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  • The Potomac army war map. Designed to show the present fighting ground in Virginia to meet the demand of the times

    Scale ca. 1:520,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 497.5 General map of eastern Virginia printed in blue ink. The map indicates the site of the "Battleground of May 11 & 12, 1864" at Spotsylvania Court House. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: Russell
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • The line of the Rappahannock, 30th April 1863 Showing position of Union and Rebel armies at and near Fredericksburg, Va.

    This map shows the location of the two armies on the eve of the Chancellorsville Campaign. Union Gen. Hooker has moved his forces via Kelly's Ford into position south of the Rappahannock near Chancellorsville, Va., to launch what he believes will be a rear attack on Gen. R. E. Lee's Fredericksburg stronghold. Meanwhile Federal forces under Sedgwick continue a diversionary frontal assault on Fredericksburg. ...

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • [Map of the Rappahannock River below Fredericksburg, showing Port Royal, Moss Neck, Corbin's Neck, etc.].

    Shows fortifications, Confederate troop positions, etc. and names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. Title, date, and scale from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pencil (some col.) over a 3-inch pencil grid. On 5 irregularly shaped sheets of tracing paper pasted together and 1 irregularly shaped piece of opaque paper, mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H128 Imperfect: Losses along ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • [Map of part of the Union lines during the siege of Petersburg, Virginia] /

    Relief shown by hachures. Description derived from published bibliography. North orientated towards right in pencil. Shows roads, railroads, houses, fences, names of residents, drainage, vegetation, and form lines. "Gilbert Thompson" stamped on lower left corner, annotated in pencil. Sun print. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 616 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: Walker, Lewis E.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1865
  • Sketch of McClelland's [sic] position, July 7th, 1862 /

    Shows McClellan's army at Harrison's Landing in Charles City County and shows names of some residents. Pen-and-ink on tracing linen, mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H99 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: Blackford, W. W.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • [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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  • Battle at Dranesville, Va. Decr. 20th, 1861.

    NOTE: Researchers will be served a color photocopy of this scrapbook image. Original scrapbook housed in the Museum Department of the Virginia Historical Society (1994.80.4-525) with restricted access. This item is from the collections of the Virginia Historical Society; please contact the institution for more information. This item is from the collections of the Virginia Historical Society; please contact the institution for more information. ...

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1870
  • [Map of Henrico County, Va. : showing fortifications around Richmond, north and east of the James River].

    LC Land ownership maps, 1281 Shows the names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. Title and date from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Drawn on a 3/8-inch pencil grid. Pen-and-ink, pencil, and watercolor on paper composed of many sheets pasted together. Sectioned in 3 and mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H41 Available also through the Library of Congress web ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Reconnaissance in advance of Camp Mansfield /

    Shows military camps in Arlington County, Alexandria, and adjoining areas of Fairfax County. Relief shown by hachures. At head of title: 211, L., sheet 12. In lower right corner: Transferred from Office of Chf. Engr., Defenses of Washington, to Engr. Dept.--1866. Oriented with north toward the lower right. Pen-and-ink and pencil. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 521 Stephenson. Cartography of northern Virginia, pl. ...

    • Contributor: Church, S.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Contours of Union forts on south side of Potomac, 1862 [map].

    This map shows the names and configurations of Union fortifications on the Virginia side of the Potomac River in 1862, and in some cases lists the name of the regiment that built the structure.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Battery no. 4 and outworks nos. 1 and 2 : Blakey & Stubbs.

    Components: Battery no. 4 -- Outwork no. 1 -- Outwork no. 2. Gives measurements and latitude and longitude of perimeters. Map annoted with names of land owners: Thos. H. Blakey and A.G. Stubbs. One of a series of ten maps drawn by showing the plats of land appropriated for Batteries 1-10 around Richmond. Original maps are included in Personal Papers Collection, accession 26971, B.M. ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Plan of Battle of Spotsylvania Court House, Va.

    At this midpoint in the Spottsylvania Campaign (May 7-20), Union forces under Grant and Confederate forces under Lee were facing off to the south and east of Spottsylvania Court House. On May 12, Grant ordered Hancock to assault Ewell's position in the "mule's shoe" salient. This map attempts to depict the action during that assault. It shows Ewell's position at the start of the ...

