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  • Map
    Map of Stafford County, Va. "Commenced July 19[,] 1863[.] Last field work done Aug. 14[,] 1863."--handwritten note on map. "It is impossible to designate definitely the exact character of the roads in this county, especially in the lower part. Some public roads seem to be altogether disused, and almost [effaced], and many farm & private roads have become thoroughfares. This is especially the case along the River -- The...
    • Contributor: Confederate States of America. Army. Dept. Of Northern Virginia. Chief Engineer's Office - Blackford, L. (Benjamin Lewis) - Campbell, Albert H. (Albert Henry)
    • Date: 1863
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    Isometric view of General Grant's Virginia campaign. Not drawn to scale. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 488.4 From Harper's weekly, v. 8, Sept. 10, 1864. p. 580. Panoramic view of the environs of the James and Appomattox rivers showing Union and Confederate lines at Petersburg, and Butler's lines at Bermuda Hundred. Points of interest are keyed by number to a legend printed in the lower margin. Description derived from published...
    • Date: 1864
  • Map
    Plan of the battle of Savage's Station, Virginia, fought Sunday, 29th June 1862 Concerns the Battle of Savage's Station, Henrico County, Va., which was one of the Seven Days' Battles, 26 June-1 July 1862.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-06-29
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    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
    [Sketch of the Manassas battlefield]. Shows area west of Manassas, from Haymarket on the west, to Bethlehem Church on the south, to the Stone bridge on the east, and Catharpen and Bull Runs on the north, and names of some residents. Title and date derived from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pen-and-ink and pencil on brown tracing paper, drawn on a 1-inch pencil grid, mounted on cloth. LC Civil...
    • 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
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    [Map of northern Virginia and part of Maryland]. Relief shown by shading. Shows area south of Frederick, Maryland to Colchester, Virginia and west of Baltimore, Maryland to Harpers Ferry, West Virginia, including fortifications at Munson Hill. Note on verso obscured by mounting: From Capt. James W. Abert, U.S. Army Topog. Engrs. LC copy annotated in ink: Capt. James W. Abert, Capt. U.S. Army Topog. Engrs. Title, date, and scale from Stephenson's Civil...
    • Contributor: Abert, J. W. (James William)
    • Date: 1862
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    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 maps, Army of the Potomac, map no. 3." "Photographic reduction by L.E. Walker, Treasury Department." Principal rivers are hand colored in blue. Description derived from published bibliography. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 595 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as...
    • Contributor: Abbot, Henry L.
    • Date: 1862
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    Columbia, Tenn. and vicinity Sun print. Twenty-three sites are listed in the legend and keyed by letter to the map. Rivers are colored blue, and railroads are red. Description derived from published bibliography. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 406.9 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Michler, N. (Nathaniel) - Weyss, J. E. - Michler, N.
    • Date: 1863
  • Map
    Charleston Harbor and its approaches showing the positions of the Rebel batteries. Scale ca. 1:30,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 382 Another issue. Shows roads, railroads, houses, vegetation, a street plan of Charleston, drainage, soundings, and shoals. Enlarged issue covering all of James Island and indicating 1/2-mile concentric circles centered on St. Michaels, Charleston, "first [and] second line[s] of Rebel defences," positions occupied by the Union Army and Navy, and "Rebel batteries in possession [of]...
    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey
    • Date: 1863
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    [Map of Richmond and vicinity Relief shown by hachures. Description derived from published bibliography. Map consists of four sheets, each 32 X 26 cm., which have been joined together. Lower sheets are numbered "Range C, no. 2" and "Range C, no. 3." Depicted are cities and towns, roads and railroads, houses and names of residents, fortifications, and woodland. Gift; July 23, 1924; Mrs. Maud C. Brady; LC Civil War...
    • Contributor: Confederate States of America. Army. Department of Northern Virginia. Chief Engineer's Office
    • Date: 1864
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    The Seven Days' battles on the Peninsula ; Positions and movements, June 25 to July 1 [1862]. Scale ca. 1:168,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 650.8 From, Guernsey, A. H. "The seven days' battles on the Peninsula," Harper's new monthly magazine, v. 32, Dec. 1865-May 1866. p. 491. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Date: 1866
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    Map shewing [sic] vicinity of Harper's Ferry, Virginia, and the upper Potomac River. Concerns an area of Maryland and Virginia between the towns of Cumberland, Md., on the west and Harpers Ferry, Va. [now W.Va.], on the eastern side of the map. Sneden details the mountainous topography highlighting rivers, especially the Potomac River, and including the rail system through this area. Just north of Winchester, Va., there is a line of unidentified Confederate troops. The only other...
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1863
  • Map
    Map of Cumberland Co., Virginia : surveyed and drawn under direction of Capt. A.H. Campbell Chf. Topogl. Dept. Div. No. Va. "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, Sav[ana]h, Ga."--Note on map. Forms part of the Gilmer Map Collection. Relief shown by hachures. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image. Gift of Mrs. Louisa Porter (Gilmer) Minis (i.e., Mrs....
    • Contributor: Confederate States of America. Army. Dept. Of Northern Virginia. Chief Engineer's Office - Campbell, Albert H. (Albert Henry) - Cassell, Charles E.
