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  • 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 - Miller, M. A.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 188?
  • [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 - Lewis, Samuel - Crawford, William
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1774
  • [Map of part of eastern West Virginia, extending from Romney westward to Clarksburg, centering on the Rich Mountain Battle area].

    Shows "Camp Bartow" and "Yankee Camp on Cheat Mt." Relief shown by hachures. Title and date from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pencil and colored pencil on lined paper, mounted between sheets of transparent paper. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H67 Imperfect: Lower left corner is lacking, repaired tears in top left and right corners. Smudges and discoloration throughout. Available also through the ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • [Sketch of central West Virginia, showing drainage between Clarksburg and Charleston].

    Title, date, and scale from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pencil on 8 lined sheets of paper pasted together, sectioned in 2, and mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H216 Imperfect: Discloration along pasted together edges. In pencil on verso: 115. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 187?
  • Map showing the location of the "Herr" lands, Grant County, W. Va. /

    Pen-and-ink on 3 separate sheets, taped together along the edge, and mounted between sheets of transparent paper. Pencil (some col.), mounted between sheets of transparent paper. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H322 Includes a geological cross section: Geological section across Upper Potomac Coalfield. In ink and pencil: 982(a), 982(b), 982(c). Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1892
  • 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 - Crozet, Claudius - Koch, Fr.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1831
  • 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 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 over pencil grid on brown tracing paper, mounted between transparent paper. The lower right corner is lacking, leaving part of the title which reads "Highla" and "5 mi to." LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H82 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • 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
  • A map of the land abt. Red Stone and Fort Pitt,

    Scale ca. 1:600,000. Title from verso. Manuscript, pen-and-ink. Relief shown pictorially. The title, land tract boundaries with owners' initials, and some place names have been identified as annotations by George Washington made ca. 1780. The author and date of the manuscript map is not known; reference sources indicate between 1758 and 1771. Phillips. Maps of America p. 713 LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, ...

    • Contributor: Washington, George - Crawford, William
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1780
  • [Map of Loudoun County and part of Clarke County, Va., Jefferson County and part of Berkeley County, W. Va., and parts of Montgomery and Frederick counties, Md.].

    LC Land ownership maps, 1289 Shows names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. "Copied by J. Paul Hoffmann, Top'l Office, A.N.Va." "Approved S. Howell Brown. 1st Lt. Engs. Troops in chg. Top'l. Dep't. A.N.Va. March 23rd 1864." Pen-and-ink on tracing linen mounted on cloth. Title and date from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H43 Imperfect: Liquid staining ...

    • Contributor: Brown, Samuel Howell - Hoffmann, Paul
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • [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
  • New map of Virginia : compiled from the latest maps /

    Accompanied by cover: New map of Virginia. Richmond, Va. : J.W. Randolph ; 14 x 9 cm. Insets: Harpers Ferry -- Norfolk Harbor and vicinity. Relief shown by hachures. Shows principal cities, towns and railroads, canals, 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. Crandall, M.L. Confederate imprints, ...

    • Contributor: Husted & Nenning - Harper & Ludwig - J.W. Randolph & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Geological section across Potts Creek Valley ; Section along Potts Creek Valley.

    Shows area from Paint Bank to Helmentollers. Pen-and-ink and pencil (some col.) mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H221 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. In pencil on verso: 463.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 188?
  • Vicinity of Winchester and Harper's Ferry, Va.

    Detail of a printed map of Winchester, Va., and environs, with annotations and additions by Sneden. Additions include inclusion of roads, notes about and dates of battles and skirmishes, location of the point where the Confederate army recrossed the Potomac River following the Battle of Gettysburg, and note that the town of Winchester changed hands [46] times during the war.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Geological map of Virginia & West Virginia showing their chief geological sub-divisions /

    Relief shown by hachures. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H218 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. LC copy: Extensive ink, pencil, and annotations with watercolor showing the different types of geological formations. LC copy: Title in ms. in lower left. In pencil on verso: 183.

    • Contributor: Rogers, William Barton - Guyot, A. (Arnold)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 187?
  • Camp Garnett and vicinity, Rich Mountain, Randolph Co., Va. /

    LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H70 Relief shown by form lines. Shows encampments and troop movements of Confederate and Union forces at the battle of Rich Mountain. Similar to the map reproduced in the Atlas to accompany the official records of the Union and Confederate Armies, 1891-95, pl. 2, no. 6. Oriented with north to the right. Pen-and-ink and pencil on tracing paper ...

    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah - Heck, J. M.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Birds eye view of Virginia, Maryland, Delaware, and the District of Columbia the seat of war /

    "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1861, by W. Schaus in the Clerk's Office of the District Court of the U.S. for the Southern District of New York." Insets: [Lower Mississippi Valley] -- [Richmond]. Relief shown by shading. Shows railroads, forts, cities, towns, and principal roads. Similar to no. 17.3, LC Civil War maps (2d ed.). This is a map, not ...

    • Contributor: Schedler, J. - Sarony, Major & Knapp Lith - William Schaus (Firm)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • [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
  • Map showing location of the "Gallego" forty thousand acres of coal and timber lands, Fayette County, W. Va. /

    Pen-and-ink on tracing linen, mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H255 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. In pencil on verso: 183.

    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1885
  • [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
  • Tract no. 1, plat of Wm. T. Mann, 1,147 A. patent : according to patent calls, corrected by lat. & dep.

    Shows area near New River in Fayette County, West Virginia and names of some residents. Pen-and-ink and pencil (some col.), mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H320 Includes inset. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 187?
  • Military reconnaissance in the vicinity of Gauley Bridge, Department of Western Virginia, Brig. Gen'l W.S. Rosecrans, Comd'g., Sept. 11th to Nov. 15th, 1861 /

    Relief shown by hachures. Shows Union headquarters, towns, roads, houses, names of residents, 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.) 696 Swem, E.G. Maps relating to Virginia, 920 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. C. ...

    • Contributor: Raynolds, W. F. (William Franklin) - Margedant, Wm. C. (William C.) - Powell, W. Angelo - United States. Army. Corps of Topographical Engineers - United States. Army. Dept. of West Virginia - Julius Bien & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1879
  • Union and Confederate campaigns in the lower Shenandoah Valley illustrated : twenty years after : at the first reunion of Sheridan's veterans on the fields and in the camps of the valley ...

    Shows positions of Federal and Confederate armies. Relief shown by hachures. Part blueprints and part blue-line prints. "The maps are copies of those published in 1880 in Col. Allan's 'Campaigns of Stonewall Jackson' and are there stated to be based on the United States river surveys; also they are taken from Pond's Shenandoah Valley in 1864' published in 1883"--P. 1. Includes maps of the ...

    • Contributor: Whitney, William H. (William Henry) - Whitney, William H.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861-18

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  • [Map of the Shenandoah Valley].

    Shows the Shenandoah Valley from Winchester to Staunton, and from the Blue Ridge to the Alleghany mountains, and also shows the names of many residents. Relief shown by form lines and hachures. Date and title from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Drawn on a 3/4 in. grid. Ink and pencil on tracing linen, in three sections, mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ...

    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862