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    Map of the seat of war, positions of the rebel forces, batteries, entrenchments, and encampments in Virginia-the fortifications for the protection of Richmond Scale ca. 1:800,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 450.3 Includes a mileage table. Reference is made in the lower margin to the "battle of Bull's [sic] Run, fought on Sunday, the 21st July [1861], about 22,000 unionists and about 60,000 rebels were in the engagement." An earlier version of this map was published in the morning edition of the New York Herald, June ...
    • Date: 1861
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    Fort on the first hill in Dorc̃ester. Fort on the second hill in Dorc̃ester. Scale 1:480; 40 ft. to 1 in. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown by hachures. One of a series of 5 drawings, in the same hand, of fortifications around Boston after rebuilding by American forces. Includes a profile of each fort. On verso, in a different hand: W. H. Spooner, No. 5. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 928 Available also through the Library ...
    • Date: 1776
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    Boston, its environs and harbour, with the rebels works raised against that town in 1775, Scale ca. 1:24,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 911 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 100; 651/1; 650/2; 650/3; 651/4; 650/5
    • Contributor: Page, Thomas Hyde
    • Date: 1775
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    Plan of the peninsula of Charles Town shewing the three posts that His Majesty's troops have kept and fortified with buildings therein for guard rooms, Boston, 3th. [sic] Decr. 1775. To His ... Scale ca. 1:4,860. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown by hachures and shading. Dedication is in different ink from drafting of map. Includes index to major fortifications. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 907 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2
    • Contributor: Montrésor, John
    • Date: 1775
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    Chattanooga Tenn. 1863 Sketch map showing fortifications, Union/Confederate picket lines, rifle pits, "Rebel camp[s]", roads, railroads, and streams. Relief shown by hachures and spot heights. Pen-and-ink (brown/red/blue). Mounted on paper backing. Watermark: Franklin Mills. Imperfect: Trimmed at top, laminated. Includes index of fort names. Label with the figure "8" affixed to recto at lower right. Printed map of Chickamauga vicinity by G.E. Dolton, Oct. 12, 1893, pasted ...
    • Contributor: Blakeslee, G. H. - Dolton, G. E. (George E.)
    • Date: 1863
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    Plan of the rebels works on Prospect-Hill. Plan of the rebels works on Winter-Hill. Scale not given. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 917 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2
    • Date: 1775
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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 of Forts Green, Laurence & Swift and lines of intrenchments constructed in the vicinity of Brooklyn for the defence of the city of New York. Relief shown pictorially. Pen-and-ink, pencil, and watercolor. Oriented with north to the upper right. Handwritten annotation on recto: No. 39. "Office of Chief of Engineers, War Department. 58510 6199" on verso. Minimal level cataloging record. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: United States. War Department. Office of the Chief of Engineers
    • Date: 1814
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    Rebel defences, Mobile, Alabama, occupied by Union forces under Maj. Gen. E.R.S. Canby comdg. Scale ca. 1:18,200. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 108 From 39th Cong., 1st Sess. [1866]-Report of the Chief Engineer, U.S.A. No. 9. Map shows the three lines of fortifications constructed in 1862, 1863, and 1864, streets, "Mobile and Ohio Rail Road," vegetation, drainage, and relief by hachures. Most of the streets are not named. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the ...
    • Contributor: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
    • Date: 1866
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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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    Defences of Charleston, South Carolina Scales 1:2000 and 1:4000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 384.8 From Message of the President of the United States, and accompanying documents, to the two houses of Congress, at the commencement of the first session of the thirty-ninth Congress.-Report of the Secretary of the Navy (Washington, Government Printing Office, 1865). fol. p. 256. At head of title: U.S. Coast survey. "No. 4" is ...
    • Contributor: Willenbücher, Eugene
    • Date: 1865
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    [Plan de New-York et les environs. Scale ca. 1:82,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown by hachures. "Legende" indicates earthworks, forts, etc. with indication of number of soldiers to man them. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1214 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 440; 651/1; 650/2; 651/3
    • Date: 1781
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    Plan de West-Point du Sud. Scale ca. 1:18,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Sectioned and mounted on cloth backing. Relief shown by shading. Lists artillery included in batteries at West Point. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1459 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2
    • Date: 1781
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    [Plan of the Neck and environs. Scale ca. 1:12,000. Title in brackets on verso. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Oriented with north to the bottom. Relief shown by hachures. Shows fortifications at the Boston Neck and ranges to different points from a battery on Foster's Hill on Dorchester Neck and from fortifications outside the Neck which do not agree. Annotated in pencil: No. 60. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 916 ...
    • Date: 1775
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    Sketch plan of Columbiad Battery, Fort Holt, Ky. [opposite Cairo, Ill.]. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. "Engr. Dept., July 18/64. Recd. with Gen. Cullum's letter of the 16th inst. (C5621)." Stamped on verso: By transfer, Chief Engineers Office, War Department. Imperfect: Brittle, torn, missing small sections along sheet edges. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 220 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Cullum, George W. (George Washington)
    • Date: 1860
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    Contours of Union forts on south side of Potomac, 1862 [map].
