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    Map of the environs of Washington : compiled from Boschkes' map of the District of Columbia and from surveys of the U.S. Coast Survey showing the line of the defences of Washington ...

    Shows buildings, rural property lines, householders' names, and vegetation. Relief shown by contours and hachures. Depths shown by contours and soundings. India ink, col. ink, and col. wash. Northern section is printed map with ms. annotation. Remainder is completely ms. Originally drawn on 4 sheets, assembled to 1 sheet, and sectioned to 6 parts. On verso on label affixed to cloth backing: No. 187. ...

    • Contributor: Barnard, J. G. (john Gross) - Boschke, A. - United States Coast Survey - Barnard, J. G.
    • Date: 1865
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    Birds eye view of Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama and part of Florida

    Scale not given. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 1.7 At top of map: Panorama of the seat of war. "Entered according to act of Congress in the year 1861 by John Bachmann." Table of distances from New Orleans in lower margin. View of the Gulf coast centered on the Mississippi River delta, showing cities and towns, roads, railroads, rivers, and forts. Copyright no. ...

    • Contributor: Bachmann, John
    • Date: 1861
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    [Map of the environs of Olley Creek near Marietta, Georgia].

    Shows troop positions. Title from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), S95, 197 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Pencil and pen-and-ink (some col.), mounted on paper.

    • Date: 1864
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    Rough sketch of Holley [sic] Shelter Creek and vicinity.

    This unsigned hand-drawn map shows the area surrounding Holly Shelter Creek, N.C. It also shows the Cape Fear River and its tributaries, and the Weldon and Wilmington Railroad.

    • Contributor: Cooke Family
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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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    Battle of Gettysburg, Penna. Showing positions held 1st and 3rd July 1863.

    This map of the battlefield at Gettysburg juxtaposes locations of various units on the first and third days of the three-day battle. Most of the fighting on July 1st seems to have taken place to the northwest of the town of Gettysburg, while that on July 3rd is concentrated to the southeast.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862
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    Battlefields in front of Nashville where the United States forces commanded by Major General Geo. H. Thomas defeated and routed the Rebel army under General Hood, December 15th & 16th 1864

    Relief shown by hachures. From "39th Cong., 1st Sess. [1866]-Report of the Chief Engineer, U.S.A." Legend in the upper left corner contains a brief resume of each day's action while the map shows troop positions, roads, railroads, drainage, vegetation, and rural houses. Streets and houses of Nashville are not indicated. Key in upper right corner includes color designation for Rebel and Union works. For ...

    • Contributor: Peseux, M.
    • Date: 1864
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    [Map of a part of Fauquier County, Va.].

    "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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    Plan of fortifications at Columbus, Ga.

    Shows fortifications near Columbus, Georgia. Relief shown by hachures. 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. 132, no. 7. Pen and ink. Chattahoochee River drawn in blue pencil. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), S66, 168 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. ...

    • Date: 1864
  • Map

    [Map of Alexandria, Virginia]

    Illustrates Alexandria's central position in the defense of Washington, where at least 12 outlying forts surrounded the city. Military camps of various Union officers such as Samuel Peter Heintzelman are indicated on this map.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1861
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    Hill no. 3 opposite Fort Maha[n] : [Washington D.C.].

    Relief shown by contours and spot heights. Black ink, red ink, and lead pencil. Mounted on cloth backing. At lower right: 211, L. Sheet 10. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 691.2 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault DCP

    • Contributor: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
    • Date: 1860
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    Panorama of the seat of war : bird's eye view of Virginia, Maryland, Delaware, and the District of Columbia

    Battle sites are noted by crossed swords. Another issue. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. CW3

    • Contributor: Bachmann, John
    • Date: 1861
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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
  • Map

    [Map of the Manassas battlefield area in Northern Virginia].

    Shows fortifications. Does not include place names. Relief shown by hachures on central bottom sheet only. Wall map believed to have been used by the author after the Civil War for lecture purposes. Title and scale from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pen-and-ink and watercolor on 9 sheets of paper pasted together, sectioned into 12 pieces, mounted on cloth, and laminated. Copy imperfect: Tears ...

    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah
    • Date: 186?
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    Map of n. eastern Virginia and vicinity of Washington

    Shows forts and batteries in the District of Columbia and immediate vicinity. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. At head of title: Surveys for military defences. "Additions & corrections for Rappahannock and Rapid Ann Rivers and their vicinity ..." added to data used in compilation. Mounted on cloth backing. Includes "Data used in compilation," table of "Elevations above tide water," and "Geological ...

