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  • War telegram marking map.

    Scale ca. 1:490,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 465.75 Base map depicting eastern Virignia printed in brown ink. "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1862 by L. Prang & Co." "Explanations. The extraordinary large scale on which this map is drawn has been adopted to make it just what we designed it to be, namely 1st. The most distinct map ...

    • Contributor: Louis Prang and Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Map of King William County, Va. /

    LC Land ownership maps, 1284 Relief shown by hachures. Shows the names of some residents. At head of title: Chief Engineer's Office, D.N.V. Col. J.F. Gilmer, Chf. Eng. Pen-and-ink on 3/4 in. grid, mounted on cloth. Imperfect: mended tear in lower middle of sheet. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H42 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Map of the Confederate lines from Fort Gregg to Mrs. Price's : [Virginia] /

    Relief shown by hachures. Shows portions of the fortifications of Richmond. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 630 Pen-and-ink on tracing linen, mounted on paper. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: Hoffmann, J. Paul
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 186?
  • Map of the vicinity of Petersburg /

    Description derived from published bibliography. Map of parts of Prince George, Dinwiddie, and Chesterfield counties, showing roads, railroads, towns, vegitation, houses and names of residents. Relief shown by hachures. Similar to no. 606, LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.). 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. ...

    • Contributor: Campbell, Albert H.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Map of the state of Virginia /

    "August 1863." "Lith. by Chas. G. Krebs." Accompanied by cover: Map of Virginia / compiled in the office of the United States Coast Survey. Washington, D.C. : W.H. & O.H. Morrison : 15 x 10 cm. Also covers Delaware, Maryland, West Virginia and parts of adjacent states. Shows cities and towns, roads, rivers, and relief by hachures. Map has concentric circles centered on Richmond, ...

    • Contributor: Nicholson, W. L.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • A plan of the township of Blenheim, as surveyed and divided in the year 1772.

    Scale ca. 1:16,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Oriented with north toward the upper right. Relief shown by hachures. Shows names of several landowners. Annotated: This map referred to, in the affidt. of James Campbell on Mr. Wiatherhead's claim March 4th. 1786. Richard Lee. In margin: James Campbell. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1093 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as ...

    • Contributor: Creassy, James
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1772
  • Seat of war in Virginia [1861-65].

    Scale ca. 1:2,600,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 511.5 General map. Troop positions are not indicated. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1865
  • A Chart of the harbour of Boston, with the soundings, sailing-marks, and other directions.

    Scale ca. 1:28,000. LC copy annotated with "No. 2" to the left of the title; concentric circles, drawn in ink, centered on compass roses; and, a stamp "Engr. Dept. U. States Topl. Bureau." Annotated on verso: Boston. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. From The North-American pilot for Newfoundland, Labradore, the Gulf and River St. Laurence. 1777. v. 2. LC Maps of ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1777
  • Cape Fear River, with the counties adjacent, and the towns of Brunswick and Wilmington, against which Lord Cornwallis, detached a part of his army, the 17th of January laft Jno. Lodge, sculp.

    Shows shoals and a few soundings at the entrance to the river, "Fort Johnson," the towns of Brunswick and Wilmington with the distance of each town from Charleston, S.C., and bridges and houses along the river. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. LC copy mounted on cloth. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1512 LC has 2 copies. From Political magazine and ...

    • Contributor: Lodge, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1781
  • The United States of America laid down from the best authorities, agreeable to the Peace of 1783.

    Scale ca. 1:6,336,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. Prime meridian: London. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 754 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: Wallis, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1783
  • [Map of part of North and South Carolina, 1864-5?]

    Title and date from Stephenson's Civil War Maps, 1989. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), S123 Pen and ink manuscript drawn on tracing cloth. "Tracking from map in Chf. Engrs. Office, M. D. M." "For Genl. Sherman." Map extends from Fayetteville west to Monroe, North Carolina, and from Reedy Branch, North Carolina, south to Allen's Bridge P.O., South Carolina. Indicates roads, railroads, drainage, towns, ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • To the Honorable Thomas Penn and Richard Penn, Esquires, true and absolute proprietaries and Governors of the Province of Pennsylvania and the territories thereunto belonging and to the Honorable John Penn, Esquire, ...

    Scale ca. 1:633,600. Relief shown pictorially. Hand colored. Shows county boundaries. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1295 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 440; 651/1; 651/2; 700/1

    • Contributor: Scull, William
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1770
  • [Sketch of the vicinity of the Shenandoah Iron Works on the South Fork of the Shenandoah River at Shenandoah, Virginia].

    Relief shown by hachures. Title, date, and scale from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pencil on lined paper, mounted between sheets of transparent paper. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H247 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. Two maps showing distances on verso. In ink on red bordered label on verso: 293 crossed out in pencil.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 188?
  • Colton's map of the southern states. Including Maryland, Delaware, Virginia, Kentucky, Tennessee, Missouri, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi, Arkansas, Louisiana, and Texas. Showing also part of adjoining states & territories ...

