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  • Upper Potomac from McCoy's Ferry to Conrad's Ferry and adjacent portions of Maryland and Virginia.

    Upper Potomac from McCoy's Ferry to Conrad's Ferry and adjace...

    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
  • [Map of the Manassas battlefield area in Northern Virginia].

    [Map of the Manassas battlefield area in Northern Virginia].

    Shows fortifications. Does not include place names. Relief shown by hachures on central bottom sheet only. Wall map believed to have been used by the author after the Civil War for lecture purposes. Title and scale from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pen-and-ink and watercolor on 9 sheets of paper pasted together, sectioned into 12 pieces, mounted on cloth, and laminated. Copy imperfect: Tears ...

    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 186?
  • [Map of the Fredericksburg and Chancellorsville battlefields, 1862-1863].

    [Map of the Fredericksburg and Chancellorsville battlefields,...

    Relief shown by hachures. Title and date from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 550.8 Pen-and-ink, watercolor, col. pencils, and crayon on muslin. Wall map believed to have been used by the author after the Civil War for lecture purposes. Sometimes referred to as the "bed sheet map." Acquired in July 1948 with the purchase of the map collection ...

    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Battle at Dranesville, Va. Decr. 20th, 1861.

    Battle at Dranesville, Va. Decr. 20th, 1861.

    NOTE: Researchers will be served a color photocopy of this scrapbook image. Original scrapbook housed in the Museum Department of the Virginia Historical Society (1994.80.4-525) with restricted access. This item is from the collections of the Virginia Historical Society; please contact the institution for more information. This item is from the collections of the Virginia Historical Society; please contact the institution for more information. ...

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1870
  • Plan of the Battle of Kelly's Ford, Va. : fought 7th November 1863.

    Plan of the Battle of Kelly's Ford, Va. : fought 7th November...

    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
  • Plan of the Battle of Gaines' Mill, Virginia, fought June 26th 1862.

    Plan of the Battle of Gaines' Mill, Virginia, fought June 26t...

    While dated June 26th, the Battle of Gaines' Mill was actually fought on the 27th, the third day of the Seven Days' Battles. This map shows Hanover County, Va., with the Chickahominy River to the south, the town of Cold Harbor to the north, Powhite Creek to the west, and Elder Swamp to the east.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Map of the seat of war showing the battles of July 18th & 21st, 1861 /

    Map of the seat of war showing the battles of July 18th & 21s...

    "Entered according to act of Congress in the Clerks Office of the U.S. District Court by V.P. Corbett [in the year] 1861 for the Dist. of Colum[bi]a." "Map of northern Virginia showing troop camps, entrenchments, forts, batteries, roads, railroads, street pattern of Washington and Alexandria, towns, drainage, vegetation and some indication of relief by hachures" -- LC Civil War maps / Stephenson. Depths shown ...

    • Contributor: Corbett, V. P.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • [Map of defenses of Petersburg, Virginia, showing the position of General Lee and his staff during the attack on Fort Stedman, March 25, 1865].

    [Map of defenses of Petersburg, Virginia, showing the positio...

    Shows part of the fortifications east of Petersburg including roads, railroads, houses, and drainage. Relief shown by contours and hachures. Title from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pen-and-ink and pencil on 5 sheets of paper mounted on cloth. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 607.2 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. Call no. cited in LC Civil War ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1865
  • Battle of Kelly's Ford, Va. Plan of position of Union and Rebel forces at 1 o'clock 7th Nov.

    Battle of Kelly's Ford, Va. Plan of position of Union and Reb...

    Shows the route of Lee's retreat across the Rappahannock River. Map is oriented with pontoon bridge at Rappahannock Station in upper left of the image, protected by Confederate earthworks and redoubts. Tne Wheatley post office is shown in the center of the image. Kellysville and Kelly's Ford, protected by Ewell's Division, are in lower third, to the left; and Mount Holly is to the ...

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Map of Montgomery County.

    Map of Montgomery County.

    "Drawn by J. Innes Randolph, Lt. Engrs. Octr. 19th 1864."--handwritten note on map. "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."--handwritten note on map. Forms part of the Gilmer Map Collection. Relief shown by hachures. Shows towns, waterways, roads, geographic features and land ...

    • Contributor: Confederate States of America. Army. Dept. of Northern Virginia. Chief Engineer's Office
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • [Central Virginia showing Lieut. Gen'l. U.S. Grant's Campaign and marches of the armies under his command in 1864-65

    [Central Virginia showing Lieut. Gen'l. U.S. Grant's Campaign...

    [Scale 1:350,000]. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 515 Another issue. Same as the preceding issue but with the cavalry badge (crossed swords in an oval) added to the legend. Another copy is in the Fillmore map coll. no. 160-A. 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: 1865
  • Map of the field of operations, November 1863.

    Map of the field of operations, November 1863.

    Map shows the area between Culpeper Courthouse and Orange Courthouse including the location of Federal troops under Meade in Union-held towns and along the Rappahannock River. On November 7th, the Union army began its advance across the Rappahannock River at Rappahannock Station. The map also indicates the location of Confederate strongholds along the Rapidan River.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Plan of the Battle of Mechanicsville or Beaverdam Creek, Virginia : fought June 26th 1862, 3 to 5 p.m.

    Plan of the Battle of Mechanicsville or Beaverdam Creek, Virg...

