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    Map of the defences of Charleston city and harbor, showing also the works erected by the U.S. forces in 1863 and 1864

    "Bell Bros., Photo lithographers, Washington, D.C." At bottom of map: View off North Channel, Fort Sumter 3 1/2 miles distant, bearing W. 3/4 N., Febry. 18th 1865. Description derived from published bibliography. Shows drainage, vegetation, roads, railroads, soundings, shoals, channels, forts, batteries, picket line of the U.S. forces, plan of the city with the "effective, annoying [and] extreme range" of guns from Cumming's Point. ...

    • Contributor: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
    • Date: 186?
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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.

    Relief shown by hachures. Similar to, but covering a larger area than G3884.R5S5 1864 .U5 CW 642. Gift; Mrs. Thomas P. Haviland. Signed, Official: N. Michler, Major, Engineers, U.S.A. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 642.5 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: United States. Army of the Potomac. Engineer Department
    • Date: 1864
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    Schonberg's Virginia campaign map, 1864.

    Scale ca. 1:425,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 498 Map extends from Ashby's Gap south to Winfield and Charlottesville east to Tappahannock and shows the location and date of engagements, towns, roads, railroads, county names and boundaries, drainage, and some relief by hachures. A few place names are underlined in red. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress ...

    • Contributor: Schönberg & Co.
    • Date: 1864
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    Battle field of Waynesboro, Va. (2d March, 1865)

    Scale 1:9600. Relief shown by hachures. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 664 Detailed map giving Union positions in blue and Confederate positions in red, street pattern of Waynesboro, houses, fences, names of residents in rural areas, roads, "Chesapeake & Ohio Railroad," bridges, fords, vegetation, drainage. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. DEOF ...

    • Contributor: Strauch, Geo
    • Date: 1873
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    The Antietam Campaign - Sept. 1862

    Shows the area between Mercerville, Md., to the north and the Potomac River to the south. The location of the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad is also indicated.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862
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    Map of the action at Drainsville, Va., December 20th 1861 : U.S. forces commanded by Brig Gen. E.O.C. Ord.

    Description derived from published bibliography. Shows troop positions and unit numbers, houses, roads, vegetation, and drainage. This item is in the Map Collection of the Library of Virginia; please contact the Library's Archives Research Services department for more information. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 534 Swem, E.G. Maps relating to Virginia, 1318 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster ...

    • Contributor: Strickler, H. H. - United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
    • Date: 1875
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    Phelps and Watson's historical and military map of the border & southern states.

    Scale ca. 1:2,534,400. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 43.8 "Entered according to Act of Congress; in the year 1862 by Phelps & Watson." Includes list of "Battles of the war" in 1861 and 1862. Accompanied by pamphlet entitled New Historical War Map (35 p., 17 x 12 cm.) containing a "Brief description of 10 battles and skirmishes of the war," 1861-63. For other ...

    • Contributor: Phelps & Watson
    • Date: 1863
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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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    [Map of the Fredericksburg and Chancellorsville battlefields, 1862-1863].

    Relief shown by hachures. Title and date from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 550.8 Pen-and-ink, watercolor, col. pencils, and crayon on muslin. Wall map believed to have been used by the author after the Civil War for lecture purposes. Sometimes referred to as the "bed sheet map." Acquired in July 1948 with the purchase of the map collection ...

    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah
    • Date: 1862
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    Siege of Port Hudson

    The map shows the Union troops on land and water surrounding Confederate fortifications at Port Hudson, La., on the Mississippi River, approximately 25 miles north of Baton Rouge. The Union XIX Corps under Gen. Banks had its first engagement May 26th on the Bayou Sara Road, and laid siege to the fort on May 27th. Confederate Gen. Franklin Gardner surrendered Port Hudson on July ...

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1863
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    Andersonville Prison, Georgia in July 1864.

    Illustrates a detailed outline of the actual prison yard with acreage and stockade dimensions given. Also, shows the surrounding area where the following sites were located: "death house," graveyard, rifle trenches, forts, including the one where Captain Henry Wirz had his headquarters and loghouse, Union hospital, cook house, and soup house.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1864
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    Ohio River between Mound City and Cairo.

    Scale ca. 1:23,500. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 213 Indicates Fort Cairo, naval depot, and "harbor for powder barges" at Mound City, soundings in feet, roads and streets, and vegetation. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: Gerdes, F. H. - Bache, A. D. (alexander Dallas)
    • Date: 1864
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    [Maps illustrating the Gettysburg campaign. June 3-July 3, 1863].

    Various scales. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 356 From Century illustrated monthly magazine, v. 33, Nov. 1886 Maps indicate troop and cavalry positions and lines of march from Fredericksburg (June 3) to Gettysburg (July 3, 3:15-4:30 P.M.) Maps 19 and 20 illustrate the cavalry engagement on July 3rd. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as ...

