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    Topographical map of the approaches and defences of Knoxville, E. Tennessee, shewing the positions occupied by the United States & Rebel forces during the siege

    Annotated in blue ink to show Union lines, in red ink to show Rebel lines, and blue and red ink to show lines of Union forces captured by the Rebels. Relief shown by hachures, contours, and spot heights. From the Orlando M. Poe papers in LC Manuscript Division. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 427.1, S167 LC copy annotated in ink at head of ...

    • Contributor: Rockwell, Cleveland - Poe, O. M. (orlando Metcalfe) - Talcott, R. H.
    • Date: 1864
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    Petersburg

    Shows fortifications and names of some residents. Official [signed] N. Michler, Major [of Engrs.]. LC copy annotated in pen-and-ink, watercolor, crayon and pencil to show picket lines of the 2nd, 5th, and 6th Union corps situated between Fort Wadsworth and Billup's P.O. on the Weldon and Petersburg R.R. "Gilbert Thompson" stamped on lower right corner, annotated in pencil. Sun print. LC Civil War maps ...

    • Contributor: United States. Army of the Potomac. Engineer Department - Michler, N. (nathaniel)
    • Date: 1864
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    Plan of grounds at Fort Norfolk showing location of magazine pier, &c., June 30th, 1860

    "Forwarded to Governor Letcher With Report and Inventory of Public Property at Norfolk and Portsmouth October 19, 1861, Wm. H. Peters, Commissioner." Peters' report is Document 40 in: Journals and papers of the Virginia State Convention of 1861, v. 3, Documents (JK3925 1861 .A25 1966). Also mentioned: Plan of harbor of Norfolk and Portsmouth, by Cassell (G3884 .N6S5 1861 .C3). Also shows, vegetation, vegetable ...

    • Contributor: Cassell, Charles E. - Browne, C.
    • Date: 1860
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    Scott's great snake. Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1861

    Scale not given. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 11 Cartoon map illustrating Gen. Winfield Scott's plan to crush the Confederacy, economically. It is sometimes called the "Anaconda plan." Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: Elliott, J.
    • Date: 1861
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    Military map of south-eastern Virginia

    Scale 1:200,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 489 Map title appears inside the border in the upper right corner. Indicates 5-mile concentric circles centered on Richmond, roads, bridges, railroads, towns, houses, drainage, vegetation, and some fortifications in the Richmond-Petersburg area. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: Lindenkohl, A.
    • Date: 1864
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    Map of the defences [sic] of Richmond, Va., April 1865.

    Portrays 23 numbered forts around the city of Richmond, which includes the following named forts, Johnson, Magruder, and Harrison.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1865
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    Historical sketch of the war for the Union showing the lines of demarcation, important movements and battles in each year from 1861 to the close of the war in 1865.

    Scale ca. 1:8,700,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 87 Map of Southeastern United States showing names and boundaries of states, railroads, towns, rivers, battles, troop movements, and "headquarters of southern armies surrendered or leaders captured." Colored lines signify "natural line of defence of the North at the outbreak of the war," and "strategical line at the end of 1861. . . 1862. . ...

    • Contributor: Sigel, Franz
    • Date: 1889
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    Map illustrating the operations of the army under com'd of Maj. Gen. W.T. Sherman, in Georgia, from May 5th to September 4th, 1864

    Shows Union and Confederate works in southeastern Tennessee and northwestern Georgia. Relief shown by hachures. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), S33, 123 Annotation in ink "Ezra Ch[urch]" west of Atlanta. In manuscript pencil at lower left: "Federal lines in blue, Rebel [lines in] red." In manuscript ink at lower left: "Photographed at Chief Engr's Office, Mily. Divn. Miss., Atlanta, Ga." Available also through ...

    • Contributor: Brooks, Alfred F. - Poe, O. M. (orlando Metcalfe) - United States. Army. Military Division of the Mississippi. Chief Engrs. Office
    • Date: 1864-05-05
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    Fort Donelson National Military Park, Tennessee

    Scale ca. 1:22,500. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 411.5 Illustrates the descriptive leaflet. The map indicates the park boundary, earthworks, roads, and "tactical disposition of troops on the night of Feb. 15, 1862." Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: United States. National Park Service
    • Date: 1959
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    [Map of the area around] "Gettys Station" near Portsmouth, Va., 1863-1885

    Additional annotations made in pencil. One of a series of five maps drawn by Col. Normand Smith showing battle lines. Original maps are included in Personal Papers Collection, accession 24417, Gaines Family Papers, 1776-1905. Oriented with north toward the lower right. Part of text: "Made C.N.G."? missing. This item is in the Map Collection of the Library of Virginia; please contact the Library's Archives ...

    • Contributor: Smith, Normand
    • Date: 1885
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    Johnson's map of the vicinity of Richmond, and Peninsular Campaign in Virginia : showing also the interesting localities along the James, Chickahominy and York rivers

    Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. "Entered according to Act of Congress, in the year 1862 by J. Knowles Hare in the clerk's office of the District Court of the United States for the Southern District of New York." From: Johnson's new illustrated family atlas of the world, 1870. Prime meridian: Washington, D.C. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 602.65 In upper ...

    • Contributor: Johnson, A. J. (alvin Jewett) - Johnson, A. J.
    • Date: 1870
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    Forbes' new and complete map of Richmond and its fortifications

    Scale ca. 1:48,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 629 Printed in blue ink. Shows forts, street pattern of Richmond, towns, roads, railroads, drainage, and relief by hachures. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: Forbes, W. H. And Benjamin Russell
    • Date: 1864
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    Plan of the Rebel position at Howard's Bridge, April 4th 1862.

