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334 Civil War Newspapers Archive Maps Confederate Battlegrounds primary source

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Civil War Newspaper Archive Maps Confederate Battlegrounds

 

CIVIL WAR NEWSPAPER MAP ARCHIVE


334 CIVIL WAR NEWSPAPERS


322 OF THESE NEWSPAPERS CONTAIN 380 MAPS (Some papers have two maps)

299 cataloged issues of The New York Herald.

18 issues of The New York Times.

11 issues of The New York Tribune.

5 issues of The Philadelphia Inquirer.

1 issue of the Cincinnati Daily Gazette.

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HERE IS 49% OF THE CIVIL WAR MAPS PUBLISHED BY

THE NEW YORK HERALD.

THE MAPS COVER NEARLY EVERY THEATER OF THE WAR

OVERALL VERY GOOD CONDITION & EACH IN A CLEAR DISPLAY FRAME

Each paper has a catalog description.

The American Civil War was the first war where newspaper maps made a historically significant contribution to the knowledge of current events.

AVAILABLE FOR INSPECTION


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CIVIL WAR NEWSPAPERS WITH MAPS

The New York Herald

"Descriptions of the Photographed Examples"


January 5, 1862 - The New York Herald illustrated w/map


CHARLESTON AND SAVANNAH RAILROAD STATIONS


[South Carolina] [Charleston and Port Royal] [Map] [1862 - January 5th] The New York Herald (publisher). Important Movements Near Charleston, S. C. /serrated rule/ Operations Of Our Naval And Military Forces From Port Royal - - - The Charleston And Savannah Railway Stations. 28 x 24 cm. Engraved map. Removed. Very good. Waters & Son Sc. N(ew) Y(ork). (Sunday, January 5th, 1862). - - - Occupying approximately 45 percent of the front cover of the January 5th, 1862 issue (No. 9247) of The New York Herald, the map is accompanied by supporting text which includes Operations on the Charleston and Savannah Railroad, Seizure of a Station Near Charleston, and Strength of the Rebels Near Port Royal. Complete in eight pages. Bosse, #736. Lynn, #6671.



January 11, 1862 - The New York Herald illustrated w/map


PORT ROYAL FERRY


[South Carolina] [Port Royal Ferry] [Map] [1862 - January 11th] The New York Herald (publisher). The Scene Of Operations At Port Royal Ferry, Wednesday, January 1, 1861. Drawn By Lieut. Colonel Frazer, Forty-Seventh New York Volunteers. 35-3/4 x 24 cm. Engraved map. Removed. Very good. Waters - Son. (New York). (Saturday, January 11th, 1862). - - - “Battle of Port Royal Ferry, SC.” - Bosse. Occupying approximately 50 percent of the front page of the January 11th, 1862 issue (No. 9253) of The New York Herald, this large map describes in detail the geographical area and force deployments around Beaufort and Port Royal Ferry. Text supporting the map includes Arrival of the Transport Oriental, Our Map of the Scene Of General Stevens’ Operations, Additional Details of the Affair at Port Royal Ferry and Names of the Killed and Wounded. Complete in eight pages. Bosse, #738. Lynn, #9253.


 

April 13, 1863 - The New York Herald illustrated w/map


ADMIRAL DU PONT LOSES HIS COMMAND


[South Carolina] [Charleston] [Map] [1863 - April 13th] The New York Herald (publisher). Opening Fight Off Charleston. /serrated rule/ Scene Of Action Between The Union Iron-Clads And The Rebel Batteries. 17 x 12-1/2 cm. Engraved map. Removed. Very good. (New York). (Monday, April 13th, 1863). - - - “Du Pont lost his command for the failure, and the Union Army and Navy turned to other means to try to take Charleston.” - Faust. Occupying approximately 25 percent of the top half of the front page of the April 13th, 1863 issue (No. 9707) of The New York Herald, the map is supported by text that includes The Fight At Charleston, News Direct From The Scene Of Action, The Result Of The Preliminary Action, The Keokuk Destroyed By A Torpedo, and Tremendous Fire Of The Rebel Batteries On The Iron-Clads. This issue is complete in eight pages. Bosse, #1054. Patricia L. Faust’sHistorical Times Illustrated Encyclopedia Of The Civil War,” p. 131. Lynn, #6631.



