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    The American Civil War--maps.

    Title from cover. Issued to accompany Formby, John. The American Civil War, a concise history of its causes, progress, and results (London, John Murray, 1910). Listed in C.E. Le Gear's A List of Geographical Atlases in the Library of Congress (Washington, Library of Congress, 1973), v. 7, no. 10657. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 65 Available also through the Library of Congress Web ...

    • Contributor: Formby, John
    • Date: 1910

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    1862 map of the James River.

    Payne, a member of the 4th Virginia Cavalry, C.S.A., was wounded and captured during the Battle of Williamsburg, Va., in May 1862. This map depicts the area of the Virginia Peninsula between Williamsburg and Richmond.

    • Contributor: Payne, William Henry Fitzhugh - Hunton Family
    • Date: 1862
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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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    Map of the rebel position at Vicksburg, Miss., May 1863.

    Shows the Union troops surrounding the Confederate fortified city of Vicksburg, Miss., with blockades and forces on both sides of the Mississippi River. Shows the locations of outlying Confederate forts and other defenses including extensive use of abatis and felled trees to hinder overland advances. The map also indicates the position of Union gunboats on the Mississippi River south of the town of Warrenton, ...

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1863
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    [Environs of Vicksburg, Mississippi, 1863]

    Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by form lines. From the Joseph R. Hawley papers in LC Manuscript Division. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 279 Maps of "Yazoo River defences at Walnut Hills" and "Haines Bluff" autogr. by Hausmann. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey - Bache, A. D. (alexander Dallas) - Fendall, C. - Strausz, A. - Hawley, Joseph R. (joseph Roswell)
    • Date: 1863
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    Capture of Mobile, Alabama

    A regional view of Mobile and environs, encompassing Mobile, Blakely, Spanish Fort, Alabama City, Williamsburg, Fort Morgan, Fort Gaines, and Fort Orwell. Also shows defenses of Mobile Bay, including use of torpedoes (mines), spikes, and sunken logs. The city of Mobile was abandoned by the Confederates on the night of April 11-20th, 1865.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1861
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    [Map of Alexandria, Virginia]

    Illustrates Alexandria's central position in the defense of Washington, where at least 12 outlying forts surrounded the city. Military camps of various Union officers such as Samuel Peter Heintzelman are indicated on this map.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1861
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    Map showing the location of railroads, canals, navigation projects and public institutions in which the Commonwealth of Virginia had invested money as of date January 1st. 1861 : as traced from an ...

    "Defendants Exhibit No. 14 September 9th, 1914, C.B." "Filed by the State of West Virginia in the equity cause of Commonwealth of Virginia vs. State of West Virginia pending in the Supreme Court of the United States, at the hearing before Commissioner Littlefield in Richmond, Va., in August, 1914." "Prepared under the direction of J.K. Anderson, Chief Engineer of the Public Service Commission of ...

    • Contributor: Anderson, J. K. - Boye, Herman - Buchholtz, L. V. (lewis Von) - West Virginia. Public Service Commission
    • Date: 1914
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    Antietam

    Relief shown by hachures. Map is annotated by hand to show the Confederate positions in red, additional hachures in pencil and blue ink,and a 3/4-inch grid. Another copy of original. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 245.95 Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. This map was in the possession of Jedediah Hotchkiss ...

    • Contributor: Michler, N. (nathaniel) - Weyss, J. E. - Michler, N.
    • Date: 1867
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    Map of the country between the York and James Rivers in 1862 and 1863 : showing the names of the owners of the divisions of land at that time.

    "From a survey made for Hon. Eli Thayer of Massachusetts, who fixed at this point the site of the city he intended to build in connection with his plan for the free-labor colonization of Virginia. Mr. Thayer passed the union lines twice in 1862-3, receiving written authority from Secretary Seward, and with the aid of a surveyor was able to complete this map."--verso. Show ...

    • Contributor: Thayer, Eli
    • Date: 1863
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    Fords on Occoquan and Bull Run : [Northern Virginia].

    Covers Occoquan River from Bland's Ford to entrance of Bull Run and covers Bull Run from entrance of Cub Run to mouth. Shows fords, military roads, common roads, H.Q. Manassas Station, settlements, wooded areas, and streams. Pen-and-ink (red and black) and watercolors (blue and light green). "For Col. Harrston" handwritten in lead pencil below legend. In ink handwriting on cloth backing: Col. Harrston. Oriented ...

    • Contributor: Harrston
    • Date: 186?
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    Schonberg's Virginia campaign map, 1864.

    Scale ca. 1:425,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 498 Map extends from Ashby's Gap south to Winfield and Charlottesville east to Tappahannock and shows the location and date of engagements, towns, roads, railroads, county names and boundaries, drainage, and some relief by hachures. A few place names are underlined in red. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress ...

    • Contributor: Schönberg & Co.
    • Date: 1864
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    Approaches to Vicksburg, Miss. & Rebel defences

    LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.). 281 Relief shown by contours and hachures. "No: 103. Recd. & regd. Nov. 6 1863." Detailed pen and ink drawing on tracing cloth, showing fortifications, roads, street names, railroads, houses, fences, drainage, vegetation, and contour lines. Map title is written in each corner on the verso. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress ...

