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    [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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    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
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    Military map refering [sic] to the campaigns of the Army of the Potomac in Virginia, Maryland and Pennsylvania Relief shown by hachures. Indicates location and date of battles, county names and boundaries, roads, railraods, drainage, and towns. 1864 edition is listed as entry no. 486. Description derived from published bibliography. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 502 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: H.H. Lloyd & Co.
    • Date: 1865
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    Camp Belger, Baltimore, M'd. : 114th Regt. New York S. Volunteers--Col. Elisha B. Smith, Lieut. Col. Sam. R. Per Lee, Major Henry B. Morse. Low-angle aerial view. Shows lettered rows of tents and troops in parade formation in foreground. "Ent. accord. to Act of Congress A.D. 1862 by E. Sachse & Co. in ... the District Court of Md." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy soiled, stained, and lacking small sections along sheet edges. Acquisitions control no. 92-7 CW3
    • Contributor: E. Sachse & Co.
    • Date: 1862
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    Battle-field map showing field of operations of the Armies of the Potomac and James Scale ca. 1:508,500. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 520.5 Title when folded: 26th annual encampment, G.A.R., Washington, D.C., September 20th, 1892. Battlefield map, Maryland & Virginia. Location of battle fields of 1861 to 1865, furnished by Gilbert Thompson, Topographical Engineer, Headquarters, Army of the Potomac. Map of Virginia and Maryland showing engagements, railroads, rivers and streams, place names, and relief by hachures. "Dates...
    • Contributor: Van Hook, J. C. - Van Hook, C. G.
    • Date: 1892
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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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    Scott's map of the city of Baltimore. From latest records and actual surveys by Scale ca. 1:7,200. Wards shown. Landowners identified. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes advertisements.
    • Contributor: Martenet, Simon J.
    • Date: 1856
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    Map of the state of Virginia : containing the counties, principal towns, railroads, rivers, canals & all other internal improvements. 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
  • Map
    A map of the state of Virginia : reduced from the nine sheet map of the state in conformity to law
    Map of Virginia
    Covers also Washington, D.C., West Virginia, Maryland, Delaware, and southern Pennsylvania. Relief shown by hachures. "Entered according to Act of Congress, the 31st day of October 1827 by W.B. Giles, Governor of the State of Virginia." Prime meridian: Washington. Issued in blue slipcase designed for this map. Annotations of place names on map area in ink (red and black) and pencil. Handwritten annotations on...
    • Contributor: Böÿe, Herman - Tanner, Henry Schenck - Dawson, E. - Giles, William Branch
    • Date: 1827
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    Sketch of the action fought near Bladensberg [i.e. Bladensburg], August 24th, 1814 Oriented with north to the right. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Imperfect: Tears, stains, mounted on cloth.
    • Contributor: Ormsby, Thos
    • Date: 1816
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    Upper Potomac from McCoy's Ferry to Conrad's Ferry and adjacent portions of Maryland and Virginia Scale ca. 1:130,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 245.17 Another edition. Map, extends from Frederick, Maryland, west to Winchester, Virginia, and Hagerstown, Maryland, south to Front Royal, Virginia. Depicted are roads, railroads, canals, drainage, houses, cities and towns, and relief by hachures. In some areas, countryside is described by terms such as "hilly & wooded country," "open country," etc. Includes border. Inset: Strasburg...
    • Contributor: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers - Macomb, J. N. (John N.) - Strother, D. H.
    • Date: 1863
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    [Preliminary field sketch of part of the Antietam battlefield, north of Sharpsburg near the Toll Gate and Adam Michael's field]. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H120 Shows names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. Title and date from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pen-and-ink and pencil on orange graph paper, mounted on cloth. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Date: 1895
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    [Preliminary map of the Antietam battlefield area, including Sharpsburg and the adjacent territory]. Shows names of some residents. Title and date from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pen-and-ink on tracing linen, mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H114 Imperfect: Acid offset. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Date: 1895
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    Upper Potomac from McCoy's Ferry to Conrad's Ferry and adjacent portions of Maryland and Virginia. Scale ca. 1:130,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 245.2 Another edition. Corrections S.W. of Winchester by Capt. Meigs, Sept. 1864. 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: 1864
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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.), 478 Another issue. This issue contains the following additions: a) Washington is described as being "Surrounded by forts, batteries, and redoubts." b) Fredericksburg is labeled "H. 2 Rebel forces, Dec. 1862." c) "Explanation" contains the statement that "Washington City is the centre of the circles of measurement, 10 miles apart" d) Town and country names...
