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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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    Plan of action at Devaux Neck South Carolina. December 9th 1864. Devaux Neck is a peninsula formed by the Tulfinney and Coosawatchie rivers as they branch off the Broad River. The peninsula is crossed by the Charleston and Savannah Railroad. This map, in closer detail than the one on p. 196, shows the skirmish between Confederate forces protecting the railroad and Union forces (the 127th New York Regiment under Gen. E. E. Potter) hoping to...
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1864-12-09
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    [Map of part of the Union lines during the siege of Petersburg, Virginia] Relief shown by hachures. Description derived from published bibliography. North orientated towards right in pencil. Shows roads, railroads, houses, fences, names of residents, drainage, vegetation, and form lines. "Gilbert Thompson" stamped on lower left corner, annotated in pencil. Sun print. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 616 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Walker, Lewis E. (Lewis Emory) - Walker, Lewis E.
    • Date: 1865
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    Plan showing positions of Union and Rebel armies 8th and 9th April 1865, to the surrender of Lee 2nd Corps at Cumberland Church. This detail of an unidentified printed map has annotations by Sneden showing the locations of troops surrounding Appomattox Courthouse, April 9th, 1865. Union forces identified include Sheridan's 9th Corps, Humphrey's 2nd Corps, and Sheridan's Cavalry. Also indicated (on original printed map) are names of property owners.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1865-04-08
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    Map by which the Creek Indians gave their statement at Fort Strother on the 22nd Jany, 1816 : [Alabama and Georgia]. Shows Alabama and Georgia from the Tombigbee River in the west to the southern Great Smoky Mountains and the Savannah River in the east and indicating U.S. Army forts in that region. Relief shown by hachures. Title from verso. Pen-and-ink. Includes note on verso. On verso in pencil at upper left: Catalogued W. Imperfect: Fold-lined. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site...
    • Date: 1816
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    Sketch-book of positions of forces of 2nd Corps, A.N.Va., campaigns of 1864 : [Virginia]
    Sketches for battle maps, Ewells & Early's campaigns of 1864-5, made at or near time of actions / by Jed. Hotchkiss, Top. Eng.
    Shows some battles and troop positions from May 8 to November 11, 1864 and names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures on some maps. Pencil (some col.) with gilt-edges with title on lined paper. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H3 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. Imperfect: All pages are loose from black paper cover. Holes...
    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah
    • Date: 1864
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    Region embraced in the operations of the armies against Richmond and Petersburg Scale 1:80,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 644 From 39th Cong., 1st Sess. [1862]-Report of the Chief Engineer, U.S.A. No. 12. "Authorities. North of James & Appomattox from photograph map captured from the enemy. South of Do. from surveys of Col. N. Michler, Corps of Engineers." Union works are colored red and Confederate works are blue. Map includes roads, railroads, towns, street patterns...
    • Contributor: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers - Michler, N. (Nathaniel)
    • Date: 1865
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    Map of the battlefield of Roanoke Id. Feb. 8th 1862 Scale ca. 1:1650 and 1:82,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 317 Detailed map of Roanoke Island battlefield and a map of Roanoke Island and vicinity. The former indicates Union and Confederate troop positions, the location of a Confederate battery, a road bisecting the battlefield, and vegetation, while the latter shows forts and the number of guns at each, positions of Union and Confederate...
    • Contributor: Andrews, William S.
    • Date: 1862
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    Petersburg and Five Forks. [1864-1865] Scale 1:42,240. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 607.8, 607.9 In this issue, the map is printed on a yellow background with rivers colored green. Detailed topographic map showing Confederate works in red and Union fortifications in blue, houses, fences, names of residents, drainage, vegetation, hachures, railroads, roads, and the street pattern of Petersburg. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library...
    • Contributor: Michler, N. (Nathaniel) - Michler, N.
    • Date: 1867
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    The heart of the rebellion: scene of the late Seven Days battles near Richmond; new base of operations of the Army of the [P]otomac. Scale ca. 1:138,000. Relief shown by hachures and pictorially. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 650.2 From the Philadelphia Inquirer, Saturday, July 19, 1862, p. 1. Map indicates battle sites, "Union redoubts abandoned," "batteries," "line of Union retreat," and the "present Rebel picket lines." Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Date: 1862
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    [Civil War newspaper maps from the New York times and the New York herald]. Issues of the New York times and the New York herald published between Sept. 5, 1861 and June 28, 1862, each with a front page map depicting a Civil War battle, campaign, or other related military event. Some issues have 2 maps on the front page or maps on other pages. Descriptive articles relating to the maps are printed on the sheets with the...
