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    Map showing positions of Union and Rebel forces Septr 1861. Depicts the area between Lewinsville, in Fairfax County, and Georgetown in the north, and Alexandria in the south. The location of the Loudoun and Hampshire Railroad is also indicated.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • 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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    Maneuver grounds, Prince Willliam and Fairfax counties, Va. Relief shown by contours. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Burr, Edward - United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
    • Date: 1904
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    Virginia, Fairfax-Alexandria counties sheet, soil map Covers Fairfax and Arlington counties and the city of Alexandria. "Field operations, Bureau of Soils, 1915." "Base map in part from U.S. Geological Survey sheets." Stephenson. Cartography of northern Virginia, pl. 103 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: Carter, William T. (William Thomas) - Yingling, C. K. - United States. Bureau of Soils - A. Hoen & Co. - Geological Survey (U.S.) - Carter, William T.
    • Date: 1915
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    Sketch of the seat of war in Alexandria & Fairfax Cos., by V. P. Corbett. Scale not given. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 522 Gives the location and names of Union regiments, entrenchments, houses, names of residents, railroads, roads, and drainage, "Arlington Heights," "Alexandria Heights" and "Shooter's Hill" are indicated by hachures. 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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    [Map of part of Fairfax and Prince William Counties, Virginia]. Shows roads, railroads, towns, etc. from Fairfax Station to the north to Dumfries on the south and the Potomac River on the east to Manassas Station on the west. Relief shown by hachures. Title derived from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Transferred from the Jubal Anderson Early Papers in the Manuscript Division, L.C. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 536.3 Red and black ink ...
    • Date: 186?
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    Plan of the redoubt and rifle pits ensilading [sic] the Leesburg and Fairfax turnpikes 2 miles from Alexandria, Virginia. Built by the 38th, 40th N.Y. and 3rd Maine regiments during October and ... Includes main roads, buildings used for the hospital, chapel, stables, theater, and headquarters encampment of Brigadier General John Sedgwick.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1861
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    Position of Union and Rebel forces, Oct. 14, 1863 Map shows Union troops on the road running parallel to the Orange and Alexandria railroad. Just past Bristoe Station, as Union troops crossed Broad Run, a Confederate battery emerged from woods north of the railroad. Next, Confederate skirmishers appeared on a hill overlooking the Union column. Finally, there were several Confederate charges. Union forces were able to return fire and, after several hours of ...
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1863-10-14
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    The U.S. forts and batteries near Alexandria Va. Sept 1862 showing Fort Lyon with extended works. Shows the locations of Union fortifications surrounding Alexandria, Va., including forts Lyon and Ellsworth in Fairfax County. The locations of Hunting Creek and the Potomac River are also indicated.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862
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    [Detailed map of part of Virginia from Alexandria to the Potomac River above Washington, D.C. 186-]. Relief shown by form lines. Shows parts of Arlington and Fairfax counties, part of the defenses of Washington, roads, railroads, towns, vegetation, houses, fences, names of residents, and drainage. "211, L. Sheet 2." Ink on tracing cloth. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 523 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
    • Date: 186?
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    Reconnaissance in advance of Camp Mansfield Shows military camps in Arlington County, Alexandria, and adjoining areas of Fairfax County. Relief shown by hachures. At head of title: 211, L., sheet 12. In lower right corner: Transferred from Office of Chf. Engr., Defenses of Washington, to Engr. Dept.--1866. Oriented with north toward the lower right. Pen-and-ink and pencil. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 521 Stephenson. Cartography of northern Virginia, pl. ...
    • Contributor: Church, S. (Benjamin Silliman) - Church, S.
    • Date: 1861
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    A plan of the county of Fairfax on Potomack River the middle of which is in 39⁰, 12ʹ No. latitude. Also covers Arlington and Loudoun counties. Relief shown by hachures. Map described in R.W. Stephenson's The Cartography of northern Virginia: The earliest known map of Fairfax County is a pen and ink sketch apparently drawn between 1745, when Rocky Run Church was established, and 1749, when Alexandria was laid out. Although unsigned, this manuscript map is believed to have been drawn by Daniel Jenings, ...
