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    Plan of Battle of Spotsylvania Court House, Va. At this midpoint in the Spottsylvania Campaign (May 7-20), Union forces under Grant and Confederate forces under Lee were facing off to the south and east of Spottsylvania Court House. On May 12, Grant ordered Hancock to assault Ewell's position in the "mule's shoe" salient. This map attempts to depict the action during that assault. It shows Ewell's position at the start of the ...
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1864-05-12
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    Middle Tennessee
    Fourteen trips across Tennessee 1862-1864
    Sketch map showing federal troop movement routes, engagements, settlements, and streams. Relief shown by hachures. Also covers Nashville city region. Pen-and-ink (brown/red/blue). Mounted on paper backing. Watermark: Franklin Mills. Includes index of troop movements with names and dates. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 389.7 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Gift; Mrs. Geo. W. Volk, Lexington, ...
    • Contributor: Blakeslee, G. H.
    • Date: 1863
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    Map of Greensville. "Chief Engineer's Office D.N.V. Maj. Gen. 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 ...
    • Contributor: Confederate States of America. Army. Dept. Of Northern Virginia. Chief Engineer's Office - Campbell, Albert H. (Albert Henry)
    • Date: 1864
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    Richmond [1862-1865] LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 632.8 Detailed topographic map of the environs of Richmond showing Confederate fortifications in red, Union fortifications in blue, roads, street pattern of Richmond and Manchester, railroads, towns, vegetation, drainage, hachures, houses, and names of residents. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: Michler, N. (Nathaniel) - Michie, Peter Smith - Michler, N.
    • Date: 1867
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    [Maps illustrating the Gettysburg campaign. June 3-July 3, 1863]. Various scales. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 356 From Century illustrated monthly magazine, v. 33, Nov. 1886 Maps indicate troop and cavalry positions and lines of march from Fredericksburg (June 3) to Gettysburg (July 3, 3:15-4:30 P.M.) Maps 19 and 20 illustrate the cavalry engagement on July 3rd. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as ...
    • Contributor: Wells, Jaco
    • Date: 1886
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    Sea coast defences. Scale not given. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 365 Confederate imprint. Suggested "system of defence for smaller ports and inlets" in South Carolina, signed "G.M." and illustrated by a plan of a fort. Gabriel Manigault (1809-1888) was the author of a "Letter Addressed to Governor M. L. Bonham, of South Carolina, on the Defences of Charleston" (1863) Description derived from published bibliography. Available ...
    • Contributor: Manigault, Gabriel E. (Gabriel Edward) - Manigault, Gabriel E.
    • Date: 1861
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    Plan shewing [sic] battle ground and cavalry fight, 17th March 1863, Kelly's Ford, Va. Map shows the area surrounding Kellysville, Va., and Kelly's Ford on the Rappahannock River. On March 17, 1863, this was the site of a cavalry skirmish between Confederate forces under Fitzhugh Lee and Jeb Stuart, who were trying to defend the route to Brandy Station, and Union forces under Gen. W. W. Averell.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1863-03-17
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    County map of Virginia and West Virginia "Entered according to act of Congress in the year 1863 by S. Augustus Mitchell, Jr. ... for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania." In lower right corner: 27. Prime meridians: Greenwich and Washington. Probably from: Mitchell's new general atlas. Philadelphia : S. Augustus Mitchell, Jr, 1864. Relief shown by hachures. This item is in the Map Collection of the Library of Virginia; please contact the ...
    • Contributor: Mitchell, S. Augustus (Samuel Augustus) - Gamble, W. H. (William H.)
    • 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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    Map showing the location of battle fields of Virginia
    Battle fields of Virginia | Battlefield of Virginia
    Shows Civil War battlefields (1861-1865), Chesapeake & Ohio Railroad lines, distinguishing between those which are pre-war and post-war, other railroads during the war, plank roads, turnpikes, other roads and light houses.
    • Contributor: Chesapeake and Ohio Railway Company - Poole Brothers
    • Date: 1864
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    Position of Union Army 30th June 10 1/2 a.m. and 2 1/2 p.m. Concerns the Battle of Frazier's Farm, 30 June 1862, also known as the Battle of Glendale and the Battle of White Oak Swamp. It was one of the Seven Days' Battles, 26 June-1 July 1862. Includes the Confederate positions as well as the Union positions.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-06-30
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    York River and Mobajack [sic] Bay, Va.
