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  • Map of Albemarle : Made under the direction of Maj. A.H. Campbell Capt. Engs. in charge of Top. Dept. D.N.V. from surveys and reconnaissances /

    "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, geographical 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 - Campbell, Albert H. (Albert Henry) - Dwight, C. S.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Map of Popes [sic] campaign in northern Virginia, August 1862.

    Shows the line of march of the Confederate Army and of the Union Army of Virginia as commanded by John Pope during the 2nd Bull Run Campaign, June-September 1862.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Plan of the tunnel and vicinity [of Libby Prison, Richmond, Va.].

    Map of an escape tunnel from Libby Prison, Richmond, Va., showing surrounding sites including other prisons, warehouses, the canal and dock closest to Libby, and the railroad depot.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
  • [Southeastern part of Virginia, from York River, and west to Black Water River] /

    LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 460 Shows fortifications and locations of the Battle of Hampton Roads. Title derived from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pen-and-ink on tracing linen. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. Imperfect: Discoloration and spotting throughout.

    • Contributor: Hove
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Map of Hampton to Howard's Bridge, Virginia.

    The area depicted includes the York River to the north, the James River to the south and the Hampton/Five Points area to the east.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862-03-27
  • Plan of the battle of Fisher's Hill, Virginia. Fought September 22nd, 1864.

    Despite a strong natural defensive position near Fisher's Hill, south of Strasburg, Va., Early's Confederates were overwhelmed by Sheridan's greater numbers. Map shows the flanking movement led by Crook as well as the position of the Union forces just prior to their frontal assault. The detail of the distribution of the Confederate forces was contained on that portion of the map that is missing.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864-09-22
  • [Map of the siege of Suffolk, Va., 1863.]

    Concerns the unsuccessful Confederate siege of Suffolk, Va., 11 April-4 May 1863, and indicates the location of Federal troops, railroads, roads, parade ground, breastworks, hospital, and forts, and the placement Federal gunboats in the Nansemond River.

    • Contributor: Allen, Orrin Sweet
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • White House to Harrisons Landing /

    Description derived from published bibliography. Shows fortifications, towns, roads, railroads, houses, names of residents, vegetation, drainage, and relief by hachures. 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.), 594 Swem, E.G. Maps relating to Virginia, 943 Available also through the Library of Congress ...

    • Contributor: Abbot, Henry L. - Dougal, William H. - United States. Army of the Potomac. Engineer Dept
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Johnson's map of the vicinity of Richmond, and Peninsular Campaign in Virginia : showing also the interesting localities along the James, Chickahominy and York rivers /

    Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. "Entered according to Act of Congress, in the year 1862 by J. Knowles Hare in the clerk's office of the District Court of the United States for the Southern District of New York." Appears in: Johnson's new illustrated (steel plate) family atlas, ca. 1863. Prime meridian: Washington, D.C. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 602.2 On ...

    • Contributor: Johnson, A. J. (Alvin Jewett) - Johnson and Ward - Johnson, A. J.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • [Map of 100 miles around Richmond].

    Relief shown by hachures. An octagonal map with decorations comprised of portraits of Union military leaders. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Acquisitions control no. 91-22 CW3 Vault

    • Contributor: Magnus, Charles
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 186?
  • New map of the seat of war in Virginia and Maryland

    [Scale ca. 1:360,000]. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 478 Another issue. This issue contains the following additions: a) Washington is described as being "Surrounded by forts, batteries, and redoubts." b) Fredericksburg is labeled "H. 2 Rebel forces, Dec. 1862." c) "Explanation" contains the statement that "Washington City is the centre of the circles of measurement, 10 miles apart" d) Town and country names ...

    • Contributor: Bruff, Joseph Goldsborough
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • [Central Virginia showing Lieut. Gen'l. U.S. Grant's Campaign and marches of the armies under his command in 1864-65

    [Scale 1:350,000]. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 515 Another issue. Same as the preceding issue but with the cavalry badge (crossed swords in an oval) added to the legend. Another copy is in the Fillmore map coll. no. 160-A. 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: 1865
  • [White House to Harrisons Landing].

    Annonymous pen and ink manuscript map traced on linen from a portion of: White House to Harrisons Landing. Prepared by Capt. H.L. Abbot, topographical engineer, Army of the Potomac. Shows fortifications, towns, roads, railroads, houses, names of residents and vegetation. This item is in the Map Collection of the Library of Virginia; please contact the Library's Archives Research Services department for more information. Title ...

    • Contributor: Abbot, Henry L. - United States. Army of the Potomac. Engineer Dept
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 186?
  • Map of Stafford County, Va.

