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    Map of army operations Atlanta campaign between Cassville and Mariette and vicinity

    Scale 1:285,120. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 132.6 Map of Bartow, Cherokee, Paulding, and Cobb counties, Georgia, showing location and date of battles, entrenchments, towns, roads, railroads, 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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    Seat of war.

    Scale ca. 1:2,300,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 17.6 General map of eastern and central Virginia, Maryland, Delaware, New Jersey, and southern Pennsylvania showing railroads and place names. Copyright registration no. "191 June 7, 1861" written in lower margin. Inset: Diagram of the United States, showing the political divisions and the population. 15 x 24 cm. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also ...

    • Contributor: Thayer, Horace
    • Date: 1861
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    Bacon's new army map of the seat of war in Virginia, showing the battle fields, fortifications, etc., on & near the Potomac River

    Scale ca. 1:180,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 452 Map of northeast Virginia, Washington, D.C., and part of Maryland showing the location and date of engagements, battles in which cannons were used, country names and boundaries, roads, railroads, towns, drainage, hachures, and a few soundings in the Potomac River. Positions held by Union and Confederate forces are marked by flags. Description derived from ...

    • Contributor: Bacon & Co.
    • Date: 1862
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    New map of Charleston Harbor, showing the scene of the great naval contest between the iron clad monitors and the Rebel batteries, also the lines of fire, forts, obstructions, inlets, princl. plantations, ...

    Scale not given. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 376 Shows the coast from Long Island to the North Edisto River. Indicates drainage, roads, railroads, and dwellings with names of inhabitants. Channels, water depths, forts and batteries, with lines of fire, are given. The following title appears in the lower right corner: Tomlinson's map of Charleston Harbor, S.C., and vicinity, showing the fortifications and ...

    • Contributor: Tomlinson, G. W. (george W.) - Tomlinson, G. W.
    • Date: 1863
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    Map illustrating the operations of the U.S. forces against Vicksburg

    Relief shown by hachures. Also shows the tracks of Genl. Grant, General Blair, and Admiral Porter, and sites of Union victories. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 290 Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey - Krebs, Charles G.
    • Date: 1863
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    Survey of a part of Chesterfield County, Virginia.

    "Chief Engineer's Office D.N.V. Col. J.F. Gilmer Chief Eng'r."--appears above title. "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 ...

    • Contributor: Confederate States of America. Army. Dept. Of Northern Virginia. Chief Engineer's Office - Blackford, L. (benjamin Lewis) - Campbell, Albert H. (albert Henry) - Koerner, P. W. O.
    • Date: 1863
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    Position of 3rd Army Corps at Harrison's Landing, Va., July 9th 1862. From actual survey made for Genl. Heintzelman

    Gives Union Army positions around Harrison's Landing in Charles City County, Va., on July 9th, 1862, with details of the terrain and locations of headquarters for the following Union officers: David Bell Birney, Cuvier Grover, Samuel Peter Heintzelman, Joseph Hooker, Philip Kearny, Israel Bush Richardson, John Sedgwick, and George Sykes.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-07-09
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    Map of Morris, Folly, Coles and James Island[s] etc., and Charleston Harbor S.C. shewing [sic] Union and Rebel forts and batteries, 1864.

    In significantly less detail than his usual work, Sneden here shows the disposition of Confederate fortifications through out the Charleston region.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1863
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    Plan of the Battle of Fredericksburg, Va., Decr. 13, 1862.

    Map shows the region surrounding Fredericksburg, Va., including Marie's Heights outside of the city and Falmouth across the Rappahannock River. Due to Burnside's slow maneuvering of the Union forces, Lee was able to use the bluffs overlooking the river to his advantage. After sustaining heavy losses crossing the river, Burnside decided against renewed attacks and withdrew on the 15th of December.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-12-13
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    May 17 to 23, 1864, Adairsville to Euharlee, GA, route of Harrison's brigade

    Gift; Mrs. Geo. W. Volk; Lexington, Nebraska; January 1966. Pen and ink and colored ink. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 147.5 Imperfect: Mounted on cloth. Affixed at upper right corner: 11. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: Blakeslee, G. H.
    • Date: 1864-05-17
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    Map of Richmond, Virginia...1863.

    Identifies Confederate prisons, forts, and hospitals in Richmond, Va.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1863
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    Perrine's new topographical war map of the southern states

    Scale ca. 1:2,000,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 43.6 Accompanies John S. Bishop's A Concise History of the War. Designed to Accompany Perrine's New War Map of the Southern States, with an Introduction and Statistical Appendix, Compiled from Authentic Sources (Indianapolis, Charles O. Perrine [c;1864]), 132, 9 p. 15 x 10 cm. Map indicates state boundaries and shore lines in green and battle ...

    • Contributor: Perrine, C. O. (charles O.) - Perrine, C. O.
    • Date: 1863
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    Map of a reconnaissance of the approaches to Philadelphia showing the positions and lines of defence on the north front of the city

    Topographic map of northern Philadelphia and small adjacent part of Montgomery County showing Civil War earthworks and batteries. Relief shown by contours and hachures. Signed in handwriting (brown ink): George Davidson, Assistant Engineer Fortifications. Pen-and-ink, red ink (contours), and watercolors. Former ownership rubber-stamping at foot of title: U.S.C. & G. Survey, Library and Archives, no. 126. "No. 2868X" and "854W 1863" (former Coast Survey ...

