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  • 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
  • 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: 1861-18
  • Field notes on Sharpsburg battle field /

    Shows names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. Accompanied by separate piece of paper with bar scale for "Large scale map." Pen-and-ink and pencil (some col.) on graph paper with red edges. Bound in black leather. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H4 Includes notes on final 3 pages. Printed label on end paper: Wm. F. Murphy's Sons Company ... Available also through ...

    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1894

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  • The Battle of South Mountain Md. showing positions at Fox's and Turner's Gaps, Sept. 14th 1862.

    This very detailed map shows South Mountain, Turner's and Fox's gaps, and their relationships to Boonsboro and Frost town, Md. The locations of roads and buildings, many identified by owner, are included.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862-09-14
  • Sketch of manoeuvers [sic] on Antietam and Sharpsburg Maryland : Septr 16-17th 1862.

    Shows the area from Harper's Ferry, W. Va., west to Frederick, Md., and the position of Confederate forces under R. E. Lee and Union forces under McClellen. The map also shows Hagerstown, Md., south to the Potomac River. The Baltimore and Ohio Railroad is also indicated.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862-09-16
  • Map of the battlefield of Antietam. No. 1. This map shows the position of the Union and Confederate forces on the morning of Sept. 17th, 1862, prior to the battle of Antietam ...

    Scale 1:14,080. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 249 Confederate forces are shown in red and Union forces in blue. Headquarters of McClellan and Lee are clearly indicated. Legend lists the names of the corps, division, and brigade commanders. Brigades are keyed by number of positions on the map. Shows roads, railroad, houses, fences, names of residents, "Burnside Bridge," "Bloody Lane," "Dunker's Chapel," "National ...

    • Contributor: Antietam Battlefield Board
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1893
  • 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
  • Military map refering [sic] to the campaigns of the Army of the Potomac in Virginia, Maryland and Pennsylvania /

    Relief shown by hachures. Indicates location and date of battles, county names and boundaries, roads, railraods, drainage, and towns. 1864 edition is listed as entry no. 486. Description derived from published bibliography. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 502 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: H.H. Lloyd & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1865
  • Plan of the Battle of Ball's Bluff Va. Fought October 21st 1861.

    Shows the Potomac River in the area of Loudoun County, Va., and Montgomery County, Md., where Union troops under Col. Edward D. Baker faced Confederate troops commanded by Evans. What was meant to be a "a slight demonstration" against the Confederate forces guarding the fords quickly became a rout. Col. Baker was one of the casualties.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861-10-21
  • War map, showing the vicinities of Baltimore & Washington,

    Scale ca. 1:450,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 241.5 "Entered according to act of Congress in the year 1861 by G. M. Hopkins." General map of eastern and central Maryland, Washington, D.C., and northern Virginia. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: Hopkins, Griffith Morgan
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Map of Monocacy, Md., and vicinity.

    In this section of an unidentified printed map, Sneden shows just how close Early's men got to the Federal capitol. Several skirmishes are indicated, including Early and McCausland's cavalry battle on July 8th and the position of Confederate forces south of Rockville, Md., July 11-12, 1864.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864-09
  • 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
  • Sketch of the manoeuvres [sic] on Antietam and Sharpsburg, Maryland. Septr 1862.

    Shows the area from Sharpsburg east to Frederick, Md., and the positions of Lee's Confederate army as it faced McClellan's forces. The map also shows Hagerstown south to the Potomac River. The Baltimore and Ohio Railroad is also indicated.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862-09
  • Union forts on Maryland shore

    Shows the names and configurations of Union fortifications on the Maryland side of the Potomac River in 1862, and in some cases the name of the regiment that built the structure. This appears to be a companion piece to the image on p. 43.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • 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
  • Part of Washington County, Md. /

    "September 1862." Positive brown line print from original manuscript. Shows the area from Sharpsburg, Md. to Williamsport, Md. along the Potomac River. 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. Oct. 2002; source unknown (1969); Map Cataloging ...

    • Contributor: United States. Topographical Bureau
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • 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 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
  • Map of eastern Virginia, 1862 /

    Also covers Maryland and southeastern Pennsylvania. Relief shown by hachures. Shows roads, rivers, names of cities, and railroads converging in Richmond, Washington, D.C., Baltimore, and Philadelphia, and topography of eastern 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. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as ...

    • Contributor: Nicholson, W. L. - Bache, A. D. (Alexander Dallas) - U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Union army's march on Gettysburg from Frederick, Md.

    Regional view shows paths taken by different segments of the Union army on a march from Frederick, Md., to Gettysburg, Pa., as well as the location of the Confederate army units in the vicinity. The Union troops were under the commands of Reynolds, Howard, Sickles, Slocum, Hancock, Sykes and Gregg.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863-06-30
  • Some colors and prisoners taken by French : [map of action around Washington Heights, Sharpsburg, Md.].

    Shows the location of troops just outside of Sharpsburg, Md., during the battle of Antietam.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862-09-17
  • [Map of a cavalry engagement near Poolesville, Md., 1862].

    This hand-drawn map accompanies a letter to Dabney's mother describing a recent foray by Jeb Stuart's cavalry into Maryland and Pennsylvania, and an encounter with Union forces when the Confederates attempted to recross the Potomac River at White's Ford, Va.

    • Contributor: Dabney, Chiswell - Saunders Family
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • The Battle of Antietam, Septr. 16th-17th, 1862.

    In this detail from a printed map, Sneden shows the movement of the Lee's Confederate line at the battle of Antietam. On September 16 the Confederates are shown east of Sharpsburg. On September 17, after a day of intense fighting, the Confederates have pulled back slightly to just outside the town of Sharpsburg. On September 18 they are shown moving toward Shepherdstown, W. Va.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862-09-16
  • Antietam /

    Relief shown by hachures. Map is annotated by hand to show the Confederate positions in red, additional hachures in pencil and blue ink,and a 3/4-inch grid. Another copy of original. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 245.95 Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. This map was in the possession of Jedediah Hotchkiss ...

    • Contributor: Michler, N. (Nathaniel) - Weyss, J. E. - Michler, N.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1867
  • Map of the seat of war /

    Covers Virginia and Maryland and portions of Delaware, Pennsylvania, New Jersey and North Carolina. Shows some fortifications. Relief shown by hachures. Sewn on to and mounted on cloth backing. "Entered by Evans & Cogswell according of the act of Congress of the Confederate States in the Clerks Office of the Distr. Court of the District of South Carolina." Confederate imprint. Includes inset. Available also ...

    • Contributor: Evans & Cogswell
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861