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  • Map

    Map of Mount Vernon, Virginia and vicinity : shewing [sic] Union picket lines, March 186[1].

    Includes main roads, farms, churches, forts, and Union lines in Fairfax County, Va., especially around the estate of Mount Vernon.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1861
  • Map

    Plan of the harbor of Norfolk and Portsmouth, March 1st, 1861

    "Forwarded to Governor Letcher With Report and Inventory of Public Property at Norfolk and Portsmouth October 19, 1861, Wm. H. Peters, Commissioner." Peters' report is Document 40 in: Journals and papers of the Virginia State Convention of 1861, v. 3, Documents (JK3925 1861 .A25 1966). Also mentioned: Plan of grounds at Fort Norfolk showing location of magazine, pier, &c., June 30th, 1860, by Cassell ...

    • Contributor: Cassell, Charles E.
    • Date: 1861
  • Map

    New map of Kentucky and Tennessee from authentic reports of county surveyors throughout the states of Kentucky and Tennessee with a new key for measuring distances and specifying localities (which key is ...

    Scale ca. 1:690,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 215.8 Another edition. "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1861 by Campbell & Barlow." In this edition, the index to place names has been dropped. Map is annotated in blue to show the "Great national military rail road" and in red to show the "Great national military road." Map stamped "U.S.C. & ...

    • Contributor: Campbell and Barlow
    • Date: 1861
  • Map

    Map of Ionia County, Michigan

    "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1861 by Geo W Wilson, in the Clerks Office of the United States in the district of Michigan." LC Land ownership maps, 334 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy imperfect: Mounted on cloth backing, original sheets sectioned into 2 panels to enable folding. Include population statistical ...

    • Contributor: Wilson, Geo W. (george W.) - Mendel, Edward - Wilson, Geo W.
    • Date: 1861
  • Map

    [Sketch of parts of Highland County, Va., and Pendleton County, W. Va.].

    Relief shown by hachures. Date and title from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pencil on irregularly shaped paper, mounted between transparent paper. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H85 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. Includes notes and the names of a few landowners. In ink on red bordered label: 302.

    • Date: 1861
  • Map

    New county map of Virginia

    "Crow, Thomas & Co., lith." "Entered according to act of Congress in the year 1861, by J.H. Colton & Co., in the clerk's office of the dist. court of the southern dist. of N.Y." Also shows Maryland and parts of Delaware and Pennsylvania. In upper right corner: "Goldthwait's new distance map of the United States and Canada. Showing distances of every 10 miles on ...

    • Contributor: O.N. Snow & Co. - Crow, Thomas & Co.
    • Date: 1861
  • Map

    Plan of Genl Q. A. Gillmore's position on Morris Island, Charleston S.C.

    Shows the progression of earthworks constructed to allow Union forces to approach Fort Wagner. Gillmore's troops reached the ditch surrounding the fort on September 6. The Confederate forces abandoned the fort during the night.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1861
  • Collection

    Military Battles and Campaigns

    This category contains maps showing campaigns of major military conflicts including troop movements, defensive structures and groundworks, roads to and from sites of military engagements, campsites, and local buildings, topography and vegetation. Some of the maps are manuscripts drawn on the field of battle, while others are engraved including some that have manuscript annotations reflecting the history of the battle or campaign. A significant ...

    • Date: 1570

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  • Map

    A new bird's eye view of the seat of war.

    Scale ca. 1:1,700,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 449.8 "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1861 by J. H. Higginson." Map copyrighted June 26, 1861, no. 295. General map of Virginia, Maryland, and Delaware. It is not a bird's-eye view. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: Higginson, J. H.
    • Date: 1861
  • Map

    Battery no. 7 on the Meadow bridge road.

    Gives measurements and latitude and longitude of perimeters. Map annotated with names of land owner: Doctor Deane. One of a series of ten maps showing the plats of land appropriated for Batteries 1-10 around Richmond. Original maps are included in Personal Papers Collection, accession 26971, B.M. Jones Papers. This item is in the Map Collection of the Library of Virginia; please contact the Library's ...

    • Contributor: Jones, M.
    • Date: 1861
  • Map

    Vicinity of Winchester and Harper's Ferry, Va.

    Detail of a printed map of Winchester, Va., and environs, with annotations and additions by Sneden. Additions include inclusion of roads, notes about and dates of battles and skirmishes, location of the point where the Confederate army recrossed the Potomac River following the Battle of Gettysburg, and note that the town of Winchester changed hands [46] times during the war.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1861
  • Map

    J.H. Colton's topographical map of Virginia, Maryland & eastn. Tennessee : & part of adjoining states.

    "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1861 by J.H. Colton in the Clerks Office of the District Court of the United States for the Southern District of New York." "No. 2" in upper left corner. Also cover parts of Ohio, Pennsylvania, Maryland, New Jersey and North Carolina. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by isolines. This item is in the Map ...

    • Contributor: Colton, J. H. (joseph Hutchins) - Lang & Laing Lith
    • Date: 1861
  • Map

    Frederick County, Maryland

    Relief shown by hachures. Signed in ink: Copy no. 7, J.N. Macomb, Lt. Col. A.D.C. Based on Isaac Bond's map of Frederick County, Maryland, published in 1858, this map indicates towns and villages, rivers and canals, roads and turnpikes, and houses. Major rivers have been colored blue and two place names have been added in pencil. Description derived from published bibliography. Sun print. LC ...

    • Contributor: Hergesheimer, E. (edwin) - Macomb, J. N. (john N.) - Hergesheimer, E.
    • Date: 1861
  • Map

    Map of the seat of war with the lines of r. roads leading thereto, also the strategical points as laid down

    Scale ca. 1:2,080,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 12 "To L. Pope Walker, Secty of War, this map is dedicated by his obdt. servt. W. H. Wilder, C & T. Engineer." Confederate imprint. Map of the Southeast, showing forts, roads, railroads, distances, towns, rivers, and state boundaries. Troops are indicated at Charlottesville, Gordonsville, Manassas Junction, Harpers Ferry, Richmond, and Aquia Creek. Description derived ...

    • Contributor: Ezekiel, E.
    • Date: 1861
  • Map

    Complete map of the rail roads and water courses, in the United States & Canada.

    Map of the eastern half of the United States and part of Canada showing drainage, state boundaries, and place names. Shows steamboat routes and railroads in operation, in progress, and projected.

    • Contributor: Magnus, Charles
    • Date: 1861
  • Map

    First Manassas.

    Relief shown by hachures. Title in pencil at lower left. Pen-and-ink and pencil on tracing linen, mounted on paper. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H86 Includes some troop positions, and lists of Confederate regiments engaged in the battle of Manassas, with the names of their commanders. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Date: 1861
  • Map

    Preliminary chart of the northwestern part of the Gulf of Mexico. Unfinished proof.

    Scale 1:600,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 17.8 At head of title: U.S. Coast Survey, A. D. Bache, Supdt. Chart of the Gulf coast from Pensacola Bay to the Rio Grande (Rio Bravo del Norte) showing soundings and bottom contours at 6, 12, and 18 feet. "Note: In portions of this chart where no soundings have yet been made by the Coast Survey, ...

    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey
    • Date: 1861
  • Map

    Sketch of the Atlantic coast of the United States from Savannah River to St. Mary's River, embracing the coast of the State of Georgia

    Scale 1:200,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 129.4 Inset: [Coast of Florida from St. Johns River to St. Augustine] 32 x 24 cm. Coastal chart showing place names, roads, railroads, rivers and streams, and swamps. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: Lindenkohl, A.
    • Date: 1861
  • Map

    [Map of part of Fairfax County, Virginia, south of the city of Alexandria and the Orange and Alexandria Railroad]

    LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 536.4 On tracing cloth, with roads in red, rivers in blue, and railroads, villages, churches, houses, and names of residents in black, and some annotations and emendments in pencil. Oriented with north to the bottom. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: Mead, F. F.
    • Date: 1861
  • Map

    The Tribune war maps

    Various scales. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 6.2 From the New-York Daily Tribune, July 30, 1861. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. Includes "List of killed and wounded at the battle of Bull Run," p.3-4. Description derived from published bibliography.

    • Contributor: Colton, G. Woolworth (george Woolworth) - Colton, G. Woolworth
    • Date: 1861
  • Map

    Norfolk, Virginia Sept. the 12th, 1861

    At head of title: Jeff Davis & Beauregard. Includes location of Fort Norfolk, Fortress Monroe, Hampton College, troop placements, batteries, navy yard, hospitals, churches, and the Norfolk & Petersburg Railroad. On verso: "Miss Martha Patric please accept this as a present from R.C. Harden." Oriented with north toward the lower left. Pen and ink and pencil. Shows the area of Hampton Roads, including Norfolk, ...

    • Contributor: Harden, R.C.
    • Date: 1861
  • Map

    Averill's map of western Va.

    Shows Rich Mountain Region including Randolph, Upshur, and parts of adjoining counties, W. Va., as well as the names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. Pen-and-ink and pencil on 4 sheets pasted together, sectioned in 2 and mounted on cloth. The title, written in pencil on the verso, is now covered by the mounting. Date from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. LC Civil ...

    • Contributor: Averill, F. L. (frank L.)
    • Date: 1861
  • Map

    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
  • Map

    [Pencil sketch of the road from Slaven's Cabin to the top of Cheat Mountain in the area of the battle of Rich Mountain, July 11-12, 1861].

    Title and scale from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pencil on lined paper, 1 sheet cut in two and pasted together, mounted on cloth. Some staining at upper left. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H81 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Date: 1861