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    Map of Spotsylvania County Relief shown by hachures. Shows the names of some residents. Pen-and-ink with pencil annotations on a 1 1/2-inch pencil grid, on irregularly shaped tracing linen pasted together from 4 sheets, sectioned and mounted on cloth. Imperfect: several dark blotches down the center of the map, water staining overall, and large rectangular discoloration in upper left. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H58 LC Land ...
    • Contributor: Grant, John - Pendleton, S. T.
    • Date: 1862
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    Theatre of operations, Maryland Campaign, September 1862 Relief shown by hachures. The numerous red and blue ink troop position symbols are believed to have been added by hand to the photocopy base maps by Genl. Ezra A. Carman. Statement at foot of base-map title is lined over in black ink: Taken from atlas accompanying war records. The base maps cover central Maryland including the regions of Baltimore, Washington D.C., Harper's Ferry, ...
    • Contributor: Mattern, H. W. - Carman, Ezra Ayers
    • Date: 1862

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    Colton's new railroad & county map of the United States, the ... "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1861 by J.H. Colton." "Explanations" (i.e., legend) is pasted over the bottom margin. Map is colored to show "free, or non-slaveholding states" (pink), "border slave states" (yellow), and "seceded or confederate states" (green). Description derived from published bibliography. Insets: Colton's map of the United States showing the proposed railroad routes to the Pacific Ocean -- ...
    • Contributor: Colton, J. H. (Joseph Hutchins)
    • Date: 1862
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    [Map of a cavalry engagement near Poolesville, Md., 1862]. This hand-drawn map accompanies a letter to Dabney's mother describing a recent foray by Jeb Stuart's cavalry into Maryland and Pennsylvania, and an encounter with Union forces when the Confederates attempted to recross the Potomac River at White's Ford, Va.
    • Contributor: Dabney, Chiswell - Saunders Family
    • Date: 1862
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    Map of the State of Virginia Scale ca. 1;887,040. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 465.45 General map of Virginia, West Virginia, Maryland, Delaware, and southern Pennsylvania showing cities and towns, roads, rivers, and relief by hachures. The map is overprinted in red to indicate railroads, the proposed state name "West Virginia,' and concentric circles centered on Richmond. Circles are at intervals of ten miles. A table of "Distances by ...
    • Contributor: Nicholson, W. L.
    • Date: 1862
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    Position of Richmond, Va. Relief shown by hachures and pictorially. Shows Richmond region. Pen-and-ink on pencil grid on tracing linen, mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H98 Imperfect: Spotting throughout. In pencil on verso: 85. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: Abbot, Henry L. - McClellan, George (George Brinton) - Humphreys, A. A. (Andrew Atkinson)
    • Date: 1862
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    Map and directory of Camp Patterson Park [Baltimore, Maryland... LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 256 Detailed map indicating position of tents, principal buildings, wagon roads, and "earthwork intrenchments of the War of 1812." Tents are keyed by number to a list of occupants printed at the sides and bottom of the map. Includes portraits of nine officers of the regiment. Differs from G3844.B2:2P3 1862 .B81; includes coloration of cartouches around title, addition ...
    • Contributor: Butler, J.
    • Date: 1862
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    Map of the present seat of war in Missouri. Scale 1:316,800. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 296.5 Confederate imprint. Map of parts of Illinois, Missouri, and Kentucky in the environs of Cairo and New Madrid, showing roads, railroads, towns, troop positions at New Madrid, drainage, and fortifications at Cairo, Illinois, and Birds Point, Missouri. The following handwritten note appears to the left of the map: Dear Mr. Phillips: I send you some ...
    • Contributor: Manouvrier, J. - Beer, William
    • Date: 1862
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    Map of the battlefield of Antietam, [Sept. 17, 1862] [Scale ca. 1:13,300]. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 253 Inscribed in longhand as follows: Obtained from Washington & presented to Gen. R. E. Lee by J. E. B. Stuart. This map was in the possession of Jedediah Hotchkiss at the time of his death. Major Hotchkiss served as topographic engineer with the Army of Northern Virginia. In July 1948, the Library of Congress ...
    • Contributor: Willcox, William H.
    • Date: 1862
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    General plan of the field-fortifications around Corinth, Miss... Relief shown by hachures and pictorially. Pen-and-ink in red and blue. Oriented with north to the bottom. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 269 In the right lower corner: Engineer Department, March 3, 1863. Received from Capt. Prime. See his letter of 19 January 1863 (P. 1266). Detailed topographic map showing Union and Confederate fortifications by the colors blue and red respectively, powder magazines, ...
    • Contributor: Shraag, F. - Theinert, F. - Prime, Fred. E.
