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  • Plan of Alexandria.

    Shows selected buildings and churches. Copy annotated in blue pencil: Printed at the Coast Survey Office, October 25, 1862; authographic transfer from an old map of Alexandria furnished by the U.S. Sanitary Commission. "Alexandria, Va." annotated on each margin. Oriented with north to the right. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 523.6 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster ...

    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Map of Cedar Mountain and vicinity - and battle.

    Shows the area of Cedar Mountain, Culpeper County, Va., to the north and Gordonsville to the south. Fredericksburg and Stannardsville are also indicated.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862-08-09
  • This map of the peninsula between Delaware & Chesopeak Bays, with the said bays and shores adjacent drawn from the most accurate surveys.

    Scale ca. 1:650,000. Prime meridian: Philadelphia. Inscribed "To the American Philosophical Society." Hand colored. LC copy imperfect: Deteriorated along folds. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1376 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 100; 651/1; 651/2; 710/1

    • Contributor: Churchman, John - American Philosophical Society
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1778
  • Map of the county of Rockbridge, Virginia /

    Shows magisterial districts and names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. Oriented with north toward upper right. LC Land ownership maps, 1339, 1340 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Copy imperfect: Losses along edges and mounted on cloth backing.

    • Contributor: Gilham, William - A. Hoen & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1860
  • Official plan of the siege of Yorktown, Va., conducted by the Army of the Potomac under command of Maj. Gen. George B. McClellan, U.S.A., April 5th to May 3rd 1862

    Scale ca. 1:13,500. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 673 "This plan shows about half the line, including the point of attack. The Rebel works are laid down from reconnoissances [sic] made immediately after the evacuation, and are correctly, but very incompletely represented, owing to want of time for sketching minor details.-Our works of siege, including the approaches in the ravines of Wormley Creek, ...

    • Contributor: Abbot, Henry L.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • [Map of Atlantic Coast of North America from the Chesapeake Bay to Florida].

    Shows coastal features, Native American nations and settlements, and other geographical entities. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Attributed to Joan Vinckeboons by comparison with his other Dutch maps in Henry Harrisse collection. Described in Terrae incognitae, v. xvi, 1984. Richard W. Stephenson's The Henry Harrisse collection ... , p. 40; the second volume has binder's title "Manuscript maps Atlantic Coast and California drawn by Joan Vingboons ...

    • Contributor: Vinckeboons, Joan
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1639
  • Matomkin Inlet, Virginia /

    Depths shown by soundings. Lower left corner of the copy is wanting. From its Report of the Superintendent of the Coast Survey, showing the progress of the survey during the year 1862 (Washington, Government Printing Office, 1864). Map 16. "No. 378" is in the upper left corner. Title changed to: "Matomkin Inlet, Virginia" ; similar to G3882.C6 1862 .U5 CW 584.4. Description derived from ...

    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Battle of Cumberland Church

    Map shows the locations of troops surrounding Lee's headquarters at Cumberland Church, Va. This was a small skirmish on April 7, 1865, just north of Farmville in Cumberland County, immediately following the action at Highbridge and Rice's Station.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1865-04-07
  • [Map of King George co. , and parts of the counties of Caroline, Culpeper, Orange, Spotsylvania, Stafford, and Rappahannock, Va.]

    "47a"--handwritten note on map. "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."--handwritten note on map. Forms part of the Gilmer Map Collection. Relief shown by hachures. Shows towns, waterways, roads, and geographic features. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as ...

    • Contributor: Confederate States of America. Army. Dept. of Northern Virginia. Chief Engineer's Office
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • A new map of Virginia from the best authorities /

    From the London Magazine. November 1761, v. 30. Prime meridian: London and Philadelphia. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1436 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Copy 2. Gift; From the collection of Dr. Gerald D. Aurbach, given in his memory by his wife, Hanna, and daughters, Elissa and Pamela. Acquisitions control no. 94-29

    • Contributor: Kitchin, Thomas
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1761
  • Scene of the present terrible conflict in front of Richmond. Positions formerly held by our right wing-Mechanicsville, White House, Meadows Bridge, Gaines' House, Dispatch and Tunstall's Station's-The Pamunkey River still commanded by ...

    Scale not given. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 465.65 From the Philadelphia Inquirer, Tuesday, July 1, 1862. p. 1. Map of the area east of Richmond showing Union headquarters on the Chickahominy near Bottoms Bridge, the skirmish at Barhamsville (Eltham's Landing), May 8, 1862, and the battleground at West Point, May 2, 1862. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • 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?
  • Plan of attack on Marie's Heights, Fredericksburg, Va. or 2nd Battle of Fredericksburg. By Maj. Genl. John Sedgwick with 6th Army Corps, Sunday, May 3rd, 1863.

