Collection Military Battles and Campaigns

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  • Map of the Shenandoah Valley, to illustrate the Valley Campaign of "Stonewall" Jackson, 1862:

    Scale ca. 1:860,000. Relief shown by hachures. Inset: General map [of Virginia and Maryland] 11 x 12 cm. This map was acquired by the Library of Congress in 1948 with the purchase of the papers and maps of Maj. Jedediah Hotchkiss. It is the base used to produce maps I and II in William Allan's History of the Campaign of Gen. T. J. (Stonewall) ...

    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah - Humphreys, D.C. - J. Lippincott & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1880
  • 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 Includes ill. of "Fortress Monroe," "General post office," "Treasury buildings, "Patent Office, " and "University of Virginia." Plates 33-34. Prime meridians: Greenwich, Washington. Probably from: Johnson's new illustrated (steel plate) family atlas. New ...

    • Contributor: Johnson, A. J. (Alvin Jewett)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • 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
  • Geological map of Virginia & West Virginia showing their chief geological sub-divisions /

    Relief shown by hachures. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H218 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. LC copy: Extensive ink, pencil, and annotations with watercolor showing the different types of geological formations. LC copy: Title in ms. in lower left. In pencil on verso: 183.

    • Contributor: Rogers, William Barton - Guyot, A. (Arnold)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 187?
  • 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 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
  • Vicinity of Winchester and Harper's Ferry, Va.

    Detail of a printed map of Winchester, Va., and environs, with annotations and additions by Sneden. Additions include inclusion of roads, notes about and dates of battles and skirmishes, location of the point where the Confederate army recrossed the Potomac River following the Battle of Gettysburg, and note that the town of Winchester changed hands [46] times during the war.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • 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. /

    Relief shown by hachures. Shows land ownership. Sun print. Annotated in pencil: Jefferson Co. Copied from S. Howell Brown's "Map of Jefferson County, Virginia," published in 1852. This map was acquired by the Library of Congress in 1948 with the purchase of the papers and maps of Maj. Jedediah Hotchkiss. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 700.5 LC Land ownership maps, 1394 Description derived ...

    • Contributor: Brown, S. Howell
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • [Map of the Shenandoah Valley from Harrisonburg to Mt. Jackson, with topographical detail along the principal roads from Thornton's Gap to Swift Run Gap and along several valley roads in northwestern Virginia].

    Shows names of some residents. Relief shown by form lines and hachures. Title and date from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pen-and-ink on tracing linen sectioned in 2, mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H146 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. In ink in upper right corner: No. 4. In pencil on verso: 84.

    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 186?
  • [Map of Raleigh, Mercer and Summers Counties, West Virginia /

    Drawn with colored ink and pencil on lined paper; the map covers the area from Berkley to Rockey Gap, West Virginia. Includes a table of distances. Not drawn to scale. One of a series of eight maps of West Virginia and southwestern Virginia. Originally in envelope with notations: "Maps of various kinds by residents of western Virginia. Found among a few books &c which ...

    • Contributor: Loring, William Wing
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Map of western Virginia /

    This map was apparently captured by Confederate cavalry under the command of Maj. Gen. Earl Van Dorn during a raid on the Union arsenal at Holly Springs, Miss., in December 1862, and forwarded to the Confederate Engineer's Office in Richmond, Va.

    • Contributor: Nicholson, W. L. - Bache, Alexander Dallas - Krebs, Charles G. - Confederate States of America. Army. Dept. of Northern Virginia. Chief Engineer's Office - U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Plat of the partition of Moore & Beckley survey of 170,038 a. in the counties of Giles & Logan, Virginia.

    "Surveyed for Andrew Moore & John Beckley, Nov. 2nd, 1794." Shows names of some residents. Pen-an-ink and pencil over col. grid, mounted on cloth. Includes notes. In upper right corner in red ink: Moore & Beckley patent. "Plat copied from bundle of 'cases ended." In the lower left corner: Sev. P. Ker. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H327 In pencil on verso: 223. ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1794
  • 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
  • Copy of map of Ellen Smith 10,000 acres, Raleigh Co., W. Va. from actual transit survey /

    Oriented with north toward the right. Pen-and-ink on tracing cloth, sectioned in 2, and mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H324 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. In pencil on verso: 465 crossed out.

    • Contributor: Miller, M. E.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 188?
  • [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 the ...

    Scale 1:15,840. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 700 Printed edition of the preceding map indicating relief by hachures rather than by contour lines. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: Weyss, J. E.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • 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.

    "Copied from a Map accompanying the Report of Gen. Rosecrans." Description derived from published bibliography. Indicates Confederate works and batteries at Camp Gauley, Union positions during attack and names of units, roads, drainage, houses, fences and vegetation. 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 ...

    • Contributor: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1876
  • 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
  • [Sketch of the "proposed route of Virginias Railway" to Flat-top and Guyandot coal fields, West Virginia].

    Title and 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.), H272 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 188?
  • 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 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
  • [Plat of a survey of 2,314 acres of land, being the first large bottom on the east side of the Ohio River, 3 or 4 miles below the mouth, a portion of ...

    Scale ca. 1:20,000. Title from Lawrence Martin's The George Washington atlas. 1932. Cover title: George Washington; survey of land in Ohio, a grant from the Colony of Virginia to Washington for military services ... Manuscript, pen-and-ink. Oriented with north toward the lower left. Imperfect: Deteriorated along fold lines. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 785 Annotated by George Washington: Patented in the name of ...

    • Contributor: Crawford, William - Washington, George
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1771
  • 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. (Alvin Jewett)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Map showing location of Flat top, New River, Gauly Lower Measures coal field, West Virginia.

    Incorrect scale cited in LC Civil War maps. Pen-and-ink and pencil on verso of lined paper, mounted on cloth. Includes notes and instructions for draftsman. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H254 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. In pencil on verso: 414.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 188?
  • The attack on Harper's Ferry Va., by Jackson, September 14th and 15th, 1862

    Shows the area of convergence of the Potomac and Shenandoah rivers that marks the border of Maryland, Virginia, and West Virginia. Details include the location of Union forces in the town of Harper's Ferry and Confederate forces on Maryland Heights across the Potomac.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862-09-14