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    Civil War defenses of Washington, hiking and biking trail guide : Washington, DC

    Shows existing and planned trails connecting the former Civil War forts in the Washington D.C. metropolitan area; also shows designated national park lands and other parks. "Some trails ... to be completed in June 2011." Relief shown by shading. Title from panel and from upper margin. Includes text and inset of Potomac River estuary south of Alexandria (Va.). Text, "Plan of Fort Totten earthworks", ...

    • Contributor: United States. National Park Service
    • Date: 2011
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    Map of United States military rail roads, showing the rail roads operated during the war from 1862-1866, as military lines; under the direction of Bvt. Brig. Gen D. C. McCallum, Director and ...

    Map of the Southeast showing towns, forts, rivers, and state boundaries. Railroad gauge indicated by color.

    • Contributor: Bien, Julius
    • Date: 1866
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    Extract of military map of N.E. Virginia showing forts and roads.

    Covers Washington D.C. metropolitan area. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Also shows rural householders' names and vegetation. In left upper margin: 39th Cong. 1st Sess.--Report of the Chief Engineer U.S.A. Includes note and coat of arms below title. In right upper margin: No. 1. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 686 LC copies mounted on cloth backing. LC copy 2 fold-lined ...

    • Contributor: United States. War Department. Engineer Bureau - Bowen & Co. - United States. Congress
    • Date: 1865
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    General map of Charleston Harbor, South Carolina, showing rebel defences and obstructions

    Depths shown by gradient tints. Shows location of sunken ships. Printed in upper left margin: 39th Cong. 1st Sess. --- Annual Report of the Secretary of the Navy. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 370.1 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: Willenbücher, Eugene - Boutelle, C. O. (charles Otis) - Krebs, Charles G.
    • Date: 1865
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    Sketch and plan for a fortification opposite Paducah, Ky.

    Shows sketch of the environs of the proposed fort in Massac County, Illinois. Relief shown by hachures. In the lower right corner: Engr. Dept., July 18/64. Recd. with Gen. Cullum's letter of the 16th inst. (C5621). Pen-and-ink and pencil. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 225 Includes plan and profile of the proposed fort. Copy imperfect: Part of profile in lower left missing Available ...

    • Date: 1864
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    Military map showing the marches of the United States forces under command of Maj. Genl. W. T. Sherman, U.S.A., during the years 1863, 1864, 1865.

    Scale 1:1,267,200 (20 miles equal 1 inch). LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 75 Another issue. Ferd. Mayer, gen'l. lith., N.Y. Detailed map of the southeastern United States showing fortifications, "movements of Genl. J. H. Wilson's Cavalry Corps," "pursuit of Hood," and the lines of march of the 4th, 14th, 15th, 16th, 17th, and 20th army corps and the cavalry. Map also indicates "movements ...

    • Contributor: Kossak, William - Muller, John - Sherman, William T. (william Tecumseh) - Jenney, W. L. (william Le Baron) - United States. Army. Military Division of the Mississippi
    • Date: 1865
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    Military reconnaissance in the vicinity of Gauley Bridge, Department of western Virginia, Brig. Genl. W. S. Rosecrans, comd'g., Sept. 11th to Nov. 15, 1861

    Scale 1:63,360. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 695 "United States forces" are colored blue, and "Confederate forces & works" are red. Shows Union headquarters, towns, roads, houses, names of residents, drainage, and relief by hachures. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: Raynolds, W. F. (william Franklin) - Margedant, Wm. C. (william C.) - Powell, W. Angelo - Raynolds, W. F.
    • Date: 1879
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    Position of the 15th, 16th & 17th A.C.s, July 5th, [1864] evening.

    Shows environs of Turner's Ferry in Cobb County, Georgia. Indicates "Rebel works" and "Rebel works taken this morning." Relief shown by hachures. Date from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pencil. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), S112, 210 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes names of select landowners. Imperfect: Fold-lined, some losses along folds, mounted on ...

