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  • [Map of Fairfax and Alexandria counties, Virginia, and parts of adjoining counties] /

    Above neat line in right corner: "Recd. Engineer Bureau, April 25th 1864. with letter April 23d '64, fm. Capt. Michler, [signed] J.C. Woodruff, Maj. of Engineers." Map showing the defenses of Washington situated in Virginia, roads, railroads, towns, drainage, vegetation, houses, and names of residents. Description derived from published bibliography. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 493 Available also through the Library of Congress ...

    • Contributor: Michler, N.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Battlefield of Cedar Mountain, August 9th, 1862

    Scale 1:31,680. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 526.5 From U.S. Congress. Joint Committee on the Conduct of the War, in two volumes. 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 General John ...

    • Contributor: Pope, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Map of Richmond, Va., and surrounding country showing Rebel fortifications

    Scale ca. 1:70,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 640 Shows fortifications, street pattern of Richmond and Manchester, roads, railroads, towns, vegetation, drainage, relief by hachures, and rural houses. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. LC copy 1 dedicated in ms: Maj. Genl. H. W. Halleck with the compliments of D. Van Nostrand. ...

    • Contributor: Sholl, Charles
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • [Sketch of Flint Hill, Virginia, and the roads to Gaines X Roads, F. Eastham, and the Hermitage].

    Shows roads in the Flint Hill region. Relief shown by hachures. Title, date, and scale from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pencil on blue paper, mounted on cloth. Watermark: Eagle with shield holding arrows. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H164 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Amherst County, Virginia

    Scale ca. 1:126,720. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H277 Unfinished map giving roads in red, drainage in blue, but lacking names. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1867
  • Fredericksburg. [Dec. 1862] /

    LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 553.8 Detailed map of the environs of Fredericksburg giving Union entrenchments in blue and Confederate entrenchments in red, roads, "Richmond, Fredericksburg and Potomac Rail Road," street plan of Fredericksburg and Falmouth, houses, fences, names of residents in rural areas, vegetation, drainage, and relief by hachures. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web ...

    • Contributor: Michler, N.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1867
  • Route of 3rd Corps from Cattlet's [sic] to Greenwich, Va.

    The maps shows the location of the Union III Corps under Sickles and Confederate troops under A.P. Hill between Catlett's Station and Manassas Junction, Va. The Manassas Gap and the Orange and Alexandria railroads are also indicated, and also shown is the location of the skirmish that took place at Auburn earlier in the day.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Position of both armies, August 30th - 4 to 5 p.m.

    Shows the area between Bull Run and the Sudley Road in Prince William County, Va., just before the Federal army retreat.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Map of part of Augusta County, Colony of Virginia, 1755-1760

    Scale 1:1,450,000. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H279 Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1886
  • Map shewing [sic] movements of Union and Rebel armies and Battle of Chancellorsville, Virginia from April 27th to 4th May 1863.

    In this regional view of the Chancellorsville Campaign, the Wilderness appears in the upper left, the confluence of the Rapidan and Rappahannock rivers in the upper right, and Fredericksburg and Falmouth, located on opposite sides of the Rappahannock, are at the bottom. Time notations attempt to trace the movements of various units over the course of the campaign.

    • 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
  • Carte de la Virginie et du Maryland.

    Scale ca. 1:880,000. Third state. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. Shows Virginia, Maryland, and "De La War counties." The third state is described in Joshua Fry's The Fry & Jefferson map of Virginia and Maryland; a facsimile of the 1st ed. ... introduction by Dumas Malone. 1966. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1433 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as ...

    • Contributor: Robert De Vaugondy, Gilles
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1776
  • Map of Cumberland Co., Virginia : surveyed and drawn under direction of Capt. A.H. Campbell Chf. Topogl. Dept. Div. No. Va.

    "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. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image. Gift of Mrs. Louisa Porter (Gilmer) Minis (i.e., Mrs. ...

    • Contributor: Confederate States of America. Army. Dept. of Northern Virginia. Chief Engineer's Office
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Petersburg National Battlefield. Mar. 1967.

    Scale ca. 1:40,000. Folded title: Petersburg National Battlefield, Virginia. "NB-PET-17009." LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 615.4 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes map of "Petersburg siege lines," descriptive index, text, and illus. Text and illus. on verso.

    • Contributor: United States. National Park Service
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1969
  • Johnson's Virginia, Delaware, Maryland & West Virginia.

