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  • Map of the defences of Washington.

    Map of the defences of Washington.

    Relief shown by hachures. In lower margin below title: (From Atlas accompanying Official Records). LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 682.5 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1865
  • Map of the seat of war!

    Map of the seat of war!

    Another issue. Various scales. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 17 Containing a map of the vicinity of Washington, Baltimore, Harper's Ferry and Annapolis, with five mile distance lines from Washington. Map ...

    • Contributor: Louis Prang and Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Extract of military map of N.E. Virginia showing forts and roads.

    Extract of military map of N.E. Virginia showing forts and ro...

    Covers Washington D.C. metropolitan area. Eastern corner of D.C. ca. 7 cm. within map area. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Also shows rural householders' names and vegetation. Includes note ...

    • Contributor: United States. War Department. Engineer Bureau
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1865
  • Topographical map of Virginia between Washington and Manassas Junction.

    Topographical map of Virginia between Washington and Manassas...

    Scale ca. 1:270,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 451 Indicates Union and Confederate positions at "battle of Bull Run, July 21st 1861," Union encampments, towns, roads, the street pattern of Washington, ...

    • Contributor: Magnus, Charles
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Army map of the seat of war in Virginia, showing the battle fields, fortification, etc. on & near the Potomac River

    Army map of the seat of war in Virginia, showing the battle f...

    Scale ca. 1:183,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 448 Map of the Potomac River and vicinity from Harpers Ferry to Swan Point showing towns, roads, railroads, names and boundaries of counties, ...

    • Contributor: Bruff, Joseph Goldsborough
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Plan of the west end of the public appropriation in the city of Washington, called the Mall : as proposed to be arranged for the site of the university /

    Plan of the west end of the public appropriation in the city ...

    Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Edged in cloth and mounted on cloth backing. Accompanied by exhibit caption: 717. Latrobe's suggestion for the national university. [2] p. ; 11 cm. Available also through the Library ...

    • Contributor: District of Columbia. Office of the Surveyor
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1816
  • Atlas of fifteen miles around Washington, including the county of Montgomery, Maryland /

    Atlas of fifteen miles around Washington, including the count...

    Phillips 1501 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy deacidified and rebound with each leaf encapsulated. Map of Maryland and Delaware on p. [86]-[87] ...

    • Contributor: Hopkins, Griffith Morgan
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1879
  • Palisades of the Potomac, scenery unsurpassed : embracing the additions to Washington of Drovers Rest, White Haven, Toronto Heights, and River View, adjoining Washington and extending along the Potomac River on both sides of the Conduit Road for five miles to the Little Falls /

    Palisades of the Potomac, scenery unsurpassed : embracing the...

    Cadastral map. "June 23rd 1890." Alternate title at upper right: Palisades of the Potomac Land and Improvement Co.'s subdivision no. 1, being part of "White Haven." "Entered according to act of Congress ...

    • Contributor: Brewer, H. W.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1890
  • Plan of the city intended for the permanent seat of the government of t[he] United States : projected agreeable to the direction of the President of the United States, in pursuance of an act of Congress passed the sixteenth day of July, MDCCXC, "establishing the permanent seat on the bank of the Potowmac" : [Washington D.C.] /

    Plan of the city intended for the permanent seat of the gover...

    At upper right: Office, Commissioner of Public Buildings, D.C. Facsim. of ms. L'Enfant plan. Original version: [1791]. Includes texts containing letters dated "Washington ... 1887," notes, descriptive index of "References," and U.S.C. ...

    • Contributor: L'Enfant, Pierre Charles
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1887
  • The national capital, Washington, D.C. Sketched from nature by Adolph Sachse, 1883-1884.

    The national capital, Washington, D.C. Sketched from nature b...

    Perspective map not drawn to scale. Bird's-eye view. LC Panoramic maps (2nd ed.), 110 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes illus., text, and advertisements. ...

    • Contributor: Sachse, Adolph
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1884
  • Map of the state of Virginia /

    Map of the state of Virginia /

    "August 1863." "Lith. by Chas. G. Krebs." Accompanied by cover: Map of Virginia / compiled in the office of the United States Coast Survey. Washington, D.C. : W.H. & O.H. Morrison : ...

    • Contributor: Nicholson, W. L.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Part of map of portions of the milit'y dept's of Washington, Pennsylvania, Annapolis, and north eastern Virginia /

    Part of map of portions of the milit'y dept's of Washington, ...

    Relief shown by hachures. Shows Washington D.C. region, including western part of Maryland and northeastern Virginia. Does not show Pennsylvania with the exception of Gettysburg. Pen-and-ink on tracing cloth, mounted on paper. ...

    • Contributor: United States. Topographical Bureau
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • [Map of northern Virginia and part of Maryland].

