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    Birds eye view of Maryland and Virginia. Not drawn to scale. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 449.5 Panoramic map looking south from southern Pennsylvania showing relief, rivers, place names, and railroads. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: S. N. Gaston and Company
    • Date: 1861
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    [Map of Loudoun County and part of Clarke County, Va., Jefferson County and part of Berkeley County, W. Va., and parts of Montgomery and Frederick counties, Md.]. LC Land ownership maps, 1289 Shows names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. "Copied by J. Paul Hoffmann, Top'l Office, A.N.Va." "Approved S. Howell Brown. 1st Lt. Engs. Troops in chg. Top'l. Dep't. A.N.Va. March 23rd 1864." Pen-and-ink on tracing linen mounted on cloth. Title and date from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H43 Imperfect: Liquid staining ...
    • Contributor: Brown, Samuel Howell - Hoffmann, Paul
    • Date: 1864
  • Map
    [Survey of Annapolis]. Scale 1:3,960; "Scale of 20 perches on an inch." Manuscript, pen and ink. Imperfect: Deteriorated along fold lines. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes text and notes. Vault AACR2: 651/1
    • Contributor: Ridgely, Henry
    • Date: 1690
  • 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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    Plan of Charles Town, Maryland. Cadastral survey map showing lot/tract lines, lot numbers, public lands, street names, and some acreages. Relief shown by form lines. Also shows "The Lord Properiators [sic] two lots." Oriented with north toward the upper right. Manuscript: pen-and-ink (dark brown). Original sheet and backing hemmed by cloth strips at the 4 edges. Imperfect: Mottled, fold-lined, missing small sections at sheet edges/fold lines. Includes notes and ...
    • Date: 1770
  • Map
    Battle of the Antietam fought September 16 & 17, 1862 Scale 1:10,560. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 246 Pen and ink manuscript drawn on tracing cloth, showing "line of Hooker's advance," roads, houses and names of occupants, fences, vegetation, drainage, and relief by hachures. Troop positions are not given. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: Roebling, Washington A. - Long, W. S.
    • Date: 1862
  • Map
    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)
    • Date: 1860
  • Map
    Northwest, or no. 1 sheet of preliminary map of Antietam (Sharpsburg) battlefield ; Southwest, or no. 2 sheet of preliminary map of Antietam (Sharpsburg) battlefield
    Map of Antietam battlefield, Sharpsburg, Md. / by Jed. Hotchkiss, Staunton, Va., 1894-5
    Shows names of some residents. Relief shown by contours. A number of sheets pieced together to form sheets 1 and 2, which are separately titled, joined together as one map, and sectioned and mounted for folding. Pen (some col.) and pencil annotations showing relief, additional residents, and index to some residents. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H111 Available also through the Library of ...
    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah - Michler, N. (Nathaniel)
    • Date: 1894
  • Map
    Section no. 2, Chevy Chase, Maryland
    Section number 2, Chevy Chase, Maryland
    Cadastral survey map of residential subdivisions in what is now the inc. town of Chevy Chase Village (Montgomery County, Md.). Shows lot lines, building frontage lines, lot/block numbers, lot/block dimensions (in ft.), and street widths (in ft.). Does not show buildings or landowners' names. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Thos. J. Fisher and Co. - Norris Peters Co.
    • Date: 1909
  • Map
    The harbor of Annapolis Scale 1:60,000. Triangulation by James Ferguson and Ferd. H. Gerdes, assistants ; the hydrography under the direction of George M. Bache, lieutenant U.S. Navy ; typography by F.H. Gerdes, assistant. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by contours and soundings. Covers Annapolis region including Severn River and adjacent part of Chesapeake Bay. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster ...
    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey - Bache, A. D. (Alexander Dallas) - Cutts, R. D. (Richard Dominicus) - Ferguson, James - Gerdes, F. H.
    • Date: 1846
  • Map
    Antietam. Scale 1:21,120. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 245.8 "General direction of Confederate line of battle, Sept. 16th 1862" and "(General direction of) Confederate line of battle, Sept. 17th 1862 (evening)" are hand-colored in red. Union troop positions are not indicated. Detailed map of the environs of Sharpsburg showing roads, the "Washington Co. R.R.," fences, houses, names of residents, vegetation, drainage, villages, the "Burnside ...
    • Contributor: Michler, N. (Nathaniel) - Michler, N.
    • Date: 1867
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    Transportation map of Delaware, Maryland, and Virginia. Scale ca. 1:1,457,280; 1 in. represents approx. 23 miles. Shows transportation zones, trackage rights, principal stations, distances between rail intersections, major U.S., Interstate, and State highways, and navigable waterways. Includes "Index to railroads." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. AACR2
    • Contributor: Geological Survey (U.S.) - United States. Federal Railroad Administration. Office of Policy and Program Development
    • Date: 1976
  • Map
    Map of eastern Virginia Scale ca. 1:887,040. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 493.4 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 and in blue to show concentratric circles centered on Washington, D.C. Another copy is in the Fillmore map coll. no. 253. Description derived from ...
