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    Richmond [1862-1865]

    LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 632.8 Detailed topographic map of the environs of Richmond showing Confederate fortifications in red, Union fortifications in blue, roads, street pattern of Richmond and Manchester, railroads, towns, vegetation, drainage, hachures, houses, and names of residents. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: Michler, N. (nathaniel) - Michie, Peter Smith - Michler, N.
    • Date: 1867
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    [Map of the environs of the Chattahoochee River at Sandtown, Georgia, July 5-17, 1864].

    Shows area in Cobb County from Powder Springs east to the Chattahoochee River. Title and date from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Similar to U.S. War Dept.'s Atlas to accompany the official records of the Union and Confederate armies, 1891-95, pl. 45, no. 5. Oriented with north toward the upper left. Pencil. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), S53 Available also through the Library ...

    • Date: 1864
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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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    Ohio River between Mound City and Cairo

    Depths shown by soundings in feet. From its Report of the Superintendent of the Coast Survey, showing the progress of the survey during the year 1864 (Washington, Government Printeing Office, 1866). Map 31. 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. LC Civil War maps (2nd ...

    • Contributor: Gerdes, F. H. - Bache, A. D. (alexander Dallas)
    • Date: 1864
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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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    Map showing the army movements around Chattanooga

    Relief shown by hachures. At head of title (in manuscript): No. 2. Map of parts of Tennessee, Alabama, and Georgia, showing roads, railroads, towns, rivers, and hachures. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Troop movements are not indicated. For a larger version, see entry no. 401.3. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), S4, 401.3

    • Contributor: Riemann, H. - Smith, William Farrar
    • Date: 1864
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    [Ge]ographical sketch of the city of Richmond, Virginia, with surrounding encampments, 1862.

    Shows Confederate encampements and prisons in Richmond and south of the James River in Manchester and Spring Hill. Sneden has added an index listing the governenment buildings and the houses of important persons.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862
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    Plan of the battle of the North Anna fought May 23rd-26th, 1864.

    Grant's continued attempts to turn Lee's flank and allow the Union troops access to Richmond were once again thwarted at the North Anna. Hoping to lure the Confederates away from Spotsylvania Court House, Union forces under Hancock headed for Hanover Junction, an important intersection of the Virginia Central and Richmond, Fredericksburg, and Potomac railroads, hoping Lee would follow. Anticipating this maneuver, Lee moved a ...

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1864-05-23
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    Upper Potomac from McCoy's Ferry to Conrad's Ferry and adjacent portions of Maryland and Virginia.

    Scale ca. 1:130,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 245.2 Another edition. Corrections S.W. of Winchester by Capt. Meigs, Sept. 1864. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
    • Date: 1864
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    Rough sketches of the Creek Country : [Alabama].

    Shows unspecified Creek Indian territory in Alabama. Title from verso. Pen-and-ink. On verso in pencil at upper left: Catalogued W. Imperfect: Fold-lined, mounted on paper, mounted on cloth, edged with cloth tape. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Date: 1816
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    [Map of Fort Sanders, Knoxville, Tennessee, showing the Confederate assault of Nov. 29, 1863].

    Detailed city map showing streets, railroads, all buildings (major ones identified), larger land tracts with owners' names, and streams. Title adapted from title in R.W. Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. On verso in lead pencil: Drawn by John G. Orth (Arcadia, Ohio). Went with Army 8/22/1862 for 3 yrs. Mustered out with Company 6/24/1865. Pen-and-ink (black/red) and lead pencil. Mounted under rice-paper covering, fold-lined. ...

    • Contributor: Orth, John G.
    • Date: 1863
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    Plan of the Battle of Chantilly, Virginia : September 1st 1862 5 to 9 p.m.

    Scene of the last engagement of the Second Battle of Bull Run. Shows the area between Chantilly, Va., in the north and the Centreville Road to the south. The Little River Turnpike and Germantown are also indicated.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-09-01
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    [Map of Mecklensburg, Brunswick and Greensville counties, Va.] : Sheet no. 3.

    "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: 1864
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    Map of Dinwiddie County, Va. : surveyed under the direction of A.H. Campbell, Capt. Engrs. P.A.C.S. in ch'ge Top'l Dept. D.N. 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. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image. Gift of Mrs. Louisa Porter (Gilmer) Minis (i.e., Mrs. ...