    [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 ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Sketch of hill to be used for gov't fortification on Queen's Farm : [Washington D.C.].

    Sketch of hill to be used for gov't fortification on Queen's ...

    Relief shown by hachures. Pen-and-ink and lead pencil. Lead pencilled note, ill., and watercolored areas on verso. In upper left corner: 211, L. Sheet 11. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 691.8 ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1860
  • Part of map of portions of the milit'y dep'ts of Washington, Pennsylvania, Annapolis, and north eastern Virginia /

    Part of map of portions of the milit'y dep'ts of Washington, ...

    Relief shown by shading. Shows Washington D.C. region, including western part of Maryland and northeastern Virginia. Does not show Pennsylvania with the exception of Gettysburg. Probable Confederate copy of Bureau of Topographical ...

    • Contributor: United States. Topographical Bureau
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • General plan for the extension of the U.S. Capitol grounds /

    General plan for the extension of the U.S. Capitol grounds /

    Oriented with north to the left. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy 1 halved and mounted on cloth backing. LC copy 2 darkened, ...

    • Contributor: Fraser, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1874
  • Surveys of the military defences, vicinity of Washington, D.C. /

    Surveys of the military defences, vicinity of Washington, D.C. /

    Shows names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. Depth shown by contours and soundings. Pen-and-ink over pencil grid on tracing cloth, mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H110 ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Sketch of the march of the British Army under Gen'l Ross from the 19th to the 29th August 1814 : [central Maryland between Benedict and Washington D.C.] /

    Sketch of the march of the British Army under Gen'l Ross from...

    Relief shown by hachures. Published: Military Depot ... Oct'r 10th 1814. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes inset "Sketch of the engagement on the ...

    • Contributor: Evans, D.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1814
  • Plan of the city of Washington /

    Plan of the city of Washington /

    Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Also covers Georgetown. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy fold-lined and mounted on cloth backing. ...

    • Contributor: Jaettnig, Karl
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1800
  • [Survey map of the White House grounds, Washington D.C.].

    [Survey map of the White House grounds, Washington D.C.].

    Partial cadastral map. Relief shown by hachures and spot heights. Features shown existed in 1807 or later. Title devised by cataloger. Black, brown, and red inks, and lead pencil. Watermark: 1794. Available ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1800
  • Topographical map, 1st Brigade, defenses north of Potomac, Washington, D.C. /

    Topographical map, 1st Brigade, defenses north of Potomac, Wa...

    "1st September 1863." Relief shown by contours. Some buildings, lot lines, householders' names, forts, and vegetation. Covers environs of Forts De Russy, Stevens, Slocum, Totten, Slemmer, Bunker Hill, Saratoga, Thayer, Lincoln, and ...

    • Contributor: Hodasevich, R. A.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • District of Columbia and the seat of war on the Potomac.

    District of Columbia and the seat of war on the Potomac.

    Low-angle bird's-eye view. Shows cities of Washington and Alexandria in foreground. Includes index of military positions with regiment names. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 678 Stephenson. Cartography of northern Virginia, pl. ...

    • Contributor: Bohn, Casimir
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Extract of military map of N.E. Virginia showing forts and roads

    Extract of military map of N.E. Virginia showing forts and roads

    Also shows rural householders' names, railroads, vegetation, marsh areas, and street pattern of Washington, D.C. and Alexandria. Covers Washington D.C. metropolitan area. In left upper margin: 39th Cong. 1st Sess.--Report of the ...

    • Contributor: United States. War Dept. Engineer Bureau
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1865
  • [Map of Washington D.C. showing wood, concrete, and stone street pavements].

    [Map of Washington D.C. showing wood, concrete, and stone str...

    Also shows block and ward numbers. Hand col. to show street paving types for 1872 and 1873. At head of legend: Nov. 1st 18[missing] pavements. Base map title: Map of the city ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1873
  • [Topographical map of the District of Columbia and adjacent areas in Virginia, showing fortifications] /

    [Topographical map of the District of Columbia and adjacent a...

    Shows names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. Title from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H182 Pen-and-ink on tracing linen, mounted on cloth. Available also ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Topographical map of Virginia between Washington and Manassas Junction.

    Topographical map of Virginia between Washington and Manassas...

    Shows Union and Confederate positions at "Battle of Bull Run, July 21st 1861." Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. In right margin at bottom: Guide to Mount Vernon by the ...

    • Contributor: Magnus, Charles
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Army map of the seat of war in Virginia, showing the battle fields, fortifications, etc. on & near the Potomac River.

    Army map of the seat of war in Virginia, showing the battle f...

    Scale ca. 1:183,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 455 Map of the Potomac River and vicinity from Harpers Ferry to Swan Point showing towns, roads, railroads, names and boundaries of counties, ...

