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    North and South in 1861 Scale 1:13,000,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 13.9 From Wood, William. Captains of the Civil War; a chronicle of the blue and gray. New Haven, Yale University Press, 1921. Map indicates forts, barracks, camps, arsenals, navy yards, naval and military academies, navigable rivers, canals, railroads, the extent of the "Northern blockade of the South," and the "approximate line of division between North and...
    • Contributor: Joerg, W. L. G. (Wolfgang Louis Gottfried) - Joerg, W. L. G.
    • Date: 1921
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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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    Reconnoissance, juillet 1781. Scale ca. 1:18,400; 700 t[oises] = 75 mm. Alternate title from Philip Lee Phillips' A list of maps of America: Reconnoissance juillet 1781. Ouvrages et redoutes-Morisania [continent] îles de New York, Montresor et Buchanan. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermarks. Oriented with north to the right. Relief shown by hachures. Shows fortifications on "Isle de New York" in vicinity of Hell Gate. LC Maps...
    • Date: 1781
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    Eastern portion of the military department of North Carolina Scale 1:350,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 306 (Fillmore map coll. no. 259) Signed in ms: Millard Fillmore, March 12, 1865. "Engraved in the Engineer Bureau, War Dept." Annotated on verso in black ink: Eastern portion of North Carolina, May 1862. Indicates coastal fortifications, roads, railroads, drainage, canals, swamps, and towns. Insets: Entrances to Cape Fear River, North Carolina. 29 x 20 cm.-[View...
    • Contributor: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers - Fillmore, Millard
    • Date: 1862
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    Map of Orange. "Chief Engineer's Office D.N.V. Maj. Gen. J.F. Gilmer, Chief Engineer."--appears 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. Available...
    • Contributor: Confederate States of America. Army. Dept. Of Northern Virginia. Chief Engineer's Office - Campbell, Albert H. (Albert Henry) - Izard, Walter
    • Date: 1864
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    County map of Virginia, and North Carolina. "Entered according to act of Congress in the year 1860 by S. Augustus Mitchell, Jr. ... for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania." Map no. 23 from: Mitchell's new general atlas. Philadelphia : S. Augustus Mitchell, Jr., 1860. Prime meridian: Greenwich and Washington. Relief shown by hachures. This item is in the Map Collection of the Library of Virginia; please contact the Library's Archives Research...
    • Contributor: Mitchell, S. Augustus (Samuel Augustus)
    • Date: 1860
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    Map of the United States of America showing the boundaries of the Union and Confederate geographical divisions and departments, June 30, 1861. Scale ca. 1:15,206,400. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 3.5 "From an original in the Map Department, Library of Congress." Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: George Barrie and Sons
    • Date: 1905
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    Map of Charleston and its defences Scale 1:63,360 (not "2 inches to 1 mile"). LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 384.5 In upper left corner: Copied for his excellency M. L. Bonham Governor of the State of South Carolina. In lower margin: Reproduced for Mayor Courtenay's city year book, from the original map in the possession of the Chamber of Commerce, Charleston, S.C. Endorsed (in facsimile): Approved G. T. Beauregard,...
    • Contributor: Walker, William A.
    • Date: 1885
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    Plan of the operations of General Washington, against the Kings troops in New Jersey, from the 26th, of December, 1776, to the 3d. January 1777. Scale ca. 1:113,000. Hand colored. LC copy trimmed to border. Relief shown by hachures. Shows area from Newtown, Pennsylvania to Kingston, New Jersey, with routes of British and American forces. Includes tables "Loss in the engagement, on the roads from Prince Town to Maidenhead, January the 3d. 1777" and "Loss at Trenton, December 26th. 1776." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1270 Available also...
    • Contributor: Faden, William
    • Date: 1777
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    [Map of the Union troop positions southwest of Marietta, Georgia, June 10-July 3, 1864]. Title and date from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Similar to a map in the Atlas to accompany the official records of the Union and Confederate Armies, 1891-95, pl. 65, no. 3. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), S91, 192 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Pencil (some col.) on verso of blue lined paper, mounted on...
    • Date: 1864
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    [Map of Greenbrier, Summers, Raleigh, Mercer and Monroe Counties, West Va. and Bland, Giles and Craig Counties, Va. Covers the area between Raleigh Court House, Blue Sulphur Springs and Pearisburg, W. Va. Drawn with colored ink and pencil on lined paper. Shows towns, roads, rivers and residences with some distances given. Not drawn to scale. One of a series of eight maps of southwestern Virginia and West Virginia. Originally in envelope with notations: "Maps of various kinds by residents of Western Virginia....
    • Contributor: Loring, William Wing
    • Date: 1862
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    Panorama of the seat of war : bird's eye view of Virginia, Maryland, Delaware, and the District of Columbia LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 2 Battle sites are noted by crossed swords. Another issue. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. Includes distance table.
    • Contributor: Bachmann, John
    • Date: 1861
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    Catalogue of points of historic interest : [Washington D.C. and metropolitan area] Shows Civil War hospitals and fortifications. Panel title. Includes text, directory of committee members, and ill. Descriptive index to points of interest and directories on verso. "35." LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 679 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy laminated with tissue paper. Phillips. Washington 542 DCP
    • Contributor: Grand Army of the Republic. Committee on Marking Points of Historic Interest - Grand Army of the Republic. National Encampment
    • Date: 1865
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    [Map of the lower Potomac River showing picket lines, January 1862] Concerns Union and Confederate pickets positioned north and south around Pohick Church and Accotink in Fairfax County, Va., in January 1862. Includes a balloon pictured near Pohick Church and labelled as "Decr. 1861," but as noted in Sneden's diary text on pp. 374-376, he indicates that Professor Thaddeus S. C. Lowe also was using the surveillance hot-air balloons in the same area in January...
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1861
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    Map of Allatoona, New Hope Church and vicinity. Scale ca. 1:280,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 132.5 Shows location of battles of Allatoona, Allatoona Creek, Picketts Mill, and New Hope Church, roads, railroads, Confederate entrenchments, towns, drainage, and relief by hachures. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: Western and Atlantic Railroad Company
    • Date: 1864
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    McConnell's Historical maps of the United States
    Historical maps of the United States
    Wall maps. Relief shown by hachures. "On each map is a brief history of the period shown." "Copyright James McConnell"--On most maps. Publication date inferred from rubber-stamped date: Feb. 17, 1919. Sheet edges mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Some maps include inset. Maps nos. 35, 36, 37, and 38 published separately in...
    • Contributor: McConnell Map Co. - McConnell, James
    • Date: 1919