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Map of the seat of war around Richmond /

    "B.F. Butlers Lith S.F." Map has concentric circles centered on Richmond. Circles are at intervals of three miles. Shows forts, railroads, roads, court houses, towns and churches. Some rivers, cities and towns hand colored. 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 through the Library of Congress ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • [Map of portions of Virginia and Maryland, extending from Baltimore to Strasburg, and from Washington to Gettysburg, with concentric circles at 5-mile intervals centering on Washington and on Baltimore].

    Relief shown by hachures. Date and title from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pen-and-ink and crayon on tracing cloth mounted on paper. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H9 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. DCP

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 186?
  • Map of the seat of war in Virginia.

    Covers southern Virginia and northern North Carolina extending from Richmond, Va. south to Raleigh, N.C. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 508.6 Shows the "Line of march" from Richmond and Petersburg to Appomattox Court House along with the locations of the first, second, third, and fourth fights and the surrender. At head of title: I. Pen-and-ink and pencil. Originally drawn on 2 sheets: 32 ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1865
  • Orange County, Va. /

    Relief shown by hachures. Shows the names of some residents. Date and scale derived from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pen-and ink and pencil, drawn on a 1 1/2-inch grid on 9 sheets of paper pasted together, sectioned in 3, and mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H51 LC Land ownership maps, 1317 Available also through the Library of Congress Web ...

    • Contributor: Izard, Walter
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 186?
  • Thirty five miles around Richmond, Va. /

    Shows radial distances from Richmond. Does not show fortifications. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 631.2 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes views of "The capitol of the C.S., Richmond" and "Washington Monument, Richmond". Insets: Map of the city of Richmond, Va., from the U.S. Coast Survey map of 1860, with additions by Jed. Hotchkiss. 1866. ...

    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1867
  • Military reconnaissance of Virginia /

    Shows Fairfax County and parts of Loudoun and Prince William counties, Virginia. Also shows fortifications in the environs of Washington and names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. In upper margin: 211, L. Sheet 19. Date and scale from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Sun print annotated in pen-and-ink roads (red), railroads (blue), and a few additional place names ...

    • Contributor: Young, J. J.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1860
  • Map of Montgomery County, Virginia /

    LC Land ownership maps, 1307 Relief shown by form lines. Shows the names of some residents. Pen-and-ink on tracing linen, on a 3/8-inch grid, sectioned in 2 and mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H47 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. In upper left: No. 5[?].

    • Contributor: Hill, S. W.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Battle of Kernstown, Sunday, 23 March, 1862 /

    Relief shown by hachures. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H90 Includes an index to the locations of regiments and brigades in the Valley Division and a pencil annotation at the lower edge which reads, "Hd. Qrs. of Maj. Gen. Jackson in a fence corner, Sunday night." Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Military map of south-western Virginia & North Carolina /

    Relief shown by hachures and shading. Originally issued as a map folded into a textual publication (book?). Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Acquisitions control no.: 2000-45. CW3

    • Contributor: Lindenkohl, H.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1865
  • [Map of Mecklensburg, Brunswick and Greensville counties, Va.] : Sheet no. 3.

    "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. ...

    • Contributor: Confederate States of America. Army. Dept. of Northern Virginia. Chief Engineer's Office
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • The assault on the "Red Battery," April 25th, 1862 Yorktown, Va.

    Shows the area between the Warwick River to the west and the Warwick Road to the east as McClellan's forces attacked Confederate batteries on the Peninsula south of Yorktown, Va.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Battle of Kelly's Ford, Va. Plan of position of Union and Rebel forces at 1 o'clock 7th Nov.

    Shows the route of Lee's retreat across the Rappahannock River. Map is oriented with pontoon bridge at Rappahannock Station in upper left of the image, protected by Confederate earthworks and redoubts. Tne Wheatley post office is shown in the center of the image. Kellysville and Kelly's Ford, protected by Ewell's Division, are in lower third, to the left; and Mount Holly is to the ...

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Plan of Rebel fort (Camp Misery) on Ship Point Road - Virginia.

    Shows the layout of "Camp Misery" and the surrounding woods and swamp; Ship Point Road is to the south. The camp was evacuated as the Union forces began their siege of Yorktown.

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