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    Position of Union and Rebel armies near Chancellorsville May 4th 1863 Map shows the location of troops in the area surrounding Chancellorsville, Va. The main focus of the map is the troops under Union General Hooker located to the north along the Rapidan River as well as the Confederates under Lee and Stuart to the south and west.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1863-05-04
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    Map of the sourthern and border states, showing the actu alpositions [sic] of the national and rebel forces, and of the blockading fletes [sic] and vessels, the positions of the various fortifications ... Scale 1:3,220,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 6 From Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper [Oct. 26, 1861]. Map includes railroads, rivers, towns, names and boundaries of states, and some relief by hachures. Insets: The southern portion of Florida is on the same scale as the main map. 11 x 11 cm.-Vicinity of Washington City, D.C. Scale ca. 1:320,000. 13 x 16 cm. Description derived ...
    • Contributor: Colton, G. Woolworth (George Woolworth) - Colton, G. Woolworth
    • Date: 1861
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    Region embraced in the operations of the armies against Richmond and Petersburg Shows fortifications, troop movement routes of Confederate and Union forces, and names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. Printed on 2 sheets of paper pasted together. Transferred from the Joseph Warren Keifer Papers in the Manuscript Division, L.C. "Authorities. North of James & Appomattox from photograph map captured from the enemy and surveys of Maj. P.S. Michie, Corps of Engineers. South of Do. ...
    • Contributor: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers - Michie, Peter Smith - Michler, N. (Nathaniel)
    • Date: 1865
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    Central Virginia Consists of 2 parts joined in the middle. Covers Washington, D.C., at the north and extends south to Petersburg. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Shows cities, roads, railroads, rivers, houses, and names of places and homeowners. This item is in the Map Collection of the Library of Virginia; please contact the Library's Archives Research Services department for more information. LC Civil ...
    • Contributor: United States. War Dept. Corps of Topographical Engineers
    • Date: 1864
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    The historical war map. Scale not given. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 23 Another issue. c1862. From Taylor, Hudson. The historical war map. Washington, [1863] 72 p. Similar to the preceding issue (Civil War Maps entry no. 22). Includes inset maps entitled "South-east Virginia," "North-east Virginia," "Vicksburg and vicinity," and "Charleston and vicinity." Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site ...
    • Contributor: Asher & Co.
    • Date: 1863
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    [Map of King George co. , and parts of the counties of Caroline, Culpeper, Orange, Spotsylvania, Stafford, and Rappahannock, Va.]
    Map of King George County, Virginia.
    "47a"--handwritten note on map. "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."--handwritten note on map. Forms part of the Gilmer Map Collection. Relief shown by hachures. Shows towns, waterways, roads, and geographic features. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as ...
    • Contributor: Confederate States of America. Army. Dept. Of Northern Virginia. Chief Engineer's Office
    • Date: 1864
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    The battle fields and military positions in the Virginian Peninsula, from surveys supplied by officers of the army Scale ca. 1:375,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 459 "Presented by the Home Insurance Compy. of New York." A few battle sites are marked by crossed swords. Shows roads, railroads, towns, county names and boundaries, and drainage. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: Heald, D. A. (Daniel Addison) - Heald, D. A.
    • Date: 1862
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    Map of n. eastern Virginia and vicinity of Washington Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Shows forts and batteries in the District of Columbia and immediate vicinity. Also shows "Battle field at Bull Run fought July 21st 1861." 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 ...
    • Contributor: United States. Corps of Topographical Engineers - McDowell, Irvin - Schedler, J. (Joseph)
    • Date: 1862
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    Plan of the 1st Battle of Bull Run Virginia 21st July 1861. Topography from U.S. Engineers official map. Shows the area between Sudley Springs and Centreville to the north and New Market to the south. The location of the Warrenton Turnpike is also included.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1861-07-21
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    Henrico, Co., Virginia, with additions showing the defensive lines and works of Richmond. Scale ca. 1:62,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 643 "Authorities From Henrico Co. map photographed by U.S. Coast Survey and captured Rebel map." Indicates Confederate fortifications, houses, names of residents, towns, roads, railroads, relief by hachures, drainage, and vegetation. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
    • Date: 1864
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    [Map of the fortifications within the District of Columbia]. Relief shown by contours. Depths shown by contours and soundings. Shows buildings within city limits. Shows lot lines and householders' names in rural areas. Oriented with north toward the upper left. Annotated in brown ink: Furnished for the use of the Office of the General of Ordnance by command of M.G. McClellan, J.N. Macomb Lt. Col. & A.D. Camp Chf. T.E. Army of Potomac, ...
    • Contributor: United States. Army of the Potomac - McClellan, George (George Brinton)
    • Date: 1862
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    United States: map showing loyal states in green, what the rebels still hold in red, and what the Union soldiers have wrested from them in yellow. Scale ca. 1:13,500,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 49a At top of map: Presidential campaign, 1864. Includes portraits of Lincoln, Johnson, McClellan, Pendleton (presidential and vice-presidential candidates) as well as small portraits of 14 former presidents. Also includes short biographies of the candidates, the Union and Democratic platforms, and Lincoln's and McClellan's letters of acceptance. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through ...
    • Contributor: H.H. Lloyd & Co.
    • Date: 1864
  • Map
    Hare's map of the vicinity of Richmond, and Peninsular campaign in Virginia. Showing also the interesting localities along the James, Chickahominy and York Rivers Scale ca. 1:190,080. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 602 Relief shown by hachures. "Entered according to Act of Congress, in the year 1862, by J. Knowles Hare . . ." Copyright number "401 Jan. 22, 1863" is written in ink in the lower margin. "Copyright Library May 12, 1863" is stamped in the right margin. Indictes location and dates of battles, forts, "line ...
