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    Passages of the Rappahannock and Battle of Fredericksburg, December 10th to 16th, 1862 : copied from the original belonging to Gen'l. Burnside "Map originally prepared following the Battle of Fredericksburg in December 1862 ... enhanced by the addition of details from a captured map prepared by topographical engineer Jedediah Hotchkiss for the use of Confederate lietenant general Stonewall Jackson. A significant feature of the map is an overlay (overleaf) depicting the rapidly changing positions of Federal troops during and after their successful crossing of the Rappahannock ...
    • Contributor: Callahan, Denis - Doull, Alexander - Hains, Peter C. (Peter Conover) - Hotchkiss, Jedediah - Wainwright, Charles S. (Charles Shiels) - United States. Topographical Bureau
    • Date: 1863
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    Richmond, Petersburg, and vicinity. Scale ca. 1:105,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 623 At top of map: 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. By refering [sic] to the number on the left and to the letter on the base, any point may ...
    • Contributor: J.H. Bufford & Co.
    • Date: 1864
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    Military map of south-eastern Virginia, [Scale 1:200,000]. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 492 Differs from G3881.S5 1864 .L52 with more detail southwest of the city of Petersburg. Differs from G3881.S5 1864 .L53 with statement "No. 3010 price 30 cents" outside of the border in upper left corner. Another issue. Indicates 5-mile concentric circles centered on Richmond, roads, bridges, railroads, towns, houses, drainage, vegetation, and some fortifications in the ...
    • Contributor: Lindenkohl, A.
    • Date: 1864
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    Seat of war, Manassas and its vicinity "Shows 'battle ground, July 18th,' 'battle ground, July 21st,' roads, railroads, towns, drainage. 'Blue Ridge,' 'Thorough Fare Mountains,' and two unnamed mountains .... Troop positions are not given" -- LC Civil War maps / Stephenson. Also shows the area surrounding Manassas: Fairfax, Fauquier, Loudoun, and Prince William Counties. Includes text. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by bathymetric isolines. This item is in the ...
    • Contributor: Baumgarten, J.
    • Date: 1861
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    Map showing route of marches of the army of Genl. W.T. Sherman, from Atlanta, Ga. to Goldsboro, N.C. : To accompany the report of operations from Savannah, Ga. to Goldsboro, N.C. Relief shown by hachures. Shows routes of cavalry and of 14th, 15th, 17th, and 20th army corps. "Prepared by order of the Secretary of War for the officers of the U.S. Army under the command of Maj. Gen. W.T. Sherman." Prime meridian: Washington. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 90, S7 Includes ill. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster ...
    • Contributor: United States. War Department. Corps of Engineers - Sherman, William T. (William Tecumseh)
    • Date: 1865
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    Grant's great campaign--the approach to Richmond, map of the country within thirty miles of the rebel capital / G. Woolworth Colton, N.Y.
    Map of the country within thirty miles of the rebel capital
    "Supplement to the New York times, New York, Wednesday, June 1, 1864." Relief shown by hachures. Shows radial distances from Richmond. Newspaper text on verso. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Copy stained in center. CW3 Acquisitions control no. 99-40
    • Contributor: Colton, G. Woolworth (George Woolworth) - Colton, G. Woolworth
    • Date: 1864
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    Camp Belger, Baltimore, M'd. : 114th Regt. New York S. Volunteers--Col. Elisha B. Smith, Lieut. Col. Sam. R. Per Lee, Major Henry B. Morse. Low-angle aerial view. Shows lettered rows of tents and troops in parade formation in foreground. "Ent. accord. to Act of Congress A.D. 1862 by E. Sachse & Co. in ... the District Court of Md." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy soiled, stained, and lacking small sections along sheet edges. Acquisitions control no. 92-7 CW3
    • Contributor: E. Sachse & Co.
    • Date: 1862
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    Chancellorsville, Va. Position of the 11th Corps at 6 p.m. May 2nd 1863 Maj Genl O.O. Howard commanding Map shows the position of Union and Confederate troops in the area surrounding Chancellorsville, Va., at 6 p.m. on May 2, 1863. By late afternoon on May 2, Stonewall Jackson's troops had moved deeper into the Wilderness and were within striking distance of the 1st Corps, U.S. Army of the Potomac, P.O. Howard, commanding. Jackson gave the order to attack at 6 p.m., pushing ...
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1863-05-02
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    Map of the vicinity of Petersburg Relief shown by hachures. Sun print. Map of parts of Prince George, Dinwiddie and Chesterfield counties, showing roads, railroads, towns, vegetation, houses and names of residents. Major rivers are colored blue by hand. Fortifications at Petersburg and Drewry's Bluff are outlined in pencil. Description derived from published bibliography. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 606 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site ...
    • Contributor: Campbell, Albert H. (Albert Henry) - Campbell, Albert H.
    • Date: 1864
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    Position of Union Army Map shows the location of Union troops in the Hampton Roads area of Virginia poised to begin McClellan's Peninsular Campaign, March 1862. Among the landmarks noted are the location of McClellan's headquarters in Hampton from 23 March to 4 April 1862; the route of reconnaissance by Smith and Fitz-John Porter in the vicinity of Yorktown, Va., 27 March; and McClellan's new headquarters on the ...
