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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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    The Centre position of Union and Rebel armies, Yorktown, Va. Shows both of the armies west of Yorktown, with the York River to the east, as the Siege of Yorktown got underway.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862
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    't Eÿland Curacao, anno 1800 : [illegible]. Panorama of harbor showing siege of Curaçao by English sailors and soldiers in 1800. Relief shown pictorially. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Watermarks: J. Honig & Zoonen; and, shield. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault Acquisitions control no. 2000-62
    • Date: 1800
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    Siege of Port Hudson The map shows the Union troops on land and water surrounding Confederate fortifications at Port Hudson, La., on the Mississippi River, approximately 25 miles north of Baton Rouge. The Union XIX Corps under Gen. Banks had its first engagement May 26th on the Bayou Sara Road, and laid siege to the fort on May 27th. Confederate Gen. Franklin Gardner surrendered Port Hudson on July ...
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1863
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    Copy of official plan of the siege of Fort Pulaski. Cockspur Island. Savannah Georgia April 1862 : by Union forces under Genl Gillmore and Hunter. Shows a detailed drawing of Fort Pulaski on Cockspur Island and the other Confederate fortifications on Long Island in the middle of the Savannah River. Union fortifications on Big Tybee Island are also indicated.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862
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    Map of the rebel position at Vicksburg, Miss., May 1863. Shows the Union troops surrounding the Confederate fortified city of Vicksburg, Miss., with blockades and forces on both sides of the Mississippi River. Shows the locations of outlying Confederate forts and other defenses including extensive use of abatis and felled trees to hinder overland advances. The map also indicates the position of Union gunboats on the Mississippi River south of the town of Warrenton, ...
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1863
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    Plan of Union and Rebel position at Yorktown Va. Shows the area between the Warwick River and Yorktown to the north and Wormsley Creek to the south that was the Confederacy's first line of defense against McClellan's advance up the Virginia Peninsula. The location of the road to Warwick Court House is also indicated.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-04-12
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    Plan of enemy's battery no. 5 in front of Petersburg before the advance of U.S. Forces, June 1864 Ink on tracing cloth. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 613 Includes a cross section of the battery at scale 1:120. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: Thompson, Gilbert
    • Date: 1864
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    Yorktown to Williamsburg
    Campaign map, Army of the Potomac, map no. 1
    Description derived from published bibliography. Shows fortifications, towns, roads, houses, names of residents, vegetation, drainage, and relief by hachures. This item is in the Map Collection of the Library of Virginia; please contact the Library's Archives Research Services department for more information. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 599 Swem, E.G. Maps relating to Virginia, 940 Available also through the Library of Congress web ...
    • Contributor: Abbot, Henry L. - Dougal, William H. - United States. Army of the Potomac. Engineer Dept
    • Date: 1862
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    Defences [sic] of Vicksburg, Decr. 1862 Map shows the area surrounding Vicksburg, Miss., including Warrenton, in December of 1862 at the time of the initial and unsuccessful Union assault, and on the eve of Grant's siege of the city. The Vicksburg & Texas and the Vicksburg & Jackson railroads are also indicated.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862
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    Plan of York Town in Virginia and adjacent country, exhibiting the operations of the American, French & English armies during the siege of that place in Oct. 1781. Surveyed from the 22nd. ... Scale ca. 1:14,400. Hand colored. Relief shown by hachures. Includes "References to the British lines" and "Explanation." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2
    • Contributor: Renault, John Francis - Tanner, Benjamin
    • Date: 1825
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    Yorktown to Williamsburg Scale ca. 1:63,360. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 599 At head of title: Campaign maps, Army of the Potomac, map no. 1. Shows fortifications, towns, roads, houses, names of residents, vegetation, drainage, and relief by hachures. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: Abbot, Henry L.
    • Date: 1862
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    The Investment of Petersburg, Va. Shewing [sic] battlefield of 5 Forks and Hatcher's Run, Friday March 31st, Saturday April 1st & Sunday April 2nd 1865. Shows the area surrounding Petersburg on the Appomattox River with all major transportation lines noted. Union forces under Grant are opposed by Lee's Confederates. Five Forks is to the left of the image; Port Walthall to the upper right: Ream's Station is in the lower right; and Dinwiddie Court House is at the bottom center.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1865-03-31
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    [Map showing the Federal and Confederate works during the siege of Petersburg : between the Appomattox River and Hatchers Run, June 16, 1864, to April 3, 1865]. Wall map of Petersburg (Va.) vicinity showing fortifications, roads, railroads, city street network, and streams. Title from R.W. Stephenson's Civil War maps, 2nd ed., 1989. Traced from a map formerly in the office of Chief of Engineers. Pen-and-ink (black and red) with lead-pencil annotations. Originally drawn on 10 sheets. Each of the present 5 sheets consists of 2 former sheets stitched together horizontally at ...