April 14, 1863 - The New York Herald illustrated w/map


ADMIRAL DU PONT LOSES HIS COMMAND


[South Carolina] [Charleston] [Map] [1863 - April 14th] The New York Herald (publisher). The Great Iron-Clad Fight. /serrated rule/ Scene Of Operations Off Charleston --- The Position of the Iron-Clads and the Range of the Fire of the Rebel Batteries. 27-1/2 x 24 cm. Engraved map. Removed. Very good. Waters - Son sc. N(ew) Y(ork). (Tuesday, April, 14th, 1863). - - - This map occupies approximately 40 percent of page 3 of the April 14th, 1863 - Triple Sheet, issue (No. 9708) of The New York Herald. This issue is complete in twelve pages. Accompanying textural support Sumter, Additional Details from the Herald Special Correspondents Off Charleston, The Preparations for the Attack, Arrival At Charleston Bar, The Fleet By Moonlight, The Iron-Clads Enter The Harbor, Daring Voyage Of The Dandelion, The Rebel Forts Fire At Her, Advance Of The Iron-Clads, The Terrible Fire of the Rebel Forts, The Keokuk and Nahant Injured, The Fleet Withdrawn, Fort Sumter Breached, Sinking of the Keokuk, &c. On the front page is an illustration 6 x 6-1/2 cm. “Map of Union Camp at Pamlico, NC- Bosse. Bosse, #1055 and #1056.


  

May 2, 1863 - The New York Herald illustrated w/map


FORDS AND ROADS

SECOND BATTLE OF FREDERICKSBURG


[Rappahannock and Rapidan River] [Map] [1863 - May 2nd] The New York Herald (publisher). Important Movements On The Rappahannock /serrated rule/ Map Of The Rappahannock And Rapidan Rivers, Showing The Fords And Roads And The Surrounding Country. 27-1/2 x 36-1/2 cm. Engraved map. Removed. Very good. Waters & Son sc. N(ew) Y(ork). (Saturday, May 2nd, 1863). - - - The map occupies approximately 60 percent of the front page of the May 2nd, 1863 issue (No. 9726) of The New York Herald. These movements are considered part of the Chancellorsville Campaign. Supporting text includes The Rappahannock Crossed and Brilliant Dash on the Rebel Rifle Pits Below Fredericksburg. This action is also described as the Second Battle of Fredericksburg. This issue is complete in eight pages. Bosse, #1063. Boatner, p. 313.


July 21, 1864 - The New York Herald illustrated w/map


ITS IMAGE EVOKES “GONE WITH THE WIND”


[Georgia] [Atlanta Campaign] [Map] [1864 - July 21st] The New York Herald (publisher). Atlanta And Its Vicinity /serrated rule/ The Workshops, Foundries And Defences Of The Principal Military depot Of The Rebels In The Southwest --- The Country For Five Mile Around The City, With All Its Railroad And Turnpike Communications, &c. 28-1/2 x 24 cm. Engraved map. Removed. Very good. Waters - Son. N(ew) Y(ork). (Thursday, July 21st, 1864). - - - An historically and graphically outstanding map, it occupies approximately 66 percent of the top half of the front page of the July 21st, 1864 issue (No. 10,169) of The New York Herald. This issue is complete in eight pages. Bosse, #1247. Lynn, #6717.


 

July 23, 1864 - The New York Herald illustrated w/map


DESTRUCTION OF RAILROADS SOUTHWEST OF ATLANTA


[Georgia] [Atlanta Campaign] [Map] [1864 - July 23rd] The New York Herald (publisher). General Rousseau’s Great Raid. /serrated rule/ Line Of Route Of The Cavalry Expedition For The Destruction Of Railroads Southwest Of Atlanta --- The Communications Cut At Notasulga And West Point. 29 x 25 cm. Engraved map. Removed. Very good. Waters Son sc. N(ew) Y(ork). (Saturday, July 23rd, 1864). - - - “Rousseau is responsible for one of the most successful Federal cavalry operations of the Civil War, covering nearly 400 mi through northern Alabama 10-22 July 1864.” - Faust. Occupying approximately 45 percent of the front page of the July 23rd, 1864 issue (No. 10,171) of The New York Herald, this map is supported by text that covers most of the remaining front page. There is also front page coverage of Sherman’s operations against Atlanta. This issue is complete in eight pages. Bosse, #1249. Faust, pp. 645-646. Lynn, #6718.



