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  • Jetersville and Sailors Creek. [1865]

    Scale 1:21,120. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 559.5 In this issue, the map is printed on a yellow background with the Appomattox River colored green. Shows entrenchments, roads, "Richmond and Danville R.R.," drainage, vegetation, hachures, houses, fences, and names of residents. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: Michler, N.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1867
  • Map of the location of part of the North-Western Turnpike Road /

    Shows road from Winchester westward to the Cheat River in Preston County, West Virginia. Relief shown by hachures. "This copy made by Fr. Koch, Richmond, Va. Jan. 27th 1862." Pen-and-ink, pencil and watercolor on brown irregularly shaped paper, sectioned in 2 and mounted on cloth. In ink on verso obscured by mounting: N.W. Turnpike and notes. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H215 In ...

    • Contributor: Shaw, Charles
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1831
  • Troop movements in Richmond, Petersburg, Appomattox area, April 1865 /

    Drawn on tracing paper. Shows towns, rivers, roads, railroads, troop movements and proposed parks at Five Forks and Appomattox. 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. April 2003, Conservation Commission (1949), gift; Map Cataloging Team. Civil ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 19??
  • Route of the Tenth New York Cavalry from Culpeper to Gettysburg and return. Summer and fall campaigns of 1863.

    Scale ca. 1:440,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 46 Finished pen and ink manuscript map of parts of Virginia, Maryland, and Pennsylvania, showing location and date of encampments and battles, route of the Tenth New York Cavalry, route of Capt. Pratt, roads, railroads, towns, drainage, and relief by hachures. Printed version appears in Preston's History of the Tenth Regiment of Cavalry, New York ...

    • Contributor: Preston, Noble D.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Lloyd's official map of the state of Virginia : from actual surveys by order of the executive, 1828 & 1859.

    Relief shown by hachures. Mounted on cloth. "N.B.: This is the only map used to plan campaigns in Virginia by Gen. Scott." Prime meridian: Washington. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 450.1 Includes publisher's advertisements in lower margin, text, and tables for population, steamboat routes, and altitudes. Accompanied by broadside for the sale of Lloyd's Virginia and Missouri maps (1 sheet ; 28 x ...

    • Contributor: Lloyd, James T.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Sketch of the battle of Fredericksburg, Dezember [i.e. December] 13th, 1862 /

    Shows names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. Pen-and-ink and pencil (some col.) over a 2-inch pencil grid on gray tracing paper, mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H123 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. Includes index to Confederate divisions' positions. In pencil on verso: 95.

    • Contributor: Blackford, W. W.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Map of the vicinity of Petersburg /

    Relief shown by hachures. Sun print. Map of parts of Prince George, Dinwiddie and Chesterfield counties, showing roads, railroads, towns, vegetation, houses and names of residents. Major rivers are colored blue by hand. Fortifications at Petersburg and Drewry's Bluff are outlined in pencil. Description derived from published bibliography. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 606 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site ...

    • Contributor: Campbell, Albert H.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • 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
  • Plan of the battle of Fredericksburg. Fought 13th Decr. 1862.

    Map shows Gen. R. E. Lee's strong position on the heights overlooking Fredericksburg, Va. While he could not prevent the Union forces from crossing the Rappahannock River on December 13 and taking the town, they were unable, despite repeated suicidal assaults, to take the hills on which the Confederate forces were entrenched. After several days astride the river, the Union forces withdrew the night ...

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Map shewing [sic] movements of Union and Rebel armies and Battle of Chancellorsville, Virginia from April 27th to 4th May 1863.

    In this regional view of the Chancellorsville Campaign, the Wilderness appears in the upper left, the confluence of the Rapidan and Rappahannock rivers in the upper right, and Fredericksburg and Falmouth, located on opposite sides of the Rappahannock, are at the bottom. Time notations attempt to trace the movements of various units over the course of the campaign.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • 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.), 513 Map extends from Dinwiddie C. H. to about four miles north of the District of Columbia and from Lexington east to Heathsville. The routes of the II, V, VI, IX, X, XVIII, XIX, XXIV, and XXV corps, the regular cavalry, and Sheridan's cavalry are identified by colored lines. The badges of the corps are given ...

