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  • Position of Union Army at Cedar Creek Union position and plan of battle.

    However, what initially appeared to be an overwhelming success quickly turned to a rout when the Union forces were redeployed and launched a successful counterattack that drove the Confederates back across the Shenandoah to Fisher's Hill, with heavy losses of men, equipment and supplies. Map shows troop locations along the Strasburg Pike on either side of Cedar Creek, and along the north fork of ...

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • 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. (William Franklin) - Margedant, Wm. C. (William C.) - Powell, W. Angelo - Raynolds, W. F.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1879
  • Map of the Shenandoah Valley, to illustrate the Valley Campaign of "Stonewall" Jackson, 1862:

    Scale ca. 1:860,000. Relief shown by hachures. Inset: General map [of Virginia and Maryland] 11 x 12 cm. This map was acquired by the Library of Congress in 1948 with the purchase of the papers and maps of Maj. Jedediah Hotchkiss. It is the base used to produce maps I and II in William Allan's History of the Campaign of Gen. T. J. (Stonewall) ...

    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah - Humphreys, D.C. - J. Lippincott & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1880
  • [Map of the Shenandoah Valley from Mt. Jackson to Midway, including parts of Shenandoah, Page, Rockingham, and Augusta counties, Virginia].

    Shows names of some residents. Relief shown by form lines. Title and date from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pen-and-ink and pencil on tracing linen with left corner cut away, mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H145 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 186?
  • Map of western Virginia /

    This map was apparently captured by Confederate cavalry under the command of Maj. Gen. Earl Van Dorn during a raid on the Union arsenal at Holly Springs, Miss., in December 1862, and forwarded to the Confederate Engineer's Office in Richmond, Va.

    • Contributor: Nicholson, W. L. - Bache, Alexander Dallas - Krebs, Charles G. - Confederate States of America. Army. Dept. of Northern Virginia. Chief Engineer's Office - U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Map showing the location of railroads, canals, navigation projects and public institutions in which the Commonwealth of Virginia had invested money as of date January 1st. 1861 : as traced from an ...

    "Defendants Exhibit No. 14 September 9th, 1914, C.B." "Filed by the State of West Virginia in the equity cause of Commonwealth of Virginia vs. State of West Virginia pending in the Supreme Court of the United States, at the hearing before Commissioner Littlefield in Richmond, Va., in August, 1914." "Prepared under the direction of J.K. Anderson, Chief Engineer of the Public Service Commission of ...

    • Contributor: Anderson, J. K. - Boye, Herman - Buchholtz, L. V. (Lewis Von) - West Virginia. Public Service Commission
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1914
  • [Map of the lower Shenandoah Valley, Virginia] /

    Shows the Shenandoah Valley from the Potomac to the north to Front Royal and Strasburg to the south, including roads, drainage, railroads, and names of residents. Relief shown by shading. Title derived from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Transferred from the Jubal Anderson Early Papers in the Manuscript Division, L.C. Pen-and-ink and pencil on tracing linen, sectioned and mounted on paper. LC Civil War ...

    • Contributor: Brown, Samuel Howell - Early, Jubal Anderson
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Johnson's Virginia, Delaware and Maryland.

    Includes ill. of "Fortress Monroe, Va." Plates 33-34. Prime meridians: Greenwich, Washington. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by isolines. Shows counties, railroads, and includes some counties of West Virginia, created in 1863. 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 ...

    • Contributor: Johnson, A. J. (Alvin Jewett)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • [Map of Greenbrier, Summers, Raleigh, Mercer and Monroe Counties, West Va. and Bland, Giles and Craig Counties, Va. /

    Covers the area between Raleigh Court House, Blue Sulphur Springs and Pearisburg, W. Va. Drawn with colored ink and pencil on lined paper. Shows towns, roads, rivers and residences with some distances given. Not drawn to scale. 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. ...

    • Contributor: Loring, William Wing
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Plan of the Battle of Carnifex Ferry, West Virginia.

    Carnifex Ferry is located on the Gauley River east of the town of Gauley Bridge. Floyd's Confederate forces are positioned with their backs to the Gauley River, and the Union is shown attacking chiefly in the center and on the left.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861-09-25
  • Map of the battle field of Carnifex Ferry, Gauley River, West Va., Sept. 10th 1861. United States forces commanded by Brig. Gen. W. S. Rosecrans

    Scale 1:5280. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 694 "Copied from a map accompanying the report of Gen. Rosecrans." Indicates Confederate works and batteries at Camp Gauley, Union positions during attack and names of units, roads, drainage, houses, fences, vegetation, and relief by hachures. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1876
  • [Map of the Rich Mountain battlefield, W. Va. July 11-12, 1861].

