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    Sketch showing the route to Newbern, pursued by the Burnside expedition, March 13 & 14, 1862 Scale 1:350,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 316.8 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. 16. Accompanies "Report of Major General J. G. Foster, to ...
    • Contributor: Foster, John G. (John Gray) - Foster, John G.
    • Date: 1866
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    [Map exhibiting the approaches to the city of Richmond prepared for Maj. Gen. Geo. B. McClellan, U.S.A. [Scale ca. 1:76,000]. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 620 Another issue. "Drawing by J. C. Babcock" is in the lower left corner. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: Babcock, John C.
    • Date: 1862
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    Map of Cumberland Co., Virginia : surveyed and drawn under direction of Capt. A.H. Campbell Chf. Topogl. Dept. Div. No. Va. "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 - Campbell, Albert H. (Albert Henry) - Cassell, Charles E.
    • Date: 1864
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    Plan of the Rebel prison pen at Savannah Georgia, Lt. S. R. Davis, C.S.A., Commandant, Sept. 1864. Detailed drawing of a Confederate prison camp in Savannah, Ga.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1864
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    Field of war around Richmond & Petersburg, 1864-5. Scale ca. 1:400,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 627 Indicates "Union [and] Rebel works," "hospitals & stations of Christian commn.," roads, railroads, towns, county names and boundaries, and rivers. Author copy is in the Abraham Lincoln papers, Manuscript Division, L.C., vol. 184, no. 39735. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: Cross, Andrew (Andrew Boyd) - Cross, Andrew
    • Date: 1864
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    The Enemy's fortifications around Vicksburg Shows the terrain and Confederate fortifications around Vicksburg, Miss., in mid-May, 1863, just after Confederate Gen. Pemberton was forced to evacuate Hayne's Bluff. Indicated are the locations of Union forces under Sherman, McPherson, McClernand, and Carr.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1863
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    Map of Charleston Harbor showing Union and Rebel Batteries &c. Septr. 1863. Map shows the location of Union and Confederate fortifications on James, Sullivan, Block and Morris islands at the entrance to Charleston Harbor, S.C. In July 1863, Union generals Gillmore and Dahlgren hoped to take Fort Wagner, on Morris Island in Charleston Harbor, in order to gain a vantage point from which to launch an attack on the city of Charleston. Strongly defended by the ...
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1863
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    [Map of eastern and central Virginia]. Includes Charles City, Culpeper, Fairfax, Fauquier, Greene, Hanover, Henrico, James City, King George, Loudoun, Louisa, Madison, Prince George, Prince William, Southampton, Spotsylvania, Stafford Surry, and Sussex counties, Va., and Berkeley and Jefferson, formerly in Virginia and now part of West Virginia; also the city of Washington, D.C.
    • Contributor: Confederate States of America. Army. Dept. Of Northern Virginia. Chief Engineer's Office
    • Date: 1864
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    Map of a part of Louisiana and Mississippi, illustrating the operations of the U.S. Forces in the Department of the Gulf Relief shown by hachures. Covers the area from west to east, Alexandria, La. to Pearl River, and from north to south, Vidalia, La. to Atchafalaya Bay. "Track of Gen. Banks" shown in red. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 232 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. From the Nathaniel Prentice Banks papers in LC Manuscript Division. Acquisitions ...
    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey - Bache, A. D. (Alexander Dallas) - Lindenkohl, H. (Henry) - Molitor, E. - Banks, Nathaniel Prentiss
    • 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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    Topographical map of the approaches and defences of Knoxville, E. Tennessee, shewing the positions occupied by the United States & Confederate forces during the siege Scale ca. 1:9,900. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 427 Union and confederate positions shown by the colors blue and red respectively. Indicates roads, railroads, contour lines, spot elevations, vegetation, drainage, and houses. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: Rockwell, Cleveland - Poe, O. M. (Orlando Metcalfe)
    • Date: 1864
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    [Map of part of the Union lines during the siege of Petersburg, Virginia] Relief shown by hachures. Description derived from published bibliography. North orientated towards right in pencil. Shows roads, railroads, houses, fences, names of residents, drainage, vegetation, and form lines. "Gilbert Thompson" stamped on lower left corner, annotated in pencil. Sun print. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 616 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Walker, Lewis E. (Lewis Emory) - Walker, Lewis E.
    • Date: 1865
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    Plan of the battle-field at Bull Run, July 21st 1861.
