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  • Map of the seat of war in Virginia

    Scale ca. 1:440,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 454 Map of southeast Virginia showing fortifications and camps underlined in brown, roads, railroads, towns, and drainage. "Table of distances from Norfolk" is in the lower left corner. Another copy is in the Ezra A. Carman papers, Manuscript Division, L.C., container no. 14. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress ...

    • Contributor: Bohn, Casimir
    • Original Format: Maps
  • Upper Potomac from McCoy's Ferry to Conrad's Ferry and adjacent portions of Maryland and Virginia

    Scale ca. 1:130,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 245.15 Map, without border, extends from Frederick, Maryland, west to Winchester, Virginia, and Hagerstown, Maryland, south to Front Royal, Virginia. Depicted are roads, railroads, canals, drainage, houses, cities and towns, and relief by hachures. In some areas, countryside is described by terms such as "hilly & wooded country," "open country," etc. Stamped in lower left ...

    • Contributor: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Plan of Yorktown, Virginia ... April, 1862.

    Shows the area of the York River coastline from Windmill Creek to Wormsley Creek with particular attention to the landforms and defenses around Yorktown and the layout of streets and buildings within the town itself.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Map of n. eastern Virginia and vicinity of Washington /

    Accompanied by sheet: Presented to Brig. Genl. S. Williams, A.A. Genl. Hd. Qrs. Army, by order of Maj. Genl. McClellan, Comd. in Chf. U.S.A. [signed] A.W. Whipple, Maj. T.E. [1] leaf ; 21 x 13 cm. At head of title: Surveys for military defences. Includes "Data used in compilation," table of "Elevations above tide water," and "Geological profile of Loudoun County." Mounted on cloth ...

    • Contributor: United States. War Dept. Corps of Topographical Engineers
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Camp Greble near Norfolk, Va. of the 99th N.Y.S.V. [September 2, 1862]

    Twenty-four locations are indexed including "Sutter & Gunmaker, "Photograph Shop," "House for Knapsacks," and "Bowling Alley." Tents of officers and various companies are identified as are cooking houses. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image. Camp Greble was named in honor of Lieutenant John Trout Greble killed at the Battle of Big Bethel, Virginia (June 10, 1861) and ...

    • Contributor: Maynicke, Frank
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Map showing the location of battle fields of Virginia /

    Shows Civil War battlefields (1861-1865), Chesapeake & Ohio Railroad lines, distinguishing between those which are pre-war and post-war, other railroads during the war, plank roads, turnpikes, other roads and light houses.

    • Contributor: Chesapeake and Ohio Railway Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1898
  • Hughes military map of Richmond & Petersburgh [sic], Va. Showing the Rebel fortifications drawn on the ground for the War Department by Major W. C. Hughes of Michigan

    Scale ca. 1:105,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 632 Copyright no 27521. "Deposited-July 23, 1864. R. J. Meigs Clk." "Respectfully dedicated to the Army of the Potomac." Insets: [View of] Libby Prison. 13 x 16 cm. [View of] Belle Island. 13 x 18 cm. Shows Confederate forts, roads, railroads, towns, vegetation, drainage, hachures, and houses. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through ...

    • Contributor: Hughes, William C.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Lynchburg and vicinity

    Includes parts of Amherst, Bedford and Campbell counties.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • [Sketch of the roads south of Bowles's shop near Salem Church, Virginia, showing "Early's line," probably in May 1863].

    Shows roads in eastern Albemarle County and names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. Title, date and scale from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Oriented with north to the bottom. Pencil (some col.), mounted between sheets of transparent paper. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H143 In ink on red bordered label: 282 crossed out. Available also through the Library of Congress web ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Surveys & reconnaissances in the vicinity of Budd's Ferry, Charles Co., Md. /

    Relief shown by hachures. In upper lefthand corner: 211, L. Sheet 5. In lower righthand corner: Transferred from Office of Chf. Engr., Defenses of Washington, to Engr. Dept., Jan'y 1866. Shows roads, drainage, houses, names of residents along the Potomac River, "Hd. Qrs. Genl. Hooker's Dvn.," "Hd. Qrs. Sickles Brgd.," breastwork and battery at Budd's Ferry, and the location of batteries in Prince William ...

    • Contributor: Williamson, R. S.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Extract from Fort Monroe, Norfolk, Suffolk, and Yorktown, with their connections and surroundings for military purposes /

    Shows Virginia Peninsula region, south of Yorktown to Fort Monroe. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. LC copy: Publication information annotated in ink. Sun print. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 601 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy: Mounted on cloth.

    • Contributor: Cram, Thomas Jefferson
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Field of war around Richmond & Petersburg, 1864-5.