    York River and Mobjack Bay, Va.
    Depths shown by soundings. Shows roads, settlements, farmsteads with residents' names, battery on North River tributary, and low-water line. Title (in ink handwriting) from verso. Pen-and-ink (black and red). Oriented with north to the right. Imperfect: Fold-lined. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 672.5 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Humphreys, A. A. (Andrew Atkinson) - Franklin, William Buel - United States. Army. Corps of Topographical Engineers - Humphreys, A. A.
    • Date: 1862
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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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    Position of Union Army at Cedar Creek Union position and plan of battle. However, what initially appeared to be an overwhelming success quickly turned to a rout when the Union forces were redeployed and launched a successful counterattack that drove the Confederates back across the Shenandoah to Fisher's Hill, with heavy losses of men, equipment and supplies. Map shows troop locations along the Strasburg Pike on either side of Cedar Creek, and along the north fork of ...
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1861
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    Map of Devaux Neck on Broad River, South Carolina. Devaux Neck is formed by the Tulfinny River and Coosawatchie River as they branch off the Broad River. The Peninsula is crossed by the Charleston and Savannah Railroad. Map shows rebel forces protecting the railroad while Union forces, the 127th NY under Gen. Edward E. Potter, advance up the peninsula.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1864-12-08
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    The U.S. forts and batteries near Alexandria Va. Sept 1862 showing Fort Lyon with extended works. Shows the locations of Union fortifications surrounding Alexandria, Va., including forts Lyon and Ellsworth in Fairfax County. The locations of Hunting Creek and the Potomac River are also indicated.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862
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    Map showing the location of battle fields of Virginia [Scale ca. 1:680,000]. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 505 Another edition. Title when folded: 29th annual encampment, G.A.R. Sept 10th 1895. Louisville, Ky., via Chesapeake & Ohio Ry. Poole Bros., Chicago. Inset: Chesapeake & Ohio route. 8 x 18 cm. Similar to preceding item published for the 26th encampment, G.A.R. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web ...
    • Contributor: Chesapeake and Ohio Railway Company
    • Date: 1895
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    The Tribune war maps Various scales. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 6.2 From the New-York Daily Tribune, July 30, 1861. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. Includes "List of killed and wounded at the battle of Bull Run," p.3-4. Description derived from published bibliography.
    • Contributor: Colton, G. Woolworth (George Woolworth) - Colton, G. Woolworth
    • Date: 1861
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    [Union troop positions east of Dallas, Georgia, May 25-June 5, 1864]. Shows Union troop positions in eastern Paulding County, Georgia. Relief shown by hachures. Title and 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. 43, no. 9. Pencil drawn on 11/16 in. grid. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), S68, 171 Available also through ...
    • Date: 1864
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    Williamsburg to White House Scale ca. 1:63,630. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 596 At head of title: Campaign maps, Army of the Potomac, map no. 2. Shows fortifications, towns, roads, houses, names of residents, vegetation, drainage, and relief by hachures. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: Abbot, Henry L.
    • Date: 1862
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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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    [Map of the lower Shenandoah Valley of Virginia]. "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 Library of Congress web site as a raster image. ...
    • Contributor: Confederate States of America. Army. Dept. Of Northern Virginia. Chief Engineer's Office
    • Date: 1864
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    Galveston, Texas, showing the fortifications &c. Covers Galveston area, west to southeast, from Swan Lake to Gulf of Mexico, and north to Bolivar Point. At head of title: Map no. 3. From the Nathaniel Prentice Banks papers in LC Manuscript Division. "Authorities: Coast Survey charts ... 1862." Sun print. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 447.2 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Acquisitions ...
    • Contributor: Abbot, Henry L. - Banks, Nathaniel Prentiss - United States. Army. Department of the Gulf - Brown & Ogilvie
    • Date: 1862
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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
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    [Map of the environs of Olley Creek near Marietta, Georgia]. Shows troop positions. Title from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), S95, 197 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Pencil and pen-and-ink (some col.), mounted on paper.
    • Date: 1864