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  • Scene of the present terrible conflict in front of Richmond. Positions formerly held by our right wing-Mechanicsville, White House, Meadows Bridge, Gaines' House, Dispatch and Tunstall's Station's-The Pamunkey River still commanded by ...

    Scale not given. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 465.65 From the Philadelphia Inquirer, Tuesday, July 1, 1862. p. 1. Map of the area east of Richmond showing Union headquarters on the Chickahominy near Bottoms Bridge, the skirmish at Barhamsville (Eltham's Landing), May 8, 1862, and the battleground at West Point, May 2, 1862. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • [Map of portions of Virginia, West Virginia, and Maryland, centering on Harpers Ferry and including Winchester, Hancock, Emmitsburg, and Ridgeville, Maryland.] /

    Shows roads in red, and railroads, place names, etc. in black. Relief shown by hachures. Date from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Title derived from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Following the statement "Engineer Office" is an effaced inscription "[illegible] Corps". Drawn on a 1/2-inch grid. Ink with pencil annotation on tracing linen mounted on paper. Originally folded, with water damage along fold lines. ...

    • Contributor: Nauck, Chas. G.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 186?
  • Map of the battlefield of Five-Forks. [March 30-April 1, 1865]

    Scale 1:15,840. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 540 Shows entrenchments, villages, roads, "South Side Rail Road," drainage, vegetation, relief by hachures, houses, and names of residents. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: Michler, N.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1865
  • The attack on Harper's Ferry Va., by Jackson, September 14th and 15th, 1862

    Shows the area of convergence of the Potomac and Shenandoah rivers that marks the border of Maryland, Virginia, and West Virginia. Details include the location of Union forces in the town of Harper's Ferry and Confederate forces on Maryland Heights across the Potomac.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Illustrative map of the battlefield of Manassas, Va., showing positions and movement of troops August 29th, 1862. : to accompany closing argument of counsel for the government, positions laid down by him, ...

    Relief shown by hachures. At head of title: No. 2. Folding map from: Argument of Asa Bird Gardner, counsel for government, after conclusion of the evidence in the case of Fitz-John Porter, before the Board of Army Officers at West Point, January 1879. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 572.6 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1879
  • [Map of parts of Rockingham and Shenandoah counties, Virginia, including Harrisonburg and Orkney Springs].

    Shows names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. Title and date from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pencil (some col.) on brown paper, mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H152 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. In pencil on verso: 101.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 186?
  • Memoranda, April 9, 1865, 10 o'clock A.M., Clover Hill (Appomattox Court House) Virginia.

    Shows Appomattox Court House and vicinity at the time of Lee's surrender, including troop positions. Pen-and-ink on paper, mounted on cloth. This map was received in the library in an envelope marked in ink, "Map of Lee's surrender. Found in one of the back closets of one of the old Scrimshaw Pavement Co's desks, 16 Court St. Fged." LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1865
  • Seat of war, Manassas and its vicinity

    Scale ca. 1:322,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 568 Confederate imprint. Shows "battle ground, July 18th," "battle ground July 21st," roads, railroads, towns, and drainage. "Blue Ridge," "Thorough Fare Mountains," and two unnamed mountains are indicated by hachures. Troop positions are not given. Roads, railroads, bridges, and distances are described in a brief text below the map. Description derived from published bibliography. Available ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Plan of the battle of Fisher's Hill, Virginia. Fought September 22nd, 1864.

    Despite a strong natural defensive position near Fisher's Hill, south of Strasburg, Va., Early's Confederates were overwhelmed by Sheridan's greater numbers. Map shows the flanking movement led by Crook as well as the position of the Union forces just prior to their frontal assault. The detail of the distribution of the Confederate forces was contained on that portion of the map that is missing.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • 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
  • Map of the seat of war showing the battles of July 18th & 21st 1861

    [Scale ca. 1:115,000]. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 563.1 Another issue. Additional details added such as "Camp Sprague," "U.S. Hospital," "Soldier's Home," and other place names in the northern part of Washington, D.C. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: Corbett, V. P.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Greensville Co. east of the Halifax road and that portion of No. Ca. included between the Petersburg and S.& R. Rl. Rds.

    "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. Title handwritten on map. Available also through the Library of Congress web site ...

    • Contributor: Confederate States of America. Army. Dept. of Northern Virginia. Chief Engineer's Office
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • [Preliminary map of northern Virginia embracing portions of Loudoun, Fauquier, Prince William, and Culpeper counties].

