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  • 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: 1861
  • The Union army encampment at Hampton, Virginia Showing picket lines and Fortress Munroe [sic].

    Shows the landmarks in the area around Union-occupied Hampton, Va., including the Poor Farm, the Female Seminary, Buckrow's house, Hickman's farm, and "Fox Hill," the home of J. Fox.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Blockade of the Potomac. Map showing Union and Rebel batteries January 1862. The Rebels evacuated all their batteries night of 4th March 1862.

    "The Rebel troops and batteries were commanded by Genl. Holmes, C.S.A. during the blockade which lasted from Decr 1861 to 9th March 1862." -- Page caption. Color coding shows location of Union and Confederate forces. NOTE: Researchers will be served a color photocopy of this diary image. Relief shown by hachures. This item is from the collections of the Virginia Historical Society; please contact ...

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • A plan of Portsmouth Harbour in the province of Virginia shewing the works erected by the British forces for its defence, 1781.

    Scale ca. 1:95,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink (black and red) and watercolor. Oriented with north toward the lower right. Relief shown by shading. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 650/1; 650/2; 651/3

    • Contributor: Stratton, James
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1782
  • The battle fields and military positions in eastern Virginia, from surveys supplied by officers of the army

    Scale ca. 1:450,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 480 "Presented by the Home Insurance Compy of New York." Inset: [Map of northern Virginia, Maryland, Delaware, and southern Pennsylvania] 16 x 32 cm. Gives names and boundaries of Virginia counties, roads, railroads, towns, and drainage. Battles are indicated by crossed swords. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web ...

    • Contributor: Heald, D. A.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • A plan of my farm on Little Huntg. Creek & Potomk. R.

    Scale not given. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Mounted on linen covered cardboard. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1447 Accompanied by 2 manuscript notes. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: Washington, George
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1766
  • [Military map of Richmond and vicinity] /

    Shows fortifications and names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. Title, date, and scale from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Black-line print. Complete in 28 sheets. Photocopy negative has sheets 9 to 17, 19, 20, 23, 24, and 28. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 646 Call no. cited in LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.): G3884.R5S5 s7 .U5. Accompanied by index map ...

    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864

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  • 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.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Map of western Virginia

    Scale ca. 1:887,040. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 465.5 General map of western Virginia extending from Staunton to Cumberland Gap and showing roads, railroads, cities and towns, rivers, and relief by hachures. This is the first of three issues in the Library of Congress published in 1862. This issue is characterized by the appearance of "Civ. Engr." after the compiler's name and a ...

    • Contributor: Nicholson, W. L.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Map of the Rappahannock River fron [sic] Port Royal to Richards Ferry /

    Relief shown by hachures. Also covers Fredericksburg city region. Shows "Lines of Gen. Hooker" at Chancellorsville, "Battle field of Gen. Sedgwick" at Salem Church, military bridges, towns, farmsteads with residents' names, wooded areas, and streams. Pen-and-ink (black/red) and watercolor (blue). Endorsed in ink handwriting on verso on 2 panels: Map of the Rappahannock from Port Royal to Kelly's Ford, showing the crossings of Gen. ...

    • Contributor: Vernam, John S.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • One hundred & fifty miles around Richmond. 10th ed.

    [Scale ca. 1:880,000]. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 632.4 "Tenth edition 3000 of Magnus' all around map." Cover title of accompanying envelope: Magnus' half dollar portfolio. For the Army of the Potomac. Containing a new military map: 150 miles around Richmond and 1200 miles of southern territory in smaller circles, acknowledged for the best published, and the glorious Union packet inside . . ...

    • Contributor: Magnus, Charles
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 186?
  • [Ge]ographical sketch of the city of Richmond, Virginia, with surrounding encampments, 1862.