    Plan of the battlefield at Bull Run, July 21st 1861
    Shows encampments, troop positions and troop movements and including names of commanders and some residents. Relief shown by hachures. "Route taken by Capt. Whipple to bring up Howard's Brigade." Pen-and-ink, red ink, and pencil on penciled grid on tracing linen. Cartographer's name from dealer information. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Imperfect: Brown discoloration along edges and ...
    • Contributor: Whipple, Amiel Weeks
    • Date: 1861
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    Sketch of roads from Gen. McCooks Hd. Qrs. near junction of Ackworth & Dallas & Marietta roads, to Ackworth & Big Shanty & R.R. : Rebel lines of battle as they retired ... Shows northwestern Cobb County, Georgia. Relief shown pictorially. Title and date from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Oriented with north to the right. Pencil on stationery ruled in blue ink. Stationery letterhead on verso: Head-quarters First Cavalry Division, Department of the Cumberland. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), S48, 148 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes ...
    • Date: 1864
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    [Schofield crossing the Chattahoochee, July 1864]. Shows military camp west of the Chattahoochee River near the Ulrich farm and troop positions in Fulton County between Roswell and Atlanta. Relief shown by hachures and pictorially. Title and date from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pencil, blue watercolor, and red watercolor. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), S52, 153 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. ...
    • Date: 1864
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    Schofield crossing the Chattahooche [sic].
    Schofield crossing the Chattahoochee
    Shows Union troop positions, fortifications, and location of field headquarters in Fulton County between Roswell and Atlanta. Relief shown by hachures and pictorially. Date from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. 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. 65, no. 4. Pencil, pen and ink, and blue ink. LC Civil ...
    • Date: 1864
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    [Map of Spotsylvania County, Va.]. Relief shown by hachures. Shows fortifications in the Chancellorsville area and the names of some residents. Date, title, and scale from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pen-and-ink and pencil on brown paper mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H59 LC Land ownership maps, 1348 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Date: 186?
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    The field of Bull Run : showing the positions of the armies at 4:30 p.m. on August 29, 1862 "Reproduction-not in fac-simile. from Map No. 2 in the Report of the Board of Officers on the case of General Fitz John Porter." Annotated in red and blue to show Union and Confederate positions. Map no. VIII from: The story of the Civil War, vol. 2 / John C. Ropes. Boston, 1898. Relief shown by hachures. This item is in the Map Collection of ...
    • Contributor: Geo. W. Stadly & Co. - Ropes, John Codman
    • Date: 1898
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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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    [Southeastern part of Virginia, from York River, and west to Black Water River] LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 460 Shows fortifications and locations of the Battle of Hampton Roads. Title derived from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pen-and-ink on tracing linen. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. Imperfect: Discoloration and spotting throughout.
    • Contributor: Hove
    • 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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    Fort Wagner. Morris Island In July 1863, Union Generals Gillmore and Dahlgren hoped to take Fort Wagner, on Morris Island in Charleston Harbor, in order to gain a vantage point from which to launch an attack on the city of Charleston. Strongly defended, the first Union assaults (July 10th and 18th) resulted in extremely high casualties. Gillmore began formal siege operations and had reached to base of the ...
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1863
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    Military map of the States of Kentucky and Tennessee, within eleven miles of the 35th parallel of latitude or southern boundary of Tennessee; compiled from the best authentic original maps, various documents, ... Scale 1:350,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 216.8 Another issue. In this issue Camp Burnside on the Cumberland River is named, the lithographer's name has been revised, and a dotted line representing the "out line of coal field" has been added in the southeastern quadrant. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: Swann, Charles E.
    • Date: 1863
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    Panorama of the seat of war; birds eye view of North and South Carolina and part of Georgia. Perspective map not drawn to scale. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 304.6 Includes distance chart. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. AACR2: 651/1; 651/2; 651/3; 651/4
    • Contributor: Bachmann, John
    • Date: 1861
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    Plan of the battle of Fisher's Hill, Virginia. Fought September 22nd, 1864. Despite a strong natural defensive position near Fisher's Hill, south of Strasburg, Va., Early's Confederates were overwhelmed by Sheridan's greater numbers. Map shows the flanking movement led by Crook as well as the position of the Union forces just prior to their frontal assault. The detail of the distribution of the Confederate forces was contained on that portion of the map that is missing.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1864-09-22