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    Plan of the Battle of Rappahannock Station November 7th 1863. As part of the Bristoe Campaign, while Union troops fought to cross the Rappahannock River at Kelly's Ford, Ewell's Confederates defended the pontoon bridge at Rappahannock Station approximately four miles away. This image gives details of the terrain, the elaborate Confederate fortifications, burnt buildings, and destroyed bridges.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1863-11-07
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    [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
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    Williamsburg to White House
    Campaign map, Army of the Potomac, map no. 2
    Description derived from published bibliography. Shows fortifications, towns, roads, houses, names of residents, vegetation, drainage, and relief by hachures. 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.), 596 Swem, E.G. Maps relating to Virginia, 941 Available also through the Library of Congress web ...
    • Contributor: Abbot, Henry L. - Dougal, William H. - United States. Army of the Potomac. Engineer Dept
    • Date: 1862
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    Military map of Suffolk & vicinity for Majr. Genl. J. A. Dix
    Military map of Suffolk and vicinity for Majr. Genl. J. A. Dix
    Shows fortifications, houses, names of residents, roads, railroads, and drainage. Relief shown by hachures. Ink and pencil on tracing cloth, in three sections, mounted on cloth. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 661 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: Soederquist, Oscar
    • Date: 1863
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    [Map of the counties of Greene, Madison, Page, and Rockingham, and parts of the counties of Albemarle, Augusta, Culpeper, Louisa, Orange, and Rappahannock, 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. Shows towns, waterways, roads, and geographic features. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image. Gift of ...
    • Contributor: Confederate States of America. Army. Dept. Of Northern Virginia. Chief Engineer's Office
    • Date: 1864
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    Plan of works erected at Centreville, Va., by Union forces. Under direction of Genl. Barnard Chief Engineer of Department of Washington. Map shows the area surrounding Centreville in Fairfax County , Va., and includes the locations of abandoned Confederate fortifications on the outskirts of the town.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox - Barnard, J. G. (John Gross)
    • Date: 1861
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    Map showing the Chicahominy [sic] and James rivers and from Richmond to Harrison's Landing, Va. Shows the terrain over which the Peninsula Campaign was waged during March-June 1862.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
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    Region embraced in the operations of the armies against Richmond and Petersburg "39th Cong. 1st Sess.--Report of the Chief Engineer U.S.A. No. 12." Description derived from published bibliography. From: Report of the Secretary of War, 1865. United States. 39th Congress, 1st Session, 1865-66. Relief shown by hachures. This item is in the Map Collection of the Library of Virginia; please contact the Library's Archives Research Services department for more information. Union works outlined in pink, rebel ...
    • Contributor: United States. War Dept. Engineer Bureau - Michler, N. (Nathaniel) - Bowen & Co. - United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
    • Date: 1865
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    Survey of Prince George Co. Virginia.
    Survey of Prince George County, Virginia.
    "Chief Engineer's Office D.N.V. Col. J.F. Gilmer, Chief Engr."--appears above title. "J. Houston Patton, draughtsman."--handwritten note on map. "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."--handwritten note on map. Forms part of the Gilmer Map Collection. Relief shown by hachures. Shows towns, waterways, ...
    • Contributor: Confederate States of America. Army. Dept. Of Northern Virginia. Chief Engineer's Office - Campbell, Albert H. (Albert Henry) - Patton, J. Houston - Sommers, S. L.
    • Date: 1863
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    Map of the Rappahannock River fron [sic] Port Royal to Richards Ferry
    Map of the Rappahannock River from Port Royal to Richards Ferry
    Relief shown by hachures. Also covers Fredericksburg city region. Shows "Lines of Gen. Hooker" at Chancellorsville, "Battle field of Gen. Sedgwick" at Salem Church, military bridges, towns, farmsteads with residents' names, wooded areas, and streams. Pen-and-ink (black/red) and watercolor (blue). Endorsed in ink handwriting on verso on 2 panels: Map of the Rappahannock from Port Royal to Kelly's Ford, showing the crossings of Gen. ...
    • Contributor: Vernam, John S. - Woodbury, Daniel P. (Daniel Phineas) - Benham, Henry Washington - United States. Army of the Potomac. Engineer Brigade - United States Coast Survey
    • Date: 1863
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    Map shewing [sic] advance of 6th Army Corps (Genl. John Sedgwick U.S.A.) to assist Gen. Hooker at Chancellorsville. In January of 1863 Joseph Hooker replaced Ambrose Burnside as commander of the Army of the Potomac. His first order of business was to dislodge R. E. Lee from his position outside of Fredericksburg. Hooker envisioned a two-prong approach, with half his army attacking on Lee's left, while the other half, under the command of John Sedgwick, made a diversionary attack across the Rappahannock ...
