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    Map of the military operations during the war of 1861-1865 designed expressly to accompany "The lost cause," a standard southern history of the war. Scale 1:3,168,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 62.2 "Entered accoring to Act of Congress in the year 1867 by G. W. & C. B. Colton." General map of the southern states. "Chronology of the principal events of the war" printed in the lower right corner. From Edward A. Pollard's The Lost Cause: A New Southern History of the War of the Confederates (New ...
    • Contributor: Colton, G. Woolworth (George Woolworth) - Colton, G. Woolworth
    • Date: 1867
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    New map of the seat of war in Virginia and Maryland Scale ca. 1:360,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 477 Map of eastern Virginia and Maryland showing the location and date of battles, forts, roads, railroads, towns, drainage, and relief by hachures. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: Bruff, Joseph Goldsborough
    • Date: 1863
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    Battle of Shiloh or Pittsburg Landing, Tennessee In this copy of an official map, Sneden gives a regional view of the area around Shiloh, Tenn.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862
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    Plan of the Rebel prison pen at Savannah Georgia, Lt. S. R. Davis, C.S.A., Commandant, Sept. 1864. Detailed drawing of a Confederate prison camp in Savannah, Ga.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1864
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    [Map of the northwestern part of Cobb County, Georgia, showing Union works near Kenesaw [sic] Mountain, June 1864] Shows locations of the headquarters of the Department of the Cumberland on the 19th and 24th of June. Relief shown by hachures. Title and date from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pen-and-ink, blue ink, and red ink on tracing cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), S85, 188 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes names of ...
    • Contributor: United States. Army. Department of the Cumberland. Topographical Engineers - United States. Army. Department of the Tennessee. Topographical Engineers - United States. Army. Corps, 23rd (). Topographical Engineers
    • Date: 1864
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    [Map of the area around] "Gettys Station" near Portsmouth, Va., 1863-1885
    Gettys Station near Portsmouth, Va., 1863-1885
    Additional annotations made in pencil. One of a series of five maps drawn by Col. Normand Smith showing battle lines. Original maps are included in Personal Papers Collection, accession 24417, Gaines Family Papers, 1776-1905. Oriented with north toward the lower right. Part of text: "Made C.N.G."? missing. This item is in the Map Collection of the Library of Virginia; please contact the Library's Archives ...
    • Contributor: Smith, Normand
    • Date: 1885
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    [Sketch of portions of seacoast of South Carolina & Georgia [Scale 1:200,000]. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 362 Another edition. Map of the coast from Bull's Bay, South Carolina, to Ossabaw Sound, Georgia, showing forts, drainage, roads, railroads, and towns. "References" is printed in the lower left corner. The names of the cartographer and lithographer are not indicated on this edition. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress ...
    • Contributor: Lindenkohl, A.
    • Date: 1863
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    Interesting bird's eye view of the seat of war. Showing parts of the states of Maryland, Delaware, Virginia, and North Carolina; and also the coast line from Cape Henry to Fort Pickens, ... Scale not given. Title in braille LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 18.3 "The above bird's-eye view of the seat of war, shows the relative position of the important points embraced in all the great military operations now in progress on the Atlantic slope." Description of early events in the war and important places appears below panoramic map. Description derived from published bibliography. Available ...
    • Contributor: Winch, A.
    • Date: 1861
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    Sketch of the entrenched lines in the immediate front of Petersburg. [1864-5] Scale ca. 1:63,360. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 609 Indicates Union and Confederate lines, names of forts, roads, railroads, street pattern of Petersburg, houses, names of residents, and drainage. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: Michler, N. (Nathaniel) - Michler, N.
    • Date: 1865
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    [Map of the Shenandoah Valley Campaign, 1864]. Shows the area of the Shenandoah Valley including the Blue Ridge Mountains between Staunton and Front Royal, Va. In mid-1864 almost 50,000 troops were placed in the Middle Military Division under General Sheridan. Between August and November Sheridan engaged Early's troops several times at Winchester, Fishers Hill and Cedar Creek, Va.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1864
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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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    The Enemy's fortifications around Vicksburg Shows the terrain and Confederate fortifications around Vicksburg, Miss., in mid-May, 1863, just after Confederate Gen. Pemberton was forced to evacuate Hayne's Bluff. Indicated are the locations of Union forces under Sherman, McPherson, McClernand, and Carr.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1863
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    Map of the rebel fortifications at Columbus, Ky. "Cross sections of the different intrenchments" and a list of "references" given in the upper left corner." Description derived from published bibliography. Detailed map of Columbus and environs, showing Confederate fortifications, rifle pits and gun emplacements, roads, railroads, drainage, and relief by hachures. Similar to no. 216.95 and 217, LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.). This item is in the Map Collection of the ...