    "Commenced July 19[,] 1863[.] Last field work done Aug. 14[,] 1863."--handwritten note on map. "It is impossible to designate definitely the exact character of the roads in this county, especially in the lower part. Some public roads seem to be altogether disused, and almost [effaced], and many farm & private roads have become thoroughfares. This is especially the case along the River -- The ...

    • Contributor: Confederate States of America. Army. Dept. of Northern Virginia. Chief Engineer's Office - Blackford, L. (Benjamin Lewis) - Campbell, Albert H. (Albert Henry)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Amelia County

    "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 - Henderson, D. E.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Map of Goochland Co., Va.

    "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 - Campbell, Albert H. (Albert Henry) - Cassell, Charles E. - Graves, H. M.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Seat of war in America, 6d.

    Shows fortifications in eastern Virginia. Also shows parts of Maryland and Pennsylvania. Relief shown by hachures. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 476.5 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes advertisement for "Bacon's Shilling war maps."

    • Contributor: Bacon & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Plan of the battle of Mine Run, Virginia : fought Monday 30th Novr. 1863.

    Meade's intention was to cross the Rapidan River at Germanna Ford, travel west toward Orange Court House, and force Lee from his position in Orange County, just south of river. Alerted to these movements, Lee deployed his forces in strong defensive positions along Mine Run. There being no feasible point of attack, Meade withdrew his forces to winter quarters at Culpeper. Details on this ...

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863-11-30
  • Map showing the operations of the Army of the Potomac under command of Maj. Gen. George G. Meade : from March 29th to April 9th 1865 /

    "Accompanying report of Maj. Gen. George G. Meade, U.S.A., Series I Vol. XLVI." Another state of this map published in: Atlas to accompany the official records of the Union and Confederate armies. Washington, 1891-1895. Map of the country between Petersburg and Appomattox Court House showing roads, railroads, cities and towns, and some houses and names of residents. Shows army headquarters and routes of march. ...

    • Contributor: United States. Army of the Potomac. Engineer Dept - Duane, James C.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1865
  • North Anna. [May 1864] /

    Relief shown by hachures. Shows landownership. Union entrenchments are colored in blue ink, Confederate entrechments are colored in red ink. Indicates roads, railraods, drainage, vegetation, houses, fences, and names of occupants. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 590.2 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: Michler, N. (Nathaniel) - Michler, N.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1867
  • Plan of the Battle of Dranesville Va Decr 20th 1861.

    Shows Dranesville, Fairfax County, Va., and the area to the north. The locations of the Leesburg Turnpike, Centreville Road and Chain Bridge Road are indicated.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861-12-20
  • Map of the defences [sic] of Richmond, Va., April 1865.

    Portrays 23 numbered forts around the city of Richmond, which includes the following named forts, Johnson, Magruder, and Harrison.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1865
  • Richmond [1862-1865]

    Scale 1:42,240. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 632.7 In this issue, the map is printed on a yellow background with the James River colored blue. Detailed topographic map of the environs of Richmond showing Confederate fortifications in red, Union fortifications in blue, roads, street pattern of Richmond and Manchester, railroads, towns, vegetation, drainage, hachures, houses, and names of residents. Description derived from published ...

    • Contributor: Michler, N. (Nathaniel) - Michie, Peter Smith - Michler, N.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1867
  • Sketch no. 4 of roads between Hd. Qu. 10th Army Corps and Swift Creek on the south : with enemy's 2nd line of intrenchments around Drury's Bluff on the north /

    "To Brig. Gen. A. Terry, with Col. Serrell's complements, May 24th, 1864." Description derived from published bibliography. Includes handwritten note pasted to map: "Found among papers in the army field desk of Pvt. Maj. Gen. Alvin Coe Voris, who commanded the Union force in the Chester Station fight, May 10th, 1864. Presented by Alvia V. Baird of Delaplane, Virginia, April 10th 1937." Oriented with ...

    • Contributor: United States. Army. Corps, 10Th. Engineer Office
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Map of route and positions, First Corps, Army of Va., Maj. Gen. Sigel comg., from July 7th to Septr. 10th 1862

    Scale not given. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 461 In upper right corner: Ho. Reps. Ex. Doc. no. 81-37th Cong. 3rd Sess. The route of the First Corps is shown from Middletown, Virginia, to the defenses of Washington. Roads, towns, vegetation, drainage, houses, and names of residents are indicated along the line of march. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the ...

    • Contributor: Kappner, Franz
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862