Collection Items

  • Map
    The seat of war in Virginia. Positions of the rebel forces, batteries, intrenchments and encampments in Virginia-the fortifications for the protection of Richmond Scale ca. 1:800,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 451.3 From the New York Herald, morning edition, June 17, 1861. p. 1. Later version of this map was published in the London American. See entry no. 450.3. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Date: 1861
  • Map
    Copy of an unfinished map of a portion of the military department of north eastern Virginia and Fort Monroe Relief shown in hachures. Shows Union and Confederate works near Fredericksburg, Va. Sun print. Prime meridian: Washington, D.C. Embossed on two lefthand panels: Gen. M.C. Meigs, 1239 Vermont Ave, N.W. On verso: "Gen Meigs, 21 June 1862." LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 451.6 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: United States. Army. Corps of Topographical Engineers
    • Date: 1861
  • Map
    Bacon's new army map of the seat of war in Virginia, showing the battle fields, fortifications, etc., on & near the Potomac River Scale ca. 1:180,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 452 Map of northeast Virginia, Washington, D.C., and part of Maryland showing the location and date of engagements, battles in which cannons were used, country names and boundaries, roads, railroads, towns, drainage, hachures, and a few soundings in the Potomac River. Positions held by Union and Confederate forces are marked by flags. Description derived from ...
    • Contributor: Bacon & Co.
    • Date: 1862
  • Map
    Seat of war in America, 6d. Scale ca. 1:820,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 453 Map of eastern Virginia and part of Maryland showing batteries, towns, roads, railroads, and rivers. McClellan's position on the Peninsula is shaded red. Names of Union and Confederate generals, "Exports in 1860," and "Colton's seetl [i.e., steel]-plate maps of the United States of America" are listed at the top of the map. See entry ...
    • Contributor: Bacon & Co.
    • Date: 1862
  • Map
    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
  • Map
    Army map of the seat of war in Virginia, showing the battle fields, fortifications, etc. on & near the Potomac River. Scale ca. 1:183,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 455 Map of the Potomac River and vicinity from Harpers Ferry to Swan Point showing towns, roads, railroads, names and boundaries of counties, drainage, and relief by hachures. Principal Union and Confederate positions are marked by small flags or underlined in blue and red respectively. List of 34 forts defending Washington is in the lower ...
    • Contributor: Bruff, Joseph Goldsborough
    • Date: 1862
  • Map
    Colton's map of the seat of war in Virginia : showing minutely the interesting localities in the vicinity of Richmond.
    Map of the seat of war in Virginia | Seat of war in Virginia
    Relief shown by hachures. Shows some fortifications. Prime meridians: Greenwich and Washington. LC copy hand col. in red to show Virginia boundaries. "Entered according to Act of Congress, in the year [1862], by J.H. Colton, in the Clerks Office of the District Court of the United States for the Southern District of New York." LC copy signed in ink in upper right corner: Millard ...
    • Contributor: Colton, J. H. (Joseph Hutchins) - Fillmore, Millard - Colton, J. H.
    • Date: 1862
  • Map
    Map of the seat of war in Virginia, Dec. 1, 1862. Relief shown by hachures. Covers Fredericksburg/Alexandria/Harpers Ferry region. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 457 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Duncan - Poe, O. M. (Orlando Metcalfe)
    • Date: 1862
  • Map
    Hare's map of the vicinity of Richmond, and Peninsular campaign in Virginia. Showing also the interesting localities along the James, Chickahominy and York Rivers Scale ca. 1:190,080. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 602 Relief shown by hachures. "Entered according to Act of Congress, in the year 1862, by J. Knowles Hare . . ." Copyright number "401 Jan. 22, 1863" is written in ink in the lower margin. "Copyright Library May 12, 1863" is stamped in the right margin. Indictes location and dates of battles, forts, "line ...
    • Contributor: Hare, J. Knowles
    • Date: 1862
  • Map
    Map of route and positions, First Corps, Army of Va., Maj. Gen. Sigel comg., from July 7th to Septr. 10th 1862 Scale not given. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 461 In upper right corner: Ho. Reps. Ex. Doc. no. 81-37th Cong. 3rd Sess. The route of the First Corps is shown from Middletown, Virginia, to the defenses of Washington. Roads, towns, vegetation, drainage, houses, and names of residents are indicated along the line of march. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the ...
    • Contributor: Kappner, Franz
    • Date: 1862
  • Map
    Lloyd's new war map of Virginia. Scale ca. 1:980,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 464 Shows battlefields underlined in red, towns, roads, railroads, drainage, and relief by hachures. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: Lloyd H. Hall Co.
    • Date: 1862
  • Map
    Map showing the battle grounds of the Chickahominy, and the positions of the subsequent engagements in the retreat of the Federal army towards James River and all the other points of interest ... Scale ca. 1:160,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 639 Confederate imprint. Map of the environs of Richmond showing location and dates of battles, roads, railroads, towns, names of counties, drainage, and the names of a few residents. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: Sheppard, Edwin
    • Date: 1862
  • Map
    Map of n. eastern Virginia and vicinity of Washington Accompanied by sheet: Presented to Brig. Genl. S. Williams, A.A. Genl. Hd. Qrs. Army, by order of Maj. Genl. McClellan, Comd. in Chf. U.S.A. [signed] A.W. Whipple, Maj. T.E. [1] leaf ; 21 x 13 cm. At head of title: Surveys for military defences. Includes "Data used in compilation," table of "Elevations above tide water," and "Geological profile of Loudoun County." Mounted on cloth ...
    • Contributor: United States. War Dept. Corps of Topographical Engineers - McDowell, Irvin - Schedler, J.