    Shows the area of Hanover County near Beaverdam Creek, oriented with the Chickahominy River to the south and the Mechanicsville Road to the north. Here, on the second day of the Seven Days' Battles, the Confederate forces launched an assault on the Federal troops, forcing them to retreat from Mechanicsville toward Gaines' Mill.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Map of Cumberland Co., Virginia : surveyed and drawn under direction of Capt. A.H. Campbell Chf. Topogl. Dept. Div. No. Va.

    Map of Cumberland Co., Virginia : surveyed and drawn under di...

    "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. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image. Gift of Mrs. Louisa Porter (Gilmer) Minis (i.e., Mrs. ...

    • Contributor: Confederate States of America. Army. Dept. of Northern Virginia. Chief Engineer's Office
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Military map of south-eastern Virginia,

    Military map of south-eastern Virginia,

    [Scale 1:200,000]. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 492 Differs from G3881.S5 1864 .L52 with more detail southwest of the city of Petersburg. Differs from G3881.S5 1864 .L53 with statement "No. 3010 price 30 cents" outside of the border in upper left corner. Another issue. Indicates 5-mile concentric circles centered on Richmond, roads, bridges, railroads, towns, houses, drainage, vegetation, and some fortifications in the ...

    • Contributor: Lindenkohl, A.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Plan of the Battle of Fredericksburg, December 13th, 1862.

    Plan of the Battle of Fredericksburg, December 13th, 1862.

    This unsigned hand-drawn map shows the area surrounding Fredericksburg, Va., and includes the location of General Lee's field headquarters, Jeb Stuart's cavalry, the Washington Artillery, and forces under the commands of Col. Pelham and Col. Walker. The locations of pontoon bridges are also indicated.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Battlefield of Dinwiddie Courthouse, Va. from official map made by Col. W. H. Paine U.S. Engineers.

    Battlefield of Dinwiddie Courthouse, Va. from official map ma...

    Map shows the area between Dinwiddie Court House and Five Forks, Va., including the location of troops at different times during the engagement. Beginning on March 30, 1865, Sheridan advanced on the Five Forks area. He was stopped overnight at Dinwiddie Court House due to heavy rain. On March 31st he advanced toward Five Forks only to meet significant Confederate resistance, and was forced ...

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • [Map of Nelson Co. and part of the counties of Albemarle, Amherst, Augusta, Fluvanna and Louisa, Va.].

    [Map of Nelson Co. and part of the counties of Albemarle, Amh...

    "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. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image. Gift of Mrs. Louisa Porter (Gilmer) Minis (i.e., Mrs. ...

    • Contributor: Confederate States of America. Army. Dept. of Northern Virginia. Chief Engineer's Office
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Map of the Confederate lines from New Bridge road to Chafins Bluff /

    Map of the Confederate lines from New Bridge road to Chafins ...

    Shows fortifications in the Richmond region and names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. Pen-and-ink on tracing linen, sectioned in 2, mounted on cloth. Similar to the map reproduced in the Atlas to accompany the official records of the Union and Confederate Armies, 1891-95, pl. 135, no. 3. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H180 Available also through the Library of Congress web ...

    • Contributor: Stevens, W. H.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • The U.S. forts and batteries near Alexandria Va. Sept 1862 showing Fort Lyon with extended works.

    The U.S. forts and batteries near Alexandria Va. Sept 1862 sh...

    Shows the locations of Union fortifications surrounding Alexandria, Va., including forts Lyon and Ellsworth in Fairfax County. The locations of Hunting Creek and the Potomac River are also indicated.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Map of vicinity of Richmond /

    Map of vicinity of Richmond /

    Shows fortifications and names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. Pen-and-ink and pencil (some col.) on tracing linen, sectioned in 2, mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H176 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. In lower left corner: Gen. R.E. Lee's. In pencil on verso: 62. At head of title: Chief Engineer's Office, D.N.V. ...

    • Contributor: Campbell, Albert H.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • New Market, Va., battlefield May 15, 1864

    New Market, Va., battlefield May 15, 1864

    Scale 1:15,840. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 585 "This map shows the battlefield as it was May 15, 1864. It is based on the Woodstock, Va., sheet of the U.S. Geological Survey as shown in the subsketch [inset]. The woods, orchards, houses and other cultural features are by Frank J. Bushong, the best living authority, confirmed by Mr. Hupp, of Sperryville, Va., who ...

    • Contributor: Colonna, Allison
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1914
  • 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 ...

    "Entered according to act of Congress, in the year 1861, by John Disturnell, in the Clerk's Office of the District Court of the United States for the Southern District of New York." Lithograph of P.S. Duval & Son, Philadelphia. Relief shown by hachures. Shows troop positions, battlefields, cannon use, railroads, turnpikes, common roads and canals. This item is in the Map Collection of the ...

    • Contributor: Bruff, Joseph Goldsborough
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Plan of the Battle of Spotsylvania C.H., Virginia : fought May 8th to 21st 1864.

    Plan of the Battle of Spotsylvania C.H., Virginia : fought Ma...

    Shows the Confederate forces located around and to the north of Spotsylvania Court House, with the Po River at their back. The Union forces were positioned along the Ny River so as to attack on both the Confederate left and right. Several landmarks are indicated, including houses used as headquarters by various officers, and the "mule shoe" salient known as the "bloody angle" because ...

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Battery no. 10 (near the new fair grounds) : total 14 85/100 acres.

    Battery no. 10 (near the new fair grounds) : total 14 85/100 ...

