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    Position of Union and Rebel forces, Oct. 14, 1863 Map shows Union troops on the road running parallel to the Orange and Alexandria railroad. Just past Bristoe Station, as Union troops crossed Broad Run, a Confederate battery emerged from woods north of the railroad. Next, Confederate skirmishers appeared on a hill overlooking the Union column. Finally, there were several Confederate charges. Union forces were able to return fire and, after several hours of ...
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1863-10-14
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    [Map of the Chaffin's Bluff area of Henrico County, Virginia] Additional annotations made in pencil. Map shows federal and Confederate positions September 28, 1864. One of a series of five maps drawn by Col. Normand Smith showing battle lines. Original maps are included in Personal Papers Collection, accession 24417, Gaines Family Papers, 1776-1905. This item is in the Map Collection of the Library of Virginia; please contact the Library's Archives Research Services department for ...
    • Contributor: Smith, Normand
    • Date: 18??
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    Plan of the redoubt and rifle pits ensilading [sic] the Leesburg and Fairfax turnpikes 2 miles from Alexandria, Virginia. Built by the 38th, 40th N.Y. and 3rd Maine regiments during October and ... Includes main roads, buildings used for the hospital, chapel, stables, theater, and headquarters encampment of Brigadier General John Sedgwick.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1861
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    Prison at Andersonville, Ga. Scale not given. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 134 From Sanitary Commission bulletin, v. 1, no. 21, Sept. 1, 1864. opp. p. 647. Plan of camp showing the prison, the "dead line," "Rebel camp," batteries, "Gen. Winder's headquarters," Capt. Wirtz's house, depot, cook house, dispensary, hospital, road, and drainage. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site ...
    • Contributor: United States Sanitary Commission
    • 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
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    Position of Richmond, Va. Shows positions of Federal and Confederate armies in June and July 1862 in Richmond region. Relief shown by hachures. Pen-and-ink and watercolor on irregularly shaped piece of tracing linen, sectioned in 2 and mounted on cloth. "Copied from a map captured from the enemy June 27th 1862." LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H97 Imperfect: Discoloration along right edge and along fold lines. Available ...
    • Contributor: Abbot, Henry L. - McClellan, George (George Brinton) - Humphreys, A. A. (Andrew Atkinson)
    • Date: 1862
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    Plan of Fort Donelson and its outworks. [Feb. 1862] Relief shown by hachures. Shows drainage, vegetation, roads, houses, fences, a plan of Dover, fallen timber, "enemy's" tents and log huts, water batteries, entrenchments, Grant's headquarters, and the location of the divisions of General Smith, General Wallace, and General McClernand. A profile of the fort, another profile of the rifle pits, and one of the water battery appear on the left side of the ...
    • Contributor: McPherson, James Birdseye
    • Date: 1875
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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 1:633,600. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 84.2 Another edition. Lines of march not indicated. Lacks name of lithographer. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: Ruger, Edward
    • Date: 1865
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    Strategic war points of the United States. Scales vary. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 18.5 Cover title: Wyld's new map of the country round Richmond and Washington. . . London, James Wyld. List of "new publications" printed on the left side of the sheet. Lists of other maps appear inside the cover and attached to the verso. Signed "H. H. Horton" on the verso. Description derived from published bibliography. Available ...
    • Contributor: Wyld, James - Horton, H. H.
    • Date: 1861
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    Military map showing the marches of the United States forces under command of Maj. Genl. W. T. Sherman, U.S.A., during the years 1863, 1864, 1865. Scale 1:1,584,000 (25 miles equal 1 inch). LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 73 Another issue (reduced). Detailed map of the southeastern United States showing fortifications, "movements of Genl. J. H. Wilson's Cavalry Corps," "pursuit of Hood," and the lines of march of the 4th, 14th, 15th, 16th, 17th, and 20th army corps and the cavalry. Map also indicates "movements on Atlanta, Ga.," roads, ...
    • Contributor: Kossak, William - Jenney, W. L. (William Le Baron) - Sherman, William T. (William Tecumseh) - Muller, John - Hawley, Joseph R. (Joseph Roswell) - United States. Army. Military Division of the Mississippi
    • Date: 1865
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    Map of Chattanooga & vicinity : showing Confederate and Union lines at the beginning of the battle of Nov. 23-25, 1863, and the route followed by Sherman in crossing from the North ... Map shows the area surrounding Chattanooga on the Tennessee River. Troops of Union generals Hooker and Sherman are shown on the southern outskirts of town, and Confederate troops are located on Missionary Ridge.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1863-11-23
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    Perrine's new topographical war map of the southern states Scale ca. 1:2,000,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 43.6 Accompanies John S. Bishop's A Concise History of the War. Designed to Accompany Perrine's New War Map of the Southern States, with an Introduction and Statistical Appendix, Compiled from Authentic Sources (Indianapolis, Charles O. Perrine [c;1864]), 132, 9 p. 15 x 10 cm. Map indicates state boundaries and shore lines in green and battle ...
