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A plan of English Harbour; with the King's yard and carreening wharfe, 15th. Nov. 1745.

A plan of English Harbour; with the King's yard and carreening wharfe,...

Scale ca. 1:3,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown pictorially and by shading and hachures. Soundings shown in fathoms and feet. LC Luso-Hispanic World, 127 Includes index and "A scale of f... more

Plan of the Isle aux Noix, in the River Richelieu, and Province of Canada.

Plan of the Isle aux Noix, in the River Richelieu, and Province of Can...

Scale 1:2,400; 200 ft. to an in. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown by shading. Oriented with north toward the upper right. Annotated on verso: No. 4. Plan of the Isle aux Noix. LC Maps of Nor... more

Cantonment of the forces in North America 11th. Octr. 1765.

Cantonment of the forces in North America 11th. Octr. 1765.

Scale ca. 1:6,500,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Shows size of cantonments. "N.B. The particular quarters of the following regiments is not ascertain'd, viz. the 34th up the Mississipi, in the Ill... more

Cantonment of His Majesty's forces in N. America according to the disposition now made & to be compleated as soon as practicable taken from the general distribution dated at New York 29th. March 1766.

Cantonment of His Majesty's forces in N. America according to the disp...

Scale ca. 1:6,500,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Includes penciled note and listing of the composition of "Detachments." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 118 Available also through the Library... more

Map of the environs of Boston.

Map of the environs of Boston.

Scale ca. 1:46,000. Relief shown pictorially and by hachures. From The Remembrancer, 3d ed. 1775. Shows camp and lines of Generals Putnam, Ward, and Thomas and batteries and fortifications in the Boston area. A... more

Plan of Carillon ou [sic] Ticonderoga : which was quitted by the Americaines in the night from the 5th to the 6th of July 1777 /

Plan of Carillon ou [sic] Ticonderoga : which was quitted by the Ameri...

Shows military installations and British troop positions in the vicinity of Fort Ticonderoga (N.Y.) at the time of the Battle of Saratoga (Oct. 1777). Relief shown by hachures. Parts of index in mixed English a... more

A topographical chart of the bay of Narraganset in the province of New England, with all the isles contained therein, among which Rhode Island and Connonicut have been particularly surveyed, shewing the true position & bearings of the banks, shoals, rocks &c. as likewise the soundings; To which have been added the several works & batteries raised by the Americans. Taken by order of the principal farmers on Rhode Island.

A topographical chart of the bay of Narraganset in the province of New...

Scale ca. 1:50,000. Hand colored. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Inscribed "To the Right Honourable Hugh Earl Percy ... with His Lordship's permission ... by ... Wm. Faden." Includes text,... more

A topographical chart of the bay of Narraganset in the province of New England, with all the isles contained therein, among which Rhode Island and Connonicut have been particularly surveyed, shewing the true position & bearings of the banks, shoals, rocks &c. as likewise the soundings: To which have been added the several works & batteries raised by the Americans. Taken by order of the principal farmers on Rhode Island.

A topographical chart of the bay of Narraganset in the province of New...

Scale ca. 1:50,000. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings and form lines. Inscribed "To the Right Honourable Hugh Earl Percy ... with His Lordship's permission ... by ... Wm. Faden." Includes text... more

A map of the bay of Narraganset with the islands therein and part of the country adjacent.

A map of the bay of Narraganset with the islands therein and part of t...

Scale ca. 1:63,360. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown by shading. Depths shown by soundings. Includes "References" to the fortifications and defenses of the region. LC Maps of North America,... more

Plan von Rhode Island, und deren dem comando des Herrn General Majors Presgott inf dies-malig befundlichen campements.

Plan von Rhode Island, und deren dem comando des Herrn General Majors ...

Scale ca. 1:50,000. Relief shown by hachures. Manuscript, pen-and-ink. Includes index to encampments, fortifications, and naval positions. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1014 Available also through the Li... more

Plan de Rhode Island et les differentes operations de la flotte-françoises et des troupes americaines commandées par le Major General Sullivan contre les forçes de terre et de mer des Anglois depuis le 9 aoust jusqu'à la nuit du 30 au 31 du meme mois 1778 que les Americains ont fait leur retraites

Plan de Rhode Island et les differentes operations de la flotte-franço...