    • Contributor: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1865
  • Spottsylvania [sic] Court House /

    Scale 1:21,120. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 658.1 Relief shown by hachures and pictorially. In this issue, the map is printed on a yellow background with rivers colored green. Detailed map giving Union works in blue and Confederate works in red, roads, houses, names of occupants, vegetation, drainage. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as ...

    • Contributor: Michler, N.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1867
  • [Map of Loudoun County, Va., and parts of Fairfax County, Va., Jefferson County, W.Va., and Washington and Frederick counties, Md.].

    Shows names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. Pen-and-ink on tracing linen, mounted on cloth. Title, date, and scale from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H44 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. Imperfect: Spotting throughout.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 186?
  • [Map of the Shenandoah Valley from Mt. Jackson to Midway, including parts of Shenandoah, Page, Rockingham, and Augusta counties, Virginia].

    Shows names of some residents. Relief shown by form lines. Title and date from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pen-and-ink and pencil on tracing linen with left corner cut away, mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H145 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 186?
  • 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.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1867
  • [Northern Virginia with adjacent parts of Maryland and West Virginia] /

    Relief shown by hachures. Endorsed (facsim.): Approved S. Howell Brown, 1st Lt. Engs: troops, in chg: Topl. Dept., A.N. Va., March 23rd 1864. "No. 22" in upper left corner. Map of Loudoun County, Virginia, and parts of the counties of Clark, Virginia, Berkeley and Jefferson, West Virginia, and Frederick and Washington, Maryland, showing towns and villages, drainage, roads, railraods, houses and names of residents. ...

    • Contributor: Hoffman, J. Paul
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • [Map of Prince Edward County, Va.].

    Shows five township names, but does not give any other names. Date, title, and scale derived from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Oriented with north to the bottom. Pen-and-ink and pencil on a 3/8-inch grid on tracing paper. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H53 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. On verso right bottom corner: 423.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 186?
  • [Map of Shenandoah County between Mt. Jackson and New Market, Virginia].

    Title, date, and scale from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pen-and-ink, mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H150 In pencil on verso: 382. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • [Maps of Virginia] /

    Shows general maps of northwestern Virginia and the names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. Pencil (some col.) on ledger paper. Printed distances on the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad and on the Western Virginia Railroad pasted to verso of front cover. Bound in brown leather. Accompanied by 4 maps on varying size separate sheets of paper. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H5 ...

    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862

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  • 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.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1867
  • 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
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Richmond, Petersburg, and vicinity.

    Scale ca. 1:105,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 623 At top of map: Genl. Grant's campaign war map. Shows fortifications, camps, roads, railroads, street pattern of Richmond and Petersburg, towns, drainage, vegetation, hachures, and houses. "The horizontal and upright lines represent one mile square. By refering [sic] to the number on the left and to the letter on the base, any point may ...

    • Contributor: J.H. Bufford & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • [Sketch of the southeastern portion of Rockingham County, Va.].

    Relief shown by hachures. Title and date from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pen-and-ink and pencil (some col.) over pencil grid, on 2 sheets pasted together, and mounted on cloth. In pencil in upper left corner: 1-160,000, Abbott Iron Co. survey. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H231 In pencil on verso: 340. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 188?
  • View of Fredericksburg, Va. Nov. 1862.

    Perspective map not drawn to scale. Bird's-eye-view. LC Panoramic maps (2nd ed.), 956 LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 554 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. AACR2

    • Contributor: E. Sachse & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Map of the field of operations, November 1863.

    Map shows the area between Culpeper Courthouse and Orange Courthouse including the location of Federal troops under Meade in Union-held towns and along the Rappahannock River. On November 7th, the Union army began its advance across the Rappahannock River at Rappahannock Station. The map also indicates the location of Confederate strongholds along the Rapidan River.

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