    • Date: 1864
  • Map
    Passages of the Rappahannock and Battle of Fredericksburg, December 10th to 16th, 1862 : copied from the original belonging to Gen'l. Burnside "Map originally prepared following the Battle of Fredericksburg in December 1862 ... enhanced by the addition of details from a captured map prepared by topographical engineer Jedediah Hotchkiss for the use of Confederate lietenant general Stonewall Jackson. A significant feature of the map is an overlay (overleaf) depicting the rapidly changing positions of Federal troops during and after their successful crossing of the Rappahannock...
    • Contributor: Callahan, Denis - Doull, Alexander - Hains, Peter C. (Peter Conover) - Hotchkiss, Jedediah - Wainwright, Charles S. (Charles Shiels) - United States. Topographical Bureau
    • Date: 1863
  • Map
    [Map of the Battle of the Crater, Petersburg, Va]. Accompanies letter of W. to "Willie" [?] concerning the Battle of the Crater and Oakwood Cemetery, Richmond, Va. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image. Manuscripts
    • Contributor: W. [Otherwise Unidentified]
    • Date: 1864-07-30
  • Map
    Topographical map of Virginia between Washington and Manassas Junction. Scale ca. 1:270,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 451 Indicates Union and Confederate positions at "battle of Bull Run, July 21st 1861," Union encampments, towns, roads, the street pattern of Washington, railroads, rivers, and relief by hachures. Inset: Leesburg to Harpers Ferry. 4 x 5 cm. "Panoramic view of the fortifications around Washington" (12 x 20 cm.) appears above the map. Description derived...
    • Contributor: Magnus, Charles
    • Date: 1861
  • Map
    Schofield crossing the Chattahooche [sic].
    Schofield crossing the Chattahoochee
    Shows Union troop positions, fortifications, and location of field headquarters in Fulton County between Roswell and Atlanta. Relief shown by hachures and pictorially. Date from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Similar map appears in the U.S. War Dept.'s Atlas to accompany the official records of the Union and Confederate armies, 1891-95, pl. 65, no. 4. Pencil, pen and ink, and blue ink. LC Civil...
    • Date: 1864
  • Map
    Richmond and its defences [sic] : constructed and engraved to illustrate "The war with the South"
    Richmond and its defenses
    Caption in lower margin: A topographical map of Richmond and its vicinity, showing all batteries in existence. From Tomes, Robert. The war with the South, New York, Virtue & Yorston, 1862-1867. v. 2, between p. 236 and 237. Relief shown by hachures. Shows roads, rivers, railroads and batteries. This item is in the Map Collection of the Library of Virginia; please contact the Library's...
    • Contributor: Sholl, Charles - Kemble, W. (William)
    • Date: 1862
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    Vicksburg and its defences. Constructed and engraved to illustrate "The war with the South" Scale ca. 1:72,500. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 283.2 From Tomes, Robert. The war with the South, New York, Virtue & Yorston, 1862-1867. v. 2, between p. 566 and 567. Signed (facsim.): Charles, Sholl, Topl. Engineer. "Entered according to act of Congress AD. 1863 by Virtue, Yorston & Co." Caption in lower margin: A topographical map of Vicksburg & its vicinity showing all...
    • Contributor: Sholl, Charles
    • Date: 1863
  • Map
    Seat of war, Manassas and its vicinity "Shows 'battle ground, July 18th,' 'battle ground, July 21st,' roads, railroads, towns, drainage. 'Blue Ridge,' 'Thorough Fare Mountains,' and two unnamed mountains .... Troop positions are not given" -- LC Civil War maps / Stephenson. Also shows the area surrounding Manassas: Fairfax, Fauquier, Loudoun, and Prince William Counties. Includes text. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by bathymetric isolines. This item is in the...
    • Contributor: Baumgarten, J.
    • Date: 1861
  • Map
    [Map of Mercer, Summers, Monroe, Raleigh and Greenbrier Counties, West Virginia Covers the area between Lewisburg, Princeton and Richmond Ferry, W. Va. Drawn with pencil on blue-lined paper. Shows towns, roads, rivers and mountains with some distances given. One of a series of eight maps of southwestern Virginia and West Virginia. Originally in envelope with notations: "Maps of various kinds by residents of Western Virginia. Found among a few books &c which had belonged to...
    • Contributor: Loring, William Wing
    • Date: 1862
  • Map
    Map of the Peninsula of Virginia : showing route of McClellan's Army toward Richmond [illegible]. On what appears to be a portion of a published travel map showing steamship and railroad routes out of Baltimore, Md., Sheden has indicated the route of the Union Army as it moved up the Virginia Peninsula toward Richmond.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862
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    [Maps of the environs of forts Franklin, Alexander, and Ripley, in Montgomery County, Maryland]. Four fort vicinity sketch maps, each covering the same area, but in various stages of completion. The map with the most detail includes roads, drainage, vegetation, and fortifications. Relief shown by contours on some maps. Forts Franklin, Alexander, and Ripley were part of the defenses of Washington. Title from published Civil War bibliography. Manuscript: pen-and-ink (black, brown), blue watercolor, lead pencil. At upper left...
    • Contributor: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
    • Date: 186?
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    Historical overlay : [Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania Battlefields Memorial National Military Park, Virginia] Blueprint. Accompanied by text: Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania National Military Park, vegetation, community structure, and historical features survey : final report June 1981 / Richard R. Anderson ... [et al.] (iii, 62 leaves ; 28 x 22 cm. - 1 index diagram) LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 551.5 LC sheets annotated in ink on verso: Chancellorsville -- Spotsylvania Court House -- Fredericksburg -- The...
    • Contributor: Jeck, Michael C. - Anderson, Richard R.
    • Date: 1981