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  • Dominia Anglorum in America Septentrionali.

    Scales vary. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. Sheet title in Latin and German. Individual map titles and text in German. Maps in English and German. From the authors' Atlas geographicvs maior, 1753-59 [i.e. 1781, v. 1, 1759] v. 1, no. 141. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 83 Differs from other copies in Long Island boundary coloration. Includes text and glossary. Available also through ...

    • Contributor: Homann Erben (Firm)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1759
  • 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
  • Map of the battlefield of Antietam.

    Scale ca. 1:5280 (about 12 inches equals 1 mile, not "10 in. = 1 mile"). LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 245.75 Very detailed anonymous and undated map of the battlefield indicating roads and lanes, drainage, houses, names of residents, grass fields, stubble, corn fields, plowed fields, rock outcrops, rail, post and rail, stone, and pailing fences, "fence[s], kind unknown," hay stacks, and woodland. ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 19??
  • Dominia Anglorum in America Septentrionali.

    Scales vary. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. Sheet title in Latin and German. Individual map titles and text in German. Maps in English and German. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 83 Differs from other copies in Québec and New England states boundaries. Includes text and glossary. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: Homann Erben (Firm)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1759
  • Plan of the Battle of Ball's Bluff Va. Fought October 21st 1861.

    Shows the Potomac River in the area of Loudoun County, Va., and Montgomery County, Md., where Union troops under Col. Edward D. Baker faced Confederate troops commanded by Evans. What was meant to be a "a slight demonstration" against the Confederate forces guarding the fords quickly became a rout. Col. Baker was one of the casualties.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Map showing the war operations, in Virginia & Maryland.

    Scale not given. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 449 Indicates railroads, principal towns, and a few batteries. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: Bufford, John Henry
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Part of Carroll County, Maryland /

    Shows western two-thirds of the county including roads, railroads, towns, taverns, schools, and post offices. Manuscript, pen-and-ink on tracing linen. "Drawn from S. J. Martenet's map by John de la Camp [and from] photographs by G. Mathiot and D. Hinkle by permission of Prof. A. D. Bache, Supt. U.S. Coast Survey." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. ...

    • Contributor: Macomb, J. N.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • [Outline map of eastern Virginia and the Chesapeake Bay region].

    Title, date, and scale from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pen-and-ink and pencil mounted on cloth. In pencil in top right margin: Copy of Map No. 4, U.S.C. & G. survey report, 1882. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H213 In pencil on verso: 183. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1882
  • The Antietam Campaign - Sept. 1862

    Shows the area between Mercerville, Md., to the north and the Potomac River to the south. The location of the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad is also indicated.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • [Map of parts of Pennsylvania, Maryland, and Virginia covering areas from Harrisburg to Leesburg, and from Hancock to Baltimore].

    Shows names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. Title, date, and scale from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Each sheet pasted together in 3 sections, sectioned in 2, and mounted on cloth. The manuscript original is at the Handley Library in Winchester, Virginia. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H156 In ink in bottom right corner: No. 805. Available also through the Library ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Map of eastern Virginia /

    Scale ca. 1:875,000. Relief shown by hachures. Also covers Maryland, and southeastern Pennsylvania. Shows radial distances from Richmond and Washington, D.C. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 481.5 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. From the papers of Joseph Roswell Hawley. In right lower corner: August. AACR2

    • Contributor: Nicholson, W. L.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Map of Antietam National Cemetery at Sharpsburg, Maryland

    Scale 1:600. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 245.65 "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1867 by the Board of Trustees of the 'Antietam National Cemetary' in the Clerks Office of the U.S. District Court for Maryland." 29 "references" are keyed by number to the map. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as ...

    • Contributor: Kahler, Charles P.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1867
  • A map of Virginia and Maryland /

    Shows towns and rivers east of the Allegheny Mountains. Relief shown by hachures. From Geographical and Historical Grammer of the World (Edinburgh: Salmon, Sands, Murray and Cochran; 1767). Prime meridian: London. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1391 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy imperfect: Overall discoloration, liquid staining, wormholes, and spotting throughout. On sticker ...

    • Contributor: Gavin, H.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1767
  • The field of Antietam.