    • Contributor: Jenings, Daniel
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    Topographical sketch of ground 1 1/2 miles south west from Alexandria, Nov. 28, 1862 Shows an unidentified section of Fort Hunt Road in Fairfax County. Relief shown by form lines. Surname partially illegible, but transcribed as Frost in Stephenson's Civil War Maps. "Transferred from Office of Chf. Engr., Defenses of Washington, to Engr. Dept. Jany 1866." Oriented with north to the right. Red, blue, and black ink on tracing linen. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 536.2 Available ...
    • Contributor: Frost, Edward
    • Date: 1862
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    [Map of the First Battle of Bull Run] Shows the movement of the Union and Confederate forces as their positions changed over the course of July 21, 1861, during the First Battle of Bull Run. Sneden illustrates the battle over the countryside in Prince William and Fairfax counties, Va.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1861
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    Captn. Willoby. Newton's including deed for 6421 acrer of land in the County of Fairfax : [Virginia] : Deed drawn
    Captain Willoughby Newton's including deed for 6421 acre of land in the County of Fairfax :
    Shows the parcel bounded by Bull Run Creek to the south, Cub Run to the west, and Little Rocky Run to the east in Fairfax County, Virginia and names of landowners. Title from verso of sheet. Pen-and-ink on four sheets of paper pasted together with red wax. Purchase; FY '15 Philip Lee Phillips Society purchase; April 2015. Imperfect: Numerous separations and small losses along ...
    • Contributor: Davis, Elias
    • Date: 1748
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    Plan of the Battle of Chantilly, Va., September 1st, 1862, 5 to 10 p.m. Concerns the placement of Union and Rebel forces, including the headquarters of General Samuel P. Heintzelman, for the last scene of fighting of the Second Bull Run Campaign, June-September, 1862. Covers portions of Fairfax County, Va., including the area around Chantilly and Germantown.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-09-01
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    Plan of Fort Lyon on Eagle Hill above Alexandria, Va. Shows a detailed drawing of Union Fort Lyon located on Eagle Hill in Fairfax County, Va. This fort was the headquarters for Major General Samuel Peter Heintzelman, U.S.A.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862
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    Battle at Dranesville, Va. Decr. 20th, 1861. NOTE: Researchers will be served a color photocopy of this scrapbook image. Original scrapbook housed in the Museum Department of the Virginia Historical Society (1994.80.4-525) with restricted access. This item is from the collections of the Virginia Historical Society; please contact the institution for more information. This item is from the collections of the Virginia Historical Society; please contact the institution for more information. ...
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1861-12-20
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    Battle of Chantilly Va. Shows the area between Chantilly to the north and Bull Run to the south where Pope massed his troops prior to their retreat back to Washington. The location of Centreville and Fairfax Station are also indicated.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-09-01
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    Map of George Washington's land at Mount Vernon, Fairfax Coy., Virginia, as it was & as it is. Laid down from old maps made by G. Washington and from actual surveys Insets: drawings of mansion house and of Washington's tomb ; "Plan of the grounds around Mt. Vernon Mansion with the names of the buildings as used in G. Washington's time." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Gillingham, W. - Washington, George
    • Date: 1859
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    Map of Falls Church and vicinity of Lewinsville, Virginia : shewing [sic] Union picket lines October 30th 1862. Map shows the area surrounding Falls Church in Fairfax County, Va. The Loudoun & Hampshire Railroad is also indicated.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-10-30
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    Military reconnaissance of Virginia
    Head Qrs. Dept. N. E. Virginia
    Shows Fairfax County and parts of Loudoun and Prince William counties, Virginia. Also shows fortifications in the environs of Washington and names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. In upper margin: 211, L. Sheet 19. Date and scale from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Sun print annotated in pen-and-ink roads (red), railroads (blue), and a few additional place names ...
    • Contributor: Young, J. J. - McDowell, Irvin - Whipple, Amiel Weeks - Putnam, Haldimand Sumner - United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
    • Date: 1860
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    Map of Popes [sic] campaign in northern Virginia, August 1862. Shows the line of march of the Confederate Army and of the Union Army of Virginia as commanded by John Pope during the 2nd Bull Run Campaign, June-September 1862.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862
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    Sketch of eastern portion of Fairfax County, Va., June 1861. Relief shown by hachures. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 536.5 Transferred from the Jubal Anderson Early Papers in the Manuscript Division, L.C. Pen and ink on tracing linen. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: Early, Jubal Anderson
    • Date: 1861
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    Official map of the lower Potomac River picket lines Jany 1862. Shows area of Fairfax County, Va., between Pohick Church and Accotink to the north and Colchester to the south.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862