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  • 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.), 563.3 Another issue. Includes flags, drawings of four ships in the Potomac River, additional place names, and camp sites (such as "rebel camp" at Annandale) Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: Corbett, V. P.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Map of the seat of war showing the battles of July 18th, 21st & Oct. 21st 1861

    Scale ca. 1:115,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 564 Map of the battles of first Manassas and Ball's Bluff, showing troop camps, entrenchments, forts, batteries, positions during engagements, roads, railroads, street pattern of Washington and Alexandria, towns, drainage, vegetation, and some indication of relief by hachures. Insets: Leesburg to Harpers Ferry. Scale ca. 1:400,000. 9 x 9 cm. -- Map from the mouth ...

    • Contributor: Corbett, V. P.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Second Battle of Bull Run sunset 5 p.m. Aug 30 1862.

    Shows the area between Bull Run to the north and the Manassas and Gainesville Road to the south. The location of Warrenton Turnpike and the Manassas Gap Railroad are also indicated.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862-08-30
  • 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
  • Relative positions of forces at sunset, Aug. 26, 1862. [2nd Manassas campaign].

    Scale ca. 1:520,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 579 From Century illustrated monthly magazine, v. 31, Jan. 1886. p. 446. Map extends from White Plains south to Kelley's Ford, and from Orlean east to Manassas Junction. 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
  • 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
  • Map showing position of Union and Rebel armies and Jackson's flank march during 2nd Battle of Bull Run, Aug. 28th to 31st, 1862.

    Fortunately, Pope's forces retained control of Henry House Hill, thereby allowing the bulk of his army to retreat safely across Bull Run toward Centreville. As part of Lee's plan to interrupt Pope's line of communications, he sent Jackson in a flank movement around the Union Army to take up a position between it and Centreville; Jackson chose the vicinity of Sudley Mountain. As the ...

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862-08-28
  • Second Manassas Campaign : a series of 21 pen and ink maps showing details of battles of Gainesville, Groveton, Second Manassas, and Chantilly (August 28-September 1, 1862) /

    Annotated in pen-and-ink and watercolor to show infantry and cavalry positions with blank leaves at end. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 574 LeGear. Atlases of the United States, 10666 Call no. cited in LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.): G1292.B8S5 .R83 1943 folio.$5 DLC Includes notes and distance table. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: Russell, Robert E. L.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1943

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  • Map of the battle fields of Manassas and the surrounding region : showing the various actions of the 21st July, 1861, between the armies of the Confederate States and the United States ...

    Relief shown by hachures. Showing troop positions and movements, roads, houses and names of residents, fences, vegitation, drainage, and fords. Dedicated (facsim.): Presented to the city of New Orleans by General G.T. [i.e., P.G.T.] Beauregard, gen., comdg. Dedicated in ms: Prof. A.D. Bache with respects of Capt. Abbot. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 561a Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the ...

    • Contributor: Atkinson, W. G.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Plan of the Second Battle of Bull Run, Va. Showing position of both armies at 6 p.m. 29th august 1862.

    Below map: "Copy of map made for Maj. Genl. S.P. Heintzelman, 3rd Army Corps, AP, by R.K. Sneden, Topo. Engr." Lower left corner: "Copy of official map by U.S. Engineers of Genl. Pope, USA." NOTE: Researchers will be served a color photocopy of this scrapbook image. Original scrapbook housed in the Museum Department of the Virginia Historical Society (1994.80.4-525) with restricted access.=500 \\ This ...

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862-08-29
  • [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
  • Plan of the second Battle of Bull Run Va. Showing position of both armies at 7 p.m. 30th Aug. 1862.

    Shows the area of Sudley Springs, Va., to the north and Bethlehem to the south on the second day of the battle. The locations of the Warrenton Turnpike and the Manassas Gap Railroad are also indicated.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Map of the battlefield of Bull Run, Virginia. Brig. Gen. Irvin McDowell commanding the U.S. forces, Gen. [P.] G. T. Beauregard commanding the Confederate forces, July 21st 1861

    Scale 1:21,120. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 572 Gives roads, railroads, hachures, vegetation, drainage, villages, houses, fences, and names of residents. "Dotted lines near Centreville indicate sites of [Union] bivouacs on the night of July 20th. Full lines denote the position of the forces on the next day at the commencement of the engagement at Sudley's Springs; blue marking the United States Forces, ...

    • Contributor: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1877
  • 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
  • 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
  • The field of Bull Run : showing the positions of the armies at 4:30 p.m. on August 29, 1862 /

    "Reproduction-not in fac-simile. from Map No. 2 in the Report of the Board of Officers on the case of General Fitz John Porter." Annotated in red and blue to show Union and Confederate positions. Map no. VIII from: The story of the Civil War, vol. 2 / John C. Ropes. Boston, 1898. Relief shown by hachures. This item is in the Map Collection of ...

    • Contributor: Geo. W. Stadly & Co. - Ropes, John Codman
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1898
  • 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
  • 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.), 563.2 Another issue. Houses of Vanderweckins, Cary, and Hall in northern Virginia are identified as having been "burnt by rebels Sept. 13th." Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: Corbett, V. P.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Reconnaissance of the battle field at Bull Run, Va., fought July 21, 1861 /

    Relief shown by hachures and spot heights. Shows names of some residents. Annotations show troop positions and engagements. Oriented with north to the right. Sun print with annotations in red ink, mounted on cloth and under cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 561 Inscribed in ink: With respects of Genl. J.G. Barnard. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a ...

    • Contributor: Abbot, Henry L.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Relative positions of forces at sunset, Aug. 28, 1862. [2nd Manassas Campaign].

    Scale ca. 1:550,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 581 From Century illustrated monthly magazine, v. 31, Jan. 1886. p. 447. Map of the environs of Manassas Junction. 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
  • Plan of 2nd battle of Bull Run, Va. : Shewing movements of troops from 27 Aug. to Sept. 1.

    Shows the movement of troops in a three county area extending from Warrenton, Va., in Fauquier County through Manassas, Va., in Prince William County, ending to the east around Centreville and Fairfax, Va., in Fairfax County, during the Second Battle of Manassas or Bull Run.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862-08-27
  • 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
  • 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 ...

    Covers Manassas and vicinity. Relief shown by contours and hachures. At head of title: No. 1. Folding map from: Argument of Asa Bird Gardner, counsel for government, after conclusion of the evidence in the case of Fitz-John Porter, before the Board of Army Officers at West Point, January 1879. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 572.7 Accompanied by: Letter-press descriptive of illustrative map no. ...

    • Contributor: McCrary, George W. (George Washington) - Gardiner, Asa Bird
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Sketch of the country occupied by the federal & Confederate armies on the 18th & 21st July 1861

    Inset: [Sketch of the environs of Bull Run from Washington to Fredericksburg]. Oriented with north toward the upper left. Relief shown by hachures. Shows confederate and federal troops, notes on battles, roads, homes and names of homeowners, and vegetation. This item is in the Map Collection of the Library of Virginia; please contact the Library's Archives Research Services department for more information. LC Civil ...

    • Contributor: Mitchell, Samuel P. - Bornemann, F. W. - White, W. Hargrave
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • 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