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  • The attack on and surrender of Harper's Ferry

    Shows the area surrounding Harper's Ferry, W. Va., at the intersection of the Potomac and Shenandoah Rivers as the Confederate forces under Jackson began their assault, Sept. 12-15, 1862.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862-09-14
  • [Map of part of Pocahontas, Randolph, and Webster counties, West Virginia].

    Map shows the approximate position of the "enemy" south of Mace and the location of two camps southeast of Huttonsville, one of which is named "Camp Summit Cheat." Map also includes "turnpikes," "common roads," "horse paths," towns, drainage, houses, and names of residents. Relief shown by hachures. Title derived from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Oriented with north to the bottom. Pen-and-ink sketch with ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1865
  • New map of Virginia : compiled from the latest maps /

    Accompanied by cover: New map of Virginia. Richmond, Va. : J.W. Randolph ; 14 x 9 cm. Insets: Harpers Ferry -- Norfolk Harbor and vicinity. Relief shown by hachures. Shows principal cities, towns and railroads, canals, roads. This item is in the Map Collection of the Library of Virginia; please contact the Library's Archives Research Services department for more information. Crandall, M.L. Confederate imprints, ...

    • Contributor: Husted & Nenning - Harper & Ludwig - J.W. Randolph & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Map of western Virginia /

    This map was apparently captured by Confederate cavalry under the command of Maj. Gen. Earl Van Dorn during a raid on the Union arsenal at Holly Springs, Miss., in December 1862, and forwarded to the Confederate Engineer's Office in Richmond, Va.

    • Contributor: Nicholson, W. L. - Bache, Alexander Dallas - Krebs, Charles G. - Confederate States of America. Army. Dept. of Northern Virginia. Chief Engineer's Office - U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Vicinity of Winchester and Harper's Ferry, Va.

    Detail of a printed map of Winchester, Va., and environs, with annotations and additions by Sneden. Additions include inclusion of roads, notes about and dates of battles and skirmishes, location of the point where the Confederate army recrossed the Potomac River following the Battle of Gettysburg, and note that the town of Winchester changed hands [46] times during the war.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Military map showing the topographical features of the country adjacent to Harper's Ferry Va. : including Maryland, Loudoun, and Bolivar Heights, and portions of South and Short Mountains, with the positions of ...

    "Engraved in the Engr. Dept." Relief shown by hachures and form lines. Similar to no. 1050, Swem, E.G. Maps relating to Virginia. 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.) 700 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. ...

    • Contributor: Weyss, J. E. - Michler, N. (Nathaniel) - United States. Army of the Potomac. Engineer Dept - United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863-08
  • Map to illustrate the report of Brigadier-General Hill

    Scale not given. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 693 Map of part of West Virginia and western Maryland from Romney west to Grafton, showing the battle of Corricks Ford on July 14th, routes used by Union and Confederate columns, location of bridges burned by Confederates on July 12, 14, and 15, and the "point where pursuit was abandoned by orders of Major-General McClellan." ...

    • Contributor: Richardson, James H.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Map shewing [sic] movements of Union and Rebel armies from 30th June to 13th July 1863.

    Covers parts of Pennsylvania, Maryland, and Virginia, focusing on the Gettysburg area south through Sharpsburg and Frederick City, Md., and ending around Harpers Ferry, Va. [now W.Va.]. At the end of June 1863, Union and Confederate troops were moving towards Gettysburg, Pa. The conflict at Gettysburg was fought July 1-3 with Confederate troops retreating south after that time. Sneden includes dates at various locations ...

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863-06-30
  • County map of Virginia and West Virginia /

    "Entered according to act of Congress in the year 1863 by S. Augustus Mitchell, Jr. ... for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania." In lower right corner: 27. Prime meridians: Greenwich and Washington. Probably from: Mitchell's new general atlas. Philadelphia : S. Augustus Mitchell, Jr, 1864. Relief shown by hachures. This item is in the Map Collection of the Library of Virginia; please contact the ...

