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    [Map of part of Pocahontas, Randolph, and Webster counties, West Virginia]. Map shows the approximate position of the "enemy" south of Mace and the location of two camps southeast of Huttonsville, one of which is named "Camp Summit Cheat." Map also includes "turnpikes," "common roads," "horse paths," towns, drainage, houses, and names of residents. Relief shown by hachures. Title derived from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Oriented with north to the bottom. Pen-and-ink sketch with...
    • Date: 1865
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    [Sketch showing positions of Second Corps, A.N.Va., August 26th to September 2, 1862 : embracing engagements at Bristoe Station, Manassas Junction, Groveton or Second Manassas, and Ox Hill or Chantilly, Va. Shows names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. Title and scale from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pen-and-ink, colored pencil, and pencil mounted on cloth. Similar to the map reproduced in the Atlas to accompany the official records of the Union and Confederate Armies, 1891-95, pl. 111, no. 1. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H109 Imperfect: Discoloration along fold lines. Stains and...
    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah
    • Date: 1862
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    Chart showing the entrance of Rear Admiral Farragut into Mobile Bay. 5th of August 1864 Scale ca. 1:22,500. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 110 Detailed map showing five positions and the tracks of the vessels during the sea battle, obstructions, channels, banks, and shoals. Includes small views of the "Iron-clad Tennessee," Federal ship colliding with the Ram Tennessee, a vessel sailing past what appears to be Mobile Point, and a general view of the battle. Inset: [Diagram] showing...
    • Contributor: Weir, Robert - Farragut, David Glasgow
    • Date: 1864
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    [Map of the defeat of the Confederate ship Alabama by the U.S. steamer Kearsarge on June 19, 1864, off Cherbourg, France]. Scale ca. 1:41,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 703 From. Report on the Secretary of the Navy, with an appendix, containing reports from officers. December, 1864). opp. p. 630. Map shows the "Position of the Kearsarge when she received the first broadside of the enemy," the general direction of the ships during the battle, and the position of the Alabama, when it sank...
    • Contributor: United States. Navy
    • 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
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    [Map of Fort Henry, Tennessee, and environs]. No scale given. Title from LC Civil War maps. Relief shown by hachures. Oriented with north to the bottom. "Scetch [sic] a." LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 417.2 In lower left corner: Lith. by T. Schrader, 7 Chestnut Str., St. Louis. Description derived from published bibliography. Printed version of map by Julius Pitzman. See entry Civil War Maps no. 417 for the manuscript...
    • Contributor: Pitzman, Julius - Schrader, T.
    • Date: 1863
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    Map illustrating the operations of the Seventh Division under Brig. General G. W. Morgan at Cumberland Gap, Tennessee, during a portion of the year 1862 Scale 1:253,440. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 407 Shows troop movements and fortifications, roads, towns, drainage, and hachures. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: Ruger, Edward
    • Date: 1877
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    Rebel defences [sic] of Mobile shewing [sic] Union attack April 3rd-9th 1865 on Spanish Fort. Map shows route taken by Union Admiral Farragut in August 1864 as well as that in March 1865, when his fleet provided naval support to land forces under Frederick Steele and E.R.S. Camby. Camby captured Spanish Fort and Blakely, across the bay from Mobile, entering that city on April 18. This map pays attention to the Confederates use of spikes and torpedoes (naval mines)...
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1865-04-03
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    [Map of Raleigh, Mercer and Summers Counties, West Virginia Drawn with colored ink and pencil on lined paper; the map covers the area from Berkley to Rockey Gap, West Virginia. Includes a table of distances. Not drawn to scale. One of a series of eight maps of West Virginia and southwestern Virginia. Originally in envelope with notations: "Maps of various kinds by residents of western Virginia. Found among a few books &c which...
    • Contributor: Loring, William Wing
    • Date: 1862
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    Williamsburg to White House
    Campaign map, Army of the Potomac, map no. 2
    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.), 596 Swem, E.G. Maps relating to Virginia, 941 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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    Battle of Crampton's Gap, Maryland : fought Septr 14th 1862. Shows the area surrounding Burkittsville, Frederick County, Md., as the left wing of McClellan's army moved toward Crampton's Gap to try to prevent the Confederate assault on Harper's Ferry, W. Va.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-09-14
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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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    [Central Virginia]. Relief shown by hachures. Sheet 9 similar to no. 532, LC Civil War maps (2d ed.) Some sheets consist of two parts joined in the middle showing towns and villages, roads and railroads, rivers and streams, and houses and names of residents. The index map is a printed map entitled "Central Virginia, compiled in the Bureau of Topographl. Engrs. of the War Department for...
