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    [Map of Alexandria, Virginia] Illustrates Alexandria's central position in the defense of Washington, where at least 12 outlying forts surrounded the city. Military camps of various Union officers such as Samuel Peter Heintzelman are indicated on this map.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1861
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    Map of Ionia County, Michigan "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1861 by Geo W Wilson, in the Clerks Office of the United States in the district of Michigan." LC Land ownership maps, 334 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy imperfect: Mounted on cloth backing, original sheets sectioned into 2 panels to enable folding. Include population statistical ...
    • Contributor: Wilson, Geo W. (George W.) - Mendel, Edward - Wilson, Geo W.
    • Date: 1861
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    Map of Virginia : showing the distribution of its slave population from the census of 1860 "Entered according to Act of Congress, A.D. 1861 by Henry S. Graham..." "Sold for the benefit of the sick and wounded of the U.S. Army." "Washington, June 13th, 1861." Includes census table for 1860. 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, E.G. Maps relating to Virginia, 919 ...
    • Contributor: Graham, Henry S. - Graham, C. (Curtis ) - Hergesheimer, E. (Edwin)
    • Date: 1861
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    Pocket war map of Virginia, with portraits of Scott & his generals. Also views and plans of the principal places of note connected with the war Scale not given. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 449.2 "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1861 by J. H. Bufford." "No. 76, Deposited [for copyright] Sept. 27, 1861. Recorded vol. 36, page 503." General map. Decorative border includes portraits of Scott, Harney, McClellan, Sprague, Fremont, Butler, Banks, Dix, Lyon, McDowell, Mansfield, and Wool. Insets: Cairo. 4 x 6 cm.-Charleston. 4 ...
    • Contributor: Bufford, John Henry
    • Date: 1861
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    Battery no. 9 (near the Brooke turnpike) : total contents 8 91/100 acres. Gives measurements and latitude and longitude of perimeters. Map annoted with names of land owners: Widow Robert Gordon, Gen. Clay and Nath. Bowe. One of a series of ten maps showing the plats of land appropriated for Batteries 1-10 around Richmond. Original maps are included in Personal Papers Collection, accession 26971, B.M. Jones Papers. This item is in the Map Collection of the Library ...
    • Contributor: Jones, M.
    • Date: 1861
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    [Sketch of the battle of Rich Mountain, July 11-12, 1861]. Title from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pen-and-ink on blue paper, with pencil annotation, mounted between transparent paper. Imperfect: some losses at center right. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H72 Annotations in pencil on verso. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Date: 1861
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    Parkersburg. LC Panoramic maps (2nd ed.), 1004 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. AACR2
    • Contributor: A. Hoen & Co.
    • Date: 1861
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    Map of the seat of war, positions of the rebel forces, batteries, entrenchments, and encampments in Virginia-the fortifications for the protection of Richmond Scale ca. 1:800,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 450.3 Includes a mileage table. Reference is made in the lower margin to the "battle of Bull's [sic] Run, fought on Sunday, the 21st July [1861], about 22,000 unionists and about 60,000 rebels were in the engagement." An earlier version of this map was published in the morning edition of the New York Herald, June ...
    • Date: 1861
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    Plan of the harbor of Norfolk and Portsmouth, March 1st, 1861 "Forwarded to Governor Letcher With Report and Inventory of Public Property at Norfolk and Portsmouth October 19, 1861, Wm. H. Peters, Commissioner." Peters' report is Document 40 in: Journals and papers of the Virginia State Convention of 1861, v. 3, Documents (JK3925 1861 .A25 1966). Also mentioned: Plan of grounds at Fort Norfolk showing location of magazine, pier, &c., June 30th, 1860, by Cassell ...
    • Contributor: Cassell, Charles E.
    • Date: 1861
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    Map of the seat of war showing the battles of July 18th & 21st 1861 [Scale ca. 1:115,000]. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 563.3 Another issue. Includes flags, drawings of four ships in the Potomac River, additional place names, and camp sites (such as "rebel camp" at Annandale) Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: Corbett, V. P.
    • Date: 1861
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    Position of Union Army at Cedar Creek Union position and plan of battle. However, what initially appeared to be an overwhelming success quickly turned to a rout when the Union forces were redeployed and launched a successful counterattack that drove the Confederates back across the Shenandoah to Fisher's Hill, with heavy losses of men, equipment and supplies. Map shows troop locations along the Strasburg Pike on either side of Cedar Creek, and along the north fork of ...
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1861
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    Cedar Keys, Florida Scale 1:50,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 117.35 From its Report of the Superintendent of the Coast Survey showing the progress of the survey during the year 1861 (Washington, Government Printing Office, 1862). Map 17. "No. 17" appears in the upper left corner. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey - Bache, A. D. (Alexander Dallas) - Gerdes, F. H. - Huger - Berryman, O. H. - Guthrie, J. J.
    • Date: 1861
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    [Area of the battle of Rich Mountain, July 11-12, 1861]. Title from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pencil on blue paper mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H73 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Date: 1861
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    Pocket map showing the probable theatre of the war Scale ca. 1:1,700,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 1 Map of Maryland, Delaware, and parts of Pennsylvania and Virginia, showing "camps & forts" underlined in red, "prominent places" underlined in blue, roads, railroads, drainage, towns, and boundaries. Insets: [Street pattern of the city of Baltimore] 9 x 12 cm.-[Map of the city and county of Washington, and the county of Alexandria] 13 x ...