    • Contributor: Perrine, C. O. (Charles O.) - Perrine, C. O.
    • Date: 1863
  • Map
    Map of army operations Atlanta campaign between Cassville and Mariette and vicinity Scale 1:285,120. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 132.6 Map of Bartow, Cherokee, Paulding, and Cobb counties, Georgia, showing location and date of battles, entrenchments, towns, roads, railroads, drainage, and relief by hachures. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: Western and Atlantic Railroad Company
    • Date: 1864
  • Map
    Bacon's steel plate map of America, political, historical & military. Scale 1:5,702,400. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 36.8 "Federal free states" are outlined in red, "Federal slave states" are yellow, "Federal territories (free)" are orange, and "Confederate states (slave)" are green. Inset: Outline of England on the same scale. 13 x 10 cm. Includes population tables, "Extracts from the official census report of 1860," a brief description of the Federal navy, a table ...
    • Contributor: Bacon & Co.
    • Date: 1863
  • Map
    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
  • Map
    Genl. Q. A. Gillmore's line of earthworks in front of Fort Wagner, Morris Island, S.C., July 1863 Map depicts the siege of Fort Wagner, Morris Island, Charleston Harbor, S.C. Details include the locations of swamps, marshes, and sand ridges, and the elaborate earthworks and trenches constructed by Union troops under Gen. Q. A. Gillmore as they prepared to lay siege to the fort.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1863
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    Lloyd's new military map of the border & southern states Scale ca. 1:850,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 71 At top of map: The rebellion as it was and as it is. Shows "territory held by Rebels April 1st, 1865, in red," "territory gained from Rebels since January 1st, 1862, in yellow," and "Sherman's march from Chattanooga, in blue." Battlefields are marked by red lines and strategic places, by red dots. Indicates towns, ...
    • Contributor: Hall, Edward S.
    • Date: 1865
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    Seat of war in America, 6d. Shows fortifications in eastern Virginia. Also shows parts of Maryland and Pennsylvania. Relief shown by hachures. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 476.5 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes advertisement for "Bacon's Shilling war maps."
    • Contributor: Bacon & Co.
    • Date: 1863
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    [Map of the Etowah River from Rome to Cartersville, Georgia]. Shows fords, bridges, and ferries across the Etowah River spanning southeastern Floyd County and southwestern Bartow County, Georgia. Fortifications shown at Caldwell Ford, Bartow County. Relief shown by hachures. Title and date from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pen-and-ink, blue ink, red ink, and pencil on tracing cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), S81, 179 Available also through the Library of Congress Web ...
    • Date: 1864
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    Section from Mary Hall to flags-staff Ethan Allen Land-surface elevation profile of a line within Fort Ethan Allen, Alexandria Co. [now Arlington], Va. Pen-and-ink (black) and lead pencil. At lower right in handwriting: Transferred from Office of Chf. Engr., Defenses of Washington, to Engr. Dept. Jan'y 1866. Imperfect: Fold-lined, rubber-stamped on verso. Drawn in 2 segments. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 541.4 Transfer; Chief Engineers Office, War Dept. Includes 2 strait-line ...
    • Contributor: Dimmick - Hodasevich, R. A. - United States. War Department. Corps of Engineers
    • Date: 1864
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    Ohio River between Mound City and Cairo Depths shown by soundings in feet. Indicates Fort Cairo, naval depot, and "harbor for powder barges" at Mound City, soundings in feet, roads and streets, and vegetation. Upper left margin: No. 31, No. 3020. Price 20 cents. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 214 Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Gerdes, F. H. - Bache, A. D. (Alexander Dallas)
    • Date: 1864
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    Charge of the V.M.I. cadets : battle of New Market, Va., May 19, 1864 "Sketch map" LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 587 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Russell, Robert E. L.
    • Date: 1864
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    Map of Bedford Co. "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. A slightly different version of Map F232 B4 1864:1; this map lacks the "Chief Engineer's Office" designation, and A.H. Campbell's rank is that of major. Forms part of the Gilmer Map Collection. Relief ...
    • Contributor: Confederate States of America. Army. Dept. Of Northern Virginia. Chief Engineer's Office - Campbell, Albert H. (Albert Henry) - Izard, Walter
    • Date: 1864
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    Topographical map of the approaches and defences of Knoxville, E. Tennessee, shewing the positions occupied by the United States & Confederate forces during the siege Scale ca. 1:9,900. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 427 Union and confederate positions shown by the colors blue and red respectively. Indicates roads, railroads, contour lines, spot elevations, vegetation, drainage, and houses. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: Rockwell, Cleveland - Poe, O. M. (Orlando Metcalfe)
    • Date: 1864
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    Greensville Co. east of the Halifax road and that portion of No. Ca. included between the Petersburg and S.& R. Rl. Rds. "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. Title handwritten on map. Available also through the Library of Congress web site ...
    • Contributor: Confederate States of America. Army. Dept. Of Northern Virginia. Chief Engineer's Office
    • Date: 1863