    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey - Bache, A. D. (alexander Dallas) - Davidson, George - Fauntleroy, A. R.
    • Date: 1863
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    Section from Mary Hall to flags-staff Ethan Allen

    Land-surface elevation profile of a line within Fort Ethan Allen, Alexandria Co. [now Arlington], Va. Pen-and-ink (black) and lead pencil. At lower right in handwriting: Transferred from Office of Chf. Engr., Defenses of Washington, to Engr. Dept. Jan'y 1866. Imperfect: Fold-lined, rubber-stamped on verso. Drawn in 2 segments. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 541.4 Transfer; Chief Engineers Office, War Dept. Includes 2 strait-line ...

    • Contributor: Dimmick - Hodasevich, R. A. - United States. War Department. Corps of Engineers
    • Date: 1864
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    The battle of Fair Oaks, Va., 2nd Day's battle, Sunday June 1st, 1862

    Shows the area of Henrico County, Va., between Cold Harbor and White Oak Swamp. The Chicahominy River and the Richmond & York River Railroad are indicated.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-06-01
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    Plan of the battle of Gaine's Mill, Virginia fought June 27th, 1862.

    Concerns the Battle of Gaines Mill, Hanover County, Va., one of the Seven Days' Battles, 26 June-1 July 1862.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-06-27
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    Map of Albemarle : Made under the direction of Maj. A.H. Campbell Capt. Engs. in charge of Top. Dept. D.N.V. from surveys and reconnaissances

    "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, geographical 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 - Campbell, Albert H. (albert Henry) - Dwight, C. S.
    • Date: 1864
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    [Map of eastern portion of Virginia : Fortress Monroe, Norfolk, Yorktown, Petersburg, Richmond &c.]

    "May 26th 1862." Shows roads, railroads, towns and rivers. This item is in the Map Collection of the Library of Virginia; please contact the Library's Archives Research Services department for more information. Title from accompanying envelope. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. Source unknown; April 2004, Map Cataloging Team. Civil War project no.: lva00202. Conservation: Etherington Conservation Center, ...

    • Contributor: Moeller, Carl Friederich
    • Date: 1862
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    Plan of the Battle of Spotsylvania C.H., Virginia : fought May 8th to 21st 1864.

    Shows the Confederate forces located around and to the north of Spotsylvania Court House, with the Po River at their back. The Union forces were positioned along the Ny River so as to attack on both the Confederate left and right. Several landmarks are indicated, including houses used as headquarters by various officers, and the "mule shoe" salient known as the "bloody angle" because ...

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1864-05-08
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    Map showing the investment and siege of Savannah, Georgia by Genl Sherman's army Decr 1864.

    Regional view of Savannah, Ga., with the many landforms (rivers, sounds, swamps, islands) noted as well as the locations of forts Jackson and Pulaski. The Savannah & Gulf Railroad, Georgia Central Railroad, and Ogeechee Canal are also indicated.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1864
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    Map of Chattanooga and vicinity. [1863-1864]

    Scale ca. 1:310,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 406.4 Indicates the battles of Missionary Ridge, Chickamauga Station, Graysville, Chickamauga, Ringgold, and the "battle among the Clouds," roads, railroads, 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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    The Union position before Yorktown, Va., 18th April 1862

    A regional view of Yorktown, Va., and vicinity, with Yorktown and Gloucester Point on opposite sides of the York River and indicating where the Warwick River feeds into the James, and also the Poquoson River as it branches off from the York below Yorktown. The headquarters of Gen. John Sedgwick's VI Corps is shown at Warwick Court House.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862
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    [Map of the battle of Atlanta, Georgia, July 22, 1864].

    Shows environs of Decatur, Georgia including the "line of the enemy," the position of a Union battery, and the positions of the 15th and 17th Army Corps. Relief shown by hachures. Similar map appears in the U.S. War Dept.'s Atlas to accompany the official records of the Union and Confederate armies, 1891-95, pl. 45, no. 3. A note on the printed copy states that ...

    • Date: 1864
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    Battlefields in front of Nashville where the United States forces commanded by Major General Geo. H. Thomas defeated and routed the Rebel army under General Hood, December 15th & 16th 1864

    Relief shown by hachures. From "39th Cong., 1st Sess. [1866]-Report of the Chief Engineer, U.S.A." Legend in the upper left corner contains a brief resume of each day's action while the map shows troop positions, roads, railroads, drainage, vegetation, and rural houses. Streets and houses of Nashville are not indicated. Key in upper right corner includes color designation for Rebel and Union works. For ...

    • Contributor: Peseux, M.
    • Date: 1864
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    Plan shewing [sic] battle ground and cavalry fight, 17th March 1863, Kelly's Ford, Va.

    Map shows the area surrounding Kellysville, Va., and Kelly's Ford on the Rappahannock River. On March 17, 1863, this was the site of a cavalry skirmish between Confederate forces under Fitzhugh Lee and Jeb Stuart, who were trying to defend the route to Brandy Station, and Union forces under Gen. W. W. Averell.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1863-03-17