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    Topographical map of Virginia between Washington and Manassas Junction. Scale ca. 1:270,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 451 Indicates Union and Confederate positions at "battle of Bull Run, July 21st 1861," Union encampments, towns, roads, the street pattern of Washington, railroads, rivers, and relief by hachures. Inset: Leesburg to Harpers Ferry. 4 x 5 cm. "Panoramic view of the fortifications around Washington" (12 x 20 cm.) appears above the map. Description derived ...
    • Contributor: Magnus, Charles
    • Date: 1861
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    One hundred & fifty miles around Richmond. 9th ed. Scale ca. 1:880,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 632.3 General map centered on Richmond, Virginia. Map is printed in blue with title and border in red. "Ninth edition 3000 of Magnus' all around map." "Dedicated to the gallant soldiers, fighting to suppress the rebellion." Description derived from published bibliography. Includes 8 inset maps of southern cities. Available also through the Library of Congress ...
    • Contributor: Magnus, Charles
    • Date: 186?
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    The Battle of Fair Oaks, Va. Fought 31st May 1862. This map shows an area of Henrico County, Va., east of the city of Richmond and south of the Chickahominy River, where the Battle of Fair Oaks, or Seven Pines, took place 31 May-1 June 1862. Confederate Gen. J. E. Johnston's plan to attack the Union Army of the Potomac's IV Corps (under Keyes) at Fair Oaks called for Longstreet to approach from the ...
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-05-31
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    Plan of the Battle of Kelly's Ford, Virginia : fought 7th Nov. 1863 by 3rd Army Corps Gen. W. H. French U.S.A. In this detailed view of Kellysville and Kelly's Ford on the Rappahannock River, Sneden shows the placement of Union regiments in a semicircle to the east of town, and the opposing Confederate units in the town itself. Also indicated are the locations of various field fortifications and the difficulties experienced by a terrain that included heavy woods and swamps.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1863-11-07
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    Map shewing [sic] march of the [U.S.] Army from Harrison's Landing or Westover to Williamsburg, Virginia, 15th, 16th, 17th and 18th August. 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
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    Plan from Fortress Monroe to Big Bethel Va. : showing Union and Rebel position April 1st 1862. Shows area of Virginia Peninsula between Newport News and Big Bethel to the north and Fortress Monroe to the south as McClellan prepared to move his forces toward Richmond.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-04-01
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    Plan of the battle of Five Forks, Va., April 1st 1865 : fought by 5th Army corps Genl Warren. This map depicts the Five Forks area of Dinwiddie County, Va., where Confederate forces under Gen. George E. Pickett tried to hold off the Union advance on Petersburg and the important South Side Railroad. Included are Hatcher's Run, the Appomattox River, Petersburg, Dinwiddie Court House, and the Weldon Railroad. Union forces involved included Warren's Fifth Corps infantry and Sheridan's cavalry. Accused by Sheridan of ...
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1865-04-01
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    Map of a part of the city of Richmond showing the burnt districts "Confederate imprint" -- LC Civil War maps / Stephenson. "Published by Wm. Ira Smith proprietor Richmond Whig." Advertised to be sold for 50 cents each on Apr. 10, 1865 -- Evening Whig (Richmond), Apr. 8, 1865. Oriented with north toward the lower right. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by isolines. Shows an area north of the James River surrounding the capitol and includes ...
    • Contributor: Ludwig, C. L. - Smith, William Ira
    • Date: 1865
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    Richmond, Petersburg, and vicinity. Scale ca. 1:105,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 623 At top of map: Genl. Grant's campaign war map. Shows fortifications, camps, roads, railroads, street pattern of Richmond and Petersburg, towns, drainage, vegetation, hachures, and houses. "The horizontal and upright lines represent one mile square. By refering [sic] to the number on the left and to the letter on the base, any point may ...
    • Contributor: J.H. Bufford & Co.
    • Date: 1864
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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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    Outworks nos. 1 & 2 to battery no. 6. Components: Outwork no. 1 to battery no. 6, Meadow bridge road -- Outwork no. 2 to battery no. 6. Gives measurements and latitude and longitude of perimeters. Map annotated with names of land owners: "Bishop Magill [i.e. Mcgill] for the benefit of the Roman Catholic Church" and "Doctor Deane." One of a series of ten maps drawn by showing the plats of land appropriated ...
    • Contributor: Jones, M.
    • Date: 1861
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    Magnus' historical war map. One hundred & fifty miles around Richmond. Scale ca. 1:920,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 632.2 General map centered on Richmond, Virginia. "Mirror of events [i.e., list of battles] 1861-62-63-64" has been attached to the left of the map. Insets: Maj. Gen. Canby' base of operations [Mississippi and Red River area] 9 x 8 cm.-Maj. Gen. W. T. Sherman's base of operations [northern Georgia] 9 x 8 cm.-Fortifications around Richmond, ...
    • Contributor: Magnus, Charles
    • Date: 1864
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    Richmond : surveyed under the direction of N. Michler, Maj. of Engrs. Bvt. Brig. Genl., U.S.A. and P.S. Michie, Capt. of Engrs. Bvt. Brig. Genl. U.S.V. Relief shown by hachures. Shows military fortifications in red and blue. Sun print pasted on sheet with title information and at bottom: "surveyed & drawn by Maj. J.E. Weyss & L. Dessex, assisted by Theillaihl, Buchardt, Schuman, Thompson, Brown, Collett." LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 648 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Weyss, J. E.
