• North America

    Anville, Jean Baptiste Bourguignon d', 1697-1782, Jefferys, Thomas, -1771

    This is the third version of this map published by Jefferys. It depicts the English colonies on the eve of the revolution. Colonial boundaries are hand-colored, and, as in Dunn's map, New England is c…

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  • An accurate map of North and South Carolina with their Indian frontiers (1775)

    Mouzon, Henry

    Extremely detailed map of North Carolina and South Carolina depicting the two colonies on the eve of the Revolutionary War. It shows state borders, county or precinct borders and names townships, town…

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  • United States (appr. 1798)

    Wyld, James, 1790-1836

    Map of the United States depicting approximately 1796-1798. Georgia still spans to the Mississippi River, the Northwest Territory exists, and Tennasee [Tennessee] has been admitted to the union. This…

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  • Aerial view of fortified French city

    Warfield, Francis B

    The caption reads, "An airplane picture of a fortified town. The ramparts in center front and right center."

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  • Lloyd's official map of the State of Tennessee (1863)

    Lloyd, James T

    Map depicting major features, especially roads, communities and railroads, present in Tennessee during the Civil War. A large detailed section of Kentucky occupies the top part of the map, and the sta…

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  • General view of Memphis

    General view of a Memphis street along the river front reflects the hustle and bustle of commerce and the cotton industry as displayed in downtown along Front Street. Freedmen and their families are s…

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  • Verdun (1911)

    Extremely detailed French topographic map showing a portion of the Meuse department to the west and north of the town of Verdun. Based on an 1835 War Department map and revised in 1911, it names every…

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  • A compleat map of North Carolina from an actual survey

    Collet, John

    This reproduction map depicts North Carolina and South Carolina in 1770. It shows cities, towns, roads, counties, forts, chapels,and mills. Geographic features such as rivers, lakes, creeks, swamps, m…

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  • A map of the British Empire in North America

    Dunn, Samuel, -1794

    This map depicts the British dominions in North America. Colonial boundaries are hand-colored, except New England is curiously depicted as one large unit. Rivers, lakes, mountains, forts (including de…

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  • Ashport to Memphis Confederate map

    Martin, Albert

    This map showing Confederate military installations along the Tennessee portion of the Mississippi River was hand-drawn on linen by Albert Martin around 1861. It stretches from Ashport in the north to…

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  • Map of East Tennessee, North of Loudon (1864)

    Poe, O. M. (Orlando Metcalfe), 1832-1895

    This very fine Civil War map of East Tennessee was prepared by Union Army engineer and cartographer Orlando M. Poe. State geologist James M. Stafford drew on topographical details. This map shows fort…

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  • A new map of part of the United States of North America

    Cary, John, approximately 1754-1835

    This map was contained in Cary's New Universal Atlas (London, 1808). Also note the spelling of Tennessee in this map (Tenassee) and the spelling of Fort Loudoun (Lowdon). Map shows many Indian towns a…

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  • Map of the Battlefield of Nashville

    Foster, Wilbur F

    Detailed, after-the-fact reconstruction of the Battlefield of Nashville, Dec. 15-16th, 1864, drawn by Wilbur F. Foster, Major Engineer Corps, Confederate States of America. Foster, a Nashville enginee…

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  • Carte de Kentucke, d'après les Observations actuelles Dédiée a L'Honorable Congrès des Etats Unis de l'Amérique et à Son Excellence George Washington…

    Filson, John, approximately 1747-1788

    John Filson's French language map of the central "bluegrass" part of Kentucky Territory published in his Histoire de Kentucke, 1785. Bounded by the Ohio, Cumberland and Green (Riviere Verte) Rivers, i…

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