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    Map of a part of Louisiana and Mississippi, illustrating the operations of the U.S. Forces in the Department of the Gulf

    Relief shown by hachures. Covers the area from west to east, Alexandria, La. to Pearl River, and from north to south, Vidalia, La. to Atchafalaya Bay. "Track of Gen. Banks" shown in red. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 232 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. From the Nathaniel Prentice Banks papers in LC Manuscript Division. Acquisitions ...

    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey - Bache, A. D. (alexander Dallas) - Lindenkohl, H. (henry) - Molitor, E. - Banks, Nathaniel Prentiss
    • Date: 1863
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    Reconnoissance of the Mississippi River below Forts Jackson and St. Philip : made previous to the reduction by the U.S. Fleet, under the command of flag officer D.G. Farragut, U.S.N.

    At head of title: U.S. Coast Survey. Prof. A. D. Bache, Supt. Stamped in lower right corner: From collection of David Dixon Porter. Pen and ink manuscript drawn on tracing cloth, covering the environs of forts St. Philip and Jackson, Louisiana. "Note: The forts and their immediate vicinity were taken from data furnished by Major Barnard, U.S.E., excepting the trigonometrical determinations of the forts ...

    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey - Gerdes, F. H. - Bache, A. D. (alexander Dallas) - Hawley, Joseph R. (joseph Roswell) - Bowen & Co.
    • Date: 1862
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    Plan of the entrance of Barataria with a projected battery proposed by Lt. Coll. G.T. Ross. No. 9 Rapport May 3d 1813 / Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Relief shown pictorially. Depths shown by soundings. Pen-and-ink, pencil, and watercolor. Includes index to projected battery. "Office of Chief of Engineers, War Department. 58510 463" on verso. Minimal level cataloging record. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: Lafon, Barthélémy - Ross, G. T. - United States. War Department. Office of the Chief of Engineers
    • Date: 1813
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    Plan of the entrance of Barataria, with a projected battery proposed by Col. G.T. Ross.

    Depths shown by soundings. Shows the American encampment, place of the projected battery, and ship routes. Pen-and-ink and watercolor, mounted on paper. Includes index to projected battery. In pencil in lower right hand corner: 1416. Imperfect: Folded down the middle, with losses along fold line. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: Ross, G.T.
    • Date: 1812
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    Port Hudson and its defences

    Scale ca. 1:72,500. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 239.6 From Tomes, Robert. The war with the South, New York, Virtue & Yorston, 1862-1867. v. 3, between p. 16 and 17. Signed (facism): Charles: Sholl, Topl. Engineer. "Entered according to act of Congress AD. 1863 by Virtue, Yorston & Co." Caption in lower margin: A topographical map of Port Hudson and its vicinity, shewing ...

    • Contributor: Sholl, Charles
    • Date: 1863
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    Map 1814-15 New Orleans.

    Shows the Bayou Bienvenue stretching from Lake Pontchartrain to Lake Borgne, part of the Mississippi River, canals, and lines of battles and encampments. Title from verso. Pen-and-ink and watercolor, on 4 separate sheets of paper pasted together, sectioned in two, and mounted on cardboard backed by cloth. "Presented to Major John Reid by Maunsel White, January 28, 1815." Imperfect: Fold lined, with losses along ...

    • Contributor: White, Maunsel - Reid, John
    • Date: 1815
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    Plan of Fort Jackson, showing the effect of the bombardment by the U.S. mortar flotilla and gunboats, April 18th to 24th 1862 : flag officer D.G. Farragut commanding fleet, Com. D.D. Porter ...

    Annotated in pencil on verso: Plan of Fort Jackson. [1862?]. From the Joseph R. Hawley papers in LC Manuscript Division. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 237 Includes explanatory note. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy 3 imperfect: Torn at upper edge.

    • Contributor: Hergesheimer, E. (edwin) - Harris, J. S. - Gerdes, F. H. - Bache, A. D. (alexander Dallas) - Hawley, Joseph R. (joseph Roswell) - United States Coast Survey - Bowen & Co. - Hergesheimer, E.
    • Date: 1862
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    Reconnoissance of the Mississippi River below Forts Jackson and St. Philip : made previous to the reduction by the U.S. Fleet, under the command of flag officer D.G. Farragut, U.S.N.

