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    Defences of Charleston Harbor. Fortifications on James Island Scales 1:2000 and 1:4000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 384.6 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: No. 2, U.S. Coast Survey. Printed ...
    • Contributor: Willenbücher, Eugene
    • Date: 1865
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    Map of n. eastern Virginia and vicinity of Washington Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Shows forts and batteries in the District of Columbia and immediate vicinity. At head of title: Surveys for military defences. LC copy annotated in black ink and colored inks to show troop positions and engagements. Annotated in black ink on verso: Major General Sigel to Colonel L.P. di Cesnola, Chantilly, Novbr. 1862. Bookplate of "Palma di ...
    • Contributor: United States. Corps of Topographical Engineers - McDowell, Irvin - Schedler, J. (Joseph)
    • Date: 1862
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    [Topographical map of the District of Columbia showing Civil War forts]. Partial cadastral map showing some landowners' names in rural areas. Relief shown by contours. Depths shown by contours and soundings. Title devised by cataloger. "Entered according to act of Congress in the year ... [year unclear, names unclear] ... in the Clerks Office of the District Court of the District of Columbia." Blue-line print. Oriented with north toward the upper left. LC copy halved. ...
    • Date: 1870
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    Civil War defenses of Washington, hiking and biking trail guide : Washington, DC Shows existing and planned trails connecting the former Civil War forts in the Washington D.C. metropolitan area; also shows designated national park lands and other parks. "Some trails ... to be completed in June 2011." Relief shown by shading. Title from panel and from upper margin. Includes text and inset of Potomac River estuary south of Alexandria (Va.). Text, "Plan of Fort Totten earthworks", ...
    • Contributor: United States. National Park Service
    • Date: 2011
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    [Map of the fortifications within the District of Columbia]. Relief shown by contours. Depths shown by contours and soundings. Shows buildings within city limits. Shows lot lines and householders' names in rural areas. Oriented with north toward the upper left. Annotated in brown ink: Furnished for the use of the Office of the General of Ordnance by command of M.G. McClellan, J.N. Macomb Lt. Col. & A.D. Camp Chf. T.E. Army of Potomac, ...
    • Contributor: United States. Army of the Potomac - McClellan, George (George Brinton)
    • Date: 1862
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    Rough plan of the defences of the harbour of Annapolis in Maryland
    Plan of the works for the defense of Annapolis
    Shows forts in Annapolis and along the lower Severn River. Also shows harbor and public buildings in Annapolis. Relief shown by shading. Oriented with north toward the upper left. Manuscript: Black ink, red watercolor for forts and buildings, green and brown watercolor washes for shading. Watermark: JWhathan [sp.?]. Originally drawn on 2 sheets (now conjoined). Sheet halved to enable folding. Available also through the ...
    • Contributor: Tatham, William - Winder, William Henry
    • Date: 1814
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    Sumpter Prison, Andersonville, Georgia, June 1864 Shows the prison with wooden fence, 18 guard towers, the famous "deadline," the north and south gates, Sweetwater Creek, "Valley of Death," fortification, batteries, and cook house. He depicts overcrowding by a blizzard of tiny dots everywhere, writing the dots stand for "Union soldiers." Date written on map: June 1863 with penciled 4 over the 3. Pen-and-ink on blue tinted note paper. Purchase, James ...
    • Contributor: Caulfield, Patt
    • Date: 1864
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    Plan of Fort George and adjacent works at Pensacola in West Florida. Scale 1:1,800; 150 ft. to an in. Manuscript; pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown by shading and hachures. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1659 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 440; 650/2; 651/3
    • Date: 1770
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    Map of supplementary reconnaissance of the approaches to Philadelphia by the West-Chester Road : including the section from Newtown Square to the east branch of the Brandywine Creek Topographic map showing Civil War earthworks and batteries. Relief shown by contours and spot heights. Authorship statement citing Whiting's name is in handwriting (black ink). Pen-and-ink, red ink (contours), and watercolors. "No. 2863X" and "854W" (former Coast Survey numbers) are handwritten in ink on sheet and on adhesive label at lower right. Imperfect: Fold-lined. Originally drawn on 3 sheets. Includes notes. LC Civil War ...
    • Contributor: Whiting, Henry L. - Bache, A. D. (Alexander Dallas) - United States Coast Survey
    • Date: 1863
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    Sketch of the Heights of Kingsbridge, with the proposed redouts couloured yellow. Scale ca. 1:7,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermark. Oriented with north to the left. Relief shown by hachures and shading. Shows proposed British redoubts, "rebel redout," and "Fort Independence." In upper margin: No. 7. Stamped on verso: Montresor. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1166 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2
    • Contributor: Montrésor, John
    • Date: 1777
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    Major Genl. Howe's encampment on Bunkers Hill at Charles T., June 1775. Scale not given. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown by hachures. Shows position of troops and fortifications. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 904 Vault AACR2
    • Date: 1775
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    Fort Lee. Shows fortification of Savannah, Georgia. Date from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pen-and-ink on tracing cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), S106, 181 Includes 5 cross sections. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. At upper right in pencil: 66. Imperfect: Mounted on paper.