    • Contributor: Bruff, Joseph Goldsborough
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Potomac River (in four sheets): Sheet no. 4, from Indian Head to Georgetown

    Potomac River (in four sheets): Sheet no. 4, from Indian Head...

    Scale 1:40,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 53.4 "No. 391" in upper left corner of map. "Electrotype copy no. 1, by G. Mathiot, U.S.C.S." is printed in the upper margin. Information ...

    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Map of fortifications and defenses of Washington.

    Map of fortifications and defenses of Washington.

    In left lower margin: Taken from a map issued by the War Department in 1865. In left upper margin: Appendix A. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 682 Available also through the ...

    • Contributor: Hodasevich, R. A.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1865
  • E. & G.W. Blunt's corrected map of Washington and the seat of war on the Potomac.

    E. & G.W. Blunt's corrected map of Washington and the seat of...

    Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Hand col. in red to show D.C. boundary and Civil War battle locations. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 677 Available also through the ...

    • Contributor: E. & G.W. Blunt (Firm)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Martenet and Bond's map of Montgomery County, Maryland /

    Martenet and Bond's map of Montgomery County, Maryland /

    Relief shown by hachures. Also shows magisterial districts, buildings, and householders' names. Also covers northern District of Columbia. "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1865 by Simon J. Martenet ...

    • Contributor: Martenet, Simon J.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1865
  • Fort Pennsylvania and encampment at Tennallytown near Washington, D.C. /

    Fort Pennsylvania and encampment at Tennallytown near Washing...

    Pen-and-ink, watercolor, and lead pencil. Imperfect: brittle, missing small sections along sheet edges, fold-lined. Includes general "Explanation" index and "Light battery explanation" index. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site ...

    • Contributor: Cushing, W. E.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • The vicinity of Washington, D.C.

    The vicinity of Washington, D.C.

    Partial cadastral map showing buildings and householders' names beyond city limits. Relief shown by contours. Also shows radial distances from White House. "Entered according to Act of Congress, in the year 1894, ...

    • Contributor: Hopkins, Griffith Morgan
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1894
  • Birdseye view of the National Capital, including the site of the proposed World's Exposition of 1892 and Permanent Exposition of the Three Americas /

    Birdseye view of the National Capital, including the site of ...

    Oriented with north toward the upper left. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. 1 view : col. ; 60 x 90 cm.

    • Contributor: Johnson, E. Kurtz
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1888
  • Map of the seat of war!

    Map of the seat of war!

    Various scales. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 16 Containing a map of the vicinity of Washington, Baltimore, Harper's Ferry and Annapolis, with five mile distance lines from Washington. Map showing the ...

    • Contributor: Louis Prang and Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • [Map of the fortifications within the District of Columbia].

    [Map of the fortifications within the District of Columbia].

    Relief shown by contours. Depths shown by contours and soundings. Shows buildings within city limits. Shows lot lines and householders' names in rural areas. Oriented with north toward the upper left. Annotated ...

    • Contributor: United States. Army of the Potomac
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Within sight of the White House : section of Washington, D.C., known as "Hooker's Division," which contains 50 saloons and 109 bawdy-houses--list of 61 places where liquor is sold with government [sic] but without city licenses.

    Within sight of the White House : section of Washington, D.C....

    Cadastral map. Newspaper clipping. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes text, directory of unlicensed premises, and index to points of interest. LC copy mounted ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1890
  • Map of n. eastern Virginia and vicinity of Washington /

    Map of n. eastern Virginia and vicinity of Washington /

    Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Shows forts and batteries in the District of Columbia and immediate vicinity. At head of title: Surveys for military defences. LC copy annotated in ...

    • Contributor: United States. Corps of Topographical Engineers
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • [Topographic map of the vicinity of Fort Slocum, Washington D.C.].

    [Topographic map of the vicinity of Fort Slocum, Washington D...

    Relief shown by hachures and form lines. Shows householders' names. In upper left sheet corner: Transf'd from Office of Chf. Engr. Defenses of Washington, to Engr. Dept.--1866. India ink and violet wash. ...

    • Contributor: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1860
  • Map of the environs of Washington : compiled from Boschkes' map of the District of Columbia and from surveys of the U.S. Coast Survey showing the line of the defences of Washington as constructed during the war from 1861 to 1865 inclusive /

    Map of the environs of Washington : compiled from Boschkes' m...

    Shows buildings, rural property lines, householders' names, and vegetation. Relief shown by contours and hachures. Depths shown by contours and soundings. India ink, col. ink, and col. wash. Northern section is printed ...

    • Contributor: Barnard, J. G.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1865
  • Topographical map of the District of Columbia /

    Topographical map of the District of Columbia /

    Partial cadastral map showing some householders' names, individual buildings, and vegetation. Relief shown by contours and hachures. Depths shown by contours and soundings. Also covers Virginia shoreline zone. "Entered according to Act ...

