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Civil war Resources


General Maps

 

-General

 

McElfresh, E.B.C.A.M.M.C., 2002, America of the Civil War 1861-1865, scale Scales vary.
Hoskins Map Collection / Vertical file map: G3861 .S5 2002 M43

Army, United States. Civil War Maps. [Tennessee], 1863
Maps cover Civil War battlefields and troop positions in the vicinities of Brown's Ferry, Charleston, Chattanooga, Clarksville, Columbia, Cumberland Gap, Decherd, Dover, Fort Donelson, Fort Henry, Franklin, Gallatin, Johnsonville, Knoxville, Loudon, Manchester, Missionary Ridge, Murfreesborough, Nashville, Pelham, Pittsburg, Pulaski, Shelbyville, Shiloh, Tullahoma, Wauhatchie, and West Harpeth River Tennessee.
Hoskins Map Collection / Vertical file map: G3961.S5 svar .U55 1863 vf

Battlefields of the Civil War. 1 map :; col ;; 53 x 70 cm. Washington: The Division, 1974.
Hoskins Map Collection / Map case: G3701.S5 1974.N3

Campaigns of the Civil War. Corp Author(S): C.S. Hammond and Company. ; Parade Magazine. ; United States.; Civil War Centennial Commission. 1 map :; col ;; 64 x 94 cm. Maplewood, N.J.: C.S. Hammond and Co. [s.l.] Parade Magazine, 1961.
Map Library / Map case: G3701.S5 1961

The Civil War at a Glance Corp Author(S): United States. National Park Service. 11 maps on 1 sheet :; both sides, col ;; 28 x 20 cm or smaller, on sheet 60 x 42 cm , folded to 10 x 21 cm. Washington, D.C.: The Service, 1991.
Hoskins Map Collection / Map case: G3861.S5 1991.U5

Civil War Maryland, D.C. And Delaware : Geographical Guide to Hundreds of Civil War Events, Battlefields, Museums, Personalities and More. 1 map :; col ;; 23 x 71 cm. United States?: WNEK Cartographics, 2001.
Hoskins Map Collection / Vertical file map: G3701.S5 2001.C5 vf

Civil War Virginia : Guide to 600+ Civil War Related Battlefields, Museums, Historical Markers, Cemeteries and More. 1 map :; col ;; 25 x 61 cm folded to 26 x 11 cm. S.l.: Wnek Cartographics, 1999.
Hoskins Map Collection / Vertical file map: G3881.S5 1999.C59 vf

John Wilkes Booth Escape Route : Follow the Route Taken by the Assassin of President Abraham Lincoln as He Fled from Ford's Theatre on April 14, 1865, until His Capture and Death 12 Days Later at the Garett Farm in Virginia. 1 map :; col ;; 45 x 28 cm , folded to 28 x 13 cm. Gettysburg, Pa.: Thomas Publications, 2002.
Hoskins Map Collection / Vertical file map: G3851.S5 2002.M3 vf

Map of the Approaches and Defenses of Knoxville, Tenn., Showing the Positions Occupied by the United States and Confederate Forces During the Siege. map; 59 x 77 cm ; Scale ca 1:9,600: [N.p. Knoxville Tennessee Valley Authority, 1974.
Hoskins Map Collection/ Map case: G3964.K7S5 1864.R6 1900z

Military Map Showing the Theater of Operations in the Tullahoma, Chickamauga and Chattanooga Campaigns. 1 map ;; 59 x 93 cm. Tenn.: Mtn. Press, 1900.
Hoskins Map Collection / Map case: G3701.S5 1900z.M47 1874

Reeves, Charles A. Corp Author East Tennessee Historical Society. "Tennessee, Divided Loyalties : How Each County Voted for Secession, June 1861." (1998): 1 map :; col. ;; 40 x 50 cm.
Hoskins Map Collection / Map case: G3961.F9 1998.E37

Reeves, Charles A., and Michael. Corp Author East Tennessee Historical Society Cheaves. "William R. Carter, Travels During the Civil War." (2002): 1 map :; col. ;; 50 x 40 cm.
Hoskins Map Collection / Map case: G3961.S5 2002.E37

