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  • [Area of the battle of Rich Mountain, July 11-12, 1861].

    Title from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pencil on blue paper mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H73 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • 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
  • The Am. Manufacturer's map of the New River & the Flat-top coking coal fields of the Virginias /

    Shows areas in Fayette, Raleigh, and Wyoming counties, West Virginia, and adjacent areas. Pen-and-ink mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H244 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. Includes a profile "Partial section of Kanawha coals by prof. I.C. White." In pencil on verso: 203.

    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1886
  • Map of the State of Virginia

    Scale ca. 1:887,040. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 509.2 General map of Virginia, West Virginia, Maryland, Delaware, and southern Pennsylvania showing cities and towns, roads, rivers, and relief by hachures. The map is overprinted in red to indicate railroads, the state name "West Virginia," and concentric circles centered on Richmond. Printed in blue are concentric circles centered on Washington, D.C. A table of ...

    • Contributor: Nicholson, W. L.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1865
  • Map shewing [sic] vicinity of Harper's Ferry, Virginia, and the upper Potomac River.

    Concerns an area of Maryland and Virginia between the towns of Cumberland, Md., on the west and Harpers Ferry, Va. [now W.Va.], on the eastern side of the map. Sneden details the mountainous topography highlighting rivers, especially the Potomac River, and including the rail system through this area. Just north of Winchester, Va., there is a line of unidentified Confederate troops. The only other ...

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • The attack on Harper's Ferry Va., by Jackson, September 14th and 15th, 1862

    Shows the area of convergence of the Potomac and Shenandoah rivers that marks the border of Maryland, Virginia, and West Virginia. Details include the location of Union forces in the town of Harper's Ferry and Confederate forces on Maryland Heights across the Potomac.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Situation at Harper's Ferry, Sep't 15 - 1862, 7A.M.

    "Sketch map" "R.E.L. Russell, Baltimore, Md, 1931" LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 698 Hand colored positive photocopy showing Confereate troop positions in red, rivers and woods in green, and roads in brown. Union positions, names of a few commanders, place names, and rairoads are indicated in black. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a ...

    • Contributor: Russell, Robert E. L.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1931
  • Hale's 8225 A Cabin Cr.

    General map not showing coal mines or timber lands. Shows portion of Kanawha County, West Virginia. Title on verso partially obscured by mounting. Pen-and-ink and pencil, mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H253 In pencil: 445. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1893
  • Map of the N.C. Morse patent of eighty-six thousand acres of coal, timber, iron, etc. lands in Pike County, Kentucky ; Map of part of Kentucky and Virginia, W. Va., and Ohio ...

    General maps not showing coal mines or timber lands. Pen-and-ink on brown paper, mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H230 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. Includes inset of "Geological section across Elkhorn lands, from Ky. Geol. Survey, 1884."

    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1884
  • [Rough sketch of the battle of Rich Mountain, July 11-12, 1861].

    Relief shown by hachures. Date and scale from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pencil on blue paper with red pencil annotations, mounted between transparent paper. 3 dark blotches across upper center. Lacking upper left corner. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H76 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. Pencil annotations on verso.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • [Sketch of the battle of Rich Mountain, July 11-12, 1861].

    Title from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pen-and-ink on blue paper, with pencil annotation, mounted between transparent paper. Imperfect: some losses at center right. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H72 Annotations in pencil on verso. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • [Map of Kanawha, Boone, Logan, Wyoming, McDowell, Mercer, Raleigh, Fayette, Nicholas, Greenbrier, Summers and Monroe Counties, West Va., and Tazewell, Smyth, Washington, Bland, Giles, Craig, Montgomery, Pulaski and Wythe Counties, Va. /

    Covers the area from Charlestown south to Dublin Depot and east to White Sulphur Springs, W. Va. Drawn with ink and pencil on blue-lined paper. Shows towns, roads, railroads, rivers and mountains with some distances given. One of a series of eight maps of southwestern Virginia and West Virginia. Originally in envelope with notations: "Maps of various kinds by residents of Western Virginia. Found ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Topographical map of the Cabin Creek coal lands, situated in Boone and Kanawha counties, West Virginia : containing 15,532 acres /

    Shows names of some residents. Relief shown by form lines. Pen-and-ink, pencil (some col.) and watercolor on tracing linen, sectioned in 2, and mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H251 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. Copy imperfect: Some transfer of watercolor. In pencil on verso: 491 crossed out.