    Includes note describing positions of Union "mortar flotilla" on April 18-21, 1862. Annotated in pencil on verso: Forts of Jackson/St. Philip, [1863?]. "The Forts from data furnished by the Chief Engineer, U.S. Army." From the Joseph R. Hawley papers in LC Manuscript Division. Oriented with north toward the upper left. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 236 Available also through the Library of Congress ...

    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey - Gerdes, F. H. - Bache, A. D. (alexander Dallas) - Hawley, Joseph R. (joseph Roswell) - Bowen & Co.
    • Date: 1862
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    Map of a part of Louisiana and Mississippi : illustrating the operations of the U.S. Forces in the Department of the Gulf

    Covers the area west to east from Alexandria, La. to Pearl River, and north to south from Vidalia, La. to Atchafalaya Bay. Relief shown by hachures. Shows march of Gen. Banks Corps d'Armée & Mai 1863 in red. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 231.5 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. From the Joseph R. Hawley papers ...

    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey - Bache, A. D. (alexander Dallas) - Lindenkohl, H. (henry) - Hawley, Joseph R. (joseph Roswell)
    • Date: 1863
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    Map of a part of Louisiana and Mississippi, illustrating the operations of the U.S. forces, in the Department of the Gulf

    Scale ca. 1:380,160. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 231 In margin at bottom: Line of marsh [sic] of Gen. Banks corps d'armee April & Mai 1863. Map extends from Natchez, Mississippi, in the north to Marsh Island, Louisiana, in the south, and Columbia, Mississippi, in the east to Alexandria, Louisiana, in the west. Roads, railroads, drainage, and towns are shown. Description derived from ...

    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey - Bache, A. D. (alexander Dallas) - Lindenkohl, H. (henry)
    • Date: 1863
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    Siege of Port Hudson

    The map shows the Union troops on land and water surrounding Confederate fortifications at Port Hudson, La., on the Mississippi River, approximately 25 miles north of Baton Rouge. The Union XIX Corps under Gen. Banks had its first engagement May 26th on the Bayou Sara Road, and laid siege to the fort on May 27th. Confederate Gen. Franklin Gardner surrendered Port Hudson on July ...

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1863
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    Map showing the defenses of the Mississippi below New Orleans and Farragut's attack 24 April 1862.

    Map shows the Confederate fortifications at Fort Jackson under Gen. Duncan, Fort St. Philip and the Union fleet along the Mississippi River. This map, also shows the positions of Union ships under Farragut, who captured the strategic port of New Orleans, thereby providing the Federal army access to the Mississippi River.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-04-24
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    Port Hudson and its defences

    Scale ca. 1:72,500. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 239.5 From Tomes, Robert. The war with the South, New York, Virtue & Yorston, 1862-1867. v. 3, between p. 16 and 17. Signed (facism): Charles: Sholl, Topl. Engineer. "Entered according to act of Congress AD. 1863 by Virtue, Yorston & Co." Caption in lower margin: A topographical map of Port Hudson and its vicinity, shewing ...

    • Contributor: Sholl, Charles
    • Date: 1863
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    [Map of the region east and north of Baton Rouge, showing batteries on the Mississippi north of Port Hudson].

    Relief shown by hachures. Title supplied by cataloger. In pencil in lower right: E. Deleceauax. Pen-and-ink and watercolor with crayon and pencil notes on three sheets of tracing cloth pasted together. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. In ink in all corners: 3038. Stamped on 3 times across bottom: 1240. Copy imperfect: Losses at folds, some losses ...

    • Contributor: Clark, John S.
    • Date: 1863
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    [Map of the Red River campaign, March 10-May 22. 1864].

    Shows the Red River valley in Arkansas and Louisiana, indicates the location of Camp Worth near Logansport, Louisiana, and the battle sites of April 8 and 9, 1864, between Mansfield and Pleasant Hill, Louisiana. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 241.2 Endorsed in lower left corner: No. 210. Respectfully forwd. Richd. M. Venable Capt. & Chf. Topol. Bur. West La. Ark. Title, date, and ...

    • Contributor: Venable, Richard M. (richard Morton) - Venable, Richard M.
    • Date: 1864