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  • Chart showing the depth of the James and York rivers as they enter Chesapeake Bay, with towns adjacent.

    Scale ca. 1:200,000. Title from P. L. Phillips' A list of maps of America, p. 227. Manuscript, pen-and-ink. Oriented with north to the right. Shows settlements, points of interest, and aids to navigation. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1781
  • Antietam Sharpsburg and vicinity. Constructed and engraved to illustrate "The war with the South"

    Scale ca. 1:26,700. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 246.2 From Tomes, Robert. The war with the South. New York, Virtue & Yorston, 1862-1867, v. 2, between p. 426 and 427. Signed (facsim.): Charles: Sholl, Topl. Engineer. "Entered according to act of Congress AD. 1864 by Virtue, Yorston & Co." Caption in lower margin: A topographical map of the battle field at Antietam from ...

    • Contributor: Sholl, Charles
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • [Map of landholdings along the Anacostia River in Washington, D.C.].

    Property tracts shown in red. Also shows block numbers, tide lines, and 5-ft. contour. From the Taggart Estate papers. India ink, red ink, and col. pencil. Oriented with north toward the upper right. Fold-lined and halved. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault DCP

    • Contributor: Taggart, Hugh T. (Hugh Thomas)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1900
  • Sketch of the action fought near Bladensberg [i.e. Bladensburg], August 24th, 1814 /

    Oriented with north to the right. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Imperfect: Tears, stains, mounted on cloth.

    • Contributor: Ormsby, Thos
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1816
  • A map of the state of Virginia : reduced from the nine sheet map of the state in conformity to law /

    Covers also Washington, D.C., West Virginia, Maryland, Delaware, and southern Pennsylvania. Relief shown by hachures. "Entered according to Act of Congress, the 31st day of October 1827 by W.B. Giles, Governor of the State of Virginia." Prime meridian: Washington. Issued in blue slipcase designed for this map. Annotations of place names on map area in ink (red and black) and pencil. Handwritten annotations on ...

    • Contributor: Böÿe, Herman - Tanner, Henry Schenck - Dawson, E. - Giles, William Branch
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1827
  • [Map of parts of Pennsylvania, Maryland, and Virginia covering areas from Harrisburg to Leesburg, and from Hancock to Baltimore].

    Shows names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. Title, date, and scale from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Each sheet pasted together in 3 sections, sectioned in 2, and mounted on cloth. The manuscript original is at the Handley Library in Winchester, Virginia. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H156 In ink in bottom right corner: No. 805. Available also through the Library ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Plan of the city of Baltimore, Maryland /

    Includes index, population chart and view of Washington Monument. Shows wards. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: Sidney & Neff - Van Derveer, Lloyd
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1851
  • [Maps of the environs of forts Franklin, Alexander, and Ripley, in Montgomery County, Maryland].

    Four fort vicinity sketch maps, each covering the same area, but in various stages of completion. The map with the most detail includes roads, drainage, vegetation, and fortifications. Relief shown by contours on some maps. Forts Franklin, Alexander, and Ripley were part of the defenses of Washington. Title from from published Civil War bibliography. Manuscript: pen-and-ink (black, brown), blue watercolor, lead pencil. At upper ...

    • Contributor: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 186?
  • A new map of Virginia, Maryland, and the improved parts of Pennsylvania & New Jersey.

    Relief shown pictorially. Date and attribution from On the map, 1983. Second state of map published originally in 1685 by Christopher Browne. This state differs from the earlier one in lacking the publisher's imprint. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Annotated in ink in upper left margin: 64. Pencil annotations in bottom margin. LC copy imperfect: Creased, ...

    • Contributor: Browne, Christopher
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1700
  • Martenet's Map of Howard County, Maryland : drawn entirely from actual surveys /

    Landowners identified. LC Land ownership maps, 296 Includes illus. and 3 insets. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: Martenet, Simon J.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1860
  • Chart of the Potomac River and Eastern Branch from the Sister Islands to Geesboro Point and thence to the Navy Yard Bridge : with the topography of the adjacent country : made ...

    Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by contours and soundings. Also shows block numbers and major buildings. "Approved--T.C. Mendenhall, Superintendent, U.S.C. & G.S." Includes text. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy fold-lined, taped, and annotated in pencil: Original is in Coast Survey. DCP

    • Contributor: Ewing, Maskell C. - U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1837
  • Catalog Record

    Military posts and camps near Washington, D.C. Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Also covers Chesapeake Bay region. "From Sheet J-18, International Map compilation." Includes directory of "How to reach military posts and camps from Washington." LC copy torn, rubber-stamped, and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP

    • Contributor: Geological Survey (U.S.)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1926
  • A new and accurate chart of the Bay of Chesapeake, with all the shoals, channels, islands, entrances, soundings, and sailing-marks, as far as the navigable part of the rivers Patowmack, Patapsco and ...

    Scale ca. 1:250,000. Soundings shown in fathoms. "Drawn from several draughts made by the most experienced navigators, chiefly from those of Anthony Smith, pilot of St. Marys; and compared with the modern surveys of Virginia and Maryland." LC copy trimmed and mounted on cloth. From the author's North-American pilot. 1776. v. 2. Includes sailing directions, "Observations on the northeast current on the coast of ...

