Collection Items

  • Map
    Map showing the location of railroads, canals, navigation projects and public institutions in which the Commonwealth of Virginia had invested money as of date January 1st. 1861 : as traced from an ... "Defendants Exhibit No. 14 September 9th, 1914, C.B." "Filed by the State of West Virginia in the equity cause of Commonwealth of Virginia vs. State of West Virginia pending in the Supreme Court of the United States, at the hearing before Commissioner Littlefield in Richmond, Va., in August, 1914." "Prepared under the direction of J.K. Anderson, Chief Engineer of the Public Service Commission of ...
    • Contributor: Anderson, J. K. - Boye, Herman - Buchholtz, L. V. (Lewis Von) - West Virginia. Public Service Commission
    • Date: 1914
  • Map
    [Geological map of the state of Virginia] Ms. geological features shown on photocopy base map. Military information not shown. Relief shown by hachures on base map. Title adapted from title in R.W. Stephenson's book: Civil War maps, 2nd ed., 1989. Base map titled: A map of the state of Virginia reduced from the nine sheet map of the state in conformity to law / by Herman Böÿe 1828. Corrected by order ...
    • Contributor: Ridgeway, Thomas S. - Humphreys, A. A. (Andrew Atkinson) - Böÿe, Herman
    • Date: 1862
  • Map
    Map of a portion of Virginia Covers eastern Virginia bounded by Alexandria, Petersburg (Va.), Lynchburg, Petersburg (W.Va.), and Winchester. Relief shown by hachures. Sun print with ink annotations of roads in Staunton region. Originally folded in eighths, with loss of upper right section. Mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H14 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Bowen, Nicolas - Böÿe, Herman - Strother, David Hunter - Duane, James C. (James Chatham)
    • Date: 1862
  • Article
    Prewar Mapping - Civil War Maps - Digital Collections War, like necessity, has been called the mother of invention. The same might be said of cartography, for with every war there is a great rush to produce maps to aid in understanding the nature of the land over which armies will move and fight, to plan engagements and the deployment of troops, and to record victories for posterity to study and admire. The ...