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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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    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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    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
  • Map
    [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 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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    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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    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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    Second attack upon Fort Fisher by the U.S. Navy Scale ca. 1:9800. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 316.4 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. 178 Printed in upper left margin: 39th Cong. 1st sess.-Annual Report of...
    • Contributor: United States. Navy
    • Date: 1865
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    Map of the Cape Fear River and the approaches to Wilmington, N.C. : from C.S.A. Engineer Surveys Shows Confederate defenses and the area surrounding the Cape Fear River from its entrances to Wilmington. Also shows highways, roads, railroads, landowners, dams, mills, forts and camps, cabins, obstructions in river south of Wilmington, stores, signal stations, lighthouses, and Wreck of Raleigh near New Inlet. Relief shown by shading. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Barnes, R. F. - Norris Peters Co.
    • Date: 1862
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    Part of Federal point entrance to Cape Fear River. Sketch showing line of rebel forifications captured by the combined naval and military forces Scale ca. 1:2500. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 316.3 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. 178. Printed in upper left margin: 39th Cong. 1st Sess.-Annual Report of...
    • Contributor: United States. Navy
    • Date: 1865
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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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    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 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 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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    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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    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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    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
  • Map
    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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    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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    Sketch showing route pursued in the advance to Goldsboro, N.C., in Dec. 1862 Scale not given. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 316.5 From U.S. Congress. 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.23. Accompanies "Report of Major General J. G. Foster, to the Committee on the Conduct of the War." 23 p. At head...
    • Contributor: Foster, John G. (John Gray) - Foster, John G.
    • Date: 1866
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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
  • Map
    [Southern Virginia and northern North Carolina]
    Map of Virginia and North Carolina
    Printed map without title. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by isolines. 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.), 508.3 Swem, E.G. Maps relating to Virginia, 1201 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. April 2002; Map...
    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey - Krebs, Charles G. - Lindenkohl, A. - Lindenkohl, H. (Henry)
    • Date: 1865
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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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    S.E. portion of Virginia and N.E. portion of N'th Carolina Covers Tidewater Region (Va.) and Albemarle Sound Region (N.C.). Shows fortifications, settlements, roads, railroads, canals, streams, swamps, and distances. Pen-and-ink (black, red) and watercolors (blue, green). Mounted under gauze covering, shellacked. Includes text of "Military considerations" for isolating Norfolk (Va.) by capturing Suffolk (Va.). LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 476 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Worret, Ch. - Cram, Thomas Jefferson
    • Date: 1861
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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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    Map of Roanoke Island showing Rebel forts. Shows the area surrounding Roanoke Island, N.C., including Croatan, Roanoke and Pamlico sounds, and the locations of Confederate forces on the eve of the Battle of Roanoke Island in February 1862.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862
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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