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    Map of a part of the eastern portion of Virginia showing the route of the Cavalry Corps of the Army of the Potomac under Major General P.H. Sheridan on the raid to ... Covers Richmond region (Va.) northward to Fredericksburg. Shows cavalry routes of movement, engagements, encampments, roads, railroads, settlements, drainage, and the fortifications around Richmond. "Drawn by Capt. N.D. Preston, to accompany the paper, 'The Cavalry Raid to Richmond in May 1864', read by him before the Commandery of the State of Pennsylvania, Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the U.S., Wednesday evening, May 6,...
    • Contributor: Preston, Noble D. - Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the United States
    • Date: 1864
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    Plan of Fort Magruder, Battlefield of Williamsburg, Virginia. Sketched the day after the battle 6th May 1862. Shows the area surrounding Confederate Fort Magruder just south of in Williamsburg, Va. Details include the network of ravines and slashed trees extending the width of the Peninsula used by the Confederate Army as part of its defenses.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-05-06
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    Map of the seat of war in Virginia, Dec. 1, 1862. Relief shown by hachures. Covers Fredericksburg/Alexandria/Harpers Ferry region. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 457 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Duncan - Poe, O. M. (Orlando Metcalfe)
    • Date: 1862
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    Nashville--Tenn. and vicinity 1863 Sketch map showing fortifications, picket lines, camps of the 105th and 129th Ill. regiments, roads, city streets, railroads, and streams. Relief shown by hachures. Pen-and-ink (brown/red/dark blue). Added later in red ink below index: At Battle of Nashville ... [plus paragraph of 4 lines]. Mounted on cloth backing. Watermark: Franklin Mills. Imperfect: Laminated. Includes index to military points of interest. Printed no. on label...
    • Contributor: Blakeslee, G. H.
    • Date: 1863
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    Map showing the operations of the Army of the Potomac under command of Mag. [sic] Gen. George G. Meade, : from March 29th to April 9th, 1865 Endorsed (facsim.): Official J.C. Duane, Major of Engineers, Bvt. Col. U.S.A., Chief Engineer, Army of the Potomac. Map of the country between Petersburg and Appomattox Court House showing roads, railroads, cities, towns and some houses and names of residents. Description derived from published bibliography. Sun print. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 512a.5 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a...
    • Contributor: United States. Army of the Potomac. Engineer Department
    • Date: 1865
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    Map showing Genl. Sherman's march from Chattanooga to Atlanta. Map shows an overview of Genl. Sherman's march from Chattanooga, Tenn., to Atlanta, Ga., in the summer of 1864.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1864
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    [Sketch of the United States Ford on the Rappahannock River]. Shows the Chancellorsville region and names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. Title, date and scale from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pen-and-ink and pencil (some col.) on pencil grid, mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H140 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. In pencil on verso: 290.
    • Date: 1863
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    The historical war map. Scale ca. 1:3,250,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 21 Map of southeastern United States showing forts and battlefields, railroads, state boundaries, rivers, and town. Principal engagements are not described in this or in the following issues (LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), nos. 22 and 23). Population statistics and "Date[s] of admission and secession of the Southern States" are given in lower left...
    • Contributor: Asher & Co.
    • Date: 1862
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    The attack on and surrender of Harper's Ferry Shows the area surrounding Harper's Ferry, W. Va., at the intersection of the Potomac and Shenandoah Rivers as the Confederate forces under Jackson began their assault, Sept. 12-15, 1862.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-09-14
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    Approaches to Vicksburg and Rebel defences Scale 1:20,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 278 Indicates fortifications, names and positions of boats, roads, streets, railroads, canal across De Soto Point, houses, vegetation, drainage, and relief by hachures. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: Fendall, C.
    • Date: 1863
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    Chattanooga and its defences, Scale ca. 1:157,500. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 401.4 From Tomes, Robert. The war with the South. New York, Virtue & Yorston, 1862-1867. v. 3, between p. 222 and 223. Signed (facsim.): Charles Sholl, Topl. Engineers. "Entered according to act of Congress AD. 1865 by Virtue & Yorston." Caption in lower margin: A topographical map of the ground on which the battles of...
    • Contributor: Sholl, Charles
    • Date: 1865
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    Map of the state of Virginia
    Map of Virginia
    "August 1863." "Lith. by Chas. G. Krebs." Accompanied by cover: Map of Virginia / compiled in the office of the United States Coast Survey. Washington, D.C. : W.H. & O.H. Morrison : 15 x 10 cm. Also covers Delaware, Maryland, West Virginia and parts of adjacent states. Shows cities and towns, roads, rivers, and relief by hachures. Map has concentric circles centered on Richmond,...
