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  • Map showing retreat of Union Army 13th and 14th Oct. 1863 from Culpeper to Warrenton Junction.

    Map shows an area of central Virginia bordered by Gainesville to the north, Orange Court House to the south, Luray Gap to the west, and Bristoe to the east. With Lee's Army of Northern Virginia on the offensive, it's target Manassas and Washington, Union Gen. Meade had no choice but to pull back to protect the Federal capital.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • The battle of Chancellorsville Sunday, May 3rd, 1863 /

    Shows names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. Oriented with north to left. Pen-and-ink, pencil, and watercolor mounted on cloth. Cameo impression in margin at bottom right: Reynolds's Bristolboard (with crown in center). LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H135 In pencil on verso: 19. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: Robinson, S.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Map of Greensville Co., west of Halifax road and North Carolina between the Halifax & Jourdan rds and north of the Roanoke River.

    "Map from the Confederate Engineer Bureau in Richmond, Va. General J.F. Gilmer, Chief Engineer[.] Presented to the Virginia Historical Society by his only daughter, Mrs. J.F. Minis, Sav[ana]h, Ga."--Note on map. Forms part of the Gilmer Map Collection. Relief shown by hachures. Shows towns, waterways, roads, geographic features and land owners. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image. ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • [Map of the lower Potomac River showing picket lines, January 1862]

    Concerns Union and Confederate pickets positioned north and south around Pohick Church and Accotink in Fairfax County, Va., in January 1862. Includes a balloon pictured near Pohick Church and labelled as "Decr. 1861," but as noted in Sneden's diary text on pp. 374-376, he indicates that Professor Thaddeus S. C. Lowe also was using the surveillance hot-air balloons in the same area in January ...

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • J. H. Colton's topographical map of the seat of war in Virginia, Maryland &c.

    Scale ca. 1:750,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 479.2 "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1852 by J. H. Colton." Printed by Lang & Cooper, N.Y. General map of eastern Virginia, Maryland, Delaware, southern Pennsylvania, and northern North Carolina. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: Colton, J. H.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Map of the vicinity of Richmond, Va. and part of the Peninsula /

    "Photographic Reproduction from the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies." "The defense of Richmond, 1861-1865" with text and ill. on verso. Includes text. Relief shown by hachures. Similar to no. 624, LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.). This item is in the Map Collection of the Library of Virginia; please contact the Library's Archives Research Services department for more information. Available also ...

    • Contributor: Campbell, Albert H.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1920
  • Map of the rebel capital : topographical sketch of the city of Richmond, Virginia with the surrounding encampments /

    From the New York herald, Nov. 12, 1861, p. [1]. Relief shown by hachures. Shows buildings, streets, rivers, railroads and encampments. This item is in the Map Collection of the Library of Virginia; please contact the Library's Archives Research Services department for more information. Bosse, D. Civil War newspaper maps, 692 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. C. ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • [Seven Days' battles, Virginia, June 25-July 1, 1862] /

    Shows troop positions and fortifications in the Richmond region and names of some residents. Relief shown by contours. Title from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Black-line print. Map scales range from 1:15,450 to 1:65,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 652 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: Landers, Howard Lee
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1929

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  • The approaches from Washington, to Richmond

    Scale ca. 1:445,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 488 "Presented by the Home Insurance Compy. of New York." Map of eastern Virginia showing roads, railroads, towns, drainage, and some relief by hachures. Battlefields are identified by crossed swords. Inset: The strategic points of east Tennessee, northern Alabama, and Georgia, from the U.S. official military map, 1864. Entered according to Act of Congress in ...

    • Contributor: Heald, D. A.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Preliminary map of Hanover County, Virginia /

    Ink with title in pencil, mounted on cloth. Two tears on left side and some losses on right edge. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H293 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. On verso in pencil: 192.

    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1871
  • Map of Prince George Co., Va. /

    Relief shown by hachures. Shows the names of some residents. Ink on tracing cloth, drawn on a 3/4-inch grid. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H54 LC Land ownership maps, 1331 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: Sommers, S. L.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Map of n. eastern Virginia and vicinity of Washington /

    Accompanied by sheet: Presented to Brig. Genl. S. Williams, A.A. Genl. Hd. Qrs. Army, by order of Maj. Genl. McClellan, Comd. in Chf. U.S.A. [signed] A.W. Whipple, Maj. T.E. [1] leaf ; 21 x 13 cm. At head of title: Surveys for military defences. Includes "Data used in compilation," table of "Elevations above tide water," and "Geological profile of Loudoun County." Mounted on cloth ...

    • Contributor: United States. War Dept. Corps of Topographical Engineers
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Lloyd's official map of the state of Virginia from actual surveys by order of the executive, 1828 & 1859 /

    Relief shown by hachures. Differs from other 1862 edition in icluding a list of new maps to the right of the map title as well as "Deviation of the magnetic needle . . ." and "Memoranda" describing the sources and projection used to make the map, and lacking the warning to the right of the map title. Prime meridian: Washington. LC Civil War maps ...

    • Contributor: Lloyd, James T.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Bermuda Hundred. [1864-1865]

    Scale 1:42,240. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 525b.2 In this issue, the map is printed on a yellow background with the James and Appomattox rivers colored blue. Map indicates roads, railroads, towns, drainage, vegetation, relief by hachures, houses, and names of residents. Union and Confederate entrenchments are colored blue and red respectively. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of ...

