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    Map of a reconnaissance of the approaches to Philadelphia showing the positions and lines of defence on the north front of the city Topographic map of the northern part of Philadelphia County and small adjacent part of Montgomery County showing proposed 1st-, 2nd-, and 3rd-order Civil War batteries. Signed in handwriting: George Davidson, Asst. Engr. Fortifications. Pen-and-ink, red ink (contours), and watercolors. Former ownership rubber-stamping below title: U.S.C. & G. Survey, Library and Archives, no. 127. "No. 2865X" and "854W 1863" (former Coast Survey numbers) handwritten in ...
    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey - Bache, A. D. (Alexander Dallas) - Davidson, George
    • Date: 1863
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    [Manuscript plan of the Battle of Plattsburgh, New York]. Shows buildings, fortifications, bodies of water, and line of ships in bay. Relief shown by hachures. Title devised by cataloger. Pen-and-ink (black/dark brown) and lead-pencil shading for bodies of water. Oriented with north slightly to the lower right. Folded to 9 x 17 cm. to be sent as a missive. Accompanied by ms. statistical table: Report of military clothing recieved [sic] for the use ...
    • Contributor: Thornton, Sarah
    • Date: 1814
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    Capture of Mobile, Alabama A regional view of Mobile and environs, encompassing Mobile, Blakely, Spanish Fort, Alabama City, Williamsburg, Fort Morgan, Fort Gaines, and Fort Orwell. Also shows defenses of Mobile Bay, including use of torpedoes (mines), spikes, and sunken logs. The city of Mobile was abandoned by the Confederates on the night of April 11-20th, 1865.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1861
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    [Central Virginia showing Lieut. Gen'l. U.S. Grant's Campaign and marches of the armies under his command in 1864-65 Scale 1:350,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 516 Another edition. From 39th Cong., 1st Sess. [1866]-Report of the Chief Engineer U.S.A. No. 11. In lower right corner: Bowen & Co. lith., Philada. Map extends from Martinsburg south to Dinwiddie C. H. and from Staunton east to Port Tobacco. In this edition, the map title and legend have been moved from the right hand ...
    • Contributor: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
    • Date: 1865
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    Map of Greensville. "Chief Engineer's Office D.N.V. Maj. Gen. J.F. Gilmer, Chief Engineer."--map. "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 ...
    • Contributor: Confederate States of America. Army. Dept. Of Northern Virginia. Chief Engineer's Office - Campbell, Albert H. (Albert Henry)
    • Date: 1864
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    Map of Warrenton Junction, Orange and Alexandria R.R., Virginia shewing destruction of R.R. by enemy, October 1863. Illustrates the position in October 1863 in Fauquier County, Va., of the Union 3rd Army Corps under General William Henry French. The Union troops were near Warrenton Junction along the Orange and Alexandria Railroad. This was part of the Bristoe Campaign, 9 October-9 November 1863, during which the rail line was destroyed by the
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1863
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    An illustrated historical atlas map of Holt County, Mo. : carefully compiled from personal examinations and surveys.
    Illustrated historical atlas of Holt County, Missouri
    LeGear. Atlases of the United States, 5248 Includes index, brief history of Holt County, and brief biographies and portraits of early Holt County residents. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Annotations in pencil on some maps. LC copy imperfect: Front and back boards separated from binding. Some foxing. Vendor: John Carbonell Acquisitions control no. 2010-054
    • Contributor: Brink, McDonough & Co.
    • Date: 1877

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    Map[s] illustrating the military operations of the Atlanta campaign ... 1864 Shows Union Army lines of march, dates, troop positions, and campsites in northwestern Georgia between Chattanooga and Atlanta. Relief shown by hachures. The coverage of these 5 maps is indicated on J.v. Gl├╝mer's Map illustrating the operations of the army under command of General W.T. Sherman, in Georgia, from May the 5th to September the 4th, 1864 (CW 127, S181). LC Civil War maps ...
