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  • Map of the State of Virginia

    Scale ca. 1:887,040. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 509.2 General map of Virginia, West Virginia, Maryland, Delaware, and southern Pennsylvania showing cities and towns, roads, rivers, and relief by hachures. The map is overprinted in red to indicate railroads, the state name "West Virginia," and concentric circles centered on Richmond. Printed in blue are concentric circles centered on Washington, D.C. A table of ...

    • Contributor: Nicholson, W. L.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1865
  • The Battle of Crampton's Gap 5 miles south of Turner's Gap, South Mountain, Md. September 14th 1862.

    A regional view of South Mountain in Frederick County, Md., showing the location of Crampton's Gap in relation to Sharpsburg, Middletown, Burkittsville, and Brownsville, Md. Illustrates the position of Confederate forces (Anderson's division commanded by Lafayette McLaws) and the Unions VI Corps, 1st and 2nd divisions during this engagement, part of the larger Antietam, or Maryland Campaign.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862-09-14
  • The Antietam Campaign - Sept. 1862

    Shows the area between Mercerville, Md., to the north and the Potomac River to the south. The location of the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad is also indicated.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Dominia Anglorum in America Septentrionali.

    Scales vary. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. Sheet title in Latin and German. Individual map titles and text in German. Maps in English and German. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 83 Differs from other copies in Québec and New England states boundaries. Includes text and glossary. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: Homann Erben (Firm)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1759
  • Battle of Monocacy.

    Shows Confederate troop movements and names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. Pen-and-ink and pencil (some col.), mounted between sheets of transparent paper. Date and scale from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Map in pencil showing details of battle on verso. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H181 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. In ink on ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Lloyd's official map of the State of Virginia from actual surveys by order of the Executive, 1828 & 1859

    Scale ca. 1:650,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 481.2 Includes a testimonial from William A. Bryan, Chief Clerk, Post Office Department, dated February 10, 1863. 1861 editions are listed as entry nos. 450 and 450.1 and the 1862 editions as 465 and 465.1. Some of the city and town names highlighted in red. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library ...

    • Contributor: Lloyd, James T.
    • 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 Carroll County, Md.

    Scale 1:31,680. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 256.4 "Made for military purposes only." Relatively crude hand-colored lithographic map showing roads and railroads, towns and villages, houses and names of residents, rivers, and district boundaries. The map includes fewer personal names than shown on "Martenet's map of Carroll County, Maryland" (Baltimore, Simon J. Martenet, 1862). Military information is not depicted. Listed in R. W. ...

    • Contributor: Shearer, William Otis
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Upper Potomac from McCoy's Ferry to Conrad's Ferry and adjacent portions of Maryland and Virginia

    Scale ca. 1:130,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 245.17 Another edition. Map, extends from Frederick, Maryland, west to Winchester, Virginia, and Hagerstown, Maryland, south to Front Royal, Virginia. Depicted are roads, railroads, canals, drainage, houses, cities and towns, and relief by hachures. In some areas, countryside is described by terms such as "hilly & wooded country," "open country," etc. Includes border. Inset: Strasburg ...

    • Contributor: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers - Macomb, J. N. (John N.) - Strother, D. H.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • 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
  • 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
  • Antietam Battlefield.

    Scale ca. 1:24,000. Folded title: Antietam Battlefield Site, Maryland. "1972-515-975/3." LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 250.7 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes text and index to points of interest. Text and illus. on verso. AACR2

    • Contributor: United States. National Park Service
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1972
  • Antietam national battlefield site, Maryland

    Scale ca. 1:54,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 250.5 Map indicates the main battle lines and the tour route. Inset: Vicinity map. 5 x 6 cm. Illustrates a descriptive leaflet by the U.S. National Park Service entitled "Antietam national battlefield site, Maryland." Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: United States. National Park Service
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1959
  • Carte de la Virginie et du Maryland.

    Scale ca. 1:880,000. Third state. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. Shows Virginia, Maryland, and "De La War counties." The third state is described in Joshua Fry's The Fry & Jefferson map of Virginia and Maryland; a facsimile of the 1st ed. ... introduction by Dumas Malone. 1966. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1433 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as ...

    • Contributor: Robert De Vaugondy, Gilles - Fry, Joshua - Jefferson, Peter - Groux
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1776
  • Map of the State of Virginia

    Scale ca. 1:887,040. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 493.6 General map of Virginia, West Virginia, Maryland, Delaware, and southern Pennsylvania showing cities and towns, roads, rivers, and relief by hachures. The map is overprinted in red to indicate railroads, the state name "West Virginia," and concentric circles centered on Washington, D.C. A table of "Distances by Railroads" appears below the map title. Description ...

    • Contributor: Nicholson, W. L.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Potomack /

    Covers the Potomac River (estuary and river), its tributaries, and the Rappahannock River. Also covers "The Northern Neck of Virginia". Title from annotation on verso. Gift; Robert Lee Brown, Woodville, Va.; October 1973. Manuscript: pen-and-ink. Condition imperfect: Torn at fold lines, missing small internal sections at fold lines and at sheet edges, formerly taped. Accompanied by carbon-copy of LC letter of acceptance addressed to ...

    • Contributor: Booth, Robert
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1770
  • 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. - Bache, A. D. (Alexander Dallas) - Krebs, Charles G. - United States Coast Survey - W.H. & O.H. Morrison (Firm)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Map of the battlefield of Antietam, [Sept. 17, 1862]

    [Scale ca. 1:13,300]. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 253 Inscribed in longhand as follows: Obtained from Washington & presented to Gen. R. E. Lee by J. E. B. Stuart. This map was in the possession of Jedediah Hotchkiss at the time of his death. Major Hotchkiss served as topographic engineer with the Army of Northern Virginia. In July 1948, the Library of Congress ...

    • Contributor: Willcox, William H.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Map of the vicinity of Hagerstown, Funkstown, Williamsport, and Falling Waters, Maryland

    Scale ca. 1:21,500. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 245 "United States forces are shown in blue [and] Confederate forces are shown in red." Indicates houses, names of residents, stone fences, roads, vegetation, drainage, and relief by hachures. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1879
  • Southwest, or no. 2, sheet of preliminary map of Antietam (Sharpsburg) battlefield. Enlarged from "Michler" map of the war records atlas with corrections and additions

    Scale ca. 1:10,400. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 250.3 The Geography and Map Division has sheets 1 and 2 of 4 sheets. For a description of sheet 1, see Civil War Maps entry no. 250.2. Map extends from Sharpsburg south to Antietam Iron Works and shows roads and lanes, houses and names of residents, fences, and drainage. Troop positions are not noted. This ...

    • Contributor: Antietam Battlefield Board
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1895
  • Map of Virginia, Maryland &c., seat of war, compiled from the latest maps, 1861

    Scale ca. 1:760,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 451.4 General map. Confederate imprint. Pencil note in the lower margin reads "This map was advertised in the Augusta, Ga. Daily Chronicle, Oct. 27, 1861." Includes "Table of distances." Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: Paterson, J. T.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • 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 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
  • To the American Philosophical Society, this map of the peninsula between Delaware & Chesopeak bays, with the said bays and shores adjacent drawn from the most accurate surveys is humbly inscribed by ...

    Scale ca. 1:650,000. Hand colored. LC copy annotated in ink. Prime meridian: Philadelphia. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: Churchman, John - American Philosophical Society
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1786
  • [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. - Confederate States of America. Army of Northern Virginia. Engineer Office
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 186?