    • Contributor: Cullum, George W. (George Washington) - United States. Army. Dept. Of the Mississippi
    • Date: 1862
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    Map of Powhatan 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. 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 - Campbell, Albert H. (Albert Henry) - Cassell, Charles E.
    • Date: 1864
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    Sketch of the environs of Tullahoma, Tennessee "Photographed by Carpenter." Hand-colored photocopy of a manuscript map showing rivers, railroads, roads, houses with owners names, and some terrain notes. 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 1969, source unknown; Oct. 2003, Map Cataloging ...
    • Contributor: Weyss, J. E. - Michler, N. (Nathaniel) - United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
    • Date: 1865
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    Plan of Andersonville Prison, Sumter Co., Georgia. This is a revised plan showing the physical layout of Andersonville Prison in August 1864. This is a corrected drawing of his map cataloged as Mss5:1 Sn237:1 (v. 5, p. 451).
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1864
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    The retreat from Petersburg, April 2-9, 1865 "A series of 32 pen and ink maps picturing the progress of Lee's retreat and Grant's pursuit from Petersburg to Appomattox Courthouse, approximately 100 miles, (with descriptive notes) divided into three phases." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Russell, Robert E. L.
    • Date: 1934

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    Bermuda Hundred. [1864-1865] LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 525b.3 Map indicates roads, railroads, towns, drainage, vegetation, relief by hachures, houses, and names of residents. Union and Confederate entrenchments are colored blue and red respectively. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: Michler, N. (Nathaniel) - Michie, Peter Smith - Weyss, J. E. - Michler, N.
    • Date: 1867
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    Johnson's Pennsylvania, Virginia, Delaware, and Maryland "Longitude West from Washington" at the bottom of map, with longitude 0 equal to longitude 77. Captions under illustrations in upper and lower case. Includes ill.: "University of Virginia," "Dismal Swamp," and "City of Baltimore." Plates 29-30. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by isolines. Shows counties, railroads, and includes the counties in Virginia which became West Virginia in 1863. This item is in ...
    • Contributor: Johnson & Browning
    • Date: 1862
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    Sketch showing the route to Newbern, pursued by the Burnside expedition, March 13 & 14, 1862 Scale 1:350,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 316.8 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. 16. Accompanies "Report of Major General J. G. Foster, to ...
    • Contributor: Foster, John G. (John Gray) - Foster, John G.
    • Date: 1866
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    Map of operations at Bermuda Hundred and Drewry's Bluff, Virginia, 10th May 1864. In this map Sneden attempts to show several engagements that took place between Butler's Army of the James and Beauregard's Confederates, May 6th through May 13th, 1864. He includes Port Walthall Junction, where Union forces first engaged Beauregard's Confederates; the Confederate defense of Fort Darling at Drewry's Bluff; and the Union entrenchments astride the Appomattox River at Bermuda Hundred and City Point, where they ...
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1864-05-10
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    Map of Hampton to Howard's Bridge, Virginia. The area depicted includes the York River to the north, the James River to the south and the Hampton/Five Points area to the east.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-03-27
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    1862 map of the James River.
    Map of the James River 1862.
    Payne, a member of the 4th Virginia Cavalry, C.S.A., was wounded and captured during the Battle of Williamsburg, Va., in May 1862. This map depicts the area of the Virginia Peninsula between Williamsburg and Richmond.
    • Contributor: Payne, William Henry Fitzhugh - Hunton Family
    • Date: 1862
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    [Map of Wyoming, Fayette and Raleigh Counties, West Va. Covers the area from Logan Courthouse to Richmond Ferry, W. Va. Drawn with ink and pencil. Shows towns, roads, rivers and mountains with some distances given. Not drawn to scale. One of a series of eight maps of southwestern Virginia and West Virginia. Originally in envelope with notations: "Maps of various kinds by residents of Western Virginia. Found among a few books &c which ...
    • Contributor: Loring, William Wing
    • Date: 1862
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    History of the Civil War in the United States, 1860-1865 Scale not given. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 62.4 "Scaife's comparative and synoptical system of history applied to all countries." "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1897, by The Comparative Synoptical Chart Co., Limited, in the Office of the Librarian of Congress at Washington. Filed in the United States, 1896. Copyright in Great Britain, 1897." This is not a geographical ...
    • Contributor: Comparative Synoptical Chart Co., Limited
    • Date: 1897