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    A map of the most inhabited part of Virginia containing the whole province of Maryland with part of Pensilvania, New Jersey and North Carolina. Scale ca. 1:650,000. Hand colored. Prime meridian: Philadelphia and Curratuck Inlet. Relief shown pictorially. "To the Right Honourable, George Dunk Earl of Halifax ..." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1428 Includes distance chart added by "J. Dalrymple, London Jany. ye. 1st. 1755." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2
    • Contributor: Fry, Joshua - Jefferson, Peter - Jefferys, Thomas
    • Date: 1755
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    Map of Anacostia River in the District of Columbia and Maryland Depths shown by contours and soundings. "Area to be filled shaded in red." Oriented with north toward the upper right. "To accompany report of Oct. 24, 1891, Peter C. Hains, Lieut. Colonel of Engineers." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes "Cross section of proposed channel." "H Ex--30--52 1." LC copy fold-lined, halved, and mounted on cloth ...
    • Contributor: Hains, Peter C. (Peter Conover) - United States. Army. Corps of Engineers - Hains, Peter C.
    • Date: 1891
  • Map
    A new map of Virginia with Maryland, Delaware & v. Covers Virginia, Maryland, and Delaware and parts of Pennsylvania, Ohio, Kentucky, New Jersey, and North Carolina. Relief shown by hachures. Prime meridian: Philadelphia and Washington. Title from label that was original affixed to map in lower right margin. At lower left: Engraved by William Hooker. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Accompanied by label with title. Copy ...
    • Contributor: Lewis, Samuel - Hooker, William
    • Date: 1814
  • Map
    Chesapeake & Delaware Canal, topographical view Scale ca. 1:120,000. From the 5th general report of the Chesapeake and Delaware Canal Company, 1824. Includes "Profile or vertical section." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. AACR2
    • Contributor: Tanner, Henry Schenck - Chesapeake and Delaware Canal Company
    • Date: 1824
  • Map
    [Plans and sections of the proposed continuation of the Washington Canal from Rock Creek to Little Falls of the Potomac, Washington D.C.] Section III also covers lower part of Georgetown. Drawn by Nicholas King. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Map no. I drawn in 2 sections and oriented with north toward the upper left. Mounted on cloth backing. Some maps include text, inset, or 1 or 2 longitudinal sections of canal. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Phillips. Washington 74 Vault ...
    • Contributor: Latrobe, Benjamin Henry - King, N. (Nicholas)
    • Date: 1802

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    Map of the country embracing the various routes surveyed for the Balt. & Ohio Rail Road by order of the Board of Engineers. Map of Baltimore, Ann Arundel, Montgomery, Frederick, and Washington counties, Md, showing drainage, roads, and important place names. [From published bibliography]
    • Contributor: Barney, Joshua
    • Date: 1831
  • Map
    Sketch of the manoeuvres [sic] on Antietam and Sharpsburg, Maryland. Septr 1862. Shows the area from Sharpsburg east to Frederick, Md., and the positions of Lee's Confederate army as it faced McClellan's forces. The map also shows Hagerstown south to the Potomac River. The Baltimore and Ohio Railroad is also indicated.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862
  • Map
    Chart of the Potomac River and Eastern Branch from the Sister Islands to Geesboro Point and thence to the Navy Yard Bridge : with the topography of the adjacent country : made ... Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by contours and soundings. Also shows block numbers and major buildings. "Approved--T.C. Mendenhall, Superintendent, U.S.C. & G.S." Includes text. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy fold-lined, taped, and annotated in pencil: Original is in Coast Survey. DCP
    • Contributor: Ewing, Maskell C. - U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey
    • Date: 1837
  • Map
    Part of Washington County, Md. "September 1862." Positive brown line print from original manuscript. Shows the area from Sharpsburg, Md. to Williamsport, Md. along the Potomac River. 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 (1969); Map Cataloging ...
    • Contributor: United States. Topographical Bureau
    • Date: 1862
  • Map
    [Map of portions of Virginia, West Virginia, and Maryland, centering on Harpers Ferry and including Winchester, Hancock, Emmitsburg, and Ridgeville, Maryland.] Shows roads in red, and railroads, place names, etc. in black. Relief shown by hachures. Date from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Title derived from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Following the statement "Engineer Office" is an effaced inscription "[illegible] Corps". Drawn on a 1/2-inch grid. Ink with pencil annotation on tracing linen mounted on paper. Originally folded, with water damage along fold lines. ...
    • Contributor: Nauck, Chas. G. - Confederate States of America. Army of Northern Virginia. Engineer Office
    • Date: 186?
  • Map
    [Topographic map of portion of Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland, and topographical and architectural examples and exercises] Relief shown by contours. Gift; Nancy Miller; 2012. Pen-and-ink and pencil maps, drawings and exercises, drawn on paper and tracing linen. Accompanied by brief biography of Vivian V. Goddin and two photographs (21 x 28 cm) of her at work with two other members of the Army Signal Corps. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Goddin, Vivian Virginia Johnston
    • Date: 1943

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    Plan of the town of Baltimore and it's [sic] environs. Scale ca. 1:9,000. Relief shown by hachures. Pictorial map. Indexed to points of interest. LC copy annotated in pencil. Inscribed "Presented by Robt Bruce Fowler, December 14, 1841" Wheat & Brun. Maps and Charts (1978 ed.) 522 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. AACR2
    • Contributor: Folie, A. P. - Poupard, James
    • Date: 1792
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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
  • Map
    Plan of "Cantonment Sprague" near Washington D.C. : occupied by 1st Regiment R.I. Detached Militia
    Cantonment Sprague
    Shows temporary military encampment grounds and internal facilities near Bladensburg (Prince George's County, Md.) during the American Civil War. Also shows individual trees pictorially, building locations, and shooting range. Relief shown by hachures. LC copy imperfect: Darkened, brittle, fold-lined, missing small sections along sheet edges, annotated in lead-pencil, tears taped on verso. Includes index of barracks (occupants' group names given for each), illustration of ...