    • Date: 1862
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    Map showing the battle grounds of the Chickahominy, and the p... Scale ca. 1:160,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 639 Confederate imprint. Map of the environs of Richmond showing location and dates of battles, roads, railroads, towns, names of counties, drainage, and the names of a few residents. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: Sheppard, Edwin
    • Date: 1862
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    Map of the country between Monterey, Tenn: & Corinth, Miss: s... LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 267, S115 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. Includes houses, names of residents, fences, roads, railroads, vegetation, fields, drainage, and relief by hachures. Description derived from published bibliography.
    • Contributor: Matz, Otto H.
    • Date: 1862
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    E. & G. W. Blunt's corrected map of the seat of war near Rich... Scale ca. 1:405,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 622.5 The following label has been pasted beneath the map title: Metropolitan Book Store, Philp & Solomons, agents, Washington, D.C. General map of the environs of Richmond showing roads, railroads, cities and towns, drainage, and soundings on the Rappahannock, York, and James rivers. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress ...
    • Contributor: E. & G.W. Blunt (Firm)
    • Date: 1862
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    Map of western Virginia Relief shown by hachures. General map of western Virginia extending from Staunton to Cumberland Gap and showing roads, railroads, cities and towns, and rivers. This is one of three issues in the Library of Congress published in 1862. This issue is similar to G3880 1862 .N5 CW 465.5, except that "Civ. Engr." does not appear after the compiler's name. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ...
    • Contributor: Nicholson, W. L.
    • Date: 1862
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    Map of eastern Virginia Relief shown by hachures. General map of eastern Virginia showing cities and towns, roads, and rivers. The map is overprinted in red to indicate railroads and concentric circles centered on Richmond. Circles are at intervals of ten miles. In his report to the Superintendent of the Coast survey dated November 1, 1862, Nicholson notes that "In addition to the printing of our charts proper, ...
    • Contributor: Nicholson, W. L.
    • Date: 1862
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    Encampment of U.St. troops at Newport News, Va., 1861 & 1862
    Encampment of United States troops at Newport News, Va., 1861 & 1862 | Encampment of U.S. troops at Newport News, Va., 1861 & 1862
    Bird's eye view. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Acquisitions control no. 2001-31 CW3
    • Contributor: E. Sachse & Co. - Bohn, Casimir
    • Date: 1862
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    Map of part of Henrico and Chesterfield Counties, July 12th, ... Shows the names of some residents. At head of title: Chief Engineer's Office, D.N.V. Maj. W.H. Stevens Chief Eng. Pen-and-ink on tracing linen, sectioned in 2 and mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H40 LC Land ownership maps, 1280 Annotated on the reverse in pencil, "Gen. Lee's." No longer visible because of mounting. Available also through the Library of Congress web ...
    • Contributor: Campbell, Albert H. (Albert Henry) - Stevens, W. H. (Walter H.) - Campbell, Albert H.
    • Date: 1862
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    Map of the Philadelphia & Erie Rail Road the city and harbor ... Detailed strip map from rights of way surveys showing the location of the line between Sunbury and Erie and the counties through which the line traverses. Relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns along the line are shown. Railroad stations and distances in 10-mile intervals are indicated.
    • Contributor: Burgin, John F. - Philadelphia and Erie Railroad
    • Date: 1862
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    Preliminary chart of Port Royal entrance, Beaufort, Broad and... Scale 1:60,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 389.16 From its Report of the Superintendent of the Coast Survey, showing the progress of the survey during the year 1862 (Washington, Government Printing Office, 1864). Map 26. "No. 26" is in the upper left corner. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey
    • Date: 1862
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    Map of Cook County, Illinois LC Land ownership maps, 105 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes business directories, list of post offices, advertisements, views of public, residential, and commercial properties. Insets: Taylorsport -- Evanston -- Long John -- Lake View -- Matteson -- Linden Grove -- Schleswis -- Athens -- Thornton -- Calumet -- Bremen -- Pine Grove -- Hyde Park ...
    • Contributor: Flower, W. L.
    • Date: 1862
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    Battle of Crampton's Gap, Maryland : fought Septr 14th 1862. Shows the area surrounding Burkittsville, Frederick County, Md., as the left wing of McClellan's army moved toward Crampton's Gap to try to prevent the Confederate assault on Harper's Ferry, W. Va.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-09-14
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    Colton's map of the southern states, including Maryland, Dela... Scale ca. 1: 1,520,640. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 25.5 "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1861 by J. H. Colton." Printed by Lang & Laing, N.Y. "No. 6" in the upper left margin. Insets: Southern part of Florida. 27 x 20 cm.-Colton's map of the United States showing the proposed railroad routes to the Pacific Ocean. 19 x 26 ...
    • Contributor: Colton, J. H. (Joseph Hutchins) - Colton, J. H.