    • Date: 1864
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    Sketch of the vicinity of the falls of Caney Fork of Cumberland River, Ten. [sic]

    Relief shown by hachures. Shows parts of Warren and Van Buren counties, Tennessee, indicating rivers, falls, roads, houses and names of residents and woodland. Sun print. Description derived from published bibliography. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 396.4 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: Weyss, J. E. - Michler, N. (nathaniel)
    • Date: 1863
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    Petersburg and Five Forks. [1864-1865]

    Scale 1:42,240. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 607.8, 607.9 In this issue, the map is printed on a yellow background with rivers colored green. Detailed topographic map showing Confederate works in red and Union fortifications in blue, houses, fences, names of residents, drainage, vegetation, hachures, railroads, roads, and the street pattern of Petersburg. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library ...

    • Contributor: Michler, N. (nathaniel) - Michler, N.
    • Date: 1867
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    Copy of section of photograph map captured from the enemy, showing country adjacent to Richmond and lines of defensive works surrounding the city.

    Scale 1:80,000. Relief shown by hachures. LC copy 1 annotated in ink: Engr. Office Depmt. Va. & N.C., October 28th. Official, Peter S. Michie, 1st Lt. U.S. Engrs., Chief Engr. Depmt. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 642 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. AACR2: 110; 651/1; 651/2; 700/1; 700/2; 710/3

    • Contributor: United States. Army of the James - Michie, Peter Smith - Hawley, Joseph R. (joseph Roswell) - United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
    • Date: 1864
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    Bacon's new army map of the seat of war in Virginia, showing the battle fields, fortifications, etc., on & near the Potomac River

    Scale ca. 1:180,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 452 Map of northeast Virginia, Washington, D.C., and part of Maryland showing the location and date of engagements, battles in which cannons were used, country names and boundaries, roads, railroads, towns, drainage, hachures, and a few soundings in the Potomac River. Positions held by Union and Confederate forces are marked by flags. Description derived from ...

    • Contributor: Bacon & Co.
    • Date: 1862
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    [Map of the Manassas battlefield area in Northern Virginia

    Shows roads, railroads, fortifications, settlements, farmhouses with owners' names, and woodlands. Does not show troop positions or movements. Relief shown by contours (10-ft. intervals), hachures, form lines, and spot heights. Wall map believed to have been used by the author after the Civil War for lecture purposes. Signed in ms. on verso. Title from R.W. Stephenson's Civil War maps, 2nd ed., 1989. Pen-and-ink (red/black ...

    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah
    • Date: 186?
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    One hundred & fifty miles around Richmond. 10th ed.

    [Scale ca. 1:880,000]. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 632.4 "Tenth edition 3000 of Magnus' all around map." Cover title of accompanying envelope: Magnus' half dollar portfolio. For the Army of the Potomac. Containing a new military map: 150 miles around Richmond and 1200 miles of southern territory in smaller circles, acknowledged for the best published, and the glorious Union packet inside . . ...

    • Contributor: Magnus, Charles
    • Date: 186?
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    Sketch of Fort Fisher

    Scale ca. 1:1500. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 312 Large-scale plane of the fort showing the position, type and size of guns, and the location of "torpedoes," roads, buildings, rifle pits, telegraph station, vegetation, drainage, and hachures. Four cross sections of ramparts are given in the inset. This plan is similar in content to two printed maps entitled Plan and sections of Fort ...

    • Contributor: Comstock, Cyrus
    • Date: 1863
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    Surveys & reconnaissances in the vicinity of Budd's Ferry, Charles Co., Md.

    Relief shown by hachures. In upper lefthand corner: 211, L. Sheet 5. In lower righthand corner: Transferred from Office of Chf. Engr., Defenses of Washington, to Engr. Dept., Jan'y 1866. Shows roads, drainage, houses, names of residents along the Potomac River, "Hd. Qrs. Genl. Hooker's Dvn.," "Hd. Qrs. Sickles Brgd.," breastwork and battery at Budd's Ferry, and the location of batteries in Prince William ...

