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This map was one of several published in Statistical atlas of the United States based on the results of the ninth census 1870 with contributions from many eminent men of science and several departments of the government (1874). The other maps are listed on the Library of Congress catalog record. Click on the image above to get to the Library of Congress where you’ll find that it’s image 80 of 107.

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“An animated map of the American Civil War from start to finish this time featuring KIA count, labels for states and notable towns, and refined accuracy.”
“The American Civil War: Every Day,” EmperorTigerStar, November 2018, YouTube (5:53)
Click on the image to begin the animation which is hosted on YouTube.

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The Wisconsin Department of Transportation website offers modern county maps.

The Wisconsin Historical Society’s digital collections include The Standard Atlas of Portage County, Wisconsin: Including a Plat Book of the Villages, Cities and Townships of the County. In addition to landownership maps, the 1915 publication includes illustrations of prominent individuals. Here’s the Plover Enlarged Plat of Sections 15 and East 1/2 of Section 16.

Black and white images of the atlas — sometimes referred to as 1915 Portage County platbook — are available on the Portage County Public Library website. Here’s an image of Plover Township.

At least one veteran of the 1st U.S. Colored Cavalry — Dennis Peebles, Company K — settled in Plover, Portage County, Wisconsin.

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This map is at the Library of Congress. It’s described in the online catalog record as a map “of eastern Virginia and parts of North Carolina, Maryland, West Virginia, and Pennsylvania, showing ‘battles in which New York regiments were engaged,’ ‘railroads at time of war,’ and ‘turnpikes and plank roads.’ Union states are colored yellow, and Confederate states are green.” Click here or on the image above for a larger view.

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Coast of North Carolina & Virginia

The map was created by the U.S. Coast Survey in 1862. It’s a drawing of “the coast from Hampton, Virginia, to Old Cedar Inlet, North Carolina, showing roads, railroads, rivers and streams, and place names.” The two-sheet map is at the Library of Congress. Click here or on the image above for an enlarged view.

This blog has published two other maps of North Carolina:
1860 Map of North Carolina, Slave Population by County (April 1, 2019)
The North Carolina Maps Project (May 18, 2020)

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