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    Entrenched position of the 3rd corps, A.P., at Harrison's Landing, James River, Va., July 9th 1862 Shows the area of Charles City County, Va., along the James River (between Kimmage's and Herring creeks) to which McClellan moved his troops at the end of the Peninsular Campaign. They remained here until August 16. Details include the use of slashed or burned trees, ditches, piles of logs, and natural landforms as defenses.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-07-09
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    Map of Allatoona, New Hope Church and vicinity. Scale ca. 1:280,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 132.5 Shows location of battles of Allatoona, Allatoona Creek, Picketts Mill, and New Hope Church, roads, railroads, Confederate entrenchments, towns, drainage, and relief by hachures. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: Western and Atlantic Railroad Company
    • Date: 1864
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    Phelps & Watson's historical and military map of the border & southern states.
    Phelps and Watson's historical and military map of the border and southern states | Phelps & Watson's historical and military map of the border and southern states | New historical war map
    Shows locations of battles and skirmishes, 1861 to May (?) 1864, with red dots or by red underlining of place names. Also shows population statistics for each state; statistics positioned near blue dots. Relief shown by hachures. "Entered according to Act of Congress, in the year 1862 by Phelps & Watson ..." Prime meridian: Washington. Accompanied by text: Brief description of battles and skirmishes ...
    • Contributor: Phelps & Watson
    • Date: 1864
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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 n. eastern Virginia and vicinity of Washington Shows forts and batteries in the District of Columbia and immediate vicinity. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. At head of title: Surveys for military defences. "Additions & corrections for Rappahannock and Rapid Ann Rivers and their vicinity ..." added to data used in compilation. Mounted on cloth backing. Includes "Data used in compilation," table of "Elevations above tide water," and "Geological ...
    • Contributor: United States. Corps of Topographical Engineers - McDowell, Irvin - Schedler, J. (Joseph)
    • Date: 1862
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    [Fort Fisher, defensive work protecting the entrance to the port of Wilmington, North Carolina, captured by the Federals, Jan. 15, 1865]. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 313 Stamped in the lower right corner "From Collection of David Dixon Porter." Similar to pl. 67, no. 1, in the Atlas to Accompany the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies (Washington, Government Printing Office, 1891-95). Depths shown by soundings. Indicates the location and names of vessels, and soundings. Available also through the Library of Congress ...
    • Date: 1865
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    War maps and diagrams Various scales. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 14.8 Incomplete copy of the map supplement issued by the New York Herald. Library of Congress bound copy of the newspaper for October-December 1861 does not include the map supplement. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. For an earlier issue of the map "Our naval and military operations at a ...
    • Contributor: Hall, E. S.
    • Date: 1861
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    [Map of part of the counties of McNairy and Hardin, Tennessee, and Alcorn and Tishomingo, Mississippi.] Title from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), S159, S160, S161, 390, 391, 392 Pen and ink manuscript map indicating troop positions near Corinth, towns, mills, railroads, roads, and drainage. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Lyell, G. A.
    • Date: 1862
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    Plan of the western seat of war. Scale ca. 1:800,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 75.6 Confederate imprint. Inset: Reduced continuation of Missouri R. 4 x 7 cm. General map of Kentucky, Tennessee, and parts of Illinois, Indiana, Ohio, Virginia, and North Carolina showing principal roads, railroads, towns, and rivers. Fortified sites and battlefields are not indicated. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web ...
    • Contributor: Lathrop, H. P.
    • Date: 1865
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    Map showing position of Union and Rebel armies and Jackson's flank march during 2nd Battle of Bull Run, Aug. 28th to 31st, 1862. Fortunately, Pope's forces retained control of Henry House Hill, thereby allowing the bulk of his army to retreat safely across Bull Run toward Centreville. As part of Lee's plan to interrupt Pope's line of communications, he sent Jackson in a flank movement around the Union Army to take up a position between it and Centreville; Jackson chose the vicinity of Sudley Mountain. As the ...
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-08-28
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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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    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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    Capture of forts [sic] ... Donelson, Tennessee By U.S. Grant, January 1862. This map shows the area surrounding Fort Donelson, Tenn., including the Cumberland River, the town of Dover, and Fort Henry Road, and includes the locations of confederate earthworks as well as roads, buildings, woods, and creeks.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862
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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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    Sketch book showing positions of Second Corps, A.N.Va. in engagements of 1864-5 : [Virginia] Shows several battles with troop movements and names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. Title from paper label affixed to cover. "Return to Jed. Hotchkiss, Staunton, Virginia"--On label on cover. Pen-and-ink and pencil (some col.) on lined paper. Cloth spine with marbled boards with holes in center edge of boards. Some maps on separate sheets of paper tipped in. LC Civil War maps ...
    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah
    • Date: 1865

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    One hundred & fifty miles around Richmond. 9th ed. Scale ca. 1:880,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 632.3 General map centered on Richmond, Virginia. Map is printed in blue with title and border in red. "Ninth edition 3000 of Magnus' all around map." "Dedicated to the gallant soldiers, fighting to suppress the rebellion." Description derived from published bibliography. Includes 8 inset maps of southern cities. Available also through the Library of Congress ...
    • Contributor: Magnus, Charles
    • Date: 186?
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    Atlanta campaign-1864. "Rossville" to "Snake Creek Gap." Scale not given. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 121.2 Pen and ink sketch map showing "route of Harrison's Brigade, 3rd Div.," positions of the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd Divisions of the 20th Army Corps from May 2 to May 10, 1864, roads, railroads, villages, churches, mills, drainage, and relief by hachures. No. "9" is in the lower right corner. Advertisement for a map ...
    • Contributor: Blakeslee, G. H.
    • Date: 1864
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    Sketch of the roads &c near the position of this Div. on the left of the Army : [north of Marietta, Georgia].
    Sketch of the roads etc. near the position of this Div. on the left of the Army
    Relief shown by hachures. Shows the names of some residents. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), S94, 191 Similar to a map in the Atlas to accompany the official records of the Union and Confederate Armies, 1891-95, pl. 62, no. 14. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Pencil (some col.) and pen and ink on yellow paper, ...
    • Contributor: Garrard, K. (Kenner)
    • Date: 1864
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    The Pursuit of the rebel army, April 6th-8th, 1865, and Battle of Sailor's Creek, Va. In this detail from an unidentified printed map, Sneden depicts the area between Rice's Depot and Jetersville, Va. Named after Sailor's Creek that runs through Prince Edward, Amelia and Nottoway Counties, this engagement of the Appomattox Campaign was fought April 6, 1865. The Confederates sustained heavy losses (7-8,000) before withdrawing to Highbridge, and several generals, including Ewell, were captured.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1865-04-06
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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
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    Extract of military map of N.E. Virginia showing forts and roads. Covers Washington D.C. metropolitan area. Eastern corner of D.C. off map. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Also shows rural householders' names and vegetation. Coloring differs. Includes note and coat of arms below title. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 684 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copies mounted on cloth backing. 3 copies ...
    • Contributor: United States. War Department. Engineer Bureau
    • Date: 1865
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    Maps illustrating Gen'l Sherman's "March to the sea" and through the Carolinas and Virginia
    Maps illustrating General Sherman's "March to the sea" and through the Carolinas and Virginia
    Relief shown by hachures. Title from cover. Gift; Ransom Post no. 131, Grand Army of the Republic, St. Louis, Mo.; September 1933. Pen and ink and colored ink on paper and tracing cloth. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 77 LeGear. Atlases of the United States, 10658 Similar maps printed in the U.S. War Dept.'s Atlas to accompany the official records of the Union ...
    • Contributor: McDowell, Robert M.
    • Date: 1865

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    Map of Chattanooga & vicinity : showing Confederate and Union lines at the beginning of the battle of Nov. 23-25, 1863, and the route followed by Sherman in crossing from the North ... Map shows the area surrounding Chattanooga on the Tennessee River. Troops of Union generals Hooker and Sherman are shown on the southern outskirts of town, and Confederate troops are located on Missionary Ridge.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1863-11-23
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    Colton's new topographical map of the states of Virginia, Maryland and Delaware, showing also eastern Tennessee & parts of other adjoining states, all the fortifications, military stations, rail roads, common roads and ... "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1862 by J. H. Colton." "Printed by Lang & Laing Lith., N.Y." appears in the lower left corner. Description derived from published bibliography. General map showing state and county boundaries, roads and railroads, fortifications, and place names. Drawings of ships offshore depict the Union blockade of the coast. Includes population charts for Virginia, Maryland, the ...
    • Contributor: Colton, J. H. (Joseph Hutchins) - Lang & Laing Lith
    • Date: 1864
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    Map of Greensville Co., west of Halifax road and North Carolina between the Halifax & Jourdan rds and north of the Roanoke River. "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