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    Sketch of the eastern part of the U.S., showing territorial extent of the rebellion at different epochs during the war for its suppression : also--marching routes of the U.S. forces, localities & ... Shows areas occupied by the U.S. forces at several times during the early Civil War using blue, green, and red boundary lines. Covers the U.S. westward to approx. 95°W latitude. Relief shown by shading. Transfer; U.S. Dept. of Commerce and Labor; Apr. 24, 1911. Assumed to have been drawn as a preliminary sketch for the printed map "Historical sketch of the rebellion", published by ...
    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey - Hilgard, J. E. (Julius Erasmus)
    • Date: 1862
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    Atlantic coast of the United States (in four sheets) : sheet no. IV, Mosquito Inlet to Key West. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 47.48 Description derived from published bibliography. At head of title: U.S. Coast Survey, A. D. Bache, Supt. From its Report of the Superintendent of the Coast Survey, showing the progress of the survey during the year 1863 (Washington, Government Printing Office, 1864). Map 21. "No. 21" has been dropped from the upper left corner. "No. 4" and "Electrotype ...
    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey - Bache, A. D. (Alexander Dallas)
    • Date: 1863
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    Map of the Rappahannock River fron [sic] Port Royal to Richards Ferry
    Map of the Rappahannock River from Port Royal to Richards Ferry
    Relief shown by hachures. Also covers Fredericksburg city region. Shows "Lines of Gen. Hooker" at Chancellorsville, "Battle field of Gen. Sedgwick" at Salem Church, military bridges, towns, farmsteads with residents' names, wooded areas, and streams. Pen-and-ink (black/red) and watercolor (blue). Endorsed in ink handwriting on verso on 2 panels: Map of the Rappahannock from Port Royal to Kelly's Ford, showing the crossings of Gen. ...
    • Contributor: Vernam, John S. - Woodbury, Daniel P. (Daniel Phineas) - Benham, Henry Washington - United States. Army of the Potomac. Engineer Brigade - United States Coast Survey
    • Date: 1863
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    Reconnoissance of the Mississippi River below Forts Jackson and St. Philip : made previous to the reduction by the U.S. Fleet, under the command of flag officer D.G. Farragut, U.S.N. At head of title: U.S. Coast Survey. Prof. A. D. Bache, Supt. Stamped in lower right corner: From collection of David Dixon Porter. Pen and ink manuscript drawn on tracing cloth, covering the environs of forts St. Philip and Jackson, Louisiana. "Note: The forts and their immediate vicinity were taken from data furnished by Major Barnard, U.S.E., excepting the trigonometrical determinations of the forts ...
    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey - Gerdes, F. H. - Bache, A. D. (Alexander Dallas) - Hawley, Joseph R. (Joseph Roswell) - Bowen & Co.
    • Date: 1862
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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 Shows dates and troop positions in northwestern Georgia between Chattanooga and Atlanta. Relief shown by hachures. Differs from other 1864 ed. (Sher 28) in inclusion of note at lower left. Gift; Mr. Sherman Ewing; Feb., 1965. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 128, S27 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. Includes note. Signed in ink at lower left: ...
    • Contributor: Hergesheimer, E. (Edwin) - Krebs, Charles G. - Poe, O. M. (Orlando Metcalfe) - United States Coast Survey - Hergesheimer, E.
    • Date: 1864-05-06
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    Mississippi River Scale 1:40,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 48.4, 48.5 U.S. Coast Survey, chart no. 3017, 3018. Sheet no. at head of each title. Detailed river chart indicating field patterns and vegetation along the shore lines. Sheet no. 1: "No. 29 No. 3017 price 20 cents"; Sheet no. 2: "No. 30. No. 3018 price 20 cents" is printed in the upper left corner. Available ...
    • Contributor: Gerdes, F. H. - United States Coast Survey
    • Date: 1864
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    Mississippi River from Cairo Ill. to St. Marys Mo. in VI sheets. Scale 1:40,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 95.2 United States Coast Survey no. 3016. "F. H. Gerdes, Asst. Coast Survey, Chief of Party. A. T. Mosman, Sub asst. in charge of astronomical observations. T. C. Bowie, Sub Asst. in charge of topography. F. W. Perkins, Aid. J. B. Adamson, Aid & Draughtsman." Detailed map of part of the Mississippi showing the river channel, ...
