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  • Map showing the positions of both armies August 27th, 1862 at night. [Second Manassas battle]

    Scale 1:190,080 ("3 miles to 1 inch"). LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 573.6 From U.S. Congress. Joint Committee on the Conduct of the War. Supplemental report of the Joint Committee on the Conduct of the war, in two volumes. Supplemental to Senate report no. 142, 38th Congress, 2d session (Washington, Government Printing Office, 1866). v. 2, fol. p. 190. Accompanies "Report of Major ...

    • Contributor: Pope, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1866
  • Second Battle of Bull Run showing rebel position 29 and 30 Aug 1862

    Shows the location of Confederate troops along Sudley Springs Road in Prince William County, Va.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862-08-29
  • Plan of the battle of Chantilly, Virginia. Fought Septr. 1st 1862, 5 to 10 PM.

    This engagement, known as the Battle of Chantilly, or Ox Hill, was the last action in the 2d Bull Run Campaign (June-September 1862). This map focuses on western Fairfax County, Va. Stonewall Jackson's forces occupy both sides of the road from Centreville to Chantilly, with additional forces based on Ox Hill overlooking the town from the north. There is also a substantial force located ...

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862-09-01
  • Plan of the 1st Battle of Bull Run Virginia 21st July 1861. Topography from U.S. Engineers official map.

    Shows the area between Sudley Springs and Centreville to the north and New Market to the south. The location of the Warrenton Turnpike is also included.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861-07-21
  • Illustrative map of battle-grounds of August 28th, 29th & 30th, 1862, in the vicinity of Groveton, Prince William Co., Va. : of counsel for the government, chiefly from the survey made under ...

    Scale ca. 1:22,500. LC copy annotated in ink on verso: Maj. Gardner's map, adopted by Gen. Logan & by Gen. Cox. Relief shown by contours and hachures. "No. 1." "W. Boell, photo-lih. [sic] Phila." LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 572.8 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. From the papers of Joseph Roswell Hawley. Includes note. Accompanied ...

    • Contributor: McCrary, George W. (George Washington) - Hawley, Joseph R. (Joseph Roswell) - United States. War Department
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1878
  • Map of the seat of war showing the battles of July 18th & 21st 1861

    [Scale ca. 1:115,000]. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 563 "Entered according to act of Congress in the Clerks office of the U.S. District Court by V. P. Corbett in the year 1861 for the Dist. of Columa." Map of northern Virginia showing troop camps, entrenchments, forts, batteries, roads, railroads, street pattern of Washington and Alexandria, towns, drainage, vegetation and some indication of relief ...

    • Contributor: Corbett, V. P.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • First Manassas.

    Relief shown by hachures. Title in pencil at lower left. Pen-and-ink and pencil on tracing linen, mounted on paper. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H86 Includes some troop positions, and lists of Confederate regiments engaged in the battle of Manassas, with the names of their commanders. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • [Second Manassas campaign. July 1-Aug. 30, 1862].

    Various scales. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 578 Maps indicate "Jackson's flank march showing ultimate position behind R.R. grade," and positions of troops on July 1, Aug. 17, Aug. 20, Aug. 29, sunset Aug. 30, and at the "close of battle," Aug. 30. Maps are accompanied by a list of the "organization" of the opposing forces, "approximate losses, the Rappahannock to the Potomac," ...

    • Contributor: Webb, Willard
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • First Battle of Bull Run

    Accompanies letter, 1861 July 25, of Benjamin Irby Scott, Centreville, Fairfax County, Va., to his mother Mrs. Fanny Scott, n.p., concerning the first Battle of Bull Run. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image. In the Scott family papers, 1861-1865. Manuscripts

    • Contributor: Scott, Benjamin Irby - Scott Family
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861-07-25
  • Map of 1st and 2nd Bull Run battles. Official map from the Topographical Bureau, Washington, D.C.

    In this detail of a printed map, Sneden has juxtaposed troop locations during First Bull Run (21 July 1861) and Second Bull Run (29-30 August 1862). He has also noted the location where Union General Philip Kearny was shot by Confederate troops in 1862; the line of command of the Union Army's Department of Washington as of January 1863; and the Union monument erected ...

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Battle field of Young's Branch or Manassa[s], battle fought July 21, 1861 /

    Shows troop positions, houses and names of residents, and places where "distinguished man fell." Relief shown by hachures. From T.B. Warder and James M. Catlett's Battle of Young's Branch or Manassas Plain, fought July 21, 1861. Richmond, Va. : Enquirer Book and Job Press, 1862. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 562.3 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster ...

    • Contributor: Bowen, James L. - Warder & Catlett - Hoyer & Ludwig - Enquirer Book and Job Press
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Topographical map of the Bull Run battle-field. [1861].

    Scale ca. 1:27,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 564.4 From Century illustrated monthly magazine, v. 29, Nov. 1884. p. 82. "The original of this map was made for General Beauregard, soon after the battle, from actual surveys by Captain D. B. Harris, assisted by Mr. John Grant. It is here reproduced by the Courtesy of General H. L. Abbot, U.S.A., from a photograph ...

    • Contributor: Harris, D. - Grant, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Seat of war, Manassas and vicinity to the Potomac /

    "Arranged from various maps principally Baumgarters, Gen. Beauregards & W.B. Elkin in camp Sept. the 7 1861." Gives distances in miles between Alexandria and various locations. Relief shown by hachures. Shows railroads, turnpike road, and common wagon roads. 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 ...