    • Contributor: Michler, N.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Map of eastern Virginia /

    Relief shown by hachures. General map of eastern Virginia showing cities and towns, roads, and rivers. The map is overprinted in red to indicate railroads and concentric circles centered on Richmond. Circles are at intervals of ten miles. In his report to the Superintendent of the Coast survey dated November 1, 1862, Nicholson notes that "In addition to the printing of our charts proper, ...

    • Contributor: Nicholson, W. L.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Plan of the battle of Fredericksburg, Virginia : shewing [sic] Union and Rebel positions 13th Decr 1862.

    The map shows positions at the beginning of the battle, with the bulk the of Union Army located across the Rappahannock from Fredericksburg, awaiting the construction of a pontoon bridge. Once across, the Union forces were met with fierce opposition from Confederate forces located in the hills to the west and south of the town. Depicts the area surrounding Fredericksburg and on both sides ...

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • The Rebel entrenched position at Fredericksburg, Va. showing Hooker's flank march on Chancellorsville 3rd and 4th May 1863.

    Regional map of the Chancellorsville area encompassing Kelly's Ford in the upper left, Stafford in the upper right, and Spotsylvania Court House at the bottom. Indicates roads and railroads, fords, bridges, and inhabited buildings. Also, indicates the route taken by Hooker's Union forces across the Rappahannock River at Kelly's Ford with the intention of attacking Lee's Confederates at Chancellorsville from the west. Union General ...

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Position of Union and Rebel armies at Fredericksburg, Decr. 1st 1862

    Map shows the area surrounding Fredericksburg, Va., including Spotsylvania Courthouse, Chancellorsville and Falmouth, during the Fredericksburg Campaign. This image shows the situation several days before the battle of Fredericksburg, on December 13th, during which Burnside ordered several futile attacks against Lee's forces. After losing over 12,000 men, the Federal forces withdrew on December 15th.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Part of map of portions of the mility. dep'ts of Washington, Pennsylvania, Annapolis, and north eastern Virginia /

    Relief shown by shading. General map showing the Washington D.C. region, including western part of Maryland and northeastern Virginia. Does not show Pennsylvania with the exception of Gettysburg. Acquired in 1948 with the purchase of the papers of Maj. Jedediah Hotchiss. Endorsed in ink: For Head Quarters, Maj. Genl. McClellan. Sun print on two sheets of paper pasted together with grid added in black ...

    • Contributor: United States. Topographical Bureau
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Henrico County, Virginia : prepared under the direction of Lieut. Col. J.N. Nacomb, A.D.C., Chf. Topl. Engr. for the use of Maj. Gen. Geo. B. McClellan, commanding Army of Potomac /

    Relief shown by hachures. Shows roads, railraods, drainage, houses, churches, mills, and woodland. Sun print. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 559.2 Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Inset: map of Richmond area. Annotated in ink: Presented to P.O. Dep't. by W.L. Nicholson, Toporapher, P.O. Dep't. 1863.

    • Contributor: Hergesheimer, E.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Map of Albemarle County /

    Shows villages, houses, names of residents, roads, and railroads. Relief shown by hachures. At head of title: Chief Engrs. Office, Maj. Genl. G. [i.e., J.] F. Gilmer Chief Engr. "Approved June 15, 1864 Albert H. Campbell Capt. P. Engrs in chge. Top. Dep. D.N. Va.". Pen-and-ink on tracing linen. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 520a.8 Available also through the Library of Congress web ...

    • Contributor: Dwight, C. S.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • The Battle of Fair Oaks, Va. Fought 31st May 1862.

    This map shows an area of Henrico County, Va., east of the city of Richmond and south of the Chickahominy River, where the Battle of Fair Oaks, or Seven Pines, took place 31 May-1 June 1862. Confederate Gen. J. E. Johnston's plan to attack the Union Army of the Potomac's IV Corps (under Keyes) at Fair Oaks called for Longstreet to approach from the ...

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Chesapeake Bay, Sheet no. 1, York River, Hampton Roads, Chesapeake entrance..

    Scale 1:80,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 47.5 At head of title: Coast chart no. 31. Printed in the upper margin: "No. 131" and "Electrotype copy no. 2 by G. Mathiot, U.S.C.S." General chart indicating soundings, lighthouses, buoys, and coastal vegetation. Includes sailing directions. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Battlefield of Bull Run August 29th and 30th 1862.

    Shows the area of the Bull Run battlefield with the disposition of Union and Confederate forces. Union Gen. Pope's command faced that of Confederate Gen. Stonewall Jackson, unaware that Longstreet's command had arrived to reinforce Jackson's position. On the second day of fighting, an assault by Pope's forces was repulsed by Jackson's troops, while Longstreet attacked Pope's unprotected left flank. Pope was defeated, but ...

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • The Union position before Yorktown, Va., 18th April 1862

    A regional view of Yorktown, Va., and vicinity, with Yorktown and Gloucester Point on opposite sides of the York River and indicating where the Warwick River feeds into the James, and also the Poquoson River as it branches off from the York below Yorktown. The headquarters of Gen. John Sedgwick's VI Corps is shown at Warwick Court House.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862