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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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    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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    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: Willenb├╝cher, Eugene
    • Date: 1865
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    Map of n. eastern Virginia and vicinity of Washington Accompanied by sheet: Presented to Brig. Genl. S. Williams, A.A. Genl. Hd. Qrs. Army, by order of Maj. Genl. McClellan, Comd. in Chf. U.S.A. [signed] A.W. Whipple, Maj. T.E. [1] leaf ; 21 x 13 cm. At head of title: Surveys for military defences. Includes "Data used in compilation," table of "Elevations above tide water," and "Geological profile of Loudoun County." Mounted on cloth...
    • Contributor: United States. War Dept. Corps of Topographical Engineers - McDowell, Irvin - Schedler, J.
    • Date: 1862
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    A plan of the city and environs of Philadelphia : with the works and encampments of His Majesty's forces under the command of Lieutenant General Sir William Howe, K.B. Scale ca. 1:21,000. Shows names of rural landholders. Indexed for public buildings. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1327 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 100; 651/1; 650/2
    • Contributor: Faden, William
    • Date: 1779
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    Plan of the fort and fortress at Crown Point with their environs. With the disposition of the English Army under the command of Genl. Amherst encamp'd there 1759. Scale 1:7,200; 200 yards to an in. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown by shading and hachures. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes "References." Vault AACR2
    • Date: 1759
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    A plan of the town of Boston, with the intrenchments &c. of His Majestys forces in 1775: From the observations of Lieut. Page of His Majesty's Corps of Engineers; and from the ... Scale ca. 1:9,700. Includes "References to the lines &c." and "References to the town." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 934 Vault AACR2: 100; 651/1; 650/2; 651/3; 651/4; 700/1
    • Contributor: Page, Thomas Hyde - Faden, William
    • Date: 1777
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    Map of the defences [sic] of Richmond, Va., April 1865. Portrays 23 numbered forts around the city of Richmond, which includes the following named forts, Johnson, Magruder, and Harrison.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1865
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    Topographical map, 1st Brigade, defenses north of Potomac, Washington, D.C. "1st September 1863." Relief shown by contours. Some buildings, lot lines, householders' names, forts, and vegetation. Covers environs of Forts De Russy, Stevens, Slocum, Totten, Slemmer, Bunker Hill, Saratoga, Thayer, Lincoln, and Batteries Sill and Jameson. India and red inks. Lacking edge and internal sections, assembled to 1 sheet, sectioned to 4 sheets, and mounted on cloth backing. Includes notes and 2 scale graphs....
    • Contributor: Hodasevich, R. A.
    • Date: 1863
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    Military reconnaissance of Virginia
    Head Qrs. Dept. N. E. Virginia
    Shows Fairfax County and parts of Loudoun and Prince William counties, Virginia. Also shows fortifications in the environs of Washington and names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. In upper margin: 211, L. Sheet 19. Date and scale from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Sun print annotated in pen-and-ink roads (red), railroads (blue), and a few additional place names...
    • Contributor: Young, J. J. - McDowell, Irvin - Whipple, Amiel Weeks - Putnam, Haldimand Sumner - United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
    • Date: 1860
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    Surveys of the military defences, vicinity of Washington, D.C. Shows names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. Depth shown by contours and soundings. Pen-and-ink over pencil grid on tracing cloth, mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H110 Includes an index to public buildings in Washington. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Date: 1862
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    Exact plan of General Gage's lines on Boston Neck in America. Scale ca. 1:3,500. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by form lines. "Engrav'd for the Pennsylv[ani]a magazine." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 895 Vault AACR2
    • Contributor: Aitken, Robert - Gage, Thomas
    • Date: 1775
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    Plan of the heights of Charles Town, &c. Scale ca. 1:6,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermark. Oriented with north toward the upper left. Relief shown by hachures. Inset: work made in place of the rebels' redoubt. On verso: Heights of Charles Town. Lt. R. W. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 922 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 651/1; 650/2; 651/3
    • Contributor: Williams, Richard
    • Date: 1775
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    Henrico, Co., Virginia, with additions showing the defensive lines and works of Richmond. Scale ca. 1:62,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 643 "Authorities From Henrico Co. map photographed by U.S. Coast Survey and captured Rebel map." Indicates Confederate fortifications, houses, names of residents, towns, roads, railroads, relief by hachures, drainage, and vegetation. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
    • Date: 1864
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    Map of Fort Huger & Mulberry Pt. Battery with intermediate soundings.