    • Contributor: De Witt, H. A. - Burnside, Ambrose Everett - Goddard, William - Knowles, Anthony & Co.
    • Date: 1861
  • Map
    Chart showing the depth of the James and York rivers as they enter Chesapeake Bay, with towns adjacent. Scale ca. 1:200,000. Title from P. L. Phillips' A list of maps of America, p. 227. Manuscript, pen-and-ink. Oriented with north to the right. Shows settlements, points of interest, and aids to navigation. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2
    • Date: 1781
  • Map
    Antietam Sharpsburg and vicinity. Constructed and engraved to illustrate "The war with the South" Scale ca. 1:26,700. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 246.3 From Tomes, Robert. The war with the South. New York, Virtue & Yorston, 1862-1867, v. 2, between p. 426 and 427. Signed (facsim.): Charles: Sholl, Topl. Engineer. This issue lacks the copyright notice in the lower margin. Caption in lower margin: A topographical map of the battle field at Antietam from an actual survey ...
    • Contributor: Sholl, Charles
    • Date: 1864
  • Map
    A map of Washington Co., Maryland. Exhibiting the farms, election districts, towns, villages, roads, etc., etc. Scale [ca. 1:32,000]. LC Land ownership maps, 304 Landowners identified. Relief shown by hachures. Cut and mounted on cloth. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: Taggart, Thomas - Downin, S. S.
    • Date: 1859
  • Map
    Directional commuting, census tract-level approach, Washington-Baltimore and vicinity Covers the region including (at the extremes) York County (Pa.), Queen Anne's County (Md.), Caroline County (Va.), and Warren County (Va.). "County and equivalent area boundaries and place names are as of January 1, 1990." Computer-generated map. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: United States. Bureau of the Census. Geography Division
    • Date: 1990
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    Plan of the Battle of Antietam, Maryland. Sept 1862 Shows the area between Keedysville, Md., to the north and the Potomac River to the south. The locations of Sharpsburg, Md., and Antietam Creek are also indicated.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-09-16
  • Map
    Lloyd's official map of the State of Virginia from actual surveys by order of the Executive, 1828 & 1859 Scale ca. 1:650,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 481.2 Includes a testimonial from William A. Bryan, Chief Clerk, Post Office Department, dated February 10, 1863. 1861 editions are listed as entry nos. 450 and 450.1 and the 1862 editions as 465 and 465.1. Some of the city and town names highlighted in red. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library ...
    • Contributor: Lloyd, James T.
    • Date: 1863
  • Map
    Map of the country contiguous to the Chesapeake & Delaware Canal Scale ca. 1:500,000. Prime meridian: Washington. From the 6th general report of the Chesapeake and Delaware Canal Co. Accompanied by: Sixth general report of the president and directors of the Chesapeake and Delaware Canal Company : June 6, 1825. (12 p. ; 22 cm.) Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2
    • Contributor: Tanner, Henry Schenck - Chesapeake and Delaware Canal Company
    • Date: 1825
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    Captain Snow's scetch of the country by himself, and the best accounts he could receive from the Indian traders.
    Captain Snow's sketch of the country by himself, and the best accounts he could receive from the Indian traders.
    Scale not given. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown pictorially. Shows location of forts, western Pennsylvania, northern Virginia, northern Maryland, Maryland-Pennsylvania boundary line, and "Road to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, &ca." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1301 Includes historical notes. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 100; 651/1; 651/2
    • Contributor: Snow
    • Date: 1754
  • Map
    This survey of the River Patapsco and part of Chesapeake Bay, Scale ca. 1:40,960. Depths shown by shading and soundings. LC copy annotated in blue pencil and red ink. LC copy imperfect: Torn along center fold, section of upper right margin missing. Includes notes, "Description of ranges," and insets of "Annapolis Harbour & roads" and "Survey of the harbour of Baltimore and the waters adjacent." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as ...
    • Contributor: Brantz, Lewis - Lucas, Fielding
    • Date: 1819
  • Map
    To the American Philosophical Society, this map of the peninsula between Delaware & Chesopeak bays, with the said bays and shores adjacent drawn from the most accurate surveys is [humbly] inscribed by ... Scale ca. 1:650,000. Hand colored. Prime meridian: Philadelphia. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2
    • Contributor: Churchman, John - American Philosophical Society
    • Date: 1778
  • Map
    Talbot Co., Maryland. General-content county map also showing administrative hundreds (named), buildings, churches, schools, mills, and unidentified numbered areas. Issued as a real-estate advertisement: "Farms for sale in Talbot and adjoining counties--send for pamphlet and map." LC copy imperfect: Torn, mended, fold-lined, annotated in lead pencil. Includes key to abbreviations and real-estate broker's advertisement. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: A. Hoen & Co.
    • Date: 1875