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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
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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." Includes inset of Fort Buchanan. Relief shown 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.) 314 Available also...
    • Contributor: Schultze, Otto Julian - Comstock, C. (Cyprus Ballou) - United States. War Dept. Engineer Bureau
    • Date: 1865
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    Colton's map of the seat of war in Virginia : showing minutely the interesting localities in the vicinity of Richmond.
    Map of the seat of war in Virginia | Seat of war in Virginia
    Relief shown by hachures. Shows some fortifications. Prime meridians: Greenwich and Washington. LC copy hand col. in red to show Virginia boundaries. "Entered according to Act of Congress, in the year [1862], by J.H. Colton, in the Clerks Office of the District Court of the United States for the Southern District of New York." LC copy signed in ink in upper right corner: Millard...
    • Contributor: Colton, J. H. (Joseph Hutchins) - Fillmore, Millard - Colton, J. H.
    • Date: 1862
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    [Map of attack on Fort Fisher, Wilmington, N.C.] Shows details of the area surrounding Wilmington, N.C., during the Union attack on and capture of Fort Fisher.
    • Contributor: Schilling, Franz Wilhelm Von
    • Date: 1865-01-03
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    Map of the seat of war in Virginia. Covers southern Virginia and northern North Carolina extending from Richmond, Va. south to Raleigh, N.C. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 508.6 Shows the "Line of march" from Richmond and Petersburg to Appomattox Court House along with the locations of the first, second, third, and fourth fights and the surrender. At head of title: I. Pen-and-ink and pencil. Originally drawn on 2 sheets: 32...
    • Date: 1865
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    Diagram showing the position of the Sassacus and ram Albemarle at the time of collision. Scale not given. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 306.7 From Report on the Secretary of the Navy, with an appendix, containing reports from officers. December, 1864 (Washington, Government Printing Office, 1864). opp. p. 121. Map of part of Albemarle Sound showing the first and second positions of the U.S. Steamer Sassacus after its collision with the Confederate ironclad Albemarle. Description derived from published...
    • Contributor: United States. Navy
    • Date: 1864
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    Plan and sections of Fort Fisher, carried by assault by the U.S. forces, Maj. Gen. A.H. Terry commanding, Jan. 15th, 1865 "Head Qurtrs., U.S. forces, Fort Fisher, Jan. 27th, 1865, forwarded to Engineer Dept. with letter of this date, C.B. Comstock, Lt. Col., A.D.C. & Brvt. Brig. Gen. & &." Detailed plan of the fort showing the position, type, and size of guns, riffle pits, and electric wires leading to a "line of torpedoes." Includes 3 cross sections; scale 64 ft. to 1 in. Relief...
    • Contributor: Comstock, C. (Cyrus Ballou) - Molitor, E. - Terry, Alfred Howe - United States. War Dept. Engineer Bureau
    • Date: 1865
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    Order of attack on Fort Fisher by the Squadron under command of Rear Admiral D. D. Porter, U.S.N. in the combined naval and military operations which resulted in the capture of the ... Scale ca. 1:10,100. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 316 Detailed map showing the location and names of vessels, fortifications, telegraph wires leading to torpedoes and a few soundings. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey
    • Date: 1865
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    Sketch showing route of the Burnside expedition [to Roanoke Island, N.C., February 6, 1862] Scale not given. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 317.12 From U.S. Congress. Joint Committee on the Conduct of the War. Supplemental report of the Joint Committee on the Conduct of the War, in two volumes. Supplemental to Senate report no. 142, 38th Congress, 2d session (Washington, Government Printing Office, 1866). v. 2, fol. p. 16. Accompanies "Report of Major General J. G. Foster,...
    • Contributor: Foster, John G. (John Gray) - Foster, John G.
    • Date: 1862
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    [Map of Mosby's route through Virginia and North Carolina]. This printed map of Virginia and North Carolina includes annotations by Sneden showing the route taken by Mosby's troops and their prisoners (Sneden among them) from Culpeper, Va., to Charlotte, N.C.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1863
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    Plan of the Battle of Roanoke Island. North Carolina. Feby 8th 1862. Federal forces under Burnside quickly overcame the Confederate defenders, giving the Union control of Pamlico Sound and a base on the Atlantic coast for operations against North Carolina.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-02-08
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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 Roanoke Island. [February 8, 1862]. Scale ca. 1:155,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 317.2 From Abbott, John S. C. "The Navy in the North Carolina Sounds," Harper's new monthly magazine, v. 32, Dec. 1865 to May 1866. p. 575. Map indicates the positions of the fleet in the sound and forts and troop positions on the island. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of...