    • Date: 1862
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    Map showing position of Union and Rebel armies and Jackson's ... Fortunately, Pope's forces retained control of Henry House Hill, thereby allowing the bulk of his army to retreat safely across Bull Run toward Centreville. As part of Lee's plan to interrupt Pope's line of communications, he sent Jackson in a flank movement around the Union Army to take up a position between it and Centreville; Jackson chose the vicinity of Sudley Mountain. As the ...
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-08-28
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    Johnson's China Relief shown by hachures. Prime meridians: Greenwich and Washington. From Johnson's new illustrated (steel plate) family atlas, with descriptions, geographical, statistical, and historical. New York, 1862. Insets: Harbor & islands of Amoy -- Map of Canton and adjacent islands. At lower right: 91. LC copy stamped on: 626888. LC copy imperfect: Brittle, with losses on edges. Available also through the Library of Congress Web ...
    • Contributor: Johnson and Ward
    • Date: 1862
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    Military map of south-eastern Virginia Shows fortifications, towns, roads, railroads, drainage, and some vegetation. A list of authorities is in the lower right corner. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 472 Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey - Lindenkohl, H. (Henry) - Krebs, Charles G.
    • Date: 1862
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    Plan of Yorktown, Virginia : showing the Rebel works after th... Shows the street plan of Yorktown and the fortifications surrounding the town following the Confederate removal up the Peninsula. The York River and the town of Gloucester Point are also indicated.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-05-04
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    [Map of the fortifications within the District of Columbia]. Relief shown by contours. Depths shown by contours and soundings. Shows buildings within city limits. Shows lot lines and householders' names in rural areas. Oriented with north toward the upper left. Annotated in brown ink: Furnished for the use of the Office of the General of Ordnance by command of M.G. McClellan, J.N. Macomb Lt. Col. & A.D. Camp Chf. T.E. Army of Potomac, ...
    • Contributor: United States. Army of the Potomac - McClellan, George (George Brinton)
    • Date: 1862
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    [Seven Days' battles, Virginia, June 25-July 1, 1862] Shows troop positions and fortifications in the Richmond region and names of some residents. Relief shown by contours. Title from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Black-line print. Map scales range from 1:15,450 to 1:65,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 652 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Landers, Howard Lee - Windham, Donald E. - Army War College (U.S.). Historical Section
    • Date: 1862

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    Map of the state of Virginia : containing the counties, princ... Relief shown by hachures. Also covers Maryland (without relief). Military features not shown. Confederate imprint. "Copyright secured by W. & J., May 1, 1862." Prime meridian: Washington D.C. Imperfect: Copy 1 fold-lined, trimmed, torn at fold lines, missing cover; Copy 2 fold-lined, halved, missing small internal sections at fold-line crosses, mounted on paper backing. Includes railroad directory, ill. "View of Capitol Square, Richmond, Va.", ...
    • Contributor: West & Johnston
    • Date: 1862
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    Map of eastern Virginia Relief shown by hachures. General map of eastern Virginia showing cities and towns, roads, and rivers. The map is overprinted in red to indicate railroads and concentric circles centered on Richmond. Circles are at intervals of ten miles. In his report to the Superintendent of the Coast survey dated November 1, 1862, Nicholson notes that "In addition to the printing of our charts proper, ...
    • Contributor: Nicholson, W. L.
    • Date: 1862
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    Plan of Fortress Munroe [sic], Va., 1862. Shows the area surrounding Fort Monroe, including the Chesapeake Bay, Old Point Comfort, and Camp Hamilton to the north.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862
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    Historical sketch of the rebellion. May 1862. Scale ca. 1:5,850,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 34 Indicates "limits of loyal states in July 1861," "limits occupied by United States forces March 1st 1862," "limits occupied by United States forces May 15th 1862," railroads, rivers, names and boundaries of states, and principal towns. See also entry nos. 35, 36, 39, 40, 40.1, and 49. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also ...
    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey
    • Date: 1862
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    [Map of the Shenandoah Valley]. Shows the Shenandoah Valley from Winchester to Staunton, and from the Blue Ridge to the Alleghany mountains, and also shows the names of many residents. Relief shown by form lines and hachures. Date and title from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Drawn on a 3/4 in. grid. Ink and pencil on tracing linen, in three sections, mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ...
    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah
    • Date: 1862
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    Plan of the battle of Savage's Station, Virginia, fought Sund... Concerns the Battle of Savage's Station, Henrico County, Va., which was one of the Seven Days' Battles, 26 June-1 July 1862.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-06-29
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    Route from Manassas to Centreville, August 28th to 31st. Depicts the path General Samuel Heintzelman took during August 23rd to 31st from Manassas Junction in Prince William County, Va., traveling toward Centreville in Fairfax County, Va., directly before and during the Second Battle of Manassas or Bull Run.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-08-28
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    Reconnaissance of the battle field at Bull Run, Va., fought J... Relief shown by hachures and spot heights. Shows names of some residents. Annotations show troop positions and engagements. Oriented with north to the right. Sun print with annotations in red ink, mounted on cloth and under cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 561 Inscribed in ink: With respects of Genl. J.G. Barnard. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a ...