    • Contributor: Wells, Jaco
    • Date: 1886
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    New Market, Va., battlefield May 15, 1864

    Scale 1:15,840. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 585 "This map shows the battlefield as it was May 15, 1864. It is based on the Woodstock, Va., sheet of the U.S. Geological Survey as shown in the subsketch [inset]. The woods, orchards, houses and other cultural features are by Frank J. Bushong, the best living authority, confirmed by Mr. Hupp, of Sperryville, Va., who ...

    • Contributor: Colonna, Allison
    • Date: 1914
  • Map

    Map of the night march [from Malvern Hill to Harrison's Landing].

    Shows the route used by the retreating Union forces to march from Malvern Hill (Henrico County) to Harrison's Landing (Charles City County), July 2, 1862.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-07-01
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    Map showing the location of railroads, canals, navigation projects and public institutions in which the Commonwealth of Virginia had invested money as of date January 1st. 1861 : as traced from an ...

    "Defendants Exhibit No. 14 September 9th, 1914, C.B." "Filed by the State of West Virginia in the equity cause of Commonwealth of Virginia vs. State of West Virginia pending in the Supreme Court of the United States, at the hearing before Commissioner Littlefield in Richmond, Va., in August, 1914." "Prepared under the direction of J.K. Anderson, Chief Engineer of the Public Service Commission of ...

    • Contributor: Anderson, J. K. - Boye, Herman - Buchholtz, L. V. (lewis Von) - West Virginia. Public Service Commission
    • Date: 1914
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    Map of the vicinity of Richmond and part of the Peninsula

    Scale 1:92,000 (not "1:80,000"). LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 626 Swem, E.G. Maps relating to Virginia, 1134 Cover title: Fac-simile reproduction of the Confederate war map of the "Vicinity of Richmond and part of the Peninsula" which was issued to Gen'l. Robert E. Lee and his corps commanders in 1864. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web ...

    • Contributor: Campbell, Albert H. (albert Henry) - Ball, T. Sewell
    • Date: 1864
  • Map

    Colton's new railroad & county map of the United States, the Canadas &c.

    "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1861 by J.H. Colton." "Explanations" (i.e., legend) is pasted over the bottom margin. Map is colored to show "free, or non-slaveholding states" (pink), "border slave states" (yellow), and "seceded or confederate states" (green). Description derived from published bibliography. Insets: Colton's map of the United States showing the proposed railroad routes to the Pacific Ocean -- ...

    • Contributor: Colton, J. H. (joseph Hutchins)
    • Date: 1862
  • Map

    [Map exhibiting the approaches to the city of Richmond prepared for Maj. Gen. Geo. B. McClellan, U.S.A.

    [Scale ca. 1:76,000]. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 620 Another issue. "Drawing by J. C. Babcock" is in the lower left corner. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: Babcock, John C.
    • Date: 1862
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    Map of Amelia Co., Virginia : made under the direction of A.H. Campbell, Capt. P.E. & in charge of Topog. Dept. D.N.V.

    "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 - Campbell, Albert H. (albert Henry) - Henderson, D. E.
    • Date: 1864
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    Rockbridge Co., Va. Section no. 2.

    "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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    Map of the counties of Charles City, Goochland, Hanover, Henrico, King William, New Kent, and part of the counties of Caroline and Louisa, Virginia.

    "Chief Engineer's Office D.N.V. Maj. Gen. J.F. Gilmer, Chief Engineer."--apears above title. "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. With ...

    • Contributor: Confederate States of America. Army. Dept. Of Northern Virginia. Chief Engineer's Office - Alexander, Edward Porter
    • Date: 1864
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    Military map of the vicinity of Frankfort, Kentucky

    Shows streets, rivers and creeks, locations of the arsenal and "U.S. Hd. Qrs.," and recommended defensive positions. Annotated in blue pencil : Positions for defensive works proferred [sic] by Col. Gilbert with force and armament marked blue. Relief shown by hachures and spot heights. Annotated in ink: A correct copy, [signed] T.B. Brooks, Capt. N.Y. Vol. Engrs. A.D.C., Engineers Office, District of Central Kentucky, ...

    • Contributor: Brooks, J. H. - Poe, O. M. (orlando Metcalfe)
    • Date: 1863
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    Sketch of vicinity of Fort Fisher

    "Ft. Fisher, Feb. 9th, 1865, forwarded to Engineer Department with letter of this date, C.B. Comstock, Lt. Col. A.D.C. & Brvt. B. Gen." Relief shown by hachures. From the Orlando M. Poe papers in LC Manuscript Division. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 314, S125 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes inset of Fort Buchanan. Mounted ...

    • Contributor: Schultze, Otto Julian - Molitor, E. - Comstock, C. (cyrus Ballou) - Poe, O. M. (orlando Metcalfe) - United States. War Department. Engineer Bureau
    • Date: 1865
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    Grierson's route from La Grange to Baton Rouge. [April 17-May 2, 1863].

    Scale ca. 1:3,625,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 259.2 From "Monthly record of current events," Harper's new monthly magazine, v. 27, June-Nov., 1863 p. 271. Map of "The seat of war on the Mississippi" is on the verso. 18 x 13 cm. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Date: 1863