Collection Items

  • Map
    [Detailed map of part of Virginia from Alexandria to the Potomac River above Washington, D.C. 186-]. Relief shown by form lines. Shows parts of Arlington and Fairfax counties, part of the defenses of Washington, roads, railroads, towns, vegetation, houses, fences, names of residents, and drainage. "211, L. Sheet 2." Ink on tracing cloth. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 523 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
    • Date: 186?
  • 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