    • Contributor: Mitchell, S. Augustus (Samuel Augustus) - Gamble, W. H. (William H.)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • 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
  • [Map of Mercer, Summers, Greenbrier and Monroe Counties, West Virginia /

    Covers the area between Richmond Ferry and Chapman's Ferry, W. Va. Drawn with pencil. Shows towns, roads, rivers and mountains. Not drawn to scale. One of a series of eight maps of southwestern Virginia and West Virginia. Originally in envelope with notations: "Maps of various kinds by residents of Western Virginia. Found among a few books &c which had belonged to Genl. Loring. This ...

    • Contributor: Loring, William Wing
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • [Map of the counties of Greene, Madison, Page, and Rockingham, and parts of the counties of Albemarle, Augusta, Culpeper, Louisa, Orange, and Rappahannock, Va.]

    "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, and geographic features. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image. Gift of ...

    • Contributor: Confederate States of America. Army. Dept. of Northern Virginia. Chief Engineer's Office
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Position of Union Army at Cedar Creek Union position and plan of battle.

    However, what initially appeared to be an overwhelming success quickly turned to a rout when the Union forces were redeployed and launched a successful counterattack that drove the Confederates back across the Shenandoah to Fisher's Hill, with heavy losses of men, equipment and supplies. Map shows troop locations along the Strasburg Pike on either side of Cedar Creek, and along the north fork of ...

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • [Map of Kanawha, Boone, Logan, Wyoming, McDowell, Mercer, Raleigh, Fayette, Nicholas, Greenbrier, Summers and Monroe Counties, West Va., and Tazewell, Smyth, Washington, Bland, Giles, Craig, Montgomery, Pulaski and Wythe Counties, Va. /

    Cover the area from Charlestown south to Dublin Depot and east to White Sulphur Springs, W. Va. Drawn with blue and green ink on blue-lined paper. Shows towns, roads, railroads, rivers and mountains with some distances given. One of a series of eight maps of southwestern Virginia and West Virginia. Originally in envelope with notations: "Maps of various kinds by residents of Western Virginia. ...

    • Contributor: Loring, William Wing
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Map of Virginia and neighboring states showing the location of battles in the Civil War 1861-1865.

    Scale ca. 1:366,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 509.4 Map of eastern Virginia and parts of North Carolina, Maryland, West Virginia, and Pennsylvania, showing "battles in which New York regiments were engaged," "railroads at time of war," and "turnpikes and plank roads." Union states are colored yellow, and Confederate states are green. Copyright no. "C1. F 22761." Description derived from published bibliography. Available ...

    • Contributor: Northrup, William P.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1912
  • [Map of Kanawha, Boone, Logan, Wyoming, McDowell, Mercer, Raleigh, Fayette, Nicholas, Greenbrier, Summers and Monroe Counties, West Va., and Tazewell, Smyth, Washington, Bland, Giles, Craig, Montgomery, Pulaski and Wythe Counties, Va. /

    Covers the area from Charlestown south to Dublin Depot and east to White Sulphur Springs, W. Va. Drawn with ink and pencil on blue-lined paper. Shows towns, roads, railroads, rivers and mountains with some distances given. One of a series of eight maps of southwestern Virginia and West Virginia. Originally in envelope with notations: "Maps of various kinds by residents of Western Virginia. Found ...

    • Contributor: Loring, William Wing
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • [Map of Raleigh, Mercer and Summers Counties, West Virginia /

    Drawn with colored ink and pencil on lined paper; the map covers the area from Berkley to Rockey Gap, West Virginia. Includes a table of distances. Not drawn to scale. One of a series of eight maps of West Virginia and southwestern Virginia. Originally in envelope with notations: "Maps of various kinds by residents of western Virginia. Found among a few books &c which ...