    • Contributor: United States. Army. Corps of Topographical Engineers - Gedney, J. F. - Schedler, J. - United States. Army of the Potomac. Engineer Dept
    • Date: 1864

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    Map of the Battle of Gettysburg showing positions held July 1st & 3rd 1863. In this image Sneden compares troop locations during the first day of the battle with those on the third day. One obvious observation is that the Confederate forces have succeeded in pushing the Union line back to the more easily held hills south of the town.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1863-07-01
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    [Petersburg, Dinwiddie County sheets] Accompanied by manuscript index map. Shows rivers, railroads, roads, towns and houses with owners names. This item is in the Map Collection of the Library of Virginia; please contact the Library's Archives Research Services department for more information. Title derived from published bibliography. Swem, E.G. Maps relating to Virginia, 1142 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. Dec. 2003,...
    • Contributor: United States. Army of the Potomac. Engineer Dept - Michler, N. (Nathaniel)
    • Date: 1864
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    Map shewing [sic] advance of 6th Army Corps (Genl. John Sedgwick U.S.A.) to assist Gen. Hooker at Chancellorsville. In January of 1863 Joseph Hooker replaced Ambrose Burnside as commander of the Army of the Potomac. His first order of business was to dislodge R. E. Lee from his position outside of Fredericksburg. Hooker envisioned a two-prong approach, with half his army attacking on Lee's left, while the other half, under the command of John Sedgwick, made a diversionary attack across the Rappahannock...
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1863
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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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    Vicinity of Winchester and Harper's Ferry, Va. Detail of a printed map of Winchester, Va., and environs, with annotations and additions by Sneden. Additions include inclusion of roads, notes about and dates of battles and skirmishes, location of the point where the Confederate army recrossed the Potomac River following the Battle of Gettysburg, and note that the town of Winchester changed hands [46] times during the war.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1861
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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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    Seat of war in Virginia, &c. Longitude from Greenwich printed at top of map; from Washington (W0020000; W0003000) printed at bottom. Relief shown 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. Title is printed above the map, with vignettes "The Dispatch Atlas" on each side of title. "Weekly Dispatch, 139 Fleet Street" printed...
    • Contributor: Weller, Edward
    • Date: 186?
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    Map of supplementary reconnaissance of the approaches to Philadelphia by the West-Chester Road : including the section from Newtown Square to the east branch of the Brandywine Creek Topographic map showing Civil War earthworks and batteries. Relief shown by contours and spot heights. Authorship statement citing Whiting's name is in handwriting (black ink). Pen-and-ink, red ink (contours), and watercolors. "No. 2863X" and "854W" (former Coast Survey numbers) are handwritten in ink on sheet and on adhesive label at lower right. Imperfect: Fold-lined. Originally drawn on 3 sheets. Includes notes. LC Civil War...
    • Contributor: Whiting, Henry L. - Bache, A. D. (Alexander Dallas) - United States Coast Survey
    • Date: 1863
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    [Union troop positions at Dallas, Georgia, May 27, 1864]. Shows Union and rebel troop positions in east-central Paulding County, Georgia. Relief shown by contours. 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. 48, no. 4. Oriented with north towards the lower left. Pencil on irregularly shaped sheet. LC Civil War...
    • Date: 1864
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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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    Part of "Map of portions of the mility. dep'ts of Washington, Pennsylvania, Annapolis, and north eastern Virginia Similar to no. 245.25 and 245.3 (1862), LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.). Sun print. 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 raster image. Dec. 2002; Map Cataloging Team, source unknown (1969). Civil War Map Proj. no.: lva00087....
    • Contributor: United States. Army. Corps of Topographical Engineers
    • Date: 1861
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    The county of Saginaw, Michigan : topography, history, art folio Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes indexes, brief history of Saginaw County, and brief biographies and portraits of early Saginaw County residents. Note from publisher (15 x 40 cm.) pasted inside front cover; annotations in pencil on some maps. LC copy imperfect: Front board separated from binding. Vendor: John Carbonell (eBay auction) Acquisitions control no. 2006-129
    • Contributor: Imperial Publishing Co. (Saginaw, Mich.)
    • Date: 1896

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