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  • Richmond, Henrico County, Manchester and Springhill, Chesterfield Co. (Virginia) /

    From the Illustrated London news, Sept. 7, 1861. Relief shown by hachures. Shows buildings, railroads and 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 the Library of Congress web site as raster image. April 2003, Map Cataloging Team. Civil War project no.: lva00128. Conservation: Etherington ...

    • Contributor: Ettling, Theodor
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • 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: 1892
  • Plan of the battle of Chancellorsville. Virginia position, 5 p.m., 2nd May 1863.

    Sneden uses his usual eye for detail in showing the nature of the terrain with crop fields, woods, areas of felled trees, roads, and waterways in the vicinity of the Battle of Chancellorsville. He particularly emphasizes the positions of the following corps in the U.S. Army of the Potomac: 2nd Corps (commanded by Winfield Scott Hancock), 3rd Corps (commanded by Daniel Edgar Sickles), 5th ...

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Plan of the Battle of Cedar Mountain, Virginia, August 9th, 1862.

    The newly-organized Union Army of Virginia under Gen. John Pope had as its mission to draw Lee's focus and forces away from the defense of Richmond. To that end, the army began moving toward Gordonsville in July, planning to approach the Confederate capital from the north. Realizing the seriousness of his position, with McClellen in front of him and Pope on his left flank, ...

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Plan of the Battle of Five Forks, Va., March 31st 1865 and 1st April.

    Map shows view from Petersburg to Five Forks, Va. As part of an overall plan to force the Confederate troops out of their Petersburg trenches, on March 30, 1865, Gen. Sheridan's troops advanced on Dinwiddie Court House and Five Forks. They were met by Confederate forces under Pickett near Five Forks on March 31st. On April 1st, having heard of his opponent's heavy reinforcement ...

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • [Richmond east to Charles City C. H.].

    Scale 1:63,360. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 645 Two printed sheets dated May 19 and 27, 1864, joined together forming a continuous map. Roads, railroads, houses and names of residents, drainage, and towns are indicated. The map has been annotated with colored pencils to show the routes of the 2nd, 5th, 6th, 9th, and 18th corps. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also ...

    • Contributor: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • 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: 1861
  • One hundred & fifty miles around Richmond. 12 ed.

    [Scale ca. 1:880,000]. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 632.5 "Twelfth edition 3000 of Magnus' all around map." "Dedicated to the gallant soldiers fighting to suppress the Rebellion." Description derived from published bibliography. Includes portraits of Generals Grant, Meade, and Hancock. Includes 8 inset maps of southern cities. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: Magnus, Charles
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 186?
  • S.E. portion of Virginia and N.E. portion of N'th Carolina /

    Covers Tidewater Region (Va.) and Albemarle Sound Region (N.C.). Shows fortifications, settlements, roads, railroads, canals, streams, swamps, and distances. Pen-and-ink (black, red) and watercolors (blue, green). Mounted under gauze covering, shellacked. Includes text of "Military considerations" for isolating Norfolk (Va.) by capturing Suffolk (Va.). LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 476 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: Worret, Ch.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • [Preliminary sketch of a portion of the Belle Grove or Cedar Creek battlefield area].

    Shows fortifications and names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. Title, date, and scale from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pencil on sheet of paper from notebook, lined on right recto and left verso, and mounted on cloth. Watermark: Coat-of-arms. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H197 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. In pencil on verso: ...

    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Map of the Confederate lines from Fort Gregg to Mrs. Price's : [Virginia] /

    Relief shown by hachures. Shows portions of the fortifications of Richmond. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 630 Pen-and-ink on tracing linen, mounted on paper. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: Hoffmann, J. Paul
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 186?
  • The Pursuit of the rebel army, April 6th-8th, 1865, and Battle of Sailor's Creek, Va.

    In this detail from an unidentified printed map, Sneden depicts the area between Rice's Depot and Jetersville, Va. Named after Sailor's Creek that runs through Prince Edward, Amelia and Nottoway Counties, this engagement of the Appomattox Campaign was fought April 6, 1865. The Confederates sustained heavy losses (7-8,000) before withdrawing to Highbridge, and several generals, including Ewell, were captured.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Lloyd's new war map of Virginia.

    Scale ca. 1:980,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 464 Shows battlefields underlined in red, towns, roads, railroads, drainage, and relief by hachures. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: Lloyd H. Hall Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Map of Pr. Edward Co. Virginia.

    "Map from the Confederate Engineer Bureau in Richmond, Va. General J.F. Gilmer, Chief Engineer[.] Presented to the Virginia Historical Society by his only daughter, Mrs. J.F. Minis, Sav[ana]h, Ga."--Note on map. Forms part of the Gilmer Map Collection. Relief shown by hachures. Shows towns, waterways, roads, geographic features and land owners. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image. ...