    • Contributor: Abbot, Henry L.
    • Date: 1862
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    Coast of South Carolina from Charleston to Hilton Head. Scale 1:200,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 365.7 From its Report of the Superintendent of the Coast Survey, showing the progress of the survey during the year 1862 (Washington, Government Printing Office, 1864). Map 25. At head of title: U.S. Coast Survey, A. D. Bache, Supdt. Insets: Plan and view of Fort "Beauregard"-Bay Point, S.C. Scale 1:2000. 16 x 17 cm.-Fort on Fenwick's ...
    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey
    • Date: 1862
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    Plan of the Battle of Chantilly, Va., September 1st, 1862, 5 ... 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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    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
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    Map of eastern Virginia, Scale ca. 1:887,040. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 465.26 General map of eastern Virginia showing cities and towns, roads, rivers, and relief by hachures. The map is overprinted in red to indicate railroads and concentric circles centered on Richmond. Circles are at intervals of ten miles. In his report to the Superintendent of the Coast survey dated November 1, 1862, Nicholson notes that ...
    • Contributor: Nicholson, W. L.
    • Date: 1862
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    Position of Richmond, Va. Shows positions of Federal and Confederate armies in June and July 1862 in Richmond region. Relief shown by hachures. Pen-and-ink and watercolor on irregularly shaped piece of tracing linen, sectioned in 2 and mounted on cloth. "Copied from a map captured from the enemy June 27th 1862." LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H97 Imperfect: Discoloration along right edge and along fold lines. Available ...
    • Contributor: Abbot, Henry L. - McClellan, George (George Brinton) - Humphreys, A. A. (Andrew Atkinson)
    • Date: 1862
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    The battle of Fair Oaks, Va., 2nd Day's battle, Sunday June 1... Shows the area of Henrico County, Va., between Cold Harbor and White Oak Swamp. The Chicahominy River and the Richmond & York River Railroad are indicated.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-06-01
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    General chart of the coast. No. IV, from Cape May to Cape Hen... Scale 1:400,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 33.7 From its Report of the Superintendent of the Coast Survey, showing the progress of the survey during the year 1862 (Washington, Government Printing Office., 1864). Map 14. "No. 14" in the upper left corner. "The triangulation was executed by E. Blunt, J. E. Johnstone, J. Farley & J. E. Hilgard, Assistants between 1841 & 1853. ...
    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey
    • Date: 1862
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    The Battlefield of Williamsburg, Va. : fought 5th May 1862. Concerns the Battle of Williamsburg, Va., which was part of the Peninsula Campaign, March-June 1862.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-05-05
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    Colton's new railroad & county map of the United States, the ... Scale ca. 1:3,120,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 25.7 "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1861 by J. H. Colton." "Explanations" (i.e., legend) is pasted over the bottom margin. Map is colored to show "free, or non-slaveholding states" (pink), "border slave states" (yellow), and "seceded or confederate states" (green). Inset: Colton's map of the United States showing the proposed railroad ...
    • Contributor: Colton, J. H. (Joseph Hutchins) - Colton, J. H.
    • Date: 1862
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    Map of the Potomac River, Va. : from Alexandria to below the ... Regional map of the lower Potomac River in Virginia, including Alexandria and Fairfax Court House. The Loudoun & Hampshire Railroad is also indicated.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862
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    [Map of a part of Greenbrier County, West Va. Drawn with pencil and ink on blue-lined paper. Shows towns, roads, rivers and mountains. Not drawn to scale. One of a series of eight maps of southwestern Virginia and West Virginia. Originally in envelope with notations: "Maps of various kinds by residents of western Virginia. Found among a few books &c which had belonged to Genl. Loring. This statement made by Mr. John Hart." ...
    • Contributor: Loring, William Wing
    • Date: 1862
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    Map of western Virginia Scale ca. 1:887,040. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 465.5 General map of western Virginia extending from Staunton to Cumberland Gap and showing roads, railroads, cities and towns, rivers, and relief by hachures. This is the first of three issues in the Library of Congress published in 1862. This issue is characterized by the appearance of "Civ. Engr." after the compiler's name and a ...
    • Contributor: Nicholson, W. L.