    • Contributor: Bruff, Joseph Goldsborough
    • Date: 1863
  • Map
    Map of Virginia and Maryland : constructed from the latest authorities.
    Virginia & Maryland
    "J.H. Young Sc." Prime meridian: Washington. Cover title "Virginia & Maryland." Population data for counties in Virgina and Maryland pasted on verso of front cover. Signed inside cover: M. Fillmore, Buffalo N.Y. Includes statistical tables of population according to the census of 1820. Inset: Plan of Washington City & Georgetown. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Annotated...
    • Contributor: Mitchell, S. Augustus (Samuel Augustus) - Young, J. H. (James Hamilton) - Mitchell, S. Augustus
    • Date: 1834
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    Map of the State of Virginia Scale ca. 1:887,040. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 493.6 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 state name "West Virginia," and concentric circles centered on Washington, D.C. A table of "Distances by Railroads" appears below the map title. Description...
    • Contributor: Nicholson, W. L.
    • Date: 1864
  • Map
    Experimental survey for the Eastern Shore Rail Road, Maryland, drawn by W. H. Emory & J. McClelland Asst. Civ. Engs., made under the direction of James Kearney. Survey map along route of line covering strip of land in Maryland from Elk Landing to Tangier Sound. Shows streams, fields, land owners, roads, and the "lines run with compass & level, Lines run with compass." The line was chartered in 1853, organized in 1859, and the first section of road completed in 1860.
    • Contributor: Emory, William H. (William Hemsley) - McClelland, J. - Kearney, James - Eastern Shore Railroad - Emory, William H.
    • Date: 1853
  • Map
    J.H. Colton's topographical map of Virginia, Maryland & eastn. Tennessee : & part of adjoining states.
    Topographical map of Virginia, Maryland & eastn. Tennessee
    "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
    [Map of part of Virginia, West Virginia, and Maryland]. Relief shown by hachures. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), S174 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Portion of an unidentified printed map, extending from Hagerstown south to Warrenton, and Strasburg east to Leesburg. In pencil in lower left corner: 106. Mounted on paper.
    • Date: 186?
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    Antietam. Enlarged and corrected from map of Gen. Michler, U.S. Eng., Scale not given. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 245.55 "No. 1 = Confeds. opposing 10 Me. & 128 P.V., 7:30 to 8:00 A.M. No. 2 & 3 = Confeds. marching behind no. 1." 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,...
    • Contributor: Gould, Oliver C.
    • Date: 189?
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    Map of the seat of war Covers Virginia and Maryland and portions of Delaware, Pennsylvania, New Jersey and North Carolina. Shows some fortifications. Relief shown by hachures. Sewn on to and mounted on cloth backing. "Entered by Evans & Cogswell according of the act of Congress of the Confederate States in the Clerks Office of the Distr. Court of the District of South Carolina." Confederate imprint. Includes inset. Available also...
    • Contributor: Evans & Cogswell
    • Date: 1861
  • Map
    [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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    [Maps of the environs of forts Franklin, Alexander, and Ripley, in Montgomery County, Maryland]. Four fort vicinity sketch maps, each covering the same area, but in various stages of completion. The map with the most detail includes roads, drainage, vegetation, and fortifications. Relief shown by contours on some maps. Forts Franklin, Alexander, and Ripley were part of the defenses of Washington. Title from published Civil War bibliography. Manuscript: pen-and-ink (black, brown), blue watercolor, lead pencil. At upper left...
    • Contributor: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
    • Date: 186?
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    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