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1863
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    New map of Virginia : compiled from the latest maps Accompanied by cover: New map of Virginia. Richmond, Va. : J.W. Randolph ; 14 x 9 cm. Insets: Harpers Ferry -- Norfolk Harbor and vicinity. Relief shown by hachures. Shows principal cities, towns and railroads, canals, roads. This item is in the Map Collection of the Library of Virginia; please contact the Library's Archives Research Services department for more information. Crandall, M.L. Confederate imprints, ...
    • Contributor: Husted & Nenning - Harper & Ludwig - J.W. Randolph & Co.
    • Date: 1861
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    Plan of the Battle of the Wilderness, Va. : May 5th to 12th. While labelled the Battle of the Wilderness (May 5-6), this map depicts troop locations and movements during engagements in the days immediately following as both armies met at Spotsylvania Court House (May 8-12) and Union forces under Grant made slow but steady progress moving southeast toward the James River and their ultimate goal, Richmond. This map encompasses the Rapidan River to the northeast, and ...
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1864-05-05
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    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
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    [Richmond east to Charles City C. H.]. Scale 1:63,360. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 645 Two printed sheets dated May 19 and 27, 1864, joined together forming a continuous map. Roads, railroads, houses and names of residents, drainage, and towns are indicated. The map has been annotated with colored pencils to show the routes of the 2nd, 5th, 6th, 9th, and 18th corps. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also ...
    • Contributor: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
    • Date: 1864
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    [Southern Virginia and northern North Carolina]
    Map of Virginia and North Carolina
    Printed map without title. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by isolines. 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.), 508.3 Swem, E.G. Maps relating to Virginia, 1201 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. April 2002; Map ...
    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey - Krebs, Charles G. - Lindenkohl, A. - Lindenkohl, H. (Henry)
    • Date: 1865
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    Fort Lyon, near Alexandria, Virginia The map shows a close up drawing of Fort Lyon located on Eagle Hill in Alexandria, Virginia. Shows the fort's defenses, including abatis, ditches, salients, sally port, and bomb proof.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1861
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    The Union army encampment at Hampton, Virginia Showing picket lines and Fortress Munroe [sic]. Shows the landmarks in the area around Union-occupied Hampton, Va., including the Poor Farm, the Female Seminary, Buckrow's house, Hickman's farm, and "Fox Hill," the home of J. Fox.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1861
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    Map showing from Richmond to Fredericksburg, Va. Printed map with annotations by Sneden highlighting the defenses of Richmond, Va., and locations associated with the Battle of the Wilderness, 5-7 May 1864.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox - Schott, Charles A. (Charles Anthony)
    • Date: 1862
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    Plan of the Battle of Kernstown, Va. March 23rd 1862. The village of Kernstown was located a few miles south of Winchester, Va. Jackson's Confederates attacked with the intention of drawing Union forces away from the Army of the Potomac's position on the Virginia Peninsula. Kernstown is considered to be the opening engagement of Jackson's Shenandoah Valley Campaign.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-03-23
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    Map of operations at Bermuda Hundred and Drewry's Bluff, Virginia, 10th May 1864. In this map Sneden attempts to show several engagements that took place between Butler's Army of the James and Beauregard's Confederates, May 6th through May 13th, 1864. He includes Port Walthall Junction, where Union forces first engaged Beauregard's Confederates; the Confederate defense of Fort Darling at Drewry's Bluff; and the Union entrenchments astride the Appomattox River at Bermuda Hundred and City Point, where they ...
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1864-05-10
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    Skirmish at Auburn, Va., Oct. 14th, 1863 Map shows route of Union army (32nd and 38th New York Infantry Regiments, 10th Massachusetts Infantry and others) along the road from Bristoe Station to Warrenton, Va., when the column was attacked by part of A.P. Hill's forces. Shows road lined by stone walls as it crosses Cedar Creek, passes the McCormack farm house, and turns north toward Greenwich.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1863-10-14
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    Battle of Spotsylvania Courthouse, Virginia showing attack on the salient angle May 12th. Shows the distribution of Confederate forces under the commands of Longstreet, Ewell, and Hill facing Union forces under Wright, Warren, Burnside, and Hancock, with special attention to Hancock's assault on Ewell's forces in the "Mule Shoe salient." Oriented with north to the upper left.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1864-05-12
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    Botetourt Co., Va. South west section.
    Botetourt County, Virginia. Southwest section.
    "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. Shows towns, waterways, roads, geographic features and land owners. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image. ...
    • Contributor: Confederate States of America. Army. Dept. Of Northern Virginia. Chief Engineer's Office
    • Date: 1864
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    Plan of the Battle of Ball's Bluff Va. Fought October 21st 1861. Shows the Potomac River in the area of Loudoun County, Va., and Montgomery County, Md., where Union troops under Col. Edward D. Baker faced Confederate troops commanded by Evans. What was meant to be a "a slight demonstration" against the Confederate forces guarding the fords quickly became a rout. Col. Baker was one of the casualties.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1861-10-21