    • Date: 1862
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    [Map of the Rappahannock River below Fredericksburg, showing ... Shows fortifications, Confederate troop positions, etc. and names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. Title, date, and scale from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pencil (some col.) over a 3-inch pencil grid. On 5 irregularly shaped sheets of tracing paper pasted together and 1 irregularly shaped piece of opaque paper, mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H128 Imperfect: Losses along ...
    • Date: 1862
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    Topographical sketch of ground 1 1/2 miles south west from Al... 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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    Part of the map of the military department of S.E. Virginia a... Scale 1:80,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 605 "Transferred from Office of Chf. Engr. Defenses of Washington to Engr. Dept., Jan'y. 1866." Map of the Peninsula from Richmond to Yorktown indicating fortifications, towns, roads, railroads, houses, names of residents, and drainage. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
    • Date: 1862
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    Lloyd's map of the southern states showing all the railroads,... Differs from G3860 1862 .L51 with a printed note from Gideon Wells, Secretary of the Navy and a note cautioning the public about a bording house along one of the rail lines. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Lloyd, James T.
    • Date: 1862
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    Plan of Battle of Malvern Hill Va. Fought 1st July 1862. Shows the terrain surrounding Malvern Hill in Henrico County, Va., the sight of the last of the Seven Days' Battles.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-07-01
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    Battle of Kernstown, Sunday, 23 March, 1862 Relief shown by hachures. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H90 Includes an index to the locations of regiments and brigades in the Valley Division and a pencil annotation at the lower edge which reads, "Hd. Qrs. of Maj. Gen. Jackson in a fence corner, Sunday night." Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah
    • Date: 1862
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    Perrine's New military map illustrating the seat of war : [so... Relief shown by hachures. "Entered according to Act of Congress, in the year 1862, by C.O. Perrine ..." Prime meridians: Greenwich and New York. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 31.2 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Inset: Southern part of Florida. Map separated from cover and conserved. LC copy has inside cover signed in pencil: Chas. ...
    • Contributor: Perrine, C. O. (Charles O.) - Perrine, C. O.
    • Date: 1862
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    Map of the battlefield of Antietam, Scale ca. 1:13,300. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 252 Handwritten inscription in the upper right-hand corner reads "Lieut Crawford with compts of Lt. Wm. H. Willcox." Shows roads and streets, houses, fences, vegetation, drainage, hachures, and troop positions. Inset: [Map of the environs of Sharpsburg] 12 x 10 cm. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site ...
    • Contributor: Willcox, William H.
    • Date: 1862
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    Map showing the system of rebel fortifications on the Mississ... Scale 1:84,480 ("3/4 of an inch = one mile"). LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 299.8 From U.S. Congress. Joint Committee on the Conduct of the War. Supplemental report of the Joint Committee on the Conduct of the War, in two volumes. Supplemental to Senate report no. 142, 38th Congress, 2d session (Washington, Government Printing Office, 1866). v. 2, fol. p. 56. Accompanies "Report ...
    • Contributor: Hoelcke, Wm.
    • Date: 1862
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    鄂省全图 / | Complete map of Hubei Province
    Scale ca. 1:450,000. Wood block print. Relief shown pictorially. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. AACR2
    • Contributor: Yan, Shusen
    • Date: 1862
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    Stono Inlet, South Carolina Scale 1:20,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 389.4 Preliminary edition. "The triangulation was executed in 1852; the topography and hydrography were executed in 1862." General chart showing soundings and bottom contours. Includes sailing directions. Listed as no. 118 in the Catalogue of Hydrographic Maps, Charts, and Sketches, Published by the United States Coast Survey (Washington, Government Printing Office, 1866) Description derived from published ...
    • Contributor: Willenbücher, Eugene - United States Coast Survey
    • Date: 1862
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    Plan of the Battle of Fredericksburg, Va., Decr. 13, 1862. Map shows the region surrounding Fredericksburg, Va., including Marie's Heights outside of the city and Falmouth across the Rappahannock River. Due to Burnside's slow maneuvering of the Union forces, Lee was able to use the bluffs overlooking the river to his advantage. After sustaining heavy losses crossing the river, Burnside decided against renewed attacks and withdrew on the 15th of December.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-12-13
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    [Southeastern part of Virginia, from York River, and west to ... LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 460 Shows fortifications and locations of the Battle of Hampton Roads. Title derived from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pen-and-ink on tracing linen. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. Imperfect: Discoloration and spotting throughout.
    • Contributor: Hove
    • Date: 1862
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    Panoramic Maps The panoramic map was a popular cartographic form used to depict U.S. and Canadian cities and towns during the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Known also as bird's-eye views, perspective maps, and aero views, panoramic maps are nonphotographic representations of cities portrayed as if viewed from above at an oblique angle. Although not generally drawn to scale, they show street patterns, individual buildings, ...
