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    Plan of the city of Philadelphia and its environs shewing its defences during the years 1777 & 1778, together with the siege of Mud Island on the River Delaware. Scale ca. 1:14,400. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown by shading. "To the Honble. Sir William Howe K.B. general and commander in chief of all His Majesty's forces within the colonies laying on the Atlantic Ocean from Nova Scotia to West Florida inclusive, &ca. &ca. [Signed:] John Montrésor, chief engineer in America." Imperfect: Fort Mifflin on Great Mud Island is almost entirely cut off....
    • Contributor: Nicole, Pierre
    • Date: 1778
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    Map showing the positions occupied by the Tenth New York Cavalry in the cavalry engagements on the right flank at Gettysburg, Penn. : on July 2 & 3, 1863, between the Union ... Finished ms. version of later printed map showing Federal cavalry positions and movements, camp and barracks of the 10th N.Y. Cavalry in 1861-62, drainage, vegetation, roads, streets, railroad, houses, and names of occupants. Covers troop positions in rural areas east of Gettysburg. Relief of hills shown by form lines. Author's name and date of preparation from LC Civil War Maps, 2nd ed., 1989. Printed...
    • Contributor: Preston, Noble D. - United States. Army. Office of the Chief of Engineers
    • Date: 1863

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    [Maps illustrating the Gettysburg campaign. June 3-July 3, 1863]. Various scales. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 356 From Century illustrated monthly magazine, v. 33, Nov. 1886 Maps indicate troop and cavalry positions and lines of march from Fredericksburg (June 3) to Gettysburg (July 3, 3:15-4:30 P.M.) Maps 19 and 20 illustrate the cavalry engagement on July 3rd. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as...
    • Contributor: Wells, Jacob
    • Date: 1886
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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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    Caldwell's illustrated, historical, combination atlas of Jefferson County, Pennsylvania
    Caldwell's illustrated, combination, historical atlas of Jefferson Co., Pennsylvania
    LeGear. Atlases of the United States, 6173 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes indexes, maps of the United States and Pennsylvania, brief history of Jefferson County, biographies and portraits of early Jefferson County residents, and advertisements. Copy imperfect: Front and back board detached, t.p. separated from binding. Acquisitions control no. 2001-36
    • Contributor: Caldwell, J. A. (Joseph A.) - Arms, C. T. - Arms, W. F. (Walter F.) - Franks, E. - Krebs, Otto - Caldwell, J. A.
    • Date: 1878

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    Bacon's topographical map of the seat of war in Virginia, Maryland and Pennsylvania "July 1863." 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. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. Mar. 2002; D.H. Newhall, 1926, c; Map Cataloging Team.
    • Contributor: G.W. Bacon & Co.
    • Date: 1863
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    Fort Necessity National Battlefield, Pennsylvania, official map and guide
    Fort Necessity National Battlefield, Pennsylvania
    "*GPO: 2000--460-976/00190. Reprint 1998." Panel title. Includes text and col. ill. Text, map of "Anglo-French Dispute 1753-55" [Northern States], and col. ill. on verso. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: United States. National Park Service
    • Date: 1998
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    Cavalry battle, Gettysburg, Pa. July 3rd 3:30 p.m. Shows in detail the cavalry battle east of the town of Gettysburg with the action depicted as happening at 3:30 p.m. Also includes pairings of Union and Confederate brigades as engaged.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1863-07-03
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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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    Fort Necessity National Battlefield, Pennsylvania
    Fort Necessity then and now
    "*GPO:2003--496-196/40389. Reprint 2003." Title from panel. Includes text and ill. (some col.). Text, map of "Anglo-French Dispute 1753-1755" [Northern States], and col. ill. on verso. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: United States. National Park Service
    • Date: 2003
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    Map of a reconnoissance [sic] of the approaches to Philadelphia showing the positions and lines of defence on the west front of the city Topographic map of western Philadelphia and small adjacent parts of Montgomery and Delaware counties showing 1st- and 2nd-order Civil War earthworks and batteries. Relief shown by contours, hachures, and spot heights. Pen-and-ink, red ink (contours), and watercolors. Former ownership rubber-stamping to left of title: U.S.C. & G. Survey, Library and Archives, no. 1. "Acc. no. 54399" and "854 ST 1863" (former Coast Survey numbers)...
    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey - Bache, A. D. (Alexander Dallas) - Whiting, Henry L.
    • Date: 1863
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    Map of reconnaissance of the valley of Brandywine Creek : including the section from Smiths Bridge to the State Road Topographic map showing roads, railroad, bridges, fortifications, batteries, and various Revolutionary War sites along Brandywine Creek, Chester County, Pennsylvania. Relief shown by contours, hachures, and spot heights. Pen-and-ink (black and red) and blue wash. Fold-lined crosswise in 3 places; lower fold line completely torn to separate lower panel; has adhesive paper label with inked no. "854 St 1863" in lower right corner; former owner's...
    • Contributor: Whiting, Henry L. - Bache, A. D. (Alexander Dallas) - United States Coast Survey
    • Date: 1863
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    Gettysburg in peace Printed map on which Sneden has indicated the places where his unit (the 40th New York) saw action on the battlefield.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1863
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    Plan de la retraite de Barren Hill en Pensilvanie : ou un détachement de deux mille deux cent hommes sous le G'al LaFayette étois entouré par l'Armée angloise sous les G'als Howe, ...
    Plan de la retraite de Barren Hill en Pensilvanie le 28 May 1778
    Covers Barren Hill and vicinity (Whitemarsh Twp., Montgomery Co., Pa.) with Chestnut Hill and Germantown. Relief shown by hachures. Place-names in English. Pen-and-ink, watercolors, wash, and lead pencil. Sectioned to 8 panels and mounted on cloth backing to fold to ca. 20 x 14 cm. Includes descriptive index of American, English, and Hessian military positions. Gift; Mr. and Mrs. H.F. Lenfest; Jan. 2000. Available...