    Scale ca. 1:400,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 627 Indicates "Union [and] Rebel works," "hospitals & stations of Christian commn.," roads, railroads, towns, county names and boundaries, and rivers. Author copy is in the Abraham Lincoln papers, Manuscript Division, L.C., vol. 184, no. 39735. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: Cross, Andrew
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Map of northern Virginia /

    Imperfect: hole in lower right corner. Part of text: "Drawn by M \0332 \0332 \0332Son." missing. Inset: map of Washington, D.C and Alexandria, Va. Relief shown by contours and shading. Depths shown by soundings. Shows locations of Civil War battles. 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 ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1894
  • Military topographical map of eastern Virginia showing the routes taken by the several army corps & the battles fought in the present campaign of 1864 under Lt. Gen. U. S. Grant

    Scale ca. 1:135,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 499 Includes fortifications surrounding Richmond and Petersburg, roads, railroads, drainage, vegetation, towns, and houses. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: Sholl, Charles
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Map showing the location of battle fields of Virginia

    [Scale ca. 1:680,000]. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 505 Another edition. Title when folded: 29th annual encampment, G.A.R. Sept 10th 1895. Louisville, Ky., via Chesapeake & Ohio Ry. Poole Bros., Chicago. Inset: Chesapeake & Ohio route. 8 x 18 cm. Similar to preceding item published for the 26th encampment, G.A.R. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web ...

    • Contributor: Chesapeake and Ohio Railway Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1895
  • Battery no. 5 (on Stony Run Road) : total contents 10 73/100 acres.

    Gives measurements and latitude and longitude of perimeters. Map annoted with names of land owners: William Rutherfoord, R.H. Haile, William Timberlake, James Harden, Isaac A. Goddin and Valentine Hechler. One of a series of ten maps showing the plats of land appropriated for Batteries 1-10 around Richmond. Original maps are included in Personal Papers Collection, accession 26971, B.M. Jones Papers. This item is in ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Environs of Richmond.

    "Note: All the fortifications marked on this map, with the exception of those about Fair Oaks and Drury's Bluff, belong to the campaign of 1864 and not that of 1862." Shows roads, railroads, towns, rivers, fortifications, 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. ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • [Map of the siege of Petersburg, 1864-5 /

    Relief shown by hachures. Title taken from other version. Names of surveyors and draftsmen have been added by hand in the lower left corner. Scale in manuscript on verso. Mounted on cardboard, sectioned to 4 parts, and mounted on cloth. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 618 Includes names of some residents in outlying areas. Available also through the Library of Congress web site ...

    • Contributor: Weyss, J. E.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1865
  • War map, showing the vicinities of Baltimore & Washington,

    Scale ca. 1:450,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 241.5 "Entered according to act of Congress in the year 1861 by G. M. Hopkins." General map of eastern and central Maryland, Washington, D.C., and northern Virginia. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: Hopkins, Griffith Morgan
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • [Military map of Richmond and vicinity] /

    Shows fortifications and names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. Title, date, and scale from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Black-line print. Complete in 28 sheets. Photocopy negative has sheets 9 to 17, 19, 20, 23, 24, and 28. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 646 Call no. cited in LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.): G3884.R5S5 s7 .U5. Accompanied by index map ...

    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864

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  • County map of Virginia, and North Carolina.

    "Entered according to act of Congress in the year 1860 by S. Augustus Mitchell, Jr. ... for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania." Map no. 23 from: Mitchell's new general atlas. Philadelphia : S. Augustus Mitchell, Jr., 1860. Prime meridian: Greenwich and Washington. Relief shown by hachures. This item is in the Map Collection of the Library of Virginia; please contact the Library's Archives Research ...

    • Contributor: Mitchell, S. Augustus
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1860
  • [Map of Mosby's route through Virginia and North Carolina].

    This printed map of Virginia and North Carolina includes annotations by Sneden showing the route taken by Mosby's troops and their prisoners (Sneden among them) from Culpeper, Va., to Charlotte, N.C.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • [Map of Hanover County, Va.].

    LC Land ownership maps, 1274 Shows fortifications near Mechanicsville, describes several bridges across the Chickahominy River as destroyed, and gives the names of some residents. Date, title, and scale from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pen-and-ink on 3/4 in. pencil grid on two sheets of paper pasted together and mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H39 Available also through the Library ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 186?
  • E. & G. W. Blunt's corrected map of the seat of war near Richmond, July 10th, 1862.

    Scale ca. 1:405,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 622.5 The following label has been pasted beneath the map title: Metropolitan Book Store, Philp & Solomons, agents, Washington, D.C. General map of the environs of Richmond showing roads, railroads, cities and towns, drainage, and soundings on the Rappahannock, York, and James rivers. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress ...

    • Contributor: E. & G.W. Blunt (Firm)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Approaches of A. of P. to Fredericksburg.

    Shows "Genl. Hd Qrs.," routes of approach of the 2nd, 3rd, 5th and 6th Corps, roads, railroad, towns, drainage, and houses and names of residents. Relief shown by shading. Title from verso of map. Staining at central left and right edges of sheet. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 555 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: United States. Army of the Potomac
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862