    Gives measurements and latitude and longitude of perimeters. Map annoted with names of land owners: Mrs. Tally, Richard Reins and J.W. Yarborough. One of a series of ten maps showing the plats of land appropriated for Batteries 1-10 around Richmond. Original maps are included in Personal Papers Collection, accession 26971, B.M. Jones Papers. This item is in the Map Collection of the Library of ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Plan of attack on Marie's Heights, Fredericksburg, Va. or 2nd Battle of Fredericksburg. By Maj. Genl. John Sedgwick with 6th Army Corps, Sunday, May 3rd, 1863.

    Plan of attack on Marie's Heights, Fredericksburg, Va. or 2nd...

    Illustrates the placement of Union and Confederate forces during the Chancellorsville Campaign of April-May, 1863, culminating in the battle of Chancellorsville fought May 1-4, 1863. This map focuses on the Sunday, May 3rd, action, which is referred to by Sneden as "Second Fredericksburg."

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Military map of south-eastern Virginia

    Military map of south-eastern Virginia

    [Scale 1:200,000]. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 490 Another issue. [Indicates 5-mile concentric circles centered on Richmond, roads, bridges, railroads, towns, houses, drainage, vegetation, and some fortifications in the Richmond-Petersburg area] Map title on this and the following two issues appears outside of the top border. Fortifications and vegetation in the Richmond-Petersburg area are more extensive here than on the preceding issue. Another ...

    • Contributor: Lindenkohl, A.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Route of 3rd Corps from Cattlet's [sic] to Greenwich, Va.

    Route of 3rd Corps from Cattlet's [sic] to Greenwich, Va.

    The maps shows the location of the Union III Corps under Sickles and Confederate troops under A.P. Hill between Catlett's Station and Manassas Junction, Va. The Manassas Gap and the Orange and Alexandria railroads are also indicated, and also shown is the location of the skirmish that took place at Auburn earlier in the day.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Sketch of the battle of Belle Grove or Cedar Creek, Wednesday, Oct'r 19th, 1864 /

    Sketch of the battle of Belle Grove or Cedar Creek, Wednesday...

    Shows fortifications but no troop movements and names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. Pen-and-ink and pencil over 3/8-inch pencil grid, mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H195 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. In pencil on verso: 426.

    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Outworks nos. 1 & 2 to battery no. 6.

    Outworks nos. 1 & 2 to battery no. 6.

    Components: Outwork no. 1 to battery no. 6, Meadow bridge road -- Outwork no. 2 to battery no. 6. Gives measurements and latitude and longitude of perimeters. Map annotated with names of land owners: "Bishop Magill [i.e. Mcgill] for the benefit of the Roman Catholic Church" and "Doctor Deane." One of a series of ten maps drawn by showing the plats of land appropriated ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Encampment of U.St. troops at Newport News, Va., 1861 & 1862 /

    Encampment of U.St. troops at Newport News, Va., 1861 & 1862 /

    Bird's eye view. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Acquisitions control no. 2001-31 CW3

    • Contributor: E. Sachse & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Map shewing [sic] retreat of Union Army from Savage's Station to White Oak Swamp, Va. : the position of Army after crossing morning of 30th June 1862, 7 a.m.

    Map shewing [sic] retreat of Union Army from Savage's Station...

    Bottom margin: "The swamp was 8 miles long and 3 miles wide." Key across the bottom margin indicates the symbols for positions of the Union and Confederate armies, including infantry, cavalry, and artillery. Farms, homes, and churches are included as well as all major roads and waterways. NOTE: Researchers will be served a color photocopy of this diary page. This item is from the ...

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Richmond [1862-1865] /

    Richmond [1862-1865] /

    Relief shown by hachures. Detailed topographic map of the environs of Richmond showing Confederate fortifications in red, Union fortifications in blue, roads, street pattern of Richmond and Manchester, railroads, towns, vegetation, drainage, houses, and names of residents. Shows landownership. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 632.9 Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: Michler, N.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1867
  • Plan of Battle of Cold Harbor, Va. : June 1st and 3rd 1864.

    Plan of Battle of Cold Harbor, Va. : June 1st and 3rd 1864.

    The area of Hanover County, Va., covered by this map extends from Mechanicsville to the northwest, the Chickahominy River to the south and Cold Harbor to the east. The Confederate army was already in place along the lowlands of the Chickahominy River when Grant's army arrived on June 1. There was some fighting late in the day, with no Federal progress, but both sides ...

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Map shewing [sic] vicinity of Harper's Ferry, Virginia, and the upper Potomac River.

    Map shewing [sic] vicinity of Harper's Ferry, Virginia, and t...

    Concerns an area of Maryland and Virginia between the towns of Cumberland, Md., on the west and Harpers Ferry, Va. [now W.Va.], on the eastern side of the map. Sneden details the mountainous topography highlighting rivers, especially the Potomac River, and including the rail system through this area. Just north of Winchester, Va., there is a line of unidentified Confederate troops. The only other ...

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Plan de l'armée de Cornwallis attaquée et faitte prisonière dans York Town, le 19 8bre par l'armée combinée francaise et americaine,

    Plan de l'armée de Cornwallis attaquée et faitte prisonière d...

    Scale ca. 1:15,000. Relief shown by hachures. In upper left corner, covered by blank piece of paper: Dedié à M. de Vault, Lieutt. Gal. des armées du roi. Includes "Legende." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1463 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1781
  • Map of the country in the vicinity of Todds Tavern, with the position of the 2nd Corps Army of the Potomac, May 8th, 1864 /

    Map of the country in the vicinity of Todds Tavern, with the ...