    • Contributor: Boschke, A.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • [Maps of Saint Elizabeths Hospital, Washington D.C.] /

    [Maps of Saint Elizabeths Hospital, Washington D.C.] /

    Relief shown by contours on topographic map. Title devised by cataloger. Names at map center: James Buchanan, J. Thompson. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. ...

    • Contributor: Nichols, Charles H.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1860
  • History of Mapping the Civil War -                        Civil War Maps

    History of Mapping the Civil War - Civ...

    War, like necessity, has been called the mother of invention. The same might be said of cartography, for with every war there is a great rush to produce maps to aid in ...

    • Original Format: Maps - Web Pages
    • Date: 1861
  • Birds eye view of Virginia, Maryland, Delaware, and the District of Columbia the seat of war /

    Birds eye view of Virginia, Maryland, Delaware, and the Distr...

    "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1861, by W. Schaus in the Clerk's Office of the District Court of the U.S. for the Southern District of New York." Insets: ...

    • Contributor: Schedler, J.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Map of n. eastern Virginia and vicinity of Washington /

    Map of n. eastern Virginia and vicinity of Washington /

    Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Shows forts and batteries in the District of Columbia and immediate vicinity. At head of title: Surveys for military defences. Accompanied by sheet: Presented ...

    • Contributor: United States. Corps of Topographical Engineers
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Map of n. eastern Virginia and vicinity of Washington /

    Map of n. eastern Virginia and vicinity of Washington /

    Shows forts and batteries in the District of Columbia and immediate vicinity. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. At head of title: Surveys for military defences. "Additions & corrections for ...

    • Contributor: United States. Corps of Topographical Engineers
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Extract of military map of N.E. Virginia showing forts and roads.

    Extract of military map of N.E. Virginia showing forts and ro...

    Covers Washington D.C. metropolitan area. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Also shows rural householders' names and vegetation. In left upper margin: 39th Cong. 1st Sess.--Report of the Chief Engineer ...

    • Contributor: United States. War Department. Engineer Bureau
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1865
  • Plan showing proposed method of laying out the public grounds at Washington /

    Plan showing proposed method of laying out the public grounds...

    Covers The Mall between Capitol grounds and 17th St. N.W. Also covers adjacent areas including "Parade or President's Park," White House grounds, future Federal Triangle, and Washington Canal. At foot of title: ...

    • Contributor: Downing, A. J.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1851
  • Extract of military map of N.E. Virginia showing forts and roads.

    Extract of military map of N.E. Virginia showing forts and ro...

    Covers Washington D.C. metropolitan area. Eastern corner of D.C. off map. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Also shows rural householders' names and vegetation. Coloring differs. Includes note and coat ...

    • Contributor: United States. War Department. Engineer Bureau
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1865
  • Hill no. 3 opposite Fort Maha[n] : [Washington D.C.].

    Hill no. 3 opposite Fort Maha[n] : [Washington D.C.].

    Relief shown by contours and spot heights. Black ink, red ink, and lead pencil. Mounted on cloth backing. At lower right: 211, L. Sheet 10. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 691.2 ...

    • Contributor: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1860
  • [Maps of the Washington Aqueduct, Md. and Washington D.C.] : to accompany supplemental report of Chief Engineer dated Feb. 22nd 1864.

    [Maps of the Washington Aqueduct, Md. and Washington D.C.] : ...

    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. ; ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Map of n. eastern Virginia and vicinity of Washington

    Map of n. eastern Virginia and vicinity of Washington

    Scale 1:63,360. Relief shown by hachures. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 470 Another edition. Mounted on cloth. DLC Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web ...

    • Contributor: United States. Army. Corps of Topographical Engineers
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • View of the city of Washington in 1792.

    View of the city of Washington in 1792.

    Cadastral map showing named land tracts with owners' names. Selected buildings and trees shown pictorially. Planimetric map--not bird's-eye view. Also shows townsites of Georgetown, Hamburgh, and Carrollsburg. Available also through the Library ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1860
  • Topographical sketch near Fort Staunton from points not under fire of its guns : [Washington D.C.].

    Topographical sketch near Fort Staunton from points not under...

    Relief shown by hachures and form lines. Black and brown inks. At upper left: 211, L. Sheet 15. Missing small sections at corners. Includes bar scale. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1860
  • The National lines before Washington : a map exhibiting the defences of the national capital and positions of the several divisions of the grand Union Army : supplement to the New-York times : New York, Saturday, December 7, 1861.

    The National lines before Washington : a map exhibiting the d...

