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  • Map of the seat of war in Virginia

    Scale ca. 1:440,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 454 Map of southeast Virginia showing fortifications and camps underlined in brown, roads, railroads, towns, and drainage. "Table of distances from Norfolk" is in the lower left corner. Another copy is in the Ezra A. Carman papers, Manuscript Division, L.C., container no. 14. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress ...

    • Contributor: Bohn, Casimir
    • Original Format: Maps
  • Map shewing [sic] country opposite Harrison's Landing, Va., and position of [U.S.] Army.

    Shows the location along the James River between Petersburg and Harrison's Landing, Va., of the camps of the U.S. Army of the Potomac after the Seven Days' Battles, 26 June-1 July 1862. Positions of U.S. gunboats are indicated along the James River as well as Confederate strongholds and positions of the Cavalry.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Map showing retreat of Union Army 13th and 14th Oct. 1863 from Culpeper to Warrenton Junction.

    Map shows an area of central Virginia bordered by Gainesville to the north, Orange Court House to the south, Luray Gap to the west, and Bristoe to the east. With Lee's Army of Northern Virginia on the offensive, it's target Manassas and Washington, Union Gen. Meade had no choice but to pull back to protect the Federal capital.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863-10-13
  • Norfolk, Virginia Sept. the 12th, 1861

    At head of title: Jeff Davis & Beauregard. Includes location of Fort Norfolk, Fortress Monroe, Hampton College, troop placements, batteries, navy yard, hospitals, churches, and the Norfolk & Petersburg Railroad. On verso: "Miss Martha Patric please accept this as a present from R.C. Harden." Oriented with north toward the lower left. Pen and ink and pencil. Shows the area of Hampton Roads, including Norfolk, ...

    • Contributor: Harden, R.C.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • [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
  • Botetourt Co., Va. South west section.

    "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
  • Map of Bedford Co.

    "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. A slightly different version of Map F232 B4 1864:2; this includes the Chief Engineer's Office designation, and A.H. Campbell's rank is that of ...

    • Contributor: Confederate States of America. Army. Dept. of Northern Virginia. Chief Engineer's Office - Campbell, Albert H. (Albert Henry) - Izard, Walter
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Map of Popes [sic] campaign in northern Virginia, August 1862.

    Shows the line of march of the Confederate Army and of the Union Army of Virginia as commanded by John Pope during the 2nd Bull Run Campaign, June-September 1862.

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

    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: 1862-07-09
  • Map of battles on Bull Run near Manassas, 21st of July 1861 on the line of Fairfax & Prince William Co[unti]es in Virginia, fought between the forces of the Confederate States and ...

    "Genls. Beauregard and Johnston, commanding the Confederate, Genl. McDowell, the United States forces, on the 21st. of July 1861, from 7 A.M.-9 P.M." Compare with almost identical map in: The C.S.A. and the Battle of Bull Run / J.G. Barnard, 1862 (E472.18 .B25). Includes text. Oriented with north toward the upper right. Pictorial map showing position of Union and Confederate forces during July 18-21, ...

    • Contributor: Bamberger, Solomon - Hoyer & Ludwig - West & Johnston
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Environs of Richmond.

    "Note: All the fortifications marked on this map, with the exception of those about Fair Oaks and Drury's Bluff, belong to the campaign of 1864 and not that of 1862." Shows roads, railroads, towns, rivers, fortifications, drainage, and relief 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. ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Hunter's victory at Mount Crawford [October 2, 1864]. Scene of the operations in Shenadoah Valley-capture of Staunton [June 6, 1864].

    Scale not given. Relief shown in hachures. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 654.8 Anonymous, undated newspaper map showing the Shenandoah Valley from Front Royal to Staunton. Military information is not given. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Map showing positions of Union and Rebel forces Septr 1861.

    Depicts the area between Lewinsville, in Fairfax County, and Georgetown in the north, and Alexandria in the south. The location of the Loudoun and Hampshire Railroad is also indicated.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • [Map of the part of Virginia lying between the York and James rivers : showing battles and routes of Union forces 1861-62].