Selected Civil War maps, reproduced from originals made by the U.S. Coast Survey, 1861-1865. Corp Author(s): U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey.
Hoskins Map Collection / Map case: G1201.S5U55 1961

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Battlefield Maps

 

-Antietam

 

Antietam Battlefield, Professional Military Education Corp Author(S): United States. National Imagery and Mapping Agency. Computer software. National Imagery and Mapping Agency, 2001.
Hoskins Map Collection / Computer file: G3842.A6A25 2001 .U6 cdrom

Antietam Battlefield, Sharpsburg, Maryland, 1862. A Civil War Watercolor Map Series. Corp Author(S): Mcelfresh Map Co. 2 maps on 1 sheet :; both sides, col ;; 41 x 51 cm and 36 x 51 cm , sheet 46 x 71 cm , folded to 23 x 11 cm. Olean, N.Y.: McElfresh Map Co., 1994.
Hoskins Map Collection / Map case: G3842.A6G4 1862.M2

Antietam Battlefield, Sharpsburg, Maryland, 1862. A Civil War Watercolor Map Series. Corp Author(S): Mcelfresh Map Co. 2 maps on 1 sheet :; both sides, col ;; 41 x 51 cm and 36 x 51 cm , sheet 46 x 71 cm , folded to 23 x 11 cm. Olean, N.Y.: McElfresh Map Co., 1994.
Hoskins Map Collection / Map case: G3842.A6G4 1862.M3

Antietam National Battlefield, Maryland Corp Author(S): Trailhead Graphics, Inc. 1 map :; col , plastic-treated ;; 63 x 46 cm on sheet 81 x 57 cm folded to 24 x 11 cm. Aurora, Colo.: Trailhead Graphics Inc, 1999.
Hoskins Map Collection / Map case: G3842.A6 1999.T7

 

-Cedar Mountain

 

Cedar Mountain Battlefield : Culpeper County, Virginia 1862 Corp Author(S): Mcelfresh Map Co. 1 map :; col ;; 44 x 49 cm , sheet 46 x 71 cm , folded to 23 x 11 cm. Olean, N.Y.: McElfresh Map Co., 1997.
Hoskins Map Collection / Map case: G3883.C8G4 1862.M3

 

-Chancellorsville

 

Chancellorsville Battlefield : Includes Fredericksburg and Salem Church : Spotsylvania County, Virginia, 1863. 1 map :; col ;; 32 x 54 cm , on sheet 45 x 70 cm , folded to 23 x 11 cm. Olean, N.Y.: The Company, 1996.
Hoskins Map Collection / Map case: G3884.C5 1863.M3

 

-Cold Harbor

 

The Battlefield of Cold Harbor, Hanover County, Virginia 1864. A Civil War Watercolor Map Series. Corp Author(S): Mcelfresh Map Co. 1 map :; col ;; 43 x 40 cm , on sheet 71 x 46 cm , folded to 23 x 11 cm. Olean, N.Y.: McElfresh Map Co., 2000.
Hoskins Map Collection / Map case: G3884.C6S5 1864.M3

 

-Fort Donelson

 

Fort Donelson National Battlefield, Tennessee Corp Author(S): United States. National Park Service. 1 map :; col ;; 13 x 21 cm , on sheet 60 x 21 cm , folded to 10 x 21 cm. Washington, D.C.: National Park Service, 1999.
Hoskins Map Collection / Map case: G3962.F63 1999.U5

McPherson, James Birdseye; Corp Author United States Army Corps of Engineers. Sketch Showing the Relative Positions of Fort Henry and Fort Donelson, Also the Roads Connecting the Two Positions, 1875.
Hoskins Map Collection / Map case: G3964.F6S1 1875.U49

 

-Fort Henry

 

McPherson, James Birdseye; Corp Author United States Army Corps of Engineers. Sketch Showing the Relative Positions of Fort Henry and Fort Donelson, Also the Roads Connecting the Two Positions. 1875.
Hoskins Map Collection / Map case: G3964.F6S1 1875.U49

