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    Plan of the Battle of Monocacy, Maryland, July 9th, 1864. The map shows the location of troops on either side of the Monocacy River and north into the city of Frederick, Md. This engagement, part of "Early's Washington Raid" took place on July 9, 1864. Early's troops met Federal forces near the river. The Union troops were routed and retreated to Baltimore.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1864-07-09
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    [Longitudinal sections of Washington Aqueduct, Washington D.C. portion] "To accompany report of Board of Experts on Washington Aqueduct Tunnel, etc." India and col. inks, watercolors. Watercolored on verso to show thru to recto. Soiled, stained, and fold-lined. Plate 1 includes note: Note, showing work up to November 1, 1888. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault DCP
    • Contributor: Wilson, Joseph M. - Flad, Henry - Graff, Frederick - Board of Experts on Washington Aqueduct Tunnel
    • Date: 1889
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    Plan of Foundry site : [Washington D.C.] Shows foundry buildings and "Depot for guns." Also covers part of Potomac River waterfront and Chesapeake and Ohio Canal. Relief shown by hachures. From the Taggart Estate papers. Accompanied by ill.: Plan & elevations of Foundry. 1 sheet ; 54 x 66 cm. LC copy soiled and fold-lined. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: Starbuck, C. C. - Taggart, Hugh T. (Hugh Thomas)
    • Date: 1860
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    Battle of Crampton's Gap, Maryland : fought Septr 14th 1862. Shows the area surrounding Burkittsville, Frederick County, Md., as the left wing of McClellan's army moved toward Crampton's Gap to try to prevent the Confederate assault on Harper's Ferry, W. Va.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-09-14
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    Head of navigation of the Potomac River Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by contours and soundings. Photocopy of ms. map. Oriented with north toward the upper left. Includes notes. LC copy originally printed on separate sheets, assembled to 1 sheet, thirded, mounted on cloth backing, accompanied by negative photocopy, and annotated in pencil: From negative transferred from War Department. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a ...
    • Contributor: Abert, S. T. (Silvanus Thayer) - Graham, Campbell - United States. Army. Corps of Topographical Engineers
    • Date: 1849
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    The new war map of Virginia, Maryland & Pennsylvania. General map of the Middle Atlantic and Chesapeake Bay regions showing railroads, highways, and selected forts in eastern Virginia. Does not show Civil War battle locations or troop positions. Relief shown by hachures. Printed in brown. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy fold-lined. Acquisitions control no.: 91-52 CW3
    • Contributor: Russell, (Benjamin ) - Russell
    • Date: 1860
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    Plan of the city of Baltimore Shows wards. Shows index. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Lucas, Fielding
    • Date: 1822
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    Real estate map of the Metropolitan Branch of the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Company between Washington, D.C., and Rockville, Md., and adjacent land holdings : from latest official authorities & actual surveys Shows drainage, park lands, streets, roads, railroads, some buildings, and names of property owners. Includes railroad profile.
    • Contributor: Fava Naeff & Co. - Fava, Francis R., Jr. - Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Company
    • Date: 1890
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    [Map of northern Virginia and part of Maryland]. Relief shown by shading. Shows area south of Frederick, Maryland to Colchester, Virginia and west of Baltimore, Maryland to Harpers Ferry, West Virginia, including fortifications at Munson Hill. Note on verso obscured by mounting: From Capt. James W. Abert, U.S. Army Topog. Engrs. LC copy annotated in ink: Capt. James W. Abert, Capt. U.S. Army Topog. Engrs. Title, date, and scale from Stephenson's Civil ...
    • Contributor: Abert, J. W. (James William)
    • Date: 1862
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    J.H. Colton's topographical map of Virginia, Maryland & eastn. Tennessee : & part of adjoining states.
    Topographical map of Virginia, Maryland & eastn. Tennessee
    "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1861 by J.H. Colton in the Clerks Office of the District Court of the United States for the Southern District of New York." "No. 2" in upper left corner. Also cover parts of Ohio, Pennsylvania, Maryland, New Jersey and North Carolina. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by isolines. This item is in the Map ...
    • Contributor: Colton, J. H. (Joseph Hutchins) - Lang & Laing Lith
    • Date: 1861
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    Atlas of Wicomico, Somerset & Worcester countries, Maryland. Compiled, drawn and published from actual surveys. Phillips, 1792 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. AACR2
    • Contributor: Lake, Griffing & Stevenson
    • Date: 1877
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    S. S. Downin's plat of Joseph Poffenberger
    Plat of Joseph Poffenberger
    Shows property in Washington County, Md. Title from verso. Pen-and-ink on tracing paper, mounted between sheets of transparent paper. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H122 Conversion chart for perch into feet on verso. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: Downin, S. S.
    • Date: 1851
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    Section of the northern course of the canal from the tide in the Elk River at Frenchtown to the forked [oak] in Mr. Rudulph's swamp : [Chesapeake and Delaware Canal, Maryland portion] Relief shown by shading, hachures, and spot heights. Shows elevation of water levels at points along the canal route. Also shows "Practicable southern course". Oriented with north toward the upper right. Pen-and-ink, lead pencil, and watercolors. Sheet imperfect: torn at left and right sides, brittle, missing small sections in margins. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes ...
    • Contributor: Latrobe, Benjamin Henry
    • Date: 1803
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    Pocket map showing the probable theatre of the war Scale ca. 1:1,700,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 1 Map of Maryland, Delaware, and parts of Pennsylvania and Virginia, showing "camps & forts" underlined in red, "prominent places" underlined in blue, roads, railroads, drainage, towns, and boundaries. Insets: [Street pattern of the city of Baltimore] 9 x 12 cm.-[Map of the city and county of Washington, and the county of Alexandria] 13 x ...
