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    Map of eastern Virginia Scale ca. 1:875,000. Relief shown by hachures. Also covers Maryland, and southeastern Pennsylvania. Shows radial distances from Richmond and Washington, D.C. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 481.5 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. From the papers of Joseph Roswell Hawley. In right lower corner: August. AACR2
    • Contributor: Nicholson, W. L. - Bache, A. D. (Alexander Dallas) - Krebs, Charles G. - Hawley, Joseph R. (Joseph Roswell) - U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey
    • Date: 1863
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    Potomack Covers the Potomac River (estuary and river), its tributaries, and the Rappahannock River. Also covers "The Northern Neck of Virginia". Title from annotation on verso. Gift; Robert Lee Brown, Woodville, Va.; October 1973. Manuscript: pen-and-ink. Condition imperfect: Torn at fold lines, missing small internal sections at fold lines and at sheet edges, formerly taped. Accompanied by carbon-copy of LC letter of acceptance addressed to ...
    • Contributor: Booth, Robert
    • Date: 1770
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    Central Virginia : showing Lieut. Gen'l. U.S. Grant's campaign and marches of the armies under his command in 1864-5 Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by isolines. Shows the routes taken in central Virginia by the various army corps under General Grant in 1864-65. This item is in the Map Collection of the Library of Virginia; please contact the Library's Archives Research Services department for more information. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 513 Swem, E.G. Maps relating to Virginia, 1190 Available also ...
    • Contributor: United States. War Dept. Engineer Bureau
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    The Potomac army war map. Designed to show the present fighting ground in Virginia to meet the demand of the times Scale ca. 1:520,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 497.5 General map of eastern Virginia printed in blue ink. The map indicates the site of the "Battleground of May 11 & 12, 1864" at Spotsylvania Court House. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: Russell, (Benjamin ) - Russell
    • Date: 1864
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    Sketch of the Confederate and Federal lines around Petersburg Sun print. Photocopy (positive). Relief shown by hachures. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 610 Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Indicates roads, picket lines, houses, names of residents, drainage, and vegetation. Indicates Union and Confederate works hand-colored blue and red respectively. Indicates location of Confederate covered ways, guns, and mortars. In ...
    • Contributor: Stevens, W. H. (Walter H.) - Stevens, W. H.
    • Date: 186?
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    Map of New Kent, Charles City, James City and York counties. Relief shown by hachures. Shows the names of some residents. At head of title: Chief Engineers Office DN.V., Colonel J.F. Gilmer, Chief Engineer. "Map from the Confederate Engineer Bureau in Richmond, Va. General J.F. Gilmer, chief engineer. Presented to the Virginia Historical Society by his only daughter, Mrs. J.F. Minis, Savh, Ga." LC Land ownership maps, 1312 Available also through the Library of Congress ...
    • Contributor: Gilmer, Jeremy Francis - Minis, Louisa Porter - Confederate States of America. Army. Department of Northern Virginia - Virginia Historical Society
    • Date: 186?
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    Richmond National Battlefield Park. Mar. 1968. Scale ca. 1:135,000. Folded title: Richmond National Battlefield Park, Virginia. "NBP-RICH-17004." Includes text. Text and illus. on verso. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 646.5 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. AACR2
    • Contributor: United States. National Park Service
    • Date: 1971
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    Civil War Virginia campaigns, 1862 Scale 1:3,750,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 460.5 From Wood, William. Captains of the Civil War; A chronicle of the blue and the gray. (New Haven, Yale University Press, 1921.) Black lines indicate the routes of McClellan and Burnside, and red lines the routes of Lee and Jackson. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as ...
    • Contributor: Joerg, W. L. G. (Wolfgang Louis Gottfried) - Joerg, W. L. G.
    • Date: 1921
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    The seige [sic] of Petersburg, Va.
    Siege of Petersburg, Va.
    Scale not given. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 611 "The above map is made to conform to a diagram of the position of the opposing armies during the seige of Petersburg, Virginia, as gotten up by N. Michler, Major of Engineers of the U.S. Army. The position of Elliotts' and Gracies' brigades are mainly represented." Map of the Richmond-Petersburg area showing forts, covered ...
    • Contributor: Stinson, J.
    • Date: 1908
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    Plan of the Battle of Mechanicsville or Beaverdam Creek, Virginia : fought June 26th 1862, 3 to 5 p.m. Shows the area of Hanover County near Beaverdam Creek, oriented with the Chickahominy River to the south and the Mechanicsville Road to the north. Here, on the second day of the Seven Days' Battles, the Confederate forces launched an assault on the Federal troops, forcing them to retreat from Mechanicsville toward Gaines' Mill.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-06-26
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    The U.S. forts and batteries near Alexandria Va. Sept 1862 showing Fort Lyon with extended works. Shows the locations of Union fortifications surrounding Alexandria, Va., including forts Lyon and Ellsworth in Fairfax County. The locations of Hunting Creek and the Potomac River are also indicated.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862
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    Position of Union and Rebel forces, Oct. 14, 1863 Map shows Union troops on the road running parallel to the Orange and Alexandria railroad. Just past Bristoe Station, as Union troops crossed Broad Run, a Confederate battery emerged from woods north of the railroad. Next, Confederate skirmishers appeared on a hill overlooking the Union column. Finally, there were several Confederate charges. Union forces were able to return fire and, after several hours of ...