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    Civil War Virginia campaigns, 1862 Scale 1:3,750,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 460.5 From Wood, William. Captains of the Civil War; A chronicle of the blue and the gray. (New Haven, Yale University Press, 1921.) Black lines indicate the routes of McClellan and Burnside, and red lines the routes of Lee and Jackson. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as...
    • Contributor: Joerg, W. L. G. (Wolfgang Louis Gottfried) - Joerg, W. L. G.
    • Date: 1921
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    Selected Civil War maps : reproduced from originals made by the U.S. Coast Survey, 1861-65
    Civil War maps
    Relief shown by hachures. At head of title: U.S. Department of Commerce, Luther H. Hodges, Secretary. Coast and Geodetic Survey, Rear Admiral H. Arnold Karo, Director. Plate 1, Map index and historical sketches has an explanation of numbered folio maps on verso. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 94.5 LeGear. Atlases of the United States, 10679 Available also through the Library of Congress Web...
    • Contributor: U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey
    • Date: 1961

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    Battle fields of Virginia 1861 to 1865.
    Post route map of the states of Virginia and West Virginia
    Annotated by Capt. Raleigh Travers Daniel, Office of the Secretary of Virginia Military Records of the Commonwealth of Virginia between 1909 and 1910. Prepared to accompany a manuscript guidebook to Virginia Civil War battlefields. Maps originally in Series III. Miscellaneous Records. Guide to Battlefields of Virginia and West Virginia, accession 2768. Includes indexes of counties and explanation of mail service, railroads, mail routes, mail...
    • Contributor: United States. Post Office Dept - Daniel, Raleigh T. (Raleigh Travers)
    • Date: 19??
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    Fredericksburg Scale ca. 1:92,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 556.4 Folded title: Fredericksburg, Fredericksburg-Spotsylvania National Military Park. "*GPO: 1979--281-324/2." Includes text, map of "Routes to/from Chatham," and col. ill. Text, map of Fredericksburg region as during the Civil War, and ill. (some col.) on verso. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. AACR2
    • Contributor: United States. National Park Service
    • Date: 1979
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    An accurate plan of the country between New York and Philadelphia : with the dispositions of the forces.
    Bataille sur la route de New-York à Philadelphie en 1777 :
    Shows positions of British (red) and American (blue) forces along the major highways between New York City and Philadelphia. Relief shown pictorially. At foot of title: Extracted from the Gazette of Tuesday, Feb'y 25th 1777. "Published as the Act directs March 3d 1777 by S. Pyle, Angel Court, Snow Hill--price 6d." Oriented with north toward the upper right. Includes distance table. Available also through...
    • Contributor: Pyle, Stephen
    • Date: 1777
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    Plan of the battle of August 5, 1864. [Mobile Bay] Scale not given. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 106.4 From Harper's weekly, v. 8, Sept. 24, 1864. p. 613. Names of ships are keyed by number and letter to the left of the map. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Date: 1864
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    Military maps illustrating the operations of the armies of the Potomac and James against Richmond, May 4th, 1864 to April 9th, 1865 : including battlefields of the Wilderness, Totopotomoy, North Anna, Spottsylvania, ... Shows fortifications and troop movement. Relief shown by hachures. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 517 Some sheets have the map title, border, and names of the surveyor added. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy: Unbound. Sun print with red, blue and black pen-and-ink and pencil annotations. Mounted on cloth.
    • Contributor: United States. War Department. Corps of Engineers - United States. Army of the Potomac - United States. Army of the James
    • Date: 1867

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    Bermuda Hundred. [1864-1865] Scale 1:42,240. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 525b.2 In this issue, the map is printed on a yellow background with the James and Appomattox rivers colored blue. Map indicates roads, railroads, towns, drainage, vegetation, relief by hachures, houses, and names of residents. Union and Confederate entrenchments are colored blue and red respectively. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of...
    • Contributor: Michler, N. (Nathaniel) - Michie, Peter Smith - Michler, N.
    • Date: 1864
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    Vicksburg and its defences Relief shown by hachures. From Tomes, Robert. The war with the South, New York, Virtue & Yorston, 1862-1867. v. 2, between p. 566 and 567. "Copyright 1877 by Virtue, Yorston." Caption in lower margin: A topographical map of Vicksburg & its vicinity showing all batteries that were in existence at the time of its fall, with the names of the owners of plantations, &c....
    • Contributor: Sholl, Charles
    • Date: 1877