    Includes text. Inset: "Port Royal and Tybee Island." Relief shown by hachures. Shows forts, batteries, and territory occupied by 8 Union divisions, extending from Washington to Virginia, ending at the north near ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Plan of the city of Washington : seat of government of the United States /

    Plan of the city of Washington : seat of government of the Un...

    Shows block numbers, wards, existing and proposed government buildings, and radial distances from Capitol. Cover title: Washington City. "Entered according to Act of Congress on the 12 day of Nov. 1822 by ...

    • Contributor: Elliot, William
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1835
  • Map of the city of Washington D.C. : established as the permanent seat of the government of the U.S. of Am. /

    Map of the city of Washington D.C. : established as the perma...

    Shows block numbers, wards, built-up areas, and major buildings. Also covers Georgetown. Includes inset "Map of the District of Columbia," statistical tables, and ill. Available also through the Library of Congress Web ...

    • Contributor: Keily, James
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1851
  • Plan of the city intended for the permanent seat of the government of t[he] United States : projected agreeable to the direction of the President of the United States, in pursuance of an act of Congress passed the sixteenth day of July, MDCCXC, "establishing the permanent seat on the bank of the Potowmac" : [Washington D.C.] /

    Plan of the city intended for the permanent seat of the gover...

    At upper right: Office, Commissioner of Public Buildings, D.C. Lacks printer's statement. Facsim. of ms. L'Enfant plan. Original version: [1791]. Includes texts containing letters dated "Washington ... 1887," text printed below "N.I.," ...

    • Contributor: L'Enfant, Pierre Charles
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1887
  • City of Washington, statistical maps /

    City of Washington, statistical maps /

    Covers city within the old limits (Florida Av. etc.) and Georgetown. Relief shown by contours and gradient tints on map 2. Title from accompanying title sheet. Common title on map sheets at ...

    • Contributor: Greene, F. V.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1880
  • Plan of the Rebel attack on Washington, D.C., 11th & 12th July 1864.

    Plan of the Rebel attack on Washington, D.C., 11th & 12th Jul...

    Color coding indicates the 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 ...

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Distance maps. Map of the Atlantic states, showing 50 mile distances from Washington. Map of the battleground [at Manassas] showing 5 mile distances from Washington.  Map of the Fortress Monroe, showing 1 mile distances from the fortress.

    Distance maps. Map of the Atlantic states, showing 50 mile di...

    Various scales. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 15 Imperfect. Left center portion is wanting. Each map indicates forts, towns, railroads, and rivers. Insets: Position of forces at Bull Run. 8 x ...

    • Contributor: Louis Prang and Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • [Topographical map of part of Washington D.C.].

    [Topographical map of part of Washington D.C.].

    Relief shown by hachures. Areas covered are unidentified. Title devised by cataloger. Incomplete tracing of LC's G3850 1861 .B6 Vault. In lower right corner: Transferred from Office of Chf. Engr., Defense of ...

    • Contributor: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • [Map of portions of Virginia and Maryland, extending from Baltimore to Strasburg, and from Washington to Gettysburg, with concentric circles at 5-mile intervals centering on Washington and on Baltimore].

    [Map of portions of Virginia and Maryland, extending from Bal...

    Relief shown by hachures. Date and title from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pen-and-ink and crayon on tracing cloth mounted on paper. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H9 Available also through ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1860
  • [Cadastral survey map of Charles Carroll Jr.'s land in central Washington D.C. in 1793].

    [Cadastral survey map of Charles Carroll Jr.'s land in centra...

    Cadastral survey of land tracts named Duddington Pasture, Duddington Manor, New Troy, and Houps Addition, with owners' names. "The out lines of the Resurvey as made for Charles Carroll Jun'r the 16th ...

    • Contributor: Priggs, John F. A.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1890
  • Plan of the city of Washington : seat of government of the United States /

    Plan of the city of Washington : seat of government of the Un...

    Shows block numbers, wards, existing and proposed government buildings, and radial distances from Capitol. "Entered according to Act of Congress on the 12 day of Nov. 1822 by S.A. Elliot of the ...

    • Contributor: Elliot, William
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1829
  • [Sketch plan for landscaping the grounds of the President's House, ca. 1802-05].

    [Sketch plan for landscaping the grounds of the President's H...

    Title from accompanying photocopied pages. Drawn by different hands. Attributed variously to Benjamin Latrobe, Robert Mills, and Thomas Jefferson. Pen-and-ink with lead pencil additions. Soiled, wrinkled, fold-lined, and torn. Accompanied by handwritten ...

    • Contributor: Latrobe, Benjamin Henry
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1802
  • Map of the located route of the Metropolitan Rail Road and the adjacent country comprising the District of Columbia and the counties of Montgomery, Frederick, and Washington in the state of Maryland, Francis Dodge president M.R.R. Company, Edmund French, chief engineer, W. R. Hutton draughtsman, completed April 30, 1855 from surveys made in 1853 and 1854.

