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  • Army map of the seat of war in Virginia, showing the battle fields, fortification, etc. on & near the Potomac River

    Scale ca. 1:183,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 448 Map of the Potomac River and vicinity from Harpers Ferry to Swan Point showing towns, roads, railroads, names and boundaries of counties, drainage, and relief by hachures. Principal Union and Confederate positions are marked by small flags or underlined in blue and red respectively. List of 33 forts defending Washington is in the right ...

    • Contributor: Bruff, Joseph Goldsborough
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Sketch-book of positions of forces of 2nd Corps, A.N.Va., campaigns of 1864 : [Virginia] /

    Shows some battles and troop positions from May 8 to November 11, 1864 and names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures on some maps. Pencil (some col.) with gilt-edges with title on lined paper. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H3 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. Imperfect: All pages are loose from black paper cover. Holes ...

    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • 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: 1862-12-01
  • 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: 1864-05-12
  • Position of Union Army 30th June 10 1/2 a.m. and 2 1/2 p.m.

    Concerns the Battle of Frazier's Farm, 30 June 1862, also known as the Battle of Glendale and the Battle of White Oak Swamp. It was one of the Seven Days' Battles, 26 June-1 July 1862. Includes the Confederate positions as well as the Union positions.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862-06-30
  • A map of a part of Isle-of-Wight County. Adjacent to Fort Boykin, and Burwell's Bay, on James 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. ...

    • Contributor: Confederate States of America. Army. Dept. of Northern Virginia. Chief Engineer's Office - Blackford, L. (Benjamin Lewis) - Talcott, Andrew - Talcott, Thomas Mann Randolph
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • [Maps illustrating campaign of Gen. T. J. (Stonewall) Jackson in the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia. 1862.

    Various scales. Proof sheet containing the maps made to illustrate William Allan's History of the Campaign of Gen. T. J. (Stonewall) Jackson in the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia (Philadelphia, J. B. Lippincott & Co., 1880). 175 p. Proof sheet was acquired by the Library of Congress in 1948 with the purchase of the papers and maps of Maj. Jedediah Hotchkiss. Contents: I. Shenandoah Valley ...

    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah - Humphreys, D. C. - J. Lippincott & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1880
  • Bacon's topographical map of the seat of war in Virginia, Maryland and Pennsylvania

    "July 1863." Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by isolines. 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 raster image. Mar. 2002; D.H. Newhall, 1926, c; Map Cataloging Team.

    • Contributor: G.W. Bacon & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Rockbridge Co., Va. Section no. 1.

    "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: Confederate States of America. Army. Dept. of Northern Virginia. Chief Engineer's Office
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • 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 - Myers, Edmund Trewbridge Dana - Talcott, Andrew - Confederate States of America. Army. Dept. of Northern Virginia. Chief Engineer's Office
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Sketch book of Jed. Hotchkiss, Capt. & Top. Eng., Hd. Qrs., 2nd Corps, Army of N. Virginia : [Virginia].

    Shows general maps of northwestern Virginia and parts of Montgomery County, Maryland, with some showing roads, troop movements, and the names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. "This volume is my field sketch book that I used during the Civil War. Most of the sketches were made on horseback just as they now appear. The colored pencils used were kept in the places ...

    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862

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  • 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
  • [Sketch of the cavalry engagement of General Lomax near Gordonsville, Virginia, Dec. 24th, 1864].

    Shows Confederate troop positions and movements and names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. Title from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pen-and-ink and pencil (some col.), mounted on cloth. Similar to the map reproduced in the Atlas to accompany the official records of the Union and Confederate Armies, 1891-95, pl. 84, no. 8. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H174 Available also through ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Williamsburg to White House /

    Description derived from published bibliography. Shows fortifications, towns, roads, houses, names of residents, vegetation, drainage, and relief by 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.), 596 Swem, E.G. Maps relating to Virginia, 941 Available also through the Library of Congress web ...

    • Contributor: Abbot, Henry L. - Dougal, William H. - United States. Army of the Potomac. Engineer Dept
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Johnson's Virginia, Delaware and Maryland.

    Includes ill. of "Fortress Monroe, Va." Plates 33-34. Prime meridians: Greenwich, Washington. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by isolines. Shows counties, railroads, and includes some counties of West Virginia, created in 1863. 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 ...

    • Contributor: Johnson, A. J. (Alvin Jewett)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Plan shewing [sic] entrenched position of Union army at Westover or Harrison's Landing, James River, Va., July and August 1862.

