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  • Map showing the system of rebel fortifications on the Mississippi River at Island no. 10 and New Madrid, also the operations of the U.S. forces under General John Pope against these positions

    Scale 1:84,480 ("3/4 of an inch = one mile"). LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 299.8 From U.S. Congress. Joint Committee on the Conduct of the War. Supplemental report of the Joint Committee on the Conduct of the War, in two volumes. Supplemental to Senate report no. 142, 38th Congress, 2d session (Washington, Government Printing Office, 1866). v. 2, fol. p. 56. Accompanies "Report ...

    • Contributor: Hoelcke, Wm.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Plan of Fort Lyon on Eagle Hill above Alexandria, Va.

    Shows a detailed drawing of Union Fort Lyon located on Eagle Hill in Fairfax County, Va. This fort was the headquarters for Major General Samuel Peter Heintzelman, U.S.A.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • [Map of Spotsylvania County, Va.].

    Relief shown by hachures. Shows fortifications in the Chancellorsville area and the names of residents. Date and title from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pen-and-ink and pencil on tracing paper mounted on cloth. Imperfect: lower right hand corner missing. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H61 LC Land ownership maps, 1350 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. In ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 186?
  • Seat of war in America, 6d.

    Scale ca. 1:820,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 453 Map of eastern Virginia and part of Maryland showing batteries, towns, roads, railroads, and rivers. McClellan's position on the Peninsula is shaded red. Names of Union and Confederate generals, "Exports in 1860," and "Colton's seetl [i.e., steel]-plate maps of the United States of America" are listed at the top of the map. See entry ...

    • Contributor: Bacon & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Map showing the system of Confederate fortifications on the Mississippi River at Island no. 10 and New Madrid, also the operations of the United States forces under General John Pope against these ...

    Scale 1:84,480. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 300 In lower left margin: Report of Maj. Gen. John Pope to the Committee on the Conduct of War. "No. 1" is in the upper right margin. Similar to the preceding map, but the title has been revised. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: Hoelcke, Wm.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • [Map of part of Pocahontas, Randolph, and Webster counties, West Virginia].

    Map shows the approximate position of the "enemy" south of Mace and the location of two camps southeast of Huttonsville, one of which is named "Camp Summit Cheat." Map also includes "turnpikes," "common roads," "horse paths," towns, drainage, houses, and names of residents. Relief shown by hachures. Title derived from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Oriented with north to the bottom. Pen-and-ink sketch with ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1865
  • 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
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Sketch of Banks Ford.

    Shows fortifications and names of some residents on the Rappahannock above Fredericksburg. Relief shown by hachures. Date and scale from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pen-and-ink and pencil (some col.) on pencil grid, mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H139 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. In pencil on verso: 291.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Map of the defences of Charleston city and harbor, showing also the works erected by the U.S. forces in 1863 and 1864

    Scale 1:60,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 377 At bottom of map: View off North Channel, For Sumter 3 1/2 miles distant, bearing W. 3/4 N., Febry. 18th 1865. This map without the Corps of Engineers' insignia appears as Plate II of the Supplementary Report published with Q. A. Gillmore's Engineer and Artillery Operations Against the Defenses of Charleston Harbor in 1863; with ...

    • Contributor: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 186?
  • [Map of eastern portion of Virginia : Fortress Monroe, Norfolk, Yorktown, Petersburg, Richmond &c.] /

    "May 26th 1862." Shows roads, railroads, towns and rivers. 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 from accompanying envelope. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. Source unknown; April 2004, Map Cataloging Team. Civil War project no.: lva00202. Conservation: Etherington Conservation Center, ...

    • Contributor: Moeller, Carl Friederich
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Yorktown to Williamsburg /

    Description derived from published bibliography. Shows fortifications, towns, roads, houses, names of residents, vegetation, drainage, and relief 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. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 599 Swem, E.G. Maps relating to Virginia, 940 Available also through the Library of Congress web ...

    • Contributor: Abbot, Henry L. - Dougal, William H. - United States. Army of the Potomac. Engineer Dept
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Central Virginia : showing Lieut. Gen'l. U.S. Grant's campaign and marches of the armies under his command in 1864-5 /

    Map No. 11, from: Annual report of the U.S. War Dept., 1865. "39th Cong. 1st Sess. Report of the Chief Engineer U.S.A." printed above the map. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by isolines. Shows the routes taken in central Virginia by the various army corps under General Grant in 1864-65. This item is in the Map Collection of the Library of Virginia; please ...