    Map of the located route of the Metropolitan Rail Road and th...

    Scale 1:126,720. LC Railroad maps, 460 Description derived from published bibliography. Topographical map of part of Maryland showing relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns, canals, the Washington Aqueduct, roads, and railroads ...

    • Contributor: Hutton, Wm. R.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1855
  • Kriegsschauplatz von Nord-America. Theil von Maryland, Distr. Columbia und Theil von Virginien /

    Kriegsschauplatz von Nord-America. Theil von Maryland, Distr....

    Bird's-eye view of Washington D.C. region to horizon. Relief shown by shading and landform drawings. Does not show Civil War battle positions or other military features. Panel title/title in lower margin. Oriented ...

    • Contributor: Verlag Von A.D. Geisler
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Map of n. eastern Virginia and vicinity of Washington /

    Map of n. eastern Virginia and vicinity of Washington /

    Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Shows forts and batteries in the District of Columbia and immediate vicinity. Also shows "Battle field at Bull Run fought July 21st 1861." At ...

    • Contributor: United States. Corps of Topographical Engineers
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • The national capital, Washington City, D.C.

    The national capital, Washington City, D.C.

    Perspective map not drawn to scale. Bird's-eye view. Shows Georgetown, Foggy Bottom, and Potomac waterfront. "Copyright secured by A. Sachse & Co., Baltimore, Md." LC Panoramic maps (2nd ed.), 109 Available also ...

    • Contributor: A. Sachse & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1883
  • District of Columbia.

    District of Columbia.

    Shows major streets and buildings. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Indexed for points of interest. "37." LC copy accompanied by typewritten information card: [From] ...

    • Contributor: Bradford, T. G.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1835
  • Map of Washington City, District of Columbia, seat of the federal government : respectfully dedicated to the Senate and the House of Representatives of the United States of North America /

    Map of Washington City, District of Columbia, seat of the fed...

    Partial cadastral map showing lot lines, individual buildings, block numbers, wards, marshes, and woods. Shows "Judicary [sic] Square." "W. Twenty Seventh St." correctly shown. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by contours ...

    • Contributor: Boschke, A.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1857
  • War map, showing the vicinities of Baltimore & Washington,

    War map, showing the vicinities of Baltimore & Washington,

    Scale ca. 1:450,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 241.5 "Entered according to act of Congress in the year 1861 by G. M. Hopkins." General map of eastern and central Maryland, Washington, ...

    • Contributor: Hopkins, Griffith Morgan
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Topographical map of the original District of Columbia and environs showing the fortifications around the city of Washington /

    Topographical map of the original District of Columbia and en...

    Also shows school districts and householders' names in rural areas. Relief shown by hachures. "Entered according to Act of Congress in the Year 1862 by E.G. Arnold ..." Includes text and population ...

    • Contributor: Arnold, E. G.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Hill between hill no. 1 & Fort Meigs : [Washington D.C.].

    Hill between hill no. 1 & Fort Meigs : [Washington D.C.].

    Relief shown by contours. Black ink, red ink, and lead pencil. Fold-lined. Oriented with north to the left. At lower left in pencil: 19 sheets. At upper left in ink: 211, L. ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1860
  • Sanborn Fire Insurance Map from Washington, District of Columbia, District of Columbia.

    Sanborn Fire Insurance Map from Washington, District of Colum...

    Bound. 84 Sheet(s). 1888.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1888
  • Bird's-eye-view of Washington City, D.C.

    Bird's-eye-view of Washington City, D.C.

    Perspective map not drawn to scale. LC copy mounted on cloth backing. LC Panoramic maps (2nd ed.), 107 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Indexed ...

    • Contributor: Morrison, George A.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1872
  • Potomac River (in four sheets) /

    Potomac River (in four sheets) /

    Chart of the Potomac River from Washington, D.C. to its entrance into the Chesapeake Bay. Chart indicates soundings, tides, lighthouses, and the shoreline configuration. Description derived from published bibliography. Maps numbered 20-23 ...

    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Atlas of fifteen miles around Washington, including the counties of Fairfax and Alexandria, Virginia /

    Atlas of fifteen miles around Washington, including the count...

    Some p. were originally folded. Phillips 1500 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy deacidified and rebound with each leaf encapsulated. Pages 86-87 numbered ...

    • Contributor: Hopkins, Griffith Morgan
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1879
  • Map of the division of the north half of a tract of land called "St. Elisabeth," situated on the east side of the Anacostia River in the county of Washington, D.C. : surveyed into one acre lots for sale to freedmen /

    Map of the division of the north half of a tract of land call...

