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  • Map of the Anacostia River or Eastern Branch region D.C. /

    Relief shown by hachures. Oriented with north toward the upper right. LC copy mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP

    • Contributor: Glümer, J. V. - T. Sinclair & Son
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1880
  • Topographical sketch of the environs of Washington, D.C. : (survey of locality for public park & site for a presidential mansion) /

    Covers territory of present-day Rock Creek Park and adjacent areas. Cadastral map showing householders' names. Relief shown by shading. "Made in compliance with Senate Resolution of 18th July 1866." "Approved by Committee of Public Buildings & Grounds of the Senate, 20th Feb'y 1867." Watercolor on photocopy base. Label inscribed "2" affixed in upper right corner. Accompanied by letter from Chief of Engineers, U.S. Army, ...

    • Contributor: Michler, N. (Nathaniel) - United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Public Buildings and Grounds - Michler, N.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1867
  • Plan of Foundry site : [Washington D.C.] /

    Shows foundry buildings and "Depot for guns." Also covers part of Potomac River waterfront and Chesapeake and Ohio Canal. Relief shown by hachures. From the Taggart Estate papers. Accompanied by ill.: Plan & elevations of Foundry. 1 sheet ; 54 x 66 cm. LC copy soiled and fold-lined. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP

    • Contributor: Starbuck, C. C. - Taggart, Hugh T. (Hugh Thomas)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1860
  • Division of part of a tract of land in Washington County D.C. called "Mount Pleasant" : as the same was made by the devisees of Robert Peter deceased, and the allotment thereof ...

    Cadastral survey map showing landowners' names and "Centre line of tunnel of W.A. extension." Also covers Meridian Hill, Columbia Heights, Howard University, and adjacent tracts. "March 18th 1884." Black ink, red ink, and yellow wash. Soiled, torn, fold-lined, and taped. Includes statistical tables titled "Description of larger lots in Division of Rob't Peters Estate." On verso in ink: Mt. Pleasant, Peter Subd'n. Available also ...

    • Contributor: Carpenter, D. (Benjamin D.) - Carpenter, D.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1809
  • Reconnaissance of "Anacostia" above Wash. Navy Yd. /

    Covers part of Anacostia River in Washington D.C. "Aug. 18th 1861." Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. India ink and blue wash. Includes note. At upper left: 211, L. Sheet 16. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 689.5 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault DCP

    • Contributor: Cluss, A. - Dahlgren, John Adolphus Bernard
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Topographical sketch of the environs of Washington, D.C. : (survey of locality for public park & site for a presidential mansion) /

    Cadastral map showing property lines, householders' names, buildings, and woods. Relief shown by hachures. "Made in compliance with Senate Resolution of 18th July 1866." "Approved by Committee of Public Buildings & Grounds of the Senate, 20th Feb'y 1867." Pen-and-ink. Sheet no. 1 oriented with north toward the upper left. Accompanied by reduced-size (ca. 1:16,000) photocopy of sheet no. 2. 1 sheet : mounted on ...

    • Contributor: Michler, N. (Nathaniel) - Jacobsen, C. - Bootes, Samuel - United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Public Buildings and Grounds - Michler, N.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1871
  • Birds eye view of Virginia, Maryland, Delaware, and the District of Columbia the seat of war /

    "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1861, by W. Schaus in the Clerk's Office of the District Court of the U.S. for the Southern District of New York." Insets: [Lower Mississippi Valley] -- [Richmond]. Relief shown by shading. Shows railroads, forts, cities, towns, and principal roads. Similar to no. 17.3, LC Civil War maps (2d ed.). This is a map, not ...

    • Contributor: Schedler, J. - Sarony, Major & Knapp Lith - William Schaus (Firm)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Part of map of portions of the milit'y dep'ts of Washington, Pennsylvania, Annapolis, and north eastern Virginia /

    Relief shown by shading. Shows Washington D.C. region, including western part of Maryland and northeastern Virginia. Does not show Pennsylvania with the exception of Gettysburg. Probable Confederate copy of Bureau of Topographical Engineers original. Pen-and-ink with some annotations in pencil, on 2 sheets pasted together and mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H13 Available also through the Library of Congress web ...

    • Contributor: United States. Topographical Bureau
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • [Longitudinal sections of Washington Aqueduct, Washington D.C. portion] /

    "To accompany report of Board of Experts on Washington Aqueduct Tunnel, etc." India and col. inks, watercolors. Watercolored on verso to show thru to recto. Soiled, stained, and fold-lined. Plate 1 includes note: Note, showing work up to November 1, 1888. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault DCP

    • Contributor: Wilson, Joseph M. - Flad, Henry - Graff, Frederick - Board of Experts on Washington Aqueduct Tunnel
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1889
  • Map of the located route of the Metropolitan Rail Road and the adjacent country comprising the District of Columbia and the counties of Montgomery, Frederick, and Washington in the state of Maryland, ...

    Topographical map of part of Maryland showing relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns, canals, the Washington Aqueduct, roads, and railroads with mileage on the main survey line. Chartered in 1853.

    • Contributor: Hutton, Wm. R. (William Rich) - Metropolitan Railroad Company (Georgetown, Washington, D.C) - Hutton, Wm. R.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1855
  • [Diagrammatic map of real property condemned in favor of the Potomac Company in Washington D.C. for the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal].

