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    Plan of the Battle of Honey Hill, South Carolina, November 30th, 1864. Map shows the Confederate earthworks, as well as the location of Union forces at Honey Hill near Grahamville, in Jasper County, S.C. Sherman sent 5,500 Union troops under J.G. Foster inland to secure a foothold on the Charleston and Savannah Railroad. They were met by 1,400 Confederates, heavily entrenched, and forced to withdraw.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1864-11-30
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    Charleston S.C., A.D. 1864 In this annotated detail from a printed map, the city of Charleston is delineated and Confederate fortifications along the Ashley and Cooper rivers are indicated. Also indicated is the area of the city that burned as a result of Union shelling.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1864
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    Map of the city of Richmond, Virginia LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 645.6 General map indicating streets and street names, important buildings, and relief by hachures. Water is tinted blue. Map annotated with a 1 1/4 inch grid. Water is colored green and built-up area is colored brown. On verso in ink: "To be returned to Jed. Hotchkiss, Staunton, Augusta Co., Va." Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through ...
    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey
    • Date: 1864
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    Sketch showing position of besieging batteries. [Fort Sumter] April 12-13, 1861 Scale ca. 1:30,800. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 386.5 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. 8. Accompanies "Report of Major General J. G. Foster, ...
    • Contributor: Foster, John G. (John Gray) - Foster, John G.
    • Date: 1861
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    United States: map showing loyal states in green, what the rebels still hold in red, and what the Union soldiers have wrested from them in yellow. Scale ca. 1:13,500,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 49a At top of map: Presidential campaign, 1864. Includes portraits of Lincoln, Johnson, McClellan, Pendleton (presidential and vice-presidential candidates) as well as small portraits of 14 former presidents. Also includes short biographies of the candidates, the Union and Democratic platforms, and Lincoln's and McClellan's letters of acceptance. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through ...
    • Contributor: H.H. Lloyd & Co.
    • Date: 1864
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    Central [Virginia] showing Maj. Gen'l P. H. Sherida[n's campaigns] and marches of the cavalry under his [command] in 1864-65 Scale 1:350,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 520a.5 At head of title: Engineers Office Mi[lit. Div. of the Gulf] map n[o. 6] Imperfect. Part of the title and the extreme eastern portion of the map are wanting. Map is annotated, in different colors, to show seven cavalry raids by General Sheridan. Map extends from Martinsburg south to Danville, and Lexington east to Washington, ...
    • Contributor: Von Reizenstein - Gillespie, G. L.
    • Date: 1865
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    Military map of Philadelphia 1861-1865 Scale not given. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 358.1 Important buildings and sites are keyed by number to the map. Hospitals are identified by letters. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: Taylor, Frank H.
    • Date: 1914
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    From Mitchelsville [sic] to Gallatin--Sumner Co., Tenn., 1862 Sketch map showing military engagements, fortifications, roads, railroads, settlements, farms, and streams. Relief shown by hachures. Pen-and-ink (brown and red). Mounted on paper backing. Watermark: Franklin Mills. Imperfect: Laminated. Includes 8 inset views and ancillary map at right: Picket Post -- Buck Lodge -- Stockade at King's Bridge -- McClouds -- Hd-Qrs. -- "Rodamore" -- South Tunnel -- CourtHouse-Mill-Gallatin -- Ft. Smith, MitchelsV [i.e. ...
    • Contributor: Blakeslee, G. H.
    • Date: 1862
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    Rockbridge Co., Va. Section no. 3.
    Rockbridge County, Virginia.
    "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
    • Date: 1863
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    Greensville Co. east of the Halifax road and that portion of No. Ca. included between the Petersburg and S.& R. Rl. Rds. "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. Title handwritten on map. Available also through the Library of Congress web site ...
    • Contributor: Confederate States of America. Army. Dept. Of Northern Virginia. Chief Engineer's Office
    • Date: 1863
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    Seven Days' battles Scale 1:95,040. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 650.4 General map of the area between the Chickahominy River and the James River indicating roads, railroads, villages, and the names of some land owners. Troop positions are not given. Stamped "War Department Library" on the verso. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: Palfrey, John Carver
    • Date: 1876
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    Skirmish at Auburn, Va., Oct. 14th, 1863 Map shows route of Union army (32nd and 38th New York Infantry Regiments, 10th Massachusetts Infantry and others) along the road from Bristoe Station to Warrenton, Va., when the column was attacked by part of A.P. Hill's forces. Shows road lined by stone walls as it crosses Cedar Creek, passes the McCormack farm house, and turns north toward Greenwich.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1863-10-14
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    Map of the vicinity of Richmond, and part of the peninsula 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. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. May 2003, anon. gift (1946), map cataloging team. Civil War project no.: lva00122. Conservation: Etherington Conservation Center, April 2003. Digital image available: 29.25 x 19.5 ...
