• Affair of the Wmsbg Road or Fair Oaks No. 2, Oct. 26-27-28/64 /

    One of a series of five maps drawn by Col. Normand Smith showing Civil War battle lines. Original maps are included in Personal Papers Collection, accession 24417, Gaines Family Papers, 1776-1905. 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 web site as ...

    • Contributor: Smith, Normand
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 18??
  • Position of Union and Rebel armies near Chancellorsville May 4th 1863

    Map shows the location of troops in the area surrounding Chancellorsville, Va. The main focus of the map is the troops under Union General Hooker located to the north along the Rapidan River as well as the Confederates under Lee and Stuart to the south and west.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Amherst County, Virginia

    Scale ca. 1:126,720. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H277 Unfinished map giving roads in red, drainage in blue, but lacking names. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1867
  • Battle field of Waynesboro, Va. (2d March, 1865) /

    Scale 1:9600. Relief shown by hachures. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 664 Detailed map giving Union positions in blue and Confederate positions in red, street pattern of Waynesboro, houses, fences, names of residents in rural areas, roads, "Chesapeake & Ohio Railroad," bridges, fords, vegetation, drainage. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. DEOF ...

    • Contributor: Strauch, Geo
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1873
  • Preliminary map of a part of the south side of James River, Va. : from surveys and reconnaissances /

    "Includes Amelia, Chesterfield, Nottoway, Dinwiddie, Prince George, Surry, Sussex, Greensville, Southampton, Isle of Wight, Nansemond Counties." "Julius Bien & Co. Lith. N.Y." Inset: The battle-field of Chancellorsville, Va. 1867. Plate 93, map 1 from: Atlas to accompany the official records of the union and confederate armies, 1861-1865. Washington : GPO, 1891-1893. Shows roads, waterways, railroads, towns, buildings, land owners and geographical features. This item ...

    • Contributor: Confederate States of America. Army of Northern Virginia. Engineer Office
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1891
  • Thirty five miles around Richmond, Va. /

    Description derived from published bibliography. Insets: Map of the city of Richmond, Va., from the U.S. Coast Survey map of 1860, with additions by Jed. Hotchkiss. . . . 1866. Scale ca. 1:52,000. 12 x 14 cm.-Map of the city of Petersburg, Va., from Lynch's map with the Confederate & Federal lines on the east from C.S. Engr. maps by Jed. Hotchkiss. Scale ca. ...

    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1867
  • Surveys & reconnaissances in the vicinity of Budd's Ferry, Charles Co., Md. /

    Relief shown by hachures. In upper lefthand corner: 211, L. Sheet 5. In lower righthand corner: Transferred from Office of Chf. Engr., Defenses of Washington, to Engr. Dept., Jan'y 1866. Shows roads, drainage, houses, names of residents along the Potomac River, "Hd. Qrs. Genl. Hooker's Dvn.," "Hd. Qrs. Sickles Brgd.," breastwork and battery at Budd's Ferry, and the location of batteries in Prince William ...

    • Contributor: Williamson, R. S.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Additions & corrections for the "Map of a part of the Rappahannock above Fredericksburg"

    Scale ca. 1:63,360. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 619.4 Map of the Rappahannock River from Falmouth to Richard's Ferry. "The dotted parts of the river give points of reference to the original map." The map which this supplements and corrects is listed as entry no. 619.5. "No. 34" is written in ink below the map title. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also ...

    • Contributor: Paine, William H.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • [Map of Louisa County, Virginia] /

    LC Land ownership maps, 1290 Relief shown by hachures. Shows names of many residents. Date and title from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pen-and-ink with pencil annotations on tracing cloth cut to the shape of the county and mounted on paper. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H296 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. On verso in pencil: ...

    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 186?
  • [Sketch of western Virginia and eastern West Virginia, between Staunton and Clarksburg].

    Shows names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. Pen-and-ink on tracing linen, mounted between sheets of transparent paper. Date and title derived from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H66 Includes list of distances. Notes in pencil on verso. Imperfect: Torn fold lines at bottom. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Chancellorsville, Va. Position of armies 3rd May 1863 at 8 a.m. to 5 1/2 p.m.

    The map shows Union troops to the east near the Chancellor House and Confederate soldiers under Stuart to the west near Dowdall's Tavern, Va. At daybreak on May 3, Jackson's corps, now under Early's command, seized a low hill overlooking Chancellorsville from which they were able to shell the Union forces. With the Confederate forces attacking on several sides, the Union line formed an ...

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • The Wilderness. [May 5-7, 1864]

    Scale ca. 1:69,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 666 From Century illustrated monthly magazine, v. 34, June 1887. p.279. "Union works are marked U" and "Confederate works are marked C." Shows roads, houses, names of residents, drainage, vegetation, and relief by hachures. "From coll. of Civil War material, chiefly photographs, presented by Col. Godwin Ordway." Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through ...

