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  • Map of Dinwiddie County, Va. /

    Relief shown by hachures. Shows names of some residents, and indicates wooded areas. Ink on tracing cloth, with roads in red, mounted on cloth. Water damage to left side, some spotting overall. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H28 LC Land ownership maps, 1247 Holograph beneath title: Approved July 1st 1864, J. Innes Randolph, 1st Lt. Engr's. act. in chg. Top. Dept. DNV. Available ...

    • Contributor: Sommers, S. L.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Lloyd's official map of the state of Virginia : from actual surveys by order of the Executive 1828 & 1859 /

    "Entered according to act of Congress in the year 1861 by J.T. Lloyd in the clerks office of the District Court of the United States for the Southern District of New York." Includes "The physical and climatic difference of the three grand divisions of the state: Tide-Water, Piedmont, and Great Valley," "Steamboat routes," and "Altitudes of mountains, &c., in Virginia above Tidewater." Prime meridian: ...

    • Contributor: Lloyd, James T.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • [A map of Fairfax County, and parts of Loudoun and Prince William Counties, Va., and the District of Columbia] /

    LC Land ownership maps, 1251 Relief shown by hachures. Shows western Washington D.C. region, including fortifications and names of some residents. Title derived from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pen-and-ink on tracing linen mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H30 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: Hoffmann, J. Paul
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Pictorial map of the seat of war, showing parts of the states of Maryland, Delaware, Virginia, and North Carolina, and also the coast line from Cape Henry to Fort Pickens, with the ...

    From: Harper's weekly, June 8, 1861, p. 360-361. Relief shown by shading. 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 Mar. 2002; Mrs. Cora Wilson, 1941, i; Map Cataloging Team; c. 2 Nov. 2002; Mrs. ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Plan of the Battle of Fredericksburg.

    Map is oriented with the Rappahannock River to the top (actually, north/northeast) and the Massaponax River [now Creek] to the right (actually, south). Shows the field of action for the first Battle of Fredericksburg, December 12-13, 1862.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • The National lines before Washington : a map exhibiting the defences of the national capital and positions of the several divisions of the grand Union Army : supplement to the New-York times ...

    Includes text. Inset: "Port Royal and Tybee Island." Relief shown by hachures. Shows forts, batteries, and territory occupied by 8 Union divisions, extending from Washington to Virginia, ending at the north near Great Falls and southward to the mouth of the Accotink Creek. This item is in the Map Collection of the Library of Virginia; please contact the Library's Archives Research Services department for ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Portions of the military departments of Virginia, Washington, Middle & the Susquehanna,

    Scale 1:200,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 47.3 Another edition. Roughly drawn base map covering southern Pennsylvania, Maryland, Northern Virginia, and Washington D. C., and indicating populated places, common roads and turnpikes, contemplated and existing railroads, canals, and relief by hachures. Completely redrawn edition of the preceeding map. Dennis Callahan's name has been dropped from this edition. Description derived from published bibliography. Available ...

    • Contributor: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Preliminary chart of Port Royal entrance. Beaufort, Chechessee, and Colleton Rivers, South Carolina

    Scale 1:60,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.) 389.2 "No. 18" is in the upper left corner. Detailed nautical chart showing Hilton Head Island and vicinity. Indicated are soundings, bottom contours, and vegetation. Includes sailing directions. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Map of the state of Virginia /

    "August 1863." "Lith. by Chas. G. Krebs." Accompanied by cover: Map of Virginia / compiled in the office of the United States Coast Survey. Washington, D.C. : W.H. & O.H. Morrison : 15 x 10 cm. Also covers Delaware, Maryland, West Virginia and parts of adjacent states. Shows cities and towns, roads, rivers, and relief by hachures. Map has concentric circles centered on Richmond, ...

    • Contributor: Nicholson, W. L.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Topographical map of Washington, D.C., and vicinity. Showing the Union forts and defences built 1861-3.

    Detail from a printed map of the Potomac River region of Maryland and Virginia, and including Washington, D.C., which Sneden has annotated to show the locations of Union forts and picket lines.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • From Mitchelsville [sic] to Gallatin--Sumner Co., Tenn., 1862 /

    Sketch map showing military engagements, fortifications, roads, railroads, settlements, farms, and streams. Relief shown by hachures. Pen-and-ink (brown and red). Mounted on paper backing. Watermark: Franklin Mills. Imperfect: Laminated. Includes 8 inset views and ancillary map at right: Picket Post -- Buck Lodge -- Stockade at King's Bridge -- McClouds -- Hd-Qrs. -- "Rodamore" -- South Tunnel -- CourtHouse-Mill-Gallatin -- Ft. Smith, MitchelsV [i.e. ...

    • Contributor: Blakeslee, G. H.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • [Sketch of a portion of Orange County, north and east of Orange showing the Rapidan River from Rapidan Station to Germanna Mills and the Plank Road to Robertson's Tavern at Trap].