Scale ca. 1:51,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown by shading. Depths shown by soundings. Oriented with north toward the lower right. In upper margin: No. 17. Includes descriptive index to... more

Plan de Rhode Islande, les differentes operations de la flotte françoise et des trouppes Américaines commandeés par le major général Sullivan contre les forces de terre et de mer des Anglois depuis le 9 Aout jusqu'a la nuit du 30 au 31 du même mois que les Américains ont fait leur retraite 1778 /

Plan de Rhode Islande, les differentes operations de la flotte françoi...

Relief shown by hachures. Some place names in English. Oriented with north toward the lower right. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Sectioned and mounted on cloth backing. Includes descriptive index to defenses. On ... more

Carte des positions occupeés par les trouppes Américaines apres leur retraite de Rhode Island le 30 Aout 1778 /

Carte des positions occupeés par les trouppes Américaines apres leur r...

Relief shown by hachures. Some place names in English. Oriented with north toward the lower right. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Sectioned and mounted on cloth backing. Includes descriptive index to defenses. On ... more

[Plan of Paulus's Hook and fortifications.

[Plan of Paulus's Hook and fortifications.

Scale ca. 1:2,600. Title from Philip Lee Phillips' A list of maps of America. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Title in pencil: Paulus Hook, No. 46. Has watermarks. Relief shown by hachures. Shows positi... more

Plan de la retraite de Barren Hill en Pensilvanie : ou un détachement de deux mille deux cent hommes sous le G'al LaFayette étois entouré par l'Armée angloise sous les G'als Howe, Clinton et Grant le 28 May 1778 /

Plan de la retraite de Barren Hill en Pensilvanie : ou un détachement ...

Covers Barren Hill and vicinity (Whitemarsh Twp., Montgomery Co., Pa.) with Chestnut Hill and Germantown. Relief shown by hachures. Place-names in English. Pen-and-ink, watercolors, wash, and lead pencil. Secti... more

[Plan of Paulus's Hook and fortifications.

[Plan of Paulus's Hook and fortifications.

Scale ca. 1:2,700. Relief shown by shading. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermarks. Shows position of "57th Rt." Annotation, in pencil: By Montrésor, 1779? LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1... more

L'escadre françoise entrant dans Newport sous le feu des batteries et forcant le passage le 8 Aoust 1778 : jour que les Américains passerent sur l'Isle de Rode Island par le chemin d'howland's ferry.

L'escadre françoise entrant dans Newport sous le feu des batteries et ...

Relief shown pictorially. Oriented with north to the left. Pen-and-ink, watercolor, and gilt. Includes index to defenses and points of interest. Note at bottom: Nta. les anglois brulereus ou coulereus a Rode Is... more

Plan of the redoubts at Richmond on Staten Island, 30th October 1779.

Plan of the redoubts at Richmond on Staten Island, 30th October 1779.

Scale 1:480; 40 ft. to an in. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and brown wash. Oriented with north toward the upper right. Has watermarks. Relief shown by hachures. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1201 Available al... more

[Penobscot River and Bay, with the operations of the English fleet, under Sir George Collyer, against the division of Massachusetts troops acting against Fort Castine, August 1779; with full soundings up to the present site of Bangor.

[Penobscot River and Bay, with the operations of the English fleet, un...

Scale ca. 1:46,000. Title from William Faden's Catalogue of a curious and valuable collection of original maps and plans. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermarks. Oriented with north to the right... more

Plan de la position de l'armée françoise autour de Newport et du mouillage de l'escadre dans la rade de cette ville.

Plan de la position de l'armée françoise autour de Newport et du mouil...

Scale ca. 1:7,250. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermarks. Relief shown by hachures and shading. Oriented with north toward the upper left. Includes index to fortifications, French army camps, a... more

[Plan de la ville, du port, et de la rade de New-port et Rhode Island. Debarquement en 1780.

[Plan de la ville, du port, et de la rade de New-port et Rhode Island....