    Relief shown by hachures. LC copy 1 from the Orlando M. Poe papers in LC Manuscript Division. Includes notes. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 662 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy 1 annotated in pencil on verso: Map of the country in the vicinity of Todd's Tavern, Duane.

    • Contributor: Howell, C. W.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1865
  • The attack on Harper's Ferry Va., by Jackson, September 14th and 15th, 1862

    The attack on Harper's Ferry Va., by Jackson, September 14th ...

    Shows the area of convergence of the Potomac and Shenandoah rivers that marks the border of Maryland, Virginia, and West Virginia. Details include the location of Union forces in the town of Harper's Ferry and Confederate forces on Maryland Heights across the Potomac.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Map of the main battlefields, routes, camps and head qrs., in the Gettysburg, Wilderness and Appomattox campaigns of the Civil War in U.S. /

    Map of the main battlefields, routes, camps and head qrs., in...

    "Losses in some of the battles," "Union Army campaign organizations," "Confed.' Army campaign organizations," and a number of engagements in the states of Pennsylvania, Maryland, Washington, D.C., West Virginia, and Virginia are indicated beneath the map title. Description derived from published bibliography. From his Map and description of the main battlefields, routes, camps and headquarters in the Gettysburg, Wilderness and Appomattox campaigns of the ...

    • Contributor: Smith, Joshua
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1900
  • E. & G. W. Blunt's corrected map of the seat of war near Richmond, July 10th, 1862.

    E. & G. W. Blunt's corrected map of the seat of war near Rich...

    Scale ca. 1:405,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 622.5 The following label has been pasted beneath the map title: Metropolitan Book Store, Philp & Solomons, agents, Washington, D.C. General map of the environs of Richmond showing roads, railroads, cities and towns, drainage, and soundings on the Rappahannock, York, and James rivers. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress ...

    • Contributor: E. & G.W. Blunt (Firm)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Position of Union and Rebel forces, Oct. 14, 1863

    Position of Union and Rebel forces, Oct. 14, 1863

    Map shows Union troops on the road running parallel to the Orange and Alexandria railroad. Just past Bristoe Station, as Union troops crossed Broad Run, a Confederate battery emerged from woods north of the railroad. Next, Confederate skirmishers appeared on a hill overlooking the Union column. Finally, there were several Confederate charges. Union forces were able to return fire and, after several hours of ...

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Military map of south-eastern Virginia /

    Military map of south-eastern Virginia /

    Depths shown by contours and soundings. Shows fortifications, settlements, roads, railroads, streams, and vegetation in some areas. Also covers Richmond city region. Annotated in purple ink at lower right: Camps and routes of march of the U.S. Engineer Battln. during the Peninsula Campaign--1862. [Signed] Gilbert Thompson, U.S. Eng'r Battln.--1862. Also annotated in purple ink to show the lines of march in 1864 and ship ...

    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1865
  • Copy of a map military reconnaissance Dep't Va. : [Hampton Roads and Norfolk regions, Va.] /

    Copy of a map military reconnaissance Dep't Va. : [Hampton Ro...

    Map of the Hampton Roads vicinity showing Confederate fortifications/camps, settlements, city street patterns, roads, railroads, canals, streams, vegetation, and swamps. "Note--This map shows the positions of the rebel forces and their batteries as they were some six weeks since." Locates the "Minnesota 8 & 9 March 1862 on ground" and the "Monitor & Merrimac engagement on the 9th of March 1862". Relief shown by ...

    • Contributor: Worret, Ch.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Map of the field of operations in Virginia and Battle of Mine Run, during November 1863.

    Map of the field of operations in Virginia and Battle of Mine...

    Includes areas of Orange and Culpeper counties, Va., where Meade approached the Rapidan River and the Mine Run Valley to try and push Lee's forces unsuccessfully back towards Richmond in the Mine Run Campaign of November 26-December 1, 1863.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • [Map of the Rappahannock River below Fredericksburg, showing Port Royal, Moss Neck, Corbin's Neck, etc.].

    [Map of the Rappahannock River below Fredericksburg, showing ...

    Shows fortifications, Confederate troop positions, etc. and names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. Title, date, and scale from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pencil (some col.) over a 3-inch pencil grid. On 5 irregularly shaped sheets of tracing paper pasted together and 1 irregularly shaped piece of opaque paper, mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H128 Imperfect: Losses along ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Plan of the First Battle of Bull Run, Virginia. July 21st 1861.

    Plan of the First Battle of Bull Run, Virginia. July 21st 1861.

    Map shows the area surrounding Bull Run including Centreville and New Market, Va.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Forbes' new and complete map of Richmond and its fortifications

    Forbes' new and complete map of Richmond and its fortifications

    Scale ca. 1:48,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 629 Printed in blue ink. Shows forts, street pattern of Richmond, towns, roads, railroads, drainage, and relief by hachures. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: Forbes, W. H. and Benjamin Russell
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • [Map of the siege of Petersburg, 1864-5 /

    [Map of the siege of Petersburg, 1864-5 /

    Relief shown by hachures. Title taken from other version. Names of surveyors and draftsmen have been added by hand in the lower left corner. Scale in manuscript on verso. Mounted on cardboard, sectioned to 4 parts, and mounted on cloth. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 618 Includes names of some residents in outlying areas. Available also through the Library of Congress web site ...

    • Contributor: Weyss, J. E.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1865
  • Map of Bedford Co.

    Map of Bedford Co.