August 5, 1864 - The New York Herald illustrated w/map

ATLANTA


[Georgia] [Atlanta] [Map] [1864 - August 5th] The New York Herald (publisher). The City Of Atlanta. /serrated rule/ The Defensive Works of the Rebel Army at Atlanta and the Position of Sherman’s lines on July 27. 26 x 24 cm. Engraved map. Removed. Very good. Waters - Son SC. (New York). (Friday, August 5th, 1864). - - - The map occupies approximately 40 percent of the front page of the August 5th, 1864 issue (No. 10,184) of The New York Herald. This issue is complete in eight pages. Bosse, #1251.


 

September 8, 1864 - The New York Herald illustrated w/map


VICTORY AT ATLANTA

ROAD TO MACON AND AUGUSTA


[Georgia] [“March To The Sea”] [Map] [1864 - September 8th] The New York Herald (publisher). Sherman’s Fighting Ground. /serrated rule/ Scene Of his Late Victory - - - The Road To Macon And Augusta Open To The Union Army. 13-1/2 x 12-1/2 cm. Engraved map. Removed. Very good. (New York). (Thursday, September 8th, 1864). - - - “After fierce fighting around Atlanta, hood gave up the city on September 2nd and marched northwestward into Tennessee where his army was destroyed in the battle of Nashville in mid-December. Sherman, instead of following Hood, which would have been correct military strategy, burned Atlanta on November 15th and set out on his famous March to the Sea.” - Coulter. The map covers approximately 15 percent of the top half of the front page of the September 8th, 1864 issue (No. 10,238) of The New York Herald. It is supported by text that includes The Union Victory At Atlanta and General Sherman Twenty-seven Miles South of Atlanta. This issue is complete in eight pages. Bosse, #1259. Coulter, p.360. Lynn, #7007.


 

January 27, 1865 - The New York Herald illustrated w/map


MAXIMILIAN CESSIONS TO LOUIS NAPOLEON


[Texas and Mexico] [French Adventurism] [Sonora and Lower California] [Map] [1865 - January 27th] The New York Herald (publisher). The French In Mexico. /serrated rule/ Map Of Maxico, Showing The States Of Sonora, Sinaloa, Durango, Chihuahua And Lower California, reported To Have Been Ceded To Napoleon By Maximilian - - - Their Relative Position To The United States.  25 x 25 cm. Engraved map. Removed. Very good. Waters - Son sc. (New York). (Friday, January 27th, 1865). - - - As the North American civil war plunged into its third year, American eyes closely scrutinized the European adventurism just across the Texas-Mexican border, anticipating its overflow into North America. “Taking advantage of the Civil War, Napoleon III established Austrian Archduke Maximilian (1832-1867) as emperor of Mexico and sent French troops - including elements of the Foreign Legion - to support him. During the war Napoleon III ignored Seward’s demands that French troops be evacuated. In May ’65 Sheridan was sent with 50,000 troops along the Rio Grande. Schofield on a mission to Juarez, the revolutionary leader, as a gesture of recognition. Napoleon withdrew his troops in May ’66, leaving Maximilian to be overthrown and executed.” - Boatner. The map occupies approximately 40 percent of the front page of the January 27th, 1865 issue (No. 10,378) of The New York Herald. The map is accompanied by text that includes Additional details Of The Cession of the Northern States to Louis Napoleon, Dr. Gwin the Governor General of the Emperor of the French and His Grand Emigration Scheme. This issue is complete in eight pages. Mark M. Boatner’s “The Civil War Dictionary,” p. 521. Not in Bosse.


 

February 15, 1865 - The New York Herald illustrated w/map


SHERMAN’S MARCH ON COLUMBIA


[South Carolina] [Northern Invasion] [Map] [1865 - February 15th] The New York Herald (publisher). Important from South Carolina. /serrated rule/ Scene Of General Sherman’s And Admiral Porter’s Operations - - - Sherman’s Troops North Of The Edisto And En Route For Columbia. 21-3/4 x 24-1/2 cm. Engraved map. Removed. Very good. (New York). (Wednesday, February 15th, 1865). - - - Occupying approximately 50 percent of the top half of the front page of the February 15th, 1865 issue (No. 10,307) of The New York Herald, the map is supported by text that includes Rebel Accounts Of Sherman’s Progress in South Carolina, All the Railroads Centering at Branchville Destroyed and Our Troops Rapidly Advancing on the State Capitol. This issue is complete in eight Pages. Bosse, #1307. Lynn, #6970.





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