Scale ca. 1:26,000. Title from manuscript label on verso as originally mounted. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown by hachures. Shows fortifications, fields of fire, and position of French nav... more

Plan de Rhodes-Island, et position de l'armée françoise a Newport.

Plan de Rhodes-Island, et position de l'armée françoise a Newport.

Scale ca. 1:26,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermarks. Relief shown by shading. Shows fortifications, fields of fire, and position of French naval vessels. Oriented with north to the right.... more

Plan de la ville, port, et rade de Newport, avec une partie de Rhode-Island occupée par l'armée française aux ordres de Mr. Le comte de Rochambeau, et de l'escadre française commandée.

Plan de la ville, port, et rade de Newport, avec une partie de Rhode-I...

Scale ca. 1:26,200. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermarks. Relief shown by form lines and shading. Shows fortifications, fields of fire, and positions of French naval vessels. Oriented with nor... more

A plan of Paulus Hook with the road to Bergen and parts adjacent in the province of New Jersey /

A plan of Paulus Hook with the road to Bergen and parts adjacent in th...

Scale ca. 1:4,500. Relief shown by shading. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermarks. Oriented with north to the right. Also shows locations of rebel works in ruins. Authorship attributed to B. Mo... more

Map of Salem Neck Showing Defenses

Map of Salem Neck Showing Defenses

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U.S. Reports: De Wolf v. Johnson, 23 U.S. (10 Wheat.) 367 (1825)

U.S. Reports: De Wolf v. Johnson, 23 U.S. (10 Wheat.) 367 (1825)

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 23; Wheaton Volume 10; February Term, 1825; De Wolf v. J. Johnson, R. M. Johnson, W. T. Barry, and J. Prentiss

U.S. Reports: U. States v. Tillotson., 25 U.S. (12 Wheat.) 180 (1827)

U.S. Reports: U. States v. Tillotson., 25 U.S. (12 Wheat.) 180 (1827)

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 25; Wheaton Volume 12; January Term, 1827; The United States against Tillotson and another.

U.S. Reports: United States v. Girault et al., 52 U.S. (11 How.) 22 (1851)

U.S. Reports: United States v. Girault et al., 52 U.S. (11 How.) 22 (1...

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 52; Howard Volume 11; December Term, 1850; United States, Plaintiffs in error, v. James A. Girault, William M. Gwin, Hay Battle Harrison, and Alexander J. McMurtry, The

U.S. Reports: Harris v. Hardeman et al., 55 U.S. (14 How.) 334 (1853)

U.S. Reports: Harris v. Hardeman et al., 55 U.S. (14 How.) 334 (1853)

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 55; Howard Volume 14; December Term, 1852; Benjamin D. Harris, Plaintiff in error, v. William Hardeman, Henry R. W. Hill, Cotesworth P. Smith, and Henry A. Moore

[Map of Charleston Harbor showing defenses. 186-]

[Map of Charleston Harbor showing defenses. 186-]

Scale not given. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 368a.5 Printed in upper margin: Peter Adams Co.'s.-vellum map. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web s... more

[Plan of Fort Sumner, Montgomery County, composed of Redoubts Cross, Davis, and Kirby and also showing nearby rifle pits and Batteries Alexander and Benson, part of the defenses of Washington, D. C. ]

[Plan of Fort Sumner, Montgomery County, composed of Redoubts Cross, D...

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Brigade Hdqs. at Fort Lincoln, Defenses of Wash., D.C.

Brigade Hdqs. at Fort Lincoln, Defenses of Wash., D.C.

No. 908. Title from item. Purchase; L.C. Handy, Washington, D.C.; 1905 Nov. 25; (DLC/PP-1905: 42760A)

Plan of Fort Donelson and outworks : [Tennessee] /

Plan of Fort Donelson and outworks : [Tennessee] /

Shows the fort, town of Dover, fortifications, "Enemies' tents", "Enemies' log huts", woods, and areas of fallen timber. Relief shown by hachures and form lines. At lower right in handwriting: Engr. Dept. July ... more

Map showing the defenses of the Mississippi below New Orleans and Farragut's attack 24 April 1862.

Map showing the defenses of the Mississippi below New Orleans and Farr...