    "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. A slightly different version of Map F232 B4 1864:1; this map lacks the "Chief Engineer's Office" designation, and A.H. Campbell's rank is that of major. Forms part of the Gilmer Map Collection. Relief ...

    • Contributor: Confederate States of America. Army. Dept. of Northern Virginia. Chief Engineer's Office
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Plan of the battle of Gaine's Mill, Virginia fought June 27th, 1862.

    Plan of the battle of Gaine's Mill, Virginia fought June 27th...

    Concerns the Battle of Gaines Mill, Hanover County, Va., one of the Seven Days' Battles, 26 June-1 July 1862.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1870
  • Memoranda, April 9, 1865, 10 o'clock A.M., Clover Hill (Appomattox Court House) Virginia.

    Memoranda, April 9, 1865, 10 o'clock A.M., Clover Hill (Appom...

    Shows Appomattox Court House and vicinity at the time of Lee's surrender, including troop positions. Pen-and-ink on paper, mounted on cloth. This map was received in the library in an envelope marked in ink, "Map of Lee's surrender. Found in one of the back closets of one of the old Scrimshaw Pavement Co's desks, 16 Court St. Fged." LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1865
  • Map of the city of Richmond shewing its defences.

    Map of the city of Richmond shewing its defences.

    Shows names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. Pen-and-ink and watercolor on tracing linen, mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H177 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. In pencil on verso: 69.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Map of the seat of war in Virginia, Dec. 1, 1862.

    Map of the seat of war in Virginia, Dec. 1, 1862.

    Relief shown by hachures. Covers Fredericksburg/Alexandria/Harpers Ferry region. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 457 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: Duncan
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Battlefields in vicinity of Washington, D.C., reached via Southern Railway.

    Battlefields in vicinity of Washington, D.C., reached via Sou...

    Scale not given. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 509 Title when folded: G.A.R. Reunion, Washington, D.C. Battle field folder. Southern Railway. Map of eastern Virginia showing the Southern Railway line in red, other railroads in blue, towns, and river. Battlefields are located by crossed swords. Folder contains brief descriptions of "some Virginia battlefields along the line of the Southern Railway," "list of National ...

    • Contributor: Natl. Eng. Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1902
  • Route from Manassas to Centreville, August 28th to 31st.

    Route from Manassas to Centreville, August 28th to 31st.

    Depicts the path General Samuel Heintzelman took during August 23rd to 31st from Manassas Junction in Prince William County, Va., traveling toward Centreville in Fairfax County, Va., directly before and during the Second Battle of Manassas or Bull Run.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Rockbridge Co., Va. Section no. 2.

    Rockbridge Co., Va. Section no. 2.

    "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. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image. Gift of Mrs. Louisa Porter (Gilmer) Minis (i.e., Mrs. ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • [Vicinity of Petersburg] /

    [Vicinity of Petersburg] /

    Pen and ink manuscript map drawn on tracing cloth showing Civil War fortifications, roads, railroads, rivers, vegetation and houses with names of residents. Confederate lines drawn in red. Union lines and batteries drawn in blue. 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 ...

    • Contributor: United States. Army of the Potomac. Engineer Dept
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Johnson's Pennsylvania, Virginia, Delaware, and Maryland /

    Johnson's Pennsylvania, Virginia, Delaware, and Maryland /

    "Longitude West from Washington" at the bottom of map, with longitude 0 equal to longitude 77. Captions under illustrations in upper and lower case. Includes ill.: "University of Virginia," "Dismal Swamp," and "City of Baltimore." Plates 29-30. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by isolines. Shows counties, railroads, and includes the counties in Virginia which became West Virginia in 1863. This item is in ...

    • Contributor: Johnson & Browning
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Map of Prince George Co., Virginia /

    Map of Prince George Co., Virginia /

    Oriented with north toward upper right. Relief shown by hachures. Shows roads, railroads, towns, rivers and names of residents. 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. c. 1, Jan. 1931, source unknown; c. 2-4, photocopies, LVA; ...

    • Contributor: Sommers, S. L.
    • 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 Road Maker. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Gift (copy 1); Edward Stead; 25 Oct. 1991. Includes index of "U.S. encampments at Arlington Heights" and ...

    • Contributor: Magnus, Charles
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Map of the battle fields of North Anna : showing the field of operations of the Army of the Potomac commanded by Maj. Gen. George G. Meade U.S.A., from May 3d to 27th, 1864 /

    Map of the battle fields of North Anna : showing the field of...

    Shows "North Anna Br. des. 1865." Relief shown by hachures. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 589 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Three copies

    • Contributor: Howell, C. W.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1865
  • Battery no. 8 (on Mitchell tract road).

    Battery no. 8 (on Mitchell tract road).

    Gives measurements and latitude and longitude of perimeters. Map annoted with name of land owner: Col. Graham, U.S.A. One of a series of ten maps showing the plats of land appropriated for Batteries 1-10 around Richmond. Original maps are included in Personal Papers Collection, accession 26971, B.M. Jones Papers. This item is in the Map Collection of the Library of Virginia; please contact the ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Magnus' historical war map. One hundred & fifty miles around Richmond.

    Magnus' historical war map. One hundred & fifty miles around ...

    Scale ca. 1:920,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 632.2 General map centered on Richmond, Virginia. "Mirror of events [i.e., list of battles] 1861-62-63-64" has been attached to the left of the map. Insets: Maj. Gen. Canby' base of operations [Mississippi and Red River area] 9 x 8 cm.-Maj. Gen. W. T. Sherman's base of operations [northern Georgia] 9 x 8 cm.-Fortifications around Richmond, ...

