• Important operations in Virginia. The Army of the Potomac across the Rapidan-Scene of the impending conflict between Generals Grant and Lee.

    Scale not given. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 493.2 From The New York Herald, Friday, May 6, 1864. p. 1. General map of central Virginia from Fredericksburg south to Richmond. The Battle of the Wilderness began the day before this map was published. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Map of Botetourt Co. : from surveys and and reconnoisance [sic] /

    Oriented with north toward the upper left. Pen-and-ink on tracing linen with sheet having 2 different titles, sectioned in 2, and mounted on cloth. Original map has date of 1865 which was updated in 1885. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H284 LC Land ownership maps, 1223 In pencil on verso: 50? crossed out. In pencil on verso: A.C. 284. Available also through the ...

    • Contributor: Izard, Walter
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1885
  • [Map of Virginia and North Carolina from the coast to the Blue Ridge] /

    Gilbert Thompson stamped on verso. "No. 1: Parts of Virginia and N. Carolina, 6 sheets, index inside; U.S.G.S. 1865. 1'=10 ms." on verso in red and black ink. Sheet 1 of a 6-sheet series of maps used by Gilbert Thompson during the Civil War. An index which is pasted on the verso shows the areas covered by the sheets. In addition to this sheet, ...

    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1865
  • Plan des ouvrages faits à York-town en Virginie.

    Scale ca. 1:5,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown by hachures. Oriented with north toward the upper left. Incomplete: Upper and right edges have been trimmed. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1468 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 440; 651/1

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1781
  • Aerial reconnaissance, August 10th, 1861 : [Sewells Point, Virginia] /

    Relief shown by hachures. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 654 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: La Mountain, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Map of Mecklenburg Co., Va. /

    Shows the names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. "Approved Dec 6th 1864 Albert H. Campbell Maj Engrs in chge Top Dep D.N. Va." "Map from the Confederate Engineer Bureau in Richmond, Va. General J.F. Gilmer, chief engineer. Presented to the West Point Military Academy by his only daughter, Mrs. J.F. Minis, Savannah, Ga." Blue-line print. LC Land ownership maps, 1302 Available also ...

    • Contributor: Graves, H. M.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Map of the battlefield of Bull Run, Virginia. Brig. Gen. Irvin McDowell commanding the U.S. forces, Gen. G. [i.e. P.] T. Beauregard commanding the Confederate forces, July 21st 1861 /

    "Bell Bros. photo-lithographers, Washington, D.C." Description derived from published bibliography. Gives roads, railroads, hachures, vegetation, drainage, villages, houses, fences, and names of residents. "Dotted lines near Centreville indicate sites of [Union] bivouacs on the night of July 20th. Full lines denote the position of the forces on the next day at the commencement of the engagement at Sudley's Springs; blue marking the United States ...

    • Contributor: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1877
  • [Map of 100 miles around Richmond].

    Relief shown by hachures. An octagonal map with decorations comprised of portraits of Union military leaders. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Acquisitions control no. 91-22 CW3 Vault

    • Contributor: Magnus, Charles
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 186?
  • [Overlay to the map of the siege of Petersburg, 1864-5].

    This is an overlay designed to be used with the map of the siege of Petersburg by J.E. Weyss. Title derived from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 619 Includes brief field notes in pencil, red ink, and black ink, probably written by Federal engineers, and shows the location of several camps of the U.S. Engineers and the headquarters ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1865
  • A complete map of Richmond and its fortifications within a circle of 12 miles showing the numerous forts, batteries and the range of their fire, and the various obstacles that impede the ...

    Scale ca. 1:54,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 628 "As a guide to note the approach of the Federal army, this map is invaluable, as the plan of its fortifications is taken from a correct drawing of a Southern engineer, who recently escaped to Europe." Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: William H. Forbes & Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Hare's map of the vicinity of Richmond, and Peninsular campaign in Virginia. Showing also the interesting localities along the James, Chickahominy and York Rivers

    Scale ca. 1:190,080. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 602 Relief shown by hachures. "Entered according to Act of Congress, in the year 1862, by J. Knowles Hare . . ." Copyright number "401 Jan. 22, 1863" is written in ink in the lower margin. "Copyright Library May 12, 1863" is stamped in the right margin. Indictes location and dates of battles, forts, "line ...

    • Contributor: Hare, J. Knowles
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Geological map of the Potomac basin west of Blue Ridge, Virginia and West Virginia : showing the relations of its upper Potomac coal basin and the iron-ore bearing areas in reference to ...

    Pen-and-ink on tracing linen, mounted on cloth. Corrections to "Explanation of colors" pasted on in lower right. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H220 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. Includes cross-section at top left: Geological section across Georges Creek coal basin and eastward (scale 1:6000 to 1") by Prof. I.C. White, May 1881, Trans. Am. Phil. Soc. ...

    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1882
  • Battles of the Crater and of June 22nd.

