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Like other reference sources, atlases can range from the general road atlas to ones that focus on particular geographic regions, topics, or historical time periods or events. Below are a few specific to the Civil War. For additional sources search the library catalog for the subject United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Maps.
Civil War Maps
(Library of Congress)
Contains approximately 2,240 Civil War maps and charts and 76 atlases and sketchbooks that are held within the Geography and Map Division, 200 maps from the Library of Virginia, and 400 maps from the Virginia Historical Society.
When it comes to statistics, the U.S. Census Bureau provides a wealth of data from the decennial census to compilations of various statistics in the Statistical Abstract. Below are a few relevant Census documents. For statistics pertaining to the Civil War in particular, search the library catalog for the subject United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Statistics.
Census of Population and Housing
Contains digitized copies of the U.S. Federal decennial census from 1790-2010. Includes data tables at the state level. Print copies are also available in the Library Shelving Facility: