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    Preliminary chart of the Atlantic coast : from the entrance of Chesapeake Bay to Ocracoke Inlet
    U.S. Coast Survey, A.D. Bache Supdt.
    Depths shown by soundings. 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. Oct. 2002; Source unknown (1968); Map Cataloging Team. Civil War Map Proj. no.: LVA00069. Conservation: 1968. Digital image available: 27.4 x 16.5 in. Map accession ...
    • Contributor: Lindenkohl, A. - United States Coast Survey
    • Date: 1862
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    Botetourt Co., Va. : south west section.
    Botetourt County, Virginia
    Shows the names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. Oriented with north toward upper right. "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, Savh, Ga." Two sheets joined to form 1, mounted on cloth. LC Land ownership maps, 1220 Available also through the Library ...
    • Contributor: Izard, Walter
    • Date: 186?
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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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    Topographical sketch of the New Market, Va., battlefield of May 15, 1864, Scale 1:15,840. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 586 "The sketch is of the battlefield as it was in May, 1864. The woods, orchards, houses and other cultural features and the places where certain ones fell are from lifelong residents of New Market who were there on the day of the battle." Inset: [Sketch of part of the Woodstock, Virginia, sheet of the U.S. ...
    • Contributor: Colonna, Allison
    • Date: 1912
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    Operations of the Army of the Potomac, May & June 1864. Scale not given. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 494 "Map no. 3" is in the upper left corner. Map of Virginia from Culpeper south to Malvern Hill and Gordonsville east to White House, showing fortifications around Richmond, roads, railroads, towns, and rivers. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Date: 1864
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    Plan of the Battle of Mechanicsville or Beaverdam Creek, Virginia : fought June 26th 1862, 3 to 5 p.m. Shows the area of Hanover County near Beaverdam Creek, oriented with the Chickahominy River to the south and the Mechanicsville Road to the north. Here, on the second day of the Seven Days' Battles, the Confederate forces launched an assault on the Federal troops, forcing them to retreat from Mechanicsville toward Gaines' Mill.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-06-26
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    Plan of Fortress Monroe, Virginia, March 6, 1862. Shows in close view the area surrounding Fort Monroe.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-03-06
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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 land abt. Red Stone and Fort Pitt, Scale ca. 1:600,000. Title from verso. Manuscript, pen-and-ink. Relief shown pictorially. The title, land tract boundaries with owners' initials, and some place names have been identified as annotations by George Washington made ca. 1780. The author and date of the manuscript map is not known; reference sources indicate between 1758 and 1771. Phillips. Maps of America p. 713 LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, ...
    • Contributor: Washington, George - Crawford, William
    • Date: 1780
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    Carte des environs d'Hampton. Scale ca. 1:28,800; ├ęchelle de 3 lignes pour 100 toises. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Watermark: Fleur de lis surmounting a scroll crossed with three bars. Oriented with north toward the right. Relief shown by hachures. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1450 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 440; 651/1; 651/2; 651/3
    • Date: 1781
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    Map of Richmond-Petersburg and adjacent territory showing lines of communication and points of historical interest Scale ca. 1:135,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 647 Union fortifications are colored purple, and Confederate fortifications are colored red. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: Virginia Passenger and Power Company
    • Date: 1907
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    Colonial land patents and grantees : Calfpasture Rivers, Augusta County, Virginia Relief shown by hachures. Shows the names of some residents. Oriented with north toward right. Signature of Meredith Leitch in lower left margin. LC Land ownership maps, 1212 Includes address of M. Leitch as of Oct. '72. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Leitch, Meredith
    • Date: 1947
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    [Map of Henrico County, Va. : showing fortifications around Richmond, north and east of the James River]. LC Land ownership maps, 1281 Shows the names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. Title and date from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Drawn on a 3/8-inch pencil grid. Pen-and-ink, pencil, and watercolor on paper composed of many sheets pasted together. Sectioned in 3 and mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H41 Available also through the Library of Congress web ...
    • Date: 1864
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    Map of the action at Drainsville, Va., December 20th 1861 : U.S. forces commanded by Brig Gen. E.O.C. Ord. Description derived from published bibliography. Shows troop positions and unit numbers, houses, roads, vegetation, and drainage. 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.), 534 Swem, E.G. Maps relating to Virginia, 1318 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster ...
    • Contributor: Strickler, H. H. - United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
    • Date: 1875
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    [Sketch of the Rapidan River Valley, covering parts of Madison, Greene, Orange, Culpeper, Spotsylvania, and Stafford counties, Virginia]. Shows names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. Title, date, and scale from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pen-and-ink and pencil on lined paper, mounted between sheets of transparent paper. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H172 Imperfect: All four corners lacking. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. Includes notes. In ink on red bordered label: 318.
    • Date: 1864
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    A new map of Virginia, Mary-Land, and the improved parts of Pennsylvania & New Jersey.
    New map of Virginia, Maryland, and the improved parts of Pennsylvania and New Jersey
    Relief shown pictorially. Watermarks: AB; [fleur-de-lis]. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copies imperfect: Fold-lined, torn at fold line, mounted on cloth backing. Statement of dedication at foot of title: Most humbly inscrib'd to the Right Hon. the Earl of Orkney &ct., Knight of ye most Noble and Anciet [sic] Order of ye Thistle. Includes embellished ...
    • Contributor: Senex, John
    • Date: 1719
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    [Map of a part of Fauquier 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: Confederate States of America. Army. Dept. Of Northern Virginia. Chief Engineer's Office
    • Date: 1863
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    Plan of the battle of Chantilly, Virginia. Fought Septr. 1st 1862, 5 to 10 PM. This engagement, known as the Battle of Chantilly, or Ox Hill, was the last action in the 2d Bull Run Campaign (June-September 1862). This map focuses on western Fairfax County, Va. Stonewall Jackson's forces occupy both sides of the road from Centreville to Chantilly, with additional forces based on Ox Hill overlooking the town from the north. There is also a substantial force located ...
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-09-01
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    Part of Chesterfield Co., 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. Title taken from handwritten notation on map. Available also through the Library of ...
    • Contributor: Confederate States of America. Army. Dept. Of Northern Virginia. Chief Engineer's Office
    • Date: 1864
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    Perspective map of the city of Staunton, Va., county seat of Augusta County, Virginia 1891. Perspective map not drawn to scale. Bird's-eye view. LC Panoramic maps (2nd ed.), 963 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes illus., index to points of interest, and map "Staunton's railway connections." AACR2
    • Contributor: American Publishing Co. (Milwaukee, Wis.)
    • Date: 1891
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    Rockbridge Co., Va.
    Rockbridge County, Virginia
    Relief shown by hachures. Shows the names of some residents. Pen-and-ink and pencil mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H57 LC Land ownership maps, 1342 In the upper left corner: No. 25. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Date: 186?
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    Plan of the Battle of Cumberland Church, Va. Map shows the location of Confederate Gen. R. E. Lee's troops at Cumberland Church and Union Gen. U. S. Grant's troops south near Farmville, Va., along the Appomattox River. This was a small skirmish in Cumberland County on April 7, 1865, just following action at Highbridge and Rice's Station and just preceding Lee's surrender at Appomattox Courthouse.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1865-04-07
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    Map showing retreat of Union Army 13th and 14th Oct. 1863 from Culpeper to Warrenton Junction. Map shows an area of central Virginia bordered by Gainesville to the north, Orange Court House to the south, Luray Gap to the west, and Bristoe to the east. With Lee's Army of Northern Virginia on the offensive, it's target Manassas and Washington, Union Gen. Meade had no choice but to pull back to protect the Federal capital.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1863-10-13
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    Bristoe Campaign This undated map of Prince William County, Va., also indicates Ewell's route and Lee's position at the start of the battle.
    • Contributor: McIntosh Family
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    Plan of the Battle of Fredericksburg, December 13th, 1862. This unsigned hand-drawn map shows the area surrounding Fredericksburg, Va., and includes the location of General Lee's field headquarters, Jeb Stuart's cavalry, the Washington Artillery, and forces under the commands of Col. Pelham and Col. Walker. The locations of pontoon bridges are also indicated.
    • Contributor: Cooke Family
    • Date: 1862-12-15