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  • [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
  • 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
  • [Map of a part of Greenbrier County, West Va. /

    Drawn with pencil and ink on blue-lined paper. Shows towns, roads, rivers and mountains. 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 had belonged to Genl. Loring. This statement made by Mr. John Hart." ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • 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
  • Harper's Ferry [1863]

    Scale 1:21,120. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 697.5 In this issue, the map is printed on a yellow background with the Potomac and Shenandoah rivers colored green. Map of Harpers Ferry and environs showing fortifications, roads, railroads, houses, fences, names of residents, vegetation, drainage, and relief by hachures. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as ...

    • Contributor: Michler, N.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1867
  • [Map of Royal Land Company of Virginia lands in Rockingham, and Augusta counties Virginia, and Pendleton County, West Virginia] /

    Title, date, and scale from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pen-and-ink, watercolor, and pencil over pencil grid on 3 sheets pasted together sectioned in 2, and mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H269 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. In pencil on verso: 330 crossed out.

    • Contributor: Oltmanns, C. W.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1877
  • [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?
  • [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 ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • [Eight survey tracts along the Kanawha River, W.Va. showing land granted to George Washington and others.

    Scale ca. 1:40,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink. Imperfect: Deteriorated along old fold lines. Oriented with north toward the lower left. Has watermarks. Individual surveys dated 1771 through 1774, performed by "Mr. Saml. Lewis" and "Wm. Crawford" with the assistance of John Floyd. Authorship of the map as a composite work ascribed to George Washington in Lawrence Martin's The George Washington atlas. LC Maps of North America, ...

    • Contributor: Washington, George
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1774
  • 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
  • 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.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • 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.), 699 Relief shown 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
  • Map of the State of Virginia

    Scale ca. 1:887,040. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 493.6 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 Washington, D.C. A table of "Distances by Railroads" appears below the map title. Description ...

    • Contributor: Nicholson, W. L.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Map of Jefferson County, Va. photographed for the Bureau of Topographical Engineers Oct., 1862.

    Shows Jefferson County before the formation of West Virginia in 1863.

    • Contributor: United States. Topographical Bureau
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • [Map of Mercer, Summers, Greenbrier and Monroe Counties, West Virginia /

    Covers the area between Richmond Ferry and Chapman's Ferry, W. Va. Drawn with pencil. Shows towns, roads, rivers and mountains. 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 had belonged to Genl. Loring. This ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • 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 showing the preliminary line of the East River Railroad, May, 1881.

    Map of part of Virginia showing relief by form lines, drainage, mills, property owners names, towns, roads, and the railroad line, with distances in red.

    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1881
  • 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.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • [Sketch of parts of Highland County, Va., and Pendleton County, W. Va.].

    Relief shown by hachures. Date and title from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pencil on irregularly shaped paper, mounted between transparent paper. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H85 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. Includes notes and the names of a few landowners. In ink on red bordered label: 302.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Copy of a survey return'd by Mr. Sam Lewis, surveyor of Botetourt Coun[t]y. Surveyed for George Washington 2950 acres of land (by virtue of a warrant for 5,000 acres granted by His ...

    Scale not given. Title from certificate mounted below map. Manuscript, pen-and-ink. Imperfect: Deteriorated along old fold lines. Oriented with north to the right. Has watermark. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1449 Annotated by George Washington: This tract of 2982 (which in a copy taken by Mr. G. Young is called 2950) acres, was surveyed by Mr. Saml. Lewis, surveyor of Bottetourt. On verso: ...

    • Contributor: Lewis, Samuel
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1774
  • Plat of the partition of Moore & Beckley survey of 170,038 a. in the counties of Giles & Logan, Virginia.

    "Surveyed for Andrew Moore & John Beckley, Nov. 2nd, 1794." Shows names of some residents. Pen-an-ink and pencil over col. grid, mounted on cloth. Includes notes. In upper right corner in red ink: Moore & Beckley patent. "Plat copied from bundle of 'cases ended." In the lower left corner: Sev. P. Ker. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H327 In pencil on verso: 223. ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 187?
  • Map of the Loup-Piney Divide coal lands in Fayette and Raleigh cos., West Virginia /

    Pen-and-ink on tracing linen, mounted on cloth. Includes 3 geological cross sections. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H257 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1879
  • [Sketch of roads and streams in Highland County, Va., and Pendleton County, W. Va.].

    Relief shown by hachures. Date, title and scale from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pencil on paper mounted on cloth. Imperfect: large ink blotches at right center. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H84 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • 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