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    Battle fields of Virginia 1861 to 1865.
    Post route map of the states of Virginia and West Virginia
    Annotated by Capt. Raleigh Travers Daniel, Office of the Secretary of Virginia Military Records of the Commonwealth of Virginia between 1909 and 1910. Prepared to accompany a manuscript guidebook to Virginia Civil War battlefields. Maps originally in Series III. Miscellaneous Records. Guide to Battlefields of Virginia and West Virginia, accession 2768. Includes indexes of counties and explanation of mail service, railroads, mail routes, mail...
    • Contributor: Daniel, Raleigh T. (Raleigh Travers) - United States. Post Office Dept
    • Date: 19??
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    Map of Pr. Edward Co. Virginia.
    Map of Prince Edward County, Virginia.
    "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: Cassell, Charles E. - Campbell, Albert H. (Albert Henry) - Confederate States of America. Army. Dept. Of Northern Virginia. Chief Engineer's Office
    • Date: 1864
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    Field of McClellan's operations, scene of the recent battles in front of Richmond-and the late important military operations in eastern Virginia Scale not given. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 650.6 Relief shown by hachures and pictorially. From the Philadelphia inquirer, Wednesday, July 2, 1862. p. 1. Map of the region east of Richmond showing the location of battlefields on June 25, 26, and 27, 1862. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: Philadelphia Inquirer and Daily News (Firm)
    • Date: 1862
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    Richmond and York River Railroad "Sketch 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. Extends from Richmond west to West Point. Also shows the course of the Pamunkey River. Forms part of the Gilmer Map Collection. Relief shown by hachures. Available also through the Library of Congress...
    • 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 Five Forks, Va., March 31st 1865 and 1st April. Map shows view from Petersburg to Five Forks, Va. As part of an overall plan to force the Confederate troops out of their Petersburg trenches, on March 30, 1865, Gen. Sheridan's troops advanced on Dinwiddie Court House and Five Forks. They were met by Confederate forces under Pickett near Five Forks on March 31st. On April 1st, having heard of his opponent's heavy reinforcement...
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1865-03-31
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    Williamsburg to White House
    Campaign maps, Army of the Potomac, map no. 2
    "Julius Bien & Co., photo lith., N.Y." 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.) 597 Available also through the Library of Congress web...
    • Contributor: Dougal, William H. - Julius Bien & Co. - United States. Army of the Potomac. Engineer Dept - Abbot, Henry L.
    • Date: 1862
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    [Richmond, vicinity]. Relief shown by hachures. Civil War salted paper maps. AL-19. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 636.5 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Date: 186?
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    York River and Mobajack [sic] Bay, Va.
    York River and Mobjack Bay, Va.
    Depths shown by soundings. Shows roads, settlements, farmsteads with residents' names, battery on North River tributary, and low-water line. Title (in ink handwriting) from verso. Pen-and-ink (black and red). Oriented with north to the right. Imperfect: Fold-lined. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 672.5 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: United States. Army. Corps of Topographical Engineers - Franklin, William Buel - Humphreys, A. A. - Humphreys, A. A. (Andrew Atkinson)
    • Date: 1862
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    S.E. portion of Virginia and N.E. portion of N'th Carolina Covers Tidewater Region (Va.) and Albemarle Sound Region (N.C.). Shows fortifications, settlements, roads, railroads, canals, streams, swamps, and distances. Pen-and-ink (black, red) and watercolors (blue, green). Mounted under gauze covering, shellacked. Includes text of "Military considerations" for isolating Norfolk (Va.) by capturing Suffolk (Va.). LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 476 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Worret, Ch. - Cram, Thomas Jefferson
    • Date: 1861
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    Fords on Occoquan and Bull Run : [Northern Virginia]. Covers Occoquan River from Bland's Ford to entrance of Bull Run and covers Bull Run from entrance of Cub Run to mouth. Shows fords, military roads, common roads, H.Q. Manassas Station, settlements, wooded areas, and streams. Pen-and-ink (red and black) and watercolors (blue and light green). "For Col. Harrston" handwritten in lead pencil below legend. In ink handwriting on cloth backing: Col. Harrston. Oriented...
    • Contributor: Harrston
    • Date: 186?
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    The defenses of Richmond, 1864 Shows the fortifications surrounding Richmond including, Brook Run to the north, and Harrison's Landing to the south. The James River and major roads and railroad lines are also indicated.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1864
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    Sketch of the country occupied by the federal & Confederate armies on the 18th & 21st July 1861 Inset: [Sketch of the environs of Bull Run from Washington to Fredericksburg]. Oriented with north toward the upper left. Relief shown by hachures. Shows confederate and federal troops, notes on battles, roads, homes and names of homeowners, and vegetation. 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...
    • Contributor: Mitchell, Samuel P. - White, W. Hargrave - Bornemann, F. W.