    • Contributor: Elkin, J.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • [Map of the Manassas battlefield area in Northern Virginia].

    Shows fortifications. Does not include place names. Relief shown by hachures on central bottom sheet only. Wall map believed to have been used by the author after the Civil War for lecture purposes. Title and scale from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pen-and-ink and watercolor on 9 sheets of paper pasted together, sectioned into 12 pieces, mounted on cloth, and laminated. Copy imperfect: Tears ...

    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 186?
  • Plan of Second Battle of Bull Run Va. : position at 6 p.m. August 30th 1862.

    Shows the area between Sudley Springs to the north and the Manassas and Gainesville Road to the south. The locations of the Warrenton Turnpike and the Manassas Gap Railroad are also indicated.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862-08-30
  • Second battle field at Bull Run

    Shows the Union forces under Gen. John Pope and the Confederates under Gen. Robert E. Lee on the 29th, 30th, and 31st of August 1862 in an area of Virginia defined by the towns of Chantilly to the north, Manassas Junction to the South, Centreville to the east and Gainesville to the west.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862-08-29
  • Topographical map of Virginia between Washington and Manassas Junction.

    Scale ca. 1:270,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 451 Indicates Union and Confederate positions at "battle of Bull Run, July 21st 1861," Union encampments, towns, roads, the street pattern of Washington, railroads, rivers, and relief by hachures. Inset: Leesburg to Harpers Ferry. 4 x 5 cm. "Panoramic view of the fortifications around Washington" (12 x 20 cm.) appears above the map. Description derived ...

    • Contributor: Magnus, Charles
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Second battle of Bull Run. Position of troops at sunset, Aug. 29, 1862.

    Scale ca. 1:62,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 582 From Century illustrated monthly magazine, v. 31, Jan. 1886. p. 456. Indicates position of troops, cavalry and skirmishes, roads, railroads, towns, rivers, houses, names of residents, hachures, and vegetation. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: Wells, Jaco
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1886
  • Route of troops and wagon trains from Warrenton Jnct. to Kettle Run

    Shows the area of Fauquier County, Va., between Greenwich and Bristoe to the north and Warrenton Junction to the south on the eve of 2nd Bull Run. The location of the Orange and Alexandria Railroad is also indicated.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862-08-27
  • Map of battle-grounds of August 28th, 29th, & 30th 1862 in the vicinity of Groveton, Prince William Co., Va.

    Scale 1:21,120. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 577.5 At head of title: Engineer Department, U.S. Army. Bvt. Maj. Gen. A. A. Humphreys, Brig. Gen. & Chief of Engineers. Endorsed (facsim.): Official copy G. K. Warren Maj. Engrs. & Bvt. Gen. U.S.A. Base map of the battlefield of Second Manassas showing roads, railroads, houses and names of residents, drainage, and vegetation. Troop positions are ...

    • Contributor: Warren, G. K. (Gouverneur Kemble) - Judson, J. A. (John Andrew) - Garden, H. D. - Warren, G. K.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1878
  • Battlefield of Bull Run August 29th and 30th 1862.

    Shows the area of the Bull Run battlefield with the disposition of Union and Confederate forces. Union Gen. Pope's command faced that of Confederate Gen. Stonewall Jackson, unaware that Longstreet's command had arrived to reinforce Jackson's position. On the second day of fighting, an assault by Pope's forces was repulsed by Jackson's troops, while Longstreet attacked Pope's unprotected left flank. Pope was defeated, but ...

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862-08-29
  • Battle field of Young's Branch or Manassa[s], battle fought July 21, 1861 /

    From T.B. Warder and James M. Catlett's Battle of Young's Branch or Manassas Plain, fought July 21, 1861. Richmond, Va. : Enquirer Book and Job Press, 1862. Includes index to Confederate units and topographic profile. Relief shown by hachures. Shows troop positions, houses and names of residents, and places where "distinguished man fell." This item is in the Map Collection of the Library of ...

    • Contributor: Bowen, James L. - Enquirer Book and Job Press - Hoyer & Ludwig - Warder & Catlett
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Route from Manassas to Centreville, August 28th to 31st.

    Depicts the path General Samuel Heintzelman took during August 23rd to 31st from Manassas Junction in Prince William County, Va., traveling toward Centreville in Fairfax County, Va., directly before and during the Second Battle of Manassas or Bull Run.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862-08-28
  • Plan of the battle-field at Bull Run, July 21st 1861.

    Shows encampments, troop positions and troop movements and including names of commanders and some residents. Relief shown by hachures. "Route taken by Capt. Whipple to bring up Howard's Brigade." Pen-and-ink, red ink, and pencil on penciled grid on tracing linen. Cartographer's name from dealer information. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Imperfect: Brown discoloration along edges and ...

    • Contributor: Whipple, Amiel Weeks
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Second battle of Bull Run. Positions of troops Aug. 30, 1862.

    Scale 1:62,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 583 From Century illustrated monthly magazine, v. 31 Feb. 1886. p. 611. "Map of the last day's fighting," showing the first and last position of the troops, roads, railroads, towns, rivers, houses, names of residents, hachures, and vegetation. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: Wells, Jaco
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1886