    Map of Fort Huger and Mulberry Point Battery with intermediate soundings.
    "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. Illustrates the layout of the Fort Huger in Isle of Wight County along the James River, with the Mulberry Point Battery, on Mulberry Island, Warwick County...
    • Contributor: Virginia. Engineer Dept - Confederate States of America. Army. Dept. Of Northern Virginia. Chief Engineer's Office
    • Date: 1863
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    A plan of the town of Boston with the intrenchments &ca. of His Majesty's forces in 1775, from the observations of Lieut. Page of His Majesty's Corps of Engineers, and from those ... Scale ca. 1:9,600. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown by hachures. "N.B. Since the evacuation of Boston ... " LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 933 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Annotated: Engraved & printed for Wm. Faden, Charing Cross. Includes "References to the fortifications &ca." and "References to the town." Vault AACR2: 100; 651/1; 650/2;...
    • Contributor: Page, Thomas Hyde
    • Date: 1777
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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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    Capture of forts [sic] Henry ... Tennessee By U.S. Grant, January 1862. Shows Confederate Fort Henry on the Tennessee River. The entire site was to include the fort on the low ground near the edge of the river with an entrenched camp (Fort Heiman) on a high plateau immediately above it. The work was not completed and on the day of the Union attack the river had partially flooded the fort site. Realizing the futility of...
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862
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    Map of fortifications and defenses of Washington. In left lower margin: Taken from a map issued by the War Department in 1865. In left upper margin: Appendix A. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 682 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy mounted on cloth backing. DCP
    • Contributor: Hodasevich, R. A. - United States. War Department
    • Date: 1865
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    [Maps of the environs of forts Franklin, Alexander, and Ripley, in Montgomery County, Maryland]. Four fort vicinity sketch maps, each covering the same area, but in various stages of completion. The map with the most detail includes roads, drainage, vegetation, and fortifications. Relief shown by contours on some maps. Forts Franklin, Alexander, and Ripley were part of the defenses of Washington. Title from published Civil War bibliography. Manuscript: pen-and-ink (black, brown), blue watercolor, lead pencil. At upper left...
    • Contributor: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
    • Date: 186?
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    Military maps of the United States. Relief shown by contours, hachures, and spot heights on some maps. Depths shown by contours on some maps. Title from spine. Maps dated from 1862 to 1883. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 93 LeGear. Atlases of the United States, 10674 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. Includes list of contents affixed to blank page preceeding map sheets....
    • Contributor: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
    • Date: 1883

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    Sketch of the entrenched lines in the immediate front of Petersburg. [1864-5] Scale ca. 1:63,360. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 609 Indicates Union and Confederate lines, names of forts, roads, railroads, street pattern of Petersburg, houses, names of residents, and drainage. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: Michler, N. (Nathaniel) - Michler, N.
    • Date: 1865
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    Extract of military map of N.E. Virginia showing forts and roads. Covers Washington D.C. metropolitan area. Eastern corner of D.C. ca. 7 cm. within map area. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Also shows rural householders' names and vegetation. Includes note and coat of arms below title. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 687 LC copy 1 halved and mounted on cloth backing. LC copy 2 brittle, missing large sections along margins, and...
    • Contributor: United States. War Department. Engineer Bureau
    • Date: 1865
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    [Sketch of the region west of Charlestown, West Virginia, showing fortifications]. Shows names of some residents. Relief shown by form lines. Title, date, and scale from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pencil (some col.), 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. 6. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H184 Available also through the Library of Congress...
    • Date: 1864
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    Map of a part of the eastern portion of Virginia showing the route of the Cavalry Corps of the Army of the Potomac under Major General P.H. Sheridan on the raid to ... Covers Richmond region (Va.) northward to Fredericksburg. Shows cavalry routes of movement, engagements, encampments, roads, railroads, settlements, drainage, and the fortifications around Richmond. "Drawn by Capt. N.D. Preston, to accompany the paper, 'The Cavalry Raid to Richmond in May 1864', read by him before the Commandery of the State of Pennsylvania, Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the U.S., Wednesday evening, May 6,...
    • Contributor: Preston, Noble D. - Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the United States
    • Date: 1864