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    Map of a part of Brunswick County, N.C.

    "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 - Blackford, L. (benjamin Lewis) - James, William H.
    • Date: 1863
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    Plan of the Battle of Fredericksburg, December 13th, 1862.

    This unsigned hand-drawn map shows the area surrounding Fredericksburg, Va., and includes the location of General Lee's field headquarters, Jeb Stuart's cavalry, the Washington Artillery, and forces under the commands of Col. Pelham and Col. Walker. The locations of pontoon bridges are also indicated.

    • Contributor: Cooke Family
    • Date: 1862-12-15
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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 the defences of Charleston city and harbor, showing also the works erected by the U.S. forces in 1863 and 1864

    "Bell Bros., Photo lithographers, Washington, D.C." At bottom of map: View off North Channel, Fort Sumter 3 1/2 miles distant, bearing W. 3/4 N., Febry. 18th 1865. Description derived from published bibliography. Shows drainage, vegetation, roads, railroads, soundings, shoals, channels, forts, batteries, picket line of the U.S. forces, plan of the city with the "effective, annoying [and] extreme range" of guns from Cumming's Point. ...

    • Contributor: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
    • Date: 186?
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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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    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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    Nashville--Tenn. and vicinity 1863

    Sketch map showing fortifications, picket lines, camps of the 105th and 129th Ill. regiments, roads, city streets, railroads, and streams. Relief shown by hachures. Pen-and-ink (brown/red/dark blue). Added later in red ink below index: At Battle of Nashville ... [plus paragraph of 4 lines]. Mounted on cloth backing. Watermark: Franklin Mills. Imperfect: Laminated. Includes index to military points of interest. Printed no. on label ...

    • Contributor: Blakeslee, G. H.
    • Date: 1863
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    Bacon's military map of the United States shewing the forts & fortifications.

    Scale ca. 1:8,000,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 24 Ent. Sta. Hall: Aug. 182 , 1862. At top of map: 1s. Bacon's military map of America. 1s. Forts are named and marked by small flags. Map also includes towns, railroads, names and boundaries of states and territories, and relief by hachures. "Free or non-slaveholding states" are colored green, "border slave states" are yellow, ...

    • Contributor: Bacon and Company
    • Date: 1862
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    New defenses erected at Centreville, Virginia

    Originally built by the Confederates and used for winter quarters in 1861-1862, the defenses around Centreville were also used by the Union Army to cover the retreat back to Washington after both 1st and 2nd Bull Run. When Lee began concentrating his forces around Culpeper in July 1863, and Meade, not to be outdone, moved his army to a position opposite them along the ...

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1863
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    Fort Lyon, near Alexandria, Virginia

    The map shows a close up drawing of Fort Lyon located on Eagle Hill in Alexandria, Virginia. Shows the fort's defenses, including abatis, ditches, salients, sally port, and bomb proof.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1861
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    Plan of the Rebel attack on Washington, D.C., July 11th and 12th, 1864.

    As a diversionary measure to take some of the pressure off of besieged Petersburg, Confederate forces under Jubal Early launched a northern offensive beginning in late June 1864. After stops near Harper's Ferry and Shepherdstown, W. Va., and Frederick and Baltimore, Md., they reached the outskirts of Washington, D.C., by July 11. Reconnaissance showed the Union had begun some intensive reinforcement, so an attack ...

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1864-07-11
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    Map of the defences of the city of Mobile. [1862-64]

    Scale not given. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 107 From 39th Cong., 1st Sess. [1866]-Report of the Chief Engineer, U.S.A. No. 10. Map of Mobile and environs, showing roads, "Mobile and Ohio Rail-Road," drainage, vegetation, hachures, and fortifications at Blakely and Spanish Fort and those built in 1862, 1863, and 1864 at Mobile. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library ...

    • Contributor: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
    • Date: 1866
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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
  • Map

    [Federal fortifications near Petersburg in the region of Fort Gregg].

    Anonymous pen and ink manuscript map drawn on tracing linen showing Civil War fortifications, roads, railroads, rivers and vegetation. Drawn on a 1-inch grid. This item is in the Map Collection of the Library of Virginia; please contact the Library's Archives Research Services department for more information. Title from bibliography. Swem, E.G. Maps relating to Virginia, 1095 Available also through the Library of Congress ...

    • Date: 1864
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    Map of the defences of Charleston city and harbor, showing also the works erected by the U.S. forces in 1863 and 1864

    Scale 1:60,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 377 At bottom of map: View off North Channel, For Sumter 3 1/2 miles distant, bearing W. 3/4 N., Febry. 18th 1865. This map without the Corps of Engineers' insignia appears as Plate II of the Supplementary Report published with Q. A. Gillmore's Engineer and Artillery Operations Against the Defenses of Charleston Harbor in 1863; with ...

