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  • Moore & Beckly [i.e. Beckley] patent, lot no. 10, Atlantic & North Western R.R. land.

    Shows 4,000 acres on the Fall Branch of New River, Raleigh County, West Virginia and the names of some residents. Oriented with north to the left. Pen-and-ink on tracing linen, mounted on cloth. On verso, obscured by mounting: Lot no. 10, Moore & Beckley. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H326 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 188?
  • 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 - New River Railroad Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1880-18
  • Birds eye view of Virginia, Maryland, Delaware, and the District of Columbia the seat of war /

    "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1861, by W. Schaus in the Clerk's Office of the District Court of the U.S. for the Southern District of New York." Insets: [Lower Mississippi Valley] -- [Richmond]. Relief shown by shading. Shows railroads, forts, cities, towns, and principal roads. Similar to no. 17.3, LC Civil War maps (2d ed.). This is a map, not ...

    • Contributor: Schedler, J. - Sarony, Major & Knapp Lith - William Schaus (Firm)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • 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?
  • [Rough sketch of the Rich Mountain battle area, extending from Beverly, W. Va. to Clarksburg].

    Relief shown by hachures. Date and title from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pencil (some col.) on blue paper, mounted on cloth. A stain at upper center. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H78 Includes ancillary sketch of Natty Creek and annotations. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Hotchkiss' geological map of Virginia and West Virginia /

    Relief shown by hachures. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H219 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. Ink and watercolor annotations showing "The great Limestone valley" and the "Lower coal measures coking coals" and ink annotations showing radial distances from Buchanan. LC copy imperfect: Holes along fold line. In pencil on verso: 464.

    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah - A. Hoen & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1875
  • [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
  • Colton's Virginia.

    "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1855 by J.H. Colton & Co. in the Clerks Office of the District Court for the Southern District of New York." Accompanied by cover: Colton's map of Virginia / J.H. Colton. Insets: Richmond, Henrico County, Manchester and Spring Hill, Chesterfield Co. -- Norfolk, Portsmouth and Gosport. Prime meridians: Greenwich, Washington. Relief shown by hachures and ...

    • Contributor: Colton, J. H. (Joseph Hutchins)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • 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
  • [Map of the lower Shenandoah Valley of Virginia].

    "Map from the Confederate Engineer Bureau in Richmond, Va. General J.F. Gilmer, Chief Engineer[.] Presented to the Virginia Historical Society by his only daughter, Mrs. J.F. Minis, Sav[ana]h, Ga."--Note on map. Forms part of the Gilmer Map Collection. Relief shown by hachures. Shows towns, waterways, roads, geographic features and land owners. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image. ...

    • Contributor: Confederate States of America. Army. Dept. of Northern Virginia. Chief Engineer's Office
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • 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
  • Berkeley County, Virginia /

    Hand-colored lines show roads "reliable in all seasons." Relief shown by hachures. Sun print. 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. C. 1, Dec. 2002; source unknown, Map Cataloging Team; c. 2, photocopy, LVA. C. 1, ...

    • Contributor: Macomb, J. N. (John N.) - Strother, David Hunter
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Military reconnaissance in the vicinity of Gauley Bridge, Department of western Virginia, Brig. Genl. W. S. Rosecrans, comd'g., Sept. 11th to Nov. 15, 1861

    Scale 1:63,360. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 695 "United States forces" are colored blue, and "Confederate forces & works" are red. Shows Union headquarters, towns, roads, houses, names of residents, drainage, and relief by hachures. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: Raynolds, W. F. (William Franklin) - Margedant, Wm. C. (William C.) - Powell, W. Angelo - Raynolds, W. F.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1879
  • 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 - Washington, George - Young, George
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1774
  • Map showing the preliminary line of the East River Railroad, May, 1881.

    Map of part of Virginia showing relief by form lines, drainage, mills, property owners names, towns, roads, and the railroad line, with distances in red.

    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah - East River Rail Road Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1881
  • 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 N.C. Morse patent of eighty-six thousand acres of coal, timber, iron, etc. lands in Pike County, Kentucky ; Map of part of Kentucky and Virginia, W. Va., and Ohio ...

    General maps not showing coal mines or timber lands. Pen-and-ink on brown paper, mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H230 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. Includes inset of "Geological section across Elkhorn lands, from Ky. Geol. Survey, 1884."

    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1884
  • 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 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
  • 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
  • The attack on and surrender of Harper's Ferry

    Shows the area surrounding Harper's Ferry, W. Va., at the intersection of the Potomac and Shenandoah Rivers as the Confederate forces under Jackson began their assault, Sept. 12-15, 1862.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862-09-14
  • Map of Huntington, W. Va., and vicinity, the Ohio River terminus of the Virginias Railway.

    Shows Huntington, Central City, Kellogg, Kenova, and Ceredo, West Virginia, as well as Catlettsburg and Hampton, Kentucky. Scale from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pen-and-ink on tracing linen, mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H336 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. In pencil on verso: 215.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 188?
  • A map of the land abt. Red Stone and Fort Pitt,

    Scale ca. 1:600,000. Title from verso. Manuscript, pen-and-ink. Relief shown pictorially. The title, land tract boundaries with owners' initials, and some place names have been identified as annotations by George Washington made ca. 1780. The author and date of the manuscript map is not known; reference sources indicate between 1758 and 1771. Phillips. Maps of America p. 713 LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, ...

    • Contributor: Washington, George - Crawford, William
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1780
  • [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 - Lewis, Samuel - Crawford, William
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1774
  • Hale's 8225 A Cabin Cr.

    General map not showing coal mines or timber lands. Shows portion of Kanawha County, West Virginia. Title on verso partially obscured by mounting. Pen-and-ink and pencil, mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H253 In pencil: 445. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1893