    • Date: 1865
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    Map showing the locations of the battlefields of Fredericksburg, Hamilton's Crossing, Chancellorsville, Salem Church, Wilderness, [and] Spotsylvania, and also showing the boundaries of the battlefield park surveys of 6556 acres. Scale ca. 1:90,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 553 Accompanied by a pamphlet entitled Map of the Six Battlefields: Fredericksburg, Hamilton's Crossing, Chancellorsville, Salem Church, Spotsylvania, Wilderness, and illustrated sketch of Fredericksburg (Fredericksburg, Virginia, R.A. Kishpaugh, 1906). Map indicates Union and Confederate works, roads, railroads, towns, and drainage. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as ...
    • Contributor: Kishpaugh, Robert A.
    • Date: 1906
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    Plan of Fort Huger, Hardy's Bluff : built by the State of Virginia. Col. Andrew Talcott, State Engr. Capt. E.T.D. Myers, Constructing Engr. "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. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image. Gift of Mrs. Louisa Porter (Gilmer) Minis (i.e., Mrs. ...
    • Contributor: Virginia. Engineer Dept - Myers, Edmund Trewbridge Dana - Talcott, Andrew - Confederate States of America. Army. Dept. Of Northern Virginia. Chief Engineer's Office
    • Date: 1863
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    Map of New Kent, Charles City, James City and York counties. "Chief Engineer's Office D.N.V. Colonel J.F. Gilmer, Chief Engineer."--map. "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 ...
    • Contributor: Confederate States of America. Army. Dept. Of Northern Virginia. Chief Engineer's Office
    • Date: 1863
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    [Map of Craig, Giles, Montgomery and Pulaski counties, Va.]. "Chief Engineer's Office D.N.V. Maj. Gen. Jeremy Francis Gilmer, Chief Engineer."--map. "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 ...
    • Contributor: Confederate States of America. Army. Dept. Of Northern Virginia. Chief Engineer's Office
    • Date: 1864
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    Plan of the Battle of Rappahannock Station November 7th 1863. As part of the Bristoe Campaign, while Union troops fought to cross the Rappahannock River at Kelly's Ford, Ewell's Confederates defended the pontoon bridge at Rappahannock Station approximately four miles away. This image gives details of the terrain, the elaborate Confederate fortifications, burnt buildings, and destroyed bridges.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1863-11-07
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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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    Battle field of Waynesboro, Va. (2d March, 1865) Scale 1:9600. Relief shown by hachures. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 664 Detailed map giving Union positions in blue and Confederate positions in red, street pattern of Waynesboro, houses, fences, names of residents in rural areas, roads, "Chesapeake & Ohio Railroad," bridges, fords, vegetation, drainage. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. DEOF ...
    • Contributor: Strauch, Geo
    • Date: 1873
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    Topographical map of Virginia between Washington and Manassas Junction. Shows Union and Confederate positions at "Battle of Bull Run, July 21st 1861." Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. In right margin at bottom: Guide to Mount Vernon by the Road Maker. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Gift (copy 1); Edward Stead; 25 Oct. 1991. Includes index of "U.S. encampments at Arlington Heights" and ...
    • Contributor: Magnus, Charles
    • Date: 1861
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    [Scene of the late naval fight and the environs of Fortress Monroe, and Norfolk and Suffolk, now threatened by General Burnside]. Relief shown pictorially. Bird's-eye view of Hampton Roads region showing fortifications, camps, the Monitor lying off Fortress Monroe, and "Gen. Burnside's advance" on Suffolk, Va. Title from lower margin of view appearing in William Jenning Demorest's New York illustrated news, v. 5. no. 124, Mar. 22, 1862, p. 317. Wood block is composed of 12 separate parts joined together, each part 6 x 13 ...
    • Date: 1862
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    New map of the seat of war in Virginia and Maryland Scale ca. 1:360,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 477 Map of eastern Virginia and Maryland showing the location and date of battles, forts, roads, railroads, towns, drainage, and relief by hachures. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: Bruff, Joseph Goldsborough
    • Date: 1863
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    Map of Richmond, Va., shewing fortifications surrounding the Confederate capital. From the latest government surveys. Scale ca. 1:57,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 622 At top of map: Map of Richmond. (6D) A description of "The city of Richmond" and the "Forts around Richmond, with their armament" appears to the right of the map. Important buildings are identified and the positions are located on the map by letters and numbers. Gives the street pattern of Richmond and Manchester, ...
    • Contributor: Bailey, A. M.
    • Date: 186?
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    Map showing the lines of entrenchments of the C.S. Army of Northern Va., [exten]ding from the Totopotomoy to the Chickahominy, and the positions of the brigades of the 2nd Corps, A.N. Va., ... Shows troop positions in Hanover County and names of some residents. Pen-and-ink on tracing paper, mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H170 Imperfect: First five letters of "extending" cut out. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. In pencil on verso: 36.
    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah
    • Date: 1864