    Relief shown by hachures. Title from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pen-and-ink and pencil, mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H71 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. Stamped on lower left verso: 5089.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • [Map of Wyoming, Fayette and Raleigh Counties, West Va. /

    Covers the area from Logan Courthouse to Richmond Ferry, W. Va. Drawn with ink and pencil. Shows towns, roads, rivers and mountains with some distances given. Not drawn to scale. 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 among a few books &c which ...

    • Contributor: Loring, William Wing
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Colton's Virginia.

    "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1855 by J.H. Colton & Co. in the Clerks Office of the District Court for the Southern District of New York." Accompanied by cover: Colton's map of Virginia / J.H. Colton. Insets: Richmond, Henrico County, Manchester and Spring Hill, Chesterfield Co. -- Norfolk, Portsmouth and Gosport. Prime meridians: Greenwich, Washington. Relief shown by hachures and ...

    • Contributor: Colton, J. H. (Joseph Hutchins)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Map of the lower [Shenandoah] Valley /

    Shows the names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures and shading. Date from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pen-and-ink and pencil on tracing linen, mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H144 Imperfect: Several damp stains with loss of text. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. In pencil on verso: 73.

    • Contributor: Brown, Samuel Howell - Hoffmann, J. Paul
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • [Rough sketch of the Rich Mountain battle area, extending from Beverly, W. Va. to Clarksburg].

    Relief shown by hachures. Date and title from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pencil (some col.) on blue paper, mounted on cloth. A stain at upper center. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H78 Includes ancillary sketch of Natty Creek and annotations. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • [Pencil sketch of the road from Slaven's Cabin to the top of Cheat Mountain in the area of the battle of Rich Mountain, July 11-12, 1861].

    Title and scale from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pencil on lined paper, 1 sheet cut in two and pasted together, mounted on cloth. Some staining at upper left. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H81 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Map of Jefferson County, VA. /

    Relief shown by hachures. Shows land ownership. Sun print. Annotated in pencil: Jefferson Co. Copied from S. Howell Brown's "Map of Jefferson County, Virginia," published in 1852. This map was acquired by the Library of Congress in 1948 with the purchase of the papers and maps of Maj. Jedediah Hotchkiss. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 700.5 LC Land ownership maps, 1394 Description derived ...

    • Contributor: Brown, S. Howell
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Map of the battle ground of Greenbrier River.

    Scale ca. 1:11,200. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 697 Confederate imprint. Sketch map showing Confederate camps and batteries, position of "Yankee artillery," "Gen. Jacksons quars.," "posn. of Genrl. and staff" during engagement, drawings of principal buildings, roads, and drainage. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: McRae, A. T.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • [Military map showing the topographical features of the country adjacent to Harper's Ferry, Va.; including Maryland, Loudoun, and Bolivar Heights, and portions of South and Short Mountains, with the positions of the ...

    Scale 1:15,840. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 700 Printed edition of the preceding map indicating relief by hachures rather than by contour lines. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: Weyss, J. E.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • [Western Virginia from Petersburg to Warm Springs, showing the movement of the Union army, 1862] /

    Covers parts of the counties of Grant, Randolph, Pendleton, and Pocahontas, West Virginia and Highland and Bath, Virginia including the names of some residents. Relief shown by shading. Date and title from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Prime meridian: Washington? Pen-and-ink, watercolor, and pencil. In upper left corner: Sheet No. 1. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 458 Includes note. In ink on blue ...

    • Contributor: Hausmann, A.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • [Maps illustrating campaign of Gen. T. J. (Stonewall) Jackson in the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia. 1862 /

    Various scales. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 654.6 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 ...

    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah - Humphreys, D. C. - J. Lippincott & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1880
  • Map to illustrate the report of Brigadier-General Hill

    Scale not given. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 693 Map of part of West Virginia and western Maryland from Romney west to Grafton, showing the battle of Corricks Ford on July 14th, routes used by Union and Confederate columns, location of bridges burned by Confederates on July 12, 14, and 15, and the "point where pursuit was abandoned by orders of Major-General McClellan." ...

    • Contributor: Richardson, James H.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • [Sketch of western Virginia and eastern West Virginia, between Staunton and Clarksburg].

    Shows names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. Pen-and-ink on tracing linen, mounted between sheets of transparent paper. Date and title derived from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H66 Includes list of distances. Notes in pencil on verso. Imperfect: Torn fold lines at bottom. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • [Rough sketch of the roads between Beverly, W. Va., Leadsville, Bealington, and Philippi, and Bealington and Meadowville, in the Rich Mountain area].

    Date and title from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pencil on lined blue paper, mounted on cloth. Some staining at lower left. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H77 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861