    • Contributor: Aschbach, G. A.
    • Date: 1861
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    E. Sachse, & Co.'s bird's eye view of the city of Baltimore, 1869. Perspective map not drawn to scale. LC Panoramic maps (2nd ed.), 254 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes illus. Vault AACR2
    • Contributor: E. Sachse & Co.
    • Date: 1870
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    [Maps of the Washington Aqueduct, Md. and Washington D.C.] : to accompany supplemental report of Chief Engineer dated Feb. 22nd 1864. Relief shown by hachures on some maps. Title devised by cataloger. Orientation differs. Accompanied by Senate document: Supplemental report of the chief engineer of the Washington Aqueduct. 50 p. : ill. ; 23 cm. Some maps include cross-sections. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copies fold-lined and mounted on cloth backing. DCP
    • Contributor: United States. Congress. Senate
    • Date: 1864

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    The Battle of Antietam, Septr. 16th-17th, 1862. In this detail from a printed map, Sneden shows the movement of the Lee's Confederate line at the battle of Antietam. On September 16 the Confederates are shown east of Sharpsburg. On September 17, after a day of intense fighting, the Confederates have pulled back slightly to just outside the town of Sharpsburg. On September 18 they are shown moving toward Shepherdstown, W. Va.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-09-16
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    Antietam Relief shown by hachures. "General direction of Confederate line of battle, Sept. 16th 1862" and "(General direction of) Confederate line of battle, Sept. 17th 1862 (evening)" are hand-colored in red. Union troop positions are not indicated. Detailed map of the environs of Sharpsburg showing roads, the "Washington Co. R.R.," fences, houses, names of residents, vegetation, drainage, villages, the "Burnside Bridge," "Bloody Lane," "Dunker's Chapel," ...
    • Contributor: Michler, N. (Nathaniel) - Michler, N.
    • Date: 1867
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    Map of the battlefield of Antietam, [Sept. 17, 1862] [Scale ca. 1:13,300]. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 253 Inscribed in longhand as follows: Obtained from Washington & presented to Gen. R. E. Lee by J. E. B. Stuart. This map was in the possession of Jedediah Hotchkiss at the time of his death. Major Hotchkiss served as topographic engineer with the Army of Northern Virginia. In July 1948, the Library of Congress ...
    • Contributor: Willcox, William H.
    • Date: 1862
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    Map of the battlefield of Antietam Scale ca. 1:10,560. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 249.5 "Drawn by H. W. Mattern" in the lower right corner. "Note: Figures in black and crosses, thus (+) marked along roadsides indicate numbers of tablets. For legends on tablets showing positions of troops and their movements, see final report of the Antietam Battlefield Board to the Secretary of War, dated 1898." Detailed map of ...
    • Contributor: Antietam Battlefield Board - Cope, Emmor - Mattern, H. W.
    • Date: 1898
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    Atlas of fifteen miles around Washington, including the county of Montgomery, Maryland Phillips 1501 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy deacidified and rebound with each leaf encapsulated. Map of Maryland and Delaware on p. [86]-[87] and map of the United States on p. [90]-[91], and world map p. [94]-[95]. DCP
    • Contributor: Hopkins, Griffith Morgan
    • Date: 1879

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    Sketch of the march of the British Army under Gen'l Ross from the 19th to the 29th August 1814 : [central Maryland between Benedict and Washington D.C.] Relief shown by hachures. Published: Military Depot ... Oct'r 10th 1814. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes inset "Sketch of the engagement on the 24th of August 1814 between the British and American forces" [Bladensburg vicinity] with indexed "Reference." DCP
    • Contributor: Evans, D., Lt. - Wyld, James - Great Britain. Army. Royal Regiment of Horse. Quarter Masr. Genl. Office. Military Depot - Evans, D.
    • Date: 1814
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    Map of Monocacy, Md., and vicinity. In this section of an unidentified printed map, Sneden shows just how close Early's men got to the Federal capitol. Several skirmishes are indicated, including Early and McCausland's cavalry battle on July 8th and the position of Confederate forces south of Rockville, Md., July 11-12, 1864.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1864
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    Pocket war map of Virginia, with portraits of Scott & his generals. Also views and plans of the principal places of note connected with the war Scale not given. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 449.2 "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1861 by J. H. Bufford." "No. 76, Deposited [for copyright] Sept. 27, 1861. Recorded vol. 36, page 503." General map. Decorative border includes portraits of Scott, Harney, McClellan, Sprague, Fremont, Butler, Banks, Dix, Lyon, McDowell, Mansfield, and Wool. Insets: Cairo. 4 x 6 cm.-Charleston. 4 ...
    • Contributor: Bufford, John Henry
    • Date: 1861
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    Plan of "Cantonment Sprague" near Washington D.C. : occupied by 1st Regiment R.I. Detached Militia
    Cantonment Sprague
    Shows temporary military encampment grounds and internal facilities near Bladensburg (Prince George's County, Md.) during the American Civil War. Also shows individual trees pictorially, building locations, and shooting range. Relief shown by hachures. LC copy imperfect: Darkened, brittle, fold-lined, missing small sections along sheet edges, annotated in lead-pencil, tears taped on verso. Includes index of barracks (occupants' group names given for each), illustration of ...
    • Contributor: De Witt, H. A. - Burnside, Ambrose Everett - Goddard, William - Knowles, Anthony & Co.
    • Date: 1861