Battle of Mobile Bay

Battle of Mobile Bay

Date: 1906
Creator: United States. War Department.
Description: Map illustrating the battle in Mobile Bay between Union and Confederate naval forces. Forts, islands, and the positions of navel vessels are shown. The upper left corner has a small illustration of ships ramming the "Tennessee."
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Plan of blockade of Wilmington, North Carolina

Plan of blockade of Wilmington, North Carolina

Date: 1900
Creator: United States. War Department.
Description: Map illustrating the planned blockade of the port of Wilmington, North Carolina. This includes the inlets between Cape Fear and Cape Lookout, blockade lines, and naval perimeters. The crosses indicate blockade ships. This map accompanies the War of the Rebellion papers which include documentation of the North Atlantic Blockade Squadron, 1864.
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Hampton Roads and Approaches

Hampton Roads and Approaches

Date: 1898
Creator: United States. War Department.
Description: Map illustrating the site of the battle between the Monitor and the Merrimack during the Civil War including part of Chesapeake Bay, Hampton Roads harbor, and the surrounding areas. Cities, forts, railroads, and batteries are noted on the map and some depths are shaded. This map accompanies the War of the Rebellion papers which include documentation of the action between the ships which took place March 8-9, 1862. Scale 1:211,200 (5 statute miles per 1.5 inches)
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Approaches to Wilmington North Carolina.

Approaches to Wilmington North Carolina.

Date: 1899
Creator: United States. War Department.
Description: Map illustrating the region surrounding Wilmington, North Carolina. Cities, forts, railroads, swamps, and batteries are noted on the map and some depths are shaded. This map accompanies the War of the Rebellion papers which include documentation of the Union North Atlantic Blockading Squadron. Scale 1:633,600 (10 statute miles per 1 inch)
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Plan of Attack on the Rebel Batteries at Grand Gulf, Mississippi River.

Plan of Attack on the Rebel Batteries at Grand Gulf, Mississippi River.

Date: 1911
Creator: United States. War Department.
Description: Map illustrating the planned positions of Union vessels for the assault on the Grand Gulf gun batteries. They were to be lined up along the northern side of the Mississippi River near the batteries.
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Plan of First Attack Upon Fort Fischer

Plan of First Attack Upon Fort Fischer

Date: 1900
Creator: United States. War Department.
Description: Map illustrating the Union naval assault attack upon Fort Fischer in North Carolina. The fort's walls, Fort Buchanan, and the lines of attack of the Union vessels are shown.
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Plan of Second Attack on Fort Fischer

Plan of Second Attack on Fort Fischer

Date: 1900
Creator: United States. War Department.
Description: Map illustrating the second Union naval assault attack upon Fort Fischer in North Carolina. The fort's walls, Battery Buchanan, and Union vessels are shown.
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Map Showing the Route of the Late Expedition, Commanded by Rear Admiral Porter, U. S. Navy, in Attempting to Get Into the Yazoo River by the Way of Steele's Bayou and Deer Creek

Map Showing the Route of the Late Expedition, Commanded by Rear Admiral Porter, U. S. Navy, in Attempting to Get Into the Yazoo River by the Way of Steele's Bayou and Deer Creek

Date: 1911
Creator: United States. War Department.
Description: Map illustrating the Mississippi River, Yazoo River, creeks, cities, and gun emplacements surrounding a gunboat route through Mississippi. The shaded area is where the gunboats actually traveled. The dotted line is an additional portion of the proposed route. In the upper right corner is a map that showed where the gunboats were to fall back.
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Official Records of the Union and Confederate Navies in the War of the Rebellion. Series 1, Volume 26.

Official Records of the Union and Confederate Navies in the War of the Rebellion. Series 1, Volume 26.

Date: 1914
Creator: United States. War Department.
Description: Records of the War of the Rebellion include copies of naval correspondence (reports, letters, telegrams, and general orders) from both the Union and Confederate Navies discussing their operations. According to the introduction in the first volume, the first series "embraces the reports, orders, and correspondence, both Union and Confederate, relating to all naval operations on the Atlantic and Gulf coasts and inland waters of the United States during the war of the rebellion, together with the operations of vessels acting singly, either as cruisers or privateers, in different parts of the world. These reports are accompanied by such diagrams and maps as may be necessary" (pp. ix-x). Index starts on page 811.
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Official Records of the Union and Confederate Navies in the War of the Rebellion. Series 1, Volume 27.

Official Records of the Union and Confederate Navies in the War of the Rebellion. Series 1, Volume 27.

Date: 1917
Creator: United States. War Department.
Description: Records of the War of the Rebellion include copies of naval correspondence (reports, letters, telegrams, and general orders) from both the Union and Confederate Navies discussing their operations. According to the introduction in the first volume, the first series "embraces the reports, orders, and correspondence, both Union and Confederate, relating to all naval operations on the Atlantic and Gulf coasts and inland waters of the United States during the war of the rebellion, together with the operations of vessels acting singly, either as cruisers or privateers, in different parts of the world. These reports are accompanied by such diagrams and maps as may be necessary" (pp. ix-x). Index starts on page 725.
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