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    General diagram : [western Philadelphia city and adjacent portions of Delaware and Montgomery counties, Pennsylvania]. Topographic map showing proposed and existing Civil-War batteries and defensive positions immediately west of Philadelphia. Relief shown by contours and hachures. Title from southern sheet. Partial tracing of the 1863 ms. topographic map showing 1st- and 2nd-class fortifications at Philadelphia (CW 358.22). Oriented with north to the right. Pen-and-ink, red ink (contours), and watercolors. Drawn in 2 segments (sheets): [Northern] -- [Southern]. "No. 2866"...
    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey - Bache, A. D. (Alexander Dallas)
    • Date: 1863

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    Map of Soldiers' Home near Washington, D.C. "August 1877." Relief shown by hachures. Partial cadastral map showing names of some adjacent landowners. Includes directory of "Board of Commissioners" and "Officers of the Home." LC copy annotated in ink and red pencil, rubber-stamped, and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: Entwistle, J. C.
    • Date: 1877
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    [Map of the Manassas battlefield area in Northern Virginia Shows roads, railroads, fortifications, settlements, farmhouses with owners' names, and woodlands. Does not show troop positions or movements. Relief shown by contours (10-ft. intervals), hachures, form lines, and spot heights. Wall map believed to have been used by the author after the Civil War for lecture purposes. Signed in ms. on verso. Title from R.W. Stephenson's Civil War maps, 2nd ed., 1989. Pen-and-ink (red/black...
    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah
    • Date: 186?
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    Topographical map of the District of Columbia and a portion of Virginia Partial cadastral map showing landowners' names in rural areas of D.C. Also shows density of built-up area in city. Relief shown by contours. Depths shown by soundings. Oriented with north toward the upper left. Originally printed on 2 sheets. Includes source materials note. LC copies darkened, fold-lined, torn, quartered, and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as...
    • Contributor: Greene, F. V. (Francis Vinton) - Lydecker, G. J. (Garrett J.) - Bruff, William T. O. - United States. Army. Corps of Engineers - Office of the Engineer Commissioner D.C. - Greene, F. V.
    • Date: 1884
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    Presidents Park, Reservation no. 1 : [Washington D.C.]. Shows buildings plantings, drives, telephone and electric light cables, water pipes, hydrants, etc. Handwritten in title box of original: 1878? Edge sections of original map not covered by photocopy. At lower right: 14.3-26. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Date: 1880
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    Estate of Samuel Blodget, Jr. : one of the founders of the city of Washington, D.C. : [Jamaica, Washington D.C.] Cadastral topographic map showing tracts belonging to the Blodget estate named Jamaica, buildings, ward and block numbers, and vegetation. "Squares in red confirmed to Sam'l Blodget on division with the Commissioners." "Prepared from the official plan of the city of Washington of 1870." Includes 2 statistical tables: Official schedule of ... lots confirmed to Samuel Blodget. LC copy mounted on cloth backing. Available also...
    • Contributor: Blodget, Lorin - Blodget, Samuel - District of Columbia. Board of Commissioners
    • Date: 1870
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    Map of a reconnaissance of the approaches to Philadelphia showing the positions and lines of defence on the north front of the city Topographic map of northern Philadelphia and small adjacent part of Montgomery County showing Civil War earthworks and batteries. Relief shown by contours and hachures. Signed in handwriting (brown ink): George Davidson, Assistant Engineer Fortifications. Pen-and-ink, red ink (contours), and watercolors. Former ownership rubber-stamping at foot of title: U.S.C. & G. Survey, Library and Archives, no. 126. "No. 2868X" and "854W 1863" (former Coast Survey...
    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey - Bache, A. D. (Alexander Dallas) - Davidson, George - Fauntleroy, A. R.
    • Date: 1863
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    Map of the Black Hills Forest Reserve and adjacent region.
