• Bacon's new army map of the seat of war in Virginia, showing the battle fields, fortifications, etc., on & near the Potomac River

    Scale ca. 1:180,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 452 Map of northeast Virginia, Washington, D.C., and part of Maryland showing the location and date of engagements, battles in which cannons were used, country names and boundaries, roads, railroads, towns, drainage, hachures, and a few soundings in the Potomac River. Positions held by Union and Confederate forces are marked by flags. Description derived from ...

    • Contributor: Bacon & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Battle of Beaverdam Creek Va., Chickahominy River, June 27th 1862

    While dated June 27th, this map depicts an engagement that took place the day previously, on the second day of the Seven Days' Battles. It shows the area of Hanover County that includes Mechanicsville, with the Chickahominy River to the south of the image and Beaverdam Creek with the Union and Confederate armies located on either side.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Map of the Peninsula of Virginia : showing route of McClellan's Army toward Richmond [illegible].

    On what appears to be a portion of a published travel map showing steamship and railroad routes out of Baltimore, Md., Sheden has indicated the route of the Union Army as it moved up the Virginia Peninsula toward Richmond.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • 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
  • Battlefield of Cedar Creek, Va., Oct. 19, 1864 : sketch map, showing Early's flank move at Cedar Creek /

    Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: Russell, Robert E. L.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • The Battlefield of Williamsburg, Va. : fought 5th May 1862.

    Concerns the Battle of Williamsburg, Va., which was part of the Peninsula Campaign, March-June 1862.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1870
  • Plan of the tunnel and vicinity [of Libby Prison, Richmond, Va.].

    Map of an escape tunnel from Libby Prison, Richmond, Va., showing surrounding sites including other prisons, warehouses, the canal and dock closest to Libby, and the railroad depot.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Map of battle-grounds of August 28th, 29th, & 30th, 1862, in the vicinity of Groveton, Prince William Co., Va. /

    Includes text and table of military officers' names. Relief shown by contours and hachures. This item is in the Map Collection of the Library of Virginia; please contact the Library's Archives Research Services department for more information. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 577.6 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. July 2002, source unknown, Map Cataloging Team. Civil ...

    • Contributor: Warren, Gouverneur Kemble
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1878
  • Map of Mount Vernon, Virginia and vicinity : shewing [sic] Union picket lines, March 186[1].

    Includes main roads, farms, churches, forts, and Union lines in Fairfax County, Va., especially around the estate of Mount Vernon.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1870
  • Army map of the seat of war in Virginia : showing the battle fields, fortifications etc. on & near the Potomac River /

    "Entered according to act of Congress, in the year 1861, by John Disturnell, in the Clerk's Office of the District Court of the United States for the Southern District of New York." Lithograph of P.S. Duval & Son, Philadelphia. Relief shown by hachures. Shows troop positions, battlefields, cannon use, railroads, turnpikes, common roads and canals. This item is in the Map Collection of the ...

    • Contributor: Bruff, Joseph Goldsborough
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Memoranda of J. Hotchkiss, Top. Eng., Hd. Qrs., 2nd Corps, A.N.Va. : [Chancellorsville, Virginia].

    Shows troop movements during the battle of Chancellorsville and names of some residents. Pencil (some col.) on section cut down from one signature of a ledger book, mounted between sheets of transparent paper. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H142 In ink on red bordered label: 283 crossed through with pencil. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Lloyd's new war map of Virginia.

    Scale ca. 1:980,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 464 Shows battlefields underlined in red, towns, roads, railroads, drainage, and relief by hachures. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: Lloyd H. Hall Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Plan of the Battle of Fredericksburg, Virginia.

    Map shows the area between the Rappahannock and Massaponax rivers including Fredericksburg and Marie's Heights. The location of Confederate troops under Longstreet and Jackson and Union troops under Burnside are indicated. Due to Burnside's slow maneuvering, the Confederates were able to use the topography to their advantage, in particular the bluffs overlooking the town and river. After sustaining heavy losses crossing the Rappahannock River, ...

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Plan of battle of Salem Church near Bank's Ford, Virginia : May 3rd & 4th 1863.

