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Battle of Mobile Bay

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."
Date: 1906
Creator: United States. War Department.
Item Type: Map

Plan of blockade of Wilmington, North Carolina

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.
Date: 1900
Creator: United States. War Department.
Item Type: Map

Hampton Roads and Approaches

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)
Date: 1898
Creator: United States. War Department.
Item Type: Map

The Mississippi River from Vicksburg to Baton Rouge

Description: Map illustrating the Mississippi River and the region that lies between Vicksburg, Mississippi, and Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Borders, hills, cities, and railroads are shown. 1 inch = 20 miles.
Date: 1905
Creator: United States. War Department.
Item Type: Map

Mississippi River From Memphis to Vicksburg

Description: Map illustrating the region between Vicksburg, Mississippi, and Memphis, Tennessee, focusing on the Mississippi River. Towns, rivers, lakes, railroads, and hills are shown. 1 inch = 20 miles.
Date: 1910
Creator: United States. War Department.
Item Type: Map

Approaches to Wilmington North Carolina.

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)
Date: 1899
Creator: United States. War Department.
Item Type: Map

Batteries Facing the River at Vicksburg

Description: Map illustrating gun batteries along a river in Vicksburg, Mississippi. Below these river emplacements is a map of a battery at the hospital in Vicksburg, which includes some sketching of elevation. Scale 1:3,600
Date: 1911
Creator: United States. War Department.
Item Type: Map

Plan of First Attack Upon Fort Fischer

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.
Date: 1900
Creator: United States. War Department.
Item Type: Map

Plan of Second Attack on Fort Fischer

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.
Date: 1900
Creator: United States. War Department.
Item Type: Map

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

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.
Date: 1911
Creator: United States. War Department.
Item Type: Map

Map of Approaches to Charleston, South Carolina

Description: Map illustrating the approach to Charleston, South Carolina. Confederate and Union forces, rivers, Fort Sumter, shipping channels, and wrecks are shown. 1/2 inch = 1 mile.
Date: 1902
Creator: United States. War Department.
Item Type: Map

Map of Nansemond River and Vicinity

Description: Map illustrating the region surrounding Suffolk, Virginia. Cities, forts, railroads, swamps, and military forces are indicated. This map accompanies the War of the Rebellion papers which include documentation of the Union North Atlantic Blockading Squadron aiding the defense of Suffolk. Scale 1:101,376 (1 statute mile per 5/8 inch)
Date: 1899
Creator: United States. War Department.
Item Type: Map

Map of Savannah, Georgia, and Vicinity

Description: Map illustrating the Confederate forces distributed around Savannah, Georgia. Rivers, forts, and railroads are shown. 1 inch = 5 miles.
Date: 1901
Creator: United States. War Department.
Item Type: Map

Map of Southeastern Virginia

Description: Map illustrating the southeastern region of Virgina. Cities, forts, railroads, and swamps are indicated. This map accompanies the War of the Rebellion papers which include documentation of the Union North Atlantic Blockading Squadron. Scale 1:506,880 (1/8 of an inch per Statute Mile)
Date: 1899
Creator: United States. War Department.
Item Type: Map

Coasts and Sounds of North Carolina

Description: Map illustrating the coastal region of North Carolina. Cities, forts, railroads, swamps, and sounds are indicated. This map accompanies the War of the Rebellion papers which include documentation of the Union North Atlantic Blockading Squadron.(10 statute mile per centimeter)
Date: [1899]
Creator: United States. War Department.
Item Type: Map

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

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.
Date: 1914
Creator: United States. War Department.
Item Type: Book

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

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.
Date: 1917
Creator: United States. War Department.
Item Type: Book

Official Records of the Union and Confederate Navies in the War of the Rebellion. Series 2, Volume 2.

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 second series contains "reports, orders, and correspondence relating to -- 1. The condition of the Union Navy in 1861, before the commencement of hostilities, and to its increase during the progress of the war, including the annual and special reports of the Secretary of the Navy and chiefs of the various bureaus. 2. The construction and outfit of the Confederate Navy, including privateers, setting forth also the annual and special reports of the Confederate Secretary of the Navy and chiefs of bureaus. 3. Statistical data of all vessels, Union and Confederate, as far as can be obtained. 4. Returns of naval and military property captured by the navies of both sides during the war. 5. Correspondence relating to naval prisoners" (p. x). Index starts on page 823.
Date: 1921
Creator: United States. War Department.
Item Type: Book