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  • 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
  • Johnson's Virginia, Delaware, Maryland & West Virginia

    "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1864, by A.J. Johnson, in the Clerk's Office of the District Court of the United States for the Southern District of New York." Includes ill. of "Fortress Monroe," "General post office," "Treasury buildings," "Patent Office," and "University of Virginia." Plates 35-36. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by isolines. Shows counties, railroads, and includes some ...

    • Contributor: Johnson, A. J.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • 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
  • Harper's Ferry [1863]

    Scale 1:21,120. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 697.5 In this issue, the map is printed on a yellow background with the Potomac and Shenandoah rivers colored green. Map of Harpers Ferry and environs showing fortifications, roads, railroads, houses, fences, names of residents, vegetation, drainage, and relief by hachures. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as ...

    • Contributor: Michler, N.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1867
  • Lee's map of the Valley of Virginia.

    Scale not given. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 655 Insets: [Minerals and rock deposits in the vicinity of Luray, Virginia] 13 x 11 cm.-[View of] Luray Inn. 13 x 21 cm. Map of the Shenandoah Valley, showing roads railroads, towns, relief by hachures, and the location of 30 Civil War battlefields. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress ...

    • Contributor: Lee, A. Y.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1890
  • [Map of parts of Highland County, Va., and Pendleton County, W. Va.].

    Relief shown by hachures. Date and title from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pencil over pencil grid on brown tracing paper, mounted between transparent paper. The lower right corner is lacking, leaving part of the title which reads "Highla" and "5 mi to." LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H82 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • 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 ...

    • 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.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • A centennial map of the Lexington Presbytery of the Synod of Virginia of the Presbyterian Church in the United States, organized Sept. 26, 1786, centennial Sept. 26, 1886, at Timber Ridge Church ...

    Pen-and-ink and pencil, mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H214 Includes an index of Virginia and West Virginia counties in the Lexington Presbytery. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1886
  • Copy of a survey return'd by Mr. Sam Lewis, surveyor of Botetourt Coun[t]y. Surveyed for George Washington 2950 acres of land (by virtue of a warrant for 5,000 acres granted by His ...

    Scale not given. Title from certificate mounted below map. Manuscript, pen-and-ink. Imperfect: Deteriorated along old fold lines. Oriented with north to the right. Has watermark. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1449 Annotated by George Washington: This tract of 2982 (which in a copy taken by Mr. G. Young is called 2950) acres, was surveyed by Mr. Saml. Lewis, surveyor of Bottetourt. On verso: ...

    • Contributor: Lewis, Samuel
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1774
  • [Map of the Shenandoah Valley, from Front Royal and Middletown to Staunton, etc.].

    Shows names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. Title, date, and scale from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pen-and-ink and pencil (some col.) on a 3/8-inch pencil grid, mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H148 In pencil on verso: 25. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 186?
  • [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: 1861
  • Map of the Loup-Piney Divide coal lands in Fayette and Raleigh cos., West Virginia /

    Pen-and-ink on tracing linen, mounted on cloth. Includes 3 geological cross sections. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H257 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1879
  • [Sketch of roads and streams in Highland County, Va., and Pendleton County, W. Va.].

    Relief shown by hachures. Date, title and scale from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pencil on paper mounted on cloth. Imperfect: large ink blotches at right center. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H84 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Route of the New River R.R., 188-.

    Sketch map of part of West Virginia. Dashed red line across the map indicates the "Proposed New River R.R." Shows counties and names the line of railroads.

    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 188?
  • Tract no. 1, plat of Wm. T. Mann, 1,147 A. patent : according to patent calls, corrected by lat. & dep.

    Shows area near New River in Fayette County, West Virginia and names of some residents. Pen-and-ink and pencil (some col.), mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H320 Includes inset. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 187?
  • [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 ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • [Map of Loudoun County, Va., and parts of Fairfax County, Va., Jefferson County, W.Va., and Washington and Frederick counties, Md.].

    Shows names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. Pen-and-ink on tracing linen, mounted on cloth. Title, date, and scale from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H44 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. Imperfect: Spotting throughout.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 186?
  • Map of the lower [Shenandoah] Valley /

    Shows the names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures and shading. Date from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pen-and-ink and pencil on tracing linen, mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H144 Imperfect: Several damp stains with loss of text. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. In pencil on verso: 73.

    • Contributor: Brown, Samuel Howell
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • [Sketch of the battle of Rich Mountain, July 11-12, 1861].

    Title from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pen-and-ink on blue paper, with pencil annotation, mounted between transparent paper. Imperfect: some losses at center right. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H72 Annotations in pencil on verso. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • 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
  • [Eight survey tracts along the Kanawha River, W.Va. showing land granted to George Washington and others.

    Scale ca. 1:40,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink. Imperfect: Deteriorated along old fold lines. Oriented with north toward the lower left. Has watermarks. Individual surveys dated 1771 through 1774, performed by "Mr. Saml. Lewis" and "Wm. Crawford" with the assistance of John Floyd. Authorship of the map as a composite work ascribed to George Washington in Lawrence Martin's The George Washington atlas. LC Maps of North America, ...

    • Contributor: Washington, George
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1774
  • Dr. Hale's map of Cabin Creek lands.

    General map not showing coal mines or timber lands. Shows portion of Kanawha County, West Virginia and names of some residents. Title on verso partially obscured by mounting. Pen-and-ink and pencil mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H253 In pencil on verso: 472. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1893
  • 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
  • [Area of the battle of Rich Mountain, July 11-12, 1861].

    Title from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pencil on blue paper mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H73 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861