    • Contributor: Robert Sayer and John Bennett (Firm)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1776
  • [Map of northern Virginia and part of Maryland].

    Relief shown by shading. Shows area south of Frederick, Maryland to Colchester, Virginia and west of Baltimore, Maryland to Harpers Ferry, West Virginia, including fortifications at Munson Hill. Note on verso obscured by mounting: From Capt. James W. Abert, U.S. Army Topog. Engrs. LC copy annotated in ink: Capt. James W. Abert, Capt. U.S. Army Topog. Engrs. Title, date, and scale from Stephenson's Civil ...

    • Contributor: Abert, J. W. (James William)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • No. 1. County land from N.E. mile stone & John C. Rives' farm : [Washington D.C. and Prince Georges County, Md.] ; No. 2. Part of "Long Meadows" : [Washington D.C.].

    Cadastral survey maps. Relief shown by hachures. Orientation differs. Pen-and-ink and lead pencil. Fold-lined, torn, missing sections at fold lines and edges, and faced with rice paper. Includes computations. Titles in ink and lead pencil computations on verso. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault DCP

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1840
  • Chesapeake Bay from its head to Potomac River,

    Scale 1:80,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 33.5 From its Report of the Superintendent of the Coast Survey, showing the progress of the survey during the year 1864 (Washington, Government Printing Office, 1866). Maps 17-19. At head of title: Coast charts nos. 31, 32, 33. Overall title cited above appears on coast chart no. 32 (map 18). Available also through the Library of ...

    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Plan of Charles Town, Maryland.

    Cadastral survey map showing lot/tract lines, lot numbers, public lands, street names, and some acreages. Relief shown by form lines. Also shows "The Lord Properiators [sic] two lots." Oriented with north toward the upper right. Manuscript: pen-and-ink (dark brown). Original sheet and backing hemmed by cloth strips at the 4 edges. Imperfect: Mottled, fold-lined, missing small sections at sheet edges/fold lines. Includes notes and ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1770
  • Talbot Co., Maryland.

    General-content county map also showing administrative hundreds (named), buildings, churches, schools, mills, and unidentified numbered areas. Issued as a real-estate advertisement: "Farms for sale in Talbot and adjoining counties--send for pamphlet and map." LC copy imperfect: Torn, mended, fold-lined, annotated in lead pencil. Includes key to abbreviations and real-estate broker's advertisement. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: A. Hoen & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1875
  • The field of Antietam.

    Scale ca. 1:48,500. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 251 From Century illustrated monthly magazine, v. 32, June 1886. p. 290. Shows batteries, troop positions and movements, names of commanders, roads, street pattern of Sharpsburg, drainage, vegetation, relief by hachures, houses, names of residents, and fences. Chronology of events appears below the map. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of ...

    • Contributor: Wells, Jaco
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1886
  • The Battle of Antietam, September 17, 1862.

    Scale not given. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 250.6 Folded title: Antietam. "1968 0-310-556." Shows the placement and movement of troops during 3 phases of the battle. Includes text. Text, illus., and map of the National Battlefield site on verso. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. AACR2

    • Contributor: United States. National Park Service
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • [Preliminary field sketch of part of the Antietam battlefield, in the area north of Sharpsburg].

    Shows names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures and spot heights. Title and date from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pen-and-ink, colored pencil, and pencil on note paper, mounted between sheets of transparent paper. Printed in upper right border: War Department, Antietam Battlefield Commission, Washington. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H118 Oriented with north to the right. Watermark: Crane's distaff linen with ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1895
  • Chesapeake & Delaware Canal, topographical view /

    Scale ca. 1:120,000. From the 6th general report of the Chesapeake and Delaware Canal Co. Includes "Profile or vertical section." Accompanied by: Sixth general report of the president and directors of the Chesapeake and Delaware Canal Company : June 6, 1825. (12 p. ; 22 cm.) Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. AACR2

    • Contributor: Tanner, Henry Schenck - Chesapeake and Delaware Canal Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1825
  • [Base map of Maryland].

    Shows names of counties, major cities and towns, and rivers. Title, date, and scale from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pen-and-ink and pencil on tracing linen, mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H205 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1893
  • Birds eye view of Chestertown, Kent Co., Maryland 1907.

    Perspective map not drawn to scale. LC Panoramic maps (2nd ed.), 256 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes ill. Vault AACR2: 100; 651/1; 710/1

    • Contributor: Fowler, T. M. (Thaddeus Mortimer) - Fowler & Kelly - Fowler, T. M.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1907
  • Map of the battlefield of Antietam.

    Scale ca. 1:5280 (about 12 inches equals 1 mile, not "10 in. = 1 mile"). LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 245.75 Very detailed anonymous and undated map of the battlefield indicating roads and lanes, drainage, houses, names of residents, grass fields, stubble, corn fields, plowed fields, rock outcrops, rail, post and rail, stone, and pailing fences, "fence[s], kind unknown," hay stacks, and woodland. ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 19??