    • Contributor: Aschbach, G. A.
    • Date: 1861
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    Interesting bird's eye view 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, ... Scale not given. Title in braille LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 18.3 "The above bird's-eye view of the seat of war, shows the relative position of the important points embraced in all the great military operations now in progress on the Atlantic slope." Description of early events in the war and important places appears below panoramic map. Description derived from published bibliography. Available ...
    • Contributor: Winch, A.
    • Date: 1861
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    Map of Lake County, Illinois "Entered in the Clerks Office of the U.S. Distt. Court for the northern Distt. of Illinois, January A.D. 1861, by George Hale & J. M. Trusdell, according to act of Congress, regarding copy rights." LC Land ownership maps, 122 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes business directories, population statistical table, historical statistics, distance table, and view ...
    • Contributor: Hale, George
    • Date: 1861
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    [Pencil sketch of the route of scouting party from Monterey, Highland County, Va. toward Beverly, Randolph County, W. Va.]. Pencil on paper, mounted between transparent paper. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H80 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. Report on road conditions in ink with pencil additions on verso.
    • Date: 1861
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    First Battle of Bull Run Accompanies letter, 1861 July 25, of Benjamin Irby Scott, Centreville, Fairfax County, Va., to his mother Mrs. Fanny Scott, n.p., concerning the first Battle of Bull Run. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image. In the Scott family papers, 1861-1865. Manuscripts
    • Contributor: Scott, Benjamin Irby - Scott Family
    • Date: 1861-07-25
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    Map of the alluvial region of the Mississippi
    U.S. Miss. Delta survey, plate II
    Shows the Mississippi River from Cape Giradeau to the delta. Soundings shown in fathoms. Gift; Miss Eleanor Sherman Fitch; July 7, 1942. "Prepared to accompany the report of Capt. A.A. Humphreys and Lieut. H.L. Abbot, Corps of Top'l. Eng'rs., U.S.A. to the Bureau of Topl. Engrs., War Dept." LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), S185, 14.4 Available also through the Library of Congress Web ...
    • Contributor: Mahon, Charles - Humphreys, A. A. (Andrew Atkinson) - Abbot, Henry - United States. Army. Corps of Topographical Engineers
    • Date: 1861
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    Panorama of the seat of war. Birds eye view of Virginia, Maryland, Delaware, and the District of Columbia
    Birds eye view of Virginia, Maryland, Delaware, and the District of Columbia
    Shows various Civil War fortifications (battle sites noted by crossed swords) and smoke over Manassas (Bull Run) vicinity. Oriented with north to the right. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. "Entered according to act of Congress in the year 1861 by John Bachmann ... Southern District of New York." Includes distance lists in lower margin. LC copy ...
    • Contributor: Bachmann, John
    • Date: 1861
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    [Map of the lower Potomac River showing picket lines, January 1862] Concerns Union and Confederate pickets positioned north and south around Pohick Church and Accotink in Fairfax County, Va., in January 1862. Includes a balloon pictured near Pohick Church and labelled as "Decr. 1861," but as noted in Sneden's diary text on pp. 374-376, he indicates that Professor Thaddeus S. C. Lowe also was using the surveillance hot-air balloons in the same area in January ...
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1861
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    Beaufort Harbor and coast line between Charleston, S.C. and Savanna [sic] Ga., with 5 mile distance lines in circles round Beaufort, and R.R. connections, roads, &c, &c. Scale not given. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 368a Indicates ships in Beaufort Harbor and a few of the line coastal forts. "The naval force in the great expedition" appears above the map, followed by the names of commanding officers. Below the neat line at the bottom of the map appear the names of the ships, the captains, and the number of guns ...
    • Contributor: L. Prang & Co.
    • Date: 1861
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    Plan of Genl Q. A. Gillmore's position on Morris Island, Charleston S.C. Shows the progression of earthworks constructed to allow Union forces to approach Fort Wagner. Gillmore's troops reached the ditch surrounding the fort on September 6. The Confederate forces abandoned the fort during the night.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1861
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    New map of Kentucky and Tennessee from authentic reports of county surveyors throughout the states of Kentucky and Tennessee with a new key for measuring distances and specifying localities (which key is ... Scale ca. 1:690,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 215.8 Another edition. "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1861 by Campbell & Barlow." In this edition, the index to place names has been dropped. Map is annotated in blue to show the "Great national military rail road" and in red to show the "Great national military road." Map stamped "U.S.C. & ...
    • Contributor: Campbell and Barlow
    • Date: 1861
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    Seat of war, Manassas and its vicinity Scale ca. 1:322,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 568 Confederate imprint. Shows "battle ground, July 18th," "battle ground July 21st," roads, railroads, towns, and drainage. "Blue Ridge," "Thorough Fare Mountains," and two unnamed mountains are indicated by hachures. Troop positions are not given. Roads, railroads, bridges, and distances are described in a brief text below the map. Description derived from published bibliography. Available ...
    • Date: 1861