    Shows "Canal" and "River Potomac" between "Dam" and "Old locks." Title devised by cataloger. Typewritten in lower margin of the original: (From) "A statement of facts, shewing why the bill reported by the D.C. Committee in favor of the Potomac Company ... should not be passed," Wm. Roberts & others, Georgetown, W.A. Rind & Co., 1816, at end. Photostat copy of col. ms. map. ...

    • Contributor: Roberts, Wm. (William) - Potomac Company - W.A. Rind & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1816
  • [Map of northern Virginia and part of Maryland].

    Relief shown by shading. Shows area south of Frederick, Maryland to Colchester, Virginia and west of Baltimore, Maryland to Harpers Ferry, West Virginia, including fortifications at Munson Hill. Note on verso obscured by mounting: From Capt. James W. Abert, U.S. Army Topog. Engrs. LC copy annotated in ink: Capt. James W. Abert, Capt. U.S. Army Topog. Engrs. Title, date, and scale from Stephenson's Civil ...

    • Contributor: Abert, J. W. (James William)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Plat of the tracts of land comprising the tract known as "Kalorama" : part of original tracts of land called "Widow's Mite" and "Pretty Prospect" situated in the District of Columbia : ...

    Cadastral survey mapo showing landowners' names. "Jan. 1886." Black ink, red pencil, and watercolor. Fold-lined and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Phillips. Washington 571 Vault DCP

    • Contributor: Carpenter, D. (Benjamin D.) - Carpenter, D.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1886
  • Head of navigation of the Potomac River /

    Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by contours and soundings. Photocopy of ms. map. Oriented with north toward the upper left. Includes notes. LC copy originally printed on separate sheets, assembled to 1 sheet, thirded, mounted on cloth backing, accompanied by negative photocopy, and annotated in pencil: From negative transferred from War Department. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a ...

    • Contributor: Abert, S. T. (Silvanus Thayer) - Graham, Campbell - United States. Army. Corps of Topographical Engineers
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1849
  • Martenet and Bond's map of Montgomery County, Maryland /

    Relief shown by hachures. Also shows magisterial districts, buildings, and householders' names. Also covers northern District of Columbia. "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1865 by Simon J. Martenet in the Clerk's [sic] of the District Court of Maryland." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Imperfect: Brittle, halved, shellacked, missing small marginal/internal sections. LC ...

    • Contributor: Martenet, Simon J. - Martenet & Bond - Schmidt & Trowe
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1865
  • Plan of wharfing : [Anacostia River waterfront, Washington D.C.] /

    Cadastral map showing lot lines and numbers, dimensions, and block numbers. Covers area bounded by Anacostia River, South Capitol St., and O and S Sts. S.E. Title appears twice in pencil in 2 different hands. India ink and pencil. Mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Phillips. Washington, 1167 Vault DCP

    • Contributor: Latrobe, Benjamin Henry
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1817
  • Real estate map of the Metropolitan Branch of the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Company between Washington, D.C., and Rockville, Md., and adjacent land holdings : from latest official authorities & actual surveys ...

    Shows drainage, park lands, streets, roads, railroads, some buildings, and names of property owners. Includes railroad profile.

    • Contributor: Fava Naeff & Co. - Fava, Francis R., Jr. - Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1890
  • 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.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1891
  • Map of the state of Virginia /

    "August 1863." "Lith. by Chas. G. Krebs." Accompanied by cover: Map of Virginia / compiled in the office of the United States Coast Survey. Washington, D.C. : W.H. & O.H. Morrison : 15 x 10 cm. Also covers Delaware, Maryland, West Virginia and parts of adjacent states. Shows cities and towns, roads, rivers, and relief by hachures. Map has concentric circles centered on Richmond, ...

    • Contributor: Nicholson, W. L. - Bache, A. D. (Alexander Dallas) - Krebs, Charles G. - United States Coast Survey - W.H. & O.H. Morrison (Firm)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • 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
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1837
  • Plan of the Rebel attack on Washington, D.C., July 11th and 12th, 1864.

    As a diversionary measure to take some of the pressure off of besieged Petersburg, Confederate forces under Jubal Early launched a northern offensive beginning in late June 1864. After stops near Harper's Ferry and Shepherdstown, W. Va., and Frederick and Baltimore, Md., they reached the outskirts of Washington, D.C., by July 11. Reconnaissance showed the Union had begun some intensive reinforcement, so an attack ...

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864-07-11
  • [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)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1802

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  • Sketch of the march of the British Army under Gen'l Ross from the 19th to the 29th August 1814 : [central Maryland between Benedict and Washington D.C.] /

    Relief shown by hachures. Published: Military Depot ... Oct'r 10th 1814. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes inset "Sketch of the engagement on the 24th of August 1814 between the British and American forces" [Bladensburg vicinity] with indexed "Reference." DCP

    • Contributor: Evans, D., Lt. - Wyld, James - Great Britain. Army. Royal Regiment of Horse. Quarter Masr. Genl. Office. Military Depot - Evans, D.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1814
  • War map, showing the vicinities of Baltimore & Washington,

    Scale ca. 1:450,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 241.5 "Entered according to act of Congress in the year 1861 by G. M. Hopkins." General map of eastern and central Maryland, Washington, D.C., and northern Virginia. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: Hopkins, Griffith Morgan
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Junction of Potomac and Anacostia rivers /

    Depths shown by contours and soundings. Title handwritten on original map. On original map in handwriting: Reduced by F. Fairfax 1854. Includes notes. LC copy accompanied by negative photocopy and annotated in pencil: Coast Survey. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP

    • Contributor: Fairfax, F.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1854