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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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    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. &&." Relief shown by hachures. From the Orlando M. Poe Papers in LC Manuscript Division. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 310, S124 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes ...
    • Contributor: Comstock, C. (Cyrus Ballou) - Molitor, E. - Poe, O. M. (Orlando Metcalfe) - United States. War Department. Engineer Bureau - Comstock, C.
    • Date: 1865
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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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    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 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 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 Fort Fisher Scale ca. 1:1500. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 312 Large-scale plane of the fort showing the position, type and size of guns, and the location of "torpedoes," roads, buildings, rifle pits, telegraph station, vegetation, drainage, and hachures. Four cross sections of ramparts are given in the inset. This plan is similar in content to two printed maps entitled Plan and sections of Fort ...
    • Contributor: Comstock, Cyrus
    • Date: 1863
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    Ft. Fisher shewing [sic] Union attack, Jany 15th 1865 From survey made after surrender by U.S. Engineers. Map shows area surrounding forts Fisher, Buchanan and Anderson near Smithville, N.C. Fort Fisher, located on the peninsula formed by the Atlantic Ocean and the Cape Fear River, was the primary target of the Union assault. Details include locations of Confederate batteries, abatis, spikes, palisades, and ditches, and arrows showing the direction of the advance of the various Union forces.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1865-01-15
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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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    Map of Hertford and part of Northampton and Bertie counties, N.C. : surveyed under the direction of A.H. Campbell, Capt. of Engineers & Ch'f. Topog'l Dep't N.D. Va. "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. "Sheet no. 1." 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) ...
    • Contributor: Confederate States of America. Army. Dept. Of Northern Virginia. Chief Engineer's Office - Campbell, Albert H. (Albert Henry) - Cassell, Charles E.
    • Date: 1863
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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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    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 Virginia and neighboring states showing the location of battles in the Civil War 1861-1865. Scale ca. 1:366,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 509.4 Map of eastern Virginia and parts of North Carolina, Maryland, West Virginia, and Pennsylvania, showing "battles in which New York regiments were engaged," "railroads at time of war," and "turnpikes and plank roads." Union states are colored yellow, and Confederate states are green. Copyright no. "C1. F 22761." Description derived from published bibliography. Available ...
    • Contributor: Northrup, William P.
    • Date: 1912
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    Sketch showing the route to Newbern, pursued by the Burnside expedition, March 13 & 14, 1862 Scale 1:350,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 316.8 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, to ...
    • Contributor: Foster, John G. (John Gray) - Foster, John G.
    • Date: 1866
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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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    Map showing the entrenchments around Wilmington Scale 1:7,920; 8 in. to 1 mile. Manuscript; pen-and-ink, watercolor, and pencil. Copy imperfect: Ink stained. Relief shown by hachures. Oriented with north toward the upper left. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 317.7 From the papers of Joseph Roswell Hawley. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 651/1; 650/2; 651/3; 650/4; 700/2
    • Contributor: Turner, L. C. - James, W. H. - Hawley, Joseph R. (Joseph Roswell)
    • Date: 1863
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    Rough sketch of Holley [sic] Shelter Creek and vicinity. This unsigned hand-drawn map shows the area surrounding Holly Shelter Creek, N.C. It also shows the Cape Fear River and its tributaries, and the Weldon and Wilmington Railroad.
    • Contributor: Cooke Family
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    Map of the battlefield of Roanoke Id. Feb. 8th 1862 Scale ca. 1:1650 and 1:82,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 317 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 of Union and Confederate ...
    • Contributor: Andrews, William S.
    • 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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    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 a part of eastern North Carolina from a map in progress "Maj. Gen. J.F. Gilmer, Chief Engineer"--map. Relief shown by hachures. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image. Acquired through the merger of the Virginia Historical Society and the Confederate Memorial Association, 1946. In the Robert E. Lee Headquarters Papers, 1850-1876 (Mss3 L515 a) Manuscripts o.s.
    • Contributor: Confederate States of America. Army. Dept. Of Northern Virginia. Chief Engineer's Office - Campbell, Albert H. (Albert Henry) - Lee, Robert E. (Robert Edward)
    • 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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    Pictorial map of the seat of war, showing parts of the states of Maryland, Delaware, Virginia, and North Carolina, and also the coast line from Cape Henry to Fort Pickens, with the ... From: Harper's weekly, June 8, 1861, p. 360-361. 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. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. c. 1 Mar. 2002; Mrs. Cora Wilson, 1941, i; Map Cataloging Team; c. 2 Nov. 2002; Mrs. ...
    • Date: 1861
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    Map of a part of eastern North Carolina from a map in progress LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 304.66. Relief shown by hachures. Shows names of some residents. Covers area south of Chowan River, north of Neuse River, and east of Wilson, North Carolina. At head of title: Chief Engineers Office D.N.V., Maj. Gen. J.F. Gilmer, Chief Engineer. Shows roads, railroads, towns and villages, woodland, rivers and streams, and houses. Principal rivers are colored blue, and ...
    • Contributor: Campbell, Albert H. (Albert Henry)
    • 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