    Shows Union and Rebel lines and fortifications. This item is in the Map Collection of the Library of Virginia; please contact the Library's Archives Research Services department for more information. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. Dec. 1943, Lydia B. Palmer, ea (lot); March 2004, Map Cataloging Team. Civil War project no.: lva00195. Conservation: Etherington Conservation Center, Jan. ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Map of eastern Virginia /

    Scale ca. 1:875,000. Relief shown by hachures. Also covers Maryland, and southeastern Pennsylvania. Shows radial distances from Richmond and Washington, D.C. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 481.5 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. From the papers of Joseph Roswell Hawley. In right lower corner: August. AACR2

    • Contributor: Nicholson, W. L.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • [Maps illustrating the Gettysburg campaign. June 3-July 3, 1863].

    Various scales. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 356 From Century illustrated monthly magazine, v. 33, Nov. 1886 Maps indicate troop and cavalry positions and lines of march from Fredericksburg (June 3) to Gettysburg (July 3, 3:15-4:30 P.M.) Maps 19 and 20 illustrate the cavalry engagement on July 3rd. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as ...

    • Contributor: Wells, Jaco
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1886
  • Lloyd's official map of the state of Virginia : from actual surveys by order of the executive, 1828 & 1859.

    Relief shown by hachures. Mounted on cloth. "N.B.: This is the only map used to plan campaigns in Virginia by Gen. Scott." Prime meridian: Washington. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 450.1 Includes publisher's advertisements in lower margin, text, and tables for population, steamboat routes, and altitudes. Accompanied by broadside for the sale of Lloyd's Virginia and Missouri maps (1 sheet ; 28 x ...

    • Contributor: Lloyd, James T.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • [Map of King William County, Va.] /

    "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."--Hanwritten note on map. "This county contains 310 square miles. The lines of the rivers as far as practicable were run by the instrument and the houses on the opposite sides were established by intersecting sights. ...

    • Contributor: Confederate States of America. Army. Dept. of Northern Virginia. Chief Engineer's Office
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1865
  • First Bull Run battle field, July 21st 1861.

    Scale ca. 1:180,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 564.2 General map. Troop positions are not noted. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • [Sketch of roads south and west of Mt. Jackson, Virginia].

    Shows names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. Title, date, and scale from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pencil (some col.) over 1-inch pencil grid, mounted between sheets of transparent paper. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H154 In pencil and in ink on red bordered label on verso: 269. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Map of the battle field of Spottsylvania C.H. : showing the field of operations of the Army of the Potomac commanded by Maj. Gen. George G. Meade U.S.A., from May 8th to ...

    Annotated in red and blue to show troop lines. Annotated in red: "Engineer Bureau War Department Washington D.C. January 1867." Description derived from published bibliography. J. Bien, lithographer, New York. Relief shown by hachures. Shows roads, houses, names of residents, vegetation, and drainage. This item is in the Map Collection of the Library of Virginia; please contact the Library's Archives Research Services department for ...

    • Contributor: Howell, C. W.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1865
  • The line of the Rappahannock, 30th April 1863 Showing position of Union and Rebel armies at and near Fredericksburg, Va.

    This map shows the location of the two armies on the eve of the Chancellorsville Campaign. Union Gen. Hooker has moved his forces via Kelly's Ford into position south of the Rappahannock near Chancellorsville, Va., to launch what he believes will be a rear attack on Gen. R. E. Lee's Fredericksburg stronghold. Meanwhile Federal forces under Sedgwick continue a diversionary frontal assault on Fredericksburg. ...

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Survey of a part of Chesterfield County, Virginia.

    "Chief Engineer's Office D.N.V. Col. J.F. Gilmer Chief Eng'r."--appears above title. "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."--Note on map. Forms part of the Gilmer Map Collection. Relief shown by hachures. Shows towns, waterways, roads, geographic features and land owners. Available also ...

    • Contributor: Confederate States of America. Army. Dept. of Northern Virginia. Chief Engineer's Office
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Map showing the location of Staunton, Va. : showing the railways leading to the Staunton Opera House /

    Pen-and-ink, mounted on cloth. "Crosscup & West Eng. Co., Phila." In pencil in lower left corner: K10729. Includes concentric circles of 100 and 200 mile intervals. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H332 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. In pencil on verso: 338.

    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1886
  • Plan of the Battle of Kelly's Ford, Va. : fought 7th November 1863.

    Focuses on a small portion of the Rappahannock River close to the line dividing Culpeper and Fauquier counties, Va., and about 8 miles (as indentified by Sneden) from Brandy Station where the Battle of Kelly's Ford occurred on 7 November 1863. Confederate positions are noted as well as the placement of the 3rd, 5th, and 6th corps of the Union Army of the Potomac.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Perspective map of Bedford City, Va., county seat of Bedford Co. 1891.

    Perspective map not drawn to scale. Bird's-eye-view. LC Panoramic maps (2nd ed.), 951 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes illus. and index to points of interest. AACR2

    • Contributor: Wellge, H.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1891