Plan of Fort Henry and Its Outworks. map; 39 x 44 cm ; Scale not given: [Washington?] Office of the Chief of Engineers U.S. Army [Knoxville Tenn. Tennessee Valley Authority, 1974.
Hoskins Map Collection / Map case: G3964.F6S1 1875.U48

United States Army Corps of Engineers. Fort Henry Area. 1804.
Hoskins Map Collection / Map case: G3964.F6S1 1804.U5

United States Army Corps of Engineers. Fort Henry and Surrounding Area. 1804.
Hoskins Map Collection / Map case: G3964.F6S1 1804.U52

 

-Fredericksburg

 

Fredericksburg, Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania National Military Park, Virginia : A Complete Guide Map Including All Historic and Present Day Features Which Commemorate the December 1862 Civil War Battle Corp Author(S): Trailhead Graphics, Inc. 1 map :; col , plastic ;; 63 x 46 cm , folded to 24 x 11 cm. Aurora, Colo.: Trailhead Graphics, 1996.
Hoskins Map Collection / Map case: G3882.F7E635 1996.T7

 

-Gettysburg

 

1994, A Civil War watercolor map series. Gettysburg Battlefield, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. 1863, in one volume. Corp Author(s) : McElfresh Map Co, scale [1:9,600]. 1" = 800 feet.
Hoskins Map Collection / Vertical file map: G3824.G3G4 1863 .M24

Gettysburg Battlefield, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, 1863. A Civil War Watercolor Map Series. Corp Author(S): Mcelfresh Map Co. 2 maps :; col ;; 36 x 51 cm and 42 x 53 cm , on sheets 46 x 71 cm , folded to 23 x 11 cm. Olean, N.Y.: McElfresh Map Co., 1994.
Hoskins Map Collection / Map case: G3824.G3G4 s9.M2

Gettysburg National Military Park, Pennsylvania : A Complete Listing of the 439 Monuments and 416 Markers and Tablets Which Commemorate the July 1863 Civil War Battle Corp Author(S): Trailhead Graphics, Inc. 1 map :; col , plastic ;; 81 x 56 cm , on sheet 94 x 65 cm , folded to 24 x 10 cm. Aurora, Colo.: Trailhead Graphics, 2000.
Hoskins Map Collection / Map case: G3822.G4E635 2000.T7

McElfresh, E.B.C.A.M.M.C., 2003, A theater map of the Gettysburg Campaign 1863, scale [ca. 1:500,000].
Hoskins Map Collection / Vertical file map: G3824.G3A1 1863 .M2

 

-Kennesaw Mountain

 

Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park. Corp Author(S): Trailhead Graphics, Inc. 1 map :; col ;; 62 x 40 cm. Aurora, Colo.: Trailhead Graphics Inc., 1993.
Hoskins Map Collection / Map case: G3924.M4:2K45 1993.T7

 

-Manassas

 

The Manassas Battlefields : Manassas, Virginia 1861-1862 Corp Author(S): Mcelfresh Map Co. 1 map :; col ;; 36 x 51 cm , sheet 46 x 71 cm , folded to 23 x 11 cm. Olean, N.Y.: McElfresh Map Co., 1996.
Hoskins Map Collection / Map case: G3884.M3G4 1862.M3

 

-Pea Ridge

 

The Battlefield of Pea Ridge, Arkansas, 1862. 1 map :; col ;; 42 x 53 cm. Olean, NY: E.B. McElfresh, 1993.
Hoskins Map Collection / Map case: G4002.P4 1862.M3 1993

 

-Perryville

 

Map of the Battlefield of Perryville, Ky. : Major General Don Carlos Buell Commanding the U.S. Forces, General Braxton Bragg Commanding the Confederate Forces, October 8th, 1862. 1 map :; col ;; 29 x 32 cm ; Scale ca 1:47,520;; 1 in = 3/4 mile. Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 1979.
Hoskins Map Collection / Map case: G3954.P45S5 1862.R8 1979

 

-Shiloh

 