    • Contributor: Library of Congress. Geography and Map Division - Hébert, John R. - Dempsey, Patrick E. (Patrick Eugene)
    • Date: 1997

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    Plan of Battle of South Mills. Dismal Swamp Canal, N.C. Shows the area between South Mills, Camden County, N.C., and Joy's Creek to the north and the Pasquotank River to the south where a minor shirmish took place on April 19, 1862.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-04-19
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    Battle of Hanover Court House, Virginia, May 26, 1862 Shows the area around Hanover Court House, Va., sight of a skirmish between Union and Confederate forces as McClellan's advance up the Virginia Peninsula continued its slow pace. In this depiction, the Pamunkey River is located to the north, and the Richmond & Pamunkey Turnpike is also indicated.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-05-26
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    Sketch of portions of seacoast of South Carolina & Georgia Map of the coast from Bull's Bay, South Carolina, to Ossabaw Sound, Georgia, showing forts, drainage, roads, railroads, and towns. "References" at the bottom center of the map give dates on which forts were captured by the Federal forces. Description derived from published bibliography. "Bombardment and surrender of Fort Pulaski (Savannah River) to the National forces April 11,1862." added to the list of "References" ...
    • Contributor: Lindenkohl, A. - Lindenkohl, H. (Henry)
    • Date: 1862
  • Map
    Map of a portion of Virginia Covers eastern Virginia bounded by Alexandria, Petersburg (Va.), Lynchburg, Petersburg (W.Va.), and Winchester. Relief shown by hachures. From the Orlando M. Poe papers in LC Manuscript Division. Sun print. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 454.5 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy annotated in ink on verso: Orlando M. Poe, Col. 2d Mich'n Vols., Comdg. ...
    • Contributor: Bowen, Nicolas - Strother, David Hunter - Duane, James C. (James Chatham) - Poe, O. M. (Orlando Metcalfe)
    • Date: 1862
  • Map
    [Sketches of roads west of Fredericksburg, Va.]. Shows names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. Title, date, and scale derived from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pencil on sheets of ledger paper originally held together with 2 labels, mounted between sheets of transparent paper. Map drawn in 4 segments. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H126 In ink on red bordered label: 294. Available also through the Library of Congress ...
    • Date: 1862
  • Map
    Johnson's new illustrated (steel plate) family atlas, with de...
    New Illustrated (steel plate) family atlas | New Illustrated family atlas | American atlas | Family atlas
    Relief shown by hachures. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 13.95 Phillips, 4343 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Johnson's new military map of the United States showing forts, military posts &c. with enlarged plans of southern harbors; Map inserted between maps 19 and 20, listed in LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 13.95. LC copy imperfect: ...
    • Contributor: Johnson, A. J. (Alvin Jewett) - Colton, J. H. (Joseph Hutchins) - Johnson and Browning - Johnson, A. J.
    • Date: 1862
  • Map
    Henrico County, Virginia, 1862. Relief shown by hachures. Shows roads, railroads, rivers, houses, names of residents, and woodland. The map is based on James Keily's "Smith's map of Henrico County, Virginia" (Richmond, Robert P. Smith & C. Carpenter, 1853) LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 559.18 LC Land ownership maps, 1279 Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster ...
    • Date: 1862
  • Map
    Map of the position at Turner's Gap. South Mountain. Shows the area between Turner's Gap and Boonsboro, Md., on September 14, 1862, as the Confederate forces advanced on Harper's Ferry and the Union Army moved to head them off at South Mountain.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-09-14
  • Map
    Map of Cedar Mountain and vicinity - and battle. Shows the area of Cedar Mountain, Culpeper County, Va., to the north and Gordonsville to the south. Fredericksburg and Stannardsville are also indicated.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-08-09
  • Map
    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
  • Map
    Distances, 1862 : [Virginia]. Lists of distances in Virginia from Staunton to Winchester. In ink on inside front and back covers: Henry B. Richardson. Pen-and-ink and pencil on blue paper. Bound in brown leather. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H7 Imperfect: Liquid stains throughout. Final leaf missing outer half. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Date: 1862

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  • Map
    Eastern portion of the military department of North Carolina Scale 1:350,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 306 (Fillmore map coll. no. 259) Signed in ms: Millard Fillmore, March 12, 1865. "Engraved in the Engineer Bureau, War Dept." Annotated on verso in black ink: Eastern portion of North Carolina, May 1862. Indicates coastal fortifications, roads, railroads, drainage, canals, swamps, and towns. Insets: Entrances to Cape Fear River, North Carolina. 29 x 20 cm.-[View ...