    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey - Gerdes, F. H.
    • Date: 1865
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    Map of the environs of Washington : compiled from Boschkes' map of the District of Columbia and from surveys of the U.S. Coast Survey showing the line of the defences of Washington ... Shows buildings, rural property lines, householders' names, and vegetation. Relief shown by contours and hachures. Depths shown by contours and soundings. India ink, col. ink, and col. wash. Northern section is printed map with ms. annotation. Remainder is completely ms. Originally drawn on 4 sheets, assembled to 1 sheet, and sectioned to 6 parts. On verso on label affixed to cloth backing: No. 187. ...
    • Contributor: Barnard, J. G. (John Gross) - Boschke, A. - United States Coast Survey - Barnard, J. G.
    • Date: 1865
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    Military map of south-eastern Virginia Shows fortifications, towns, roads, railroads, drainage, and some vegetation. A list of authorities is in the lower right corner differs from list on G3880 1862 .U54 CW 472. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 473 Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey - Lindenkohl, A. - Lindenkohl, H. (Henry) - Krebs, Charles G.
    • Date: 1862
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    Preliminary chart of Escambia and Santa Maria de Galvaez [i.e., East] Bays, Florida Scale 1:30,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 117.4 United States Coast Survey, no. 489. General chart showing soundings and coast vegetation. Chart is based on "long[itude] east from Public Square, Pensacola." Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey
    • Date: 1861
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    Approaches to Fort Hindman, Arkansas Post, on the Arkansas River : captured by the U.S. Mississippi Squadron, under command of Act'g. Rear Admiral David D. Porter, U.S.N., January 11th, 1863 Annotated in pencil on verso: Approaches to Fort Hindman, Arkansas River, January 11, 1863. Shows Fort Hindman and adjacent areas of the Arkansas River. From the Joseph R. Hawley papers in LC Manuscript Division. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 115 Includes ill. of Fort Hindman. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy 1 imperfect: Sections ...
    • Contributor: Fendall, C. - Porter, David D. (David Dixon) - Bache, A. D. (Alexander Dallas) - Hawley, Joseph R. (Joseph Roswell) - Maedel, J. W. - United States Coast Survey
    • Date: 1863
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    Northern Alabama and Georgia Relief shown by hachures. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), S9, S10, S11 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. LC copy imperfect: Map in 2 sections, mounted on paper.
    • Contributor: Lindenkohl, A. - Lindenkohl, H. (Henry) - Krebs, Charles G. - United States Coast Survey
    • Date: 1864
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    [North Carolina Scale ca. 1:950,000 (not "1 inch = 10 miles"). LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 305a.5 Reduced facsimile from William P. Cumming's North Carolina in Maps (Raleigh, State Department of Archives and History, 1966) plate XIII. Printed in brown ink. This facsimile was produced from a composite map in the State Department of Archives and History, Raleigh, N.C. The composite was made up from ...
    • Contributor: Lindenkohl, A. - United States Coast Survey
    • Date: 1966
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    General diagram : [western Philadelphia city and adjacent portions of Delaware and Montgomery counties, Pennsylvania]. Topographic map showing proposed and existing Civil-War batteries and defensive positions immediately west of Philadelphia. Relief shown by contours and hachures. Title from southern sheet. Partial tracing of the 1863 ms. topographic map showing 1st- and 2nd-class fortifications at Philadelphia (CW 358.22). Oriented with north to the right. Pen-and-ink, red ink (contours), and watercolors. Drawn in 2 segments (sheets): [Northern] -- [Southern]. "No. 2866" ...
    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey - Bache, A. D. (Alexander Dallas)
    • 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
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    Map of a reconnoissance [sic] of the approaches to Philadelphia showing the positions and lines of defence on the west front of the city Topographic map of western Philadelphia and small adjacent parts of Montgomery and Delaware counties showing 1st- and 2nd-order Civil War earthworks and batteries. Relief shown by contours, hachures, and spot heights. Pen-and-ink, red ink (contours), and watercolors. Former ownership rubber-stamping to left of title: U.S.C. & G. Survey, Library and Archives, no. 1. "Acc. no. 54399" and "854 ST 1863" (former Coast Survey numbers) ...