The Battlefield of Shiloh, Tennessee, 1862. Corp Author(S): Mcelfresh Map Co. 1 map :; col ;; 51 x 41 cm. Olean, NY: McElfresh Map Co., 1993.
Hoskins Map Collection / Map case: G3962.S5 1993.M2

Shiloh National Military Park, Tennessee. Corp Author(S): Trailhead Graphics, Inc. 1 map :; col ;; 63 x 46 cm. Aurora, Colo.: Trailhead Graphics, 1994.
Hoskins Map Collection / Vertical file map: G3962.S5 1994.T7 vf

 

-Vicksburg

 

Vicksburg National Military Park, Miss. Corp Author(S): Geological Survey (U.S.). 1 map :; col ,; on sheet 119 x 89 cm. Reston , Va.: U.S. Geological Survey, 1935.
Hoskins Map Collection / Map case: G3982.V5R2 1935.U5

 

-Wilson's Creek

 

Wilson's Creek National Battlefield, Missouri : A Complete Guide Map Including All Historic and Present Day Features Which Commemorate the August 1861 Civil War Battle Corp Author(S): Trailhead Graphics, Inc. 1 map :; col , plastic ;; 63 x 46 cm , folded to 24 x 11 cm. Aurora, Colo.: Trailhead Graphics, 1994.
Hoskins Map Collection / Map case: G4162.W55E635 1994.T7

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Atlases

American Heritage Battle Maps of the Civil War. 1 atlas (176 p ) :; ill (some col ), col maps ;; 33 cm. Tulsa: Council Oak Books, 1992.
Hoskins Map Collection / Stacks: G1201.S508 1992

Asante, Molefi K., et al. The African-American Atlas : Black History and Culture--an Illustrated Reference. New York Macmillan: London, 1998.
Hodges Library / Stacks: E185.A79 1998

Atlas for the American Civil War. 1 atlas ([4], 58 leaves) :; all col maps ;; 36 x 28 cm. Wayne, N.J.: Avery Pub. Group, 1986.
Closed Stacks / Storage Stacks: G1201.S5A8 1986

The Historical Atlas of the Congresses of the Confederate States of America, 1861-1865. 1 atlas (xii, 157 p ) :; col maps ;; 26 x 36 cm. New York: Simon and Schuster, 1994.
Hodges Library / Stacks: G1281.F8M3 1994

McElfresh, Earl B. Maps and Mapmakers of the Civil War. New York: Harry N. Abrams Publishers in association with History Book Club, 1999.
Hodges Library / Stacks: E468.9.M135 1999

Nelson, Christopher, et al. Mapping the Civil War : Featuring Rare Maps from the Library of Congress. Library of Congress Classics;. Washington, D.C.: Starwood Pub., 1992.
Hodges Library / Stacks: E468.N38 1992

The Official Atlas of the Civil War. Corp Author(S): United States. War Dept. ; United States.; War Dept.; the War of the Rebellion. [8] p , facsim : 29 p , 175 plates (incl illus (part col) maps (part col ) plans) 45 cm: New York T. Yoseloff, 1958.
Hodges Library / Stacks: G1201.S5U6 1958

The West Point Atlas of American Wars. 1 atlas (v ) :; col maps ;; 27 x 34 cm. New York: Henry Holt, 1995.
Hodges Library / Stacks: G1201.S1U5 1995 v.1

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Digital Resources

Antietam Battlefield, Professional Military Education Corp Author(S): United States. National Imagery and Mapping Agency. Computer software. National Imagery and Mapping Agency, 2001.
Hoskins Map Collection / Computer file: G3842.A6A25 2001 .U6 cdrom

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Web Sites

The Battle of Antietam on the Web
A site about the Battle of Antietam that includes maps of the battle

The Battle of Atlanta
From The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Battles and Casualties of the Civil War
A map from the Washington Post with an interactive timeline

Civil War (National Park Service)

Civil War (Tennessee Vacation)

The Civil War: a Film by Ken Burns
A website for the popular PBS Civil War film

Civil War Animated

Civil War Battle Summaries by Campaign
A National Park Service website that presents battle summaries in chronological order

