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  • 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 the State of Virginia

    Scale ca. 1:887,040. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 509.2 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 Richmond. Printed in blue are concentric circles centered on Washington, D.C. A table of ...

    • Contributor: Nicholson, W. L.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1865
  • Map of the Potomac & Anacostia rivers between Washington D.C. & Alexandria Va. /

    Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. "Copied from the tracining [sic] of original and sent to Com'd'r J.A. Dahlgren U.S.N., M.S. Smith, Cap't of Top'l Eng'rs Asst. C.S. in charge of Office, Coast Survey Office, Washington, February 17th 1857." Blue-line print of ms. map. Includes note. "P.W. 1832. Antique." LC copy accompanied by typewritten text of note by "RS 5/9/77." Available also ...

    • Contributor: Young, William S. - Upshur, A. P. (Abel Parker) - Whiting, William - Smith, M. S. - United States Coast Survey
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1842
  • Lloyd's official map of the State of Virginia from actual surveys by order of the Executive, 1828 & 1859

    Scale ca. 1:650,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 481.2 Includes a testimonial from William A. Bryan, Chief Clerk, Post Office Department, dated February 10, 1863. 1861 editions are listed as entry nos. 450 and 450.1 and the 1862 editions as 465 and 465.1. Some of the city and town names highlighted in red. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library ...

    • Contributor: Lloyd, James T.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Nation's capital area. [Washington D.C. and Cheaspeake Bay regions]

    Scale 1:250,000. Photo mosaic. Does not show relief. "National Aeronautics and Space Administration image." "NASA (ERTS-1)." "This 'false-color' composite imagery of the National Capital area was produced by the Department of the Interior, U.S. Geological Survey, from multispectral imagery taken by the NASA Earth Resources Technology Satellite (ERTS-1) on October 11, 1972 ..." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a ...

    • Contributor: Geological Survey (U.S.) - United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1973
  • Upper Potomac from McCoy's Ferry to Conrad's Ferry and adjacent portions of Maryland and Virginia

    Scale ca. 1:130,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 245.17 Another edition. Map, extends from Frederick, Maryland, west to Winchester, Virginia, and Hagerstown, Maryland, south to Front Royal, Virginia. Depicted are roads, railroads, canals, drainage, houses, cities and towns, and relief by hachures. In some areas, countryside is described by terms such as "hilly & wooded country," "open country," etc. Includes border. Inset: Strasburg ...

    • Contributor: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers - Macomb, J. N. (John N.) - Strother, D. H.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Map of the seat of war /

    Covers Virginia and Maryland and portions of Delaware, Pennsylvania, New Jersey and North Carolina. Shows some fortifications. Relief shown by hachures. Sewn on to and mounted on cloth backing. "Entered by Evans & Cogswell according of the act of Congress of the Confederate States in the Clerks Office of the Distr. Court of the District of South Carolina." Confederate imprint. Includes inset. Available also ...

    • Contributor: Evans & Cogswell
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • 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
  • Potomack /

    Covers the Potomac River (estuary and river), its tributaries, and the Rappahannock River. Also covers "The Northern Neck of Virginia". Title from annotation on verso. Gift; Robert Lee Brown, Woodville, Va.; October 1973. Manuscript: pen-and-ink. Condition imperfect: Torn at fold lines, missing small internal sections at fold lines and at sheet edges, formerly taped. Accompanied by carbon-copy of LC letter of acceptance addressed to ...

    • Contributor: Booth, Robert
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1770
  • 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
  • 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 Virginia and neighboring states showing the location of battles in the Civil War 1861-1865.

    Scale ca. 1:366,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 509.4 Map of eastern Virginia and parts of North Carolina, Maryland, West Virginia, and Pennsylvania, showing "battles in which New York regiments were engaged," "railroads at time of war," and "turnpikes and plank roads." Union states are colored yellow, and Confederate states are green. Copyright no. "C1. F 22761." Description derived from published bibliography. Available ...

    • Contributor: Northrup, William P.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1912
  • To the American Philosophical Society, this map of the peninsula between Delaware & Chesopeak bays, with the said bays and shores adjacent drawn from the most accurate surveys is humbly inscribed by ...

    Scale ca. 1:650,000. Hand colored. LC copy annotated in ink. Prime meridian: Philadelphia. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: Churchman, John - American Philosophical Society
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1786
  • This survey of the River Patapsco and part of Chesapeake Bay,

    Scale ca. 1:40,960. Depths shown by shading and soundings. LC copy annotated in blue pencil and red ink. LC copy imperfect: Torn along fold lines, sections of upper and lower edges missing. Includes notes, "Description of ranges," and insets of "Annapolis Harbour & roads" and "Survey of the harbour of Baltimore and the waters adjacent." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site ...

