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  • Sketch map showing location of 5,007 acres of Elkhorn Fork, W. Va. coal & timber lands.

    Shows property in McDowell County, West Virginia and names of some residents. Pen-and-ink on brown paper, mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H323 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. In pencil on verso: 219.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 187?
  • 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
  • Sketch of White Sulphur Springs, W. Va. and Chalybeate Springs near C. & O. R. R.

    Relief shown by hachures. Scale from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pencil, mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H338 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. In pencil on verso: 204(1).

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 188?
  • 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
  • Geological map of the Potomac basin west of Blue Ridge, Virginia and West Virginia : showing the relations of its upper Potomac coal basin and the iron-ore bearing areas in reference to ...

    Pen-and-ink on tracing linen, mounted on cloth. Corrections to "Explanation of colors" pasted on in lower right. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H220 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. Includes cross-section at top left: Geological section across Georges Creek coal basin and eastward (scale 1:6000 to 1") by Prof. I.C. White, May 1881, Trans. Am. Phil. Soc. ...

    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah - Rogers, W.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1882
  • Averill's map of western Va.

    Shows Rich Mountain Region including Randolph, Upshur, and parts of adjoining counties, W. Va., as well as the names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. Pen-and-ink and pencil on 4 sheets pasted together, sectioned in 2 and mounted on cloth. The title, written in pencil on the verso, is now covered by the mounting. Date from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. LC Civil ...

    • Contributor: Averill, F. L. (Frank L.)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Map of the battle field of Carnifex Ferry, Gauley River, West Va., Sept. 10th 1861. United States forces commanded by Brig. Gen. W. S. Rosecrans

    Scale 1:5280. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 694 "Copied from a map accompanying the report of Gen. Rosecrans." Indicates Confederate works and batteries at Camp Gauley, Union positions during attack and names of units, roads, drainage, houses, fences, vegetation, 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: 1876
  • 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 the battle ground of Greenbrier River /

    Oriented with north to upper right. Sketch map showing Confederate camps and batteries, positions of union and Confederate troops during engagements and drawings of principal buildings, roads and drainage. 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.), 697 Parrish & Willingham. Confederate imprints, ...

    • Contributor: McRae, A. T. - Baumgarten, J. - Gary (Printer)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Battle fields of Virginia 1861 to 1865.

    Annotated by Capt. Raleigh Travers Daniel, Office of the Secretary of Virginia 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 2768. Includes indexes of counties and explanation of mail service, railroads, mail routes, mail ...

    • Contributor: United States. Post Office Dept - Daniel, Raleigh T. (Raleigh Travers)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 19??
  • Map of Jefferson County, Va. photographed for the Bureau of Topographical Engineers Oct., 1862.

    Shows Jefferson County before the formation of West Virginia in 1863.

    • Contributor: United States. Topographical Bureau - Brown, Samuel Howell
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • [Map of the Rich Mountain battlefield, W. Va. July 11-12, 1861].

    Relief shown by hachures. Title from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pen-and-ink and pencil, mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H71 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. Stamped on lower left verso: 5089.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • [Pencil sketch of the road from Slaven's Cabin to the top of Cheat Mountain in the area of the battle of Rich Mountain, July 11-12, 1861].

    Title and scale from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pencil on lined paper, 1 sheet cut in two and pasted together, mounted on cloth. Some staining at upper left. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H81 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Map of the Loup-Piney Divide coal lands in Fayette and Raleigh cos., West Virginia /

    Pen-and-ink and pencil, mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H256 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. Includes 3 geological cross sections. In pencil on verso: 339.

    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1879
  • Map of Gauly Farm, 1722 acres.

    Shows the farm near the mouth of New River, at Gauley, Fayette County, West Virginia and names of some residents. Pen-and-ink on tracing paper, mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H321 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. In pencil on verso: 415.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1868
  • [Map of the Shenandoah Valley from Mt. Jackson to Midway, including parts of Shenandoah, Page, Rockingham, and Augusta counties, Virginia].

    Shows names of some residents. Relief shown by form lines. Title and date from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pen-and-ink and pencil on tracing linen with left corner cut away, mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H145 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 186?
  • 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
  • Map showing land holdings in Muddlety Cr. Coal Field in Nicholas Co., W. Va. /

    Pen-and-ink and crayon, mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H262 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. In pencil on verso: 489.

    • Contributor: Reddy, Walter Comfort
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1895
  • Camp Garnett and vicinity, Rich Mountain, Randolph Co., Va. /

    LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H70 Relief shown by form lines. Shows encampments and troop movements of Confederate and Union forces at the battle of Rich Mountain. Similar to the map reproduced in the Atlas to accompany the official records of the Union and Confederate Armies, 1891-95, pl. 2, no. 6. Oriented with north to the right. Pen-and-ink and pencil on tracing paper ...

    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah - Heck, J. M.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Battle of Rich Mt.

    Relief shown by hachures. Date and scale from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Title from verso. Pen-and-ink on blue lined paper, mounted between transparent paper. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H74 Pen-and-ink and pencil sketch of area on verso. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Map of the New River Coalfield on C.& O. R.R. /

    Shows Fayette and Raleigh counties, West Virginia. Pen-and-ink and crayon, mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H259 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. An inset cut from a larger map. In ink on red bordered label on verso: 236.

    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 188?
  • [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 of part of the great Flat-top coal-field of Va. & W. Va. showing location of Pocahontas & Bluestone collieries, May 1886 /

    Shows parts of Tazewell County, Virginia and Mercer County, West Virginia. Pen-and-ink, mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H238 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1886
  • [Plat of a survey for William Hughes, Jr. of 460 acres in Frederick County, Va. on the Cacapon River].

    Title from Lawrence Martin's The George Washington Atlas. 1932. Survey plot is located either in Hampshire County or Morgan County, W. Va. Handwritten on verso: William Hughes Junr., plat for 460 acres, 1753, deed drawn. Pen-and-ink. Mounted on linen covered cardboard. Accompanied by handwritten surveying notes of April 4, 1750, signed by George Washington. Martin. George Washington atlas, 14a Available also through the Library ...

    • Contributor: Washington, George
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1750
  • [Map of the Shenandoah Valley Campaign, 1864].

    Shows the area of the Shenandoah Valley including the Blue Ridge Mountains between Staunton and Front Royal, Va. In mid-1864 almost 50,000 troops were placed in the Middle Military Division under General Sheridan. Between August and November Sheridan engaged Early's troops several times at Winchester, Fishers Hill and Cedar Creek, Va.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864