownership maps, 1249 Relief shown by hachures. Shows the names of some residents. At head of title: Chief Engineers Office, D.N.V. Col. J.F. Gilmer Chf. Engr. Pen-and-ink on pencil grid. Imperfect: a large splash of ink in the upper left portion. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H29 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: Campbell, Albert H. (Albert Henry) - Hotchkiss, Jedediah - Gilmer, Jeremy Francis - Campbell, Albert H.
    • Date: 1863
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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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    Map shewing [sic] advance of 6th Army Corps (Genl. John Sedgwick U.S.A.) to assist Gen. Hooker at Chancellorsville. In January of 1863 Joseph Hooker replaced Ambrose Burnside as commander of the Army of the Potomac. His first order of business was to dislodge R. E. Lee from his position outside of Fredericksburg. Hooker envisioned a two-prong approach, with half his army attacking on Lee's left, while the other half, under the command of John Sedgwick, made a diversionary attack across the Rappahannock ...
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1863
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    Southern Mississippi and Alabama showing the approaches to Mobile. Map includes part of west Florida and shows drainage, place names, roads, and railroads.
    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey
    • Date: 1863
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    Map of a part of Louisiana and Mississippi, illustrating the operations of the U.S. forces, in the Department of the Gulf Scale ca. 1:380,160. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 231 In margin at bottom: Line of marsh [sic] of Gen. Banks corps d'armee April & Mai 1863. Map extends from Natchez, Mississippi, in the north to Marsh Island, Louisiana, in the south, and Columbia, Mississippi, in the east to Alexandria, Louisiana, in the west. Roads, railroads, drainage, and towns are shown. Description derived from ...
    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey - Bache, A. D. (Alexander Dallas) - Lindenkohl, H. (Henry)
    • Date: 1863
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    Gettysburg battle-field. Battle fought at Gettysburg, Pa., July 1st, 2d & 3d, 1863 by the Federal and Confederate armies, commanded respectively by Genl. G. G. Meade and Genl. Robert E. Lee LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 323 Inset: Plan of the Soldiers National Cemetery. Uncolored. 6 x 13 cm. Endorsed (facsim.): "I am perfectly satisfied with the accuracy with which the topography is delineated and the position of the troops laid down." [Signed] Geo. G. Meade, Maj. Gen. of Vols. comd. A. P. The reproduced signatures of A. Doubleday, John Newton, Winf. St. Hancock, ...
    • Contributor: Bachelder, John (John Badger) - Bachelder, John
    • Date: 1863
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    Jones Point, Potomac River, near Alexandria, Virginia Relief shown by contours, hachures, and spot heights. At head of title: U.S. Coast Survey, A.D. Bache, supdt. At lower right: Coast Survey Office, Washington D.C., April 29th 1863. India ink, red ink, and lead pencil. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 523.5 Includes note. At upper left: 211, L., sheet 7. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster ...
    • Contributor: Harrison, A. M. (Alexander Medina) - Hilgard, J. E. (Julius Erasmus) - Bache, A. D. (Alexander Dallas) - United States. Army. Corps of Engineers - United States Coast Survey - Harrison, A. M.
    • Date: 1863