    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 188?
  • Sketch map showing location of 5,007 acres of Elkhorn Fork, W. Va. coal & timber lands.

    Shows property in McDowell County, West Virginia and names of some residents. Pen-and-ink on brown paper, mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H323 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. In pencil on verso: 219.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 187?
  • Jefferson County, Virginia /

    Sun print. 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. C. 1, Dec. 2002, source unknown, Map Cataloging Team; c. 2, photocopy, LVA. C. 1, map accession no. 2533 (1967); c. 2, no. 2534 (1967) (negative photostat, ...

    • Contributor: Macomb, J. N.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Map of the battle ground of Greenbrier River /

    Oriented with north to upper right. Sketch map showing Confederate camps and batteries, positions of union and Confederate troops during engagements and drawings of principal buildings, roads and drainage. 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 War maps (2nd ed.), 697 Parrish & Willingham. Confederate imprints, ...

    • Contributor: McRae, A. T.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Map showing location of Flat top, New River, Gauly Lower Measures coal field, West Virginia.

    Incorrect scale cited in LC Civil War maps. Pen-and-ink and pencil on verso of lined paper, mounted on cloth. Includes notes and instructions for draftsman. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H254 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. In pencil on verso: 414.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 188?
  • Copy of map of Ellen Smith 10,000 acres, Raleigh Co., W. Va. from actual transit survey /

    Oriented with north toward the right. Pen-and-ink on tracing cloth, sectioned in 2, and mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H324 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. In pencil on verso: 465 crossed out.

    • Contributor: Miller, M. E.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 188?
  • Military reconnaissance in the vicinity of Gauley Bridge, Department of western Virginia, Brig. Genl. W. S. Rosecrans, comd'g., Sept. 11th to Nov. 15, 1861

    Scale 1:63,360. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 695 "United States forces" are colored blue, and "Confederate forces & works" are red. Shows Union headquarters, towns, roads, houses, names of residents, drainage, and relief by hachures. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: Raynolds, W. F.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1879
  • [Survey of a tract of land on Twelve Pole Creek, Wayne County, West Virginia].

    Oriented with north to the left. Title, date, and scale from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pencil and crayon over 8-inch pencil grid on tracing paper, mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H328 Imperfect: Large holes along fold lines and edges. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 188?
  • Battle of Rich Mt.

    Relief shown by hachures. Date and scale from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Title from verso. Pen-and-ink on blue lined paper, mounted between transparent paper. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H74 Pen-and-ink and pencil sketch of area on verso. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • [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?
  • [Maps illustrating campaign of Gen. T. J. (Stonewall) Jackson in the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia. 1862.

    Various scales. Proof sheet containing the maps made to illustrate William Allan's History of the Campaign of Gen. T. J. (Stonewall) Jackson in the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia (Philadelphia, J. B. Lippincott & Co., 1880). 175 p. Proof sheet was acquired by the Library of Congress in 1948 with the purchase of the papers and maps of Maj. Jedediah Hotchkiss. Contents: I. Shenandoah Valley ...

    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1880
  • [Sketches of roads in the Shenandoah Valley between Winchester and Woodstock, Virginia].

    Shows names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. Title, date, and scales from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Orientation varies. Pencil (some col.), mounted between sheets of transparent paper. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H151 In ink on red bordered label: 315 crossed out. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • The attack on and surrender of Harper's Ferry

    Shows the area surrounding Harper's Ferry, W. Va., at the intersection of the Potomac and Shenandoah Rivers as the Confederate forces under Jackson began their assault, Sept. 12-15, 1862.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862