    • Contributor: Loring, William Wing
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • [Map of Greenbrier, Summers, Raleigh, Mercer and Monroe Counties, West Va. and Bland, Giles and Craig Counties, Va. /

    Covers the area between Raleigh Court House, Blue Sulphur Springs and Pearisburg, W. Va. Drawn with colored ink and pencil on lined paper. Shows towns, roads, rivers and residences with some distances given. Not drawn to scale. One of a series of eight maps of southwestern Virginia and West Virginia. Originally in envelope with notations: "Maps of various kinds by residents of Western Virginia. ...

    • Contributor: Loring, William Wing
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Map shewing [sic] vicinity of Harper's Ferry, Virginia, and the upper Potomac River.

    Concerns an area of Maryland and Virginia between the towns of Cumberland, Md., on the west and Harpers Ferry, Va. [now W.Va.], on the eastern side of the map. Sneden details the mountainous topography highlighting rivers, especially the Potomac River, and including the rail system through this area. Just north of Winchester, Va., there is a line of unidentified Confederate troops. The only other ...

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863-07
  • [Map of part of eastern West Virginia, extending from Romney westward to Clarksburg, centering on the Rich Mountain Battle area].

    Shows "Camp Bartow" and "Yankee Camp on Cheat Mt." Relief shown by hachures. Title and date from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pencil and colored pencil on lined paper, mounted between sheets of transparent paper. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H67 Imperfect: Lower left corner is lacking, repaired tears in top left and right corners. Smudges and discoloration throughout. Available also through the ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Berkeley County, Virginia /

    "No. 20." Relief shown 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. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. C. 1, Dec. 2002; source unknown, Map Cataloging Team; c. 2, photocopy, LVA. C. 1, map accession no. 2537 (1967); c. 2, no. ...

    • Contributor: Macomb, J. N. (John N.) - Hergesheimer, E. (Edwin) - Hinkle, D. - Kearfott, J. Baker - Mathiot, G.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Map of the Shenandoah & Upper Potomac including portions of Virginia and Maryland

    Scale 1:253,440. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 655.5 General map extending from Charlottesville north to the Maryland-Pennsylvania boundary and showing roads, railroads, towns, rivers, houses and names of residents, and relief by shading. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: Meigs, John Rodgers
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Colton's Virginia.

    "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1855 by J.H. Colton & Co. in the Clerks Office of the District Court for the Southern District of New York." Accompanied by cover: Colton's map of Virginia / J.H. Colton. Insets: Richmond, Henrico County, Manchester and Spring Hill, Chesterfield Co. -- Norfolk, Portsmouth and Gosport. Prime meridians: Greenwich, Washington. Relief shown by hachures and ...

    • Contributor: Colton, J. H. (Joseph Hutchins)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • [Map of Mercer, Summers, Monroe, Raleigh and Greenbrier Counties, West Virginia /

    Covers the area between Lewisburg, Princeton and Richmond Ferry, W. Va. Drawn with pencil on blue-lined paper. Shows towns, roads, rivers and mountains with some distances given. One of a series of eight maps of southwestern Virginia and West Virginia. Originally in envelope with notations: "Maps of various kinds by residents of Western Virginia. Found among a few books &c which had belonged to ...

    • Contributor: Loring, William Wing
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Post route map of the states of Virginia and West Virginia : showing post offices with the intermediate distances on mail routes in operation on the 1st of March, 1906 /

    Annotated by Capt. Raleigh Travers Daniel, Office of the Secretary of Military Records of the Commonwealth of Virginia between 1909 and 1910. Prepared to accompany a manuscript guidebook to Virginia Civil War battlefields. Maps originally in Series III. Miscellaneous Records. Guide to Battlefields of Virginia and West Virginia, accession 27684. Includes indexes of counties and explanation of mail service, railroads, mail routes, mail messenger, ...

    • Contributor: United States. Post Office Dept - Cortelyou, George (George Bruce) - Daniel, Raleigh T. (Raleigh Travers)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1906