    • Contributor: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers - Fillmore, Millard
    • Date: 1862
  • Map
    Topographical sketch of the environs of Nashville, Tennessee Shows railroads, turnpikes, and common roads merging on Nashville from the south. Villiages, churches, and the names of some residents are depicted along these routes. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 433.4 Description derived from published bibliography. Sun print. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Weyss, J. E. - Michler, N. (Nathaniel)
    • Date: 1862
  • Map
    Yorktown to Williamsburg Scale ca. 1:63,360. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 599 At head of title: Campaign maps, Army of the Potomac, map no. 1. Shows fortifications, towns, roads, houses, names of residents, vegetation, drainage, and relief by hachures. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: Abbot, Henry L.
    • Date: 1862
  • Map
    Sketch book of Jed. Hotchkiss, Capt. & Top. Eng., Hd. Qrs., 2...
    Sketch book of Jedediah Hotchkiss, Captain and Topographical Engineer, Headquarters, 2nd Corps, Army of Northern Virginia
    Shows general maps of northwestern Virginia and parts of Montgomery County, Maryland, with some showing roads, troop movements, and the names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. "This volume is my field sketch book that I used during the Civil War. Most of the sketches were made on horseback just as they now appear. The colored pencils used were kept in the places ...
    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah
    • Date: 1862

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    The U.S. forts and batteries near Alexandria Va. Sept 1862 sh... 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
  • Map
    Map of Roanoke Island showing Rebel forts. Shows the area surrounding Roanoke Island, N.C., including Croatan, Roanoke and Pamlico sounds, and the locations of Confederate forces on the eve of the Battle of Roanoke Island in February 1862.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862
  • Map
    Map showing the system of Confederate fortifications on the M... In lower left margin: Report of Maj. Gen. John Pope to the Committee on the Conduct of War. Similar to the preceding map. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 301 Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Hoelcke, Wm.
    • Date: 1862
  • Map
    Map of the battle ground near Richmond, showing plainly, ever... Scale ca. 1:250,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 633 Indicates location and dates of battles, "McClellan's present defensive line" at Harrison's Landing, principal roads, railroads, towns, and drainage. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: L. Prang & Co.
    • Date: 1862
  • Map
    Plan of the Battle of Fredericksburg, Virginia. Map shows the area between the Rappahannock and Massaponax rivers including Fredericksburg and Marie's Heights. The location of Confederate troops under Longstreet and Jackson and Union troops under Burnside are indicated. Due to Burnside's slow maneuvering, the Confederates were able to use the topography to their advantage, in particular the bluffs overlooking the town and river. After sustaining heavy losses crossing the Rappahannock River, ...
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-12-12
  • Map
    Preliminary chart of the Atlantic coast : from the entrance o...
    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
  • Map
    Preliminary chart of Calibogue Sound and Skull Creek forming ... Scale 1:40,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 368a.4 From its Report of the Superintendent of the Coast Survey, showing the progress of the survey during the year 1862 (Washington, Government Printing Office, 1864). Map 27. "No. 27" is in the upper left corner. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey
    • Date: 1862
  • Map
    A part of Henrico County "Approved Albert H. Campbell Capt. P. Engrs. & Chf. Top. Dept."--handwritten note on map. "This Confederate States Map was saved by My Mother Mrs. J.F. Gilmer in April 1865 & taken to Georgia. I now give it to my dear friends at Brook Hill. Louisa Porter Minis née Gilmer, May 24th 1897."--handwritten note on map. Relief shown by hachures. Available also through the Library ...
    • Contributor: Confederate States of America. Army. Dept. Of Northern Virginia. Chief Engineer's Office - Campbell, Albert H. (Albert Henry) - Gilmer, Jeremy Francis
    • Date: 1862
  • Map
    Some colors and prisoners taken by French : [map of action ar... Shows the location of troops just outside of Sharpsburg, Md., during the battle of Antietam.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-09-17
  • Map
    [Map of the vicinity of Fredericksburg, Va.]. Shows names of some residents. Relief shown by contours. Title, date, and scale from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Portions of 2 U.S. Geological Survey quadrangles pasted together, attached to a brown paper border, on the left side and mounted on cloth. Annotated in ink and pencil names of some residents, roads, features, etc. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H127 In pencil on ...
    • Contributor: Geological Survey (U.S.)
    • Date: 1862
  • Map
    Thirty pen and ink maps of the Maryland Campaign, 1862 : draw... Photocopies of manuscript maps showing Union and Confederate troop positions. Confederate troop positions annotated in red pencil. Title from typewritten label (5 x 14 cm.) affixed to p. [1]. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 243 LeGear. Atlases of the United States, 10668 Each map includes note. At lower right of each map: 2. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as ...
    • Contributor: Russell, Robert E. L.
