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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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    Genl. Thomas' new position 20th Septr. 3 p.m. Map shows location of Union and Confederate troops between Missionary Ridge and West Chickamauga Creek. After Confederates succeeded in breaking through the Union lines, the bulk of the Union forces retreated toward Chattanooga. Union Gen. George H. Thomas and his men held onto a tenuous position on Snodgrass Hill and repulsed assault after assault.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1863-09-20
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    Plan of action at Devaux Neck South Carolina. December 9th 1864. Devaux Neck is a peninsula formed by the Tulfinney and Coosawatchie rivers as they branch off the Broad River. The peninsula is crossed by the Charleston and Savannah Railroad. This map, in closer detail than the one on p. 196, shows the skirmish between Confederate forces protecting the railroad and Union forces (the 127th New York Regiment under Gen. E. E. Potter) hoping to ...
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1864-12-09
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    Expeditionis Hispanorum in Angliam vera descriptio. Anno Do: M D LXXXVIII. Intended to accompany: Ubaldini, Petruccio. A discourse concerninge the Spanishe fleete invadinge Englande in the yeare 1588. Some of the plates are signed by Robert Adams, artist, and Augustine Ryther, engraver. The legends are in English. Kraus, H.P. Sir Francis Drake, 51 ESTC S123138 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image. Gift of Hans P. and Hanni Kraus. ...
    • Contributor: Adams, Robert - Ubaldini, Petruccio - Ryther, Augustine - Hans and Hanni Kraus Sir Francis Drake Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1589

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    Second Manassas Campaign : a series of 21 pen and ink maps showing details of battles of Gainesville, Groveton, Second Manassas, and Chantilly (August 28-September 1, 1862) Annotated in pen-and-ink and watercolor to show infantry and cavalry positions with blank leaves at end. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 574 LeGear. Atlases of the United States, 10666 Call no. cited in LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.): G1292.B8S5 .R83 1943 folio.$5 DLC Includes notes and distance table. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Russell, Robert E. L.
    • Date: 1943

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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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    The county of Bay, Michigan : maps, history, illustrations and statistics.
    Atlas of Bay County
    LeGear. Atlases of the United States, 4962 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes indexes, brief history of Bay County, and brief biographies and portraits of early Bay County residents. LC copy imperfect: Liquid staining to lower portion of all pages. Ill. pasted on p. [3] and county statistics pasted on p. [5]. Vendor: John Carbonell (eBay ...
    • Contributor: D.A. Bullock & Co.
    • Date: 1896

