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    Topographical map of Virginia between Washington and Manassas Junction. Scale ca. 1:270,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 451 Indicates Union and Confederate positions at "battle of Bull Run, July 21st 1861," Union encampments, towns, roads, the street pattern of Washington, railroads, rivers, and relief by hachures. Inset: Leesburg to Harpers Ferry. 4 x 5 cm. "Panoramic view of the fortifications around Washington" (12 x 20 cm.) appears above the map. Description derived ...
    • Contributor: Magnus, Charles
    • Date: 1861
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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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    The Battle of Fair Oaks, Va. Fought 31st May 1862. This map shows an area of Henrico County, Va., east of the city of Richmond and south of the Chickahominy River, where the Battle of Fair Oaks, or Seven Pines, took place 31 May-1 June 1862. Confederate Gen. J. E. Johnston's plan to attack the Union Army of the Potomac's IV Corps (under Keyes) at Fair Oaks called for Longstreet to approach from the ...
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-05-31
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    Plan of the Battle of Kelly's Ford, Virginia : fought 7th Nov. 1863 by 3rd Army Corps Gen. W. H. French U.S.A. In this detailed view of Kellysville and Kelly's Ford on the Rappahannock River, Sneden shows the placement of Union regiments in a semicircle to the east of town, and the opposing Confederate units in the town itself. Also indicated are the locations of various field fortifications and the difficulties experienced by a terrain that included heavy woods and swamps.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1863-11-07
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    Map shewing [sic] march of the [U.S.] Army from Harrison's Landing or Westover to Williamsburg, Virginia, 15th, 16th, 17th and 18th August. Illustrates the path McClellan's troops took in August 1862 after their July encampment at Harrison's Landing ended. The 1st Corps under Fitz-John Porter, the 6th Corps under Sedgwick, and the 4th Corps under Keyes are shown traveling due east from Charles City Courthouse across the Chickahominy River toward Williamsburg while the 3rd Corps under Heintzelman travels on a northeastern route from Charles City Courthouse ...
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-08-15
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    Topographical map of the original District of Columbia and environs showing the fortifications around the city of Washington Also shows school districts and householders' names in rural areas. Relief shown by hachures. "Entered according to Act of Congress in the Year 1862 by E.G. Arnold ..." Includes text and population tables. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 674, 674.1 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy annotated in ink on verso, mounted on cloth ...
    • Contributor: Arnold, E. G. - Colton, G. Woolworth (George Woolworth)
    • Date: 1862
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    Plan from Fortress Monroe to Big Bethel Va. : showing Union and Rebel position April 1st 1862. Shows area of Virginia Peninsula between Newport News and Big Bethel to the north and Fortress Monroe to the south as McClellan prepared to move his forces toward Richmond.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-04-01
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    Genl. Sherman's campaign war map. Map covering most of Georgia and South Carolina, showing defenses along the sea coast and around the principal towns, Confederate prisons at Andersonville and south of Millen, Ga., roads, railroads, towns, drainage, and relief by hachures.
    • Contributor: Bufford, John Henry
    • Date: 1864
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    Plan of the battle of Five Forks, Va., April 1st 1865 : fought by 5th Army corps Genl Warren. This map depicts the Five Forks area of Dinwiddie County, Va., where Confederate forces under Gen. George E. Pickett tried to hold off the Union advance on Petersburg and the important South Side Railroad. Included are Hatcher's Run, the Appomattox River, Petersburg, Dinwiddie Court House, and the Weldon Railroad. Union forces involved included Warren's Fifth Corps infantry and Sheridan's cavalry. Accused by Sheridan of ...
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1865-04-01
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    Map of a part of the city of Richmond showing the burnt districts "Confederate imprint" -- LC Civil War maps / Stephenson. "Published by Wm. Ira Smith proprietor Richmond Whig." Advertised to be sold for 50 cents each on Apr. 10, 1865 -- Evening Whig (Richmond), Apr. 8, 1865. Oriented with north toward the lower right. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by isolines. Shows an area north of the James River surrounding the capitol and includes ...
    • Contributor: Ludwig, C. L. - Smith, William Ira
    • Date: 1865
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    Richmond, Petersburg, and vicinity. Scale ca. 1:105,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 623 At top of map: Genl. Grant's campaign war map. Shows fortifications, camps, roads, railroads, street pattern of Richmond and Petersburg, towns, drainage, vegetation, hachures, and houses. "The horizontal and upright lines represent one mile square. By refering [sic] to the number on the left and to the letter on the base, any point may ...
    • Contributor: J.H. Bufford & Co.
    • Date: 1864
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    Battle of Hanover Court House, Virginia, May 26, 1862 Shows the area around Hanover Court House, Va., sight of a skirmish between Union and Confederate forces as McClellan's advance up the Virginia Peninsula continued its slow pace. In this depiction, the Pamunkey River is located to the north, and the Richmond & Pamunkey Turnpike is also indicated.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-05-26
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    Plan of Andersonville Prison, Sumter Co., Georgia. This is a revised plan showing the physical layout of Andersonville Prison in August 1864. This is a corrected drawing of his map cataloged as Mss5:1 Sn237:1 (v. 5, p. 451).
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1864
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    Outworks nos. 1 & 2 to battery no. 6. Components: Outwork no. 1 to battery no. 6, Meadow bridge road -- Outwork no. 2 to battery no. 6. Gives measurements and latitude and longitude of perimeters. Map annotated with names of land owners: "Bishop Magill [i.e. Mcgill] for the benefit of the Roman Catholic Church" and "Doctor Deane." One of a series of ten maps drawn by showing the plats of land appropriated ...
