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  • Guide leaflets for the tour of historic Civil War defenses, Washington D.C.

    Relief shown by contours on some maps. Title from title sheet (sheet #1). Facsims. of Civil War fortification maps of Washington D.C. Original version: [S.l. : s.n., 1861?-1865]. LC sheets imperfect: Use-worn, ...

    • Contributor: United States. Office of National Capital Parks
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1938

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  • Extract of military map of N.E. Virginia showing forts and roads.

    Covers Washington D.C. metropolitan area. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Also shows rural householders' names and vegetation. In left upper margin: 39th Cong. 1st Sess.--Report of the Chief Engineer ...

    • Contributor: United States. War Department. Engineer Bureau
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1865
  • District of Columbia and the seat of war on the Potomac.

    Low-angle bird's-eye view. Shows cities of Washington and Alexandria in foreground. Includes index of military positions with regiment names. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 678 Stephenson. Cartography of northern Virginia, pl. ...

    • Contributor: Bohn, Casimir
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Potomac River (in four sheets) /

    Chart of the Potomac River from Washington, D.C. to its entrance into the Chesapeake Bay. Chart indicates soundings, tides, lighthouses, and the shoreline configuration. Description derived from published bibliography. Maps numbered 20-23 ...

    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • [Map of the fortifications within the District of Columbia].

    Relief shown by contours. Depths shown by contours and soundings. Shows buildings within city limits. Shows lot lines and householders' names in rural areas. Oriented with north toward the upper left. Annotated ...

    • Contributor: United States. Army of the Potomac
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • [Topographical map of part of Washington D.C.].

    Relief shown by hachures. Areas covered are unidentified. Title devised by cataloger. Incomplete tracing of LC's G3850 1861 .B6 Vault. In lower right corner: Transferred from Office of Chf. Engr., Defense of ...

    • Contributor: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Extract of military map of N.E. Virginia showing forts and roads.

    Covers Washington D.C. metropolitan area. Eastern corner of D.C. ca. 7 cm. within map area. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Also shows rural householders' names and vegetation. Includes note ...

    • Contributor: United States. War Department. Engineer Bureau
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1865
  • Map of the environs of Washington : compiled from Boschkes' map of the District of Columbia and from surveys of the U.S. Coast Survey showing the line of the defences of Washington ...

    Shows buildings, rural property lines, householders' names, and vegetation. Relief shown by contours and hachures. Depths shown by contours and soundings. India ink, col. ink, and col. wash. Northern section is printed ...

    • Contributor: Barnard, J. G.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1865
  • [Map of Alexandria, Virginia]

    NOTE: Researchers will be served a color photocopy of this diary page. Samuel Peter Heintzelman, whom Sneden served under, was headquartered at Fort Lyon, southwest of Alexandria. Heintzelman was in charge of ...

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

    Various scales. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 16 Containing a map of the vicinity of Washington, Baltimore, Harper's Ferry and Annapolis, with five mile distance lines from Washington. Map showing the ...

    • Contributor: Louis Prang and Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Topographical sketch near Fort Staunton from points not under fire of its guns : [Washington D.C.].

    Relief shown by hachures and form lines. Black and brown inks. At upper left: 211, L. Sheet 15. Missing small sections at corners. Includes bar scale. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1860
  • Map of the defences of Washington.

    Relief shown by hachures. In lower margin below title: (From Atlas accompanying Official Records). LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 682.5 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1865
  • Fort Pennsylvania and encampment at Tennallytown near Washington, D.C. /

    Pen-and-ink, watercolor, and lead pencil. Imperfect: brittle, missing small sections along sheet edges, fold-lined. Includes general "Explanation" index and "Light battery explanation" index. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site ...

    • Contributor: Cushing, W. E.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Map of n. eastern Virginia and vicinity of Washington /

    Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Shows forts and batteries in the District of Columbia and immediate vicinity. At head of title: Surveys for military defences. Accompanied by sheet: Presented ...

    • Contributor: United States. Corps of Topographical Engineers
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Reconnaissance of "Anacostia" above Wash. Navy Yd. /

    Covers part of Anacostia River in Washington D.C. "Aug. 18th 1861." Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. India ink and blue wash. Includes note. At upper left: 211, L. Sheet ...

    • Contributor: Cluss, A.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Plan of the Rebel attack on Washington, D.C., July 11th and 12th, 1864.

    Color coding indicates the location of Union and Confederate forces. NOTE: Researchers will be served a photocopy of this scrapbook image. Relief shown by hachures. This item is from the collections of ...

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Hill no. 3 opposite Fort Maha[n] : [Washington D.C.].

    Relief shown by contours and spot heights. Black ink, red ink, and lead pencil. Mounted on cloth backing. At lower right: 211, L. Sheet 10. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 691.2 ...

    • Contributor: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1860
  • Map of the seat of war!

    Another issue. Various scales. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 17 Containing a map of the vicinity of Washington, Baltimore, Harper's Ferry and Annapolis, with five mile distance lines from Washington. Map ...

    • Contributor: Louis Prang and Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Topographical map of the original District of Columbia and environs showing the fortifications around the city of Washington /

    Also shows school districts and householders' names in rural areas. Relief shown by hachures. "Entered according to Act of Congress in the Year 1862 by E.G. Arnold ..." Includes text and population ...

    • Contributor: Arnold, E. G.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Map of n. eastern Virginia and vicinity of Washington /

    Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Shows forts and batteries in the District of Columbia and immediate vicinity. Also shows "Battle field at Bull Run fought July 21st 1861." At ...

    • Contributor: United States. Corps of Topographical Engineers
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862