    Illustrates the placement of Union and Confederate forces during the Chancellorsville Campaign of April-May, 1863, culminating in the battle of Chancellorsville fought May 1-4, 1863. This map focuses on the Sunday, May 3rd, action, which is referred to by Sneden as "Second Fredericksburg."

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863-05-03
  • Chesapeake Bay, Sheet no. 1, York River, Hampton Roads, Chesapeake entrance..

    Scale 1:80,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 47.5 At head of title: Coast chart no. 31. Printed in the upper margin: "No. 131" and "Electrotype copy no. 2 by G. Mathiot, U.S.C.S." General chart indicating soundings, lighthouses, buoys, and coastal vegetation. Includes sailing directions. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Topographical map of the cultivated land at Shenandoah Iron Works, Page County, Va. : showing the location of the furnace, forge, mill, mansion house &c. &c. belonging to the same : the ...

    Shows names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. Pen-and-ink, pencil, and watercolor on 4 sheets pasted together, sectioned in 2, and mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H248 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. In pencil on verso: 268.

    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1865
  • Junction of Potomac and Anacostia rivers /

    Depths shown by contours and soundings. Title handwritten on original map. On original map in handwriting: Reduced by F. Fairfax 1854. Includes notes. LC copy accompanied by negative photocopy and annotated in pencil: Coast Survey. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP

    • Contributor: Fairfax, F.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1854
  • Chart showing the original boundary milestones of the District of Columbia /

    Ms. (india ink on tracing paper). Accompanied by newspaper article: Some forgotten stones mark D.C.'s first outline, The Evening Star, Monday, Jan. 2, 1950. [2] p. : ill., map ; 60 x 30 cm. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault DCP

    • Contributor: Woodward, Fred E. (Fred Eugene) - Woodward, Fred E.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1906
  • Battle at Dranesville, Va. Decr. 20th, 1861.

    NOTE: Researchers will be served a color photocopy of this scrapbook image. Original scrapbook housed in the Museum Department of the Virginia Historical Society (1994.80.4-525) with restricted access. This item is from the collections of the Virginia Historical Society; please contact the institution for more information. This item is from the collections of the Virginia Historical Society; please contact the institution for more information. ...

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861-12-20
  • Map of Alexandria County, Virginia for the Virginia Title Co. /

    D13495 U.S. Copyright Office Cadastral map showing land ownership and acreage. Also covers part of the city of Alexandria. "Entered according to Act of Congress, in the year 1900 ..." Oriented with north toward the upper right. LC Land ownership maps, 1211 Stephenson. Cartography of northern Virginia, pl. 99-102 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy ...

    • Contributor: Howell & Taylor - Strum, G. P. (Gustave P.) - Graham, Andrew - Virginia Title Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1900
  • Map of Dinwiddie County, Virginia /

    Relief shown by hachures. Shows the names of some residents. "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, Savannah, Ga." Two sheets joined to form 1. LC Land ownership maps, 1245 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Entered ...

    • Contributor: Keily, James - Scott, James D.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1854
  • Plan of the battle of Salem Church or Salem Heights, Va. Attack and repulse of the 6th Army Corps, Maj. Genl. John Sedgwick, U.S.A., afternoon of 3rd May 1863.

    The Battle of Salem Church, Spotsylvania County, Va., was part of the Chancellorsville Campaign of April-May, 1863, and was actually fought on May 4, 1863.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863-05-03
  • [Central Virginia showing Lieut. Gen'l. U.S. Grant's Campaign and marches of the armies under his command in 1864-65

    [Scale 1:350,000]. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 515 Another issue. Same as the preceding issue but with the cavalry badge (crossed swords in an oval) added to the legend. Another copy is in the Fillmore map coll. no. 160-A. 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: 1865
  • 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 eastern Virginia /

    Relief shown by hachures. General map of eastern Virginia showing cities and towns, roads, and rivers. The map is overprinted in red to indicate railroads and concentric circles centered on Richmond. Circles are at intervals of ten miles. In his report to the Superintendent of the Coast survey dated November 1, 1862, Nicholson notes that "In addition to the printing of our charts proper, ...

    • Contributor: Nicholson, W. L.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Copy Major John Thornton's platt.

    Thomas Jefferson's copy of a 1718 survey by Francis Eppes of property at the junction of the Rivanna and Fluvanna Rivers. Gift; Janet Hall; Mar. 10 1995. Accompanied by manuscript letter and photo copy of verso of letter attached to topographic map of Elk Hill region. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes Thomas Jefferson's signature and ...

    • Contributor: Eppes, Francis - Jefferson, Thomas
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 177?