    • Contributor: Jones, M.
    • Date: 1861
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    [Map of the region east and north of Baton Rouge, showing batteries on the Mississippi north of Port Hudson]. Relief shown by hachures. Title supplied by cataloger. In pencil in lower right: E. Deleceauax. Pen-and-ink and watercolor with crayon and pencil notes on three sheets of tracing cloth pasted together. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. In ink in all corners: 3038. Stamped on 3 times across bottom: 1240. Copy imperfect: Losses at folds, some losses ...
    • Contributor: Clark, John S.
    • Date: 1863
  • Map
    Map of the battle ground of Greenbrier River Oriented with north to upper right. Sketch map showing Confederate camps and batteries, positions of union and Confederate troops during engagements and drawings of principal buildings, roads and drainage. 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 War maps (2nd ed.), 697 Parrish & Willingham. Confederate imprints, ...
    • Contributor: McRae, A. T. - Baumgarten, J. - Gary (Printer)
    • Date: 1861
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    Rebel defences [sic] of Charleston Harbor, S.C., December 11th, 18[64] Outlines the harbor of Charleston, S.C., beginning with the convergence of the Ashley and Cooper rivers and continuing to the Atlantic Ocean. Sneden traveled through the harbor on a Confederate steamer on December 11 headed for exchange and gives in this map a detailed picture of the many Confederate forts and batteries along the harbor as well as all types of vessels, especially noting ...
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1864-11-11
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    Magnus' historical war map. One hundred & fifty miles around Richmond. Scale ca. 1:920,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 632.2 General map centered on Richmond, Virginia. "Mirror of events [i.e., list of battles] 1861-62-63-64" has been attached to the left of the map. Insets: Maj. Gen. Canby' base of operations [Mississippi and Red River area] 9 x 8 cm.-Maj. Gen. W. T. Sherman's base of operations [northern Georgia] 9 x 8 cm.-Fortifications around Richmond, ...
    • Contributor: Magnus, Charles
    • Date: 1864
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    Richmond : surveyed under the direction of N. Michler, Maj. of Engrs. Bvt. Brig. Genl., U.S.A. and P.S. Michie, Capt. of Engrs. Bvt. Brig. Genl. U.S.V. Relief shown by hachures. Shows military fortifications in red and blue. Sun print pasted on sheet with title information and at bottom: "surveyed & drawn by Maj. J.E. Weyss & L. Dessex, assisted by Theillaihl, Buchardt, Schuman, Thompson, Brown, Collett." LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 648 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Weyss, J. E.
    • Date: 1865
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    Rebel defences [sic] of Mobile shewing [sic] Union attack April 3rd-9th 1865 on Spanish Fort. Map shows route taken by Union Admiral Farragut in August 1864 as well as that in March 1865, when his fleet provided naval support to land forces under Frederick Steele and E.R.S. Camby. Camby captured Spanish Fort and Blakely, across the bay from Mobile, entering that city on April 18. This map pays attention to the Confederates use of spikes and torpedoes (naval mines) ...
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1865-04-03
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    Map showing the system of rebel fortifications on the Mississippi River at Island no. 10 and New Madrid, also the operations of the U.S. forces under General John Pope against these positions Scale 1:84,480 ("3/4 of an inch = one mile"). LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 299.8 From U.S. Congress. Joint Committee on the Conduct of the War. Supplemental report of the Joint Committee on the Conduct of the War, in two volumes. Supplemental to Senate report no. 142, 38th Congress, 2d session (Washington, Government Printing Office, 1866). v. 2, fol. p. 56. Accompanies "Report ...
    • Contributor: Hoelcke, Wm.
    • Date: 1862
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    First attack upon Fort Fisher, by the U.S. Navy under Rear Admiral D. D. Porter, Dec. 24 and 25, 1864. Showing the position of vessels and line of fire Scale not given. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 316.2 From Message of the President of the United States, and accompanying documents, to the two houses of Congress, at the commencement of the first session of the thirty-ninth Congress.-Report of the Secretary of the Navy (Washington, Government Printing Office, 1865). fol. p. 10. Printed in upper left margin: 39th Cong. 1st sess.-Annual Report of ...
    • Contributor: United States. Navy
    • Date: 1865
  • Map
    Extract of military map of N.E. Virginia showing forts and roads
    Military map of N.E. Virginia
    Also shows rural householders' names, railroads, vegetation, marsh areas, and street pattern of Washington, D.C. and Alexandria. Covers Washington D.C. metropolitan area. In left upper margin: 39th Cong. 1st Sess.--Report of the Chief Engineer U.S.A. In right upper margin: No. 1. Includes note and coat of arms below title. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings and isolines. This item is in the ...
    • Contributor: United States. War Dept. Engineer Bureau - United States. Congress - Bowen & Co.
    • Date: 1865
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    Plan of Fort Huger, Hardy's Bluff : built by the State of Virginia. Col. Andrew Talcott, State Engr. Capt. E.T.D. Myers, Constructing Engr. "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. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image. Gift of Mrs. Louisa Porter (Gilmer) Minis (i.e., Mrs. ...
    • Contributor: Virginia. Engineer Dept - Myers, Edmund Trewbridge Dana - Talcott, Andrew - Confederate States of America. Army. Dept. Of Northern Virginia. Chief Engineer's Office
    • Date: 1863
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    Map of New Kent, Charles City, James City and York counties. "Chief Engineer's Office D.N.V. Colonel J.F. Gilmer, Chief Engineer."--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."--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 ...
    • Contributor: Confederate States of America. Army. Dept. Of Northern Virginia. Chief Engineer's Office
    • Date: 1863