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  • Map
    Map of the seat of war showing the battles of July 18th & 21st 1861 [Scale ca. 1:115,000]. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 563.2 Another issue. Houses of Vanderweckins, Cary, and Hall in northern Virginia are identified as having been "burnt by rebels Sept. 13th." Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: Corbett, V. P.
    • Date: 1861
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    A new and accurate chart of the Bay of Chesapeake, with all the shoals, channels, islands, entrances, soundings, and sailing-marks, as far as the navigable part of the rivers Patowmack, Patapsco and ... Scale ca. 1:250,000. Soundings shown in fathoms. "Drawn from several draughts made by the most experienced navigators, chiefly from those of Anthony Smith, pilot of St. Marys; and compared with the modern surveys of Virginia and Maryland." LC copy trimmed and mounted on cloth. From the author's North-American pilot. 1776. v. 2. Includes sailing directions, "Observations on the northeast current on the coast of ...
    • Contributor: Robert Sayer and John Bennett (Firm)
    • Date: 1776
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    [Map of Stafford County, Va.]. Shows the names of some residents. Date, scale, and title from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pen-and-ink and pencil mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H63 LC Land ownership maps, 1359 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. In pencil at right upper corner: 2144 (second 4 crossed out).
    • Date: 186?
  • Map
    [Map exhibiting the approaches to the city of Richmond prepared for Maj. Gen. Geo. B. McClellan, U.S.A. [Scale ca. 1:76,000]. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 620 Another issue. "Drawing by J. C. Babcock" is in the lower left corner. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: Babcock, John C.
    • Date: 1862
  • Map
    Williamsburg to White House Relief shown by hachures. Shows fortifications, towns, roads, houses, names of residents, vegetation, and drainage. Principle rivers are hand colored in blue. "Photographic reduction by L.E. Walker, Treasury Department." Description derived from published bibliography. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 598 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Abbot, Henry L.
    • Date: 1862
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    Richmond & vicinity. Relief shown by hachures. Shows names of some residents. Title on verso obscured by mounting. Pen-and-ink and pencil on 2 pieces of tracing linen, pasted together and mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 636 In pencil in lower left: 12. Copy imperfect: Ink spots thoughout, and large area of liquid staining in upper right. Available also through the Library of Congress ...
    • Date: 186?
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    Field of war around Richmond & Petersburg, 1864-5. Scale ca. 1:400,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 627 Indicates "Union [and] Rebel works," "hospitals & stations of Christian commn.," roads, railroads, towns, county names and boundaries, and rivers. Author copy is in the Abraham Lincoln papers, Manuscript Division, L.C., vol. 184, no. 39735. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: Cross, Andrew (Andrew Boyd) - Cross, Andrew
    • Date: 1864
  • Map
    Map of the state of Virginia : showing the advantages of the harbor of West Point as an entrepot for emmigration and the shipment of the products of the southern and western ... Shows major railways to the west. Relief shown by contours. Also covers Maryland, West Virginia, and Delaware. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy in lower left corner stamped in blue ink: 66. LC copy imperfect: Torn with minor losses along vertical fold lines and mounted on cloth.
    • Contributor: Quackenbush, Eugene - Ed. W. Welcke & Bro
    • Date: 1875
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    First Manassas. Relief shown by hachures. Title in pencil at lower left. Pen-and-ink and pencil on tracing linen, mounted on paper. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H86 Includes some troop positions, and lists of Confederate regiments engaged in the battle of Manassas, with the names of their commanders. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Date: 1861
  • Map
    [Map of part of the Union lines during the siege of Petersburg, Virginia] Relief shown by hachures. Description derived from published bibliography. North orientated towards right in pencil. Shows roads, railroads, houses, fences, names of residents, drainage, vegetation, and form lines. "Gilbert Thompson" stamped on lower left corner, annotated in pencil. Sun print. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 616 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Walker, Lewis E. (Lewis Emory) - Walker, Lewis E.
    • Date: 1865
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    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
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    [Map of Spotsylvania County, Va.]. Relief shown by hachures. Shows fortifications in the Chancellorsville area and the names of some residents. Date, title, and scale from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pen-and-ink and pencil on brown paper mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H59 LC Land ownership maps, 1348 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Date: 186?
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    Map of a part of the eastern portion of Virginia showing the route of the Cavalry Corps of the Army of the Potomac under Major General P.H. Sheridan on the raid to ... Covers Richmond region (Va.) northward to Fredericksburg. Shows cavalry routes of movement, engagements, encampments, roads, railroads, settlements, drainage, and the fortifications around Richmond. "Drawn by Capt. N.D. Preston, to accompany the paper, 'The Cavalry Raid to Richmond in May 1864', read by him before the Commandery of the State of Pennsylvania, Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the U.S., Wednesday evening, May 6, ...