    Relief shown by hachures. Date, title, and scale from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pen-and-ink and pencil on an irregularly cut and torn piece of brown paper, mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H107 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. In pencil on verso: 317.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Military map of south-eastern Virginia /

    Depths shown by contours and soundings. Shows fortifications, settlements, roads, railroads, streams, and vegetation in some areas. Also covers Richmond city region. Annotated in purple ink at lower right: Camps and routes of march of the U.S. Engineer Battln. during the Peninsula Campaign--1862. [Signed] Gilbert Thompson, U.S. Eng'r Battln.--1862. Also annotated in purple ink to show the lines of march in 1864 and ship ...

    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1865
  • Defences [sic] of Vicksburg, Decr. 1862

    Map shows the area surrounding Vicksburg, Miss., including Warrenton, in December of 1862 at the time of the initial and unsuccessful Union assault, and on the eve of Grant's siege of the city. The Vicksburg & Texas and the Vicksburg & Jackson railroads are also indicated.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Sketch showing the route to Newbern, pursued by the Burnside expedition, March 13 & 14, 1862

    Scale 1:350,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 316.8 From U.S. Congress. Joint Committee on the Conduct of the War. Supplemental report of the Joint Committee on the Conduct of the War, in two volumes. Supplemental to Senate report no. 142, 38th Congress, 2d session (Washington, Government Printing Office, 1866). v. 2, fol. p. 16. Accompanies "Report of Major General J. G. Foster, to ...

    • Contributor: Foster, John G.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1866
  • Position of Union Army April 5th and 6th 1862

    Shows the area of Wormsley Creek to the north and Poquoson River to the south as McClellan's forces prepared to launch the siege of Yorktown, Va. The locations of Howard's Bridge across the Poquoson and the road from Yorktown to Hampton are also indicated.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Map of Richmond, Va., shewing fortifications surrounding the Confederate capital. From the latest government surveys.

    Scale ca. 1:57,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 622 At top of map: Map of Richmond. (6D) A description of "The city of Richmond" and the "Forts around Richmond, with their armament" appears to the right of the map. Important buildings are identified and the positions are located on the map by letters and numbers. Gives the street pattern of Richmond and Manchester, ...

    • Contributor: Bailey, A. M.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 186?
  • Falls in Red River, surveyed by L. G. De Russy.

    Scale ca. 1:2,200. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 240.5 Pen and ink manuscript map drawn on tracing linen showing soundings and obstructions in Red River. A red line delineates the river channel. Stamped at bottom: From collection of David Dixon Porter. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: De Russy, Lewis G.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • [Sketch of western Virginia and eastern West Virginia, between Staunton and Clarksburg].

    Shows names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. Pen-and-ink on tracing linen, mounted between sheets of transparent paper. Date and title derived from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H66 Includes list of distances. Notes in pencil on verso. Imperfect: Torn fold lines at bottom. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Hydrographic reconnaissance of James River, Virginia, from entrance to City Point /

    General nautical chart. Depths shown by soundings and contours. At head of title: A.D. Bache Supt. Copy 1 is hand col. in blue watercolor to show shallow waters, in red and black inks to show buoys, in pink ink to show "Stn." area outlines, and in black-ink handwriting (printing) to show "Stn." area names. Copy 2 in not col. or annotated. In upper margin: ...

    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • [Map of the James River Valley from the vicinity of Richmond to Chesapeake Bay : including parts of Henrico, Chesterfield, Charles City, and James City counties, Va.].

    Shows both Confederate and Federal fortifications in the area of Malvern Hill and shows names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. Title, date, and scale derived from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pen-and-ink on irregularly shaped sheet of tracing paper sectioned in 2 and mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H100 Imperfect: Holes in bottom right and left side of ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Lloyd's new military map of the border & southern states

    Scale ca. 1:1,850,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 27 At top of Map: H. H. Lloyd & Co's. new military map of the southern and border states. Agents wanted to sell this and m[an]y other maps and charts for the times. Inset: [Map of southern Florida] 16 x 11 cm. Battlefields are marked by red lines and strategic places by red dots. Indicates ...

    • Contributor: Hall, Edward S.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • The Battle of Chancellorsville, Virginia position of Union Army, 2nd May 1863.

    Shows the position of Union troops on the second day of the Battle of Chancellorsville, including Oliver Otis Howard's 11th Corps, Daniel Edgar Sickles' 3rd Corps, George Gordon Meade's 5th Corps, Henry Warner Slocum's 12th Corps, cavalry troops of William Woods Averell, David McMurtrie Gregg, and Wesley Merritt, and Joseph Hooker's headquarters.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Plan of U.S. military prison, Elmira, N.Y.

    "Map made by David J. Coffman, born in 1839 in Luray, [Page] County, Va. Served in Co. D., 7th Virginia Calvary (sic). This map made while he was a prisoner of war at Elmira, N.Y., Military Prison." Accompanied by a copy of Coffman's Civil War service record (22 x 28 cm.), stating he enlisted Apr. 1, 1862 in Luray, Virginia, was captured May 20, ...

    • Contributor: Coffman, David J.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • [Map of Orange County, Va.].

    Relief shown by hachures. Shows the names of some residents. Date, title, and scale from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pen-and-ink, pencil and crayon on a 3/4-inch grid, cut to follow the shape of the county and mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H50 LC Land ownership maps, 1316 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 186?