    • Date: 1862
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    Plan of Battle of South Mills. Dismal Swamp Canal, N.C. Shows the area between South Mills, Camden County, N.C., and Joy's Creek to the north and the Pasquotank River to the south where a minor shirmish took place on April 19, 1862.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-04-19
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    Sketch of vicinity of Fort Fisher "E. Molitor, lith." "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." Includes inset of Fort Buchanan. Relief shown by hachures. Similar to no. 314, LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.). This item is in the Map Collection of the Library of Virginia; please contact the Library's Archives Research Services...
    • Contributor: Schultze, Otto Julian - Comstock, C. (Cyprus Ballou) - Molitor, E. - United States. War Dept. Engineer Bureau
    • Date: 1865
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    Map of a part of Brunswick County, N.C. "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 also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image....
    • Contributor: Confederate States of America. Army. Dept. Of Northern Virginia. Chief Engineer's Office - Blackford, L. (Benjamin Lewis) - James, William H.
    • Date: 1863
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    [Map of Bertie County, North Carolina] : 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. Shows towns, waterways, roads, geographic features and land owners. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image....
    • Contributor: Confederate States of America. Army. Dept. Of Northern Virginia. Chief Engineer's Office
    • Date: 1863
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    Plan and sections of Fort Fisher : carried by assault by the U.S. Forces Maj. Gen. A. H. Terry, Commanding, Jan. 15th, 1865 Relief shown by hachures. Includes 3 cross sections. "39th Cong., 1st Sess. - Report of the Chief Engineer, U.S.A." in upper left corner. "No. 6" in upper right corner. "Bowen & Co. lith., Philada." in lower right corner. Mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 311 Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a...
    • Contributor: Comstock, C. (Cyrus Ballou) - Molitor, E. - Terry, Alfred Howe - Bowen & Co. - Comstock, C.
    • Date: 1865
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    Map of the battlefield of Roanoke Id. Feb. 8th 1862 Annotated in red and blue to show Union and Confederate positions. Description derived from published bibliography. Detailed map of Roanoke Island battlefield and a map of Roanoke Island and vicinity. The former indicates Union and Confederate troop positions, the location of a Confederate battery, a road bisecting the battlefield, and vegetation, while the latter shows forts and the number of guns at each, positions...
    • Contributor: Andrews, William S. - United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
    • Date: 1862
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    First attack upon Fort Fisher, by the U.S. Navy under Rear Admiral D. D. Porter, Dec. 24 and 25, 1864. Showing the position of vessels and line of fire Scale not given. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 316.2 From Message of the President of the United States, and accompanying documents, to the two houses of Congress, at the commencement of the first session of the thirty-ninth Congress.-Report of the Secretary of the Navy (Washington, Government Printing Office, 1865). fol. p. 10. Printed in upper left margin: 39th Cong. 1st sess.-Annual Report of...
    • Contributor: United States. Navy
    • Date: 1865
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    South-Carolina and parts adjacent, shewing the movements of the American and British armies. Shows troop movements during 1781. Also covers southcentral North Carolina. Relief shown by hachures. From David Ramsay's History of the Revolution of South Carolina, 1785. Prime meridian: Charleston (S.C.) Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Ramsay, David
    • Date: 1781
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    Middle Virginia and North Carolina Relief shown by shading. This item is in the Map Collection of the Library of Virginia; please contact the Library's Archives Research Services department for more information. Swem, C.E. Maps relating to Virginia, 1201 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. Mar. 2002; source unknown; Map Cataloging Team.
    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey - Krebs, Charles G. - Lindenkohl, H. (Henry) - Rusling, James Fowler
    • Date: 1864
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    Sketch of vicinity of Fort Fisher : surveyed under the direction of Brvt. Brig. Gen. C. B. Comstock, Chief Engineer Relief shown by hachures. "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." "39th Cong., 1st Sess. - Report of the Chief Engineer, U.S.A." in upper left corner. "No. 5" in upper right corner. "Bowen & Co., lith., Philada." in lower right corner. Mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps...
    • Contributor: Schultze, Otto Julian - Molitor, E. - Comstock, C. (Cyrus Ballou)
    • Date: 1865
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    Panorama of the seat of war; birds eye view of North and South Carolina and part of Georgia. Perspective map not drawn to scale. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 304.6 Includes distance chart. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. AACR2: 651/1; 651/2; 651/3; 651/4
    • Contributor: Bachmann, John
    • Date: 1861
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    A map of North Carolina : from the best authorities Relief shown by hachures. "Published July 24th 1794 by J. Stockdale Piccadilly. From Jedidiah Morse's The American geography, 1794. Prime meridian: London. LC copy imperfect: Shellacked, staining throughout, and mounted on cloth. Stamped in blue ink: 120. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Harrison, William - Morse, Jedidiah - Stockdale, John
    • Date: 1794