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  • A topographical map of the lands of the Cabin Creek Coal Co. of W. Virginia embracing 14,307 acres in Kanawha and Boone counties, West Virginia /

    Shows names of some residents. Relief shown by form lines. Oriented with north to bottom. On verso obscured by mounting: Cabin Creek coal [sic] maps. Pen-and-ink and pencil (some col.), mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H252 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. In pencil on verso: 487.

    • Contributor: Miller, M. A.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1873
  • [Map of Royal Land Company of Virginia lands in Rockingham, and Augusta counties Virginia, and Pendleton County, West Virginia] /

    Title, date, and scale from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pen-and-ink, watercolor, and pencil over pencil grid on 3 sheets pasted together sectioned in 2, and mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H269 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. In pencil on verso: 330 crossed out.

    • Contributor: Oltmanns, C. W.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1877
  • 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
  • Geological section across Potts Creek Valley ; Section along Potts Creek Valley.

    Shows area from Paint Bank to Helmentollers. Pen-and-ink and pencil (some col.) mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H221 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. In pencil on verso: 463.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 188?
  • 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
  • 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
  • [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
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1771
  • Geological section crossing Blue Ridge at White's Gap, Rockbridge Co. Va. & extending 10 miles beyond Hunterville [sic], Pocahontas Co., W. Va. /

    Pen-and-ink, pencil, and watercolor, mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H222 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. In upper right corner: No. 36. In pencil on verso: 227 crossed out.

    • Contributor: Campbell, J. L.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 188?
  • 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 shewing [sic] vicinity of Harper's Ferry, Virginia, and the upper Potomac River.

    Concerns an area of Maryland and Virginia between the towns of Cumberland, Md., on the west and Harpers Ferry, Va. [now W.Va.], on the eastern side of the map. Sneden details the mountainous topography highlighting rivers, especially the Potomac River, and including the rail system through this area. Just north of Winchester, Va., there is a line of unidentified Confederate troops. The only other ...

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • [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 Mercer, Summers, Monroe, Raleigh and Greenbrier Counties, West Virginia /

    Covers the area between Lewisburg, Princeton and Richmond Ferry, W. Va. Drawn with pencil on blue-lined paper. Shows towns, roads, 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 among a few books &c which had belonged to ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • [Western Virginia from Petersburg to Warm Springs, showing the movement of the Union army, 1862] /

    Covers parts of the counties of Grant, Randolph, Pendleton, and Pocahontas, West Virginia and Highland and Bath, Virginia including the names of some residents. Relief shown by shading. Date and title from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Prime meridian: Washington? Pen-and-ink, watercolor, and pencil. In upper left corner: Sheet No. 1. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 458 Includes note. In ink on blue ...

    • Contributor: Hausmann, A.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • 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
  • 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.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Map showing location &c. of "Middleton" coal lands, Fayette County, W. Va. /

    Pen-and-ink on tracing linen, mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H261 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. "Plate no. 3." In pencil on verso: 204.

    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1882
  • [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
  • The Am. Manufacturer's map of the New River & the Flat-top coking coal fields of the Virginias /

    Shows areas in Fayette, Raleigh, and Wyoming counties, West Virginia, and adjacent areas. Pen-and-ink mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H244 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. Includes a profile "Partial section of Kanawha coals by prof. I.C. White." In pencil on verso: 203.

    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1886
  • [Sketch of the Riverside Iron Works and other properties, in Kanawha County, West Virginia].

    Title from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pen-and-ink and crayon, mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H260 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. Includes notes. In pencil on verso: 370. Imperfect: Top left corner wanting.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1870
  • [Sketch 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 on irregularly shaped paper, mounted between transparent paper. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H85 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. Includes notes and the names of a few landowners. In ink on red bordered label: 302.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Vicinity of Harpers Ferry.

    Shows names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. Date and scale from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Title on verso partially obscured by mounting. Pen-and-ink on 2 sheets of tracing linen, pasted together to form an irregularly shaped sheet, mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H192 Imperfect: Liquid staining on right side and left edge. Available also through the Library ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • 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 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
  • [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
  • 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