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    Map showing the location of battle fields of Virginia [Scale ca. 1:680,000]. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 506 Another edition. Title when folded: 32nd annual encampment, G.A.R. Sept 5th 1898. Cincinnati, Ohio, via Chesapeake & Ohio Ry. Poole Bros., Chicago. To right of map: Principal battles and engagements occurring within the limits of the accompanying map, and the losses sustained by the opposing forces- Comparative statement of the number of men furnished ...
    • Contributor: Chesapeake and Ohio Railway Company
    • Date: 1898
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    Fredericksburg to Petersburg, Va. The purpose of this map is uncertain; it may have been to identify the rail lines within the corridor between Fredericksburg and Petersburg. Included (as phrased by Sneden) are the Richmond and Danville Railroad, Lynchburg Railroad, Norfolk and Petersburg Railroad, Virginia Central Railroad, and the Richmond Fredericksburg (Railroad). A few key events in the entire war are indicated such as the surrender of Lee ...
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
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    A plan of the operations of the King's army under the command of General Sir William Howe, K.B. in New York and east New Jersey, against the American forces commanded by General ... Scale ca. 1:85,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermark. Relief shown by hachures. Includes descriptive notes. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1054 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 100; 650/1; 651/2; 651/3
    • Contributor: Sauthier, Claude Joseph
    • Date: 1776
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    General map of Charleston Harbor, South Carolina, showing rebel defences and obstructions. Scale 1:30,000. Depths shown by gradient tints. Shows location of sunken ships. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 370 LC Treasure maps (2nd ed.) 133 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes table of rebel forts. AACR2: 650/1; 650/2; 651/3; 700/1 Formerly classed as: G3914.C3 1865 .W5 TR 133
    • Contributor: Willenb├╝cher, Eugene - Krebs, Charles G.
    • Date: 1865
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    Map of Greensville Co., west of Halifax road and North Carolina between the Halifax & Jourdan rds and north of the Roanoke River. "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
    • Date: 1863
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    A topographical map of the city of Richmond and vicinity : from official data
    Richmond and thirty miles around it
    Relief shown by hachures. Shows fortifications and names of some residents. From newspaper: New-York daily tribune, Tuesday, April 4, 1865--with supplement, p. 8. Includes text. Text on verso. Copy Imperfect: Four minor tears along top edges and 2 minor tears along lower-left margin. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Acquisitions control no.: 91-50 CW3
    • Contributor: Colton, G. Woolworth (George Woolworth) - Colton, G. Woolworth
    • Date: 1865
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    Map of the battlefield of Roanoke Id. Feb. 8th 1862 Scale ca. 1:1650 and 1:82,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 317 Detailed map of Roanoke Island battlefield and a map of Roanoke Island and vicinity. The former indicates Union and Confederate troop positions, the location of a Confederate battery, a road bisecting the battlefield, and vegetation, while the latter shows forts and the number of guns at each, positions of Union and Confederate ...
    • Contributor: Andrews, William S.
    • Date: 1862
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    Plan of the Battle of Savage's Station Va. Fought June 29th 1862. Shows the area of Henrico County, Va., that includes Savage's Farm to the north and the Williamsburg Stage Road to the south. The Richmond and York River Railroad is also indicated. The Battle of Savage's Station was one of the Seven Days' Battles.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-06-29
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    Map of siege of Fort Pulaski : Savannah River Georgia. 1862. Shows the location of Jones Island, Turtle Island and Daufuskie Island on the north edge of the Savannah River and Querns Island, Wilmington Island and Big Tybee Island to the south, also indicated is the location of Fort Pulaski on Cockspur Island in the middle of the Savannah River.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862
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    [Map of the environs of Powers and Isoms ferries, Cobb County, Georgia]. Relief shown by hachures. Title and date from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pencil, blue pencil, and red pencil. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), S54 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes names of select landowners. In blue pencil at top right: 39. In pencil at top right: 40. Imperfect: Fold-lined, mounted on paper.
    • Date: 1864
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    The State of Georgia, showing the major campaign areas and engagement sites of the War between the States, 1861-1865. Scale ca. 1:960,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 129.9 "All place names, county lines and railroads are shown as they existed during the Civil War." Indicates "route of Davis' attempted escape," "route of march of General Sherman's main forces," and "Confederate defense works." Engagements and other important sites are keyed by number to map. Includes index to points of interest. Available also through ...
    • Contributor: Smith, J. Harmon - Georgia. Department of Commerce
    • Date: 1961
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    Plan of the city and environs of Quebec, with its siege and blockade by the Americans from the 8th of December, 1775 to the 13th of May, 1776. Scale ca. 1:6,900. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown by hachures. Includes historic notes and index to important buildings and military defenses. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 611 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 651/1
    • Date: 1776
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    A complete map of Richmond and its fortifications within a circle of 12 miles showing the numerous forts, batteries and the range of their fire, and the various obstacles that impede the ... Scale ca. 1:54,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 628 "As a guide to note the approach of the Federal army, this map is invaluable, as the plan of its fortifications is taken from a correct drawing of a Southern engineer, who recently escaped to Europe." Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: William H. Forbes & Company
    • Date: 1863
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    The West Point atlas of American wars A 425-010 U.S. Copyright Office Includes bibliographies. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 97 LeGear. Atlases of the United States, 10639 "With an introductory letter by Dwight D. Eisenhower." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. v. 1 (copy 3) NOS 5/9/96.
    • Contributor: United States Military Academy. Department of Military Art and Engineering - Esposito, Vincent J. (Vincent Joseph) - Frederick A. Praeger, Inc
    • Date: 1959

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    Topographical sketch of the line of operations of the Army of the Ohio under the command of Major General D. C. Buell, U.S. Volunteers : evacuation of Corinth by the enemy, May ... Shows drainage, roads, railraods, dwellings with names of inhabitants, churches, "Buell's landing," "Battleground, 6th and 7th of Apr., 1862," and location of Buell's various headquarters, numbered I through VII, as he moved south from Shiloh Church to north of Farmington, Mississippi. LC copy annotated in red and blue ink. Red lines show the Confederate retreat after the battle. A cavalry symbol in red appears ...
    • Contributor: Michler, N. (Nathaniel) - Michler, N.
    • Date: 1862
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    Map showing the locations of the battlefields of Fredericksburg, Hamilton's Crossing, Chancellorsville, Salem Church, Wilderness, [and] Spotsylvania, and also showing the boundaries of the battlefield park surveys of 6556 acres. Scale ca. 1:90,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 553 Accompanied by a pamphlet entitled Map of the Six Battlefields: Fredericksburg, Hamilton's Crossing, Chancellorsville, Salem Church, Spotsylvania, Wilderness, and illustrated sketch of Fredericksburg (Fredericksburg, Virginia, R.A. Kishpaugh, 1906). Map indicates Union and Confederate works, roads, railroads, towns, and drainage. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as ...
    • Contributor: Kishpaugh, Robert A.
    • Date: 1906
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    Map prepared to exhibit the campaigns in which the Army of the Cumberland took part during the War of the Rebellion. [1861-65] Scale 1:1,267,200. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 84 Map of South Carolina, Kentucky, and Tennessee, and parts of Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi, North Carolina, and Virginia, showing roads, railroads, towns, rivers, names and boundaries of states, and relief by hachures. Lines of march are indicated by colors and symbols. Includes "Jeff. Davis' line of flight." Another copy is in the Sherman Map Coll. No.5. ...
    • Contributor: Ruger, Edward
    • Date: 1865
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    Revised plan of battle of Malvern Hill, July 1st, 1862 (official). Details the action of July 1, 1862, with most of the major Confederate forces under the command of Stonewall Jackson, D. H. Hill, and Magruder, identified in their location north of Malvern Hill, and all the Union troops due south of the Confederates, notably including Berdan's sharpshooters and the troops of Heintzelman, under whom Sneden served, Couch, Morell, and others.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-07-01