    Scale ca. 1:48,500. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 251 From Century illustrated monthly magazine, v. 32, June 1886. p. 290. Shows batteries, troop positions and movements, names of commanders, roads, street pattern of Sharpsburg, drainage, vegetation, relief by hachures, houses, names of residents, and fences. Chronology of events appears below the map. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of ...

    • Contributor: Wells, Jaco
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1886
  • Sifton, Praed's new map of Virginia and Maryland to illustrate the campaigns of 1861 to 1864.

    Scale 1:633,600. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 499.5 General map with place names associated with the war indicated. Troop positions are not indicated. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: Sifton, Praed & Company, Ltd
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1912
  • Map of Monocacy, Md., and vicinity.

    In this section of an unidentified printed map, Sneden shows just how close Early's men got to the Federal capitol. Several skirmishes are indicated, including Early and McCausland's cavalry battle on July 8th and the position of Confederate forces south of Rockville, Md., July 11-12, 1864.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Military map refering [sic] to the campaigns of the Army of the Potomac in Virginia, Maryland and Pennsylvania /

    Relief shown by hachures. Indicates location and date of battles, county names and boundaries, roads, railraods, drainage, and towns. 1864 edition is listed as entry no. 486. Description derived from published bibliography. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 502 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: H.H. Lloyd & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1865
  • First view of the Battle of Patapsco Neck : dedicated to those who lost their friends in defence of their country, Sept'r 12 1814.

    Bird's-eye view. Indexed for points of interest. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Acquisitions control no. 34-84

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1814
  • [Map of portions of Virginia and Maryland, extending from Baltimore to Strasburg, and from Washington to Gettysburg, with concentric circles at 5-mile intervals centering on Washington and on Baltimore].

    Relief shown by hachures. Date and title from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pen-and-ink and crayon on tracing cloth mounted on paper. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H9 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. DCP

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 186?
  • Map of part of Virginia, Maryland, and Delaware : from the best authorities /

    Scale ca. 1:400,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 13.4 Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1861 by E. & G.W. Blunt in the ... Southern District of New York." General map of the Chesapeake Bay region showing cities and towns, state and county boundaries, railroads, roads, canals, drainage, lighthouses, forts, and soundings. ...

    • Contributor: Heyne, Chas
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Map of eastern Virginia, 1862 /

    Also covers Maryland and southeastern Pennsylvania. Relief shown by hachures. Shows roads, rivers, names of cities, and railroads converging in Richmond, Washington, D.C., Baltimore, and Philadelphia, and topography of eastern Virginia. 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 ...

    • Contributor: Nicholson, W. L.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Colton's new topographical map of the states of Virginia, Maryland and Delaware, showing also eastern Tennessee & parts of other adjoining states, all the fortifications, military stations, rail roads, common roads and ...

    "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1862 by J. H. Colton." "Printed by Lang & Laing Lith., N.Y." appears in the lower left corner. Description derived from published bibliography. General map showing state and county boundaries, roads and railroads, fortifications, and place names. Drawings of ships offshore depict the Union blockade of the coast. Includes population charts for Virginia, Maryland, the ...

    • Contributor: Colton, J. H.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Map of the battlefield of Antietam,

    Scale ca. 1:13,300. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 252 Handwritten inscription in the upper right-hand corner reads "Lieut Crawford with compts of Lt. Wm. H. Willcox." Shows roads and streets, houses, fences, vegetation, drainage, hachures, and troop positions. Inset: [Map of the environs of Sharpsburg] 12 x 10 cm. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site ...

    • Contributor: Willcox, William H.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Topographical map of Washington, D.C., and vicinity. Showing the Union forts and defences built 1861-3.

    Detail from a printed map of the Potomac River region of Maryland and Virginia, and including Washington, D.C., which Sneden has annotated to show the locations of Union forts and picket lines.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • [Survey of the property of George Poffenberger and Mrs. Nicodemus in Washington County, Md.] /

    Title from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. "Copy by O.C.G from a copy by JMJ [?] of a plat in possession of Otho Poffenberger, 1891." "Scale 30 perches." Pen-and-ink and pencil, mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H121 In pencil on verso: 382. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: Downin, S. S.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1883