    • Date: 1861
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    Battle of Cumberland Church Map shows the locations of troops surrounding Lee's headquarters at Cumberland Church, Va. This was a small skirmish on April 7, 1865, just north of Farmville in Cumberland County, immediately following the action at Highbridge and Rice's Station.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1865-04-07
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    Map of battle-grounds of August 28th, 29th, & 30th, 1862, in the vicinity of Groveton, Prince William Co., Va.
    Illustrative map accompanying argument of petitioner's counsel, positions of troops delineated by his counsel : no. 6, 6 P.M., Aug 29th '62 | Engineer Department, U.S. Army, Bvt. Maj. Gen. A. A. Humphreys, Brig. Gen. & Chief of Engineers | Battle-grounds of August 28th, 29th & 30th, 1862, in the vicinity of Groveton, Prince William Co., Va.
    Includes text and table of military officers' names. Relief shown by contours and 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.) 577.6 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. July 2002, source unknown, Map Cataloging Team. Civil...
    • Contributor: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers - McCrary, George Washington - Humphreys, A. A. (Andrew Atkinson) - Warren, Gouverneur Kemble - Hawley, Joseph R. (Joseph Roswell)
    • Date: 1878
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    "Camp Lawton" at Millen, Georgia : about 8,600 prisoners confined here 14th November 1864. Concerns a Confederate prison camp for Northern soldiers that was brand new in October 1864 when Sneden was transferred from Savannah, Ga., back inland to Camp Lawton at Millen, Ga. Sneden shows the 44-acre stockade and then the immediate area outside of the stockade where there was a Confederate camp, fort, hospital, and log residences for the Confederate officers. Also, depicted is a tent...
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1864-11-14
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    Bacon's topographical map of the seat of war in Virginia, Maryland and Pennsylvania "July 1863." 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. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. Mar. 2002; D.H. Newhall, 1926, c; Map Cataloging Team.
    • Contributor: G.W. Bacon & Co.
    • Date: 1863
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    [A map of Fairfax County, and parts of Loudoun and Prince William Counties, Va., and the District of Columbia] LC Land ownership maps, 1251 Relief shown by hachures. Shows western Washington D.C. region, including fortifications and names of some residents. Title derived from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pen-and-ink on tracing linen mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H30 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: Brown, Samuel Howell - Hoffmann, J. Paul
    • Date: 1864
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    Seat of war in Virginia, &c. Sheet 2. Longitude from Greenwich printed at top of map; from Washington (W0020000; W0003000) printed at bottom. 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. Title is printed above the map, with vignettes "The Dispatch Atlas" on each side of title. "Weekly Dispatch, 139 Fleet Street" printed...
    • Contributor: Weller, Edward
    • Date: 186?
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    North Anna. [May 1864] Scale 1:21,120. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 590.1 In this issue, the map is printed on a yellow background with the North Anna and Little rivers colored blue. Union entrenchments are colored blue, and Confederate entrenchments red. Indicates roads, railroads, drainage, vegetation, hachures, houses, fences, and names of occupants. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site...
    • Contributor: Michler, N. (Nathaniel) - Michler, N.
    • Date: 1867
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    Map of Goochland Co., Va.
    Map of Goochland County, 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, geographic features and land owners. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image....
    • Contributor: Cassell, Charles E. - Campbell, Albert H. (Albert Henry) - Graves, H. M. - Confederate States of America. Army. Dept. Of Northern Virginia. Chief Engineer's Office
    • Date: 1863
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    Contours of Union forts on south side of Potomac, 1862 [map].
    Union forts on the Virginia shore
    This map shows the names and configurations of Union fortifications on the Virginia side of the Potomac River in 1862, and in some cases lists the name of the regiment that built the structure.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862
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    Grant's great campaign--the approach to Richmond, map of the country within thirty miles of the rebel capital / G. Woolworth Colton, N.Y.
    Map of the country within thirty miles of the rebel capital
    "Supplement to the New York times, New York, Wednesday, June 1, 1864." Relief shown by hachures. Shows radial distances from Richmond. Newspaper text on verso. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Copy stained in center. CW3 Acquisitions control no. 99-40
    • Contributor: Colton, G. Woolworth (George Woolworth) - Colton, G. Woolworth
    • Date: 1864
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    Map of the country between the York and James Rivers in 1862 and 1863 : showing the names of the owners of the divisions of land at that time. "From a survey made for Hon. Eli Thayer of Massachusetts, who fixed at this point the site of the city he intended to build in connection with his plan for the free-labor colonization of Virginia. Mr. Thayer passed the union lines twice in 1862-3, receiving written authority from Secretary Seward, and with the aid of a surveyor was able to complete this map."--verso. Show...
    • Contributor: Thayer, Eli
    • Date: 1863
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    Thirty five miles around Richmond, Va. Description derived from published bibliography. Insets: Map of the city of Richmond, Va., from the U.S. Coast Survey map of 1860, with additions by Jed. Hotchkiss. . . . 1866. Scale ca. 1:52,000. 12 x 14 cm.-Map of the city of Petersburg, Va., from Lynch's map with the Confederate & Federal lines on the east from C.S. Engr. maps by Jed. Hotchkiss. Scale ca....
    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah
    • Date: 1867
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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