    • Date: 1862
  • Map
    Map of n. eastern Virginia and vicinity of Washington Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Shows forts and batteries in the District of Columbia and immediate vicinity. At head of title: Surveys for military defences. Accompanied by sheet: Presented to Brig. Genl. S. Williams, A.A. Genl. Hd. Qrs. Army, by order of Maj. Genl. McClellan, Comd. in Chf. U.S.A. [signed] A.W. Whipple, Maj. T.E. [1] leaf ; 21 x 13 cm. ...
    • Contributor: United States. Corps of Topographical Engineers - McDowell, Irvin - Schedler, J. (Joseph)
    • Date: 1862
  • Map
    Map of n. eastern Virginia and vicinity of Washington Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Shows forts and batteries in the District of Columbia and immediate vicinity. At head of title: Surveys for military defences. LC copy annotated in black ink and colored inks to show troop positions and engagements. Annotated in black ink on verso: Major General Sigel to Colonel L.P. di Cesnola, Chantilly, Novbr. 1862. Bookplate of "Palma di ...
    • Contributor: United States. Corps of Topographical Engineers - McDowell, Irvin - Schedler, J. (Joseph)
    • Date: 1862
  • Map
    Map of n. eastern Virginia and vicinity of Washington Shows forts and batteries in the District of Columbia and immediate vicinity. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. At head of title: Surveys for military defences. "Additions & corrections for Rappahannock and Rapid Ann Rivers and their vicinity ..." added to data used in compilation. Mounted on cloth backing. Includes "Data used in compilation," table of "Elevations above tide water," and "Geological ...
    • Contributor: United States. Corps of Topographical Engineers - McDowell, Irvin - Schedler, J. (Joseph)
    • Date: 1862
  • Map
    Map of n. eastern Virginia and vicinity of Washington Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Shows forts and batteries in the District of Columbia and immediate vicinity. Also shows "Battle field at Bull Run fought July 21st 1861." At head of title: Surveys for military defences. "Additions & corrections for Rappahannock and Rapid Ann Rivers and their vicinity ..." added to data used in compilation. Mounted on cloth backing. Includes "Data ...
    • Contributor: United States. Corps of Topographical Engineers - McDowell, Irvin - Schedler, J. (Joseph)
    • Date: 1862
  • Map
    Map of n. eastern Virginia and vicinity of Washington Scale 1:63,360. Relief shown by hachures. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 470 Another edition. Mounted on cloth. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: United States. Army. Corps of Topographical Engineers
    • Date: 1862
  • Map
    Seat of war in America, 6d. Shows fortifications in eastern Virginia. Also shows parts of Maryland and Pennsylvania. Relief shown by hachures. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 476.5 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes advertisement for "Bacon's Shilling war maps."
    • Contributor: Bacon & Co.
    • Date: 1863
  • Map
    New map of the seat of war in Virginia and Maryland Scale ca. 1:360,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 477 Map of eastern Virginia and Maryland showing the location and date of battles, forts, roads, railroads, towns, drainage, and relief by hachures. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: Bruff, Joseph Goldsborough
    • Date: 1863
  • Map
    New map of the seat of war in Virginia and Maryland [Scale ca. 1:360,000]. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 478 Another issue. This issue contains the following additions: a) Washington is described as being "Surrounded by forts, batteries, and redoubts." b) Fredericksburg is labeled "H. 2 Rebel forces, Dec. 1862." c) "Explanation" contains the statement that "Washington City is the centre of the circles of measurement, 10 miles apart" d) Town and country names ...
    • Contributor: Bruff, Joseph Goldsborough
    • Date: 1863
  • Map
    The battle fields and military positions in eastern Virginia, from surveys supplied by officers of the army Scale ca. 1:450,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 480 "Presented by the Home Insurance Compy of New York." Inset: [Map of northern Virginia, Maryland, Delaware, and southern Pennsylvania] 16 x 32 cm. Gives names and boundaries of Virginia counties, roads, railroads, towns, and drainage. Battles are indicated by crossed swords. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web ...
    • Contributor: Heald, D. A. (Daniel Addison) - Heald, D. A.
    • Date: 1863
  • Map
    Route of the Tenth New York Cavalry from Culpeper to Gettysburg and return. Summer and fall campaigns of 1863. Scale ca. 1:440,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 46 Finished pen and ink manuscript map of parts of Virginia, Maryland, and Pennsylvania, showing location and date of encampments and battles, route of the Tenth New York Cavalry, route of Capt. Pratt, roads, railroads, towns, drainage, and relief by hachures. Printed version appears in Preston's History of the Tenth Regiment of Cavalry, New York ...
    • Contributor: Preston, Noble D. - United States. Army. New York Cavalry Regiment, 10th
    • Date: 1863
  • Map
    The approaches from Washington, to Richmond Scale ca. 1:445,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 488 "Presented by the Home Insurance Compy. of New York." Map of eastern Virginia showing roads, railroads, towns, drainage, and some relief by hachures. Battlefields are identified by crossed swords. Inset: The strategic points of east Tennessee, northern Alabama, and Georgia, from the U.S. official military map, 1864. Entered according to Act of Congress in ...
    • Contributor: Heald, D. A. (Daniel Addison) - Heald, D. A.
    • Date: 1864
  • Map
    Military map of south-eastern Virginia Scale 1:200,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 489 Map title appears inside the border in the upper right corner. Indicates 5-mile concentric circles centered on Richmond, roads, bridges, railroads, towns, houses, drainage, vegetation, and some fortifications in the Richmond-Petersburg area. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: Lindenkohl, A.
    • Date: 1864