    • Contributor: United States. Corps of Topographical Engineers - McDowell, Irvin - Schedler, J. (joseph)
    • Date: 1862
  • Map

    Karte derer englischen Unternehmungen zur See auf denen französischen Küsten desgleichen in denen französischen Colonien in Africa und dem mitternæchtlichen America : aus denen beste Relationen u. bosondern Nachrichten gezogen ... u. ...

    Relief shown pictorially and by hachures on some maps. Shows Anglo-French naval encounters in 1758 with pictorial ship symbols. Includes text and indexes to points of interest. LC copy fold-lined and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault

    • Contributor: Heyden, Christian Friederich Van Der - Frederic, J. A.
    • Date: 1758
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    The field of Bull Run : showing the positions of the armies at 4:30 p.m. on August 29, 1862

    "Reproduction-not in fac-simile. from Map No. 2 in the Report of the Board of Officers on the case of General Fitz John Porter." Annotated in red and blue to show Union and Confederate positions. Map no. VIII from: The story of the Civil War, vol. 2 / John C. Ropes. Boston, 1898. Relief shown by hachures. This item is in the Map Collection of ...

    • Contributor: Geo. W. Stadly & Co. - Ropes, John Codman
    • Date: 1898
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    A survey of the city of Philadelphia and its environs shewing the several works constructed by His Majesty's troops, under the command of Sir William Howe, since their possession of that city ...

    Scale 1:14,400; 400 yards to an in. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown by shading. Annotated: John Montresor, chief engineer. Map sections individually titled: Fort Mifflin on Great Mud Island [1:2,400]--Plan of the attacks against the rebels works on Mud Island surrender'd 16. November 1777 [1:7,200]--View of the rebel fort and works, on Mud Island comprehending Red-Bank on the Jersey shore; taken from * ...

    • Contributor: Nicole, Pierre - Montrésor, John
    • Date: 1777
  • Map

    Attack and capture of Fort Donelson, Tenn. by Genl. U.S. Grant U.S.A.

    Shows troop locations around Fort Donelson, Tenn., on the Cumberland River, as the Union army prepared to attack.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-02-14
  • Map

    Richmond, Petersburg, and vicinity Genl. Grant's campaign war map

    "Shows fortifications, camps, roads, railroads, street pattern of Richmond and Petersburg, towns, drainage, vegetation, hachures, and houses. The horizontal and upright lines represent one mile square. " -- LC Civil War maps / Stephenson. "The horizontal and upright lines represent one mile square. By referring to the number on the left and to the letter on the base, any point may be found to ...

    • Contributor: Baumgarten, J. - Bufford, John Henry
    • Date: 1864
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    Battle of Bennington, Aug. 16, 1777.

    Scale 1:31,680; 1/2 mile to an inch. Manuscript: Pen-and-ink (brown) on tracing paper. "Map 5" in different hand and ink. "Traced from Sparks papers, Harvard Libr., vol. 28, by J[ohn] B[igelow] Jr." The greater part of the Battle of Bennington took place in Rensselaer County (N.Y. State) to the west of Bennington (Vt.) and a smaller part in the state of Vermont immediately northwest ...

    • Contributor: Hall, Hillard
    • Date: 1826
  • Map

    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
  • Map

    [Map of Hanover County, Va.].

    LC Land ownership maps, 1274 Shows fortifications near Mechanicsville, describes several bridges across the Chickahominy River as destroyed, and gives the names of some residents. Date, title, and scale from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pen-and-ink on 3/4 in. pencil grid on two sheets of paper pasted together and mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H39 Available also through the Library ...

    • Date: 186?
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    Memoranda, April 9, 1865, 10 o'clock A.M., Clover Hill (Appomattox Court House) Virginia.

    Shows Appomattox Court House and vicinity at the time of Lee's surrender, including troop positions. Pen-and-ink on paper, mounted on cloth. This map was received in the library in an envelope marked in ink, "Map of Lee's surrender. Found in one of the back closets of one of the old Scrimshaw Pavement Co's desks, 16 Court St. Fged." LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), ...

    • Date: 1865
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    Sketch of vicinity of 2 Cav. Div. camp, the proposed camp is where the 3 Brig. now is : [Roswell, Georgia]

    Relief shown by hachures. Date from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pencil, colored pencil, pen and ink. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), S103, 204 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Note written vertically in ink along right margin: "Roswell is a very pretty factory town of about four thousand inhabitants. Mills & private property are not ...

    • Contributor: Garrard, K. (kenner) - Garrard, K.
    • Date: 1864