Civil War Battle Summaries by State
A National Park Service website that presents battle summaries geographically by state

The Civil War in Knoxville
A permanent exhibit at the University of Tennessee Frank H. McClung Museum

Civil War Maps
Searchable, digital map images from the Library of Congress American Memory Historical Collections

Civil War Maps (Civil War Trust)

Civil War Maps (Tennessee Virtual Archive)

Civil War Markers in Tennessee (Knoxville News-Sentinel)

Civil War Sites in Knoxville (Knoxville News-Sentinel)

Civil War Traveler: Tennessee

Gilmer Civil War Maps Collection
A digital map collection from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library Rare Map Collection
A University of Georgia Library site with digital images of Civil War maps

Historic Civil War Maps (David Rumsey Map Collection)
An extensive collection of digital map images from the 18th and 19th centuries

Historical Map & Chart Collection (NOAA Office of Coast Survey)

Historical Maps of the Civil War
A University of Alabama Cartographic Research Laboratory site that includes digital images of Civil War maps

Hotchkiss Map Collection

Knoxville Civil War Roundtable
A non-profit educational organization dedicated to promoting the knowledge, commemoration, and preservation of Civil War heritage

Looking Back: The Civil War in Tennessee
From the Tennessee State Library & Archives

Map of Fort Sanders, Knoxville, Tennessee, and vicinity showing troop lines
From the Harvard University Library website

Map of Fort Sanders, Knoxville, Tennessee, showing the Confederate assault of Nov. 29, 1863
From the Library of Congress American Memory Collection

Map of the country between Monterey, Tenn: and Corinth, Miss: showing the lines of entrenchments made and the routes followed by the U.S. forces under the command of Maj. Genl. Halleck, U.S. Army, in their advance upon Corinth in May 1862
From the David Rumsey Map Collection

Map of the field of Shiloh, near Pittsburgh Landing, Tenn. showing the positions of the U.S. forces under the command of Maj. Genl. U.S. Grant, U.S. Vol. and Maj. Genl. D.C. Buell, U.S. Vol. on the 6th and 7th of April 1862
From the David Rumsey Map Collection

National Geographic 1961 Battlefields of the Civil War Map

National Geographic Battles of the Civil War Interactive Map (2005)

National Park Service: Tennessee Battlefield Maps

Panoramic view of Knoxville, Tenn. from cupola of University of East Tennessee, March 18th 1864. Knoxville, Tenn. from Fort Stanley, March 19, 1864. Panoramic view of Knoxville, Tenn. from cupola of University of East Tennessee. March 18th 1864. Chattanooga, Tennessee, 1864. Knoxville, Tenn. from Mabry's Hill. Chattanooga, Tennessee 1864
From the David Rumsey Map Collection

A Path Divided : Tennessee's Civil War Heritage Trail
A Tennessee Historical Commission downloadable brochure (PDF)

Perry-Castaneda Library Map Collection: National Historic Sites, Memorials, Military Parks and Battlefield Maps
A University of Texas Library site that includes digital images of numerous Civil War sites

Tennessee Civil War GIS Project
From the Tennessee State Library & Archives

Tennessee Civil War National Heritage Area
From the Center for Historic Preservation at Middle Tennessee State University

Tennessee Civil War Preservation Association

Tennessee Civil War Sourcebook

The Civil War: 150 Years (National Park Service)

Timeline: The Civil War (National Park Service)

Topographical map of the approaches and defenses of Knoxville, E. Tennessee, showing the positions occupied by the United States and Confederate forces during the siege. Surveyed by direction of Capt. O.M. Poe ... during Dec., Jan. and Feb., 1863-4

University of Tennessee Libraries Research Guide: Civil War Cartographic Information
A guide to finding Civil War information in the University of Tennessee Library collections

The War of the Rebellion: a Compilation of the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies
From the Ohio State University Web site

Atlas To Accompany The Official Records Of The Union And Confederate Armies
From the Baylor University Web site

West Point American Civil War Atlas