    Cadastral map showing some landowners' names. Covers Barry Farms subdivision, S.E. Washington D.C. Pen-and-ink with small additions in lead pencil. Originally drawn on 2 sheets. Oriented with north toward the upper left. ...

    • Contributor: District of Columbia. Office of the Surveyor
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1867
  • B.H. Warner & Co.'s Map showing a bird's-eye view of the city of Washington and suburbs : locating the public buildings and places of interest /

    B.H. Warner & Co.'s Map showing a bird's-eye view of the city...

    Shows block numbers. Selected points of interest and relief shown pictorially. Includes advertisements. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copies mounted on cloth backing. ...

    • Contributor: Gedney, A. G.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1886
  • Contours of Union forts on south side of Potomac, 1862 [map].

    Contours of Union forts on south side of Potomac, 1862 [map].

    NOTE: Researchers will be served a photocopy of this scrapbook image. This item is from the collections of the Virginia Historical Society; please contact the institution for more information. This map shows ...

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • [Map of Alexandria, Virginia]

    [Map of Alexandria, Virginia]

    NOTE: Researchers will be served a color photocopy of this diary page. Samuel Peter Heintzelman, whom Sneden served under, was headquartered at Fort Lyon, southwest of Alexandria. Heintzelman was in charge of ...

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Map of the city of Washington /

    Map of the city of Washington /

    Shows block numbers, wards, and government buildings. Indexed for points of interest. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy fold-lined, trimmed, annotated in ink ...

    • Contributor: De Krafft, F. C.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1846
  • Plan of part of the city of Washington : on which is shewn the squares, lots, &c., divided between William Prout Esq'r and the Commissioners of the Federal Buildings, agreeably to the deed of trust /

    Plan of part of the city of Washington : on which is shewn th...

    Cadastral map showing original landholdings, new block numbers, new lot lines, lot numbers, and street widths. Covers area in N.E.-S.E. Washington (now Lincoln Park district) approx. bounded by Navy Yard, 3rd St. ...

    • Contributor: King, N.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1800
  • [A map of Fairfax County, and parts of Loudoun and Prince William Counties, Va., and the District of Columbia] /

    [A map of Fairfax County, and parts of Loudoun and Prince Wil...

    LC Land ownership maps, 1251 Relief shown by hachures. Shows western Washington D.C. region, including fortifications and names of some residents. Title derived from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pen-and-ink on tracing ...

    • Contributor: Hoffmann, J. Paul
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • District of Columbia /

    District of Columbia /

    Topographic map showing lot lines, buildings, and woods. Covers District of Columbia outside former Washington city limits (Florida Avenue). Relief shown by contours and hachures. Engraver's statement does not appear on some ...

    • Contributor: U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1892
  • Potomac Aqueduct, hydrographic survey of the Potomac River near Georgetown : shewing the position of the Aqueduct, its connection with the Ch. & Ohio Canal on the north bank, and with the Alexandria Canal on the south bank of the river /

    Potomac Aqueduct, hydrographic survey of the Potomac River ne...

    "Survey made in the fall of 1832." Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by contours and soundings. From the papers of the Virginia-District of Columbia Boundary Commission. Available also through the Library ...

    • Contributor: Turnbull, Wm.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1832
  • Exhibit chart showing streets & avenues of the cities of Washington and Georgetown, improved under the Board of Public Works, D.C. : Nov. 1st 1873 : sewers.

    Exhibit chart showing streets & avenues of the cities of Wash...

    Depths shown by soundings. Also shows block and ward numbers. In printer's cartouche: 466. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy soiled, annotated in ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1873
  • View of Washington City.

    View of Washington City.

    Low-angle bird's-eye view of central Washington toward the west and northwest with The Capitol in foreground. "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1871 by E. Sachse & Co. Balto. ...

    • Contributor: E. Sachse & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1871
  • Birds eye view of Barnes & Weaver's addition to Brookland /

    Birds eye view of Barnes & Weaver's addition to Brookland /

    Perspective map not drawn to scale. Oriented with north toward the lower right. Cadastral map showing lot lines, lot numbers, and dimensions. LC Panoramic maps (2nd ed.), 111.1 Available also through the ...

    • Contributor: Gedney & Roberts
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1895
  • James E. Clements' map of Washington City and surrounding country.

    James E. Clements' map of Washington City and surrounding cou...

    Stephenson. Cartography of northern Virginia, pl. 88 Includes text and col. ill. Text on verso. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy torn and ...

    • Contributor: Clements, James E.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1891
  • Map of the city of Washington (District of Columbia).

    Map of the city of Washington (District of Columbia).

    General street map showing ward numbers within original city boundary. In right-hand margin: Season of 1870-71 will open on Tuesday, Sept. 20, 1870. Includes index of "Public buildings" and advertisements. Available also ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1870
  • Plan of the city of Washington : seat of government of the United States.