    Union forts on the Virginia shore
    This map shows the names and configurations of Union fortifications on the Virginia side of the Potomac River in 1862, and in some cases lists the name of the regiment that built the structure.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862
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    Plan of Carillon ou [sic] Ticonderoga : which was quitted by the Americaines in the night from the 5th to the 6th of July 1777
    Plan of Carillon or Ticonderoga | Position de l'armée ennemie proche le Lac Champlain le 24. 8.[bre?] 1777
    Shows military installations and British troop positions in the vicinity of Fort Ticonderoga (N.Y.) at the time of the Battle of Saratoga (Oct. 1777). Relief shown by hachures. Parts of index in mixed English and French. Pen-and-ink, watercolors, and wash. Sectioned (to 16 panels) and mounted on cloth backing to fold to ca. 21 x 14 cm. Includes note, index of "Position of the ...
    • Contributor: Capitaine Du Chesnoy, Michel - Lafayette, Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert Du Motier
    • Date: 1777
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    Map of the rebel fortifications at Columbus, Ky.
    Rebel fortifications at Columbus, Ky.
    Relief shown by hachures and spot heights. Finished manuscript map of Columbus and vicinity, Ky., displaying roads, city streets without names, buildings, drainage, some vegetation, "Mobile and Ohio R.R.," and the location of "abattis or felled trees" which obstructed the approaches to the fortifications. In the lower right corner: Engr. Dept. July 18/64. Recd. with Gen. Cullum's letter of the 16th inst. (C.5621). LC ...
    • Contributor: Cullum, George W. (George Washington) - Cullum, George W.
    • Date: 1862
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    Topographical map of the approaches and defences of Knoxville, E. Tennessee, shewing the positions occupied by the United States & Rebel forces during the siege Annotated in blue ink to show Union lines, in red ink to show Rebel lines, and blue and red ink to show lines of Union forces captured by the Rebels. Relief shown by hachures, contours, and spot heights. From the Orlando M. Poe papers in LC Manuscript Division. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 427.1, S167 LC copy annotated in ink at head of ...
    • Contributor: Rockwell, Cleveland - Poe, O. M. (Orlando Metcalfe) - Talcott, R. H.
    • Date: 1864
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    Union forts on Maryland shore
    [Contours of Union forts on the north side of the Potomac, 1862] :
    Shows the names and configurations of Union fortifications on the Maryland side of the Potomac River in 1862, and in some cases the name of the regiment that built the structure. This appears to be a companion piece to the image on p. 43.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1861
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    Extract of military map of N.E. Virginia showing forts and roads
    Military map of N.E. Virginia
    Also shows rural householders' names, railroads, vegetation, marsh areas, and street pattern of Washington, D.C. and Alexandria. Covers Washington D.C. metropolitan area. In left upper margin: 39th Cong. 1st Sess.--Report of the Chief Engineer U.S.A. In right upper margin: No. 1. Includes note and coat of arms below title. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings and isolines. This item is in the ...
    • Contributor: United States. War Dept. Engineer Bureau - United States. Congress - Bowen & Co.
    • Date: 1865
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    Map of the environs of Washington : compiled from Boschkes' map of the District of Columbia and from surveys of the U.S. Coast Survey showing the line of the defences of Washington ... Shows buildings, rural property lines, householders' names, and vegetation. Relief shown by contours and hachures. Depths shown by contours and soundings. India ink, col. ink, and col. wash. Northern section is printed map with ms. annotation. Remainder is completely ms. Originally drawn on 4 sheets, assembled to 1 sheet, and sectioned to 6 parts. On verso on label affixed to cloth backing: No. 187. ...
    • Contributor: Barnard, J. G. (John Gross) - Boschke, A. - United States Coast Survey - Barnard, J. G.
    • Date: 1865
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    Sketch of Charleston Harbor Scale ca. 1:70,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 385 Shows fortifications, street pattern of Charleston, vegetation, and a few soundings. Insets: Castle Pinckney. 7 x 5 cm-Fort Sumpter [sic]. 7 x 6 cm-Fort Moultrie. 5 x 6 cm. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: Williams, W. A.
    • Date: 186?
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    Fort on Charlestown Point. Scale 1:3,168; 264 ft. to 1 in. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermark. Relief shown by hachures. On verso, in a different hand: W. H. Spooner, No. 1. One of a series of 5 drawings, in the same hand, of fortifications around Boston after rebuilding by American forces. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 926 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site ...
    • Date: 1776
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    Plan général du Fort Septentrional du Detour des Anglois, tel qu'il est présentement : [Louisiana] Relief shown pictorially. Shows buildings, internal facilities, and surrounding area. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Mounted on cloth backing. Copy annotated in pencil in lower left margin: 84482. A progress report on construction of a fortification on the east bank of the Mississippi River below New Orleans. LC Luso-Hispanic world, 949 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Batz, Alexandre De.
    • Date: 1749