    • Contributor: Capitaine Du Chesnoy, Michel - Lafayette, Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert Du Motier
    • Date: 1778
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    General Forbes' route on the march against Fort Du Quesne, 1758 : this map is a copy of the original map, "General Forbes' marching jurnal [sic] to the Ohio J. Potts" in ...
    General Forbes' marching jurnal [sic] to the Ohio, J. Potts
    Shows the route westward in Pennsylvania from Loudon, via Littleton, Fort Bedford, Stony Brook, Fort Ligonier, Washington's Camp, to Pittsburgh (Ohio River). Relief shown pictorially. Title from westernmost panel. Manuscript: pen-and-ink (black) and graphite pencil. Relief shown pictorially. Indicates nature of the adjacent landscape along the hatched route line. The date of the final rendering of the route by Dr. McGowan is not known...
    • Contributor: Forbes, John - Potts, John - McGowan, Wm. D. (William D.) - Historical Society of Pennsylvania
    • Date: 1758
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    Map of supplementary reconnaissance of the approaches to Philadelphia by the Lancaster Turnpike : including the section between Villa Nova and Paoli Road map showing minor fortifications along the Philadelphia and Lancaster Turnpike. Relief shown by form lines. Pen-and-ink, red ink, and pink watercolor. Former ownership stamp in lower right corner: U.S.C. & G. Survey. Library and Archives, Jan. 28, 1902, acc. no. 53677; adhesive label affixed in lower right corner: 854 St; no. rubber-stamped on verso: 290. Statement of attribution of Henry L. Whiting is...
    • Contributor: Whiting, Henry L. - Bache, A. D. (Alexander Dallas) - United States Coast Survey
    • Date: 1863
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    Map of supplementary reconnaissance of the approaches to Philadelphia by the West-Chester Road : including the section from Newtown Square to the east branch of the Brandywine Creek Topographic map showing Civil War earthworks and batteries. Relief shown by contours and spot heights. Authorship statement citing Whiting's name is in handwriting (black ink). Pen-and-ink, red ink (contours), and watercolors. "No. 2863X" and "854W" (former Coast Survey numbers) are handwritten in ink on sheet and on adhesive label at lower right. Imperfect: Fold-lined. Originally drawn on 3 sheets. Includes notes. LC Civil War...
    • Contributor: Whiting, Henry L. - Bache, A. D. (Alexander Dallas) - United States Coast Survey
    • Date: 1863
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    Gettysburg July 2nd The Union and Rebel forces in the cemetery. While purporting to depict a meeting of Union and Confederate forces at Cemetery Hill, this map instead shows in detail the disposition of Union forces on Cemetery and Culp's hills. Of greater interest is the indication of the location of Sickles's 3rd Corps along the Emmitsburg Road on the morning of July 2nd, and their new position at the base of Little Round Top...
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1863-07-02
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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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    Map of the Battle of Gettysburg showing positions held July 1st & 3rd 1863. In this image Sneden compares troop locations during the first day of the battle with those on the third day. One obvious observation is that the Confederate forces have succeeded in pushing the Union line back to the more easily held hills south of the town.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1863-07-01
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    Map of Gettysburg and vicinity Shows Civil-War battle positions in rural districts surrounding Gettysburg (Pa.). Union lines are shown by blue dashes and Confederate lines by red ones. Also shows locations of artillery, significant features of the battlefield, some dwellings with names of residents, vegetation, drainage, roads, and railways. Pen-and-ink, watercolors, and rubber-stamped names. Typewritten label affixed at lower right corner reads: Under direction of Mrs. Georgia Wade McClellan...
    • Contributor: Weeks, Gaylord
    • Date: 1863
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    Seat of war in the environs of Philadelphia: Scale ca. 1:656,000. Relief shown pictorially. Prime meridian: London. "For the London magazine, 1777." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1314 Vault AACR2: 100; 651/1; 651/2
    • Contributor: Kitchin, Thomas - Baldwin, R. (Robert)
    • Date: 1777
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    Plan der Schlacht von Gettysburg am 1, 2 & 3 Juli, 1863.-Plan zur Erlauterung von Gen. Grant's Vicksburg Campagne Mai-Juli, 1863 Scales vary. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 348.5 From his Der Amerikanische Burgerkreig; Geschichte des Volks der Vereinigten Staaten vor, warhrend und nach der Rebellion. Philadelphia and Leipzig, Schafer und Koradi, 1867-69. facing p. 255. Gettysburg map shows the location of Union and Confederate corps. The Vicksburg campaign map indicates the route followed by General Grant. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also...
    • Contributor: Schmidt, Ernst Reinhold
    • Date: 1863
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    Johnson's Pennsylvania, Virginia, Delaware, and Maryland "Longitude West from Washington" at the bottom of map, with longitude 0 equal to longitude 77. Captions under illustrations in upper and lower case. Includes ill.: "University of Virginia," "Dismal Swamp," and "City of Baltimore." Plates 29-30. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by isolines. Shows counties, railroads, and includes the counties in Virginia which became West Virginia in 1863. This item is in...
    • Contributor: Johnson & Browning
    • Date: 1862
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    Map of eastern Virginia, 1862 Also covers Maryland and southeastern Pennsylvania. Relief shown by hachures. Shows roads, rivers, names of cities, and railroads converging in Richmond, Washington, D.C., Baltimore, and Philadelphia, and topography of eastern Virginia. 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...
    • Contributor: Nicholson, W. L. - Bache, A. D. (Alexander Dallas) - U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey
    • Date: 1862