    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey - Bache, A. D. (Alexander Dallas) - Whiting, Henry L.
    • Date: 1863
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    Northern Alabama and Georgia Relief shown by hachures. Includes red overprint to highlight state boundaries and railroads. Description derived from published bibliography. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 102a.6 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: Lindenkohl, A. - Lindenkohl, H. (Henry) - Krebs, Charles G. - United States Coast Survey
    • Date: 1864
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    Map of Montgomery County, Maryland General-content military map; also shows rural buildings with householders' names and extensive delineation of ravines (only in Montgomery County in the immediate vicinity of the District of Columbia). Also covers the western end of Prince George's County (Md.). Relief shown by hachures. Oriented with north toward the upper left. "Autographic Transfer printed at the Coast Survey Office, June 24th 1863." Available also through the ...
    • Contributor: United States. Bureau of Topographical Engineers - United States Coast Survey
    • Date: 1862
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    [Northern Georgia and western and central South Carolina] Scale 1:633,600. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 129.2 General map, without title, extending from Charleston west to the western boundary of Georgia. State names, boundaries, and railroads are overprinted in red. "Library of the Department of State" is written in ink in the upper margin. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: Lindenkohl, A. - United States Coast Survey
    • Date: 1865
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    Preliminary chart of western end of Florida Reefs including Tortugas Keys. Scale 1:200,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 117.52 From its Report of the Superintendent of the Coast Survey, showing the progress of the survey during the year 1863 (Washington, Government Printing Office, 1864). Map 17. "No. 17" is the upper left corner. At head of title: U.S. Coast Survey, A. D. Bache, Supdt. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library ...
    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey
    • Date: 1864
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    Approaches to Fort Butte La Rose, Louisiana, Scale 1:31,680. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 233 Gives vegetation, drainage, houses, fences, road leading from fort, and the position of the U.S. steamers Clifton, Arizona, Calhoun and Estrella, and the Confederate transport Anna and gunboat Marytie. Insets: [Plan of] Fort Butte La Rose. 1:600. 22 x 20 cm.-[Two] cross sections. 1:300. 7 x 15 cm. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also ...
    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey - Oltmanns, J. G.
    • Date: 1863
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    [Map of the city of Richmond, Virginia Scale ca. 1:13,350. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 645.7 Another issue. Sold by booksellers in Richmond, Va. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey
    • Date: 1864
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    Map of reconnaissance of the valley of Brandywine Creek : including the section from Smiths Bridge to the State Road Topographic map showing roads, railroad, bridges, fortifications, batteries, and various Revolutionary War sites along Brandywine Creek, Chester County, Pennsylvania. Relief shown by contours, hachures, and spot heights. Pen-and-ink (black and red) and blue wash. Fold-lined crosswise in 3 places; lower fold line completely torn to separate lower panel; has adhesive paper label with inked no. "854 St 1863" in lower right corner; former owner's ...
    • Contributor: Whiting, Henry L. - Bache, A. D. (Alexander Dallas) - United States Coast Survey
    • Date: 1863
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    Potomac River (in four sheets) Chart of the Potomac River from Washington, D.C. to its entrance into the Chesapeake Bay. Chart indicates soundings, tides, lighthouses, and the shoreline configuration. Description derived from published bibliography. Maps numbered 20-23 in upper left corners. Seal of U.S. Coast Survey Office printed below the map title. Similar to no. 35.2, LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) This item is in the Map Collection ...
    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey - Bache, A. D. (Alexander Dallas)
    • Date: 1862
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    Map of the city of Richmond, Virginia Scale ca. 1:13,350. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 645.5 General map indicating streets and street names, important buildings, and relief by hachures. Water is tinted blue. LC Copy 1: This map was acquired by the Library of Congress in 1948 with the purchase of the papers and maps of Jedediah Hotchkiss. LC Copy 1: Longitude and latitude of the Washington Observatory added in ...
    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey
    • Date: 1864