    • Contributor: United States. Army. Office of the Chief of Engineers
    • Date: 1865
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    Bacon's large print war map showing 50 miles round Washington and Richmond. Scale ca. 1:480,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 484 Map of eastern Virginia and part of Maryland, showing engagements by crossed swords, fortifications surrounding Richmond, routes of the opposing armies to Petersburg, roads, railroads, towns, drainage, and relief by hachures. A few important Civil War sites are underlined in red. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web ...
    • Contributor: Bacon & Co.
    • Date: 1864
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    Map of the siege and investment of Savannah, Georgia, 5th to 20th Decr. 1864. Map shows the location of Union forces near the Ogeechee River outside of the Confederate held city of Savannah, Ga. The map also depicts the location of the Union fleet on the Savannah River and in the Atlantic Ocean. Details of the terrain show how a direct assault would have been difficult.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1864-12-05
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    Investment of Petersburg by Genl. Grant 1865 Map shows area surrounding Petersburg, Va., on the Appomattox River including all of the Union and Confederate fortifications during the siege of 1864-65 by Genl. Grant. Details include locations of roads, railroads, significant buildings, and creeks. Map extends to north as far as Fort Walthall, to west as far as Wells Church, to south as far as Reams Station, and to east as far ...
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1865
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    The siege of Vicksburg, its approaches by Yazoo Pass and other routes Scale not given. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 280 "Entered according to the Act of Congress, in the year 1863, by S. H. Goetzel & Co., in the Clerk's Office of the District Court of Alabama, for the Confederate States of America." Gives towns, Fort Pemberton, railroads, drainage, and the location of "Gen. Grant's Army 75000" opposite Vicksburg. Brief notes describe the "land ...
    • Contributor: Hardee, T. S.
    • Date: 1863
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    [Map of defenses of Petersburg, Virginia, showing the position of General Lee and his staff during the attack on Fort Stedman, March 25, 1865]. Shows part of the fortifications east of Petersburg including roads, railroads, houses, and drainage. Relief shown by contours and hachures. Title from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pen-and-ink and pencil on 5 sheets of paper mounted on cloth. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 607.2 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. Call no. cited in LC Civil War ...
    • Date: 1865
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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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    Official plan of the siege of Yorktown, Va. : conducted by the Army of the Potomac under command of Maj. Gen. George B. McClellan U.S.A., April 5th to May 3rd 1862 Contains a list of the "proposed armament of batteries." Description derived from published bibliography. Indicates headquarters of Generals McClellan, Porter, Woodbury, and Heintzelman, houses, names of residents, roads, drainage, vegetation, and relief by hachures and spot heights. Oriented with north to upper right. This item is in the Map Collection of the Library of Virginia; please contact the Library's Archives Research Services department for ...
    • Contributor: Abbot, Henry L. - Gedney, J. F. - Krebs, Charles G. - United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
    • Date: 1862
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    Position of Union Army April 5th and 6th 1862 Shows the area of Wormsley Creek to the north and Poquoson River to the south as McClellan's forces prepared to launch the siege of Yorktown, Va. The locations of Howard's Bridge across the Poquoson and the road from Yorktown to Hampton are also indicated.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-04-05
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    Map of the siege of Vicksburg. [1864]. Scale not given. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 275 From Century illustrated monthly magazine, v. 30, Sept. 1885. p. 756. Shows fortifications, "Maj. Gen. Grant's Hd. Qrs. during the siege," street pattern of Vicksburg, houses, roads, railroads, drainage, vegetation, and relief by hachures. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: Badeau, Adam
    • Date: 1885
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    [Plan of the fortifications on Causten's Bluff, Georgia]. Shows a part of the defenses of Savannah. Title and date from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), S105, 150 Pen-and-ink on tracing cloth mounted on paper. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Date: 1864
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    Map of the siege of Vicksburg, Miss. Scale ca. 1:17,000 (not "1:15,840"). LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 285 Signed (facsim.): C. B. Comstock, Capt. of Engrs. Detailed map showing entrenchments, roads, streets, railroads, hachures, vegetation, houses, and drainage. Contains five topographic profiles, six cross sections of artillery batteries, and one cross section of a "rebel rifle pit." For another issue, see Sherman map coll. no. 120. Description derived from published ...
    • Contributor: Spangenberg, Charles
    • Date: 1863