    • Contributor: Confederate States of America. Army. Dept. of Northern Virginia. Chief Engineer's Office
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • [An unfinished drawing of the battle of Fredericksburg, Saturday, December 13, 1862].

    Shows "Gen. Lee's Hd. Qrs." and names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. Title from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pencil (some col.) on pencil grid, mounted on cloth. Similiar to the map reproduced in the Atlas to accompany the official records of the Union and Confederate Armies, 1891-95, pl. 31, no. 4. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H125 In pencil on ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • [Map of Henrico County, Va. : showing fortifications around Richmond, north and east of the James River].

    LC Land ownership maps, 1281 Shows the names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. Title and date from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Drawn on a 3/8-inch pencil grid. Pen-and-ink, pencil, and watercolor on paper composed of many sheets pasted together. Sectioned in 3 and mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H41 Available also through the Library of Congress web ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Region of the Seven Days' fighting [June 25-July 1, 1862].

    Scale ca. 1:210,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 651 From Century illustrated monthly magazine, v. 30, July 1885. p. 453. Map of the environs of Richmond showing roads, railroads, fortifications, towns, rivers, bridges, and swamps. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: Wells, Jaco
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1885
  • Map of the first & second division of the James River & Kanawha Canal.

    "Map from the Confederate Engineer Bureau in Richmond, Va. General J.F. Gilmer, Chief Engineer[.] Presented to the Virginia Historical Society by his only daughter, Mrs. J.F. Minis, Sav[ana]h, Ga."--Note on map. Extends from Richmond west to Buchanan, Va., indicating the streams feeding into the James and the locations of roads, which are indentified. Forms part of the Gilmer Map Collection. Relief shown by hachures. ...

    • Contributor: Confederate States of America. Army. Dept. of Northern Virginia. Chief Engineer's Office
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Richmond : surveyed under the direction of N. Michler, Maj. of Engrs. Bvt. Brig. Genl., U.S.A. and P.S. Michie, Capt. of Engrs. Bvt. Brig. Genl. U.S.V. /

    Relief shown by hachures. Shows military fortifications in red and blue. Sun print pasted on sheet with title information and at bottom: "surveyed & drawn by Maj. J.E. Weyss & L. Dessex, assisted by Theillaihl, Buchardt, Schuman, Thompson, Brown, Collett." LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 648 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: Weyss, J. E.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1865
  • Petersburg and Five Forks. [1864-1865]

    Scale 1:42,240. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 607.8, 607.9 In this issue, the map is printed on a yellow background with rivers colored green. Detailed topographic map showing Confederate works in red and Union fortifications in blue, houses, fences, names of residents, drainage, vegetation, hachures, railroads, roads, and the street pattern of Petersburg. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library ...

    • Contributor: Michler, N.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1867
  • Harrison's Landing, Va. : Showing Union line of defence [sic].

    Shows the location at Harrison's Landing, along the James River, of the camps of the U.S. Army of the Potomac after the Seven Days' Battles, 25 June-1 July 1862. Includes Berkeley and Westover plantations in Charles City County, Va.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Map of a part of the city of Richmond showing the burnt districts

    "Confederate imprint" -- LC Civil War maps / Stephenson. "Published by Wm. Ira Smith proprietor Richmond Whig." Advertised to be sold for 50 cents each on Apr. 10, 1865 -- Evening Whig (Richmond), Apr. 8, 1865. Oriented with north toward the lower right. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by isolines. Shows an area north of the James River surrounding the capitol and includes ...

    • Contributor: Ludwig, C. L.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1865
  • [Map of the Fredericksburg and Chancellorsville battlefields, 1862-1863].

    Relief shown by hachures. Title and date from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 550.8 Pen-and-ink, watercolor, col. pencils, and crayon on muslin. Wall map believed to have been used by the author after the Civil War for lecture purposes. Sometimes referred to as the "bed sheet map." Acquired in July 1948 with the purchase of the map collection ...

    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Military map of south-eastern Virginia

    [Scale 1:200,000]. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 490 Another issue. [Indicates 5-mile concentric circles centered on Richmond, roads, bridges, railroads, towns, houses, drainage, vegetation, and some fortifications in the Richmond-Petersburg area] Map title on this and the following two issues appears outside of the top border. Fortifications and vegetation in the Richmond-Petersburg area are more extensive here than on the preceding issue. Another ...

    • Contributor: Lindenkohl, A.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Military map of south-eastern Virginia

    Scale 1:200,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 489 Map title appears inside the border in the upper right corner. Indicates 5-mile concentric circles centered on Richmond, roads, bridges, railroads, towns, houses, drainage, vegetation, and some fortifications in the Richmond-Petersburg area. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: Lindenkohl, A.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864