    The map shows the area of the lower peninsula around Howard's Bridge, including the Confederate works on the north side of the Poquosin River.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-04-04
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    United States: map showing loyal states in green, what the rebels still hold in red, and what the Union soldiers have wrested from them in yellow.

    Scale ca. 1:13,500,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 49a At top of map: Presidential campaign, 1864. Includes portraits of Lincoln, Johnson, McClellan, Pendleton (presidential and vice-presidential candidates) as well as small portraits of 14 former presidents. Also includes short biographies of the candidates, the Union and Democratic platforms, and Lincoln's and McClellan's letters of acceptance. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through ...

    • Contributor: H.H. Lloyd & Co.
    • Date: 1864
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    [Map of Nelson Co. and part of the counties of Albemarle, Amherst, Augusta, Fluvanna and Louisa, Va.].

    "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. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image. Gift of Mrs. Louisa Porter (Gilmer) Minis (i.e., Mrs. ...

    • Contributor: Confederate States of America. Army. Dept. Of Northern Virginia. Chief Engineer's Office
    • Date: 1863
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    Richmond, Petersburg, and vicinity.

    Scale ca. 1:105,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 623 At top of map: Genl. Grant's campaign war map. Shows fortifications, camps, roads, railroads, street pattern of Richmond and Petersburg, towns, drainage, vegetation, hachures, and houses. "The horizontal and upright lines represent one mile square. By refering [sic] to the number on the left and to the letter on the base, any point may ...

    • Contributor: J.H. Bufford & Co.
    • Date: 1864
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    Map illustrating the defence of Savannah, Ga. and the operations resulting in its capture by the army commanded by Maj. Genl. W. T. Sherman. Dec. 21st 1864

    Scale ca. 1:85,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 207 The following inscription in the author's handwriting is reproduced above the title: Washington, D.C., Sept 17th 1881. Transmitted to the office of the Chief of Engineers, U.S. Army, with my letter of this date. [Signed] O. M. Poe, Major of Engrs., B. Brig. Gen., U.S.A., Col. A.D.C. Detailed map of Savannah and vicinity, showing ...

    • Contributor: Poe, O. M. (orlando Metcalfe) - Poe, O. M.
    • Date: 1881
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    Map of the Battle of Gettysburg, Penna. : showing positions held July 2nd 1863.

    This map shows the disposition of troops on this second day of the battle. The designation "5 p.m." appears slightly to the left of the title. As the fighting began late in the day and continued on well into the evening, this could be interpreted as a depiction of forces going into the second day of the battle.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox - Paine, William H.
    • Date: 1863-07-02
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    [Map of part of eastern West Virginia, extending from Romney westward to Clarksburg, centering on the Rich Mountain Battle area].

    Shows "Camp Bartow" and "Yankee Camp on Cheat Mt." Relief shown by hachures. Title and date from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pencil and colored pencil on lined paper, mounted between sheets of transparent paper. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H67 Imperfect: Lower left corner is lacking, repaired tears in top left and right corners. Smudges and discoloration throughout. Available also through the ...

    • Date: 1861
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    [Map of the northern portion of Hanover County, Va., showing fortifications on the South Anna River near Taylorsville].

    LC Land ownership maps, 1273 Relief shown by hachures. Shows the names of some residents. Date, title, and scale from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pen-and-ink on tracing linen, mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H38 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Date: 186?
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    [Map of Spotsylvania County, Va.].

    Relief shown by hachures. Shows fortifications in the Chancellorsville area and the names of residents. Date, title, and scale from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pen-and-ink and pencil on 3/4 inch pencil grid on tracing linen. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H60 LC Land ownership maps, 1349 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Date: 186?
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    Map of the seat of war

    Covers Virginia and Maryland and portions of Delaware, Pennsylvania, New Jersey and North Carolina. Shows some fortifications. Relief shown by hachures. Sewn on to and mounted on cloth backing. "Entered by Evans & Cogswell according of the act of Congress of the Confederate States in the Clerks Office of the Distr. Court of the District of South Carolina." Confederate imprint. Includes inset. Available also ...

    • Contributor: Evans & Cogswell
    • Date: 1861
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    [Map of Fort Sanders, Knoxville, Tennessee, showing the Confederate assault of Nov. 29, 1863].

    Detailed city map showing streets, railroads, all buildings (major ones identified), larger land tracts with owners' names, and streams. Title adapted from title in R.W. Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. On verso in lead pencil: Drawn by John G. Orth (Arcadia, Ohio). Went with Army 8/22/1862 for 3 yrs. Mustered out with Company 6/24/1865. Pen-and-ink (black/red) and lead pencil. Mounted under rice-paper covering, fold-lined. ...

    • Contributor: Orth, John G.
    • Date: 1863
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    Second Manassas Campaign, August 17 - September 1, 1862

    Relief shown by hachures. "Synopsis of Second Manassas Campaign" precedes Map 1. Annotated in pen-and-ink and watercolor to show infantry and cavalry positions with blank leaves at end. Includes notes. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 575 LeGear. Atlases of the United States, 10667 Call no. cited in LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.): G1292.B8S5 .R8 1943 folio.$5 DLC Listed in C. E. Le ...

    • Contributor: Russell, Robert E. L.
    • Date: 1862

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    Upper Potomac from McCoy's Ferry to Conrad's Ferry and adjacent portions of Maryland and Virginia

    Scale ca. 1:130,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 245.15 Map, without border, extends from Frederick, Maryland, west to Winchester, Virginia, and Hagerstown, Maryland, south to Front Royal, Virginia. Depicted are roads, railroads, canals, drainage, houses, cities and towns, and relief by hachures. In some areas, countryside is described by terms such as "hilly & wooded country," "open country," etc. Stamped in lower left ...

    • Contributor: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
    • Date: 1863