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General Map Collection

Scope and Content

The Archives map collection documents Columbus and the surrounding region as well as more broadly, the state of Georgia and the south eastern United States.

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Note to Researchers

See Also: Spencer Map Collection

Item List

Oversized Map Drawer 12 - Map Case Cabinet 5

The maps in this drawer are divided into 7 categories and are separated by large manila sheets.

United States-bottom of drawer

  1. Engineer Department Division and Districts United States 1944
  2. Linguistic Stocks of American Indians North of Mexico by J.W.Powell
  3. Growth of the United States 1976
  4. Florida 1834

Civil War

  1. Battle –Capture of Columbus, night of April 16, 1865 from The Story of a Cavalry Regiment
  2. Andersonville Prison, Camp Sumter, Georgia 1864
  3. Shiloh battlefield, 1st day, April 6, 1862 (part of Thomas French collection)
  4. Shiloh battlefield, 2nd day, April 7, 1862
  5. Selected Civil War Maps, reproduced from originals made by U.S. Coast Survey, 1861-1865
    • Plate 1: Map Index and Historical sketches (shows populations 1860)
    • Plate 2: Manassas Junction April 1862
    • Plate 3: Charleston Harbor, South Carolina 1865
    • Plate 4: Portions of Sea Coast of South Carolina and Georgia
    • Plate 5: Military map of Southeastern Virginia
    • Plate 6: City of Richmond 1864
    • Plate 7: Reconnaissance of Mississippi River 1862
    • Plate 8: Fort Jackson 1862
    • Plate 9: Fort Hindeman, Arkansas 1863
    • Plate 10: Approaches to Vicksburg, Mississippi and Rebel Defenses 1863
    • Plate 11: Approaches to Grand Gulf 1863
    • Plate 12: Position of Gunboats at Grand Gulf 1863
    • Plate 13: Battle Grounds of Pleasant Hill April 9, 1864
    • Plate 14: Chattanooga and its Approaches, November 23, 24, 25, 1863
    • Plate 15: Battle field of Chickamauga April, May 1864
    • Plate 16: Sherman's Capture of Atlanta, Sept. 1, 1864
    • Plate 17: Plan of Final Attack on Fort Fisher, Jan. 15, 1865
    • Plate 18: Positions of Iron Clads, Fort Fisher, Jan. 15, 1865
    • Plate 19: Reconnaissance of Wilmington River and St. Augustine Creek from Wausaw Sound to Savannah River, Georgia
    • Plate 20: Northern Part of Florida and Raids on Jacksonville 1864
  6. Battle of Atlanta summer of 1864, map of Atlanta as of 1938 (2 copies)

Surrounding Counties and States

  1. Talbot County Highway map 1969
  2. Warm Springs, Georgia no date
  3. Chattahoochee Trace
  4. Highway Map of Chattahoochee County 1971
  5. Creek Territory in Alabama 1833 (copy)
  6. Creek Reservation 1832 Russell County, Alabama (copy)
  7. Bartlett's Ferry Backwaters (Lake Harding) 1951
  8. Martin Lake Recreation Map
  9. Beat Map of Lee County, Alabama 1972
  10. Plan of Girard - half of map
  11. General highway map of Harris County 1966

Linwood Cemetery

  1. Plan of the Extension of the cemetery April 1863 (encased)
  2. The Original Linwood Cemetery, printed 2001
  3. Plan of Linwood Cemetery, reproduced from old drawings and revised July 1931 (1961)

Georgia Maps

  1. Georgia, the Gulf Coast, and the lower Mississippi in 1748
  2. Indians in Georgia
  3. Map East of Mississippi –VA, NC, SC, Ga(pre 1840s) and Florida
  4. Georgia Bicentennial 1976
  5. Georgia 2000-2001
  6. Senatorial Districts of Georgia (no date)
  7. Railroad Map of Georgia 1949
  8. Georgia Railroads 1969
  9. Historic Map of Georgia; Daughters of the American Revolution (Shows DAR and Lafayette markers)
  10. Georgia 1999-2000

Columbus in the 1800's

  1. Bird's Eye View of City of Columbus 1872 (1978) (2 copies)
  2. Plan of City of Columbus 1828 /Girard, Russell Co (brown-3 copies)
  3. Plan of City of Columbus 1828 (blue - 2 copies-shows land lot numbers)
  4. Columbus, Georgia and Coweta Falls Reserve 1828 Edward Lloyd Thomas (Encapsulated)
  5. East Highlands 1888 –copy
  6. Blueprint copy of Plan of Columbus 1828, 1985
  7. Columbus, Georgia 1861-1865 George Burrus 1928- 2 pages
  8. Plan of the city of Columbus/ Girard (with no 1828 date), traced 1927 (encapsulated) Note on back: Loretto L. Chappell, Gift of Leonora Woddall Nilan Jan. 1970
  9. Plan of the Northern Liberties 1862(encapsulated)
  10. Muscogee County (with lot numbers) 1871 (copy) William Phillips
  11. North Highlands 18?6 (shows islands in the river)
  12. Survey of land near Rose Hill, estate of Col. John Woolfolk, Plan 2 and 3, Jan. 29, 1863 (East Commons)(encapsulated)
  13. Columbus of 1881 with Old names for Streets (shows colored cemetery location) (copy)
  14. Plan of the City of Girard, Russell County, Al, traced 1927 (copy)

Columbus in the 1900's

  1. Columbus City Map 1985
  2. Street Map of Columbus 1928 (encapsulated)
  3. Street Map of Columbus 1941
  4. Champion Map of Columbus, Phenix City and Fort Benning
  5. Street Map of Columbus 1941 (encapsulated)
  6. Columbus and Ft. Benning Topographical map 1973
  7. Expansion of city limits of Columbus 1956 (from 1828-1970) J.W.Woodruf Collection
  8. Street Map of Columbus 1949
  9. Columbus, Bibb City, with Fort Benning 1970
  10. Fort Benning Reservation 1973
  11. Fort Mitchell Quadrangle 1949
  12. Columbus, Georgia and surrounding area, points of interest
  13. General Highway Map of Muscogee County 1976 (copy)
  14. Columbus, Georgia /Phenix City 1986 (copy)
  15. Metropolitan Columbus, Georgia Street map 1987 (2 copies)
  16. Main Post Ft. Benning April 1969; On reverse – Composite Map of Ft. Benning
  17. Dolph's Map of Columbus and Phenix City- no date
  18. 1980 Census Tracts Columbus, Georgia/AL (2 copies)
  19. Columbus and Bibb City 1970
  20. Columbus, Georgia Major Streets 1990 (yellow)
  21. Columbus and Ft. Benning (CB&T) 1984
  22. Existing Conditions Map of the City of Columbus, Georgia 1924
  23. Comprehensive City Plan 1925
  24. Comprehensive City Plan 1925; General Plan of Major Streets and Highways
  25. Blueprint of the Historic District of Columbus – no date
  26. Columbus, Georgia 1964 (Jordan Co.)
  27. Historic District blueprint- no date (encapsulated)
  28. Historic District and Landmark Sites 1981
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