    "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1864, by A.J. Johnson, in the Clerk's Office of the District Court of the United States for the Southern District of New Includes ill. of "Fortress Monroe," "General post office," "Treasury buildings, "Patent Office, " and "University of Virginia." Plates 33-34. Prime meridians: Greenwich, Washington. Probably from: Johnson's new illustrated (steel plate) family atlas. New ...

    • Contributor: Johnson, A. J.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Johnson's Virginia, Delaware, Maryland & West Virginia

    "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1864, by A.J. Johnson, in the Clerk's Office of the District Court of the United States for the Southern District of New York." Includes ill. of "Fortress Monroe," "General post office," "Treasury buildings," "Patent Office," and "University of Virginia." Plates 35-36. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by isolines. Shows counties, railroads, and includes some ...

    • Contributor: Johnson, A. J.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Plan of the Battle of the Wilderness, Va. : May 5th to 12th.

    While labelled the Battle of the Wilderness (May 5-6), this map depicts troop locations and movements during engagements in the days immediately following as both armies met at Spotsylvania Court House (May 8-12) and Union forces under Grant made slow but steady progress moving southeast toward the James River and their ultimate goal, Richmond. This map encompasses the Rapidan River to the northeast, and ...

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Map of Virginia, Maryland &c., seat of war, compiled from the latest maps, 1861

    Scale ca. 1:760,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 451.4 General map. Confederate imprint. Pencil note in the lower margin reads "This map was advertised in the Augusta, Ga. Daily Chronicle, Oct. 27, 1861." Includes "Table of distances." Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: Paterson, J. T.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Map of the seat of war in Virginia

    Scale ca. 1:440,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 454 Map of southeast Virginia showing fortifications and camps underlined in brown, roads, railroads, towns, and drainage. "Table of distances from Norfolk" is in the lower left corner. Another copy is in the Ezra A. Carman papers, Manuscript Division, L.C., container no. 14. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress ...

    • Contributor: Bohn, Casimir
    • Original Format: Maps
  • [Federal fortifications near Petersburg in the region of Fort Gregg].

    Anonymous pen and ink manuscript map drawn on tracing linen showing Civil War fortifications, roads, railroads, rivers and vegetation. Drawn on a 1-inch grid. This item is in the Map Collection of the Library of Virginia; please contact the Library's Archives Research Services department for more information. Title from bibliography. Swem, E.G. Maps relating to Virginia, 1095 Available also through the Library of Congress ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Magnus' historical war map. One hundred & fifty miles around Richmond.

    Scale ca. 1:920,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 632.2 General map centered on Richmond, Virginia. "Mirror of events [i.e., list of battles] 1861-62-63-64" has been attached to the left of the map. Insets: Maj. Gen. Canby' base of operations [Mississippi and Red River area] 9 x 8 cm.-Maj. Gen. W. T. Sherman's base of operations [northern Georgia] 9 x 8 cm.-Fortifications around Richmond, ...

    • Contributor: Magnus, Charles
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Military map of south-eastern Virginia /

    Depths shown by contours and soundings. Shows fortifications, settlements, roads, railroads, streams, and vegetation in some areas. Also covers Richmond city region. Annotated in purple ink at lower right: Camps and routes of march of the U.S. Engineer Battln. during the Peninsula Campaign--1862. [Signed] Gilbert Thompson, U.S. Eng'r Battln.--1862. Also annotated in purple ink to show the lines of march in 1864 and ship ...

    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1865
  • Map showing the location of battle fields of Virginia

    Scale ca. 1:680,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 504 Map includes "Chesapeake & Ohio R.R. after the war," "other railroads after the war," "railroads during the war," "plank roads and turnpikes," "other roads," rivers, towns, and relief by hachures. Title when folded: 26th annual encampment, G.A.R. Sept 20th 1892. Washington, D.C., via Chesapeake & Ohio Ry. Poole Bros., Chicago. Description derived from published ...

    • Contributor: Chesapeake and Ohio Railway Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1892
  • Map of Dr. Dellinger's mill property with 153 acres of land showing proposed changes of public roads, bridge site &c. /

    Shows property in Augusta County, Virginia, near Middle River and names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. Pen-and-ink and watercolor on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H312 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. In pencil on verso: 268.

    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1867
  • Map of country between Yorktown and Williamsbu[rg] in Virginia.

    Shows a portion of the peninsula outlined by the York River to the north and the James River to the south. Sneden marked the Union line of march, wagon trains, and Confederate works, all related to the Peninsula Campaign, March-July 1862.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861