    Shows Confederate encampements and prisons in Richmond and south of the James River in Manchester and Spring Hill. Sneden has added an index listing the governenment buildings and the houses of important persons.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Fredericksburg. [Dec. 1862]

    Scale 1:21,120. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 553.6 In this issue, the map is printed on a yellow background with the Rappahannock River colored green. Detailed map of the environs of Fredericksburg giving Union entrenchments in blue and Confederate entrenchments in red, roads, "Richmond, Fredericksburg and Potomac Rail Road," street plan of Fredericksburg and Falmouth, houses, fences, names of residents in rural areas, ...

    • Contributor: Michler, N.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1867
  • Distances, 1862 : [Virginia].

    Lists of distances in Virginia from Staunton to Winchester. In ink on inside front and back covers: Henry B. Richardson. Pen-and-ink and pencil on blue paper. Bound in brown leather. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H7 Imperfect: Liquid stains throughout. Final leaf missing outer half. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862

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  • [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 the location of battle fields of Virginia

    [Scale ca. 1:680,000]. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 505 Another edition. Title when folded: 29th annual encampment, G.A.R. Sept 10th 1895. Louisville, Ky., via Chesapeake & Ohio Ry. Poole Bros., Chicago. Inset: Chesapeake & Ohio route. 8 x 18 cm. Similar to preceding item published for the 26th encampment, G.A.R. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web ...

    • Contributor: Chesapeake and Ohio Railway Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1895
  • Map illustrating General Grant's campaign in Virginia.

    Scale ca. 1:900,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 492.5 From Harper's weekly, v. 8, July 9, 1864. p. 438. This map was acquired by the Library of Congress in 1948 with the purchase of the papers and maps of Maj. Jedediah Hotchkiss. Map of central Virginia showing place names, roads, railroads, and rivers. Troop positions are not depicted. Includes on verso of map ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Sketch of eastern portion of Fairfax County, Va., June 1861.

    Relief shown by hachures. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 536.5 Transferred from the Jubal Anderson Early Papers in the Manuscript Division, L.C. Pen and ink on tracing linen. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Plan de West-Point du Sud.

    Scale ca. 1:18,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Sectioned and mounted on cloth backing. Relief shown by shading. Lists artillery included in batteries at West Point. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1459 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1781
  • [Map of the northern part of Virginia and West Virginia, between the Blue Ridge and the Alleghany Front, south of the Potomac River and north of New Market].

    Relief shown by hachures and shading. Date and title from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. In upper left: The square are miles. Pen-and-ink on pencil grid, mounted on cloth. Imperfect: horizontal creases and some staining and tears on edges. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H12 In upper left: No. 21. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 186?
  • Fort Sedgwick /

    Detailed plan of fort with four cross sections. Sun print. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 542 Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: Duane, James C.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Carte detaillée de West Point sur la rivière d'York au confluent des Rivières de Pamunkey et Matapony.

    Scale ca. 1:20,000. Title on verso: West Point sur le riviere d'York au confluent du Pamunkey et du Matapony. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown by shading. Depths shown by soundings. Shows ferry routes, ship channels, and names of landholders. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1460 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 440; 651/1; ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1781
  • Extract from Fort Monroe, Norfolk, Suffolk, and Yorktown, with their connections and surroundings for military purposes /

    Shows Virginia Peninsula region, south of Yorktown to Fort Monroe. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. LC copy: Publication information annotated in ink. Sun print. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 601 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy: Mounted on cloth.

    • Contributor: Cram, Thomas Jefferson
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Perspective view of northwest Alexandria : showing location with reference to cities of Washington & Alexandria /

    Bird's-eye view. Partial cadastral map showing block and lot numbers and dimensions. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP

    • Contributor: Gedney & Roberts
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1890
  • [Five sketches on one sheet of areas in Culpeper County, Virginia, in the vicinity of Liberty Mills, Germanna, Ely's Ford, etc.].

    Shows names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. Title, date, and scale from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pencil (some col.), mounted between sheets of transparent paper. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H163 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. In ink on red bordered label: 284 crossed out with pencil. Includes notes, a list of distances, ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863