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    Historical sketch of the Rebellion : [United States] Scale ca. 1:5,800,000. LC copy annotated in pencil. Shows "Limits of territory controlled by U.S. Forces July 31st 1863." LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 40.1 Another issue. From the papers of Joseph Roswell Hawley in the Manuscript Division. Similar to the preceding issue (Civil War Maps entry no. 40). Legend is changed from "limits occupied by the United States forces July 1863" to ...
    • Contributor: Lindenkohl, H. (Henry) - Hawley, Joseph R. (Joseph Roswell) - U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey - Lindenkohl, H.
    • 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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    Army map of the seat of war in Virginia, showing the battle fields, fortifications, etc. on & near the Potomac River. Scale ca. 1:183,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 455 Map of the Potomac River and vicinity from Harpers Ferry to Swan Point showing towns, roads, railroads, names and boundaries of counties, drainage, and relief by hachures. Principal Union and Confederate positions are marked by small flags or underlined in blue and red respectively. List of 34 forts defending Washington is in the lower ...
    • Contributor: Bruff, Joseph Goldsborough
    • Date: 1862
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    Map of western Virginia This map was apparently captured by Confederate cavalry under the command of Maj. Gen. Earl Van Dorn during a raid on the Union arsenal at Holly Springs, Miss., in December 1862, and forwarded to the Confederate Engineer's Office in Richmond, Va.
    • Contributor: Nicholson, W. L. - Bache, Alexander Dallas - Krebs, Charles G. - Confederate States of America. Army. Dept. Of Northern Virginia. Chief Engineer's Office - U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey
    • Date: 1862
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    Hughes military map of Richmond & Petersburgh [sic], Va. Showing the Rebel fortifications drawn on the ground for the War Department by Major W. C. Hughes of Michigan Scale ca. 1:105,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 632 Copyright no 27521. "Deposited-July 23, 1864. R. J. Meigs Clk." "Respectfully dedicated to the Army of the Potomac." Insets: [View of] Libby Prison. 13 x 16 cm. [View of] Belle Island. 13 x 18 cm. Shows Confederate forts, roads, railroads, towns, vegetation, drainage, hachures, and houses. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through ...
    • Contributor: Hughes, William C.
    • Date: 1864
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    Plan of the Battle of Cedar Mountain, Virginia, August 9th, 1862. The newly-organized Union Army of Virginia under Gen. John Pope had as its mission to draw Lee's focus and forces away from the defense of Richmond. To that end, the army began moving toward Gordonsville in July, planning to approach the Confederate capital from the north. Realizing the seriousness of his position, with McClellen in front of him and Pope on his left flank, ...
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-08-09
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    Map of the vicinity of Richmond and part of the Peninsula Relief shown by hachures. Covers that portion of the Virginia Peninsula between Round Squirrel Church, 15 miles northwest of Richmond, to Old Barrell's Ferry on the Chickahominy River, 35 miles southeast of Richmond. "Approved, April 24th, 1864, Albert H. Campbell, Capt. P. Engrs. in Chge. &c, &c." "Photographed in Off. Top. Dept., D.N.V." "Sanxay & Gomert's Patent" Hand colored photocopy showing roads in brown, ...
    • Contributor: Campbell, Albert H. (Albert Henry) - Campbell, Albert H.
    • Date: 1864
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    Map of the Confederate lines from Fort Gregg to Mrs. Price's : [Virginia] Relief shown by hachures. Shows portions of the fortifications of Richmond. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 630 Pen-and-ink on tracing linen, mounted on paper. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: Hoffmann, J. Paul
    • Date: 186?
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    Upper Potomac from McCoy's Ferry to Conrad's Ferry and adjacent portions of Maryland and Virginia Scale ca. 1:130,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 245.15 Map, without border, extends from Frederick, Maryland, west to Winchester, Virginia, and Hagerstown, Maryland, south to Front Royal, Virginia. Depicted are roads, railroads, canals, drainage, houses, cities and towns, and relief by hachures. In some areas, countryside is described by terms such as "hilly & wooded country," "open country," etc. Stamped in lower left ...
    • Contributor: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
    • Date: 1863
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    Map shewing [sic] movements of army from 30th June to 1st July 1863 : and first encounter of 1st Corps with the enemy. Indicates the general terrain and disposition of troops around Gettysburg, Pa., as well the fighting northwest of town between the Union's I Corps, under Maj.Gen. John F. Reynolds and Confederate forces under Hill. Shows the place where Gen. Reynolds was fatally shot on July 1 and the locations of Union forces at 11 a.m., 12 p.m. and 1 p.m. as they fell back toward ...
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1863-06-30
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    Plan of Genl Q. A. Gillmore's position on Morris Island, Charleston S.C. Shows the progression of earthworks constructed to allow Union forces to approach Fort Wagner. Gillmore's troops reached the ditch surrounding the fort on September 6. The Confederate forces abandoned the fort during the night.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1861
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    [Map of Hanover County, Va.] "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. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image. ...
    • Contributor: Confederate States of America. Army. Dept. Of Northern Virginia. Chief Engineer's Office
    • Date: 1864
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    Map illustrating the operations of U.S. Forces against Vicksburg LC copy annotated in pencil on verso: Map illustrating operations against Vicksburg, [1863?]. Also shows the tracks of Genl. Grant, General Blair, and Admiral Porter, and sites of Union victories. Relief shown by hachures. From the Joseph R. Hawley papers in LC Manuscript Division. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 289.5 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey - Maedel, J. W. - Hawley, Joseph R. (Joseph Roswell)
    • Date: 1863
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    Petersburg Shows fortifications and names of some residents. Official [signed] N. Michler, Major [of Engrs.]. LC copy annotated in pen-and-ink, watercolor, crayon and pencil to show picket lines of the 2nd, 5th, and 6th Union corps situated between Fort Wadsworth and Billup's P.O. on the Weldon and Petersburg R.R. "Gilbert Thompson" stamped on lower right corner, annotated in pencil. Sun print. LC Civil War maps ...