    • Contributor: Nicholson, W. L.
    • Date: 1864
  • Map
    Transportation lines of Chesapeake Bay serving the port of Baltimore MD Shows steamship lines, ferries, and railroads. Also covers Delmarva Peninsula. Annotated in ink handwriting in lower margin: From Port Series No. 16--1926. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes indexed "List of steamship lines".
    • Contributor: United States. Board of Engineers for Rivers and Harbors - Ritter, Alfred H. (Alfred Hotchkiss) - United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
    • Date: 1926
  • Map
    Sketch book of Jed. Hotchkiss, Capt. & Top. Eng., Hd. Qrs., 2nd Corps, Army of N. Virginia : [Virginia].
    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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    (No. 2) Map of the battlefield of Antietam Scale 1:14,908. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 250.1 Map of the battlefield showing roads and lanes, houses and names of residents, fences, drainage, woodland, and relief by hachures. Troop positions are not indicated. This map was acquired by the Library of Congress in 1948 with the purchase of the papers and maps of Maj. Jedediah Hotchkiss. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also ...
    • Contributor: Antietam Battlefield Board
    • Date: 1894
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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
  • 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
    [Cadastral survey map of original land grants and resurveys along the Potomac River from Georgetown (D.C.) to Great Falls (Md.)]. Shows tracts dated approx. 1675 to 1808. Also shows landowners' names and Chesapeake and Ohio Canal condemnations. Title devised by cataloger. Photostat copy of ms. map. Includes survey notes. At lower right: Drawer 119 number 34. LC copy accompanied by negative photocopy on 8 sheets, mounted on cloth backing, and annotated in pencil in lower margin: From manuscript map of properties along the Potomac ...
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    View of Elkton, Maryland 1907. Perspective map not drawn to scale. Bird's-eye-view. LC Panoramic maps (2nd ed.), 258 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes ill. Vault AACR2: 110; 651/1
    • Contributor: Fowler & Kelly
    • Date: 1907
  • Map
    Colton's new topographical map of the states of Virginia, West Virginia, Maryland & Delaware : and portions of other adjoining states Relief shown by hachures. Cover title: Colton's map of the states of Virginia, Maryland, Delaware, and West Virginia. Greenwich and Washington meridians. Publisher's map list on cover endpaper. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Acquisitions control no.: 91-25
    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co.
    • Date: 1876
  • Map
    Port facilities at Washington D.C. & Alexandria, Va. Depths shown by soundings and contours. "Transmitted with letter dated: October 19, 1923." Includes indexed "List of piers and wharves at Washington, D.C., and Alexandria, Va.," notes, 2 "General vicinity sketch" insets, and indexed "List of steamship lines." Ancillary map ca. 1:112,000: Transportation lines of Chesapeake Bay serving the port of Baltimore Md. / Board of Engineers for Rivers and Harbors. "B-12-32. B-12-33." LC ...
    • Contributor: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers. Washington District - Schmitt, Edwin A. - United States. Board of Engineers for Rivers and Harbors
    • Date: 1923
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    Potomack Covers the Potomac River (estuary and river), its tributaries, and the Rappahannock River. Also covers "The Northern Neck of Virginia". Title from annotation on verso. Gift; Robert Lee Brown, Woodville, Va.; October 1973. Manuscript: pen-and-ink. Condition imperfect: Torn at fold lines, missing small internal sections at fold lines and at sheet edges, formerly taped. Accompanied by carbon-copy of LC letter of acceptance addressed to ...
    • Contributor: Booth, Robert
    • Date: 1770
  • Map
    Chevy Chase, Section 2, adjacent to Washington D.C.
    Chevy Chase, adjacent to Washington D.C., Section 2
    Cadastral map of planned residential subdivisions in what is now the inc. town of Chevy Chase Village (Montgomery County, Md.). Shows lot lines, lot/block numbers, individual trees, and landscaped areas. Does not show buildings or landowners' names. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy imperfect: Shellacked, halved to enable folding, and hemmed at left/right sheet edges. ...
    • Contributor: Thos. J. Fisher and Co. - Schoepf, W. Kesley - Gray, Samuel M. (Samuel Merrill)
    • Date: 1890
  • Map
    Map of Montgomery County, Maryland General-content military map; also shows rural buildings with householders' names and extensive delineation of ravines (only in Montgomery County in the immediate vicinity of the District of Columbia). Also covers the western end of Prince George's County (Md.). Relief shown by hachures. Oriented with north toward the upper left. "Autographic Transfer printed at the Coast Survey Office, June 24th 1863." Available also through the ...
    • Contributor: United States. Bureau of Topographical Engineers - United States Coast Survey
    • Date: 1862