    • Contributor: Brantz, Lewis - Lucas, Fielding
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1819
  • [Map of portions of Virginia, West Virginia, and Maryland, centering on Harpers Ferry and including Winchester, Hancock, Emmitsburg, and Ridgeville, Maryland.] /

    Shows roads in red, and railroads, place names, etc. in black. Relief shown by hachures. Date from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Title derived from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Following the statement "Engineer Office" is an effaced inscription "[illegible] Corps". Drawn on a 1/2-inch grid. Ink with pencil annotation on tracing linen mounted on paper. Originally folded, with water damage along fold lines. ...

    • Contributor: Nauck, Chas. G. - Confederate States of America. Army of Northern Virginia. Engineer Office
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 186?
  • [Maps of the Washington Aqueduct, Md. and Washington D.C.] : to accompany supplemental report of Chief Engineer dated Feb. 22nd 1864.

    Relief shown by hachures on some maps. Title devised by cataloger. Orientation differs. Accompanied by Senate document: Supplemental report of the chief engineer of the Washington Aqueduct. 50 p. : ill. ; 23 cm. Some maps include cross-sections. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copies fold-lined and mounted on cloth backing. DCP

    • Contributor: United States. Congress. Senate
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864

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  • Surveys & reconnaissances in the vicinity of Budd's Ferry, Charles Co., Md. /

    Relief shown by hachures. In upper lefthand corner: 211, L. Sheet 5. In lower righthand corner: Transferred from Office of Chf. Engr., Defenses of Washington, to Engr. Dept., Jan'y 1866. Shows roads, drainage, houses, names of residents along the Potomac River, "Hd. Qrs. Genl. Hooker's Dvn.," "Hd. Qrs. Sickles Brgd.," breastwork and battery at Budd's Ferry, and the location of batteries in Prince William ...

    • Contributor: Williamson, R. S. (Robert Stockton) - Williamson, R. S.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Upper Potomac from McCoy's Ferry to Conrad's Ferry and adjacent portions of Maryland and Virginia.

    Scale ca. 1:130,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 245.2 Another edition. Corrections S.W. of Winchester by Capt. Meigs, Sept. 1864. 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: 1864
  • A new map of Virginia with Maryland, Delaware & v. /

    Covers Virginia, Maryland, and Delaware and parts of Pennsylvania, Ohio, Kentucky, New Jersey, and North Carolina. Relief shown by hachures. Prime meridian: Philadelphia and Washington. Title from label that was original affixed to map in lower right margin. At lower left: Engraved by William Hooker. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Accompanied by label with title. Copy ...

    • Contributor: Lewis, Samuel - Hooker, William
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1814
  • Part of map of portions of the mility. dep'ts of Washington, Pennsylvania, Annapolis, and north eastern Virginia /

    Relief shown by shading. General map showing the Washington D.C. region, including western part of Maryland and northeastern Virginia. Does not show Pennsylvania with the exception of Gettysburg. Acquired in 1948 with the purchase of the papers of Maj. Jedediah Hotchiss. Endorsed in ink: For Head Quarters, Maj. Genl. McClellan. Sun print on two sheets of paper pasted together with grid added in black ...

    • Contributor: United States. Topographical Bureau - McClellan, George (George Brinton)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • A new and accurate map of Virginia & Maryland

    Scale ca. 1:1,150,000. Hand colored. "No. 61." From the author's A complete atlas or distinct view of the known world. 1752. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1379 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: Bowen, Emanuel
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1752
  • Washington and Georgetown harbors, District of Columbia /

    Nautical chart. Also covers central Washington. Relief shown by contours and hachures. Depths shown by contours and soundings. Printed note slip titled "Time ball" affixed at lower right. Includes notes, tide table, and survey insigne. In left upper margin: No. 391a price 40 cents. LC copy soiled, laminated, and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a ...

    • Contributor: U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey - Hilgard, J. E. (Julius Erasmus) - Cutts, R. D. (Richard Dominicus) - Lindenkohl, A. - Lindenkohl, H. (Henry)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1882
  • [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
  • Part of map of portions of the mility. dep'ts of Washington, Pennsylvania, Annapolis, and north eastern Virginia. Compiled in the Bureau of Topographical Engr. War Department &c, July 1861. Washington, D.C., 1862.

    Relief shown by shading. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 245.25 General map showing the Washington D.C. region, including western part of Maryland and northeastern Virginia. Does not show Pennsylvania with the exception of Gettysburg. In ink under title: With additions and emedations by John S. Clark, Col. A.D.C. to Gen. Banks. Endorsed in ink: For Hon. W.H. Seward, Sec. of State. Sun print ...

    • Contributor: United States. Topographical Bureau - Clark, John S. - Seward, William H. (William Henry)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Map of the seat of war : [Virginia and Maryland] /

    General map. Place names in Maryland north of Baltimore and Frederick, and south of Washington, D.C. (with the exception of Fort Washington), are not given. Few place names in Virginia south of Richmond and Lynchburg (with the exception of Norfolk and the Virginia Peninsula) are given. Mounted on cloth. Copy 2 imperfect: Originally folded, with losses along fold lines, staining along folds at center ...

    • Contributor: Grant, M. - Howell, R. H. - Burke, T. A. (Thomas A.)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861