    • Contributor: Williamson, R. S. (robert Stockton) - Williamson, R. S.
    • Date: 1862
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    Seat of war, Manassas and its vicinity

    Scale ca. 1:322,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 568 Confederate imprint. Shows "battle ground, July 18th," "battle ground July 21st," roads, railroads, towns, and drainage. "Blue Ridge," "Thorough Fare Mountains," and two unnamed mountains are indicated by hachures. Troop positions are not given. Roads, railroads, bridges, and distances are described in a brief text below the map. Description derived from published bibliography. Available ...

    • Date: 1861
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    Guide leaflets for the tour of historic Civil War defenses, Washington D.C.

    Relief shown by contours on some maps. Title from title sheet (sheet #1). Facsims. of Civil War fortification maps of Washington D.C. Original version: [S.l. : s.n., 1861?-1865]. LC sheets imperfect: Use-worn, punch-holed in left margin, rubber-stamped on verso to indicate sheet numbers. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 689 Sheets variously include notes, captions, and/or index of facilities. Available also through the Library ...

    • Contributor: United States. Office of National Capital Parks - Barnard, J. G. (john Gross) - United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
    • Date: 1861

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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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    Map of the military operations during the war of 1861-1865 designed expressly to accompany "The lost cause," a standard southern history of the war.

    Scale 1:3,168,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 62.2 "Entered accoring to Act of Congress in the year 1867 by G. W. & C. B. Colton." General map of the southern states. "Chronology of the principal events of the war" printed in the lower right corner. From Edward A. Pollard's The Lost Cause: A New Southern History of the War of the Confederates (New ...

    • Contributor: Colton, G. Woolworth (george Woolworth) - Colton, G. Woolworth
    • Date: 1867
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    Lloyd's official map of the State of Kentucky : compiled from actual surveys and official documents, showing every rail road & rail road station with the distances between each station : also ...

    Relief shown by hachures. "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1862, by J.T. Lloyd, in the Clerks Office of the District Court of the United States for the Southern District of New York." Sectioned and mounted on cloth backing. LC copy signed in ink in upper left margin: Millard Fillmore, Febry. 13, 1862. LC copy annotated in ink on verso: No. ...

    • Contributor: Lloyd, James T. - Fillmore, Millard
    • Date: 1862
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    Map of fortifications and defenses of Washington.

    In left lower margin: Taken from a map issued by the War Department in 1865. In left upper margin: Appendix A. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 682 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy mounted on cloth backing. DCP

    • Contributor: Hodasevich, R. A. - United States. War Department
    • Date: 1865
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    Plan of Fort Donelson and its outworks. [Feb. 1862]

    Scale 1:7200. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 409 Shows topography by hachures, drainage, vegetation, roads, houses, fences, a plan of Dover, fallen timber, "enemy's" tents and log huts, water batteries, entrenchments, Grant's headquarters, and the location of the divisions of General Smith, General Wallace, and General McClernand. A profile of the fort, another profile of the rifle pits, and one of the water ...

    • Contributor: McPherson, James Birdseye
    • Date: 1875
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    Lloyd's new military map of the border & southern states.

    Relief shown by hachures. "Territory held by rebels, December 10th, 1863, in red; territory gained from rebels since January 1st, 1862, in green." Battlefields shown by red lines and strategic places by red dots. Transferred from Joseph Warren Keifer Papers in Manuscript Division. Includes inset of southern Florida. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Copy imperfect: Brittle, ...

    • Contributor: H.H. Lloyd & Co. - Keifer, Joseph Warren
    • Date: 1863
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    Map of a reconnaissance of the approaches to Philadelphia showing the positions and lines of defence on the north front of the city

    Topographic map of northern Philadelphia and small adjacent part of Montgomery County showing Civil War earthworks and batteries. Relief shown by contours and hachures. Signed in handwriting (brown ink): George Davidson, Assistant Engineer Fortifications. Pen-and-ink, red ink (contours), and watercolors. Former ownership rubber-stamping at foot of title: U.S.C. & G. Survey, Library and Archives, no. 126. "No. 2868X" and "854W 1863" (former Coast Survey ...

    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey - Bache, A. D. (alexander Dallas) - Davidson, George - Fauntleroy, A. R.
    • Date: 1863