• Civil War maps of the 1863 Chattanooga campaign and the Red River expedition in Louisiana

    United States. War Department

    Plate L of the Atlas to Accompany the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies, 1861-1865, containing six small maps relating to battles and troop positions during the Civil War. Five of t…

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  • Tennessee

    Colton, J. H. (Joseph Hutchins), 1800-1893

    Color map of Tennessee from showing towns, roads, different-colored counties, streams and railroads. Still shows range-and-section grid patterns from land grant system in West Tennessee and old Hiawas…

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  • Kentucky and Tennessee (1855)

    Colton, J. H. (Joseph Hutchins), 1800-1893

    Map of Kentucky and Tennessee with hand colored counties. Cities, towns, rivers, and railroads are all denoted. Colton's distinctive border design is visible around the map. Township and range grids a…

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  • Map of the United States and territories, showing the extent of public surveys and other details (1868)

    United States. General Land Office

    Map shows surveyed public lands of the United States about the time of passage of the Homestead Act, including range and section lines, land offices, Indian lands, railroads and mineral deposits. Very…

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  • Outline map of the field of operations against hostile Chiricahua Indians : showing operations from April 12, 1886 to the date of their surrender Sept…

    Spencer, E. J. (Eugene Jaccard)

    This map covers parts of Arizona, New Mexico, Texas, and Mexico. It shows drainage, military posts, forts, Native American reservations, heliograph stations and communications, telegraph lines, "India…

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  • Pikeville, Tennessee soil map (1903)

    Soil map of the Pikeville quadrangle (USGS topographical mapping), mostly of Bledsoe County (Tenn." including parts of Van Buren, Cumberland and Rhea Counties, surveyed by Henry J. Wilder and W. J. Ge…

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  • Map of the New York City cholera epidemic, summer 1832

    Reese, David Meredith, 1800-1861

    Map depicting areas affected by the New York City cholera epidemic in the summer of 1832. The circles denote the locations where the disease appeared independently. The lines extending from the circle…

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  • Linguistic stocks of American Indians north of Mexico

    Powell, John Wesley, 1834-1902

    From John Wesley Powell's Indian Linguistic Families of North America. This color map shows 58 areas of Indian habitation grouped by native language. The map is helpful in understanding the possible e…

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  • Map of the north polar region

    Bauman, Wm. (William)

    Documenting arctic exploration of the 19th century, this North Polar Region map shows an overview of destinations and some routes of explorers from 1553-1879. Dated from approximately 1879, this map m…

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  • Geological map of Tennessee

    Safford, James M. (James Merrill), 1822-1907

    A color-coded geological map of Tennessee showing rock formations, commercial deposits and mines, and iron-making operations across the state. Executed by James Safford, Tennessee's state geologist, i…

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  • Overton County, Tennessee soil map (1908)

    Soil map of Overton County (Tenn.) surveyed by Orla L. Ayrs and D.H. Hill. The base map was enlarged and redrawn from U. S. Geological Survey sheets. This detailed map shows house structures, towns an…

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  • Map of the field of Shiloh, near Pittsburgh Landing, Tenn.

    Matz, Otto H., 1830-1919

    This map includes federal troop positions for Grant's Army of the Tennessee and Buell's Army of the Ohio for the morning and evenings of April 6 and April 7. The various creeks, roads, homes, hospital…

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  • Davidson County, Tennessee, 1871

    Foster, Wilbur F

    Wilbur Foster's 1871 color map of Davidson County Tennessee, from actual surveys made by order of the county court of Davidson County. It shows roads, railroads, streams, schools, stores, rural house…

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  • Map of the city and county of New York

    Burr, David H., 1803-1875

    Copper-plate engraved map of New York City divided into wards. The map includes a street grid, military forts, ferry lines, slips, powder houses, cemeteries, a penitentiary, redoubts, and certain buil…

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  • Washington Territory, 1884

    United States. General Land Office

    Color lithograph map of Washington Territory showing the boundaries of Indian reservations, military reservations, and counties. Also shows limits of railroad land grants, subdivided townships, U.S. S…

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  • Map of East Tennessee and western North Carolina showing mineral deposits (1876)

    Waring, Charles

    The map shows primarily East Tennessee ("vicinity of Knoxville") and western North Carolina, as well as small portions of northern Georgia, southwestern Virginia, and southeastern Kentucky. It is extr…

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  • Map of the seat of war in Europe

    Map of Central Europe depicting the political and geographic landscape of the Austro-Prussian War. It shows the political borders of a pre-unified Germany, Prussia, Austria-Hungary, Poland, Netherland…

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  • Shelby County, Tennessee soil map (1916)

    Soil map of Shelby County (Tenn.) surveyed by Hugh H. Bennett of the U.S. Department of Agriculture and C.R. Watkins Jr. of the Tennessee Geological Survey. In addition to color-coded soil types, this…

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  • Map of the state of New York and surrounding country

    Burr, David H., 1803-1875

    Copper-plate engraved county map of New York state. The map depicts cities, towns, roads, county borders, and state borders. Geographic features include rivers, lakes, sounds, bays, the Atlantic Ocean…

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  • Map showing the mineral resources of Chattanooga and vicinity

    Lowe, S. B

    Map detailing the mineral deposits around Chattanooga from Montgomery, Alabama to Knoxville. Each type of mineral is hand-colored showing their approximate location. Coal mines, state boundaries, and…

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