    As the action on the Virginia Peninsula wound down in July, McClellan moved his headquarters to Harrison's Landing on the James River, in Charles City County, Va.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
  • [Map of Spotsylvania County, Va.].

    Relief shown by hachures. Shows fortifications in the Chancellorsville area and the names of residents. Date and title from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pen-and-ink and pencil on tracing paper mounted on cloth. Imperfect: lower right hand corner missing. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H61 LC Land ownership maps, 1350 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. In ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 186?
  • Preliminary map of a part of the south side of James River.

    Includes Amelia, Chesterfield, Nottoway, Dinwiddie, Prince George, Surry, Sussex, Greensville, Southampton, Isle of Wight, and Nansemond counties.

    • Contributor: Confederate States of America. Army. Dept. of Northern Virginia. Chief Engineer's Office - Campbell, Albert H. (Albert Henry) - Patton, J. Houston
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Map of n. eastern Virginia and vicinity of Washington /

    Shows forts and batteries in the District of Columbia and immediate vicinity. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. At head of title: Surveys for military defences. "Additions & corrections for Rappahannock and Rapid Ann Rivers and their vicinity ..." added to data used in compilation. Mounted on cloth backing. Includes "Data used in compilation," table of "Elevations above tide water," and "Geological ...

    • Contributor: United States. Corps of Topographical Engineers - McDowell, Irvin - Schedler, J. (Joseph)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Plan of attack on Marie's Heights, Fredericksburg Va. By Maj. Genl. John Sedgwick, USA, with the 6th Army Corps. Sunday May 3rd 1863.

    Area depicted includes the Rappahannock River to the northeast, Taylor Hill to the northwest and Deep Run to the south. The Fredericksburg & Potomac Railroad is also indicated. As part of Gen. Hooker's plan to drive the Confederate Army back toward Richmond, Gen. Sedgwick was to undertake a diversionary attack across the Rappahannock River toward the Confederate entrenchments above Fredericksburg. On May 3rd, having ...

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Map showing the operations of the Army of the Potomac under command of Maj. Gen. George G. Meade : from March 29th to April 9th 1865 /

    "Accompanying report of Maj. Gen. George G. Meade, U.S.A., Series I Vol. XLVI." Another state of this map published in: Atlas to accompany the official records of the Union and Confederate armies. Washington, 1891-1895. Map of the country between Petersburg and Appomattox Court House showing roads, railroads, cities and towns, and some houses and names of residents. Shows army headquarters and routes of march. ...

    • Contributor: United States. Army of the Potomac. Engineer Dept - Duane, James C.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1865
  • Position of Union Army

    Map shows the location of Union troops in the Hampton Roads area of Virginia poised to begin McClellan's Peninsular Campaign, March 1862. Among the landmarks noted are the location of McClellan's headquarters in Hampton from 23 March to 4 April 1862; the route of reconnaissance by Smith and Fitz-John Porter in the vicinity of Yorktown, Va., 27 March; and McClellan's new headquarters on the ...

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862-03-08
  • Map of a part of the city of Richmond showing the burnt districts

    "Confederate imprint" -- LC Civil War maps / Stephenson. "Published by Wm. Ira Smith proprietor Richmond Whig." Advertised to be sold for 50 cents each on Apr. 10, 1865 -- Evening Whig (Richmond), Apr. 8, 1865. Oriented with north toward the lower right. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by isolines. Shows an area north of the James River surrounding the capitol and includes ...

    • Contributor: Ludwig, C. L. - Smith, William Ira
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1865
  • Map of a part of the eastern portion of Virginia showing the route of the Cavalry Corps of the Army of the Potomac under Major General P.H. Sheridan on the raid to ...

    Covers Richmond region (Va.) northward to Fredericksburg. Shows cavalry routes of movement, engagements, encampments, roads, railroads, settlements, drainage, and the fortifications around Richmond. "Drawn by Capt. N.D. Preston, to accompany the paper, 'The Cavalry Raid to Richmond in May 1864', read by him before the Commandery of the State of Pennsylvania, Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the U.S., Wednesday evening, May 6, ...

    • Contributor: Preston, Noble D. - Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the United States
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Cold Harbor [Hanover County, Virginia] /

    One of a series of five maps drawn by Col. Normand Smith showing 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 raster image. ...

    • Contributor: Smith, Normand
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 18??