    • Contributor: United States. Army of the Potomac. Engineer Department - Michler, N. (Nathaniel)
    • Date: 1864
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    Columbus, Ga.
    Columbus, Georgia
    Shows fortifications near Columbus, Georgia. Relief shown by hachures. Date from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Oriented with north to the left. Pen and ink and pencil. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), S65, 167 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Imperfect: Fold-lined. Mounted on cloth. Laminated.
    • Date: 1864
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    [Map of southern portion of Cobb County, Georgia, from Marietta to the Chattahoochee River] Relief shown by hachures. Title and date from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. "Official. [signed in ink] O.M. Poe, Capt. Engrs." Pen-and-ink, blue ink, and red ink on tracing cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), S55 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes names of select landowners. Imperfect: Fold-lined, minor staining throughout.
    • Contributor: United States. Army of the Cumberland. Topographical Engineers Office - Poe, O. M. (Orlando Metcalfe)
    • Date: 1864
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    Civil War defenses of Washington : Maryland, Virginia, Washington D.C.
    Circle of forts, city of trees
    Shows existing and former Civil War forts/batteries and present-day roadways in the Washington D.C. metropolitan area. "*GPO: 2010--641-603." Relief shown by shading. Title from panel. Includes text and col. ill. Text, aerial view of earthen "Fort Foote", and. ill. (some col.) on verso. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: United States. National Park Service
    • Date: 2010
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    Map of battle-grounds of August 28th, 29th, & 30th, 1862, in the vicinity of Groveton, Prince William Co., Va.
    Illustrative map accompanying argument of petitioner's counsel, positions of troops delineated by his counsel : no. 6, 6 P.M., Aug 29th '62 | Engineer Department, U.S. Army, Bvt. Maj. Gen. A. A. Humphreys, Brig. Gen. & Chief of Engineers | Battle-grounds of August 28th, 29th & 30th, 1862, in the vicinity of Groveton, Prince William Co., Va.
    Includes text and table of military officers' names. Relief shown by contours and 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.) 577.6 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. July 2002, source unknown, Map Cataloging Team. Civil ...
    • Contributor: Warren, Gouverneur Kemble - Hawley, Joseph R. (Joseph Roswell) - Humphreys, A. A. (Andrew Atkinson) - McCrary, George Washington - United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
    • Date: 1878
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    Map [of] central Virginia showing the movements of the Tenth New York Cavalry in the campaigs [sic] of 1864.
    Map central Virginia showing the movements of the Tenth New York Cavalry in the campaigs of 1864
    Covers Richmond, Fredericksburg, and Petersburg city regions extending from Rappahannock Station southward to Dinwiddie C.H. and from Trevillian Station eastward to King & Queen C.H. Shows troop movement routes, encampments, battle sites, roads, railroads, streams, and settlements. Relief shown by hachures. Printed version appears in N.D. Preston's History of the Tenth Regiment of Cavalry, New York State Volunteers, August 1861 to August 1865 (New ...
    • Contributor: Preston, Noble D.
    • Date: 1864
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    Plan of Battle of Cold Harbor, Va. : June 1st and 3rd 1864. The area of Hanover County, Va., covered by this map extends from Mechanicsville to the northwest, the Chickahominy River to the south and Cold Harbor to the east. The Confederate army was already in place along the lowlands of the Chickahominy River when Grant's army arrived on June 1. There was some fighting late in the day, with no Federal progress, but both sides ...
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1864-06-01
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    Maps, Wood's "Civil War in the United States". Relief shown by hachures on some sheets. Title from cover. Maps prepared to accompany book entitled "A history of the Civil War in the United States, 1861-5" by W.B. Woods and J.E. Edmonds. Map of "Richmond & Petersburg" oriented with north to the left. Accompanied by col. map: Key to section maps. [1] sheet ; 21 x 30 cm. LC Civil War maps (2nd ...
    • Contributor: Wood, W. Birkbeck (Walter Birkbeck) - Edmonds, J. E. (James Edward) - Methuen & Co. - Wood, W. Birkbeck
    • Date: 1905

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    Civil War, 1861-1865 Scale ca. 1:3,920,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 87.6 Copyright Apr. 12, 1912. Map indicates military movements and principal battles. Union movements are colored yellow and Confederate movements red. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: Tooker, M. W.
    • Date: 1912
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    [Battlefield in front of Franklin, Tenn., November 30th, 1864]. Unfinished topographic map showing troop positions, roads, railroads, buildings, rural householders' names, fences, streams, vegetation, and streets of town of Franklin. Relief shown by hachures and form lines. Title from R.W. Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Probable preliminary drawing for the 1874 printed map of the same area which is "Compiled under the direction of Col. W.E. Merrill". Pen-and-ink (black/blue/red/brown), wash (brown), and lead ...
    • Contributor: Merrill, W. E. (William Emery) - Merrill, W. E.
    • Date: 1864
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    The Rebel defences [sic] of Savannah, Georgia, 1864 Printed map of Savannah, Ga., and environs indicating rivers and creeks, swamps and marshes, cultivated and flooded fields, and names of selected landowners. Annotations by Sneden highlight the positions of Union and Confederate forces and show the direction of Confederate General Hardee's retreat on the night of December 20th, 1864.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862
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    Plan of the Battle of Dranesville Va Decr 20th 1861. Shows Dranesville, Fairfax County, Va., and the area to the north. The locations of the Leesburg Turnpike, Centreville Road and Chain Bridge Road are indicated.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1861-12-20