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  • Map

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

    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
    • Date: 1862-07-01
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    [Map of the vicinity of Strasburg, Virginia].

    Relief shown by hachures. Title, date, and scale from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pen-and-ink and pencil (some col.) over 1/2 inch pencil grid, mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H190 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. In pencil on verso: 479.

    • Date: 186?
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    [Map of Fairfax and Alexandria counties, Virginia, and parts of adjoining counties] /

    Above neat line in right corner: "Recd. Engineer Bureau, April 25th 1864. with letter April 23d '64, fm. Capt. Michler, [signed] J.C. Woodruff, Maj. of Engineers." Map showing the defenses of Washington situated in Virginia, roads, railroads, towns, drainage, vegetation, houses, and names of residents. Description derived from published bibliography. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 493 Available also through the Library of Congress ...

    • Contributor: Michler, N. (Nathaniel)
    • Date: 1864
  • Map

    Second battle of Bull Run. Positions of troops Aug. 30, 1862.

    Scale 1:62,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 583 From Century illustrated monthly magazine, v. 31 Feb. 1886. p. 611. "Map of the last day's fighting," showing the first and last position of the troops, roads, railroads, towns, rivers, houses, names of residents, hachures, and vegetation. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: Wells, Jaco
    • Date: 1886
  • Map

    [Sketch of the road from Charlottesville to Afton, and from Browns Cove to Afton, Albemarle County, Virginia.].

    Scale ca. 1:675,000. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H273 Pencil sketch giving names of settlements. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah
    • Date: 186?
  • Map

    Civil War Virginia campaigns, 1862

    Scale 1:3,750,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 460.5 From Wood, William. Captains of the Civil War; A chronicle of the blue and the gray. (New Haven, Yale University Press, 1921.) Black lines indicate the routes of McClellan and Burnside, and red lines the routes of Lee and Jackson. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as ...

    • Contributor: Joerg, W. L. G. (Wolfgang Louis Gottfried) - Joerg, W. L. G.
    • Date: 1921
  • Map

    [Sketch of the Shenandoah Valley in the vicinity of Mt. Jackson].

    Shows names of some residents. Title, date, and scale from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pen-and-ink and pencil over 1-inch grid on 2 sheets of paper pasted together, mounted between sheets of transparent paper. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H153 In ink on red bordered label on verso: 299 crossed out. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. ...

    • Date: 186?
  • Map

    Cold Harbor [Hanover County, Virginia] /

    One of a series of five maps drawn by Col. Normand Smith showing 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 raster image. ...

    • Contributor: Smith, Normand
    • Date: 18??
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    Battlefields in vicinity of Washington, D.C., reached via Southern Railway.

    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.
    • Date: 1902
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    [Map of part of Fairfax and Prince William Counties, Virginia].

    Shows roads, railroads, towns, etc. from Fairfax Station to the north to Dumfries on the south and the Potomac River on the east to Manassas Station on the west. Relief shown by hachures. Title derived from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Transferred from the Jubal Anderson Early Papers in the Manuscript Division, L.C. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 536.3 Red and black ink ...

    • Date: 186?
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    [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
    • Date: 186?
  • Map

    Battle field of Winchester, Va. (Opequon) [September 19, 1864]

    Scale ca. 1:9600. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 670 Detailed map of Winchester and vicinity showing Union positions in blue and Confederate positions in red, troop movements, names of commanders, roads, railroads, street plan of Winchester, drainage, vegetation, houses, fences, names of residents, and relief by hachures and contour lines. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web ...

    • Contributor: Gillespie, G. L.
    • Date: 1873
  • Map

    [Map of 100 miles around Richmond].

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

    • Contributor: Magnus, Charles
    • Date: 186?
  • Map

    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.
    • Date: 1864
  • Map

    The key to East Virginia showing the exact relative positions of Fortress Monroe, Rip Raps, Newport News, Sewalls [sic] Point, Norfolk, Gosport Navy Yard and expressing the soundings of every part of ...

    Scale ca. 1:40,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 545 "Description of Fortress Monroe" appears in the lower left corner of the map. The important features at Fortress Monroe are keyed by letters to a list. Inset: [Map of eastern Virginia and Maryland] Scale ca. 1:4,000,000. 13 x 14 cm. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site ...

    • Contributor: Couzens, M. K.
    • Date: 1861
  • Map

    [Map of the battle field of Gaines's Mill, showing approximately the positions of infantry and artillery engaged /

    Relief shown by hachures. Indicates names of commanders, roads, houses, names of a few residents, drainage, and vegetation. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 558.1 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: Wells, Jaco
    • Date: 1885
  • Map

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

    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
    • Date: 1865-04-06
  • Map

    Plan of the Battle of Kernstown, Va. March 23rd 1862.

    The village of Kernstown was located a few miles south of Winchester, Va. Jackson's Confederates attacked with the intention of drawing Union forces away from the Army of the Potomac's position on the Virginia Peninsula. Kernstown is considered to be the opening engagement of Jackson's Shenandoah Valley Campaign.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-03-23
  • Map

    Thirty five miles around Richmond, Va. /

    Description derived from published bibliography. Insets: Map of the city of Richmond, Va., from the U.S. Coast Survey map of 1860, with additions by Jed. Hotchkiss. . . . 1866. Scale ca. 1:52,000. 12 x 14 cm.-Map of the city of Petersburg, Va., from Lynch's map with the Confederate & Federal lines on the east from C.S. Engr. maps by Jed. Hotchkiss. Scale ca. ...

    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah
    • Date: 1867
  • Map

    Map of western Virginia

    Scale ca. 1:887,040. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 465.5 General map of western Virginia extending from Staunton to Cumberland Gap and showing roads, railroads, cities and towns, rivers, and relief by hachures. This is the first of three issues in the Library of Congress published in 1862. This issue is characterized by the appearance of "Civ. Engr." after the compiler's name and a ...

    • Contributor: Nicholson, W. L.
    • Date: 1862
  • Map

    [Petersburg, Dinwiddie County sheets] /

    Accompanied by manuscript index map. Shows rivers, railroads, roads, towns and houses with owners names. 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 derived from published bibliography. Swem, E.G. Maps relating to Virginia, 1142 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. Dec. 2003, ...

    • Contributor: United States. Army of the Potomac. Engineer Dept - Michler, N. (Nathaniel)
    • Date: 1864
  • Map

    Plan of works erected at Centreville, Va., by Union forces. Under direction of Genl. Barnard Chief Engineer of Department of Washington.

    Map shows the area surrounding Centreville in Fairfax County , Va., and includes the locations of abandoned Confederate fortifications on the outskirts of the town.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox - Barnard, J. G. (John Gross)
    • Date: 1861
  • Map

    Fortress Monroe, Va. and its vicinity

    Scale not given. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 548 Perspective drawing with 20 important places keyed by number to a list below the map. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: Wells, Jaco
    • Date: 1862
  • Map

    Lloyd's official map of the state of Virginia : from actual surveys by order of the executive, 1828 & 1859.

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

    • Contributor: Lloyd, James T.
    • Date: 1861
  • Map

    From Occoquan to Brentsville /

    Selected buildings shown pictorially. "Transferred from Office of Chf. Engr., Defenses of Washington, to Engr. Dept., Jan'y 1866." Stamped on verso: By transfer, Chief Engineers Office, War Department. Oriented with north to the right. Pen-and-ink and pencil. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 593.2 In ink in upper left: 211, L. Sheet 9 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a ...

    • Contributor: Garton, M. N.
    • Date: 186?