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    Greensville Co. east of the Halifax road and that portion of No. Ca. included between the Petersburg and S.& R. Rl. Rds. "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. Title handwritten on map. Available also through the Library of Congress web site ...
    • Contributor: Confederate States of America. Army. Dept. Of Northern Virginia. Chief Engineer's Office
    • Date: 1863
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    Map of Warrenton Junction, Orange and Alexandria R.R., Virginia shewing destruction of R.R. by enemy, October 1863. Illustrates the position in October 1863 in Fauquier County, Va., of the Union 3rd Army Corps under General William Henry French. The Union troops were near Warrenton Junction along the Orange and Alexandria Railroad. This was part of the Bristoe Campaign, 9 October-9 November 1863, during which the rail line was destroyed by the
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1863
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    Experimental survey for the Eastern Shore Rail Road, Maryland, drawn by W. H. Emory & J. McClelland Asst. Civ. Engs., made under the direction of James Kearney. Survey map along route of line covering strip of land in Maryland from Elk Landing to Tangier Sound. Shows streams, fields, land owners, roads, and the "lines run with compass & level, Lines run with compass." The line was chartered in 1853, organized in 1859, and the first section of road completed in 1860.
    • Contributor: Emory, William H. (William Hemsley) - McClelland, J. - Kearney, James - Eastern Shore Railroad - Emory, William H.
    • Date: 1853
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    Fredericksburg to Petersburg, Va. The purpose of this map is uncertain; it may have been to identify the rail lines within the corridor between Fredericksburg and Petersburg. Included (as phrased by Sneden) are the Richmond and Danville Railroad, Lynchburg Railroad, Norfolk and Petersburg Railroad, Virginia Central Railroad, and the Richmond Fredericksburg (Railroad). A few key events in the entire war are indicated such as the surrender of Lee ...
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
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    Map of Alexandria, Fairfax, Prince William, Stafford, and portions of the adjacent county's [sic]. Scale ca. 1:126,720. Manuscript; pen-and-ink, pencil, and watercolor. Imperfect: Lacks sections of margin. Oriented with north toward the upper right. Relief shown by shading and hachures. Shows routes of the Manassas Gap, the Orange and Alexandria, and the Alexandria, Loudoun, and Hampshire railroads. Stephenson. Cartography of northern Virginia pl. 37 Described in LC Information bulletin, v. 39, no. 15, Apr. 11, 1980, p. 122. ...
    • Contributor: [Blythe, Washington]
    • Date: 1860
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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
  • Map
    Transportation lines of Chesapeake Bay serving the port of Baltimore MD Shows steamship lines, ferries, and railroads. Also covers Delmarva Peninsula. Annotated in ink handwriting in lower margin: From Port Series No. 16--1926. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes indexed "List of steamship lines".
    • Contributor: United States. Board of Engineers for Rivers and Harbors - Ritter, Alfred H. (Alfred Hotchkiss) - United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
    • Date: 1926
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    Maps showing the Norfolk, Albermarle & Atlantic Railroad and its connections. Main map shows southern tidewater Virginia and eastern North Carolina. Indicates drainage, cities and towns, counties, canals, and railroads in blue and red.
    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co. - Norfolk, Albermarle, and Atlantic Railroad
    • Date: 1891
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    Map showing the projected route of the Potomac and Ohio Railway. Middle Atlantic area showing drainage, cities and towns, county boundaries, coal in West Virginia and the railroads with emphasis on the main line. Incorporated by the West Virginia legislature, 1867-68.
    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co. - Potomac and Ohio Railway
    • Date: 1874
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    Map of the Springfield & Deep Run estates on the Coal Lands of the N. York & Richmond Coal Co, in Henrico Co. Virginia, their relative position to the city of Richmond ... Outline map of southeastern Virginia showing railroad connections in Richmond, Petersburg, and West Point. Indicates the Lynchburgh canal.
    • Contributor: Debow, S. Herries
    • Date: 1856
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    Route of the New River R.R., 188-. Sketch map of part of West Virginia. Dashed red line across the map indicates the "Proposed New River R.R." Shows counties and names the line of railroads.
    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah - New River Railroad Company
    • Date: 188?
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    Map and profile of the Orange and Alexandria Rail Road with its Warrenton Branch and a portion of the Manasses [sic] Gap Rail Road, to show its point of connection. Printed topographic strip map with manuscript annotations to show the geologic structure along the route of the railroad. The Alexandria and the Chesapeake and Ohio canals and stage stable for horses used on the Piedmont stage route to North Carolina are also indicated. The Orange and Alexandria Railroad Company was founded in 1848 to divert hinterland products away from Baltimore and Richmond to Alexandria, ...
    • Contributor: Faul, August - Orange and Alexandria Railroad Company
    • Date: 1854
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    Profile, Royal Land Co. R.R.
