Collection Military Battles and Campaigns

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  • Extract from Fort Monroe, Norfolk, Suffolk, and Yorktown, with their connections and surroundings for military purposes /

    Shows Virginia Peninsula region, south of Yorktown to Fort Monroe. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. LC copy: Publication information annotated in ink. Sun print. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 601 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy: Mounted on cloth.

    • Contributor: Cram, Thomas Jefferson - United States. Army. Corps of Topographical Engineers
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Roanoke County, Virginia.

    Relief shown by hachures. Shows the names of some residents. Title and scale from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. In lower left corner: 3rd 1865. Pen-and-ink and pencil on a 3/8-in. grid. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H56 LC Land ownership maps, 1337 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 186?
  • Map of eastern Virginia /

    Relief shown by hachures. General map of eastern Virginia showing cities and towns, roads, and rivers. The map is overprinted in red to indicate railroads and concentric circles centered on Richmond. Circles are at intervals of ten miles. In his report to the Superintendent of the Coast survey dated November 1, 1862, Nicholson notes that "In addition to the printing of our charts proper, ...

    • Contributor: Nicholson, W. L.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Map of Amherst Co. Virginia /

    Relief shown by hachures. Scale from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pen-and-ink and pencil on cloth sectioned in 2. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H276 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1866
  • Position of Union and Rebel armies at Fredericksburg, Decr. 1st 1862

    Map shows the area surrounding Fredericksburg, Va., including Spotsylvania Courthouse, Chancellorsville and Falmouth, during the Fredericksburg Campaign. This image shows the situation several days before the battle of Fredericksburg, on December 13th, during which Burnside ordered several futile attacks against Lee's forces. After losing over 12,000 men, the Federal forces withdrew on December 15th.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862-12-01
  • Richmond [1862-1865] /

    LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 632.8 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, hachures, houses, and names of residents. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: Michler, N. (Nathaniel) - Michie, Peter Smith - Michler, N.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1867
  • Williamsburg to White House /

    Relief shown by hachures. Shows fortifications, towns, roads, houses, names of residents, vegetation, and drainage. Principle rivers are hand colored in blue. "Photographic reduction by L.E. Walker, Treasury Department." Description derived from published bibliography. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 598 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: Abbot, Henry L.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Hydrographic reconnaissance of James River, Virginia, from entrance to City Point /

    General nautical chart. Depths shown by soundings and contours. At head of title: A.D. Bache Supt. Copy 1 is hand col. in blue watercolor to show shallow waters, in red and black inks to show buoys, in pink ink to show "Stn." area outlines, and in black-ink handwriting (printing) to show "Stn." area names. Copy 2 in not col. or annotated. In upper margin: ...

    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey - Muse, W. T. - Wainwright, R. (Richard) - Maffitt, John Newland
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Plan of the Battle of Savage's Station Virginia. Sunday, June 29th 1862. Fought by the 2nd and 6th Corps.

    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: 1862-06-29
  • [Map of the northern part of Virginia and West Virginia, between the Blue Ridge and the Alleghany Front, south of the Potomac River and north of New Market].

    Relief shown by hachures and shading. Date and title from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. In upper left: The square are miles. Pen-and-ink on pencil grid, mounted on cloth. Imperfect: horizontal creases and some staining and tears on edges. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H12 In upper left: No. 21. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 186?
  • 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. - Crow, Thomas & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Dominia Anglorum in America Septentrionali.

    Scales vary. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. Sheet title in Latin and German. Individual map titles and text in German. Maps in English and German. From the authors' Atlas geographicvs maior. 1753-59 [i.e. 1784; v. 1, 1759] part 2, no. 85. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 83 Includes text and glossary. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster ...

    • Contributor: Homann Erben (Firm)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1759
  • 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?
  • Sheridan and Early at Winchester /

    Handcolored photocopy showing Confederate position in red and roads in yellow. "Sketch map" LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 671 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: Russell, Robert E. L.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1932
  • Map of 11,000 acres of iron and coal lands in Wythe Co., Va. /

    General map, does not give mining information. Pen-and-ink, watercolor and pencil, mounted on cloth. Title from verso partially obscured by mounting. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H250 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. In pencil on verso: 339.

    • Contributor: Boyd, Charles Rufus
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1888
  • 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
  • Map showing the location of Staunton, Va. : showing the railways leading to the Staunton Opera House /

    Pen-and-ink, mounted on cloth. "Crosscup & West Eng. Co., Phila." In pencil in lower left corner: K10729. Includes concentric circles of 100 and 200 mile intervals. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H332 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. In pencil on verso: 338.

    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah - Crosscup & West
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1886
  • Sketch of the battle of Belle Grove or Cedar Creek, Wednesday, Oct'r 19th, 1864 /

    Shows fortifications but no troop movements and names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. Pen-and-ink and pencil over 1-inch pencil grid, mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H194 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. In pencil on verso: 425.

    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Map of the Confederate lines from Fort Gregg to Mrs. Price's : [Virginia] /

    Relief shown by hachures. Shows portions of the fortifications of Richmond. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 630 Pen-and-ink on tracing linen, mounted on paper. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: Hoffmann, J. Paul
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 186?
  • County map of Virginia and West Virginia /

    "Entered according to act of Congress in the year 1863 by S. Augustus Mitchell, Jr. ... for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania." In lower right corner: 27. Prime meridians: Greenwich and Washington. Probably from: Mitchell's new general atlas. Philadelphia : S. Augustus Mitchell, Jr, 1864. Relief shown by hachures. This item is in the Map Collection of the Library of Virginia; please contact the ...

    • Contributor: Mitchell, S. Augustus (Samuel Augustus) - Gamble, W. H. (William H.)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • [An unfinished drawing of the battle of Fredericksburg, Saturday, December 13, 1862].

    Shows "Gen. Lee's Hd. Qrs." and names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. Title from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pencil (some col.) on pencil grid, mounted on cloth. Similiar to the map reproduced in the Atlas to accompany the official records of the Union and Confederate Armies, 1891-95, pl. 31, no. 4. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H125 In pencil on ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • 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 grounds at Fort Norfolk showing location of magazine pier, &c., June 30th, 1860

    "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. - Browne, C.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1860
  • Copy of section of photograph map captured from the enemy, showing country adjacent to Richmond and lines of defensive works surrounding the city.

    Scale 1:80,000. Relief shown by hachures. LC copy 1 annotated in ink: Engr. Office Depmt. Va. & N.C., October 28th. Official, Peter S. Michie, 1st Lt. U.S. Engrs., Chief Engr. Depmt. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 642 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. AACR2: 110; 651/1; 651/2; 700/1; 700/2; 710/3

    • Contributor: United States. Army of the James - Michie, Peter Smith - Hawley, Joseph R. (Joseph Roswell) - United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Fords on Occoquan and Bull Run : [Northern Virginia].

    Covers Occoquan River from Bland's Ford to entrance of Bull Run and covers Bull Run from entrance of Cub Run to mouth. Shows fords, military roads, common roads, H.Q. Manassas Station, settlements, wooded areas, and streams. Pen-and-ink (red and black) and watercolors (blue and light green). "For Col. Harrston" handwritten in lead pencil below legend. In ink handwriting on cloth backing: Col. Harrston. Oriented ...

    • Contributor: Harrston
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 186?