    • Date: 1862

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  • Map
    Map of siege of Fort Pulaski : Savannah River Georgia. 1862. Shows the location of Jones Island, Turtle Island and Daufuskie Island on the north edge of the Savannah River and Querns Island, Wilmington Island and Big Tybee Island to the south, also indicated is the location of Fort Pulaski on Cockspur Island in the middle of the Savannah River.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862
  • Map
    Map shewing [sic] march of the [U.S.] Army from Harrison's La... Illustrates the path McClellan's troops took in August 1862 after their July encampment at Harrison's Landing ended. The 1st Corps under Fitz-John Porter, the 6th Corps under Sedgwick, and the 4th Corps under Keyes are shown traveling due east from Charles City Courthouse across the Chickahominy River toward Williamsburg while the 3rd Corps under Heintzelman travels on a northeastern route from Charles City Courthouse ...
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-08-15
  • Map
    The battle fields and military positions in the Virginian Pen... Scale ca. 1:375,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 459 "Presented by the Home Insurance Compy. of New York." A few battle sites are marked by crossed swords. Shows roads, railroads, towns, county names and boundaries, and drainage. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: Heald, D. A. (Daniel Addison) - Heald, D. A.
    • Date: 1862
  • Collection
    Finding Our Place in the Cosmos: From Galileo to Sagan and Be... A thematic collection exploring changing models of the universe through time, ideas of life on other words and Carl Sagan’s place in the tradition of science. It features manuscripts, rare books, celestial atlases, newspaper articles, sheet music and movie posters. Like our ancestors, we look up at the heavens and wonder. What is the structure of the universe? How significant are we? Are we ...
    • Contributor: Sagan, Carl - Druyan, Ann - Macfarlane, Seth

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  • Map
    Part of map of portions of the mility. dep'ts of Washington, ...
    Map of portions of the milit'y dep'ts of Washington, Pennsylvania, Annapolis and north eastern Virginia
    Relief shown by shading. General map showing the Washington D.C. region, including western part of Maryland and northeastern Virginia. Does not show Pennsylvania with the exception of Gettysburg. Acquired in 1948 with the purchase of the papers of Maj. Jedediah Hotchiss. Endorsed in ink: For Head Quarters, Maj. Genl. McClellan. Sun print on two sheets of paper pasted together with grid added in black ...
    • Contributor: United States. Topographical Bureau - McClellan, George (George Brinton)
    • Date: 1862
  • Map
    Colton's new topographical map of the states of Virginia, Mar... Scale 1:760,320. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 25.9 Another issue. Lang & Laing Lith, N.Y. "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1862 by J. H. Colton." 1864 edition listed as Civil War Maps entry no. 48.2 Additional place names associated with the Civil War have been added, such as Stone Bridge on Bull Run, and Fort Darling, Fair Oaks, and ...
    • Contributor: Colton, J. H. (Joseph Hutchins) - Colton, J. H.
    • Date: 1862
  • Map
    White House to Harrisons Landing
    Campaign map, Army of the Potomac, map no 3
    Description derived from published bibliography. Shows fortifications, towns, roads, railroads, 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.), 594 Swem, E.G. Maps relating to Virginia, 943 Available also through the Library of Congress ...
    • Contributor: Abbot, Henry L. - Dougal, William H. - United States. Army of the Potomac. Engineer Dept
    • Date: 1862
  • Map
    Map of the Rebel fortifications at Columbus, Ky. Relief shown by hachures. Gives six "cross sections of the different intrenchments," roads, city streets without names, buildings, drainage, some vegetation, "Mobile and Ohio R.R.," and the location of "abattis or felled trees" which obstructed the approaches to the fortifications. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 217 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Description derived from published ...
    • Contributor: Cullum, George W. (George Washington) - Cullum, George W.
    • Date: 1862
  • Map
    [Sketch showing positions of Second Corps, A.N.Va., August 26... Shows names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. Title and scale from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pen-and-ink, colored pencil, and pencil mounted on cloth. Similar to the map reproduced in the Atlas to accompany the official records of the Union and Confederate Armies, 1891-95, pl. 111, no. 1. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H109 Imperfect: Discoloration along fold lines. Stains and ...
    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah
    • Date: 1862
  • Map
    Plan of 2nd battle of Bull Run, Va. : Shewing movements of tr... Shows the movement of troops in a three county area extending from Warrenton, Va., in Fauquier County through Manassas, Va., in Prince William County, ending to the east around Centreville and Fairfax, Va., in Fairfax County, during the Second Battle of Manassas or Bull Run.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-08-27
  • Map
    White House to Harrisons Landing Relief shown by hachures. Shows fortifications, towns, roads, railroads, houses, names of residents, vegetation, drainage. At head of title: "Campaign map, Army of the Potomac, map no. 3." Description derived from published bibliography. Gift; Col. C.M. Townsend; Oct. 22, 1940. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 594.1 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Abbot, Henry L.
    • Date: 1862