    • Contributor: Gilmer, Jeremy Francis
    • Date: 1864
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    [Military map of the region around Orange C.H., Gordonsville, Harrisonburg & Millwood, Va.] This item is in the Map Collection of the Library of Virginia; please contact the Library's Archives Research Services department for more information. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. May 1928, J. Hart, b, exchange; Dec. 2003, Map Cataloging Team. Civil War project no.: lva00173. Conservation: Etherington Conservation Center, Oct. 2003. Digital image available: 17 x 11 1/2 ...
    • Date: 19??
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    Approaches to Fort Hindman, Arkansas Post, on the Arkansas River : captured by the U.S. Mississippi Squadron, under command of Act'g. Rear Admiral David D. Porter, U.S.N., January 11th, 1863 Annotated in pencil on verso: Approaches to Fort Hindman, Arkansas River, January 11, 1863. Shows Fort Hindman and adjacent areas of the Arkansas River. From the Joseph R. Hawley papers in LC Manuscript Division. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 115 Includes ill. of Fort Hindman. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy 1 imperfect: Sections ...
    • Contributor: Fendall, C. - Porter, David D. (David Dixon) - Bache, A. D. (Alexander Dallas) - Hawley, Joseph R. (Joseph Roswell) - Maedel, J. W. - United States Coast Survey
    • Date: 1863
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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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    Map of Devaux Neck on Broad River, South Carolina. Devaux Neck is formed by the Tulfinny River and Coosawatchie River as they branch off the Broad River. The Peninsula is crossed by the Charleston and Savannah Railroad. Map shows rebel forces protecting the railroad while Union forces, the 127th NY under Gen. Edward E. Potter, advance up the peninsula.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1864-12-08
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    Plan of the Battle of Mechanicsville or Beaverdam Creek, Virginia : fought June 26th 1862, 3 to 5 p.m. Shows the area of Hanover County near Beaverdam Creek, oriented with the Chickahominy River to the south and the Mechanicsville Road to the north. Here, on the second day of the Seven Days' Battles, the Confederate forces launched an assault on the Federal troops, forcing them to retreat from Mechanicsville toward Gaines' Mill.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-06-26
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    [Map of Arkansas Post, Ark.] Relief shown by hachures. Shows troop positions and movements. Title from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), S19, 114 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. At bottom of map: For General W. T. Sherman, General of the Army. Pen and ink on tracing cloth, mounted on paper.
    • Contributor: Pitzman, Julius
    • Date: 1863
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    [Map of the southern states, including rail roads, county towns, state capitals, county roads, the southern coast Delaware to Texas, showing the harbors, inlets, forts and position of blockading ships Scale ca. 1:3,000,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 14.55 From Harper's weekly, v. 5, Nov. 9, 1861. Following p. 706. Inset: Charleston and Beaufort, South Carolina. 12 x 12 cm. Includes portraits of Lincoln, Seward, Scott, and McClellan. Geography and Map Division copy badly cropped. Border and map title wanting. "Our war map. We break through our usual habits in this number, and ...
    • Date: 1861
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    Topographical sketch of the country adjacent to the turnpike between Nolensville and Chapel Hill, Tenn. Relief shown by hachures. Shows parts of Williamson, Marshal, Rutherford, and Bedford counties, Tennessee. Indicates roads, towns, distances, rivers, houses and names of residents. Sun print. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 396.25 Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Weyss, J. E. - Michler, N. (Nathaniel)
    • Date: 1863
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    Map of Monocacy, Md., and vicinity. In this section of an unidentified printed map, Sneden shows just how close Early's men got to the Federal capitol. Several skirmishes are indicated, including Early and McCausland's cavalry battle on July 8th and the position of Confederate forces south of Rockville, Md., July 11-12, 1864.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1864
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    Plan of Fort Sedgwick generally known as Fort Hell Scale ca. 1:3880. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 543 Shows "front [and] rear line of works," artillery positions, magazines, bomb proofs, covered ways, stockade, and sutler's tent. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: Hopkins, William Palmer
    • Date: 1903
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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 seat of war in Virginia. Positions of the rebel forces, batteries, intrenchments and encampments in Virginia-the fortifications for the protection of Richmond Scale ca. 1:800,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 451.3 From the New York Herald, morning edition, June 17, 1861. p. 1. Later version of this map was published in the London American. See entry no. 450.3. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Date: 1861