    • Contributor: Preston, Noble D. - Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the United States
    • Date: 1864
  • Map
    [Southeastern part of Virginia, from York River, and west to Black Water River] LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 460 Shows fortifications and locations of the Battle of Hampton Roads. Title derived from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pen-and-ink on tracing linen. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. Imperfect: Discoloration and spotting throughout.
    • Contributor: Hove
    • Date: 1862
  • Map
    Chart of the Potomac River and Eastern Branch from the Sister Islands to Geesboro Point and thence to the Navy Yard Bridge : with the topography of the adjacent country : made ... Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by contours and soundings. Also shows block numbers and major buildings. "Approved--T.C. Mendenhall, Superintendent, U.S.C. & G.S." Includes text. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy fold-lined, taped, and annotated in pencil: Original is in Coast Survey. DCP
    • Contributor: Ewing, Maskell C. - U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey
    • Date: 1837
  • Map
    Map of Virginia Shows canals and railways. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. LC copy imperfect: Torn along fold line and piece cut from lower left margin.
    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah - A. Hoen & Co.
    • Date: 1874
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    [Sketch of a portion of Orange County, north and west of Gordonsville to Rapidan Station]. Relief shown by hachures. Shows the names of some residents. Date, title, and scale from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pen-and-ink and pencil on an irregularly torn piece of ledger paper, mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H102 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Date: 186?
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    A new map of Virginia, Maryland, and the improved parts of Pennsylvania & New Jersey. Relief shown pictorially. Date and attribution from On the map, 1983. Second state of map published originally in 1685 by Christopher Browne. This state differs from the earlier one in lacking the publisher's imprint. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Annotated in ink in upper left margin: 64. Pencil annotations in bottom margin. LC copy imperfect: Creased, ...
    • Contributor: Browne, Christopher
    • Date: 1700
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    Territory of Columbia. Relief shown by hachures. "Reproduced by the U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey in February 1898 from a print in the Hall of Maps and Charts of the Library of Congress." Facsimile. Original version: Drawn by And'w Ellicott. [Philadelphia? : s.n., 1793?]. Oriented with north toward the upper left. In left upper margin: No. 3059 price 25 cents. Available also through the Library of Congress ...
    • Contributor: Ellicott, Andrew - U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey
    • Date: 1793
  • Map
    White House to Harrisons Landing Relief shown by hachures. Shows fortifications, towns, roads, railroads, houses, names of residents, vegetation, drainage. At head of title: "Campaign map, Army of the Potomac, map no. 3." Description derived from published bibliography. Gift; Col. C.M. Townsend; Oct. 22, 1940. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 594.1 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Abbot, Henry L.
    • Date: 1862
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    Map of Pr. George, Surry, Sussex and Southampton counties, Virginia
    Map of Prince George, Surry, Sussex and Southampton counties, Virginia
    Shows names of some residents. "Map from the Confederate Engineer Bureau in Richmond, Va. General J.F. Gilmer chief engineer - Presented to - the West Point Military Academy by his only daughter, Mrs. J.F. Minis, Savannah, GA." At head of title: Chief Engineers Office D.N.V. Colonel, J.F. Gilmer, Chief Engineer. Blueprint. LC Land ownership maps, 1330 "Gilmer maps no. 41." Available also through the ...
    • Contributor: Campbell, Albert H. (Albert Henry) - Gilmer, Jeremy Francis - Minis, Louisa Porter - Confederate States of America. Army. Department of Northern Virginia - Campbell, Albert H.
    • Date: 1863
  • Map
    Map of the Arlington, Va. National Cemetery Relief shown by hachures. Above compass rose: Magnetic meridian spring of 1892. Annotated on original map: From Report on the re-burial of the Confederate dead in Arlington Cemetery ... by the Charles Broadway Rouss Camp No. 1191, United Confederate Veterans of Washington. Washington. 1901. E641.U57. "Official." Oriented with north to the right. "B-3." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a ...
    • Contributor: United States. Army. Quartermaster Corps. Depot Quartermaster's Office - Norris Peters Co. - United Confederate Veterans. Washington, D.C. Division. Charles Broadway Rouss Camp No.
    • Date: 1901
  • Map
    Geological map of Virginia & West Virginia showing their chief geological sub-divisions
    Geological map of Virginia and West Virginia showing their chief geological sub-divisions | Middle Atlantic States & North Carolina : physical and political / by A. Guyot
    Relief shown by hachures. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H218 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. LC copy: Extensive ink, pencil, and annotations with watercolor showing the different types of geological formations. LC copy: Title in ms. in lower left. In pencil on verso: 183.
    • Contributor: Rogers, William Barton - Guyot, A. (Arnold)
    • Date: 187?
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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
  • 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