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1863-10-14
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    Map of Montgomery County, Virginia LC Land ownership maps, 1307 Relief shown by form lines. Shows the names of some residents. Pen-and-ink on tracing linen, on a 3/8-inch grid, sectioned in 2 and mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H47 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. In upper left: No. 5[?].
    • Contributor: Hill, S. W. - Dwight, C. S. - Smith, A. M.
    • Date: 1864
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    Plan of the battle of Glendale and White Oak Swamp, Virginia, also known as Frazier's Farm and Charles City Crossroads, fought June 30th, 1862, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Concerns the Battle of Frazier's Farm, Henrico County, Va., 30 June 1862, variously known as the Battle of Glendale and the Battle of White Oak Swamp. Considered one of the Seven Days' Battles, 26 June-1 July 1862. Map indicates Union and Rebel brigades with lines of cavalry and artillery and shows homes of local residents, churches, and locations of livestock.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-06-30
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    Map of Elizabeth City CO, VA. : from actual surveys by E.A. Semple, Wm. Ivy and C. Hubbard
    Map of Elizabeth City County, Virginia
    Shows the names of some residents. Relief shown by contours. Oriented with north to the upper right. "E.W. Smith & Co., Map Establishment, 17 & 19 So 6th St., Philadelphia." Sectioned and mounted on cloth, red cloth edges. LC Land ownership maps, 1248 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Semple, E. A. (Edward Armistead) - Ivy, Wm. - Hubbard, C. - E.W. Smith & Co. - Semple, E. A.
    • Date: 1892
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    Campbell County, city of Lynchburg, Virginia : 1:50 000-scale topographic map Relief shown by contours and spot heights. Title in margin: Campbell County, city of Lynchburg, Va. Includes location map, index to 1:24 000-scale maps, and conversion table. "37079-C1-CF-050." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Geological Survey (U.S.) - Virginia. Department of Mines, Minerals, and Energy - Virginia. Department of Transportation
    • Date: 1993
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    Map showing the location of the Mount Vernon iron, manganese & timber lands, Rockingham County, Va. Shows the names of some residents. Relief shown by contours and spot heights. "The land lines of this map are from surveys by Jasper Hawse, county surveyor of Rockingham Co., Va." Includes inset map showing distances 50, 100, and 150 miles from Mount Vernon iron in concentric circles. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah - Hawse, Jasper
    • Date: 1888
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    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.
    • Date: 1862
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    Vicinity of Winchester and Harper's Ferry, Va. Detail of a printed map of Winchester, Va., and environs, with annotations and additions by Sneden. Additions include inclusion of roads, notes about and dates of battles and skirmishes, location of the point where the Confederate army recrossed the Potomac River following the Battle of Gettysburg, and note that the town of Winchester changed hands [46] times during the war.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1861
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    Map of the State of Virginia Scale ca. 1:887,040. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 509.2 General map of Virginia, West Virginia, Maryland, Delaware, and southern Pennsylvania showing cities and towns, roads, rivers, and relief by hachures. The map is overprinted in red to indicate railroads, the state name "West Virginia," and concentric circles centered on Richmond. Printed in blue are concentric circles centered on Washington, D.C. A table of ...
    • Contributor: Nicholson, W. L.
    • Date: 1865
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    Plan of the First Battle of Bull Run, Virginia. July 21st 1861. Map shows the area surrounding Bull Run including Centreville and New Market, Va.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1861-07-21
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    A map of Virginia, North and South Carolina, Georgia, Maryland with part of New Jersey &c. Shows provinces, coastal towns and a few frontier settlements, Indian villages and tribal territory, English "Factories" among the Indians, mines, rivers, numerous place-names. Covers also part of Pennsylvania, Delaware, Louisiana, and Arkansas. Relief shown by contours. From the Gentleman's Magazine and Historical Chronicle (July, 1755), vol. 24. Prime meridian: London. Appears to be based on the work of John Mitchell. LC Maps of North ...
    • Contributor: Baldwin, R. (Robert)
    • Date: 1755
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    Potomac River at Washington D.C., plan showing how reclaimed area may be utilized Shows dredged and reclaimed areas with proposed roads and plantings for the Potomac parks. Depths shown by soundings. Oriented with north toward the upper left. Includes text, 3 cross-sections, statistical table, and ill. LC copy mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: Washington Board of Trade
    • Date: 1894
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    Map of eastern Virginia, 1862 Accompanied by cover: Map of eastern Virginia / compiled in the office of the United States Coast Survey. Washington, D.C. : W.H. & O.H. Morrison. 15 x 10 cm. Also covers Maryland, Delaware, southeastern Pennsylvania and parts of New Jersey and North Carolina. Red concentric circles centered on Richmond. Relief shown by hachures. Shows roads, rivers, names of cities, and railroads converging in Richmond, ...
    • Contributor: Nicholson, W. L. - Bache, A. D. (Alexander Dallas) - United States Coast Survey - W.H. & O.H. Morrison (Firm)
    • Date: 1862
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    Topographical map of the District of Columbia and a portion of Virginia Partial cadastral map showing landowners' names in rural areas of D.C. Relief shown by contours. Depths shown by soundings. Oriented with north toward the upper left. Originally printed on 4 sheets. Includes source materials notes. LC copies quartered and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. 2 copies DCP
    • Contributor: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers - Raymond, Chas. W. (Charles Walker) - Symons, T. W. (Thomas William) - Bruff, William T. O. - Office of the Engineer Commissioner D.C.
    • Date: 1889