    • Contributor: United States. War Department. Office of the Chief of Engineers - American Photo-Lithographic Company
    • Date: 1874
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    History of the Civil War in the United States, 1860-1865 Scale not given. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 62.4 "Scaife's comparative and synoptical system of history applied to all countries." "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1897, by The Comparative Synoptical Chart Co., Limited, in the Office of the Librarian of Congress at Washington. Filed in the United States, 1896. Copyright in Great Britain, 1897." This is not a geographical ...
    • Contributor: Comparative Synoptical Chart Co., Limited
    • Date: 1897
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    [Union troop positions north of Dallas, Georgia, May 25-June 5, 1864]. Shows Union troop positions in northeastern Paulding County, Georgia. Relief shown by hachures. 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. 43, no. 6. Pencil on paper ruled horizontally in blue ink. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), S70, 173 Available ...
    • Date: 1864
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    Plan of the Rebel attack on Washington, D.C., 11th & 12th July 1864. Map shows the location of Union fortifications around Washington, D.C., and the presence of Confederate forces under Gordon, Ramseur and Rhodes poised on the outskirts of the city.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1864-07-11
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    Map showing the defenses of the Mississippi below New Orleans and Farragut's attack 24 April 1862. Map shows the Confederate fortifications at Fort Jackson under Gen. Duncan, Fort St. Philip and the Union fleet along the Mississippi River. This map, also shows the positions of Union ships under Farragut, who captured the strategic port of New Orleans, thereby providing the Federal army access to the Mississippi River.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-04-24
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    Plan of the Battle of Lookout Mountain. Fought November 24th-25th, 1863. The northern end of Lookout Mountain is the center point of this image, with the town of Wauhatchie and Lookout Creek to the left and Chattanooga Creek to the right. The Union forces are shown in the vicinity of the Raccoon Mountains, with Hooker and Geary's flanking movements down the west side of Lookout Creek noted. Confederate forces are divided into three lines, the ...
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1863-11-24
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    [Map of the siege of Petersburg, 1864-5 Relief shown by hachures. Title taken from other version. Names of surveyors and draftsmen have been added by hand in the lower left corner. Scale in manuscript on verso. Mounted on cardboard, sectioned to 4 parts, and mounted on cloth. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 618 Includes names of some residents in outlying areas. Available also through the Library of Congress web site ...
    • Contributor: Weyss, J. E. - Michler, N. (Nathaniel)
    • Date: 1865
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    Military maps illustrating the operations of the armies of the Potomac and James against Richmond, May 4th, 1864 to April 9th, 1865 : including battlefields of the Wilderness, Totopotomoy, North Anna, Spottsylvania, ... Shows fortifications and troop movement. Relief shown by hachures. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 517 Some sheets have the map title, border, and names of the surveyor added. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy: Unbound. Sun print with red, blue and black pen-and-ink and pencil annotations. Mounted on cloth.
    • Contributor: United States. War Department. Corps of Engineers - United States. Army of the Potomac - United States. Army of the James
    • Date: 1867

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    Map showing from Richmond to Fredericksburg, Va. Printed map with annotations by Sneden highlighting the defenses of Richmond, Va., and locations associated with the Battle of the Wilderness, 5-7 May 1864.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox - Schott, Charles A. (Charles Anthony)
    • Date: 1862
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    Map of battle-grounds of August 28th, 29th, & 30th, 1862, in the vicinity of Groveton, Prince William Co., Va.
    Illustrative map accompanying argument of petitioner's counsel, positions of troops delineated by his counsel : no. 2 | Engineer Department, U.S. Army, Bvt. Maj. Gen. A. A. Humphreys, Brig. Gen. & Chief of Engineers | Battle-grounds of August 28th, 29th & 30th, 1862, in the vicinity of Groveton, Prince William Co., Va.