    • Contributor: Magnus, Charles
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Plan of Battle of Savage's Station Va.

    Plan of Battle of Savage's Station Va.

    Depicts the locations of troops and landmarks during the Battle of Savage's Station, one of the Seven Days' Battles. Shows the area of Henrico County between the Chickahominy River and White Oak Swamp. The Richmond and York River Railroad is also indicated.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Revised plan of battle of Malvern Hill, July 1st, 1862 (official).

    Revised plan of battle of Malvern Hill, July 1st, 1862 (offic...

    Details the action of July 1, 1862, with most of the major Confederate forces under the command of Stonewall Jackson, D. H. Hill, and Magruder, identified in their location north of Malvern Hill, and all the Union troops due south of the Confederates, notably including Berdan's sharpshooters and the troops of Heintzelman, under whom Sneden served, Couch, Morell, and others.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Plan shewing [sic] entrenched position of Union army at Westover or Harrison's Landing, James River, Va., July and August 1862.

    Plan shewing [sic] entrenched position of Union army at Westo...

    As the action on the Virginia Peninsula wound down in July, McClellan moved his headquarters to Harrison's Landing on the James River, in Charles City County, Va.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Map of the country between Richmond and Petersburg

    Map of the country between Richmond and Petersburg

    Includes the area of Chesterfield County, located between Richmond and Petersburg. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by isolines. Shows street pattern of Richmond and Manchester, fortifications, landowners, roads, railroads, vegetation, and marsh areas. 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 ...

    • Contributor: Gilmer, Jeremy Francis
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • [Central Virginia].

    [Central Virginia].

    Relief shown by hachures. Sheet 9 similar to no. 532, LC Civil War maps (2d ed.) Some sheets consist of two parts joined in the middle showing towns and villages, roads and railroads, rivers and streams, and houses and names of residents. The index map is a printed map entitled "Central Virginia, compiled in the Bureau of Topographl. Engrs. of the War Department for ...

    • Contributor: United States. Army. Corps of Topographical Engineers
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864

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  • Map showing from Richmond to Fredericksburg, Va.

    Map showing from Richmond to Fredericksburg, Va.

    Printed map with annotations by Sneden highlighting the defenses of Richmond, Va., and locations associated with the Battle of the Wilderness, 5-7 May 1864.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • [Map of Kanawha, Boone, Logan, Wyoming, McDowell, Mercer, Raleigh, Fayette, Nicholas, Greenbrier, Summers and Monroe Counties, West Va., and Tazewell, Smyth, Washington, Bland, Giles, Craig, Montgomery, Pulaski and Wythe Counties, Va. /

    [Map of Kanawha, Boone, Logan, Wyoming, McDowell, Mercer, Ral...

    Covers the area from Charlestown south to Dublin Depot and east to White Sulphur Springs, W. Va. Drawn with ink and pencil on blue-lined paper. Shows towns, roads, railroads, rivers and mountains with some distances given. One of a series of eight maps of southwestern Virginia and West Virginia. Originally in envelope with notations: "Maps of various kinds by residents of Western Virginia. Found ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Map of the vicinity of Petersburg : made under the direction of A.H. Campbell, Captain, P.E., C.S.A., in charge Topl. dept., D.N.V.

    Map of the vicinity of Petersburg : made under the direction ...

    "Approved July 9th, 1864 Albert H. Campbell, Capt. P. Engrs. in chg."--caption. Relief shown by hachures. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image. Acquired through the merger of the Virginia Historical Society with the Confederate Memorial Association in 1946. Originally part of the Robert E. Lee Headquarters Papers (Mss3 L515 a). Manuscripts o.s.

    • Contributor: Confederate States of America. Army. Dept. of Northern Virginia. Chief Engineer's Office
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Plan of the Battle of Dranesville Va Decr 20th 1861.

    Plan of the Battle of Dranesville Va Decr 20th 1861.

    Shows Dranesville, Fairfax County, Va., and the area to the north. The locations of the Leesburg Turnpike, Centreville Road and Chain Bridge Road are indicated.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Seat of war, Manassas and vicinity to the Potomac /

    Seat of war, Manassas and vicinity to the Potomac /

    "Arranged from various maps principally Baumgarters, Gen. Beauregards & W.B. Elkin in camp Sept. the 7 1861." Gives distances in miles between Alexandria and various locations. Relief shown by hachures. Shows railroads, turnpike road, and common wagon roads. 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 ...

    • Contributor: Elkin, J.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Seat of war in America, 6d.

    Seat of war in America, 6d.

    Shows fortifications in eastern Virginia. Also shows parts of Maryland and Pennsylvania. Relief shown by hachures. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 476.5 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes advertisement for "Bacon's Shilling war maps."

    • Contributor: Bacon & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Plan of grounds at Fort Norfolk showing location of magazine pier, &c., June 30th, 1860

    Plan of grounds at Fort Norfolk showing location of magazine ...

    "Forwarded to Governor Letcher With Report and Inventory of Public Property at Norfolk and Portsmouth October 19, 1861, Wm. H. Peters, Commissioner." Peters' report is Document 40 in: Journals and papers of the Virginia State Convention of 1861, v. 3, Documents (JK3925 1861 .A25 1966). Also mentioned: Plan of harbor of Norfolk and Portsmouth, by Cassell (G3884 .N6S5 1861 .C3). Also shows, vegetation, vegetable ...

