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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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    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 showing the routes of Brig. Gen. J.B. [i.e., J.D.] Imboden's command during the Pennsylvania campaign of 1863 Shows roads from Brock's Gap, Virginia to Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. Relief shown by hachures. Pen-and-ink, crayon, and pencil (some col.) on irregularly shaped tracing paper, mounted on cloth. Includes notes. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H161 Imperfect: Holes in center and top right corner. Holes and losses along edges. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. In pencil on ...
    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah
    • Date: 1863
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    Plan of the Battle of Cold Harbor, June 3rd. After two days' preparation, the main Federal assault took place in the early morning of June 3rd against a well-entrenched Confederate army. Federal losses were overwhelming, and by noon Gen. Grant called a halt to the entire attack. This map depicts the area of Hanover County, Va., that includes Old and New Cold Harbor, Gaines Mill, and Bethesda Church in relation to the Chickahominy ...
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1864-06-03
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    The historical war map. Scale ca. 1:3,250,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 20 Map of southeastern United States showing forts and battlefields, railroads, state boundaries, rivers, and town. Includes brief descriptions of the principal engagements. The last battle described is the capitulation of Norfolk, May 10, 1862. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: Asher & Co.
    • Date: 1862
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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
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    Atlas of the war of the Rebellion giving Union and Confederate armies by actual surveys by the Union and Confederate engineers, and approved by the officers in command, of all the maps ...
    Rebellion atlas
    Relief shown by contours, shading, and hachures on some maps. "This volume will contain over seven hundred maps, showing all the battle-fields from 1861-to 1865." "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1892, by J.A. Caldwell, in the office of the Librarian of Congress, at Washington." This atlas comprises the first 40 plates of the U.S. War Department's Atlas to Accompany the ...
    • Contributor: United States. War Department - Davis, George (George Breckenridge) - Cowles, Calvin D. (Calvin Duvall) - Caldwell, J. A. (John Alexander)
    • Date: 1892

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    Richmond, Petersburg, and vicinity Genl. Grant's campaign war map
    Genl. Grant's camgaign 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. " -- LC Civil War maps / Stephenson. "The horizontal and upright lines represent one mile square. By referring to the number on the left and to the letter on the base, any point may be found to ...
    • Contributor: Baumgarten, J. - Bufford, John Henry
    • Date: 1864
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    [Petersburg, Dinwiddie County sheets] Accompanied by manuscript index map. Shows rivers, railroads, roads, towns and houses with owners names. This item is in the Map Collection of the Library of Virginia; please contact the Library's Archives Research Services department for more information. Title derived from published bibliography. Swem, E.G. Maps relating to Virginia, 1142 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. Dec. 2003, ...
    • Contributor: United States. Army of the Potomac. Engineer Dept - Michler, N. (Nathaniel)
    • Date: 1864
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    Plan of the Battle of Ball's Bluff Va. Fought October 21st 1861. Shows the Potomac River in the area of Loudoun County, Va., and Montgomery County, Md., where Union troops under Col. Edward D. Baker faced Confederate troops commanded by Evans. What was meant to be a "a slight demonstration" against the Confederate forces guarding the fords quickly became a rout. Col. Baker was one of the casualties.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1861-10-21
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    [Map of the Etowah River from Rome to Cartersville, Georgia]. Shows fords, bridges, and ferries across the Etowah River spanning southeastern Floyd County and southwestern Bartow County, Georgia. Fortifications shown at Caldwell Ford, Bartow County. Relief shown by hachures. Title and date from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pen-and-ink, blue ink, red ink, and pencil on tracing cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), S81, 179 Available also through the Library of Congress Web ...
    • Date: 1864
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    Williamsburg to White House
    Campaign map, Army of the Potomac, map no. 2
    Description derived from published bibliography. Shows fortifications, towns, roads, houses, names of residents, vegetation, drainage, and relief by hachures. 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.), 596 Swem, E.G. Maps relating to Virginia, 941 Available also through the Library of Congress web ...
    • Contributor: Abbot, Henry L. - Dougal, William H. - United States. Army of the Potomac. Engineer Dept
    • Date: 1862
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    [Map of portion of Fredericksburg, Spotsylvania County, Virginia] 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 upper left. This item is in the Map Collection of the Library of Virginia; please contact the Library's Archives Research Services department for more information. Available also through the Library ...
