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  • Plan showing positions of Union and Rebel armies 8th and 9th April 1865, to the surrender of Lee 2nd Corps at Cumberland Church.

    This detail of an unidentified printed map has annotations by Sneden showing the locations of troops surrounding Appomattox Courthouse, April 9th, 1865. Union forces identified include Sheridan's 9th Corps, Humphrey's 2nd Corps, and Sheridan's Cavalry. Also indicated (on original printed map) are names of property owners.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1865-04-08
  • Map of Albemarle : Made under the direction of Maj. A.H. Campbell Capt. Engs. in charge of Top. Dept. D.N.V. from surveys and reconnaissances /

    "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, geographical 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 - Campbell, Albert H. (Albert Henry) - Dwight, C. S.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Troop movements in Richmond, Petersburg, Appomattox area, April 1865 /

    Drawn on tracing paper. Shows towns, rivers, roads, railroads, troop movements and proposed parks at Five Forks and Appomattox. 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. April 2003, Conservation Commission (1949), gift; Map Cataloging Team. Civil ...

    • Contributor: Oakley, J. J.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 19??
  • Map of the seat of war, positions of the rebel forces, batteries, entrenchments, and encampments in Virginia-the fortifications for the protection of Richmond

    Scale ca. 1:800,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 450.3 Includes a mileage table. Reference is made in the lower margin to the "battle of Bull's [sic] Run, fought on Sunday, the 21st July [1861], about 22,000 unionists and about 60,000 rebels were in the engagement." An earlier version of this map was published in the morning edition of the New York Herald, June ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Union and Confederate campaigns in the lower Shenandoah Valley illustrated : twenty years after : at the first reunion of Sheridan's veterans on the fields and in the camps of the valley ...

    Shows positions of Federal and Confederate armies. Relief shown by hachures. Part blueprints and part blue-line prints. "The maps are copies of those published in 1880 in Col. Allan's 'Campaigns of Stonewall Jackson' and are there stated to be based on the United States river surveys; also they are taken from Pond's Shenandoah Valley in 1864' published in 1883"--P. 1. Includes maps of the ...

    • Contributor: Whitney, William H. (William Henry) - Whitney, William H.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1883

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  • 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 ...

    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. - Meade, George Gordon - Duane, James C. (James Chatham) - Bien, Julius - Poe, O. M. (Orlando Metcalfe) - United States. Army of the Potomac
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • One hundred & fifty miles around Richmond. 9th ed.

    Scale ca. 1:880,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 632.3 General map centered on Richmond, Virginia. Map is printed in blue with title and border in red. "Ninth edition 3000 of Magnus' all around map." "Dedicated to the gallant soldiers, fighting to suppress the rebellion." Description derived from published bibliography. Includes 8 inset maps of southern cities. Available also through the Library of Congress ...

    • Contributor: Magnus, Charles
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 186?
  • Map of Mecklenburg Co., Va.

    "Map from the Confederate Engineer Bureau in Richmond, Va. General J.F. Gilmer, Chief Engineer[.] Presented to the Virginia Historical Society by his only daughter, Mrs. J.F. Minis, Sav[ana]h, Ga."--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 - Campbell, Albert H. (Albert Henry) - Graves, H. M.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • [Map of a cavalry engagement near Poolesville, Md., 1862].

    This hand-drawn map accompanies a letter to Dabney's mother describing a recent foray by Jeb Stuart's cavalry into Maryland and Pennsylvania, and an encounter with Union forces when the Confederates attempted to recross the Potomac River at White's Ford, Va.

    • Contributor: Dabney, Chiswell - Saunders Family
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • 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
  • The Union position before Yorktown, Va., 18th April 1862

    A regional view of Yorktown, Va., and vicinity, with Yorktown and Gloucester Point on opposite sides of the York River and indicating where the Warwick River feeds into the James, and also the Poquoson River as it branches off from the York below Yorktown. The headquarters of Gen. John Sedgwick's VI Corps is shown at Warwick Court House.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Seven Days' battles /

    Scale 1:95,040. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 650.4 General map of the area between the Chickahominy River and the James River indicating roads, railroads, villages, and the names of some land owners. Troop positions are not given. Stamped "War Department Library" on the verso. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: Palfrey, John Carver
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1876
  • Memoranda, April 9, 1865, 10 o'clock A.M., Clover Hill (Appomattox Court House) Virginia.