    • Contributor: Cassell, Charles E.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1860
  • New county map of Virginia /

    New county map of Virginia /

    "Crow, Thomas & Co., lith." "Entered according to act of Congress in the year 1861, by J.H. Colton & Co., in the clerk's office of the dist. court of the southern dist. of N.Y." Also shows Maryland and parts of Delaware and Pennsylvania. In upper right corner: "Goldthwait's new distance map of the United States and Canada. Showing distances of every 10 miles on ...

    • Contributor: O.N. Snow & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Official plan of the siege of Yorktown, Va. : conducted by the Army of the Potomac under command of Maj. Gen. George B. McClellan U.S.A., April 5th to May 3rd 1862 /

    Official plan of the siege of Yorktown, Va. : conducted by th...

    Contains a list of the "proposed armament of batteries." Description derived from published bibliography. Indicates headquarters of Generals McClellan, Porter, Woodbury, and Heintzelman, houses, names of residents, roads, drainage, vegetation, and relief by hachures and spot heights. Oriented with north to upper right. This item is in the Map Collection of the Library of Virginia; please contact the Library's Archives Research Services department for ...

    • Contributor: Abbot, Henry L.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • One hundred and fifty miles around Richmond

    One hundred and fifty miles around Richmond

    Circular map showing railroads, roads, cities, and towns, with Richmond, Virginia at the center, Baltimore, Maryland at the north, Goldsboro, N.C. at the south, Lexington, Virginia at the West, and Delmarva Penninsula and Chesapeake Bay at the east. Includes a list of battles, 1861-1863. Insets: 200 miles around Natchez, Miss. -- 200 miles around Memphis, Tenn. -- 200 miles around Montgomery, Ala. -- 200 ...

    • Contributor: Magnus, Charles
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • [Federal fortifications near Petersburg in the region of Fort Gregg].

    [Federal fortifications near Petersburg in the region of Fort...

    Anonymous pen and ink manuscript map drawn on tracing linen showing Civil War fortifications, roads, railroads, rivers and vegetation. Drawn on a 1-inch grid. This item is in the Map Collection of the Library of Virginia; please contact the Library's Archives Research Services department for more information. Title from bibliography. Swem, E.G. Maps relating to Virginia, 1095 Available also through the Library of Congress ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Survey of Prince George Co. Virginia.

    Survey of Prince George Co. Virginia.

    "Chief Engineer's Office D.N.V. Col. J.F. Gilmer, Chief Engr."--appears above title. "J. Houston Patton, draughtsman."--handwritten note on map. "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."--handwritten note on map. Forms part of the Gilmer Map Collection. Relief shown by hachures. Shows towns, waterways, ...

    • Contributor: Confederate States of America. Army. Dept. of Northern Virginia. Chief Engineer's Office
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Richmond, Petersburg, and vicinity.

    Richmond, Petersburg, and vicinity.

    Scale ca. 1:105,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 623 At top of map: Genl. Grant's campaign war map. Shows fortifications, camps, roads, railroads, street pattern of Richmond and Petersburg, towns, drainage, vegetation, hachures, and houses. "The horizontal and upright lines represent one mile square. By refering [sic] to the number on the left and to the letter on the base, any point may ...

    • Contributor: J.H. Bufford & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Position of Union Army April 5th and 6th 1862

    Position of Union Army April 5th and 6th 1862

    Shows the area of Wormsley Creek to the north and Poquoson River to the south as McClellan's forces prepared to launch the siege of Yorktown, Va. The locations of Howard's Bridge across the Poquoson and the road from Yorktown to Hampton are also indicated.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • The battle fields and military positions in eastern Virginia, from surveys supplied by officers of the army

    The battle fields and military positions in eastern Virginia,...

    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
  • Plan of Fort Lyon on Eagle Hill above Alexandria, Va.

    Plan of Fort Lyon on Eagle Hill above Alexandria, Va.

    Shows a detailed drawing of Union Fort Lyon located on Eagle Hill in Fairfax County, Va. This fort was the headquarters for Major General Samuel Peter Heintzelman, U.S.A.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Map of a portion of the Rappahannock River and vicinity, Virginia : to illustrate the operations of the Army of Northern Virginia C.S. and the Army of the Potomac U.S. from the close of the Battle of Fredericksburg, Decem. 15th 1862, to the Battle of Chancellorsville, Saturday, May 2nd 1863 /

    Map of a portion of the Rappahannock River and vicinity, Virg...

    Shows troop positions, settlements, roads, railroads, drainage, fords, vegetation, county names, and rural houses. Also covers Fredericksburg city region. Relief shown by hachures. At head of title: No. 2. "The Battle Fields of Virginia". Printed proof sheet with ms. pencil annotations by Hotchkiss in lower margin. An uncorrected version appears in Hotchkiss's and William Allan's book "The battle-fields of Virginia: Chancellorsville" (New York: D. ...

    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1866
  • Plan from Fortress Monroe to Big Bethel Va. : showing Union and Rebel position April 1st 1862.

    Plan from Fortress Monroe to Big Bethel Va. : showing Union a...

    Shows area of Virginia Peninsula between Newport News and Big Bethel to the north and Fortress Monroe to the south as McClellan prepared to move his forces toward Richmond.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Seat of war in Virginia, &c.

    Seat of war in Virginia, &c.