    • Contributor: Nicholson, W. L. - Bache, A. D. (Alexander Dallas) - Krebs, Charles G. - United States Coast Survey - W.H. & O.H. Morrison (Firm)
    • Date: 1863
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    E. & G. W. Blunt's corrected map of the seat of war near Richmond, July 10th, 1862. Scale ca. 1:405,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 622.5 The following label has been pasted beneath the map title: Metropolitan Book Store, Philp & Solomons, agents, Washington, D.C. General map of the environs of Richmond showing roads, railroads, cities and towns, drainage, and soundings on the Rappahannock, York, and James rivers. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress...
    • Contributor: E. & G.W. Blunt (Firm)
    • Date: 1862
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    Military maps of the United States. Relief shown by contours, hachures, and spot heights on some maps. Depths shown by contours on some maps. Title from spine. Maps dated from 1862 to 1883. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 93 LeGear. Atlases of the United States, 10674 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. Includes list of contents affixed to blank page preceeding map sheets....
    • Contributor: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
    • Date: 1883

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    Plan of the Battle of Cumberland Church, Va. Map shows the location of Confederate Gen. R. E. Lee's troops at Cumberland Church and Union Gen. U. S. Grant's troops south near Farmville, Va., along the Appomattox River. This was a small skirmish in Cumberland County on April 7, 1865, just following action at Highbridge and Rice's Station and just preceding Lee's surrender at Appomattox Courthouse.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1865-04-07
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    Plan of Battle of Savage's Station Va. Depicts the locations of troops and landmarks during the Battle of Savage's Station, one of the Seven Days' Battles. Shows the area of Henrico County between the Chickahominy River and White Oak Swamp. The Richmond and York River Railroad is also indicated.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-06-29
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    Wyld's military map of the United States, the northern states, and the southern confederate states: with the forts, harbours, arsenals, and military positions. Scale ca. 1:4,600,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 19 "Slave states" outlined in blue. Insets: City of Washington and District of Columbia. Scale ca. 1:190,000. 13 x 14 cm. Country round Washington. Scale ca. 1:1,020,000. 18 x 24 cm.-Pensacola bay and its fortifications. Scale ca. 1:155,000. 12 x 14 cm.-Charleston and the harbour. Scale ca. 1:132,000. 10 x 9 cm. Description derived from...
    • Contributor: Wyld, James
    • Date: 1861
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    Genl. Q. A. Gillmore's line of earthworks in front of Fort Wagner, Morris Island, S.C., July 1863 Map depicts the siege of Fort Wagner, Morris Island, Charleston Harbor, S.C. Details include the locations of swamps, marshes, and sand ridges, and the elaborate earthworks and trenches constructed by Union troops under Gen. Q. A. Gillmore as they prepared to lay siege to the fort.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1863
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    Map of the field of operations, November 1863. Map shows the area between Culpeper Courthouse and Orange Courthouse including the location of Federal troops under Meade in Union-held towns and along the Rappahannock River. On November 7th, the Union army began its advance across the Rappahannock River at Rappahannock Station. The map also indicates the location of Confederate strongholds along the Rapidan River.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1863
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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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    Chattanooga A chart of the battle between the forces of Gens. Grant and Braxton Bragg, fought Nov. 24-5 1863. Detail of a printed map to which Sneden has added color and arrows to highlight the lines of Union advance on Missionary Ridge (Sherman's forces from the north on the Confederate right and Hooker's from the south on the Confederate left) and the Confederate retreat toward Dalton, Ga.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1863-11-24
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    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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    Plan of Union and Rebel position at Yorktown Va. Shows the area between the Warwick River and Yorktown to the north and Wormsley Creek to the south that was the Confederacy's first line of defense against McClellan's advance up the Virginia Peninsula. The location of the road to Warwick Court House is also indicated.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-04-12
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    [Histoire de la guerre civile en Amérique] Atlas. [1874-90].
    Guerre civile en Amérique | Histoire de la guerre civile en Amérique, par M. le comte de Paris--cartes et planches
    Relief shown by shading and hachures on some maps. Depths shown by contours on some maps. Atlas issued to accompany text of same title (Paris, Michel Lévy, 1874-90). Published in parts. Each part has a separate title-page. The Geography and Map Division also has separates for plates 5, 11-14, 16, and 19. Phillips, 1352 LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 80 Description derived from...
    • Contributor: Paris, Louis-Philippe-Albert D'orléans
    • Date: 1890

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    Plan of Battle of Cold Harbor, Va. : June 1st and 3rd 1864. The area of Hanover County, Va., covered by this map extends from Mechanicsville to the northwest, the Chickahominy River to the south and Cold Harbor to the east. The Confederate army was already in place along the lowlands of the Chickahominy River when Grant's army arrived on June 1. There was some fighting late in the day, with no Federal progress, but both sides...
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1864-06-01