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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 Mercer, Summers, Greenbrier and Monroe Counties, West Virginia

    Covers the area between Richmond Ferry and Chapman's Ferry, W. Va. Drawn with pencil. Shows towns, roads, rivers and mountains. Not drawn to scale. One of a series of eight maps of southwestern Virginia and West Virginia. Originally in envelope with notations: "Maps of various kinds by residents of Western Virginia. Found among a few books &c which had belonged to Genl. Loring. This ...

    • Contributor: Loring, William Wing
    • Date: 1862
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    Plan of the Battle of Honey Hill, South Carolina, November 30th, 1864.

    Map shows the Confederate earthworks, as well as the location of Union forces at Honey Hill near Grahamville, in Jasper County, S.C. Sherman sent 5,500 Union troops under J.G. Foster inland to secure a foothold on the Charleston and Savannah Railroad. They were met by 1,400 Confederates, heavily entrenched, and forced to withdraw.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1864-11-30
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    Colton's Virginia.

    "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1855 by J.H. Colton & Co. in the Clerks Office of the District Court for the Southern District of New York." Accompanied by cover: Colton's map of Virginia / J.H. Colton. Insets: Richmond, Henrico County, Manchester and Spring Hill, Chesterfield Co. -- Norfolk, Portsmouth and Gosport. Relief shown by hachures. Shows roads, railroads, canals, and ...

    • Contributor: Colton, J. H. (joseph Hutchins)
    • Date: 1862
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    Plan of the battle of Chantilly, Virginia. Fought Septr. 1st 1862, 5 to 10 PM.

    This engagement, known as the Battle of Chantilly, or Ox Hill, was the last action in the 2d Bull Run Campaign (June-September 1862). This map focuses on western Fairfax County, Va. Stonewall Jackson's forces occupy both sides of the road from Centreville to Chantilly, with additional forces based on Ox Hill overlooking the town from the north. There is also a substantial force located ...

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-09-01
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    The Union assault on the Rebel works at Lee's Mill, Yorktown, Va.

    Shows fortifications on opposite sides of the Warwick River, with the Confederate forces concentrated to the north of the river and the Union forces to the south around Lee's Mill.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-04-16
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    York River and Mobajack [sic] 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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    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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    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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    Additions & corrections to the map of Cobb Co., Ga.

    Shows northwestern area of Cobb County, Georgia. Relief shown by hachures. Main entry from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Negative photocopy. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), S56, S57 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes names of select landowners. In manuscript pencil in lower right margin: 32. LC copy imperfect: Fold-lined.

    • Contributor: United States. Army of the Cumberland. Topographical Engineers Office - United States. Army. Corps of Topographical Engineers
    • Date: 1864
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    Map showing the location of battle fields 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: 1898
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    [Map of cavalry engagement near Bridgewater, Va., Oct. 4th and 5th, 1864

    Relief shown by hachures. Title from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pen-and-ink on verso of lined paper, mounted on cloth. Similar to the map reproduced in the Atlas to accompany the official records of the Union and Confederate Armies, 1891-95, pl. 82, no. 12. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H193 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. In ...

    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah
    • Date: 1864
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    The Investment of Petersburg, Va. Shewing [sic] battlefield of 5 Forks and Hatcher's Run, Friday March 31st, Saturday April 1st & Sunday April 2nd 1865.

    Shows the area surrounding Petersburg on the Appomattox River with all major transportation lines noted. Union forces under Grant are opposed by Lee's Confederates. Five Forks is to the left of the image; Port Walthall to the upper right: Ream's Station is in the lower right; and Dinwiddie Court House is at the bottom center.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1865-03-31
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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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    Battle of Fisher's Hill, Va., Sept. 23, 1864

    Shows Confederate positions in red, roads in brown, and vegetation in green. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 539 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: Russell, Robert E. L.
    • Date: 1864
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    Plan of Union and Rebel position at Yorktown Va.

    Shows the area between the Warwick River and Yorktown to the north and Wormsley Creek to the south that was the Confederacy's first line of defense against McClellan's advance up the Virginia Peninsula. The location of the road to Warwick Court House is also indicated.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-04-12
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    Fortifications around Charleston, H.B. ...

    "Reduced from the Coast Survey Chart." Dated: "Charleston, Oct 23rd, 1863." Shows approximate distances between batteries. This item is in the Map Collection of the Library of Virginia; please contact the Library's Archives Research Services department for more information. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. source unknown; Oct. 2003, Map Cataloging Team. Civil War project no.: lva00154. Conservation: ...

    • Contributor: Ruffin, Edmund
    • Date: 1863
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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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    General map of Charleston Harbor, South Carolina, showing rebel defences and obstructions

    Depths shown by gradient tints. Shows location of sunken ships. Printed in upper left margin: 39th Cong. 1st Sess. --- Annual Report of the Secretary of the Navy. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 370.1 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: Willenbücher, Eugene - Boutelle, C. O. (charles Otis) - Krebs, Charles G.
    • Date: 1865
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    [Map of Nelson Co. and part of the counties of Albemarle, Amherst, Augusta, Fluvanna and Louisa, 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
    • Date: 1863
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    Bird's eye view of junction of the Ohio & Mississippi Rivers, showing Cairo and part of the southern states

    Scale not given. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 1.5 Panoramic map looking south from Vienna, Illinois, to Holly Springs, Mississippi. Waverly, Tennessee, is on the left and Poplar Bluff, Missouri, is on the right. The map shows a military encampment and fortifications at Cairo, Illinois, plus roads, railroads, rivers, towns, relief, and woodland. Distances from Cairo to Batesville, Memphis, Little Rock, Poplar Bluff, ...

    • Contributor: Bachmann, John
    • Date: 1861
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    Plan of the harbor of Norfolk and Portsmouth, March 1st, 1861

    "Forwarded to Governor Letcher With Report and Inventory of Public Property at Norfolk and Portsmouth October 19, 1861, Wm. H. Peters, Commissioner." Peters' report is Document 40 in: Journals and papers of the Virginia State Convention of 1861, v. 3, Documents (JK3925 1861 .A25 1966). Also mentioned: Plan of grounds at Fort Norfolk showing location of magazine, pier, &c., June 30th, 1860, by Cassell ...

    • Contributor: Cassell, Charles E.
    • Date: 1861
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    Plan of Fort Henry and its outworks. [Feb. 1862]

    Scale ca. 1:6488. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 413 Shows topography by hachures, 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. See also entry no. 414. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the ...

    • Contributor: McPherson, James Birdseye
    • Date: 1875
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    Battery no. 10 (near the new fair grounds) : total 14 85/100 acres.

    Gives measurements and latitude and longitude of perimeters. Map annoted with names of land owners: Mrs. Tally, Richard Reins and J.W. Yarborough. One of a series of ten maps showing the plats of land appropriated for Batteries 1-10 around Richmond. Original maps are included in Personal Papers Collection, accession 26971, B.M. Jones Papers. This item is in the Map Collection of the Library of ...

    • Contributor: Jones, M.
    • Date: 1861
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    Map of the fortifications of Columbus, Ky.

    Relief shown by hachures. Detailed map of Columbus and environs, showing Confederate fortifications, rifle pits and gun emplacements, roads, railroad, and drainage. In the lower right corner: Engineer Dept., July 18/64. Recd. with Gen. Cullum's letter of the 16th inst. (C.5621). Imperfect: Missing small sections along sheet edges. Mounted on cloth backing in 2 parts. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site ...

    • Contributor: Muller, John - Clough, J.
    • Date: 1862