Map shows the Confederate fortifications at Fort Jackson under Gen. Duncan, Fort St. Philip and the Union fleet along the Mississippi River. This map, also shows the positions of Union ships under Farragut, who... more

[Scene of the late naval fight and the environs of Fortress Monroe, and Norfolk and Suffolk, now threatened by General Burnside].

[Scene of the late naval fight and the environs of Fortress Monroe, an...

Relief shown pictorially. Bird's-eye view of Hampton Roads region showing fortifications, camps, the Monitor lying off Fortress Monroe, and "Gen. Burnside's advance" on Suffolk, Va. Title from lower margin of v... more

[Map of northern Virginia and part of Maryland].

[Map of northern Virginia and part of Maryland].

Relief shown by shading. Shows area south of Frederick, Maryland to Colchester, Virginia and west of Baltimore, Maryland to Harpers Ferry, West Virginia, including fortifications at Munson Hill. Note on verso o... more

Sketch showing the relative positions of Fort Henry and Fort Donelson : with the roads connecting the two places /

Sketch showing the relative positions of Fort Henry and Fort Donelson ...

Shows the forts, roads, outwork fortifications in the vicinity of the forts, fortifications in the vicinity of the town of Dover, outlying buildings, and streams. Relief shown by hachures. At lower margin in ha... more

Extract from Fort Monroe, Norfolk, Suffolk, and Yorktown, with their connections and surroundings for military purposes /

Extract from Fort Monroe, Norfolk, Suffolk, and Yorktown, with their c...

Shows Virginia Peninsula region, south of Yorktown to Fort Monroe. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. LC copy: Publication information annotated in ink. Sun print. Civil War salted paper maps... more

[Map of Cumberland Gap and surrounding area in Tennessee, Virginia, and Kentucky showing defenses, military installations, and roads.]

[Map of Cumberland Gap and surrounding area in Tennessee, Virginia, an...

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Map of a reconnaissance of the approaches to Philadelphia showing the positions and lines of defence on the north front of the city /

Map of a reconnaissance of the approaches to Philadelphia showing the ...

Topographic map of northern Philadelphia and small adjacent part of Montgomery County showing Civil War earthworks and batteries. Relief shown by contours and hachures. Signed in handwriting (brown ink): George... more

Map of a reconnaissance of the approaches to Philadelphia showing the positions and lines of defence on the north front of the city /

Map of a reconnaissance of the approaches to Philadelphia showing the ...

Topographic map of the northern part of Philadelphia County and small adjacent part of Montgomery County showing proposed 1st-, 2nd-, and 3rd-order Civil War batteries. Signed in handwriting: George Davidson, A... more

Map of a reconnoissance [sic] of the approaches to Philadelphia showing the positions and lines of defence on the west front of the city /

Map of a reconnoissance [sic] of the approaches to Philadelphia showin...

Topographic map of western Philadelphia and small adjacent parts of Montgomery and Delaware counties showing 1st- and 2nd-order Civil War earthworks and batteries. Relief shown by contours, hachures, and spot h... more

New defenses erected at Centreville, Virginia

New defenses erected at Centreville, Virginia

Originally built by the Confederates and used for winter quarters in 1861-1862, the defenses around Centreville were also used by the Union Army to cover the retreat back to Washington after both 1st and 2nd Bu... more

Map of supplementary reconnaissance of the approaches to Philadelphia by the West-Chester Road : including the section from Newtown Square to the east branch of the Brandywine Creek /

Map of supplementary reconnaissance of the approaches to Philadelphia ...

Topographic map showing Civil War earthworks and batteries. Relief shown by contours and spot heights. Authorship statement citing Whiting's name is in handwriting (black ink). Pen-and-ink, red ink (contours), ... more

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 cavalry under Gen. D. McM. Gregg and the Confederate cavalry under Gen. J.E.B. Stuart /

Map showing the positions occupied by the Tenth New York Cavalry in th...

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 si... more

Sketch of the Defenses of Pittsburg [sic] made by order of Captain Craighill, Corps of Engrs., USA, July 20th, 1863 By B. W. O'Grady

Sketch of the Defenses of Pittsburg [sic] made by order of Captain Cra...

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