    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 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: 1863
  • [Maps illustrating the Gettysburg campaign. June 3-July 3, 1863].

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

    • Contributor: Wells, Jaco
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1886
  • Map of Caroline.

    "Chief Engineer's Office, D.N.V. Maj. Gen. J.F. Gilmer, Chief Engineer."--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."--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 ...

    • Contributor: Confederate States of America. Army. Dept. of Northern Virginia. Chief Engineer's Office - Campbell, Albert H. (Albert Henry)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • [Miscellaneous lithographed proof sheets of areas in Virginia : field surveys compiled and printed by the Engineer Department, Army of the Potomac].

    Shows towns, roads, railroads, rivers, and houses with names of residents. Relief shown by hachures. Title derived from R.W. Stephenson's: Civil War maps, 2nd ed., 1989. Sheets are unnumbered and untitled. Some sheets are mounted on cloth backing and are torn in margins with holes and water stains throughout. The sheet covering the environs of Dumfries, Acquia, and Stafford is marked "Proof sheet issued ...

    • Contributor: United States. Army of the Potomac. Engineer Department - Gedney, J. F. - United States. Army of the Potomac. Office of Surveys and Maps
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863

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  • [Map of Hanover County, Va.]

    "Map from the Confederate Engineer Bureau in Richmond, Va. General J.F. Gilmer, Chief Engineer[.] Presented to the Virginia Historical Society by his only daughter, Mrs. J.F. Minis, Sav[ana]h, Ga."--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
  • History of Mapping the Civil War - Civil War Maps - Collections

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  • Map of Falls Church and vicinity of Lewinsville, Virginia : shewing [sic] Union picket lines October 30th 1862.

    Map shows the area surrounding Falls Church in Fairfax County, Va. The Loudoun & Hampshire Railroad is also indicated.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862-10-30
  • Central Virginia /

    Consists of 2 parts joined in the middle. Covers Washington, D.C., at the north and extends south to Petersburg. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Shows cities, roads, railroads, rivers, houses, and names of places and homeowners. This item is in the Map Collection of the Library of Virginia; please contact the Library's Archives Research Services department for more information. LC Civil ...

    • Contributor: United States. War Dept. Corps of Topographical Engineers
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • [Map of the environs of Petersburg from the Appomattox River to the Jerusalem Plank Road showing entrenchments occupied by Federal forces] /

    In addition to fortifications, the map shows roads, railroads, and houses and names of some residents. Annotated in pen and ink. Sun print. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 613.8 Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: United States. Army of the Potomac. Engineer Department
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Map shewing [sic] movements of Union and Rebel armies and Battle of Chancellorsville, Virginia from April 27th to 4th May 1863.

    In this regional view of the Chancellorsville Campaign, the Wilderness appears in the upper left, the confluence of the Rapidan and Rappahannock rivers in the upper right, and Fredericksburg and Falmouth, located on opposite sides of the Rappahannock, are at the bottom. Time notations attempt to trace the movements of various units over the course of the campaign.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863-04-27
  • Plan of Battle of Spotsylvania Court House, Va.

    At this midpoint in the Spottsylvania Campaign (May 7-20), Union forces under Grant and Confederate forces under Lee were facing off to the south and east of Spottsylvania Court House. On May 12, Grant ordered Hancock to assault Ewell's position in the "mule's shoe" salient. This map attempts to depict the action during that assault. It shows Ewell's position at the start of the ...

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864-05-12
  • 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 - Lindenkohl, A. - Lindenkohl, H. (Henry) - Krebs, Charles G. - Thompson, Gilbert
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1865