    • Contributor: Smith, Normand
    • Date: 18??
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    Position of the Army of the Tenn., July 23d, 64. Shows Decatur region west towards Atlanta including "old works" in black and "new works" in blue. "64" at end of title in pencil. Pen and ink and blue ink. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), S43, 141 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. In pencil at bottom: McPherson. Imperfect: Fold-lined. Mounted on paper.
    • Date: 1864
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    Rockbridge Co., Va. Section no. 1.
    Rockbridge County, Virginia.
    "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 battle of Iuka, Mississippi, showing the positions of the United States and Confederate troops on the 19th of September 1862 Scale 1:6336. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 273 "The United States forces are shown in blue [and] the Confederate forces are shown in red." Detailed map indicating roads, the "route to heights commanding Fulton Road," street pattern and buildings in Iuka, houses and names of residents in outlying areas, fences, "Memphis & Charleston R.R.," vegetation, drainage, and relief by hachures. Description derived from ...
    • Contributor: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
    • Date: 1876
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    Plan of Andersonville Prison or "Camp Sumter," April, 1864. Illustrates the layout of Andersonville Camp, as Sneden refers to the prison, and the surrounding area where Confederate guard troops of the 1st Florida Battery were stationed including the headquarters of Captain Henry Wirz, roads in and out, topographical features such as swampland, a graveyard presumed to be connected with the prison, and "Anderson Village." Sneden revised this map and it is available as ...
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1864
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    Map of Campbell Co. "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) - Dwight, C. S.
    • Date: 1864
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    Sketch of the manoeuvres [sic] on Antietam and Sharpsburg, Maryland. Septr 1862. Shows the area from Sharpsburg east to Frederick, Md., and the positions of Lee's Confederate army as it faced McClellan's forces. The map also shows Hagerstown south to the Potomac River. The Baltimore and Ohio Railroad is also indicated.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862
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    Plan of the Battle of Newberne [!] North Carolina : fought March 14th 1862. Shows the area between Old Beaufort Road and the Neuse River to the north and Evan's Mill Pond to the south. The locations of forts Lane, Ellis, Thompson, and Dixie are indicated.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-03-14
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    Plan of Yorktown, Virginia : showing the Rebel works after the evacuation, May 4th, 1862. Shows the street plan of Yorktown and the fortifications surrounding the town following the Confederate removal up the Peninsula. The York River and the town of Gloucester Point are also indicated.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-05-04
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    Entrenched position of the 3rd corps, A.P., at Harrison's Landing, James River, Va., July 9th 1862 Shows the area of Charles City County, Va., along the James River (between Kimmage's and Herring creeks) to which McClellan moved his troops at the end of the Peninsular Campaign. They remained here until August 16. Details include the use of slashed or burned trees, ditches, piles of logs, and natural landforms as defenses.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-07-09
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    Map of 1st. distrt. Campbell Co. Georgia : south of the Cherokee boundy. line
    Map of 1st district Campbell County, Georgia | Map of first district, Campbell County, Georgia :
    Shows local topography, roads, and names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. " ... from the notes of a captured Rebel Engineer & State map (south of the Chattahoochee Riv.)." "Autographed & printed in the field. Chattanooga May 23d. 1864." "Official issue. Wm. C. Margedant, Capt. & Supt. Topl. Engr. Office D.C." Cloth map. Campbell County, Georgia was a county from 1828 to ...
    • Contributor: Merrill, W. E. (William Emery) - Margedant, Wm. C. (William C.)
    • Date: 1864
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    Map of Charleston Harbor with Morris Island and James, Broad, Folly, and Cole's Islds. : showing the position of the Union and Rebel forts and batteries & & November and December 1863. Regional map of Charleston Harbor extending along the Atlantic Coast from Sullivan's Island just north of the harbor entrance to St. John's and Kiawah islands to the south. Indicates the presence of Union warships off the coast and places along the coastline where the Union has established a foothold.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
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    Plan of Fort Fisher and vicinity, North Carolina. Plan of second attack, January 15th, 1865. The first assault on Fort Fisher was made in December 1864 by Gen. Benjamin F. Butler, who withdrew when he realized a direct assault on the fort would be costly, and that Confederate reinforcements were only a few miles away. The second assault, led by Gen. Alfred Howe Terry, used a large naval force to bombard the fort before landing 8,000 assault troops. Two ...
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1864-12-15