    Plan of the city of Washington : seat of government of the Un...

    Shows block numbers, wards, existing and planned government buildings, and radial distances from Capitol. "Entered according to Act of Congress on the 12 day of Nov. 1822 by S.A. Elliot of the ...

    • Contributor: Elliot, William
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1822
  • Isometrical view of the Presidents House, the surrounding public buildings, and private residences : [Washington D.C.].

    Isometrical view of the Presidents House, the surrounding pub...

    Bird's-eye view of White House vicinity and Lafayette Park. Shows all buildings, individual trees, fences, sidewalks, etc. Oriented with north toward the upper right. Accompanied by letter from the White House, July ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1857
  • Plan of the Rebel attack on Washington, D.C., July 11th and 12th, 1864.

    Plan of the Rebel attack on Washington, D.C., July 11th and 1...

    Color coding indicates the location of Union and Confederate forces. NOTE: Researchers will be served a photocopy of this scrapbook image. Relief shown by hachures. This item is from the collections of ...

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Maps accompanying the report of the operations of the Engineer Department of the District of Columbia : for the fiscal year ended June 30, 1891 : [Washington D.C.] /

    Maps accompanying the report of the operations of the Enginee...

    Relief shown by contours on map 2. On some maps: To Sept. 1st 1891 -- To Dec. 1st 1891. Title from accompanying title sheet. "To accompany the annual report of the Commissioners, ...

    • Contributor: Rossell, W. T.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1892
  • Topographical sketch of the environs of Washington, D.C. : (survey of locality for public park & site for a presidential mansion) /

    Topographical sketch of the environs of Washington, D.C. : (s...

    Cadastral map showing property lines, householders' names, buildings, and woods. Relief shown by hachures. "Made in compliance with Senate Resolution of 18th July 1866." "Approved by Committee of Public Buildings & Grounds ...

    • Contributor: Michler, N.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1871
  • Johnson's Georgetown and the city of Washington : the capital of the United States of America /

    Johnson's Georgetown and the city of Washington : the capital...

    Shows block numbers, wards, extent of built-up area, and major buildings. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes ill. "34." LC copy missing edge sections ...

    • Contributor: Johnson and Ward
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Topographical map of Washington, D.C., and vicinity. Showing the Union forts and defences built 1861-3.

    Topographical map of Washington, D.C., and vicinity. Showing ...

    NOTE: Researchers will be served a color photocopy of this scrapbook image. Relief shown by hachures. This item is from the collections of the Virginia Historical Society; please contact the institution for ...

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Real estate map of the Metropolitan Branch of the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Company between Washington, D.C., and Rockville, Md., and adjacent land holdings : from latest official authorities & actual surveys /

    Real estate map of the Metropolitan Branch of the Baltimore a...

    Partial cadastral map showing owners' names and acreages of larger landholdings in districts adjacent to the B&O R.R. in Washington D.C. and Montgomery County (Md.). "Entered according to act of Congress in ...

    • Contributor: Fava Naeff & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1890
  • Sketch of Washington in embryo : viz., previous to its survey by Major L'Enfant, 1792 /

    Sketch of Washington in embryo : viz., previous to its survey...

    Cadastral map showing landholdings in central Washington with owners' names. Facsim. of 1874 map compiled by E.F.M. Faehtz and F.W. Pratt. Original version: [Washington? : s.n.], 1874. Includes text. LC copy fold-lined, ...

    • Contributor: Faehtz, E. F. M.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1893
  • Map of n. eastern Virginia and vicinity of Washington /

    Map of n. eastern Virginia and vicinity of Washington /

    Accompanied by sheet: Presented to Brig. Genl. S. Williams, A.A. Genl. Hd. Qrs. Army, by order of Maj. Genl. McClellan, Comd. in Chf. U.S.A. [signed] A.W. Whipple, Maj. T.E. [1] leaf ; ...

    • Contributor: United States. War Dept. Corps of Topographical Engineers
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Map of Washington City, District of Columbia, seat of the federal government : respectfully dedicated to the Senate and the House of Representatives of the United States of North America /

    Map of Washington City, District of Columbia, seat of the fed...

    Cadastral map showing buildings and wards. Shows "W. Twenty Seventh St." correctly; Judiciary Square shown as "Judicary Square." Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by contours and soundings. Available also through the ...

    • Contributor: Boschke, A.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1857
  • Plan of the city of Washington and territory of Columbia / engraved by W. & D. Lizars, Edin'r.

    Plan of the city of Washington and territory of Columbia / en...

    Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes ill. of the Capitols at Richmond and Washington. LC copy fold-lined and taped. 1 map ; 34 x ...

    • Contributor: Lizars, W. H.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1819