    As part of a series depicting the Chancellorsville Campgain, this map gives details of the area around Salem Church, where Union Gen. Sedgwick's forces, en route from Fredericksburg to reinforce Hooker near Chancellorsville, met Confederate opposition under Wilcox. Lee's quick assessment of the potential of the situation led him to redeploy his forces in the hope of destroying Sedgwick's corps. While prevented from joining ...

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Map of Surry, Sussex and Southampton counties, Virginia. /

    "Chief Engineers Office D.N.V. Colonel J.F. Gilmer Chief Engineer."--appears above title. "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."--handwritten note on map. Forms part of the Gilmer Map Collection. Relief shown by hachures. Shows towns, waterways, roads, geographic features and land owners. Available ...

    • Contributor: Confederate States of America. Army. Dept. of Northern Virginia. Chief Engineer's Office
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • 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
  • Plan of Fort Huger, Hardy's Bluff : built by the State of Virginia. Col. Andrew Talcott, State Engr. Capt. E.T.D. Myers, Constructing Engr.

    "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. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image. Gift of Mrs. Louisa Porter (Gilmer) Minis (i.e., Mrs. ...

    • Contributor: Virginia. Engineer Dept
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Map showing route taken by Mosby with his prisoners, Nov. 27th-29th, 1863.

    In this detail from an unidentified printed map, Sneden has traced the circuitous route he and other prisoners captured by Mosby's Guerillas during the Mine Run Campaign followed from near Rappahannock Station, Va., to Woodville, down the Blue Ridge Valley, through Madison Court House and on to Gordonsville. Sneden has annotated the map with the names and locations of many of the small communities ...

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Important operations in Virginia. The Army of the Potomac across the Rapidan-Scene of the impending conflict between Generals Grant and Lee.

    Scale not given. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 493.2 From The New York Herald, Friday, May 6, 1864. p. 1. General map of central Virginia from Fredericksburg south to Richmond. The Battle of the Wilderness began the day before this map was published. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • [Map of Virginia and North Carolina from the coast to the Blue Ridge] /

    Gilbert Thompson stamped on verso. "No. 1: Parts of Virginia and N. Carolina, 6 sheets, index inside; U.S.G.S. 1865. 1'=10 ms." on verso in red and black ink. Sheet 1 of a 6-sheet series of maps used by Gilbert Thompson during the Civil War. An index which is pasted on the verso shows the areas covered by the sheets. In addition to this sheet, ...

    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1865
  • Aerial reconnaissance, August 10th, 1861 : [Sewells Point, Virginia] /

    Relief shown by hachures. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 654 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: La Mountain, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Map of the battlefield of Bull Run, Virginia. Brig. Gen. Irvin McDowell commanding the U.S. forces, Gen. G. [i.e. P.] T. Beauregard commanding the Confederate forces, July 21st 1861 /

    "Bell Bros. photo-lithographers, Washington, D.C." Description derived from published bibliography. Gives roads, railroads, hachures, vegetation, drainage, villages, houses, fences, and names of residents. "Dotted lines near Centreville indicate sites of [Union] bivouacs on the night of July 20th. Full lines denote the position of the forces on the next day at the commencement of the engagement at Sudley's Springs; blue marking the United States ...

    • Contributor: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1877
  • [Map of 100 miles around Richmond].

    Relief shown by hachures. An octagonal map with decorations comprised of portraits of Union military leaders. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Acquisitions control no. 91-22 CW3 Vault

    • Contributor: Magnus, Charles
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 186?
  • [Overlay to the map of the siege of Petersburg, 1864-5].

    This is an overlay designed to be used with the map of the siege of Petersburg by J.E. Weyss. Title derived from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 619 Includes brief field notes in pencil, red ink, and black ink, probably written by Federal engineers, and shows the location of several camps of the U.S. Engineers and the headquarters ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1865
  • A complete map of Richmond and its fortifications within a circle of 12 miles showing the numerous forts, batteries and the range of their fire, and the various obstacles that impede the ...

    Scale ca. 1:54,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 628 "As a guide to note the approach of the Federal army, this map is invaluable, as the plan of its fortifications is taken from a correct drawing of a Southern engineer, who recently escaped to Europe." Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: William H. Forbes & Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863