    • Contributor: Confederate States of America. Army. Dept. Of Northern Virginia. Chief Engineer's Office - Campbell, Albert H. (albert Henry) - Graves, H. M. - Sommers, S. L.
    • Date: 1864
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    Map of Richmond, Va., and surrounding country showing Rebel fortifications

    Scale ca. 1:70,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 640 Shows fortifications, street pattern of Richmond and Manchester, roads, railroads, towns, vegetation, drainage, relief by hachures, and rural houses. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. LC copy 1 dedicated in ms: Maj. Genl. H. W. Halleck with the compliments of D. Van Nostrand. ...

    • Contributor: Sholl, Charles - Van Nostrand, David - D. Van Nostrand Company
    • Date: 1864
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    Region embraced in the operations of the armies against Richmond and Petersburg

    "39th Cong. 1st Sess.--Report of the Chief Engineer U.S.A. No. 12." Description derived from published bibliography. From: Report of the Secretary of War, 1865. United States. 39th Congress, 1st Session, 1865-66. 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. Union works outlined in pink, rebel ...

    • Contributor: United States. War Dept. Engineer Bureau - Michler, N. (nathaniel) - Bowen & Co. - United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
    • Date: 1865
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    Map of the United States, showing the territory in possession of the Federal Union, January, 1864.

    Scale ca. 1:7,400,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 48 Indicates by color the territories "claimed by the confederates in 1861," "in the military possession of the Confederates in 1861," "reclaimed from rebellion by the Federal Union," and "remaining in possession of the Rebels January, 1864." Map also includes rail lines and gauges, towns, forts, rivers, state boundaries, and distances by rail. Description derived ...

    • Contributor: Bacon and Company
    • Date: 1864
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    Encampment of U.St. troops at Newport News, Va., 1861 & 1862

    Bird's eye view. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Acquisitions control no. 2001-31 CW3

    • Contributor: E. Sachse & Co. - Bohn, Casimir
    • Date: 1862
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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

    Scale ca. 1:13,500. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 673 "This plan shows about half the line, including the point of attack. The Rebel works are laid down from reconnoissances [sic] made immediately after the evacuation, and are correctly, but very incompletely represented, owing to want of time for sketching minor details.-Our works of siege, including the approaches in the ravines of Wormley Creek, ...

    • Contributor: Abbot, Henry L.
    • Date: 1862
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    Skeleton map of battlefield of Bull Run Virginia : showing 1st battle at Blackburn's Ford.

    Shows area between Sudley Springs to the north and Manassas Junction to the south. Locations of railroads and Warrenton Turnpike are indicated.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1861
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    The Battle of Chancellorsville, Virginia position of Union Army, 2nd May 1863.

    Shows the position of Union troops on the second day of the Battle of Chancellorsville, including Oliver Otis Howard's 11th Corps, Daniel Edgar Sickles' 3rd Corps, George Gordon Meade's 5th Corps, Henry Warner Slocum's 12th Corps, cavalry troops of William Woods Averell, David McMurtrie Gregg, and Wesley Merritt, and Joseph Hooker's headquarters.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1863-05-02
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    Plan of Andersonville Prison or "Camp Sumter," April, 1864.

    Illustrates the layout of Andersonville Camp, as Sneden refers to the prison, and the surrounding area where Confederate guard troops of the 1st Florida Battery were stationed including the headquarters of Captain Henry Wirz, roads in and out, topographical features such as swampland, a graveyard presumed to be connected with the prison, and "Anderson Village." Sneden revised this map and it is available as ...

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1864
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    Siege of Yorktown [Virginia].

    Illustrates the positions of the Union and Confederate armies in York County, Va., around Yorktown, showing entrenchments and redoubts.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-04-05
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    Map shewing [sic] retreat of Union Army from Savage's Station to White Oak Swamp, Va. : the position of Army after crossing morning of 30th June 1862, 7 a.m.

    Bottom margin: "The swamp was 8 miles long and 3 miles wide." Key across the bottom margin indicates the symbols for positions of the Union and Confederate armies, including infantry, cavalry, and artillery. Farms, homes, and churches are included as well as all major roads and waterways. NOTE: Researchers will be served a color photocopy of this diary page. This item is from the ...

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-06-30
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    Map shewing the position of the lines in front of Petersburg, Va., occupied by the 1st Division, 9th Army Corps, April 1st 1865

    Scale ca. 1:16,700. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 607 Detailed map giving fortifications, picket lines, "Rebel chevaux de-frise," "Union abattis," "covered ways," roads, railroads, drainage, and vegetation. Each regiment of the 1st Division is identified, and the section of the line entrusted to it is delineated by broken lines. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site ...

    • Contributor: McCallum, Andrew
    • Date: 1865