    Longitude from Greenwich printed at top of map; from Washington (W0020000; W0003000) printed at bottom. Relief shown by hachures. This item is in the Map Collection of the Library of Virginia; please contact the Library's Archives Research Services department for more information. Title is printed above the map, with vignettes "The Dispatch Atlas" on each side of title. "Weekly Dispatch, 139 Fleet Street" printed ...

    • Contributor: Weller, Edward
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 186?
  • Plan des ouvrages de Portsmouth en Virginie.

    Plan des ouvrages de Portsmouth en Virginie.

    Scale ca. 1:3,220. Title on verso: Ouvrages faits à Portsmouth en Virginie par les Anglais, et rasé en 1781 par les François. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Oriented with north to the right. Relief shown by shading. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1455 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 440; 651/1; 650/2; 651/3

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1781
  • Plan of the battle of Five Forks, Va., April 1st 1865 : fought by 5th Army corps Genl Warren.

    Plan of the battle of Five Forks, Va., April 1st 1865 : fough...

    This map depicts the Five Forks area of Dinwiddie County, Va., where Confederate forces under Gen. George E. Pickett tried to hold off the Union advance on Petersburg and the important South Side Railroad. Included are Hatcher's Run, the Appomattox River, Petersburg, Dinwiddie Court House, and the Weldon Railroad. Union forces involved included Warren's Fifth Corps infantry and Sheridan's cavalry. Accused by Sheridan of ...

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Map of the vicinity of Petersburg /

    Map of the vicinity of Petersburg /

    Relief shown by hachures. Sun print. Map of parts of Prince George, Dinwiddie and Chesterfield counties, showing roads, railroads, towns, vegetation, houses and names of residents. Major rivers are colored blue by hand. Fortifications at Petersburg and Drewry's Bluff are outlined in pencil. Description derived from published bibliography. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 606 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site ...

    • Contributor: Campbell, Albert H.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Map of the city of Richmond, Virginia /

    Map of the city of Richmond, Virginia /

    LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 645.6 General map indicating streets and street names, important buildings, and relief by hachures. Water is tinted blue. Map annotated with a 1 1/4 inch grid. Water is colored green and built-up area is colored brown. On verso in ink: "To be returned to Jed. Hotchkiss, Staunton, Augusta Co., Va." Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through ...

    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • The Battle of Chancellorsville, Virginia position of Union Army, 2nd May 1863.

    The Battle of Chancellorsville, Virginia position of Union Ar...

    Shows the position of Union troops on the second day of the Battle of Chancellorsville, including Oliver Otis Howard's 11th Corps, Daniel Edgar Sickles' 3rd Corps, George Gordon Meade's 5th Corps, Henry Warner Slocum's 12th Corps, cavalry troops of William Woods Averell, David McMurtrie Gregg, and Wesley Merritt, and Joseph Hooker's headquarters.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Schonberg's Virginia campaign map, 1864.

    Schonberg's Virginia campaign map, 1864.

    Scale ca. 1:425,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 498 Map extends from Ashby's Gap south to Winfield and Charlottesville east to Tappahannock and shows the location and date of engagements, towns, roads, railroads, county names and boundaries, drainage, and some relief by hachures. A few place names are underlined in red. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress ...

    • Contributor: Schönberg & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Entrenched position of the 3rd corps, A.P., at Harrison's Landing, James River, Va., July 9th 1862

    Entrenched position of the 3rd corps, A.P., at Harrison's Lan...

    Shows the area of Charles City County, Va., along the James River (between Kimmage's and Herring creeks) to which McClellan moved his troops at the end of the Peninsular Campaign. They remained here until August 16. Details include the use of slashed or burned trees, ditches, piles of logs, and natural landforms as defenses.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Plan of the Battle of Savage's Station Virginia. Sunday, June 29th 1862. Fought by the 2nd and 6th Corps.

    Plan of the Battle of Savage's Station Virginia. Sunday, June...

    The Battle of Savage's Station was part of the Seven Days' Battles of the Peninsular Campaign. This map shows the area of Savage's Farm in Henrico County, Va., to the north and the Williamsburg Road to the south. The Richmond and York River Railroad is also indicated.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • The seat of war in Virginia. Positions of the rebel forces, batteries, intrenchments and encampments in Virginia-the fortifications for the protection of Richmond

    The seat of war in Virginia. Positions of the rebel forces, b...

    Scale ca. 1:800,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 451.3 From the New York Herald, morning edition, June 17, 1861. p. 1. Later version of this map was published in the London American. See entry no. 450.3. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Map of Powhatan County, Virginia.

    Map of Powhatan County, Virginia.

    "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 through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image. ...

    • Contributor: Confederate States of America. Army. Dept. of Northern Virginia. Chief Engineer's Office
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • The Centre position of Union and Rebel armies, Yorktown, Va.

    The Centre position of Union and Rebel armies, Yorktown, Va.

    Shows both of the armies west of Yorktown, with the York River to the east, as the Siege of Yorktown got underway.

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

    Blockade of the Potomac. Map showing Union and Rebel batterie...

    "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
  • The Pursuit of the rebel army, April 6th-8th, 1865, and Battle of Sailor's Creek, Va.

    The Pursuit of the rebel army, April 6th-8th, 1865, and Battl...

    In this detail from an unidentified printed map, Sneden depicts the area between Rice's Depot and Jetersville, Va. Named after Sailor's Creek that runs through Prince Edward, Amelia and Nottoway Counties, this engagement of the Appomattox Campaign was fought April 6, 1865. The Confederates sustained heavy losses (7-8,000) before withdrawing to Highbridge, and several generals, including Ewell, were captured.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861