    Black Hills Reserve, timber map
    Timber concentrations indicated in manuscript over printed topographic map. Relief shown by contours. Pen and ink, colored ink, and colored pencil. In ink in lower margin: "By Directors [sic] order this map is to be retained in office for official use. E.M. Douglas, July 14, [18]98." In ink in the same hand also in lower margin: "Tracing for old and new boundaries of reserve...
    • Contributor: Geological Survey (U.S.) - Douglas, Edward Morehouse
    • Date: 1897
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    Topographical map, 1st Brigade, defenses north of Potomac, Washington, D.C. "1st September 1863." Relief shown by contours. Some buildings, lot lines, householders' names, forts, and vegetation. Covers environs of Forts De Russy, Stevens, Slocum, Totten, Slemmer, Bunker Hill, Saratoga, Thayer, Lincoln, and Batteries Sill and Jameson. India and red inks. Lacking edge and internal sections, assembled to 1 sheet, sectioned to 4 sheets, and mounted on cloth backing. Includes notes and 2 scale graphs....
    • Contributor: Hodasevich, R. A.
    • Date: 1863
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    Field of Gettysburg, July 1st, 2nd & 3rd 1863
    Field of Gettysburg, July first, second, and third 1863 | Sketch of the battles of Gettysburg with an explanatory map
    241 U.S. Copyright Office Relief shown by hachures. Shows troop positions of the Union and Confederate forces. "Entered according to act of Congress in the year 1863 by T. Ditterline in the Clerk's Office of the Dist. Court of the East. Dist. of Pa." Folded map was originally attached to inside of back cover of the accompanying text. Accompanied by text: Sketch of the...
    • Contributor: Ditterline, T. (Theodore) - Alvord, Corydon A. - P.S. Duval & Son - Ditterline, T.
    • Date: 1863
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    Sierre LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), S192 Relief shown pictorially and by form lines, hachures, and spot heights. "Section XVII, 12. Blatt 482." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes index to adjacent sheets. Prime meridian: Paris? From Topographischer Atlas der Schweiz im Massstab der Original-Aufnahme, also called the Siegfried-Atlas. Sheets were issued beginning in 1870. LC...
    • Contributor: Switzerland. Eidg. Landestopographie - Leuzinger, R.
    • Date: 1886
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    City of San Francisco and it's vicinity, California Relief shown by contours and spot heights. "Copied from the original topographic sheet no. 687 in the Archives of the U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey, Washington, D.C. April 14th, 1891." Lower left margin: "Printed June 1893." Upper left margin and lower right margin: 3054. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Rodgers, A. F. - U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey
    • Date: 1893
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    North Carolina. Edition statement varies on some sheets. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image. NDL use only, NOT FOR DISTRIBUTION
    • Contributor: Geological Survey (U.S.)
    • Date: 1885

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    [Topographical map of the District of Columbia showing Civil War forts]. Partial cadastral map showing some landowners' names in rural areas. Relief shown by contours. Depths shown by contours and soundings. Title devised by cataloger. "Entered according to act of Congress in the year ... [year unclear, names unclear] ... in the Clerks Office of the District Court of the District of Columbia." Blue-line print. Oriented with north toward the upper left. LC copy halved....
    • Date: 1870
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    Topographical sketch near Fort Staunton from points not under fire of its guns : [Washington D.C.]. Relief shown by hachures and form lines. Black and brown inks. At upper left: 211, L. Sheet 15. Missing small sections at corners. Includes bar scale. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 691.6 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault DCP
    • Date: 1860
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    [Miscellaneous lithographed proof sheets of areas in Virginia : field surveys compiled and printed by the Engineer Department, Army of the Potomac]. Shows towns, roads, railroads, rivers, and houses with names of residents. Relief shown by hachures. Title derived from R.W. Stephenson's: Civil War maps, 2nd ed., 1989. Sheets are unnumbered and untitled. Some sheets are mounted on cloth backing and are torn in margins with holes and water stains throughout. The sheet covering the environs of Dumfries, Acquia, and Stafford is marked "Proof sheet issued...
