Maps War maps and diagrams.

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War maps and diagrams.
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N.Y., New York, Waters & Son, engravers, 1861
The positions of the rebel forces in Virginia. 41 x 33 cm.--A birds-eye view of the United States. Portraying at a glance those states which have seceded, those which are loyal and those which profess to be neutral. 21 x 24 cm.--Map of parts of Virginia, Maryland and Delaware. Showing the seat of war and the surrounding country. 22 x 24 cm.--The seat of war in the West. The important points of the war in Missouri, showing the object of the advance of Union and rebel troops towards the Southwest. E. S. Hall, del. 29 x 25 cm.--The Mississippi from above Cairo to Memphis showing the supposed location of the rebel camp. 17 x 6 cm.--Plan of Memphis and its approaches. 16 x 12 cm.--The proposed new arsenal at St. Louis. 13 x 6 cm.--Diagram of the camp at Cairo. 7 x 8 cm.--St. Louis and its defences. 7 x 13 cm. Cairo and Junction of Ohio and Mississippi. 10 x 6 cm.--Savannah and its defences, held by the rebels. 11 x 24 cm.--Mobile and its defences, held by the rebels. 10 x 11 cm.--New York City defences. Outline map showing the land and water approaches to New York & Brooklyn, and the localities of the existing and recently suggested defensive works. 20 x 13 cm.--Topographical sketch of Fortress Monroe. 8 x 6 cm.--Baltimore and its defences. 9 x 6 cm.--Gosport Navy Yard, previous to the fire. 12 x 6 cm.--Theatre of the Grand Army of the Potomac. The field of operations of the corps d'armee under General Irwin [sic] McDowell. The advance on Manassas Junction and the retreat. 24 x 24 cm.--The seat of war on the upper Potomac. The field of battle Tuesday, July 2, 1861, between General Patterson's Union troops and General Jackson's rebel forces. 20 x 24 cm.--View of Newport News. The intrenchments of the New York Zouaves, New York Scott Life Guard, Massachusetts and Vermont regiments, with the locations of the outposts, pickets, &c. 20 x 25 cm.--Manassas Gap Junction and surroundings. The positions of the rebel troops, their intrenchments, batteries, and encampments. 16 x 12 cm.--The upper Potomac. Showing the seat of strife at Hainesville. 16 x 12 cm.--Fort Monroe, Norfolk and Chesapeake Bay. 16 x 12 cm.--The key to the Chesapeake. 17 x 6 cm.--Point of Rocks. Place where Bollman's Rock was blown up. 14 x 6 cm.--View of Pensacola harbor and defences. The Sebastopol of the Gulf of Mexico. The probable rendezvous of the northern naval forces. 21 x 25 cm.--Charleston Bay, Fort Sumter and surroundings. 15 x 18 cm.--Topographical sketch of Fort Sumter. 16 x 12 cm.--Pensacola and its defences. The range of the guns at Fort Pickens, McCrea and Barancas. The locations of the fleet. 17 x 12 cm.--The disposition of the Federal troops near the national capital, June 5, 1861. 20 x 25 cm.--Colonel Wallace's position at Cumberland. 13 x 6 cm.--The state line between Pennsylvania and Maryland, where are located ten Pennsylvania reserve regiments to support Colonel Wallace. 11 x 6 cm.--Contemplated division of State of Virginia. 11 x 6 cm.--The positions of the Union and rebel forces in Virginia. 19 x 24 cm.
Subject Headings
-  United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Maps
-  United States
-  Various scales.
-  LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 14.65
-  Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
-  Description derived from published bibliography.
34 maps on 8 p., each p. 58 x 40 cm.
Call Number/Physical Location
G3701.S5 1861 .N44
Library of Congress Geography and Map Division Washington, D.C. 20540-4650 dcu
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