Print shows a bird's-eye view of the battlefield printed above a key identifying the essential features, with the Mississippi River in the foreground.
Covers area between Massachusetts and Virginia and west to the Mississippi River. Shows "finished" and "proposed" railroads. A mileage chart entitled "Rail Road Routes from Seaboard to the Interior" appears at ... more
Print shows five men with two horses in a flatboat, a man in a rowboat, small sailboats, and steamboats, one named "Iowa Falcon", on the Mississippi River passing Muscatine, Iowa, with a view of the city showin... more
A detailed general map of the eastern half of the United States, framed in decorative borders, with most of the details east of the Mississippi River. Indicates drainage, state boundaries and shows many cities... more
Detailed general map of the eastern half of the United States indicating drainage, state boundaries, state and county capitals, cities and towns, common roads, the "Oregon Route," canals, and railroads. One of... more
Map showing Missouri, Arkansas, Louisiana, and part of Texas. Shows drainage, cities and towns, and state boundaries, west of the Mississippi River. The adjoining area east of the Mississippi River shows only t... more
Outline map of the United States showing drainage, state boundaries, major cities, and names of states, with state population figures. Western states show topography by hachures. Some major rail lines are shown... more
Covers the United States from the Mississippi River east, and from Maine to northern Florida. Includes drainage, relief by hachures, place names, state boundaries, canals, and the railroad network.
Outline sketch map of the United States west of the Mississippi River designed to show the relationship of the proposed railroad routes. First edition of the map appears in U.S. War Department, Report of the Se... more
Indicates railroads in the Great Lakes region, south to the Ohio River, and from New York State to the Mississippi River. Shows proposed railroads as far west as the Missouri River.
Map of the eastern United States between the Chesapeake Bay and the Mississippi River. Shows drainage, place names and the railroad network. Chartered March 17, 1851. Line completed in 1858. consolidated in Apr... more
Wood engravings showing three views of the Mississippi River, captioned: 1. Down the lower Mississippi--from the Baton Rouge; 2. Voyageurs ascending the lower Mississippi; 3. Woodchopper's hut, lower Mississippi.
Very detailed map of the United States west of the Mississippi River indicating drainage, relief by hachures, cities and towns, forts, trails, wagon roads, and routes of exploration. An important map of western... more
Photograph shows Brierfield, the plantation home of Jefferson Davis on what was known as Davis Bend, now Davis Island, about 20 miles down the Mississippi River from Vicksburg, Mississippi (source website Missi... more
Print shows a large squadron of battleships and ironclads entering the Mississippi River near the "Light-house of Southwest Pass"; some are identified as the "Colorado, 40 Guns", "Pensacola on the Bar", "Westfi... more
Map shows the Confederate fortifications at Fort Jackson under Gen. Duncan, Fort St. Philip and the Union fleet along the Mississippi River. This map, also shows the positions of Union ships under Farragut, who... more