    • Contributor: Logan, James H.
    • Date: 1863
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    Forbes' new and complete map of Richmond and its fortifications

    Scale ca. 1:48,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 629 Printed in blue ink. Shows forts, street pattern of Richmond, 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: Forbes, W. H. And Benjamin Russell
    • Date: 1864
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    Rockbridge Co., Va. Section no. 1.

    "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: Confederate States of America. Army. Dept. Of Northern Virginia. Chief Engineer's Office
    • Date: 1863
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    Military map of south-eastern Virginia

    [Scale 1:200,000]. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 490 Another issue. [Indicates 5-mile concentric circles centered on Richmond, roads, bridges, railroads, towns, houses, drainage, vegetation, and some fortifications in the Richmond-Petersburg area] Map title on this and the following two issues appears outside of the top border. Fortifications and vegetation in the Richmond-Petersburg area are more extensive here than on the preceding issue. Another ...

    • Contributor: Lindenkohl, A.
    • Date: 1864
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    S.E. portion of Virginia and N.E. portion of N'th Carolina

    Covers Tidewater Region (Va.) and Albemarle Sound Region (N.C.). Shows fortifications, settlements, roads, railroads, canals, streams, swamps, and distances. Pen-and-ink (black, red) and watercolors (blue, green). Mounted under gauze covering, shellacked. Includes text of "Military considerations" for isolating Norfolk (Va.) by capturing Suffolk (Va.). LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 476 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: Worret, Ch. - Cram, Thomas Jefferson
    • Date: 1861
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    The Defences [sic] of Savannah, Georgia, November 1864.

    Regional view of Savannah and enrivons just before the Union arrival at that place. Shows the layout of canals, creeks, rivers, swamps, roads and railroads around Savannah as well as the various outlying Confederate batteries and those occupied by Federal troops. There is some indication of the names of property owners and also notations of rice and cotton fields that were either flooded or ...

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1864
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    Plan of Fort Henry and its outworks. [Feb. 1862]

    Relief shown by hachures. Shows drainage, vegetation, roads, fallen timber, and a plan of the fort, with guns and quarters lettered and explained by a key. A profile of the fort and one of the rifle pits appears at the right. Description derived from published bibliography. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 413.2 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a ...

    • Contributor: McPherson, James Birdseye
    • Date: 1875
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    History of the Civil War in the United States, 1860-1865

    Scale not given. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 62.4 "Scaife's comparative and synoptical system of history applied to all countries." "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1897, by The Comparative Synoptical Chart Co., Limited, in the Office of the Librarian of Congress at Washington. Filed in the United States, 1896. Copyright in Great Britain, 1897." This is not a geographical ...

    • Contributor: Comparative Synoptical Chart Co., Limited
    • Date: 1897
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    Map of the siege and investment of Savannah, Georgia, 5th to 20th Decr. 1864.

    Map shows the location of Union forces near the Ogeechee River outside of the Confederate held city of Savannah, Ga. The map also depicts the location of the Union fleet on the Savannah River and in the Atlantic Ocean. Details of the terrain show how a direct assault would have been difficult.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1864-12-05
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    Map of the rebellion, as it was in 1861 and as it is in 1864.

    Scale ca. 1:10,200,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 51.3 From Harper's weekly, v. 8, Mar. 19, 1864. p. 181. Map indicates the "Military line of the rebellion July 1st 1861" and the eastern and western sections of the rebellion, February 1864. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Date: 1864
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    Map showing the positions occupied by the Tenth New York Cavalry in the cavalry engagements on the right flank at Gettysburg, Penn. : on July 2 & 3, 1863, between the Union ...

    Finished ms. version of later printed map showing Federal cavalry positions and movements, camp and barracks of the 10th N.Y. Cavalry in 1861-62, drainage, vegetation, roads, streets, railroad, houses, and names of occupants. Covers troop positions in rural areas east of Gettysburg. Relief of hills shown by form lines. Author's name and date of preparation from LC Civil War Maps, 2nd ed., 1989. Printed ...

    • Contributor: Preston, Noble D. - United States. Army. Office of the Chief of Engineers
    • Date: 1863

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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.), 516 Another edition. From 39th Cong., 1st Sess. [1866]-Report of the Chief Engineer U.S.A. No. 11. In lower right corner: Bowen & Co. lith., Philada. Map extends from Martinsburg south to Dinwiddie C. H. and from Staunton east to Port Tobacco. In this edition, the map title and legend have been moved from the right hand ...

    • Contributor: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
    • Date: 1865
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    The Union army encampment at Hampton, Virginia Showing picket lines and Fortress Munroe [sic].

    Shows the landmarks in the area around Union-occupied Hampton, Va., including the Poor Farm, the Female Seminary, Buckrow's house, Hickman's farm, and "Fox Hill," the home of J. Fox.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1861