    • Contributor: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
    • Date: 186?
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    [Union troop positions at Dallas, Georgia, May 27, 1864].

    Shows Union and rebel troop positions in east-central Paulding County, Georgia. Relief shown by contours. 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. 48, no. 4. Oriented with north towards the lower left. Pencil on irregularly shaped sheet. LC Civil War ...

    • Date: 1864
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    Position of 3rd Army Corps at Harrison's Landing, Va., July 9th 1862. From actual survey made for Genl. Heintzelman

    Gives Union Army positions around Harrison's Landing in Charles City County, Va., on July 9th, 1862, with details of the terrain and locations of headquarters for the following Union officers: David Bell Birney, Cuvier Grover, Samuel Peter Heintzelman, Joseph Hooker, Philip Kearny, Israel Bush Richardson, John Sedgwick, and George Sykes.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-07-09
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    Post route map of the states of Virginia and West Virginia : showing post offices with the intermediate distances on mail routes in operation on the 1st of March, 1906

    Annotated by Capt. Raleigh Travers Daniel, Office of the Secretary of Military Records of the Commonwealth of Virginia between 1909 and 1910. Prepared to accompany a manuscript guidebook to Virginia Civil War battlefields. Maps originally in Series III. Miscellaneous Records. Guide to Battlefields of Virginia and West Virginia, accession 27684. Includes indexes of counties and explanation of mail service, railroads, mail routes, mail messenger, ...

    • Contributor: United States. Post Office Dept - Cortelyou, George (george Bruce) - Daniel, Raleigh T. (raleigh Travers)
    • Date: 1906
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    Battery no. 7 on the Meadow bridge road.

    Gives measurements and latitude and longitude of perimeters. Map annotated with names of land owner: Doctor Deane. 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 Virginia; please contact the Library's ...

    • Contributor: Jones, M.
    • Date: 1861
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    Seat of war.

    Scale ca. 1:2,300,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 17.6 General map of eastern and central Virginia, Maryland, Delaware, New Jersey, and southern Pennsylvania showing railroads and place names. Copyright registration no. "191 June 7, 1861" written in lower margin. Inset: Diagram of the United States, showing the political divisions and the population. 15 x 24 cm. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also ...

    • Contributor: Thayer, Horace
    • Date: 1861
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    Battle grounds in Missouri during Price's raid in the fall 1864

    Scale not given. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 296 Maps of the battlefields at "Mine Creek, Oct. 22d 64," "Westport, Oct. 23d 64" "Charlot, Oct. 25th 64," and "Newtonia, Nov. 4th 64," showing the positions of troops, roads, drainage, a few houses, and relief by hachures. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: Konig, A.
    • Date: 1865
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    Map showing the location of battle fields of Virginia

    Scale ca. 1:680,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 504 Map includes "Chesapeake & Ohio R.R. after the war," "other railroads after the war," "railroads during the war," "plank roads and turnpikes," "other roads," rivers, towns, and relief by hachures. Title when folded: 26th annual encampment, G.A.R. Sept 20th 1892. Washington, D.C., via Chesapeake & Ohio Ry. Poole Bros., Chicago. Description derived from published ...

    • Contributor: Chesapeake and Ohio Railway Company
    • Date: 1892
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    Memoranda, April 9, 1865, 10 o'clock A.M., Clover Hill (Appomattox Court House) Virginia.

    Shows Appomattox Court House and vicinity at the time of Lee's surrender, including troop positions. Pen-and-ink on paper, mounted on cloth. This map was received in the library in an envelope marked in ink, "Map of Lee's surrender. Found in one of the back closets of one of the old Scrimshaw Pavement Co's desks, 16 Court St. Fged." LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), ...

    • Date: 1865
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    Map showing the system of Confederate fortifications on the Mississippi River at Island no. 10 and New Madrid, also the operations of the United States forces under General John Pope against these ...

    Scale 1:84,480. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 300 In lower left margin: Report of Maj. Gen. John Pope to the Committee on the Conduct of War. "No. 1" is in the upper right margin. Similar to the preceding map, but the title has been revised. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: Hoelcke, Wm.
    • Date: 1862
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    Report of the camps, marches & engagements, of the Second Corps, A.N.V., and of the Army of the Valley Dist. of the Department of Northern VA., during the campaign of 1864 : ...

    Relief shown by hachures. A number of the maps from this report are reproduced in the Atlas to accompany the official records of the Union and Confederate Armies, 1891-95. Pen-and-ink and pencil (some col.) with some sheets mounted on cloth. In pen-and-ink on the blue lined paper cover of the report: The original report, written in Dec. 1864, Jed. Hotchkiss, Staunton, Va. In pencil ...

    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah
    • Date: 1864

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