    • Contributor: Hare, J. Knowles
    • Date: 1862
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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. ca. 7 cm. within map area. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Also shows rural householders' names and vegetation. Includes note and coat of arms below title. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 687 LC copy 1 halved and mounted on cloth backing. LC copy 2 brittle, missing large sections along margins, and ...
    • Contributor: United States. War Department. Engineer Bureau
    • Date: 1865
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    Map to illustrate the report of Brigadier-General Hill Scale not given. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 693 Map of part of West Virginia and western Maryland from Romney west to Grafton, showing the battle of Corricks Ford on July 14th, routes used by Union and Confederate columns, location of bridges burned by Confederates on July 12, 14, and 15, and the "point where pursuit was abandoned by orders of Major-General McClellan." ...
    • Contributor: Richardson, James H.
    • Date: 1861
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    Panorama of the seat of war. Birds eye view of Virginia, Maryland, Delaware, and the District of Columbia Scale not given. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 3 Battle sites are noted by crossed swords. This issue has clouds in the sky and smoke over the Manassas battlefield. Another issue. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: Bachmann, John
    • Date: 1861
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    Bacon's large print war map showing 50 miles round Washington and Richmond. Scale ca. 1:480,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 484 Map of eastern Virginia and part of Maryland, showing engagements by crossed swords, fortifications surrounding Richmond, routes of the opposing armies to Petersburg, roads, railroads, towns, drainage, and relief by hachures. A few important Civil War sites are underlined in red. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web ...
    • Contributor: Bacon & Co.
    • Date: 1864
  • Map
    Hill between hill no. 1 & Fort Meigs : [Washington D.C.]. Relief shown by contours. Black ink, red ink, and lead pencil. Fold-lined. Oriented with north to the left. At lower left in pencil: 19 sheets. At upper left in ink: 211, L. Sheet 14. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 691.3 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault DCP
    • Date: 1860
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    [Central Virginia showing Lieut. Gen'l. U.S. Grant's Campaign and marches of the armies under his command in 1864-65 [Scale 1:350,000]. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 515 Another issue. Same as the preceding issue but with the cavalry badge (crossed swords in an oval) added to the legend. Another copy is in the Fillmore map coll. no. 160-A. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
    • Date: 1865
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    Thirty five miles around Richmond, Va. Shows radial distances from Richmond and fortifications. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 631 Includes views of "The capitol of the C.S., Richmond" and "Washington Monument, Richmond". Insets: Map of the city of Richmond, Va., from the U.S. Coast Survey map of 1860, with additions by Jed. Hotchkiss. 1866. Scale [ca. 1:52,000]. -- Map of the city of Petersburg, Va., from Lynch's map with ...
    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah - Bohn, Casimir
    • Date: 1867
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    Map of Appomattox Court House and vicinity. Showing the relative positions of the Confederate and Federal Armies at the time of General R. E. Lee's surrender, April 9th 1865. Scale 1:31,680. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 524 Shows positions of Union and Confederate troops by the colors blue and red respectively, houses, names of residents, roads, relief by hachures, drainage, and vegetation. Bordering the map, there are "historical notes" concerning the surrender, "Gen. Lee's farewell to his army," and views of "Lee's Head-Quarters," "McLane's [i.e., McLean's] House," "Appomattox Court House," "place where ...
    • Contributor: Henderson & Co.
    • Date: 1865
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    Winter quarters 1864 : [vicinity of Lookout Mountain, Tennessee] Sketch map showing Union troop positions, "Confederate Picket Post" on Lookout Mountain, roads, railroads, settlements, farms, and streams. Relief shown by hachures, spot heights, and landform drawings. Signed in ink handwriting at lower left: G.H. Blakeslee, 129th Ill. Inft. Oriented with north to the left. Pen-and-ink (brown/red/dark blue). Mounted on paper backing. Watermark: Franklin Mills. Imperfect: Laminated, small stain areas. Printed map pasted on ...
    • Contributor: Blakeslee, G. H. - Dolton, G. E. (George E.)
    • Date: 1864
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    Port Hudson and its defences Scale ca. 1:72,500. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 239.5 From Tomes, Robert. The war with the South, New York, Virtue & Yorston, 1862-1867. v. 3, between p. 16 and 17. Signed (facism): Charles: Sholl, Topl. Engineer. "Entered according to act of Congress AD. 1863 by Virtue, Yorston & Co." Caption in lower margin: A topographical map of Port Hudson and its vicinity, shewing ...
    • Contributor: Sholl, Charles
    • Date: 1863
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    A new military map of the seat of war Scale ca. 1:1,700,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 13.8 General map of eastern and central Virginia, Maryland, Delaware, southern Pennsylvania, and northern North Carolina showing cities and towns, state boundaries, and railroads. Includes an advertisement for the Market Fire Insurance Company, New York. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: Higginson, J. H.
    • Date: 1861
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    Birds eye view of the Mississippi Valley from Cairo to the Gulf of Mexico Scale ca. 1:1,710,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 9 At top of map: The seat of war. This is a map and not a bird's-eye view. It covers Louisiana, Mississippi, Arkansas, Alabama, and parts of Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Tennessee, Illinois, Missouri, Kansas, Indian Territory, and Texas, and indicates forts, towns, rivers, roads, railroads, state boundaries, and relief by shading. Insets: Fort Pickens. 19 ...
    • Contributor: Couzens, M. K.
    • Date: 1861