    Covers the Virginia Peninsula inland to Richmond and Hanover. Shows settlements, battle sites, troop movements, roads, railroads, county names, and county boundaries. Title from R.W. Stephenson's Civil War maps, 2nd ed., 1989, p. 606. Pen-and-ink (black) and watercolor (gray). Handwritten (printing) in lead pencil at bottom: [Map of the part of Virginia lying between the York and James Rivers ...]. Oriented with north toward ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1962
  • Plan of the Battle of Glendale or Frasier's Farm Va. Fought 30th June 1862.

    Shows the area of Henrico County, Va., from White Oak Swamp to the north to Glendale to the south. This was the location of both the Battle of White Oak Swamp and the separate skirmish at Frazier's Farm, both part of the Seven Days' Battles.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862-06-30
  • Affair of the Wmsbg Road or Fair Oaks No. 2, Oct. 26-27-28/64 /

    One of a series of five maps drawn by Col. Normand Smith showing Civil War battle lines. Original maps are included in Personal Papers Collection, accession 24417, Gaines Family Papers, 1776-1905. 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 ...

    • Contributor: Smith, Normand
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 18??
  • Map of the battle field of Fredericksburg, Dec. 13, 1862 /

    Annotated in red and blue to show Federal and Confederate positions. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by isolines. 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 2002, John Hart (April 1933), f, Map Cataloging Team. ...

    • Contributor: Blackford, L. (Benjamin Lewis) - Braxton, Carter M. - A. Hoen & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1866
  • Panorama of the seat of war. Birds eye view of Virginia, Maryland, Delaware, and the District of Columbia /

    Shows various Civil War fortifications (battle sites noted by crossed swords) and smoke over Manassas (Bull Run) vicinity. Oriented with north to the right. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. "Entered according to act of Congress in the year 1861 by John Bachmann ... Southern District of New York." Includes distance lists in lower margin. LC copy ...

    • Contributor: Bachmann, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Plan of the Battle of Gaines' Mill, Virginia, fought June 26th 1862.

    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: 1862-06-26
  • [Map of the James River Valley from the vicinity of Richmond to Chesapeake Bay : including parts of Henrico, Chesterfield, Charles City, and James City counties, Va.].

    Shows both Confederate and Federal fortifications in the area of Malvern Hill and shows names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. Title, date, and scale derived from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pen-and-ink on irregularly shaped sheet of tracing paper sectioned in 2 and mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H100 Imperfect: Holes in bottom right and left side of ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • 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
  • Position Sunday May 3rd at 3 p.m.

    The map depicts troops movements in the Chancellorsville area between 10 a.m. and 3 P.M. on May 3rd,1863. Union troops under generals Reynolds, Meade, Sickles and Slocum are located to the east between Chancellorsville and the Rappahannock River. Confederates troops under generals Stuart , McLaws, Rhodes and Anderson are located to the west near Dowdall's Tavern.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863-05-03
  • The March from Hampton to before Yorktown, Va., April 1862. Map showing route of 3rd Army Corps. A.P. from Howard's Bridge to the sawmill, April 5 and 6th, 1862.

    Illustrates a portion of Isle of Wight County, Va., showing headquarters camps of the various generals of the U.S. Army of the Potomac in the Peninsula Campaign, March-July 1862.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862-04-05
  • Map showing the operations of the Army of the Potomac under command of Mag. [sic] Gen. George G. Meade, : from March 29th to April 9th, 1865 /

    Endorsed (facsim.): Official J.C. Duane, Major of Engineers, Bvt. Col. U.S.A., Chief Engineer, Army of the Potomac. Map of the country between Petersburg and Appomattox Court House showing roads, railroads, cities, towns and some houses and names of residents. Description derived from published bibliography. Sun print. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 512a.5 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a ...

    • Contributor: United States. Army of the Potomac. Engineer Department
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1865