    • Contributor: United States. Army of the Potomac. Engineer Department - Gedney, J. F. - United States. Army of the Potomac. Office of Surveys and Maps
    • Date: 1863

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    Röthenbach LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), S192a Relief shown pictorially and by form lines, hachures, and spot heights. "Section XVII, 5a. Blatt 383." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes index to adjacent sheets. Prime meridian: Paris? From Topographischer Atlas der Schweiz im Massstab der Original-Aufnahme, also called the Siegfried-Atlas. Sheets were issued beginning in 1870. LC...
    • Contributor: Switzerland. Eidg. Landestopographie - Müllhaupt, F.
    • Date: 1886
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    Topographical map made from surveys by the commissioners of the Department of Public Parks of the city of New York of that part of Westchester County adjacent to the City and County ... Map annotated in pencil. Map annotated in red ink: M. Section II. 49. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: New York (N.Y.). Department of Public Parks - Grant, Wm. H. (William H.) - New York (State). Department of Public Parks
    • Date: 1874
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    Map of the city of Washington showing present main sewerage and sewage outfalls : also the territory flooded in June 1889. Relief shown by contours. Depths shown by soundings. Partial cadastral map showing built-up areas. At upper right: Plate 1. Report of Board of Sanitary Engineers, Rudolph Hering, Samuel M. Gray, F.P. Stearns. "S Rept 623 53 2." LC copy halved and mounted on cloth backing. LC copy accompanied by annotated map photocopy lacking Senate rept. no., printer's statement, and outer margin line. Available also...
    • Contributor: District of Columbia. Board of Sanitary Engineers
    • Date: 1894
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    Topographical map of Jersey City, Hoboken, and the adjacent country : describing minutely the courses of rivers and brooks, the township and original patent lines, railways, turnpike, carriage and bridle roads, the ... Shows cadastral and topographic data (land tracts with proprietors' names) in unurbanized areas. Relief shown by hachures and rock drawings. Also covers Hudson County (excluding Bayonne). Oriented with north toward the upper right. Sheet quartered in order to fold. LC copy imperfect: Darkened, brittle, missing small sections along edges/fold lines, stained so as to have white spots, rubber-stamped, annotated in blue crayon, adhesive label...
    • Contributor: Douglass, L. F. - Sherman & Smith
    • Date: 1841
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    [Map of Washington D.C. metropolitan area showing roads and ferries as of 1792]. Relief shown by contours. Base map title: Maryland--District of Columbia--Virginia, Washington sheet. Annotated in red ink to show early roads and ferries. Includes notes. LC copy stained, additionally annotated in lead pencil, and halved. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: Geological Survey (U.S.)
    • Date: 1792
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    Georgia, Dahlonega sheet Relief shown by contours and spot heights. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), S204 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. "Surveyed in 1885." Stamped in blue ink at lower left: 54. Stamped in black ink in lower right margin: G3920 svar .U5. LC copy imperfect: Mounted on cloth.
    • Contributor: Geological Survey (U.S.) - Gannett, Henry - Thompson, Gilbert - Yeates, Chas. M. - U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey
    • Date: 1886
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    Topographical sketch of ground 1 1/2 miles south west from Alexandria, Nov. 28, 1862 Shows an unidentified section of Fort Hunt Road in Fairfax County. Relief shown by form lines. Surname partially illegible, but transcribed as Frost in Stephenson's Civil War Maps. "Transferred from Office of Chf. Engr., Defenses of Washington, to Engr. Dept. Jany 1866." Oriented with north to the right. Red, blue, and black ink on tracing linen. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 536.2 Available...
    • Contributor: Frost, Edward
    • Date: 1862
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    Blackwell's, Ward's and Randall's islands and adjacent shores of East and Harlem rivers from 51st St. New York to Lawrence's Pt. Scale 1:5,000. Oriented with north toward the upper right. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. AACR2: 100; 651/1; 651/3; 710
    • Contributor: Hergesheimer, E. (Edwin) - U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey
    • Date: 1885
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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