    Profile, Royal Land Company Railroad
    Shows mineral deposits from Matthias' Point to Briery Branch Gap, Virginia. Pen-and-ink, pencil (some col.), and crayon on 2 sheets pasted together, mounted on cloth. "Scale 50 horizontal to 2 vertical." LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H268 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. In pencil in upper right corner: No. 2. In pencil on verso: 330 crossed ...
    • Contributor: Braxton, Carter M. - Royal Land Company
    • Date: 188?
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    A map of the Virginia Central Railroad, west of the Blue Ridge, and the preliminary surveys, with a profile of the grades. Detailed topographic map between Waynesboro and Covington showing relief by hachures, drainage, county roads and turnpikes, railroad lines, and "preliminary lines," county names, and boundaries. Distances are indicated at lower right of map. Consolidated in 1868 into the Chesapeake and Ohio Railroad. See entry 365. [From published bibliography]
    • Contributor: Citti, L. F.
    • Date: 1860
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    Map of the proposed line of Rail Road connection between tide water Virginia and the Ohio River at Guyandotte, Parkersburg and Wheeling Scale ca. 1:625,000. LC Railroad maps, 81 Description derived from published bibliography. Annotations added in pencil and colored inks to indicate "Railroads tending to Richmond, Norfolk Alexandria and Baltimore," and the "proposed extension of the Manassas Gap Railroad west . . . Sep. 1852." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Vaisz, W. - Virginia. Board of Public Works
    • Date: 1852
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    Map showing location of and railways to the Flat-top and New River Coking Coalfield of Virginia and West Virginia
    Flat-top and New River Coking Coal-field of Virginia and Wast Virginia
    "Copyright 1885 by Jed. Hotchkiss, Staunton, Va." Annotated in color pencil showing railway routes and mounted on cloth. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah - A. Hoen & Co.
    • Date: 1888
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    Railway mail map of Virginia Shows names of some residents. Includes table of abbreviations and inset of western Virginia. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Hopkins, Earl P. (Earl Palmer) - Hopkins, Earl P.
    • Date: 1910
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    Railroads in Virginia and part of North Carolina, drawn and engraved for Doggett's Railroad Guide & Gazetteer. Shows rail connections between Harpers Ferry and Winchester, Acquia Creek to Rocky Mount and Huntsville, N.C., and a line from Gosport to Newsons Depot.
    • Contributor: Doggett, John
    • Date: 1848
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    Map showing the West Virginia Midland Railway and its connections. Map of West Virginia showing relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns, and the railroad network with emphasis on the main line.
    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co. - West Virginia Midland Railroad
    • Date: 1883
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    Map showing the Southern Maryland Railroad and its connections : north, south, east, and west Covers Maryland, eastern Virginia, Delmarva Peninsula, and southeastern Pennsylvania. Relief shown by hachures. Also shows shipping routes in Chesapeake Bay. "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1881 by G.W. & C.B. Colton & Co. in the Office of the Librarian of Congress in Washington." Hand col. in red to show Southern Maryland R.R. and in blue to show connecting lines and ...
    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co. - Southern Maryland Railroad
    • Date: 1881
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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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    Map of Royal Land Company's railroad (narrow gauge) from their anthracite coal fields to deep water Shows central Virginia from the Allegheny Mountains to the Chesapeake Bay. Relief shown by form lines. Pencil (some col.) on tracing paper, mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) H267 LC Railroad maps, 549 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault
    • Contributor: Braxton, Carter M. - Royal Land Company
    • Date: 187?
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    Transportation map of Delaware, Maryland, and Virginia. Scale ca. 1:1,457,280; 1 in. represents approx. 23 miles. Shows transportation zones, trackage rights, principal stations, distances between rail intersections, major U.S., Interstate, and State highways, and navigable waterways. Includes "Index to railroads." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. AACR2
    • Contributor: Geological Survey (U.S.) - United States. Federal Railroad Administration. Office of Policy and Program Development
    • Date: 1976
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    Map showing the Fredericksburg & Gordonsville Rail Road of Virginia, leading from Fredericksburg, via Orange C.H., to Charlottesville, where it connects with the Chesapeake & Ohio R.R. and the extension of the ... Maps of the middle Atlantic states showing relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns, canals, roads, and railroads, with emphasis on the main lines. Includes a list of distances for "Short Cut to Tide-Water..." Chartered March 1, 1853. Name changed in 1876 to the Potomac, Fredericksburg, and Piedmonth Railroad. See entry 541.
    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co. - Fredericksburg and Gordonsville Railroad
    • Date: 1869
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    Map of eastern Virginia Shows railroads and radial distances from Richmond. Also covers parts of Maryland, Delaware, Pennsylvania, and New Jersey. Relief shown by hachures. Inscribed in pencil inside front cover: Geo. W. Lay to Genl. Beauregard. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 465.35 LC copy imperfect: Worm holes on left side of map. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: Nicholson, W. L. - Bache, A. D. (Alexander Dallas) - Krebs, Charles G. - U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey - W.H. & O.H. Morrison (Firm)
    • Date: 1862