    • Date: 1864
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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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    Attaques des forts de Chouaguen en Amérique : pris par les français commandé par le marquis de Montcalm le 14 août 1756 Engraved map of the British fortifications at the mouth of the Oswego River (now in city of Oswego, N.Y.) as depicted by the French. Shows military actions taken in the capture of Fort Oswego (August 1756). Relief shown by shading and rock drawings. This map originally appeared in the atlas "Les plans de la guerre de sept ans" issued in parts between 1789 and ...
    • Contributor: Therbu, L. - Cöntgen, G. J. (Georg Joseph)
    • Date: 1756
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    Military maps of the war of the Rebellion-miscellaneous, [1865-1879]. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 100 Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. Relief shown by hachures and spot heights on some maps. Depths shown by contours on some maps. Title from cover (on mounted label). Maps dated from 1865 to 1879. Bound collection of maps presented to the Library of Congress by ...
    • Contributor: United States. War Department - Townsend, C. McD. (Curtis McDonald)
    • Date: 1879

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    Plan de West-Pointe du nord levé a vue. Scale not given. Manuscript, pen-and-ink. Relief shown by hachures. Oriented with north toward the lower right. Shows fortifications. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1205 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 650/1; 651/2
    • Contributor: Deux Ponts, Christian
    • Date: 1782
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    A plan of George Stadt Camp near the River Guantamano in the island of Cuba and also of the intrenchments made on the adjacent hills, represented more at large with their profils Relief shown by shading. Oriented with north toward the upper left. Pen-and-ink and watercolors. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes index, 3 insets, and 2 relief profiles.
    • Contributor: Thomas, John
    • Date: 1741
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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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    Mobile and vicinity Relief shown by hachures. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), S16. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy annotated in red showing fortifications, etc. Attachment to map: pen and ink tracing of the defenses of Mobile. "Map no. 11." "Photographed by Brown & Ogilvie."
    • Contributor: La Tourrette, John
    • Date: 1863
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    Map of Morris, Folly, Coles and James Island[s] etc., and Charleston Harbor S.C. shewing [sic] Union and Rebel forts and batteries, 1864. In significantly less detail than his usual work, Sneden here shows the disposition of Confederate fortifications through out the Charleston region.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1863
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    Guide leaflets for the tour of historic Civil War defenses, Washington D.C.
    Tour of the Civil War defenses of Washington, D.C.
    Relief shown by contours on some maps. Title from title sheet (sheet #1). Facsims. of Civil War fortification maps of Washington D.C. Original version: [S.l. : s.n., 1861?-1865]. LC sheets imperfect: Use-worn, punch-holed in left margin, rubber-stamped on verso to indicate sheet numbers. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 689 Sheets variously include notes, captions, and/or index of facilities. Available also through the Library ...
    • Contributor: United States. Office of National Capital Parks - Barnard, J. G. (John Gross) - United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
    • Date: 1861

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    Map of a reconnoissance [sic] of the approaches to Philadelphia showing the positions and lines of defence on the west front of the city Topographic map of western Philadelphia and small adjacent parts of Montgomery and Delaware counties showing 1st- and 2nd-order Civil War earthworks and batteries. Relief shown by contours, hachures, and spot heights. Pen-and-ink, red ink (contours), and watercolors. Former ownership rubber-stamping to left of title: U.S.C. & G. Survey, Library and Archives, no. 1. "Acc. no. 54399" and "854 ST 1863" (former Coast Survey numbers) ...
    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey - Bache, A. D. (Alexander Dallas) - Whiting, Henry L.
    • Date: 1863
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    Defences of Charleston S.C. Fortifications on Sullivan's Island Scale ca. 1:4000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 384.7 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. 3" is printed ...
    • Date: 1865
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    A Plan of the works on Spikendevil Hill with the ground in front, protracted from a scale of 200 feet to an inch. Scale 1:2,400. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermarks. Oriented with north to the right. Relief shown by shading. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1169 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2
    • Date: 1778
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    Region embraced in the operations of the armies against Richmond and Petersburg Scale 1:80,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 644 From 39th Cong., 1st Sess. [1862]-Report of the Chief Engineer, U.S.A. No. 12. "Authorities. North of James & Appomattox from photograph map captured from the enemy. South of Do. from surveys of Col. N. Michler, Corps of Engineers." Union works are colored red and Confederate works are blue. Map includes roads, railroads, towns, street patterns ...
    • Contributor: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers - Michler, N. (Nathaniel)
    • Date: 1865