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-03-08
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    Map of the position at Turner's Gap. South Mountain. Shows the area between Turner's Gap and Boonsboro, Md., on September 14, 1862, as the Confederate forces advanced on Harper's Ferry and the Union Army moved to head them off at South Mountain.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-09-14
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    Hd. Qrs. D. and [A. Tenn.] Aug. 30, 1864, 8 a.m. : [Pencil sketch showing the location of the Headquarters, Department of the Tennessee, on Flint River near Jonesboro, Georgia].
    Head quarters Department and Army of the Tennessee, August 30, 1864, 8 a.m. | Pencil sketch showing the location of the Headquarters, Department of the Tennessee, on Flint River near Jonesboro, Georgia
    Remainder of title from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pencil drawn on 3/8 in. numbered grid. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), S82, 180 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. In manuscript at bottom: Logan's Corps is across the Flint River - the 16th is on the right of the main Jonesboro road - and the 17th ...
    • Date: 1864
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    Military map of Suffolk & vicinity for Majr. Genl. J. A. Dix
    Military map of Suffolk and vicinity for Majr. Genl. J. A. Dix
    Shows fortifications, houses, names of residents, roads, railroads, and drainage. Relief shown by hachures. Ink and pencil on tracing cloth, in three sections, mounted on cloth. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 661 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: Soederquist, Oscar
    • Date: 1863
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    Map showing the operations of the Army of the Potomac under command of Maj. Gen. George G. Meade : from March 29th to April 9th 1865 "Accompanying report of Maj. Gen. George G. Meade, U.S.A., Series I Vol. XLVI." Another state of this map published in: Atlas to accompany the official records of the Union and Confederate armies. Washington, 1891-1895. Map of the country between Petersburg and Appomattox Court House showing roads, railroads, cities and towns, and some houses and names of residents. Shows army headquarters and routes of march. ...
    • Contributor: United States. Army of the Potomac. Engineer Dept - Duane, James C.
    • Date: 1865
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    Siege operations at Spanish Fort, Mobile Bay, by the U.S. forces under Maj. Gen. Canby : captured by the Army of West Miss. on the night of April 8 & 9, 1865
    Plan no. 8
    Description derived from published bibliography. Detailed map showing entrenchments, number, type, and position of Federal guns, vegetation, drainage, roads, and relief by hachures. From 39th Cong., 1st Sess. [1866]-Report of the Chief Engineer, U.S.A. No. 8. 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 ...
    • Contributor: McAlester, Miles D. - Allen, C. J. - Palfrey, J. C.
    • Date: 1866
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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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    May 17 to 23, 1864, Adairsville to Euharlee, GA, route of Harrison's brigade Gift; Mrs. Geo. W. Volk; Lexington, Nebraska; January 1966. Pen and ink and colored ink. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 147.5 Imperfect: Mounted on cloth. Affixed at upper right corner: 11. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Blakeslee, G. H.
    • Date: 1864-05-17
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    Battle of Spotsylvania Courthouse, Virginia showing attack on the salient angle May 12th. Shows the distribution of Confederate forces under the commands of Longstreet, Ewell, and Hill facing Union forces under Wright, Warren, Burnside, and Hancock, with special attention to Hancock's assault on Ewell's forces in the "Mule Shoe salient." Oriented with north to the upper left.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1864-05-12
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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 showing the defences of Savannah, on the approaches of Wilmington and Savannah Rivers, Georgia. Flag St[eame]r "Harvest Moon" Feb. 8th 1865. Scale 1:40,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 208.3 From Message of the President of the United States, and accompanying documents, to the two houses of Congress, at the commencement of the first session of the thirty-ninth Congress. -Report of the Secretary of the Navy (Washington, Government Printing Office, 1865). fol. p. 324. Printed in the upper left margin: 39th Cong. 1st sess.-Annual Report ...
    • Contributor: United States. Navy
    • Date: 1865
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    [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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    Plan of the battle of Chancellorsville. Virginia position, 5 p.m., 2nd May 1863. Sneden uses his usual eye for detail in showing the nature of the terrain with crop fields, woods, areas of felled trees, roads, and waterways in the vicinity of the Battle of Chancellorsville. He particularly emphasizes the positions of the following corps in the U.S. Army of the Potomac: 2nd Corps (commanded by Winfield Scott Hancock), 3rd Corps (commanded by Daniel Edgar Sickles), 5th ...
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1863-05-02
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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 the seat of war, positions of the rebel forces, batteries, entrenchments, and encampments in Virginia-the fortifications for the protection of Richmond Scale ca. 1:800,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 450.3 Includes a mileage table. Reference is made in the lower margin to the "battle of Bull's [sic] Run, fought on Sunday, the 21st July [1861], about 22,000 unionists and about 60,000 rebels were in the engagement." An earlier version of this map was published in the morning edition of the New York Herald, June ...
    • Date: 1861
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    Approaches of A. of P. to Fredericksburg.
    Approaches of Army of Potomac to Fredericksburg
    Shows "Genl. Hd Qrs.," routes of approach of the 2nd, 3rd, 5th and 6th Corps, roads, railroad, towns, drainage, and houses and names of residents. Relief shown by shading. Title from verso of map. Staining at central left and right edges of sheet. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 555 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: United States. Army of the Potomac
    • Date: 1862