Collection Items

  • Map
    Military reconnaissance of Virginia
    Head Qrs. Dept. N. E. Virginia
    Shows Fairfax County and parts of Loudoun and Prince William counties, Virginia. Also shows fortifications in the environs of Washington and names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. In upper margin: 211, L. Sheet 19. Date and scale from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Sun print annotated in pen-and-ink roads (red), railroads (blue), and a few additional place names ...
    • Contributor: Young, J. J. - McDowell, Irvin - Whipple, Amiel Weeks - Putnam, Haldimand Sumner - United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
    • Date: 1860
  • Map
    Plan of the battle-field at Bull Run, July 21st 1861.
    Plan of the battlefield at Bull Run, July 21st 1861
    Shows encampments, troop positions and troop movements and including names of commanders and some residents. Relief shown by hachures. "Route taken by Capt. Whipple to bring up Howard's Brigade." Pen-and-ink, red ink, and pencil on penciled grid on tracing linen. Cartographer's name from dealer information. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Imperfect: Brown discoloration along edges and ...
    • Contributor: Whipple, Amiel Weeks
    • Date: 1861