    Scale ca. 1:1,520,640. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 6.5 "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 185[5?] by J.H. Colton & Co." Inset: Southern part of Florida. 27 x 19 cm. Includes tables of population based on the "United States Census for 1860." General map. Title printed to right of map. "No. 6" in upper left corner. Map is reproduced from ...

    • Contributor: Colton, J. H.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Map of Augusta Co., Virginia, 1738-1770

    Scale ca. 1:9,000,000. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H278 Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1886
  • Copy Septr. 1879 (G.R.F) of map /

    Shows a tract of land on Little North Mountain in Alleghany County, Virginia. Relief shown by hachures. Pen-and-ink and pencil (some col.) on tracing linen, mounted on cloth. In ink at bottom: Platted by 1796 meridan. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H310 In pencil on verso: 150. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: Oltmanns, C. W.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1872
  • Ft. Fisher shewing [sic] Union attack, Jany 15th 1865 From survey made after surrender by U.S. Engineers.

    Map shows area surrounding forts Fisher, Buchanan and Anderson near Smithville, N.C. Fort Fisher, located on the peninsula formed by the Atlantic Ocean and the Cape Fear River, was the primary target of the Union assault. Details include locations of Confederate batteries, abatis, spikes, palisades, and ditches, and arrows showing the direction of the advance of the various Union forces.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Map showing the location of railroads, canals, navigation projects and public institutions in which the Commonwealth of Virginia had invested money as of date January 1st. 1861 : as traced from an ...

    "Defendants Exhibit No. 14 September 9th, 1914, C.B." "Filed by the State of West Virginia in the equity cause of Commonwealth of Virginia vs. State of West Virginia pending in the Supreme Court of the United States, at the hearing before Commissioner Littlefield in Richmond, Va., in August, 1914." "Prepared under the direction of J.K. Anderson, Chief Engineer of the Public Service Commission of ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1914
  • Buzzards Bay and shoals of Nantucket.

    Scale ca. 1:100,000. Title on verso: Nantucket Shoals and Buzzards's Bay by Lieutt. Knight, 1778. Soundings shown in fathoms. Manuscript, pen-and-ink, pencil, and watercolor. Watermark: Large fleur-de-lis in a shield surmounted by a crown over an undecipherable figure, all of which are over the letters GR and J. Whatman. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 984 Available also through the Library of Congress Web ...

    • Contributor: Knight, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1778
  • Plan du port de St. Augustin dans la Floride.

    Scale ca. 1:100,000. Relief shown pictorially. Depths shown by soundings. "Tome I, no. 39." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1641 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 100; 650/1

    • Contributor: Bellin, Jacques Nicolas
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1764
  • [North Carolina, with adjacent parts of Virginia and South Carolina]

    Scale 1:633,600. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 305a.6 General map, without a title. Inset: [Charleston, S.C., and environs] 18 x 23 cm. Stamped on verso: Gilbert Thompson. "No. 3 Parts of Virginia, N. Carolina, S. Car. 1865. U.S. Coast Survey. 1" = 10 ms. 6 sheets" is written in ink on the verso. Sheet 3 of a 6-sheet series of maps used by ...

    • Contributor: Lindenkohl, A.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1865
  • Draft of roads in New Jersey.

    Scale not given. Title from verso. Manuscript, pen-and-ink. Has watermarks. Shows roads of Camden and Gloucester counties, New Jersey. Described in Samuel S. Smith's The fight for the Delaware, under the title Route the Hessians took from Coopers Ferry to Red Bank. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1263 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1777
  • Battle of Kelly's Ford, Va. Plan of position of Union and Rebel forces at 1 o'clock 7th Nov.

    Shows the route of Lee's retreat across the Rappahannock River. Map is oriented with pontoon bridge at Rappahannock Station in upper left of the image, protected by Confederate earthworks and redoubts. Tne Wheatley post office is shown in the center of the image. Kellysville and Kelly's Ford, protected by Ewell's Division, are in lower third, to the left; and Mount Holly is to the ...

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Map showing retreat of Union Army 13th and 14th Oct. 1863 from Culpeper to Warrenton Junction.

    Map shows an area of central Virginia bordered by Gainesville to the north, Orange Court House to the south, Luray Gap to the west, and Bristoe to the east. With Lee's Army of Northern Virginia on the offensive, it's target Manassas and Washington, Union Gen. Meade had no choice but to pull back to protect the Federal capital.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • The Enemy's fortifications around Vicksburg

    Shows the terrain and Confederate fortifications around Vicksburg, Miss., in mid-May, 1863, just after Confederate Gen. Pemberton was forced to evacuate Hayne's Bluff. Indicated are the locations of Union forces under Sherman, McPherson, McClernand, and Carr.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861