    • Date: 1861

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    Chart of the battle off Cherbourg. The map charts the course of the two ships in Cherbourg Harbor and in the British Channel off the coast of Cherbourg, France. Made by the British for the Confederacy and captained by Raphael Semmes the C.S.S. Alabama was a blockade runner. Spotted by the U.S.S. Kearsarge, the Alabama was cornered and sunk.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1864-06-14
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    View of Johnson's Island, near Sandusky City, O. Not drawn to scale. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 320 Perspective drawing showing fortifications, prison, buildings, and vegetation. Principal buildings are keyed by number to a list in the lower left corner. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: Gould, Edward
    • Date: 1865
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    Memphis and vicinity LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), S168, 429 Finished pen and ink map drawn on tracing cloth. "For General Sherman, General of the Army." Indicates fortifications at Fort Pickering and Fort Harris, roads and streets, railroads, vegetation, drainage, relief by hachures, houses, fences, and the names of a few residents in the outlying areas. Date from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Available also through...
    • Contributor: Pitzman, Julius - Frick
    • Date: 186?
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    Map illustrating the operations of the U.S. forces against Vicksburg. Scale ca. 1:390,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 287 "Indicates "Genl. Grant's track," "Union forces surrounding Vicksburg," and "track of Genl. Blair." Roads, railroads, drainage, and towns are shown. "Union victories" are noted by colored U.S. flags. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey
    • Date: 1863
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    Map of the Lower Peninsula of Virginia, April 1862. Shows the Confederate and Union fortifications located between the York River to the north and the James River to the south during the Peninsular campaign of 1862.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862
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    Map of the battlefield of Roanoke Id. Feb. 8th 1862 Annotated in red and blue to show Union and Confederate positions. Description derived from published bibliography. Detailed map of Roanoke Island battlefield and a map of Roanoke Island and vicinity. The former indicates Union and Confederate troop positions, the location of a Confederate battery, a road bisecting the battlefield, and vegetation, while the latter shows forts and the number of guns at each, positions...
    • Contributor: Andrews, William S. - United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
    • Date: 1862
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    E. & G. W. Blunt's corrected map of the seat of war near Richmond, July 10th, 1862. Scale ca. 1:405,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 622.5 The following label has been pasted beneath the map title: Metropolitan Book Store, Philp & Solomons, agents, Washington, D.C. General map of the environs of Richmond showing roads, railroads, cities and towns, drainage, and soundings on the Rappahannock, York, and James rivers. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress...
    • Contributor: E. & G.W. Blunt (Firm)
    • Date: 1862
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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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    Plan of the Battle of Mechanicsville or Beaverdam Creek, Virginia : fought June 26th 1862, 3 to 5 p.m. Shows the area of Hanover County near Beaverdam Creek, oriented with the Chickahominy River to the south and the Mechanicsville Road to the north. Here, on the second day of the Seven Days' Battles, the Confederate forces launched an assault on the Federal troops, forcing them to retreat from Mechanicsville toward Gaines' Mill.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-06-26
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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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    Selma, Al'a., and vicinity Shows fortifications. Relief shown by hachures. Printed on blue paper. Mounted on paper. In pencil in top right hand corner: 1864, 61. Pencil notes in right margin. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), S17, 111 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes text.
    • Contributor: Ruger, Edward
    • Date: 1864
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    Bird's eye view of junction of the Ohio & Mississippi Rivers, showing Cairo and part of the southern states Scale not given. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 1.5 Panoramic map looking south from Vienna, Illinois, to Holly Springs, Mississippi. Waverly, Tennessee, is on the left and Poplar Bluff, Missouri, is on the right. The map shows a military encampment and fortifications at Cairo, Illinois, plus roads, railroads, rivers, towns, relief, and woodland. Distances from Cairo to Batesville, Memphis, Little Rock, Poplar Bluff,...
    • Contributor: Bachmann, John
    • Date: 1861
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    Map of the field of operations, November 1863. Map shows the area between Culpeper Courthouse and Orange Courthouse including the location of Federal troops under Meade in Union-held towns and along the Rappahannock River. On November 7th, the Union army began its advance across the Rappahannock River at Rappahannock Station. The map also indicates the location of Confederate strongholds along the Rapidan River.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1863
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    The North Anna and movement from Spottsylvania [sic], May 21-26, 1864 between Lee, 50,000 and Grant, 100,000 "Lee's famous "hog-snout" line." "Read numerically." Maps 1 to 4 are dated 1933. Annotated in pen-and-ink, crayon and pencil with blank leaves at end. Confederate troop positions are colored red. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 591 LeGear. Atlases of the United States, 10663 Call no. cited in LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.): G1292.S6S5 .R83 1933 folio. Includes notes. Available also through the...
    • Contributor: Russell, Robert E. L.
    • Date: 1864

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