    • Contributor: United States. War Dept. Engineer Bureau - Bowen & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1866
  • 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
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864-05-23
  • [Map of the country between Millikens Bend, La. and Jackson, Miss. shewing the routes followed by the Army of the Tennessee under the command of Maj. Genl. U.S. Grant, U.S. Vols. in ...

    Scale 1:126,720. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 262 Another edition. Similar to the preceding map but drawn on stone by Hoffmann and lithographed by Gedney instead of Bien. This edition denotes the positions of the Union and Confederate troops by symbols rather than by colors, and the legend lacks the statement "Published by authority of the Hon. the Secretary of War. Office of ...

    • Contributor: Wilson, Js. H. - Matz, Otto H. - Helmle, L.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1876
  • Battery no. 8 (on Mitchell tract road).

    Gives measurements and latitude and longitude of perimeters. Map annoted with name of land owner: Col. Graham, U.S.A. One of a series of ten maps showing the plats of land appropriated for Batteries 1-10 around Richmond. Original maps are included in Personal Papers Collection, accession 26971, B.M. Jones Papers. This item is in the Map Collection of the Library of Virginia; please contact the ...

    • Contributor: Jones, M.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Map of the vicinity of Richmond and part of the Peninsula /

    Sun print. Photocopy (positive). Relief shown by hachures. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 625 Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Map of the Virginia Peninsula from Round Squirrel Church,15 miles northwest of Richmond, to Williamsburg, 44 miles southeast of Richmond. Hand colored photocopy showing roads in brown, principal rivers in blue, ...

    • Contributor: Campbell, Albert H. (Albert Henry) - Campbell, Albert H.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Map of the rebel position at Vicksburg, Miss., May 1863.

    Shows the Union troops surrounding the Confederate fortified city of Vicksburg, Miss., with blockades and forces on both sides of the Mississippi River. Shows the locations of outlying Confederate forts and other defenses including extensive use of abatis and felled trees to hinder overland advances. The map also indicates the position of Union gunboats on the Mississippi River south of the town of Warrenton, ...

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Augusta, Ga., 1864.

    Shows defenses of Augusta. "1864" at end of title in pencil. Similar map appears in the U.S. War Dept.'s Atlas to accompany the official records of the Union and Confederate armies, 1891-95, pl. 132, no. 6. Pen and ink. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), S46, 146 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. "Savannah" annotated in pencil ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Environs of Richmond.

    "Note: All the fortifications marked on this map, with the exception of those about Fair Oaks and Drury's Bluff, belong to the campaign of 1864 and not that of 1862." Shows roads, railroads, towns, rivers, fortifications, drainage, and relief 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. ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Map of the siege and investment of Savannah, Georgia, 5th to 20th Decr. 1864.

    Map shows the location of Union forces near the Ogeechee River outside of the Confederate held city of Savannah, Ga. The map also depicts the location of the Union fleet on the Savannah River and in the Atlantic Ocean. Details of the terrain show how a direct assault would have been difficult.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864-12-05
  • Map of Morris, Folly, Coles and James Island[s] etc., and Charleston Harbor S.C. shewing [sic] Union and Rebel forts and batteries, 1864.

    In significantly less detail than his usual work, Sneden here shows the disposition of Confederate fortifications through out the Charleston region.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Map showing the positions occupied by the Tenth New York Cavalry in the cavalry engagements on the right flank at Gettysburg, Penn. : on July 2 & 3, 1863, between the Union ...

    Union positions are indicated in black and Confederate positions in red. Description derived from published bibliography. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 346.1 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: Preston, Noble D. - United States. Army. Office of the Chief of Engineers
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Battle of Hanover Court House, Virginia, May 26, 1862

    Shows the area around Hanover Court House, Va., sight of a skirmish between Union and Confederate forces as McClellan's advance up the Virginia Peninsula continued its slow pace. In this depiction, the Pamunkey River is located to the north, and the Richmond & Pamunkey Turnpike is also indicated.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862-05-26
  • Hill between hill no. 1 & Fort Meigs : [Washington D.C.].

    Relief shown by contours. Black ink, red ink, and lead pencil. Fold-lined. Oriented with north to the left. At lower left in pencil: 19 sheets. At upper left in ink: 211, L. Sheet 14. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 691.3 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault DCP

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1860
  • [Topographical map of the District of Columbia and adjacent areas in Virginia, showing fortifications] /

    Shows names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. Title from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H182 Pen-and-ink on tracing linen, mounted on cloth. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864