    • Contributor: Michler, N.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1887
  • Topographic maps of Chancellorsville and Salem Church battlefields, Spotsylvania County, Virginia

    Scale 1:24,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 530 "Advance sheet. Subject to correction." Two maps on one sheet. Map of Chancellorsville measures 21 x 32 cm., and that of Salem Church, 13 x 17 cm. Each indicates "trenches and gun positions," roads, houses, monuments, drainage, and relief by contour lines and spot elevations. "Contour interval 10 feet." Description derived from published bibliography. Available ...

    • Contributor: Geological Survey (U.S.)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1932
  • Field of war around Richmond & Petersburg, 1864-5.

    Scale ca. 1:400,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 627 Indicates "Union [and] Rebel works," "hospitals & stations of Christian commn.," roads, railroads, towns, county names and boundaries, and rivers. Author copy is in the Abraham Lincoln papers, Manuscript Division, L.C., vol. 184, no. 39735. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: Cross, Andrew
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • S.E. portion of Virginia and N.E. portion of N'th Carolina /

    Covers Tidewater Region (Va.) and Albemarle Sound Region (N.C.). Shows fortifications, settlements, roads, railroads, canals, streams, swamps, and distances. Pen-and-ink (black, red) and watercolors (blue, green). Mounted under gauze covering, shellacked. Includes text of "Military considerations" for isolating Norfolk (Va.) by capturing Suffolk (Va.). LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 476 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: Worret, Ch.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Seat of war in America, 6d.

    Shows fortifications in eastern Virginia. Also shows parts of Maryland and Pennsylvania. Relief shown by hachures. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 476.5 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes advertisement for "Bacon's Shilling war maps."

    • Contributor: Bacon & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Map of the Lower Peninsula of Virginia, April 1862.

    Shows the Confederate and Union fortifications located between the York River to the north and the James River to the south during the Peninsular campaign of 1862.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Official map of the Union works in front of Yorktown, Va.

    Shows the vicinity of Yorktown, Va., including Union batteries located along the Warwick Court House Road. Also shows the Confederate barricade made up of abatis, palisades, slashings of trees, felled trees, and dams that flooded low-lying areas. The Union army, under Gen. McClellan, prepared to lay siege to Yorktown as part of its advance up the Virginia Peninsula toward the Confederate capital of Richmond.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Plan of the First Battle of Bull Run, Virginia. July 21st 1861.

    Map shows the area surrounding Bull Run including Centreville and New Market, Va.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Map [of] central Virginia showing the movements of the Tenth New York Cavalry in the campaigs [sic] of 1864.

    Covers Richmond, Fredericksburg, and Petersburg city regions extending from Rappahannock Station southward to Dinwiddie C.H. and from Trevillian Station eastward to King & Queen C.H. Shows troop movement routes, encampments, battle sites, roads, railroads, streams, and settlements. Relief shown by hachures. Printed version appears in N.D. Preston's History of the Tenth Regiment of Cavalry, New York State Volunteers, August 1861 to August 1865 (New ...

    • Contributor: Preston, Noble D.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1892
  • Bacon's large print war map showing 50 miles round Washington and Richmond.

    Scale ca. 1:480,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 484 Map of eastern Virginia and part of Maryland, showing engagements by crossed swords, fortifications surrounding Richmond, routes of the opposing armies to Petersburg, roads, railroads, towns, drainage, and relief by hachures. A few important Civil War sites are underlined in red. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web ...

    • Contributor: Bacon & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Plan of Rebel redoubt and barracks [at] "Camp Misery" : surveyed April 11th 1862.

    Layout of "Camp Misery," a Confederate fort on the Virginia Peninsula located in a swampy area on the Ship Point road. The camp was evacuated on April 5th, 1862, as Union forces began their siege of Yorktown.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Map of 1st and 2nd Bull Run battles. Official map from the Topographical Bureau, Washington, D.C.

    In this detail of a printed map, Sneden has juxtaposed troop locations during First Bull Run (21 July 1861) and Second Bull Run (29-30 August 1862). He has also noted the location where Union General Philip Kearny was shot by Confederate troops in 1862; the line of command of the Union Army's Department of Washington as of January 1863; and the Union monument erected ...

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Plan of the battle of Mine Run, Virginia : fought Monday 30th Novr. 1863.

    Meade's intention was to cross the Rapidan River at Germanna Ford, travel west toward Orange Court House, and force Lee from his position in Orange County, just south of river. Alerted to these movements, Lee deployed his forces in strong defensive positions along Mine Run. There being no feasible point of attack, Meade withdrew his forces to winter quarters at Culpeper. Details on this ...

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • The Rebel works at Howard's Bridge Virginia April 4th 1862.

    Shows the fortifications of the Confederate forces at Howard's Bridge on the banks of the Poquoson River, which succeeded in slowing McClellan's advance up the Peninsula.

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