    "Official copy G.K. Warren Maj. Engrs. & Bvt. Maj. Gen. U.S.A." Includes: "Notes by Counsel." Relief shown by contours and hachures. Similar to nos. 577.5-577.7, LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.). This item is in the Map Collection of the Library of Virginia; please contact the Library's Archives Research Services department for more information. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as ...
    • Contributor: Warren, Gouverneur Kemble - Hawley, Joseph R. (Joseph Roswell) - Humphreys, A. A. (Andrew Atkinson) - McCrary, George Washington - United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
    • Date: 1878
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    A map of North Carolina : from the best authorities Relief shown by hachures. "Published July 24th 1794 by J. Stockdale Piccadilly. From Jedidiah Morse's The American geography, 1794. Prime meridian: London. LC copy imperfect: Shellacked, staining throughout, and mounted on cloth. Stamped in blue ink: 120. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Harrison, William - Morse, Jedidiah - Stockdale, John
    • Date: 1794
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    Map of the vicinity of Richmond and part of the Peninsula Scale 1:92,000 (not "1:80,000"). LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 626 Cover title: Fac-simile reproduction of the Confederate war map of the "Vicinity of Richmond and part of the Peninsula" which was issued to Gen'l. Robert E. Lee and his corps commanders in 1864. This facsimile was made from the preceding photocopy (entry no. 625) Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the ...
    • Contributor: Campbell, Albert H. (Albert Henry) - Ball, T. Sewell - Campbell, Albert H.
    • Date: 1864
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    Plan of the circle battle between the U.S. ship "Keasarge," Capt. Winslow, and the Confederate cruiser "Alabama," Capt. Raphael Semmes, off the harbor [of] Cherbourg, France : forenoon of Sunday June 19th ... The map shows the course of the two ships in Cherbourg Harbor and in the English Channel. Made by the British for the Confederacy and captained by Raphael Semmes, the "Alabama" was a successful blockade runner until her sinking by the "Kearsage."
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1864-06-19
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    Field note book of Wm. Luce, Eng. of Capt. J.W. Abert's party of U.S. Top. Engs., with pass from Gen. Banks of Oct. 1861 : [Maryland].
    Field note book of William Luce, Engineer of Captain J.W. Abert's party of United States Topographical Engineers, with pass from General Banks of October 1861 | Captured field notes
    Shows roads and general maps in Frederick and Montgomery counties, Maryland, and names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. Pen-and-ink and pencil on lined paper. Folded pass pasted to p. [1]. Bound in brown leather. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H6 Title and the following are written on a slip of paper pasted on the front cover of the notebook: Luce and ...
    • Contributor: Luce, William - Hotchkiss, Jedediah
    • Date: 1861

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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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    Parole Camp Annapolis, M'd. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 245.39 Bird's-eye view. "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1864 by E. Sachse & Co. in ... the District Court of Md." Includes index to points of interest. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy lacks lower left corner and part of index; upper margin cut off; ...
    • Contributor: E. Sachse & Co.
    • Date: 1864
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    Map of Stafford County, Va. "Commenced July 19[,] 1863[.] Last field work done Aug. 14[,] 1863."--handwritten note on map. "It is impossible to designate definitely the exact character of the roads in this county, especially in the lower part. Some public roads seem to be altogether disused, and almost [effaced], and many farm & private roads have become thoroughfares. This is especially the case along the River -- The ...
    • Contributor: Confederate States of America. Army. Dept. Of Northern Virginia. Chief Engineer's Office - Blackford, L. (Benjamin Lewis) - Campbell, Albert H. (Albert Henry)
    • Date: 1863
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    Combination atlas map of Mercer County, New Jersey
    New historical atlas of Mercer County, New Jersey :
    LeGear. Atlases of the United States, 5627 On title page ill.: N. Friend, engr. Philad. ; C.L. Smith, del. Includes index, brief history of Mercer County and individual townships, and biographies and portraits of early Mercer County residents. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vendor: John Carbonell Acquisitions control no. 2010-055
    • Contributor: Everts & Stewart - Hunter, Thomas
    • Date: 1875

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