    Relief shown by hachures. Shows Loudoun County region, including parts of Fauquier and Prince William counties, and a small section of Culpeper County, and gives names of some residents. Date, title and scale from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pen-and-ink on 2 sheets pasted together, mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H11 Available also through the Library of Congress web site ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 186?
  • Plan of the battle-field at Bull Run, July 21st 1861.

    Shows encampments, troop positions and troop movements and including names of commanders and some residents. Relief shown by hachures. "Route taken by Capt. Whipple to bring up Howard's Brigade." Pen-and-ink, red ink, and pencil on penciled grid on tracing linen. Cartographer's name from dealer information. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Imperfect: Brown discoloration along edges and ...

    • Contributor: Whipple, Amiel Weeks
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Map of the seat of war, positions of the rebel forces, batteries, entrenchments, and encampments in Virginia-the fortifications for the protection of Richmond

    Scale ca. 1:800,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 450.3 Includes a mileage table. Reference is made in the lower margin to the "battle of Bull's [sic] Run, fought on Sunday, the 21st July [1861], about 22,000 unionists and about 60,000 rebels were in the engagement." An earlier version of this map was published in the morning edition of the New York Herald, June ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Map of part of Henrico and Chesterfield Counties, July 12th, 1862 /

    Shows the names of some residents. At head of title: Chief Engineer's Office, D.N.V. Maj. W.H. Stevens Chief Eng. Pen-and-ink on tracing linen, sectioned in 2 and mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H40 LC Land ownership maps, 1280 Annotated on the reverse in pencil, "Gen. Lee's." No longer visible because of mounting. Available also through the Library of Congress web ...

    • Contributor: Campbell, Albert H.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Army map of the seat of war in Virginia, showing the battle fields, fortifications, etc. on & near the Potomac River.

    Scale ca. 1:183,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 455 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 34 forts defending Washington is in the lower ...

    • Contributor: Bruff, Joseph Goldsborough
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Battlefields in vicinity of Washington, D.C., reached via Southern Railway.

    Scale not given. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 509 Title when folded: G.A.R. Reunion, Washington, D.C. Battle field folder. Southern Railway. Map of eastern Virginia showing the Southern Railway line in red, other railroads in blue, towns, and river. Battlefields are located by crossed swords. Folder contains brief descriptions of "some Virginia battlefields along the line of the Southern Railway," "list of National ...

    • Contributor: Natl. Eng. Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1902
  • Map of Prince George Co., Va. /

    Relief shown by hachures. Shows the names of some residents. Ink on tracing cloth, drawn on a 3/4-inch grid. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H54 LC Land ownership maps, 1331 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: Sommers, S. L.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • [Map of Fairfax and Alexandria counties, Virginia, and parts of adjoining counties] /

    Above neat line in right corner: "Recd. Engineer Bureau, April 25th 1864. with letter April 23d '64, fm. Capt. Michler, [signed] J.C. Woodruff, Maj. of Engineers." Map showing the defenses of Washington situated in Virginia, roads, railroads, towns, drainage, vegetation, houses, and names of residents. Description derived from published bibliography. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 493 Available also through the Library of Congress ...

    • Contributor: Michler, N.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • The Union army encampment at Hampton, Virginia Showing picket lines and Fortress Munroe [sic].

    Shows the landmarks in the area around Union-occupied Hampton, Va., including the Poor Farm, the Female Seminary, Buckrow's house, Hickman's farm, and "Fox Hill," the home of J. Fox.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • 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??
  • Report of the camps, marches & engagements, of the Second Corps, A.N.V., and of the Army of the Valley Dist. of the Department of Northern VA., during the campaign of 1864 : ...

    Relief shown by hachures. A number of the maps from this report are reproduced in the Atlas to accompany the official records of the Union and Confederate Armies, 1891-95. Pen-and-ink and pencil (some col.) with some sheets mounted on cloth. In pen-and-ink on the blue lined paper cover of the report: The original report, written in Dec. 1864, Jed. Hotchkiss, Staunton, Va. In pencil ...

    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864

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  • Seat of war in America, 6d.

    Scale ca. 1:820,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 453 Map of eastern Virginia and part of Maryland showing batteries, towns, roads, railroads, and rivers. McClellan's position on the Peninsula is shaded red. Names of Union and Confederate generals, "Exports in 1860," and "Colton's seetl [i.e., steel]-plate maps of the United States of America" are listed at the top of the map. See entry ...

    • Contributor: Bacon & Co.
    • 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